MS Frederic Chopin

Former name: Thurgau Chopin

MS Frederic Chopin last position

MS Frederic Chopin last location was at Europe Inland (coordinates 52.41457 N / 9.61218 E) cruising en route to HANOVER GUEMMER. The AIS position was reported 3 weeks ago.

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Specifications of MS Frederic Chopin

Year built2002  /  Age: 18
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderSET Schiffbau (Shipyard Tangermunde, Germany)
OwnerMystic Invest
OperatorNicko Cruises via Thurgau Travel
Speed11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
Length (LOA)83 m / 272 ft
Beam (width)10 m / 33 ft
Passengers80
Crew23
Decks3
Cabins42
Decks with cabins2
Sister-shipsCasanova, Katharina von Bora
Former namesThurgau Chopin

MS Frederic Chopin Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2021 Apr 03 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1060
2021 Apr 17 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1272
2021 Apr 18 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam $2239
2021 May 01 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1650
2021 May 15 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1650
2021 May 29 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1650
2021 Jun 12 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam $2475
2021 Jun 12 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1650
2021 Jun 26 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1650
2021 Jul 10 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1650
2021 Jul 23 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam $2593
2021 Jul 24 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1803
2021 Aug 07 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1803
2021 Aug 21 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1803
2021 Sep 04 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1803
2021 Sep 12 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam $2475
2021 Sep 18 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1803
2021 Oct 02 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1626
2021 Oct 16 7 days, one-way from Dresden to Prague Dresden $1414

MS Frederic Chopin Review

Review of MS Frederic Chopin

MS Frederic Chopin cruise ship was built in 2002 in in Tangermunde (Germany). The riverboat is owned by the Portuguese company Mystic Cruises (family-owned financial holding) and operated under charter by its subsidiary Nicko Tours (Stuttgart-based cruisetour company). MS Frederic Chopin cruises on Elbe River, with departures from Berlin (Potsdam) and Prague the whole year-round. Itineraries feature passing through Elbe-Havel Canal (between Potsdam and Magdeburg).

MS Frederic Chopin river cruise ship

Currently, the riverboat is time-chartered to the Switzerland-based brand Thurgau Travel which operates it under the name "MS Thurgau Chopin" while Nicko deals with the cruise sales.

Cabins

MS Frederic Chopin ship has a total of 42 cabins for 80 passengers. Standard cabins are all outside, equally-sized (12 m2 / 130 ft2) and equipped with lower beds (2 twins or 1 double), bedside tables, wardrobe, writing desk with chair, a small table with chair, en-suite bathroom (shower, WC, washbasin), hairdryer, HDTV (satellite reception), electronic safe box (in the closet), phone (intercom / onboard only), centrally controlled air-conditioning.

Main Deck cabins are with 2 lower beds (2 twins convertible to double bed, or 1 twin plus 1 sofabed), which creates more space during the day. Midship are located two Deluxe cabins (sized 13 m2 / 140 ft2), each with double bed (non-convertible to twins) and 2 non-opening windows.

All Upper Deck cabins are French Balcony staterooms with floor-ceiling glass doors opening to a railing (false balcony). Upper Deck cabins are with either 2 lower beds (1 twin, 1 sofabed) or 1 double bed (1,5 x 2 m) with 2 mattresses.

Aft on decks Main and Upper are located all 4 Single cabins (2 on each deck). These are 1-bed rooms (sized 9 m2 / 100 ft2), with sofabed, non-opening window (Main Deck) or French Balcony (Upper Deck), and bookable without single supplement fees.

Shipboard amenities

MS Frederic Chopin ship has a fore-located Dining Room Restaurant with floor-ceiling windows, single-seating capacity and open seating arrangement. Dining Room menu includes both traditional dishes (itinerary-based on visited countries) and international cuisine specialties. Fine wines and gourmet delicacies are also offered. The culinary highlight of each voyage is the Gala Dinner held here, with exquisite menu and ice parade.

On Upper Deck is the Lobby area with Reception Desk (24-hour guest services and assistance), Tour Office (excursions information and booking), Gift Shop. One staircase connects all decks. The ship has no wellness complex (Fitness, Spa, Hair Salon), Library, Lift (passenger elevator), Swimming Pool (or Jacuzzi), The wheelhouse, all railings and awnings are retractable to allow passing under low bridges.

Sun Deck has retractable Awnings (shaded seating areas with 4-seat tables and chairs, full bar service) and aft-located deckgames area (with Giant Chess Set and Putting Green / Mini-Golf). The sunbathing area (midship) is furnished with sunloungers and deckchairs.

MS Frederic Chopin river cruise ship

The fore-located on Upper Deck Bar Lounge has floor-ceiling windows, comfortable seating (round tables with armchairs), grand piano (live performances by resident pianist) and is served by its own Bar. Onboard entertainment includes daily live music performances, cooking demonstrations, quiz games, bingo, crew show, themed dance nights, enrichment lectures and media presentations (related to the cruisetour itinerary's destinations, ports, excursions).

The cruise company offers optional shore excursions (not included in cruisetour fares) in each of the visited ports. Land tours include sightseeing tours, city walks, cycling tours, bus travel to nearby tourist destinations. On all guided shore excursions are provided complimentary portable audio headsets.

MS Frederic Chopin river cruise deals are inclusive of all onboard meals (breakfast buffet, waiter-served lunch and dinner, afternoon coffee with cake, midnight snacks), Welcome Cocktail party, Welcome Dinner, Gala Dinner, onboard entertainment, ship tour, port taxes. Cruisetour deals don't include flights, transfers, excursions, insurance, gratuities, beverages, personal expenses.

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