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Venice River Cruises Cruise Reviews

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History, relaxing luxury (and lots of water!)

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bottomfeeder
10+ Cruises

This was my first "river" cruise (in quotes because we did not actually sail on a river, but instead around the Venice lagoon) and probably also the most "luxury" cruise I've taken. Next would probably have been my transatlantic cruise on Azamara a few years ago. I've done lots of ocean cruising, mostly on Celebrity but have also done Norwegian (next most frequent), Princess, Royal Caribbean, ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Standard Stateroom


Not a River Cruise; in Fact not a Cruise at all

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jenlaw
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Had been on a number of Uniworld River Cruises and really enjoyed them but this was definitely not a cruise. The boat only moved about 4 times, and twice everyone had to be off the boat. Most of the time the boat was docked and sitting in the swells provided by other traffic so the boat rocked around a lot which is not what happens on actual river cruises. Some of the shore trips were OK ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


Fun in the sun in Italy

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G+W
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I am just back from a fantastic holiday in Italy, and loved my experience with Uniworld and the River Countess. We started with the pre-cruise add-on in Milan, which was a great start to our vacation. The hotel was well located and comfortable, and the walking tour gave a nice introduction to the city. The transfer to Venice was excellent, with Verona being a hidden gem that ended up being ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Standard Stateroom


The only way to see Venice and immediate area.....

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tiggypooo
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I chose the cruise because it was a decent price and I had never visited Venice before. I wasn't overly excited for the cruise before leaving, as I love cruising on the rivers and this was not on a river. From the moment we boarded though, we were totally pampered. The ship was beautifully decorated and even though we were on the bottom level, we never felt like we were less than the ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Standard Stateroom


Our trip

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Rivertour
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Venice and a canal boat experience was on our bucket list therefore choosing Italy gem tour fitted these two points. Having a trip with all inclusive costs was appealing especially when considering budget. All of the staff on board were amazing, exuded professional service and interactions at all times. They were happy to meet our needs and some went over and above to provide a specific and ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Standard Stateroom


Croisi Michelangelo is a Gem of Venice

Review for Michelangelo to Europe - River Cruise

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Bowinkle
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I just returned from a last minute 8 day trip to Italy (bucket list checked). We were interested in both Venice and river cruise and happened upon Croisi. I checked the regular sites for reviews and found very little, but went ahead and booked. Very glad we did. We sailed on the Michelangelo in Venice April 4-8. First of all, the boat/hotel manager (Herve) is an excellent host. He ...
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Sail Date: April 2018


Splendors of Italy

Review for River Countess to Italy

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Kathy Sellers
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I just returned from Italy with Uniworld on the "River Countess", 15 day tour called the "Splendors of Italy". The hotel in Milan, Florence, and Rome were very,very nice and the location in Milan and Florence were fantastic. The ship was also very nice; the cabin size is average for a river cruise but very comfortable, (we loved having a candy dish full of chocolates in our room); ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Standard Stateroom


Memorable cruise

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JSBail
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I had been on two river cruises before with AMA Waterways but this time chose Uniworld as it offered an Italian experience. The River Po is not itself particularly interesting although it does offer a change from the Venetian lagoon, which in itself is spectacular. The ship, crew, captain were all excellent - clean, well managed, like a well-oiled machine. I was exceptionally lucky as the ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Standard Stateroom


Needs updating

Review for River Countess to Europe - River Cruise

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Hillskis
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first Uniworld cruise and we have done Avalon & Viking. I am not impressed by the room size on the River Countess. We opted for the suite because we wanted more room. I loved the bathroom with the 2 sinks and large shower. The minibar was also a plus as was our butler. The biggest problem was the furnishings were way too large for the cabin. The table lamps were so large that you had ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Suite with French Balcony


Disappointing

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Garwein
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Was billed as a 7 day river cruise, but we really did not much cruising. 5 of the 7 nights we were docked at the cruise port in Venice. From the ship there several shore excursions offered in Venice, all of which were excellent, with excellent guides. The ship itself was elegant and always very clean. Our cabin was in a good location, just a few steps from the dining room. The bed was probably the ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


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