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2020

From the Canals of Venice to Renaissance-infused Mantua (port-to-port cruise)

7 Days - VMA
# Description

Cruise

VENICE - CHIOGGIA - PORTO VIRO - Vicenza(1) - ROVIGO - TORRETTA - Verona(1) - VALDARO - MANTUA - Cremona(1) - Parma(1) - MANTUA - Venice

From Venice to Mantua, enjoy a unique cruise through the heart of three Italian regions. 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. 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. Your trip ends 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!

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • 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

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Unique itinerary: cruise through the heart of the Italian regions
  • Coach transfer from Mantua to Venice on day 7 FREE OF CHARGE
  • The region of Veneto, its treasures, arts and traditions
    • Venice(1), an abundance of history
    • Vicenza(1), Palladio’s architectural masterpiece
    • Verona(1), the City of Love
  • The region of Lombardy, its breathtaking and varied panoramas
    • Mantua(1), romantic city surrounded by lakes
    • Cremona(1), Claudio Monteverdi’s and Stradivarius’s birthplace
  • The region of Emilia-Romagna and its traditional cuisine
    • Parma(1), a discrete and charming city
    • Visit(1) Fratelli Spigaroli(3)
    • Enjoy a tasting(1) of Culatello ham and authentic Parmesan cheese

Cruise

Day 1

VENICE

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.

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Day 2

VENICE

This morning, we offer two optional 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 optional excursion for both packages: The Venetian Lagoon and its islands, Murano and Burano. Enjoy a free evening to explore Venice on your own.

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Day 3

VENICE - CHIOGGIA - Vicenza(1) - PORTO VIRO - ROVIGO

We’ll cruise to Chioggia, the departure point for an optional excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Vicenza. As you enjoy your tour, the ship will cruise to Porto Viro(2). For those who decided not to join us on the excursion, you will be transferred from Chioggia to Porto Viro(2). Enjoy some free time in Chioggia. We’ll return on board in Porto Viro and spend the afternoon cruising towards Rovigo.

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Day 4

ROVIGO - TORRETTA - Verona(1) - VALDARO

We’ll spend the morning cruising to Torretta. In the afternoon, we offer two optional excursions:

CLASSIC: Visit Verona and its amphitheater or the Giusti Gardens.
DISCOVERY: Take a bike tour of Verona and visit the Giusti Gardens.

After our tour, we’ll return on board in Valdaro.

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Day 5

VALDARO - MANTUA

Our ship will begin to cruise early in the morning to Mantua.

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Mantua, where the House of Gonzaga ruled for almost 400 years. You’re free to do as you please in the afternoon.

Or enjoy an optional tour of the Ferrari Museum in Modena (not included in packages).

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Day 6

MANTUA - Cremona(1) - Parma(1)

Join us for an optional excursion to Cremona and Parma (including lunch). 

Tonight is our festive gala evening.

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Day 7

MANTUA - Venice

Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. Coach transfer from Mantua to Venice. End of our services.

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Dates & Prices

START IN 2020
Departure 29/03/2020
Arrival 04/04/2020
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* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%

Formalities

Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - all onboard beverages (not including the special lists) - accommodations in a double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard entertainment - welcome cocktail - gala evening - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - emergency/repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - transfers to/from departure/arrival points (including to/from airports) - optional excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency) - cancellation and baggage insurance - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

6 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Venice and the Doge's Palace Lagoon islands : Burano and Murano Vicenza Verona Mantua Cremona and Parma
Price per pers. 445.00 € Before departure 521.00 € On board
Classic

Verona

Verona: a splendid city of art, surrounded by traces of ancient history and the mythical dimension bestowed upon it by the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. The Romans founded the city in 49 B.C. and built many of its grandiose works such as the amphithea...

Duration 6h00 Classic

Vicenza

Vicenza is the epitome of gorgeous Italian landscapes, art, food, and wine. The most beautiful buildings in the city are found around the Piazza dei Signori. Here, you can take in the beautiful facade of the Teatro Olimpico, which opened in 1585 and...

Duration 5h00 Classic

Murano and Burano islands

This 32-mile long Venitian lagoon was born from the estuaries of three different rivers and is separated from the Adriatic Sea by a thin sand bar. Venice is located in the midst of the cluster of islands that are in this lagoon. Almost half of them a...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Guided walking tour of Venice and the Doge's Palace

Meet up with your guide on board. The tour will begin with a historical and artistic introduction to Venice with St Mark's Square, after which you will be able to admire the exteriors of St Mark's Cathedral. The Byzantine facades of the Cathe...

Duration 2h00 Classic

Mantua

Despite Mantua's historic power and influence under the Gonzaga family, Mantua remains a little-known enclave in Northern Italy, but it is one of the richest and romantic cities and still carries pervasive vestiges of its Renaissance past today....

Duration 3h00 Classic

Cremona and Parma

A stroll through the historical center of Cremona reveals its hidden artistic and architectural treasures. Within the superb medieval square, we’ll take in the immensity of the duomo, bell tower, and cathedral. This lovely city was home to Anto...

