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The Baltic Sea and the Oder and Havel Rivers

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard MS Victor Hugo
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Discover the unexplored gems of the Baltic Sea on this incredible sailing expedition. Start in charming Copenhagen, Denmark and cruise all the way to the historic Bohemian city of Berlin, Germany. Take an exceptional excursion to the island of Usedom, the second largest island in Germany, with its protected nature reserve and its outstanding seaside architecture. Visit Stralsund, a medieval town on the Baltic coast. Enjoy the intense intellectual and artistic life of Berlin. Experience all of this and more as you travel between sea and land to discover four different countries aboard the MS Victor Hugo. 

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Copenhagen, Denmark
Day 2 : Trelleborg, Sweden | Sassnitz | Embark
Day 3 : Stralsund | Island Of Rugen, Germany
Day 4 : Greifswald | Usedom
Day 5 : Wolgast | Szczecin, Poland
Day 6 : Lunow, Germany | Lichterfelder
Day 7 : Henningsdorf | Berlin
Day 8 : Berlin | Disembark

Highlights

  • Take an excursion to the island of RĂ¼gen, the largest island in Germany
  • Explore Stralsund, an important commercial center for the Hanseatic League
  • Enjoy an exclusive and fun pirate-themed evening on board
  • Discover the remarkable traditions and history of Szczecin

Ship

MS Victor Hugo

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Brightly colored houses decorate the pier. Bicycles are a part of everyday life in Europe Visit unique European towns German town on the river. Berlin cityscape in the evening

Day 1 Copenhagen, Denmark

Arrive in the beginning of the afternoon at the Copenhagen airport (transfer from airport to city center are not included). Enjoy a guided tour of the city and discover the principal buildings of the capital: Christiansborg Palace (the seat of the Danish Parliament), Amalienborg Palace, the official residence of Queen Margrethe, Gefion Fountain, the largest monument in Copenhagen, and the Little Mermaid statue. Settle into a 3-star hotel and have dinner.

Day 2 Trelleborg, Sweden | Sassnitz | Embark

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Dinner
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Depart by coach from Copenhagen to Trelleborg, Sweden. Arrive in the morning and board the ferry for the sea crossing to Sassnitz (duration: 4 hours). Arrive in Sassnitz in the afternoon. Transfer by coach to Stralsund and board the ship. Enjoy a presentation of the crew and welcome cocktail followed by dinner on board.

Day 3 Stralsund | Island Of Rugen, Germany

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
In the morning join a guided tour of Stralsund. A medieval town on the Baltic coast, Stralsund was an important commercial center for the Hanseatic League in the 14th and 15th centuries. Return on board. In the afternoon, join an excursion to the island of Rügen, the largest island in Germany. Its Baltic beaches as far as the eye can see, unspoiled natural surroundings, and luxurious seaside resorts make it one of the most popular destinations in the area. Return on board.  

Day 4 Greifswald | Usedom

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy a tour of Greifswald, an old university town with an inviting, creative authenticity. Discover its principal monuments: the Town Hall (1738), the merchants' houses, and St. Nikolai Cathedral. Return on board and cruise to Wolgast. Pass through Peenemünde, a town situated on the Baltic Sea and the Peene Estuary. There join an excursion to the island of Usedom, the second largest island in Germany, with its protected nature reserve and its outstanding seaside architecture. Return on board. Discover a pirate-themed evening on board. 

Day 5 Wolgast | Szczecin, Poland

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Pass through the impressive port of Szczecin. In the afternoon, join a guided tour of the city, a port city rich in remarkable traditions and history. The diversity of its heritage, which includes a number of ancient and more modern edifices, makes this a very exciting and attractive city. 

Day 6 Lunow, Germany | Lichterfelder

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning sailing to Lunow. Pass through the Lower Oder Valley National Park. Arrive in Lunow in the afternoon and take an excursion to the Cistercian monastery of Chorin. At the edge of the vast moors of the Schorfheide-Chorin Biosphere Reserve towers one of the most beautiful Gothic edifices in Brandenburg: Chorin Abbey. Return on board in Oderberg and continue towards Lichterfelder, passing through the boat lift, an extraordinary metal construction built between 1927 and 1934. Enjoy a Gala evening on board. 

Day 7 Henningsdorf | Berlin

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Depart early in the morning to Henningsdorf. There enjoy a guided tour of Berlin. With its intense intellectual and artistic life, Berlin attracts visitors enamored of culture and sensitive to the geopolitical changes of the 21st century. Return on board in Berlin-Spandau. Discover the city during a free evening.

Day 8 Berlin | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy the last buffet breakfast on board and disembark in the morning. 

MS Victor Hugo

Per person starting at
$2,954
Cabins aboard the MS Victor Hugo
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Main Deck
29 cabins (26 twins, 3 double cabins) Shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Victor Hugo
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Upper Deck
20 cabins (18 twins, 2 double cabins) Shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe.

Notes

20% discount on children between 2-10 years
30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. Transfers can be guaranteed for a minimum of 20 people. 

This offer includes:
- All meals from dinner on D1 to breakfast on D8, excluding lunch on D2
- Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
- Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
- Excursions mentioned in the program
- Transfer by coach from Copenhagen to Trelleborg and Sassnitz to Stralsund
- Sea crossing from Trelleborg to Sassnitz aboard a ferry
- Accommodation at a three-star hotel with breakfast in Copenhagen
- Onboard entertainment
- Assistance from an onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
- Gala dinner and evening
- Welcome cocktail
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees

This offer does not include:
- Drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- Lunch on D1 and D2
- Transfers/travel to and from first-day departure/last-day arrival points
- Personal expenses

Formalities:
Valid passport compulsory. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate. Please note: Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the last day of your travels.
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The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.
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