Grand France
26 Apr - 10 May
14 Nights
13 Ports
Uniworld River Cruises

Grand France

26 April - 10 May 2020
From £7,399 pp

Duration

14 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

13 Ports

26-27 April

Setting sail from 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.

Don't miss

The Palais des Papes is impressive but do visit early as it’s easy to get held up on the narrow staircases behind large groups.

28 April

France: Tarascon

29 April

France: Viviers

30 April

France: Tournon

Tournon sur Rhone, France

1 May

France: Lyon

2 May

France: Mâcon

3 May

France: Lyon

4 May

France: Vernon

5 May

France: Rouen

6 May

France: Caudebec

7 May

France: Rouen

8 May

France: Mantes la Jolie

9-10 May

Arriving in 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.

Our tip

The latest ‘up and coming’ neighbourhood changes on a regular basis, though districts such as Montmartre and the Latin Quarter retain a timeless appeal.

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
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.

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.

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Grand France

26 April - 10 May 2020
From £7,399 pp

Duration

14 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

13 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
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