Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Discover vibrant Venice with TV's Sherrie Hewson

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Discover vibrant Venice with TV’s Sherrie Hewson

Romantic, beautiful and beguiling: even among the great Italian cities, Venice is a spectacular gem. 

And there’s no better way to explore its unique history, culture and architecture than on this exclusive four-night full-board cruise, where you will be joined by our special guest, the actor and TV presenter Sherrie Hewson.

You will be staying throughout your unforgettable holiday in the ideal place to explore this iconic city – close to Venice’s must-see sights but away from the crowds, on board the stylish MS Michelangelo. 

Even among the great Italian cities, Venice is a spectacular gem. Pictured is the Grand Canal

Even among the great Italian cities, Venice is a spectacular gem. Pictured is the Grand Canal 

As well as having time to discover Venice itself, you will have the chance to explore the beautiful destinations of Chioggia and Padua.

Sherrie will give an exclusive talk and question-and-answer session one evening, and join you on a wonderful trip to explore the nearby islands of Murano and Burano.

You’ll also have the chance to join optional trips, such as visits to the city of Padua and the Doge’s Palace while MS Michelangelo awaits at Riva dei Sette Martiri, a short walk from Piazza San Marco.

You will explore the pretty fishermen’s village of Burano, famous for its brightly coloured houses and centuries-old tradition of lace-making

You will explore the pretty fishermen’s village of Burano, famous for its brightly coloured houses and centuries-old tradition of lace-making

OUR SPECIAL GUEST

You will be joined by Sherrie Hewson

You will be joined by Sherrie Hewson

Presenter and actor Sherrie Hewson is loved for her roles on ITV soaps Emmerdale and Coronation Street, and played Joyce in the sitcom Benidorm. Sherrie will join you for tours of Burano and Murano and deliver a talk about her life and career.

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REASONS TO BOOK

Meet Sherrie Hewson: Sherrie will give a private talk on board, featuring stories from a career that has spanned beloved TV shows and films such as Coronation Street, Loose Women and Carry On Behind.

Island visits with Sherrie: Sherrie will also join you for an excursion to discover two wonderful islands in the Venetian lagoon: Murano and Burano. 

Murano has been renowned for its glasswork since the 13th Century, and you will watch a master Italian glassmaker at work. You will also explore the pretty fishermen’s village of Burano, famous for its brightly coloured houses and centuries-old tradition of lace-making.

Superb excursions: You’ll also have the chance to enjoy a superb selection of optional on-shore excursions, including a visit to historic Padua, a tour of a manufacturer of hand-crafted gondolas and Venetian masks, and a walking tour in Casanova’s footsteps through the secret passageways of the Doge’s Palace.

Sailing in style: Your ship, MS Michelangelo, is the perfect base from which to discover the city and its famous lagoon. 

As well as featuring smart, comfortable cabins – each with wi-fi, air-conditioning and a bathroom with a shower – its facilities include a sun deck with chairs and recliners, a lounge bar with dancefloor, and a restaurant with large windows offering panoramic views.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Four-night cruise on MS Michelangelo.
  • All meals, including on-board drinks** with meals and at the bar.
  • Return flights, transfers and all port fees.
  • Exclusive talk and Q&A, and excursion to Murano and Burano islands with Sherrie Hewson.
  • Optional excursions to Padua, the Doge’s Palace and visits to gondola- and mask-making workshops (at a supplement).
  • Gala dinner and welcome cocktail.
  • On-board activities and entertainment.
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance.
  • Free wi-fi in lounge and bar. 

YOUR ITINERARY: DAY 1 Fly to Venice and board the ship DAY 2 Venice, Burano and Murano DAY 3 Cruise the Venetian Lagoon DAY 4 Chioggia DAY 5 Return home

HOW TO BOOK

The dates: October 24-28, 2021. The price: From £999pp* for five days.

Call 02039 933 930 quoting MOS SHERRIE FEB21. To find out more, visit mailtravel.co.uk/venicesherriehewson.

Terms and conditions: * Based on two sharing an entry-level cabin. Single supplement applies. Subject to availability. Regional flights may be available at a supplement and are subject to availability. ** Excluding a selected list of drinks. This trip is exclusive to Mail Travel and other selected media partners. For full T&Cs, visit mailtravel.co.uk/venicesherriehewson.

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