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River Duchess cruises for 2017-2018


In March and April every year River Duchess offers 9-night Tulips and Windmills between Antwerp (Belgium) and Amsterdam (Netherlands). From May to September River Duchess sails the width of Europe over 25 nights, from Amsterdam to Bucharest, with a flight then to Istanbul (an incredible city)...read more

River Duchess Cruise Calendar

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Date Route Cruise From $/Day
2017 CRUISES

14

JUN

River Duchess cruises

14

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2017 Cruise

Currently sailing

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14

JUN

River Duchess cruises

23

NIGHTS

Ultimate European Journey Cruise

Currently sailing

N/A

28

JUN

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Bucharest

$5,399

$600

3

JUL

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Budapest

Enquire for price

N/A

3

JUL

River Duchess cruises

23

NIGHTS

Ultimate European Journey Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Amsterdam

$15,999

$696

12

JUL

River Duchess cruises

14

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2017 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Amsterdam

$9,299

$664

26

JUL

River Duchess cruises

14

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2017 Cruise
Departs: Amsterdam | Arrives: Budapest

Enquire for price

N/A

26

JUL

River Duchess cruises

23

NIGHTS

Ultimate European Journey Cruise
Departs: Amsterdam | Arrives: Bucharest

$15,999

$696

9

AUG

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Bucharest

$5,399

$600

14

AUG

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Budapest

Enquire for price

N/A

14

AUG

River Duchess cruises

23

NIGHTS

Ultimate European Journey Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Amsterdam

$15,999

$696

23

AUG

River Duchess cruises

14

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2017 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Amsterdam

$9,299

$664

6

SEP

River Duchess cruises

14

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2017 Cruise
Departs: Amsterdam | Arrives: Budapest

Enquire for price

N/A

6

SEP

River Duchess cruises

23

NIGHTS

Ultimate European Journey Cruise
Departs: Amsterdam | Arrives: Bucharest

$15,999

$696

20

SEP

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Bucharest

$5,499

$611

25

SEP

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Budapest

Enquire for price

N/A

25

SEP

River Duchess cruises

23

NIGHTS

Ultimate European Journey Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Amsterdam

$14,999

$652

4

OCT

River Duchess cruises

14

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2017 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Amsterdam

$9,199

$657

18

OCT

River Duchess cruises

14

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2017 Cruise
Departs: Amsterdam | Arrives: Budapest

$9,199

$657

1

NOV

River Duchess cruises

14

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2017 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Amsterdam

$8,099

$579

2018 CRUISES

31

MAR

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Tulips & Windmills 2018 Cruise
Departs: Amsterdam | Arrives: Antwerp

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N/A

5

APR

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Tulips & Windmills 2018 Cruise
Departs: Antwerp | Arrives: Amsterdam

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N/A

14

APR

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Tulips & Windmills 2018 Cruise
Departs: Amsterdam | Arrives: Antwerp

Enquire for price

N/A

23

APR

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Tulips & Windmills 2018 Cruise
Departs: Antwerp | Arrives: Amsterdam

Enquire for price

N/A

17

MAY

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe 2018 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Bucharest

Enquire for price

N/A

22

MAY

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe 2018 Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Budapest

Enquire for price

N/A

22

MAY

River Duchess cruises

24

NIGHTS

Ultimate European Journey 2018 Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Amsterdam

Enquire for price

N/A

31

MAY

River Duchess cruises

15

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2018 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Amsterdam

Enquire for price

N/A

30

JUN

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe 2018 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Bucharest

Enquire for price

N/A

5

JUL

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe 2018 Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Budapest

Enquire for price

N/A

5

JUL

River Duchess cruises

24

NIGHTS

Ultimate European Journey 2018 Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Amsterdam

Enquire for price

N/A

14

JUL

River Duchess cruises

15

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2018 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Amsterdam

Enquire for price

N/A

13

AUG

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe 2018 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Bucharest

Enquire for price

N/A

18

AUG

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe 2018 Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Budapest

Enquire for price

N/A

18

AUG

River Duchess cruises

24

NIGHTS

Ultimate European Journey 2018 Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Amsterdam

Enquire for price

N/A

27

AUG

River Duchess cruises

15

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2018 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Amsterdam

Enquire for price

N/A

26

SEP

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe 2018 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Bucharest

