Venice & Lagoon Christmas Cruise Itinerary

Venice & Lagoon Christmas Cruise Itinerary

Venice – Chioggia – Venice – Burano – Murano – Venice

DAY 1: 22 DECEMBER - VENICE
Check in from around 6pm at San Basilio’s quay and then set sail for the Riva 7 Martiti’s quay for the overnight stopover. Dinner on board and evening at leisure for you to explore Venice on your own.

DAY 2: 23 DECEMBER - VENICE/CHIOGGIA/VENICE
Breakfast on board and cruise through the bay of Venice to reach Chioggia mid-morning. Free time to explore the town before returning onboard for lunch. Optional guided visit to Padua in the afternoon.  The town is the main setting for Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, as well as being the inspiration for famous artists, architects and sculptors. Return to Venice early evening to join the ship for dinner on board. Overnight in Venice.

DAY 3: 24 DECEMBER - VENICE/BURANO/MURANO/VENICE
Breakfast on board. Optional excursion by private boat to explore some of the lagoon islands including Burano, famous for its lacework and Murano, famous for its glasswork. Return to the ship for lunch.  In the afternoon there is an optional guided visit of the Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s square, Venice’s traditional piazza. Dinner on board and visit from Father Christmas! Overnight in Venice.

DAY 4: 24 DECEMBER - VENICE
Breakfast and lunch on board and free time to explore Venice at your own pace. Venice was built in the 5th century and today is an enchanted town full of history, architecture and legend. Gala dinner followed by an evening full of dancing and entertainment. Moor overnight in Venice.

DAY 5: 26 DECEMBER - VENICE

Breakfast on board and transfer to the airport for your flight home. 

Please note: for reasons of navigational safety, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the cruise itinerary, which is beyond Orbital Travel's control.

Venice & Lagoon Christmas Cruise

Optional  Excursions

There are guided optional excursions which can either be pre-booked or can be booked on board the boat. There is a 5% discount when you pre-book the whole excursions package.
*Prices in Euros per person:

  • Murano and Burano Islands 35€
  • Guided tour of Padua 40€
  • Guided walking tour of Venice and the Doge’s Palace 36€

*Prices shown above are for information purposes only and may be liable to change without prior notice. The excursions are conducted in both French/German and English.


Orbital Travel act as agents for the activity operator/supplier. Please note that the contract for these excursions, tours and activities is between the client and the local suppliers who offer them. Local suppliers are independent of Orbital Travel Limited.

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