MS Douce France

1997 (refurbished 2017)
Country Regions
Alsace & Lorraine, Northern France

Ship Overview

MS Douce France is one of the CroisiEurope’s fleet ship, while also being the perfect sailing vessel for a Rhine river cruise - the four-star recognition speaks for itself. Although, this 2-deck cruising ship has been built in 1997, it has been completely refurbished by 2011, reaching a capacity of hosting no less than 160 passengers. 23 crew members making you feel like home on this 110 m long and 11.4 m wide ship, 79 cabins and a beautiful spacious deck to enjoy the European sun are just the beginning of a great adventure on the board of MS Douce France, one of the best Rhine river cruise ships. 

  • A spacious deck equipped with plenty of seats for guests to soak in the sun.
  • A relaxing lounge bar equipped with a dance floor.
  • The bar where you can sip a drink in a newly found company.
  • The main restaurant which includes an inviting dining area where guests can enjoy their meals in a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere.
  • An originally designed gift shop which offers authentic souvenirs for friends and families.
  • The library which provides exciting and varied genres that will appeal to anyone’s taste.
  • Central heating
  • Air conditioning system
  • 220 V electricity
  • Wifi available on board, in exchange for a fee
  • Radiophone
  • Games preceding dinners and post-dinner dances
  • Background live music ensured by local artists
  • The Upper Deck holds 28 cabins (23 twins, 5 doubles)
  • The Main Deck holds 51 cabins (36 twins, 8 doubles, 4 triple cabins, 2 singles and 1 suite).


Staterooms / Suites

  • Upper Deck Cabin (108 sq. ft.)
  • Main Deck Cabin (108 sq. ft.)


  • TV
  • Telephone (for internal calls only)
  • Bathroom with shower and toilet
  • Towels
  • Safe
  • Independent air-conditioning
  • Electricity 220V
  • Wi-Fi

Deck Plans

Sun Deck
Sun Deck
Upper Deck
Upper Deck
Main Deck
Main Deck


  • Carefully designed menus invite you to experience the exquisite French gastronomy
  • Croisi’s chefs have worked along Michelin-starred giants such as Marc Haeberlin and Paul Bocuse
  • Alain Bohn, Croisi’s head chef, is a member of Maîtres Cuisiniers de France, a 50 years old association including no more than 250 chefs worldwide
  • Enjoy a self-served breakfast buffet abundant in pastries, cold cuts, eggs, various sausage varieties, fresh fruit and yogurt or jams and jellies; quench your thirst with fresh fruit juices and a warm cup of tea or coffee
  • Delight yourself with 3 course lunch and dinner menus cooked using only the freshest of ingredients
  • Your meals will be paired with excellent complimentary wines
  • All lunch and dinner meals are served at fixed times and in a single seating for all passengers
  • Croisi provides free beverages on all cruises including mineral water, fruit juice, coffee, tea, beer or house wine
  • Some cruises include an open bar, but for those that don’t, travelers can purchase a €30 drink card that will cover beverages served at the bar; any amount of money remaining on your card will be reimbursed at the end of the cruise
  • Premium vintage wines, as well as champagne are available at an additional charge on all cruises