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2022 2023

Holiday Cheer Along the Elbe River (port-to-port cruise)

5 Days - NMP_PP
# Description



Authentic European traditions await you at the Prague and Dresden Christmas markets during this exciting holiday cruise.  Dive into the yuletide spirit in these two romantic cities, where you’ll indulge in local delicacies, holiday thrills, and the magic of Christmas.   

Croisi +
All inclusive on board


  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included


  • Explore the Christmas markets in Prague and Dresden
  • Spend your holidays on a magical, festive cruise
    • The buzzing, beautiful Christmas markets in Prague
    • Nelahozeves Castle, one of the most beautiful castles in Bohemia
    • The private art collection of the Lobkowicz family
    • The birthplace and works of composer Antonin Dvorak
    • Modern, vibrant Dresden and the oldest Christmas market in Germany
  • Tasty delights :
    • Trdelník spit cakes in Prague
    • Christmas stollen in Dresden
  • Onboard holiday cheer
  • Christmas concert
  • Onboard presentation on Christmas traditions in the Czech Republic
  • An evening of Christmas tales


Day 1


Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. in Prague. We’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We'll enjoy dinner on board. Enjoy a stroll this evening through the festive streets of Prague.

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Day 2


Join us for a tour of the castle area up to the old town by crossing the famous Charles Bridge, of course.

In the afternoon, we’ll see an exhibit of nativity scenes made by local craftspeople and enjoy a traditional Trdelník pastry and a hot beverage. Afterwards, enjoy some free time at the various Christmas markets in the city.

We’ll host an onboard holiday concert this evening.

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Day 3


We’ll spend the morning cruising to Melnik. Join us during this time for a presentation on Czech Christmas traditions.

This afternoon, we’ll set out on a tour of Nelahozeves Castle and the house where Antonin Dvorak was born. Nelahozeves is one of the most beautiful Renaissance castles in Bohemia and was home to 23 different Bohemian queens and princesses. Tonight is our festive gala evening.

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Day 4


Join us for a full-day excursion to Dresden,  a fantastic city known as the “Florence of the Elbe.”  During a tour of the heart of the city, you’ll see famous locations such as the Taschenbergpalais, Semper Opera House, the Zwinger, and the cathedral. We’ll enjoy lunch in a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, enjoy some free time at the various Christmas markets in the old part of the city.

Tonight’s entertainment will be an evening of Czech Christmas tales.

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Day 5


Our ship will begin to cruise early in the morning to Prague. Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before arriving and disembarking in Prague.

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Dates & Prices

Departure 01/12/2023
Arrival 05/12/2023
Ship : MS Elbe Princesse II Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 05/12/2023
Arrival 09/12/2023
Ship : MS Elbe Princesse II Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 09/12/2023
Arrival 13/12/2023
Ship : MS Elbe Princesse II Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 13/12/2023
Arrival 17/12/2023
Ship : MS Elbe Princesse II Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 17/12/2023
Arrival 21/12/2023
Ship : MS Elbe Princesse II Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy


  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - all onboard beverages (not including our special wine and drinks list) - accommodations in a double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard activities - welcome cocktail - gala evening - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - excursions mentioned in the program - emergency/repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special wine list or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions


Several ships available for this cruise

Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

For safety reasons, the company and/or the captain of the ship are the only authorities who can modify the cruise itinerary.

Possible transfers to and from major French cities. Please contact us for more information.

Alcohol can be dangerous to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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