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New Year in the Rhine Valley

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(Tour code: 20REN)

Celebrate the New Year in the riverside town of Koblenz

Join us as we enjoy celebrating the festive season in the riverside town of Koblenz with trips amidst the vineyards, ruined castles and medieval towns.

  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Tour of Koblenz
  • New Year's Eve Gala Dinner with live music and dancing
  • Journey on the Vulkan Express
  • Trier
  • Cochem
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge

New Year in the Rhine Valley 2019Tour Details

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Day 1 To Koblenz
To Koblenz

London to Koblenz

Travel on the Eurostar after meeting at our Departure Office in St Pancras. From Brussels, continue via Cologne to Koblenz , where you check in to your hotel.

  • Dinner
Day 2 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 Emperor William I.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 The Vulkan Express
The Vulkan Express

The Vulkan Express on New Year's Eve

Today is New Year's Eve and our 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. Later tonight, to call in the new year, we sit down to a spectacular 5-course gala dinner to celebrate. Afterwards, you may wish to join the festivities in town.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 New Year's Day
New Year's Day

Exploring Koblenz on New Year's Day

Enjoy a day at leisure today to wander the streets of Koblenz with the start of the New Year. Perhaps make the walk along the rivers and up to the statue of Emperor William I on the Deutches Eck headland.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Trier

Trier and Cochem

Today we head out into the German countryside to pay a visit to two charming towns near the banks of the mighty Rhine. Our first port of call is pretty Cochem, whose elegant townhouses are watched over by an imperial castle. Our second stop is the historical city of Trier whose impressive buildings include a magnificent Roman stone gate and a superb cathedral.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 Eurostar

Return home

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

  • Breakfast

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour will feature the same excursions, the order may differ from that shown above.

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
  • Return rail travel
  • 5 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinner, including 5 courses on New Year's Eve
  • Guided tour of Koblenz
  • Journey on the Vulkan Express
  • Trier and Cochem

Not Included


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

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

Helen Laverack
Luke Simpson
New Year in the Rhine Valley

Celebrate the New Year in the riverside town of Koblenz


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