Venice, the Lagoon, and the Po Delta Cruise

Experience the sights of Italy on this 6-day tour of its tranquil lagoon and the Po Delta. Visit the small islands of Burano and Murano and stop at the port of Chioggia as you sail the waterway before entering the Delta and exploring the historic city of Verona.

Day 1


    Arrive in Venice and board the MS Michelangelo after 6:00 p.m. After settling in to your cabin, attend a welcome cocktail party in the lounge and familiarize yourself with the ship and her crew. After dinner, leave the ship to discover Venice and all its sights. The Michelangelo will remain in port overnight.

    Day 2

      Chioggia / Padua / Taglio di Po / Polesella

      Begin your day with breakfast on board and spend the morning cruising to Chioggia. Eat lunch on board before joining an optional afternoon tour by coach of Padua. Known as the town of St Anthony, Padua is a pilgrimage town, full of artistic treasures. Visit the 'Santo' basilica, dedicated to St. Anthony, and stroll through the historic town center. The ship will cruise to Taglio di Po, where you can reboard at 7:00 p.m.

      Day 3

        Polesella / 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 before setting off on a coach excursion to Verona, the beautiful and romantic setting for Romeo and Juliet. Return to our boat in Polesella and sail to Taglio di Po. Arrive in the evening and end the day with a gala dinner on board.

        Day 4

          Taglio di Po / Chioggia / Venice

          In the morning, transfer from the ship to Chioggia, stopping in Adria to discover and explore the town. Continue your trip towards Chioggia, a port city which originated in Roman times and is the second largest city of the Serene Republic. Stroll around the area and discover the town at your own pace. During this time, the Michelangelo will cruise to Chioggia where we will join it for lunch on board. Cruise back to Venice, and arrive around 2:30 p.m. Take an optional guided tour of the Doge's Palace and the famous Piazza San Marco before returning to the ship for dinner.

          Day 5

            Venice / Lagoon Islands / Venice

            In the morning, take an optional trip to the lagoon islands of Burano and Murano. Murano is famous for its glass work and its St. Maria and St. Donato churches, the oldest in the lagoon. Burano, a fishing island, is famous for its traditional lacework. Explore Venice at your own pace in the afternoon before returning to the ship for dinner.

            Day 6


              After breakfast, disembark in Venice and transfer to the airport for your onward flights.
               Main DeckStandard Suite
              Rates are converted from the Euro. Please contact us for current conversion rates.
              20% discount for children aged 2-9
              30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin

              All meals
              Drinks (including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served during meals on board)
              Drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
              Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
              All excursions mentioned in the itinerary
              Welcome cocktail
              Assistance from onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
              Onboard entertainment
              Gala dinner and evening
              Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
              Port fees

              Drinks on the wine list
              Champagne at the bar
              Drinks served during excursions or transfers
              Cancellation and baggage insurance
              Transfer to/from airport
              Personal expenses

              Deposit & Payment

              Initial deposit is 30%, and most travelers will call our office and pay the deposit with a credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, AmEx, and Discover. Alternatively, you can send a check to our Missoula, Montana, office or register online at:

              Final payment is due 100 days prior to departure.

              Booking last minute? No problem! Please contact one of our trip planners, and we can get you on your way if booking less than 100 days prior to departure.

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              Cancellation Policy

              Days Prior to departureFee
              90+ days$200