VENICE AND CRUISE ON THE LAGUNA
Venice-Padova-Ferrare-Laugna Islands-Venice
VSI

 

DAY 1: VENICE

Boarding at 6.00pm in Venice. Welcome cocktail reception served in the lounge. Free evening in Venice. Overnight stop. Ship docks close by St Marc place.

DAY 2: VENICE - CHIOGGIA - PADUA - TAGLIO DI PO - POLESELLA

Cruise to Chioggia,where we arrive late morning. The afternoon, optional excursions proposed :
CLASSIC : Optional guided tour of Padova, the town of St Antoine di Padova.
DISCOVERY : Hiking on the wine route, through the Euganean Hills and the village of Arquà Petrarca.
Meanwhile, the ship cruises to Taglio di Po(1) where you will join it around 7.00pm. If you do not choose  to go on the excursion to Padua, a transfer is established to stop in the famous resort of Sottomarina. There you will have some free time to enjoy its beautiful promenade by the sea (possibility of bathing) or the city center with its pleasant places of Europe, Italy or Torado. Then drive to Taglio Di Po where we join our boat for entertainement in the lounge. Overnight stop.

DAY 3: POLESELLA - FERRARA - VERONA - TAGLIO DI PO

Optional excursion common for both packages : Guided visitof Ferrara, awarded World heritage status by Unesco, this town was home to the Este Court.
Early afternoon, optional excursions proposed: 
CLASSIC : Set off by coach to visit Verona, a truly fine Italian city of Romeo and Juliet fame, with its Roman theatre.
DISCOVERY : Verona by bike and the Giusti Gardens, one of the city’s marvels.
Return to the ship in Polesella before sailing on to Taglio di Po to arrive in the evening. Overnight stop.

DAY 4: TAGLIO DI PO - CHIOGGIA (or nearby) - VENICE

Departure by coach to Chioggia(1). We will stop at Adria, which will allow you to discover this charmful city which the Adriatic Sea is named after. Then we continue towards Chioggia. Port city of Roman origin, it is the second largest city of the republic serene and contains works and testimonials from various periods and various styles. Take some time to stroll round and discover the town for yourselves. Return on board in Chioggia(1). Cruise to Venice. Optional excursions proposed :
CLASSIC : Guided tour of the Doge's Palace(2), symbol of the glory and power of Venice, and the famous Piazza San Marco.
DISCOVERY : Following the footsteps of Casanova in Venice.
Back on board in the evening. Free evening . Overnight stop.

DAY 5: VENICE-LAGUNA ISLANDS-VENICE

This morning, included excursion common for both packages to visit the lagoon islands of Murano and Burano. Burano, a fishing island, is famous for its traditional lacework. Murano is famous for its glass work not forgetting the fine churches of St. Maria and St. Donato, one of the oldest in the lagoon.
Free afternoon to explore Venice independently on foot or perhaps take an optional gondola trip (booking and settlement on board). Return on board. Gala evening. Overnight stop

DAY 6: VENICE

Sailing from 7 Martyrs quay early morning to join San Basilio quay before disembarking at 9.00am after breakfast. End of the cruise.

 

**Please note that this is a bi-lingual ship with information provided in both English and French, & an international cruise host on board.**

Prices Include: Full board cruise from dinner of the first day to breakfast of the last day in a double cabin with showers and toilets, welcome drink, entertainment, the Captain's evening, the assistance of our hostess on board, and port taxes. DRINKS INCLUDED with on board meals wine, water, beer, fruit juice, coffee as well as drinks from the bar (excluding champagne and drinks from wine list and speciality coffees)

Prices Do Not Include: Drinks, not listed above, insurance and optional excursions.

For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.

 

2017 RATES:

Departure From Venice
Ship
Main Deck

Upper Deck

14-May-17
Michelangelo $1,113 $1,279
01-Jul-17
Michelangelo $1,112 $1,283
06-Jul-17
Michelangelo $1,112 $1,283
25-Jul-17
Michelangelo $1,112 $1,283
30-Jul-17
Michelangelo $1,112 $1,283
08-Aug-17
Michelangelo $1,112 $1,283
13-Aug-17
Michelangelo $1,112 $1,283
27-Aug-17
Michelangelo $1,112 $1,283

 

 

 

Prices Include: Full board cruise from dinner of the first day to breakfast of the last day in a double cabin with showers and toilets, welcome drink, entertainment, the Captain's evening, the assistance of our hostess on board, FREE Wi-Fi and port taxes. DRINKS PACKAGE INCLUDED - Soft Drinks, as well as tea and coffee specialties, Beer, sparkling white wine, Cremant and Prosecco (in a glass), as well as open wines and daily recommendations from the wine menu (by the glass), Cocktails and long drinks throughout the day and evening.

Prices Do Not Include: Drinks, not listed above, insurance and optional excursions.

For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.