The Rhine Valley is truly beautiful. Grand castles and sprawling vineyards cling to its slopes and charming towns and villages wait round each bend.
The Rhine Valley is truly beautiful. Grand castles and sprawling vineyards cling to its slopes and charming towns and villages wait round each bend. This idyllic destination also showcases a unique annual event when each autumn, celebrations and firework displays erupt when the wine harvest is over and its time to try the new wines.
Staying in the delightful spa town of Boppard, the highlight of this holiday will be the Rhine River Lights Spectacular, when we celebrate the Golden Wine Festival in the Rhine Gorge with a special evening boat cruise. Join us as we discover the heart and soul of this special region of Germany.
Belfast to Hull via Larne.
Overnight ferry: P&O Cruiseferry (outside en-suite cabins, all meals included)
Travelling through Germany we follow the course of the River Rhine to Boppard, where we are greeted with a welcome drink.
Hotel : Hotel Ebertor, Boppard (3 nights D, B&B)
Relax this morning and explore Boppard. After lunchtime we follow the Rhine River to Koblenz, one of Germany’s oldest and most beautiful towns. We return to Boppard in time for the highlightof the tour, the spectacular Rhine River Firework Lights. We sail from Boppard along the brightly lit route to Castle Pfalzgrafenstein in Kaub. Sit down to a single course dinner (drinks excluded) as you marvel at the spectacular display. We return to Boppard at around 11pm.B, D
After a leisurely breakfast, we take a scenic drive along the Rhine Valley, passing the famous Loreley Rock and St Goar. Stopping in Rüdesheim, there’s time to explore the lively Drosselgasse or visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Cabinet Museum.B, D
We leave Germany and stop in Eindhoven for a few hours before catching the evening sailing back to Hull.
Overnight ferry: P&O Cruiseferry: (outside en-suite cabins, all meals included)
Hull to Belfast via Cairnryan with Stena Line.B, D
B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included
Koblenz Rhine River Firework Lights Rhine Valley Rudesheim Eindhoven
Single Room/Cabin Supplement £45