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Saxon Switzerland : Elbe Sandstone Mountains

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# Trip

Saxon Switzerland : Elbe Sandstone Mountains

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Description

We'll leave by coach from Bad Schandau for an excursion to the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, a range straddling the border between the state of Saxony in Southeastern Germany and the North Bohemian region of the Czech Republic. The most striking characteristic of this deeply dissected rocky mountain range is the extraordinary variety of terrain within the small area. The river Elbe runs through the mountain range in a steep and narrow valley, and the hills are dotted with châteaux such as the Königstein Fortress and Hohnstein Castle. We'll visit the Königstein Fortress, dating back beyond the 13th century. Because the fortress was regarded as unconquerable, the Saxon monarchs retreated to it during times of crisis and also deposited many works of art from the famous Zwinger here. In the 20th century, it was used as a prison, a prisoner of war camp, and after the wars, a re-education camp for delinquent youths who did not fit the image of a socialist society. The location offers magnificent views of the Elbe River and the surrounding mountain ranges. After our tour, we'll return on board our ship in Bad Schandau.

 

Duration : approx. 4:00

  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.
  • If the minimum of 25 participants is not reached, the excursion may be either cancelled or proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants (to be paid for on board).
  • The excursions on the first evening and the morning following boarding are only guaranteed for the passengers who have booked the excursion before the cruise.
  • These excursions are not proposed for all the cruises and depend on the itinerary.

 

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

Cruise on the Marne-Rhine canal from Epernay to Paris

Next departure: 06/04/2019
ECP_AIPP

Paris - EPERNAY - DORMANS - CHÂTEAU THIERRY - SAINT-JEAN-LES-DEUX-JUMEAUX - MEAUX - LAGNY-SUR-MARNE - PARIS

From Epernay to Paris, cruise on the majestic Marne canal lined with cities full of character. You will discover charming and timeless Paris and its famous monuments, but also Reims, the City of Art and History, home to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Do not miss out on Hautvillers and its beautiful surrounding vineyards.

7 Days FROM $ 1,587 per person
START IN 2018
Departure 08/18/2018
Arrival 08/24/2018
FROM $ 1,587 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5
Sold out
Departure 09/01/2018
Arrival 09/07/2018
FROM $ 4,497 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5
Sold out
START IN 2019
Departure 04/23/2019
Arrival 04/29/2019
FROM $ 4,512 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5
Sold out
Departure 05/07/2019
Arrival 05/13/2019
FROM $ 4,540 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5
Sold out
Departure 06/04/2019
Arrival 06/10/2019
FROM $ 3,218 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5
Departure 07/16/2019
Arrival 07/22/2019
FROM $ 3,218 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5

* Price based on double occupancy

Cruise on the Marne Canal from Paris to Epernay

Next departure: 09/22/2018
PCE_AIPP

PARIS - LAGNY-SUR-MARNE - MEAUX - SAINT-JEAN-LES-DEUX-JUMEAUX - CHATEAU THIERRY - DORMANS - EPERNAY - Paris

7 Days FROM $ 3,175 per person
START IN 2018
Departure 08/25/2018
Arrival 08/31/2018
FROM $ 4,497 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5
Sold out
Departure 09/22/2018
Arrival 09/28/2018
FROM $ 3,175 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5
START IN 2019
Departure 04/16/2019
Arrival 04/22/2019
FROM $ 3,189 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5
Departure 05/28/2019
Arrival 06/03/2019
FROM $ 3,218 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5
Departure 09/03/2019
Arrival 09/09/2019
FROM $ 3,218 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5

* Price based on double occupancy

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