Thursday, August 29, 2013

Fit for Foodies!

Experience the Rich Culture of Northern Italy by River

June 22-29, 2014

As a culinary mecca, foodies from all over the world flock to Italy—and as the only river cruise line recognized by Zagat with the best dining in the industry, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is the perfect complement to wining and dining your way through the country! We're excited to announce Italy’s Po River & the Venice Lagoons, where travelers will explore Northern Italy's hidden gems and culinary delights on this eight day, seven night cruise aboard Uniworld’s River Countess.

You’ll spend a total of five days in Venice, soaking up the enchantment of the city—including an exclusive evening opening and lighting ceremony event at St. Mark’s Basilica; 

Next, you’ll journey to Padua, one of the oldest and most picturesque cities in Italy;

Then you’ll sail to visit Seravalle, where you’ll embark on an excursion to Ravenna, the City of Mosaics;

From Seravalle, you’ll meander along the Po River to Polesella, where you’ll spend a full day in Bologna and participate in a pasta making workshop;

Last, you’ll tour the famed city of Romeo and Juliet, Verona, before sailing back to Venice. 

Now, we’ve mentioned the growing popularity of river cruises in our previous posts, but if you’re thinking about a river cruise for your next vacation, USA TODAY blogger Gene Sloan explains another reason why Uniworld should be at the top of your list: Beginning in 2014, the company will offer unlimited complimentary wine, beer and spirits as well as complimentary gratuities for onboard and onshore services for all of its European river cruises—creating a new standard in luxury river cruising with a truly all-inclusive experience!

Our exclusive package also offers the following amenities:

  • The Epicurean Adventurer Program, including an Italian dessert-making demonstration and tasting; an olive oil and wine tasting; and a special wine and food pairing dinner
  • A complimentary cocktail party with hot and cold canap├ęs
  • $50 onboard credit per person 
  • Six onshore excursions led by engaging English-speaking guides.  You’ll have the opportunity to visit four UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Airport transfers on embarkation and disembarkation days

As a special offer for Beyond Group Travel clients, you can guarantee 2013 pricing for this 2014 sailing if you book by September 30! Click here to view the brochure, and contact us to make your reservation on this unforgettable journey exploring the food, scenery and culture of Northern Italy.

Take the hassle out of group travel; call us to plan your next group trip or join ours! 713-954-4825 or 1-877-648-1973.

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