Venice and Mantua
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 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.
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. Enjoy a free evening to explore Venice on your own.
VENICE - CHIOGGIA - PADUA - PORTO VIRO - CANDA
Cruise to Chioggia, the departure point for an excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Padua. As you enjoy your tour, the ship will cruise to Porto Viro.(1) For those who decide not to join us on the excursion, you will be transferred from Chioggia to Porto Viro. Enjoy some free time in Chioggia beforehand.
We'll return on board in Porto Viro and spend the afternoon cruising towards Canda.
CANDA - OSTIGLIA - VERONA - MANTUA
We’ll spend the morning cruising to Torretta. In the afternoon, 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.
After our tour, we’ll return on board in Mantua.
MANTUA - CREMONA
Join us for a full-day excursion to Cremona (including lunch), with a visit to a violin-maker's workshop. Next stop will be Polesine Parmense and some time at the Fratelli Spigaroli, where we'll enjoy a tasting of Italian cheese and cold cuts.(2) We'll return to the ship in Mantua.
Our ship will begin to cruise early in the morning to Mantua.
Join us on an 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).
Tonight is our festive gala evening.
MANTUA - VENICE(3)
Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. Coach transfer from Mantua to Venice. End of our services.