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Escorted Rail Tours to Mainz

Home to Johannes Gutenberg

The city of Mainz is located at the confluence of the River Main and the River Rhine. The origins of the city as a large settlement date back to 38 BC, when the Romans built a citadel here. Artefacts on display in the Landesmuseum show there have been settlements here since 300,000 BC.

The magnificent Mainz Cathedral is an architectural feat in the Romanesque style. Otherwise, visit the Gutenberg Museum, just opposite the Cathedral. The museum tells the story of Johann Gutenberg, who invented the movable type printing press in the 1450s, regarded by Time Magazine as the most important individual of the last millennium.

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5-Star Rhine Cruise at New Year

Enjoy a fantastic New Year break cruising along the marvellous Rhine. From the comfort of the luxurious 5-star MS Amadeus Silver III, we take in the stunning scenery and some of Europe's prettiest towns, and see in the New Year in style.

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7 days from £1,995 pp

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5-Star Rhine Cruise at Christmas

Explore the fascinating towns and stunning scenery along the Rhine on a festive rail-cruise holiday. From the comfort and luxury of the 5-star MS Amadeus Silver III, you can experience an indulgent Christmas holiday on one of Europe's most beautiful waterways.

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Rhineland Christmas Markets Cruise

Since the days of Lord Byron, the British have been visiting the Rhine, charmed by its riverside castles and vineyards. Our ship navigates the father of German rivers, visiting an array of Christmas Markets en-route.

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