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Kralupy nad Vltavou (Kralupech, Kralup an der Moldau) is a Vltava River (Elbe River) cruise port and town in Bohemia (central Czech Republic) with population around 18,000. The town is located approx 25 km (16 ml) north of Prague (country's capital city) and is also part of the Prague metro region.
Town's landscape is marked by large forests and 3 bridges over Vltava River - TG-Masaryk (Masarykuv Most, highway bridge), a footbridge (with bicycle lane) and a railway bridge. The town is also a major railway junction as part of country's main railroad linking Prague (via Decín) with Dresden. Vltava River (Moldau) has length approx 430 km (270 ml) ranking it the longest within the Czech Republic. This is a major inland waterway that is widely used for shipping. Vltava merges with Elbe River at Melník.
As a tourism destination, Kralupy is popular for cycling (routes Kralupy-Melník-Litomerice-Usti-Decín, Prague-Kralupy, Kralupy-Libcice-Uholicky-Okor, and Kralupy-Tursko-Uholicky-Unetice) and hiking (routes Prague-Rez-Kralupy-Nelahozeves-Ríp, Kralupy-Velvary, and Kralupy-Zakolany-Okor, Kralupy-Veltrusy-Nelahozeves).
As cruise port, Kralupy was included in the 2019 schedules of Nicko Cruises (ship Katharina von Bora) and CroisiEurope (ships Elbe Princesse and Elbe Princesse 2). Next tables show the itineraries as riverport sequences and prices per person (double occupancy rates).
(CroisiEurope) 8-day itinerary between homeports Prague and Berlin-Tegel, from ~USD 2200 pp
|Date / Time||Port|
|16 Jul 18:00 / 17 Jul 14:00 (overnight)||Departing from Berlin, Germany|
|17 Jul 17:00||Potsdam, Germany|
|17 Jul 23:00 / 18 Jul 06:00 (overnight)||Wusterwitz, Germany|
|18 Jul 14:00||Magdeburg, Germany|
|19 Jul 09:00||Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany|
|20 Jul 07:00||Meissen, Germany|
|20 Jul 12:30 / 21 Jul 07:00 (overnight)||Dresden, Germany|
|21 Jul 12:00||Wehlen, Germany|
|21 Jul 23:00 / 22 Jul 08:30 (overnight)||Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic|
|22 Jul 12:00||Roudnice nad Labem, Czech Republic|
|22 Jul 20:30 / 23 Jul 05:30 (overnight)||Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czech Republic|
|23 Jul 08:00||Roztoky, Czech Republic|
|23 Jul 12:30 / 24 Jul 09:00 (overnight)||Arriving in Prague, Czech Republic|
(Nicko Cruises) 8-day itinerary between homeports Prague and Potsdam, from ~USD 1700 pp
|Date / Time||Port|
|04 May / 05 May - 08:00 (overnight)||Departing from Prague, Czech Republic|
|05 May 12:30 - 13:00||Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czech Republic|
|05 May 21:00 / 06 May - 06:30 (overnight)||Litomerice, Czech Republic|
|06 May 14:30 - 14:45||Pirna, Germany|
|06 May 16:30 / 07 May / 08 May - 12:00 (overnight)||Dresden, Germany|
|08 May 14:00 - 18:30||Meissen, Germany|
|09 May 03:30 - 13:00||Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany|
|09 May 19:30 / 10 May - 08:30 (overnight)||Magdeburg, Germany|
|10 May 10:30 - 11:30||Rothensee Boat Lift|
|11 May 00:30||Arriving in Potsdam, Germany|
Port Kralupy nad Vltavou cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czech Republic. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|3 November, 2019|
|MS Katharina von Bora||12:00||13:00|