Boppard & the Rhine in Flames

Boppard on the Rhine - © JohnKruger shutterstock
Limburg
Boppard in the Middle Rhine region
Boppard Old Town
Boppard riverside

Holiday Highlights

  • Stay in one convenient hotel located on the banks of the River Rhine
  • Time to explore the historic town of Limburg
  • Experience the ‘Rhein in Flammen’ festival from a river boat
  • Paddle boat journey to winemaking town Rüdesheim
  • Scenic views of the Rhine and the famous Lorelei Rock
  • 5 Days from £850pp
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Tour Dates:
Thursday 19 September to Monday 23 September 2019

Stay in the Rhine Gorge town of Boppard and enjoy daily excursions including a paddle boat river cruise to Rüdesheim and a scenic rail trip through the Lahn Valley to Limburg. We also spend an evening in St Goar at the spectacular Rhine in Flames festival.

ITINERARY

Day 1 – Travel to Boppard

Early morning Eurostar from London to Brussels with an onward connection to Cologne. Contine by train to the town of Boppard, situated in the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Rhine Gorge, for a 4-night stay at the Bellevue Hotel on a half board basis.

Day 2 – Limburg via Lahn Valley Line

Morning train to Koblenz, then along the scenic Lahn Valley line, one of the oldest railways in Germany. Our destination is the historic town of Limburg. We have a few hours to spend at leisure in Limburg before returning to Boppard by train.

Day 3 – Rhine in Flames Festival

Morning at leisure in Boppard before catching the afternoon train to St Goar for the Rhine in Flames festival. A few hours to explore the wine festival in St Goar before embarking on a river boat to enjoy the fireworks and atmosphere of the ‘Rhein in Flammen’. Late evening private transfer from St Goar to our hotel in Boppard.

Day 4 – Rüdesheim

Late morning paddle boat journey along the Rhine to the popular, winemaking town of Rüdesheim. The journey delivers scenic views of the Rhine and the historic towns which lie on its banks. We pass the famous Lorelei, the 132m high steep slate rock on the right bank of the Rhine which has inspired myths and literature. Spend a couple of hours in Rüdesheim before returning to Boppard by train.

Day 5 – Return Home to London

Early morning departure from Boppard via Cologne and Brussels, arriving at St Pancras late afternoon.

Tour Route

Tour route map

Selected Hotels

Bellevue Rheinhotel, Boppard

Please note - hotels can be subject to change

Price Includes

  • Rail travel as stated in standard class
  • Excursions as detailed
  • Accommodation in a good quality hotel on a half-board basis
  • Private transport from St Goar to Boppard
  • Service of a tour leader from London and throughout the tour

Price per person

Escorted holiday: £850
Single room supplement: £70
Deposit for this holiday: £100
   

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