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Splendors of Italy

2 Nights Hotel in Milan, 7-Night Cruise from Venice roundtrip, 2 Nights Hotel Accommodations in Florence, 3 Nights Hotel Accommodations in Rome

UNI Splendors of Northern  Italy

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2017 & 2018 Departure Dates & Pricing

Milan to Rome - 15 days

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Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Milan

Arrive at Milan Malpensa Airport, where you will be transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Milan

FEATURED EXCURSION: Milan city tour with visit to Da Vinci’s The Last Supper

Vibrant Milan is the fashion and design capital of Italy. Today you’ll explore this dazzling city and encounter two of its greatest sights—the towering Gothic cathedral and Da Vinci’s astounding The Last Supper.

Day 3: Milan - Verona - Venice (Embarkation Day)

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Verona, “City of Romeo and Juliet,” and Valpolicella wine estate lunch

Head to Venice today, stopping en route in Verona—home to Shakespeare’s tragic Romeo and Juliet. Outside fair Verona, enjoy a tasting and multi-course lunch at a beautiful Valpolicella wine estate. In magical Venice, you will board your ship and embark on your exploration of the “Queen of the Adriatic.”

Day 4: Venice

Featured Excursions: Walking tour of historic Venice and exclusive special evening opening San Marco Basilica
 
Venice, which was founded in the sixth century, controlled all European trade with the East during the Middle Ages. Local guides will lead you through hidden alleys where tourists rarely go to the Piazza San Marco and the Doge’s Palace, which is brimming with artistic treasures. The tour concludes at Rialto Bridge; stay in the city and explore on your own, or return to the ship. Cap off your day with a most memorable experience: an exclusive, crowd-free visit to spectacular St. Mark’s Basilica. In the evening enjoy a Captain's Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.

Note: It is not always possible to arrange after-hour visits to St. Mark’s Basilica. If religious functions or festivities are taking place in the evening, we will visit during regular hours.

Day 5: Venice - Chioggia (Padua), Taglio di Po, Polesella

FEATURED EXCURSION: Padua walking discovery tour

Enjoy magnificent views of “The Floating City’s” greatest sights, including the Grand Canal, as your ship departs Venice. Visit the medieval walled city of Padua, walking through ancient arcades and porticos to Palazzo della Ragione, Padua’s historic city center, and enjoy a treat at a local café.

Day 6: Polesella (Bologna or Ferrara)

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of full-day excursion to Bologna with exclusive pasta-making workshop with lunch -or- half-day excursion to Ferrara with lunch

Spend the whole day in Bologna, called la grassa, meaning bountiful. Its portico-lined streets are home to the oldest university in Europe. But does it really have the best food in Northern Italy? You be the judge. There’s more to the city than Bolognese sauce, that’s for sure - there’s Parma ham, parmesan cheese, and perhaps the best tortellini in the world, all on lavish display in the amazing food markets. Join a pasta-making workshop and learn how to create your own fabulous pasta. Or spend a half day in Ferrara, one of Italy’s best-kept secrets, where you’ll discover how the city became an artistic hub for the likes of Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, and Petrarch, among others.

Day 7: Taglio di Po - Chioggi - Venice

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Chioggia with choice of market visit with seafood lunch OR mussel harvest experience

There’s no better place to indulge in Italy’s famed frutti di mare than Chioggia, a colorful fishing village on the Venice Lagoon. Stroll through the town’s bustling fish market with a guide before indulging in a fresh and flavorful seafood lunch. Or, head to a casoni (fisherman’s hut) to learn the art of mussel harvesting from local fishermen. You’ll get to steam your own freshly gathered mussels in prosecco and enjoy them on the waterfront—a unique culinary treat. Later, head to the Sun Deck of your luxury ship to take in views of two more Venice Lagoon isles: sleepy Pellestrina, and Lido, home to the prestigious Venice Film Festival.

Day 8: Venice (Burano and Mazzarbo)

FEATURED EXCURSION: Full-day “The Magic Islands of Venice” tour: colorful Burano with lace making and peaceful Mazzorbo with wine tasting

Spend the day exploring the Venice Lagoon and two of its most notable islands. Stroll through Burano with its rainbow of cheerful and colorful homes. Learn the history and importance of lace making, which dates back to the 16th century. Then go to the island of Mazzorbo for a very special wine tasting, as it is here where the time-honored and historical grape variety, Dorona, has been planted to yield the liquid Gold of Native Venice, Prosecco.

Day 9: Venice

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” Venice walking tour OR “Venetian Painters at the Accademia” tour with art-historian guide

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 Dinner.

Day 10: Venice (Disembarkation Day) - transfer to Florence

FEATURED EXCURSION: Guided Accademia Gallery tour with visit to Michelangelo’s David

Florence offers innumerable artistic treasures, but perhaps none is more spectacular than Michelangelo’s David, which you’ll see today on your guided visit to the Accademia Gallery.

