Cruising along the Rhine & Moselle

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Set sail on a five-night river cruise from the charismatic city of Cologne, and meander the Rhine and Moselle Rivers in complete comfort, on board the MV Prinses Christina. Overlooked by vine-clad slopes and legendary fairy tale castles we travel up and downstream taking in the historic river side towns of Andernach and Cochem, the 'pearl of the Moselle' before passing the Loreley Rock arriving at the ever-popular town of Rüdesheim. We disembark at Valkenburg and head to the Dutch town for a brief visit before returning home after a delightful holiday.

Accommodation

You will spend five nights cruising aboard the 3-star standard MV Prinses Christina. 

Your overnight stay in Belgium will be in a city-style hotel.

Destinations
  • Europe
  • Bonn
  • Cochem
  • Germany
  • Holland
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Cologne
  • Christmas Market
Tour Types
  • UK Coach Departures
  • River Cruise
  • Scenic
  • Cultural
  • 50 plus
  • Seniors
Departure Points
  • Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Location: Valkenburg, Cologne and on to Andernach

Today we head to Valkenburg for a brief visit, before continuing on to Cologne. We arrive in Cologne, and enjoy some free time, before continuing on to Andernach, where we board our river cruise ship for our five -night cruise.

Location: Andernach to Cochem

Today, we cruise upstream towards the city of Koblenz, where we join the Moselle River – a more tranquil river valley in contrast to the vibrant Rhine. Later, we arrive in Cochem, the ‘pearl of the Moselle’, a picturesque town with narrow cobbled streets and twisting alleys and restored half-timbered houses with slate roofs, overlooked by the magnificent Reichsburg Castle. Cochem is the biggest town in the district and the Reichsburg Castle was first documented in 1130. The castle was once an Imperial castle as in 1151 King Konrad III named it his home. Why not visit the castle or enjoy one of the many cafés which offer a wide range of local pastries and cakes.

Location: Cochem to Boppard

We enjoy a day of stunning scenery as we cruise back along the Moselle River past Koblenz, where we re-join the River Rhine. We continue through the Rhine Gorge passing picturesque towns, lush vineyards and romantic castles, and arriving into Boppard this afternoon.

Location: Boppard to Rudesheim

We enjoy a leisurely morning cruising the Rhine Gorge and arriving into Rudesheim this afternoon.<p><p> Why not join our optional ‘Highlights of Rudesheim’ excursion, enjoying sightseeing by little road train and visiting Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum? Our ship will remain berthed in Rudesheim overnight.

Location: Rudesheim to Koblenz

We cruise downstream to Koblenz, arriving around lunchtime. This evening we enjoy a farewell dinner on board ship. We remain berthed in Koblenz overnight.

Return home

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Location: To Andernach

We continue by coach to Andernach, where we board our cruise ship for our five-night cruise.

Location: Andernach to Cochem

Today, we cruise upstream towards the city of Koblenz, where we join the Moselle River – a more tranquil river valley in contrast to the vibrant Rhine. Later, we arrive in Cochem, the ‘pearl of the Moselle’, a picturesque town with narrow cobbled streets and twisting alleys and restored half-timbered houses with slate roofs, overlooked by the magnificent Reichsburg Castle. Cochem is the biggest town in the district and the Reichsburg Castle was first documented in 1130. The castle was once an Imperial castle as in 1151 King Konrad III named it his home. Why not visit the castle or enjoy one of the many cafés which offer a wide range of local pastries and cakes.

Location: Cochem to Boppard

We enjoy a day of stunning scenery as we cruise back along the Moselle River past Koblenz, where we re-join the River Rhine. We continue through the Rhine Gorge passing picturesque towns, lush vineyards and romantic castles, and arriving into Boppard this afternoon.

Location: Boppard to Rudesheim

We enjoy a leisurely morning cruising the Rhine Gorge and arriving into Rudesheim this afternoon. <p><p> Why not join our optional ‘Highlights of Rudesheim’ excursion, enjoying sightseeing by little road train and visiting Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum? Our ship will remain berthed in Rudesheim overnight.

Location: Rudesheim to Koblenz

We cruise downstream to Koblenz, arriving this afternoon. This evening we enjoy a farewell dinner on board ship. We remain berthed in Koblenz overnight.

Return home

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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Accommodation:3*
Meals:6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 1 light supper, 4 dinners
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