Rivers and canals in the North.

11 days Berlin-Bremen-Amsterdam 2019

On a cruise between the two capitals Berlin and Amsterdam you can explore the north of Germany and Holland in a very special way. In Bremen, Germany's smallest Federal State, you can discover the famous Town Musicians from Grimm's fairy tale and the medieval charm of the Old Town district of the Schnoor. The art of Baroque gardening is waiting for you in the Herrenhausen Gardens in the former residence city of Hanover. Attractive little towns in in incredibly beautiful seascapes and a very individual culture can be found in the Netherlands region of Friesland.

Why this river cruise?

  • From east to west through Germany and Holland on an unusual route
  • Spectacular industry on a visit to the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg
  • Maritime charm among the medieval buildings in the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen
  • Lively culture in the Netherlands university city of Groningen

The first impressions of your trip.

Experience the most beautiful scenery on this river cruise!

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The services provided during your trip

  • 11 day cruise in an outside cabin in the category booked
  • Full board:
    • Generous breakfast buffet with coffee / tea and juices
    • Multi-course menus served at table for lunch and dinner
    • Optional light lunch buffet
    • Coffee / tea after lunch and dinner
    • Coffee / cake or midnight snack depending on the daily itinerary
    • Festive gala dinner
    • Welcome & farewell reception with the captain
    • Tables can be reserved on board
  • Local tour guides
  • Comfortable audio system for all excursions
  • On-board entertainment programme
  • Luggage service from landing stage to cabin for embark and disembark
  • All port and passenger fees

Added optional services

  • Excursion package with 10 excursions: 270 € p.p.
  • Beverage package: 219 € p.p.
  • Travel insurance

* Please note: If you require an extended hotel stay, please contact nicko cruises after booking on phone no.: +49 (0)711 / 248980 - 44 or at info@nicko-cruises.de

Important travel information

Please note that information and excursions will only be provided in German language for individual travelelers (except dates marked with guranteed English language). Different languages are available for groups and charterers. Minimum number of travellers required for this cruise by 30 days before the cruise begins: 72 persons (see Point 8.1. of out Travel Terms and Conditions).

Your itinerary

Day

1

Berlin Spandau
Casting off 6:30 pm Embark 3.00 p.m.

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1

Potsdam
Mooring 8:30 pm

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2

Potsdam
Casting off 6:30 am

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2

Brandenburg
Mooring 10:30 am Casting off 12:30 pm Guided walk through Brandenburg an der Havel, with its historic town centre and numerous attractions. After this you will have time to sit and enjoy. Excursion Package

Guided walk through Brandenburg an der Havel, with its historic town centre and numerous attractions. After this you will have time to sit and enjoy.

Day

2

Calvörde
Mooring 10:30 pm

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3

Calvörde
Casting off 4:30 am

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3

Peine
Mooring 12:30 pm Casting off 1:15 pm Excursion to Hanover, visiting the Herrenhausen Gardens, well worth seeing (dep. Hanover North Harbour / arr. Peine). Excursion Package

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3

Hanover North Harbour
Mooring 5:30 pm

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4

Hanover North Harbour
Casting off 2:30 am

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4

Minden
Mooring 9:30 am Casting off 12:30 pm Excursion to Schloss Bückeburg palace. Excursion Package

Leer

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4

Nienburg
Mooring 8:30 pm Evening guided walk with a look at the parish church of St Martin and the Town Hall, one of the oldest and most impressive buildings in Nienburg.

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5

Nienburg
Casting off 5:00 am

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5

Bremen
Mooring 2:00 pm Guided walk through Bremen with the Town Hall and the famous sculpture of the Bremen Town Musicians, including a short tour and the carillon. Excursion Package

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Day

6

Bremen
Casting off 6:00 am

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6

Oldenburg
Mooring 1:00 pm Casting off 1:30 pm City tour/walk through Oldenburg with the palace of Oldenburg, Lambertikirche church and the "Lappan" bell tower, symbol of the city (dep. Oldenburg / arr. Kampe). Excursion Package

Leer

Day

6

Kampe
Mooring 5:00 pm Casting off 5:15 pm

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6

Dörpen
Mooring 9:30 pm

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7

Dörpen
Casting off 6:00 am

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7

Aschendorf
Mooring 8:30 am Casting off 8:45 am Excursion to the famous Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg in the Emsland (dep. Aschendorf / arr. Papenburg). Excursion Package

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7

Papenburg
Mooring 12:00 pm Casting off 12:30 pm

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7

Groningen
Mooring 8:00 pm

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8

Groningen
Casting off 11:00 am City tour of the Hanseatic city of Groningen. Excursion Package

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Day

8

Lemmer
Mooring 10:30 pm

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9

Lemmer
Casting off 1:30 pm Excursion through the towns and landscapes of Friesland with a visit to the picturesque towns of Hindeloopen and Sloten. Excursion Package

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Day

9

Den Helder
Mooring 7:30 pm

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10

Den Helder
Casting off 5:00 am

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10

Alkmaar
Mooring 9:00 am Casting off 11:30 am Guided walk through the charming "Cheese City" of Alkmaar with its magnificent guild and merchants' houses, canals, drawbridges and picturesque narrow alleyways. Excursion Package

Leer

Day

10

Amsterdam
Mooring 3:30 pm Tour of the Amsterdam Grachten (canals), passing the magnificent merchant's houses and typical arched bridges. Excursion Package

Leer

Day

11

Amsterdam
Disembark by 9.00 a.m.

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The mooring and casting off times are approximate. We reserve the right to make changes to the itineraries and excursion programmes. If a route cannot be taken due to low / high water levels or a defect in the ship, the shipping company reserves the right to provide the guests with buses or hotel stays on this route, or to use another route. It may be necessary to transfer to another ship.

The itinerary of your river cruise on the map

Your ship on its journey: MS FREDERIC CHOPIN

 

Unforgettable experiences are awaiting you on-board the MS FREDERIC CHOPIN. The comfortable cabins and the public areas that have furnished with passion for detail gives you a sense of well-being immediately. Culinary delights are waiting for you in the comfortable panorama restaurant where tasty regional cuisine and international specialities are served presented delicately. The splendid landscapes along the banks of the river Elbe and Oder can be best enjoyed from the sun deck. The saloon with piano music invites you to round-off the evening in style.

 

Further details about your ship
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    nicko boutique 80 passengers 22 83 m 9,5 m 1,1 m 220 Volt

17.08. - 27.08.2019

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MS FREDERIC CHOPIN
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