Day 11: Florence

FEATURED EXCURSION: “Architectural Treasures of Renaissance Florence” walking discovery tour

Your walking discovery tour of Florence provides close-up views of some of the city’s most glorious sights, including the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Flower and Signoria Plaza. Gaze across the Arno River at the Palazzo Pitti, a Renaissance palace that once housed the powerful Medici family.

Day 12: Florence - transfer to Rome

FEATURED EXCURSION: Chianti tasting and lunch at Castello di Verrazzano wine estate

See Tuscany’s breathtaking scenery via motorcoach, stopping en route to Rome for a homemade lunch and wine tasting at a gorgeous estate in Chianti country.

Day 13: Rome

FEATURED EXCURSION: “Imperial Rome and the Heart of the City” discovery tour

Today’s grand overview of the Eternal City starts with a panoramic tour of Rome’s most iconic sights, including St. Peter’s Basilica, the Arch of Titus and the Villa Borghese. Venture inside the Colosseum for an expertly guided tour, then stroll through the heart of the city from Piazza Navona to the dome-topped Pantheon—an architectural masterpiece famous for its perfectly engineered oculus. After lunch on your own, you’re free to explore or continue on with your guide to the Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps. 

Day 14: Rome

FEATURED EXCURSION: Guided Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel visit

St. Peter’s Basilica and Michelangelo’s sublime Sistine Chapel frescoes are just two of the wondrous sights awaiting you on today’s guided tour.

Day 13: Rome

Transfer to Rome Leonardo da Vinci Airport for your flight home.

Departures & Pricing

Advisements:

  • A valid passport is required for travel. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after the last day of travel.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the cruise operator and the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.

2017 and 2018 Departures

Start City
Rates are in $ USD and are PER PASSENGER sharing a twin cabin.
From Milan
Cruise Embarkation Date

Cat. 5 - Lower Deck fwd & aft w/window

Cat. 4 - Lower Deck w/window
Cat. 3 - Middle Deck fwd w/window
Cat. 2 - Middle Deck aft w/window
Cat. 1 - Upper Deck w/ french balcony
Suite - Upper Deck w/ french balcony
Mar 31, 2017
$6,549
$6,849
$7,299
$7,599
$8,299
$9,299
Apr 7, 2017
$6,649
$6,949
$7,399
$7,699
$8,399
$9,399
Apr 14, 2017
$6,649
$6,949
$7,399
$7,699
$8,399
$9,399
Apr 21, 2017
$7,049
$7,349
$7,799
$8,099
$8,799
$9,799
Apr 28, 2017
$7,049
$7,349
$7,799
$8,099
$8,799
$9,799
May 5 , 2017
$7,149
$7,449
$7,899
$8,199
$8,899
$9,899
May 12, 2017
$7,149
$7,449
$7,899
$8,199
$8,899
$9,899
May 19, 2017
$7,149
$7,449
$7,899
$8,199
$8,899
$9,899
May 26, 2017
$7,149
$7,449
$7,899
$8,199
$8,899
$9,899
Jun 2, 2017
$7,049
$7,349
$7,799
$8,099
$8,799
$9,799
Jun 9, 2017
$7,049
$7,349
$7,799
$8,099
$8,799
$9,799
Jun 16, 2017
$7,049
$7,349
$7,799
$8,099
$8,799
$9,799
Jun 23, 2017
$6,649
$6,949
$7,399
$7,699
$8,399
$9,399
Jun 30, 2017
$6,649
$6,949
$7,399
$7,699
$8,399
$9,399
Jul 7 , 2017
$6,649
$6,949
$7,399
$7,699
$8,399
$9,399
Jul 14, 2017
$6,649
$6,949
$7,399
$7,699
$8,399
$9,399
Jul 21, 2017
$6,649
$6,949
$7,399
$7,699
$8,399
$9,399
Jul 28, 2017
$6,649
$6,949
$7,399
$7,699
$8,399
$9,399
Aug 4 , 2017
$6,649
$6,949
$7,399
$7,699
$8,399
$9,399
Aug 11, 2017
$6,649
$6,949
$7,399
$7,699
$8,399
$9,399
Aug 18, 2017
$6,949
$7,249
$7,699
$7,999
$8,699
$9,699
Aug 25, 2017
$7,349
$7,649
$8,099
$8,399
$9,099
$10,099
Sep 1, 2017
$7,549
$7,849
$8,299
$8,599
$9,299
$10,299
Sep 8, 2017
$7,549
$7,849
$8,299
$8,599
$9,299
$10,299
Sep 15, 2017
$7,549
$7,849
$8,299
$8,599
$9,299
$10,299
Sep 22, 2017
$7,449
$7,749
$8,199
$8,499
$9,199
$10,199
Sep 29, 2017
$7,249
$7,549
$7,999
$8,299
$8,999
$9,999
Oct 6, 2017
$7,149
$7,449
$7,899
$8,199
$8,899
$9,899
Oct 13, 2017
$7,049
$7,349
$7,799
$8,099
$8,799
$9,799
Oct 20, 2017
$6,749
$7,049
$7,499
$7,799
$8,499
$9,499
Oct 27, 2017
$6,549
$6,849
$7,299
$7,599
$8,299
$9,299
Nov 3, 2017
$6,449
$6,749
$7,199
$7,499
$8,199
$9,199
2018 Departures
Cruise Embarkation Date

