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From Berlin to Amsterdam (port-to-port cruise)

BERLIN - POTSDAM - BRANDENBURG - BURG - MAGDEBURG - WOLFSBURG - ANDERTEN - MINDEN - NIENBURG - BREMEN - OLDENBURG - PAPENBURG - GRONINGEN - AMSTERDAM

From Nuremberg to Amsterdam, explore the northern canals by cruising the Elbe and the Havel. You will discover the history of Nuremberg and Berlin, before exploring Potsdam, Magdeburg or Bremen, cities that will make you appreciate the eclectic heritage of Germany. You will have the option to visit the Meyer Werft shipyard before diving into the heart of charming Dutch cities. Your cruise will end in Amsterdam, famous for its UNESCO World Heritage canals.

Trip code : BMA_PP

Duration : 12 days

Destination : BERLIN - BRANDENBURG - MAGDEBURG - ANDERTEN - NIENBURG - BREMEN - DOERPEN - GRONINGEN - AMSTERDAM

Travel Dates :2021

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

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

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • An enticing mixture of nature and culture
  • Discover(1):
    • The Charlottenburg Palace
    • Berlin, iconic capital
    • Potsdam, and the gardens of the Sanssouci Palace
    • Magdeburg, Hanseatic town
    • Hanover, capital of Lower Saxony
    • Bremen, the oldest maritime city in Germany
    • Volendam, famous fishing village
Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. We'll remain in port overnight.

DAY 2

Join us for an optional tour of the city of Berlin which was long divided, illustrating the division of the world into two blocks. We'll return to the ship for lunch. Enjoy a free afternoon in Berlin. Dinner will be served on board. We'll head out for a tour of Berlin by night.
We'll leave for the optional excursion to Charlottenburg Castle. Our ship will then depart for Potsdam, which we will reach at the beginning of the afternoon. When we arrive, we'll set off on an optional excursion to Potsdam and the gardens of Sanssouci Palace. We'll return back on board at the end of the afternoon and continue to cruise in the direction of Brandenburg.
The ship will begin to cruise early in the morning for Burg. Join us for an optional tour of Magdeburg, situated midway on the Elbe River and the historic Roman Roads. Its cathedral is one of the most important of Gothic-style edifices in Europe. During this time, the boat will sail to Magdeburg, where we will board it at the end of the afternoon. Enjoy some free time this evening to explore the city on your own.
We'll begin to cruise early this morning for Calvoerde. Join us for an optional visit to the Autostadt, a combination automotive theme park and museum with separate buildings for each VW brand. During this time, the boat will sail to Wolfsburg, where we will board it at the end of the afternoon. The ship will leave for Anderten.
Our ship will depart early for Hanover, arriving at the beginning of the morning. We'll then set off on an optional excursion to Hanover. The capital of Lower Saxony, Hanover is one of the main economic centers in Germany. During this time, the boat will continue its course for Minden. We'll board it again and continue to cruise to Nienburg. Our ship will cruise through the rest of the day.
Optional transfer for the free tour of the "Red Town” which has a magnificent town hall from the Weser Renaissance. During this time, the ship will continue its course for Hoya, where we will board it once again. We'll spend the afternoon cruising to Bremen.
Join us for an optional tour of Bremen (walking tour), the oldest maritime city in Germany and the second largest trading port in Germany after Hamburg. We'll then return on board and depart for Oldenburg. Enjoy a stroll in the city before we board our ship again and begin to cruise towards Dörpen which we will reach during the night.
We'll begin to cruise early in the morning for Papenburg. Join us for an optional tour of the Meyer Werft shipyard. We'll return on board and leave for Groningen.
We'll begin to cruise early in the morning, spending the day cruising to Amsterdam.
In the morning, join us for an optional tour of the city of Amsterdam. In the afternoon, we'll leave for an optional excursion to Volendam and the Zaanse Schans. This evening, join us for an optional canal boat tour of the city.
Enjoy some time on your own in Amsterdam this morning before disembarking. End of our services.

***Important Note***

For operational reasons and passenger safety, Tweet World Travel and its suppliers reserve the right to change, vary, modify or cancel any itinerary or arrangement in relation to the tour/cruise as considered necessary.

This Cruise is not recommended for persons with reduced mobility.

All of our cruises/excursion require a reasonable level of fitness. Every traveller on our cruises is required the ability to walk around sights on uneven surfaces in both urban and rural / mountainous areas unaided. You will be getting on and off cruises, coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.

Please read our cruise itinerary carefully for outline of activities to help you select the right holiday for you.

Important notes:
• All persons must be fit and physically able to partake unaided in their chosen activities/packages/tours /cruise etc. as outlined in the itinerary.

• All parties acknowledge the physical demands and hazards involved in the tour or cruise they will be undertaking and have chosen to participate at their own risk.
We provide a wealth of dining experiences and venues. Most meals during the cruises are onboard or at famous restaurants during excursion, with the menus handpicked and planned to highlight a perfect mix of Local and Western cuisines.

• Meals onboard are a cultural culinary experience: Continental breakfast buffets with a rich menu are offered daily, while lunch and dinner are set menus.

