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scenic cruise from Passau to cologne along the Danube, Main & rhine Experience the delights of three of Europe’s mighty rivers and witness the dramatic scenery of steep vineyards, ancient fairytale castles, pretty wine towns and historic cities. Day 1 Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay. Day 2 We head into Germany and travel along the scenic ‘Romantic Road’, visiting the charming medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, before an overnight stay in Bavaria. B,D Day 3 Passau We head to Passau, picturesquely set where the Danube is joined by the Inn and Ilz Rivers. After some free time, we board our cruise ship, the MV Esmeralda, for our nine-night cruise. See page 140 for ship details. B,D Day 4 regensburg We cruise along the Danube towards Regensburg, arriving early afternoon. Regensburg is one of the most wellpreserved cities in Bavaria. Highlights include the Dom St. Peter and the Old Town Hall. Pretty squares offer an unspoilt view of the city’s architectural masterpieces. We moor in Regensburg overnight. B,L,D Day 5 Kelheim We continue along the Danube to Kelheim, where we have free time before cruising to Bachhausen. B,L,D Day 6 nuremberg We cruise along the Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg. This cosmopolitan city offers a bustling market square, which provides the main hub of activity, with its restaurants, shops and bars. B,L,D Day 7 Bamberg We cruise to Bamberg on the River Main, one of the true highlights of Bavaria, best represented in its stunning medieval architecture and half-timbered buildings. Explore the winding streets, the Imperial Cathedral, the Royal Neue Residence and Bamberg’s ‘Little Venice’ area. B,L,D Day 8 Wurzburg The morning finds us in Hassfurt and we then spend a full day cruising along the River Main to Kitzingen and later Wurzburg, where we moor overnight. The city is known as ‘The Pearl of the Romantic Road’ and is home to the Romanesque St. Kilian Cathedral. B,L,D Day 9 Wertheim Enjoy a relaxing day of sailing while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Main River. We cruise to Wertheim, arriving late afternoon. B,L,D Day 10 Mainz & rüdesheim Relax as we cruise to Mainz. Join our excursion by coach to Heidelberg, before rejoining the ship in the wine town of Rüdesheim on the banks of the Rhine. B,L,D Day 11 rhine gorge & cologne A day of fantastic scenery as we cruise through the Rhine Gorge and past the legendary Loreley Rock. We continue past vine-clad slopes and majestic fortresses, before reaching Cologne. Spend the afternoon exploring this fine city with its main focal point being the Dom Cathedral. B,L,D Day 12 We disembark and return home. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner includes... • 9 nights cruising with full board • 2 nights hotel with continental breakfast & 1 evening meal • Excursions & visits: ✓ Passau ✓ Regensburg ✓ Nuremberg ✓ Bamberg ✓ Wurzburg ✓ Rüdesheim ✓ Rhine Gorge ✓ Cologne Plus... • Optional excursion: • Heidelberg • Local joining points (see page 195 for your nearest) Nuremberg Bamberg Silver Service Tour Code: 12GRDV May 8* 2017 £1319 Sep 25 2017 £1319 riVer cruise Cabin Upgrades per person Promenade Deck Cabin £60 *May 8 2017 departure operates in reverse and will differ slightly. Call or see our website for more details. Prices based on two persons sharing a Main Deck Cabin. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, see page 4 for details; No single room/cabins available. Your cruise ship & Hotels You will stay for nine nights on the MV Esmeralda, see page 140 for details. Overnight stays in Belgium and Germany will be in city-style hotels. For full itinerary details visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/grd 12 days from £1319 riVer cruising Visit www.leger.co.uk for 100s of great-value touring holidays 153


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