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Welcome to a ship that sets the global benchmarks for luxury cruises.


Welcome to a ship that sets the global benchmarks for luxury cruises. It may be smaller than other cruise ships, but the EUROPA is miles ahead of the crowd. Enjoy the unrivalled freedom for personal relaxation on a cruise with no more than 400 guests – with plenty of scope for fresh ideas, indulgence and inspiring perspectives.

However you define it, enjoy your own personal luxury throughout your time on the EUROPA. Come aboard and experience an exceptional cruise as you travel to the world’s most beautiful destinations. 

Ship Facts

Launch yearRefit yearLanguageGross tonnageLengthWidthCurrencySpeedCapacityCrew countDeck countCabin countWheelchair cabin countElectrical plugs
19992013de+en2819860 meters24 metersEUR21 knots40028572042 types:
adapters provided:


Every suite is inviting – just like an elegant home, but at sea. Each is equipped with all the facilities you would expect, and designed so that you have plenty of space to yourself. What’s more, the view changes every day.

Penthouse Grand Suite

On warm days, sun worshippers will appreciate the spacious DEDON sofa island, which is a great place for some private relaxation. And the separate living and sleeping areas with their subtle, earthy colours and high-quality furnishings will make you feel relaxed and comfortable. Do you have any other requests? If so, please ask your personal butler, who will be available to help at any time.

Selected equipment features

  • 85 m² (915 ft²) Penthouse Grand Suite with a spacious, partly covered veranda
  • Butler service
  • 24-hour suite service
  • Separate living and sleeping areas with large walk-in wardrobe and generously sized dining area; bathroom with underfloor heating, two washbasins, a whirlpool bath, seperate shower, a private sauna; separate guest toilet
  • Includes service privileges such as free Internet access, an ironing service, fresh canapes and chocolates every day, a tablet, a Nespresso machine and DEDON sun island
  • Free mini bar that is refilled daily with water, juices, soft drinks, beer and a selection of high-quality spirits
  • On-Board table reservations for all restaurants


  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Whirlpool Bath
  • Room Service Available
  • Free Mini Bar
  • Butler Service
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee Machine
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Penthouse Deluxe Suite

In the relaxed atmosphere of your suite, it is our pleasure to pamper you with gourmet snacks or a glass of champagne, for example. Whether you prefer to dream away the day in the cosy lounge or on your private veranda, the choice is yours – either way, you will be able to enjoy an ocean view.

Selected equipment features

  • 45 m² (484 ft²) Penthouse Deluxe Suite with a veranda
  • Butler service
  • 24-hour suite service
  • Separate living and sleeping areas; bathroom with underfloor heating, two washbasins, whirlpool bath and seperate shower; walk-in wardrobe; tablet; Nespresso machine
  • Free mini bar that is refilled daily with water, juices, soft drinks, beer and a selection of high-quality spirits
  • Includes service privileges such as free internet access, an ironing service, fresh canapes and chocolates every day
  • On-board table reservations for the gourmet restaurant The Globe by Kevin Fehling 


  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Free Mini Bar
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee Machine
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

SPA Suite

The modern living and sleeping areas feature a contemporary design. Light-coloured wood furniture further accentuates the spaciousness of the light-filled room. The whirlpool bath with optional lighting provides a special opportunity for relaxation – and the large window with a Venetian blind means you can enjoy the fantastic views from the bath as well.

Selected equipment features

  • 27 m² (290 ft²) SPA Suite with a veranda
  • 24-hour suite service
  • Includes SPA pamper package
  • Bathroom with natural light, ocean view and whirlpool bath; walk-in wardrobe; tablet; Nespresso machine
  • Free internet
  • Free mini bar that is refilled daily with water, juices, soft drinks, beer and a selection of high-quality spirits
  • Choice of SPA drinks, including smoothies, fresh fruit juices and herbal teas, fresh canapes and chocolates every day
  • Ironing service
  • On-board table reservations for the gourmet restaurant The Globe by Kevin Fehling 


  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Whirlpool Bath
  • Room Service Available
  • Free Mini Bar
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee Machine
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Veranda Suite

With their subtle colours, harmonious design and visually divided living and sleeping areas, the Veranda Suites fulfil your requirements for a cosy, private retreat. Additional connecting doors in some suites provide the option of making your family cruise even more comfortable.

