The completely new ship MS Viola will start sailing in May 2019! This new ship consists of 4 levels, luxury and fully accessible.
The tall ship will sail two routes, through West Germany and through the South of the Netherlands. The MS-Viola is fully accessible for people with physical challenges. The luxurious looking and accessible cabins on this ship are unique and what many have been waiting for. The bathrooms are almost private, as they can be entered from the accessible cabins and shared only with one other cabin.
The river route following the Rhine in Germany starts in Bonn and includes visits to destinations such as Koblenz and Boppard.
Enjoy the breathtaking views on the Sun deck or relax in the Salon on the Panorama deck, while passing by the beautiful scenery along the Rhine.
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The new modern MS Viola cruise ship has 34 spacious Accessible cabins and 27 Standard cabins. The royal cabins on the ship are equipped with two electric high-low beds and accessible sanitary supplies. Shower gel, wash gel and hand soap, towels and bed sheets are available in the room. The cabins are not equipped with a private bathrooms but there’s one large fully adapted bathroom available per 2 cabins. The cabins that share the bathroom both have an entrance to the bathroom. When it is in use, the bathroom door of the other cabin will be locked automatically.
The ship consists of the Lower deck, the Main deck, the Panorama deck and the Sun deck. The Standard rooms are located on the Lower deck and the Accessible rooms on the Main deck. The Panorama deck is where the salon, bar, reading lounge and dining room are situated, as well as the reception, the hairdresser and adapted toilets. The Sundeck can be reached by a spacious elevator. On the Sundeck you can find a terrace for sun lovers, where you can enjoy a cup of coffee and the constantly changing views. The Sundeck is accessible for all by elevator.
Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are allowed on the ship and can be used at all times. Additional mobility equipment is available on the ship, including electric hoists and shower chairs.
The spaces are easily accessible with a wheelchair, as there are no steps or stairs towards these rooms. The spacious sundeck is accessible with a large elevator. The entrance of the ship is wide and has a ramp that's put down at each dock.
On board of the ship, there will be one doctor and two nurses. Kidney dialisys is possible along the route in Germany at certified institutions. It's also possible to make use of nightly dialisys.
To get to the River Cruise dock in Bonn, there are a variety of options:
Please note that the price currently shown does not include the transfer costs.
The River Cruise departs and ends in Bonn and will address the following German towns:
Apart from Lahnstein, each destination can be explored with a local English speaking and knowledgeable tour guide. They take into account accessibility requirements and offer a suitable route to the centre of the towns. These cities are all old and are somewhat challenging with regards to cobble stones. However, the guides are locals and know exactly which streets are the most suitable. Also, they will know where to go for a drink, snack or a toilet break.
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Please note that the price currently shown does not include the shore excursions.