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Rhineland Christmas

Rhineland Christmas

We are pleased to return to the wonderful Bellevue Hotel for this festive stay on the banks of the Rhine.

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We have plenty of time to soak up the atmosphere in Boppard, visit the Christmas Market in Traben-Trarbach, take guided walks through the town and surrounding areas, visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress by cable car, and enjoy a boat trip on the Rhine!


This tour is also offered to customers of Woods Holidays, Bognor Regis.

Day 1

After our taxi pick ups, we travel to Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais. Making comfort stops en route, we travel directly to our hotel to arrive in time for a welcome drink and dinner.


Day 2

After breakfast we join the coach for a drive to Traben-Trarbach where we have time to explore the underground Christmas Market* held in their historic wine cellars. Here you'll find local specialities, including wines and crafts; there is also time to sample the local eateries.

B, D

Day 3: Christmas Eve

This morning we have a traditional Christmas Walk** to explore the local area visiting a vineyard along the way. We return to the hotel for hot soup, before having a free afternoon to stroll through Boppard, along the Rhine promenade and explore the historic streets. This evening is the most important in a German Christmas and we enjoy the 5-course Holy Night Dinner accompanied by a pianist.

B, D

Day 4: Christmas Day

Happy Christmas! A free morning to relax and enjoy the atmosphere before a one-plate served lunch at the hotel. In the afternoon tea and cake will be served during a visit from Father Christmas, and this evening we enjoy a turkey dinner.

B, D, L

Day 5: Boxing Day

Today we have a leisurely 2½-hour boat trip from just outside our hotel along the beautiful Rhine. The remainder of the day is free in Boppard, or you can join a guided stroll through the streets of Boppard with mulled wine on the way.

B, D

Day 6

This morning we travel by coach to Koblenz. We have an included cable car ride and entrance to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress on a rocky promontory high above the Rhine. Alternatively, we can explore this historic town and get lunch before returning to the hotel mid-afternoon. Tonight there is our Farewell Dinner at the hotel, during which we enjoy live music.

B, D

Day 7

Leaving our hotel after breakfast, we travel north and board the ferry for our crossing from Calais to Dover. Once in the UK we make our way to the local area where we meet our taxis.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included, L=Lunch Included

Bellevue Hotel, Boppard


This lovely 4 star hotel, in a premier location right in the centre of Boppard overlooking the promenade and the Rhine, combines traditional service with modern luxury and style.The hotel has WiFi, a fine restaurant, bar, wine cellar and modern spa with indoor swimming pool.All bedrooms are en suite and have TV, telephone, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer and minibar.The hotel has a lift.


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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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