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(Tour code: 19REX)

Celebrate the festive season in the riverside town of Koblenz

Join us as we enjoy celebrating the festive season in the riverside town of Koblenz with trips amidst the vineyards, ruined castles and medieval towns.

  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Five-course Christmas Eve dinner and festive entertainment
  • Christmas Day guided tour of Koblenz
  • Traditional Christmas Day turkey lunch
  • Excursion on the Vulkan Express
  • Brohl and Engeln
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
    1 Christmas Lunch
  • Rhine Cruise Excursion

Christmas in the Rhine Valley 2018Tour Details

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Day 1 Koblenz
Koblenz Christmas Market

London to Koblenz

Travel on the Eurostar after meeting at our Departure Office in St Pancras. From Brussels, continue via Cologne to Koblenz. Check in to your hotel, before we enjoy dinner this evening.

  • Dinner
Days 2-3 Koblenz

Koblenz Christmas Market

Today is yours to discover the final day of the Koblenz Christmas market. Stroll the cobbled streets and admire the churches, half-timbered houses and delightful lit festive squares which lend a seasonal atmosphere to this enchanting town. Day 3 is Christmas Eve which is at leisure.

  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Christmas Day
Christmas Day

Christmas Day in Koblenz

Take a guided tour of Koblenz today, discovering the many sights that this town has to offer. Sat on the confluence of the Rhine and the Moselle rivers, Koblenz is a delight to discover on this tour which uncovers the history and culture behind the town. Entry is included here to the Koblenz fortress. To access the fortress, you have the option of travelling up via cable car, to enjoy the spectacular views across the majestic rivers below. You also see the Basilica and the monument to William I.

Back at the hotel, prepare for a Christmas Day traditional dinner in classic German style.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Vulkan Express
Vulkan Express

Boxing Day and Vulkan Express

Boxing Day's excursion is a journey on the Vulkan Express, a narrow-gauge diesel train which winds its way up across bridges and viaducts from the Rhine Valley at Brohl to Engeln.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 Eurostar

Return home

Today depart Koblenz by train for Cologne, then continue to Brussels. Here you join the Eurostar to London.

  • Breakfast, Dinner

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour will feature the same excursions, the order may differ from that shown above.

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Exclusive meeting point at our St Pancras Departure Office
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 5 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinner including 1 special Christmas dinner
  • Tour of Koblenz
  • Journey on the Vulkan Express

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Julie Pacalon
Kathryn Cambridge
Helen Laverack
Christmas in the Rhine Valley

Celebrate the festive season in the riverside town of Koblenz


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