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Elegant Elbe

Follow in the footsteps of Martin Luther in Wittenberg and cruise through the dramatic sandstone cliffs of Saxon Switzerland on this 9-night holiday along the Elbe, with hotel stays in the fascinating cities of Berlin and Prague. Includes travel package from the UK

Fly Cruise
9 nights from £2095pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
  • Dessau
  • Wittenberg Castle
  • Saxon Switzerland
  • Elbe
  • Charles Bridge, Prague

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Viking River Cruises

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Discover the dramatic landscapes of former East Germany on this superb holiday along the River Elbe with hotel stays in multicultural Berlin and historic Prague.

See the iconic sights of Berlin, including the Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie during your hotel stay in the city and learn about the Protestant Reformation in Wittenberg as you follow in the footsteps of Martin Luther.

Learn how Meissenware porcelain is produced at a factory in Meissen, discover the treasures of Dresden including the Semper Opera House, and admire the dramatic rock formations of the Saxon Switzerland region. A two-night hotel stay in the historic city of Prague gives ample time to see the sights.

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Elegant Elbe Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Berlin (Germany)

Fly from the UK to Berlin and transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay. Enjoy time at leisure in this fascinating city.

Day 2 - Berlin

See the sights on an included tour, with highlights including Checkpoint Charlie and the Brandenburg Gate. Remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 3 - Potsdam - Worlitz - Wittenberg

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and drive to the 18th-century Sanssouci Palace. Continue to the beautiful Worlitz Park and Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a guided tour of Worlitz Castle and stroll through the beautiful gardens, before travelling to Wittenberg to embark your ship. (B,D)

Day 4 - Wittenberg

Wittenberg was the birthplace of Martin Luther's Protestant Reformation. Follow in Luther's footsteps on a guided tour, visiting his house and Castle Church. Later, enjoy time at leisure. Return to the ship and depart this afternoon. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Meissen

During your time in the enchanting town of Meissen, visit the 300-year old Meissenware factory on an included tour. See how the porcelain is made and admire pieces dating back as far as 1710. You can also enjoy a guided walking tour through the Old Town. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Dresden

Admire the spires, towers and domes of Dresden. The city has been restored to its former glory following the war. Drive through the 19th-century residential area to the Dresden Castle complex and see the treasures inside the Green Vault, before continuing on foot to the Zwinder palace and the Frauenkirche. Dinner onboard. Please note: The Green Vault is closed on a Tuesday, so guests will visit Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister instead. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Saxon Switzerland

This morning, cruise through the Saxon Switzerland region, before docking at Bad Schandau. From here, travel to the Bastei to enjoy panoramic views of the Elbe. Dinner on board. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Decin - Prague (Czech Republic)

After breakfast, disembark in Decin and transfer to Prague for a two-night hotel stay. The Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site which is explored on a guided walk, before continuing to the magnificent Hradcany Castle. Evening at leisure in this fascinating city. On the reverse itinerary, the morning is spent at leisure before cruising to Decin to embark the ship. (B)

Day 9 - Prague

Spend a full day at leisure. There is an optional tour of Lobkowicz Palace, located in the grounds of Prague Castle, where you'll learn about the powerful Lobkowicz family. On the reverse itinerary, there is a morning tour through the Old Town and a visit to Hradcany for a tour inside Prague Castle and St Vitus Cathedral. The optional tour of Lobkowicz Castle is available. (B)

Day 10 - Prague - UK

Check-out of the hotel and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Itinerary is subject to change.

Price Includes

  • 5-night full board cruise
  • Return economy class flights from London or selected regional airports
  • 2-night stay at the Hilton Berlin or similar, with daily breakfast and 2-night stay at the Hilton Prague or similar, with daily breakfast
  • Complimentary house wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Guided excursions
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • All port and airport taxes
  • Transfers as stated

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch and dinner whilst in hotels in Berlin and Prague

Cruise Extensions

  • Berlin Extension Enjoy a 2-night stay at the Hilton Berlin or similar from £329pp. Please contact us for details
  • Prague extension Enjoy a 2-night stay at the Prague Marriott Hotel or similar from £329pp. Please contact us for details

Special Features

  • No regional flight supplements from selected airports
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2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Berlin to Prague

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Viking Elbe Longships
Mar 09, 14, 19, 24, 29£3095£3095
Apr 03, 08, 18, 23, 28£3295£3295
May 03, 08, 13, 18, 23, 28; Jun 02, 07, 12, 17, 22, 27£3895£3895
Jul 02, 07, 12, 17, 22, 27; Aug 01, 06, 11, 16, 21, 26, 31£3595£3595
Sep 05, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30£3995£3995
Oct 10, 20, 25, 30£3395£3395
Nov 04, 09£3095£3095

Prague to Berlin

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Viking Elbe Longships
Mar 14, 19, 24, 29£3095£3095
Apr 03, 08, 13, 18, 23, 28£3295£3295
May 03, 08, 13, 18, 23, 28; Jun 02, 07, 12, 17, 22, 27£3895£3895
Jul 02, 07, 12, 17, 22, 27; Aug 01, 06, 11, 16, 21, 26, 31£3595£3595
Sep 05, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30£3995£3995
Oct 05, 15, 20, 25, 30£3395£3395
Nov 04, 09£3095£3095

2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Berlin to Prague

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Viking Elbe Longships
Mar 08, 13, 23, 28£3095£2095
Apr 02, 07, 12, 17, 22, 27£3295£2295
May 02, 07, 12, 17, 22, 27; Jun 01, 06, 11, 16, 21, 26£3895£2895
Jul 01, 06, 11, 16, 21, 26, 31; Aug 05, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30£3595£2595
Sep 04, 09, 14, 19, 24, 29£3995£2995
Oct 04, 09, 14, 19, 24, 29£3395£2395
Nov 03, 08£3095£2095

Prague to Berlin

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Viking Elbe Longships
Mar 08, 13, 18, 23, 28£3095£2095
Apr 02, 07, 12, 17, 22, 27£3295£2295
May 02, 07, 12, 17, 22, 27; Jun 01, 06, 11, 16, 21, 26£3895£2895
Jul 01, 06, 11, 16, 21, 26, 31; Aug 05, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30£3595£2595
Sep 04, 09, 14, 19, 24, 29£3995£2995
Oct 04, 09, 14, 19, 24, 29£3395£2395
Nov 03, 08£3095£2095

Price Information

  • All prices shown above are per person based on double occupancy in a Cat E cabin on Viking Astrild and Beyla. Single supplements are available on request
  • Cabin Upgrade Supplements:
  • Cat D - £200pp
  • Cat C - £400pp
  • Cat B - £1100pp
  • Cat A - £1200pp
  • Cat AA - £2100pp
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