Gems of Northern Italy 9/6~16, 2018
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Uncover the extraordinary hidden treasures of Venice and Northern Italy
Encounter unforgettable sights on this odyssey through Northern Italy that begins in Milan, home to Da Vinci?s The Last Supper, and ends in legendary Venice, the 'Queen of the Adriatic.' These two iconic cities bookend an exploration of Northern Italy that rewards the curious traveler with amazing experiences in Verona, Padua, Bologna and Ferrara.
Travel from dynamic Milan to romantic Venice. Soak up the enchantment of 'The City of Water' and three outer-lying Venetian islands, Burano, Mazzorbo and Torcello. Be treated to an exclusive evening opening and lighting ceremony at St. Mark?s Basilica. Discover the charm of seaside Chioggia loved by fishermen and artists alike. Enjoy a multicourse lunch complete with wine pairings at a historic wine estate in Valpolicella. Explore medieval Padua, once home to Galileo and Copernicus; 'bountiful' Bologna; Verona, the famed city of Romeo and Juliet; and UNESCO-designated Ferrara. Each of these enchanting locales is yours to uncover on the 'Gems of Northern Italy.'
Who will enjoy this cruise/tour
Romantics, connoisseurs of food and wine and lovers of art and architecture. Experienced travelers looking to explore the hidden gems of Northern Italy.
Generations Family Program (select sailings)
Share the enchantment of this region with the special young people in your life. These cruise/tours not only feature unique, fun-filled adventures for families to enjoy together, they?re also packed with culturally and historically significant experiences designed to spark creativity and lifelong learning.
All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
Captain's Welcome and Farewell Receptions
Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water
8 days of excursions, including "Choice Is Yours" options, all fully hosted by Englishspeaking local experts
Guided "Do as the Locals Do" and "Gentle Walking" programs
State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all excursions
Use of Nordic walking sticks
7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the impressive River Countess
2 nights in Milan at Starhotel Rosa Grand (or similar) with breakfast
Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir® of England beds, high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options
Free Internet and Wi-Fi access
1 country: Italy
4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
All transfers on arrival and departure days
All gratuities, both onboard and onshore
Captivating onboard local entertainment
Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: "La Serenissima: The Lagoon of Venice"
Exclusive Multigenerational Family-Friendly Programme on select summer departures
Call (607) 733-8111 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13670474
- Cruise Line
- 10 Days
- Cruise Ship
- River Countess
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- River Cruise