8 days Dresden-Litomerice-Melnik-Prague

The Splendours of the Elbe

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Fares From £2,245 pp

CRUISE SUMMARY

Learn on this cruise all about the different facets of Northern Bohemia. From the splendid “Florence of the Elbe”, Dresden, the cruise will take you along the Elbe towards the Czech Republic. Due to its ideal location, the medieval town of Litoměřice became the “Garden of Bohemia” with its fruit and vegetable fields. At a wine tasting, enjoy the view from Melnik Castle of the confluence of the Elbe and Vltava. Around Prague you can marvel at the Bohemian low mountain ranges from on board the ship before the cruise ends with an evening in a Czech brewery in the golden city of Prague.

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1: Dresden

Dresden:
Fly from London to Berlin and transfer to vessel. Embarkation from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Day 2: Dresden

Dresden: Casting off 12:00 p.m.

City tour through the magnificent “Florence on the Elbe” Dresden with the Church of our Lady, Semper Opera House, Zwinger and Bruehl‘s Terrace.

Day 3: Litomerice

Litomerice: Mooring 5:00 p.m. – Casting off 6:00 a.m. (next day)

Scenic passage of Porta Bohemica.
Guided tour of Litoměřice, one of the oldest cities in the Czech Republic, with its historic buildings.

Day 4: Melnik

Melnik: Mooring 1:00 p.m. – Casting off 5:00 p.m.
Tour of Melnik Castle with wine tasting.

Day 5: Mlcechvosty/Prague

Mlčechvosty: Mooring 8:30 p.m. (day before) – Casting off 6:30 a.m.

Prague: Mooring 1:00 p.m.

Guided tour through the “golden city” of Prague including the Jewish quarter and the famous Charles Bridge.

Evening tour “ghosts and myths of the old town”.

Day 6: Prague/Trebenice

Prague: Casting off 11:00 a.m.

Třebenice: Mooring 5:00 p.m.

Excursion to the mighty Castle Hill with presidential palace and basilica.

Enjoy picturesque spots along the Vltava from aboard and experience a section of the Vltava Cascades.
In the evening, we will be docking 50 km south of Prague, near the Slapy reservoir.

 

Day 7: Trebenice/Prague

Třebenice: Casting off 7:00 a.m.

Prague: Mooring 1:00 p.m.

You will pass the winding and natural section of the Vltava back to Prague.
Brewery visit in Prague with beer tasting session.

Day 8: Prague

Prague:
Disembarkation until 9:00 a.m. Transfer to Prague Airport or add a city stay (prices on request).

The excursions marked in red can only be booked on board. Mooring and casting off times are guidance times. We reserve the right to change itineraries and excursion programmes. If a route cannot be travelled due to low/high water or a ship defect, the shipping company reserves the right to take passengers on this route by bus, to accommodate them in hotels and/or change the route. In certain circumstances it may be necessary to change to another ship.

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • An exceptionally long stay in the “golden city” of Prague
  • Melnik Castle – at the confluence of the Elbe and Vltava
  • Visit unknown picturesque spots of the Vltava
  • A cruise of contrasts with a unique experience of nature and impressive cities

Guide prices per person in £

Cabin category Season D Prices From Cabin Code
2 Bed Main Deck Rear £2,245 HX
2 Bed Main Deck £2,295 HD
2 Bed Deluxe Main Deck £2,645 HL
1 Bed Main Deck £3,045 HE
2 Bed Upper Deck with French balcony £2,845 OD
1 Bed Upper Deck with French balcony £3,495 OE

 

2021 Travel dates / Season
  • 01.05. – 08.05.2021 D
  • 12.06. – 19.06.2021 D

Cruises for other durations
We also offer a number of cruises on the Rhine and Danube for different durations from 4-13 days

Cruise Only Prices
We appreciate that you may want to make your own travel arrangements and can provide cruise only prices on request

City Hotel Stays
We can tailor-make any cruise itinerary with additional pre or post cruise hotels. Please enquire for our recommended hotels and prices.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Economy flight from London and overseas transfer to and from vessel
  • 7 nights cruise including all meals
  • Unlimited drinks inc wine, beer, cocktails and all non alcoholic drinks
  • Nightly onboard entertainment
  • 4 Guided Excursions
  • Free Wifi
  • Gratuities
  • Port fees and taxes

Call 01223 568904 or contact your Travel Agent!

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