ms France

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Cruise line
CroisiEurope

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ms France Review and Specifications

Specifications of ms France

Year built 2001  /  Age : 16
Flag state France
Builder Meuse & Sambre Shipyard (Beez-Namur, Belgium)
Class
Owner CroisiEurope
Speed 9 kn / 17 kph / 10 mph
Length (LOA) 111 m / 364 ft
Beam (width) 11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage 1500 gt
Passengers 78 - 159
Crew 25
Decks 3
Cabins 78
Decks with cabins 2
Last Refurbishment 2010

Review of ms France

MS France ship cruises on Seine River (in France's Champagne wine region). Most itineraries depart from Paris and Honfleur, with some round-trips out of Rouen. This riverboat operates on Seine River together with the CroisiEurope ships BotticelliRenoir and Seine Princess.

The riverboat has 78 passenger cabins (equally sized at 129 ft2 / 12 m2), including 1 suite, 1 single-occupancy room and 2 staterooms equipped for disabled. Main Deck staterooms are with riverview windows (non-opening). Upper Deck cabins are with French balconies (slide-opening windows). As amenities, each stateroom has private bathroom (WC, sink, shower cabin), satellite TV, radio, phone (only for internal calls), hairdryer, personal safe, individual air-conditioning.ms France cruise ship

The ship's amenities and facilities include a lounge (with a dance floor and its own bar), a dining room restaurant, sundeck relaxation area (with loungers and deckchairs), library, gift shop, also complimentary bicycles and Wi-Fi Internet usage. The MS France ship’s Seine river cruise itinerary route is in Normandy (Champagne wine region, aka "Champany") between Paris and Honfleur. The provided by CroisiEurope gourmet dining options on the ship, along with the organized tours with themed food and wine tasting events allow guests to enjoy the local cuisine and wines along the cruise itinerary routes. Among the tours and excursions along the France ship's Seine cruise itineraries are:

  • Honfleur - guided tour, Alabaster Coast (walking tour), Cote Fleurie (Calvados liquor tasting), Normandy beaches (Omaha Beach, Coleville sur Mer  cemetery)
  • Rouen (overnight stay) - Boucles de la Seine park (walking tour), Caudebec-en-Caux, Sainte Gertrude valley, Chapelle at Barre-y-va (walking/hiking tour), Saint-Wandrille abbey, Jumieges ruins, Saint Pierre church
  • Les Andelys - Martainville (chateau tour)
  • Vernon (overnight stay) - bus travel to Duclair (walking tour), Rouen (guided tour), Giverny (Claude Monet Foundation)
  • Duclair - (abbeys trail guided tour - Saint-Wandrille, Jumieges, ruins)
  • Mantes la Jolie (Paris western suburbs) - Notre-Dame church, Chateau de Malmaison (guided tour)
  • Conflans-Sainte-Honorine
  • Paris - guided tour (city attractions)

MS France cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative CroisiEurope cruise rates. They might be different when you book your CroisiEurope France 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.

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  • Cabin grades number: 8
  • Total number of cabins: 78 (all of which riverview, 1 suite, 1 single, 2 for disabled).
  • Cabins - Main Deck (44 double, 4 triple, 1 single, 1 Suite), Upper Deck (26 double, 2 disabled)
  • Restaurants: restaurant
  • Lounges & Bars: lounge with bar (dance floor), bar, sun deck (deck chairs), gift shop, library, wi-fi (payable on board).
  • The France ship cruises on Seine river from Paris, with a round-trip itinerary. The CroisiEurope line also owns the Seine riverboats BotticelliRenoir and Seine Princess.
  • The CroisiEurope cruise company is family owned and based in Strasbourg, France. Established in 1976, this premium line operates all aspects of its cruises: from the vessel building (design and construction) to cuisine and hotel services. CroisiEurope is among Europe's largest cruise line companies.
  • CroisiEurope river cruise deals are inclusive of soft drinks and alcohol (wine and beer with lunch and dinner (year-round). The line offers deals inclusive of unlimited drinks during the Europe's high season (April through October) each year. However, unlike most river cruise lines, CroisiEurope charges its guests additionally for shore excursions.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

ms France Itineraries 2017

The below listed ms France cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest CroisiEurope fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Amsterdam cruise port

15 April 2017 5 nights / 6 days, round-trip Cruise the IJsselmeer Holland's best
Prices starting
from $970
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16 Apr      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
17 Apr - 18 Apr     Amsterdam, Holland (Overnight)   
18 Apr     Amsterdam, Holland   
18 Apr     Hoorn, Holland   
18 Apr     Enkhuizen, Holland   
19 Apr     Enkhuizen, Holland   
19 Apr - 20 Apr     Lemmer, Holland (Overnight)   
20 Apr     Lemmer, Holland   
20 Apr - 21 Apr     Amsterdam, Holland (Overnight)   
21 Apr      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   
Mainz cruise port

