Uniworld Cruises offers superior river cruises throughout Europe, Russia, Egypt, China, Vietnam and Cambodia. Uniworld River Cruises boasts many ships that feature unique itineraries, understated attentive service, epicurean cuisine at an affordable all-inclusive price. Uniworld's well-appointed staterooms and suites create the look and feel of a luxury boutique hotel. Comfort and style abound on the ships. Guests delight in the fine European linens and duvets, a personalized pillow menu, cashmere/wool blankets, and handcrafted Savoir® beds. Other standard stateroom amenities include a flat screen television, large closets, a hair dryer, in-room safe, individually controlled air conditioning, and bottled water. "No request too large, no detail too small." These are words taken to heart onboard every Uniworld sailing. From creating one-of-a-kind ships that provide the perfect setting for your voyage, to ensuring that every detail of your time onboard is flawlessly executed, Uniworld endeavors to go above and beyond to deliver a truly extraordinary travel experience. Uniworld believes sustainability is the key to a better world. In the course of traveling the great rivers of the world and meeting people from all over the globe, it's nearly impossible not to stand in awe of the beauty and power of the natural environment, and the cultures that call it home.
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Uniworld Cruises offers luxurious river cruises throughout most of Europe as well as Russian river cruises between Moscow and St. Petersburg. The rivers of Europe have shaped the continent's history, culture and economy for millennia, and now these extraordinary waterways will shape your all-inclusive boutique river cruise adventure. No matter which cruise you choose, the melodious rivers will be your gateway to the heart of historic Europe and its grand wonders and hidden gems. They also offer river cruises on the Nile River in Egypt, on the Yangtze River in China and the Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia. These exceptional itineraries allow guests to explore these destinations and to learn about the culture, history, art and architecture that make these destinations so unique.
When unrivaled luxury, exceptional service, extraordinary cuisine and nautical excellence come together, the result is unmistakably Uniworld. Their association to their sister company, the five-star Red Carnation Hotel Collection, has allowed them to tap into the knowledge gained from nearly 100 years of owning and operating luxury boutique hotels worldwide. This expertise, combined with more than four decades of experience in river cruising, enables us to deliver the same luxurious hotel experience – only on the river. Employing their own full-time staff allows Uniworld to have full control over their entire nautical, hospitality and culinary operations –not outsourcing to third parties like other river cruise lines – they ensure a consistently outstanding experience for every guest on every cruise.
The culinary journeys experienced onboard every Uniworld river cruise are every bit as rich and flavorful as the voyage itself. Using the freshest, highest quality local ingredients from every destination along the river, Uniworld's chefs impeccably bring to life the Signature Dishes and culinary vision developed by Mrs. Beatrice Tollman – founder of the Red Carnation Hotel– and their master chefs. Their commitment to farm-to-table culinary experiences presents the opportunity to prepare the finest foods sourced from regional farms, local farmers' markets and artisanal producers. Every meal personifies the unique character of each region and season. Uniworld's Epicurean Adventure Program features special culinary cruises highlighting the wonderful wines offered in the many regions that they sail to.
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River cruising provides wonderful opportunities for families to discover different cultures and cuisines around the world in fun and memorable ways. For four years in a row, Travel + Leisure magazine has named Uniworld the "Top River Cruise Line for Families". Uniworld's all-inclusive Generations family river cruises in Europe provide young travelers with mind-expanding travel experiences, and opportunities for families to spend quality time together. These specially priced cruises are perfectly planned around summer and winter vacation dates to ensure nothing stands between you and your family getaway. Special Generations amenities includes special fares for young travelers, kid-friendly menus with unlimited beverages, hands-on craft workshops, special ship tour with the Captain and complimentary use of bicycles and helmets for use onshore.
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U Cruises offers modern river cruises throughout Europe for energetic travelers. U River Cruises, with their iconic black exterior ships, are more akin to a hotel, than a traditional ship. Everything is on the ship — the bar, your room, restaurant, yoga studio, night club — it's all here. Get your morning coffe at "Mugs". Hit the gym and/or the spa. Relax in the "U Lounge" or "Rooftop Lounge". U Cruises has you covered. Accommodations are modern with plenty of outlets, including USB ports, bluetooth speakers and more. Each room has it's own marbled bathroom with heated mirrors, towel warmers, robes, slippers, double vanities and is stocked bath products from Bee Kind. Daily excursions really get the feel of the city. Plus, there are U+ experiences that can be booked in advance and DIY site-seeing. The U Hosts will let you know where to find what you're looking for, whether it be restaurants, not-to-miss views, or nightlife. U River Cruises is about immersing yourself in travel. Grab your fellows travelers and go for a walk or ride a bike. Let U Cruises show you how to actively river cruise.
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Not Just A Ship
U by Uniworld ships are not average. They are more like a complete hotel on the river. Wake up in the morning and get your expresso fix at Mugs Coffee bar. Sip your capuccino on the upper deck while watching the sun rise over the river. Hit the gym to get your workout in for the day. Treadmills, TRX bands, free weights and everything else you need to feel your best. Get your gym and travel clothes cleaned up in the guest laundry, so you're fresh and ready to go for another day of travel experiences. Tempt your tastebuds at Dine restaurant. Plenty to select from all day long. Have a question about what to do when you're docked? The staff is always available and knowledgable to help you decide what to do next. But the best part — it's all in one place — on the ship.
There is so much to experience off the ship, too. Biking, walking, hiking, kayaking — so much in the heart of the city. Included with the cost of your cruise are walking and biking excursions, that focus on the history and culture, which will give a taste of the city. If you'd like to dig deeper, try our U+ Excursions. These will take you to special locations with experiences you'll not soon forget. If you'd prefer to take it easy, we've got you covered. We can recommend many different options for you to enjoy on your own, because sometimes the best way to see the city is through your eyes only.
As much as there is to do off the ship, there's plenty to do on, as well. Hit the upper deck and do some painting — with wine. Beauty surrounds you, so there much to express on the easel. And it's always better with a bit of vino. Plenty of nightlife fun with dance parties at the U Lounge or Ice Bar. Theme nights, silent discos and local DJ's. Spend a night under the stars with upper deck campouts. We'll provide the tents and nightime views. Take a mixology class and create your perfect, personal cocktail. Start your day with yoga each morning led by our ship's wellness coach. And always share your experiences with your fiends via our complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship.
U by Uniworld is an all-inclusive sailing. Everything you need for a great vacation where all you have to do is ask, is provided. There are sill extras to make it extra special, but so much is already available to you with the cost of the cruise. A daily excursion; 3 farm-to-table meals a day; wine and beer with lunch and dinner; onboard activities like karaoke, paint & wine, and mixology classes; Fitness classes and well-equipped gym; airport transfers to and from the ship; bicycles and walking sticks; onboard gratuities; on-board wi-fi. Meals cover a wide range of appetites and needs, from healthy to indulgent and everything in between. Included with beer and wine at lunch and dinner is unlimited coffee, tea and water — every day.