Venice River Cruise

The birth place of the Renaissance, discover the region of Veneto and all the treasures it has to offer. Visit Venice, its famous square San Marco and its Doge’s Palace, and discover unique towns such as Padua, Bologna and Ferrara, a medieval citadel.

Enjoy this fabulous 6-night river cruise onboard the 5 Star MS Michaelangelo, operated by CroisiEurope.

Office use: VEB

DESTINATION Venice Lagoon and River Po
FROM Dublin
DATE 8th May 2019
DURATION 6 Nights
PRICE Was €1,619 now €1,389pp

The birth place of the Renaissance, discover the region of Veneto and all the treasures it has to offer. Visit Venice, its famous square San Marco and its Doge’s Palace, and discover unique towns such as Padua, Bologna and Ferrara, a medieval citadel.

Flight Times:

OUTBOUND Dublin 07.40 Venice 11.30
RETURN Venice 12.15 Dublin 14.15

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 1: VENICE

Following your flight from Dublin, you will be transferred to the quay to board the river cruiser. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. The evening in Venice is free to do as you please.

Day 2: VENICE – BURANO AND MURANO(1) – VENICE

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of the Doge’s palace and the Piazza San Marco.
DISCOVERY: Following the footsteps of Casanova, tour of the Doge’s palace and its mysterious passageways.
This afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages : the Lagoon islands of Burano and Murano.

Day 3: VENICE – CHIOGGIA (OR SURROUNDINGS) – TAGLIO DI PÔ

We’ll cruise to Chioggia. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Padua, town of St. Anthony of Padua.
Meanwhile, our ship cruises to Taglio Di Pô(2). If you do not choose to go on the excursion to Padua, a transfer is established from Chioggia to Taglio Di Pô. We will stop for some free time in Adria where you’ll be able to stroll around and discover the town for yourselves.

Day 4: TAGLIO DI PÔ – POLESELLA

We’ll cruise to Polesella. This afternoon, join us on an optional excursion for both packages to discover Bologna and its flavors. We’ll return on board in Polesella. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Day 5: POLESELLA – TAGLIO DI PÔ – CHIOGGIA (OR SURROUNDINGS)

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages to discover Ferrare: Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this Renaissance town has managed to completely preserve its historic center. This afternoon, join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Verona, a truly fine Italian city made famous by the tale of Romeo and Juliet. Don’t miss its Roman theater and the Giusti Gardens.
DISCOVERY: Verona by bike and the Giusti Gardens, one of the city’s marvels.
Meanwhile, our ship sails towards Chioggia(2) where we’ll stop for some free time.

Day 6: CHIOGGIA (OR SURROUNDINGS) – VENICE

Join us on the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Tour of the Castello district in search of the secret Venice(3).
DISCOVERY: Tour on foot of the Dorsoduro district, the only neighborhood in Venice that was built on solid ground(4).
The afternoon is free to explore Venice at your own pace. Tonight’s our gala evening and dinner.

Day 7: VENICE

Following your final breakfast onboard, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Dublin.

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
(1) Optional excursions.
(2) Passengers cannot stay on board during navigation between Chioggia and Taglio Di Pô nor the opposite directions.
(3) If the ship cannot be moored at the “Seven Martyrs” waterfront, additional transportation will be required at a fee of €20/passenger for the vaporetto service (2018 rate). To be paid on board.
(4) If the ship cannot be moored at the San Basilio or Zattere waterfronts, additional transportation will be required at a fee of €20/passenger for the vaporetto service (2018 rate). To be paid on board.

6 Nights accommodation aboard the MS Michaelangelo, your river cruiser, operated by Croisieurope.

 

MS Michelangelo

 

  • Length : 110 meters
  • Width : 11.40 meters
  • Total capacity : 78
  • Numbers of passengers : 154 Passengers
  • Year of renovation : 2017
  • Year of construction : 2000

LOUNGE BAR WITH DANCEFLOOR
The lounge tastefully decorated has panoramic views and is spanning the bow of the ship. Cocktails and games, dancing, and other forms of entertainment all happen here.

RESTAURANT
Located on the upper deck, the restaurant is where all meals are served during your cruise. It seats all guests at tables which vary in size with a panoramic view. The atmosphere is casual but elegant.

SUN DECK
Do not miss it to unwind ! It is equipped with recliners and deck chairs, so that you can enjoy the best views of your cruise.

FITNESS
Start your day joining us for a morning fitness class on the sun deck.

Coming Soon!

 

 

 

Dates & Prices

DATE PRICE STATEROOM
08 May 2019 Was €1,619
now €1,389
Main Deck Book Now

Price Inclusions

  • Return flights from Dublin to Venice
  • Return transfer from airport to port
  • 6 nights accommodation on board the premium class MS Michaelangelo
  • Refined French Cuisine on a Full Board basis
  • Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages
  • A variety of day and evening entertainment on board
  • Taxes, charges and 1 check-in bag of 15kgs per cabin
  • Gala dinner and evening 
  • Welcome cocktail
  • One check-in bag of 20kg per person

Booking remarks

  • Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
  • Non-refundable or transferable booking deposit €250 per person
  • Single Supplement on request
  • Optional Insurance €21 (conditions apply)
  • These prices are guidelines only and are subject to change and availability. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking.