GERMANY-LUXEMBOURG CRUISE: Remich to Koblenz
August 23 - October 17, 2020
SUNDAY, Day 1 - Frankfurt to Remich
Guests are met in Frankfurt and transferred to the barge moored in the river town village of Remich (Luxembourg) for a champagne welcome. This evening you'll enjoy the first of many gourmet meals on board.
MONDAY, Day 2 - Remich to Trier
After breakfast, we visit the capital of Luxembourg, Luxembourg City which was the first city to be named European Capital of Culture. An afternoon cruise down the Mosel will take us into Germany to Trier where we moor for the night. Dinner on board.
TUESDAY, Day 3 - Trier to Bernkastel
Trier is the oldest town in Germany which will take you back to the old Roman times from many years before Christ. This morning, there will be time to explore the town and visit the Porta Nigra, part of the old town wall and the magnificent St. Peters Cathedral. In the afternoon we will cruise this incredible picturesque part of the Mosel River to reach Bernkastel, another famous wine village. Here we visit the cellars of Dr.Pauli Bergweiler for a late afternoon tasting. Dinner on board.
WEDNESDAY, Day 4 - Bernkastel to Zell
Continuing down the Mosel this morning we come to Zell, one of the most beautiful towns on the river and famous for its wines. Visit the cellars of Dr. Josef Weiss, just outside of town. We have time in the afternoon to wander the beautiful town of Zell, before dinner on board.
THURSDAY, Day 5 - Zell to Cochem
From Zell we take a leisurely cruise past numerous vineyards to the charming town of Cochem. In the early afternoon we drive to the castle Burg Eltz, also called the “Queen of the German Castles” as it is one of the few castles not destroyed by the French King Louis XIV in 1689. A guided tour takes you through this fascinating 12th century castle. Dinner on board.
FRIDAY, Day 6 - Cochem to Koblenz
Enjoy breakfast before we take a morning cruise through the lowest part of the Mosel River, continuing on to Koblenz, where there is time to stroll the beautiful streets that are known for its wonderful shopping. Captains farewell dinner on board this evening.
SATURDAY, Day 7 - Koblenz
After your last elegant breakfast on board you will be driven to the designated drop off point.
Note: After breakfast, disembark La Nouvelle Etoile and transfer to your drop-off point in Koblenz or Frankfurt.