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Uniworld

Experience river cruising in Europe in an elegant, luxurious style with Uniworld. Lavishly-appointed ships, exquisite cuisine and gracious service make Uniworld the first choice for discerning luxury cruisers, with true all-inclusive cruising creating the ultimate stress-free experience.

Uniworld’s unique fleet of ships feature beautiful furnishings, inspiring art and fine fabrics, with interiors designed by sister company Red Carnation Hotels. Many of the supremely comfortable cabins feature French balconies, with full open-air balconies, swimming pool, cinema and stunning Bar du Leopard on three new ‘Super Ships’ – Maria Theresa, Catherine and Antoinette. All staterooms and suites have handcrafted beds with fine Egyptian cotton linens and pillow menu, infotainment centre with flat-screen TV and marble bathrooms with L’Occitane toiletries.

  • River Queen Restaurant
  • River Beatrice Lounge
  • River Princess Lounge
  • Antoinette Stateroom
  • Antoinette Swimming Pool
  • River Beatrice Sun Deck

About Uniworld Cruises

Uniworld ships

Each ship in the Uniworld fleet is one-of-a-kind a work of art designed to be unique and as inspiring as the destinations visited. You will notice the exquisite touches with original works of art from famous painters, craftsmen and furniture designers.

All cabins offer a riverside view so you can wake up and take in the stunning scenery. Enjoy the finest quality linens, your choice of pillows and Italian marble-lined bathrooms. Every cabin includes plush towels, robes and slippers, L'Occitane en Provence toiletries, flatscreen televisions, complimentary mineral water along with your own reusable water bottle and in-room safe.

Guests staying in a suite can enjoy the service of a butler providing an unsurpassed level of service. The magnificently appointed suites also feature a weekly laundry service, homemade treats from the kitchen, in-suite breakfast, Nespresso coffee machine and a refrigerator stocked with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Superior service and quality

Uniworld operate all-inclusive, luxury river cruises. They have decades of experience in luxury travel, including with sister company Red Carnations Hotel, and set the standard for excellence in hospitality and culinary delights. Enjoy the most luxurious floating hotel on the river. No request is too large or too small and the staff will go above and beyond to deliver an unbeatable service.

Dining

All dishes are created using the freshest ingredients sourced from local farmers and regional suppliers. Distinctive wines and beers are chosen by acclaimed sommeliers. The main restaurant is open-seating and al-fresco dining may be possible on the Sun Deck. Enjoy unlimited complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks from the moment you step onboard.

Shore excursions

You can tailor your experience to suit your interests so you can get the most out of your holiday. Excursions include city tours, guided bicycle rides and exclusive wine tastings. Many days offer a choice of excursions so even the well-travelled guests will find something new to experience. Stay fit with 'Go Active' hikes and bike rides, take a 'Gentle Walking' tour at a more relaxed pace or 'Do as the Locals Do' for authentic encounters.

Included flights

We have exclusively packaged all Uniworld river cruises with return flights from the UK and are fully bonded for your financial protection and peace of mind. Why not extend your holiday and add on a hotel stay?

Cruise Collection

Rhine Cruises

  • Rhine Festive Markets

    7 Nights - Basel to Cologne

    Uniworld Ship - SS Antoinette SS Antoinette

    Celebrate the festive season visiting the Christmas markets in the fairytale towns and cities along the Rhine where many Christmas traditions are said to have begun. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Nov, Dec
    2018 - Nov, Dec
    Save 10% on 2018 departures!

    River Rhine Festive Markets cruise from Basel Blue Water Package
    From £2319pp Cruise Only From £2069pp
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  • Castles along the Rhine

    7 Nights - Amsterdam to Basel

    Uniworld Ship - SS Antoinette Choice of Ships

    Journey from Amsterdam to the highlights of Germany including designated UNESCO World Heritage towns and scenic villages, ending Basel in the Switzerland. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service!

    Castles along the Rhine River Cruise from Amsterdam Blue Water Package
    From £2089pp Cruise Only From £2089pp
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  • Legendary Rhine and Moselle

    12 Nights - Amsterdam to Basel

    Uniworld Ship - River Queen River Queen

    Join your elegant ship exploring five magnificent and contrasting countries past some of Europe's most spectacular scenery and historical highlights. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - Apr, May, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service!

    Legendary Rhine and Moselle River Cruise from Amsterdam to Basel Blue Water Package
    From £3909pp Cruise Only From £3869pp
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  • Danube Cruises

  • European Festive Markets

    7 Nights - Nuremberg to Vienna

    Uniworld Ship - River Princess Choice of Ships

    This 7-night festive itinerary visits the charming towns of Passau and Durnstein and the musical city of Vienna with visits to traditional Christmas Markets. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Nov, Dec
    2018 - Dec
    No single supplement on 30 Nov and 14 Dec 2017!

    European Festive Markets River Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2499pp Cruise Only From £2249pp
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  • Enchanting Danube

    7 Nights - Budapest to Passau

    Uniworld Ship - River Beatrice Choice of Ships

    With a backdrop of Austrian Alps, terraced vineyards and ancient castles, the River Danube is one of the most enchanting rivers. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service!

