Since 1976 CroisiEurope has been offering quality cruises at reasonable prices - without sacrificing quality. Cabins and beds offer the best in comfort, the meals are unparalleled, the ships are safe, the staff and crew are highly trained and you are taken to the same beautiful cities and sites that every cruise company visits.
CroisiEurope offers a truly all inclusive product
* all meals from the first to the last day
* All inclusive dining - breakfast, lunch, dinner, soft and alcoholic drinks during meals and at the bar whilst onboard (note: premium brands at extra cost) except for Christmas Market cruises
* onboard entertainment
* headsets are included for excursions
* fuel surcharge guarantee
* Free WIFI throughout the fleet
* family club in JUL & AUG
Who Are CroisiEurope?
Since 1976 CroisiEurope has pioneered river cruising on the most beautiful waterways in Europe, and is Europe's largest and most experienced river cruise line. On offer is a variety of destinations from a 3 day city break to hiking cruises or longer combination river cruises.
CroisiEurope provide the best value because they are an independent, family-owned business and they take care of everything in their operations from start to finish: the design and building of ships, fleet maintenance, creating cruise itineraries, sales and marketing and the training of staff and crew. This close oversight gives CroisiEurope the ability to manage costs carefully thus providing the best value for money.
CroisiEurope - Ships
CroisiEurope has a fleet of over 29 Prestige category boats with cabins, which ply the most beautiful rivers in Europe. Spacious and light, they offer a welcoming and refined setting. Accommodation capacity varies from 100 to 180 passengers depending on the boat's design. At the cutting edge of technology, their facilities offer comfort and safety. Carefully maintained and partially renovated each year, the CroisiEurope fleet is largely made up of recently built vessels, less than five years old, all with Veritas certification. The leading European river tour operator, our company owes its international reputation to its seriousness, its dynamism, its sense of innovation and its recognised value for money of long standing. On board, you will find all of the amenities and comfort which guarantee the quality and seriousness of the CroisiEurope fleet.
Classic Excursion package - INCLUDED in the price
The Classic excursion package is based on culture, architecture and history. Tours have recently been revamped to provide a more authentic experience
Extra Cost: Discovery Excursion package
This package offers original tours on foot, out-of-the way sites, tastings of local products, helicopter rides, bike rides and a plethora of other exciting experiences.
Croisi Europe - Life on Board
Clothing: Plan casual dress for the daytime and suitable dress for the restaurant and Gala Evening. Dress is not formal. Dining: All meals are taken in the restaurant. Breakfast is a buffet, lunch and dinner are full-service. Tables seat 4 to 8. Specific dietary requirements should be stated at the time of reservation. Lunch and dinner meals are paired with excellent complimentary wines. Cabins: All cabins are equipped with air conditioning, central heating, shower/toilets, satellite TV, safe and hairdryer - and each gives you a view of the river Laundry: A laundry service is not available on board Smoking: Smoking is not permitted inside CroisiEurope ships, smoking areas are allocated on deck. Tipping: To leave a tip use the envelope in your cabin on your last evening on board & place in designated box in the reception area as you disembark. Tipping is entirely at your discretion.
Europe Cruises Inclusive Beverages: Except for the Christmas Market cruises, all beverages are unlimited and complimentary, including mineral and sparkling water, juices, tea, coffee, beer and a large selection of house wines. Drinks served at the bar are included in the full price as well - except for specific wines or champagne on the wine list.
CroisiEurope - Things you should know
Medical Services: There is no doctor on board. The Purser will undertake to reach a doctor or emergency services at the nearest landing stage. A defibrillator is available on board. Services & Languages: The main language on board is French, with notices and announcements in English and other languages according to passengers onboard. Many staff and tour guides speak English
Reception Desk: The Purser is available for advice and assistance. Passengers are welcomed on-board and shown to their cabins. A welcome drink is served in the lounge and the crew introduce themselves, and outline the sequence of events for the cruise and the excursions.
Souvenir Shop: The souvenir shop offers postcards, stamps, souvenirs and practical items. Opening hours are displayed on-board according to visits.
Dining on the Danube article by Justine Tyerman
Wining and Dining - INCLUDED in the price
CroisiEurope is Europe's largest river cruise line and in full charge of catering on its ships. In charge of the company's Chefs, Alain Bohn manages and designs his cuisine and specific menus in the tradition of French cooking with his passionate kitchen teams.
Breakfast Buffet: Continental style in the restaurant - may include pastries, tea or coffee, juice breaks, jams, a variety of sausages and cold cuts, eggs, fresh fruit & yogurt.
Lunch and Dinner: will be 3-course sit down meals. There is a fixed menu of local specialties, prepared on a daily basis from fresh ingredients. Both lunch and dinner meals are paired with excellent complimentary wines (this is not applicable on departures during the festive season). Held at fixed times to fit the daily schedule, these are in one sitting, normally with tables of 4 to 8 organised at boarding. Coffee and tea are included after the meal. Lunch and dinner menus are published in advance, and alternatives can be arranged if needed. Specific dietary requirements are catered for, and should be stated at the time of booking. Special occasion requirements should be requested in advance.
Gala Dinner: Towards the end of the cruise there will normally be a Gala Dinner with a distinctive special menu.