Uniworld Cruises Rhine Christmas Markets Recap

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Uniworld Cruises Rhine Christmas Markets Recap The 7-day Uniworld Cruises Rhine Christmas Markets cruise I had an opportunity to take in early December was fantastic. What made me the happiest was the ship and the fact that the cruise line lived up to the hype: luxurious boutique river cruising with the highest level of service anyone could want. Being in […]

Video: Bicycling into town via Uniworld Cruises

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River cruise spotlight: Uniworld Cruises Video flashback from Speyer, Germany while bicycling into town via Uniworld Cruises’ SS Antoinette When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.  ~H.G. Wells River cruising is a a hassle-free way to travel. Cruise guests sailing on Uniworld Cruises’ SS Antoinette will have tours […]

Photo tour from Christmas Markets Basel to Cologne

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Photo tour from Christmas Markets Basel to Cologne Learn more about Germany’s  Christmas markets, known in German as Weihnachtsmärkte Father Winter visit the Rhine Fresh snow in Cologne, Germany set the stage for a winter wonderland.   The four weeks before Christmas mark a festive time of year along the Rhine river. The towns we visited via Uniwolrd Cruises SS […]

Uniworld River Cruises Wouter Vercruysse Shares Tip for Rudesheim, Germany

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Uniworld River Cruises Wouter Vercruysse Shares Tip for Rudesheim, Germany   Not to miss in Rudesheim, Germany: Schloss Restaurant and Drosselgasse   A significant factor to making a good river cruise a trip of a lifetime falls on the shoulders of the cruise manager. While the captain is responsible for the ship and the hotel manager is charged with guest relations […]

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River Cruise Buzz: Cruising the Rhine River, Koblenz via Uniworld Cruises

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River Cruise Buzz: Cruising the Rhine River, Koblenz via Uniworld Cruises Cruising the Rhine River, Koblenz Featured Excursion: Koblenz walking tour and Christmas Market       Snowy day in Koblenz could not keep me from exploring. Our ship cruised from Rudesheim and headed north through the Upper Middle Rhine Valley. When we arrived to Koblenz, it was obvious that […]

River Cruise Buzz: Cologne, Germany Christmas Markets Review

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River Cruise Buzz: Cologne via Uniworld Cruises Rhine Christmas  Markets Cruise Featured Excursions: Cologne walking tour, cathedral visit, and Christmas Markets.     I was glad that my Christmas markets journey on Uniwolrd Cruises’ S.S. Antoinette began in the smaller town of  Basel, Switzerland and ended in the very large city of Cologne, Germany. During the 7-day cruise the towns […]

River Cruise Buzz: Mainz and Rüdesheim via Uniworld Cruises

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River Cruise Buzz: Mainz and Rüdesheim via Uniworld Cruises Day 5:  Mainz and Rüdesheim Featured Excursion: Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum,  Rüdesheim Day 5 on my Uniworld Cruises Rhine Christmas markets cruise included stops at  Mainz and Rüdesheim; a cooking demonstration about Black Forest Cake; a lecture about German Christmas traditions; and a music concert.  Cruise passengers sailing on S.S. Antoinette […]

River Cruise Buzz: Heidelberg and Speyer via Uniworld Cruises

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River Cruise Buzz: Heidelberg and Speyer via Uniworld Cruises Rhine Holiday Markets Cruise Day 4:  Speyer and tour to Heidelberg Featured Excursion: Full-day exploration in Heidelberg and Christmas markets or option to return back to Speyer to enjoy their Christmas market close to the ship.     Uniworld Cruises’ S.S. Antoinette docked in Speyer, Germany today. This was a pleasant […]

River Cruise Buzz: Strasbourg Christmas Market via Uniworld Cruises

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River Cruise Buzz:  Strasbourg via Uniworld Cruises Day 3:  Kehl Featured Excursion: Strasbourg canal cruise and Christmas Markets Today I grabbed a complimentary umbrella and headed out for my half-day tour. On the docket was a canal cruise of Strasbourg and then a guided walk around the old city.   Strasbourg Canal Cruise Our local tour guide had a passion […]