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Elbe River Cruise – From Berlin to Prague
Starting and ending in two of Europe's most fascinating cities - Berlin and Prague - this river cruise is a real treat!
Cruise along the Elbe river from Berlin to Prague on this 9 day river cruise with CroisiEurope. Enjoy a number of stops with interesting excursions options, such as a visit to Sanssouci Palace where you can explore the incredible gardens. In Meissen, you can learn about the town’s trademark porcelain and you can discover for yourself why Dresden is considered the Florence of the Elbe. Venture into Bohemia as you travel closer to Prague.
Board the premium paddlewheeler in Berlin and enjoy a Captain’s welcome complete with a welcome cocktail. All your meals on board are included, from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast before you disembark. Drinks are complimentary too! Additionally, there’s a gala dinner to add some extra glamour and celebrate the end of your cruise. There are a number of onboard activities and evenings of entertainment. A host of optional excursions are also available to add more colour and culture to your holiday.
With so much to discover along the Elbe, this is a truly fascinating river cruise full of highlights. With so much to discover in Berlin and Prague, why not add pre- and post- stays? Visit their many attractions from the Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie to Prague’s iconic Charles Bridge and Golden Lane.
Dates on request
Travel to Germany
Depart from your local area to Dover for a ferry crossing to Calais. Continue through France into Germany and stop for an overnight stay in the Dusseldorf area.
Board in Berlin
After breakfast, continue across Germany to Berlin. Passengers are welcome to board our ship in Berlin starting at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, you will be welcomed by the Captain and introduced to the crew along with a welcome cocktail. Enjoy dinner on board and remain in port overnight.
Berlin and Sanssouci Palace Gardens
This morning, why not join the optional tour of Berlin to take in some of the highlights. Return to the ship and continue cruising towards Nedlitz. You’ll discover the idyllic charm of the lakes formed by the Havel River. In the afternoon, there’s an optional visit to the gardens at the Sanssouci Palace. Afterwards, we’ll return to the ship and begin to cruise to Wusterwitz. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.
Spend a leisurely morning cruising towards Magdeburg, home to Germany’s first Gothic cathedral. Perhaps join the excursion into the town this afternoon. Afterwards, return to the ship for an evening of dancing.
Once the ship has arrived in Wittenberg, perhaps leave on the optional guided tour of the city. Visit Luther’s house, a former Augustinian monastery which is now the Reformation Museum and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards, return on board and spend the afternoon cruising. Tonight will be CroisiEurope Quiz Night.
Meissen and Dresden
In Meissen, perhaps join the guided tour through this city famed for its trademark porcelain. In the afternoon, why not join the tour of Dresden and discover this city, known as Florence of the Elbe. Enjoy an evening of dancing tonight.
Elbe Sandstone Mountains
This morning there’s an optional excursion to the Elbe Sandstone Mountains. We’ll discover the Königstein Fortress, overlooking the Elbe and one of the largest hilltop fortresses in Europe. We’ll then stop at the Bastei rock formation towering above the Elbe and formed by water erosion over one million years ago. The afternoon will be spent cruising to Usti. Enjoy an evening of entertainment on board.
Continue sailing to the town of Litomerice. Perhaps join the tour to get to know one of Bohemia’s oldest cities which was established in the 10th century on the site of a Slavic fort. The afternoon will be spent cruising before an evening of entertainment on board.
Upon arrival in Kralupy, there’s the option to join a tour to Prague’s beautiful Old Town. Meet the ship in Prague and in the afternoon the option visit is to the Parague Castle area and includes Saint Vitus Cathedral, the most recognizable landmark in the city, the Prague Castle, and the Golden Lane. Tonight, on your last evening on board, enjoy the gala evening and dinner.
Debark in Prague
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. Begin your journey back across Germany, once again stopping in the Dusseldorf area overnight. The following morning, retrace your steps back to Calais and cross the Channel to the UK.
MS Elbe Princess
The Elbe Princess is a premium paddlewheeler whose elegant restaurant features panoramic views. Entertainment is hosted in the lounge bar which has a dance floor and there’s also a gift shop on board. The cabins have air conditioning, TVs, telephones for internal calls and safes.
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|11 days (ferry, 2 overnights and 8 night river cruise)||Half Twin||Single Supplement||Upper Deck Supplement|
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£120.00 non-refundable deposit per person on confirmation .
15 weeks prior to travel:
- all passenger information as per passport and any dietary requirements are required.
- 50% of total tour cost is due
Balance due approximately 6 -8 weeks before departure subject to package inclusions.
Alternative travel methods, pre- and post stays are all available on request.