Wine on the Rhine 2020

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 chair lift rides and feature a river cruise, guided tours of the Eberbach Monastery, the city of Heidelberg and Heidelberg Castle, as well as wine tasting along the way!
PACKAGED ITINERARY
Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Rüdesheim & Eberbach Monastery
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 chair lift down to Assmannshausen, where we board a river boat for a cruise back to Rüdesheim. After free time for lunch in Rüdesheim, we visit the Eberbach Monastery for a 1½ hour guided tour and tasting of Eberbach Riesling wine.

Day 3 Rüdesheim Driver’s Day Off
We spend today at leisure in Rüdesheim. Spend time exploring the famous Drosselgasse area in the heart of Rüdesheim's old town, sampling a glass of wine along the way, or for the more adventurous, take the train to the fantastic cities of Cologne, Koblenz or Mainz.

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 1½ hour guided walking tour of the city before making our way to the iconic Heidelberg Castle where we enjoy a 1 hour guided classical tour before concluding the day with a tasting of wines in the Schlossweinstube at the castle.

Day 5 Departure
After breakfast we begin our journey home.
Legend

Hotel Lindenwirt

Rüdesheim, Rhine Valley
AAA Central Location No Single Supplement for Single Rooms
This charming and traditionally decorated 3 star superior hotel has an abundance of character and 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. The 90 bedrooms are individually decorated and equipped with 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 • Coach parking is off site & free of charge

Hotel Lindenwirt

Rüdesheim, Rhine Valley
4 Nights Half Board
2020 Twin from £324pp
Single Supplement from £21

Inclusions
• Return short sea crossing
• Porterage & welcome glass of wine
• Choice of main & tea/coffee after dinner
• Speciality themed dinner on 1 night
• Live music each night
• Cable car Rüdesheim - Niederwald
• Chair lift Niederwald - Assmannshausen
• River cruise Assmannshausen - Rüdesheim
• 1½ hour guided tour & tasting at Eberbach Monastery
• 1½ hour guided walking tour of Heidelberg
• Guided Classical Tour of Heidelberg Castle
• Wine tasting in the Schlossweinstube at Heidelberg Castle
• Wine with dinner on last night
• Wine tasting with cheese on 1 night
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£324 for 5 days

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