CroisiEurope Cruises - Useful information

Air Conditioning

All ships are air conditioned with individual adjustment in the cabins.


Special discounts are available for couples celebrating 10, 20, 30 years of marriage in the year of the cruise.


Plan casual dress for the daytime and suitable dress for the restaurant and Gala Evening. Dress is not formal.

Cruise Director and Purser

The Cruise Director is available to help you make the most of your time on board, and the Purser oversees the hotel operations. A welcome drink is served in the lounge and the crew introduce themselves, and outline the sequence of events for the cruise and the excursions.


All meals are taken in the restaurant. Breakfast is a buffet, lunch and dinner are full-service. Tables seat 4 to 8. Specific dietary requirements should be stated at the time of reservation.


Complimentary drinks are included at all times on departures between April and October - house wine (bottles), beer, mineral water, fruit juice, plus tea or coffee.


Electricity on board is 220v with European style sockets. You may need an adapter for any small personal items.


A wide range of optional excursions are offered with bilingual guides where appropriate, and can be booked onboard.

Hair dryers

All cabins have hair dryers for passenger use.


A laundry service is not available on board

Medical Services

The Purser will undertake to reach a doctor or emergency services at the nearest landing stage. There is no doctor on board. A defibrillator is available on board.

Onboard Language

The main language on board is French, with notices and announcements in English and other languages according to passengers onboard. Many staff and tour guides speak English.

Payment Onboard

The currency used onboard is the Euro. Cash, cheques and credit cards are accepted. There is no exchange onboard.

Reception Desk

The Purser is available for advice and assistance. Passengers are welcomed onboard and shown to their cabins.

Safety Deposit Boxes

A safe is available in every cabin.


Smoking is not permitted inside CroisiEurope ships. Smoking areas are allocated on the sun deck.

Souvenir Shop

The souvenir shop offers postcards, stamps, souvenirs and practical items. Opening hours are displayed onboard according to visits.


Each cabin has colour satellite TV and will receive some programmes in English.


Tips are at passengers' discretion.


Free wi-fi is available on all CroisiEurope ships throughout the fleet in the reception area and lounge bar. Latest ships offer wi-fi throughout.

MS Europe cruising MS Gerard Schmitter Dining Room MS Lafayette Lounge MS Beethoven Reception Lounge on MS Belle de Cadix MS Camargue Stateroom MS Mona Lisa