Course Elbe

Experience the fascinating, nearly untouched nature of the Elbe wetlands and the UNESCO biosphere reserve Flusslandschaft Elbe between Hamburg and Wittenberge. Charming little Elbe towns with comfortable restaurants and varied cultural offers allow for endless possibilities on and at the big river for leisure captains and observers of ships, motor boat enthusiasts and canoe lovers, cyclists, migrating birds, town-trotters and nature lovers that want to recharge.

Elbe in WittenbergeFoto: Archiv Tourismusverband Prignitz e.V./Markus Tiemann

Brochure Course Elbe

Travel to one of the most beautiful riverscapes, created during the ice age 20,000 years ago, in Europe: the Elbe. An especially diverse part runs between Hamburg and Wittenberge with a length of 180 river kilometres.

Pocket planner Course Elbe

The pocket planner is handy for everyone who wants to discover the Elbe between Hamburg and Berlin by boat, bike or canoe. A detailed map of sights, the biosphere reserves, observation platforms, passanger vessels and much more allows you to plan your trip perfectly.

WassertropfenFoto: Archiv Tourismusverband Prignitz e.V./Markus Tiemann

Journey with the water droplet Enni via audio guide from Wittenberge to Hamburg

Accompany Jenni and Benni on their journey on and along the Elbe where they meet Enni, the living water droplet. This imaginative story will surely surprise you because even water droplets want to take a look around and discover their surroundings. What does Enni see underwater or from high up above? Following 180 kilometres, you'll discover the river with its secrets, stories, beauties and treasures.

Jenni and Benni are out and about at the Alte Ölmühle in Wittenberge in the Prignitz where they learn about production of raw oil from flax, rapeseed and turnips. About 30 kilometres further downstream along the Elberadweg you'll arrive at Castle Lenzen, where animals, plants and a virtual flight wait for you.