Day 1 - London - Prague
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for the journey to London Heathrow Airport and a direct, scheduled British Airways flight to Prague. On arrival, we transfer to the port to embark MS Johannes Brahms (3T+), with time to settle before dinner.
Day 2 - Prague - Melnik
Enjoy a tour of Prague this morning, including the famous Charles Bridge and Astronomical Clock as well as the Old Town. Rejoin the ship before lunch and enjoy an afternoon of particularly scenic cruising on the Vltava River before an evening arrival in Melnik. Overnight on board in Melnik.
Day 3 - Melnik - Decin
The ship departs early this morning and cruises to Litomerice to embark on an included exploration of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains. This national park is one of the most unique regions of natural beauty in Germany, with an extraordinary variety of terrain with plains, ravines, forest and mountains. We rejoin our ship in Decin. This old royal town grew under the eye of Decin Castle, an elegant estate atop a rocky plateau. We dock here overnight.
Day 4 - Bad Schandau - Dresden
Depart early this morning and sail to Bad Schandau for a brief stop in this medieval town in a picturesque setting. We reach Dresden after lunch and take a tour of this fascinating city, where we remain overnight.
Day 5 - Dresden - Meissen
We depart Dresden for an included excursion to Colditz Castle. In its thousand year existence, the castle has witnessed a diverse range of uses, from a Royal Hunting Lodge to a psychiatric hospital, but it is best known as the most notorious PoW camps in World War II. The isolated castle was declared escape proof but over 300 attempts were made and 31 of them were successful. We continue to Meissen, where we rejoin our vessel. This city with a 1,000-year history, sits on the end of Saxony’s Wine Road. We have an optional excursion to the famous Meissen Porcelain Centre. Porcelain has been made here for over 300 years, the first manufactory in Europe.
Day 6 - Wittenberg
After sailing through the morning, we arrive in quaint Wittenberg, a critical milestone in the history of Christianity. Take an optional guided walking tour to follow the footsteps of Martin Luther, visiting the Castle Church on whose doors he posted his 95 theses which sparked the Protestant Reformation, and the Luther house.
Day 7 - Wittenberg - Magdeburg
We dock in Magdeburg after a morning of cruising, named the ‘city of spires’ due to its assortment of turrets and steeples. The city has suffered from several wars but some of its historical landmarks have stood for centuries, including the Dom and medieval monastery.
Day 8 - Brandenburg
We continue our cruise until Brandenburg, where we dock this afternoon to explore this historic city independently or on an optional walking tour.
Day 9 Potsdam - Berlin - London
Arrive in Potsdam this morning, to disembark and transfer to Berlin Airport for a direct, scheduled British Airways flight to London Heathrow. On arrival you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.