Trip at a Glance
Bookended by stays in Berlin, Germany’s capital and the second-largest urban area in Europe, and Prague, the capital of Czech Republic, our Essence of the Elbe River Cruise is punctuated by memorable stays in Western Europe’s riverside gems. Spend two nights in Berlin, with time to explore this historic city on your own and on an included tour. Along the Elbe, you'll enjoy a day in Torgau, where a local resident discusses the significance of U.S. and Soviet troops meeting during the German invasion (an exclusive Discovery Series event) and witness one of the largest treasure collections in Europe at the Royal Palace's Historic Green Vault in Dresden. You'll also visit the Wittenberg church where Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses … witness Dresden’s stunning renewal—still in progress since the end of World War II … sail through the dramatic sandstone mountains to Swiss Saxony … and round out your trip with two nights in Prague, featuring an included city tour. You can also enhance your European River Cruise exploration with our optional extensions to Hamburg, Germany; Warsaw & Krakow, Poland; and Munich, Germany.
Prices up to $800 lower
per couple than in 2013 on this River Cruise Tour