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From Berlin to Amsterdam

Example 12 Day Cruise aboard MS Mona Lisa
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Discover a unique blend of nature and culture in this 12-day river cruise adventure from Berlin to Amsterdam, aboard the intimate and comfortable MS Mona Lisa. Spend your days visiting and exploring German and Dutch cities, castles, gardens, parks and museums. Begin your river adventure in Berlin and head to Amsterdam making stops in locations as Postdam, Magdeburg, Minden and Oldenburg.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Berlin | Embark
Day 2 : Berlin
Day 3 : Berlin | Potsdam
Day 4 : Brandenburg | Burg | Magdeburg
Day 5 : Carlvoerde | Wolfsburg
Day 6 : Anderten | Minden | Nienburg
Day 7 : Nienburg | Hoya
Day 8 : Bremen | Oldenburg
Day 9 : Papenburg | Groningen
Day 10 : Amsterdam
Day 11 : Amsterdam
Day 12 : Amsterdam | Disembark

Highlights

  • Enjoy a free afternoon in Berlin, the capital and largest city of Germany
  • Visit Magdeburg´s Cathedral, famous for it Gothic-style
  • Set off for an excursion of Hanover, the capital of Lower Saxony
  • Join a canal boat tour of Amsterdam, known as the City of Diamonds

Ship

MS Mona Lisa

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Berlin cityscape in the evening Berlin, musée Place of Berlin Old buildings in Amsterdam Amsterdam by night

Day 1 Berlin | Embark

Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. Settle in your cabin and attend to the crew Introduction over a welcome cocktail and dinner. Remain in port overnight.

Day 2 Berlin

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning join an optional tour of Berlin, a city that was long divided, illustrating the division of the world into two blocks. Return to the ship for lunch. Enjoy a free afternoon in Berlin and get back on the ship for a delightful dinner on board. Before the day is over, head out for a tour of Berlin by night. Remain in port overnight.

Day 3 Berlin | Potsdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today leave for an optional excursion of Charlottenburg Castle. Depart for Potsdam, arriving at the beginning of the afternoon. Once you have arrived, set off for an optional excursion of Potsdam and the gardens of Sanssouci Palace. Return back on board at the end of the afternoon and continue to cruise in the direction of Brandenburg. 

Day 4 Brandenburg | Burg | Magdeburg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Begin to cruise early in the morning for Burg. Join an optional tour of Magdeburg, situated midway on the Elbe River and the historic Roman Roads. Its cathedral is one of the most important Gothic-style edifices in Europe. During this time, the boat sails to Magdeburg, where you must board at the end of the afternoon. Enjoy some free time this evening to explore the city on your own.

Day 5 Carlvoerde | Wolfsburg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Start your morning cruising to Calvörde. Join an optional visit of Autostadt, a combination automotive theme park and museum with separate buildings for each VW brand. During this time, the boat sails to Wolfsburg, where you must board at the end of the afternoon. During the night leave for Anderten.

Day 6 Anderten | Minden | Nienburg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Depart early for Hanover, arriving at the beginning of the morning. 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 continues its course for Minden. Board it again and continue to cruise to Nienburg. Your ship will cruise through the rest of the day.

Day 7 Nienburg | Hoya

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today join an optional transfer for the free tour of “Red Town”, home of a magnificent town hall from the Weser Renaissance. During this time, the ship continue its course for Hoya, where you must board it once again. Then, spend the afternoon cruising to Bremen.

Day 8 Bremen | Oldenburg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join an optional tour of Bremen (walking tour), the oldest maritime city in Germany and the second largest trading port in Germany after Hamburg. Then return on board and depart for Oldenburg. Stroll in the city before you board the ship again and begin to cruise toward Doerpen , arriving during the night.

Day 9 Papenburg | Groningen

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Begin to cruise early in the morning for Papenburg. Then, join an optional tour of the Meyer Werft shipyard. Return on board and leave for Groningen. Remain in port overnight.

Day 10 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Begin to cruise early in the morning, spending the day cruising to Amsterdam.

Day 11 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
In the morning, set off for an optional tour of Amsterdam. In the afternoon, leave for an optional excursion to Volendam and the Zaanse Schans. This evening, get off the ship for an optional canal boat tour of the city.

Day 12 Amsterdam | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
This morning enjoy an early buffet breakfast on board before you disembark.

MS Mona Lisa

Per person starting at
$3,678
Cabins aboard the MS Mona Lisa
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Main Deck
29 cabins (3 double, 26 twins) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Mona Lisa
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Upper Deck
20 cabins (2 double, 18 twins) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.

Notes

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

For the safety of passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

This offer includes:
- Cruise with all meals from dinner D1 to breakfast D12
- 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
- Assistance from an on board multi-lingual host/hostess
- Welcome cocktail
- Gala dinner and evening
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees

This offer does not include:
- Drinks on the wine list
- Champagne at the bar
- Drinks during excursions or transfers
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- 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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