Cruise on the Elbe and Vltava Rivers

From Budapest to Prague

Oct 3 to Oct 13, 2018

  • 11 days / 10 nights
  • Active
  • 4,980

Alan Law

Explore the magic of the Elbe & Vltava

The Elbe River and its tributaries connect two of Europe’s most fascinating capitals, Prague and Berlin. Join us for this exclusive river cruise itinerary that takes place in the plains of eastern Germany through the rolling hills of western Czech Republic, stopping in multiple towns and cities steeped in centuries of history.

Cruise on the Elbe and Vltava Rivers

$4,980.00

Explore the magic of the Elbe & Vltava

The Elbe River and its tributaries connect two of Europe’s most fascinating capitals, Prague and Berlin. Join us for this exclusive river cruise itinerary that takes place in the plains of eastern Germany through the rolling hills of western Czech Republic, stopping in multiple towns and cities steeped in centuries of history.

Start in Berlin and end in Prague! Enjoy an 11-day river cruise tour that takes you through some of the most fascinating historical landmarks in Germany and the verdant hills of Czech Republic.

Additional Information

Days

11 days / 10 nights

Pace

Active

Places

From Budapest to Prague

Date

Oct 3 to Oct 13, 2018

Alan Law

DAY 1 - OCT 03

ARRIVE IN BERLIN (D)

Arrive in Berlin. The day is at your leisure. Tonight, you will meet your host and enjoy a welcome dinner at the hotel.

Accommodation: Melia Hotel Berlin or similar (2 nights)

DAY 2 - OCT 04

BERLIN (B)

The day is free at your leisure.

DAY 3 - OCT 05

BERLIN / EMBARKATION (B,L,D)

Depart for a half day tour featuring the highlights of Berlin. You will get to see Kurfürstendamm boulevard and the Memorial Church, Bellevue Palace and the nearby Victory Column, Reichstag building, Brandenburg Gate, Holocaust Memorial, Potsdamer Platz square, Check-Point Charlie, and Gendarmenmarkt. More highlights include boulevard Unter den Linden with Berlin Cathedral, Museum Island, and Alexanderplatz. Later in the afternoon, transfer to the pier and board your CroisiEurope ship. Welcome cocktails on board.

Accommodation: onboard MS Elbe Princesse I

DAY 4 - OCT 06

BERLIN / NEDLITZ / WÜSTERWITZ (B,L,D)

This morning, enjoy a half day tour of the Berlin Wall & Cold War. Return onboard for lunch. In the afternoon, we’ll leave the boat for a visit to the gardens at the Sanssouci Palace, former residence of Frederick the Great. Afterwards, we’ll return to the ship and begin to cruise to Wüsterwitz. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.

DAY 5 - OCT 07

WÜSTERWITZ / MAGDEBURG (B,L,D)

Our ship will depart early this morning for Magdeburg. Take advantage of your free time onboard this morning to admire the landscape or take part in our onboard activities. This afternoon, join us for a visit of Magdeburg, situated midway on the Elbe River and the historic Roman Roads. Afterwards, we’ll return on board in Magdeburg and continue our cruise. Spend the evening onboard at your leisure or join your cruise mates for a night of music and dancing.

DAY 6 - OCT 08

WITTENBERG (B,L,D)

Once we arrive in Wittenberg, we’ll leave on a guided tour of the city, we’ll also visit Martin Luther’s house, a former Augustinian monastery which is now the Reformation Museum and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards, we’ll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising. Tonight will be CroisiEurope Quiz Night. Our ship will cruise through the night.

DAY 7 - OCT 09

MEISSEN / DRESDEN (B,L,D)

Once we arrive in Meissen, we’ll leave on a guided tour of the city, famous for its trademark porcelain. We’ll return on board in Dresden. After lunch, join us for a visit of the city known as the “Florence of the Elbe.” Evening of dancing.

DAY 8 - OCT 10

DRESDEN / USTI NAD LABEM (B,L,D)

We’ll leave on an 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. Back on board, we’ll continue to cruise through the magnificent Saxon Switzerland area (which really is a part of Germany) gliding by the prairies, woods, lakes, vineyards and chateaux. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.

DAY 9 - OCT 11

USTI NAD LABEM / LITOMERICE / KRALUPY (B,L,D)

Once we arrive in Litomerice, join us for a tour of one of the oldest Bohemian cities established in the 10th century on the site of a Slavic fort. We’ll spend the afternoon cruising. Tonight’s entertainment will be provided by the crew.

DAY 10 - OCT 12

KRALUPY / PRAGUE (B,L,D)

We’ll leave Kralupy to spend the morning on a tour of Prague’s Old Town. We’ll return on board in Prague. The afternoon will be spent on a visit of the Prague Castle area. We’ll see Saint Vitus Cathedral, the most recognizable landmark in the city, the Prague Castle, and the Golden Lane. Tonight will be our gala evening.

DAY 11 - OCT 13

PRAGUE / DISEMBARKATION (B)

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.

Note: B - Breakfast / L - Lunch / D - Dinner

Main Deck Stateroom: $4,980
Upper Deck Stateroom: $5,290

Prices are per person based on 2 people sharing a double/twin stateroom. A limited number of single staterooms are available upon request. Please contact us for prices. The above rates do not include airfare.

Deposits and Payments
First Deposit: $750 per each confirmed passenger at the time of booking.
Second Deposit: $750 per each confirmed passenger, due on January 05, 2018
Final Payment: Balance due on June 30, 2018

Cancellation Charges on Land/Cruise Arrangements
From time of booking to Jan 04, 2018: $250 per person
January 05 to April 04, 2018: $500 per person
April 05 to June 29, 2018: $1,500 per person
June 30, 2018 to date of departure: 100% of tour cost

2-DECK SHIP

Sun deck

Upper deck

Main deck

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