From Mantua to Venice, enjoy a unique cruise through the heart of three Italian regions. Your trip starts 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! 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. Finally, 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.
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
- Prepaid Classic Sightseeing package
- Unique itinerary: cruise through the heart of the Italian regions
- Coach transfer from Venice to Mantua on day 1 FREE OF CHARGE
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
The region of Lombardy, its breathtaking and varied panoramas
- Cremona(1), Claudio Monteverdi’s and Stradivarius’s birthplace
- Mantua(1), romantic city surrounded by lakes
The region of Veneto, its treasures, arts and traditions
- Verona(1), the City of Love
- Vicenza(1), Palladio’s architectural masterpiece
- Venice(1), an abundance of history
Day 1: Venice - Mantua
You'll be transferred by coach from Venice to Mantua where 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.
Day 2: Mantua - Cremona(1) - Parma(1)
Join us for an excursion to Cremona and Parma (including lunch). We’ll indulge in a tasting of Italian cheeses and cold cuts.
Day 3: Mantua - Valdaro - Torretta - Rovigo
Our ship will begin to cruise early in the morning to Valdaro. Join us on an excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Mantua, where the House of Gonzaga ruled for almost 400 years. We’ll spend the afternoon cruising. Or enjoy an optional tour of the Ferrari Museum in Modena (not included in packages).
Day 4: Rovigo - Verona(1) - Porto Viro - Porto Levante
This morning, 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. We’ll return on board in Porto Viro and spend the afternoon cruising.
Day 5: Porto Levante - Vicenza(1) - Chioggia - Venice
This morning, join us on an excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Vicenza. As you enjoy your tour, the ship will cruise to Chioggia2). 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. After we return on board in Chioggia, we’ll begin to cruise to Venice. Enjoy a free evening to explore the city on your own.
Day 6: Venice
This morning, we offer 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. Tonight is our festive gala evening.
Day 7: Venice
Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
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 - prepaid classic sightseeing package.
Drinks from our special lists or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - transfers to/from departure/arrival points (including to/from airports) - cancellation and baggage insurance - personal expenses.
Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.