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From Berlin to Amsterdam

Example 12 Day Cruise aboard MS Victor Hugo
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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.
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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
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Day 1: Berlin | Embark

  • 1 Dinner
Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, be introduced to your crew at a welcome cocktail.

Day 2: Berlin

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join a tour of the city of Berlin which was long divided, illustrating the division of the world into two blocks. Return to the ship for lunch. Enjoy a free afternoon in Berlin. Dinner is served on board. Head out for a tour of Berlin by night.

Day 3: Potsdam | Brandenburg

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Leave for the excursion to the Charlottenburg Palace. The ship departs for Potsdam, which you can reach the beginning of the afternoon. Arrive, set off on an excursion to Potsdam and the gardens of the Sanssouci Palace. Return back on board at the end of the afternoon and continue to cruise in the direction of Brandenburg. 

Day 4: Burg | Magdeburg

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The ship begins to cruise early in the morning for Burg. Join 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 sails to Magdeburg, board it at the end of the afternoon. Enjoy some free time this evening to explore the city on your own.

Day 5: Carlvoerde | Wolfsburg | Anderten

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Begin to cruise early this morning for Carlvoerde. Visit the Autostadt, a combination of automotive theme park and museum with separate buildings for each VW brand. During this time, the boat sails to Wolfsburg, board it at the end of the afternoon. The ship leaves for Anderten.

Day 6: Minden | Nienburg

  • 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. Cruise through the rest of the day.

Day 7: Hoya

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Transfer for a tour on your own of the "Red Town” which has a magnificent Town Hall from the Weser Renaissance. During this time, the ship continues its course for Hoya, where you can board it once again. Spend the afternoon cruising to Bremen.

Day 8: Bremen | Oldenburg | Dörpen

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join a tour of Bremen (walking tour), the oldest maritime city in Germany and the second-largest trading port in Germany after Hamburg. Return on board and depart for Oldenburg. Enjoy a stroll in the city before board your ship again and begin to cruise towards Dörpen which you reach during the night.

Day 9: Papenburg

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Begin to cruise early in the morning for Papenburg. Join a tour of the Meyer Werft shipyard. Return on board and leave for Groningen.

Day 10: Groningen | Amsterdam

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

Day 11: Amsterdam

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
In the morning, tour across Amsterdam. In the afternoon, leave for an excursion to Volendam and the Zaanse Schans. This evening, join a canal boat tour of Amsterdam.

Day 12: Amsterdam | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy some time on your own in Amsterdam this morning before disembarking. 

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MS Victor Hugo

MS Victor Hugo sailing along the Tisza
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28 Cabins with high windows (27 twins, 1 double cabin) Shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe.
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Upper Deck
17 cabins with picture windows with sliding top section (16 twins, 1 double cabin) Shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe.
Included
  • 11 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches, 11 Dinners
  • 11 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Excursions and activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Port Fees
  • Captain’s Welcome Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from the special lists)
  • Tips paid in full to the local staff of the country of destination
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
Excluded
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Arrival & Departure Transfers
  • Drinks from the special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Passport or Visa fees
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Tips for the Boat and Lodge staff

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