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ms Princesse d'Aquitaine

Former name: Rhone Princess

ms Princesse d'Aquitaine cruise ship
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CroisiEurope

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ms Princesse d'Aquitaine Review and Specifications

Specifications of ms Princesse d'Aquitaine

Year built2001  /  Age : 18
Flag state France
BuilderCroisiEurope Shipyard (Strasbourg, France)
OwnerCroisiEurope
Speed9 kn / 17 kph / 10 mph
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage1500 gt
Passengers69 - 138
Crew20
Decks3
Cabins69
Decks with cabins2
Last Refurbishment2011
Former namesRhone Princess

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MS Princesse d’Aquitaine ship cruises on Rhone, Dordogne and Garonne rivers in France, leaving out of homeport Bordeaux. Itineraries also include the Gironde Estuary. This riverboat (aka "MS Rhone Princess") operates on Gironde River together with the CroisiEurope ship Cyrano de Bergerac.

ms Princesse d’Aquitaine cruise ship

Cabins

The riverboat has 69 passenger cabins (equally sized at 140 ft2 / 13 m2) in 5 grades, including 1 suite. Main Deck staterooms (42 double with picture windows, 1 Suite) are with Riverview picture windows (non-opening). Upper Deck cabins (26 double) are also with non-opening picture windows. This ship has no French balconies (slide-opening windows). As for amenities, each stateroom has private bathroom (WC, sink, shower cabin), satellite TV, radio, phone (only for internal calls), hairdryer, personal safe, individual air-conditioning.

Shipboard facilities

The ship's amenities and facilities include a lounge (with its own bar and dance floor), a dining room restaurant, sundeck relaxation area (with loungers and deckchairs), gift shop, library, 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 tastings allow guests to enjoy the local cuisine and wines along the cruise itinerary routes. The Princesse d’Aquitaine ship’s Dordogne and Garonne river cruise itineraries from Bordeaux are themed:

  • "A Renowned Land of Plenty" - visits PAUILLAC - BLAYE - LIBOURNE - ST EMILION - CADILLAC
  • "Nature's authentic heritage" - visits LIBOURNE (BOURG) - ST EMILION - PAUILLAC - BLAYE
  • "The Gironde Estuary and the Garonne River" - visits PAUILLAC - BLAYE - LIBOURNE (BOURG) - ST EMILION
  • "The Heart of the Bordeaux Vineyards" - visits PAUILLAC - LIBOURNE - ST EMILION - CADILLAC
  • "Three Mighty Rivers" - visits PAUILLAC - BLAYE - LIBOURNE - SAINT-EMILION - CADILLAC

Among the tours and excursions along the Princesse d’Aquitaine ship's Bordeaux cruise itineraries are:

  • Bordeaux (embarkation) - sailing on Garonne River, then on Gironde River (before the arrival in Pauillac), Medoc (red wines region, wine tasting tour)
  • Gironde estuary, arrival in Blaye (guided tour, overnight stay), Corniche excursion (optional) or Bourg vineyards (hiking tour)
  • Dordogne River, arrival in Libourne (Saint-Emilion excursion /optional)
  • passing by Cazeau Island and Bordeaux City, arrival in Cadillac (overnight stay, guided tour, Roquetaillade Castle excursion)
  • Bordeaux (overnight stay before disembarkation) - guided bus tour (city attractions)
  • Libourne (overnight stay) - Saint-Laurent-des-Combes (hiking tour, wine tasting) or Saint Emilion church (excursion)
  • River Garonne, passing the Cazeau Island and the Patiras Island, arrival in Pauillac (overnight stay) - St Seurinoise loop (hiking tour) or Medoc vineyards (excursion, wine tasting)
  • Bordeaux (overnight stay before disembarkation) - full day optional excursions: to Arcachon Bay or to Cognac (wine region)

MS Rhone Princess 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 Dordogne and Garonne 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 company CroisiEurope is family-owned and based in Strasbourg France. Established in 1976, this premium passenger shipping line operates all aspects of its river cruisetours - from vessel building (design and construction) to onboard cuisine and hotel services. CroisiEurope is among Europe's largest cruise line companies.

CroisiEurope 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.

ms Princesse d'Aquitaine Itineraries

The below listed ms Princesse d'Aquitaine 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.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 Dec 28 4 days, round-trip Provençal New Year's Eve in the Rhône Valley Lyon $1044
2020 Apr 02 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $945
2020 Apr 02 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $806
2020 Apr 08 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Tournon-sur-Rhone Lyon $797
2020 Apr 14 7 days, round-trip From Burgundy to the Camargue along the Saône and the Rhône Rivers Lyon $1076
2020 Apr 21 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1085
2020 Apr 21 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $923
2020 Apr 27 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $945
2020 Apr 28 5 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between the Camargue and the Provence with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $806
2020 May 09 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1107
2020 May 09 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $950
2020 May 15 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1107
2020 May 15 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $950
2020 May 21 7 days, round-trip From Burgundy to the Camargue along the Saône and the Rhône Rivers Lyon $1265
2020 Jun 03 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1247
2020 Jun 03 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $1067
2020 Jun 09 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1247
2020 Jun 09 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $1067
2020 Jun 15 7 days, round-trip From Burgundy to the Camargue along the Saône and the Rhône Rivers Lyon $1265
2020 Jun 22 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1107
2020 Jun 22 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $950
2020 Jun 28 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1107
2020 Jun 28 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $950
2020 Jul 04 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1017
2020 Jul 04 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $873
2020 Jul 16 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1017
2020 Jul 16 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $873
2020 Jul 22 7 days, round-trip From Burgundy to the Camargue along the Saône and the Rhône Rivers Lyon $1161
2020 Jul 29 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1017
2020 Jul 29 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $873
2020 Aug 04 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1017
2020 Aug 04 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $873
2020 Aug 10 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1017
2020 Aug 10 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $873
2020 Aug 16 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1157
2020 Aug 16 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $990
2020 Aug 22 7 days, round-trip From Burgundy to the Camargue along the Saône and the Rhône Rivers Lyon $1161
2020 Sep 04 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1107
2020 Sep 04 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $950
2020 Sep 16 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $1067
2020 Sep 16 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1247
2020 Sep 22 7 days, round-trip From Burgundy to the Camargue along the Saône and the Rhône Rivers Lyon $1265
2020 Sep 29 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1107
2020 Sep 29 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $950
2020 Oct 11 6 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between Lyon, Provence, and the Camargue with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1247
2020 Oct 11 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or Lyon $950
2020 Oct 12 5 days, round-trip All the must-see sites on the Rhône between the Camargue and the Provence with optional dinner at Paul Bocuse's Lyon $1067
2020 Oct 17 7 days, round-trip From Burgundy to the Camargue along the Saône and the Rhône Rivers Lyon $1076
2020 Oct 24 5 days, one-way from Lyon to Tournon-sur-Rhone Lyon $927

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