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 £513pp

Fly-Cruise Package
4 nights from £848pp

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

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

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Save 5% on 2020 departures! Discount applies to cruise cost. Prices shown include discount. Book by 30 Nov 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.

E117 Operated by CroisiEurope

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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. 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.
  • 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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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • October
    • 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: £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
  • April
    • Apr 10th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £573
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £573 Cruise Only from: £686 Cruise Only from: £686 Cruise Only from: £799 Cruise Only from: £857 Cruise Only from: £970
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £908 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1021 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1021 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1134 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1192 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1305
  • May
    • May 8th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £619
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £619 Cruise Only from: £732 Cruise Only from: £732 Cruise Only from: £845 Cruise Only from: £903 Cruise Only from: £1016
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £954 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1067 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1067 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1180 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1238 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1351
  • July
    • Jul 23rd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £611
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £611 Cruise Only from: £724 Cruise Only from: £724 Cruise Only from: £837 Cruise Only from: £895 Cruise Only from: £1008
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £946 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1059 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1059 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1172 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1230 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1343
  • August
    • Aug 20th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £611
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £611 Cruise Only from: £724 Cruise Only from: £724 Cruise Only from: £837 Cruise Only from: £895 Cruise Only from: £1008
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £946 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1059 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1059 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1172 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1230 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1343
  • September
    • Sep 17th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £619
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £619 Cruise Only from: £732 Cruise Only from: £732 Cruise Only from: £845 Cruise Only from: £903 Cruise Only from: £1016
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £954 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1067 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1067 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1180 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1238 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1351
  • October
    • Oct 15th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £619
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £619 Cruise Only from: £732 Cruise Only from: £732 Cruise Only from: £845 Cruise Only from: £903 Cruise Only from: £1016
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £954 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1067 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1067 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1180 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1238 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1351
    • Oct 19th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £573
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £573 Cruise Only from: £686 Cruise Only from: £686 Cruise Only from: £799 Cruise Only from: £857 Cruise Only from: £970
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £908 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1021 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1021 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1134 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1192 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1305
    • Oct 23rd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £573
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £573 Cruise Only from: £686 Cruise Only from: £686 Cruise Only from: £799 Cruise Only from: £857 Cruise Only from: £970
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £908 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1021 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1021 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1134 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1192 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1305
    • Oct 27th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £573
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £573 Cruise Only from: £686 Cruise Only from: £686 Cruise Only from: £799 Cruise Only from: £857 Cruise Only from: £970
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £908 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1021 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1021 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1134 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1192 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1305
    • Oct 31st - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £573
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £573 Cruise Only from: £686 Cruise Only from: £686 Cruise Only from: £799 Cruise Only from: £857 Cruise Only from: £970
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £908 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1021 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1021 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1134 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1192 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1305
Map for Heart of Venice