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Heart of Venice

Explore the heart of Venice on this superb short break with optional excursions. Includes unlimited complimentary drinks on board and two short trips across the lagoon

Cruise Only
4 nights from £459pp

Fly-Cruise Package
4 nights from £794pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Venice - Bridge of Sighs (in background)

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Save 15% on 2020 departures! Discount applies to cruise cost. Prices shown include discount. Book by 15 Aug 2019

Heart of Venice Special Offer

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. 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 there is an optional visit of the Doge's Palace. The palace is Byzantine in origin and used to be the home of the Doge and the seat of the Palace of Justice. There is also the option to follow in the footsteps of Casanova with a tour of the Doge's palace. This afternoon's optional excursion visits the islands in the Lagoon. Begin in Murano, home of Venice’s glassmaking industry since the late 13th century then visit Burano, famous for its lacework which was developed on the island in the 16th century. Return on board.

Day 3 - Venice

Spend today discovering Venice at leisure. Optional guided tour of a handcraft manufacturing of a gondola, originally the the most used means of transportation by the inhabitants and visit a factory which makes masks, a symbol of Venice since 1271, they were originally black, but in the course of time the forms changed and colors were added. Free afternoon and evening in Venice.

Day 4 - Chioggia

Breakfast on board while the ship cruises across the magnificent Venice lagoon to reach Chioggia mid morning. Take an optional excursion to Padua, the pilgrimage town of St Anthony and famous for its art. 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 after breakfast.

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

Price Includes

  • 4-nights 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 (must be pre-booked at least 4 weeks before departure or bookable on board subject to availability)
  • 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.
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 31st - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £603
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £603 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £829 Cruise Only from: £890 Cruise Only from: £1003
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £938 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1164 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1225 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1338
  • April
    • Apr 4th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £603
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £603 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £829 Cruise Only from: £890 Cruise Only from: £1003
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £938 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1164 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1225 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1338
    • Apr 14th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £603
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £603 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £829 Cruise Only from: £890 Cruise Only from: £1003
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £938 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1164 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1225 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1338
    • Apr 24th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £603
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £603 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £829 Cruise Only from: £890 Cruise Only from: £1003
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £938 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1164 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1225 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1338
  • May
    • May 4th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £653 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £879 Cruise Only from: £940 Cruise Only from: £1053
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £988 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1214 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1275 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1388
    • May 14th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £653 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £879 Cruise Only from: £940 Cruise Only from: £1053
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £988 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1214 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1275 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1388
    • May 24th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £653 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £879 Cruise Only from: £940 Cruise Only from: £1053
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £988 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1214 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1275 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1388
  • June
    • Jun 3rd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £653 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £879 Cruise Only from: £940 Cruise Only from: £1053
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £988 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1214 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1275 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1388
    • Jun 13th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £653 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £879 Cruise Only from: £940 Cruise Only from: £1053
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £988 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1214 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1275 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1388
    • Jun 23rd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £653 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £879 Cruise Only from: £940 Cruise Only from: £1053
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £988 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1214 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1275 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1388
  • September
    • Sep 7th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £653 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £879 Cruise Only from: £940 Cruise Only from: £1053
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £988 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1214 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1275 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1388
    • Sep 17th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £653 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £879 Cruise Only from: £940 Cruise Only from: £1053
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £988 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1214 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1275 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1388
    • Sep 27th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £653 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £879 Cruise Only from: £940 Cruise Only from: £1053
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £988 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1214 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1275 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1388
  • October
    • Oct 7th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £653 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £766 Cruise Only from: £879 Cruise Only from: £940 Cruise Only from: £1053
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £988 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1214 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1275 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1388
    • Oct 17th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £603
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £603 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £829 Cruise Only from: £890 Cruise Only from: £1003
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £938 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1164 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1225 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1338
    • Oct 21st - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £603
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £603 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £829 Cruise Only from: £890 Cruise Only from: £1003
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £938 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1164 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1225 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1338
    • Oct 25th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £603
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £603 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £829 Cruise Only from: £890 Cruise Only from: £1003
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £938 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1164 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1225 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1338
    • Oct 29th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £603
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £603 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £716 Cruise Only from: £829 Cruise Only from: £890 Cruise Only from: £1003
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £938 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1051 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1164 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1225 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1338

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • February
    • Feb 26th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £459
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £459 Cruise Only from: £572 Cruise Only from: £572 Cruise Only from: £685 Cruise Only from: £743 Cruise Only from: £856
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £794 Fly-Cruise Package from: £907 Fly-Cruise Package from: £907 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1020 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1078 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1191
  • April
    • Apr 10th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £513
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £513 Cruise Only from: £626 Cruise Only from: £626 Cruise Only from: £739 Cruise Only from: £797 Cruise Only from: £910
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £848 Fly-Cruise Package from: £961 Fly-Cruise Package from: £961 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1074 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1132 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1245
  • May
    • May 8th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £555
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £555 Cruise Only from: £668 Cruise Only from: £668 Cruise Only from: £781 Cruise Only from: £839 Cruise Only from: £952
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £890 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1003 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1003 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1116 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1174 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1287
  • July
    • Jul 23rd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £547
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £547 Cruise Only from: £660 Cruise Only from: £660 Cruise Only from: £773 Cruise Only from: £831 Cruise Only from: £944
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £882 Fly-Cruise Package from: £995 Fly-Cruise Package from: £995 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1108 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1166 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1279
  • August
    • Aug 20th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £547
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £547 Cruise Only from: £660 Cruise Only from: £660 Cruise Only from: £773 Cruise Only from: £831 Cruise Only from: £944
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £882 Fly-Cruise Package from: £995 Fly-Cruise Package from: £995 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1108 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1166 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1279
  • September
    • Sep 17th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £555
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £555 Cruise Only from: £668 Cruise Only from: £668 Cruise Only from: £781 Cruise Only from: £839 Cruise Only from: £952
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £890 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1003 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1003 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1116 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1174 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1287
  • October
    • Oct 15th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £555
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £555 Cruise Only from: £668 Cruise Only from: £668 Cruise Only from: £781 Cruise Only from: £839 Cruise Only from: £952
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £890 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1003 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1003 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1116 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1174 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1287
    • Oct 19th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £513
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £513 Cruise Only from: £626 Cruise Only from: £626 Cruise Only from: £739 Cruise Only from: £797 Cruise Only from: £910
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £848 Fly-Cruise Package from: £961 Fly-Cruise Package from: £961 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1074 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1132 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1245
    • Oct 23rd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £513
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £513 Cruise Only from: £626 Cruise Only from: £626 Cruise Only from: £739 Cruise Only from: £797 Cruise Only from: £910
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £848 Fly-Cruise Package from: £961 Fly-Cruise Package from: £961 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1074 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1132 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1245
    • Oct 27th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £513
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £513 Cruise Only from: £626 Cruise Only from: £626 Cruise Only from: £739 Cruise Only from: £797 Cruise Only from: £910
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £848 Fly-Cruise Package from: £961 Fly-Cruise Package from: £961 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1074 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1132 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1245
    • Oct 31st - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £513
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £513 Cruise Only from: £626 Cruise Only from: £626 Cruise Only from: £739 Cruise Only from: £797 Cruise Only from: £910
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £848 Fly-Cruise Package from: £961 Fly-Cruise Package from: £961 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1074 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1132 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1245
Map for Heart of Venice