8-DAYS TREASURES OF BERLIN TO COPENHAGEN THE HAVEL, THE ODER & THE BALTIC SEA
From Berlin to Copenhagen, sail along the Havel, the Oder and the Baltic Sea on a cruise combing modernity and tradition, originality and simplicity. Discover cities with unique architecture such as Straslund, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, but also spectacular coastlines with fine sandy beaches and Limestone cliffs on the islands of Usedom and Rugen. Visit the remains of Chorin Abbey, the finest example of brick architecture in Northern Germany.
|Travel Dates:||24 July 2019, 29 August 2019|
|Sale End Date:||31 Mar 2019|
Cost is subject to class availability and exchange rate, may change without prior notice.
• Escorted by an experienced Tweet World Travel tour director
• Expert services of local guides throughout your trip
• Airport transfers
- Berlin airport to Croisi Cruise ship
- Hotel in Copenhagen to Copenhagen airport
• Meal and beverage
- Fully inclusive food and drink package while on board ship
• All meals as listed
• 1 night accommodation in 3* hotel in Copenhagen
• Complimentary WiFi on board Croisi Cruise ship
• Entertainment on board Croisi Cruise ship
• Tours and Shore Excursions included: Berlin guided tour
- Chorin Cistercian Monastery
- Scczecin guided tour
- Usedom Islands
- Rugen Islands
- Greifswald guided tour
- Stralsund guided tour
• All touring & transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
• Locally based professional drivers, English speaking tour guides
|Cabin Type||Start Date||End Date||Price pp
|Main Cabin||24 July 2019||31 July 2019||$4347||Book now|
|Single Supplement - Main Cabin||$4705||Book now|
|Upper Cabin||$5642||Book now|
|Single Supplement - Upper Cabin||$5997||Book now|
|Main Cabin||29 August 2019||05 September 2019||$4347||On Request|
|Single Supplement - Main Cabin||$4705||On Request|
|Upper Cabin||$5642||On Request|
|Single Supplement - Upper Cabin||$5997||On Request|
Day 1: BERLIN - SPANDAU
You will be transferred from the Berlin airport and taken to board the cruise ship.
After settling into your cabins, you will be introduced to the crew while you enjoy a welcome cocktail before dinner.
Boarding of ship at 6pm.
Day 2: BERLIN - SPANDAU - EBERSWALDE
This morning we depart by coach from Berlin-Spandau with a local guide who will help us discover the history, monuments and fascinating facets of this particularly historic city. We'll travel up the 17th of June Street to see the famous Victory Column, the Bismarck Memorial, the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag building with its steel and glass cupola. We'll then arrive at the renowned Unter den Linden and head to Museum Island—a complex of five internationally significant museums that occupy the island's northern part—including the Pergamon Museum, and the Alte National Galerie.
Beyond Museum Island are the modern Alexanderplatz and its famous Fernsehturm (Berlin TV Tower). You'll be able to go through Checkpoint Charlie, the symbol of the Cold War and passage between the American and Soviet zones during this time. This might seem like just a glance, but you'll be able to discover the monuments that make Berlin one of the most cultural cities in Europe.
This afternoon will be spent cruising towards Aberswalde, reaching it in the evening.
Day 3: EBERSWALDE - ODERBERG - STOLPE - SZCZECAIN (Poland)
Departure by coach from Oderberg in the company of your guide for a tour of the Chorin Cistercian Monastery.
This 13th century monastery is viewed as one of the masterpieces of Brick Gothic, typical of Northern Germany. Settled amidst an unspoiled picturesque landscape on the Southern edge of the Uckermark region, it was once a significant centre for architecture in the Middle-Ages. The monastery lost its distinctiveness at the time of the Reformation and was then used as a quarry. It enjoyed a renewed interest in the 19th century, when Romanticism rediscovered the hidden beauty in old ruins.
We will spend the afternoon cruising towards Szczecin.
Enjoy an evening of entertainment.
Day 4: SZCZECIN - WOLGAST
Today we depart by coach for our tour of the capital of the Dukes of Pomerania. Once a flourishing port, the city, which suffered serious damage in the Second World War, has nonetheless preserved an architectural heritage which bears witness to its past splendours. We will stop inside the courtyard of the Ducal Castle dating from the 14th century.
