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Gems of Northern Italy - Milan to Venice

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Cruise Overview

  • Duration 9 nights
  • Departs 14 Aug 2020
  • Sails from Milan, Italy
  • Ship S.S. La Venezia
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1458035‍

Your Itinerary

Milan

Milan, Italy Fri 14 Aug 2020

Milan

Upon arrival, transfer to a luxury hotel for your FREE two night stay

Milan

Milan, Italy Sat 15 Aug 2020

Milan

During a tour of the city, visit II Duomo, a magnificent 14th century cathedral with one of the most spectacular Gothic façades in the world. Step inside with a local expert for a tour of the ravishing interior, before walking to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, the oldest shopping mall in Europe. Continue onto Piazza della Scala, home to the internationally celebrated opera house before visiting the beautiful Renaissance church of Santa Maria delle Grazie for a sight you will never forget. Admire Da Vinci’s revolutionary work, The Last Supper or spend time exploring the area at your leisure

★FEATURED EXCURSION - Milan Highlights city tour

Verona, Italy

Milan – Verona - Venice, Italy - Embark the ship Sun 16 Aug 2020

Verona, Italy

This morning, en route to Venice, you’ll stop in the literary hometown of Shakespeare’s famously star-crossed teen lovers, Romeo and Juliet, to see the sights and the famous balcony – yes, that balcony. Later, enjoy lunch at the historic Valpolicella wine estate owned by descendants of Dante, the great Italian poet who penned The Inferno.

Later, transfer to the port and embark the new luxurious S.S. La Venezia for your seven night all-inclusive river cruise during her maiden season

★FEATURED EXCURSION - Verona “City of Romeo and Juliet” and Valpolicella wine estate lunch

Venice sunset

Venice, Italy Mon 17 Aug 2020

Venice sunset

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

PLUS, enjoy a rare after-hours visit to St. Mark’s Basilica – exclusively for Uniworld guests

★FEATURED EXCURSION - A morning walk in Venice

Chioggia, Italy

Chioggia, Italy Tue 18 Aug 2020

Chioggia, Italy

Sail from Venice to Chioggia, through the lagoon, passing the huge ongoing flood-control project called MOSE, designed to protect Venice from rising seawater. Join a local expert for a stroll around the picturesque fishing village, a popular place for artists, or join a bike ride along the beaches lining the lagoon to enjoy the spectacular sweeping views or, take a small boat out to the lagoon to take part in a mussel harvest

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

Polesella (for Bologna or Ferrara), Italy

Polesella (Bologna or Ferrara), Italy Wed 19 Aug 2020

Polesella (for Bologna or Ferrara), Italy

Today spend a full day in Bologna or visit UNESCO designated Ferrara. If you have an appetite for pasta, head to Bologna - the heart of Italian cuisine. Or, indulge your appetite for art with an excursion to Ferrara, an ancient centre for the arts that once rivaled Medici Florence

★FEATURED EXCURSION - Exclusive pastamaking and Italian lunch in Bologna OR IN Ferrera: Renaissance, elegance and Italian lifestyle town discovery walk

Chioggia, Italy

Porto Viro – Chioggia, Italy Thu 20 Aug 2020

Chioggia, Italy

Return to Chioggia to experience something completely different. Visit the village’s bustling once-a-week market – a colourful and boisterous scene, and quintessentially Italian

★FEATURED EXCURSION - Chioggia market visit

Venice sunset

Venice Islands, (Burano, Mazzorbo, Torcello), Italy Fri 21 Aug 2020

Venice sunset

Visit three of the smaller islands that surround Venice – Burano, famous for its lace-makers and houses painted in eye-popping colours; Mazzorbo, where you’ll taste a historic golden-hued wine; and Torcello, home to beautiful Byzantine mosaics

★FEATURED EXCURSION - Magic Island Day: hidden treasures of the lagoon

Venice sunset

Venice, Italy (overnight) Sat 22 Aug 2020

Venice sunset

Lovers of food and wine flock to Italy to immerse themselves in a true farm-to-table epicurean experience. Enjoy a walking tour to the famous fish and produce market next to the Rialto Bridge. Or, join an art historian for a highlights tour of the Accademia gallery. Tonight, enjoy a special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner

★FEATURED EXCURSION - “Do as the Locals Do” Rialto Market visit or “Venetian Painters at the Accademia” tour with art historian guide

Venice sunset

Disembark the ship in Venice, Italy Sun 23 Aug 2020

Venice sunset

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.

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 onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 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
  • Health & Sanitation Protocols: - All guests must complete a health screening prior to embarkation. - Gloves, face masks and small bottles of hand sanitizer will be readily available for each guest. - All coffee table books, magazines and brochures have been removed from public use. Guests will be able to access these reading materials via a complimentary PressReader app on their mobile devices. For full details, please visit the Uniworld cruise line page. Health & Sanitation Protocol features may vary in Russia & Asia.
  • Here at Reader Offers we are aiming to raise £100,000 to show our appreciation to the amazing NHS who are working tirelessly to save lives. For every booking made with us we will donate £25 to the NHS Charities National campaign that acknowledges and supports NHS Staff, volunteers and patients
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8.30pm 31st May 2020 and receive a FREE Duo of British Wine Gift Box

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The Ship - S.S. La Venezia

The River Countess will undergo a complete design renovation and debut as S.S. La Venezia on March 27, 2020 bringing guests complete luxury while exploring Northern Italy. The redesign of S.S. La Venezia will be inspired by Venetian culture and feature four elegantly appointed suites, two dining venues, including an Italian kitchen on the upper deck, spa, library, lounge and bar.

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