Luxury Switzerland, Italian Lakes & Northern Italy

14 Night Fly, Stay and Luxury River Cruise Holiday With FREE Beverages Onboard & $4000 Bonus Value

Deal Code: MC-88508

from $... per person
Book by March 31, 2021

Package Inclusions

  • 7 Night Luxury River Cruise
  • Return Flights
  • All Onboard Meals
  • Activities & Entertainment Onboard
  • Port Charges & Taxes Included

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • 3 BONUS Nights in Zurich
  • 2 BONUS Nights in Como
  • 2 BONUS Nights in Milan
  • BONUS Day Tour to Lucerne
  • BONUS Scenic Rail Journeys
  • BONUS Exclusive Package Savings

My Cruises Package Inclusions
  • 7 Night River Cruise onboard the newly launched S.S. La Venezia in an classic stateroom
  • Economy flights to Zurich, returning from Venice
  • All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
  • A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
  • All port taxes & charges included
Bonus Value
  • BONUS 3 nights accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Zurich
  • BONUS Day Tour to Lucerne
  • BONUS Scenic rail journey from Zurich to Como
  • BONUS 2 nights accommodation in Como
  • BONUS Scenic rail journey from Como to Milan
  • BONUS 2 nights in Milan hosted by Uniworld with included city tour
  • BONUS Uniworld transfer from Milan to Venice to Embark your cruise
  • BONUS Exclusive Package Savings

General Sail Date Information

Set sail on Saturday, October 29, 2022

Alternate sail dates available, surcharges may apply:

8 April 2022 20 May 2022 24 June 2022 22 July 2022 19 August 2022 09 September 2022

 

 

 

*Surcharges may apply


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Day 1-3: Zurich, Switzerland

Arrive in Zurich on day 1 and enjoy a 3 night stay at your leisure in this picturesque city. On day 3 you will enjoy a full day tour to Lucerne to take in the stunning views of the famous Swiss Alps.

Day 4-5: Como, Italy

On day 4, catch the train to Como in the Italian Lakes district and explore the region at your own pace over 2 days. You could take in a cruise on the Lake or visit some of the nearby towns accessible by rail.

Day 6-7: Milan, Italy

Enjoy a short train ride to Milan on day 6. Make your way to the hotel where you will meet the rest of your Uniworld group. On day 7 you will enjoy a Milan city highlights tour with your group. Milan is a mecca for Italian fashionistas, famous for its innovative design and stylish flair. Venture inside the city’s hulking Gothic cathedral, as well as its cathedral to capitalism, Europe’s oldest shopping arcade. The highlight today is Da Vinci’s revolutionary “The Last Supper” mural.

Day 8: Milan (Verona/Valpolicella), Transfer to Venice (Embark)

En route to Venice, you’ll stop in the literary hometown of Shakespeare’s famously star-crossed teen lovers to see the sights. Later, enjoy lunch at a historic wine estate owned by descendants of Dante and learn about one of the most unique Italian wines, Amarone di Valpolicella. This evening you’ll arrive in Venice and embark. Unpack, relax and enjoy your first evening on the Venetian Lagoon. A compulsory safety drill and briefing, along with the welcome briefing, will be organized shortly before dinner, but this will be a quick and easy part of your journey. Featured Excursions: Valpolicella wine estate lunch Verona, “City of Romeo and Juliet”

Day 9: Venice, Italy

With your early morning arrival at Doge’s Palace, you’ll be able to marvel at the estate in total peace. Wander through a Venetian neighbourhood and experience daily life in an authentic Venetian residential quarter. Later in the evening, cap the day off with a private once-in-a-lifetime experience at an after-hours lighting ceremony inside St. Mark’s Basilica without the crowds. Featured Excursions: A morning walk in Venice with Doge’s Palace visit Private after-hours visit to Saint Mark's Basilica

Day 10: Venice, Chioggia

Choose between a full-day in medieval Padua, home to Italy's second oldest university, or a Venice walking tour and a choice of several exciting ways to see Chioggia: riding on a traditional bragozzo or biking through this authentic fishing town. Choice of Venice morning walk with gondola shipyard visit or Padua walking tour and "Drink like an Italian" or “Let's Go” biking Chioggia with Ca’zen visit and tasting or Bragozzo ride with Ca’zen visit and tasting A special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you this evening. IMPORTANT: We are obliged to comply with Italian Maritime Authorities who require that only crew may be on the ship during the Adriatic Sea passage. Therefore, our guests must disembark the ship and partake in the featured excursions.

Day 11: Polesella (Bologna or Ferrara)

Explore Italy’s culinary capital Bologna on a full-day tour packed with an exclusive pasta-making workshop and lunch or explore Ferrara on a half-day tour. Choice of Private pasta-making and Italian lunch in Bologna or Ferrara: Renaissance, elegance and Italian lifestyle town walk

Day 12: Porto Viro, Chioggia, Burano

Today, you’ll admire the greatest sites of charming and coastal Chioggia, including a stop at the local and lively market. Your ship will move to dock overnight in Burano, where you’ll enjoy a lovely evening stroll through this multicolored island. Featured Excursions: Chioggia market visit Evening stroll in Burano IMPORTANT: We are obliged to comply with Italian Maritime Authorities who require that only crew may be on the ship during the Adriatic Sea passage. Therefore, our guests must disembark the ship and partake in the featured excursions. We thank you for your cooperation.

Day 13: Burano (Torcello, Mazzorbo, and Burano), Venice

Spend the day exploring the northern lagoon of Venice and three of its captivating islands. Explore a basilica with an art historian in Torcello before heading to the peaceful, agricultural island of Mazzorbo. End the tour with a stroll through Burano’s rainbow of colorful homes and visit a lace-making atelier. Featured Excursion: Full-day Magic Island Day–hidden treasures of the lagoon

Day 14: Venice, Italy

As your water taxi glides past narrow side canals and the Canal Grande, you’ll arrive in style at the Rialto Bridge and Fondaco dei Tedeschi. The iconic stone arch bridge sits at the narrowest point of the Canal Grande and holds numerous shops and restaurants. Choice of “Do as the Locals Do” Venice walking tour or Rialto walking tour with Casanova A special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you this evening.

Day 15: Venice, Italy

Disembark the ship and be transferred to the airport for your flight home

Travel based on Cruise Departure 29 October 2022

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. ^Flexible Booking Conditions:  At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to: 1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of a credit; which can used for a future booking with My Cruises.  Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at time of booking.  Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.

  • Explore Switzeland and the picturesque Italian Lakes Region before you start your cruise
  • Indulge in all inclusive luxury onboard the newly launched S.S. La Venezia
  • Enjoy hand crafted curated shore excursions at your ports of call to make sure you don't miss a thing
  • Itinerary Highlights - cruise the canals of Venice & enjoy a pasta making workshop in Bologna

Highlights

Cruise Line: Uniworld River Cruises
Ship: S.S La Venezia
Departs: Venice, Italy
Countries Visited: Switzerland & Italy
Sail Date:
29 October 2022

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