Germany - Four Rivers and a Castle

Germany - Four Rivers and a Castle

Travel to Germany for a 7 day holiday, visit the quaint town of Assmanhausen, the university town of Heidelberg, the Roman city Mainz, enjoy a Rhine cruise and a cruise on the Moselle.

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Travel to Germany for a 7 day holiday, visit the quaint town of Assmanhausen, the university town of Heidelberg, the Roman city Mainz, enjoy a Rhine cruise and a cruise on the Moselle.

Hotel Alte Bauernschanke, Assmanhausen

 

This friendly family run hotel is situated in the heart of Assmannshausen and is only a short stroll from the Promenade. The buildings of the Alte Bauernschänke date back to 1408 and have been owned for more than 50 years by the Berg family. It is a wonderful half-timbered building and has become a landmark in the town. All the bedrooms are en suite with TV and telephone. There is entertainment most evenings, a lift, restaurant, large bar area and a state of the art wellness centre including sauna, steam-bath, massage, beautician and relaxation area.

 

Price Includes:

 

  • Luxury Coach travel with experienced driver

  • 2 nights’ overnight ferry Hull to Rotterdam

  • 4 nights’ dinner bed and breakfast in Assmanhasuen

  • Entrance to Heidleburg Castle

  • Round trip cruise on the Neckar

  • Round trip cruise on the Moselle

  • One-way cruise on the Rhine

  • Round trip cruise on the Main

Saturday

Morning departure from the local area, we travel to York for some free time before we continue the journey to Hull for our evening ferry to Rotterdam.

Sunday

Leaving the ferry around 8.00am after breakfast and make our way to the hotel in Assmanhausen. You will have time to check in and make yourself comfortable. The rest of the afternoon is yours to relax and explore this quaint traditional German town.

Monday

Today we will head south to Germany's oldest university town of Heidelberg. Visit Heidelberg Castle, one of the finest examples of Renaissance architecture in Germany with spectacular views over the city. Entrance is included.

Tuesday

After breakfast we will travel south to visit the Roman city of Mainz with its cathedral, old town and Electoral Palace, taking in a cruise on the River Main.

Wednesday

Today we will enjoy a 2-3 hour Rhine cruise taking in the sights of the castles and vineyards including the famous Loreley Rock. As legend has it, a beautiful blonde maiden would sing to the sailors and lure their ships towards the rock where they would meet their end. There will be free time to explore Boppard before having a scenic drive back to Assmannshausen.

Thursday

After breakfast we will drive to Cochem for a round trip cruise on the Moselle. Join the coach to make our way to the overnight ferry to begin the journey home.

Friday

Departing the ferry around 8.30am we journey home from Hull, with comfort stops en-route. Arriving back to Cumbria mid-afternoon.

Saturday 23rd September 2017

7 Days

Price per adult twin or double: £679.00

Single Supplement: £85.00

Deposit £10.00 per person

 

Balance due 8 weeks prior to travel

 

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