Scenic Rhine – Cologne to Basel

Resort:Scenic Rhine - Cologne to Basel
Destination: Europe, Germany, Switzerland
Price From: £810.00


Explore the picturesque Rhine region with this itinerary from
GRJ independent. Beginning in Cologne in Germany, you’ll travel to
the town of Boppard by train, where a boat awaits to take you along
the Rhine Gorge. Journey on the Hunsuckbahn railway, discover local
wines, and walk on the cobbled streets of Basel in Switzerland on
this scenic holiday.



Day 1

London to Cologne

Your journey begins at London St Pancras with the
Eurostar to Brussels followed by the high-speed
ICE train to Cologne. The city’s impressive Klner Dom is
an ideal starting point from which to explore.


Day 2

Explore Cologne

A guided walking tour is a great way to discover the highlights
of Cologne, including its historic churches, houses and bridges.
Meanwhile, art lovers should head to the city’s modern art museum,
The Ludwig.


Day 3

Cologne to Boppard

Today take the scenic train journey from Cologne to Boppard.
This charming riverside town has a rich history spanning over 2,000
years and is surrounded by picturesque scenery.


Day 4

Boppard and the Rhine Gorge

Today you could stay in Boppard to explore the town’s historical
and architectural highlights, or alternatively take a boat trip
through the beautiful Rhine Gorge where you’ll be treated to
magnificent views.


Day 5

Boppard and Surrounding Area

To explore further afield, take a journey on the Hunsrck
; Germany’s steepest standard-gauge railway.
Alternatively, visit a local winery.


Day 6

Boppard to Basel

Today, continue south by train to the wonderful Swiss town of
Basel. Take a wander through the market square and along cobbled
streets and alleys to discover its unique charm.


Day 7

Basel to London

After breakfast this morning, say farewell to the Rhine region
as you travel back to London St Pancras via Paris.

Please note

The itinerary above is just a suggestion and you are free to
make adjustments to suit your exact requirements. Please call 01904
734 358 to speak to one of our Tour Advisors about tailoring your
holiday with GRJ independent.