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2023 2024

Christmas Escapade in Berlin and Potsdam

# Description



Escape it all on a wintertime cruise on the lakes formed by the Havel River, and discover the best of Berlin and Potsdam during the holidays. Luxuriate in the magic of Christmas while visiting beautiful palaces with sumptuous gardens. Top it all off with a literal “cherry on the cake” during a customary pause of “Kaffee und Kuchen” (coffee and cake).

Croisi +
All inclusive on board


  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included


  • Visit the Christmas markets in Berlin and Potsdam
  • Experience Europe during the festive holidays
  • There’s nothing like a wintertime cruise on the lakes formed by the Havel River
    • Luxurious Charlottenburg Palace
    • Vibrant, modern Berlin
    • The New Palace in Sans souci Park, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • The charming Scheunenviertel neighborhood in Berlin and the Hackesche Höfe courtyard complex
    • Breathtaking views from the Berliner Fernsehturm
  • Tasty delights :
    • Traditional Kaffee und Kuchen (coffee and cake)
    • Delicious Christmas treats such as Glühwein (mulled wine) and Lebkuchen cookies
  • Onboard presentations on German Christmas traditions
  • An evening of Christmas tales
  • Onboard holiday concert


Day 1


Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. in Berlin. We’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We'll enjoy dinner on board. Join us this evening for a presentation on German Christmas traditions.

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Day 2


We’ll set out this morning to visit the extraordinary Charlottenburg Palace.  After, enjoy some free time in the local Christmas market browsing the handmade German crafts and holiday bites to eat.

Our afternoon will be dedicated to a panoramic tour of Berlin to see the city’s major sites. We’ll enjoy traditional Kaffee und Kuchen and then some free time at the Christmas market in the Gendarmenmarkt.

After dinner, animated evening on the theme of German Christmases on board.

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Day 3


We’ll spend the morning cruising the Havel.

Our excursion this afternoon will be to the New Palace in Sanssouci Park. Afterwards, enjoy some free time at the Blauer Lichterglanz Christmas market.

Our ship will cruise to Berlin. Tonight is our festive gala evening.

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Day 4


We’ll tour the charming Scheunenviertel neighborhood this morning.

We’ll enjoy lunch at a restaurant in the Nikolaiviertel quarter.

Spend some free time this afternoon at the Christmas market in the Alexanderplatz before going up the Berliner Fernsehturm tower for the spectacular views.

Enjoy an onboard holiday concert this evening.

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Day 5


Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.

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Dates & Prices

Departure 11/30/2023
Arrival 12/04/2023
FROM $ 1,943 PP
Ship : MS Elbe Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 12/04/2023
Arrival 12/08/2023
FROM $ 1,943 PP
Ship : MS Elbe Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 12/08/2023
Arrival 12/12/2023
FROM $ 1,943 PP
Ship : MS Elbe Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 12/12/2023
Arrival 12/16/2023
FROM $ 1,943 PP
Ship : MS Elbe Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 12/16/2023
Arrival 12/20/2023
FROM $ 1,943 PP
Ship : MS Elbe Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy


  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - all onboard beverages (not including our special wine and drinks list) - accommodations in a double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard activities - welcome cocktail - gala evening - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - excursions mentioned in the program - emergency/repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special wine list or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions


Several ships available for this cruise

Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

For safety reasons, the company and/or the captain of the ship are the only authorities who can modify the cruise itinerary.

Possible transfers to and from major French cities. Please contact us for more information.

Alcohol can be dangerous to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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