• Gala evening: The gala evening is a long-awaited tradition in the world of cruising. This is the night we like to dress up, although no dress code is imposed. The crew all in their dress uniform, are presented to the passengers who are invited have a pre-dinner drink with the captain in the company of the purser, and the head chef.

Note: It is your responsibility to notify us of any dietary requests/requirements. We will do our best to meet your request/requirements, however, cannot guarantee that it can always be accommodated.
The currency accepted on board is the local currency or US dollar. You can pay in dollars or using an international credit/debit card (Visa and MasterCard) at the end of the cruise. It is recommended to have some local currency or US dollars in cash with you during your cruises.
A range of activities and entertainment are provided on board:

• Before dinner, games and quizzes are hosted by our entertainers in the lounge bar

• On the sun deck, where you can stroll alone, be with family or friends or sit comfortably in the sun loungers, gymnastics sessions are organised in the morning whilst enjoying the magnificent views of the landscapes that pass by.

• The panoramic lounge bar, the library and the "piano bar"
• Depend on the destination, lectures on subjects related to the history and geography of the places visited, are offered in the lounge bar.

• Some evenings, the dance floor of the lounge bar comes to life with musical evenings, folk groups or singers

• Some cruises have variety evenings where the crew members reveal their hidden talents are also provided.
All cabins are air-conditioned and double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom

• Triple Share: Available upon request
• Bedding Configuration: Double or twin bedding (subject to availability).
• Adjoining / Interconnecting Rooms: Not Available
• Laundry service: Not Available
• Wi-Fi: All the cruise is equipped with free Wi-Fi available in all lounges / bars and receptions. For some destination it is available in the cabin.
After purchase, you will receive a Booking Confirmation and Passenger Information Form by email. Within 24 hours of purchase you need to send us a copy of your passport together with your Passenger Information Form.

After purchase, you are required to make a deposit or full payment for your order. Please note most of our deposit is non-refundable. Please check your booking and your invoice for the Terms and Conditions which apply specifically to your booking.

If you would like to cancel your booking, please refer to our cancellation terms.

Please note:
• Any special requests, preferences MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form
• Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges
Safety Net Protection is not included in our tour/cruise packages. If you wish to purchase safety net protection, an additional fee of $105 per person will be incurred. This is only valid for a one-time use (claim).

Safety Net Protection enables passengers to amend their tour and/or river cruise 15 days prior to departure, to another tour/cruise to the same destination, departing in the same year (once only) without any applicable cancellation charges or penalties.

The new tour/cruise must be at the same cost or higher but cannot be at lower cost than the initial cruise/ tour booked. If the passenger chooses the higher cost option, then the additional difference amount must be paid. However, no modifications shall be accepted less than 15 days prior to departure.

Important notes:
• Safety Net Protection is payable immediately at the time of making the deposit payment. Once purchased, Safety Net Protection is not refundable
• Safety Net Protection does not apply for airfares or third-party fees and charges.
• Safety Net Protection allows for amendment ONLY, not cancellation.
• You will be responsible for all your personal belongings while on the tours. It is your responsibility to make sure your room is secure.
Tipping is not compulsory and is not included in this cruise. We believe that if you choose to tip, you should only pay for the service you receive.

In general, tipping is widely accepted as a way to show your appreciation of good service but is not compulsory. Tipping is expected and often makes up a large part of people's wages.

• If travel on a river cruises and happy with the services provided by your crews and service onboard. Recommended tips - For the crew members on board the ship - $10US per day per passenger.

• If you are happy with services provided by your tour guides and drivers, a tip is appreciated. Recommended tips - For the guides and drivers - $6US per day per passenger.
You must carry your own luggage from/to the coach and to/from the hotel or cruise. The driver/crews and his assistance will assist with the uploading/off-loading of your luggage.

Please note:

• You will be responsible for all your personal belongings while on the tours/cruises. It is your responsibility to make sure your room/cabin is secure.

• Tweet World Travel will not be liable for any loss or damage to your luggage or other personal belongings.
Our products DO NOT include Travel Insurance. Travel insurance is not included in our cruises and shore excursions.

For your protection, we strongly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance for your travel arrangements (without limitation) that include coverage for medical expenses, loss of luggage, cruise, land content and airfare charges that may occur.

You need to provide us your Travel Insurance details upon booking, or at least before 30 days prior to your departure.

If you do not have travel insurance prior to your departure, we retain the rights to refuse boarding/joining our tours or cruises. We might refund / provide travel credits for you, less any unrecoverable fees including but not limited to admin fees, visas fees, other suppliers’ cancellation fees. We won’t be held liable for any costs associated with this matter.
FAQ & Travel Blog

Your cruise from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - accommodation in double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom - entertainment - the assistance of our onboard host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala evening - repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Please note:  this cruise doesn’t include the entry visa for the country it travels to. Make sure you have acquired a valid visa before travelling and joining the cruise. Check whether a single entry or multiple entry visa is required/ available.

