MS Swiss Ruby

From the very first moment of your river cruise, as you're welcomed aboard by your highly trained crew, you'll know you're travelling in true four or five star luxury on your very own home from home, state-of-the-art floating hotel. You'll be on one of the most spacious, stylish, well-equipped cruise ships gracing the waterways of Europe and the wider world; the perfect setting for your river cruise.

  • Size boutique
  • Style Luxury
  • Type river
  • Year of launch 2002
  • Length 85.0m
  • Width 11.0m
  • Decks 2
  • Language English
  • Currency Euro (€)
  • No. of passengers 86
  • No. of crew 23
  • No. of cabins 44
  • -wheelchair access 0

For guidance on the amount, Riviera Travel suggest between €5 and €10 per person per day. At your discretion they also recommend tipping your local guides and drivers at the end of each tour, for which you can use the following guidelines:

  • Local guides €2 per person, per day
  • Drivers €1 per person, per day

Should you also wish to give a gratuity to your Riviera Cruise Director and Tour Manager, this is also at your discretion.

Children not advised
Designated areas only
Not available

MS Swiss Ruby features a two types of accommodation, all feature floor to ceiling French balconies with sliding windows, enabling you to enjoy the splendours of the surrounding scenery and the delightfully warm summer air from the privacy of your very own personal space.


Sample the culinary delights of a superbly elegant restaurant where the ship’s outstanding chefs will amaze you with superb fine dining of the highest order, using freshly prepared seasonal produce to create the very best of European cuisine.


Relax in the lounge area where the ship’s designers have managed to create a really lovely, genteel atmosphere of understated elegance with a wide selection of comfortable seating. Where could be better to lose yourself in conversation with like-minded new friends, sip a coffee, perhaps play chess or bridge, or just relax whilst admiring the incredible scenery?

Health and fitness

Please note: MS Swiss Ruby does not feature any health & fitness facilities. However, the outer Sun Deck is a great place to read, relax and admire the ever changing kaleidoscope of stunning views as they pass serenely by, with drink in hand.

Kids and Teens

Please note: MS Swiss Ruby does not provide facilities to accommodate Kids/Teens.


For centuries people have travelled Europe’s mighty rivers to trade, explore and, sometimes, conquer. Steeped in history and culture, flowing through stunning scenery they form natural links connecting the continent’s greatest and most beautiful towns and cities, from the medieval to the modern.

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