Accessible Germany River Cruise - 7 Days

The newest luxury Accessible Germany River Cruise on the Rhine aboard the MS Viola river cruise vessel.

The completely newly renovated ship MS Viola started sailing as an Accessible Germany River Cruise in May 2019!  This new ship has 4 levels, which have all been designed with a modern and luxury look, and all facilities are wheelchair accessible.

The river cruise options with the MS Viola ship consists of two routes; the first through West Germany and the second through the East and 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 shared but private; it has two doors to two rooms. When a guest from one room is using the bathroom, it’s automatically locked for the other room

This River Cruise Holiday in Germany includes:

  • An accessible cabin with full board
  • Accessible airport transfers from Cologne Bonn Airport to the harbor in Bonn
  • Welcoming cocktail and Captains’ dinner

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.

Itinerary 1

*2020 Departures in May, June, July and September

  • Day 1: Bonn
  • Day 2: Königswinter
  • Day 3: Koblenz
  • Day 4: Boppard
  • Day 5: Rüdesheim
  • Day 6: Lahnstein
  • Day 7: Remagen Bonn

Itinerary 2

*2020 Departures in May, June, July, September and October

  • Day 1: Bonn
  • Day 2: Nijmegen
  • Day 3: Gorichem
  • Day 4: Rotterdam
  • Day 5: Arnhern
  • Day 6: Dusseldorf
  • Day 7: Remagen Bonn

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Accessible cabins and bathrooms

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.

Facilities on the ship

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.


  • Wheelchair accessible transfers from Cologne Bonn Airport to the harbor in Bonn;
  • Double use of a standard or accessible room (bathrooms are shared with one other cabin);
  • Use of mobility equipment available on the ship (electric beds, shower chairs, hoist);
  • Stay with full board per person, including dinner from the first morning until breakfast the last morning;
  • Welcoming cocktail;
  • Breakfast buffet with cold- and warm dishes;
  • Multiple course menu for lunch and dinner;
  • Afternoon tea or coffee with cake and a midnight snack;
  • Captains' reception and Captains' Dinner;
  • Entertainment (in German mostly);
  • Use of facilities on the ship;
  • SAT-Television in each cabin.

Does not include

  • Additional drinks besides standard served drinks for breakfast, lunch and dinner (alcoholic drinks);
  • Personal expenses such as phone costs, laundry costs and wifi costs;
  • Tips (not obligatory, but appreciated);
  • Additional mobility equipment;
  • Shore excursions;
  • These are offered on the cruise ship, but mostly with a German speaking guide;
  • If you are interested in enjoying shore excursions with an English speaking guide, these are organised by Accessible Travel Netherlands, for a minimum of 6 participants. The price per person depends on the number of inscriptions;
  • The descriptions above at 'descriptions of destinations' explains what is included in each shore excursion;
  • Care assistants and one doctor are available on the ship and are available upon request in advance. The potential costs need still need to be determined.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Accessible Germany River Cruise

Trip Facts

  • Low Level
  • Mixed
  • 5-star
  • Price is subject to change
  • Assistive devices on request
  • Modified for sight impairment

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