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Cruise the Elbe River - Hamburg to Berlin

Sailing on: MS Mona Lisa

Tuesday 6th October - Wednesday 14th October 2020



We board our coach this morning and make our way to Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais. Once in Calais we rejoin our coach and travel to Arnham for our overnight stay at the Postillion Hotel.



We leave Liege this morning and make our way to Hamburg to board the MS Mona Lisa for our 6 night all inclusive cruise. We are welcomed on board and will meet the crew and enjoy a welcome cocktail.



This morning we can enjoy the MS Mona Lisa or take an optional tour of Hamburg, viewed as one of the most beautiful towns in Germany. This afternoon we cruise the Elbe River towards Bleckede, reaching it at the end of the evening.



Our optional excursion today is to Luneburg, a Hanseatic town with a rich historic background.The town has a medieval centre and quaint market squares. In the afternoon our ship cruises the Elbe towards Tangermunde. We can enjoy an evening of entertainment.



We have free time this morning in the ancient Hanseatic town of Tangermunde. This 1000 year old city is beautiful and well preserved. It has ancient town walls, a castle, a medieval church and a picturesque market square. All to explore at your leisure. We spend an afternoon cruising toward Magdeburg and once again have an evening of entertainment.



We arrive early in the morning at Hohenwathe. We have an optional tour of Magdeburg, the pearl of the Roman Roads. This is one of the oldest cities in Germany. The magnificent gothic style cathedral in the centre is the burial place of the Holy Roman Emporer, Otto the Great. We return on board at Genthin and cruise towards Potsdam. We spend the afternoon cruising and arrive in Potsdam in the evening.



We have an optional excursion this morning to explore Potsdam and the gardens of the Sanssouci Palace. The palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site was built by Friedrich the Great. This summer palace was his ideal of living without a care. We return to our ship and cruise to Berlin. This afternoon we we have an optional guided tour of Berlin, the German capital city full of history and monuments. For our last evening we have dancing and entertainment.



We leave the MS Mona Lisa this morning and make our return journey to Liege for our overnight stop.



We make our way to Calais for our return ferry crossing and journey homeward from Dover, arriving in the evening.



Luxury Coach Travel

Return Ferry Crossing

2 Nights Half Board

6 Nights Full Board (MS Mona Lisa)



Main Deck

£1367.00 per person (Double/Twin)

£1775.00 per person (Single)


Upper Deck

£1477.00 per person (Double/Twin)

£1885.00 per person (Single)




MS Mona Lisa


Mona Lisa is a very spacious cruising ship with an impressive design; it makes the perfect place for a relaxing holiday. The ship offers many amenities - a bar, lounge with dance floor and restaurant and dining area to enjoy delicious dishes. Other facilities include; large sundeck and gift shop. Mona Lisa is well equipped with central heating, electricity and air conditioning.


  • WiFi

  • TV

  • Telephone (for internal calls only)

  • Bathroom with shower and toilet

  • Towels

  • Safe

  • Independent air-conditioning

  • Electricity 220V


Passport?: Yes

Currency: € (Euros)