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From Amsterdam to Berlin

Example 12 Day Cruise aboard MS Mona Lisa
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From Amsterdam to Nuremberg, embark on MS Mona Lisa to explore the northern canals by cruising  the Elbe and the Havel. You will discover Amsterdam and its famous UNESCO World Heritage Canals before diving into the heart of charming Dutch cities. In Germany, you will have the option to visit the Meyer Werft shipyard before exploring Bremen, the oldest maritime city in the country. Discover Hanover, Magdeburg or Potsdam, cities that will make you appreciate the fascinating heritage of Germany. Your cruise will end in Nuremberg after passing through Berlin.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Amsterdam | Embark
Day 2 : Amsterdam
Day 3 : Groningen | Delfzil
Day 4 : Papenburg | Oldenburg
Day 5 : Oldenburg | Bremen
Day 6 : Nienburg | Stolzenau | Minden
Day 7 : Hanover | Anderten | Braunschweig
Day 8 : Bulstringen | Magdeburg
Day 9 : Brandenburg | Potsdam
Day 10 : Berlin
Day 11 : Berlin
Day 12 : Berlin | Disembark

Highlights

  • Stroll in charming Oldenburg, former residence of the Oldenburg's Dukes
  • Join a guided visit of the traditional fishing village of Volendam
  • Visit Charlottenburg Palace, the biggest palace of Berlin
  • Explore Hanover, the capital of Lower Saxony and a main economic center

Ship

MS Mona Lisa

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Berlin cityscape in the evening Western Church with water canal view in Amsterdam Old buildings in Amsterdam Riverside of Bremen, Germany during Christmas German town on the river.

Day 1 Amsterdam | Embark

Board the Ms Mona Lisa at 6.00 p.m. Settle in your cabin and attend the crew presentation and welcome drink. Enjoy dinner on board and a canal boat tour of enchanting Amsterdam at night.

Day 2 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today enjoy a guided visit of the traditional fishing village of Volendam and the Zaanse Schans, historical and traditional villages. This afternoon, join an excursion to the Hague and its hidden courtyards. The evening in Amsterdam is free to do as you please.

Day 3 Groningen | Delfzil

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Depart early in the morning to Groningen. Once you have arrived, enjoy free time to stroll around the youngest city in the Netherlands. Afterwards, sail to Delfzil.

Day 4 Papenburg | Oldenburg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning cruise to Papenburg for a guided tour of the Meyer Werft shipyard. Return in Doerpen, and cruise to Oldenburg, arriving at night.

Day 5 Oldenburg | Bremen

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today have some free time for a brief stroll in Oldenburg, former residence of the Dukes of Oldenburg. Cruise to Bremen and enjoy a guided tour of the oldest maritime city in Germany and the second largest German trading port after Hamburg. Return on board for dinner and get off the ship for a free evening in Bremen. 

Day 6 Nienburg | Stolzenau | Minden

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Early in the morning, cruise to Nienburg. Arrive and be transferred (optional) for a free tour of this lovely city which, among other things, has a magnificent Town Hall. During this time, the ship sails to Stolzenau. At night cruise to Minden. 

Day 7 Hanover | Anderten | Braunschweig

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise to Hanover for a guided tour of the city, the capital of Lower Saxony and one of the main economic centers in Germany. Return on board in Anterten and cruise to Braunschweig. Get back on the ship and enjoy an on board gala evening.

Day 8 Bulstringen | Magdeburg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning cruise to Bulstringen. Join a guided tour of Magdeburg, a city situated on the Elbe River and the Romanesque Road. Return on board in Magdeburg for dinner and get off the ship for a free evening in Magdeburg.

Day 9 Brandenburg | Potsdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Early in the morning, depart for Brandenburg. Join a guided excursion to Potsdam and the gardens of the Sanssoucis Palace. Return on board in Potsdam, known for its historical heritage as a former Prussian city of residence. 

Day 10 Berlin

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise to Berlin Spandau for an excursion of the long-divided city of Berlin. In the evening, join a tour of Berlin by night. 

Day 11 Berlin

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today enjoy a guided visit of the Charlottenburg Palace, built by the Presidential elector Fréderic III in 1699 as summer palace for his wife Sophie-Charlotte: this royal domain is the biggest palace of Berlin. Then have a free afternoon and free evening in Berlin.

Day 12 Berlin | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Disembark the MS Victor Hugo after the buffet breakfast and begin your return home.

MS Mona Lisa

Per person starting at
$3,343
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 our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

This offer includes :
- All meals from dinner the first day to breakfast on the final day
- Drinks, including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served on board at your table and from the bar (excluding  champagne and wines on the wine list)
- Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
- Onboard entertainment
- Assistance from onboard 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
- Drinks during excursions or transfers
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- Lunch on last day
- 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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