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Four rivers Cruise – rhine, Moselle, neckar & Main Discover the delights of four of Europe’s great rivers, as we cruise along the Rhine, Moselle, Main and Neckar, taking in the ever-changing scenery. Day 1 Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay. Flight option also available (see day 2). Day 2 Cologne Travel to Cologne for free time. Explore the capital of the Rhineland, with its main focal point being the huge Dom, or Cathedral. Later we join our cruise ship, MV Esmeralda, for our sevennight cruise. See page 140 for ship details. Alternatively fly out to Düsseldorf or Cologne to join your cruise ship. B,D Day 3 Cologne to Winningen Morning finds us cruising down the Rhine to reach Koblenz, where we join the Moselle. We arrive in Winningen early this afternoon. Today, we offer an excursion by coach to Cochem, ‘the pearl of the Moselle’. Cochem is a picturesque town, spanning both sides of the river, with narrow streets and twisting alleyways, lined with halftimbered houses. B,L,D Day 4 Winningen to rüdesheim We rejoin the Rhine and enjoy a leisurely day cruising along this majestic river. Take in the passing scenery of fairtyale castles, steep vineyards, pretty Rhine Villages. We cruise through the Rhine Gorge and past the famous Loreley Rock, before we arrive in Rüdesheim this afternoon. Visit the famous Drosselgasse and enjoy a beer or a glass of the local wine in one of the many bars and taverns. B,L,D Day 5 rüdesheim to Heidelberg Leaving Rüdesheim early this morning, we arrive this afternoon in Heidelberg, which enjoys a stunning location on the banks of the River Neckar, dominated by its impressive castle. Explore the old town and browse the shops and boutiques of the bustling Hauptstrasse. B,L,D Day 6 Heidelberg to Worms to Mainz We leave Heidelberg and cruise along the Rhine to the historic riverside city of Worms, forever associated with Martin Luther. See St. Peter’s Cathedral, a magnificent example of Romanesque architecture and Nibelungen Bridge. We later continue our cruise to Mainz at the confluence of the Rhine and Main rivers. B,L,D Day 7 Mainz to Frankfurt We continue our cruise along the Main river to Frankfurt. Known as Main-hattan, due to its incredible skyline of skyscrapers, Frankfurt also boasts an historic old quarter, home to one of the most beautiful town halls in Germany. After shopping and sightseeing, spend time on the riverside, watching the passing boats. B,L,D Day 8 Frankfurt to Cologne The final leg of our cruise, as we rejoin the Rhine and cruise past pretty wine villages, to later pass Koblenz and Bonn, arriving in Cologne later this evening. B,L,D Day 9 Return home. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner by coach from by air from 9 days £1029 8 days £1219 includes... • 7 nights cruising with full board • 1 night hotel with continental breakfast (coach tour only) • Excursions & visits: ✓ Rüdesheim ✓ Heidelberg ✓ Mainz ✓ Frankfurt ✓ Cologne ✓ Worms Plus... • Optional excursion: • Cochem • Local joining points (coach tour only, see page 195 for your nearest) Flights... Flights to/from Cologne or Düsseldorf are available from a selection of U.K. airports, please call for more details. Heidelberg Rüdesheim 9 Days by Coach Silver Service Tour Code: 9GRMV Oct 14 2017 £1029 riVer Cruise 8 Days by Air By Air Tour Code: K8GRMV Oct 15 2017 £1219 Cabin Upgrades per person Promenade Deck Cabin £90 Prices based on two persons sharing a Main Deck Cabin. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, see page 4 for details; flight supplements where applicable; no single rooms/cabins available. Your Cruise ship & Hotel You will stay for seven nights on the MV Esmeralda, see page 140 for details. Overnight stay in Belgium will be in city-style hotels (coach tour only). For full coach itinerary details visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/grm For full air itinerary details visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/kgrm new FOr 2017 riVer Cruising Visit www.leger.co.uk for 100s of great-value touring holidays 147


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