ROL Cruise customer experience rating 4.7/5 


Based on 1649 reviews

Excellent customer service, friendly and helpful staff on every booking

15 Aug 2018

Pleasant and helpful staff. We have used ROL on several occasions and would highly recommend them to friends and family.

First time booking

15 Aug 2018

Straightforward and informative assistance from Leona. As a first time cruise purchaser this was very important.

Hope the trip is as good as the booking experience!

15 Aug 2018

The booking procedure was very smooth and professional.

An excellent service.

15 Aug 2018

Booking a cruise through ROL is effortless and the paperwork was very good. We have no complaints and have already made another booking through ROL.

Very helpful. No problems.

15 Aug 2018

Girl was very helpful with selecting a cabin and, she liaised with our friends as she said she would. Would definitely book through ROL again.

helpful service on the phone !!

15 Aug 2018

Very helpful guy on the helpdesk , steered me in the right direction and provided useful information

Just great

14 Aug 2018

Every thing yes I would use them again and recommend the all ok

Venice & the Gems of Northern Italy

Cruise Code: 1333229

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Outside from:

£2,499pp

Balcony from:

£3,799pp

Suite from:

£4,599pp

Single from:

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Prices shown are per person based on 2 people sharing, except single traveller.

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Your ROL Cruise package


What's included

  • Elegantly appointed riverview staterooms and suites with luxurious amenities from Hermes and L’Occitane en Provence
  • In-suite butler service on all ships in Europe (not available in Russia & Portugal)
  • Stays at luxurious and centrally located five-star hotels where applicable
  • All gratuities on board and ashore including local guides and bus drivers (gratuities included vary in Russia and Asia)
  • All transportation throughout the trip
  • All meals on board
  • Unlimited beverages on board including local wines, sparkling wines and champagne, craft beer and premium spirits (inclusions vary for Russia and Asia)
  • A variety of on board dining experiences with open seating and a casual-elegant dress code
  • Local entertainment & insightful lectures on board
  • Ship-wide Wi-Fi access (excludes Russia & Asia)
  • Fully escorted excursions with English-speaking local guides
  • Services of a dedicated Uniworld Cruise/Tour Manager

Experience the Difference

  • Cruise Miles; over 350,000 U.K Members

  • Award Winning; more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 10 years

  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice

  • Staff with over 1,000 years combined travel industry expertise, offering 5* service

  • 24 years as a cruise only specialist

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Your Itinerary


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  • River Countess

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    River Countess

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  • Venice

    Day 1

    Venice

    23 Sep 2018

    With a maze of canals threaded through the city and hints of history to be found on every corner, it’s easy to see why Venice is considered one of the most beautiful and charming destinations in the world.

    Destination guide
  • Venice

    Day 2

    Venice

    24 Sep 2018

    Explore iconic sites as well as quiet lanes and secret spots known only to locals with an expert guide. Also, on deck today: a scenic cruise around the Venetian Lagoon. Enjoy a special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner

    ★ Featured Excursion ★

    Venice walking discovery tour

    Destination guide
  • Day 3


    Chioggia

    25 Sep 2018

    Sail from Venice, through the lagoon, passing the huge ongoing fl ood-control project called MOSE, designed to protect Venice from rising seawater. Arrive in Chioggia and join a local expert and stroll around the picturesque fi shing village, a popular place for artists, or “Go Active” with a bike ride along the beaches lining the lagoon to enjoy the spectacular sweeping views. If weather permits, take a small boat out to the lagoon to take part in a mussel harvest

    ★ Featured Excursions ★

    Enjoy a Chioggia walking discovery tour OR an exclusive guided “Let's Go” bicycle tour of Chioggia’s beaches OR Chioggia mussel harvesting experience

    *Please be advised that excursions may differ for 2018 sailings*

  • Day 4


    Polesella (for Bologna or Ferrara), Italy

    26 Sep 2018

    If you have an appetite for pasta, head to Bologna – the heart of Italian culinary traditions – and learn how to make (and eat!) your own lunch. Or indulge your appetite for art with an excursion to Ferrara, an ancient center for the arts that once rivaled Medici Florence

    ★ Featured Excursions ★

    Exclusive pasta-making workshop and lunch in Bologna OR half-day excursion to Ferrara with lunch on board

  • Day 5


    Taglio di Po

    27 Sep 2018

  • Day 5


    Chioggia

    27 Sep 2018

    Dip into a lively local scene with a stroll through Chioggia to visit the once-a-week bustling market. This evening, sail back to Venice

    ★ Featured Excursions ★

    Chioggia market 

    Enjoy an extremely rare after-hours visit to St. Mark’s Basilica – exclusively for Uniworld guests

  • Venice Island (Burano, Mazzorbo & Torcello)

    Day 6

    Venice Island (Burano, Mazzorbo & Torcello)

    28 Sep 2018

    Venice is an island surrounded by hundreds of smaller islands, three of which you’ll visit today – Burano, famous for its lace-makers and houses painted in eyepopping colours; Mazzorbo, where you’ll taste a historic golden-hued wine; and Torcello, home to beautiful Byzantine mosaics

    ★ Featured Excursion ★

    Full-day tour of “The Magical Islands of Venice”

    Destination guide
  • Venice

    Day 7

    Venice

    29 Sep 2018

    Enjoy a walking tour to the famous fi sh and produce market next to the Rialto Bridge. Or, join an art historian for a highlights tour of the Accademia gallery. Enjoy a special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner this evening

    ★ Featured Excursions ★

    Exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” Venice walking tour OR “Venetian Painters at the Accademia” tour with art historian guide

    Destination guide
  • Venice

    Day 8

    Venice

    30 Sep 2018

    With a maze of canals threaded through the city and hints of history to be found on every corner, it’s easy to see why Venice is considered one of the most beautiful and charming destinations in the world.

    Destination guide

The Ship


The recently remodeled, 130-passenger River Countess is filled with light and colour. Muted shades of turquoise complemented by soothing cream, taupe, and white accents create a luxurious and sophisticated environment for your up-close, unsurpassed and unforgettable Italian adventure. Ciao, bella!

River Countess


Launched: January 2003 | Occupancy: 130 passengers

Length: 361 ft (110.03 m)

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* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.


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