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The Seine Experience

From £1,469 pp

THE SEINE EXPERIENCE, French Do Life the way life was meant to be. Pack your bags. You’re going to Paris. And Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, Rouen, Honfleur and Vernon.

It will be a week of historic sites, including Notre Dame and the Champs Elysées, late nights offering plenty of time to see a show at the Moulin Rouge, and food so delicious (read: the freshest fish, butter and cream you’ve ever tasted) you may be tempted to stay forever.

What’s Included:

  • An all-inclusive, boutique 7 night cruise in a riverview stateroom
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 14 meals onboard, 2 meals a day onboard
  • Welcome Party
  • 2 dedicated U Hosts
  • Soft drinks,
  • 11 included excursions
  • 11 U Time optional excursions
  • Local celebrity DJ Party
  • Included onboard French mixology class
  • Complimentary Bikes on board for your use
  • Movies to rent in your room
  • Fitness center
  • All gratuities onboard and ashore
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access
Day 1 - Paris (Embark)

INCLUDED – PARIS SHINES BRIGHT AT NIGHT
“The City of Light” shines brightest at night. Discover Paris in her evening dress with a walk under the bridges along the trendy streets and alluring Seine bank.

From the Grenelle bridge, take the steps down to the island and check out the Statue of Liberty. Continue on the Allée des Cygnes and catch a glimpse of the metro on the viaduct. Thereon, you may choose to continue your shining evening with your U-Host, bar crawling the trendiest bars of the Latin Quarter.

Dinner

Day 2- Conflans-Saint-Honorine

INCLUDED – THE PRIDE OF VERSAILLES
France’s esteemed Palace of Versailles, the principal residence of every French king from Louis XIV to Louis XVI, stands today as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the greatest artistic achievements of the 17th century. Get a taste of life of the monarch and his wife, Queen Marie Antoinette, while walking down the French style gardens, visiting her dream hamlet and le Petit Trianon.

U TIME – VAN GOGH
Follow in Vincent van Gogh’s footsteps in the quaint village of Auvers-sur-Oise, where the artist spent the final months of his life in the late 1800s. Have a sip of Absinthe, the favorite drink of the poets and artists of the time.

Day 2- Conflans-Saint-Honorine

Brunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Rouen

INCLUDED – ROUEN ORIENTATION WALK
Rouen, the city with hundreds of bell towers, medieval streets and half-timbered houses with slate roofs, has many surprises in store for you. Get a glimpse at an iconic cathedral painted by Claude Monet and Roy Lichtenstein, and see the inn where Julia Child sparked her culinary flame across from where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake.

As you stroll down Rue de la Republique and Rue Damiette, you’ll learn the secrets to building houses along these passages, before heading to the Gothic-style Rouen Cathedral. Venture inside for a look at its magnificent interior, architecture and recent renovations before walking along St. Nicolas street to the Gros-Horloge, a 14th-century astronomical clock.

Later, enjoy free time in town or return to the ship.

Day 3 - Rouen

Brunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Caudebec-en-Caux

INCLUDED – HONFLEUR WANDER
Honfleur is the most picturesque and best-preserved port on France’s coastline. Take an adventure back into the Viking era, visiting the Vieux Bassin where the sailors’ dock, tall old timber-framed houses and the St. Catherine Church make for staggering pictures with #nofilter necessary. After you’ve gotten the lay of the land, join the U Honfleur treasure hunt to search for the lost treasure of the Vikings. You’ll use your photography skills to piece together the clues to win. Think you’ve got what it takes? On your drive back, cross le Pont de Normandie, the longest and tallest bridge in this part of Europe, and leave Viking country behind.

U TIME – CLIFFS OF ÉTRETAT
The windswept cliffs of Étretat, part of France’s famous Alabaster Coast, offer dramatic views that will literally take your breath away. Spend some time today walking the footpath atop the cliffs and along the beautiful beach below. Thereafter, enjoy an intimate look at Normandy’s famous apple orchards on a visit to a cider farm, where you’ll indulge in a tasting and insight on the making process.

Day 4 - Caudebec-en-Caux

Brunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Vernon & La Roche Guyon

INCLUDED – SEINE SIDE BIKE RIDE
Some places are best explored on two wheels. Enjoy a leisurely bike ride along France’s enchanting Seine River. On this 5-mile adventure, you’ll stop in heritage-rich Vernon, a French commune midway between Paris and Rouen. Check out the famous old mill, the Château des Tourelles and the picturesque marina. Then it’s off to Giverny, an artist’s village set against the hills, for beautiful greenery and storybook views. Save your Instagram filters for another time. You won’t need them out here.

U TIME – KAYAK THE EURE RIVER, A SEINE TRIBUTARY
Leave the real world far behind as you kayak along the beautiful and tranquil Eure River with an expert coach.

U TIME – MONET’S GARDENS
Impressionist master Claude Monet lived in Giverny for 40 years, and his iconic ponds and lush flower gardens inspired some of his best-known work.

Day 5 - Vernon & La Roche Guyon

Brunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Paris

INCLUDED – PARISIAN WATERWAYS
Paris is a city that needs no introduction. Make the most of every moment there with Vedettes De Paris tickets. Check out all the must-see spots, including the Eiffel Tower, Orsay Museum, Latin Quarter at Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Notre Dame, National Assembly and the Louvre Museum. Can’t get enough? No time for this one today? That means you’re doing Paris right! Good thing this tour will run tomorrow, too!

