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River Cruising at an Uncompromising Value - That's Uniworld Boutique River Cruises


Do you picture visiting some of the world’s best and most spectacular destinations while being surrounded by luxury and unparalleled service?  Are you looking for a hassle-free way of traveling, one that allows you the freedom to let the sites come to you?  Do you dream of your each and every need being attended to before you even think to ask?  If this sounds like a journey tailor made just for you, then you are the perfect candidate for a Uniworld boutique river cruise.

Enchantment and delight abound you onboard each river ship.  At every turn you will be greeted by cheerful smiles on the faces of their caring staff, whose greatest desire is to make you feel at home each and every moment you are onboard.  You can move freely through the ship, unencumbered by crowds as you explore  your floating sanctuary.  With an average capacity of only 130 guests, every Uniworld river cruise ship offers plenty of public space for dining and socializing, as well as nooks and alcoves perfectly designed for quiet meditation or reading.

Once your river cruise ship docks, you will step straight into the heart of intriguing towns, cities, and villages.  You will be guided on included excursions to the places you have always longed to experience.  Whether visiting a Portuguese winery for a tasting of the country’s world-renowned Port wine, or sampling the life of French royalty on a stroll through the halls of Versailles, you will be given an insider’s access to the best experiences Europe has to offer.  Once back onboard you luxury boutique cruise ship, you will sail away from that day’s adventures into an evening of fine dining complete with complimentary, perfectly paired regional wine.  The beauty of your surroundings is matched by the exquisite value you know you are enjoying onboard, with all meals, onboard entertainment, shore excursions, Signature Lectures, arrival and departure day transfers, and so much more included in your fare on Uniworld’s boutique river cruises.

All that is left for you to do is find a way to fit in all the adventures you can.

Cruising through the scenic and magnificent Douro River, which rises in Spain and reaches the Atlantic Ocean in Porto, is the very best way to see Portugal’s lush, terraced vineyards of the Douro River Valley.  Along the Douro, visit Porto, and try Portugal’s world-famous Port wine and visit charming rural villages.

Sail the Rhine River, one of Europe’s most important and longest waterways for transportation and trade.  Meander through the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its stunning castles and natural beauty.  Gracing the shores of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley are more medieval castles than in any other river valley in the world.

On the relaxing Seine River cruise through Northern France, you will enjoy delicious cuisine, fine wine, and breathtaking art.  Cruise the Seine River from Paris to charming villages and towns.  Visit Monet’s home in Giverny, where you will see the Japanese water garden and bridge, with its pond still full of lilies, which inspired Monet’s great works of art.

The Danube River stretches from Germany’s Black Forest all the way to the Black Sea, passing through unforgettable cities in Germany, Slovakia, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Romania.  Take a Uniworld cruise along the Danube and see the picturesque Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its steep hills, quaint villages, and wineries.

The Moselle, a tributary of the Rhine River, is famous for its picturesque scenery and most famous for being the wine-growing region of the Moselle River Valley, You will cruise through lovely wine villages perched on vine-clad steep slopes, and medieval feeling towns which give the Moselle River region a very unique character.

The Saone is a river in eastern France and a right tributary of the Rhone River in Lyon.  The river rises in Monts Faucilles to Lyon and linked to other river systems by canals.  Along the beautiful Saone, you will cruise through charming towns and picturesque, vineyard-covered hillsides in France’s famous Burgundy wine region.

One of the major rivers of Europe, the charming Rhone River stretches from Switzerland to France.  The Rhone was an important trade route during the times of the Romans and Greeks.  The scenic Rhone River Valley from Lyon to the north and Avignon to the south is an important wine growing region famous for its red wines.

The Main is one of the most significant tributaries of the Rhine River.  The Main flows through the German states of Bavaria, Baden-Wurttenberg, and Hesse.  The Main River connects to the Danube River via the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal.  A cruise along the Main is a relaxing way to visit this scenic part of Germany.

The Po River is surrounded by the most heavily cultivated land in Europe.  Along the Po are some of Italy’s historic and most beautiful towns:  Piacenza, Pavia, Cremona, Mantova, and Ferrara.

Uniworld has crafted a culinary program for the most discerning of palettes to ensure every guest’s river cruise dining experience exceeds expectations.  Menus honor seasonal and regional specialties, in addition to offering old-fashioned comfort foods and lighter fare.  You will delight in the wonderful flavors of impeccably prepared meals on their river cruises by their culinary team using the freshest ingredients direct from farmers’ markets and other local sources.  With each and every meal, you will be treated to a rich selection of craft and local beers, spirits, and distinctive wines chosen by their acclaimed sommeliers.

Our Experts love Uniworld Boutique River Cruises and are sure you will too.


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