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Life aboard S.S. La Venezia
S.S. La Venezia arrives March 2020 as a completely renovated River Countess. (On the morning of 2 June 2019 River Countess was rammed by MSC Opera, when it appeared Opera’s engines failed. Both ships came to rest safely. Countess was displaced from where she was docked in Giudecca Canal, Venice.) From late March to November S.S. La Venezia offers two possibilities: A 10-Day itinerary inclusive of land travel and hotel stay from Milan, with seven nights on board; or, just take the 7-night cruise, transferring from the local airport to the ship. Both options cruise around the Venetian Lagoon and a short distance along the Po River delta. (The crossings between Lagoon and Po River are by crew only, by law.) From the ship explore Venice and surrounding islands in the Lagoon, and coach tours visit towns in the surrounding delta countryside within a radius of 50 km: Padua, Bologna and Ferrara. Visit islands in the lagoon: Burano, Mazzorbo and Torcello. You’ll have the opportunity to visit surrounding towns, markets and hand-craft workshops, by bicycle or coach. Longer journey begin in Milan and board the ship on Day 3, then at the end of the cruise travel by coach to Florence , or on to Rome. Tours include all of the key sites you would expect to visit.

S.S. La Venezia is the only ship that docks overnight in Burano, giving more time to explore the island. Included in the cruise are first-class hotels (according to the cruise), all shore excursions with audio headphones, and local English-speaking guides. Early morning and evening walks around Venice avoid the crowds. There are 15 included excursions, four UNESCO Heritage sites, and welcome and farewell dinners. Some cruises in June and July are ‘Generations Cruises’ for families. The Venice tour offers a wonderful opportunity to see this part of Italy in depth.

Accommodation
All cabins are outside, comfortable, and maintained by twice-a-day service. All have premium bedding, pillow options, controllable AC, direct-dial telephone, flat-screen TV with infotainment, storage, built-in safe, vanity, hair dryer, bathrobes, and compact marble bathroom fitted out with Hermès bath products. Lower deck cabins have a wide head-height window, and middle deck staterooms have a large panoramic window. An elevator services all three interior decks.

Fourteen of the 63 staterooms have French balconies (including the Suites). The six Suites have extra amenities including a bottle of wine on arrival, larger sitting area, private DVD player, slippers, daily fruit and cookie plate, refrigerator, morning coffee and tea, Nespresso coffee machine and fine teas, continental breakfast, evening amuse-bouche, shoe shine, and free laundry service. Suites have a bathtub.

Food and Dining
The Ristorante Rialto is lined with floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides and provides open seating. Dining is acclaimed as “best-of-the-best” by observers of the river cruise industry. Breakfasts and lunches are full buffet with an extensive array of hot and cold items, and individually prepared items are available. Menu items change daily, follow the region and season, and include Continental and American preparations. Local and regional specialities are featured. Dinner is open-seating with four courses. Accompanying dinner are fine wines and a selection of beers and soft drinks.

Alternatively, dine al fresco at lunch and dinner on the Sun Deck during good weather. Menus follow the river, using fresh local ingredients and cuisines. Special dietary and vegetarian requests are catered for. Afternoon tea is served in the main lounge. All day Bistro Menu is for snacks. The specialty coffee and tea bar is open around the clock. Dining features include the Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions and dinners. Uniworld received the TravelAge West Wave Award Editor’s Pick 2014 “Best Overall Cruise Line for River Cruising”.

Entertainment
The cruise focus is on exploration and walking tours with local guides. Tour variations continue to expand to meet the requests of guests: you have a choice of five ways to explore, according to your wishes. Travel lectures expand your knowledge of the regions visited. Visiting entertainers come on board along the route. A Family-Friendly program is offered during school holiday times.

Public areas include Hari’s Bar with a full-service bar, and Captain’s Lounge and library. The sun deck (parts of which is enclosed) has deck chairs, and chess and shuffleboard. Health facilities include a fitness room with jet massage shower cabin, massage room and boutique. Bicycles and Nordic walking sticks are provided for self-organised sight-seeing.