09 June 2017 4 nights / 5 days, one-way from Strasbourg to Cochem
Prices starting
from $999
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10 Jun      Departing from Strasbourg, France   
11 Jun     Mainz, Germany   
11 Jun     Rudesheim, Germany   
11 Jun - 12 Jun     Boppard, Germany (Overnight)   
12 Jun     Boppard, Germany   
12 Jun     Koblenz, Germany   
12 Jun - 13 Jun     Alken, Germany (Overnight)   
13 Jun     Alken, Germany   
13 Jun - 14 Jun     Cochem, Germany (Overnight)   
14 Jun      Arriving in Cochem, Germany   
Cochem cruise port

09 July 2017 3 nights / 4 days, one-way from Cochem to Strasbourg
Prices starting
from $768
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10 Jul      Departing from Cochem, Germany   
11 Jul     Cochem, Germany   
11 Jul     Koblenz, Germany   
11 Jul - 12 Jul     Rudesheim, Germany (Overnight)   
12 Jul     Rudesheim, Germany   
12 Jul     Mainz, Germany   
12 Jul     Speyer, Germany   
13 Jul      Arriving in Strasbourg, France   
Mainz cruise port

01 August 2017 4 nights / 5 days, one-way from Strasbourg to Cochem
Prices starting
from $957
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02 Aug      Departing from Strasbourg, France   
03 Aug     Mainz, Germany   
03 Aug     Rudesheim, Germany   
03 Aug - 04 Aug     Boppard, Germany (Overnight)   
04 Aug     Boppard, Germany   
04 Aug     Koblenz, Germany   
04 Aug - 05 Aug     Alken, Germany (Overnight)   
05 Aug     Alken, Germany   
05 Aug - 06 Aug     Cochem, Germany (Overnight)   
06 Aug      Arriving in Cochem, Germany   
Cochem cruise port

05 August 2017 3 nights / 4 days, one-way from Cochem to Strasbourg
Prices starting
from $768
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06 Aug      Departing from Cochem, Germany   
07 Aug     Cochem, Germany   
07 Aug     Koblenz, Germany   
07 Aug - 08 Aug     Rudesheim, Germany (Overnight)   
08 Aug     Rudesheim, Germany   
08 Aug     Mainz, Germany   
08 Aug     Speyer, Germany   
09 Aug      Arriving in Strasbourg, France   
Mainz cruise port

13 September 2017 4 nights / 5 days, one-way from Strasbourg to Cochem
Prices starting
from $999
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14 Sep      Departing from Strasbourg, France   
15 Sep     Mainz, Germany   
15 Sep     Rudesheim, Germany   
15 Sep - 16 Sep     Boppard, Germany (Overnight)   
16 Sep     Boppard, Germany   
16 Sep     Koblenz, Germany   
16 Sep - 17 Sep     Alken, Germany (Overnight)   
17 Sep     Alken, Germany   
17 Sep - 18 Sep     Cochem, Germany (Overnight)   
18 Sep      Arriving in Cochem, Germany   
Cochem cruise port

17 September 2017 3 nights / 4 days, one-way from Cochem to Strasbourg
Prices starting
from $801
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18 Sep      Departing from Cochem, Germany   
19 Sep     Cochem, Germany   
19 Sep     Koblenz, Germany   
19 Sep - 20 Sep     Rudesheim, Germany (Overnight)   
20 Sep     Rudesheim, Germany   
20 Sep     Mainz, Germany   
20 Sep     Speyer, Germany   
21 Sep      Arriving in Strasbourg, France   
Cochem cruise port

05 October 2017 3 nights / 4 days, one-way from Cochem to Strasbourg
Prices starting
from $746
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06 Oct      Departing from Cochem, Germany   
07 Oct     Cochem, Germany   
07 Oct     Koblenz, Germany   
07 Oct - 08 Oct     Rudesheim, Germany (Overnight)   
08 Oct     Rudesheim, Germany   
08 Oct     Mainz, Germany   
08 Oct     Speyer, Germany   
09 Oct      Arriving in Strasbourg, France   
Koblenz cruise port

28 December 2017 4 nights / 5 days, round-trip Rhineland New Year
Prices starting
from $1252
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29 Dec      Departing from Strasbourg, France   
30 Dec     Koblenz, Germany   
31 Dec     Rudesheim, Germany   
01 Jan     Mannheim, Germany   
02 Jan      Arriving in Strasbourg, France