Gems of Northern Italy - 10 Days Milan to Venice
Gems of Northern Italy - 10 Days Milan to Venice
Gems of Northern Italy - 10 Days Milan to Venice
Gems of Northern Italy - 10 Days Milan to Venice

Gems of Northern Italy - 10 Days Milan to Venice

From R39,340 p.p. Subject to price terms

Package Includes
  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom aboard River Countess
  • Port charges
  • 2 Nights in Milan at Star Hotel Rosa Grand or similiar with breakfast
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days
  • 9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water
  • 1 country, 8 days of excursions
  • Services of an experienced Cruise Manager

10 Days from Milan to Venice.  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 traveller with amazing experiences in Verona, Padua, Bologna and Ferrara.

Validity Period
Set departure 03 November 2017
A deposit of R3500pp is required within 7 days of reservation
Sale validity until 31 July 2017
Depart from Milan and return to Venice or vice versa

R39,340 p.p. Cruise only - Category 5 Cabin
  • Flights & approximate taxes
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Meals not specified  
  • Visas & Travel Insurance

Package prices unless indicated on the offer are per person sharing, for the full duration of stay & include cruise & port charges. Package offers exclude flights, approximate taxes, meals & drinks not indicated, items of a personal nature, medical & travel insurance. Peak season surcharges & block out dates may apply. Prices are correct at the time of publishing, however are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, rate increases & availability. Supplier terms & conditions may apply. These offers may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Service fees apply. Errors & omissions excepted.

A deposit of R 3,500 per person is required within 7 days of reservation. Final payment is due at least 90 days prior to departure. For Uniworld’s full terms and conditions, refer to the 2017 Europe & Russia brochure online or print.

Italy

Italy dips down out of Europe and into the Mediterranean like a lady's leg firmly planted in a sleek stiletto, so it's hardly surprising that Italians are known for their impeccable style and fashionable dress sense. They're also known for once having an empire that stretched across the globe, and for having the most spectacular churches, frescos, sculptures and Renaissance paintings in all of Europe.

The Italy of today is littered with the relics of more than 3,000 years of history, and an atmosphere that ranges from the Armani-wearing, scooter-driving, espresso-drinking buzz of its cities to the quiet, pastoral existence of its hillside olive farms and seaside fishing villages. Italy is also home to more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country on earth, with an incredible 47 sites of global historical significance dotted around the country.

From the depths of the canals in Venice, which floats on a series of islands in an Adriatic lagoon, and the bleached sands of San Remo on the Riviera, to the rocky crags of the Alps, Dolomites and Apennines, Italy has everything from beach holidays to luxury mountain ski resorts.

Italy's cities reveal awe-inspiring architecture from the curved arches of the Ponte Vecchio in Florence to the crumbling magnificence of the Colosseum in Rome. Home of da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio and Botticelli, its artworks are a visual delight to all visitors.

Nestled into the outskirts of Rome is the independent Vatican City, the seat of the Pope and home to the famous St Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel. The influence of the Holy Catholic Church on the people of Italy is still evident today in a series of holy festivals, carnivals, and parades involving young and old alike in almost every city, town and village.

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