The Divine Rhine & Plenty of Wine

The Rhine Valley is renowned for its vineyards, stunning scenery  and historic towns, and our fantastic packaged tour gives us a taste of the best bits of this picturesque valley. We enjoy spectacular views on cable car and chairlift rides and include a river cruise and guided tour of the Eberbach Monastery, with plenty of wine tastings along the way!


Jack says…
“The Hotel Lindenwirt enjoys the perfect location in Rüdesheim, just steps away from the wine taverns of the world-famous Drosselgasse.”

Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.
Day 2 Rüdesheim, Eberbach Monastery & Wine Tasting
This morning we catch the cable car from Rüdesheim up to the Niederwald Monument, affording us spectacular views over the Rhine Valley as we go. From here, we continue by coach to Jagdschloss Niederwald from where we descend by chairlift down to Assmannshausen, where we board a river boat for a scenic cruise back to Rüdesheim. After free time for lunch here, we visit the Eberbach Monastery for a 90 minute guided tour and tasting of Eberbach Riesling wine. Taste buds tingling, we make our way to the RheinWeinWelt wine cellar to sample more of the good stuff – we taste 5 wines, helping ourselves from the numerous self-serve dispensers. There are around 160 different wines from the Rhine region on offer here, so we must choose wisely!
Day 3 Rüdesheim Driver’s Day Off
We spend today at leisure in Rüdesheim. We can spend time exploring the famous  Drosselgasse area in the heart of Rüdesheim’s old town, sampling a glass of winealong the way, or, for the more adventurous among us, we may wish to take the train to the fantastic cities of Cologne, Koblenz or Mainz for the day.
Day 4 Heidelberg
This morning we head to the famous medieval city of Heidelberg. This outstanding city boasts the oldest – and one of the finest – universities in the  whole of Germany. To help us get our bearings we enjoy a 90 minute guided walking tour of the city before spending the rest of the day at leisure. As we wander through the narrow streets of the Old Town, we can admire the iconic Heidelberg Palace that dominates the skyline here as well as the Alte Brücke (Old Bridge) straddling the Neckar river.
Day 5 Departure
After breakfast, we begin our journey home.

Hotel Lindenwirt

Rüdesheim, Rhine Valley
This charming and traditionally decorated 3 star hotel is situated just a few steps from the Rhine, on the famous Drosselgasse. The hotel is built around a courtyard featuring huge original wine casks and has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. All 90 bedrooms are individually decorated and equipped with a TV and hairdryer (some bedrooms are accessed via open-air corridors that face the courtyard). The restaurant is spacious with large windows overlooking the Drosselgasse and summer evenings can be spent on the large terrace/beer garden where local bands play. • Lift • Restaurant • Terrace/beer garden • Coach parking is off site & free of charge

Hotel Lindenwirt

Rüdesheim, Rhine Valley
4 Nights Half Board
Twin from £348pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £74
Based on Sunday arrivals

• Return short sea crossing
• Porterage & welcome glass of wine
• Choice of main
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Speciality wine growers themed dinner on 1 night
• Live music every night
• Cable car (Rüdesheim-Niederwald)
• Chairlift (Niederwald-Assmannshausen)
• River cruise (Assmannshausen-Rüdesheim)
• 90 minute guided tour & wine tasting at Eberbach Monastery
• Wine tasting of 5 wines at RheinWeinWelt
• 90 minute guided walking tour of Heidelberg
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£348 for 5 days

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