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A Portrait of Majestic France
6 Sep - 20 Sep
14 Nights
12 Ports
Uniworld River Cruises

A Portrait of Majestic France

6 September - 20 September 2020
From £7,399 pp

Duration

14 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

12 Ports

6 September

Setting sail from Paris

Paris is a joyful expression of all that is glorious about France, a city of rarified tastes, romantic riverside walks and the occasional rather rude waiter. Although the sights will be familiar even to first-time visitors, this does nothing to lessen their impact; a word like 'iconic' doesn't quite do justice to that first glimpse of Gustave Eiffel's famous tower looming over the Seine. Culture vultures will be in seventh heaven, with a plethora of galleries and museums housing some of the finest art collections in the world, and the restaurant scene is absolutely first class.

Don't miss

The Louvre houses a vast array of artistic treasures, including the world’s most instantly recognisable painting, Leonardo’s ‘Mona Lisa’. Purchase your ticket in advance to avoid the queues.

7 September

France: Vernon

8 September

France: Rouen

9 September

France: Caudebec

10 September

France: Rouen

11 September

France: Mantes la Jolie

12-13 September

France: Paris

14 September

France: Blaye

15 September

France: Pauillac

16 September

France: Cadillac

17-18 September

France: Libourne

19-20 September

Arriving in Bordeaux

Bordeaux sits at the centre of the world's most famous wine region, and is home to a beguiling blend of beautiful buildings, sophisticated gastronomy and high culture. What's more, the city has been transformed over the last few years: the grandiose 18th century facades have been scrubbed clean, a shiny new public transport system has been installed, and a wonderful new promenade has been created alongside the river Garonne. We think Bordeaux is a marvellous place to spend some time, whether it's a day sampling wines, an evening at the opera or a night on the tiles.

Our tip

Bordeaux is ringed by vineyards and châteaux, and a wine tasting tour is an absolute must. Saint-Emilion, Pauillac, Médoc, Sauternes, Pomerol… You really are spoilt for choice!

The Ship

Your home from home

Uniworld - S.S. Joie de Vivre on the Seine
Uniworld River Cruises - S.S. Joie de Vivre stateroom
Uniworld - S.S. Joie de Vivre - Salon Toulouse

Uniquely designed and decorated, with an exceptional attention to detail, S.S. Joie de Vivre has been crafted to reflect the specific area in which she operates.

What we love

Uniworld's newest Super Ship joined the fleet in 2017, bringing a new level of luxury to the river Seine. The decor is stylish but understated, inspired by 20th century Parisian design, and staterooms are surprisingly spacious, with a cleverly designed French balcony opening the room to the outside. Dining at the main Restaurant Le Pigalle and the café style Le Bistrot is an absolute treat, and the spa and wellness centre undergoes a miraculous transformation every evening to become Claude's, a glitzy cocktail bar and supper club.

Capacity 128 Guests
Crew 52 Staff
Style

Relaxed and informal during the day, giving way to an elegant evening atmosphere.

Inclusions
  • All meals in all venues
  • All alcoholic drinks
  • Sightseeing and excursions
  • Tea, specialist coffees and soft drinks
  • WiFi on board
  • Bicycles and fitness centre
  • All gratuities
More about S.S. Joie de Vivre

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Hotel Grandes Ecoles, Paris

Extend your stay in Paris

There are so many fantastic hotels. For good value and peace, how about the Grandes Ecoles, beautifully secluded.

Palace of Versailles

Day trips from Paris

If you’ve time, go out to Versailles for a fascinating visit to the great palace.

Yndo Hotel, Bordeaux

Where to stay in Bordeaux

At the heart of the historic centre, the quirky Yndo Hotel is a great choice.

Dune du Pyla, Arcachon

Take a day trip from Bordeaux

The nearby coastal town of Arcachon is renowned for its oysters, and is home to the towering Dune du Pyla, Europe’s largest sand dune.

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A Portrait of Majestic France

6 September - 20 September 2020
From £7,399 pp

Duration

14 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

12 Ports

Ship

S.S. Joie de Vivre of Uniworld River Cruises

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Why Mundy?

Who we are

Founded in 1970, we have sold more luxury cruises for more years than anyone else in the UK.
Edwina Lonsdale
Sharon Trigg
Hayley Meades
Susan Dogan, Cruise Consultant at Mundy Cruising
Cathy Ellis - Cruise Consultant, Mundy Cruising
Helen Fensom

Mundy Cruising was the very first cruise specialist in the UK. We have been making the best cruise holidays even better since 1970.

How? Simply by offering our clients more expertise, more personal service, more unique ideas, more fascinating add-ons, more fabulous freebies and more peace of mind.

We're happy to do all of that over the phone. But if you prefer to chat face to face, why not visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street - we'd be delighted to see you.

Mundy Office Wells Steet, W1T 3PP