ms Elbe Princesse II Review and Specifications
Specifications of ms Elbe Princesse II
|Year built||2018 / Age : 1|
|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 for 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.
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The 2018-launched newbuild riverboat is labeled “Green Ship” being designed with great respect for the environment. The cruise company CroisiEurope (shipowner) is family-owned and based in Strasbourg, France. Established in 1976, this premium brand operates all aspects of its cruisetours - from vessel building (design and construction) to onboard 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 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.
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ms Elbe Princesse II Itineraries
The below listed ms Elbe Princesse II cruise prices on 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.
|Date||Cruise Name||Departure Port||Price from|
|2019 Oct 20||8 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin||Prague||$2106|
|2020 Mar 26||8 days, one-way from Berlin to Prague||Berlin||$1953|
|2020 Apr 11||8 days, one-way from Berlin to Prague||Berlin||$1953|
|2020 May 29||8 days, one-way from Berlin to Prague||Berlin||$2394|
|2020 Jun 06||8 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin||Prague||$2394|
|2020 Jun 22||8 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin||Prague||$2165|
|2020 Jun 30||8 days, one-way from Berlin to Prague||Berlin||$2394|
|2020 Jul 08||8 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin||Prague||$2061|
|2020 Jul 16||8 days, one-way from Berlin to Prague||Berlin||$2061|
|2020 Jul 24||8 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin||Prague||$2061|
|2020 Aug 01||8 days, one-way from Berlin to Prague||Berlin||$2061|
|2020 Aug 09||8 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin||Prague||$2061|
|2020 Aug 17||8 days, one-way from Berlin to Prague||Berlin||$2061|
|2020 Aug 25||8 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin||Prague||$2061|
|2020 Oct 12||8 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin||Prague||$2165|
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