Top 10 Reasons to Take a River Cruise
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Italy’s beautiful and tranquil Po River has its origins in Switzerland's Cottaian Alps and runs some 405 miles eastward through Italy emptying into a delta projecting into the Adriatic Sea near Venice (CLICK HERE to view a map of the Po River). Large river cruise ships have only recently been introduced to the Po. In fact, only Uniworld’s elegant boutique riverboat, the 134-passenger, 361 ft long River Countess plies its calm, pristine waters.

The major attractions and storied cities along the Po are Bologna and Ravenna, but when one enjoys a river cruise along the Po from Venice, you will also take in beautiful Verona, Padua and Ferrara, as well as reveling in wonderful stay in Venice aboard your floating hotel, the River Countess.

This is truly a remarkable river cruise experience that is primarily geared to those who have never been to Italy before. The river cruise is arranged for those who prefer to experience Italy with a very small intimate group and enjoy the comfort of the River Countess for a week rather than moving from hotel to hotel, packing and unpacking.

Each of these remarkable cities affords an exceptional insight into the culture and people of Northern Italy. You’ll have plenty of time to walk about and also partake in the outstanding land tours provided by Uniworld during the cruise. All shore excursions are included in the price and feature some of the best English-speaking guides available — all with an exemplary knowledge of this part of Italy.

In addition to your tour of Northern Italy’s most favorite cities, you’ll be able to explore Venice from the luxurious comfort of your home away from home, the River Countess and the guidance of Uniworld's excellent cruise directors.  Uniworld's shore excursions on this trip are like having your own private tour guide, very in-depth with exceptional local guides.  With Uniworld, you’ll see more of Venice at your own pace and with less effort than you would imagine.


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