Take advantage of a no single supplement offer on this seven-night river cruise, discovering the best of Southern France.

You'll sail through the same beautiful landscapes that inspired painters the likes of Gogh, Cézanne and Gauguin and unearth the gourmet secrets which makes this region one of the world's premier culinary destinations.

As you travel along the peaceful Rhône and Saône rivers, you'll enjoy the region's incomparable wine and cuisine and discover its many treasures-from the medieval wonders of UNESCO-designated Avignon to Lyon's lively river banks.

There are plenty of exciting shore excursions to look forward to. Lovers of fine wine will be wooed by a stop in the village of Tain-l'Hermitage, where you'll enjoy a private visit to Le Vineum, the wine cellar of Paul Jaboulet Ainé, one of the region's most renowned wine growers.

And for those who wish for a more active exploration of the area, you can kayak on the tranquil Gardon River under the UNESCO-designated Pont du Gard, hike the steep vineyards on the banks of the Rhône, and pedal through lovely Lyon, the epicentre of French gastronomy.

A river cruise offers incredible scenery right outside your window, with your view constantly changing around you. There's no better way to enjoy the heart of countries than silently passing through onboard your floating boutique hotel. You'll be sailing aboard the S.S. Catherine, an opulently-decorated ship, where you'll enjoy all meals included on board, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients.

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Price includes

  • Seven-night cruise in a classic riverview stateroom on the striking S.S. Catherine
  • All meals on board, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, coffee, tea, and mineral water
  • Private winery visit to Tain-l'Hermitage
  • A range of exciting shore excursions, as detailed in the itinerary
  • Captain's welcome and farewell receptions
  • Welcome and farewell gala dinners
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld cruise manager
  • Return flights from many UK airports or travel via the Eurostar**
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days
  • All gratuities, both on board and on shore
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • No single supplement, includes £1,999pp saving for solo travellers

Other departure dates are available please call for details.


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  1. Day
    Lyon, France

    Today you'll arrive at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport where you'll be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the ship.

    This evening, you will enjoy your first dinner onboard.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  2. Day
    Mâcon, Beaune
    Mâcon, France

    Today is all about exploring Burgundy, where endless rows of grapes hang heavy on the vine. The capital of the region's wine trade, Beaune is renowned for its history, beauty and highly prized wine, as well as its medieval-era hospital-the Hospices de Beaune.

    This evening, enjoy a special Captain's welcome reception and dinner will be prepared for you.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  3. Day
    Lyon, France

    Today your cruise will take you to lovely Lyon. As the epicentre of French gastronomy, Lyon is a city of tantalising contrasts. There's so much to explore here, from the work of culinary visionaries to silk weavers' secret passageways.

    Your very special activity today is a private winery visit at the wine cellar of the Paul Jaboulet Ainé estate in Tain-l'Hermitage.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  4. Day
    Tournon and Tain-l’Hermitage
    Tournon, France

    Today you'll have more time to explore the twin villages of Tournon and Tain-l'Hermitage, a real delight for lovers of fine wine.

    Tournon may be a small town, but it has a rich history, reflected in its many elegant buildings: a castle was raised on the hilltop in the 10th century to protect the region, and new fortifications were added over the centuries.

    You'll see the handsome houses constructed by wealthy merchants and garrison officers when you walk through the Rue de Doux area, and you'll pass the 14th-century church and the oldest secondary school in France.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. Day
    Viviers, France

    You'll visit Viviers today, an enchanting village where time seems to have stopped centuries ago. Viviers has a long and storied past that goes back more than 1,600 years - and a splendid architectural heritage to match. Your exploration of the town will take you through both parts, as you begin at the crest and make your way to the riverbank.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day
    Avignon, France

    You'll explore the beautiful walled city of Avignon today, one of the most fascinating towns in southern France. There is a whole host of historic gems to explore here, including the fortress residence of rebellious popes who broke from Rome and once lived and ruled here. You'll see the Palace of the Popes and much more, and there'll also be the chance to kayak under a 2,000-year-old Roman aqueduct.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day
    Tarascon, Arles
    Tarascon, France

    Explore the sun-drenched Provençal city of Arles today. Known for its remarkable Roman ruins, Arles so inspired Van Gogh that he painted some 200 paintings there. The sunny coastal city has existed since the sixth century BCE, when the ancient Greeks founded it and named it Theline. It was here that the Romans built their first bridge across the Rhône River, creating a vital overland route between Italy and Spain.

    This evening, a Captain's farewell reception and dinner will be prepared for you.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day
    Arles, France

    It's time to say goodbye to the S.S. Catherine and your fellow travellers as your unforgettable trip draws to a close. You'll be transferred to Marseille International Airport for your flight home.

    Meals - Breakfast


SS Catherine

Cruise ship

Five-class luxury Super Ship

Uniworld's second Super Ship Catherine continues their proud tradition of excellence with sumptuous materials and meticulous attention to detail. The vessel's opulent interiors include a two-story lobby with specially commissioned Murano glass chandelier and whimsical lifesize glass horse. The swimming pool and Bar du Leopard is lavishly decorated, as is the inviting Cézanne Restaurant and Van Gogh Lounge.

Staterooms feature handcrafted Savoir Beds, generous built-in closets, individual climate-control thermostat, and a television. The marble bathrooms also include Asprey bath and body products and plush towels. Upgrades to, French Balcony, Deluxe Balcony, Suite and Grand Suite cabins available at a supplement.

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