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Venice and the Venetian Lagoon

5 Days from £1,089

​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.

Departure from: Mar 2019 - Oct 2019

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YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

  • ​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
ALL EXCURSIONS INCLUDED
RELAXED TOURING
CRUISE

Included holiday highlights

  • 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



Your Itinerary

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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. ​


Accommodation

Every hotel you will stay in on your holiday is hand-picked by us. We relish the challenge of finding the right accommodation for each and every tour, whether it's chosen for its location, its facilities or its downright quirkiness.

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Day 1 - 4 :

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.


Dates and Prices

You have chosen to arrange your own flights and transfers and meet us at your first hotel. Please see essential information for full terms and conditions.

 
TOUR DURATION
DEPARTURE DATE
DEPARTURE
PRICE FROM
STATUS
 

5 days

Saturday 23 March 2019

GUARANTEED

£939

Available (Only 2 places left)

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5 days

Thursday 04 April 2019

GUARANTEED

£964

Available

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5 days

Thursday 13 June 2019

GUARANTEED

£1,114

Available

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5 days

Monday 07 October 2019

GUARANTEED

£1,159

Available

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DEPARTURE
DATE
DEPARTING
FROM
DEPARTURE
WAS
NOW
STATUS
 

SAT 23 MAR 19

Edinburgh

GUARANTEED

£1,288

£1,188

Available (Only 2 places left)

Outbound
Jet2

Saturday 23 March 2019

Departs

07:30 Edinburgh

Arrives

11:15 Venice (Marco Polo)

Operated by

Jet2

Inbound
Easyjet - EZY

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Departs

11:40 Venice (Marco Polo)

Arrives

13:35 Edinburgh

Operated by

Easyjet

SAT 23 MAR 19

London (Heathrow)

GUARANTEED

£1,189

£1,089

Available (Only 2 places left)

Outbound
British Airways

Saturday 23 March 2019

Departs

08:50 London (Heathrow)

Arrives

12:00 Venice (Marco Polo)

Operated by

British Airways

Inbound
British Airways - BA

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Departs

12:50 Venice (Marco Polo)

Arrives

14:20 London (Heathrow)

Operated by

British Airways

SAT 23 MAR 19

London (Gatwick)

GUARANTEED

£1,288

£1,188

Available (Only 2 places left)

Outbound
British Airways

Saturday 23 March 2019

Departs

08:50 London (Gatwick)

Arrives

12:00 Venice (Marco Polo)

Operated by

British Airways

Inbound
British Airways - BA

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Departs

12:25 Venice (Marco Polo)

Arrives

13:35 London (Gatwick)

Operated by

British Airways

SAT 23 MAR 19

Bristol

GUARANTEED

£1,288

£1,188

Available (Only 2 places left)

Outbound
Easyjet

Saturday 23 March 2019

Departs

09:15 Bristol

Arrives

12:30 Venice (Marco Polo)

Operated by

Easyjet

Inbound
Easyjet - EZY

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Departs

13:25 Venice (Marco Polo)

Arrives

14:50 Bristol

Operated by

Easyjet

THU 04 APR 19

Manchester

GUARANTEED

£1,288

£1,213

Available

Outbound
Jet2

Thursday 04 April 2019

Departs

07:30 Manchester

Arrives

11:00 Venice (Marco Polo)

Operated by

Jet2

Inbound
Jet2 - LS

Monday 08 April 2019

Departs

12:00 Venice (Marco Polo)

Arrives

13:35 Manchester

Operated by

Jet2

THU 04 APR 19

Edinburgh

GUARANTEED

£1,288

£1,213

Available

Outbound
Jet2

Thursday 04 April 2019

Departs

07:30 Edinburgh

Arrives

11:15 Venice (Marco Polo)

Operated by

Jet2

Inbound
Easyjet - EZY

Monday 08 April 2019

Departs

12:50 Venice (Marco Polo)

Arrives

14:40 Edinburgh

Operated by

Easyjet

THU 04 APR 19

London (Heathrow)

GUARANTEED

£1,189

£1,114

Available

Outbound
British Airways

Thursday 04 April 2019

Departs

08:55 London (Heathrow)

Arrives

12:05 Venice (Marco Polo)

Operated by

British Airways

Inbound
British Airways - BA

Monday 08 April 2019

Departs

13:00 Venice (Marco Polo)

Arrives

14:20 London (Heathrow)

Operated by

British Airways

THU 13 JUN 19

Manchester

GUARANTEED

£1,438

£1,363

Available

Outbound
Jet2

Thursday 13 June 2019

Departs

07:30 Manchester

Arrives

11:00 Venice (Marco Polo)

Operated by

Jet2

Inbound
Jet2 - LS

Monday 17 June 2019

Departs

12:00 Venice (Marco Polo)

Arrives

13:35 Manchester

Operated by

Jet2

THU 13 JUN 19

Edinburgh

GUARANTEED

£1,438

£1,363

Available

Outbound
Jet2

Thursday 13 June 2019

Departs

07:30 Edinburgh

Arrives

11:15 Venice (Marco Polo)

Operated by

Jet2

Inbound
Easyjet - EZY

Monday 17 June 2019

Departs

12:50 Venice (Marco Polo)

Arrives

14:40 Edinburgh

Operated by

Easyjet

THU 13 JUN 19

London (Heathrow)

GUARANTEED

£1,339

£1,264

Available

Outbound
British Airways

Thursday 13 June 2019

Departs

08:55 London (Heathrow)

Arrives

12:05 Venice (Marco Polo)

Operated by

British Airways

Inbound
British Airways - BA

Monday 17 June 2019

Departs

13:00 Venice (Marco Polo)

Arrives

14:20 London (Heathrow)

Operated by

British Airways

MON 07 OCT 19

London (Heathrow)

GUARANTEED

£1,339

Available

Outbound
British Airways

Monday 07 October 2019

Departs

08:55 London (Heathrow)

Arrives

12:05 Venice (Marco Polo)

Operated by

British Airways

Inbound
British Airways - BA

Friday 11 October 2019

Departs

13:10 Venice (Marco Polo)

Arrives

14:30 London (Heathrow)

Operated by

British Airways

Prices are based on twin occupancy of a double or twin bedded room. Single occupancy supplements will apply. Travelsphere have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.


Excursion packages for 2019

To choose your included excursion package for 2019 please give us a call on 01858 415 475 or email us at enquiries@travelsphere.com


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