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Overview

You will discover Amsterdam and its famous UNESCO World Heritage Canals before diving into the heart of charming Dutch cities. In Germany, you will have the option to visit the Meyer Werft shipyard before exploring Bremen, the oldest maritime city in the country. Discover Hanover, Magdeburg, Potsdam or Copenhagen, cities that will make you appreciate the fascinating heritage of Germany. Discover cities with unique architecture such as Stralsund, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, but also spectacular coastlines with fine sandy beaches and limestone cliffs on the islands of Usedom and Rügen. Visit the remains of Chorin Abbey, the finest example of brick architecture in Northern Germany.

Detailed Itinerary

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.

Meal: Dinner

We'll leave for an optional tour of Amsterdam. We'll return to the ship for lunch. This afternoon, join us for an optional excursion to Volendam and the Zaanse Schans.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

We'll spend the morning cruising to Groningen. Enjoy some free time to tour the youngest city in the Netherlands. We'll cruise to Papenburg.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

We'll cruise towards Papenburg. Join us for an optional tour of the Meyer Werft shipyard. During this time, the boat will be sailing towards Doerpen, where we will board it again for lunch. Our ship will leave for Oldenburg, reaching it during the night.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Enjoy some free time for a brief stroll around Oldenburg. Our ship will then depart for Bremen. Join us for an optional tour of the oldest maritime city in Germany. We'll return on board afterwards. Enjoy some free time this evening to explore the city on your own.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

We'll begin to cruise early in the morning for Nienburg. Upon arrival, you can ask to be transferred (optional) to the "red town": don't miss the magnificent Weser-Renaissance town hall. During this time, the boat will sail to Stolzenau. Once we board it again, we'll cruise to Minden.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

We'll begin to cruise early in the morning for Hanover. Join us for an optional tour of the city. The capital of Lower Saxony, Hanover is one of the main economic centers in Germany. During this time, the boat will sail to Anderten where we will board it at the end of the afternoon. We'll continue to cruise to Braunschweig. Tonight is our first gala dinner and evening.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Our ship will begin to cruise early in the morning for Magdeburg. Join us for an optional tour of Magdeburg, situated midway on the Elbe River and the historic Roman Roads. During this time, the ship will continue its course for Magdeburg where we will board it. Enjoy some free time this evening to explore the city on your own.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

We'll begin to cruise early in the morning for Brandenburg. We'll leave by coach for an optional excursion to Potsdam and the gardens of the Sanssouci Palace. During this time, the boat will continue its course for Potsdam where we'll board it again. Enjoy an evening of dancing.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Our ship will leave for Berlin Spandau. Enjoy some free time in Berlin.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Join us for an optional visit to the Charlottenburg Palace. Enjoy a free afternoon in Berlin. The evening is free to do as you please.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Enjoy breakfast on board and then a free day and lunch in Berlin. We'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner.

Meal: Breakfast and Dinner

We'll reach Hennigsdorf. Join us for an optional guided tour of Berlin, a city boasting several prestigious museums, as well as an intense intellectual and artistic life. This afternoon will be spent cruising towards Eberswalde, reaching it in the evening.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Join us for an optional excursion to the Cistercian Chorin Abbey, one of the finest gothic buildings in Brandenburg. We'll spend the afternoon cruising towards Szczecin. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

We'll set out for a optional guided tour of Szczecin, a port town soaked in tradition and history. This afternoon will be spent cruising towards Wolgast, reaching it in the evening.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

This morning, we'll set out for an optional excursion to the island of Usedom. In the afternoon, join us for an optional guided tour of Greifswald.

Tonight's our last gala dinner and evening.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

This morning, you're welcome to take part in our optional excursion to the island of Rügen, the biggest in Germany, famous for its historic beach resorts and its impressive steep chalky cliffs. In the afternoon, join us for a optional guided tour of Stralsund. This Hanseatic town has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 2002 for its stunning architecture typical of northern Germany.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

After disembarking this morning, you'll be transferred by coach towards Rostock. We'll then board a ferry boat headed to Gedser (4-hour crossing). Enjoy lunch on your own today. Upon arrival, you'll be transferred by coach towards Copenhagen where you'll settle into your 4-star hotel.

Meal: Breakfast

We'll set out on a panoramic tour of Copenhagen. This tour will take you past the most beautiful monuments of the city all the way to the seafront from where you'll get to catch a glimpse of the statue of the Little Mermaid. Enjoy lunch on your own today. End of our services.

Meal: Breakfast

Inclusions

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day (except lunch on Day 12, Day 18 and Day 19) - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - accommodation in double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom - transfer by coach from Stralsund to Rostock and from Gedser to Copenhagen - sea crossing from Rostock to Gedser aboard a ferry - accommodation at a 4-star hotel with breakfast in Copenhagen - guided panoramic tour of Copenhagen - onboard entertainment - assistance from our onboard multilingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinners - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Exclusions

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - optional excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency) - lunch on D12, D18 and D19- transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Notes

*Price based on double occupancy.

Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20% (On request).

Ships available for this cruise - MS Victor Hugo.

Accommodation available for Pre and Post Cruise on request.

No shore excursion on the non listed days (Rates available on request).

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

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • An enticing mixture of nature and culture on an exceptional cruise
  • Discover(1):
    • Volendam, famous fishing village
    • Bremen, the oldest maritime city in Germany
    • Hanover, capital of Lower Saxony
    • Magdeburg, Hanseatic town
    • Potsdam and the gardens of the Sanssoucis Palace
    • Berlin, emblematic capital
    • Chorin Abbey, a jewel of Cistercian architecture
    • The breathtaking landscapes of the islands of Usedom and Rügen
    • 2 days in Copenhagen
      • Visit the capital of Denmark, a perfect blend of history and modernity

THE GGTS DIFFERENCE

  • 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

For other amazing cruise itineraries and destinations, please contact our Destination specialists.

Trip Highlights

Amsterdam - Groningen - Papenburg - Oldenburg - Bremen - Nienburg - Minden - Hanover - Anderten - Braunschweig - Magdeburg - Potsdam - Berlin - Eberswalde - Oderberg - Stolpe - szczecin - Wolgast - Peenemunde - Island of Usedom - Greifswald - Lauterbach - Island of Rügen - Stralsund - Copenhagen

Fixed Departure
08 Aug, 2024

Cruise
AUD 7,796 P P twin share
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