For more than 20 years, nicko cruises ships have been sailing the world's rivers. The fleet currently consists of 25 ships, which are divided into the ship types nicko boutique, nicko modern and nicko classic. In addition to a variety of European destinations the cruise operator also offers some exotic destinations such as Myanmar and Vietnam. The river cruises can be supplemented by various services, such as pre-bookable beverage packages or various arrival and departure options.
The M/S Douro Prince is 57 m long and 8.85 m wide. Three decks accommodate up to 46 passengers and 18 crew members. The ship belongs to the ship type nicko boutique. This type of ship is characterized mainly by smaller ships in the Grand Hotel style with individual decors. The cabins are stylish and comfortably furnished. The restaurant and the panoramic salon invite to a cozy get-together and allow a wonderful view of the passing river landscape.
Life on Board
Due to the low number of guests, you can experience your cruise on the M/S Douro Prince in a particularly private and familiar atmosphere. In the library you have the opportunity to enjoy quiet moments and for example immerse yourself in a good book. The sundeck with integrated sunshades, deckchairs and seating accommodations invites you to enjoy the passing landscape of the Douro. The clothing on board is casual, for dinner, more formal clothing is desired. During the shore excursions, German-speaking tour guides convey exciting knowledge about regional culture, nature and important cities.
A special feature of the M/S Douro Prince are the approximately 11 m² outdoor cabins on the main deck, which are equipped with a private balcony. The cabins on the upper deck with a size of approx. 12 m² offer a panoramic window. The junior suite of the M/S Douro Prince offers with 21 m² the largest space of all the cabins. All cabins have a shower and toilet (junior suite with bathtub), hairdryer, satellite TV, safe and individually regulated heating / air conditioning.
Food and Beverages
In the cozy restaurant, the crew spoils you with exquisite, local and international specialties as well as with the famous wines of the Douro Valley. To end the day with a drink and nice conversations visit the cozy Panorama salon with its integrated bar. .
Entertainment, Sports and Relaxation
For your free time, the restaurant offers theme nights and music programs as well as books, board and card games. For relaxation, you will find deck chairs and seating areas on the spacious sundeck. For the dear ones staying at home you may find a nice souvenir in the souvenir shop. Interesting shore excursions complete the program on board.
The cruise operator offers optional bookable shore excursions, which are adapted to the respective length of stay in the port. Suitable for your cruise you can book a trip package that combines the highlights of each route into a single package. On board, however, you can also book only certain elements of the excursion packages, as long as there are seats available, and make your cruise even more individual. On many excursions, an audio system is available so that you can follow the explanations of your tour guide quite relaxed, without missing interesting highlights. In addition to classic excursion programs, nicko cruises also offers active bike trips.
If you want to see the spectacular winegrowing region and the unique landscape of the Douro Valley in Portugal in a personal, cozy atmosphere, then you are in the right place on the M/S Douro Prince.