    Enchanting Danube River Cruise from Budapest to Passau Blue Water Package
    From £2329pp Cruise Only From £2329pp
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  • River Danube Festive Markets

    7 Nights - Budapest to Passau

    Uniworld Ship - SS Maria Theresa Choice of Ships

    Discover charming towns and explore traditional Christmas markets on this festive voyage along the Danube from Budapest. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Dec
    2018 - Dec
    Save 10% on 2018 departures!

    River Danube Festive Markets Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2589pp Cruise Only From £2339pp
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  • Delightful Danube and Prague

    9 Nights - Budapest to Prague

    Uniworld Ship - River Princess Choice of Ships

    Discover the highlights of Hungary, Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic on this fantastic holiday combining a Danube River cruise with a two-night stay in Prague. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service!

    Delightful Danube and Prague Blue Water Package
    From £2649pp Cruise Only From £2429pp
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  • Danube Discovery and Prague

    9 Nights - Vienna to Prague

    Uniworld Ship - River Ambassador River Ambassador

    This fascinating combines the beautiful scenery and wine villages along the River Danube from Vienna to Nuremberg with a 2-night hotel stay in Prague. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service!

    Danube Discovery River Cruise and Prague Hotel Stay Blue Water Package
    From £3119pp Cruise Only From £2969pp
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  • Rhine, Main and Danube Cruises

  • European Discovery

    14 Nights - Cologne to Vienna

    Uniworld Ship - River Ambassador River Ambassador

    Learn about Germany's strong heritage, sample regional specialties and explore the fascinating cities of Cologne, Nuremberg and Vienna on this unique, luxury cruise on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, with guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service!

    European Discovery Blue Water Package
    From £4579pp Cruise Only From £4579pp
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  • European Jewels

    14 Nights - Budapest to Amsterdam

    Uniworld Ship - SS Maria Theresa Choice of Ships

    This fantastic itinerary takes you through four magnificent countries to Europe's most scenic destinations, uncovering European art, history and culture. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service!

    European Jewels Danube and Rhine River Cruise from Budapest Blue Water Package
    From £5019pp Cruise Only From £4769pp
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  • River Danube towards the Black Sea Cruises

  • Highlights of Eastern Europe

    9 Nights - Budapest to Bucharest

    Uniworld Ship - River Duchess Choice of Ships

    A superb holiday combining a 7-night cruise through the heart of Eastern Europe and a 2-night hotel stay in the fascinating city of Bucharest. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
    2018 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service!

    Highlights of Eastern Europe Blue Water Package
    From £3039pp Cruise Only From £2789pp
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  • Bordeaux and Wine Country Cruises

  • Chateaux and Vineyards

    7 Nights - Bordeaux and back

    Uniworld Ship - River Royale River Royale

    Discover magnificent chateaux, terraced vineyards and traditional cuisine in Bordeaux on board River Royale. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service!

    Chateaux and Vineyards of Bordeaux River Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2319pp Cruise Only From £2069pp
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  • Douro Cruises

  • A Week on the Douro

    7 Nights - Porto and back

    Uniworld Ship - Queen Isabel Queen Isabel

    Highlights of this voyage through Portugal include the spectacular Mateus Palace in Regua, the charming town of Pinhao and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Guimaraes. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Book Now and Save 10% on 2018 Departures!

    A Week on the Douro River Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2859pp Cruise Only From £2609pp
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  • Lisbon and the Beautiful Douro

    10 Nights - Lisbon to Porto

    Uniworld Ship - Queen Isabel Queen Isabel

    See the beautiful terraced vineyards, medieval cities and World Heritage Sites on this voyage from Porto, beginning with a 3-night pre-cruise stay in historic Lisbon. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Book Now and Save 10% on 2018 Departures!

    Lisbon and the Beautiful Douro River Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £3309pp Cruise Only From £3059pp
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  • Jewels of Spain and the Douro River

    12 Nights - Lisbon to Madrid

    Uniworld Ship - Queen Isabel Queen Isabel

    Discover the enchanting towns and celebrated wines of Portgual on this unique holiday combining a Douro cruise with hotel stays in Lisbon and Madrid. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
    2018 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
    Book Now and Save 10% on 2018 Departures!

    Jewels of Spain and Portugal's Douro River Blue Water Package
    From £4659pp Cruise Only From £4409pp
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  • Rhone Cruises

  • Burgundy and Provence

    7 Nights - Lyon to Arles

    Uniworld Ship - SS Catherine SS Catherine

    See the rich history, fine cuisine and picturesque lavender fields as you journey through the heart of Burgundy and Provence visiting the famous Hospices de Beaune and the fortified city of Avignon. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service!

    Burgundy and Provence Rhone River Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2409pp Cruise Only From £2159pp
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  • Seine Cruises

  • Normandy Coast from Paris

    7 Nights - Paris and back

    Uniworld Ship - SS Joie de Vivre SS Joie de Vivre

    Discover the beaches of Normandy, the historic city of Rouen and Monet’s house and gardens at Giverny on this 7-night voyage from Paris. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service!

