Uniworld ~ A Portrait of Majestic France

True All-Inclusive Boutique River Cruising. Take a 7-Nights Uniworld riverboat cruise through Paris, France then sail to the Normandy Beaches to spend a full day at the D-Day Museum. Take a visit to Honfleur, a charming French harbor town, and explore the surroundings of artists like Monet. Also you will take a high speed train to the Bordeaux region of France. Well known around the world for its wine producing. Travelers come from everywhere to get a personal experience of the Bordeaux area. Tour the local villages and get a first hand opportunity to taste the foods and drink.

 
A Portrait of Majestic France

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FROM GLITTERING PARIS TO THE NORMAN COUNTRYSIDE & ON TO THE LUSH VINEYARDS OF BORDEAUX

TRUE ALL-INCLUSIVE BOUTIQUE RIVER CRUISING™ All gratuities for all onboard and onshore services; unlimited fine wine, beer, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages; shore excursions with local experts as your guide; free Internet and Wi-Fi; and all arrival and departure day transfers.

France Cruises Majestic France A Portrait of Majestic France is a 14-Night riverboat cruise on Uniworld's River Baroness & River Royale ships that combine the two itineraries "Paris & Normandy" & Bordeaux, Vineyards & Chateaux.

This picture–perfect journey blends your passion for the good life–art, culture, and gastronomy with a broad sweep of picturesque French landscapes. On this cruise you will experience the romance of Paris, and then sail the Seine to Normandy, discovering the gems of the region. Take the time to follow in the footsteps of Monet at his beloved Giverny and Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise. After the first part of this trip you will then board a high-speed train to Bordeaux, and explore a land of noble wines as you glide along the Garonne, Gironde, and Dordogne rivers tasting the flavors of the regions – truffles, oysters, and famous wines. You'll even be treated to an onboard dinner along with a signed menu inspired by the world-famous, award-winning owner of the two-Michelin-star-rated Hostellerie de Plaisance in St. Emilion, French Master Chef Philippe Etchebest, whose cooking is pure culinary poetry.

With great food and wine; the charming towns of Paris, Pauillac, Blaye, and Bordeaux; and ample time to take in the breathtaking scenery, you'll discover the many pleasures of French life.

Who will enjoy this cruise: Gourmets, oenophiles, and lovers of the many fine things in life.

Epicurean Adventurer Program™
Wine tasting at Chateau d'Arsac and a Saint–Emilion wine estate
Epicurean dinner menu set by award–winning French Master Chef Philippe Etchebest
Cannele–making demonstration and tasting
Arcahon oyster tasting onboard

Your Cruise Package INCLUDES:
  • 14-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the alluring River Baroness and the breathtaking River Royale
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 14 breakfasts, 12 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 bottled water
  • 22 excursions, including "Choice Is Yours" options, all fully hosted by English–speaking local experts
  • Guided "Go Active", "Do as the Locals Do", "Village Day", and "Gentle Walking" programs
  • 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all excursions
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks
EXPERIENCE
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • Cultural enrichment, including 2 Signature Lectures
  • Exclusive Epicurean Adventurer Program™
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At A Glance

  •  Up to 132 passengers, Riverboat Cruise

  • From USD $6,248 per person

  • Region: Paris Seine River & Bordeaux

  • Access: Paris TGV Station / Airport

  • Start City: Paris

  • End City: Bordeaux

  • Cruise Highlights:
    Visit Monet's home in his beloved village of Giverny. Full day at Normandy Beaches. Visit stunning Gothic cathedrals. Travel through the Calvados countryside to Honfleur. Panoramic city tour of Paris' most Parisian of sights. Sail on the Garonne for the pretty town of Pauillac. Visit the historic vineyards at Saint-Emilion. See the grounds of legendary Chateau d'Yquem. See Bordeaux a pied on a fascinating walking tour of the Golden Triangle.

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