Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, or fly to Cologne or Düsseldorf to join our cruise ship the MS Rhine Princess for a nine-night cruise. LS
Day 2 - Cologne to Andernach
Morning at leisure in the majestic city of Cologne on the banks of the Rhine. Discover Cologne cathedral, the city’s most famous landmark, or stroll around the streets, soaking up the atmosphere. This afternoon, we cruise to Andernach, arriving late evening. B,L,D
Day 3 - Andernach to Rüdesheim
We continue our cruise along the Rhine, through stunning scenery to Rüdesheim, where we offer a ‘Highlights of Rüdesheim’ excursion. Later tonight join us for an evening of music at a nearby hotel. B,L,D
Day 4 - Rüdesheim to Speyer
We continue cruising upstream to Mannheim, where you can join our coach excursion to the fascinating town of Heidelberg, with its famous castle ruins and 18th century streets. Later, we continue to Speyer. B,L,D
Day 5 - Speyer to Strasbourg.
We cruise into France to the charming old city of Strasbourg, where you can enjoy free time. Alternatively, join our ‘Alsace Villages’ coach excursion visiting Ribeauvillé and the beautiful medieval village of Riquewihr. B,L,D
Day 6 - Lucerne
Join our full-day coach excursion to picture-postcard Lucerne, with its famous wooden bridge and pretty squares. Here we offer a ride on the cog railway up Mount Pilatus for magnificent views of the surrounding area, before descending via cable car to the town of Kriens. We later travel to Basel to re-join our ship. B,PL,D
Day 7 - Black Forest
Today’s coach excursion takes us into the Black Forest to visit the lovely lakeside resort of Titisee. We later rejoin our ship in Breisach and sail towards Kehl via a number of the Rhine’s fascinating locks. B,PL,D
Day 8 - Kehl to Mainz
We spend the day cruising to the historic cathedral city of Mainz, situated on the banks of the Rhine. B,L,D
Day 9 - Mainz to Koblenz
Cruise to Koblenz with time to explore its cosy lanes and narrow alleyways before returning to our ship for tonight’s farewell dinner. B,L,D
Return the U.K. by coach or by air. B
Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, PL=Packed Lunch, D=Dinner, LS=Light Supper
If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining points we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. The cost is just £35 per booking each way for up to four people per booking. Most Door to Door Journeys are not exclusive to a single holiday booking. Each door to door vehicle will carry no more than eight passengers, allowing luggage room and space and minimalising the number of additional stops before meeting the coach.
If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge – please enquire at the time of booking.