S.S Joie de Vivre

Seine , Rhone , Saone ,
Garonne , Dordogne , Gironde
Country Region
Northern France

Ship Overview

Uniworld’s latest pride and joy, the magnificent S.S. Joie de Vivre, is symbolic of the quintessential French philosophy ‘joy of living’ as it smoothly glides along France’s iconic River Seine. This brilliant river cruise vessel brandishes French inspired, handcrafted furniture, rich fabrics, gorgeous artworks, stunning antiques and ornate accents that blend effortlessly with every conceivable modern convenience. From the ship’s interiors and indulgent food featuring the freshest produce to sumptuous wines and rhapsodic music, everything is carefully selected to satiate distinguished travelers who appreciate the finer things in life. The S.S. Joie de Vivre is an intimate ship, carrying no more than 128 passengers who can be accommodated in 2 Royal Suites, 8 Junior Suites and 54 elegant staterooms. Measuring 441 ft. in length, she is perfectly sized to dock in the heart of romantic Paris.
  • Lounge bars
  • Serenity River Spa
  • Fitness area
  • Wellness classes
  • Bicycles available on board
  • Nordic walking sticks
  • Heated enclosed pool
  • Boutique
  • Themed parties
  • Board games
  • Elevator service
  • Sun deck
  • Guest laundry
  • Complimentary Wifi

Staterooms / Suites

  • Royal Suite
  • Junior Suite
  • Stateroom


  • Riverview suite with French balcony
  • Queen size bed convertible into 2 twin beds
  • Fine Egyptian cotton sheets
  • European duvets
  • Living area
  • Built-in closet
  • Flat screen TV
  • L’Occitane bath products
  • Plush towels
  • Magnifying mirror
  • Cozy bathrobes and comfortable slippers
  • Butler services
  • Fully stocked minibar
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Fine teas

Deck Plans

Balzac Deck
Balzac Deck
Jules Verne Deck
Jules Verne Deck
Victor Hugo Deck
Victor Hugo Deck


The S.S Joie de Vivre has several captivating dining venues including a café, bistro and restaurant. Whether you choose to dine at Le Restaurant Pigalle, Café Flore or Bistro Saint­Germain, you can be sure that the offerings live up to exacting French quality standards.