Ultimate France21 nights from £18,199pp

River Royale

17 Oct - 7 Nov 2021


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The perfect journey for travelers seeking the crème de la crème of France. This triumvirate of France brings you the very best of each region—Paris and the Normandy coast in the north, vineyard-rich Bordeaux in the southwest and the sun-drenched Mediterranean delights of Burgundy and Provence. You’ll tour glamorous capital cities in leisure and style, explore ancient villages still unspoiled by modern life and walk in the footsteps of famous artists such as Monet and Van Gogh. With Uniworld’s extraordinary excursions, you’ll visit the Palace of the Popes in Avignon, taste incomparable wines in Bordeaux, stroll the charming medieval lanes of Viviers and peruse the famed farmers’ market in Lyon before seeing the city spectacularly illuminated at night. All the while, savor the renowned wines and cooking traditions that have made French cuisine the most revered in the world. Who will enjoy this cruise? Those who want to experience all that France has to offer, from decadent food and wine to breathtaking scenery and world-famous art and architecture. Ultimate France is a combination of Paris & Normandy, Brilliant Bordeaux and Burgundy & Provence.

Day 1
Bordeaux, France 17 Oct 2021
Day 2
Blaye, France 18 Oct 2021
Day 3
Pauillac, France 19 Oct 2021
Day 4
Cadillac, France 20 Oct 2021
Day 5
Libourne, France 21 Oct 2021
Day 6
Libourne, France 22 Oct 2021
Day 7
Bordeaux, France 23 Oct 2021
Day 8
Bordeaux, France 24 Oct 2021
Day 9
Vernon, France 25 Oct 2021
Day 10
Rouen, France 26 Oct 2021
Day 11
Day 12
Rouen, France 28 Oct 2021
Day 13
Day 14
Paris, France 30 Oct 2021
Day 15
Lyon, France 31 Oct 2021
Day 16
Mâcon, France 1 Nov 2021
Day 17
Lyon, France 2 Nov 2021
Day 18
Day 19
Viviers, France 4 Nov 2021
Day 20
Avignon, France 5 Nov 2021
Day 21
Tarascon, France 6 Nov 2021
Day 22
Avignon, France 7 Nov 2021

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After selecting your cabin, you'll be assigned a Uniworld specialist as your personal cruise concierge. They will ensure that you get the most out of this cruise at the best possible price.

River Royale

The River Royale was remodeled in 2014 to capture the essence of the Bordeaux region, with a timeless style that emphasizes elegance and comfort as you sail through southwestern France. Carrying no more than 130 passengers, this intimate ship is a wonderful place to savour the scenery, dine on exquisite cuisine, and relax with friends over drinks in the Salon Gascogne’s Aquitaine Bar and other richly appointed public areas.  

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Boutique hotels are known for their destination-specific interior décor, gracious service, and carefully selected amenities, all of which provide an intimate, elegant, and relaxed experience. Similarly, Uniworld's boutique river cruises allow guests to travel from one exciting destination to the next aboard a stylish floating hotel with inviting lounges, cosy libraries, panoramic restaurants, sumptuous cuisine, exquisite antiques and original art, and luxurious riverview staterooms and suites.

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