When assisting with an international travel booking, we assume that all travellers in the booking have a valid Passport and Visas to enter to the country it travels to. Passports must be valid for the countries through which a ship or tour passes. It is the responsibility of each passenger to ensure the validity and conformity of their passport/Visas.

It is the customer’s responsibility to make sure that the travellers have the valid visas and/or correct visa type to enter the destination country they are travelling to. Travellers might need to present the visas at multiple checkpoints and may be refused to fly out of their countries, if the visa documents cannot be presented. If such an event occurs, we won’t be liable and the travellers will be deemed as “no-show”. Please check our Terms & Conditions for penalty for “no-show”.

Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as currency, customs and quarantine regulations) change regularly. Contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate for up-to-date information.

Important Note:

  • All travellers must have a valid passport for international travel and most countries require at least 6 months validity from the date of return and some countries require a machine‐readable passport.
  • Some countries require visas and re‐entry permits which meet the requirements of immigration and other government authorities.
  • It is your sole responsibility if any fines, penalties, payments or expenditures incurred as a result of such documents not satisfying the requirements of those authorities.
CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2020

Included in tour package Berlin Berlin by night Charlottenburg castle (audioguided tour) Potsdam and the gardens of the Sanssouci Palace Magdeburg Aut

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 966.18 AUD

On-board : 1,130.11 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2021

Included in tour package Berlin Berlin by night Charlottenburg castle (audioguided tour) Potsdam and the gardens of the Sanssouci Palace Magdeburg Aut

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 985.36 AUD

On-board : 1,151.04 AUD

1 TRIPS OF DAY
EVENING
Amsterdam by night

Departure on foot from the ship in the company of our hostess to reach the riverboat dockside where we'll start our guided tour with commentary. We will pass the Port of Amsterdam, made famous by

DURATION 01:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 33.14 AUD

On-board : 36.62 AUD

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EVENING
Berlin by night

After dinner you will leave by coach to explore contemporary Berlin. A guided walk will enable you to discover the contemporary architectural prowess of Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, etc. A true no man

DURATION 02:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 80.22 AUD

On-board : 88.94 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Magdeburg

Departure by coach for Magdeburg where we will meet up with local guides. Magdeburg was once the cradle of the German nation. The first Germanic Holy Roman Emperor, Otto the Great, had an imposing cat

DURATION 05:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 101.15 AUD

On-board : 111.62 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg

Departure by coach from the Papenburg lock towards Meyer Werft Shipyard. Founded in 1975, the shipyard has been owned and managed by the Meyer family for six generations. The first ships that were bui

DURATION 02:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 83.71 AUD

On-board : 92.43 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
Guided tour of Nuremberg

Join us for a guided tour of Nuremberg by coach. We'll enjoy a panoramic visit of the monuments found outside of the city's medieval walls, including the Nuremberg Palace of Justice, the Nazi

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 87.20 AUD

On-board : 97.66 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Panoramic tour of Potsdam and visit of the Sanssouci Gardens

We'll leave by coach with local guides who will help you discover the history of Former Prussia and its illustrious monarchs. In Potsdam, the visit will begin with a walk through the gardens at th

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 90.69 AUD

On-board : 101.15 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Tour of the Charlottenburg Castle

Departure by coach from Berlin Spandau in the company of your guides. We'll start off with a stroll in the gardens before a tour of Charlottenburg Palace with headset. A walk through the wonders e

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 106.38 AUD

On-board : 118.59 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Hanover

Departure by coach from the northern port of Hanover in the company of local guides to discover the capital of the Land of Lower Saxony. From the 17th century onwards, Hanover played a major role in p

DURATION 05:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 80.22 AUD

On-board : 88.94 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Excursion to Volendam and Zaanse-Schans

We'll leave by coach with our guide for Volendam, a charming village that has preserved its character for over six centuries thanks to the tough vitality of its fishermen. We'll then visit a c

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 80.22 AUD

On-board : 88.94 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Transfer to downtown Nienburg

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess towards downtown Nienburg. You'll be free to discover this beautiful little Lower Saxony town at your own pace. Nienburg is famous for its asparag

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 41.86 AUD

On-board : 47.09 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Amsterdam and diamond producer

We’ll leave by coach for a guided tour of the city. Amsterdam is one of the most unique and extraordinary cities in the world. From its romantic canals to its world-renowned museums and historic

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 69.76 AUD

On-board : 76.74 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Panoramic tour of Berlin

We'll leave by coach from Berlin-Spandau with a local guide who will help us discover the history, monuments and fascinating facets of this particularly historic city. We'll travel up the 17th

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 92.43 AUD

On-board : 102.90 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Bremen

Departure with your guide to visit the historic center of this Hanseatic city. One of the oldest German maritime cities, Bremen was granted the right to hold market as early as 965 and joined the Hans

DURATION 02:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 76.74 AUD

On-board : 85.46 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided visit of the Volkswagen Autostadt in Wolfsburg

We will reach the Autostadt either on foot - a 5 min walk crossing a bridge over the Mittelandkanal - or by coach, depending on mooring and sailing conditions. We'll meet up with our guides in the

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 101.15 AUD

On-board : 111.62 AUD

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