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Venice to Europe - River Cruise Uniworld River Countess Cruise Reviews

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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


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


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

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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


Our First Experience to Italia

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mdickson

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We chose a River Cruise as it was recommended to us by our Travel Agent. In addition to the river cruise, part of our vacation was a Land Tour before and after the cruise. Staying on the River Countess was the best part of the trip although we were unable to sail on the Po River due to low water levels. We actually only sailed the Venice Lagoon twice. The service by the staff was excellent ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Suite with French Balcony


Consider Carefully: Expense vs. What You Value

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practicalgal

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My husband and I booked the Splendors of Italy cruise which has pre and post-cruise extensions in Milan, Florence, and Rome. We made the choice based on the exceptional/very good reviews of others and the itinerary. We are experienced with ocean cruises, but this was our first river cruise. We are not wealthy, but we splurged for a suite (#411 which was 1 of only 4). Overall, while the ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Suite with French Balcony


Truly a boutique line ...

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barnegatcruiser

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I have been on many, many cruises before, but this surpassed them all. We went to Milan as a pre-cruise program. We were met at the airport by a Mercedes which took us to the Hotel Rosa, situated a stone's throw from the Duomo, perfect location. A Uniworld desk was located in the lobby with announcements, suggestions for lunch and dinner and the activities of the day. We had an orientation ...
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Sail Date: June 2017


The itinerary was perfect

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joetee1

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This is our 5th river cruise and Uniworld by far exceeded all expectations. All inclusive gratuities, drinks, choice of daily excursions were all contributing factors for choosing Uniworld. With many other cruise lines you are constantly being nickled and dimed with every step. Not so with Uniworld. Their local guides were extremley knowledgeable,friendly and made the daily excursions so much more ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


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