Sail in Bordeaux along the Gironde estuary whilst onboard the MS Princesse d’Aquitaine. The 4 Anchors Class Ship has 2 decks and was first built in 2001 and then recently refurbished in 2011. At 110m in length and with a width of 11.4m, she offers only 69 luxury cabins to 138 passengers, providing a more intimate and personal river cruise.
- Lloyds No1322
- Size boutique
- Style premium
- Type river
- Year of launch 2001
- Year of last refit 2011
- Gross tonnage 15000t
- Length 110.0m
- Width 11.4m
- Speed 9kts
- Decks 2
- Language French & English
- Currency Euro (€)
- No. of passengers 138
- No. of crew 23
- No. of cabins 69
- -wheelchair access 0
Entirely at the passengers discretion but around 10 Euros per day per person is recommended.
Enjoy the comforts of home onboard with CroisiEurope. Cosy, tastefully decorated cabins greet passengers like a home from home. After dinner, retire to your private cabin in comfort for the night: all cabins are tastefully decorated and are equipped with all amenities required for your comfort.
The cabins offer guests the perfect view for their large picture window, and are very spacious and tastefully decorated with the option of double or single beds. An ensuite is provided with shower, W.C. and a hairdryer. For extra comfort central heating is available during the Winter season and air-conditioning for the Summer season.
For your entertainment a satellite tv and radio are provided for you to use at your leisure.
140 Square Feet
The only "floating" hotel structures of its type in France, CroisiEurope reigns supreme over the kitchens on its boats. In charge of the company's Chefs, Alain Bohn manages and designs his cuisine and specific menus in the pure tradition of French cooking with his passionate kitchen teams. From time to time, CroisiEurope joins forces with a number of renowned Chefs such as Paul Bocuse, Marc Haeberlin or Emile Jung to organise gastronomic cruises full of taste and flavour.
Dining aboard a CroisiEurope cruise is always a pleasure. Food is taken seriously and it shows. You'll soon become firm friends with your waiter and you'll quickly come to admire the choices made by world-renowned sommelier, Serge Dubs.
In the ship’s restaurant, you’ll experience CroisiEurope’s stunning French cuisine prepared by the skilled and passionate team of chefs, which include head chef and nominee member of Maîtres Cuisiniers de France, Alain Bohn.
CroisiEurope ensures that there are a number of activities and events onboard that guests can take part in. These include pre-dinner games and dinner dances along with a number of events in the ship’s lounge.
Enjoy your evenings by heading to the Lounge where you will find a well stocked bar serving local beers and wines. A pleasant setting with maximum comfort and designer decor. Sit back, relax and enjoy the company of your fellow passengers and crew while sailing through the most beautiful rivers in Europe.
A well stocked library is available for those who wish to sit back and relax and lose themselves in a book.
Peruse the onboard gift shop and buy those last minute gifts for loved ones back home.
The sun deck on the ship offers a panoramic view of the landscape’s beauty as you cruise. A great place to relax outdoors and enjoy the weather sipping a glass of wine while sitting on the loungers shaded with a parasol.
There are no health/fitness facilities onboard.
There are no children's facilities onboard.
On board programmes are offered which provide guests with understanding of their destinations, from lectures and demonstrations to special themed dinners.
Local musicians and other experts are invited onboard occasionally, or guests may choose to go ashore for some local shows and activities during evening or overnight stays.
Guided visits to the local towns and villages will ensure your bout of local folklore and traditions are sated.
Reservations from minors shall not be accepted by the travel agency but must be made by the parents or other adults of more than 18 years of age with the necessary authorisations. Minors of under 18 years of age are not permitted to travel on board unaccompanied. They must be accompanied by parents or adults of more than 18 years of age. No alcoholic beverages shall be served to minors on board. Proof of the customer’s age may be requested by the ship’s personnel.
All passengers are required to be medically, physically and/or mentally fit to undertake a trip without endangering their life or the life of others. No medical services are offered aboard the ships. Any passenger with a physical or mental incapacity, limited capacity of mobility, having an illness requiring treatment or medical care, or pregnant women should inform the travel agent at the time of booking. No reservations can be accepted for passengers whose physical or mental condition is likely to render their participation in the cruise or in the vacation impossible or dangerous for themselves or others, or who require forms of care or assistance impossible to guarantee aboard ship, notably because of unsuitable infrastructure. Some suppliers (hoteliers, airlines and cruise companies, etc) may require a medical certificate confirming that the passenger is fit to travel or they may refuse to accept the booking if they feel that they will be unable to guarantee any assistance or treatment deemed necessary for the health and well-being of the passenger. Participation in the voyage and in excursions is subject to the condition of the passenger having sufficient mobility. If necessary, the disabled may be accompanied at their own expense to obtain the required assistance. All personal accidents, diversions or forced stopover costs disrupting the course of the cruise shall be at the liability of the passenger having concealed his unfitness to travel.
For the safety and comfort of all passengers, most ships do still allow smoking on board, but you will find this is restricted to designated areas around the ship.
Casual and comfortable during the day. More elegant clothing may be worn in the evening. It is recommended that the wearing of footwear suitable for life aboard and for excursions with non-slip soles.
Please advise the reservation agent at time of booking of any special dietary requirements you may have and they will make every effort to accommodate your request.