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Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Cruise Venice and see singer Russell Watson’s live show

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Cruise Venice and see singer Russell Watson’s live show

The centuries-old canals and palaces of Venice have captivated generations of visitors, and on this exclusive cruise of the islands in the Venetian lagoon you’re ensured of seeing all the sights.

On your cruise of the ‘City of Water’ you will also be joined by the world-famous tenor Russell Watson, who will give a special talk, host a question-and-answer session, personally sign your complimentary CD and give an exclusive private concert in this stunning and historic city.

You’ll have plenty of time, on included excursions, to discover the Unesco World Heritage site, where gondolas replace cars and the canals are lined by elegant Renaissance palaces, and also visit its beautiful surrounding islands Burano, Mazzorbo and Torcello.

City of water: Flotillas of boats on the colourful Grand Canal of Venice

A cabin on board Super Ship La Venezia, which has been inspired by Venetian culture

A cabin on board Super Ship La Venezia, which has been inspired by Venetian culture

OUR SPECIAL GUEST 

You will be joined by Russell Watson

You will be joined by Russell Watson 

Russell Watson is the UK’s top-selling classical recording artist and hailed as one of the world’s greatest classical singers. Russell launched his singing career after winning a talent contest on a local radio station, and has since recorded 13 bestselling albums, won four Classical Brits and been described as a performer ‘who sings like Pavarotti and entertains like Sinatra’.

You’ll also enjoy a tour of Venice’s famous Rialto Bridge and Fondaco dei Tedeschi.

Gourmet meals and unlimited drinks are included as well as a wide range of immersive, flexible and specially curated trips to truly bring Venice and its islands to life.

REASONS TO BOOK

See Russell Watson perform: You will meet one of the world’s favourite classical singers in a special talk and Q&A session, where Russell will also sign your complimentary CD. The following afternoon you will enjoy a truly unforgettable experience: an exclusive private concert in which Russell will sing for you in the breathtaking city of Venice.

Exclusive evening in St Mark’s Basilica: What better way to discover the heart of Venice than enjoying private ceremonies in Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica – without the crowds and exclusive to Uniworld guests?

Explore Venice and Northern Italy: You’ll also see the waterfront shops, colourful facades and peaceful canals unique to Burano, Mazzorbo and Torcello. And you’ll have the chance to stop in Italy’s culinary capital, the stunning city of Bologna.

Sail in style: Uniworld is one of the world’s most awarded luxury river cruise lines. You’ll be sailing on one of the most luxurious cruise ships in Italy. Super Ship La Venezia, new for 2021, has been inspired by Venetian culture and offers three dining venues.

Peace of mind: Uniworld is ABTA-bonded and your trip is ATOL-covered, so it is 100 per cent protected.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Flight from UK airports to Venice 
  • Seven nights’ all-inclusive Uniworld cruise on the brand new Super Ship La Venezia in a Riverview Stateroom
  • All meals on-board, prepared using high-quality local ingredients
  • Exclusive talk and Q&A session with Russell Watson
  • Private performance and book-signing with Russell Watson in Venice
  • Six days of immersive, flexible and specially curated excursions to bring Venice to life
  • Travel with Uniworld, the world’s most awarded river cruise line
  • All international transfers and all on-board gratuities

YOUR ITINERARY: DAY 1 Arrive in Venice and board Super Ship La Venezia DAY 2 Explore Venice and after-hours tour of St Mark’s Basilica DAY 3 Chioggia or Padua DAY 4 Polesella (Bologna or Ferrara) DAY 5 Porto Viro, Chioggia and Burano DAY 6 Venice islands and an exclusive talk, Q&A and CD signing with Russell Watson DAY 7 Exclusive private concert with Russell Watson in Venice DAY 8 Disembark and return to the UK.

HOW TO BOOK

The price: From £2,249pp* for 8 days. The dates: April 3 to 10, 2022.

Call 0808 239 0398 quoting reference MOS RUSSELL WATSON. To find out more, visit mailtravel.co.uk/russellwatsonvenice.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: *Price shown includes all relevant discounts. Prices correct at time of going to press. Based on twin/double share, single supplement applies. Book by June 30, 2021. Timings of Russell’s events are subject to change and there may be slight itinerary alterations due to operational restrictions. This trip is ABTA-bonded and ATOL-protected. For full T&Cs, visit mailtravel.co.uk/russellwatsonvenice.

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