Discover the Magic of Northern Italy From the Comfort of your Floating Hotel
What Better way to see Venice than from the Water?
Embark on a wonderful journey of discovery as you explore Venice and this beautiful area of Northern Italy. Exquisite accommodation and service awaits you onboard your boutique river ship, the River Countess - and with a luxurious, all-inclusive package, everything is taken care of. We really believe that the Uniworld experience is second to none and have negotiated two exclusive offer dates for our clients to experience it for themselves.
Departing - 23rd July or 8th October 2017
Itinerary & Inclusions
All this Included
Return economy class flights
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Airport to Ships transfers
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7 nights on the luxurious River Countess
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Exceptional service & cuisine at the highest level
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Complimentary drinks available on board ship
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Choice of carefully selected excursions, tours and exclusive experiences
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All Gratuities onboard and ashore
From: £2,249 pp
Day 1: Embark - Fly to Venice and transfer to the River Countess
Day 2: Venice - Venice walking discovery tour, Murano glassmaking, a time-honored Venetian tradition, and exclusive evening opening of St. Mark’s Basilica.
Day 3: Chioggia (Padua) - Choice of Padua walking discovery tour OR Chioggia walking discovery tour OR exclusive guided “Go Active” bike tour of Chioggia’s beaches
Day 4: Polesella (Bologna or Ferrara) - Choice of full day excursion to Bologna with exclusive pasta-making workshop with lunch OR half day excursion to Ferrara with lunch onboard
Day 5: Taglio di Po, Chioggia - Chioggia market visit and boat ride on the Chioggia Lagoon
Day 6: Burano, Mazzorbo & Torcello - Full day “The Magical Islands of Venice”; colourful Burano with lace-making, peaceful Mazzorbo with wine tasting and Torcello with its Byzantine mosaics
Day 7: Venice - Choice of exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” Venice walking tour OR “Venetian Painters at the Accademia” tour with art historian guide
Day 8: Disembark - Transfer to the airport for your flight home
Optional Extensions - 2 nights, pre-cruise in Milan & Verona, 5 nights post-cruise in Florence & Rome
Exquisite Accommodation & Service
The River Countess
A beautifully designed boutique river cruise ship with décor by the team at Uniowrld's sister company, the award winning Red Carnations Hotels. In common with all Uniworld ships you can expect refined luxury accommodation and a relaxed, personal service from the staff that is second to none. Dining on-board is of the highest standard with wonderful dishes prepared daily from the freshest ingredients.
Global River Cruising is a specialist division of Outta Here Travel Limited. Registered No. 07567102, Congdons Bridge, Crackington Haven, Bude, Cornwall. EX23 0JP Operating under licence to Fred. Olsen Travel Limited. Registered Office: 2nd Floor, 64-65 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2NU. Registered No. 2287241