Enchanting Towns of the Rhine
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Explore the charming towns and iconic cities of the Rhine by water, cable car and on foot. Starting in famed Cologne, youll glide to Koblenz, through the magnificent Lorelei Passage to little Rdesheim, Speyer, Strasbourg and Breisach before ending in arty Basel. From cobbled alleys and towering cathedrals to vast vineyards and beautiful lakeside scenery, youll experience the best of city, town, and countryside as you float along this delightful waterway.
3 excursions and visits
Day 1 UK – Dsseldorf – Cologne
Titans VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your flight to Dsseldorf. Upon arrival, transfer to Cologne and embark our ship, where light refreshments are available.
Day 2 Koblenz
Where the Rhine and the Moselle rivers meet sits Koblenz. Well spend the morning wandering the citys string of charming squares as part of our included tour, before taking the cable car up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress – the perfect vantage point to snap a postcard view of the rivers below.
Day 3 Koblenz – Lorelei Passage – Rdesheim
After breakfast, take your spot up on the sundeck to get the best views of the magnificent scenery as we sail the Lorelei Passage – famed as the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine. We arrive in pretty Rdesheim with the afternoon to explore. Here, the town is full of timber-framed houses and surrounded by vast vineyards.
Day 4 Speyer
This pastel-pretty town is easily explored on foot, which is a real treat as it boasts so many original pre-WWII features. Well enjoy a walking city tour taking in the incredible synagogue and looming cathedral.
Day 5 Strasbourg
Having changed hands a few times over the years, Strasbourg has both French and German influences, giving it a multi-cultural flavour. Here, the great Gothic cathedral sits obediently next to the quaint Petite France district. Well see all the best bits on our city tour and canal cruise this afternoon.
Day 6 Breisach
Nestled among the vineyards between the Rhine and the Black Forest – with French neighbours just across the river in Alsace, its little wonder Breisach is a town of good food and good wine. Explore at leisure, or join us on an optional excursion to Lake Titisee, where youll enjoy a cruise and some free time soaking up the peaceful ambience.
Day 7 Basel
The city for art lovers, Basel is known for its wealth of galleries, museums and iconic buildings. Youll have the whole day at leisure to discover the charming architecture and winding streets.