Enquire for price

N/A

1

OCT

River Duchess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Highlights of Eastern Europe 2018 Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Budapest

Enquire for price

N/A

1

OCT

River Duchess cruises

24

NIGHTS

Ultimate European Journey 2018 Cruise
Departs: Bucharest | Arrives: Amsterdam

Enquire for price

N/A

10

OCT

River Duchess cruises

15

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2018 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Amsterdam

Enquire for price

N/A

9

NOV

River Duchess cruises

15

NIGHTS

European Jewels 2018 Cruise
Departs: Budapest | Arrives: Amsterdam

Enquire for price

N/A

Life aboard River Duchess
In March and April every year River Duchess offers 9-night Tulips and Windmills between Antwerp (Belgium) and Amsterdam (Netherlands). From May to September River Duchess sails the width of Europe over 25 nights, from Amsterdam to Bucharest, with a flight then to Istanbul (an incredible city). What more could one ask for crossing ten countries in Europe! A shorter 11-night version of this trip departs Budapest for Istanbul (including a flight). River Duchess also sails from Switzerland (Basel) to Amsterdam, and on the Danube-Mai-Rhine rivers Budapest to Amsterdam. A Classic Christmas Markets cruise of 7 nights runs November/December between Nuremberg and Frankfurt.

River Duchess was completely refurbished in 2009, combining quality craftsmanship and the latest technical innovations. These cruises are for those who appreciate history and architecture from Roman times, Medieval towns and castles, connoisseurs of wine, beer and food, and lovers of music. Visit Europe’s Imperial capitals – Istanbul, Budapest, and Vienna, to name a few. River Duchess was named one of the world's "Top Small Cruise Ships" by Condé Nast Traveler's 2010 Readers' Poll.

Accommodation
All cabins are outside, comfortable, and maintained by twice-a-day service. All have premium bedding, pillow options, controllable AC, direct-dial telephone, flat-screen TV with infotainment, storage, built-in safe, vanity, hair dryer, bathrobes, and compact marble bathroom fitted out with L’Occitane products. Lower deck cabins have a wide head-height window, and middle deck staterooms have a large panoramic window. An elevator services all three interior decks.

Twenty-two of the 67 staterooms have French balconies (including the Suites). The four Suites have extra amenities including a bottle of wine on arrival, larger sitting area, private DVD player, slippers, daily fruit and cookie plate, refrigerator, morning coffee and tea, Nespresso coffee machine and fine teas, continental breakfast, evening amuse-bouche, shoe shine, and free laundry service. Suites have a bathtub.

Food and Dining
The Palace Restaurant is lined with floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides 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. A Family-Friendly program is offered during school holiday times.

Public areas include the Blue Danube Lounge with a full-service bar, and the Captain’s Lounge and Library. 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

River Duchess deckplans

River Duchess 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, pillow options, controllable AC, direct-dial telephone, flat-screen TV with infotainment, storage, built-in safe, vanity, hair dryer, bathrobes, and compact marble bathroom fitted out with L’Occitane products. Lower deck cabins have a wide head-height window, and middle deck staterooms have a large panoramic window. An elevator services all three interior decks.

Twenty-two of the 67 staterooms have French balconies (including the Suites). The four Suites have extra amenities including a bottle of wine on arrival, larger sitting area, private DVD player, slippers, daily fruit and cookie plate, refrigerator, morning coffee and tea, Nespresso coffee machine and fine teas, continental breakfast, evening amuse-bouche, shoe shine, and free laundry service. Suites have a bathtub.

Decks
River Duchess

Uniworld

Ship facts

Star rating: River Duchess star rating
Maiden voyage: 2003
Number of decks: 4
Tonnage: 0
Cabins: 65
Passenger capacity: 130
Number of crew: 41

What's onboard? ▼

  • Cruise Manager, English speaking
  • French balconies top deck
  • 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
  • Sky Lounge
  • Captain’s Lounge & library
  • In-cabin infotainment
  • Lectures, local entertainment
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Whirlpool
  • Sun deck, shades
  • Deck chess, shuffleboard
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa & sauna
  • On shore program at 3 levels of activity
  • Bicycles, walking sticks, audio headsets free
  • Internet corner
  • 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
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