The Dukes of Pomerania ruled for over 500 years and in 1637, after the death of the last sovereign who left his kingdom without an heir, the treaty of Szczecin split the Duchy of Pomerania in half and left the city occupied by the Swedish Empire. This is but a detail from the town's tormented history, one you'll get to hear from your guide.
We'll also admire The Cathedral Basilica of St. James the Apostle which was built between the 13th and 14th centuries, as well as the wonderful view over the Port of Szczecin from the terrace of the Maritime Museum.
This afternoon will be spent cruising towards Wolgast, reaching it in the evening.
Day 5: WOLGAST - PEENEMUNDE - ISLAND OF USEDOM & RUGEN - LAUTERBACH
Today we travel by coach to Usedom Island.Known as a trendy location after bathing in the sea came into fashion, "Sun Island” benefits from beautiful beaches as well as a charming seaside architecture. You'll discover the Ahlbeck and Heringsdorf seaside resorts, nicknamed "Kaiserbäder" (Emperor's baths).
You will discover an island where a lush green countryside mingles with charming seaside towns lined with white-painted wooden buildings and the famous "Strandkorb” (roofed wicker beach chairs) providing shelter on windy days.
In the afternoon we will visit the island of Rugen, the biggest in Germany, famous for its historic beach resorts and its impressive steep chalky cliffs.
Day 6: LAUTERBACH - STRALSUND
Departure by coach from the charming fishermen town of Wieck for a visit of downtown Greifswald on foot. In the company of your guide, you will discover this lovely Hanseatic town with its renovated Brick Gothic style buildings typical of Northern Germany. Our walk along the ramparts surrounding the centre will take us past the city's imposing churches - St. Jacob (St. Jacob-Kirche), St. Mary (St. Marien-Kirche) and the Cathedral (Dom St. Nikolai) - as well as the Town Hall.
The most romantic spot in the city is without a doubt the inner courtyard of St. Spiritus hospice, which today houses a Socio-Cultural Centre. Greifswald-born artist and one of the most famous figures of German Romanticism, Caspar David Friedrich immortalised this city through one of his paintings.
Free time before returning on board.
In the afternoon we visit Stralsund, for a walking tour that will bring to life the history of this Hanseatic town surrounded by water. Amidst its picturesque historic centre where famous Brick Gothic prevails, you'll discover Nikolaikirche (St Nicholas's Church) - the oldest one in Stralsund and also one of the most beautiful religious edifices in northern Europe - as well as Jakobikirche (St James's Church) dating from the 14th century.
You'll also see the Katharinenkloster (Monastery of St Catherine) founded in 1251 by the Dominicans and the Johanniskloster (Franciscan Monastery), built in 1254. From the Old Market Square, enjoy a view of the red brick Gothic Town Hall from the 13th century and its northern façade ornate with the Stralsund, Greifswald, Rostock, Hamburg and Lübeck coats of arms, commemorating the powerful Hanseatic League. The unique city of Stralsund has been listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO since 2002.
Enjoy some free time before returning on board.
Tonight is the Gala dinner and evening.
Day 7: STRALSUND - SASSNITZ - TRELLEBORG - COPENHAGEN (Denmark)
After disembarking this morning, you will be transferred by coach towards Sassnitz. We will then board a ferry boat headed to Trelleborg (4-hour crossing). Enjoy lunch on your own today.
Upon arrival, you will be transferred by coach towards Copenhagen where you will settle into your 3-star hotel.
Day 8: COPENHAGEN (Denmark)
This morning we will set out for a panoramic tour of Copenhagen.
This tour will take you past the most beautiful monuments of the city all the way to the sea front where you will catch a glimpse of the statue of the Little Mermaid.
Enjoy lunch on your own today.
You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home.
Cancellation charges for this booking as below:
- Cancel at anytime: $600 deposit is non-refundable
- More than 109 days before departure: 65% of total price
- Between 109 and 65 days prior to departure: 70% of total price
- Between 64 and 40 days prior to departure: 75% of total price
- Within 39 days prior to departure: 100% of total price
Please see the link below for full terms and conditions:
For enquiry call 1300 739 652 to talk with one of our travel consultant or fill out the form below. We will contact you soon.