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S.S. Joie de Vivre

Uniworld's newest Super Ship, the S.S. Joie de Vivre, brings the joy of living to northern France with a design reflecting 20th-century Paris. The ship’s innovative Club L’Esprit transforms from pool area to cinema to dining venue before your eyes.
SHIP TYPE
River Ship
PASSENGERS
128
CREW
54
LAUNCHED
2017
REFURBISHED
N/A

S.S. Joie de Vivre Cruises View all Choose from 190 holidays cruising on board the S.S. Joie de Vivre

15 Days Avignon to Paris or Arles to Paris

Operator: Uniworld

From 10,301
Save 2,116

15 Days Paris to Avignon or Paris to Arles

Operator: Uniworld

From 10,301
Save 2,110

22 Days Bordeaux to Avignon or Bordeaux to Arles

Operator: Uniworld

From 16,384
Save 476

15 Days Bordeaux to Paris

Operator: Uniworld

From 10,202
Save 2,097

S.S. Joie de Vivre Reviews (2) 80 reviews of S.S. Joie de Vivre from past clients of Global Journeys

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Highly recommend this tour     4 , WA, Australia, Aug 2018
Fantastic not a single negative thing to say! Amazing tour guides very knowledgeable and amazing food and cruise staff. Astrid the hotel manager was lovely. Bar Staff couldn’t do enough. It was very moving at Utah and Omaha beaches and Honfleur was so pretty!
Uniworld is wonderful   7 , NSW, Australia, Dec 2017
This was our second Uniworld cruise this year, we travelled on the River Beatrice to Eastern Europe in April and this time round to Paris and parts of Normandy on the Joie de Vivre. Uniworld has found the right balance for their cruises, interesting excursions in port, but enough leisure time to choose to do your own thing and relax.

The overall ...read more feel of their ships is European elegance, beautifully furnished and maintained, the cabins and public areas are always spotless. The meals on board are really good and with plenty of choice, we did feel the Beatrice had a slight edge in the cuisine overall.

The staff on both ships were excellent, they make the cruise what it is. Personable, cheerful, helpful young people, always willing to go the extra mile. The staff in the main dining room often address you by name and remember your choice of drink, etc.

We met mainly American and Canadian travellers, also from the UK, Australia, China, an opportunity to meet people from all over the world and many walks of life. We are seriously thinking of another trip with Uniworld, that should say it all. Hannah from Global Journeys is the best, we trust her implicitly, she knows what we want when we travel and always delivers. Thank you dear Hannah.
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Deck Plans

Ship Profile
 
Classic
Jules Verne Deck (Level 1)
 
French Balcony
Balzac Deck (Level 2)
 
Deluxe French Balcony
 
Grand Suite
 
Suite
Victor Hugo Deck (Level 3)

Cabins

  • Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom 162 - 180 sq ft (15 - 17 sq m)
  • Half-Height Window(s)
  • The finest linens, towels and Savoir® beds for an incredible night's sleep
  • Built-in closet, hair dryer, safe
  • Individual thermostat
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite
  • Bottled water
  • Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, cozy bathrobes and slippers
  • Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom 194 sq ft/ 18 sq m with a French balcony
  • The finest linens, towels and handcrafted Savoir® of England bed for an incredible night's sleep
  • Built-in closet, hair dryer, safe
  • Individual thermostat
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite
  • Bottled water
  • Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, cozy bathrobes and slippers
  • Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom 194 sq ft/ 18 sq m with a French balcony
  • The finest linens, towels and handcrafted Savoir® of England bed for an incredible night's sleep
  • Built-in closet, hair dryer, safe
  • Individual thermostat
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite
  • Bottled water
  • Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, cozy bathrobes and slippers
  • Lavishly appointed riverview suite 260 sq ft/ 24 sq m with a French balcony
  • In-suite Butler service
  • The finest linens, towels and handcrafted Savoir® of England bed for an incredible night's sleep
  • Built-in closet, hair dryer, safe
  • Individual thermostat
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite
  • Bottled water
  • Marble bathroom with Hermès bath and body products, plush towels, heated mirrors, cozy bathrobes, and slippers
  • Additional special amenities and services
  • Lavishly appointed riverview suite 410 sq ft/ 38 sq m with a French balcony
  • Bottled water and in-suite Butler service
  • The finest linens, towels and Savoir® beds for an incredible night's sleep
  • Built-in closet, hair dryer, safe
  • Individual thermostat
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite
  • Additional special amenities and services
  • The Presidential Suite offers extra benefits, including a separate spacious living room, bathroom with a separate rain shower and tub, and secluded toilet and bidet area

S.S. Joie de Vivre Cruise Schedule All 190 cruise sailings by departure date on board S.S. Joie de Vivre

Starts Days Name Itinerary From
Sunday
26 Mar 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 6,499
Sunday
02 Apr 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,499
Sunday
09 Apr 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 6,999
Sunday
16 Apr 2023
15 Grand France Paris to Avignon 13,399
Sunday
16 Apr 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,499
Sunday
23 Apr 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,499
Sunday
30 Apr 2023
15 Grand France Paris to Avignon 14,199
Sunday
30 Apr 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,399
Sunday
07 May 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,899
Sunday
14 May 2023
15 Grand France Paris to Avignon 14,199
Sunday
14 May 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,399
Sunday
21 May 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,399
Sunday
28 May 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,899
Sunday
04 Jun 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,899
Sunday
11 Jun 2023
15 Grand France Paris to Avignon 14,199
Sunday
11 Jun 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,899
Sunday
18 Jun 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,399
Sunday
25 Jun 2023
15 Grand France Paris to Avignon 13,799
Sunday
25 Jun 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,899
Sunday
02 Jul 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,999
Sunday
09 Jul 2023
15 Grand France Paris to Avignon 13,399
Sunday
09 Jul 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,999
Sunday
16 Jul 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,999
Sunday
23 Jul 2023
15 Grand France Paris to Avignon 13,599
Sunday
23 Jul 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,999
Sunday
30 Jul 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,999
Sunday
06 Aug 2023
15 Grand France Paris to Avignon 13,599
Sunday
06 Aug 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,999
Sunday
13 Aug 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,999
Sunday
20 Aug 2023
15 Grand France Paris to Avignon 13,399
Sunday
20 Aug 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,999
Sunday
27 Aug 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,999
Sunday
03 Sep 2023
15 Grand France Paris to Avignon 14,499
Sunday
03 Sep 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,399
Sunday
17 Sep 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,399
Sunday
24 Sep 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,399
Sunday
01 Oct 2023
15 Grand France Paris to Avignon 14,499
Sunday
01 Oct 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,399
Sunday
08 Oct 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 8,399
Sunday
15 Oct 2023
15 Grand France Paris to Avignon 13,799
Sunday
15 Oct 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,499
Sunday
22 Oct 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,499
Monday
06 Nov 2023
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 5,999
Sunday
17 Mar 2024
15 Grand France Paris to Arles 10,499
Sunday
17 Mar 2024
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 5,999
Sunday
24 Mar 2024
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 5,999
Sunday
31 Mar 2024
15 Grand France Paris to Arles 11,899
Sunday
31 Mar 2024
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,099
Sunday
07 Apr 2024
8 Paris & Normandy Paris to Paris 7,099
Sunday
14 Apr 2024
15 Grand France Paris to Arles 13,499
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