Tributaries of the Rhine

Resort: Tributaries of the Rhine
Operator: Saga
Destination: Europe
Price From: £1314.00

Visit charming wine towns of the Main, Moselle and Saar

See some of the best-preserved towns in Germany and enjoy breathtaking scenery as you cruise along the Main, Moselle and Saar. During your cruise you will also have the opportunity to discover some of the region’s most famous wine-producing towns, and perhaps get the chance to sample some local produce for yourself

Including…

23 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 8 dinners

  • Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Cocktail party and Saga dinner
  • Cruise director
  • Saga cruise escort on board
  • Entertainment and activities on the ship

Plus all this…

  • Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required
  • UK travel service
  • Return flights and transfers

Itinerary

Day 1
UK to Nuremberg

Fly to Munich and transfer to Nuremberg to embark Regina Rheni II.

Day 2
Bamberg

Visit the atmospheric town of Bamberg this afternoon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its mix of architectural styles.

Day 3
Würzburg

Enjoy an afternoon in the beautiful city of Würzburg surrounded by vineyards. An important city in the Middle Ages, Würzburg still features a large number of baroque buildings, erected by the prince-bishops of the Schonborn family in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Optional excursions

Wurzburg |

During your visit you may wish to join an optional city tour which includes a visit to the Residenz Palace.

Day 4
Miltenberg

Arrive in medieval Miltenberg just after lunch and enjoy an afternoon exploring such delights as the 17th-century wine tavern or the famous marketplace known as the Weinhaus am alten Markt.

Day 5
Rüdesheim to Koblenz

Enjoy a full morning in the£ wine town of£ Rüdesheim, before setting sail through the beautiful Middle Rhine to Koblenz.

Optional excursions

Cochem |

Arrive with time to explore the castle and enjoy a wine tasting before dinner on an optional excursion.

Day 6
Koblenz to Cochem

Set sail for Cochem along the Moselle with its sweeping vine-clad bends and wooded hills. Arrive with time to explore before dinner.

Optional excursions

Cochem |

Arrive with time to explore the castle and enjoy a wine tasting before dinner on an optional excursion.

Day 7
Cochem to Bernkastel

The scenery becomes even more breathtaking as you cruise upstream to Bernkastel on the Middle Moselle. Continue sailing at 9pm for Schweich.

 

Day 8
Schweich to Trier to Merzig

Cruise to Schweich, from where you can join an included excursion to the ancient city of Trier and see the Porta Nigra – one of the best preserved Roman city gates in the world. There’s also a beautiful cathedral and market square to be explored here. Continue through the famous ‘Saar loop’, on the Saar River, to Merzig, the capital of the district of Merzig-Wardern in Saarland. Your ship will pause in Rtrier for excursion participants to rejoin her. Look forward to a farewell dinner on board this evening.

Optional excursions

Trier |

Perhaps join an excursion to Trier.

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