DAY 1 VENICE
Boarding at 6.00pm in Venice. Settling into your cabins. Welcome cocktail reception served in the lounge. Diner on board then free evenig in Venice. Overnight stop.
DAY 2 VENICE - BURANO - VENICE
Full board on board. Visit of the Doge’s palace. The palace is Byzantine in origin and used to be the home of the Doge and the seat of the Palace of Justice. Return on board. The afternoon, excursion to visit the islands in the Lagoon. We begin in Murano, home of Venice’s glassmaking industry since the late 13th century. We then visit Burano, famous for its lacework which was developed on the island in the 16th century. Return on board and cruise to Venice. Dancing evening on board. Overnight stop.
DAY 3 VENICE
Full board on board. Guided tour of a handcraft manufactory of gondola, originally the the most used means of transportation by the inhabitants and visit of a factory of mask, symbol of Venice since 1271, they were originally black, but in the course of time the forms changed and colors were added. Enjoy a free afternoon in Venice. Return on board. Free evening. Overnight stop.
DAY 4 VENICE - CHIOGGIA (or nearby) - VENICE
Full board on board. Cruise across the magnificent Bay of Venice to reach Chioggia mid morning. Have some time to discover the town on your own. In the afternoon, guided tour of Padua, the pilgrimage town of St. Anthony of Padua, but also famous for art. Following a visit to the “Santo” basilica, dedicated to St. Anthony (closed on syndays), take a stroll through the historic town centre and discover the “Pedrocchi coffee house”, dear to the inhabitants of Padua. In the meantime, the ship cruises back to Venice where you will join it in the evening. Gala evening. Overnight stop.
DAY 5 VENICE
Breakfast on board before disembarking in Venice. End of our services.
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