205 Passengers (205 with upper beds)
The classic middle class ship was built in 1977 at the Elbewerft in Boizenburg in Germany, put into service in 1981 and completely renovated in 2010/11. It was named after the famous Russian composer Peter Tchaikovsky. On a length of approx. 125 m and 5 passenger decks, this ship comfortably offers space for around 205 guests. The ship also meets high demands: a spacious restaurant with panoramic views, two stylish bars, a comfortable conference hall, a souvenir shop, a hairdressing salon and a laundry service.
Peter Tschaikowsky facts
- Inaugural cruise: 1981
- Renovation: 2010/11
- Length: 125 m
- Width: 16.7 m
- Depth: 2.8 m
- Speed: 25.5 km/h
- Decks: 5
- Passengers: 205
- Languages: German, Russian
- Currency: Rubels and Euro
Peter Tschaikowsky staterooms
All staterooms are functional outside stateooms and have large panoramic windows that can be opened, while the portholes on the lower deck cannot be opened. The staterooms on the lower deck are approx. 8.5 sqm in size and, like the standard staterooms on the remaining decks, each have 2 beds that cannot be put together. The standard staterooms have a living space of approx. 8-10 sqm and the single staterooms have a size of approx. 6-7 sqm. The deluxe staterooms are approximately 13-14 sqm and the junior suites are approximately 20 sqm in size. All the staterooms have a bathroom with shower/WC, a hairdryer, an individually adjustable ventilation or heating, a TV and a safe. The voltage is 220 V.
Atmosphere on board of Peter Tschaikowsky
You will experience a cosy, informal atmosphere. With casual clothing you are dressed just right here. A sporty, elegant appearance is desirable for the Captain’s Dinner, although evening wear is not compulsory. The onboard languages are German and Russian. Euro and Rubles are the onboard currencies; credit cards (Mastercard / VISA) are accepted as payment methods.
Peter Tschaikowsky restaurants
On board you get full board (rich breakfast, lunch and dinner) in the panoramic restaurant. The multi-course menu offers good Russian cuisine with local and traditional specialties. The kitchen is home-style and corresponds to the typical middle-class hotels. The panoramic restaurant offer enough space so that all passengers can enjoy the culinary delights at the same time.
Entertainment, sports & relaxation
Dance and readings on Russian history are offered in the evenings. Or end your day relaxed in the music lounge, panorama bar or in the beer room. In addition, the Peter Tschaikowsky offers a variety of entertainment programs during the day, such as folklore performances, language courses or lectures about the country and its people. You can also spend the time for board or card games. Many of the evening events are often accompanied by live music. There are no sports or wellness facilities on the Peter Tschaikowsky. The ship offers you a cozy, relaxed atmosphere and invites you to linger on the spacious sundeck.
Peter Tschaikowsky shore excursions
The ports of call and lay times are planned well so that you can get to know various places, cities and landscapes on organised excursions or individually. Most of the trips are usually already included in the initial price. For example, city tours or a visit to the Kremlin are often included. The tours are guided by competent German-speaking guides.
If you want to take a leisurely river trip on a comfortable but not luxurious ship, you have come to the right place. When travelling, the focus is on the destinations visited. The predominantly Russian crew takes very good care of the guests.
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