Woks, Yachts and Life under the Ice – Unique winter activities
By Jack Stacey
9 August 2018
Winter brings some truly wonderful things to the table from Christmas markets, to shimmering snowscapes across the world.Read more
Rüdesheim is located in the heart of the Rhine Valley at the southern entrance to the Lorelei Valley. It is home to the world-renowned Drösselgasse - a street lined with traditional pubs and wine cellars - and is one of the area's most popular wine towns. Half-timbered medieval houses, narrow streets and old inns give Rüdesheim the flavour of the Middle Ages.
Visitors to the town may wish to see the 9th-century Bromserburg, the oldest castle on the Rhine, or Siegfried's Mechanical Music Museum, with one of the largest collections of self-playing instruments. From Rüdesheim you can take the town's cable car up over the vineyards for terrific views of the region.
From Switzerland to the Netherlands, this spectacular cruise reveals the majestic allure of the Rhine River, in all of its fairytale glory. We uncover beautiful valley gorges, splendid halftimbered towns and all the remarkable cities along the banks of this grand old river.
Over the course of four different countries, discover some of the finest experiences these nations have to offer including a German heritage rail journey, a French city tour and Dutch steam trains, along with daytime cruising on some of the finest stretches of the Rhine.… see more
8 days from £1,595 ppView tour details >
Step aboard the wonderful A-Rosa Aqua and enjoy an enthralling and relaxing cruise. From Cologne to Basel, cruise the length of Germany along the romantic River Rhine, explore fine medieval towns, admire castles perched dramatically above the river, and relax on board.… see more
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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 II, you can experience an indulgent Christmas holiday on one of Europe's most beautiful waterways.… see more
7 daysView tour details >
Enjoy a fantastic New Year break cruising along the marvellous Rhine. From the comfort of the luxurious 5-star MS Amadeus Silver II, we take in the stunning scenery and some of Europe's prettiest towns, and see in the New Year in style.… see more
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Discover the truly special festive beauty of the Rhine river and its superb cities on this Christmas Markets cruise which takes you on a fantastic voyage through the stalls, streets and squares of this magnificent corner of the world.… see more
6 daysView tour details >