Selected equipment features

  • 27 m² (290 ft²) suite with a veranda
  • 24-hour suite service
  • Visually divided living and sleeping area; bathroom with bathtub and separate shower; walk-in wardrobe
  • Nespresso machine
  • One hour of free Internet per day
  • Free mini bar that is refilled daily with water, juices, soft drinks and beer
  • Some suites can be booked with connecting doors or are equipped for use by disabled guests


  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Free Mini Bar
  • TV
  • Coffee Machine
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk


Your suite is a place where you can feel completely at home. An inspiring colour palette, cosy lighting and carefully selected interior decor combine to create a pleasant atmosphere of well-being. Featuring a panorama window with a view that changes every day.

Selected equipment features

  • 27 m² (290 ft²) suite with a panorama window
  • 24-hour suite service
  • Visually divided living and sleeping area; bathroom with bathtub and seperate shower; walk-in wardrobe
  • Nespresso machine
  • One hour of free Internet per day
  • Free mini bar that is refilled daily with water, juices, soft drinks and beer


  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Room Service Available
  • Free Mini Bar
  • TV
  • Coffee Machine
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk


You can enjoy great entertainment every day on board the EUROPA, with top-class acts guaranteed. Experience renowned international artists up-close at our exclusive concerts. The Europa also regularly embarks on event and musical cruises on which you can expect a very special programme of entertainment – from a night partying on the island of Sylt to world-class classical music.


Classic drinks and dance music in a modern atmosphere

Gatsby's welcomes you with the bar culture of the German golden twenties era and first-class mixed drinks. A real highlight is the original Wurlitzer jukebox, encouraging you to choose your own favourite hits to play. The on-board band also ensures a wonderful ambience.

  • Inspired by the style of the 1920s
  • Drinks and dance music
  • From aperitifs before dinner and late into the night


Bar above the sea for chatting, laughing and dancing

The famous bar on Sylt also welcomes you on board the EUROPA. As the sun sinks slowly into the sea, the atmosphere starts to liven up, providing a great place for chatting late into the night. There is also live music here on some evenings.

  • Laid-back bar with outdoor area over the sea
  • Drinks and midnight snacks
  • From early evening until late at night

Havana Bar

The club for women, men and cigars

A refined and cosy club atmosphere awaits you in the Havana Bar. Take a seat, choose a first-class cigar from the well-stocked humidor and order a drink to go with it. A place to indulge.

  • Club atmosphere
  • Drinks, cigars and good conversation
  • From early evening into the night

Club Belvedere

Tea and coffee specialities with live piano music

The cosy Belvedere club offers impressive sea views, gentle piano music and an excellent selection of cakes and macaroons, as well as tea and coffee specialities. On some evenings, there are also interesting readings and other entertainment.

  • Quiet lounge with library
  • Perfect for teatime
  • Afternoons and selected evenings

Piano Bar

Relaxing music for a few agreeable hours

Start your evening with an aperitif, accompanied by some gentle melodies. The Piano Bar is also open in the daytime and is a great place for an afternoon coffee, reading the paper or enjoying some musical relaxation.

  • Cosy, open design in the Atrium
  • Coffee and cake, champagne and drinks accompanied by pleasant piano music
  • From the morning until the evening

Pool Bar

Hot waffles and cold drinks on the sunlounger

We will treat you to light snacks and cold drinks at the pool bar. Enjoy fresh waffles in the afternoon as a delicious snack to see you through - served to your sunlounger on request.

  • Open-air bar with new lounge area
  • Refreshing drinks, light snacks and waffles in the afternoons
  • All day until early evening

Ocean Sun Festival

Since 2007, the EUROPA has hosted an annual classical music festival which combines some of the best international musicians as part of the Ocean Sun Festival. Famous opera singers, virtuoso musicians and well-known conductors create a unique composition of music and the sea, and give you the unparalleled pleasure of experiencing world-class stars up close and personal in the intimate surroundings of our ship. And that is not all: the artists also transform a number of hand-picked venues on shore into concert halls with their masterful performances.

Theatre Festival

The stage is set for the Theatre Festival. In partnership with renowned theatres, famous artists perform plays and productions from different genres, which are adapted especially for the EUROPA. Whether they are fresh interpretations of great classics or brand-new works – look forward to some inspiring theatre and interesting talks with theatre experts and dramatists.

