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Tour extensions for your Elbe River cruise to Berlin and Prague

How about extending your Elbe River cruise by trips to Berlin and Prague?! Both European capitals look back on a moving history and offer a great range of ideas for sightseeing and excursions.

Tour extensions Berlin

City of Berlin at nightBerlin, Germany’s capital both old and new, greets its guests with cosmopolitan atmosphere. There are a variety of cultural gems to be discovered - for example Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag building, Alexanderplatz square, Museum Island (incl. the world-renowned Pergamon Museum) and Nikolai district. Not less than three opera houses, more than 150 theatres and stages, over 175 museums and collections and some 300 galleries enrich the city’s cultural repertoire. In 2012, Berlin celebrated its 775th anniversary and it can look back on a diverse and exciting history. Compared to other big international cities, enjoying Berlin is, due to convenient costs of living and sightseeing, quite favourable.

Take advantage of appealing travel conditions to Berlin and prolong your river cruise along the Elbe River for a multi-day stay in the capital of Germany.City of Berlin

Day 1: Sightseeing Berlin by coach followed by a visit to the Museum Island
Dinner in a local restaurant offering international and regional cuisine
Day 2: Excursion to Potsdam incl. sightseeing and guided visit to Sanssouci Palace,
New Palace or Cecilienhof Palace
Day 3: Visit one of various museums in Berlin as e.g. the Jewish museum or
the museum at Checkpoint Charlie
Farewell evening visiting an opera performance or concert
Day 4: Departure

Please find more information about a city tour to Berlin here.

Tour extensions Prague

City of PragueThe historical centre is ideal for exploring on foot and the friendly atmosphere in the shops, cafes and wine bars make it a delightful place to visit. Standing astride the river Vltava, the highlights include the sixteen arches of the 14th century Charles Bridge and the Old Town Square, the irregular cobbled square with its famous Astronomical Clock. Moreover, during a walking tour you will discover the Old and Lesser Towns, the Baroque church of St Nicholas, and Wenceslas Square. The letter being one of Prague’s most historic, was named in 1848, and contains the statue of St Wenceslas on horseback.

Benefit from appealing travel conditions to Prague and prolong your river cruise along the Elbe River for a multi-day stay in this vivid city.

Day 1: Sightseeing Prague by coach and on foot (e.g. in the Jewish Quarter of Prague),
followed by a visit to Prague Castle and Cathedral
Dinner in a local restaurant offering Czech beer and typical meals
Day 2: Excursion to Nelahozeves Castle, one of Bohemia’s finest Renaissance castles,
which is located in a small village and known also as the birthplace
of the great Czech composer Antonín Dvořák.
Day 3: Excursion to Castle Troja, a Baroque palace which was built for the
Counts of Sternberg from 1679 to 1691 and hosts the 19th century
Czech art collections of the City Gallery.
Farewell evening visiting an opera performance or concert
Day 4: Departure

Please find more information about a possible 3-centre-tour to Berlin, Dresden and Prague here.

Here you can get an overview of our land excursions for Elbe river cruises. Please, find detailed programme ideas for your next Elbe river cruise here.

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City of Berlin at night © Marko Greitschus, pixelio.de
City of Berlin © AugustusTours
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