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Venice Lagoon and Po River Cruises


ABOVE: CroisiEurope's Michelangelo offers 4- to 6-day cruises of the Venetian Lagoon and the Po River Valley.

By Durant Imboden

Until a few years ago, a number of companies operated Po River cruises from Venice. Today, there are two:

Things to know:

For more information, see the cruise-line descriptions and click the links on the CroisiEurope and Uniworld pages in our European Cruise Guide at Europe for Cruisers.

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Venice Barge Cruises
European Waterways Ltd. offers six-night cruises from Mantua to Venice/Venice to Mantua aboard La Bella Vita, a 20-passenger hotel barge. (The luxury barge is also available for private charter.) See our illustrated La Bella Vita cruise review.

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