23807
Netherlands/Germany

Enchantment Along the Moselle River: Castles, Vineyards and Art

Set sail on a voyage fit for a fairytale as you follow the winding Moselle River along medieval villages, hilltop castles and rolling vineyards.
Program No. 23807RJ
Length
12 days
Starts at
7,799
Special Offer
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Flights start at
FREE

At a Glance

Entrancing scenery and historic gems wait around every bend of the Moselle River, a winding branch of the Rhine that unfolds along some of Germany’s most spectacular vistas. After studying the dazzling works in Amsterdam’s world-renowned Rijksmuseum, your intimate riverboat will take you on a learning adventure from history-filled Dusseldorf to Germany’s oldest town, Trier. After a full day exploring the medieval center of Luxembourg, a small but enchanting country tucked between Germany, France and Belgium, your riverboat will sail back along the castles of Cochem and cathedrals of Cologne, ending with time to experience the masterpieces of Arnhem. Join us for an enchanting river journey that captures the rich history and culture behind the locales that line the picturesque Moselle.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
You must be able to walk and stand for 2 hours per day. Many days include 2 miles of walking, but on some days, you must walk up to 4 miles, as noted in the day by day. There are unavoidable stairs, uneven surfaces, and cobblestones.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Set out to explore the enchanting medieval center of Luxembourg, a UNESCO-listed city home to the European Union headquarters, the Philharmonie Luxembourg Concert Hall and more.
  • Enjoy a local wine tasting at a castle in Bernkastel, followed by a string quartet performance at a former monastery.
  • Discover artistic treasures on a guided walk through Dusseldorf's historic center, including a variety of local galleries and museums.
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Balázs Füzesi
Balázs Füzesi was born and raised in the city of Pécs, in southwestern Hungary. He has earned bachelor’s degrees in communications and in business administration and has also completed a license for leading educational excursions in his native country. He has pursued study and work with members of other nationalities whenever possible, spending a high school year in Denmark and working abroad in Greenland, London and the U.S. He credits his grandmother for his love of travel and exploration; she was an avid traveler throughout her entire life.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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