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German Christmas Markets River Cruise

Escorted by Karen Kirby!

Book Online >> Coach Trip | German Christmas Markets River Cruise
5 days for only 589.00

Single Room Supplement: 134.00

Departs: 12/12/2019 at 06:00        Returns: 16/12/2019

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DAY 1 We travel to Monschau in the Eifel Mountains just across the borders into Germany, making suitable refreshment stops, arriving mid-afternoon at the Michel & Friends Hotel, Monschau with free time to use the hotel’s leisure facilities or take a walk around this beautiful town before your evening meal.
DAY 2 After breakfast we travel to the quaint wine town of Rudesheim. Opportunity to purchase lunch here and spend a free
afternoon wandering around the large market which stretches across the promenade to the Market Square. Treat yourself to a glass of mulled wine. Venture up the captivating street, the Drosselgasse and take in the fantastic atmosphere. You can also join Karen on an entertaining wine tasting (approx. £11pp). Afterwards we walk a short distance to our ship, the MV Esmeralda. Time to settle into your cabin before your welcome cocktail meeting. Afterwards enjoy a 4 course meal. There will be time to enjoy a little dancing before bed time.
DAY 3 Rudesheim - Koblenz. This morning enjoy a cruise along the Rhine to Koblenz where the Moselle meets the Rhine. On your voyage you will see some beautiful castles with a lot of history and pass Bacharach, Oberwesel, the famous Loreley Rock towering the narrowest point of the Rhine which is celebrated in song and shrouded in legend, pass Boppard and arrive Koblenz approx. 1pm. Free afternoon and evening to spend here. Opportunity to visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, the second largest preserved fortress in Europe to be reached by cable car (price not included). Alternatively spend the afternoon looking around the fabulous array of shops Koblenz has to offer.
DAY 4 Koblenz - Cologne. After breakfast we continue cruising along the Rhine passing Andernach, Konigswinter, Bonn and arrive in Koln approx. 2pm. The afternoon and evening is free for you to explore Koln. Take the opportunity to visit the Xmas Markets – all 6 of them! Or take a look around the famous Cathedral or visit the Chocolate Museum. There is so much to do in Cologne, the choice is yours.
DAY 5 Cologne - UK. Sadly we say Farwell to Germany and return to home area making suitable refreshment stops. Arrive home area approx. 9pm.

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The MV Esmeralda has become a firm favourite for river cruising, and is a comfortable vessel decorated in traditional Dutch style. The 63 cabins are all the same size and all have air conditioning. TV, mini safe and en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet and washstand. The lounge and reception area are located on the upper deck, and the tastefully decorated restaurant is located on the main deck. There is a lift between the promenade deck and the main deck, as well as a chair lift to the sun deck. The Esmeralda is an ideal floating hotel for those who like the traditional ambience to go in hand in hand with modern



√ Exclusive coach travel with Kirbys
√ Return Eurotunnel crossing
√ Outward overnight stay at the Michel & Friends Hotel, Monschau ****
√ 3 nights Full Board on the MV Esmeralda
√ Hot & cold buffet breakfasts throughout
√ Porterage on the ship
√ Welcome cocktail on board
√ Tea/coffee after dinner throughout
√ 3 course lunch, set menu on board
√ Tea with biscuits each afternoon on board
√ Late night snacks each night on board
√ On board entertainment 1 night
√ Captains farewell dinner on the final night
√ Fully escorted throughout

(Please Note: Lunch not included on day 1, 2 and 5.)

The dress code on board is informal but we ask that shorts or denim are not worn during dinner in the restaurant. On Captain’s Night some people do dress up for the occasion but this is


Please Note: Supplements apply to upper deck cabins.

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