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Classic Cruise – Italy (Venetian Lagoon)
25 Aug - 31 Aug
6 Nights
5 Ports
European Waterways

Classic Cruise – Italy (Venetian Lagoon)

25 August - 31 August 2024
From £3,650 pp


6 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)


5 Ports

25-26 August

Setting sail from Burano

27 August

Italy: Murano

28 August

Italy: Chioggia

29 August

Italy: Venetian Lagoon

30-31 August

Arriving in Venice

Venice is a city like no other, a marble maze of turquoise canals criss-crossed by beautiful bridges, overflowing with palaces, churches and charming little piazzas. No matter how many times you've seen it in photographs, that first glimpse of the Grand Canal will simply take your breath away; it hardly seems credible that such an eye-popping scene could exist outside of a Canaletto painting. Of course Venice is a city that draws big crowds, especially in summer, but don't let this put you off; even the busiest areas are never more than a few steps from a quiet courtyard or a secluded square.

Our tip

The long, long queues for St Marks might put you off, but just book online in advance for timed entrance and bypass the exhausted tourists.

The Ship

Your home from home

European Waterways - Le Bella Vita in Mantua
European Waterways - La Bella Vita interior
European Waterways - La Bella Vita sundeck

This stylish barge carries just 20 lucky guests on the Venetian Lagoon, River Po and Canal Bianco.

What we love

La Bella Vita was acquired by European Waterways in 2010, fully refurbished with a vibrant and modern Italian interior. There are two upper deck junior suites and eight lower deck staterooms, all air-conditioned and with en-suite facilities, plus a large sundeck with loungers and a shady canopy, a spacious dining room and a fully-stocked bar.

Capacity 20 Guests
Crew 10 Staff
Style This is a supremely relaxed way to travel, with an intimate house party atmosphere on board.
  • All meals
  • All drinks including regional wines
  • Chauffeured and guided sightseeing
  • Bicycles
  • Local transfers to your barge
More about La Bella Vita

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Hotel Metropole, Venice

Our favourite hotel in Venice

The Metropole is an old favourite for its quieter location and lovely lagoon views.

See more of the Veneto

If you’ve time, take the train to Padova and visit the Scrovegni Chapel.


Classic Cruise – Italy (Venetian Lagoon)

25 August - 31 August 2024
From £3,650 pp


6 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)


5 Ports


La Bella Vita of European Waterways

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Why Mundy?

Who we are

Founded in 1970, we have sold more luxury cruises for more years than anyone else in the UK.

Mundy Cruising was the very first cruise specialist in the UK. We have been making the best cruise holidays even better since 1970.

How? Simply by offering our clients more expertise, more personal service, more unique ideas, more fascinating add-ons, more fabulous freebies and more peace of mind.

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