' LA BELLA VITA '

 
Cruising in Italy
The Venice Lagoon and the Po Valley (between Venice and Mantua)

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Bella Vita Barge
  • 140 FEET LONG (43m)
  • 20 GUESTS
  • 5-8 CREW
  • 2 UPPER DECK JUNIOR SUITES, 8 LOWER DECK STATEROOMS, ALL WITH PRIVATE EN-SUITE BATHROOMS
  • 10 GOOD QUALITY TOURING BICYCLES
  • AIR CONDITIONING
  • CENTRAL HEATING
  • AIR CONDITIONED MINIBUS
  • WI-FI (SUBJECT TO LOCAL RECEPTION)
La Bella Vita was newly refitted in 2010 to a high the standards. She has two upper-deck junior suites and eight staterooms, each with en-suite facilities. The dining room, bar and saloon areas are bright and spacious and the entire barge is air conditioned.
Louvred doors open to the side decks to give a perfect viewing platform, whilst above is a huge sun deck with comfortable sun loungers. For those who wish to explore the area further there are bikes available on board and an expert tour guide to recommend the best routes to take.
Delicious regional cuisine, fine Italian wines and the services of an attentive crew of seven will make your cruise onboard an unforgettable cruise.

2017 PRICES (USD) VALUE SEASON REGULAR SEASON
Stateroom per guest (based on two guests sharing) $ 3890 $4290
Junior Suite per guest (based on two sharing) $ 4650 $5150
Single supplement $ 1450 $1700
Charter for 10 guests $ 617800 $68000
Charter for 12 guests $ 63800 $70500
Charter for 14 guests $ 65900 $73000
Charter for 16 guests $ 68000 $75500
Charter for 18 guests $ 70100 $78000
Charter for 20 guests $ 72200 $80500


VALUE SEASON DATES: March 26; April 02,09,16; July 23,30; August 06,13,20,27; October 15,22,29 2017
REGULAR SEASON DATES: April 23,30; May 07,14,21,28; June 04,11,18,25; July 02,09,16; September 03,10,17,24; October 01,08 2017



Bella Vita Venice and Po valley cruise highlights may include:

Tour of historical Venice, including hidden gardens, The Naval Museum and the Pavilion of Gondolas
Tour of Chioggia with its Roman, Etruscan and Byzantine history.
Private visit to the gardens and wine cellars of Villa Widmann-Borletti
Tour of the 14th century Estense Castle in Ferrara
Visit to the Ducal Palace and gardens in Mantua


The Bella Vita is pleased to be able to offer theme and special interest cruises in 2017. Please contact us for itineraries, inclusions and availability:

- Golf Cruises (All bookings, $600 supplement per player)
Includes 4 pre booked tee times and transfers to and from the clubs
- Opera Cruises (All bookings, $950 supplement per guest)
- Wine Cruises (Charter only, $6500 supplement)
Includes the services of a professional Wine Guide throughout the week, a comprehensive wine itinerary plus an upgrade to the wines served on board to include some Premier and Grand Cru wines

For cabin bookings:
PICK-UP: Sunday, 13:30* at the Hotel Laguna Palace in Mestre, or the Piazzale Roma Square in Venice at 14:30
DROP-OFF: Saturday, between 10:00 and 12:00 at the Hotel Laguna Palace in Mestre, Mestre Train Station or the Piazzale Roma Square in Venice
* For Opera themed cruises pick-up is at 12:30


For charter bookings:
PICK-UP: Sunday, 13:30* at Venice Marco Polo airport or any one location chosen by the group in Venice, Mestre or Mantua.
DROP-OFF: Saturday, between 10:00 and 12:00 at Venice Marco Polo airport or any one location chosen by the group in Venice, Mestre or Mantua.
* For Opera themed cruises pick-up is at 12:30


CRUISES START ON A SUNDAY AND END ON THE FOLLOWING SATURDAY

TO CONTACT US
Phone: +33 561 59 20 07, Fax: +33 561 59 23 54
Phone (Toll-Free from USA + Canada): 1-800-688-0245
Email: info@bargecompany.com
Web: www.bargecompany.com

The Barge Cruise Company Ltd, 2 Allée de Castelnouvel, 31490 Léguevin
FRANCE