Day by Day Itinerary
The tour begins in Frankfurt and follows the Rhine to Rudesheim. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Rudesheim’s old historic center. Next we embark on a cruise and sail along the Rhine River, the Lorelei Valley. Disembark at Kamp-Bornhofen and ascend to Liebenstein Castle, which towers high above the village and offers a beautiful view of the Rhine. Accommodation in this 13th century castle. The rooms have been beautifully restored in medieval style.
After breakfast, travel to the ancient Roman city of Koblenz, one of the oldest cities in Germany. Then continue to the “Deutsches Eck” or German Corner, where the Moselle meets the Rhine. Cross the river in a panoramic cable car for a spectacular view. Visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fort, the second largest fort in Europe. Then continue along the Moselle river and the Ehrbachtal Valley. Ascend to Ehrenburg Castle for the Night. (B)
In the morning tour several villages nestled in the Moselle river valley. In Cochem, visit the famous Burg Eltz castle. Enjoy a wine tasting. The next section of the tour will be by boat as you cruise along the Moselle to Bernkastel-Kues. Today’s final destination is the town of Trier. Enjoy wine tasting. (B)
In the morning there is time to explore the lovely historic buildings of Trier. Then continue to Heidelberg. Along the way, pass through the city of Speyer and visit some of its major sights. Your final destination is Heidelberg where you’ll visit the famous castle and Germany’s oldest university town. (B)
Return to Frankfurt. Along the way, travel through the city of Worms. After a city tour, your journey ends in Frankfurt. (B)