Discover the natural beauty of former East Germany’s dramatic landscape on a 10-day Elbe River cruise. Tour the opulent palaces of Saxon monarchs and stroll through beautifully landscaped gardens; sail between the dramatic sandstone cliffs of Germany’s “Saxon Switzerland.” Marvel at the baroque splendor of Dresden and see how Meissenware porcelain is produced. Walk in the footsteps of Martin Luther in historic Wittenberg and learn about the Protestant Reformation. Your journey is bookended by one night in multicultural Berlin and one night in graceful Prague.
Below is a sampling of ports, excursions and attractions that are featured on this Viking cruise.
Discover the natural beauty of former East Germany’s dramatic landscape on this 10-day Elbe River cruise.
Germany’s vibrant capital, Berlin, lies on the flatlands at the confluence of several rivers and lakes.
Potsdam & Magdeburg, Germany
The most visited attraction in Potsdam, Sanssouci Palace is a perfect example of German rococo architecture, built by Prussian king Frederick the Great. Magdeburg, one of Europe’s most important medieval cities, is equally rich in history.
Wittenberg & Torgau, Germany
Birthplace of the Protestant Reformation, Wittenberg is encircled by a ring of public parks symbolizing the fortifications of ancient times.
Prior to its World War II destruction, Dresden was called “Florence on the Elbe” for its wonderful art treasures and beautiful baroque architecture.
Prague, Czech Republic
Celebrating more than 1,000 years of history, Prague is the Czech Republic’s enchanting capital, with architecture spanning many styles from classical to rococo.
Cruise Itinerary For Berlin to Prague
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