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Uniworld Family River Cruises

Uniworld's family friendly cruises have been developed around summer vacations, so planning your holiday is always easy.  Plus, someone else has organized all the details with special shore excursions tailored specifically for the family.  Add in the special family pricing, all meals and entertainment onboard, onboard programs, exciting shore excursions fully hosted by local guides, complimentary use of bicycles, and transfers on arrical and departure days - all of which are included in the price - and you have a hassle-free, value-packed vacation.

 

Family Programs are available on the following sailings:

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 Paris & Normandy Family Program

Paris to Paris - 10 Days

Sail Dates:  June 28, 2013, July 12, 2013, July 26, 2013

Paris & Normandy River Cruise Package includes:

  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the alluring River Baroness
  • 2 nights in Paris at the superior first-class Radisson Blu Ambassador Hotel*
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Captain's Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinners
  • Complimentary fine wines, choice of beer, and soft drinks during lunch and finner onboard; replenished bottled water daily in your stateroom; and 24-hour specialty coffee and tea bar
  • 10 excursions, including 3 "Choice is Yours" options, fully hosted by English-speaking local guides
  • An experienced Cruise Manager and attentive, all English-speaking staff
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox audio headset system on all shore excursions
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks throughout your cruise
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • Signature Lecture:  "The Seine River in Impressionist Paintings"
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days

*Hotel is subject to change.

Onboard Activities:

  • Children can enjoy a special menu with kid-friendly food options and complimentary soft drinks during lunch and dinner oboard.
  • Partake in a cooking class onboard with the pastry chef, and have fun creating your own desserts.
  • Enjoy a special ship tour with either the captain or the hotel manager.
  • The young and young at heart can enjoy playing together in our PlayStation 2 or Wii equipped game room.  There are also plenty of board games and movies to choose from.
  • Freshen up on your language skills - or start form scratch - by partaking French language classes onboard

Onshore:

  • Catch your first glimpse of Paris from above as you enjoy a hot air balloon ride high above the "City of Light"
  • Follow in Richard the Lionheart's footsteps and enjoy a hike to Chateau Gaillard in Les Andelys, which was completetd in only one year by over 6,000 workers
  • Spend a full day at the Normandy landing beaches, the site of many conflicts and battles, including the famous D-Day invasion by the Allied forces during WWII.  You'll have a chance to walk the beaches of Arromanches, also known as Gold Beach during D-Day landings.  You'll visit the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, the final resting place for nearly 10,000 servicemen who gave their lives furing the Normandy campaign.  This experience is one you and your family will always remember. 
  • Discover the history of time in Rouen witha visit to Gros Horloge, a 14th-century medieval clock tower - which still works to this day.  Enjoy an escorted tour behind the dials led by former governor of the clock tower, Narcisse Eugene Osmont
  • In Honfleur, you'll visit the Natura Space Museum, the city's modern attraction which showcases the flora and butterfly life from some of the most exotic climates on earth.
  • Throughout your Uniworld adventure, enjoy complimentary use of bicycles to journey and explore on your own.

Classic Christmas Markets

Frankfurt to Nuremberg - 8 Days

  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the regal River Queen
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Captain's Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinners
  • Complimentary fine wines, choice of beer, and soft drinks during lunch and dinner onboard; replenished bottled water daily in your stateroom; and 24-hour specialty coffee and tea bar
  • 7 excursions fully hosted by English-speaking local guides
  • An experienced Cruise Manager and attentive, all English-speaking staff
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox protable audio headset system on all shore excursions
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • Signature Lecture:  "Christmas Traditions in Germany"
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days

Onboard Highlights:

  • Children can enjoy a special menu with kid-friendly food options and complimentary soft drinks during lunch and dinner onboard
  • Partake in a cooking class onboard with the pastry chef, and have fun creating your own desserts
  • Enjoy a special ship tour with either the Captain or the Hotel Manager
  • The young and young at heart can enjoy playing together in our PlayStation 2 or Wii - equipped game room.  There are also plenty of onboard games and movies to choose from.
  • Freshen up on your language skils - or start from scratch - by partaking language classes onboard

Onshore Highlights include:

  • Pick up one-of-a-kind gifts and delectable treats at Christmas markets in Frankfurt, Wurzburg, Rothenburg, Bamberg, and Nuremberg
  • Marvel at the massive dinosaur skeletons and delicate stuffed birds on display at Frankfurt's Natural History Museum
  • Delight in the exquisite artistry of the historic Wurzburg Residenz
  • Glide through the streets of Rothenberg in a horse-drawn carriage, and then enjoy a tour of the Medieval Crime Museum or Rothenberg's historic ramparts.  Afterward, indulge in a buttery, sugar-dusted scheneeball (snowball) pastry before visiting Kathe Wohlfahrt's unique Christamas Village
  • Take a Bamberg's Nativity walk, which is spread out across the picturesque city
  • Treat your kids (and yourself) to a tour of Nuremberg's extraordinary Toy Museum - an unforgettable experience for the whole family

Children's Dinner Menu

  • Caesar Salad "Spiderman" - Romaine lettuce with chicken strips, croutons and parmesan shavings seasoned with Caesar dressing
  • "The Flying Dutchman" - Deep fried breaded Gouda cheese with cranberry jam
  • "Pinocchio Salad" - Sun-dried tomatoes with mozzarella drizzled with olive oil and balsamic
  • "Asterix Magic Elixir" - Chicken consomme with vegetable strips and vermicelli noodles

Kids Entrees

  • Pizza Margarita
  • Cheeseburger with French Fries
  • Breaded chicken schnitzel with green peas and french fries
  • Spaghetti with meat sauce bolognaise or with marinara sauce and parmesan
  • Breaded fish fillet with tartar sauce and French fries

Dessert Collection

  • "Donald Duck" - Homemade crepe with strawberry jam and vanilla sauce
  • "Mickey Mouse" - Vanilla ice cream with chocolate fudge sauce and whipped cream
  • "Miss Piggy" - Fresh fruit salad with strawberry ice cream

*menu is subject to change

 


  
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