Italy River Cruises
Embark on a Northern Italy river cruise along the Po River to Venice. Take in the iconic sites of Venice whilst you also explore the small towns and islands of the Venetian lagoon. Get a taste of Venetian life when you visit the bustling Rialto Market and the fish market on Chioggia. There is no better way to discover this beautiful Italian region.
Popular Italy River Cruises
Must do experiences and highlights
World Heritage-listed Ferrara
Explore the town of Ferrara. World Heritage-listed for its historic and preserved town planning, wander through cobbled laneways to admire the medieval and renaissance architecture.
Chioggia Fish Market
A lively and colourful fishing village, Chioggia’s bustling fish market is where the catch of the day is to be found on a guided tour.
The Islands of Venice
Admire the skilled lacemakers of Borano, sample historic wines at the vineyards of Mazzorbo and witness the stunning mosaics in the cathedral on Torcello.
The Rialto Market
Follow your appetite through the historic Rialto market for a taste of the real Venice. Trading for over 700 years, watch the daily trade of fresh produce, cheeses and salamis and sample everything on offer!
Living the Local Life
Get a taste of local life when you head out into the lagoon from Chioggia, to take part in the mussel harvest. Alternatively, take an Italian cooking class in Bologna and learn the art of Bolognese!
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What our clients are saying about their river cruises on the River Po through Northern Italy
“Wonderful start to our 5 weeks in Europe”
3rd cruise with Uniworld, and are planning our next.......says it all! Yvonne at Global Journeys is always friendly and helpful.
“Better than expected”
First time with Uniworld and it turned out better than expected. Compared to APT river cruise ships it was much better, especially staff, facilities, attitudes, flexibility, service, food, presentation, and all the extras in the Suite were truly magnificent. Never again will we tag on a Uniworld Cities Extension with coach tours as the hotel rooms we were allocated were a real let down both in Florence and Rome, mostly actually even worse compared to other passengers, and had expected the best as ...read more we booked the Suite on board thinking it would also carry over to land accommodation. The buses that were used were very nice and better than other land tours we have done. Yvonne Brooks of Global Journeys again gave us prompt and friendly service right from first contacting her re the cruise until completion of booking. She will always be our first point of contact for our next holiday.
“An extremely positive experience all round”
Our Uniworld cruise was only the beginning of a 10 week holiday, but I'd like to take this opportunity to say that our experience with Uniworld was almost 'out of this world'. We had a fabulous time and were very impressed with the attention to detail that was apparent every day of our cruise. We will certainly use Uniworld when considering this type of holiday again. And our consultant at Global Journeys, Yvonne Brooks, was extremely helpful in securing our cabin for us. All in all an extremely ...read more positive experience all round.