m/v River Cloud II
River Cruise-Castles and Vineyards
Basle-Bernkastel (Trier)
9 days/ 8 nights

 

 

 

Itinerary:

Basle/Switzerland Thur. 24 May- Individual arrival in Basle.
Embarkation on the River Cloud ii at 16.00 hours. Dep.: 17.00 hours
Breisach/Germany- Arr.: 23.00 hours. Fri. 25 May
Excursion to Colmar in the Alsace region. Colmar is a romantic little town. Its timbered facades are
lavishly decorated with pictures and carvings dating back to the 16th century. Dep.: 12.00 hours
Strasbourg/France-Arr.: 19.00 hours. Take a stroll around Strasbourg. Sat. 26 May
City tour with boat trip through “La Petite France” and visit to the cathedral. Culture lovers will find that Strasbourg is a real gem. Gourmets will also enjoy their visit, for behind the picturesque historic
facades many delicacies from the Alsace region can be found.
Strasbourg/France Sun. 27 May
Excursion to Baden-Baden including visit to the famous casino. Dep.: 18.00 hours
Mannheim/Germany Mon. 28 May- Arr.: 04.00 hours.
Overland excursion to Heidelberg. Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town, owes its fame to
the many poets and artists, who raved about its castle ruins. Dep.: 10.00 hours
Gernsheim/Germany- Arr.: 12.30 hours.
Re-embarkation following excursion. Dep.: 13.00 hours
Rüdesheim/Germany- Arr.: 17.00 hours.
Evening visit to Vollrads Castle with wine tasting and concert. Tue. 29 May. Dep.: 09.00 hours
In the morning, the river yacht glides past the Loreley and passes through the romantic Middle Rhine.
Koblenz/Germany- Arr.: 13.00 hours.
Visit to Eltz Castle. The castle has belonged to the Eltz family since more than 800 years. Dep.: 14.00 hours
Alken/Germany- Arr.: 17.45 hours.
Re-embarkation following excursion. Dep.: 18.00 hours
Cochem/Germany- Arr.: 21.30 hours. Wed. 30 May
City tour with a visit to the imperial castle. Dep.: 14.00 hours
The beautiful riverbanks of the Moselle glide by.
Traben-Trarbach/Germany- Arr.: 20.00 hours. Thur. 31 May-Dep.: 05.00 hours
Bernkastel/Germany-Arr.: 09.00 hours.
Excursion to Trier. Many of the monuments in Trier, the oldest town in Germany, are designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Bernkastel/Germany Fri. 1 June- 09.00 hours disembarkation. Individual departure.
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