Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Heart of Venice

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.

Cruise Only
4 nights from £540pp

Fly-Cruise Package
4 nights from £940pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Venice
  • Venice, Rialto Bridge
  • Chioggia

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Save 10% on 2022 departures! Book by 31 Aug 2021

45% Discount for the Second Passenger! Applies to 20 August 2021 departure. Prices shown do not include discounts - please contact us for the latest prices

Book with Peace of Mind! More than 30 days before departure: Postpone your booking to another 2021 or 2022 date. Within 30 days of departure: postpone your reservation to a later date if you are affected by Covid 19 (on presentation of a positive test). If the cruise is cancelled by CroisiEurope, you will be able to change your date, request a voucher or request a refund. Applies to new bookings for 2021, booked between 1 Mar and 31 Aug 2021.

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 (2021) or Saint Mark’s Basilica (2022). 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. In 2021, there is an 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. In 2022, there is an optional food tour of little-known neighborhoods in Venice.

Day 4 - Chioggia

Breakfast on board while the ship cruises across the magnificent Venice lagoon to reach Chioggia. 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. In 2022, there is a second optional excursion - wine tour through the Euganean Hills.

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
  • Fly-cruise package prices include return flights from the UK and overseas 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.
  • CroisiEurope is the leading French river cruise company. Their ships have a distinctly French flavour, the service and the food having received much praise from Blue Water Holidays customers. Staff and passengers come from many European countries and there may be other English speaking passengers on board.
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2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • September
    • Sep 5th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Cruise Only from: £653 Cruise Only from: £752
    • Sep 21st - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Cruise Only from: £653 Cruise Only from: £752
  • October
    • Oct 24th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £603
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Cruise Only from: £603 Cruise Only from: £702
    • Oct 28th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £603
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Cruise Only from: £603 Cruise Only from: £702
  • November
    • Nov 1st - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Cruise Only from: £637 Cruise Only from: £741
    • Nov 5th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Cruise Only from: £637 Cruise Only from: £741
    • Nov 9th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Cruise Only from: £637 Cruise Only from: £741
    • Nov 13th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Cruise Only from: £637 Cruise Only from: £741
    • Nov 17th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Cruise Only from: £637 Cruise Only from: £741
    • Nov 21st - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Cruise Only from: £637 Cruise Only from: £741
    • Nov 25th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Cruise Only from: £637 Cruise Only from: £741

2022 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 2nd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
    • Mar 6th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
    • Mar 10th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
    • Mar 14th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
    • Mar 18th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
    • Mar 22nd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
    • Mar 26th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
    • Mar 30th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
  • April
    • Apr 15th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
  • May
    • May 25th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £720 Cruise Only from: £720 Cruise Only from: £720
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1120 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1120 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1120
  • June
    • Jun 22nd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £720 Cruise Only from: £720 Cruise Only from: £720
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1120 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1120 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1120
  • September
    • Sep 26th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £720 Cruise Only from: £720 Cruise Only from: £720
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1120 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1120 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1120
  • October
    • Oct 16th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
    • Oct 20th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
    • Oct 24th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
    • Oct 28th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030
  • November
    • Nov 1st - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £540
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £540 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630 Cruise Only from: £630
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £940 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1030

Price Information

  • Single Supplement - 2021: £266; 2022: £303
Map for Heart of Venice