VENICE & GEMS OF NORTHERN ITALY
River cruising on board River Countess
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 special Prosecco tasting in Mazzorbo and explore medieval Padua, once home to Galileo and Copernicus; and much more!
Included in the price:
• Return London flights
• All transfers
• 7 nights all inclusive Po river
cruise on board River Countess
• Includes a wide choice of
complimentary shore excursions
• All dining including alcoholic,
soft drinks, tea and coffee
7 NIGHTS PRICES FROM
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Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing departing from London - regional flights are subject to availability at a supplement. Overseas airport transfers are included in the cost. Itineraries are subject to change and availability. Prices include early booking offer of £300 per
person in a Cat 5 stateroom. Saving of up to £1200 per couple is based on a suite, twin share. Book by 31 Aug 2016. *Extension includes 2 night stay in Milan and time in Verona with included excursions. Price is based on tour only, flights to be advised independently.
WHY NOT ENHANCE
YOUR VOYAGE WITH
2 NIGHTS IN MILAN
AND A TOUR
PRICES FROM £460PP*
Day 1 - Venice - Arrive at Venice
airport, transfer to River Countess for
embarkation. Evening at leisure.
Day 2 - Venice - Wind through Venice's
labyrinthine back lanes on a walking tour
that features the city's top sights and a
Venetian glassmaking demonstration.
Later, you're in for a once-in-a-lifetime
experience-a crowd-free, after-hours
visit inside St. Mark's Basilica. In the
evening, enjoy a Captain's Welcome
Reception and Gala Dinner.
Day 3 - Chioggia (Padua) - Enjoy
magnificent views of "The Floating
City's" greatest sights, including the
Grand Canal, as your ship departs
Venice. Explore of one of the oldest
cities in Northern Italy, Padua or discover
Chioggia, often referred to as "Little
Venice". For those who wish for a more
active day, bicycle along the beaches
Day 4 - Polesella (Bologna or Ferrara)
- Spend the day in Bologna, Italy's
culinary capital, an ideal place to learn
the art of making pasta. Or, spend a
half day in Ferrara, a UNESCO World
Heritage Site with a long history as a
centre for the arts.
Day 5 - Taglio di Po, Chioggia, Venice
- Stroll through Chioggia's bustling
fish market before indulging in a fresh
seafood lunch. Or learn the art of mussel
harvesting from local fishermen-a
unique (and delicious) culinary treat.
Later, head to the Sun Deck of your ship
for views of two Venice Lagoon isles,
sleepy Pellestrina and Lido, home to the
Venice Film Festival.
Day 6 - Venice Island (Burano,
Mazzorbo & Torcello), Venice - Spend
the day exploring the Venice Lagoon
and three of its entrancing islands. Stroll
through Burano with its rainbow of
colorful homes, and visit a lace-maker.
While on Mazzorbo, be treated to a very
special Prosecco tasting. Visit Torcello,
home to spectacular Byzantine mosaics
in the seventh-century Cathedral of
Santa Maria Dell'Assunta.
Day 7 - Venice - Get a feel for daily life
in Venice with a guided stroll through
the bustling Rialto Market, or tour the
renowned Accademia Gallery with an
art historian. In the evening, enjoy a
Captain's Farewell Reception and Gala
Day 8 - Venice (disembark) - transfer
to Venice Airport for your flight home.
Cabin Upgrades Available
Please ask for details
Date Window Cabin
24 Jul 2016 £2039
7 Aug 2016 £2239
21 Aug 2016 £2039
28 Aug 2016 £2039
11 Sep 2016 £2039
16 Oct 2016 £2239
23 Oct 2016 £2339