This gorgeous area of Germany is a land of legends where fairytale castles crown the hillsides above sleepy riverside settlements. Includes a visit to Cologne and a day in Koblenz where two thousand years of history have left layers of evidence in the form of an ancient fortress, grand town houses and Romanesque churches. You’ll be staying at the charming Hotel Moselblick, located overlooking the Moselle on the outskirts of Winningen.
Friday. We travel to Hull for our overnight ferry to the continent enjoying dinner, entertainment and breakfast on board.
Saturday. We head to Cologne where you might like to visit the striking gothic cathedral. We continue to the Hotel Moselblick and enjoy a welcome drink on arrival.
Hogmanay. Our treat today is ancient Koblenz, where the German Corner located at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle is watched over by a mighty statue of Kaiser Wilhelm. Perhaps hop aboard the state-of-the-art cable car that whisks visitors up to the Prussian Fortress of Ehrenbreitstein. Look forward to a celebration festive buffet with a glass of sparkling wine at your hotel tonight followed by musical entertainment to bring in 2018.
New year’s Day. A day at leisure to relax or why not join our trip to Cochem, when we will take a scenic drive followed by a stroll
around its quaint alleys.
Tuesday. After breakfast we make our way to our ferry back to Hull enjoying dinner, entertainment and breakfast onboard.
Wednesday. We continue home.