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S.S. Catherine cruises for 2017-2018


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Where she sails
From March to November Uniworld's S.S. (Super Ship) Catherine provides 7-night Rhône-Saône River cruises, either way between Avignon (coach from Marseille Airport) and Lyon, stopping at four ports on the way. Southern France is the home of wines, culinary arts, cathedrals, Roman ruins, and the fields that inspired Van Gogh, Cézanne and Gauguin. This cruise can be joined with other river trips in France. Link with River Baroness on the Seine from Paris to the English Chanel and rail Paris-Lyon (a total of 14 nights). A 21-night triple cruise links the Seine River trip by rail with River Royale in the ‘Bordeaux, Vineyards & Châteaux’ region of France, and then a flight to Lyon and ending in Marseille.

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S.S. Catherine Cruise Calendar

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2017 CRUISES

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$5,699

$814

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$5,699

$814

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$5,699

$814

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$5,699

$814

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$5,699

$814

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S.S. Catherine cruises

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Departs: Lyon | Arrives: Avignon

$5,699

$814

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$5,699

$814

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Burgundy & Provence 2015 Cruise
Departs: Lyon | Arrives: Avignon

$5,699

$814

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$5,699

$814

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Departs: Lyon | Arrives: Avignon

$5,699

$814

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Departs: Avignon | Arrives: Lyon

$5,699

$814

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AUG

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Departs: Lyon | Arrives: Avignon

$5,599

$800

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Departs: Avignon | Arrives: Lyon

$5,599

$800

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Departs: Lyon | Arrives: Avignon

$5,599

$800

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Departs: Avignon | Arrives: Lyon

$5,599

$800

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7

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$5,899

$843

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7

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Burgundy & Provence 2015 Cruise
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$5,899

$843

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Burgundy & Provence 2015 Cruise
Departs: Lyon | Arrives: Avignon

$5,899

$843

24

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S.S. Catherine cruises

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Burgundy & Provence 2015 Cruise
Departs: Avignon | Arrives: Lyon

$5,899

$843

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OCT

S.S. Catherine cruises

7

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Burgundy & Provence 2015 Cruise
Departs: Avignon | Arrives: Lyon

$5,699

$814

15

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S.S. Catherine cruises

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Departs: Lyon | Arrives: Avignon

$5,599

$800

22

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S.S. Catherine cruises

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Departs: Avignon | Arrives: Lyon

$5,299

$757

29

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Burgundy & Provence 2015 Cruise
Departs: Lyon | Arrives: Avignon

$4,999

$714

5

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Burgundy & Provence 2015 Cruise
Departs: Avignon | Arrives: Lyon

$4,199

$600

2018 CRUISES

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Life aboard S.S. Catherine
From March to November Uniworld's S.S. (Super Ship) Catherine provides 7-night Rhône-Saône River cruises, either way between Avignon (coach from Marseille Airport) and Lyon, stopping at four ports on the way. Southern France is the home of wines, culinary arts, cathedrals, Roman ruins, and the fields that inspired Van Gogh, Cézanne and Gauguin. This cruise can be joined with other river trips in France. Link with River Baroness on the Seine from Paris to the English Chanel and rail Paris-Lyon (a total of 14 nights). A 21-night triple cruise links the Seine River trip by rail with River Royale in the ‘Bordeaux, Vineyards & Châteaux’ region of France, and then a flight to Lyon and ending in Marseille.

S.S. Catherine is the latest addition to Uniworld’s fleet of eleven boutique, hotel-style ships in Europe. The ship incorporates all the best features of the fleet, the latest being a 20-seat 3D cinema with traditional popcorn and hors d'oeuvres. The interior décor includes many art works and exquisitely upholstered chairs and sofas. Added in the cruise are first-class hotels (according to the cruise), all meals with complimentary dinner drinks, 24-hour specialty coffee and tea bar, bottled water, all shore excursions with audio headphones, local English-speaking guides, use of bicycles, Captain’s Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinner, and all transfers. There is free Internet access and Wi-Fi in public areas.

Accommodation
All cabins are outside, comfortable, and maintained by twice-a-day service. All have premium bedding, controllable AC, direct-dial telephone, flat-screen TV with satellite, storage, built-in safe, vanity, hair dryer, bathrobes, and marble bathroom fitted out with L’Occitane products. Lower deck cabins have a head-height wide window, and the middle and upper deck staterooms have twin full-height sliding glass doors. An elevator services all accommodation decks. There is one single stateroom on the lowest deck.

Each of the 81 staterooms is lavishly furnished with superior bedding, and outside view. Thirty-eight middle and upper deck staterooms have French balconies. Twenty-three top-deck staterooms and 6 suites have full open-air balconies. The Suites come with extra amenities that include a bottle of wine on arrival, larger sitting area, personal DVD players, slippers, refrigerator, fruit and cookie plate, full Butler, Nespresso coffee machine, continental breakfast, shoe shine, free laundry service, and a special dinner in the Captain’s Lounge. The one Owner’s Suite offers many extra luxuries.

