Elbe River Cruise on Frederic Chopin
Prague to Berlin
Between Prague and Berlin, the Elbe River traverses a landscape of idyllic countryside and spectacular gorges, overlaid by the broad sweep of history: medieval cobblestone old towns, historic Jewish synagogues and cemeteries, and Prague’s Wenceslas Square. On this eight-night river cruise aboard Frederic Chopin, savor an elegant dinner and private musical performance in one of Prague’s historic castles. Explore Wittenberg and its Castle Church, where Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses. Marvel at the incredible collection of Old Masters at the Zwinger Museum in Dresden. In Potsdam, stroll the fanciful gardens of Sanssouci Palace before concluding in vibrant Berlin.
- Glide through the idyllic green countryside that lines the River Elbe, traveling from Prague to Berlin aboard the new, intimate 40-cabin Frederic Chopin
- Admire Prague’s Strahov Monastery library, with its elaborate painted ceilings and precious tomes.
- Marvel at the glittering treasures of the Green Vault and the incredible collection of Old Masters at the Zwinger Museum in Dresden.
- In Potsdam, stroll the gardens of Sanssouci Palace and explore the Cecilienhof Palace, where Truman, Churchill, and Stalin met in 1945 to redesign the map of Europe.
Schedule by Day
- May 2: Depart U.S.
- May 3: Arrive Prague, Czech Republic
- May 4: Prague
- May 5: Prague
- May 6: Prague/ Litomerice
- May 7: Bad Schandau, Germany
- May 8: Dresden
- May 9: Dresden and Meissen
- May 10: Wittenberg
- May 11: Madgeburg
- May 12: Potsdam / Berlin
- May 13: Berlin / Return home
Per person double occupancy:
- Category 1: $6,990
- Category 2: $7,490
- Category 3: $7,990
- Category 4: $8,490
Per person single occupancy:
- Category 5: $8,740
- Category 6: $9,370
- 2 nights at Prague Marriott
- 8 nights aboard Frederick Chopin
Berlin Post-Trip Extension, May 14-17
Spend time in Berlin on a three-night, post-trip extension, exploring this exciting and sophisticated capital city. Immerse yourself in the city’s dramatic history, culture, and art in visits to leading museums and famous landmarks.
- Accommodations: Westin Grand or Similar
- Pricing: To be announced
Hollis Research Professor of Divinity, Harvard University
Kathryn Wasserman Davis Professor of Slavic Studies, Professor of History and Director of Russian Area Studies at Wellesley College and Center Associate, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University
Harvey will speak on Remembering the Heady Days of the “Prague Spring” of 1968 and Luther and the Many Reformations. Nina will speak on The Eastern Front: Hitler vs. Stalin and Politics of Memory: How Germans Recall and Memorialize World War II
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