About the tour: Twixmas Cruising the Rhine & Moselle

After the excitement of Christmas, relax on this Twixmas break by coach and join us as we board the MS Rhine Princess and take a cruise along Germany’s most famous river. We are welcomed aboard in Andernach and then set sail upstream for Koblenz. En-route we moor in Alken, from where we travel by coach to Cochem. Known as the 'pearl of the Moselle', this picturesque town is overlooked by the magnificent Reichsburg Castle. On this delightful short break, we also spend time in the German city of Cologne. The 2000-year old city is the capital of the Rhineland and features some amazing architecture, be sure to visit the Dom with its twin spires, and spend time in the Old Town where you can indulge in some local delicacies, all making for tremendous Twixmas holiday!

Tour Includes


  • 2 nights cruising with full board
  • 1 night hotel with continental breakfast
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Services of a Cruise Director

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Please note: All cruise schedules, ports of call and onshore excursions may be subject to change.

    Local departure by coach, then to Andernach to join our cruise ship, MS Rhine Princess, for a two-night cruise.

    • Included meals: Light Supper

    Today, we cruise upstream towards the city of Koblenz, where we join the Moselle River - a more tranquil river valley in contrast to the vibrant Rhine. We moor in Alken and then include an excursion by coach to Cochem, the 'pearl of the Moselle', a picturesque town with narrow cobbled streets, twisting alleys and restored half-timbered houses with slate roofs, overlooked by the magnificent Reichsburg Castle. We re-join the ship in Koblenz.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Cochem
    Cochem

    Included Highlights

    • Cochem

    We cruise north from Koblenz to Cologne, where you can explore the delights of the capital of the Rhineland. Cologne is a joy to visit, with its endless shops and restaurants. Relax in one of the cosy bars in the Old Town, spend time around the cathedral and historic centre and enjoy some of the local delicacies. Later this afternoon, we head to our overnight hotel in Belgium.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Cologne
    Cologne

    Included Highlights

    • Cologne

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Cabin Upgrades (per person)Twin 

    Middle Deck Cabin

     £20

    Middle Deck Superior Cabin

     £25

    Upper Deck Cabin

     £35


     

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will spend two nights on board the 3-star MS Rhine Princess, a firm favourite with Leger guests and exclusively chartered by Leger. Facilities include a lounge bar with small dance floor, restaurant on the middle deck and a small, quiet lounge with library. There is also an outside sundeck, ideal for viewing the passing scenery. All cabins have twin beds, climate control, en suite facilities and portholes. Cabins are located on three decks and all have twin beds and ensuite facilities. The ship has a restaurant and shop with small gifts, souvenirs, postcards and Rhine river maps for sale. Your overnight stay in Belgium will be in a city-style hotel.

    Find your nearest joining point

    We have hundreds of coach joining points throughout England, Scotland and Wales. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

      *Please note joining points are subject to availability.

      Travel Extras

      Why not go the night before your tour for a relaxing start?

      You can park for FREE for up to nine days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £41.50 per person (Based on 2 sharing a twin/double room on a B&B basis, subject to availability. Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.) We’ll then collect you from the hotel on the day of departure and return you there at the end of your holiday.

      To book this package, please call the hotel on 01233 713333, select option 1, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your booking reference. If your holiday is longer than seven days you can pay for additional days’ parking. Ask one of our friendly reservations team for more details when you book your holiday

      On most holidays if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines. Excludes holidays to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.

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