    Normandy Coast from Paris River Seine Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2409pp Cruise Only From £2159pp
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  • Paris and the Seine Festive Markets

    7 Nights - Paris and back

    Uniworld Ship - SS Joie de Vivre SS Joie de Vivre

    Explore magical Christmas Markets and sample seasonal delights on this festive holiday from Paris along the beautiful River Seine. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Dec
    2018 - Dec
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service on 2017 departures!

    Paris and the Seine Festive Markets Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2249pp Cruise Only From £2249pp
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  • Grand France

    14 Nights - Paris to Avignon

    Uniworld Ship - SS Joie de Vivre Choice of Ships

    This unique voyage combines Northern France along the Seine visiting the historic Normandy beaches and Southern France along the Rhone through Provence. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
    2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
    No single supplement on selected 2017 departures!

    Grand France - Seine and Rhone River Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £4389pp Cruise Only From £4139pp
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  • Portrait of Majestic France

    14 Nights - Paris to Bordeaux

    Uniworld Ship - Joie de Vivre Choice of Ships

    This holiday combines a 7-night cruise along the River Seine, made famous by Impressionist artists, with a 7-night cruise through the wine region of Bordeaux. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS free flights and home pick-up service!

    Portrait of Majestic France Blue Water Package
    From £4389pp Cruise Only From £4139pp
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  • Holland at Tulip Time Cruises

  • Tulips and Windmills

    9 Nights - Amsterdam to Antwerp

    Uniworld Ship - River Duchess Choice of Ships

    See the colourful tulip fields and discover the heritage of Belgium and the Netherlands. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2018 - Mar, Apr
    Save 10%!

    Tulips and Windmills in Spring Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2679pp Cruise Only From £2429pp
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  • Holland and Belgium at Tulip Time

    7 Nights - Brussels to Amsterdam

    Uniworld Ship - River Ambassador River Ambassador

    Explore the picturesque canals of the Netherlands and historic cities in Belgium including Brussels and Antwerp in springtime. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities

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  • Russia Cruises

  • Imperial Waterways of Russia

    12 Nights - Moscow to St Petersburg

    Uniworld Ship - River Victoria River Victoria

    Discover history and traditions on this voyage along the waterways of Russia with four-day stays in the magnificent cities of Moscow and St Petersburg. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul
    2018 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug
    No single supplement on 24 Jun 2017 departure!

    Imperial Waterways of Russia River Cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg Blue Water Package
    From £5019pp Cruise Only From £4319pp
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  • Venice Cruises

  • Venice and Northern Italy

    7 Nights - Venice and back

    Uniworld Ship - River Countess River Countess

    Discover magnificent cities and superb architecture on this superb itinerary from Venice exploring the Lagoon and Po. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Exclusive savings and £100pp OBC on 25 Jun 2017 departure!

    Venice and the Gems of Northern Italy Blue Water Package
    From £2245pp Cruise Only From £1945pp
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  • Gems of Northern Italy

    9 Nights - Milan to Venice

    Uniworld Ship - River Countess River Countess

    This superb 9-night luxury holiday combines a 2-night hotel stay in the chic city of Milan with an 8-night cruise along the romantic River Po from Venice. Includes return flights from the UK, guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Exclusive package with savings of up to £1405pp!

    Gems of Northern Italy Blue Water Package
    From £2395pp Cruise Only From £2199pp
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  • Splendours of Italy

    14 Nights - Milan to Rome

    Uniworld Ship - River Countess River Countess

    See the historic and architectural treasures of Italy on this superb holiday, combining an all-inclusive cruise on River Countess and hotel stays in fashionable Milan, renaissance Florence and historic Rome. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2017 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Exclusive package with savings of up to £2440pp on 2017 departures!

    Splendours of Italy Blue Water Package
    From £3825pp Cruise Only From £4769pp
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  • Romantic Verona and Venice

    10 Nights - Verona to Venice

    Uniworld Ship - River Countess River Countess

    An exclusive 10-night luxury holiday combining a 3-night hotel stay in romantic Verona with a 7-night cruise from Venice. Includes tickets to Verdi's Nabucco in the breathtaking Verona Arena, guided excursions during the cruise, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities on board and return flights from the UK
    Exclusive package with opera tickets to Verdi's Nabucco plus £100pp OBC!

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  • Mekong Cruises

  • Timeless Vietnam and Cambodia

    16 Nights - Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

    Uniworld Ship - River Orchid Choice of Ships

    Explore Vietnam and Cambodia, with luxury hotel stays in Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap, linked by a 7-night Mekong river voyage, with additional nights in Hanoi. Includes flights from the UK, guided excursions and complimentary house wine, beer and soft drinks onboard and with special restaurant meals. 2017 - Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
    2018 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
    FREE cabin upgrade PLUS save up to £1000pp on 2017 departures!

    Timeless Wonders of Vietnam and Cambodia Fly Cruise Package
    From £4139pp
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