About Phoenix Cruises
The German tour operator Phoenix Reisen was founded in 1973. In 1988 they started cruising the oceans with the charter of the ship Maxim Gorkiy. 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. Language on board of all ships is German.
Andrea will set its sails in 2020 as a comfortable new building from Phoenix Cruises. It sets new standards in comfort and elegance. It has 4 passenger decks, 74 spacious staterooms with french balcony and bright spaces with a tasteful and warm ambiance. You receive seat reservations for dinner and you can dine in the specialty restaurants for free. The ship is 135 metres long and 11.40 metres wide and offer space for up to 190 passengers.
All staterooms are outside staterooms and are placed on the Orion- and Saturn deck with a french balcony and on the Neptune deck are staterooms with small, not openable windows. All staterooms are equipped with a shower with toilet, a hair-dryer, an individually adjustable air-condition, tv with flat screen and radio channel, safe, small daily newspaper and voltage with 230 V alternating current. All staterooms have double beds, which can be seperated on request.
On board Andrea you enjoy full board service. Included is a rich breakfast buffet, multi-course lunch and dinner, afternoon coffee, tea and biscuits as well as a midnight snack. Delightful menus are offered to you. Captains welcome and dinner will be crowned with a festive menu and the crew will take care of your special diets on request (Diabetics, Gluten-free, Lactose-free etc.).
Bordlife and Entertainment
On captains evening all guests prefer to dress elegant, on the other days a sporty and leger atmosphere lets everyone wear an informal dress. The on board language is German and the currency is Euro. VISA- and MasterCard credit cards are accepted. Smoking is only permitted in labelled areas on the sun deck. Board and card games are offered for you and there is a dance night with live music. While overnight stops the ships mostly stop at places where you can take a walk at land.
Shore programs and visits
Through a variety of shore excursions, you have the opportunity to get to know the country and it’s 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. Payment is on board. At some cruises a variety of shore excursions is already included.
If you want to travel in a classic atmosphere on the river and enjoy the beauty of the german rivers, you a right on board Andrea.