Christmas Rhine Cruise by Rail Itinerary -
23 Dec 2018 on the ms Serenity

Day 7: Cologne – UK

This morning we bid farewell to our captain and crew and disembark for the return journey to the UK.

Day 2 Christmas Eve: Bonn – Andernach

Spend the morning at leisure or discover the many faces of Bonn and the architectural heritage of more than 2,000 years. Around midday we cruise upriver to Andernach, an attractive walled town with a riverside promenade. This evening we gather together for a Christmas Eve dinner, after which our Cruise Manager will accompany anyone who wants to attend midnight mass at the local church.

Day 3 Christmas Day: Andernach –Rüdesheim

Merry Christmas! We continue cruising upriver through the spectacular Rhine Gorge to the quaint wine town of Rüdesheim. After a traditional British Christmas lunch, you can join our optional excursion which includes a visit to the wonderful Mechanical Music Museum of Siegfried and a mug of glühwein. This evening you can venture into the captivating street called the Drosselgasse or relax onboard our ship and enjoy the entertainment.

Day 4 Boxing Day: Rüdesheim – Koblenz

Boxing Day takes us back through the Rhine Gorge as far as the walled city of Koblenz, where the Moselle meets the mighty Rhine. The afternoon is free to explore Koblenz.