Maintaining Tauck's high standards for quality and comfort, ms Grace cruises exclusively for Tauck on the Rhine River as part of their Destination Fleet. With a maximum of 130 guests, the 443-foot riverboat and her sister ships continue Tauck's tradition of providing more space per guest on Europe's inland waterways, transporting fewer passengers than most longships (135 meters). Her deck plan is innovative; with a total of 67 cabins, their most popular cabins tend to be their largest... so they have used the added ship length to offer twenty-two 300-square-foot Tauck Suites - the most of any river cruise ship on any European river. To increase the amount of natural sunlight on the lower deck, they've created 8 loft cabins that extend from the first to the second decks, providing guests with an additional view; all windows in these loft cabins open.
Uncommon Access - Cruising with Tauck, you'll enjoy exclusive access to behind-the-scenes cultural experiences on included shore excursions that immerse you in each destination, experiencing Europe as it was meant to be enjoyed… including private dining experiences in historic venues that go far beyond the ordinary.
All Inclusive - When you cruise with Tauck, virtually every river cruise expense is included in one upfront price… including all shore excursions and unlimited complimentary beverages onboard. There are no little extras to pay for, no hidden expenses, no options sold. You get what you pay for… and then some.
Intimate, Club-like Atmosphere - Aboard their spacious, custom-designed riverboats, you'll find that the key to their intimate, club-like atmosphere is in the details. Luxurious cabins and suites… service rivaling that of a premium hotel… fine European-style shipboard dining, with a choice of dining venues… all the little touches.
Personalised Cruising - You're traveling in good company when you cruise with Tauck… well-cared for with personalised, thoughtful service from at least four of their staff on every river cruise, plus an experienced ship's crew… representing the highest tour director-to-guest ratio in the industry.
Tauck's "free choice" dining allows you to eat many of your meals when you want and with whom you want. Special occasion dinners are held as group functions, and lunches that are included during group sightseeing excursions are often held in a group setting.
Most meals are included on Tauck journeys. Dining is a delightful and integral part of the Tauck experience - and that is why Tauck selects restaurants that offer a true taste of each region you visit. Some meals are full a la carte, some may be limited a la carte, and some may be from a set menu or buffet.
You will find that the main enrichment onboard will be lectures. However, when you step off the ship, local experts eagerly await to show you around the call-in area.
From spending a morning exploring ruins of Roman amphitheatres, to enjoying a glass of pastis and a game of pétanque with the locals, the local experts will show you the best and most interesting sights around.
Onboard entertainment includes enrichment lectures, piano music nightly, in-room movies, culinary demos, local entertainment and "themed" fun.
Health & Fitness
Facilities include a Fitness centre, massage room, hairdresser, putting green on Sun Deck, whirlpool on Sun Deck - available 24 hours. Bicycles are also available aboard for use ashore.
Kid & Teens
There are no dedicated Kids & Teens facilities onboard. However, he bond between children and adults as they experience the world together makes for special memories that last lifetimes. It is for that reason that the line created 'Tauck Bridges' - journeys for the whole family to enjoy together. Each of these kid-friendly family oriented journeys has a minimum recommended age rating to encourage comfort and enjoyment for all guests. Tauck Bridges itineraries are not recommended for children under 3 years of age. All children on Tauck journeys must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Useful to Know
The customary gratuity to the Tauck Director and Driver is not included on most Tauck trips. Such gratuities should be extended on a voluntary, individual basis and not done as a group. As an exception, there are some Tauck journeys in which the Tauck Director gratuity is included and/or a Driver gratuity will not be applicable. Information about Tauck Director and Driver gratuities specific to a destination is included within final tour documentation sent after a reservation has been paid in full.
All appropriate gratuities for luggage handling, bellman, doorman, dining room servers, housekeepers, local city guides, ship and train crew are included in the price of a Tauck trip.
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