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The beauty of the Rhine - 6 days

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tour code:
900.983110
date/timeframe:
2019-01-02 - 2019-11-30
package price:
starting from 259 € per person

  • Nearly 1000 years of German History
  • Vineyards - Black Forest - Majestic Rhine Fall

Day 1: Arrival in Frankfurt
After your arrival, check in to your hotel in the area of Frankfurt.

Day 2: Excursion to Rhine Valley - F
After breakfast your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Frankfurt, Germany's financial capital. Afterwards, you take a short drive to Ruedesheim. This small town on the banks of river Rhine is famous throughout the world for its wine traditions. Around the Drosselgasse numerous bars and restaurants with live music can be found. Check-in and stay overnight in the area of Ruedesheim.

Day 3: Ruedesheim - Rhine cruise - Cologne - F
In the morning we board an excursion ship for a river cruise through the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, declared UNESCO World Heritage, passing fascinating castles, ruins and the legendary Loreley Rock. The Rhine is one of Europe's main waterways running through Germany over a length of 850 kilometres. Afterwards you continue to Cologne. Stay overnight at your hotel in the area of Cologne.

Day 4: Cologne - Heidelberg - F
Today your guide awaits you for a city tour in Cologne. Walk through the narrow streets of the historic centre and see the interior of the famous cathedral, one of the largest gothic churches in Europe and UNESCO World Heritage site. Cologne was built on Roman foundations. Nowadays, construction workers often discover archeological finds. After some leisure time, continue to Heidelberg area for the night.

Day 5: Heidelberg - Freiburg - F
After your breakfast, enjoy a guided city tour in Heidelberg, an old university town on the banks of river Neckar. Heidelberg is considered to be one of Germany's most beautiful cities. The impressive castle on the hill is dominating the scene. After a walk through the Old Town with all its beauty our journey will continue towards the south and the Black Forest. Stay overnight in the Freiburg area.

Day 6: Freiburg - Rhine Falls - departure - F
From the Black Forest it is only a short drive to Switzerland. In Schaffhausen, you will get to see the majestic Rhine Falls. For the brave of you there is the opportunity to end our exciting journey by watching this fascinating spectacle from a boat, very close to the thunderous water masses of the Rhine!

  • 5 x overnights incl. buffet breakfast
  • Hotels of Good SRG Mid-Range or better
  • rooms with shower or bathtub/WC
  • 1 x 2 hrs guided city tour Frankfurt
  • 1 x 1:50 hrs Rhine river cruise Ruedesheim - St. Goarshausen
  • 1 x 2 hrs guided city tour Cologne
  • 1 x admission and 1hr visit Cologne Cathedral
  • 1 x 1,5 hrs guided city tour Heidelberg
  • city tax

aditional options

  • half board as 3-course-dinner or buffet per day
    21 €
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