Cruise on the Vltava and Elbe Rivers

  • CAD $4,480

  • May 5 - 13, 2019 | 9 days / 8 nights

From Prague to Berlin

nThe 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 & cities steeped in centuries of history.

Itinerary

Day Destination Activities
1 | May 5 Prague EMBARKATION
Welcome cocktail, dinner, and entertainment
2 | May 6 Prague Sightseeing tour of the Prague
3 |May 7 Litomerice Discover the city of Litomerice
4 | May 8 Bad Schandau Excursion to the Elbe Sandstone Mountains
5 | May 9 Dresden
Meissen
Explore Dresden, “Florence of the Elbe”
Optional guided tour of Meissen
6 | May 10 Lutherstadt Wittenberg Guided tour birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther
Quiz night on board
7 | May 11 Magdeburg Excursion to Magdeburg
Evening entertainment on board
8 | May 12 Berlin Discover iconic Berlin and its landmarks
Visit Sanssouci Palace
9 | May 13 Berlin Enjoy last buffet breakfast
DISEMBARKATION

PRAGUE | EMBARKATION

Own transfer arrangements to the pier to board your CroisiEurope ship. Embarkation starts at 6pm. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We’ll enjoy dinner on board and remain in port overnight.

PRAGUE

We’ll spend the morning on a tour of Prague’s Old Town. The afternoon will be spend on a visit of the Prague Castle area: a collection of a half dozen palaces, several churches and monasteries, and gardens overlooking the city. We’ll see Saint Vitus Cathedral, the most recognizable landmark in the city, the Prague Castle, and the Golden Lane.

PRAGUE | LITOMERICE

We’ll spend the morning cruising. Once we arrive, join us for a tour of Litomerice, one of the oldest Bohemian cities established in the 10th century on the site of a Slavic fort. The multi-colored Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance buildings in the city center are not to be missed. We’ll return on board in Roudnice and continue our cruise towards Litomerice. Evening of entertainment on board.

LITOMERICE | BAD SCHANDAU | DRESDEN

We’ll spend the morning cruising to Bad Schandau and 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. We’ll return on board and continue our cruise, reaching Dresden in the evening.

DRESDEN | MEISSEN

The morning will be dedicated to a visit of the city known as the “Florence of the Elbe”. After our tour, we’ll return on board and cruise towards Meissen. Once we arrive in Meissen, we’ll leave on an optional guided tour of the city, famous for its trademark porcelain. Tonight’s entertainment will be provided by the crew.

LUTHERSTADT WITTENBERG | MAGDEBURG

We’ll leave on a guided tour of the city. You’ll discover the city center and its noble Renaissance-style houses. We’ll also visit Luther’s house, a former Augustinian monastery which is now the Reformation Museum and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We’ll spend the afternoon cruising to our next destination. Tonight will be CroisiEurope Quiz Night. We’ll moor in Magdeburg for the night.

MAGDEBURG | HOHENWARTHE | GENTHIN | BERLIN

Our ship will leave for Burg early in the morning. Once we arrive, join us for a visit of Magdeburg, situated midway on the Elbe River and also on the historic Roman Roads. Once we return on board in Genthin, we’ll continue towards Berlin. Enjoy an evening of entertainment on board.

BERLIN

This morning, join us for a tour of Berlin, once the iconic representation of a world divided in two. The afternoon will be dedicated to a visit of the gardens at the Sanssouci Palace, the former residence of Frederick the Great. Tonight will be our gala dinner and evening. We’ll remain in port overnight.

BERLIN | DISEMBARKATION

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

Dates & Prices

TOUR COST PER PERSON* (cruise only)

Main Deck:
CDN $4,480 per person based on twin occupancy

Upper Deck:
CDN $4,980 per person based on twin occupancy

*Price are per person based on 2 people sharing a double/twin stateroom.
A limited number of single staterooms are available upon request.
The above rates do not include airfare.

Ship Information

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MS Elbe Princesse I

The MS Elbe Princesse I is built in 2016. CroisiEurope drew inspiration from days past to build a unique, hi-tech ship for cruising the Elbe, which is inspired by an ancient technique – the paddle wheel.

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