MS Lady Cristina

Former names: MS Johann Strauss, MS Sound of Music

MS Lady Cristina current position

MS Lady Cristina current location is at Europe Inland (coordinates 48.30815 N / 14.23133 E) cruising en route to PASSAU. The AIS position was reported 5 hours ago.

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Current itinerary of MS Lady Cristina

MS Lady Cristina current cruise is 7 days, round-trip Rhine. The itinerary starts on 20 Jul, 2024 and ends on 27 Jul, 2024.

Date / TimePort
20 Jul 15:30    Departing from Frankfurt am Main, Germany Hesse hotels
21 Jul 02:00 - 14:00    Koblenz, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
21 Jul 21:00 - 22 Jul 11:00    Cochem, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
22 Jul 17:00 - 20:00    Traben-Trarbach, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
23 Jul 06:30 - 12:30    Trier, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
23 Jul 18:30 - 19:30    Remich, Luxembourg
24 Jul 03:30 - 12:30    Mettlach, Germany Saarland
24 Jul 14:30 - 15:00    Merzig, Germany Saarland
24 Jul 19:00 - 21:30    Saarburg, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
25 Jul 05:30 - 11:30    Bernkastel-Kues, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
25 Jul 15:00 - 21:00    Zell-Mosel, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
26 Jul    Loreley Rock, Germany Rhine Gorge
26 Jul 13:30 - 23:00    Eltville am Rhein, Germany Hesse
27 Jul 06:00    Arriving in Frankfurt am Main, Germany Hesse hotels

Specifications of MS Lady Cristina

Year of build2006  /  Age: 18
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderRoyal IHC Merwede Shipyards (Kinderdijk, Holland)
Speed8 kn / 15 km/h / 9 mph
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Passengers144
Crew37
Decks4
Cabins72
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2018
Former namesMS Johann Strauss, MS Sound of Music
Christened byPLANTOURS Kreuzfahrten
OperatorTeeming River Cruises

MS Lady Cristina Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2024 Jun 26 5 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $1296
2024 Jun 26 10 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $1836
2024 Jul 01 5 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $971
2024 Jul 06 3 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $539
2024 Jul 20 7 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main
2024 Jul 20 12 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $2269
2024 Jul 27 5 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $971
2024 Jul 27 10 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $1836
2024 Aug 01 5 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $971
2024 Aug 06 5 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $971
2024 Aug 11 5 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $971
2024 Aug 22 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1404
2024 Sep 05 14 days, round-trip Danube Passau
2024 Sep 19 14 days, round-trip Danube Passau $2593
2024 Oct 03 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1404
2024 Oct 10 11 days, one-way from Passau to Frankfurt am Main Passau $1945
2024 Oct 16 10 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $1620
2024 Oct 16 5 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $863
2024 Oct 21 5 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $971
2024 Nov 30 4 days, round-trip Main Frankfurt am Main $431
2024 Dec 04 4 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $431
2024 Dec 08 8 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $809
2024 Dec 08 4 days, round-trip Main Frankfurt am Main $431
2024 Dec 12 4 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $431
2024 Dec 16 4 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $431
2024 Dec 20 7 days, round-trip Rhine Frankfurt am Main $1296

MS Lady Cristina Review

Review of MS Lady Cristina

The 2006-built MS Lady Cristina cruise ship (fka Johann Strauss) operates on Rhine, Main and Danube river cruise itineraries the whole year-round. Departures are offered from Holland (Amsterdam), Germany (Cologne, Nuremberg and Mainz), Hungary (Budapest).

The riverboat was constructed in Kinderdijk Holland and extensively refurbished and renamed from "MS Sound of Music" to "MS Johann Strauss" in 2018. The shipowner is the Florida-based company Teeming River Cruises.

Since 2022, the boat (now named LADY CRISTINA) is operated under charter by the German company Plantours Kreuzfahrten.

The vessel (ENI number 2327687) is currently Switzerland-flagged (MMSI 269057275) and registered in Basel.

Cabins

All passenger staterooms are outside and contemporarily decorated.

As standard cabin amenities are offered two beds (separated or converted to double on request), wardrobe, safe deposit box (in the closet), direct-dial phone, TV (satellite reception, ship info channel with daily scheduled events, bow camera real-time views), en-suite bathroom (WC, shower, hairdryer, built-in cabinets, bath products), 220 V power sockets, individually controlled air-conditioning.

MS Johann Strauss cruise ship (Lady Cristina Plantours)

All the ship's 72 passenger cabins are outside, in the following categories:

Danube Suite (midship Deck 3, size 210 ft2 / 20 m2) French Balcony with slide-opening door windows. Available are 2 suites (rooms A and B).

Danube Premium (midship-aft Deck 3, size 165 ft2 / 15 m2) with floor-ceiling French Balcony (opening sliding door windows). Available are 23 rooms (cabins 301-323, 325).

Rhine Junior Suite (forward-midship Deck 2, size 195 ft2 / 18 m2) with non-opening Panoramic Window. Available are 10 rooms (cabins 205-210, 401-404).

Rhine Deluxe (midship-aft Deck 2, size 165 ft2 / 15 m2) with opening semi-French Balconies. Available are 23 rooms (cabins 211- 212, 214-233, 235).

Rhine Standard (forward Deck 2, size 165 ft2 / 15 m2) with non-opening Panoramic Window. Available are 4 rooms (cabins 201-204).

Moselle Standard (midship Deck 1, size 130 ft2 / 12 m2) with non-opening window. Available are 10 rooms (cabins 101-110).

Single cabins (rooms that can be booked with single-occupancy) are available in categories Danube Deluxe, Rhine Deluxe, and Moselle Standard.

Shipboard facilities

Popular for its friendly staff and informal atmosphere, the riverboat is ideal for first-time cruisers as it offers an intimate and most relaxed cruise travel experience.

The boat has a stylish and bright Salon/Bar Lounge (forward on Danube Deck) with large windows, bar seating, offering specialty drinks).

The single-sitting Dining Room Restaurant (aft on Danube Deck) is with large windows and 4-6-seat dining tables. The restaurant serves an a-la-carte/American-style breakfast, a 3-course lunch and a 4-course dinner (with complimentary wine by the glass).

Food is prepared by the ship's chef and with locally sourced products supplied from markets and suppliers in the visited ports of call along the cruise tour itinerary.

A special event is the Captain's Gala Dinner (once per voyage). The ship also has a 24-hour tea-coffee station providing complimentary beverages.

The Salon's Bar serves daily morning coffee and afternoon tea.

MS Johann Strauss cruise ship (Lady Cristina Plantours)

Sun Deck has midship-forward located covered seating area (with 4-seat tables) and midship-aft located sunbathing area (with a jacuzzi/whirlpool, loungers and deckchairs).

Additional amenities include concierge services, laundry and business center.

The daily entertainment program offers live music (including local folklore performances), dancing, themed lectures.

The lobby area (Deck 3 midship, at Lounge's entrance) houses the Reception Desk (24-hour guest services, information, assistance, purser) and Library (separate reading lounge with books and popular board games).

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