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Cruise around Germany
8 days / 7 nights
Cologne - Bonn - Andernach - Boppard - Cochem - Coblence - Cologne

Day 1 Cologne
Arrival at the airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 2 Cologne
Half day guided tour to visit Kölner Dom, Die Kölner Synagoge,Veedel - City Quarters and the12 Romanesque Churches.Afternoon - cruise on the Rhine river and enjoy the panorama of Cologne Old Town on board. The balance of the day is free to explore the city on your own. Overnight.

Day 3 Cologne – Bonn (50km/1h) – Andernach
Travel to Bonn - best known culturally as the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven. See the city landmarks and have a cruise to Andernach – old fortified town where your ship docks for the night.

Day 4 Andernach – Boppard
Depart Andernach and cruise along picturesque river towns, vineyards and castles atop the hills and pass the legendary Lorely Rock, where mythical sirens have lured sailors to their death on reefs below. In the afternoon your ship will arrive at Boppard. Here see the remarkable Carmelite church of the 15th Century and the other landmarks of the town. Overnight.

Day 5 Boppard – Cochem
The journey continues through the Rhine Gorge. Enjoy the breathtaking sceneries, pass terraced vineyards and castles before your arrival at Cochem. Here visit Cochem Castle - It dominates the town and is an impressive feature. A restored 10th century ruin, the result is a mixture of styles that make it a pleasant and interesting building.

Day 6 Cochem – Coblence
Today cruise along hillsides scattered with lovely villages , beautiful river side promenades and wine regions Arrival at Coblence, located on both banks of the Rhine at its confluence with the Moselle. See its imposing Citadel of the 10th C. and its picturesque little squares and medieval half – timbered burgher houses.

Day 7 Coblence – Cologne
The cruise continues to Cologne, pass the romantic Castle Rheineck surrounded by the “Seven Mountains”, a range of volcanic hills overlooking the Rhine. Arrival at Cologne and transfer to hotel for overnight.

Day 8 Cologne
Transfer to the airport for a final departure.