River Empress

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises


Ship Info

What's Included


    • An array of pillow options, flat-screen TVs with infotainment centers, and bathrooms stocked with robes, slippers, and L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products

    • All scheduled airport transfers

    • All meals onboard

    • Unlimited beverages onboard, including wines; beers; spirits; cocktails; soft drinks; juices; cappuccinos, lattes, espresso, and French press coffee; teas; and mineral water

    • Shore excursions hosted by English-speaking local experts, with personalization options including Choice Is Yours, Go Active, Do as the Locals Do, Village Day, and Gentle Walking programs and a host of exclusive experiences designed for Uniworld guests only

    • Ship-wide Internet and Wi-Fi access

    • Well-equipped fitness center with exercise classes onboard and use of bicycles* and Nordic walking sticks for onshore enjoyment

    • All gratuities onboard and onshore

    NOTE: Bicycles are not available on the River Countess because bike riding is prohibited in Venice.

Not Included

  • These include, but are not limited to, airfares to and from your destination except where specified; airport/departure taxes; cost of passport and visas; taxes; excess baggage charges; laundry; phone calls; all items of a personal nature; items not included on regular menus; expenses for additional sightseeing not specified in the itinerary; premium spirits & premium wine (please refer to complimentary beverage program in Uniworld’s Terms & Conditions), meals not detailed in the itinerary; Gratuities for programs in Russia, Egypt, India, China and Vietnam/Cambodia.

Ship Overview

Inaugural Sailing
5000 Tons
Public Decks
Passenger Capacity
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River Empress

By: Bill

Reviewed on: 20 Apr 2019

Loved the trip itinerary and loved the entertainment. Best entertainment I have ever had on any ship. He played 50 and 60's music everynight, awesome. The food for dinner was not as good as my past Uniworld cruise, some nights I had problems finding something to order. The service was not as good as my past cruise either, I hope it was just being the first cruise of the year for them. They have always been one of the best ones to cruise with, this one was not up to their past standards.
Travel Advisor:  Diana Gardner


By: William Penn

Reviewed on: 20 May 2019

Dedicated, personable crew. Outstanding service. Great itinerary. Saw a lot, pampered, well fed. Complete delight.
Travel Advisor:  Judy Fishburn

Castles on the Rhine

By: Nancy

Reviewed on: 20 Jul 2019

My time aboard the River Empress was fantastic. The service was amazing. The crew was friendly and personable. The excursions were perfect. The food was excellent.
Travel Advisor:  Melissa Irion

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By: lenno

Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2019

Excellent - the staff were fabulous and so freindly and the rooms were great.
Travel Advisor:  Annemari Hermans