Oderberg is an Oder River cruise port and town in Germany's Brandenburg state (Barnim district) with population around 2,000. The town is approx 16 km (10 ml) east of Eberswalde and approx 27 km (17 ml) southwest of Schwedt-Oder (close to Berlin / country's capital). Alte Oder flows through the town. Oder River (forming the Germany-Poland border) is approx 5 km away. Also close (a few km to the north) is the Nationalpark Unteres Odertal (Lower Oder Valley National Park).
The scenery features many lakes and forests, attracting numerous tourists for outdoor recreational activities, including as boating, biking, walking, wildlife viewing. Best-known tourist attractions in the town include Nikolaikirche (mid-19th-century church), Oderberg Castle (fortress ruins), Binnenschifffahrtsmuseum (inland navigation museum with an open-air exhibition and the 1897-built paddlewheel steamship Riesa), Albrechtsberg Castle (war memorial), Marowski-Haus (17th-century / town's oldest building), half-timbered houses, Jewish cemetery, Neuendorf church, manor house, distillery.
Oder River originates in the Czech Republic and flows approx 740 km (461 ml) through Poland. For 187 km (116 ml) the river forms part of Oder-Neisse line (Germany-Poland border). Oder River flows into Szczecin Lagoon (north of Szczecin Poland) and then into three river branches (Dziwna, Swina and Peene) that empty into Baltic Sea via Bay of Pomerania.
As cruise port, Oderberg was included in the 2019 schedule of the riverboat Saxonia (2001-built). Next table shows ship's itinerary as ports sequence and port stays (arrival/departure times).
MS Saxonia (11-day "Baltic Coast" roundtrip from Potsdam / prices from USD 2250 pp)
|Date / Time||Port|
|08-09 Sep - 06:00 (overnight)||Departing from Potsdam, Germany|
|09 Sep||Niederfinow Boat Lift|
|09 Sep 08:00 - 08:30||Berlin, Germany|
|09 Sep 13:00 - 13:30||Lehnitz-Oranienburg, Germany|
|09 Sep 22:30 / 10 Sep - 05:30 (overnight)||Hohensaaten, Germany|
|10 Sep 14:30 / 11 Sep - 05:00 (overnight)||Szczecin, Poland|
|11 Sep 09:00 - 13:00||Swinoujscie, Poland|
|11 Sep 19:00 / 12 Sep - 06:00 (overnight)||Peenemunde, Usedom Island, Germany|
|12 Sep 08:30 - 13:30||Lauterbach, Rugen Island, Germany|
|12 Sep 16:30 / 13 Sep - 06:00 (overnight)||Stralsund, Germany|
|13 Sep 09:30 - 14:00||Zingst, Germany|
|13 Sep 18:30 / 14 Sep - 06:00 (overnight)||Hiddensee Island, Vitte, Germany|
|14 Sep 09:30 - 10:00||Ralswiek, Rugen Island, Germany|
|14 Sep 12:00 - 14:00||Wittow Fahre-Ferry, Rugen Island, Germany|
|14 Sep 19:00 / 15 Sep - 02:00 (overnight)||Greifswald, Germany|
|15 Sep||Scenic Cruising|
|15 Sep 11:30 - 14:00||Wolin, Poland|
|15 Sep 22:00 / 16 Sep - 13:30 (overnight)||Schwedt-Oder, Germany|
|16 Sep||Niederfinow Boat Lift|
|16 Sep 18:00 - 19:00||Oderberg, Germany|
|17 Sep 00:30 - 08:00||Eberswalde, Germany|
|17 Sep 13:00 - 13:30||Lehnitz-Oranienburg, Germany|
|17 Sep 19:00 / 18 Sep (overnight)||Arriving in Potsdam, Germany|