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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Annan Bus Stop at Market Square, Beside the war memorial
Annan DG12 6AN
Aspatria Bus Stop outside Library Car Park
Market Square, Aspatria CA7 3HB
Brampton The Sands (Bus stop), Brampton
on the Newcastle side CA8 1UG (A6071)
Carlisle/Travel Centre Reays Travel Centre, 11-13 Devonshire Street
Carlisle CA3 8LG
Cockermouth, Aldi Aldi Cockermouth, Low Road,
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 4HH
Distington Rathbone's, Main Street
Main Street, Distington, Workington CA14 5XJ
Dumfries Tourist Information Centre, Whitesands
64 White Sands, Dumfries DG1 2RS
Eastriggs Bus Stop, Annan Road (opposite Halifax Road)
Eastriggs, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway DG12 6QF
Egremont Market Place bus stop, opposite Co-op, Egremont
CA22 2DD
Gretna Gretna Inn, Annan Road
121 Annan Road, Gretna DG16 5DN
Haltwhistle Outside Railway Station
Harrington, Galloping Hor Galloping Horse Inn, 95 Main Road
High Harrington, Workington CA14 4NQ
Hexham Outside TIC, Wentworth Car Park
Keswick Booth's Store, Bus Station
Tithebarn Street, Keswick CA12 5EA
Maryport, Curzon Street Co-op Store, Curzon Street
Maryport CA15 6DA
Penrith Railway Station Car Park
Ullswater Road, Penrith CA11 7JQ
Shap Memorial Hall
Tebay Truckstop Services (M6 Junction 38)
Warwick Bridge (Day) Bus Stop (opposite Petrol Station)
Warwick Bridge, CA4 8PL
Whitehaven Bus Stop (opposite Shipwrights Arms)
Whitehaven, CA28 7XE
Wigton Bus Station, King Street
Wigton CA7 9EP
Wigton Depot Reays Coaches Depot, Strawberry Fields, Syke Park
Wigton CA7 9NE
Workington Seaton Bus Stop (opposite M&S Car Park)
Workington CA14 3AB

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