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Milan, Venice & The Jewels of Veneto

This cruise-and-stay getaway provides both a 2-night stay in the magnificent Milan, as well as a week cruising along Venetian Lagoon.

From evening strolls and glass-blowing demonstrations to touring magnificent castles, palaces and vineyards – this 10-day itinerary features something to appeal to every guest.

Guests enjoy their stay aboard the hospitable S.S La Venezia – one of Uniworld’s magnificent floating hotels that are specifically designed to provide guests with a first class holiday experience.

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  • Cruise Line: Uniworld
  • Ship: S.S La Venezia
  • Duration: 9 Nights
  • Departure: May - Oct
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Milan, Venice & The Jewels of Veneto Cruise Itinerary

Enjoy a unique itinerary that combines the attractions of Veneto with a 2-night stay in the spectacular Milan. Guests will embark on a range of tours, enjoy informative demonstrations and get active whilst exploring local areas and customs.

Day 1


Arrive at the Milan Malpensa Airport – transfer to the Rosa Grand Hotel and spend the evening settling in. You may wish to embark on the ‘Leonaro da Vinci’s “The Last Supper”’ excursion.
*Please note this excursion may be operated on either Day 1 or Day 2.

Day 2


Kick off your adventure on a scenic tour of the city highlights.
*Optional Masterpiece Collection excursion: ‘Milano La Scala’ (£119)

Day 3

Milan (Verona/Valpolicella) / Transfer to Venice (EMBARK)

For today, you’ll pay a visit to the historic Verona – known as the “City of Romeo and Juliet”. Afterwards, your journey continues into Valpolicella wine country to explore the vineyards and enjoy a lavish lunch.

Day 4


Arrive early into Venice for a walk around Doge’s palace estate. Later, you’ll have the opportunity for a private, after-hours experience at Saint Mark’s Basilica.

Day 5

Venice / Mazzorbo (Burano)

Spend today exploring Vicenza and visiting the Teatro Olimpico or travel to Padua for a walking tour.
Come evening, join your guide for an evening stroll in Burano.

Day 6

Mazzorbo / Burano / Chioggia

Spend the day exploring Torcello and attending an informative Murano glass-blowing demonstration.

Day 7


Choose to spend your time in Chioggia biking along beaches, visiting the market, riding a bragozzo on the way to a tasting at Ca’Zen or visiting Dominio di Bagnoli to learn about their wines.

Day 8

Chioggia / Venice

Choose to embark on either a Po Delta Sailing excursion or a visit to Castello del Catajo – one of Europe’s most majestic castles.
*Optional Masterpiece Collection excursion: ‘Jewish Ghetto’ (£99)

Day 9


Spend your last full-day exploring Venice on a walking tour inspired by the locals, visiting the Gondola Artisans in Dorsoduro, attending a demonstration by a Ca’Macana mask atelier or trying your hand at Venice’s unique style of rowing.

Day 10


Disembark your ship and begin following your arrangements to return home.

Milan, Venice & The Jewels of Veneto Cruise Ships

S.S. La Venezia

After a complete design renovation in 2020, this vessel is designed to deliver an enhanced luxury experience inspired by Northern Italy. The design aboard this floating hotel pays homage to popular Venetian aesthetics of the early 20th century – murano glass, gilded accents.

Redesigned in 2020
French Balconies
Serenity River Spa

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9 Nights
May Oct

Milan, Venice & The Jewels of Veneto

  • Milan
  • Milan (Verona/Valpolicella) / Transfer to Venice (EMBARK)
  • Venice
  • Venice / Mazzorbo (Burano)
  • Mazzorbo / Burano / Chioggia
  • Chioggia
  • Chioggia / Venice
  • Venice (DISEMBARK)
£2,399pp Est. Price per person
  • S.S. La Venezia  
  • European Rivers

Milan, Venice & The Jewels of Veneto Cruise Review

“I had a lot of fun; the hotel in Milan was really lovely and so was the ship – my room was much more spacious than I was expecting too!.”

Annabelle Davies, Gloucester

Milan, Venice & The Jewels of Veneto FAQ

Find answers to some of the most common questions about river cruising here.

Are there any extensions available for booking alongside this cruise?

Book 2 nights pre-cruise at the Hotel Splendide Royal (or similar) at Lugano and Lake Como.
Or, opt for one of 2 post-cruise extensions; one of which offers 3 nights in Athens’ Divani Caravel hotel (or similar) and the other the opportunity to split 5 nights between Athens and Santorini.

What can I expect for entertainment during my cruise?

As you cruise through Italy, enjoy a range of provided tours and freedom of choice activities, the opportunity to view 4 UNESCO-designated sites, local entertainment on-board alongside a range of lectures and enrichment activities.

What are Masterpiece Collection excursions?

Our Masterpiece Collection consists of paid excursions on offer to guests. They’ll be marked with an *asterisk on your itinerary.

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