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Travel back in time on a delightfully scenic journey steeped in history.
From Paris’s glittering Eiffel Tower to the iconic beaches of Normandy to the medieval capital of Rouen, the serene Seine carries you through the countryside immortalized by so many great artists. Breathe in the fragrance of Monet’s garden in Giverny, stand at the port of Honfleur where Courbet and Boudin set up their easels, and walk in the footsteps of Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise, the town where he spent his final months. Immerse yourself in a fascinating and inviting land, rich in legend, history and art.
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Discover why UNESCO declared French cuisine a “world intangible heritage.” Visit the famous La Couronne restaurant where Julia Child had her first French meal, which was the meal that changed her life—and eventually Americans' perspectives on French cooking. Sit among the apple orchards at a Normandy farm savoring cider, calvados and pommeau while sampling the fresh cheeses of the region. Celebrate Monet’s passion for art and food in a café at his beloved Giverny. These are only a few highlights you’ll be treated to on your culinary journey.
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.
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Included Excursion: Monet’s Giverny and hike to Château Gaillard
Visit Monet’s former home and famous gardens, the inspiration for many of his most beloved works. Later, you can hike up to Château Gaillard to see the ruins of Richard the Lionheart’s 12th-century stronghold and take in the remarkable views. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.
Included Excursion: Full day Normandy Beaches with choice of Arromanches 360° Cinema OR Juno Beach and Canadian Centre OR Tapestry Museum in Bayeux
Visit historic Omaha Beach and choose from several options: a circular cinema that brings D-Day to life; Juno Beach and the Canadian Centre; or travel to Bayeux to view its famous 11th-century tapestry. At the American Cemetery and memorial honoring U.S. soldiers, you may also join a special remembrance ceremony.
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Included Excursion: Rouen walking discovery tour
During your time in historic Rouen, you’ll see the city's medieval quarter, a large Renaissance clock tower, and the bronze cross marking the site where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake. Another highlight is Rouen's Gothic Notre-Dame Cathedral, a favorite subject of artist Claude Monet.
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Included Excursion: Honfleur walking discovery tour
Travel through Normandy’s bucolic countryside to Honfleur, a charming seaside town painted by generations of artists. Tour the former Smuggler's Harbor of Vieux Bassin—the town's most frequently painted scene—and St. Catherine's Church, built by shipwrights.
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Included Excursion: “Vincent van Gogh’s Footsteps” walking discovery tour of Auvers-sur-Oise
Follow in the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise, where he spent the last two months of his life and created a number of notable works. You’ll also see the cemetery where Vincent and his brother Theo are buried side by side. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.
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Included Excursion: Choice of Paris city tour OR exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” Île de la Cité and Latin Quarter walking tour
Today’s panoramic tour of Paris features all the top sights, with a stop at Luxembourg Gardens for a more intimate perspective of Parisian life. Or, “Do as the Locals Do” on an expertly tour of the lively Latin Quarter and Île de la Cité, the historic centre of Paris and the site of Notre Dame Cathedral.
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Uniworld’s newest Super Ship, S.S. Joie de Vivre, is designed to reflect the “joy of living” as it cruises the Seine River in northern France. This luxurious 128-passenger vessel is a showcase for handcrafted furniture, sumptuous fabrics, beautiful antiques, gilded accents and every modern convenience. The Salon de Toulouse features a full-service bar and art and antiques curated from renowned auction houses and private collections. Enticing dining venues include Le Restaurant Pigalle, Bistro Saint-Germain and Café Flore. Intimately scaled so it can dock in the heart of Paris, the Joie de Vivre features two Royal Suites, eight Junior Suites, and 54 staterooms, all with made-to-order Savoir of England beds and marble-lined bathrooms
This meticulously designed ship features enticing public areas and luxurious amenities, including a beautiful lounge filled with art and antiques, multiple dining venues and bars, a well-equipped fitness centre and enclosed heated swimming pool, Serenity River Spa, and a Deck de Montmartre with a life-sized checkerboard and comfortable seating, ideal for relaxing and savoring in the ever-changing views.
S.S. Joie de Vivre features lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and uniquely designed suites. All accommodations have custom-made-to-order Savoir of England beds with handcrafted headboards, high-thread-count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, a menu of pillow options, and marble-lined bathrooms. Guests staying in suites also enjoy enhanced amenities and services, including professional butlers.
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After one night in your magnificent riverview stateroom, you'll understand why sailing with Uniworld is truly the best way to see the world. Rated Top Cabins by Zagat Survey®, your elegantly appointed boutique stateroom comes standard with Uniworld - as does the ever-changing breathtaking river scenery.
Each stateroom has been decorated by the award-winning design team of Red Carnation Hotels with all the comforts necessary for a restful retreat. Every evening, you'll look forward to curling up in your handcrafted Savoir® of England bed which is draped in sumptuous high-thread count 100% Egyptian combed cotton sheets, along with an array of pillow options. 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 in a luxurious marble bathroom stocked with L'Occitane products, plush towels, and soft robes.
