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Discover Northern Italy’s Waterfront Gems

Uniworld elevates all-inclusive luxury river cruising in Italy to a new level.

Highlights

  • AAA Members save $125 per person and can choose a complimentary one-night pre-cruise hotel stay with breakfast and transfers to the ship or a $150 per person shipboard credit on select sailings.

  • Enjoy delicious onboard dining and unlimited beverages, including many premium spirits and fine wines.

  • All gratuities—both onboard and onshore—are included.

  • Be treated to a special tasting of one of the world's rarest and highest-quality white wines, Dorona—grown only on islands in the lagoon.

Where You'll Visit

  • Milan
  • Verona
  • Burano
  • Venice
  • Chioggia
  • Taglio Di Po
  • Polesella
  • Ferrara
  • Bologna

Details

Days 1-2 / Milan
Arrive in Milan and settle into the five-star Rosa Grand hotel, situated behind the Piazza del Duomo. In the morning, venture inside the city’s hulking Gothic cathedral. Enjoy a Milan highlights city tour and see da Vinci’s revolutionary The Last Supper mural.

Day 3 / Milan — Verona — Valpolicella — Venice
En route to Venice, stop in Verona—the City of Romeo and Juliet—to see the sites and enjoy lunch at a historic wine estate owned by descendants of Dante. On arrival in Venice, enjoy a welcome cruise along the magical Giudecca Canal to San Marco then embark on River Countess.

Day 4 / Venice
Marvel at the magnificent Doge’s Palace on an early morning visit and experience daily life in a typical Venetian residential neighborhood. In the afternoon, enjoy a scenic lagoon cruise with a sommelier’s notes on Veneto wines. Enjoy a welcome cocktail on the top deck with St. Mark’s Basilica as your backdrop, followed by a Welcome Dinner.

Day 5 / Venice — Chioggia — Polesella
Choose between a tour of medieval Padua, home to Italy’s second oldest university, or admire the views as you sail the lagoon to Chioggia to explore the authentic fishing town on a “Let’s Go” bicycle tour.

Day 6 / Polesella — Taglio Di Po
Explore Italy’s culinary capital of Bologna on a full-day tour that includes a pasta making workshop and lunch or explore Ferrara on a half-day excursion.

Day 7 / Chioggia — Venice
Admire charming and coastal Chioggia and enjoy a stop at the lively fish market where your chef will help you pick out the city’s best seafood. Take a bragozzo (small boat) for a ride through the canals or a bike tour along the harbor. Attend a private after-hours lighting ceremony inside St. Mark’s Basilica, schedule permitting.

Day 8 / Venice — Chioggia
Spend the day exploring the northern lagoon and its islands. Stroll through Burano’s rainbow of colorful homes and be treated to a special wine tasting on Mazzorbo before heading to Chioggia.

Days 9-10 / Venice
Join your chef on his visit to the lively Rialto Market to pick up local ingredients or take a water taxi to the Rialto Bridge and Fondaco dei Tedeschi and explore on your own. Disembark in the morning and depart for home.

*AAA Member Benefit: $125 per person AAA Member Benefit Savings is based on 8- to 13-day itinerary length. $250 per person AAA Member Benefit is based on 14-day or more itinerary length. AAA Vacations: Combinable with AAA Member Benefit and other Uniworld promotions, excluding all air offers. AAA Vacations® amenities are applicable to select 2019 itineraries and departure dates only, subject to availability. If the AAA Vacations® amenities are forfeited, no cash reimbursement will be given. Other restrictions may apply. Uniworld reserves the right to withdraw or change the offers at any time. For complete details, general information, and terms and conditions applicable to all Uniworld trips, please contact your AAA motor club and/or AAA travel agency.

Offered by: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Want more details about this enticing cruise/tour in Italy? Call 888-890-2462 or contact a AAA Travel Counselor today.

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