Mozart on the Danube: Peter Deilmann To Re-Enter River Cruises

With its extra wide vessel, the Mozart, which features an indoor pool, Peter Deilmann is dipping its toes back into the Danube, according to Seatrade Insider . The trade publication reports that one of river cruising’s early pioneers is about to make a comeback in 2013.

German-based Peter Deilmann Reederei returns to river cruising in 2013 with their 1987-built Mozart. Photo courtesy of Dertour.

German-based Peter Deilmann Reederei returns to river cruising in 2013 with its 1987-built Mozart. Photo courtesy of Dertour.

German-based Peter Deilmann Reederei was once one of the foremost river cruise lines, marketing its product to both German and English-speaking guests. The company had offered cruises along Europe’s waterways since 1983, but began shuttering its river cruise operations in 2008. At the time the company was disbanded, Peter Deilmann offered voyages aboard a fleet of nine elegant river cruise vessels and had won numerous awards in publications like Conde Nast for innovative itineraries and international flavor. We reported on two sailings that we were on: cruising the Rhine and Moselle on the Heidelberg, and cruising the Danube on the Mozart.

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