LEGENDARY RHINE TOUR

6 days/5 nights from Frankfurt

Day 1: Frankfurt

After your arrival at Frankfurt Airport your personal driver-guide will welcome you and take you to your hotel in a private limousine (or minivan). During the transfer the guide will already give you some first information about the next days and ask for personal wishes. In the late afternoon you will meet again to start with a small city tour of Frankfurt, Germany's financial capital. At a charming place, enjoy your welcome drink – a local speciality: Apple
wine. overnight at InterCityHotel or similar.

Day 2: Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Trier (B/L)

After the breakfast you will leave for Heidelberg, the oldest German university town where the guide will show you the inner courtyard of the impressive castle, UneSCo World Heritage Site, and the wine cellar with its big barrel. The welcome lunch with an excellent local wine will be served at famous Restaurant Zum Ritter St. Georg, built in the 16th century.  In the early afternoon drive to Trier, Germany’s oldest city and located at the river Moselle. According to legend, in 2000 BC the Assyrians established a colony here. The Roman colony of Augusta Treverorum (Trier) was founded under Augustus in 16 BC. Trier became a favored residence of several Roman emperors. Overnight at Hotel Golden Tulip Trier or similar.

Day 3: Trier - Cologne (B)

In the morning enjoy a city walk of Trier. The face of the city is impressively shaped by the Roman era. The most famous relic is the Porta nigra, the beautifully-preserved fortified gate from the great age but many other major stylistic epochs have also left behind their monuments. Quite justifiable, the city has been declared a treasure of world civilization by UneSCo. In addition to that, Trier is Germany's oldest wine-growing centre. Famous vineyard estates and celebrated wine producers are headquartered here. So it also pays to become acquainted with the subterranean realm of the Trier sommeliers! leave for a scenic route along the Moselle with a wine tasting in one of the charming villages. We go on to Cologne where we will arrive in the early evening. Evening at leisure to explore some local breweries where the “Kölsch” (light beer served in small glasses) can be sampled. Overnight at Maritim Hotel Köln or similar.

Day 4: Cologne  (B)

Starting at the cathedral of Cologne, which is one of the largest gothic churches in Europe, your city-tour will lead you through small old-town alleys and splendid avenues to the Rhine-River with its bridges and parks.  For the sweet-lovers we have planned a visit in the Chocolate Museum, where you can learn all about chocolate and then sample from the large chocolate fountain as much as you can. Take your time in the afternoon to explore Cologne on your own. Overnight at Maritim Hotel Köln or similar.

Day 5: Cologne - Koblenz - Rudesheim (B/D)

After breakfast you leave for Koblenz where the river Moselle meets the Rhine. In the early afternoon board a steamer for a Rhine cruise from St. Goar to Rüdesheim, passing romantic castles and the Loreley Rock.  Maybe, from the deck of the ship, you will see the blond maid combing her hair. Your driver-guide awaits you upon arrival at Rüdesheim and take you to a tasting of Rhine wines.. Farewell Dinner at Restaurant Rüdesheimer Schloss. Overnight at Hotel Traube Aumüller o.s.

Day 6: Rudesheim - Mainz - Frankfurt (B)

It is only a 45minutes drive from Rüdesheim to Mainz.  We will visit the Old Town, the cathedral and the Museum of Gutenberg – the inventor of the printing press – before we reach Frankfurt again where your tour ends in the afternoon.

2016 Rates

1 person = € 4605.- per person
2 persons = € 2489.- per person
3 persons = € 1859.- per person
4 persons = € 1549.- per person
5 persons = € 1367.- per person
(per person based on double occupancy)

Single supplement:  
239 eur.-

(from 2 persons on)person in double or twin bedded room)

2016 Dates

Custom Departures

Departure Points

Frankfurt Airport or Lobby of the booked hotel - see confirmation.