Grand France (2018) : S.S. Catherine, S.S. Joie de Vivre

15 Days From Avignon To Paris

OVERVIEW

A meticulously planned itinerary tailor-made for culturally curious travelers

For Francophiles in love with the culture, history, cuisine and romance of France, this grand voyage is a dream come true. Soak up the joie de vivre that makes France one of the most adored countries in the world.

Experience France from north to south, sailing three rivers and embarking upon in-depth shore excursions. Walk through Monet's beloved Giverny, seeing the enchanting grounds that he made famous; kayak under the arches of the 2,000-year-old Pont du Gard outside of Avignon; enjoy a recital of baroque favorites in a 12th-century cathedral in charming Viviers; visit Lyon's famous Les Halles food market; and have a chance to golf at two historic French golf courses.

From the beaches of Normandy and the verve and romance of Paris to the sun-drenched vistas of Burgundy and Provence, this itinerary in France is truly sans pareil!

Who will enjoy this cruise

Those who desire a taste of everything-art, architecture, history, culture, fine wine and tantalizing cuisine-all in one grand adventure.

Grand France is a combination of Paris & Normandy and Burgundy & Provence.

ALL INCLUSIVE

Dining

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

Excursions

12 days of excursions, including "Choice Is Yours" options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts

Guided "Let's Go," "Do as the Locals Do" and "Village Day" programs

State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all excursions

Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks

Accommodations

14-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the alluring S.S. Joie de Vivre and the striking S.S. Catherine

Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir of England beds, high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options

Free Internet and Wi-Fi access

Experiences

1 country: France

4 UNESCO World Heritage sites

Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager

All transfers on arrival and departure days

All gratuities, both onboard and onshore

First class TGV train between Paris and Lyon

Captivating onboard local entertainment

Cultural enrichment, including 2 Signature Lectures

Exclusive Connoisseur Collection and Generations Family Program on select summer departure

Call (616) 834-2079 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14002452

Cruise Line
Uniworld
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2018
Duration
15 Days
Cruise Ship
S.S. Catherine

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DayPortArriveDepart
Day 1Avignon  
Day 2Tarascon  
Day 3Avignon  
Day 4Viviers  
Day 5Tournon  
Day 6Lyon  
Day 7Macon  
Day 8Lyon  
Day 9La Roche-Guyon  
Day 10Rouen  
Day 11Caudebec-En-Caux  
Day 12Rouen  
Day 13Mantes-la-Jolie  
Day 14Paris  
Day 15Paris  
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
10/21/2018Quote
Disclaimer

  • All fares are per guest in US Dollars based on double occupancy unless otherwise noted.
  • Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Availability of all stateroom categories cannot be guaranteed.
  • Single Supplement applies for single accommodation.
  • Itineraries, hotels, and vessels may change, and substitute visits to other sites may occur during your trip due to water level fluctuations and other uncontrollable factors.
  • The order of sightseeing and docking ports are subject to change according to port authority assignments.
  • Prices exclude additional port charges of $320 per person
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