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Six one-of-a-kind river cruises

Uniworld’s well-traveled guests often ask me about the different river cruises I’ve been on, and which itineraries I prefer most. Here are six Uniworld river cruises that are among my personal favorites, each featuring unique, authentic, and unforgettable experiences in some of the world’s most extraordinary places. I hope this inspires you to venture forth and experience some of these incredible journeys for yourself. Bon voyage!

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Guy Young, President
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

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Gems of Northern Italy

Ship: River Countess

2016 | 10 DAYS FROM MILAN TO VENICE

Cities Include: Milan, Venice, Padua, Bologna or Ferrara, Verona, Chioggia

Featured Highlights: Special after-hours lighting ceremony inside St. Mark’s Basilica, hands-on pasta-making workshop in Bologna, “Do as the Locals Do” Venice walking tour, Po Delta

Italy’s many charms are on display throughout this carefully choreographed itinerary, an unforgettable journey for travelers looking to embrace la dolce vita.

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Available Departures: All dates except Jul 22, 29

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Available Departures: Jul 15, 29; Aug 5, 19, 26; Sep 2, 9; Oct 7, 14, 21, 28

Available Departures: Jun 19; Jul 24; Aug 7

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Splendors Of Egypt & The Nile

Ship: River Tosca

2016 | 12 DAYS FROM CAIRO TO CAIRO

Cities Include: Cairo, Luxor, Dendera, Kom Ombo, Aswan, Edfu

Featured Highlights: Temples of Luxor and Karnak, Pyramids and the Great Sphinx, Valley of the Kings, felucca ride, Nubian home visit, and tea at the historic Old Cataract Hotel Aswan

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Paris & Normandy

Ship: River Baroness

2016 | 8 DAYS FROM PARIS TO PARIS

Cities Include: Paris, Giverny, Normandy Beaches, Rouen, Honfleur

Featured Highlights: Monet’s home and gardens in Giverny, walking tours of Honfleur and Rouen, D-Day Beaches, “Vincent van Gogh’s Footsteps” walking tour in Auvers-sur-Oise, guided bicycle ride along the Seine, “Do as the Locals Do” walking tour in Paris or Paris city tour

Travel back in time on a delightfully scenic journey steeped in history, from the “City of Light” to iconic Normandy beaches to the medieval capital of Rouen.

Highlights: Monet’s gardens, Normandy beaches, giant clock, NaturoSpace, Notre Dame, tethered hot air balloon ride over Paris

Available Departures: All dates except Apr 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Jun 5, 12, 19, 26; Jul 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

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Available Departures: Jul 17; Aug 7, 14, 28; Oct 2

Available Departures: Jul 10, 17, 24; Aug 07; Sep 4, 25; Oct 2, 16, 23

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Enchanting Danube

Ship: River Beatrice

2016 | 8 DAYS FROM BUDAPEST TO PASSAU

Cities Include: Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Dürnstein, Melk, Linz, Passau

Featured Highlights: City tour of Vienna with Winter Palace visit, Salzburg or Linz, Passau organ concert, “Do as the Locals Do” Budapest walking tour, Dürnstein “Village Day” with choice of activities, wine tasting at Austria’s oldest winery

Discover the best of Eastern and Western Europe on a journey showcasing the region’s grand history, architecture, music, and food and wine.

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Available Departures: All dates except 24*, 31; Oct 16*, 23; Nov 6

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Available Departures: Jul 17, 31; Aug 7*, 21*, 28

Available Departures: Jul 31; Aug 7*, 21*, 28; Oct 2*; Nov 6, 13*

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Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong

Ship: River Orchid

2016 | 15 DAYS FROM HO CHI MINH CITY TO HANOI

Cities Include: Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh, Kampong Cham, Hanoi

Featured Highlights: Two full days at Angkor Wat, special water blessing from Buddhist monks, sightseeing via electric cart and sampan, visits to artisanal workshops and colorful floating markets, Apsara dance performance, traditional water puppet show, Cu Chi Tunnels, tribal village visit

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AVAILABLE DEPARTURES: Oct 2*, 12, 16*, 26, 30*; Nov 9, 13*, 23

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European Jewels

Ship: S.S. Maria Theresa, River Duchess, River Queen

2016 | 15 DAYS FROM BUDAPEST TO AMSTERDAM

Cities Include: Budapest, Vienna, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Bamberg, Würzburg, Miltenberg, Frankfurt, Rüdesheim, Cologne, Amsterdam

Featured Highlights: Cologne walking tour with cathedral visit, Jewish Regensburg or BMW factory, “Vienna, City of Arts” tour, “Village Day” with fruit brandy distillery visit, “2,000 years in One Hour” Regensburg walking tour, Heidelberg or “Do as the Locals Do” Frankfurt walking tour

An all-encompassing voyage highlighting the full spectrum of European culture, history, art, architecture, and world-class food and wine.

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Available Departures: All dates except Jul 27*, 31; Aug 24

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Available Departures: Jul 31; Aug 28

Available Departures: Jun 19*; Aug 28; Sep 7*, 11*, 25; Oct 5, 9*; Nov 6*