About Phoenix Reisen
The German tour operator Phoenix Reisen was founded in 1973. In 1988 they started cruising the oceans with the charter of the ship Maxim Gorki. Starting as a pure ocean shipping company, Phoenix Reisen expanded its range in 1993 to include the popular river cruises. The four well-known ocean liners are now joined by more than 30 river ships as well as a few smaller ships for exceptional destinations. The shipping company is still in family hands and attaches great importance to a friendly and pleasant atmosphere aboard their ships.
Aboard the MS Prinzessin Katharina, the elegance of a classic river cruise awaits you, with friendly service, good food and tasteful decor. With a length of 110 m and 3 passenger decks, the ship can accommodate up to 144 passengers. The cosy lounge with two classic-styled bars invite you to enjoy comfortable hours on board. In the book corner of the ship, you can immerse yourself in a good book or enjoy the spacious sundeck and the impressive river landscape.
Prinzessin Katharina facts
- Built in: 1990
- Length: 110 m
- Width: 11.2 m
- Depth: 1 m
- Language: German
- Currency: Euro
- Internet: Wi-Fi (for a fee)
- Smoking: Permitted in designated areas on the sundeck
Prinzessin Katharina staterooms
The comfortable and tastefully furnished oceanview staterooms aboard the MS Prinzessin Katharina are approx. 11 qm in size. On the upper deck, large panoramic windows that can be opened to a French balcony open up a wonderful view of the passing river landscape. These staterooms are equipped with a pullmann and a sofa bed. Staterooms on the lower deck are equipped with large windows that can not be opened and two sofa beds. All staterooms are equipped with shower/WC, a hairdryer, air conditioning, a TV, a radio, a telephone and daily newspaper. The voltage is 230 V.
Atmosphere on board of Prinzessin Katharina
As on all Phoenix ships, the atmosphere on board the MS Prinzessin Katharina is cosy and informal with a classic touch. The dress code on board is casual. At the traditional captain's dinner a more elegant wardrobe is expected, but evening wear is not needed here either. Regional events, live music and light entertainment make your trip an all-round successful river experience. Due to the fact that the tour operator is a German company the onboard language is German and guests pay their bills in Euro.
Prinzessin Katharina restaurants
Look forward to a rich breakfast buffet, multi-course lunches and dinners in one table time as well as afternoon coffee and midnight snacks on board the MS Princess Isabella. Fine European cuisine is served on board. On request, meals can also be prepared gluten-free, lactose-free or diabetic-friendly. Including house wines, draft beer, soft drinks such as cola, lemonade, mineral water, juices and coffee/tea are available daily from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The traditional captain's reception offered on many trips and the captain's dinner with a festive menu complete the culinary offer.
Entertainment, sports & relaxation
Theme, quiz and dance evenings, often with live music, take place on board most of the trips. A selection of board games is available, as it is a range of books. Regional events, such as folklore performances, language courses or lectures about the country and its people, give you an authentic impression. The ship offers bike rental for shore excursions. The sundeck with garden furniture and deck chairs, shaded areas and wind protection invites you to linger.
Prinzessin Katharina shore excursions
Through a variety of shore excursions, you have the opportunity to get to know the country and its people along the route. The excursion program is adapted to the length of stay of the ship and is accompanied by qualified tour guides. The excursions are usually in German language. The shore excursions can be booked directly on board or partly in advance online at the shipping company. Girocard and VISA/MasterCard are accepted on board. At some cruises a variety of shore excursions is already included.
If you want to travel the Danube in a classic atmosphere, but value comfort and fine cuisine, you are exactly right on board the MS Prinzessin Katharina.
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