Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: See tenor Russell Watson perform live during a tour of glorious Venice
The islands of the Venetian lagoon, each with its own personality, not to mention glorious palaces and romantic canals, have attracted visitors for centuries.
On this exclusive cruise you’re ensured of seeing all the sights, while travelling in opulence.
You will be joined by the world-famous tenor Russell Watson, who will give a special talk, host a question-and-answer session, personally sign a complimentary CD for you and give a private concert in this stunning and historic city.
Floating city: On The Mail on Sunday’s exclusive seven-night tour of Venice and its islands, you’ll see the spectacular Grand Canal (pictured)
Sailing in luxury and style on Uniworld’s Super Ship La Venezia, gourmet meals and unlimited premium drinks are all included, as well as six days of fascinating excursions, including a private after-hours visit to St Mark’s Basilica.
You’ll have plenty of time 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 of Burano, Mazzorbo and Torcello.
You’ll enjoy a tour of Venice’s famous Rialto Bridge and the ancient merchants’ house, Fondaco dei Tedeschi, now sympathetically restored as a luxury shopping mall.
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, where Russell will also sign CDs. 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 by enjoying a private ceremony in St Mark’s Basilica – without the crowds, and exclusive to Uniworld guests?
Explore Venice and its islands: You’ll also see the waterfront shops, colourful facades and peaceful canals unique to Burano, Mazzorbo and Torcello.
Sail in style: Uniworld is one of the world’s most awarded luxury river cruise lines. You’ll be sailing on one of the newest cruise ships in Italy – Super Ship La Venezia – which has been inspired by Venetian culture and offers four dining venues. The ship’s design pays homage to Venice, complete with Murano glass and the finest Fortuny fabric.