Cruising along the River Elbe, Prague, Berlin & the Harz Mountains


Visit: Berlin, Germany


Visit: Prague, Czech Republic

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Visit: Ms Princess, Transport


Visit: Dresden, Germany


Visit: Meissen, Germany


Visit: Berlin, Germany

About the Tour

The Elbe River is the gateway to Eastern Europe, which takes you on a fascinating journey through breath-taking natural landscapes and an exciting variety of medieval towns and cities. Join us on this fantastic cruise taking in delightful destinations such as Prague, Dresden and Wittenberg before disembarking to spend two nights in the German capital, Berlin. To bring you tour to a delightful end, head west enjoying time in Celle and the picturesque Harz Mountains before travelling back to the UK.

Tour Includes

  • 7 nights full board cruising on the MS Princess
  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Welcome drink, Captain's get together, party night and entertainment on board the MS Princess
  • Services of a Cruise Director
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by Silver Service coach
Dates & Prices

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Your Itinerary

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    Head through Germany to the Czech Republic capital of Prague, where we board our cruise ship for seven nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    This morning you can join our included city tour to see the highlights and attractions Prague has to offer. In the early afternoon, we set sail along the River Vltava and cruise to Melnik in the Czech Republic, on the confluence of the Elbe and Vltava, where we berth overnight.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Bad Schandau

    Bad Schandau

    Today we join the River Elbe and enjoy a full day cruising, taking in wonderful scenery as we head towards our overnight stop in the attractive German spa resort of Bad Schandau.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


    Our cruise route takes us through the breathtaking landscape of Saxon Switzerland. We reach Dresden in the early afternoon, where you can take an optional city tour to see the highlights of this fascinating place.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


    Enjoy some free time in Dresden before we cruise to Meissen, where you can spend time exploring the city. It is chiefly famed for its production of fine porcelain which you can learn about on our included visit to the House of Meissen.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


    Early this morning we set sail for the old university town of Wittenberg, home to the most important and interesting Reformation museum in Germany – The Luther House. Enjoy free time or take advantage of the optional excursion to follow in the footsteps of Martin Luther and see the town’s historic landmarks.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


    Another early sailing takes us to Magdeburg, a cosmopolitan city with a rich and colourful past. Join our optional city tour and see the many beautiful sights and attractions.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Brandenburg Gate

    Brandenburg Gate

    We disembark our ship this morning and travel to the outskirts of Berlin for a two-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    Included excursion to the cosmopolitan capital of Berlin. To make the most of your day in Berlin, join our optional, guided sightseeing tour.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    We visit the pretty town of Celle, home to over 400 half-timbered buildings, then continue to Hannover for two nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    A full-day, included tour of the picturesque Harz Mountains. We head first to the former Imperial city of Goslar, then enjoy a scenic drive and discover some of the hidden treasures of the Harz region, including the delightful town of Wernigerode.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Travel to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Your Excursions

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Prague Sightseeing
    • Melnik
    • Bad Schandau
    • Dresden
    • Meissen
    • Wittenberg
    • Magdeburg
    • Berlin
    • Celle
    • Goslar
    • Harz Mountains

    Optional Excursions & Visits

    • Dresden Sightseeing Tour
    • Wittenberg Walking Tour
    • Magdeburg Sightseeing Tour
    • Berlin Sightseeing Tour


     Cabin Upgrade (per person)Twin 
     Promenade Deck Cabin£250 

     No single rooms/cabins available. 

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    You will stay for seven nights onboard the MS Princess, which combines sophisticated comfort with cosiness in a unique way.

    Overnight stays in Germany and Belgium will be in city-style hotels.

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £14pp (up to 6 days' duration), £22pp (7 & 8 days' duration) and £25pp (9 days' duration and over) on all European tours. This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. In addition to this, seats on the second row can be reserved for £7pp (up to 6 days duration), £14pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £17pp (9 days duration and over). Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the interchange. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law. Central view seats are free.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour, you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the interchange are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on your main tour coach. Prices are approximately £1 or €1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by your driver.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure. The route taken depends on where paassengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer vehicles to and from the interchange may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
    In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
    alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.
    Depending on the location of your pickup point, you may be picked up by coach (not necessarily the on you are touring on), minibus, taxi, National Express or Megabus service. You may then be taken to another centralised pickup location or service station. We operate a passenger interchange at Stop 24 Services, where you will meet the tour coach you are holidaying on and then continue on with your outbound journey. Similarly, on the way home, you may also change transfer vehicles at another location, to take you to your final drop off point.
    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach. Nothing should be stored under your seat.

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