Exclusively for mail readers on Sunday: Discover Venice with Kevin McCloud from television
The centuries-old canals and palaces of Venice have captivated generations of visitors. On this incredible Italian experience, you will explore the islands of the Venetian lagoon before spending the night in the breathtaking Lake Garda and taking the famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express home.
You’ll discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site, where gondolas replace cars and the canals are lined with elegant Renaissance palaces, in the company of designer and TV presenter Kevin McCloud, and visit the beautiful surrounding islands of Burano, Mazzorbo and Torcello.
Kevin accompanies you on your tour of the famous Rialto Bridge of Venice and the Fondaco dei Tedeschi and gives a lecture on design and architecture on board your luxurious Uniworld super ship.
Icon: The centuries-old canals and palaces of Venice have fascinated generations of visitors
You will travel with the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and enjoy a three-course lunch and a four-course dinner
OUR SPECIAL GUEST
You will be accompanied by Kevin McCloud
Kevin McCloud is a designer, writer, and television presenter. He has hosted Channel 4’s Grand Designs since its April 1999 debut, and has also hosted Grand Designs Abroad, Kevin McCloud: Slumming It, Kevin McCloud’s Man Made Home, and Kevin McCloud’s Escape To The Wild. He has written several books on design.
Gourmet meals and unlimited drinks are included, as is a wide range of immersive, flexible, and specially curated excursions to really bring Venice and its islands to life. Then, spend two nights in the natural beauty of Lake Garda before returning to the UK overnight on the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient Express.
REASONS TO BOOK
Meet Kevin McCloud: Kevin will be giving a talk and then answering questions in a Q&A session. The next day he will board a water taxi with you on the Grand Canal to the Rialto Bridge and the Fondaco dei Tedeschi. Venice will take your breath away. Take a tour to places normally reserved for locals, visit the spectacular Doge’s Palace, and after hours, enjoy St. Mark’s Church.
Sail in style: Uniworld is one of the most award-winning luxury river cruise lines in the world. You will sail on one of Italy’s newest and most luxurious cruise ships, the SS La Venezia, which is inspired by Venetian culture and offers a choice of three restaurants.
Travel with the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Hop on the legendary train and step back in time. Enjoy a three-course lunch and a four-course dinner in the restaurant cart.
Discover the Veneto: You’ll also see the waterfront shops, colorful facades, and serene canals unique to Burano, Mazzorbo, and Torcello. And you will stop in Chioggia, a charming port loved by fishermen and sometimes referred to as “Little Venice”.
Peace of Mind: Uniworld is Abta-bound and your trip is Atol-protected so you can book securely as it is 100 percent protected.
- Flight from UK airports to Venice.
- Seven nights all-inclusive Uniworld cruise on the brand new super ship SS La Venezia in a Riverview cabin.
- All meals on board with high quality ingredients from the region.
- Exclusive conversation and questions and answers with Kevin McCloud.
- Private tour of the Rialto Bridge and Fondaco dei Tedeschi with Kevin.
- Three nights in a premium hotel on Lake Garda.
- One night on the Venice Simplon Orient Express plus lunch and dinner, breakfast, brunch and afternoon tea.
- Six days of intense, flexible and specially curated excursions to bring Venice and its islands to life. Full itinerary available online.
- All international transfers and tips on board and ashore.
DAY 1 Arrival in Venice and boarding the SS La Venezia DAY 2 Explore Venice, visit St. Mark’s Church after work DAY 3 Chioggia or Padua DAY 4 Polesella to Bologna or Ferrara DAY 5 Porto Viro, Chioggia, Burano DAY 6 Islands in Venice and Kevin McCloud conversation and questions and answers DAY 7 Venice with Kevin and farewell gala dinner DAY 8 Disembark and transfer to Lake Garda DAY 9 Lake Garda DAY 10 Lake Garda DAY 11 Board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express DAY 12 Arrival in London
HOW TO BOOK
The price: From £ 4,999pp * for 12 days. The data: August 29th to September 9th 2021.
Call 0808 239 4750 specifying MOS KEVIN McCLOUD. Visit mailtravel.co.uk/kevinmccloud for more information.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: * The price shown includes all relevant discounts. Prices are correct at the time of going to press. A single surcharge applies for double / double participation. The schedule for Kevin’s events is subject to change. There may be minor changes to the itinerary due to operational restrictions. This trip is Abta-bound and Atol-protected. For full terms and conditions, please visit mailtravel.co.uk/kevinmccloudvenice.