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Christmas in the Rhine Valley

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Celebrate the festive season in the riverside town of Koblenz

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2018 Tour code: 19REX


Day 1 - London to Koblenz

Travel on the Eurostar after meeting at our Departure Office in St Pancras. From Brussels, continue via Cologne to Koblenz. Check in to your hotel, before we enjoy dinner this evening.

  • Dinner
Koblenz Christmas Market
Days 2-3 - Koblenz Christmas Market

Today is yours to discover the final day of the Koblenz Christmas market. Stroll the cobbled streets and admire the churches, half-timbered houses and delightful lit festive squares which lend a seasonal atmosphere to this enchanting town. Day 3 is Christmas Eve which is at leisure.

  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - Christmas Day in Koblenz

Take a guided tour of Koblenz today, discovering the many sights that this town has to offer. Sat on the confluence of the Rhine and the Moselle rivers, Koblenz is a delight to discover on this tour which uncovers the history and culture behind the town. Entry is included here to the Koblenz fortress. To access the fortress, you have the option of travelling up via cable car, to enjoy the spectacular views across the majestic rivers below. You also see the Basilica and the monument to William I.

Back at the hotel, prepare for a Christmas Day traditional dinner in classic German style.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Christmas Day
Day 5 - Boxing Day and Vulkan Express

Boxing Day's excursion is a journey on the Vulkan Express, a narrow-gauge diesel train which winds its way up across bridges and viaducts from the Rhine Valley at Brohl to Engeln.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Vulkan Express
Day 6 - Return home

Today depart Koblenz by train for Cologne, then continue to Brussels. Here you join the Eurostar to London.

  • Breakfast, Dinner