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Sail to the Italian Floating City of Venice

Sail to the Italian Floating City of Venice

Today, as part of CLIA Cruise Week, we will be featuring the city of Venice as one of the top Cruising destinations.

Bursting at the seams with its opulent architecture and truly unique maze of winding streets created by the Grand Canal, Venice has long been one of the top destinations to take in as part of your Mediterranean cruise. Your cruise will take you right into the heart of the city at St. Mark’s Square, allowing you to savour the sights of this magnificent city.

Feeling slightly flash with your cash, you can start your trip as you float along the stunning, world-renowned Grand Canal onboard your personal gondola, being serenaded by your own Venetian crooner during their trip. Watch the intricate work of the Venetian craftsmen in their workshops on the island of Murano, as they create the specialty glass work from just a molten blob. Travel across the lagoon to Burano Island and sample some of the best seafood you’ll ever taste, whilst taking in the rainbow of Italian houses.

Another must is a visit to Harry’s Bar, where the bellini cocktail was invented. You will discover in Venice that one of the most addictive activities here is simply to order a coffee, or something slightly stronger, sit outside in a piazza and just watch the world pass by.

This truly unique and ornate city has too much to take in for one trip!

Venice is a busy cruise port, and the flights have been specially scheduled to connect with cruise departures. That means you can enjoy a tour of this breathtaking destination, as well as enjoying the luxury and value that a cruise holiday brings. The cruise itineraries now on offer are the ideal way to take in some eye-catching coastlines and out-of-the-way places you wouldn’t otherwise see.

To book your next itinerary with a stop in Venice, contact our cruise experts on freephone 0800 484 0370. #LoveCruise


  • 25th September 2014
  • Louise Hopper