Venice, the lagoon and the Po Delta in Italy - Cities of art, history and tradition
Venice, Padua, Ferrara, Verona, Lagoon Islands & Venice
6 days / 5 nights
July 2012: 01, 06, 11, 16, 21, 26 and 31
August 2012: 12, 17 and 27
Les Croisieres en famille c'est plus rigolo:
- 30% de remise par enfant jusqu'a 16 ans.
- Encadrement a bord pour les enfants de 4 a 12 ans
Day 1: Venice
Boarding at 6.00pm in Venice at St Basilio quay (vaporetto station Santa Marta) and on to 7 Martyrs quay. Time to settle comfortably in your cabins before being presented to the crew during a welcome cocktail reception served in the lounge. Dinner on board and free evening in Venice. Overnight stop.
Day 2: Venice- Taglio Di Po Polesella
Early morning start and breakfast on board. The morning will be spent cruising towards Taglio ?di Po, on the Adriatic Sea. Lunch on board before reaching Taglio di Po around 1.30pm. Then leave by coach on a guided tour of Padua (optional), the town of St Antoine di Padova, but also famous for art and pilgrimages. Following a visit to the “Santo” basilica, dedicated to St. Antoine, take a stroll through the historic town centre and discover the “Pedrocchi coffee house”, dear to the inhabitants of Padua. Meanwhile, the ship cruises back to Polesella where you will join it around 6.30pm. Dinner on board and free evening. Overnight stop.
Day 3: Polesellia - Ferrara Verona- Taglio Di PO
After breakfast, set off by coach to visit Ferrara, awarded World heritage status by Unesco, this town was home to the Este Court. Return to the ship ?for lunch. Early afternoon, set off by coach to visit ?Verona, a truly fine Italian city of Romeo and ?Juliet fame, with its Roman theatre. Return to the ship in Polesella before sailing on to Taglio di Po to arrive in the evening. Gala dinner on board. ?Overnight stop.
Day 4:Taglio Di Po Chioggia (or area)- Venice
Cruise off towards Chioggia early in the morning And breakfast on board. Arrive mid-morning. Chioggia is a typical Adriatic fishing port built by the Romans, and second Venetian Republic and boasts works of art bearing witness to a great variety of styles and periods. Take some time to stroll round and discover the town for yourselves. Return to the ship for lunch. Cruise back to Venice, arriving there around 3.00pm. Guided visit to Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Square (optional). Return to the ship for dinner. Free evening. Overnight stop.
Day 5: Venice- Lagoon Islands (1) Venice
Breakfast on board before setting off on a trip to the lagoon islands (optional) of Murano and Burano. Murano is famous for its glass work not forgetting the fine churches of St. Maria and St. Donato, one of the oldest in the lagoon. Burano, a fishing island, is famous for its traditional lacework. Return on board at 7 Martyrs quay. Enjoy a free afternoon, or have a ride in a gondola (optional) (booking and settlement on board). Return on board in the evening for dinner and free time. Overnight stop.
Day 6: Venice
Sailing from 7 Martyrs quay early morning to join San Basilio quay before disembarking at 9.00am after breakfast. End of the cruise
Starting Prices per double occupancy cabin
Main deck: 764€
Superior deck: 850€
Extra for single cabin: 200€
Child discount (2-10 years): - 20%
3rd person discount in triple cabin: - 30%
This offer includes:
The cruise on full board from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day,
The drinks included in our price are the water, the wine, the beer, the fruit juices and one coffee served by CroisiEurope during the meals
Insurance for medical repatriation,
Accommodation in a double air conditioned cabin with shower and WC,
The assistance of our hostess on board,
The welcome cocktail,
The gala evening,
This offer does not include:
Return Flight Beirut/Venice/Beirut
The drinks served in the bar, those on the wine list and the drinks at meals served during excursions or transfers,
The optional excursions (book and pay on board or at the travel agent),
• Murano and Burano islands 31 €
• Guided walking tour of Venice and the Doge's Palace 33 €
• Guided tour of Padua 30 €
• FERRARA (free)
• VERONA (free)
• Ride in a gondola (optional) 23€ (booking and settlement on board)