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
The city of Speyer is one of the oldest cities in Germany and contains a beautiful Old Town. Among the highlights of Speyer is its cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site that celebrated its 950th anniversary in 2011. The cathedral, a basilica with four towers and two domes, was founded by Conrad II in 1030 and remodelled at the end of the 11th century. It is one of the most important Romanesque monuments from the time of the Holy Roman Empire.
The cathedral was the burial place of the German emperors for almost 300 years. It is the first known structure to be built with a gallery that encircles the whole building. The system of arcades added during these renovations was also a first in architectural history.
From Switzerland to the Netherlands, this spectacular cruise reveals the majesty of the Rhine River in all its fairytale glory. We uncover beautiful valley gorges, splendid halftimbered towns and many of the remarkable cities that line the banks of this grand old river. Sailing through four countries, we uncover unique experiences including German heritage rail journeys, French city tours and Dutch steam trains.… see more
8 days from £1,395 ppView tour details >
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 days from £1,495 ppView tour details >
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
5 days from £995 ppView tour details >