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Enjoy Paris in all her Winter Splendor

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
Be dazzled in Paris in all her winter splendor
Paris Winter SplendorThe allure of Paris and Northern France during the holidays
is like a dazzling holiday package just waiting to be unwrapped.

You are invited to visit this magical place at this most festive time of the year. You’ll sample traditional Normandy pancakes and cider while in Les Andelys. In the Medieval town of Rouen, you’ll browse through the traditional Christmas Market. You will have several days to enjoy Paris, with all her famous landmarks decked out for the holidays. Book this memorable trip with the perfect blend of cruising, touring, and free time exploring the grand city of Paris.

Three sailings only: December 13, 20, and 27, 2011

Featured Highlights: Paris city tour | Normandy pancakes and cider | Rouen walking tour, Rouen Cathedral choir recital, and Christmas Market | Palace of Versailles and horse show at the Royal stables | Paris at night, “City of Light” tour

2011 Parisian Winter Holiday Boutique River Cruise
Package Includes:

  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the alluring River Baroness
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Captain’s Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinners
  • Holiday Gala Dinner
  • Complimentary fine wines, choice of beer, and soft drinks during dinner onboard
  • Replenished bottled water daily in staterooms; and 24-hour specialty coffee and tea bar
  • 6 excursions, fully hosted by English-speaking local guides
  • An experienced Cruise Manager and attentive, all English-speaking staff
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all shore excursions
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • Signature Lecture: “France’s Presidents and their Influence on Paris’ Architecture”
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days
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    Special Savings up to $1,800 per couple:

    Cruise and Air Savings: SAVE $1,800 per couple
    with the purchase of a cruise and air package with Uniworld
    Cruise-Only Savings: SAVE $600 per couple
    on a cruise-only package with Double Summer Savings
    Single Supplement Waived Savings: Solo travelers can cruise at no additional charge
    (a savings of up to $3,494). This offer available on the December 20 and 27 departure dates. Book and deposit at time of reservation to take advantage of this savings offer.

    Book Now—Offers expire August 31, 2011.



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    Early Fall sale
    You can take advantage of the best rates for the fall when you book you travel early. Hurry, offer ends August 7th!
    $870 R/T
    $1,070 R/T
    Roomy seats that recline 140° with 50″ of seat pitch.
    Spacious cabin with 72 seats.
    Biz Seat

    Save time by using online check-in and speed through security with priority access
    Work or relax before your flight in one of our lounges:
    New York – Newark, Washington – Dulles, Paris – Orly
    In-flight services: universal power outlets, video on demand, full meal service
    OpenSkies is a British Airways company enabling passengers to earn/burn BA Miles

    *50 day advance purchase, min Sat night stay, non-refundable and subject to availability in Biz Seat. Outbound travel Sep 6-Dec 11 and all travel complete by Jan 10, 2012 for new bookings only made Jul 18-Aug 7, 2011. All fares are base fares only.


    Exclusive French Food and Wine programs

    Does your perfect holiday involve sumptuous cuisine, delicious wines and personal cooking experiences ?


    Come to France and discover  the pleasure of tasting the world renowned wines and french cuisine :

    With more than 365 cheeses, thousands different wine producers, foie gras, sea food, amazing fish and meat, and of course specialties like bouillabaisse, pot au feu, boeuf bourguignon … France is the paradise for those who like quality, traditional and innovative cooking.

    Our food and wine collection is perfect for those who wish to enjoy hands-on cooking classes with star chefs, dine in Michelin-starred restaurants, discover local products in charming hidden inns, learn about wine-tasting techniques with local wine producers, meet and talk to the best wine experts in each region or simply enjoy spending time strolling through a fabulous open-air market.

    As a Certified France Specialist we have all the insider information on how to create a fabulous food and wine experiences in this amazing country for you. Contact us for more details and to arrange your customized French gourmet vacation…..

    Authentic Wine and Cooking Cruise in the South of France


    Authentic Wine and Cooking Barge Cruise
    through the South of France
     May 15 departure only $4,995  per person
    Enjoy 6 nights aboard Le Phenicien on a leisurely cruise while enjoying the local wines and wonderful regional cooking. 
    This is the perfect barge cruise for exploring the nature, history, wine and food of this beautiful region of France. There are two private hands on cooking classes that add to the experience as you prepare dishes of typical Mediterranean cuisine… Then relax and enjoy! Rosé lovers will delight in the 5 winery visits throughout the cruise.


    › 6 nights aboard Le Phenicien 
    › Private hands-on cooking class 
      at the 4 star La Mirande in  Avignon
    › Visit to Le Domaine de La Mordoree in Tavel
      to taste some of the best  rosé wines of France
    › Private hands-on cooking class
      at the Domaine de Valmouriane 
      in Les Baux de Provence
    › Wine tasting at AOC Baux de Provence producer 
      Mas du Gourgonnier.
    › More fine wine tastings at Le Chateau
      Mourgues du Gres and Chateau d’or et de Gueule.
    › All  on board meals, wine tastings and excursions
    › 2 nights in Paris at hotel La Demeure
      with daily breakfast – pre/post cruise.
    Round-trip rail Paris to Provence
    › Cruise departure May 15th
    *Price is per person based on double occupancy.

    Contact us right away for more details on this fabulous program!



    The largest country in western Europe, FRANCE is simply the essence of what civilized culture is all about; complex history, noble architecture, fine wine, superlative cuisine, cutting edge fashion, great works of art, cosmopolitan cities and enchanting villages. Six mountain ranges with some of the highest peaks in Europe, 37 million acres of forest, a dramatic Atlantic coastline of deep coves and sheer cliffs, countless sun-dappled river valleys, rich farmlands, rolling vineyards, vast wetlands and a subtropical Mediterranean shore all are contained in a nation roughly the size of Texas.

    Paris is one the of the world’s greatest and most beautiful cities with its grand boulevards and magnificent landmarks. Beyond Paris, one can visit the incredible chateaux along the Loire, the hilltop villages of Provence, the glittering resorts of the Riviera, or explore the charming and little visited area of southwest France. Whether ballooning in Burgundy, barging along one of the scenic canals, skiing in the famous alpine resorts, following the artist trail of the impressionists or sitting at a sidewalk cafe in Paris, you’ll soon be enthralled by the famous “joie de vivre” that envelopes France. As a FRANCE SPECIALIST certified by the French Government Tourist Office, I  and have been fortunate to travel extensively throughout France including neighboring Monaco and look forward to planning your very special visit to this beautiful and diverse country.