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Low Price Guarantee on all Uniworld River Cruises!

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All-Inclusive River Cruise Experience!

Uniworld offers a truly all-inclusive river cruise experience, with the following amenities:

  • On Europe itineraries, receive complimentary gratuities for the ship's staff and crew, as well as all onshore tour guides; includes any pre- or post-cruise land extensions.1
  • All scheduled airport transfers included.
  • Complimentary, in-suite butler service on all European based ships.2
  • Inclusive onboard dining and entertainment, and select complimentary beverages.
  • A variety of personalized excursions, led by English-speaking local experts.
  • Excursions created exclusively for Uniworld guests.
  • Well-equipped onboard fitness center, offering exercise and wellness class (lead by certified onboard wellness instructors in Europe).
  • Bicycles and Nordic walking sticks for onshore use.
  • Shipwide internet and WiFi access, when available.3

1 Gratuities are not included for Russia & Egypt itineraries. For Asia itineraries, only gratuities for the local land experts and drivers during excursions are included.

2 Excludes Russia, Portugal and all non-Europe itineraries.

3 Service may be briefly interrupted in remote areas, while sailing, or moving through locks.

Certain restrictions apply. Select benefits will not be available on every ship, and may be withdrawn or changed by Uniworld at any time. Ever very effort has been made to produce this info accurately; we reserve the right to correct errors.

Single Supplement Waived!

Solo travelers can cruise at no additional charge, as single supplements are being waived on select 2021 Europe cruises.

Contact us to find out which sailings qualify.

No Booking Fees!

We do not charge booking fees on any cruises.

You're sure to enjoy an affordable Uniworld cruise when booking with us!

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River Duchess

What better way could you sail along the famous Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers than on the royal River Duchess, one of the noblest ships of Uniworld’s fleet? Launched in 2003 and refurbished in 2012, River Duchess gracefully sails through the picturesque waterways of Europe and a trip on her is a must for any adventure-hungry traveler.

River Duchess continues Uniworld’s reputation of being one of the best river cruise companies in the world. She will deliver you to ports, sights and  You won’t believe the scenery when you sail onboard <em>River Duchess</em>! lands that you would not encounter on an ocean liner. Don’t be fooled by the small size of the 130-passenger River Duchess; luxury, comfort, personalized service and mouthwatering cuisine awaits the opportunity to change your life from the moment you step aboard.

Your dream vacation is just one click or call away. Don’t miss out on the exclusive savings and limited-time deals you’ll get by booking with us. Contact us now to start instantly saving on your next voyage aboard River Duchess.

River Duchess Itinerary

The highlight of any Uniworld river cruise is the river itself, along with the enticing ports, towns, cities and neighborhoods that are just waiting awaiting your presence. The 2020 itineraries for River Duchess are Ultimate European Journey, European Jewels, and Highlights of Eastern Europe. Prepare for all of your traveling dreams to come true with these fantastic itineraries!

  • Ultimate European Journey is a truly incredible voyage that will immerse you in European culture from the North Sea to the Black Sea, from the Old World and New World and everything in between, giving you the chance to “see it all”. Featuring 25 days’ worth of jam-packed, exclusive adventures, including nine UNESCO World Heritage sites, delicious meals, unlimited onboard beverages and a two-night stay in Bucharest, this is one voyage that you don’t want to miss out on. Stopping at six gracious capital cities and twelve magnificent towns and villages, there is sure to be more than something for everybody along this truly once-in-a-lifetime river cruise. From Amsterdam to Bucharest, you will experience exclusive guided tours, non-stop local immersion, and the opportunity to get active in some destinations.
  • European Jewels is a much different and shorter but just as amazing voyage that will take you through the best of the European waterways. Featuring 10 days’ worth of exciting excursions, including multiple UNESCO World Heritage sites, delicious meals, and unlimited onboard beverages, this is one voyage that you don’t want to miss out on. From Amsterdam to Budapest, you’re in control of your journey in the majority of destinations on this itinerary, granting you the ability to create your own adventure, with some fascinating guided tours in between that your entire group can enjoy together.
  • Highlights of Eastern Europe is the shortest of itineraries, perfect for travelers who are seeking new and exotic destinations. Featuring 10 days’ worth of adventures through Hungary, Croatia, Romania, Serbida, and Bulgaria, this is one voyage that you need to add to your bucket list! Stopping at Roman ruins and ancient fortresses, you are certain to learn more than you can imagine. From Budapest to Bucharest, you will experience exclusive guided tours, non-stop local immersion, and the opportunity to get active in some destinations.

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Exciting Excursions

Imagine learning about the life of Vincent Van Gogh in a 3-D experience; meeting a local farmer who opens his doors to you for the afternoon; touring a hops farm and learning how craft beer is brewed from an expert; taking a bike through an incredible Austrian beer garden; hiking through beautiful local vineyards; eating a savory marzipan in a gourmet pastry shop; re-experiencing the Stone Age at Lepenski Vir archaeological park; eating a three-course Bulgarian lunch as folk music encompasses you; or checking out Dutch master paintings in a private tour of the Amsterdam Hermitage; acquainting yourself with the city via canal; getting lost in the huge but beautiful Keukenhof Gardens; experiencing Dutch life in an  There is plenty opportunity to relax onboard <em>River Duchess</em>.outdoor museum; visiting 19 historic windmills in Rotterdam; and absolutely so much more. On River Duchess, all of these adventures and more are real possibilities, hassle-free and with everything you need provided to you. Have fun while checking off your traveling bucket list with all of the phenomenal stops along the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers.

Excellent Onboard Amenities

While staying aboard River Duchess, you will never fall short of great amenities and entertainment. The ship itself is designed with cool shades of blue and green accentuated by earthen colors to create a calming setting. Upon its three decks, you will discover:

  • Three inviting lounges
  • A mouthwatering main restaurant
  • A cozy library
  • An internet center
  • A heart-pumping fitness center a rejuvenating spa
  • 24-hour coffee and tea bar
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Local onboard entertainment
  • Informational enrichment lectures

You will never fall short of something to do!

Fine Food

A main highlight of sailing on River Duchess is the unforgettable culinary experience. Seasoned with all the best flavors and dishes from every single stop along the way and flavored with the freshest and most authentic of ingredients, your taste buds will have you coming back for more each night. An expertly trained culinary staff works very hard every day to bring you the very best in local cuisine. You can be sure that the food aboard River Duchess includes some of the most best-tasting dishes you’ve ever tried. On this cruise ship, you will waste no time trying authentic European flavors, both offboard and onboard. With chefs picking ingredients from local markets, your food will be the freshest rendition of local cuisine that will simply melt in your mouth. Along with your dinner, enjoy hand-selected wines paired with your food, truly giving you the best of both worlds.

Comfortable Accommodations

After a long day of adventuring, bask in the comforts of the wonderful accommodations offered on River Duchess. With lavish staterooms appointed with handcrafted Savoir® of England beds that feature 100% Egyptian cotton sheets, beautiful bathroom amenities, and wonderful window views, you may forget you are on a ship and not a 5-star hotel. With doubtlessly amazing itineraries, great food, grand accommodations and plenty of onboard entertainment, it will be impossible not to experience the most perfect cruise onboard River Duchess.

Your ticket to relaxation and rejuvenation awaits, as does big savings and exclusive offers. Call us now - we’re ready to assist you today!

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