Calvorde is an Ohre River (Elbe River) cruise port and town in Borde District (Sachsen Anhalt / Saxony-Anhalt, Germany), with population around 3,500. The town is located approx 37 km (23 mi) northwest Magdeburg (Saxony-Anhalt state's capital city) and approx 15 km (9 mi) northwest of Haldensleben (district's administrative center).
Calvorde is on Ohre River (one of Elbe's tributaries) with length 103 km (64 mi). Ohre originates in Niedersachsen / Lower Saxony (north of Wolfsburg) and flows south-east following both states border (Niedersachsen-Sachsen Anhalt). After Buchhorst (Oebisfelde) Ohre River flows through Niedersachsen and along the Mittellandkanal (Mittelland Canal, linking France-Switzerland-Belgium-Holland-Luxembourg-Poland-Czech Republic-Baltic Sea). Ohre flows into Elbe River in Rogatz ( Borde district, north of Magdeburg City).
As cruise port, Calvorde is included in the regular schedule of one of Europe's largest river cruise companies - Nicko Cruises (brand of Mystic Cruises). Next table shows the ports sequences of Nicko's Calvorde-visiting itinerary (12-day "Holland and Germany") between homeports Amsterdam and Berlin.
|Date / Time||Port|
|16 Jul / 17 Jul - 11:00 (overnight)||Departing from Amsterdam, Holland|
|17 Jul 15:00 - 17:30||Alkmaar, Holland|
|17 Jul 21:30 / 18 Jul - 03:00 (overnight)||Den Helder, Holland|
|18 Jul 09:00 - 13:00||Lemmer, Holland|
|19 Jul - 11:30||Groningen, Holland|
|19 Jul 19:00 / 20 Jul - 12:00 (overnight)||Leer, Germany|
|20 Jul 14:00 - 19:00||Papenburg, Germany|
|20 Jul 22:00 / 21 Jul - 06:00 (overnight)||Dorpen, Germany|
|21 Jul 13:30 - 13:45||Oldenburg, Germany|
|21 Jul 21:00 / 22 Jul 12:30 (overnight)||Bremen, Germany|
|22 Jul 21:00 / 23 Jul - 05:30 (overnight)||Nienburg-Weser, Germany|
|23 Jul 13:00 - 16:30||Minden, Germany|
|23 Jul 23:30 / 24 Jul - 09:00 (overnight)||Hannover, Germany|
|24 Jul 13:00 - 13:30||Peine, Germany|
|24 Jul 21:30 / 25 Jul - 05:00 (overnight)||Calvorde, Germany|
|25 Jul 17:00 / 26 Jul - 09:00 (overnight)||Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany|
|26 Jul 13:00 - 17:30||Potsdam, Germany|
|26 Jul 19:30 / 27 Jul (overnight)||Arriving in Berlin, Germany|
The cruisetour is operated by the riverboat Frederic Chopin and priced from ~USD 2700 pp.