2023 Uniworld
Rivers of the World Cruise:
Cairo to Lisbon

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Set sail with Uniworld on the first annual Rivers of the World cruise, a 46-night journey across nine countries onboard five stunning Super Ships. From the glittering Nile to the breathtaking Douro River Valley, you’ll find yourself immersed in a plethora of enticing destinations on our longest journey yet.


Departing May 20, 2023, you’ll travel from Cairo to Lisbon over 46 nights.


Discover two continents and nine countries as you visit Egypt, the Mediterranean, and more all on one trip.


Your Super Ship for this journey is a gorgeously appointed floating boutique hotel


All-inclusive luxury amenities, plus Welcome and Farewell events, a dedicated Traveling Concierge, and more

The Itinerary

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Ship: S.S. Sphinx
Destination: Egypt
Days: 11

The Nile was home to the world’s first river cruises, so it’s apt that we start our voyage here. Join us as we celebrate our inaugural Rivers of the World Cruise in style at our opening event in Cairo. Then embark on the first part of your epic journey with luxury hotel stays in Cairo and onboard our newest Super Ship–S.S. Sphinx. Along the way, you’ll be joined by an expert Egyptologist and explore such fascinating ancient wonders as the temples at Abu Simbel.

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Ship: S.S. La Venezia
Destination: Italy, Switzerland
Days: 11

Cross the Mediterranean Sea as you fly into the Swiss Alps to stay at the beautiful Lake Town of Lugano, situated on the border of Switzerland and Italy. Then move onto a land tour in chic Milan before setting sail on the Venice Lagoon and Po River for your cruise through Northern Italy on the newly transformed S.S. La Venezia.

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Ship: S.S. Maria Theresa
Destination: Hungary, Austria and Germany
Days: 7

Cruise through the heart former Holy Roman Empire onboard a ship inspired by its most famous queen, Maria Theresa. Expect stunning natural landscapes, hidden gem villages and awe-inspiring regal architecture—which you’ll get VIP access to on such experiences as a private tour of the Schönbrunn Palace.

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Ship: S.S. Joie de Vivre
Destination: France
Days: 7

Head to the Seine for the penultimate leg of our trip. Here, you’ll indulge in the casual elegance of Paris, enjoy sumptuous wine and cuisines, explore a unique array of charming local towns in Northern France and form a profound emotional connection with the historic beaches of Normandy. Culminate your time in France with an iconic show at the Moulin Rouge, sure to be a highlight.

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Ship: S.S. São Gabriel
Destination: Portugal, Spain
Days: 11

Experiencing the spectacular Douro River Valley onboard the new S.S. São Gabriel is the perfect ending to this once-in-a-lifetime cruise, with no shortage of colorful cities and lush river views. Cap off your incredible journey with a land tour in Lisbon, during which you’ll visit the one-of-a-kind cities of Sintra and Cascais, and a glamorous Farewell Event in Lisbon.

Note: The itineraries presented are subject to modification due to water levels, closures because of public holidays or other uncontrollable factors. Every effort will be made to operate programs as planned, but changes may still be necessary throughout the cruise. This day-to-day schedule is subject to change. Your final day-to-day schedule will be provided onboard on the first day of your cruise.

Category of accommodations will vary from ship to ship and cannot be guaranteed until time of booking. Pricing reflects the category booked on each segment of this journey.

For more information or to book, please contact our Expert Travel Advisors at 877-622-9109