ms Victor Hugo


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ms Victor Hugo Review and Specifications

Specifications of ms Victor Hugo

Year built 2000  /  Age : 17
Flag state France
Builder Meuse & Sambre Shipyard (Beez-Namur, Belgium)
Owner CroisiEurope
Speed 9 kn / 17 kph / 10 mph
Length (LOA) 82 m / 269 ft
Beam (width) 10 m / 33 ft
Gross Tonnage 1200 gt
Passengers 49 - 100
Crew 20
Decks 3
Cabins 49
Decks with cabins 2
Last Refurbishment 2010

Review of ms Victor Hugo

MS Victor Hugo ship cruises on Rhine river departing from Strasbourg France. In Spring are offered "Tulip Time" cruises in Holland and Belgium (on Dutch waterways and Scheldt river) leaving from Amsterdam and Antwerp. During summer, the ship cruises on Danube river (leaving from Hungary- Budapest and Tokaj) and also on Elbe river (leaving from Germany- Berlin and Hamburg).

The riverboat has 49 passenger cabins (equally sized at 75 ft2 / 7 m2), including 5 double and 44 twins. Main Deck staterooms are with riverview Porthole windows (non-opening). Upper Deck cabins have large Picture Windows (also non-opening). 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 Victor Hugo cruise ship The ship's amenities and facilities include a lounge (with a dance floor and its own bar), a dining room (Victor Hugo Restaurant), sundeck relaxation area (with shaded seating, 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 Victor Hugo's guests to sample the local traditional cuisine and fine European wines along the cruise itinerary routes.

  • The MS Victor Hugo's Rhine river cruise itineraries in Europe visit small towns and river port cities in the following countries: France (Strasbourg), Belgium (Antwerp, Ghent, Lovendegem, Oostende, Brussels, Brugge/Bruges), Holland / Netherlands (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Sneek, Groningen, Nijmegen). All other itinerary ports are located in Germany.
  • The early summer Danube cruises departing from Budapest and Tokaj also include cruising on Tisza river (flowing entirely within Hungary). The list of visited ports includes the Hungarian ports Tiszafured, Kiskore, Szolnok, Csongrad, Csanytelek, Szeged, but also the Serbian ports on Danube river - Novi Knezevac, Novi Sad, Bezdan, Mohacs, Kalocsa,
  • The mid summer Elbe river cruise departures from Berlin and Hamburg also include cruising on the rivers Spree and Havel (in Germany) flowing through the federal states Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony.
  • France Christmas Market river cruises in Strasbourg are offered during the December Holidays. The itinerary has duration of 3-days and includes inner city Strasbourg canal cruising with both touring and Christmas shopping options.

MS Victor Hugo 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 Victor Hugo cruise deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. Know, that CroisiEurope cruises on Rhine and Elbe 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: 3
  • Total number of cabins: 49 (all of which riverview, no suites, none for disabled).
  • Cabins - Main Deck (29 double), Upper Deck (20 double)
  • Restaurants: restaurant
  • Lounges & Bars: lounge with bar (dance floor), bar, sun deck (deck chairs), French balconies, gift shop, elevator, wi-fi (payable on board).
  • The Victor Hugo ship cruises on Danube and Rhine rivers in Europe. From the same class and with similar itineraries is the CroisiEurope ship MS Mona Lisa.
  • 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.
  • In 2017, for the first time CroisiEurope offered a beer-themed river cruise. The 5-day cruise itinerary (themed "Beer: Belgium’s Liquid Gold" was between Brussels and Ostend and started on August 28, 2017. Two further departures (in September 2017) were confirmed later. The voyages were operated by MS Victor Hugo ship and included visits to all 5 breweries and Maison des Brasseurs museum (also serving as Federation of Belgium Brewers' headquarters). The following table shows the itinerary's ports and dates. Prices started from GBP 710 pp.
29 Aug Departing from Brussels, Belgium
30 Aug      Brussels, Belgium
30 Aug      Antwerp, Belgium
31 Aug      Ghent, Belgium
31 Aug - 01 Sep      Zeebrugge, Bruges, Belgium (Overnight)
01 Sep - 02 Sep      Ostend, Belgium (Overnight)
02 Sep Arriving in Ostend, Belgium

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ms Victor Hugo Itineraries 2017

The below listed ms Victor Hugo 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.

