A Portrait Of Majestic France (2019) : S.S. Joie de Vivre, River Royale
The quintessential voyage for gourmets, oenophiles and lovers of all things French
This picture-perfect journey blends your passion for the good life-art, culture and gastronomy-with a broad sweep of lovely French landscapes. Experience the romance of Paris and then sail the Seine to Normandy, discovering the gems of the region. Marvel at magnificent Rouen Cathedral, and tour the former smugglers' harbor in Honfleur and follow in the footsteps of Monet at his beloved Giverny.
Travel to beautiful Bordeaux and delight in the countryside of southwest France. Explore Roman Saint-Émilion, with its astonishing Monolithic Church, and ancient Blaye, with its famous citadel. Journey through a land of noble wines, tasting the flavors of the regions as you go.
Enjoy the best France has to offer with Uniworld's plethora of exclusive excursions (including an exclusive wine tasting of famous Médoc and Sauternes wines and an extraordinary evening tour of Bordeaux) as you cruise four rivers, visit bustling cities and charming towns and sample myriad culinary delights.
Who will enjoy this cruise
Gourmets, oenophiles and lovers of life's finer things will savor this quintessential French voyage.
A Portrait of Majestic France is a combination of Paris & Normandy and Bordeaux, Vineyards & Chateaux.
All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 14 dinners
2 Captain's Welcome and 2 Captain's Farewell Receptions
2 Welcome and 2 Farewell Gala Dinners
Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water
12 days of excursions, including "Choice Is Yours" options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
Guided "Go Active," "Do as the Locals Do," "Village Day" and "Gentle Walking" programs
State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audioheadset system on all excursions
Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks
14-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the magical S.S. Joie de Vivre and the breathtaking River Royale
Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir® of England beds, high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options
Free Internet and Wi-Fi access
1 country: France
5 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
Captivating onboard local entertainment
Cultural enrichment, including 2 Signature Lectures
Exclusive Connoisseur Collection and Generations Family Program on select summer departures
First class TGV train between Paris and Bordeaux
All transfers on arrival and departure days
All gratuities, both onboard and onshore