The Rhine In Flames
- Duration: 6 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TANG3555
- Travel Type: Coach
- 3 star hotel
- Excursions: 3
6 Day Tour - Tour Number AC2014
The Rhine in Flames is a magical event. On Saturday evening you will join a riverboat, and along with a large flotilla of passenger boats and small crafts will slowly sail along the Rhine. As each village is passed, castles are illuminated to look like they are on fire, as well as spectacular firework displays.
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 tunnel crossings
- 5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- tea/coffee after dinner
- welcome drink one night
- Rhine in Flames boat trip
- ride on the Neroberg Mountain Railway
ItineraryDay 1 Early morning departure for the journey to Folkestone for the crossing to Calais. Travelling on into Germany to Boppard for a five night stay.
Day 2 A visit to Wiesbaden, tucked in a lovely valley between the Rhine River and the Taunus Mountains and an important spa city. Explore its historic old town, Schlossplatz (Palace Square) and the impressive Kurhaus Wiesbaden or the pretty parks. Afterwards you will board the Neroberg Mountain Railway, powered by water for magnificent views over the city.
Day 3 A scenic drive along the Moselle Valley to the old town of Cochem, the pearl of the River Moselle with its narrow streets and twisty alleys, the lovingly restored half-timbered houses with the typical slate roofs and the historical market-place.
Day 4 Today is the highlight of the tour – the Rhine in Flames. Enjoy the day exploring the town of Boppard or take a stroll along the river. After an early dinner, you will join the river boat and the flotilla to witness the spectacular sights as you pass by castles and villages along the Rhine.
Day 5 A short day visiting St Goarhausen, a romantic wine village, and Rudesheim famous for its ‘Drosselgasse’ a beautiful narrow street of restaurants, bars and shops.
Day 6 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
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Your Holiday Hotel Hotel Ebertor
Located on the west bank of the River Rhine and has welcomed groups for many years. All simply decorated bedrooms are en-suite with TV and hairdryer. Lift, bar, restaurant, lounge area, leisure facilities, sauna, spa and outdoor terrace overlooking the river.
NB: Majority of bedrooms located in a modern extension attached to main building.
Single room supplement £128
Holiday insurance £33.00 (70 years and over £56.50)