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Admire the famous river and the incredible scenery

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8 days From £799 per person
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2021 Tour code: 21RIS

About the tour

Discover the treasures of the Rhine Valley, from its attractive wine towns to its favourite heritage railways. This magnificent inclusive tour takes in some of the best of this delightful part of the world.

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What’s included

Itinerary

Day 1 - London & Remagen

After meeting your group and Tour Manager at our Departure Office at London St Pancras, board the Eurostar to Brussels. Continue via Cologne to Remagen, a charming town on the banks of the Rhine, where you spend the next seven nights at the Hotel Pinger, enjoying all-inclusive meals every day, with packed lunches available on excursion days, as well as drinks each evening with dinner.

Includes
  • Dinner
Eurostar
Day 2 - Remagen and the Peace Museum

Explore Remagen with a visit to the Peace Museum. Located in the towers of the town's famous bridge, which featured in several battles throughout the Second World War, the museum was opened in 1980. Discover more about the bridge's history and that of the nearby US prisoner of war camp, known as the Golden Mile. This afternoon, you're free to explore on your own.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Ludendorff Bridge
Day 3 - Altenahr & Mayschoss

Take the train to Altenahr today, an ancient village nestled in a valley and filled with fairytale architecture.

You have free time here to stroll through the winding streets, lined with classic half-timbered buildings. Continue by rail to Mayschoss, a renowned wine town surrounded by endless vineyards. We enjoy a wine tasting, after which you have the option to take a horse-drawn carriage ride (payable locally) - a truly enchanting way to see more of the sights. Or, head out and get to know the town on your own. After dinner back at the hotel this evening, there's a walking tour of Remagen that you're free to join.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Mayschoss
Day 4 - Free day in Remagen

Enjoy a free day to explore more of your surroundings at your own pace. You may wish to take the train to nearby Boppard with your included VRM card. Once a Roman fort, Boppard has earned UNESCO World Heritage status for its history and outstanding natural beauty. Here, you could admire the 12th-century church, notable for its twin spires and stained glass windows, or the remains of the original Roman city wall. This is also an ideal destination for those who love walking. Nearby, there are over 100 miles of walking trails which wind through the stunning surrounding landscapes.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Boppard
Day 5 - The Rhine Gorge

Today's excursion takes you by rail to St Goar, where you board a riverboat and cruise through the iconic Rhine Gorge. One of the most scenic sights along the river, the Rhine Gorge is dominated by the legendary Lorelei Rock, a striking sight which rises up out of the water. Stop at Rüdesheim, where half-timbered medieval houses, narrow streets, and old inns give the town a flavour of the Middle Ages, before railing back to Remagen.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Rhine Valley
Day 6 - Cochem

Take the train to Cochem, on the banks of the Moselle River. You have free time to explore here. The town is dominated by a 1,000 year old castle, and is also known for its old quarter, where you'll find preserved sections of the town walls and three of the wall's gates. Like many towns in the area, Cochem is also celebrated for its wines, with its local Moselle famous across Germany.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Cochem
Day 7 - Free day in Remagen

You have another free day today. Perhaps head into Remagen, where you could stroll by the river, soaking up the natural beauty of the town. It's also easy to get to the city of Koblenz using your VRM card. Set at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers and considered the historic gateway to the terraced vineyards and ruined castles of the Rhine.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Rhine Valley
Day 8 - Return to London

After breakfast this morning, take the train to Cologne, where you change for the service to Brussels. From here join the Eurostar direct to London St Pancras.

Includes
  • Breakfast
Eurostar

Additional information

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.

Mobility information

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.

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Hotel Pinger, Remagen

Hotel Pinger, Remagen

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92% of travellers would recommend this tour

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Mrs L Long

Submitted 18/11/2019

Excellent value for money. Very well organised, friendly and helpful tour manager and lovely places to visit on the itinerary.

Anonymous

Submitted 28/10/2019

great overall but needs transfer times sorted

Anonymous

Submitted 23/10/2019

Exemplary service as usual. Well organised and executed from start to finish.

Anonymous

Submitted 21/10/2019

Well organised tour. Good hotel in excellent location across the road from the rail station, all inclusive with excellent meals.

Mr B Davies

Submitted 21/10/2019

Excellent hotel with friendly staff. Enjoyable excursions and friendly fellow travellers. Plenty to keep us occupied but with down time if needed.

Anonymous

Submitted 03/10/2019

This holiday was a perfect mix between organised travel and being able to do what one wanted. There are many interesting places to visit, nearly all of which are covered by the rail passes provided by the hotel. The hotel was comfortable, only marred by the noise from the train station through the night, and the food was excellent with a lot of choice. The tour manager quickly assessed just how much help each person needed and treated everyone on what felt like a very personal level. Despite some curved balls thrown at her by the German railways, she kept a smile on her face throughout as she managed 40 people through tight time connections. Thank you Mandy!

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