About the tour: The Emperor’s Table in Speyer

This fantastic 7-day holiday takes us to some of the most charming German towns before enjoying the gourmet mile of Speyer. We'll visit romantic Heidelberg with its beautiful castle ruins and quaint atmosphere before our excursion to the Rhine Valley. Take in the picturesque scenery as we glide along the river on our included cruise.

The highlight of the trip is our visit to the historic city of Speyer. Take a seat at the 800-metre long ‘Emperor’s Table’ and taste specialities offered by the town’s kitchens and cellars. Located between Speyer’s Cathedral and the Postplatz, this unique gourmet mile attracts exquisite food, fine wines and refreshing beers from all around the beautiful Rhine region - sure to be a culinary delight!

Tour Includes

  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Boat cruise on the Rhine
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Guided tour of Speyer and Heidelberg

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
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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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    Local departure by coach or Door–to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    Travel to our hotel located in the charming town centre of Bad Dürkheim for a four-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Today we visit the ancient university town of Heidelberg. The city of Heidelberg enjoys a beautiful location on the banks of the River Neckar. It is often referred to as the ‘Romantic Town’ on account of its castle ruins and red sandstone buildings, which dominate the city. Heidelberg castle has been described as the most beautiful castle ruin of Germany, and enjoys a prominent location overlooking the town and from where the views across Heidelberg and the Neckar are astounding.

    During our visit we include the funicular to the castle and a tour around the courtyard and the castle garden.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    medieval Heidelberg

    Included Highlights

    • Heidelberg
    • Heidelberg Castle

    Enjoy a full-day included excursion exploring the beautiful scenery of the Rhine Valley, from its medieval castles and picturesque villages to vine-clad slopes.

    During the day, take delight in an included cruise along the Rhine, Germany’s largest river. Our cruise is a perfect way to view the splendid scenery on offer.

    You can also enjoy an optional wine tasting in a wine cellar or a winery.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Rhine Valley
    Rhine Valley

    Included Highlights

    • Rhine Valley
    • Rhine Cruise

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Wine Tasting
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    Today we visit the historic city of Speyer. The former centre of the Holy Roman Empire in Germany, now the city’s romantic alleys and attractive squares are centred around its beautiful cathedral.

    Your guide will lead you through the charming streets to take your seat at the 800-metre long Emperor’s Table. Running between the cathedral and the Postplatz and known as the ‘gourmet mile’, you will be able to sample the exquisite food, fine wines and refreshing beers from the kitchen and cellars of the restaurateurs of Speyer and the surrounding area.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    The Emperor's Table in Speyer
    The Emperor's Table in Speyer

    Included Highlights

    • Guided Tour of Speyer
    • The Emperor's Table in Speyer

    Travel to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Single Room Supplement from £159.00 (7 days).


    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 stay for four nights at the 4-star Achat Premium Bad Dürkheim, located in the charming town centre next to the pedestrian zone. The hotel offers cosy accommodation, a restaurant serving regional dishes, a sauna and indoor pool. Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.

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      *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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