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2016 Family Adventures in Europe

Uniworld transforms family vacations into mind-expanding shared adventures.

There are only so many opportunities in life to spend with loved ones on a family vacation. Make the most of your time together with a luxurious Uniworld river cruise on Europe’s legendary waterways, with family-friendly activities and pint-sized pricing* for kids. Book now to enjoy Cruise + Air Savings on select 2016 itineraries and dates—save $1,500 per person with Economy Air OR save $2,500 per person with Business Class Air. Hurry, our best offer of the year expires March 31, 2016!**

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2016 Family Program Features

Oh, the places you’ll go!

Your family deserves the best, so travel with Uniworld, voted #1 in the “World’s Best River Cruising for Families” category by readers of Travel + Leisure.

Everyone deserves the best of Europe

Venture beyond the ordinary with a Uniworld family river cruise. Simply step aboard, unpack once and embark on an unforgettable European journey.

Boatloads of fun

Every Uniworld Generations cruise is meticulously planned to keep young travelers engaged, with plenty of free time for adults to relax and recharge.

Bon appetit!

Culinary adventures are for kids, too! We provide hands-on experiences such as baking strudel, making mini pizzas, and even foraging for mussels.

Adventures are measured in memories

Uniworld specializes in personalized travel, and that goes for our younger guests as well. Since no two kids are alike, we offer a full range of enticing onshore excursions and onboard activities—some geared for children and others tailored for tweens and teens.

Arts & Crafts

Excursions and hands-on activities to inspire creative expression

Theresienthal glass manufactory visit

Danube Discovery & Prague
Grand European Discovery

Glassblowing and Venetian mask-making workshop

Gems of Northern Italy
Splendors of Italy

Making Advent calendars and gingerbread houses

Classic Christmas Markets

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Choose Your Own Adventure!

Uniworld’s unique family program is available on nine European itineraries in 2016:

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Castles along the Rhine

Ship: S.S. Antoinette, River Empress

2016 | 8 DAYS FROM BASEL TO AMSTERDAM

Join Uniworld’s Guy Young on his President’s Cruise, July 20th

Cities Include: Amsterdam, Cologne, Strasbourg, Koblenz, Speyer, Rüdesheim, Basel

Featured Highlights: Cologne walking discovery tour and cathedral visit, “Do as the Locals Do” walking tour of Strasbourg, Castle Vollrads wine tasting, Alsatian “Village Day”

Find inspiration in the romantic, soul-stirring beauty of the fabled Rhine River, with landscapes celebrated by generations of poets, painters, and composers.

Highlights: Cathedral climb, vinegar estate, Technik Museum, cable car ride, Marksburg Castle, Chamber of Essences, Odysseum

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Available Departures: All dates except (River Emperess) Apr 27, May 18, 25; Jul 6, 13; Aug 3, 10; (S.S. Antoinette) Apr 17; May 1, 15; Jun 26; Sep 18

Available Departures: Jul 13, 20**

Available Departures: Apr 6, 20; May 4; Jun 1, 8, 15

Available Departures: Mar 20*, 23*, 30; April 6*, 10, 20*, 27*; Jun 15*, Jul 6*, 27*, 31; Aug 3*, 17, 21, 24*

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Delightful Danube & Prague

Ship: River Princess

2016 | 10 DAYS FROM BUDAPEST TO PRAGUE

Cities Include: Budapest, Vienna, Passau, Spitz, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Prague

Featured Highlights: “Vienna, City of Arts” tour, “Do as the Locals Do” Budapest walking tour, naturalist-led Spitz village walk with wine tasting, bike ride along the Danube, “2000 Years in One Hour” Regensburg walking tour or Jewish Regensburg

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Highlights: Budapest Rock Hospital, Lipizzaner stallions, biking along the Danube, vineyard treasure hunt, BMW factory

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Available Departures: All dates except May 18; Jun 20; Sep 7, 12, 26; Oct 19, 24

Available Departures: Jun 29; Jul 4**

Available Departures: Dates Here

Available Departures: Dates Here

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Rhine Discovery & Prague

Ship: River Ambassador

2016 | 10 DAYS FROM PRAGUE TO BASEL

Cities Include: Prague, Bamberg, Würzburg, Rothenburg, Miltenberg, Nierstein, Strasbourg, Basel

Featured Highlights: Prague city tour, Bamberg walking tour, Wurzbug Residenz, Strasbourg canal ride or “Do as the Locals Do” walking tour, Heidelberg city tour, three “Village Days”

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Highlights: Strasbourg cathedral climb, culinary treasure hunt, amusement park, Medieval Crime Museum, “Village Day”

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Available Departures: All dates except May 20, 29; Sept 18

Available Departures: Jul 24

Available Departures: Dates Here

Available Departures: May 20, 29*; Jun 17, 26*; Jul 15; Aug 12

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Danube Discovery & Prague

Ship: River Ambassador

2016 | 10 DAYS FROM VIENNA TO PRAGUE

Cities Include: Vienna, Weissenkirchen, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Prague

