Italy’s enchantment spreads its wings across the meandering rivers of this captivating nation, offering an idyllic perspective to witness its grandeur. Discover a plethora of Italian river cruises tailored to suit every budget and vacation preference, allowing you to explore a diverse array of charming ports along the way.
Venice & the Jewels of Veneto
Indulge in the epitome of a Venetian getaway, enhanced by an exceptional feature: your accommodation aboard our one-of-a-kind floating boutique hotel. Prepare to experience the best of both worlds as you relish a prime location in Venice while being whisked away to enchanting hidden towns in one of the best river cruises in Italy.
Embark on an adventure along the picturesque waterfront shops, marvel at the vibrant facades, and navigate the serene canals unique to Burano, Mazzorbo, and Torcello. Venturing further south, immerse yourself in the allure of Chioggia—a quaint port adored by local fishermen. Throughout your journey, savor the exquisite wines and delectable cuisine that grace this region, adding a touch of culinary delight at every turn.
Milan, Venice & the Jewels of Veneto
Embark on a remarkable journey commencing in the breathtaking city of Milan and concluding in the captivating embrace of Venice. These two iconic destinations serve as the bookends to an array of unforgettable encounters within the enchanting Veneto region. Elevating this Venetian escapade to new heights is the distinctive feature of your accommodation aboard our exclusive floating boutique hotel.
Not only will you relish a coveted location in Venice, but your hotel will also transport you to hidden gem towns nestled nearby. Immerse yourself in the charm of waterfront shops, vibrant facades, and tranquil canals unique to Burano, Mazzorbo, and Torcello. Venture further south to uncover the allure of Chioggia—a picturesque southern port cherished by local fishermen. Every step of your journey will be enriched by the sublime wines and tantalizing cuisines that grace this region, ensuring a sensory delight at every turn.
Christmas in Venice
Set sail on a captivating Christmas voyage through the enchanting canals of Venice in this river cruise in Italy. Immerse yourself in the festive spirit as you explore the iconic landmarks of this remarkable city, including the renowned San Marco Square and the majestic Doge’s Palace. A highlight of your journey will be the opportunity to attend a heartfelt Christmas mass in Venice, adding a touch of spirituality to your holiday experience.
Don’t forget to venture beyond Venice’s borders and discover the architectural marvels of nearby towns like Padua. Marvel at the unique architecture that adorns Padua, with its picturesque medieval center adorned with quaint squares and magnificent palaces. This voyage promises to be a truly magical celebration of the holiday season in one of Italy’s most cherished destinations.
From Venice to Mantua
Embark on exhilarating hikes that will lead you through the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Veneto and Lombardy regions in Italy. Prepare to be captivated by the sheer beauty that unfolds before you, from the alluring islands nestled within the Venetian Lagoon to the picturesque shores of Lake Garda.
Traverse the verdant wonders of a regional park situated amidst the majestic Euganean Hills, which rise gracefully from the surrounding plains along the Pô River. Ascend to breathtaking heights along a high-altitude trail that winds through the remarkable Lessinia Regional Nature Park. Each step of your journey will unveil breathtaking vistas and immerse you in the natural splendor that graces these remarkable regions.
Experience the fulfillment of your dreams as you behold the enchanting city of Venice from the romantic embrace of a gondola, bask in the grandeur of Saint Mark’s Square, and delight in the tantalizing culinary delights that await at every corner. Seize the opportunity to join CroisiEurope on a captivating cruise through the serene waters and mesmerizing panoramas of the Venetian Lagoon. Immerse yourself in a journey steeped in history, complemented by an enriching side trip to the captivating city of Padua. Let the calm waters and captivating vistas of this remarkable region be the backdrop to unforgettable moments and cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
Venice & the Gems of Northern Italy
Immerse yourself in the captivating allure and rich history of Venice and Northern Italy as you embark on a journey like no other. Begin your exploration in the romantic city of Venice, where an exclusive private evening opening and lighting ceremony at St. Mark’s Basilica awaits, granting you a truly unforgettable experience.
Venture beyond the enchanting “City of Water” to discover the hidden treasures of Burano, Mazzorbo, and Torcello, where waterfront shops, vibrant facades, and serene canals create a picturesque tapestry. Delve further south to the charming port town of Chioggia, beloved by fishermen, artists, and seekers of unique gifts and souvenirs. Indulge in leisurely shopping excursions in the abundant city of Bologna and the medieval city of Padua, once home to renowned figures such as Galileo and Copernicus.
Each of these enchanting destinations invites you to uncover their wonders on the remarkable “Venice & the Gems of Northern Italy” tour. To fully immerse yourself in the Venetian experience, embrace the opportunity to traverse these captivating locales on foot, maximizing your exploration and avoiding the slower, less-efficient, and often costly water-based transportation.
This itinerary is ideal for seasoned travelers who appreciate the joys of walking and wish to discover the myriad sights of Northern Italy at their own pace. Whether you are a romantic at heart, a connoisseur of food and wine, or a lover of art and architecture, this extraordinary adventure promises to captivate your senses and leave you with cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
Enjoy a Classic Italian River Cruise
Embrace the opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, savor the flavors of the region, and create memories that will forever be etched in your soul. This is more than a mere vacation; it is a transformative experience that will leave you longing to return to the timeless allure of Venice and the captivating gems of Northern Italy.