Day 1 - UK/Venice
You will depart on your scheduled flight to Venice today. On arrival you will board your ship, MS Michelangelo. Settle into your comfortable cabin before enjoying dinner and meet the crew at a Captain’s welcome cocktail reception on board.
Day 2 - Venice
This morning you’ll enjoy a cruise on the beautiful Venetian Lagoon, where the floating city of Venice is located. In the afternoon, why not choose to discover some of the nearby islands in the company of a Local Guide on an optional boat trip. First you’ll head to the island of Murano, where you’ll enjoy a demonstration at a local glasswork studio. Next stop on your boat tour is Burano, known for the lovely lace produced here. Return to the ship to enjoy an evening of excellent onboard entertainment, followed by an overnight stay in this unique city.
Day 3 - Venice
Get to know Venice on today’s optional guided tour of the city, taking 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. You’ll also head to the top of the famous Golden Staircase and walk over the Bridge of Sighs. The afternoon will be free for you to explore more of Venice 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 mid-morning. You will have free time to explore this charming coastal city, before perhaps joining a tour of Padua in the afternoon. On this optional 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 MS Michelangelo and transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.
Please note: This holiday includes walking in areas of rough ground, gradients and steps.
To book with Travelsphere call them direct on 01858 898 620
All prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin or double-bedded cabin with en suite facilities. Please note: the holiday price may be subject to change and will be confirmed at the time of booking. All holidays subject to Travelsphere Terms and Conditions
Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website
Disclaimer: Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website.
Venice and the Venetian Lagoon
5Day Holidays by Air
Tour prices from £999
This cruise from Travelsplhere takes you to Venice to admire the 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.
For departure dates, prices, availability and to book, click here or call Travelsphere on 01858 898620.
- Scheduled flights from Gatwick with British Airways or similar scheduled airline
- Overseas transfers and other transportation
- Exclusive to Travelsphere Hidden tour of Venice with a Local Guide
- 4 nights’ accommodation on board 4-star MS Michelangelo on a full-board basis
- All meals on board, 4 breakfasts 3 lunches and 4 dinners
- All your drinks on board (excluding Champagne and selected wines)
- The services of a Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guides
- Captain’s welcome cocktail reception
- Farewell gala dinner
- Onboard evening entertainment