PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Included in CostIncluded in Cost
- Coach travel
- return ferry crossings
- 5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- glass of wine on arrival
- 2 lunches
- festive Christmas lunch with glass of wine
- a small gift from hotel
- ride on the Hunsrück mountain train with glass of mulled wine afterwards
- boat trip on the Rhine
- wine tasting
- visit to the Romanticum Museum q 2 nights in-house entertainment
Day 1 An early departure to Dover for the ferry crossing to Calais, and then continuing the journey to Germany and to Boppard for a five night stay.
Day 2 Today you will visit the Christmas market in Rüdesheim. Set in the town’s chocolate-box
quarter, the market brings a distinctly festive feel to the romantic old town and its popular Drosselgasse lane. There will be many stalls representing 12 countries displaying Christmas.
Day 3 Morning visit to St Goar where you will have the morning free to stroll through the narrow lanes with century old houses and also visit Stefan’s wine and Christmas shop for a free tasting of wine and brandy and browse through the many Christmas decorations. Return to the hotel for a light lunch before travelling to Koblenz, an ancient city and gateway to the terraced vineyards and ruined castles of the Rhine Gorge. Free time to wander and enjoyed an included visit to the ‘Romanticum’ museum. Day 4 CHRISTMAS DAY Enjoy a leisurely buffet breakfast and free morning before enjoying a festive Christmas lunch with a glass of sparkling wine. You will then take a ride on the Hunsrück Mountain Railway for 8km to a height of 400m. On the return journey the coach will stop at a view point before reaching the hotel where the staff will be waiting for you with a glass of mulled wine.
Day 5 This morning you will take a cruise on the River Rhine and marvel at the spectacular surrounding scenery. Afterwards meet up in the hotel restaurant and enjoy a German light lunch. Then a stroll through the town to a winegrower who will tell you all about Boppard wines including a tasting.
Day 6 After breakfast, depart the hotel for the homeward journey.
Hotel Ebertor Hotel
In an enviable location on the west bank of the Rhine. All bedrooms are simply decorated, en-suite and with TV, and hairdryer. Lift, bar, restaurant, lounge area, outdoor terrace, sauna and spa bath.
NB: Single rooms are in the side wing of the hotel.
Single room supplement £125
Holiday insurance £33 00 (70 years and over £56.50)