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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Venice And The Venetian Lagoon

Europe
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Full Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TTRAKVEN

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Air

​Admire Venice's unique highlights, from St Mark's Cathedral to the Doge's Palace, and venture beyond this iconic floating city to discover a host of lesser-known gems, including historic Padua and the beautiful islands of Murano and Burano.

​Admire Venice's unique highlights, from St Mark's Cathedral to the Doge's Palace, and venture beyond this iconic floating city to discover a host of lesser-known gems, including historic Padua and the beautiful islands of Murano and Burano.

PRICE FROM ? £1084 per person
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What's Included

  • ​Return flights from Heathrow with Bristish Airways
  • 4 nights on board 4-star MS Michelangelo
  • 11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners and all drinks (excluding Champagne and selected wines)
  • All excursions included
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Porterage
  • Captain's welcome cocktail reception
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Onboard evening entertainment
  • Visit to the Doges palace and the San Marco's seat (Alternatively hear all about Casanova's adventures on a Casanova and Castles tour)
  • ​Enjoy a boat trip to the islands of Murano and Burano
  • Visit a Gondola and Venetian Mask making workshop
  • Visit historic Padua and discover its impressive Basilica of Saint Anthony

Not Included

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 UK/Venice
  • ​You will depart on your scheduled flight to Venice today. On arrival you will board your ship. Settle into your comfortable cabin before enjoying dinner and meeting the crew at a Captain's welcome cocktail reception on board.​
  • DAY 2 Venice
  • Get to know Venice more on today's guided tour of the city, which takes in some of its many cultural and architectural highlights. Your tour will begin in St Mark's Square, where you can discover its crowning glory, the stunning St Mark's Cathedral, before continuing to the Doge's Palace.  An alternative shore excursion today gives you the chance to learn about one of the most famous lovers in history, Casanova. This tour takes you to all his haunts, including churches and castles.In the afternoon you'll discover some of the nearby islands in the company of a Local Guide on a relaxing boat trip. First you'll head to the island of Murano, which is famous the world over for its glassmaking. Next stop on your boat tour is Burano, known for the lovely lace that is produced here. Return to your ship to enjoy an evening of excellent onboard entertainment, followed by an overnight stay in this unique city. ​
  • DAY 3 Venice
  • ​​Today we 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, before we cruise the through the lagoon.  The afternoon has been left free for you to explore more at your own pace if you wish. Alternatively, why not take a seat in a local café and watch the world go by.​
  • DAY 4 Chioggia
  • ​Cruise across the magnificent Venetian Lagoon again today en route to Chioggia, arriving midmorning. You will have free time to explore this charming coastal city, before joining the tour of Padua. On this tour you'll explore the city on foot, taking in its medieval marketplaces and the Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua – a fascinating Roman Catholic church that serves as a place of pilgrimage for people visiting from all over the world. Finally you'll enjoy a memorable gala evening on board the ship – the perfect way to round off your wonderful river cruise.​
  • DAY 5 Venice/UK
  • ​After breakfast, it's time to disembark  and transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK. ​
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Accommodation

    • MS Michelangelo
    • The MS Michelangelo is a beautiful 4 star ship. Whilst onboard all meals and drinks will be included (*excluding Champagne and selected wines). The vessels facilities include; lounge bar with a dance floor, bar, dining room, large sundeck with deckchairs, gift shop and wifi.
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Optional Excursions

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Further Information

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