2025 : Christmas Along the Elbe : Berlin to Prague

Celebrate the festive season

Take part in time-honored European holiday traditions on this 10-day cruisetour. Stroll among colorful stalls and mingle with locals as you sample gluhwein. Revel in Berlin's festive atmosphere and discover the treasured recipe for Dresden's famous Christstollen. Shop for handmade porcelain in Meissen and spend two days in Prague, delving into the city's Jewish history while its famed Christmas market exudes an abundance of good cheer.

Viking Inclusive Value


  • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase
  • Visits to UNESCO Sites
  • Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances


  • Outside staterooms with river view
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Voltage: 220V & 110V (US outlet), plus USB ports
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed with optional twin-bed configuration
  • All Upper & Middle Deck staterooms have a full veranda or French balcony (a floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door)
  • Private bathroom with shower; heated floor & anti-fog mirror; premium Freyja toiletries; robes & slippers (upon request)
  • 40" or 42" flat-screen Sony TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, FOX & more
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • * All amenities on board Viking Longships; amenities vary on other ships.

    Day by Day

    Day 1 - Berlin, Germany

    Browse festive shop window displays and explore a Christmas market.

    Day 2 - Berlin, Germany

    Sample yuletide delicacies and browse Christmas market stalls displaying tasty treats.

    Day 3 - Potsdam & Wittenberg, Germany

    Visit the Sanssouci Palace, built by Prussian king Frederick the Great in the 18th century.
    Walk in Martin Luther's footsteps; see the church where he posted his '95 Theses.'

    Day 4 - Wittenberg, Germany

    Shop for seasonal gifts at the Christmas markets and sample tasty yuletide treats.

    Day 5 - Meissen, Germany

    Learn about the history and craftsmanship of Meissen porcelain; stroll the Christmas market.

    Day 6 - Dresden, Germany

    Visit Zwinger Palace and the Semper Opera House; sample stollen at the Christmas market.

    Day 7 - Scenic Sailing: Saxon Switzerland & Bad Schandau, Germany

    Capture panoramic Elbe views from the dramatic lookout of breathtaking Saxon Switzerland.
    See the towering rocks of the Bastei, one of Germany's natural wonders.

    Day 8 - Prague, Czech Republic

    Immerse yourself in Prague and shop the Christmas markets for handcrafted gifts.

    Day 9 - Prague, Czech Republic

    Learn about the city's Jewish history, visit the Old Town and see the Astronomical Clock.

    Day 10 - Prague, Czech Republic

    Discover the 'City of a Hundred Spires' from Hradcany Castle to the iconic Charles Bridge.

  • Call (516) 887-8251 for more information or to book today! Mention code 17537593

    Cruise Line
    Viking River Cruises
    Offer valid through 12/31/2023
    10 Days
    Cruise Ship
    Viking Astrild

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    Day 1Berlin  
    Day 2Berlin  
    Day 3Wittenberg  
    Day 4Wittenberg  
    Day 5Meissen  
    Day 6Dresden  
    Day 7Scenic Sailing: Saxon Switzerland & Bad Schandau  
    Day 8Prague  
    Day 9Prague  
    Day 10Prague  

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