Uniworld Boutique River Cruises new 22/23 Brochure


New brochure for Ireland includes a host of NEW cruises in Europe – including cruise & rail packages.


For copies of the brochure agents should contact the National Sales Manager or email Brian.hynes@ttc.com

“We are delighted to see our much-loved brochures back in the market”, said Chris Townson (Managing Director UK & Ireland Uniworld Boutique River Cruises).  “There is increased appetite from the trade to send brochure materials to their clients, as well as racking in store again, a strong signal that river cruising is back at the forefront of customers minds. We are already seeing heightened interest and sales for European cruises, therefore our bank of new cruises and experiences, as well as our popular cruises such as the Danube and Rhine, really cater to this demand from holidaymakers”.


NEW tours for 2022/23 include:

Expert-led sailings with Uniworld

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is announcing a series of exclusive expert-led cruises taking place in March and April 2022, which are now available for travel agents to sell.


The cruises, which feature celebrities and experts such as opera singer Russell Watson, Michelin-starred Chef and Masterchef presenter Marcus Wareing and sportsman, presenter and winemaker Sir Ian Botham, are exclusive to Uniworld and are not available to purchase through the Uniworld website.


Here is more on each sailing:

Russell Watson on Venice and the Gems of Northern Italy, 3 April 2022

Guests on this Spring sailing of Uniworld’s Venice and the Gems of Northern Italy itinerary, on board the new Super Ship La Venezia, will be joined by world renowned Tenor, Russell Watson. The itinerary will showcase the highlights of the city and its lesser-known surrounding islands, including a private visit to St Mark’s Basilica after dark when the crowds have gone, as well as a visit to the Doge’s Palace and a gondola making shipyard. Russell will host special events on board as well as performing a live concert in the heart of Venice, exclusively for Uniworld guests.


Price for eight days all-inclusive from € 2,899.


Sir Ian Botham and Matt Tebbutt on Brilliant Bordeaux, 27 March 2022

Cultural treasures, history and heritage, and food and wine are at the heart of this seven-night sailing along the Garonne, Gironde and Dordogne rivers aboard the Super Ship Bon Voyage, taking in Bordeaux, Fort Médoc, Cadillac, Blaye, Libourne and more.


The special guest on this departure is one of England’s best loved sportsmen – broadcaster and wine producer, Sir Ian Botham – who will also be joined by celebrity chef and host of BBC’s Saturday Kitchen, Matt Tebbutt. The cruise includes private wine tastings, on board demonstrations on how to prepare French classics, a private oyster tasting with Matt and guests will of course have the opportunity to hear more from Sir Ian about his legendary cricket career in a fascinating Q+A session.


Prices for eight days all-inclusive from € 2,299


Marcus Wareing and Oz Clarke on Burgundy and Provence, 20 March 2022

This French cruise sails from Avignon to Lyon on an exploration of the region’s famous wines and cuisine from the comfort and luxury of the Super Ship Catherine. Hosted by multi-Michelin-starred chef and Masterchef: The Professionals judge and mentor, Marcus Wareing, alongside broadcaster and wine expert, Oz Clarke, the region will be brought to life with a series of exclusive events such as a private wine tasting, cooking demonstrations and a guided tour of Lyon food market where Marcus will showcase the fresh, local and seasonal produce on offer.


Prices for eight days all-inclusive from € 1,999


NEW Itineraries Floriade 2022 on the NEW Dutch Delight itinerary with Uniworld

Floriade 2022 will take place in Almere, just outside Amsterdam, and guests on select departures of Uniworld’s Dutch Delight cruise (and a number of other Uniworld departures that take in Amsterdam) will have the opportunity to experience it. The Dutch Delight not only includes tickets to the once-every-ten-years horticultural extravaganza, it also includes a walking tour of the resort town of Lemmer, a bike ride on the beach near the town of Veere, a ‘village day’ in the Netherlands oldest city Nijmegen and guided exploring of Amsterdam and Rotterdam.


From €1,899 pp including seven-nights all-inclusive cruise aboard the River Duchess.


Cruise and Rail – Enchanting Danube with the Castles of Transylvania (12 days)

This trip combines a seven-night cruise on the opulent Super Ship Maria Theresa from Passau to Budapest with a luxurious four-night journey on the Golden Eagle Danube Express through Romania, exploring the mystique and beauty of Dracula-country.


Highlights of the cruise include biking or hiking along the river in Passau, a visit to Melk Abbey, a private evening concert in Vienna featuring the work of Strauss and Mozart (part of Uniworld’s new Nights Out programme), a foodie tour of Budapest and a number of Uniworld’s signature Make Travel Matter experiences, including a visit to a local, organic cider farm for a tasting and lunch in Linz and meeting a local producer of biodynamically certified saffron in the Wachau valley, learning about the spice and how it’s sustainably produced, alongside tastings of the delicacies produced, such as red-wine-and-saffron chocolate.


In Budapest, guests will then embark on to the Golden Eagle Danube Express where their service will continue with a dedicated Uniworld representative, and some Uniworld touches such as favourites from Uniworld’s menus. Explorations on this part of the journey include a visit to the 13th-century town of Sibiu, a walking tour of Sighișoara (rumoured birthplace of Dracula), and a private visit to the beautiful 14th century Bran Castle, popularly known as Dracula’s Castle, situated amongst stunning mountain scenery.


Prices for this 12-day itinerary start from €10,099pp and include all-inclusive accommodation on board, airport transfers and a full programme of excursions as per the itinerary.


Other new cruise and rail itineraries include Milan to Venice and then on to Istanbul by train, which features the new SS La Venezia in Venice.


The brochure also includes ever-favourite European river cruises, such as Enchanting Danube, Brilliant Bordeaux and Castles along the Rhine.


For copies of the brochure agents should contact the National Sales Manager or email Brian.hynes@ttc.com



Great News from Brian Hynes as Uniworld Boutique River Cruises announces its new brochure for 2022/23 to the Irish market.


The 68-page brochure, available digitally and in print to trade, features three new expert-led European cruises, a new Dutch Delight cruise (including the infamous Floriade festival), and a host of new cruise and rail packages in Europe, in partnership with Golden Eagle Trains.



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