Lake Garda & Venice - Stay & Cruise
Combine the delights of Lake Garda along with an enchanting Venetian cruise. Our Italian odyssey starts with a 6-day break in Malcesine in Lake Garda and continues on-board our luxury cruise ship, the MS Michelangelo, which is moored along the quayside from St Mark's Square and the Grand Canal in Venice.
HOTEL SOLE NAVENE, MALCESINEwww.hotelsolemalcesine.it
Constructed in 2000 and totally renovated in 2011 the MS Michaelangelo is 110 meters long and 11.4 meters wide and boasts 78 cabins with a capacity for 158 passengers. The boat's public and social areas are warm and welcoming with LED lighting, thick and luxurious carpets and sumptuous materials. The ship has a lounge with central bar, dining room, library, gift shop and a large sun deck with deck chairs. The entire ship has heating, air-conditioning and Wi-Fi.
There are 27 outside cabins on the upper deck and 51 outside cabins on the main deck. All stateroom cabins have and feature converting twin beds, generous wardrobe space, hairdryer, climate control, modern and decorative bathroom designs with shower and bath products, flat screen television and radio, mini-bar, telephone, safe, extra under bed storage space for suitcases.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Following our Channel crossing we travel to our overnight bed and breakfast accommodation.
Lake Garda Continue to Malcesine and check into our hotel the 4-star Hotel Sole Navene for a 5 nights All-Inclusive stay.
Lake Garda Depart hotel after breakfast for a Lake Tour. We include a leisurely tour of the most populated eastern shores, travelling through many of the picturesque villages.
Lake Garda Today’s excursion takes us to Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet. Take a stroll around the Roman Forum in Piazza delle Erbe. The historic Arena is home to opera in the summer.
Lake Garda We visit Sirmione, dominated by its 13th century castle and narrow streets lined with shops, cafés and tempting ice cream parlours.
Lake Garda Day at leisure.
Venice We travel from Lake Garda for Venice and board our ship early evening. Welcome cocktail reception. Enjoy dinner on board and then a free evening in Venice.
Venice - Burano - Venice Optional excursion: Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Square. Optional afternoon excursion: Murano and Burano Islands. We’ll then return on-board and cruise back to Venice
Venice Optional morning excursion: Visit a gondola workshop and learn all the secrets of this art directly from the master artisans. Afterwards, we’ll visit a Venetian Carnival mask-making workshop. Enjoy a free afternoon in Venice.
Venice - Chioggia (or nearby) - Venice We’ll cruise to Chioggia. Optional afternoon excursion: Guided tour of Padua. We’ll return on board in Venice. Tonight is our gala evening.
Venice Enjoy breakfast on board before disembarking in Venice. We travel to our overnight hotel for half board accommodation.
Enjoy breakfast before departing our hotel. We then continue to our overnight hotel for bed and breakfast.
Travel to Calais and complete the journey home.
Executive coach travel
Door to door pick up
Short sea ferry / shuttle crossing
2 nights bed & breakfast accommodation en-route
1 night dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation en-route
5 nights All Inclusive accommodation (breakfast, lunch & dinner) at Hotel Sole Navene
4 nights Open bar from 12pm to 10pm at Hotel Sole Navene (Water, soft drinks, draft beers & house wines)
1 night Live Music at Hotel Sole Navene
4 nights All Inclusive accommodation on the MS Michaelangelo - Welcome Cocktail Reception
Unlimited complimentary on-board beverages (beer, wine, water, fruit juices, coffee and tea)
On board Entertainment
Itinerary as described
Entry fees not included unless otherwise stated.
24th Jun 12 nights £1689
Single cabin supplement £381
Supplement Upper deck cabin £90pp.
Pre booked excursion package £165pp.
OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS: Croisi Europe have arranged an 'Optional Excursion' programme. If you have not already pre-booked, you will have the opportunity to book any excursions on board. Payment for the excursions are made direct with Croisi Europe and full details will be available to you on arrival. Croisi Europe hire in local coaches to operate the excursions as quite often our coaches are unable to follow the cruise.
Excursions described are optional and can be purchased individually on board the ship or pre-booked as a complete package with Edwards Holidays
Supplements reflect the deck position and not the size of cabin.
Single cabins could be liable to engine noise.
Cancellation charges on the above tour differ from our standard terms; please refer to Reservation Advisor.
Even though some of the ships may have lifts, unfortunately we are unable to take wheelchairs or electric scooters on cruise holidays. Due to the layout and access to the ships and excursions a certain level of physical mobility is advisable.
This cruise is operated by Croisi Europe. All sailing times are approximate and can be subject to change. On certain cruises, it may be necessary to sail throughout the night, details of which will be shown on your final itinerary where applicable. Cruise ports of call are generally not situated in central locations of the cities or resorts that we are visiting. We cannot guarantee that the resort/city centres are within suitable walking distances from where the ship docks. River cruise routes could be subject to change due to local weather, traffic, flooding, high and low water levels, lock closures, road works and other unforeseen circumstances. Croisi Europe and the ship's captain reserve the right to modify the cruising itinerary to ensure the safe navigation of the vessel.