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From Renaissance-Infused Mantua to the Canals of Venice 2021

7 days with CroisiEurope   Rating: Deluxe

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Itinerary
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DAY 1 VENICE(3) - MANTUA
You'll be transfered by coach from Venice to Mantua where you’ll board our ship at 6 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Enjoy a free evening to explore the city on your own.
 
DAY 2 MANTUA - CREMONA - PARMA
Join us for an excursion to Cremona and Parma (including lunch). We’ll indulge in a tasting of Italian cheeses and cold cuts.
 
DAY 3 MANTUA - VALDARO - TORRETTA - ROVIGO
Our ship will begin to cruise early in the morning to Valdaro. Join us on an excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Mantua, where the House of Gonzaga ruled for almost 400 years. We’ll spend the afternoon cruising.
 
Or enjoy an optional tour of the Ferrari Museum in Modena (not included in packages). 
 
DAY 4 ROVIGO - VERONA - PORTO VIRO - PORTO LEVANTE
This morning, we offer two excursions:
 
CLASSIC: Visit Verona and its amphitheater or the Giusti Gardens.
DISCOVERY: Take a bike tour of Verona and visit the Giusti Gardens.
 
We’ll return on board in Porto Viro and spend the afternoon cruising.
 
DAY 5 PORTO LEVANTE - VICENZA - CHIOGGIA - VENICE
This morning, join us on an excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Vicenza. As you enjoy your tour, the ship will cruise to Chioggia(1). For those who decided not to join us on the excursion, you will be transfered from Porto Levante to Chioggia(1). Enjoy some free time in Chioggia.
 
After we return on board in Chioggia, we’ll begin to cruise to Venice. Enjoy a free evening to explore the city on your own.
 
DAY 6 VENICE
This morning, we offer two excursions:
 
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Doge’s Palace and Saint Mark’s Square.
DISCOVERY: Following the footsteps of Casanova in Venice to Doge’s Palace and its hidden passageways.
 
This afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: The Venetian Lagoon and its islands, Murano and Burano.
 
Tonight is our festive gala evening.
 
DAY 7 VENICE(3)
Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
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All This Included
From Mantua to Venice, enjoy a unique cruise through the heart of three Italian regions. Your trip starts with the region of Emilia-Romagna and its traditional cuisine: do not miss out on a tour of Parma and Cremona complete with a tasting of authentic cheese and ham! Lombardy welcomes you next with its breathtaking and varied panoramas. You’ll visit unique cities such as romantic Mantua and Cremona, Claudio Monteverdi’s and Stradivarius’s birthplace. Finally, the region of Veneto opens its doors and invites you to discover Venice, famous Saint Mark’s Square and Doge’s Palace, the official residence of Venetian dukes.
  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
Highlights
  • Unique itinerary: cruise through the heart of the Italian regions
  • Coach transfer from Venice to Mantua on day 1 FREE OF CHARGE
  • The region of Emilia-Romagna and its traditional cuisine
    • Parma, a discrete and charming city
    • Visit Fratelli Spigaroli(2)
    • Enjoy a tasting of Culatello ham and authentic Parmesan cheese
  • The region of Lombardy, its breathtaking and varied panoramas
    • Cremona, Claudio Monteverdi’s and Stradivarius’s birthplace
    • Mantua, romantic city surrounded by lakes
  • The region of Veneto, its treasures, arts and traditions
    • Verona, the City of Love
    • Vicenza, Palladio’s architectural masterpiece
    • Venice, an abundance of history
Accommodations
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Michelangelo
Notes
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Navigational obligations and weather conditions can disrupt the itinerary, and in certain cases, intermediate stops may be canceled. If this happens, CroisiEurope will do our best to find the best solution according to passenger expectations. For safety reasons, the company and/or the captain of the ship are the only authorities who can modify the cruise itinerary.
  • (1) Passengers cannot remain on board the ship between Chioggia and Porto Viro.
  • (2) In case the cellars at Fratelli Spigaroli are closed, we’ll visit a similar site.
  • (3) Recommendation: Arrival D1 in Venice (VCE) before 2pm; departure D7 from Venice (VCE) after 11am.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.