Food and Dining
The Cézanne Restaurant is on the middle deck, with excellent views to accompany your French-classic dining and provides open seating. Dining is acclaimed as “best-of-the-best” by observers of the river cruise industry. Breakfasts and lunches are full buffet with an extensive array of hot and cold items, and individually prepared items are available. Menu items change daily, follow the region and season, and include Continental and American preparations. Local and regional specialities are featured. Dinner is open-seating with four courses. Accompanying dinner are fine wines and a selection of beers and soft drinks.

Alternatively, dine al fresco at lunch and dinner on the Sun Deck during good weather. Menus follow the river, using fresh local ingredients and cuisines. Special dietary and vegetarian requests are catered for. Afternoon tea is served in the main lounge. All day Bistro Menu is for snacks. The specialty coffee and tea bar is open around the clock. Dining features include the Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions, Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners, and the ‘Epicurean Adventurer Program’. Uniworld received the TravelAge West Wave Award Editor’s Pick 2014 “Best Overall Cruise Line for River Cruising”.

Entertainment
The cruise focus is on exploration and walking tours with local guides. Tour variations continue to expand to meet the requests of guests: you have a choice of five ways to explore, according to your wishes. Travel lectures expand your knowledge of the regions visited, and the Epicurean Adventurer Program enhances your appreciation of local cuisine ashore. Visiting entertainers come on board along the route. There is a lower deck Cinema. A Family-Friendly program is offered during school holiday times.

Public areas include the Van Gogh Lounge with a full-service bar, and Bar du Leopard. The sun deck (parts of which is enclosed) has deck chairs, and chess and shuffleboard. Health facilities include a fitness room with jet massage shower cabin, massage room and boutique. Bicycles and Nordic walking sticks are provided for self-organised sight-seeing.





































Explore the decks

S.S. Catherine deckplans

S.S. Catherine deckplan

Cabins on Deck 11 (Aloha Deck)

AA
Suite with balcony
AB
Mini-suite with balcony
BB
Outside with balcony
CC
Outside
J
Inside
  • Sofa bed
  • Two pullman beds
  • Handicapped facilities
  • Four pullman beds
  • One pullman bed
  • Connecting staterooms
  • Sofa and pullman bed

Cabins

All cabins are outside, comfortable, and maintained by twice-a-day service. All have premium bedding, controllable AC, direct-dial telephone, flat-screen TV with satellite, storage, built-in safe, vanity, hair dryer, bathrobes, and marble bathroom fitted out with L’Occitane products. Lower deck cabins have a head-height wide window, and the middle and upper deck staterooms have twin full-height sliding glass doors. An elevator services all accommodation decks. There is one single stateroom on the lowest deck.

Each of the 81 staterooms is lavishly furnished with superior bedding, and outside view. Thirty-eight middle and upper deck staterooms have French balconies. Twenty-three top-deck staterooms and 6 suites have full open-air balconies. The Suites come with extra amenities that include a bottle of wine on arrival, larger sitting area, personal DVD players, slippers, refrigerator, fruit and cookie plate, full Butler, Nespresso coffee machine, continental breakfast, shoe shine, free laundry service, and a special dinner in the Captain’s Lounge. The one Owner’s Suite offers many extra luxuries.

Decks
S.S. Catherine

Uniworld

Ship facts

Star rating: S.S. Catherine star rating
Maiden voyage: 2014
Number of decks: 4
Tonnage: 0
Cabins: 81
Passenger capacity: 159
Number of crew: 57

What's onboard? ▼

  • Cruise Manager, English speaking
  • Open-air & French balconies
  • Boutique
  • Gratuities, scheduled airport transfers in fare
  • DINING
  • Main Restaurant
  • Open seating, casual
  • Alfresco dining in lounges
  • Bistro all day
  • All unlimited beverages on board complimentary
  • Coffee & tea bar all day
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Main Lounge, Bars
  • In-cabin infotainment
  • Lectures, local entertainment
  • 3D Cinema 20 seats
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Heated pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Sun deck, shades
  • Deck chess, shuffleboard
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa
  • On shore program at 3 levels of activity
  • Bicycles, walking sticks, audio headsets free
  • OTHER
  • Elevator all decks
  • Internet, Wi-Fi access free
  • Laundry room
  • Cabin power 220/110 V

What's included? ▼

  • Flight/s and/or transfers as specified
  • Land accommodation & travel as specified
  • Gratuities for all crew & tour guides
  • All main meals on-board
  • Unlimited beverages on board
  • Bottled water in stateroom
  • Specialty coffee, tea, bottled water, juices & snacks 24 hrs
  • Open/anytime seating & multi-venue dining
  • Captain’s welcome & farewell dinners
  • Captain’s welcome and farewell cocktail parties
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Specialty lectures, workshops, classes & programs
  • Family programs on selected cruises
  • Cruise manager & all English speaking staff
  • Butler service (Antoinette, Beatrice, Catherine, Maria Theresa)
  • Shore excursions & meals as specified
  • Fully hosted shore excursions, wireless headsets
  • Use of bicycles, walking sticks ashore
  • Internet access & Wi-Fi (public areas)

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Bar expenses & snacks not on regular menu
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Laundry charges (unless self-serve)
  • Phone/facsimile charges
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Taxes
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes

Happy Customers

Excellent service, added request for upgrade that was honoured, was great to have a small lounge in our cabin."

Reviewer: Ruth B, NSW
Date: 8 May 2016
Rating: 10

Rating: 9.8/10 from 4511 reviews
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