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Uniworld River Cruises

September 5, 2016


Uniworld sets the standard for excellence in hospitality, culinary and nautical practices in luxury river cruising. It's the sister company of Red Carnation, who we admire and respect.


The Uniworld experience embodies style, comfort and sophistication, and guests will find gourmet dining venues, beautifully-appointed suites and staterooms and much more aboard a unique and elegant river cruise ship.


As the world’s only authentic boutique river cruise line, Uniworld is committed to delivering the highest standards of excellence. 'No request too large, no detail too small' is the motto, creating an extraordinary experience for guests.


Seeking to make river cruising as luxurious and effortless as possible, an all-inclusive European voyage provides guests with unsurpassed convenience as they venture through the Old World in style.


Dining is an adventure, as Uniworld bring together the finest chefs, the freshest ingredients sourced from local farmers’ markets and other regional suppliers with distinctive wines and beers chosen by acclaimed sommeliers, giving you a mouth-watering culinary journey for all of the senses.


With everything included in the price – airport transfers, award-winning all-day dining, unlimited beverages, fully hosted excursions with personalisation options, all onboard local entertainment, all gratuities onboard and onshore, and internet and Wi-Fi access – guests can rest assured that their experience along Europe’s waterways will be everything it should be and more.


Uniworld’s journeys provide an intimate and up-close view of some of the world’s oldest civilisations. Exploring ancient treasures by day with hosted small-group excursions, and enjoying five-star hotels and elegant ships at night, guests can be treated to the best.


The choices go well beyond landmarks and group tours. With personalised experiences tailored to match both your interests and lifestyle, you can choose excursions ranging from guided bicycle rides to exclusive wine tastings designed to immerse you in the local culture.

We have selected two itineraries from many – please contact us to discuss any Uniworld cruise.


Gems of Northern Italy: Milan to Venice (10 days)


What's Included

  • All meals onboard  (9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners)

  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Receptions

  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners

  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, coffee, tea and mineral water

Uncover the extraordinary hidden treasures from Milan, home to Da Vinci’s The Last Supper, to legendary Venice, the “Queen of the Adriatic.” These two iconic cities bookend an exploration of Northern Italy that rewards the curious traveller with amazing experiences in Verona, Padua, Bologna and Ferrara. 


Be treated to an exclusive evening and ceremony at St. Mark’s Basilica. Discover the charm of seaside Chioggia loved by fishermen and artists alike. Enjoy a multi-course lunch complete with wine pairings at a historic wine estate in Valpolicella. Explore medieval Padua, once home to Galileo and Copernicus; “bountiful” Bologna; Verona, the famed city of Romeo and Juliet; and UNESCO-designated Ferrara. 

Who will enjoy this cruise? Romantics, connoisseurs of food and wine and lovers of art and architecture. Share the enchantment of this region with the special young people in your life. These cruises not only feature unique, fun-filled adventures for families to enjoy together, they’re also packed with culturally and historically significant experiences designed to spark creativity and life-long learning.




From £2,669pp

Incl saving of £300pp

Pricing based on CAT 5 3rd November 2017, twin share

Maximum saving is up to £600pp/£1,200 per couple based on twin share in a Suite.


Castles along the Rhine: Basel to Amsterdam (8 days)

What's Included

  • All meals on board (7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners)

  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Receptions

  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners

  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, coffee, tea and mineral water

Cruise along the Rhine - Germany on one side, France on the other. Discover Alsace, whose dual French and German heritage has given it fabulous food and a winemaking tradition that goes back to the Romans.

Marvel at castles that were once mighty fortresses guarding territory and trade routes, and that now tower above the water as romantic ruins. Visit historic cities, including ancient Cologne and picturesque Strasbourg; stroll through the fairytale towns of Riquewihr, Kaysersberg and Rüdesheim; and taste delightful whites win