From the Canals of Venice to Renaissance-infused Mantua & Milan and Lake Como Extended Stay

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From the Canals of Venice to Renaissance

infused Mantua & Milan and Lake Como Extended Stay



Tour Description:

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  Cremona complete with a tasting of authentic cheese and ham! Wrap up your Italian adventure with an enchanting stay in Milan and Lake Como.

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Dates & Pricing

Saturday 15 Apr 23 — Friday 21 Apr 23Starting at $3,582 Get a Quote
Monday 26 Jun 23 — Sunday 02 Jul 23Starting at $3,754 Get a Quote
Monday 24 Jul 23 — Sunday 30 Jul 23Starting at $3,634 Get a Quote
Saturday 05 Aug 23 — Friday 11 Aug 23Starting at $3,634 Get a Quote


ITINERARY

VENICE(3)
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.

VENICE
This morning, we offer two excursions:- CLASSIC: Guided tour of Doge’s Palace and Saint Mark’s Square.- DISCOVERY: - DISCOVERY package: Venice and the Dorsoduro district.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: Verona through its gastronomy.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.

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 - Milan
Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. We’ll hit the road for Milan (an approximate 2-hour drive), and upon our arrival mid-morning, we’ll enjoy a panoramic tour of the city to get an overview of what it has to offer. We’ll have lunch in a local restaurant. The afternoon will be dedicated to discovering the historic center, including a visit to the cathedral. Dinner and accommodations in a 4-star hotel LS in Milan or Lake Maggiore.

Milan - Lake Como
Breakfast at the hotel. We’ll head to Como for a guided tour of the city, an invitation to rest and relaxation. We’ll visit the remarkable cathedral. In the afternoon, we'll take the funicular railway to the summit, where you’ll have a great view of the lake and city below. We’ll return to Como and enjoy a boat tour of the lake. After our excursion, we’ll return to Milan by coach. Dinner and accommodations in a 4-star hotel LS in Milan or Lake Maggiore.

Milan(3)
Breakfast will be served at the hotel. End of our services.