Featured Highlights: Vienna city tour with State Opera, Passau walking tour with pipe organ concert, “Vienna, City of Arts,” “Village Day” with fruit brandy distillery, “Go Active” vineyard hike and wine tasting, carriage ride through Bavarian Forest village, glassmaking workshop

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Highlights: Toy Museum, vineyard treasure hunt, Danube bike ride, Lipizzaner stallions, BMW factory, glass workshop

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Available Departures: All dates except May 15; Sep 23

Available Departures: July 29

Available Departures: Dates Here

Available Departures: May 6*; Jun 12; Jul 1*

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Grand European Discovery

Ship: River Ambassador

2016 | 15 DAYS FROM BASEL TO VIENNA

Cities Include: Strasbourg, Heidelberg, Nierstein, Bamberg, Nuremberg, Passau, Vienna

Featured Highlights: “Do as the Locals Do” Strasbourg walking tour, “Vienna, City of Arts” tour, vineyard hike, horse-drawn wagon ride through Bavarian Forest village, glassmaking workshop, “2,000 Years in One Hour” walking tour of Regensburg

Embrace Europe’s old-world heritage on a majestic journey along three scenic waterways—the Rhine, the Main, and the Danube rivers.

Highlights: Lipizzaner stallions, BMW factory, Medieval Crime Museum, white water rafting, cathedral climb, Toy Museum

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Available Departures: Jul 24

Available Departures: May 15, 29; Jun 12, 26; Aug 7

Available Departures: May 15*; Jun 26; Jul 10*; Aug 21

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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

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Featured Highlights: The Last Supper, treasure hunt, mask-making, mussel harvesting, gondola-rowing or kayaking, pasta workshop, Venice Ghost Walk

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Available Departures: Jun 24; July 1, 8

Available Departures: Dates Here

Available Departures: May 13; 17 Jun; 22 Jul; 5 Aug

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Splendors of Italy

Ship: River Countess

2016 | 15 DAYS FROM MILAN TO ROME

Cities Include: Milan, Venice, Padua, Bologna or Ferrara, Verona, Florence, Rome

Featured Highlights: Chioggia walking tour, after-hours lighting ceremony at St. Mark’s Basilica, pasta-making workshop, “Do as the Locals Do” Venice walking tour, Accademia Gallery tour with art historian, “Do as the Locals Do” walking tour in Rome

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Highlights: The Last Supper, glass-blowing, gondola-rowing and kayaking, pasta-making, Venice Ghost Walk, Gladiator School

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Available Departures: Jun 24

Available Departures: Dates Here

Available Departures: Mar 13; 13 May; 17 Jun; 22 Jul; Aug 5, 12, 19, 26; Sep 2

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Classic Christmas Markets

Ship: River Duchess

2016 | 8 DAYS FROM NUREMBERG TO FRANKFURT

Cities Include: Nuremberg, Bamberg, Rothenburg, Würzburg, Wertheim, Frankfurt

Featured Highlights: Bamberg Nativity Walk, Würzburg Residenz, “Taste of Christmas” in Frankfurt, Franconian “Village Day,” stollen baking demonstration by master baker

Europe’s Christmas markets have changed little over the centuries, and the childlike wonder they instill is yours to enjoy on this magical cruise along the Main.

Highlights: Christmas with dinosaurs, pretzel-making, Night Watchman treasure hunt, Medieval Crime Museum, Christmas Markets

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Available Departures: Dec 12

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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

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Available Departures: Jul 3, 31

Available Departures: Mar 20, 27; Apr 24; May 1, 8, 22; Jun 5, 12, 26; Jul 17; Aug 7, 14, 28; Oct 2

Available Departures: Mar 13, 20, 27; Apr 03, 24; May 01; Jun 12; Jul 10

*Children must be between the ages of 4 and 18, and be accompanied by an adult to qualify for the 50% off savings. 50% savings offer is off cruise-only price and is valid for new bookings on select family itineraries and departure dates as noted only. Offer is combinable with past guest savings only. Offer is applicable for category 1-5 staterooms. Offer is not applicable to suites. Offer is subject to availability and is capacity controlled. Other restrictions may apply. Uniworld reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time

**SAVE $1,500 per person when booking Economy Class Air OR SAVE $2,500 per person when booking Business Class Air on select 2016 itineraries and departure dates. Offer requires deposit on cruise or cruise/tour and full payment for air with Uniworld at booking. Cruise & Air Offers are combinable with River Heritage Club Savings only. Cruise & Air Offers are not combinable with other current savings or promotional offers. Offer expires on March 31, 2016.* For complete details, general information, and terms and conditions applicable to all Uniworld trips, please contact your travel agent or visit uniworld.com.