Elbe-Havel Canal and Oder-Havel Canal/Germany
Cruising on the Elbe allows you to get to know the river and its century-old history which people have always found fascinating. History has left its architectural masterpieces for the crusaders to admire, but also for them to be enchanted by the unique river landscape. Whether wide meadows in Bohemia, steep gorges in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains or baroque gardens in Wörlitz: just about everything on this river cruise will delight you. Of course, Dresden, the stunning "Florence on the Elbe”, with its Semper Opera and Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) is a destination that you absolutely have to visit on your Elbe river cruise. The magnificent attractions are just as charming as the vivid Old Town and the effervescent nightlife. Your cruise ship will also take you around Dresden to the beautiful Baroque buildings, such as the summer residence of the Elector Friedrich August III. of Saxony, Pillnitz mansion. In the beautiful countryside scenery of the Saxon Switzerland, you can experience the unique combination of a dreamy natural scenery and culture at its best, as they will work with you throughout your river cruise on the Elbe. Magnificent panoramic views embellish the walks through the Elbe landscape, the forests and mountains, the rock formations and the wide river. Your cruise on the Elbe also takes you to the medieval Prague with its famous castle, the Hradčany, (Prague Castle), the Charles Bridge and the interesting National Museum. And many more exciting places like the home of porcelain, Meissen; the Wittenberg and the elegant seaside resorts of the Baltic Sea await you at this river cruise on the Elbe and alternate with the breathtaking and diverse landscape. On board of your cruise ship you can relax and spoil yourself in between the extended shore leaves. You will take wonderful travel experiences home with you from your cruise on the Elbe, the “stream of destiny”.