INCLUDED – BIKE TOUR ALONG THE SEINE
A two-wheeled tour is a great way to get your bearings in the City of Light. Trace the left river bank from the impressive Notre Dame Cathedral to the world-famous Eiffel Tower along Paris’ new urban biking trails. Highlights along the way include exploring the pristine Tuileries Gardens, riding around Île de la Cité and crossing through the Musée du Louvre for a “touch the pyramid” photo op.

Day 6 - Paris

Brunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Paris

INCLUDED – PARISIAN WATERWAYS
Paris is a city that needs no introduction. Make the most of every moment there with Vedettes De Paris tickets. Check out all the must-see spots, including the Eiffel Tower, Orsay Museum, Latin Quarter at Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Notre Dame, National Assembly and the Louvre Museum. Can’t get enough? No time for this one today? That means you’re doing Paris right!

INCLUDED – PARISIAN ROOFTOPS
The rooftops of Paris have inspired countless artists and writers. Enjoy spectacular bird’s-eye views of the city on this one-of-a-kind tour.

Day 7 - Paris

Brunch & dinner

Day 8 - Paris

Disembark and head off to your next adventure.

Breakfast

U by Uniworld is a new take on experiential travel, for the young and young at heart with cruises designed for those with a passion for exploring and a taste for authentic adventures. We at U have always believed that travel should be relaxing, exhilarating, convenient and tailored to your interests — all at the same time.

And on a U by Uniworld river cruise, that’s exactly what you’ll experience.Part boutique hotel, part yacht, part local hotspot. The B cruises down France’s Seine River. Her chic style and Parisian influence will put you in the French spirit even before stepping off.

When your waterfront hotel is also your taxi, bar, favorite restaurant, nightclub and yoga studio, travel becomes a bit more relaxed and a lot more hassle-free.

Onboard, you can expect everything you’d find in your favorite boutique hotel. But here’s the best part. Your floating boutique hotel makes it extra-easy to visit several European destinations in a single trip while only having to unpack once.

Grab a drink and meet us on the top deck, where the glass enclosed room disappears into the floor to create an open-air hangout. It’s the best view in the house and the spot to meet new friends or listen to a local guest DJ. With a casual dining venue and lounge seating, it’s the place to be.

Our ships feature a full-service restaurant and a lite-menu in the lounge for dining — serving farm-to-table cuisine inspired by the culinary style of the places you’ll visit.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Top deck with panoramic views and rooftop Lounge, you can also enjoy a morning Yoga session
  • Ice Bar, featuring signature cocktails, craft beers, silent discos and DJ’s
  • 24 Hour MUGS Coffee bar
  • Complimentary Bottled water
  • Complimentary Wifi, We also offer personal hotspots for rent during the cruise which can be used onboard and on shore. The rental price is 8 euros per day
  • U Lounge, with a well stocked bar, mixology, paint and wine classes
  • The Spa, soothing massages and beauty treatments
  • Guest Laundry
  • The Gym, treadmills, TRX Bands, Yoga, Free Weights to keep you in shape
  • Bicycles to use on board or get the Wellness team to set up a hike for you
  • 2 Meals a day in Dine restaurant, enjoy farm to table cuisine inspired by the destinations you’ll visit

Suites & Staterooms

  • 59 outside staterooms
  • 2 Suites

As you sip your morning coffee, admire the sun rising from your picture window or balcony. And look forward to getting ready for your day.

Both ships feature three different room styles ranging from “I just need a comfortable place to sleep and stash my stuff” to “I’m going all out in a suite,” each with waterfront views. Flying solo? We have single rooms available and feature special room share rates for those traveling on their own who want to share the experience with a like-minded traveler.

  • Savoir Mattresses
  • Built in Blue tooth speakers
  • Flatscreen TV’s
  • Individual climate control

Suite

Upstairs Deck

  • French Balcony with Waterfront Views
  • King size bed with Savior Mattresses
  • Marble bathroom with heated mirror and towel rail
  • Hairdryer

  • Built in Blue tooth Speakers
  • Flatscreen TV’s
  • USB Ports
  • Desk, Table & Chairs
  • Extra Storage and a Safe

Balcony

Upstairs Deck

  • French Balcony with Waterfront Views
  • Queen size bed with Savior Mattresses
  • Marble Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Built in Blue tooth Speakers
  • Flatscreen TV’s
  • USB Ports
  • Storage and a Safe

Studio

Downstairs Deck

  • Waterfront Views
  • Queen size bed with Savior Mattresses
  • Marble Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Built in Blue tooth Speakers
  • Flatscreen TV’s
  • USB Ports
  • Storage and a Safe

 

Studio Triple

Upstairs deck

  • Waterfront Views
  • Adjustable Mood Lighting
  • 3 Savior Twin Mattresses, one lofted and one Bunk Bed
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Built in Blue tooth Speakers
  • Each bed has its own Flatscreen TV
  • USB Ports
  • Storage and a Safe

 

U by Uniworld

U by Uniworld is a new take on experiential travel, for the young and young at heart, with cruises designed for those with a passion for exploring and a taste for authentic adventures. We at U have always believed that travel should be relaxing, exhilarating, convenient and tailored to your interests — all at the same time.

And on a U by Uniworld river cruise, that’s exactly what you’ll experience.



Enquire now about this cruise & speak to one of our friendly river cruising team on 0800 471 4754.

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