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Book a 7 night cruise or more in an Ocean View cabin or above by 8.30pm Monday 18th November 2019 and receive a FREE Hotel Chocolat Wreath Box in time for Christmas. Please quote 'ROL73777' at time of booking. Terms & conditions apply 

Gems of Northern Italy - Milan to Venice

From £2,159pp

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Shore Excursions Included*

Unlimited Drinks & Gratuities Included*

Sail Aboard The New Super Ship, S.s. La Venezia During Her Maiden Season

Complimentary Two Night Luxury Hotel Stay In Milan*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 9 nights
  • Departs 30 Oct 2020
  • Sails from Milan, Italy
  • Ship S.S. La Venezia
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1458046‍

Your Itinerary

Fly from London to Milan, Italy Fri 30 Oct 2020

(regional flights may be available on request)

Milan

Milan, Italy Fri 30 Oct 2020

Milan

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

Milan

Milan, Italy Sat 31 Oct 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 01 Nov 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 02 Nov 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 03 Nov 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 04 Nov 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 05 Nov 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 06 Nov 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 07 Nov 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 08 Nov 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.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to London Sun 08 Nov 2020

(regional flights may be available on request)

Arrive in London Sun 08 Nov 2020

What's included *

  • EXCLUSIVE FARES - Only available to book with ROL Cruise
  • COMPLIMENTARY two night hotel stay in Milan including excursions in Milan and Verona - ONLY AVAILABLE WITH ROL CRUISE
  • Seven nights all-inclusive river cruising aboard the new luxurious S.S La Venezia during her maiden season, including:
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, premium spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee and tea, and mineral water
  • All gratuities, both on board and on shore
  • 6 days of excursions hosted by local English-speaking guides
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all excursions
  • Use of Nordic walking sticks
  • Return flights (Regional and premium class flights may be available on request) and overseas transfers
  • Elegantly appointed riverview staterooms and suites with luxurious amenities from Hermes and L’Occitane en Provence
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • A variety of on board dining experiences with open seating and a casual-elegant dress code
  • Local entertainment & insightful lectures on board
  • Services of a dedicated Uniworld Cruise/Tour Manager
  • Plus, book an Ocean View cabin or above by 8.30pm 18th November 2019 and receive a FREE Hotel Chocolat Wreath Box in time for Christmas

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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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* Terms & Conditions

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Booking conditions of Uniworld and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Regional and premium class flights will incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Unlimited drinks are subject to the cruise line’s T&Cs. Savings are based on two adults sharing. Tours are subject to change and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Every effort will be made to operate programs as planned, but changes may still be necessary throughout the cruise. This day-to-day schedule is subject to change. Your final day-to-day schedule will be provided onboard on the first day of your cruise. Please note, itinerary and excursions are subject to change and may be affected by water levels, closures due to public holidays or other uncontrollable factors. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

Hotel Chocolat Wreath Box is based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only when booking an Ocean View cabin or above by 8.30pm 18th November 2019. 

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