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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Heart of Venice City Cruise Break

On this 4-night city cruise break your river ship moors in the heart of Venice. With all meals onboard, this is a convenient and economic way to see the Venice attractions.

Exclusive Blue Water Package
4 nights from £915pp

  • Venice - Bridge of Sighs (in background)
  • Venice Lagoon
  • Venice
  • St Marks, Doges Palace and the busy waterside

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

Save 10% per person on 2 Sep 2016! Prices shown include discount. Book by 30 Jul 2016

Save 5% on cruise only! Prices shown include discount

Heart of Venice City Cruise Break  Special Offer

Your cruise ship moors along the quayside from St Mark's Square. Explore Venice historic sites, such as St Mark's Cathedral, the Doges Palace, the Bridge of Sighs, the Grand Canal and the Rialto bridge. Soak up the atmosphere of this unique city from your convenient floating hotel where unlimited complimentary drinks are included.

Two short cruises across the Venice lagoon and to Chioggia are included, with optional excursions to the famous islands of Murano, Burano and the city of Padua.

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VEN - Venice City Cruise Break Itinerary

Day 1 - Venice (Italy)

Embark at 6pm in Venice at our mooring on the Marittima or San Basilio wharf (waterbus stop Santa Marta). Enjoy a welcome cocktail party in the lounge. After dinner, explore the sights of Venice at leisure. Overnight in port.

Day 2 - Venice

This morning cruise the Venetian lagoon. Return to Venice for lunch on board. In the afternoon, enjoy an optional sightseeing tour to the islands of Burano, known for its lace, and Murano, noted for its glass-blowing workshops. Alternatively enjoy a free afternoon in Venice. Dinner on board.

Day 3 - Venice

Spend today discovering Venice at leisure. In the morning perhaps join an optional guided walking tour visiting St Mark's Square and the Doges Palace. Return to the ship for lunch and enjoy a free afternoon in Venice. Dinner on board and evening at leisure in Venice.

Day 4 - Chioggia

Breakfast on board while the ship cruises across the magnificent Venice lagoon to reach Chioggia mid morning. Have some time to discover the town on your own before lunch on board. In the afternoon, an optional excursion visits Padua, the pilgrimage town of St Anthony and famous for its art. Following a visit to the Santo Basilica, dedicated to St Anthony, stroll through the historic town centre and discover the popular Pedrocchi coffee house. In the meantime, the ship cruises back to Venice where you will join it in the evening. Dinner on board and gala evening.

Day 5 - Venice

Disembark at the passenger terminal after breakfast.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary

Price Includes

  • 4 accommodation on board on a full-board basis
  • Unlimited complimentary house wine, beer, mineral water and soft drinks on board
  • Mini-cruise itinerary as described
  • Entertainment on board
  • Cruise Manager
  • Gala farewell dinner
  • Port taxes
  • Flight inclusive package prices include return flights from the UK and transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • Cruise only prices do not include flights or transfers
  • Optional Excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance and expenses

Additional Information

  • Optional Excursions Available
  • Murano and Burano islands
  • Venice walking tour and Doge's Palace
  • Guided tour of Padua
  • Book all excursions and receive 5% discount! All excursions can be pre-booked

Special Features

  • This Venice City Cruise Break let you make your own travel arrangements - choose your own airport and take advantage of low-cost airline flights to Venice. Enjoy a water-bus transfer from Marco Polo airport. Add extra hotel days before or after your City Cruise Break in Venice.

2016 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Cruise Only from Exclusive Blue Water Package from
Ship: Michelangelo
Sep 02£509£919
Sep 06, 16, 20, 30£539£975
Oct 04, 08, 12, 16, 20, 24£489£925

2017 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Cruise Only from Exclusive Blue Water Package from
Ship: Michelangelo
Feb 17, 21, 25£469£915
Mar 01, 05, 09, 13, 17, 21, 25, 29; Apr 14, 18, 22, 26, 30£515£955
May 04, 19, 23, 27, 31; Jun 04, 08, 12, 16, 20£559£999
Jul 17, 21; Aug 04, 18£539£985
Sep 13, 17, 21, 25, 29£559£999
Oct 03, 07, 11, 15, 25, 29£515£955

Price Information

  • Upper Deck Cabin supplement £99pp
  • Single Supplement - £170
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