A-Rosa

4 Nights - Rhine Enchanting Christmas Markets

 
 
4 Nights - Rhine Enchanting Christmas Markets
Starting from €529*

From Cologne to Rüdesheim, Mainz, Frankfurt and Koblenz to Cologne.


Ship: A-ROSA SILVA


Departure Date :

Nov 25 2018 | Nov 29 2018 | Dec 03 2018 | Dec 07 2018 | Dec 11 2018 | Dec 15 2018 | Dec 19 2018

Optional tours are available from most ports for an additional charge.

 

Itinerary

 
Day Cologne
Depart 5:00 pm
Reiseverlauf Rhine River Cruise Cologne, the old Cathedral city, is also one of the most important traffic hubs and commercial centres in Germany, with world famous trade fairs and a busy shipping traffic. Cologne developed out of a Roman colony and looks back on a history of more than 2000 years. In the Middle Ages it was one of the leading towns in Germany. The Second World War destroyed most of the inner city; these parts were rebuilt in a modern style. The landmark and emblem of the city is the Cathedral, a masterpiece of High Gothic architecture and one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Other tourist attractions are the town hall, the Malakoff Tower, the St Martin Church and the old abbey.
Cologne
 
 
Day Rüdesheim / Mainz
Arrive 9:00 am Depart 1:00 pm / Arrive 3:00 pm Depart 11:00 pm
Rüdesheim, an ancient little town, stretches along the Rhine under the hills of the Niederwald. The best vineyards are traditionally said to have been planted with Traminer vines by Charlemagne. The excellent local wines and the charming and varied scenery have enabled Rüdesheim to develop since the end of the 19th century into one of the busiest tourist and holiday centres on the Middle Rhine, with a host of friendly restaurants and wine taverns, particularly along the famous Drosselgasse. Rüdesheim has two castles – the Oberburg and the Vorderburg – both were built in the 12th century.

Mainz

Reiseverlauf Rhine River Cruise Mainz is a historic old town, a former Electoral residence, seat of an Archbishop and also the city of Gutenberg. The city is a focal point of the western end of the Rhine-Main economic region. Around 1450 Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of printing with movable type, set up his press in Mainz. Points of interest are the St Martin and St Stephen cathedrals, the castle of Mainz and the Gutenberg Museum.
Rdesheim / Mainz
 
 
Day Frankfurt
Arrive 8:00 am Depart 11:00 pm
Reiseverlauf Rhine River Cruise Frankfurt is known for its “Manhattan skyline” with the Messeturm (convention tower) which is the highest building in Europe. The old imperial city is one of the most important trading and economic centres in Germany. Many important banks and the most important stock market are situated in Frankfurt. Frankfurt was the birthplace of J.W. v. Goethe and its many universities, theatre and museums provide a diversified cultural life.
Frankfurt
 
 
Day Loreley Passage / Koblenz
/ Arrive 3:00 pm Depart 10:00 pm
Loreley Passage

Koblenz

Reiseverlauf Rhine River Cruise Koblenz is not just where history meets modernity, but also where the Rhine meets the Mosel: at the “Deutsches Eck” (“German Corner”) the two rivers join each other in front of the equestrian statue of Emperor William I.
Loreley Passage / Koblenz
 
 
Day Cologne
Arrive 6:00 am
Reiseverlauf Rhine River Cruise Cologne, the old Cathedral city, is also one of the most important traffic hubs and commercial centres in Germany, with world famous trade fairs and a busy shipping traffic. Cologne developed out of a Roman colony and looks back on a history of more than 2000 years. In the Middle Ages it was one of the leading towns in Germany. The Second World War destroyed most of the inner city; these parts were rebuilt in a modern style. The landmark and emblem of the city is the Cathedral, a masterpiece of High Gothic architecture and one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Other tourist attractions are the town hall, the Malakoff Tower, the St Martin Church and the old abbey.
Cologne
 
 
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