The Po, Italy’s longest river, winds through the heart of the country for 400 miles, ending at the Venetian Lagoon. Experience this remarkable waterway aboard the elegant River Countess. Marvel at the natural beauty of the lagoon’s landscapes while cruising from Venice to Chioggia and on to the picturesque lagoon islands. Delight in authentic culture and cuisine and immerse yourself in the art, architecture and history of some of Italy’s most beautiful cities. Highlights include stops at a historic lace making atelier and a winery that is reviving the production of indigenous Dorona grapes.