The Connoisseur Collection

Onboard and onshore, embrace France’s finest culinary traditions on Uniworld’s one-of-a-kind cruises designed especially for epicureans. The Connoisseur Collection is exclusively available on select 2017 departures of “Paris & Normandy,” “Burgundy & Provence” and “Bordeaux, Vineyards & Châteaux” itineraries.

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Paris & Normandy

8 DAYS
FROM Paris to Paris

SHIP / Joie de Vivre

DEPARTURES:
June 18; July 16 & 23; August 6 & 13

FEATURED HIGHLIGHTS:

  • La Couronne restaurant, where Julia Child first experienced French cuisine
  • Tastings of local delicacies, such as cheeses, cider, and calvados (apple brandy)
  • Visit to Café Terra, near Monet’s gardens in Giverny
  • Onboard Champagne tasting with a Uniworld sommelier
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Burgundy & Provence

8 DAYS
FROM Avignon to Lyon

SHIP / S.S. Catherine

DEPARTURES:
June 4 & 25; July 9, 16 & 23

FEATURED HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Afternoon cocktail reception at Château de Seigneurs in Tournon
  • Visit to a truffle farm and the village of Grignan
  • Cooking demonstration and tea party at the Institut Paul Bocuse in Lyon
  • Induction to Wine Tain and St. Joseph Wine Brotherhoods
  • Onboard Valrhona chocolate tasting and wine pairing
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Bordeaux, Vineyards & Châteaux

8 DAYS
FROM Bordeaux to Bordeaux

SHIP / River Royale

DEPARTURES:
June 25; July 23 & 30; August 13 & 20

FEATURED HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to the Rémy Martin Estate for a tasting of cognac
  • Sunset cocktail party on the island of Patiras
  • Onboard Valrhona chocolate tasting and wine pairing
  • Excursion to the new high-tech interactive museum, La Cité du