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                                                                                                                     Boppard in the Middle Rhine region






      Rhine Sea to Source






      Thursday 21 April to Wednesday 4 May 2022
      Thursday 6 October to Wednesday 19 October 2022


       We follow the mighty Rhine through some impressive scenery, from its mouth in the North Sea to its source in the Swiss Alps. Along our journey we
      travel on and alongside the river and visit sites that wouldn’t exist without this waterway.

      Day 1 - From London to the Netherlands  Day 4 - On the River              Day 6 - River Cruise to Stein am Rhein
      Departing mid-morning, we take a direct Eurostar  The  day  begins  with  a  trip  on  the  former  paddle   We take a river cruise to Stein am Rhein where there
      from London St. Pancras to Rotterdam for a 2-night  wheel steamer, now diesel powered, “Goethe” up-  is time for lunch before returning to Schaffhausen by
      stay.                                stream to Rüdesheim, passing numerous castles,   train and a visit to the beautiful Rhine Falls.
                                           vineyards  and  the  Loreley  Rock.  Arriving  mid-
      Day 2 - Dutch Windmills of Kinderdijk  afternoon, there is time to look around Rüdesheim   Day 7 - Insel Mainau -The Flower Island
      We take a morning transfer to Kinderdijk, the site of   before returning to Boppard by train along the east   The  Rhine  flows  through  Lake  Constance  and  we
      19 preserved windmills. We have a guided tour of this   bank of the river and Koblenz.   take the train to Romanshorn to connect with a lake
      UNESCO heritage site, as we discover the history of                       sailing to Insel Mainau, an island close to the city of
      these windmills and how they were instrumental in  Day 5 - Onwards to Switzerland   Konstanz and renowned for its sub tropical gardens.
      keeping the Dutch dry!               Continuing south to Basle, we change trains at the   After a visit to the gardens and a short ferry transfer
                                           city’s Badische Bahnhof and follow the northern   to Kreuzlingen, we return by train to Schaffhausen.
      Day 3 - Boppard                      (German)  bank  of  the  Rhine  via  Waldshut  to
      Today we continue to the riverside town of Boppard   Schaffhausen, just over the border in Switzerland, for   Day 8 - Chur
      for a 2-night stay. Boppard is situated in one of the   a 3-night stay.   Morning train to Zürich with a connection to Chur
      most scenic parts of the Rhine Gorge and makes an                         in eastern Switzerland, where we stay for 3 nights.
      ideal centre.                                                             Our hotel is in the pedestrianised old town, just a














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