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2023 2024

New Year's Eve on the Elbe from Dresden to Berlin

# Description



Join us for a festive cruise along the Elbe River this New Year! Discover artistic and cultural jewels in Dresden as well as the picturesque towns of Wittenberg and Meissen. Take part in our panoramic tour of Berlin and discover the mythical German capital.

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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


  • Cruise between Dresden and Berlin as you discover the treasures of old Germany
    • Dresden and the Semper Opera House(1)
    • Wittenberg, birthplace of Luther
    • Berlin, city of a thousand faces
  • New Year's Eve dinner with wine and a glass of champagne


Day 1

26 December: DRESDEN(3)

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner.

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Day 2

27 December: DRESDEN

The beginning of the day will be dedicated to a tour of Dresden on foot. As we cross the city, we'll discover the historical monuments that have contributed to its glory. In the afternoon, enjoy a visit of the Semperoper Opera House(1).

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Day 3


This morning, we'll leave on a guided tour of Meissen, famous for its trademark porcelain. Enjoy some free time at the winter market(2). We'll spend the afternoon cruising to Lutherstadt Wittenberg.

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Day 4


We'll leave on a guided tour of Lutherstadt Wittenberg, eponymous birthplace of Martin Luther. We'll return to the ship and spend the afternoon cruising to Magdeburg. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

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Day 5


Join us on a guided tour of Magdeburg - situated midway on the Elbe River and also on the historic Roman Roads.

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Day 6

31 December: BERLIN TEGEL

Join us on a guided tour of Charlottenburg Palace. In the afternoon, join us for a panoramic tour of Berlin with an overview of the main monuments. Tonight, revel in our festive New Year's Eve dinner and evening.

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Day 7

1 January: BERLIN TEGEL(3)

Enjoy brunch on board before disembarking at 10:00 a.m. End of our services.

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Dates & Prices

Departure 12/26/2023
Arrival 01/01/2024
FROM $ 3,492 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 on the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower and bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - onboard entertainment - excursions mentioned in the program - New Year's Eve dinner with wine - a glass of champagne - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - personal expenses - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - optional additional night on board.

Shore Excursions

Panoramic tour of Berlin

Take a guided panoramic tour of Berlin in a coach. You'll see the city's main sites including Charlottenburg Palace and the government and embassy districts. We'll continue to the eastern side of the city where you'll see the Pariser...

Duration 3h30 Classic
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Audioguided visit of the Charlottenburg Castle

You will leave the boat by coach for an audio-guided tour of Charlottenburg Castle. This castle was one of the favourite summer residences of the Grand Electors of Brandenburg and later of the kings of Prussia. You will visit the Knobbelsdorf wing. T...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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We'll enjoy a guided tour on foot of Dresden's historic old city. Strolling across the area, we'll see the Theaterplatz, Semper Opera House, the Zwinger inside courtyard, cathedral, George Gate and Brühl Terrace. Following our tour,...

Duration 2h15 Classic
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We'll begin our tour with the Magdeburg Cathedral, home to the tomb of Emperor Otto I the Great. Magdeburg is a Hanseatic city located midway on the Elbe River and the Roman Roads—in the heart of Germany rich with a multi-faceted history. I...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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Meissen (New Year cruise)

We'll leave from our ship for a guided tour of Meissen. The city is famous for its porcelain, based on extensive local deposits of both china and potter's clay. Its historic district is located mostly around the market at the foot of the cast...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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Semper Opera House of Dresden

Join us for a guided visit of the Semper Opera House of Dresden. It is one of the most famous opera houses in the world. Built and rebuilt three times over the span of 130 years, this magnificent Baroque building is one of the most beloved in the cit...

Duration 2h00 Classic
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Wittenberg (Christmas and New Year cruises)

We’ll leave by coach for a guided tour of Lutherstadt Wittenberg’s old town, first visiting the Luther House. A former Augustinian monastery, it was for 35 years the home and place of work of Martin Luther. The house was transformed into...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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Several ships available for this cruise

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

Optional additional night on board. Half board including: dinner, accommodation, and breakfast.

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.

(1) In case the Semper Opera House is closed, another visit will take place (nature of the visit unknown to date.)

(2) Subject to opening dates.

(3) Recommendation: Arrival D1 in Berlin (BER) before 2pm; departure D7 from Berlin (BER) after 11am.

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

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