ms Elbe Princesse II Review and Specifications
Specifications of ms Elbe Princesse II
|Year built||2018 new ship|
|Builder||Chantiers de l’Atlantique (Saint-Nazaire, STX France)|
|Speed||9 kn / 17 kph / 10 mph|
|Length (LOA)||101 m / 331 ft|
|Beam (width)||10 m / 33 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||1500 gt|
|Passengers||45 - 90|
|Decks with cabins||2|
Review of ms Elbe Princesse II
French river cruise line CroisiEurope launched in 2018 the Elbe Princesse 2 cruise ship as company's 3rd paddlewheel-powered riverboat. Work on the 90-guest vessel started with the steel-cutting ceremony held in Saint-Nazaire (STX France) on December 8, 2016, following a 4-month design phase.
The new boat was commissioned to increase line's capacity between Berlin and Prague on Elbe and Vltava rivers following the introduction of the paddlewheel ships Loire Princesse in 2015 and Elbe Princesse in 2016. Each has a shallow hull draft specially designed to the navigational limitations of the rivers. The riverboat is powered by 2 stern paddlewheels,.
The newbuild was delivered in February 2018. The ship cruises on Elbe River exclusively. The itinerary is between Berlin and Prague, and visits as ports of call Potsdam, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, gardens at Sanssouci Palace, Meissen and Litomerice.
Ship's features include 45 outward-facing staterooms with French balconies on the upper deck. As amenities, each stateroom has private bathroom (WC, sink, shower cabin), satellite TV, radio, phone (only for internal calls), dresser table, hairdryer, personal safe, individual air-conditioning.
The ship's amenities and facilities include a lounge (with a dance floor and its own bar), a dining room (restaurant with patio terrace), sundeck relaxation area (with chaise loungers and deckchairs), gift shop, library, also complimentary bicycles and Wi-Fi Internet usage. The provided by CroisiEurope gourmet dining options on the ship, along with the organized tours with themed food and wine tasting events allow the Elbe Princesse 2 guests to enjoy the local cuisine and French wines along the cruise itinerary routes.
MS Elbe Princesse II cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative CroisiEurope France cruise rates. They might be different when you book your CroisiEurope Elbe river cruise deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. Know, that CroisiEurope cruises in France are price-inclusive of all beverages (coffee, tea, juices, soda drinks, also wine and beer at lunches and dinners), but tours and excursions ashore are optional and cost extra.