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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 ‘Super Ships’Maria Theresa, Catherine and Antoinette. The newest ship, Joie de Vivre, has been inspired by 20th century Parisian design. 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 Princess Lounge
  • Antoinette Stateroom
  • Antoinette Swimming Pool

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

  • 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 2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Save up to £2520 per couple!

    Castles along the Rhine River Cruise from Amsterdam Blue Water Package
    From £2049pp Cruise Only From £1799pp
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  • 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 - Dec
    2018 - Nov, Dec

    River Rhine Festive Markets cruise from Basel Blue Water Package
    From £2499pp Cruise Only From £2249pp
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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 2018 - Apr, May, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Save up to £4020 per couple!

    Legendary Rhine and Moselle River Cruise from Amsterdam to Basel Blue Water Package
    From £3539pp Cruise Only From £3289pp
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  • Rhine Main Discovery and Munich

    9 Nights - Munich to Cologne

    Uniworld Ship - River Ambassador River Ambassador

    Admire the picturesque landscapes of Bavaria on this unique holiday which includes a 7-night luxury cruise along the Rhine and Main Rivers, a 2-night hotel stay in the historic city of Munich and an in-depth exploration of the area's strong Jewish heritage, plus guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities

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  • Danube Cruises

  • Enchanting Danube

    7 Nights - Budapest to Passau

    Uniworld Ship - Maria Theresa Maria Theresa

    A 7-night Danube River cruise from Budapest exploring spectacular capital cities and the picturesque Wachau Valley on board Maria Theresa. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

    Enchanting Danube River Cruise from Budapest to Passau Blue Water Package
    From £2549pp Cruise Only From £2299pp
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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

    River Danube Festive Markets Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2739pp Cruise Only From £2489pp
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  • 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 2018 - Dec

    European Festive Markets River Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2749pp Cruise Only From £2499pp
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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 2018 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Save up to £2880 per couple!

    Delightful Danube and Prague Blue Water Package
    From £2769pp Cruise Only From £2519pp
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  • Rhine, Main and Danube Cruises

  • 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 2018 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Save up to £3160 per couple!

    European Jewels Danube and Rhine River Cruise from Budapest Blue Water Package
    From £4809pp Cruise Only From £4559pp
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  • 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

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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 2018 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
    Save up to £2940 per couple!

    Highlights of Eastern Europe Blue Water Package
    From £2419pp Cruise Only From £2169pp
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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 2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Save up to £2880 per couple!

    Chateaux and Vineyards of Bordeaux River Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £1849pp Cruise Only From £1599pp
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  • Douro Cruises

  • 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 2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Save up to £2880 per couple!

    Lisbon and the Beautiful Douro River Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2349pp Cruise Only From £2099pp
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  • 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 2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

    A Week on the Douro River Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £3149pp Cruise Only From £2899pp
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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 2018 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

    Jewels of Spain and Portugal's Douro River Blue Water Package
    From £4169pp Cruise Only From £3919pp
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  • Venice Cruises

  • 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 7-night cruise along the romantic River Po from Venice. Includes return flights from the UK, guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Save up to £3060 per couple!

    Gems of Northern Italy Blue Water Package
    From £2559pp Cruise Only From £2309pp
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  • 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 2018 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

    Venice and the Gems of Northern Italy Blue Water Package
    From £2649pp Cruise Only From £2399pp
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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 2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Save up to £2250 per couple!

    Splendours of Italy Blue Water Package
    From £4239pp Cruise Only From £3989pp
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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 2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Save up to £2760 per couple!

    Burgundy and Provence Rhone River Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £1929pp Cruise Only From £1679pp
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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 2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Save up to £3160 per couple!

    Normandy Coast from Paris River Seine Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2209pp Cruise Only From £1959pp
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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

    Paris and the Seine Festive Markets Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2499pp 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 2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
    Save up to £5400 per couple!

    Grand France - Seine and Rhone River Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £3469pp Cruise Only From £3219pp
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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 2018 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
    Save up to £2490 per couple!

    Portrait of Majestic France Blue Water Package
    From £3469pp Cruise Only From £3219pp
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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 up to £2220 per couple!

    Tulips and Windmills in Spring Cruise Blue Water Package
    From £2099pp Cruise Only From £1849pp
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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 2018 - May, Jun, Jul
    Save up to £2360 per couple!

    Imperial Waterways of Russia River Cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg Blue Water Package
    From £3689pp Cruise Only From £3439pp
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  • Nile Cruises

  • Splendours of Egypt

    11 Nights - Cairo and back

    Uniworld Ship - River Tosca River Tosca

    Cruise the Nile in luxury and enjoy hotel stays in lively Cairo on this superb 12-day holiday to Egypt, with highlights including the famous Egyptian Museum, the Great Pyramids and the Valley of the Kings. Includes guided shore excursions and complimentary house wine, beer and soft drinks on board 2018 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
    Save up to 15%!

    Splendours of Egypt Blue Water Package
    From £4069pp Cruise Only From £3569pp
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  • Mekong Cruises

  • Timeless Vietnam and Cambodia

    16 Nights - Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

    Uniworld Ship - Mekong Navigator Mekong Navigator

    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 - Dec
    2018 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
    Save up to 15%!

    Timeless Wonders of Vietnam and Cambodia Fly Cruise Package
    From £4239pp
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