Itinerary ports
Budapest cruise port

01 June 2017 8 nights / 9 days, one-way from Budapest to Tokaj
Prices starting
from $2006
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02 Jun      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
03 Jun     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
04 Jun     Novi Sad, Serbia   
05 Jun     Kanjiza, Serbia   
06 Jun     Szeged, Hungary   
07 Jun     Szolnok, Hungary   
08 Jun     Lake Tisza, Hungary   
09 Jun - 10 Jun     Tokaj, Hungary (Overnight)   
10 Jun      Arriving in Tokaj, Hungary   
Mohacs cruise port

09 June 2017 8 nights / 9 days, one-way from Tokaj to Budapest
Prices starting
from $2006
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10 Jun      Departing from Tokaj, Hungary   
11 Jun     Tokaj, Hungary   
12 Jun     Lake Tisza, Hungary   
13 Jun     Szolnok, Hungary   
14 Jun     Szeged, Hungary   
15 Jun     Kanjiza, Serbia   
16 Jun     Novi Sad, Serbia   
17 Jun     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
18 Jun      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   
Berlin cruise port

04 August 2017 4 nights / 5 days, round-trip Berlin and its multiple facets
Prices starting
from $984
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05 Aug      Departing from Berlin, Germany   
06 Aug     Berlin, Germany   
06 Aug - 07 Aug     Potsdam, Germany (Overnight)   
07 Aug     Potsdam, Germany   
08 Aug - 09 Aug     Berlin, Germany (Overnight)   
09 Aug      Arriving in Berlin, Germany   
Berlin cruise port

08 August 2017 4 nights / 5 days, round-trip Berlin and its multiple facets
Prices starting
from $984
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09 Aug      Departing from Berlin, Germany   
10 Aug     Berlin, Germany   
10 Aug - 11 Aug     Potsdam, Germany (Overnight)   
11 Aug     Potsdam, Germany   
12 Aug - 13 Aug     Berlin, Germany (Overnight)   
13 Aug      Arriving in Berlin, Germany   
Brussels cruise port

28 August 2017 4 nights / 5 days, one-way from Brussels to Ostend
Prices starting
from $1066
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29 Aug      Departing from Brussels, Belgium   
30 Aug     Brussels, Belgium   
30 Aug     Antwerp, Belgium   
31 Aug     Ghent, Belgium   
31 Aug - 01 Sep     Zeebrugge, Bruges, Belgium (Overnight)   
01 Sep     Zeebrugge, Bruges, Belgium   
01 Sep - 02 Sep     Ostend, Belgium (Overnight)   
02 Sep      Arriving in Ostend, Belgium   
Zeebrugge cruise port

19 September 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Lille to Ostend
Prices starting
from $1542
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20 Sep      Departing from Lille, France   
21 Sep     Lille, France   
22 Sep     Dutch & Belgian Waterways   
23 Sep     Dutch & Belgian Waterways   
24 Sep     Zeebrugge, Bruges, Belgium   
25 Sep     Zeebrugge, Bruges, Belgium   
26 Sep      Arriving in Ostend, Belgium   
Zeebrugge cruise port

09 October 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Lille to Ostend
Prices starting
from $1719
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10 Oct      Departing from Lille, France   
11 Oct     Lille, France   
12 Oct     Dutch & Belgian Waterways   
13 Oct     Dutch & Belgian Waterways   
14 Oct     Zeebrugge, Bruges, Belgium   
15 Oct     Zeebrugge, Bruges, Belgium   
16 Oct      Arriving in Ostend, Belgium   
Strasbourg cruise port

30 December 2017 2 nights / 3 days, round-trip New Year on the Rhine - The wild Rhine
Prices starting
from $580
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31 Dec      Departing from Strasbourg, France   
01 Jan     Breisach am Rhein, Germany   
02 Jan      Arriving in Strasbourg, France