Music Waves

Beam yourself back to the 1980s. A world of aerobics and cassette tapes, Alphaville and ZZ Top, a fashion for rebellion and pushing the musical boundaries, political upheaval and the will of the people changing the world. With wild 1980s parties, as well as the personal memories of some VIP guests on board: cruise with us back through time and deep into the midst of a colourful event on board the EUROPA.

Experience the atmosphere of vibrant clubs, where award-winning musicians pay tribute to great legends and young artists lead you into new worlds of sound. With powerful voices, fantastic instrumentalists and a good portion of soul!


Europa Restaurant

In the stylish atmosphere of our main restaurant, every experience is a pleasure. Our chefs de cuisine will delight you with gourmet dishes, which are often inspired by the region you are cruising in. There are now even more tables for two, allowing you a flexible choice of seating and some wonderful private moments.

  • Cosmopolitan gourmet cuisine
  • Modern atmosphere with approx. 265 seats
  • Breakfast buffet, gourmet breakfast menu on days at sea, lunch and dinner a la carte
  • Open in the mornings, afternoons and evenings

Lido Café

Buffet and open grill in a casual atmosphere

From early to late, the informal Lido Café provides a setting for casual meals and special moments with a sea view, a delicious breakfast from the buffet, lunch with an ocean view or dinner under a starry night sky - often inspired by specialities from your cruise route.

  • High-quality buffet and open grill
  • Charming atmosphere with inside and outside seating
  • Approx. 120 seats inside, approx. 150 seats outside
  • Open in the mornings, afternoons and evenings


A range of wonderful treats from all regions of Italy can be found on the menu. In the Venezia restaurant, we serve gourmet highlights of Mediterranean cuisine, from pasta to freshly caught fish and from an exquisite variety of cheese to tempting desserts.

  • Italian specialities
  • Authentic design with approx. 50 seats
  • Open in the afternoons and evenings

The Globe by Kevin Fehling

The Globe is the home of the three-star chef from Hamburg, Kevin Fehling. He has already delighted guests on board the EUROPA with his cuisine right at the start of his career. In his own gourmet restaurant on board the EUROPA he will be on board in person for selected cruises. His unconventional, modern creations are a real feast for the senses, with nuances of influence from many different latitudes. Take a seat and allow yourself to be pampered.

  • Unconventional, modern creations
  • Casual elegance with approx. 26 seats
  • Open in the morning for late breakfast, in the afternoon and in the evening


The Pearls on deck 7 with the outside area high above the sea. Look forward to enjoying caviar in its finest form, perfect service from our crew inside and outside, and the fantastic view.

  • Caviar accompanied by delicacies from all over the world
  • Modern atmosphere with approx. 50 seats in the indoor and outdoor areas
  • Open in the evenings


Our offers and specials from the world of knowledge provide plenty of inspiration. Gain new insights and ideas through discussions, enchanting garden art or a photography workshop.


Talks on contemporary issues and selected topics

Discuss all kinds of hot topics with us and our selected experts. Renowned, regularly changing hosts invite you to interesting conversations to reflect on contemporary issues, politics, society and other selected themes. Follow the discussions and stimulating talks, actively take part in them and get to know the renowned experts and well-known personalities behind the scenes.

Please note that this format will exclusively be held in German.

Lectures and Specialists

Specialists share their fascinating knowledge

Satisfy your curiosity with experienced lecturers and experts on board. Whether it’s an interesting presentation about the ports you are about to visit or special expert excursions focusing on art or architecture, you have some inspiring encounters to look forward to.


Enjoy an ocean of possibilities at sea – personal development courses

On days at sea, the varied on-board programme offers plenty of new experiences. Look forward to workshops on subjects such as photography or painting, creative writing, memory training and dance lessons. Health and beauty courses invite you to give your body the attention it deserves. The programme is different for each cruise, but it will always open up new horizons for you.

Guided Shore Excursions

Go ashore for some new experiences: marvel at cultural treasures, hike through beautiful scenery, discover nature whilst snorkelling or cycling, or fly over dazzling cities. On some excursions, doors will be opened for you to gardens, churches and museums, which remain closed for other visitors. Inspiration worldwide.

  • Visits, active tours, discovery trips, overland excursions lasting several days and expert excursions
  • Carried out in small groups
  • Perfectly organised
  • Accompanied by experienced tour guides
  • Opportunity to explore the country and its people from a wide range of perspectives

Health & Fitness


Close your eyes and allow yourself to be pampered: the OCEAN SPA is devoted to your own personal satisfaction and harmony. With luxurious beauty treatments, deep-tissue massages and thalasso, energy from the sea. We would be happy to put together a wellness package tailored to your own specific requirements.

