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(Tour code: 19COS)

Visit scenic riverside towns in historic Germany

Sample the wines of the romantic Moselle region from a base in the lovely riverside town of Cochem, whose half-timbered Old Town has been watched over for centuries by its very own enchanting castle.

  • Guided walking tour of Cochem
  • Moselle cruise and wine tasting
  • Excursion by rail to Trier
  • Moselle Wine train
  • Traben-Trarbach
  • Grevenburg Castle
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 3-4* Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
  • Moselle Cruise

The Moselle Valley 2019Tour Details

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Day 1 Cochem Castle
Cochem Castle

London to Cochem

Meet your group and Tour Manager at Rail Discoveries' dedicated Departure Office in London St Pancras, before taking the Eurostar to Brussels. Then head through the Ardennes to Luxembourg, where you change to a local train bound for the Moselle Valley, and the riverside town of Cochem. You check in to the 3* Hotel Karl Müller.

  • Dinner
Day 2 Cochem

Exploring Cochem and a cruise

Today starts with a guided tour of delightful Cochem, a perfect introduction to this charming town. Later, embark on a cruise along the Moselle, with views of Reichsburg Castle and Ebernach Abbey, surrounded by vineyards.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Trier Cathedral
Trier Cathedral


Travel by train to Trier on today's excursion. Trier is considered to be Germany's oldest city as it was founded over 2,000 years ago. Explore the city's main sights and attractions, including the cathedral, and enjoy a guided tour of Trier, which gives an excellent introduction to the city.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Wine tasting
Wine tasting

Moselle Wine Train

Take a train along the Moselle Valley to Bullay, then change onto a scenic branch line known as the Moselle Wine Train. The route travels from the hillside down to riverside Traben-Trarbach, whose twin villages span the Moselle beneath thick woods, vineyards and the ruins of Grevenburg Castle. Here, you enjoy a tasting of Moselle wine before returning by train to Cochem.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Eurostar

Cochem to London

Today you say goodbye to the beautiful Moselle Valley, and begin your journey home. After breakfast, you leave Cochem by local train for Luxembourg, then join a rail service to Brussels. Here you change for the Eurostar to St Pancras International in London.

  • Breakfast

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Exclusive meeting point at our St Pancras Departure Office
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 4 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast and 4 dinners
  • Guided tours of Cochem and Trier with local guides
  • Moselle cruise and wine tasting
  • Journey on the Moselle Wine Train

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Helen Laverack
Luke Simpson
The Moselle Valley

Visit scenic riverside towns in historic Germany


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