Saturday, 4 May 2013

Sample Le Bella Vita With European Waterways

The variety of charming waterways between Venice and Mantua promises a unique and magical cruising experience and the itinerary aboard European Waterways La Bella Vita includes fascinating excursions that offer a real insight into the many cultures - Roman, Etruscan, Istrian, Byzantine and, of course, Renaissance - that have influenced the arts, architecture and history of the region over many centuries. 

This specially-priced voyage departing on June 2 also gives the opportunity to enjoy the diverse landscapes and nature en route, from picturesque lagoon islands with their colourful houses, to wild beach dunes and pine woods with a variety of birdlife; from the charming Venetian port of Chioggia via the River Po and Bianco Canal to the captivating lakeside setting of elegant Mantua.

La Bella Vita is a stylish 20-passenger vessel that has been refitted to high standards to offer comfortable, fully air-conditioned accommodation. She has two upper deck junior suites and eight lower deck staterooms, all offering en suite facilities, and a bright, spacious dining room and bar area where delicious Italian specialities are served. Louvred doors open to the side decks to give a perfect viewing platform, whilst above is a huge sun deck.
The reduced price of £1,890 per person includes:
  • 6 nights accommodation aboard in an air-conditioned, en-suite cabin.
  • The services of an experienced Captain/Host, Chef, Housekeeper(s) and Driver/Tour Guide.
  • All gourmet meals, fine wines and an all-day open bar.
  • Daily excursions by chauffeured minibus to chateaux, vineyards, markets, etc.
  • Return transfers to and from local meeting/drop off point.

For more info, see and, for more luxury river-cruise ideas, follow this link to The Cruise Line, the UK's leading specialist cruise agents.