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Venice & the Gems of Northern Italy

Venice to Venice | 8 Days
Date Range: Aug 2015 - Oct 2015Ship: River Countess

Celebrate the “Queen of the Adriatic” and uncover the hidden treasures of Northern Italy. 

Renaissance palazzi float mirage-like above the lagoon as singing gondoliers pole past. Such sights and sounds could occur in only one place in the world: Venice. This odyssey of Northern Italy’s best begins and ends in this iconic city, the “Queen of the Adriatic.” But Venice is not the only storied city in Northern Italy; Padua, Bologna, Ferrara, Verona, and Ravenna may lie slightly off the beaten path, but they offer stunning sights and amazing experiences as reward to the curious traveler.

Uniworld takes you on a romantic journey to uncover the very best of this region in unparalleled comfort and convenience. Ensconced in the luxury of your floating boutique hotel, you need only relax and let the finest sights in Northern Italy come to you. Spend five nights in Venice, soaking up the enchantment of the city, including an exclusive evening opening and lighting ceremony at St. Mark’s Basilica. Discover the charm of seaside Chioggia and the serenity of the lovely Po Delta Nature Reserve. Explore medieval Padua, once home to Galileo and Copernicus; “bountiful” Bologna, Italy’s culinary capital; Verona, the famed city of Romeo and Juliet; UNESCO-designated Ferrara, one of Italy’s best-kept secrets; and Ravenna, the stunning “City of Mosaics.”

Each of these enchanting locales offers authentic insights into Northern Italian culture, and they’re yours to uncover on “Venice & the Gems of Northern Italy.”

Who will enjoy this cruise
Romantics, connoisseurs of food and wine, and lovers of art and architecture. Experienced travelers looking to explore the hidden gems of Northern Italy.

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