About nicko cruises
For more than 20 years, nicko cruises ships have been sailing the world's rivers. The fleet currently consists of 25 ships, which are divided into the ship types nicko boutique, nicko modern and nicko classic. In addition to a variety of European destinations the cruise operator also offers some exotic destinations such as Myanmar and Vietnam. The river cruises can be supplemented by various services, such as pre-bookable beverage packages or various arrival and departure options.
At a length of approx. 78 m the M/S Douro Cruiser can accommodate up to 130 passengers. The spacious sundeck with pool invites you to relax and linger while the ship is gently crossing the beautiful landscape of the Douro Valley with its vineyard terraces. The stylish upper deck cabins have a private balcony with seating accommodations. Board language is German.
Life on Board
The atmosphere on board the M/S Douro Cruiser is cozy, warm and familiar. Whether you want to enjoy a quiet moment, to immerse yourself in a book, or to attend a social event on board, everything is taken care of on this ship. Various theme evenings and music programs offer plenty of variety. The clothing on board is casual, for dinner more formal clothing is desired. During the shore excursions, German-speaking tour guides convey exciting knowledge about regional culture, nature and interesting cities.
All cabins are 15 m² outside cabins with shower / WC, individually controlled air conditioning, hair dryer, safe and satellite TV. The cabins on the upper deck have a private balcony. The cabins on the main deck have large, non-opening windows. The cosily furnished cabins offer beds next to each other, which can also be separated.
Food and Beverages
All guest can dine in the spaciously Panorama restaurant at one seating time, for which you can make a table reservation on the day of boarding. Nicko cruises has a highly professional and friendly service team on each of the cruises and offers menus with an international cuisine as well as German dishes.
Entertainment, Sports and Relaxation
For your free time, the restaurant offers theme nights and music programs as well as books, board and card games. For relaxation, you will find deck chairs and seating areas on the spacious sundeck. Interesting shore excursions complete the program on board.
The cruise operator offers optional bookable shore excursions, which are adapted to the respective length of stay in the port. Suitable for your cruise you can book a trip package that combines the highlights of each route into a single package. On board, however, you can also book only certain elements of the excursion packages, as long as there are seats available, and make your cruise even more individual. On many excursions, an audio system is available so that you can follow the explanations of your tour guide quite relaxed, without missing interesting highlights. In addition to classic excursion programs, nicko cruises also offers active bike trips.
If you would like to travel on a modern and comfortable boat on the Douro and would like to enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Iberian Peninsular, you are right on the Douro Cruiser.
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