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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 £539pp

Fly-Cruise Package
4 nights from £874pp

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  • Venice - Bridge of Sighs (in background)

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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. In 2019, 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. Alternatively, hike on the wine route through the Euganean Hills and the medieval village of Arqua Petrarca (2018 only). 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

  • February
    • Feb 23rd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £539
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £539 Cruise Only from: £652 Cruise Only from: £652 Cruise Only from: £765 Cruise Only from: £826 Cruise Only from: £939
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £874 Fly-Cruise Package from: £987 Fly-Cruise Package from: £987 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1100 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1161 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1274
    • Feb 27th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £539
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £539 Cruise Only from: £652 Cruise Only from: £652 Cruise Only from: £765 Cruise Only from: £826 Cruise Only from: £939
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £874 Fly-Cruise Package from: £987 Fly-Cruise Package from: £987 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1100 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1161 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1274
  • March
    • Mar 3rd - 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
    • Mar 7th - 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
    • Mar 11th - 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
    • Mar 15th - 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
    • Mar 19th - 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
    • Mar 23rd - 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
    • 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
Map for Heart of Venice