Day 4 - Rüdesheim and the Rhine Gorge
We sail into the classic German town of Rüdesheim am Rhein,
known for its formidable wine production, especially of the dry
Riesling variety. Perhaps walk along the river during your free
time here this morning, before our ship departs for Koblenz.
This afternoon includes one of the highlights of the tour as we
pass through the glorious Rhine Gorge, one of the most beautiful
sections of the river and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Sheer banks
rise up, towering over the river below, covered in deep forests and
miles of green vineyards, lending an almost ethereal feel to the
Our lunch today sees us tuck into a wonderful themed buffet with
a suckling pig as the striking centrepiece, and several smaller
dishes from this part of the world. We sail this evening into the
enchanting city of Koblenz; you may wish to visit one of the famous
wine taverns here. Overnight ship.