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Europe and the Danube
8 Day Tour
the scenic beauty and cultural treasures of the heart of Europe aboard
sophisticated MV 'River Cloud II.' Your barge is a floating five-star
hotel with Mediterranean flair and contemporary elegance that takes you
on Europe's most scenic waterways, including the legendary Rhine and
"stable" as the world-renowned four-masted barque 'Sea Cloud,' 'M/V
Cloud II' is an elegant floating hotel with sophisticated décor.
aboard, passengers leave the potential annoyances and uncertainties of
land travel behind and enjoy dependably excellent cuisine, friendly
staff, comfortable accommodations and, best of all, no packing and
Cloud': is the first lady of Europe's most beautiful rivers. Built in
she is a worthy ambassador of the legendary 'Sea Cloud,' combining the
nostalgic charm of the 1930s with the highest degree of comfort,
and culinary delight.
- Passengers: 88
- Crew: 35
- Length: 338 feet
- Width: 32 feet
- Cabins: 13 queen junior suite; 20
double/twin cabin and 10 twin cabin, each with en suite bathroom
charter sailings. Transfers and shore excursions are not included in
cruise price. Ask for details. Charter prices available on request.
Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
Cloud II' has
been especially designed for the rivers that flow through the heart of
Europe. Catering to a maximum of 88 guests, 'M/V River Cloud II' offers
and luxuriously-appointed cabins and suites.
tastefully-appointed restaurant offers open seating and a casual
atmosphere. Throughout your journey, delicacies created by top-notch
chefs and selected wines delight the senses. Enjoy a refreshing drink
on the spacious Sun Deck with its comfortable lounge chairs, chess
board and shuffleboard area. The classic lounge with its Steinway grand
piano is the perfect setting in which to end the day.
cabins aboard MV 'River Cloud II' are outside-facing with
television/video, mini bar, closet and safe. En suite bathrooms include
a shower, marble sink and hair dryer.
These twin-bedded cabins are located at the forward
of Cabin Deck. Each is 118 square feet in size with two portholes.
Located on Cabin Deck, each cabin is 118 square feet
size with two portholes. The double bed can be separated into two twins.
Located on Promenade Deck, convenient to the
lounge and library, each is 154 square feet in size with a panoramic
window. The stationary queen-size bed has two mattresses.
River Cloud II' cruises the following routes in 2010:
Basel to Amsterdam: Mar 25, Oct 27
01, 14, 21, 28; May 05
Amsterdam to Basel: May 22
Basel to Koblenz: May 29
Strasbourg: Aug 27
Vilshofen: Sep 03
Koblenz to Basel: Oct 20
stay with pre- and post-cruise hotel nights. Contact us for
Double occupancy..... $3,275
Single supplement..... $1,640
Double occupancy..... $3,895
Single supplement..... $1,950
Double occupancy..... $4,855
Single supplement..... $4,855
surcharges may apply.
Transfers and shore excursions are not included in cruise prices.
shore excursions are not included in the cruise price.
available on request.
have specialty themes - details on request.
Thursday, Saturday or Monday departures | Hotel and charter sailings
of 10 passengers required to operate | Children under 12: suggested for
may apply. Call for details.
dates, prices and availability may change at any time.
departures may vary from what is displayed on this web site. Please
us at 1-877-510-4653
to confirm the latest pricing and departure
Europe and the Danube
8 Day Tour
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to availability and change without notice.
restrictions may apply. Airfares if included are based on departure
year 2012, departures are subject to itinerary and price modifications.
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