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. Follow in the footsteps of Monet at his beloved Giverny and Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise. Then travel to beautiful Bordeaux and delight in the countryside of southwest France. Explore Roman SaintÉmilion, 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 your all-inclusive France river cruise takes you along four rivers, visiting bustling cities and charming towns and sampling myriad culinary delights.
YOUR CRUISE PACKAGE INCLUDES:
14-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the alluring River Baroness and the breathtaking River Royale
All transfers on arrival and departure days
First class TGV train between Paris and Bordeaux
All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
14 breakfasts, 11 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, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, 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
4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio- headset system on all excursions
Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks
Captivating onboard local entertainment
Cultural enrichment, including 2 Signature Lectures
New Paltz Travel Center
43 North Chestnut St.
New Paltz, NY 12561
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