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 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.
The new M / S Anna Katharina sets new standards in the premium class of river cruise ships. Tasteful and high-quality ambience in luxurious style, generous cabins and first-class cuisine on board allow an all-round successful holiday experience. Four passenger decks can comfortably accommodate up to 180 guests (with double occupancy). The sundeck and the wellness and fitness area invite to relax or activity on board. Depending on how you want to design your day, the M / S Anna Katharina offers all possibilities.
Life on Board
Like on all Phoenix ships, the atmosphere on board the M/S Anna Katharina is cozy and informal, with a touch of elegance and luxury. 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 will make your trip a great holiday. Board language is German, currency is Euro.
All cabins on board are comfortable and luxuriously furnished outside cabins with a size of about 17 m². The cabins on the Orion and Saturn Deck have large panoramic windows that open to a French balcony. Cabins on the Neptundeck have smaller windows that can not be opened for safety reasons. All cabins are equipped with shower / WC, hairdryer, individually controlled air conditioning, TV with video reception, radio, minibar, Nespresso coffee machine, safe, telephone, small daily newspaper and 230 V AC. The beds can be set up as double or single beds.
Food and Beverages
Look forward to a rich breakfast buffet as well as multi-course lunches and dinners with regional and international specialties. The stylishly furnished Panorama Lounge with bar and the elegant stern-bar with outdoor terrace invite you to convivial evenings and delicious drinks. The well-trained kitchen and service team will spoil you with all the amenities the kitchen has to offer. Theme evenings, afternoon coffee / tea with cakes and / or pastries and a midnight snack complete the culinary offer on board the M / S Anna Katharina. In addition, on many voyages there is the traditional captain's reception and the captain's dinner with a festive menu.
Entertainment, Sports and Relaxation
On board a selection of books, board and card games is available. Regular dance evenings with live music are offered. Also wellness lovers are in good hands on board. Sauna, steam bath and hairdressing area invite you to relax, while you can be active in the fitness area. The large sundeck offers a small pool, sun loungers, bar service and panoramic terrace, while the beautiful river landscape passes by.
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 comfortably and elegantly on the river and value a luxurious but familiar environment, you are exactly right on board the M / S Anna Katharina.