Explore the decks

S.S. La Venezia deckplans

S.S. La Venezia deckplan

Cabins on Deck 11 (Aloha Deck)

AA
Suite with balcony
AB
Mini-suite with balcony
BB
Outside with balcony
CC
Outside
J
Inside
  • Sofa bed
  • Two pullman beds
  • Handicapped facilities
  • Four pullman beds
  • One pullman bed
  • Connecting staterooms
  • Sofa and pullman bed

Cabins

All cabins are outside, comfortable, and maintained by twice-a-day service. All have premium bedding, pillow options, controllable AC, direct-dial telephone, flat-screen TV with infotainment, storage, built-in safe, vanity, hair dryer, bathrobes, and compact marble bathroom fitted out with Hermès bath products. Lower deck cabins have a wide head-height window, and middle deck staterooms have a large panoramic window. An elevator services all three interior decks.

Fourteen of the 63 staterooms have French balconies (including the Suites). The six Suites have extra amenities including a bottle of wine on arrival, larger sitting area, private DVD player, slippers, daily fruit and cookie plate, refrigerator, morning coffee and tea, Nespresso coffee machine and fine teas, continental breakfast, evening amuse-bouche, shoe shine, and free laundry service. Suites have a bathtub.

Decks
S.S. La Venezia

Uniworld

Ship facts

Star rating: S.S. La Venezia star rating
Maiden voyage: 2003
Number of decks: 4
Tonnage: 3500
Cabins: 63
Passengers: 126
Number of crew: 42

What's onboard? ▼

  • Cruise Manager, English speaking
  • Themed cruises (enquire)
  • French balconies 1 deck
  • Boutique
  • In-suite butler service
  • Gratuities, all beverages, tours, scheduled airport transfers in fare
  • DINING
  • Main Restaurant
  • Open seating, casual
  • Progressive dining (multiple locations)
  • ‘Farm to Ship’ cuisine
  • Room service 24/7
  • Bistro all day
  • Coffee & tea bar all day
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Main Lounge
  • Captain’s Lounge & library
  • Bars
  • In-cabin infotainment
  • Lectures, local entertainment
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Sun deck, shades
  • Deck chess, shuffleboard
  • Fitness centre
  • Exercises, wellness classes
  • Spa services (pay)
  • Spa & sauna On shore program at 3 levels of activity
  • Bicycles, walking sticks, audio headsets free
  • Internet, WiFi ship wide
  • UNDER 18
  • Discounts for 4 – 17 y
  • Kid-friendly menus
  • Hosts for 4-12y, 13-17y.
  • OTHER
  • Elevator all decks
  • Internet, Wi-Fi access free
  • Laundry room
  • Cabin power 220/110 V

What's included? ▼

  • Land accommodation & travel as specified
  • Gratuities on board and ashore, and local guides for included shore exccursions in Europe & Russia
  • All main meals on-board
  • Unlimited beverages on board
  • Bottled water in stateroom
  • Specialty coffee, tea, bottled water, juices & snacks 24 hrs
  • Open/anytime seating & multi-venue dining
  • Captain’s welcome & farewell dinners
  • Captain’s welcome and farewell cocktail parties
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Specialty lectures, workshops, classes & programs
  • Family programs on selected cruises
  • Cruise manager & all English speaking staff
  • Butler service (Antoinette, Beatrice, Catherine, Maria Theresa)
  • Shore excursions & meals as specified
  • Fully hosted shore excursions, wireless headsets
  • Use of bicycles, walking sticks ashore
  • Internet access & Wi-Fi (public areas)

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Bar expenses & snacks not on regular menu
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Laundry charges (unless self-serve)
  • Phone/facsimile charges
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Taxes
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Gratuities in Egypt, China and Vietnam
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