Cruise from Berlin to Prague aboard the Elbe Princesse and explore the timeless treasures and traditions of the Elbe River Valley.

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 Dresden, situated along the Elbe River  Prague and the Vltava River and historic Charles Bridge   Old Town Square, Prague  Prague's astronomical clock near the main square  Meissen, located along the Elbe River  Plaza in Wittenberg, Germany  Magdeburg, located along the Elbe River  Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

Elbe River Cruise

From Berlin to Prague Aboard the 80-guest Elbe Princesse

12 days from $4,990

Cruise from Berlin to Prague aboard the Elbe Princesse and explore the timeless treasures and traditions of the Elbe River Valley.

or Call 855-330-1542

Experts

Oct 27 - Nov 7, 2018 Departure
Carol Reynolds

Carol Reynolds

Dr. Carol Reynolds weaves history, humor, and high energy into everything she does. A musicologist, pianist, and organist, she specializes in Russian, East European, and German cultural history. Before becoming a professor of Music at Southern Methodist University (Dallas), she studied at the Leningrad Conservatory and lived in West Germany.

Dr. Reynolds is a frequent Smithsonian Journeys Expert and has led tours through Russia, the Baltic States, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Switzerland, and Croatia. She is fluent in Russian and German.  

A staunch advocate of Arts Education at every stage of life, she works with organizations like The Dallas Symphony, Van Cliburn Concerts, Kimball Museum, Opera America, and Smithsonian Associates. 

Under the moniker Professor Carol, she publishes courses in cultural history for adults and students, including Discovering Music: 300 Years of Interaction in Western Music, Arts, History, and Culture, Exploring America’s Artistic Heritage, Imperial Russia, and Early Sacred Music. She and her husband Hank maintain a second home in Weimar (former East Germany).

May 11 - 22, 2019 Departure
Aneta Georgievska-Shine

Aneta Georgievska-Shine

Aneta Georgievska-Shine is a scholar of the Renaissance and the baroque eras, yet as an art historian, her interests range from ancient to contemporary art.  In addition to her affiliation with the University of Maryland, she frequently presents lectures for museums and art institutions in the Washington D.C. area, including the Walters Art Museum, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, and the Smithsonian. Her publications include scholarly books and numerous articles in U.S. and international journals, as well as essays in exhibition catalogs.

A popular Smithsonian Journeys Expert, Aneta has led numerous journeys to France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, as well as Central and Eastern Europe. In addition to her art historical expertise, she brings a deep knowledge of the history, politics, and languages of Central and Eastern Europe. Aneta is a native speaker of Macedonian and has working knowledge of several other European languages.