Ultimate European Journey

UNIWORLD

Board the elegant Uniworld River Duchess for 21 days cruising through Europe on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers. Uniworld offer Boutique all-inclusive river cruises aboard their one of a kind ships. The family owned company focuses on delivering unmatched customer service, and attention to detail is at the heart of everything they do. From their elegant individually designed ships, to the personal on board service, and well planned cruise itineraries. On this Uniworld luxury European cruise you will see 9 countries, 6 capital cities and 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, all accompanied by a Uniworld local guide. On shore in each destination you will have a choice of activities and excursions to suit your interests, from Bucharest to Amsterdam and everywhere in between.

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Bucharest to Amsterdam

Highlights

21-night cruise in a Riverview Stateroom on-board the Imperial River Duchess
2 nights’ in Bucharest at the Radisson Blue Hotel (or similar) with breakfast
25 breakfasts, 21 lunches, 21 dinners including 2 Captain’s Welcome,
2 Captain’s Farewell Receptions & 2 Welcome & 2 Farewell Gala Dinners
Unlimited beverages on-board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks,
specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water
20 days of excursions all fully hosted by English speaking local experts
Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks, pillow menu, complimentary WiFi
All gratuities, both on-board and onshore + on-board local entertainment
Cultural enrichment, including 2 Signature Lectures
Arrival transfer from Bucharest Airport provided by Uniworld

$14,000 Bonus Value

Extras

Return economy airfares flying into Bucharest, returning from Amsterdam
2 nights post cruise accommodation in a 5 star hotel in Amsterdam with breakfast daily
Private car transfer from Amsterdam Port to Hotel
Private car transfer from Amsterdam Hotel to Airport

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The Ship

Imperial River Duchess

With just 130 passengers on board, the luxury Uniworld ship boasts 65 suites and staterooms, all with river views. Once on board the River Dutchess your drinks, meals, entertainment and on shore excursions are all include, making this one of the best value luxury boutique river cruises on the market! Facilities on board the elegant Uniwolrd ship include a fitness centre, the Serenity River Spa, restaurant, lounge and sundeck. This cruise deal is exclusive to My Cruises and offers unbeatable value including flights from Australia, transfers, pre-and post-cruise city breaks and your Uniworld luxury 21 day European river cruise. Don’t miss out, call and book today!

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Ultimate European River Cruise Itinerary

Your exclusive My Cruises cruise holiday begins with two nights in Bucharest, Romania’s capital city. Bursting with historical buildings, fascinating Eastern European culture, and energetic night life, it is the perfect place to begin your 23-night European adventure!
Waking up well rested from your first night in the hotel, enjoy the complimentary breakfast before joining the Uniworld crew to explore Bucharest. There are two complimentary excursions on offer each day of the Uniworld cruise holiday. Today’s options are a visit to the Peoples Palace, otherwise known as the Palace of the Parliament, or a trip through the Romanian countryside to see the Mogosoaia Palace and Vlad the Impaler’s tomb.
After checking out of the hotel, today’s adventures will begin with a choice of a Bucharest city tour focusing on the architectural highlights of the city, or a ‘Do as the Locals do’ tour of the city, focusing more on the culture, food, and day to day life in Romania.

In the afternoon you will board the coach to Giurgiu in southern Romania to meet your Uniworld cruise ship, the River Duchess.

Day four is your first full day on board the Uniworld River Duchess, explore the ship and her fantastic facilities before joining the shore excursions, included as part of your My Cruises cruise deal! Today’s port of call is Rousse, one of Bulgaria’s largest, and some would say elegant, cities nestled on the bank of the Danube. Choose from a Walking tour of Rousse including a visit to the Ivanovo Basarbovo monasteries, or venture further afield to the rural towns of Veliko Taranovo and Arbanassi in the north of Bulgaria and enjoy a traditional Bulgarian lunch.
Today’s activities are unusual, fascinating and slightly off the beaten track. Choose from the Red Rocks of Belogradchik, declared a National Landmark by the Bulgarian Government, these magnificent red and yellow rocks reach up over 200 meters in the air, surrounded by lush greenery and the Balkan Mountains as the backdrop. Said to be over 200-million years old, the views over the rocks are truly spectacular.

The alternative is a visit to the Romanian Cetate Cultural Port, a retreat for writers, poets and artists from around the globe for almost twenty years.

Cameras at the ready! Today the River Duchess will cruise the 134km long gorge that separates Serbia and Romania. This stretch of the River Danube is said to be amongst the most dramatic and breathtaking in all of Europe.
One of the oldest, and most fascinating European cities, Belgrade is packed full of WWII history, Royal Palaces, and fortresses dating back to the Ottoman and Byzantine era. The complimentary activities in Belgrade today give you a chance to explore the city, either by bike or coach.
Further down the Danube river you will have the chance to visit the City of Vukovar, in Eastern Croatia. Enjoy a short walking tour of the city and take in some of the beautiful Croatian scenery before heading to Osijek for an exclusive farm tour, where you can experience the Croatian country side and enjoy a home-hosted lunch.

Alternatively, you can choose to spend a full day in Osijek, discover the abundance of cultural and historic heritage throughout the town and take a tour through the country side sipping homemade brandy, followed by a home-hosted lunch.

Welcome to Hungary! Today there are three excursion choices available as part of your all-inclusive cruise package! Choose from a panoramic tour visiting UNESCO Heritage sites and the two halves of Hungary’s capital Buda and Pest. Alternatively take in the city by bike, or experience the Budapest as a local with a visit to the National Museum, and a ride on the metro.
With two more days to explore Budapest you will have the chance to really get to know the city. There are no organised activities today leaving you free time to explore as you wish. Grab a coffee and read a book in a pavement side café, wander through the shops and boutiques, or ask your My Cruises consultant to arrange a guided tour or excursion for you.
The last day in Budapest gives you the chance to take part in an excursion you may have missed on Day 9, or to continue exploring on your own.
Enjoy a relaxing day on board the Uniworld River Duchess as your European river cruise continues up the Danube River.
Welcome to Austria! This famous European capital city is known for its fabulous palaces, museums and architecture, as well as the people who have called the city home such as Mozart, Beethoven, and Freud. Enjoy a choice of two complimentary tours today, a Vienna City tour and visit to the Winter Palace of Prince Eugene, or take the exclusive “Vienna City of Arts” tour and a visit to the Belvedere Museum.
Begin the day with a cruise through the UNESCO listed Wachau Valley, take in the spectacular views of rolling hills, ancient fortresses and vineyards stretching out over the river banks and beyond. Once in Weissenkirchen you can visit the impressive library at the Melk Abbey, or enjoy a hike through the Austrian country side and a local wine tasting.
Day 15 of your European River Cruise brings you to Passau in Germany. There are three shore excursions to choose from today as part of your all-inclusive cruise deal, a city tour, a walking tour of the old town, or a Bavarian River bike ride.
There are lots of activities on offer today in Germany. The first excursion includes a tour of the BMW factory, where you can see one of Germany’s largest car manufacturers at work. If the BMW factory is closed the day you arrive, we will visit the Audi factory and museum instead.

Germany is well known for producing quality beer and lots of it! Option two takes you on a visit to some of Germanys independent hops farms to sample some of the local brews. For the history buffs, option three is a must, the “2000 years in an hour tour” will take you on a walking discovery tour of Regensburg.

Nuremberg has been an important German town for centuries, said to be the unofficial capital of the Holy Roman Empire, the home of German Kings, and once the location of the German Crown Jewels. In the more recent past it was the chosen location for Nazi rallies during the war, and the post war tribunals known as the Nuremburg trials. The town was bombed heavily during WWII, and lovingly restored in keeping with its architectural history. Choose between two historical tours of Nuremberg, included as part of your My Cruises exclusive cruise package!
Today in Bamberg you will have the option to take a walking tour of the charming UNESCO World Heritage town, or relax in the country side on a Franconian village day out.
Würzburg is known for its fantastic architecture, German wine, and historical sites such as the UNESCO World Heritage Baroque Caste, the Residence Palace. Excursions on offer today include a tour of the Würzburg Residence Palace, or a day trip to Rothenburg, Weikersheim Village, and Weikersheim Castle.
Today’s excursion is one for the foodies! Enjoy Wertheim’s historical centre before enjoying a private wine tasting and pretzel making demonstration with a local baker.
As you make your transition from the medieval towns of Germany you will find yourself in Frankfurt. The City has a more modern feel as it is a leading business centre with a touch of the medieval. In Frankfurt, you will have a choice of two difference city tours, exploring both the old and new parts of this charming city.
Welcome to Rudesheim! There are two excursions on offer today! Get an aerial view of this picturesque area of Germany on a cable car ride up to the Neiderwald Monument. The Neiderwald Monument is located in the beautiful open Neiderwald landscape park overlooking the Rhine Valley, the monument commemorates the unification of Germany. Alternatively visit the Siegfried Mechanical Museum, which holds a remarkable collection of automated musical equipment.

This afternoon enjoy a relaxing cruise aboard the Uniworld River Duchess along the Upper Middle Rhine, a UNESCO Heritage area.

There is a range of day tours available today to make your time in Cologne memorable. Take a walking tour of the city, or try the famous Kolsch beer at the Brauhaus Fruh Stuck brewery just around the corner from the iconic Cologne Cathedral. If you’re interested in discovering where the eau de Cologne originated from along with many other fragrances, then check out the Farina House! The Ludwig Museum awaits art lovers where you can check out some of the finest pieces of contemporary art in Germany. To finish off your European cruise experience you are invited to the captain’s gala dinner aboard the ship this evening.
You have now reached the final port of call on your Uniworld luxury river cruise! You will be picked up by a private car and transferred to the airport, courtesy of your exclusive My Cruises cruise package.

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Terms & Conditions

Prices are based on per person, twin share and subject to availability. Prices are subject to change without notice, until reservation is confirmed.  Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Cruise itineraries may be varied due to high or low water levels, flooding, lock closures, unscheduled vessel maintenance or for any other circumstances beyond our control. Package based on Category 5 Riverview Stateroom.

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