From Nuremberg to Amsterdam, explore the northern canals by cruising the Elbe and the Havel. You will discover the history of Nuremberg and Berlin, before exploring Potsdam, Magdeburg or Bremen, cities that will make you appreciate the eclectic heritage of Germany. You will have the option to visit the Meyer Werft shipyard before diving into the heart of charming Dutch cities. Your cruise will end in Amsterdam, famous for its UNESCO World Heritage canals.
THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE
- All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
- Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
- Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
- Headsets are included for excursions
- Official welcome from the captain and crew
- Onboard activities
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees included
- Prepaid Classic Sightseeing package
- An enticing mixture of nature and culture
- The CharlottenburgPalace
- Berlin, iconic capital
- Potsdam, and the gardens of the Sanssouci Palace
- Magdeburg, Hanseatic town
- Hanover, capital of Lower Saxony
- Bremen, the oldest maritime city in Germany
- Volendam, famous fishing village
Day 1: Berlin
Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. We'll remain in port overnight.
Day 2: Berlin
Join us for a tour of the city of Berlin which was long divided, illustrating the division of the world into two blocks. We'll return to the ship for lunch. Enjoy a free afternoon in Berlin. Dinner will be served on board. We'll head out for a tour of Berlin by night.
Day 3: Berlin - Potsdam - Brandenburg
We'll leave for the excursion to Charlottenburg Castle. Our ship will then depart for Potsdam, which we will reach at the beginning of the afternoon. When we arrive, we'll set off on an excursion to Potsdam and the gardens of Sanssouci Palace. We'll return back on board at the end of the afternoon and continue to cruise in the direction of Brandenburg.
Day 4: Brandenburg - Burg - Magdeburg
The ship will begin to cruise early in the morning for Burg. Join us for a tour of Magdeburg, situated midway on the Elbe River and the historic Roman Roads. Its cathedral is one of the most important of Gothic-style edifices in Europe. During this time, the boat will sail to Magdeburg, where we will board it at the end of the afternoon. Enjoy some free time this evening to explore the city on your own.
Day 5: Magdeburg - Calvoerde - Wolfsburg - Anderten
We'll begin to cruise early this morning for Calvoerde. Join us for a visit to the Autostadt, a combination automotive theme park and museum with separate buildings for each VW brand. During this time, the boat will sail to Wolfsburg, where we will board it at the end of the afternoon. The ship will leave for Anderten.
Day 6: Anderten - Minden - Nienburg
Our ship will depart early for Hanover, arriving at the beginning of the morning. We'll then set off on an excursion to Hanover. The capital of Lower Saxony, Hanover is one of the main economic centers in Germany. During this time, the boat will continue its course for Minden. We'll board it again and continue to cruise to Nienburg. Our ship will cruise through the rest of the day.
Day 7: Nienburg - Hoya - Bremen
Transfer for the free tour of the "Red Town” which has a magnificent town hall from the Weser Renaissance. During this time, the ship will continue its course for Hoya, where we will board it once again. We'll spend the afternoon cruising to Bremen.
Day 8: Bremen - Oldenburg - Dorpen
Join us for a tour of Bremen (walking tour), the oldest maritime city in Germany and the second largest trading port in Germany after Hamburg. We'll then return on board and depart for Oldenburg. Enjoy a stroll in the city before we board our ship again and begin to cruise towards Dörpen which we will reach during the night.
Day 9: Dorpen - Papenburg - Groningen
We'll begin to cruise early in the morning for Papenburg. Join us for a tour of the Meyer Werft shipyard. We'll return on board and leave for Groningen.
Day 10: Groningen - Amsterdam
We'll begin to cruise early in the morning, spending the day cruising to Amsterdam.
Day 11: Amsterdam
In the morning, join us for a tour of the city of Amsterdam. In the afternoon, we'll leave for an excursion to Volendam and the Zaanse Schans. This evening, join us for a canal boat tour of the city.
Day 12: Amsterdam
Enjoy some time on your own in Amsterdam this morning before disembarking. End of our services.
Your cruise from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - accommodation in double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom - entertainment - the assistance of our onboard host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala evening - all port fees - prepaid classic sightseeing package.
Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers - personal expenses.
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