Christmas on the Elbe

Embark on a cruise along the Elbe this Christmas. You will pass through tremendous cities such as Berlin with its numerous Christmas markets, and Dresden where you will be able to attend an unforgettable Christmas Mass. You will also be surprised by the charming cities of Magdeburg, Wittenberg or Meissen which are dotted with the most authentic Christmas markets.

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Map for Christmas on the Elbe


Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Day 1 : 20 December: BERLIN TEGEL(3)
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner.

Day 2 : 21 December: BERLIN TEGEL
Join us for a tour of Berlin to catch a glimpse of all the must-see sites and visit the city's Christmas market. In the afternoon, join us for a tour of Cecilienhof Palace. After the end of World War II in Europe, the Potsdam Conference - attended by Stalin, Churchill and Truman - was held in the palace.

Day 3 : 22 December: MAGDEBURG
We'll spend the morning cruising the river. This afternoon, take a guided tour of Magdeburg. Enjoy some free time on your own at the local Christmas market before returning to the ship.

Day 4 : 23 December: LUTHERSTADT WITTENBERG
Join us for a visit of Lutherstadt Wittenberg. We'll discover the city center and its noble Renaissance-style houses. We'll return to the ship, and the afternoon will be spent cruising to Meissen. Tonight will be our gala dinner and evening. Our ship will cruise through the night.

Day 5 : 24 December: MEISSEN - DRESDEN
We'll leave on a guided tour of Meissen, famous for its trademark porcelain. We'll then spend some time browsing the magnificent Christmas market in the old town. We'll return to the ship and spend the afternoon cruising to Dresden. This evening, revel in our festive Christmas Eve dinner on board. Midnight Mass will be celebrated in Dresden(1-2).

Day 6 : 25 December: DRESDEN
Christmas day services will take place at the Dresden Frauenkirche for those who would like to attend. The afternoon will be dedicated to a tour of Dresden on foot. Tonight, we'll enjoy a symphony of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach at the Dresden Frauenkirche.

Day 7 : 26 December: DRESDEN(3)
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

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