Alex Polizzi joined readers in Florence earlier this year. Now here’s your chance to cruise the Venetian Lagoon with the popular TV presenter
With its glorious palaces, architecture and romantic canals
flowing into a natural lagoon, Venice is somewhere that has to be
visited. There's no better way to do so than on this cruise, which
takes in Venice, Chioggia and the islands of Burano and Murano.
To make your trip unforgettable, you'll be joined by TV
presenter Alex Polizzi, whose grandparents lived in Italy. When she
was younger, she would spend summer holidays whizzing around
Italy's islands on her grandfather's boat.
Alex will share memories, like this, as you take a trip to see
the famous coloured glass of the lagoon islands of Burano and
Murano together. Alex will also give an exclusive talk to you and
your fellow travellers, before she answers your questions in a
private Q&A session.
All your meals and drinks on board MS Michelangelo are
included, as is your cocktail reception and gala welcome dinner.
There are also tours of the Doge's Palace and its mysterious
passageways and Piazza San Marco included, as well as an optional
trip to the medieval city of Padua.
Meet the Hotel Inspector
You'll get the chance to meet Alex Polizzi, who is an expert on
Italy. Alex feels a closeconnection to Venice, having explored the
city on many occasions, including on her TV programme Alex
Polizzi's Secret Italy. She will join you for tours of Burano
and Murano, and deliver a talk about her life, career and love for
Discover magnificent Venice
From Piazza San Marco to the Grand Canal and Bridge of Sighs,
there's incredible architecture to admire. You'll be spoilt for
choice when it comes to places to explore.
Sail on MS Michelangelo
With just 78 cabins, MS Michelangelo is the ideal ship on
which to explore the Venetian Lagoon. It has a spacious sundeck,
where you can watch scenery drift by and, each night, you'll be
berthed on the waterfront at Riva dei Sette Martiri, a short walk
from Piazza San Marco. The elegant upper deck restaurant also
boasts panoramic views.