One of Germany’s big city, this cool, urban landscape has some of the most vibrant nightlife in the country. It is also home to one of the biggest harbours in Europe and contains some 250 bridges (more than Amsterdam and Venice combined), earning it the moniker of ‘the Venice of the North’. If you happen to be visiting over the summer, you’ll witness the spectacle of the Duckstein Festival, an annual beer festival that showcases some of the region’s finest offerings!
One of Europe’s most beautiful cities, this fairy-tale landscape is a "bucket list" destination for many travellers all over the world. It is the launch or drop off point for many of the River Elbe cruises, so while you’re there, be sure to take in stunning Prague Castle. Its looming series of spires, towers and palaces could be straight out of Walt Disney’s imagination. It also houses some of the Czech Republic’s greatest artistic and cultural treasures, so this historic castle is much more than just a pretty face.
Perhaps best known for being destroyed during World War Two (it is thought that 1,600 acres of the city centre were flattened), Dresden has since enjoyed a true renaissance. Painstaking reconstructions of Baroque masterpieces have taken place, so be sure to visit the Zwinger Palace and the Frauenkirche, Dresden's cathedral. The birthplace of Richard Wagner, it is a classical music lover’s paradise, so check out the Dresden Opera House, which showcases both modern and classical operas.
A cruise along this fascinating part waterway is sure to offer you an unforgettable experience.