Cat. 5 - Lower Deck fwd & aft w/window

Cat. 4 - Lower Deck w/window
Cat. 3 - Middle Deck fwd w/window
Cat. 2 - Middle Deck aft w/window
Cat. 1 - Upper Deck w/ french balcony
Suite - Upper Deck w/ french balcony
Mar 30, 2018
$6,299
$6,549
$6,999
$7,249
$7,899
$8,799
Apr 6, 2018
$6,499
$6,749
$7,199
$7,449
$8,099
$8,999
Apr 13, 2018
$6,499
$6,749
$7,199
$7,449
$8,099
$8,999
Apr 20, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8.499
$9,399
Apr 27, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8.499
$9,399
May 4, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8.499
$9,399
May 11, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8.499
$9,399
May 18, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8.499
$9,399
May 25, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8.499
$9,399
Jun 1, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8.499
$9,399
Jun 8, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8.499
$9,399
Jun 15, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8.499
$9,399
Jul 6, 2018
$6,699
$6,949
$7,399
$7,649
$8,299
$9,199
Jul 13, 2018
$6,699
$6,949
$7,399
$7,649
$8,299
$9,199
Jul 20, 2018
$6,699
$6,949
$7,399
$7,649
$8,299
$9,199
Jul 27, 2018
$6,699
$6,949
$7,399
$7,649
$8,299
$9,199
Aug 3, 2018
$6,699
$6,949
$7,399
$7,649
$8,299
$9,199
Aug 10,2018
$6,699
$6,949
$7,399
$7,649
$8,299
$9,199
Aug 17, 2018
$6,699
$6,949
$7,399
$7,649
$8,299
$9,199
Aug 24, 2018
$6,699
$6,949
$7,399
$7,649
$8,299
$9,199
Aug 31, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8,499
$9,399
Sep 7, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8,499
$9,399
Sep 14, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8,499
$9,399
Sep 21, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8,499
$9,399
Sep 28, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8,499
$9,399
Oct 5, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8,499
$9,399
Oct 12, 2018
$6,899
$7,149
$7,599
$7,849
$8,499
$9,399
Oct 19, 2018
$6,499
$6,749
$7,199
$7,449
$8,099
$8,999
Oct 26, 2018
$6,499
$6,749
$7,199
$7,449
$8,099
$8,999
Nov 2, 2018
$6,299
$6,549
$6,999
$7,249
$7,899
$8,799
IMPORTANT: Dates, Prices & Itineraries are subject to change.
For Single Traveler: Single Supplement applies. Please Inquire.
2018 Departures: Port Charges are additional $140 per passenger.

Prices Include:

2 nghts
▪ 2 nights hotel accommodations in Milan at the Starhotel Rosa Grand (or similar) with breakfast
▪ 7 nights Cruise in selected riverview stateroom 
▪ 2 nights hotel accommodations in Florence at the Hotel Brunelleschi (or similar) with breakfast
▪ 3 nights hotel accommodations in Rome at the deluxe Parco dei Principi (or similar) with breakfast
▪ Transfers from Milan to Venice to Florence and to Rome
▪ All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
▪ 12 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners
▪ Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions
▪ Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
▪ Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water
▪ Shore excursions, including 1 "Choice is Yours" option, fully hosted by English- speaking local expert
▪ Guided “Go Active,” “Do as the Locals Do,” and “Gentle Walking” programs
▪ 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
▪ Services of an experienced Cruise Manager and attentive, all English-speaking staff
▪ State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all shore excursions
▪ Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks throughout your cruise
▪ Captivating onboard local entertainment and lecture
▪ Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture:"Le Serenissima - The Lagoon of Venice "
▪ 24-Hour Room Service (new in 2017)
▪ Concierge services
▪ All gratuities for all onboard and onshore services
▪ Free Internet and Wi-Fi access onboard
▪ Transfers on arrival and departure days. Transfers are subject to transfer guidelines. Please ask for details.
▪ Taxes

Prices Do Not Include:

▪ Individual arrival and departure (airfare)
▪ Travel insurance
▪ Port charges (For 2017 Departures: Port charges are included in the cruise prices.)
▪ Personal expenses

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