Experience some of Europe's most spectacular scenery as you cruise the Rhine with its fairytale castles and historic sites greeting you at every turn. Then sail down the Moselle with its medley of vineyards, sylvan woods and medieval villages.
Travel through five amazing countries, along two beautiful rivers and countless canals and gain an intimate insight into the history and cultures that have shaped these regions over the centuries.
Begin with Titan's VIP Home Departure Service® to London Heathrow or Gatwick Airport for your scheduled British Airways or another leading airline flight to Amsterdam. Meet your Uniworld representative on arrival and transfer to the port to embark the elegant River Queen.
Included excursion: Amsterdam city tour with canal cruise and Rijksmuseum
Alternative excursion: Van Gogh Museum
Your Amsterdam tour will take you through the canal-lined streets where you will view Mint Tower, Dam Square, the Royal Palace and Museum Square. Visit the renowned Rijksmuseum, which holds the most important collection of Dutch paintings in the world or choose to visit the Van Gogh Museum instead. Captain's Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner this evening.
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Included excursion: Cologne walking tour with Roman-Germanic Museum
You will meet up with your guide on the pier and begin your walking tour. Stroll through the Old Town's streets to the fascinating Roman-Germanic Museum, which illustrates everyday life during the Roman Empire.
Please note: On Mondays, the Roman-Germanic Museum is closed; it will be replaced with a visit to Cologne Cathedral.
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Included excursion: Koblenz walking tour
Arrive in Koblenz, situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle. Your guided walking tour will cover the attractions of this pretty town - its narrow streets and historic squares, the picturesque alleyways and fountains in the old quarter and the 12th century churches of St Florin and Our Lady.
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Included excursion: Cochem walking tour, Reichsburg Castle and exclusive Ediger-Eller wine tasting
Cochem is an architectural gem typical of the Moselle region and best explored on foot. With your guide, explore Cochem's narrow alleys with its half-timbered houses and visit Reichsburg Castle, a grand structure perched high on a hill above the town. Enjoy a special wine tasting in the idyllic winemakers village of Ediger-Eller.
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Included excursion: Luxembourg with World War II cemetery visit
The independent sovereign state of the Grand Duch of Luxembourg showcases spectacular architecture and an impressive history. Your guided tour includes Our Lady Cathedral, the Grand Ducal Palace and a visit to a World War II cemetery.
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Included excursion: Trier city tour
Trier is the site of one of the oldest Roman outposts along the Moselle. Exploring the town during your guided tour, you will see its many ancient monuments, including the basilica, the ruins of the imperial baths and the imposing and well-preserved fortified gate called Porta Nigra.
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Included excursion: Bernkastel walking tour and wine tasting
As the heart of Germany's wine-producing region, it is no wonder the scenery is so enchanting. Your day in Bernkastel - with more than 500 years of wine making history - includes a local wine tasting of the area's Riesling, long a source of wealth for this small town. Afternoon sailing.
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Included excursion: Guided Boppard village stroll and Siegfried's Mechanical Music Museum
Included excursion: Speyer walking tour
Included excursion: Strasbourg by canal with Notre Dame Cathedral
Alternate excursion: 'Do as the Locals Do' Strasbourg walking tour
Admire picturesque Strasbourg as you glide along its canals on your way to the gorgeous Gothic cathedral. You'll feel like you're in a fairy tale as you sail among the city's beautiful half-timbered houses. Or see Strasbourg à pied: walk through winding lanes to the charming markets and shops of Old Town, where you can indulge in pastries and coffee.
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Included excursion: Colmar city tour
Alternate excursion: Alsatian wine villages
Colmar is so quaint you may feel you are on a film set. Follow your guide though its cobblestone streets, which are lined with brightly coloured half-timbered houses and see the well-preserved canal quarter, known as 'Petite Venice'. Or choose to visit the picturesque wine villages of Kayserberg and Riquewihr. Captain's Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner this evening.
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Disembark the ship and transfer to Basel Airport for your British Airways or another leading airline flight home. Arrive at London Heathrow or Gatwick where our staff will greet you and our transport will transfer you to your own front door.