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Uniworld goes above and beyond with everything they do, including providing you with a truly remarkable dining experience. That's why Uniworld is the only river cruise company to be honored by Zagat Survey® as Top Dining.
An award-winning dining experience with Uniworld includes:
Sumptuous buffets at breakfast and lunch offer an extensive array of hot and cold selections. Breakfast features crispy Belgian waffles topped with whipped cream and warm maple syrup, a dozen or more homemade breads and jams, an omelet station, and hand-cut seasonal fresh fruit. Lunch offers a delectable feast with salads, soups, carved-to-order roasts, and more.
Evenings provide exquisite ambience with relaxed open seating. Each dish is flawlessly prepared using the finest ingredients-local meats and seafood along with tasty side dishes. Always included with lunch & dinner onboard are European fine wines and a selection of beer and soft drinks served by an attentive, caring staff. Of course, every meal concludes with a wide range of freshly prepared, decadent desserts that look every bit as delicious as they taste.
Uniworld also provides a variety of dining experiences including: al fresco under the stars and light-lunch dining-both on the sun deck; Captain's Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinners; early-riser breakfast; and afternoon tea. Plus, Uniworld gives you the choice of dining on lighter cuisine with our Traveling Lite menu.
On our boutique ships, meals are truly a feast for all the senses. From the delicious bouquet of a glass of perfectly aged pinot noir, to the inviting sight of candlelit tables draped in fine linen, to the pleasant sounds of friends engaged in intimate conversation, to the delicious flavor of each savoury dish, Uniworld's dining experiences have been designed to delight you.
Through integrated onboard and onshore programs, Uniworld provides a 360º encounter with each exciting port of call.
At Uniworld, we treat our guests as one might treat one's best friends and family, which means no request too large, no detail too small.
Since Uniworld is a proud part of The Travel Corporation, a family-run business, treating our guests-and our team of staff members-as an extension of our family comes naturally.
Providing truly personalized, gracious, and consistently exceptional hospitality to our guests starts from within the organization. This means hiring the very best team of professionals in the industry and providing them with ongoing training.
In addition, we constantly challenge ourselves, so we have put in place fastidious Quality Assurance programs with onboard ship inspections and third-party mystery shoppers to elevate our service to the highest possible level. Only then can we provide our guests with the award-winning hospitality for which we have been recognized by esteemed consumer publications such as Condé Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure.
We do all of this because we truly care about creating harmony both onboard and onshore in order to bring joy to our guests and ensure that everyone has the most memorable experience possible. This is our commitment to our guests and our staff.
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|Apr 2||SS Joie de Vivre||£2489||£2929||£3549||£3789||£4269||£5529||£7189|
|Apr 9||SS Joie de Vivre||£2649||£3089||£3709||£3949||£4429||£5689||£7349|
|Apr 16||SS Joie de Vivre||£2879||£3319||£3939||£4179||£4659||£5919||£7579|
|Apr 23||SS Joie de Vivre||£3199||£3639||£4359||£4499||£4979||£6239||£7899|
|Apr 30||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4499||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|May 7||SS Joie de Vivre||£3509||£3949||£4569||£4809||£5289||£6549||£8209|
|May 14||SS Joie de Vivre||£3509||£3949||£4569||£4809||£5289||£6549||£8209|
|May 21||SS Joie de Vivre||£3509||£3949||£4569||£4809||£5289||£6549||£8209|
|May 28||SS Joie de Vivre||£3509||£3949||£4569||£4809||£5289||£6549||£8209|
|Jun 4||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4599||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|Jun 11||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4599||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|Jun 18||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4599||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|Jun 25||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4599||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|Jul 2||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4599||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|Jul 9||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4599||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|Jul 16||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4599||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|Jul 23||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4599||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|Jul 30||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4599||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|Aug 6||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4599||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139||OFFER|
|Aug 13||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4599||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|Aug 20||SS Joie de Vivre||£3509||£3949||£4569||£4809||£5289||£6549||£8209||OFFER|
|Aug 27||SS Joie de Vivre||£3509||£3949||£4569||£4809||£5289||£6549||£8209|
|Sep 3||SS Joie de Vivre||£3669||£4109||£4729||£4969||£5449||£6709||£8369|
|Sep 10||SS Joie de Vivre||£3669||£4109||£4729||£4969||£5449||£6709||£8369|
|Sep 17||SS Joie de Vivre||£3669||£4109||£4729||£4969||£5449||£6709||£8369|
|Sep 24||SS Joie de Vivre||£3589||£4029||£4649||£4889||£5369||£6629||£8289|
|Oct 1||SS Joie de Vivre||£3509||£3949||£4569||£4809||£5289||£6549||£8209|
|Oct 8||SS Joie de Vivre||£3509||£3949||£4569||£4809||£5289||£6549||£8209|
|Oct 15||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4499||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|Oct 22||SS Joie de Vivre||£3439||£3879||£4499||£4739||£5219||£6479||£8139|
|Oct 29||SS Joie de Vivre||£2799||£3239||£3859||£4099||£4579||£5839||£7499|
|Nov 5||SS Joie de Vivre||£2719||£3159||£3779||£4019||£4499||£5759||£7419||OFFER|
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