European Waterways' La Bella Vita hotel barge will be home to a seven-night, opera-themed cruise from Venice to Mantua, Italy, scheduled to depart Aug. 26
The itinerary begins with a one-night stay in a four-star hotel in Verona and a performance of Bizet's "Carmen" at the Arena di Verona.
The cruise also features guided sightseeing in Venice, a tour of the Gran Teatro La Fenice opera house, a visit to the Bagnoli Estate for a private wine tasting, a stop at Estense Castle in Ferrara and a tour of the Teatro Bibiena in Mantua.
The cruise is priced from $4,840 per person, double, which includes local transfers to and from the hotel barge, all meals onboard, an open bar and all wines served during the cruise and excursion and admittance fees.European Waterways
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