We have recently completed an extensive renovation programme in the OCEAN SPA so that we can provide you with an even wider variety of relaxation possibilities. You can now enjoy six new treatment rooms, infrared chairs and our Tea Lounge. The hairdressing salon and themanicure and pedicure area have been extensively modernised, as has the relaxation room, which is a wonderful place to enjoy some peace and quiet between visits to the sauna. BABOR has joined our range of cosmetics partners, with its own Beauty Lounge on board.

Cosmetics and beauty

BABOR facials guarantee luxurious moments of indulgence and optimal results to suit your own personal needs.

THALGO facials protect, boost and refine the skin with powerful active marine ingredients.

BEWEI is an innovative beauty concept, which enhances all the contours of your body and face, helping you to achieve a new feeling of vitality.

BEAUTY ANGEL is a light treatment, which stimulates the production of collagen and activates metabolism. An improved complexion and skin that feels better are immediately noticeable.

Body and soul

Thalasso works with effective natural ingredients from the sea. Metabolism is stimulated, the immune system boosted and circulation enhanced – for renewed energy and clear, smooth skin. All thalasso treatments use THALGO products. Immerse yourself in a world of well-being and enjoy:

  • Relaxing thalasso baths, float packages and body scrubs
  • Other thalasso treatments such as toning body treatments, gentle purifying massages, refreshing intensive treatments and full-body massages
  • Thalasso introductory packages

Massage has been used for hundreds of years to heal the body and soul, release knots and relax the muscles. Benefit from the power of these treatments and enjoy:

  • Classic massages such as aromatherapy oil massages, or partial- or full-body massages
  • Massage treatments from all over the world, such as a lomi lomi massage, hot stone or shiatsu, or a Thai massage

EUROPA refresh

Fitness, health, relaxation: our EUROPA refresh programme offers a combination of all aspects of a sustainable lifestyle to make the perfect programme for your well-being. Would you like to try some innovative fitness trends or discover new strength? What kinds of foods are good for you? What do you need to feel well? Mental well-being coaching and meditation may also help you to find peace and serenity in a fast-moving world.

Our experts on board, including personal trainers, SPA therapists and PGA golf professionals, are accompanied on selected cruises by well-known sports personalities. They will inspire you at sea with some special courses and presentations on new perspectives or hobbies. 


Start your day on the EUROPA jogging lane. Do you prefer yoga or cardio? Make the most of a varied programme of classes, our fitness studio and the EMS full-body training with miha bodytec. Our personal trainer will advise regarding support with an individual training plan. As an additional highlight, on selected cruises there are special offers such as boxing or t’ai chi on board.

Fitness with LES MILLS

LES MILLS appeals to millions of people every week – with a sports programme you can now also experience on board the EUROPA.

LES MILLS BODYBALANCE is inspired by yoga and is suitable for everyone. A sequence of simple stretching exercises, movements and poses set to music relaxes the body, improves flexibility and strengthens the entire body.

LES MILLS BARRE is inspired by classic ballet. A 30-minute full-body workout to shape weak muscles, strengthen the core and increase power and stability.

CXWORX is a 30-minute core-training programme that is suitable for everyone. It strengthens the back muscles, focuses on toning the stomach, legs and bum, and ensures improved posture.

Selected fitness options

  • 15 m (49 ft) long seawater pool, whirlpool and jogging trail
  • Exercise and relaxation classes*: aqua fitness; stretch and relax; back strengthening; legs, bum and tum exercises; flexibility training; pilates; and yoga
  • High-quality Technogym equipment with a TV for entertainment on each cardio machine
  • Personal training**: individual training sessions, fitness check, development of, and support during, a personal training plan, nutritional advice, weight loss
  • Effective full-body workout with miha bodytec equipment: electrical muscle stimulation to build muscle, lose weight and reduce fat as well as to stimulate connective tissue, metabolism and circulation
  • Special miha bodytec full-body workout for golfers: this gentle application has been proven to increase strength, stability and speed of movement
  • Innovative LES MILLS fitness programme – a fit for everyone

* Services vary depending on the qualifications of the personal trainer on board.

