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Burgundy & Provence
4 Oct - 11 Oct
7 Nights
8 Ports
Uniworld River Cruises

Burgundy & Provence

4 October - 11 October 2020
From £4,499 pp

Duration

7 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

8 Ports

4 October

Setting sail from Lyon

Situated at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers, Lyon is one of France's most appealing cities. Its reputation for gastronomic excellence is well deserved, with hundred of wonderful restaurants, from lavish Michelin-starred affairs to family-run joints tucked away down a back alley. What's more, the UNESCO listed historic centre boasts a marvellous ensemble of Renaissance-era buildings, best appreciated from the top of the soaring Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière.

Don't miss

Eating out in Lyon is the best – starve yourself for days in advance in order to be able to make the most of this foodiest of cities.

5 October

France: Mâcon

6 October

France: Lyon

7 October

France: Tournon-sur-Rhône

8 October

France: Viviers

9 October

France: Avignon

10 October

France: Tarascon

11 October

Arriving in Avignon

The former papal stronghold of Avignon cuts a dramatic figure, perched above the Rhône and ensconced behind towering walls. The Palais des Papes was home to a succession of 14th century pontiffs, and still looms large over Avignon's atmospheric old town. The cobbled streets that surround the palace are a joy to explore, and you'll also find the ruins of the bridge that gave rise to the famous song. Avignon is more than just an open air museum though, and there is a real buzz about the place during July's popular theatre festival, when the city's hotels are full to bursting.

Our tip

Try a papaline d’Avignon – two coats of chocolate enclosing l’Origan du Comtat, a honey and herb-based liqueur. It looks like a neon-pink thistle but is more delicious!

The Ship

Your home from home

Uniworld - S.S. Catherine
Uniworld - S.S. Catherine - Van Gogh Lounge
Uniworld - S.S. Catherine - Suite

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

What we love

Introduced in 2014, the S.S. Catherine was the second of Uniworld's 'Super Ships' to join the fleet. Individually decorated suites with cleverly designed French balconies open the rooms to the outside, and the outrageously over the top décor of the public spaces combines brilliantly with modern touches like the indoor heated pool at the back of the ship.

Capacity 159 Guests
Crew 57 European 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. Catherine

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Cour des Loges, Lyon

Where to stay in Lyon

We love the Cour des Loges in the heart of old Lyon.

Windmill and vineyard in Beaujolais, France

What to do around Lyon

This is a great base to set forth for wine tasting in Beaujolais.

Hotel La Mirande, Avignon

Our favourite hotel in Avignon

La Mirande – intimate, great location and classically French style.

Glanum Roman ruins

Around Avignon

If you are interested in Roman antiquities, visit the archaeological site of Glanum at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.

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Burgundy & Provence

4 October - 11 October 2020
From £4,499 pp

Duration

7 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

8 Ports

Ship

S.S. Catherine 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
Cathy Ellis - Cruise Consultant, Mundy Cruising
Helen Fensom
Matthew Lonsdale

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