On every cruise, we welcome stars and all kinds of renowned artists on board. Enjoy some thrilling moments in the private setting of the EUROPA, with the finest classical music, groovy jazz and soul, danceable swing, as well as readings and theatrical pieces, first-rate comedy, and much more. As well as a varied entertainment programme, which changes every day, there are also exclusive events and shows, in which top chefs or circus acts delight the senses. Simply unforgettable.
The highest level of entertainment with renowned artists and music from classic to jazz and from soul to swing. Be amazed.
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.
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.
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.
The stories behind the music are the focus of our new format Music Waves – Stories: each cruise is dedicated to a key aspect that merges the artists and their concerts into an artistic synthesis. Locations or historical events create connections to form an environment in which stylistics and personal experience bring the musicians and their stories together. Look forward to exciting discussions and interviews that will offer you exciting insights into the world of music and open up new perspectives on fascinating artists.
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.
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.
On our garden cruises, experts are waiting for you on board the EUROPA to tell you about all of the particularities of the gardening culture of each destination on themed excursions. Even before you leave the ship, our highly regarded experts will prepare you for your upcoming exploration with exciting presentations on the principles of garden design and its historical and cultural context. Join the experts ashore and discover hidden gems, majestic country residences and impressive parks. See the most beautiful, verdant paradises on the planet from a new perspective, from the United Kingdom to the islands in the Atlantic to the faraway coasts of Asia.
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.