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A Portrait of Majestic France

Guests enjoy a unique Uniworld River Cruise along two of France’s most delightful rivers over the course of 15 days.

Adventure through scenic vineyards, attractive architecture and UNESCO World Heritage Sites during the course of your Seine River Cruise – including a variety of featured tours and Masterpiece Collection excursions.

Split your time between sister ships S.S. Bon Voyage and S.S. Joie De Vivre – designed specially to conduct guests through France’s splendid waterways.

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  • Cruise Line: Uniworld
  • Ship: S.S. Bon Voyage / S.S. Joie De Vivre
  • Duration: 14 Nights
  • Departure: Apr - Oct
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A Portrait of Majestic France Cruise Itinerary

From Bordeaux to Palace, guests enjoy a spectacular 15-day itinerary complete with a range of panoramic tours, bike rides, tastings and much more. Also available, are a choice of staff cultivated Masterpiece Collection excursions.

Day 1


Embark your ship in the spectacular Bordeaux.

Day 2


For your first day, enjoy a private owner’s tour of a Royal Chateau or enjoy the ‘Colourful Life of Toulouse Lautrec at Chateau de Malrome’ excursion.

Day 3

Cussac Fort Medoc

Enjoy a fresh medoc oysters tasting. After, choose between an excursion to the Medoc Chateaux for a private wine tasting or a scenic bike ride through the vineyards.

Day 4

Blaye / Bourg Sur Gironde

Today’s featured excursion brings you on a panoramic route de la Corniche Fleurie with Blaye Fortress.
*Optional Masterpiece Collection excursion: ‘Rendez-Vous Chez Rémy Martin’ (£79)

Day 5

Libourne (Saint-Emilion)

Embark on a guided Saint-Emilion Walking Tour with wine tasting.
*Optional Masterpiece Collection excursions: ‘Chateau Cooking Class’ (£170), ‘Grand Cru Tasting’ (£99)

Day 6

Libourne / Bordeaux

You’ll spend your time in Libourne on an informative Village Day excursion to the Farmer’s Market. Later, join an after-hours excursion at the Bassins des Lumieres.

Day 7


Choose between spending your day in Bordeaux on a walking tour inspired by the locals or a guided bike ride along the backstreets.
*Optional Masterpiece Collection excursions: ‘Retro Sidecar Bordeaux Tour’ (£170), ‘Retro Sidecar Romantic Tour’ (£240)

Day 8

Bordeaux (DISEMBARK) / Transfer to Paris (EMBARK)

Disembark from the S.S. Bon Voyage and transfer to Paris via high-speed TGV train. The spectacular S.S. Joie de Vivre awaits to conduct you through the rest of your journey.

Day 9

La Roche-Guyon / Vernon / Giverny

Today you’ll have a choice of 4 excursions; visit the Chateau de La Roch-Guyon, hike the scenic Crests Trail, visit Monet’s Garden at Giverny or embark on a bike ride across the country roads from Vernon to Giverny.

Day 10


This morning, choose between a Rouen walking tour or a visit to the Camembert Cheese Farm. Later, you’ll enjoy a spectacular private concert at the Rouen Cathedral.
*Optional Masterpiece Collection excursion: ‘Mont Saint Michel – Wonder of the Western World’ (£170)

Day 11

Caudebec-en-Caux (Honfleur or Etretat)

Choose between either a walking tour of Honfleur or a golfing excursion in Etretat.
*Optional Masterpiece Collection excursion: ‘St. Wandrille Monastery’ (£89)

Day 12

Rouen (Normandy Beaches)

Visit the Normandy Beaches to explore the highlights of either American Sites, British & Commonwealth Sites or Canadian Sites.

Day 13

Mantes-La-Jolie (Versailles)

Today, you’ll explore the Versailles Palace Secret Apartments.

Day 14


Enjoy a choice of excursions today; bike down the Seine Riverbanks, enjoy a Paris city tour, or be guided on a walking tour through the Latin Quarter.
*Optional Masterpiece Collection excursions: ‘Moulin Rouge’ (£300), ‘Musee du Louvre’ (£99), ‘Retro Sidecar Illuminations Tour’ (£360), ‘Retro Sidecar Montmartre Discovery’ (£290)

Day 15


Disembark from your ship and begin your journey home.

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Continue adventuring through the highlights of Majestic France

14 Nights
Apr Oct

A Portrait of Majestic France

  • Bordeaux
  • Cadillac
  • Cussac Fort Médoc
  • Blaye / Bourg Sur Gironde
  • Libourne (Saint- Émilion)
  • Libourne - Bordeaux
  • Bordeaux / Paris
  • La Roche-Guyon / Vernon / Giverny
  • Rouen
  • Caudebec-en-Caux (Honfleur or Étretat)
  • Rouen (Normandy Beaches)
  • Mantes-la-Jolie (Versailles)
  • Paris
  • Paris (DISEMBARK)
£6,699pp Est. Price per person

A Portrait of Majestic France Cruise Review

“Both of the ships were so bright and stylish – it was really immersive to go from Paris’ fashionable streets into my luxurious cabin. I had a lot of fun exploring”

Lizzie White, Doncaster

A Portrait of Majestic France FAQ

Find answers to some of the most common questions about river cruising here.

What can guests expect of the on-board dining experience?

Guests enjoy unlimited beverages and all meals on board. Also hosted, are two separate Captain’s Welcome and Captain’s Farewell evenings.

What are Masterpiece Collection excursions?

Our Masterpiece Collection consists of paid excursions on offer to guests. They’ll be marked with an *asterisk on your itinerary.

Are there any extensions available for this cruise?

Currently there are no extensions available for this A Portrait of Majestic France River Cruise.

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