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Enjoy a pleasant one to two-week waterway cruise as you explore the north-east of Germany, travelling from lock to lock. Choose to stay in the northern part of the country around the National Parks and Lake Müritz, or head down to the capital, Berlin. The beauty of the landscapes and wealth of interesting attractions will make this cruise a truly unforgettable experience.
Fürstenberg and its surroundings
Your rental boat will take you through the countryside on the Havel as you enjoy a lovely getaway full of outdoor activities and cultural attractions. There are thirty locks distributed over no less than 460 km of waterways. Don’t miss a visit to the historic city of Fürstenberg, the start and end point of your waterway cruise. There are some enriching sites here to spark your curiosity, including the Malchow and Templin museums, the old abbey of Himmelpfort and the church of St Marien. The outdoor pursuits on offer at Waren, along with Plau’s water sports, will delight nature lovers. Enjoy the local wildlife while hiking in the forest and why not end with a refreshing swim in beautifully pure water ?
From Fürstenberg to Berlin
Remain aboard your licence-free boat as you navigate through Zehdenick, heading towards Oranienburg on the outskirts of Berlin. Here, you can visit the oldest baroque castle in the Brandenburg region and its historic park. Finally, a stop off in the capital, Berlin, is a must. With its mix of art and culture, the must-sees include the Berlin War Memorial, TV tower with its breath-taking panoramic views of the capital, Berlin Cathedral, the Bundestag (seat of Parliament) and Brandenburg Gate, by both day and night. Berlin’s historical past makes it a city full of monuments with rich architecture, mixing different styles. Far away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you’ll return to your houseboat in the peaceful riverside environment and end your waterway cruise with a serene final run-in to Fürstenberg.
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Set off from Fürstenberg and navigate as your desires see fit, or follow our itinerary ideas: