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Cruising the Venetian Lagoon

Gems of Venice Cruise

Cruising the Venetian Lagoon
Discover Venice and set sail across the lagoon to the islands of Burano & Murano and the seaside town of Chioggia.
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Indulge in an unforgettable cruise on board an elegant ship

Visit the charming islands of Burano and Murano

This 5-day cruise will take you to the charming towns surrounding Venice for you to discover the hidden gems of the region. After a guided tour of the world-famous Doge’s Palace and Piazza San Marco, board MS Michelangelo for an unforgettable journey across the enchanting Po and Venetian Lagoon. The ship features 78 cabins spread over 2 cabin decks. Reception, restaurant and the lounge bar are all located on the main deck and the sun-deck on top is the perfect location for your sunset cocktails. Visit the islands of Burano and Murano, cruise to the town of Chioggia, and take part in an exciting excursion to the historic city of Padua.


2020 Guaranteed Departure Dates

18 & 26 February

01, 05, 09, 13, 17, 21 & 25 March

10 April

08 May

23 July

20 August

17 September

15, 19, 23, 27 & 31 October

04 November

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4-night cabin accommodation with en-suite bathroom
All meals, from dinner on the first evening to breakfast on the final day
Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from special lists)
Welcome cocktail
Gala dinner
All port fees
Assistance onboard by multi-lingual host/hostess
Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
On-board entertainment

Excursions included:

  • Follow Casanova's footsteps through the secret passageways at the Doge's Palace
  • Discover the captivating lagoon islands of Murano and Burano
  • Tour a handcraft manufacturer of gondolas and masks
  • Visit Padua, town of St. Anthony


Drinks from special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions/tours

Transfers/travel to and from departure/ arrival points


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Day 1

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 pm. After comfortably settling into your cabins, you'll be introduced to the crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. The evening in Venice is free to do as you please. 

Day 2
Venice - Burano - Murano - Venice

This morning, enjoy a guided tour of the Doge's palace and the Piazza San Marco. After this morning’s tour, set out for a short cruise in the lagoon, followed by a tour in the afternoon to the lagoon islands of Burano and Murano. Dinner on board. 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3

This morning, take part in a guided tour of a handcraft manufacturer of gondolas and masks. Cruise in the Lagoon. The afternoon and evening in Venice are free to do as you please.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Venice - Chioggia (or surroundings) - Venice

Cruise to the town of Chioggia. This afternoon, join a guided tour of Padua, the town of St. Anthony of Padua. You'll return on board in Venice for the gala dinner and evening. 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 am. End of tour. 


Additional information

Official language
4 nights
from AUD1,117
per person, twin share
18 February - 04 November 2020
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