Duration 12h00 Classic
6 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Following the footsteps of Casanova in Venice Lagoon islands : Burano and Murano Vicenza Verona by bike and the Giusti Gardens(1) Mantua Cremona and Parma (1) Attention: children are under the responsibility of thei...
Price per pers. 452.00 € Before departure 530.00 € On board
Discovery

Verona by bike and the Giusti Gardens

We'll leave by coach from Polesella for Verona. Discover Verona's main attractions and lesser-known sites as you pedal down medieval streets, along ancient city walls and through picturesque squares and courtyards. Often overshadowed by neigh...

Duration 6h00 Classic

Mantua

Despite Mantua's historic power and influence under the Gonzaga family, Mantua remains a little-known enclave in Northern Italy, but it is one of the richest and romantic cities and still carries pervasive vestiges of its Renaissance past today....

Duration 3h00 Classic

Cremona and Parma

A stroll through the historical center of Cremona reveals its hidden artistic and architectural treasures. Within the superb medieval square, we’ll take in the immensity of the duomo, bell tower, and cathedral. This lovely city was home to Anto...

Duration 12h00 Classic

Following the footsteps of Casanova in Venice

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova was born in Venice in 1725. Both his parents were actors, and he was the first of six children in the family. He entered the University of Padua at age twelve and graduated five years later with a degree in law. Over his lif...

Duration 3h00 Classic

Murano and Burano islands

This 32-mile long Venitian lagoon was born from the estuaries of three different rivers and is separated from the Adriatic Sea by a thin sand bar. Venice is located in the midst of the cluster of islands that are in this lagoon. Almost half of them a...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Vicenza

Vicenza is the epitome of gorgeous Italian landscapes, art, food, and wine. The most beautiful buildings in the city are found around the Piazza dei Signori. Here, you can take in the beautiful facade of the Teatro Olimpico, which opened in 1585 and...

Duration 5h00 Classic

Following the footsteps of Casanova in Venice

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova was born in Venice in 1725. Both his parents were actors, and he was the first of six children in the family. He entered the University of Padua at age twelve and graduated five years later with a degree in law. Over his lif...

Duration 3h00 Discovery
Price per pers. 59.00 € Before departure 66.00 € On board

Murano and Burano islands

This 32-mile long Venitian lagoon was born from the estuaries of three different rivers and is separated from the Adriatic Sea by a thin sand bar. Venice is located in the midst of the cluster of islands that are in this lagoon. Almost half of them a...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 43.00 € Before departure 48.00 € On board

Vicenza

Vicenza is the epitome of gorgeous Italian landscapes, art, food, and wine. The most beautiful buildings in the city are found around the Piazza dei Signori. Here, you can take in the beautiful facade of the Teatro Olimpico, which opened in 1585 and...

Duration 5h00 Classic
Price per pers. 62.00 € Before departure 69.00 € On board

Ferrari Museum in Modena

Car lovers will not want to miss this chance! The museum focuses on the life and work of Enzo Ferrari, founder of the Ferrari sports car brand. Their website says it best: “The Museo Enzo Ferrari is more than just a museum. It is a spectacular...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 83.00 € Before departure 92.00 € On board

Cremona and Parma

A stroll through the historical center of Cremona reveals its hidden artistic and architectural treasures. Within the superb medieval square, we’ll take in the immensity of the duomo, bell tower, and cathedral. This lovely city was home to Anto...

Duration 12h00 Classic
Price per pers. 167.00 € Before departure 186.00 € On board

Verona by bike and the Giusti Gardens

We'll leave by coach from Polesella for Verona. Discover Verona's main attractions and lesser-known sites as you pedal down medieval streets, along ancient city walls and through picturesque squares and courtyards. Often overshadowed by neigh...

Duration 6h00 Discovery

Mantua

Despite Mantua's historic power and influence under the Gonzaga family, Mantua remains a little-known enclave in Northern Italy, but it is one of the richest and romantic cities and still carries pervasive vestiges of its Renaissance past today....

Duration 3h00 Classic
Price per pers. 62.00 € Before departure 69.00 € On board

Verona

Verona: a splendid city of art, surrounded by traces of ancient history and the mythical dimension bestowed upon it by the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. The Romans founded the city in 49 B.C. and built many of its grandiose works such as the amphithea...

Duration 6h00 Classic

Guided walking tour of Venice and the Doge's Palace

Meet up with your guide on board. The tour will begin with a historical and artistic introduction to Venice with St Mark's Square, after which you will be able to admire the exteriors of St Mark's Cathedral. The Byzantine facades of the Cathe...

Duration 2h00 Classic
Price per pers. 62.00 € Before departure 69.00 € On board

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

Warning: 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. 2019 PRE-CRUISE PROGRAM (subject to changes).

(1) Optional excursions.

(2) Passengers cannot remain on board the ship between Chioggia and Porto Viro.

(3) In case the cellars at Fratelli Spigaroli are closed, we’ll visit a similar site.

Alcohol can be dangerous to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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