** Training with miha bodytec and the services of the personal trainer are not included in the cruise price


On which golf cruise will you be overseen by an experienced golf pro every single day? And on which golf cruise will you discover the world's most beautiful golf courses and play great rounds of golf in scenic settings without ever needing to change hotels? On golf cruises with the EUROPA and the EUROPA 2, this is all a matter of course. Dream cruises spanning the world's oceans will allow you to visit attractive golf courses across the globe, and you can look forward to tee times in Townsville, fairways in Funchal, putts in Port Elizabeth and bunkers on Bali. Opting to enjoy your favourite sport in this way offers the perfect - and most beautiful - type of cruise.

Golf & Cruise - the unique union of two passions

Welcome to Golf & Cruise – when the best cruise ship in the world* meets the most interesting greens around the globe. A round of golf and a cruise have much in common. They offer many surprises, make lasting impressions and bring new acquaintances. On our exclusive Golf & Cruise voyages we have reserved the best greens for you. Golfers with a handicap of –36 or better can play on these first-class courses alongside our PGA professionals. While at sea, the golf simulator and modern video analyses invite you to perfect your technique. Our Golf & Cruise voyages are rounded off by friendly get-togethers on board, where you can meet up and talk shop to your heart’s content with the pros and fellow golfers.

Training on board

Would you like to tee off on the world’s best courses every day? The cutting-edge golf simulators with integrated video analysis on the EUROPA and the EUROPA 2 make it possible – even as part of a personal training session with the on-board PGA golf professional (subject to a surcharge). This will allow you to improve your swing and spend days at sea enjoying the finest sport in the world even when not ashore.

The advantages of playing in a golf simulator and of using video analysis for training are obvious: your individual stroke technique can be improved using the video analysis equipment and the newly acquired knowledge can be applied immediately in a game in the simulator – it just couldn’t be more effective. Electronic measurement of the flight of the ball detects any deviations from the ideal moment of impact, while video analysis shows where the problem lies in the address position or in the swing. This way, you receive direct feedback on your golf swing and can mentally compare the image with your physical stance.

Golf a la carte

On request, we would be happy to put together some individual golf arrangements for you before your cruise or when on board, both for destinations during the cruise and for pre- and post-cruise programmes.

Golf a la carte includes reservations for golf services such as tee time, trolley, e-cart and rental clubs (subject to availability, handling fee € 20 per course). Naturally, our on-board professional will be happy to accompany you ashore (subject to a surcharge). We will also be delighted to reserve transfers and guides for you to do some sightseeing before or after the game.

Tee off with the professionals

Golf & Cruise doesn’t just mean playing unforgettable rounds on the world’s most beautiful courses – you also get the great feeling of being able to call on our combined golfing expertise at any time. That’s why at least one PGA professional accompanies every golf cruise – to be at your side on the green, share valuable knowledge in interesting talks or perfect your swing in an individual lesson. You’ll find these PGA professionals on board, depending on your cruise.

All other EUROPA and EUROPA 2 cruises you will be accompanied by our on-board golf professionals. 

*This service is not included in the cruise price.


Penthouse Deck

  • Fitness Area
  • Glass Lift
  • Category 8 Cabins
  • Category 9 Cabins

Bellevue Deck

  • Glass Lift
  • Bridge
  • Magrodome
  • Fitness Area
  • Golf
  • Sansibar
  • Category 6 cabins
  • Category 7 cabins

Lido Deck

  • Lido Café
  • Shuffle board
  • Whirlpool
  • Lido Pool
  • Pool Bar
  • Glass Lift
  • Library
  • Auditorium
  • Club Belvedere

Sport Deck

  • Gym and Fitness Area
  • Teens Club
  • Art Workshop
  • Kids Club
  • Ocean SPA
  • Glass Lift
  • Category 3 cabins
  • Category 5 cabins
  • Category 6 cabins
  • Category 10 cabins

Atlantik Deck

  • Category 2 cabins
  • Category 5 cabins
  • Category 6 cabins

Pazifik Deck

  • Photo Shop
  • Tendering Area
  • Category 1 cabins
  • Category 4 cabins
  • Category 5 cabins

Europa Deck

  • Europa Restaurant
  • Venezia, Restaurant Dieter Muller
  • Boutique / Jeweller
  • Gallery
  • Cruise Sales
  • Promenade
  • Clipper Lounge
  • Havana Bar
  • Reception
  • Atrium
  • Piano Bar
  • Tour Office
  • Europa Lounge
  • Stage
  • Tendering Area

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