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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 2018 / 2019

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  • A Week on the Douro

    7 Nights - Porto and Back

    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 - Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Save 10% on 2019 departures!

    Porto Fly Cruise Package
    From £2049pp
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  • Castles along the Rhine

    7 Nights - Amsterdam to Basel

    River Empress 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 - Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Save up to 10% on 2019 departures!

    Koblenz Fly Cruise Package
    From £2105pp
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  • Burgundy and Provence

    7 Nights - Lyon to Arles

    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 - Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Save up to 10%!

    Lyon Fly Cruise Package
    From £2159pp
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  • Venice and Northern Italy

    7 Nights - Venice and Back

    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 - Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Save up to 10% on 2019 departures!

    Venice Lagoon Fly Cruise Package
    From £2199pp
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  • Paris and the Seine Festive Markets

    7 Nights - Paris and Back

    Joie de Vivre 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 2018 - Dec 2019 - Dec Save up to 10% on 2019 departures!

    Christmas cookies Fly Cruise Package
    From £2249pp
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  • Enchanting Danube

    7 Nights - Budapest to Passau

    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 - Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Save up to 10% on 2019 departures!

    Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest Fly Cruise Package
    From £2249pp
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  • Authentic Danube

    7 Nights - Nuremberg to Vienna

    River Princess River Princess

    A 7-night Danube River cruise from Nuremberg to Vienna exploring scenic wonders and historic cities as well as discovering Central’s Europe’s fascinating Jewish ties. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities. 2019 - May, Jun, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Save 10% on 2019 Departures!

    Melk Abbey, Austria Fly Cruise Package
    From £2249pp
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  • Brilliant Bordeaux

    7 Nights - Bordeaux and Back

    Bon Voyage Bon Voyage

    Sail three glorious rivers, the Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde on this invigorating 7-night cruise across the beautiful Bordeaux region with visits to Cadillac and Libourne. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities. 2019 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Save up to 10%!

    Bordeaux Fly Cruise Package
    From £2249pp
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  • Chateaux and Vineyards

    7 Nights - Bordeaux and Back

    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 - Aug, Sep, Oct Low single supplement!

    Bordeaux vineyards Fly Cruise Package
    From £2289pp
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  • European Festive Markets

    7 Nights - Nuremberg to Vienna

    SS Beatrice SS Beatrice

    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 2019 - Dec Save up to 10% on 2019 departures!

    Christmas Decorations at Festive Market Fly Cruise Package
    From £2339pp
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  • Holland and Belgium at Tuliptime

    7 Nights - Brussels to Amsterdam

    River Queen River Queen

    Discover the best of the Netherlands and Belgium on this colourful tulip time cruise with a visit to the famous Keukenhof Gardens. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2019 - Mar, Apr Save up to 10%!

    Keukenhof Gardens Fly Cruise Package
    From £2339pp
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  • Normandy Coast from Paris

    7 Nights - Paris and Back

    Joie de Vivre 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 - Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct Save up to 10% on 2019 departures!

    Monet's Garden Fly Cruise Package
    From £2339pp
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  • Rhine Festive Markets

    7 Nights - Basel to Cologne

    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 2018 - Nov, Dec 2019 - Nov, Dec Save up to 10% on 2019 departures!

    Strasbourg Christmas Market Fly Cruise Package
    From £2339pp
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  • Tulips and Windmills

    9 Nights - Amsterdam to Antwerp

    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 2019 - Mar, Apr Save up to 10%!

    Keukenhof Gardens Fly Cruise Package
    From £2429pp
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  • Delightful Danube and Prague

    9 Nights - Budapest to Prague

    SS Beatrice SS Beatrice

    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 - Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct Save up to 10% on 2019 departures!

    Budapest Fly Cruise Package
    From £2449pp
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  • River Danube Festive Markets

    7 Nights - Budapest to Passau

    Maria Theresa Maria Theresa

    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 2018 - Dec 2019 - Dec Save up to 10% on 2019 departures!

    Budapest Parliament Fly Cruise Package
    From £2519pp
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  • Lisbon and the Beautiful Douro

    10 Nights - Lisbon to Porto

    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 - Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Exclusive £50pp discount!

    Mateus Palace and Gardens Fly Cruise Package
    From £2549pp
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  • Highlights of Eastern Europe

    9 Nights - Budapest to Bucharest

    SS Beatrice 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 - Aug, Sep, Oct 2019 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep Save up to 10% on 2019 departures!

    Hungarian Parliament, Budapest Fly Cruise Package
    From £2789pp
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  • Gems of Northern Italy

    9 Nights - Milan to Venice

    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 - Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Exclusive £50pp Blue Water discount on all other departures!

    Milan Cathedral Fly Cruise Package
    From £2949pp
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  • Magnificent Moselle and Rhine

    9 Nights - Cologne to Frankfurt

    River Queen River Queen

    Sail through the vineyard-dotted landscapes of the Rhine and Moselle river on this all-inclusive cruise visiting picturesque wine villages, romantic castles and ancient Roman towns. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities 2019 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct Save up to 10%!

    Frankfurt Fly Cruise Package
    From £2969pp
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  • Legendary Rhine and Moselle

    12 Nights - Amsterdam to Basel

    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 - Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov No single supplement on selected departures!

    Amsterdam Fly Cruise Package
    From £3199pp
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  • Jewels of Spain and the Douro River

    12 Nights - Lisbon to Madrid

    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 - Aug, Sep Exclusive £50pp Blue Water discount!

    Lisbon Cruise Only
    From £3549pp
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  • Splendours of Egypt

    11 Nights - Cairo and Back

    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 2019 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Free Business Class Flight Upgrade on 2019 Departures!

    Cairo Fly Cruise Package
    From £3949pp
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  • Timeless Vietnam and Cambodia

    14 Nights - Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

    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. Includes flights from the UK, guided excursions and complimentary house wine, beer and soft drinks onboard and with special restaurant meals. 2019 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Save 20% PLUS Free Business Class Flight Upgrade on 2019 Departures!

    Ho Chi Minh City Fly Cruise Package
    From £3949pp
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  • European Jewels

    14 Nights - Budapest to Amsterdam

    River Duchess 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 - Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct Save up to 10% on 2019 departures!

    Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest Fly Cruise Package
    From £4199pp
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  • Imperial Waterways of Russia

    12 Nights - Moscow to St Petersburg

    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 2019 - May, Jun, Jul Save up to 10% on 2019 departures!

    Church of St Dimitri, Uglich Fly Cruise Package
    From £4769pp
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  • Splendours of Italy

    14 Nights - Milan to Rome

    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 - Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Exclusive £50pp Blue Water discount!

    Milan Fly Cruise Package
    From £4949pp
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