"MORE THAN FORTY YEARS AGO, our founder, Gerard Schmitter, brought CroisiEurope to life through his trailblazing spirit. Today the Schmitter family continue that legacy."
When river cruising was a privilege for the wealthy, CroisiEurope developed an affordable cruising concept offering the best value in river cruises at great prices, and appealing to every traveler.
We call on all our expertise to better serve you, including working in partnership with some of the most renowned French chefs, such as Paul Bocuse and Marc Haeberlin.
Operating 50 company-owned ships and five chartered vessels, the CroisiEurope river cruise company is proud to be the greatest river ship owners in Europe. Although the Rhine and its tributaries and the Danube remain the major river cruise destinations in Europe, we knew how to develop creative itineraries that appeal to everyone. But we also knew it was important to expand our cruises to unique destinations. These include the Seine and the Rhone, of course, but also the Tisza in Hungary, the Guadalquivir in Spain, the Douro in Portugal, the Dordogne and the Garonne in Bordeaux. Dont forget our more exotic destinations as well: the Mekong in Vietnam and the lake Kariba in Southern Africa.
"Today, we are truly proud to offer you the largest variety of destinations within Europe."
After having developed the novel concept of a Sea cruise on the Adriatic aboard a 200-passenger, top-comfort and high-tech ship (La Belle de l'Adriatique), CroisiEurope revamped the feel of cruising the French canals in Alsace, Burgundy, Champagne, Provence, and Paris with a fleet of new, modern and comfortable hotel barges.
With just 12 cabins, these barges bring you to the heart of each one of these regions to discover the hidden treasures awaiting you. Alsatian, but French. French, but European. In 2014, we also launched the New MS Lafayette. Class of intimate vessels with only 82 guests. CroisiEurope knew how to become global by providing cruises in some of the world's most fabulous destinations. And it's with this passion, friendliness, and professionalism that we welcome you aboard our fleet.
"The Schmitter Family and the valuable employees and crew members of CroisiEurope thank you for your patronage, and invite you to make your dreams our destinations this year."