Grand France (2020) : S.S. Joie de Vivre, S.S. Catherine

15 Days From Paris To Avignon

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, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks 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 Beds of England, 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 Signature Lectures
  • Exclusive Connoisseur Collection and Generations Family Program on select summer departures
  • Call (607) 733-8111 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14347627

    Cruise Line
    Uniworld
    Duration
    15 Days
    Cruise Ship
    S.S. Joie de Vivre

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

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    09/13/2020Call for Special Group Pricing....Quote

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