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River Duchess

River Duchess

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The main highlight of any river cruise is the river itself, however River Duchess makes a strong argument that she should be the main highlight. With lavish staterooms appointed with handcrafted Savior of England beds that feature 100% Egyptian cotton sheets, beautiful bathroom amenities, and wonderful window views one may forget they are on a ship and not a 5-star hotel. With itineraries that span all of Europe, it will be impossible not to find your perfect river cruise on board River Duchess.

The luxury does not stop with River Duchess herself. A fully staffed crew caters to every need you could have to make sure that your trip is a memorable one. Along with this great service comes great food. An expertly trained culinary staff work very hard every day to bring passengers the very best in local cuisine.

With countless stops in small towns, villages, and cities, shore excursions will be one of the highlights on any River Duchess sailing. Explore ancient European classes, get the hand on experience of a class, enjoy local favorites at a wine tasting, or just simply stroll the day away by yourself. With expert tour guides at every stop, you will not miss any highlights, from the largest castle to the smallest wood-working shop, you will be able to see and learn about it all.

River Duchess Facts

Inaugural Year: 2003
Refurbished Year: 2012
Tonnage (GRT): N/A
Country of Registration: Switzerland
Guest Occupancy*: 134
Crew: 36
Crew-to-Passenger Ratio: 3:1
Length: 361 feet
Width: 37 feet
Passenger Decks: 3
Cruising Speed: N/A

Total: 67
Suites, with balcony: 0
Suites, without balcony: 3
Ocean View, with balcony: 0
Ocean View, without balcony: 63
Inside: 0

Dining Type: Traditional

Casino: No

Currency onboard: Euro

*Based on double occupancy
Ship Highlights

Exciting Excursions
All river cruises aboard River Duchess feature some of the most exciting shore excursions to be found in Europe. Each itinerary features multiple ports of call at quaint European towns that define the romance of old-world Europe. Guided or un-guided tours, the choice is yours. Trek out on your own or fall in line with a guided tour by local experts.

Fine Food
A main highlight of sailing on River Duchess is the culinary experience. Taking all the best flavors and dishes of every single stop along the way, there will be no shortage of excitement for your culinary appetite. Expertly trained staff offer many dishes every night for passengers to choose from as well as wonderful wine suggestions that highlight the local aromas of small town France.

River Duchess Cruise Deals

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Low Price Guarantee on all River Duchess Cruises!

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Uniworld Cruise Deals


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Uniworld Cruise Deals

All-Inclusive River Cruise Experience!

Uniworld offers a truly all-inclusive river cruise experience, with the following amenities:
  • On Europe itineraries, receive complimentary gratuities for the ship's staff and crew, as well as all onshore tour guides; includes any pre- or post-cruise land extensions.1
  • All scheduled airport transfers included.
  • Complimentary, in-suite butler service on all European based ships.2
  • Inclusive onboard dining and entertainment, and select complimentary beverages.
  • A variety of personalized excursions, led by English-speaking local experts.
  • Excursions created exclusively for Uniworld guests.
  • Well-equipped onboard fitness center, offering excercise and wellness clases (lead by certified onboard wellness instructors in Europe).
  • Bicycles and Nordic walking sticks for onshore use.
  • Shipwide internet and WiFi access, when available.3

1 Gratuities are not included for Russia & Egypt itineraries. For Asia itineraries, only gratuities for the local land experts and drivers during excursions are included.

2 Excludes Russia, Portugal and all non-Europe itineraries.

3 Service may be briefly interrupted in remote areas, while sailing, or moving through locks.

Certain restrictions apply. Select benefits will not be available on every ship, and may be withdrawn or changed by Uniworld at any time. Ever very effort has been made to produce this info accurately; we reserve the right to correct errors.
No Booking Fees

No Booking Fees!

We do not charge booking fees on any cruises! You're sure to enjoy an affordable River Duchess cruise when booking with us!
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Pricing listed above is per person, based on double occupancy in the least expensive accommodations available, are subject to change, may not reflect the most recent pricing, and get updated daily at 4:00 am. Prices don't reflect discounts and special promotions that you may qualify for. Go to Step 3 of the online booking process to view the live pricing and latest sales. Government taxes and fees are additional (viewable on Step 5).
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Stateroom amenities include:
• A vanity and make-up mirror, built-in closets, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat for air conditioning
• Infotainment center with Flat-screen TV and complimentary movie and entertainment options
• Bathroom with L'Occitane bath and body amenities
• Direct-dial telephone
• Complimentary bottled water
Suites top
Suite Suite
Approximate Size: 214 square feet
Located on: Rhine Deck

There are 4 Suite staterooms on board River Duchess. This accommodation has a French balcony and can fit up to 2 guests. The Suite includes all amenities listed above, plus a bottle of wine upon arrival, laundry service. shoe shine, daily fruit and cookie plates, morning coffee, daily newspaper.
French Balconies top
Category 1 Category 1
Approximate Size: 151 square feet
Located on: Rhine Deck

There are 23 Category 1 stateroom on board River Countess. These accommodations can fit up to 2 guests. Category 1 cabins Include all amenities listed above.
Oceanviews top
Category 2 Category 2
Approximate Size: 151 square feet
Located on: Danube Deck

There are 26 Category 2 stateroom on board River Duchess. These accommodations can fit up to 2 guests. Category 2 cabins Include all amenities listed above.
Category 3 Category 3
Approximate Size: 151 square feet
Located on: Danube Deck

There are 6 Category 3 stateroom on board River Duchess. These accommodations can fit up to 2 guests. Category 3 cabins Include all amenities listed above.
Category 4 Category 4
Approximate Size: 151 square feet
Located on: Moselle Deck

There are 4 Category 4 stateroom on board River Duchess. These accommodations can fit up to 2 guests. Category 4 cabins Include all amenities listed above.
Category 5 Category 5
Approximate Size: 151 square feet
Located on: Moselle Deck

There are 4 Category 5 stateroom on board River Duchess. These accommodations can fit up to 2 guests. Category 4 cabins Include all amenities listed above.

All stateroom descriptions are subject to change. Photos provided are not guaranteed to accurately represent the room listed. Some staterooms in the same category may have different furniture arrangements or be a different size than listed. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all details with the cruise line directly.

River Duchess Deck Plans

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The deck plans of River Duchess provided on this page are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all information with Uniworld directly.
Danube Deck
River Duchess Deck Plans

River Duchess Photo Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of River Duchess:
For photos of staterooms, please click the accommodations tab provided above. Ship is subject to modifications.
Captain's Lounge
Captain's Lounge
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