Board the Michelangelo at 6:00 PM and settle into your cabin. Attend a welcome cocktail party in the lounge and meet the crew. After enjoying dinner on board, discover Venice and all of its sights by foot. The ship will remain in port overnight.
Spend a relaxing morning cruising in the lagoon. Return to Venice in time for lunch and disembark for an optional private sightseeing trip by boat to the islands of Burano, famous for their lacework, and Murano, known worldwide for its ancestral glass blowing techniques. Return to the ship in the evening for dinner and head to the lounge for evening entertainment.
After eating breakfast on board, join an optional guided visit of Doge's palace and the famous St. Mark's square. Return to the ship in time for lunch, followed by a free afternoon to explore Venice at your own pace.
Relax during breakfast on board and enjoy the cruise across the Venice Lagoon. Reach Chioggia in the mid-morning. Explore the town on your own before reboarding for lunch, then take an optional afternoon tour of Padua. Known as the town of St Anthony, Padua is also a pilgrimage town, full of artistic treasures. Following a visit to the 'Santo' basilica, dedicated to St. Anthony, stroll through the historic town center and discover the Pedrocchi coffee house, popular with Padua locals. Meanwhile, the boat will cruise back to Venice where you will join it in the evening. At the end of the day, enjoy a gala dinner and evening on board.
Enjoy one last breakfast on board before disembarking at the passenger terminal in Venice.