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A tale of two rivers...

November 2007


Day 01
Arrival at Frankfurt Airport & coach transfer to Rüdesheim.
Since 2002 Rüdesheim is part of UNESCO’s World Heritage List and its Drosselgasse – a narrow alleyway, which is 144 meters long and offers non-stop live music, dancing and entertainment – is the most famous alley in the world.
In the afternoon guided walk through Rüdesheim’s old town center. Rest of the day at leisure. Dinner & overnight in Rüdesheim

Day 02
After breakfast, meeting with a wine grower for a guided walk through the vineyards from Rüdesheim to Assmanshausen, passing Ehrenfels castle, the vineyard Berg Schlossberg with its wonderful view over the River Rhine, Mäuseturm and Binger Loch. During the tour the wine grower evokes the know how of wine growing in the Rheingau area.
A stop for a picnic in the middle of the vineyards is included. Upon arrival in Assmannshausen short Rhine River Cruise back to Rüdesheim, followed by a wine tasting in one of Rüdesheim’s famous wine growing estates. Dinner in a nice restaurant located in the  Drosselgasse. Overnight in Rüdesheim

Day 03
Rhine River Cruise from Rüdesheim to Braubach, passing numerous ancient castles and famous Loreley Rock. Upon arrival in Braubach lunch is taken, followed by a visit to Marksburg Castle, which is the only hill top castle on the Rhine that has never been destroyed. 
Afterwards continuation of the trip to Koblenz, the 2000 year old town, which is situated in the picturesque landscape of River Rhine and River Moselle and surrounded by four low mountain ranges - Eifel, Hunsrück, Westerwald and Taunus.
Remainder of afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Koblenz.

Day 04
In the morning guided walk through Koblenz’s historic town center, including the romantic alleys between the Basilika St. Kastor and the Liebfrauenkirche, the Kaiser Wilhelm monument at Deutsches Eck and the Schängelbrunnen at the town hall.
After the lunch a visit to the Fortress Ehrenbreitstein, one of the most important and imposing fortresses in Europe and Stolzenfels Castle, which today is considered to be the most important example of former Rhine romantic.
Dinner and overnight in Koblenz.

Day 05
River Moselle Cruise from Koblenz to Cochem, which is situated in the most romantic part of the Moselle Valley, where the river curves between Eifel and Hunsrück area.
Afternoon at leisure. Wine tasting in the late afternoon, followed by dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in Cochem.

Day 06
In the morning departure for Trier with a stop in Bernkastel-Kues, this is famous for its picturesque old town center and excellent wines.
In the late afternoon arrival in Trier, which is not only Germany\'s oldest city, but also one of the country’s most important wine capitals. Brief guided city tour.
Dinner and overnight in Trier

Day 07
After breakfast, a guided walk along the wine information trail, accompanied by a winegrower.
As one of the largest wine-growing communities in the area Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, the classic Riesling wine area, Trier is considered the cradle of German wine culture. Everything in Germany having to do with wine, wine history and culture has its origins in Trier. As a special offer to all fans of wine, the Association of Olewig Wine Growers maintains the Trier wine teaching path. Beginning in the direct vicinity of the Roman Amphitheatre, one can learn along a path, which is approx. 1,6 km long, \"interesting and curious\" things about the life and cultivation of vines.

After the tour the wine grower will offer a visit to his own wine growing estate, including a wine tasting and a typical “wine grower’s lunch”. In the afternoon visit of the Archaeological Museum (Landesmuseum) in Trier, this has the richest collection of Roman finds in Germany. Rest of day at leisure.
Dinner and overnight in Trier

Day 08
After breakfast transfer to Frankfurt Airport.

 

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Ruedesheim

Drosselgasse

Rheingau

Marksburg

Koblenz

Cochem

Trier

Mosel-Saar-Ruwer