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Elbe River Cruises

Sail the Elbe River to reaches seldom seen. Traversing the beauty of the Czech Republic and Germany, you will uncover an intimate side of Central Europe, pausing to explore Berlin and Prague. From the rock-strewn cliffs of Saxon Switzerland to historic Wittenberg, an Elbe River cruise with Viking presents a moving portrait of a fascinating nation. Enlightening insights greet you around every bend along Germany’s most treasured river.

Highlights of the Elbe River

The once divisive Elbe River is today a symbol of unity. Along this scenic river, East Germany became free, and cities that once lay in rubble now stand tall. With much of this breathtaking river unaltered by mankind, it is a truly inspirational waterway. Here are some sample highlights you will see with Viking:

  • Berlin’s ultra-modern, forward-thinking architecture
  • Rococo splendor of Potsdam
  • The incredibly preserved medieval city of Prague
  • Dresden’s baroque wonders, risen from wartime ashes
  • The natural beauty of the Elbe Biosphere Reserve
  • Saxon’s Switzerland’s monoliths of natural rock formations
  • Wittenberg, birthplace of the Protestant Reformation
  • Meissen’s famed porcelain factory