Enjoy Free Economy Air to Italy and Discover Its Many Splendours with Uniworld

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For travellers wishing to experience la dolce vita of Italy during the peaceful time of spring when there are fewer crowds, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is offering “Free Economy Air” on April and select May 2016 all-inclusive “Splendours of Italy” departures. This 15-day cruise and tour features Italy’s most magnificent cities and hidden gems: Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome, Verona, Bologna and Padua.“Our ‘Splendours of Italy’ itinerary from Milan to Rome is a must for lovers of history, art, cuisine, wine and-of course-Italy’s rich culture and spectacular scenery,” said Guy Young, President of Uniworld. “And now with this very special ‘Free Economy Air’ offer, travelling to Italy is easier for our guests.”Uniworld all-inclusive “Splendours of Italy” includes two night in Milan, a seven-night cruise on the River Countess from Venice, two nights in Florence, and three nights in Rome. Italy’s myriad treasures are on display during this trip, including Da Vinci’s monumental The Last Supper, in Milan; Michelangelo’s masterpiece, David, in Florence; and the Sistine Chapel frescoes, in Rome. Uniworld is also proud to offer exclusive behind scenes experiences-such as an evening opening and lighting ceremony at Venice’s St. Mark’s Basilica, without the crowds, plus visits to two of Venice’s outer lying islands, Burano and Mazzorbo, where travelers rarely go. Throughout the journey, guests are treated to the best of Italy’s culinary wonders, such as lunch at a historic Valpolicella wine estate, an exclusive pasta-making demonstration and tasting in Bologna, a mussel harvesting expedition in Chioggia, a special Prosecco wine tasting in Mazzorbo, and a homemade lunch and Chianti wine tasting in Tuscany’s Castello di Verrazzano.To take advantage of Uniworld’s Free Economy Air offer to Italy, travelers must book and pay-in-full before October 31, 2015.