Uniworld River Queen
Uniworld ships really are the ultimate in boutique luxury, each with their own unique character. All have lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites with handcrafted Savoir® of England beds draped in high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, along with a menu of pillow options.
The River Queen was voted the best ship in the entire cruise industry by Condé Nast Traveller's readers in the 2012 Cruise Poll.
* Payable locally.
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After one night in your magnificent riverview stateroom, you'll understand why sailing with Uniworld is truly the best way to see the Old World. Rated Top Cabins by Zagat Survey®, your elegantly appointed boutique stateroom comes standard with Uniworld-as does the ever-changing breathtaking river scenery.
Each stateroom has been decorated by the award-winning design team of Red Carnation Hotels with all the comforts necessary for a restful retreat. Every evening, you'll look forward to curling up in your handcrafted Savoir® of England bed which is draped in sumptuous high-thread count 100% Egyptian combed cotton sheets, along with an array of pillow options. As you sip your morning coffee, admire the sun rising from your picture window or French balcony. And look forward to getting ready for your day in a luxurious marble bathroom stocked with L'Occitane products, plush towels, and soft robes.
Note: Adjoining staterooms are available, please call for details
Uniworld goes above and beyond with everything they do, including providing you with a truly remarkable dining experience. That's why Uniworld is the only river cruise company to be honored by Zagat Survey® as Top Dining.
An award-winning dining experience with Uniworld includes:
Sumptuous buffets at breakfast and lunch offer an extensive array of hot and cold selections. Breakfast features crispy Belgian waffles topped with whipped cream and warm maple syrup, a dozen or more homemade breads and jams, an omelet station, and hand-cut seasonal fresh fruit. Lunch offers a delectable feast with salads, soups, carved-to-order roasts, and more.
Evenings provide exquisite ambience with relaxed open seating. Each dish is flawlessly prepared using the finest ingredients-local meats and seafood along with tasty side dishes. Always included with lunch & dinner onboard are European fine wines and a selection of beer and soft drinks served by an attentive, caring staff. Of course, every meal concludes with a wide range of freshly prepared, decadent desserts that look every bit as delicious as they taste.
Uniworld also provides a variety of dining experiences including: al fresco under the stars and light-lunch dining-both on the sun deck; Captain's Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinners; early-riser breakfast; and afternoon tea. Plus, Uniworld gives you the choice of dining on lighter cuisine with our Traveling Lite menu.
On our boutique ships, meals are truly a feast for all the senses. From the delicious bouquet of a glass of perfectly aged pinot noir, to the inviting sight of candlelit tables draped in fine linen, to the pleasant sounds of friends engaged in intimate conversation, to the delicious flavor of each savoury dish, Uniworld's dining experiences have been designed to delight you.
Through integrated onboard and onshore programs, Uniworld provides a 360º encounter with each exciting port of call.
At Uniworld, we treat our guests as one might treat one's best friends and family, which means no request too large, no detail too small.
Since Uniworld is a proud part of The Travel Corporation, a family-run business, treating our guests-and our team of staff members-as an extension of our family comes naturally.
Providing truly personalized, gracious, and consistently exceptional hospitality to our guests starts from within the organization. This means hiring the very best team of professionals in the industry and providing them with ongoing training.
In addition, we constantly challenge ourselves, so we have put in place fastidious Quality Assurance programs with onboard ship inspections and third-party mystery shoppers to elevate our service to the highest possible level. Only then can we provide our guests with the award-winning hospitality for which we have been recognized by esteemed consumer publications such as Condé Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure.
We do all of this because we truly care about creating harmony both onboard and onshore in order to bring joy to our guests and ensure that everyone has the most memorable experience possible. This is our commitment to our guests and our staff.
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|May 1||River Queen||£500|
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|Jul 4||River Queen||£500|
|Jul 16||River Queen||£500|
|Jul 28||River Queen||£500|
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|Aug 21||River Queen||£500|
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Dates in blue denote cruises boarding in Basel.
Single Occupancy Supplements: Cat 5 to 1; £1,700
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