A cruise on the Po River can offer you the opportunity to visit many of northern Italy's most famous destinations in one holiday. The Po River originates in the scenic mountains of Pian del Re and flows east into the Venice Lagoon. Located in the heart of Italy, this stunning waterway allows visitors to enjoy a variety of famous Italian destinations, including Turin, Verona and Venice.
The world-famous city of Venice is a highlight on a Po river cruise, with landmarks like Saint Mark's Basilica, Doge's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs dazzling visitors. The Venetian lagoon is home to lots of smaller islands, such as the brightly coloured Burano - famous for its lace craft, and Murano for its glass-making, which dates back to the 13th century. You can visit one of the many artisans at work in a glass factory if you take a visit.
As you travel along the Po you come to Verona. With its beautiful architecture and intriguing Roman heritage, the city of Verona has an illustrious past. It serves as the backdrop for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. A popular attraction is Juliet's House, where Shakespeare's most famous love scene is supposed to take place.
Turin, the original capital of modern Italy, has a wealth of picturesque boulevards, impressive architecture, and pretty gardens. Aside from its rich cultural heritage, the city has a diverse range of trendy neighbourhoods showcasing fantastic stores and restaurants, showcasing delicious local cuisine. If it's piazzas, palaces, and churches that float your boat, then a cruise along the River Po will not disappoint.