Baltic Isles Cruise Itinerary -
02 Jun 2019 on the ms Johannes Brahms

Day 1 UK - Berlin

We travel by air to Berlin where we board the ship moored by the famous Lake Tegel and spend a relaxing evening on board.

Day 2 Berlin – Oranienburg – Eberswalde

Start the day with our optional city tour, which is led by a qualified and experienced guide. It’s a wonderful opportunity to see the highlights of Berlin and hear about the rich history and culture of the area. We return to the ship in Oranienburg and then sail to Eberswalde where we spend the evening.

Day 3 Eberswalde – Schwedt

Enjoy a full day cruising Schwedt, en route we will come to the monumental Niederfinow Boat Lift which is the oldest working lift in Germany and bridges the 36 meter difference between the canal and the Oder River. Following the unique experience of passage aboard the boat lift we will continue our cruise along the Oder to Schwedt. It’s a great day to spend on the sun deck watching the scenery glide by.

Day 4 Schwedt – Szczecin

Today we will cruise toward Poland to Szczecin, a lively city and the capital of West Pomerania near the Baltic Sea. Join our optional tour to visit of this former German city, set on both sides of the river banks, which we can explore.

Day 5 Szczecin – Wolgast

Relax on deck and admire the passing scenery as we spend a full day cruising across the Szczecin Lagoon to Wolgast on the banks of the river Peenestrom. On arrival we have free time to explore this historic town or join our optional city tour.

Day 6 Wolgast – Peenemünde – Lauterbach

We cruise the short distance to Peenemünde, a small village on the Isle of Usedom, one of Germany’s most popular holiday resorts due to its stunning natural beauty. We have some free time or you can join our excursion to Peenemünde museum formally the largest armaments centre in Europe, where up to 12,000 people worked on guided weapons before we return to the ship for lunch. Later we set sail to Lauterbach on the isle of Rügen. On arrival you can join an optional tour of Rügen visiting Putbus, Binz and Prora. Binz is the largest seaside resort on the island, it is known for its sandy beaches and the Strandpromenade, an elegant seaside walkway. Next is Prora north of the town are the ruins, orgainally built by the Nazis as a vast resort. Our final place is Prora and its museum, which is a record of it’s complex of history.

Day 7 Lauterbach – Stralsund

We cruise this morning to Stralsund arriving at lunchtime. The historical centre is a delight to explore, with imposing churches, gothic gabled houses and the beautiful town hall with its distinctive facades. To make sure you don’t miss anything, why not join our optional walking tour.

Day 8 Berlin – UK

After breakfast we are transferred to Berlin airport for the return flight.