Your Holiday Itinerary - The Black Forest, Rhine & Moselle

By Coach

Day 1: UK to Belgium

Join us as we cross to Calais, with an included voucher for an early dinner on board, then we will continue on into Belgium for an overnight
stay. (D)

Day 2: Belgium to Boppard

Our journey continues as we travel into Germany and take the historical cog railway up Dragons Rock hill, where we visit beautiful Drachenburg Castle and have the chance to take in the views of the Rhine below. We continue to the welcoming four-star Bellevue Rheinhotel in Boppard, set overlooking the river, where we stay for three nights. (B,D)

Day 3: Moselle Valley

Take in the scenery today as we call at the picturebook town of Cochem, set on the Moselle and overlooked by the majestic Reichsburg Castle. We follow the river down to pretty Zell, for time to explore before heading back to Boppard. (B,D)

Day 4: Boppard

Relax and explore pretty Boppard at your leisure. Set on the Middle Rhine Valley, this part of the river’s route is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. To see more of the river, why not join our optional Rhine cruise. This evening, our hotel also hosts a wine tasting session in the atmospheric cellar, before we enjoy dinner. (B,D)

Day 5: Boppard to Black Forest

Leaving Boppard, we head southwards, calling at the beautiful city of Heidelberg located on the River Neckar. Enjoy free time to see the sights, such as the castle, churches and old town, before we make our way to the four-star Waldeck Resort Hotel, where we stay for three nights. (B,D)

Day 6: Black Forest

A delightful day ahead, as we journey into the heart of the beautiful Black Forest, where you can relax and enjoy the passing scenery. The mountain ranges here are covered by dark pine forests and cut by deep valleys and lakes. We’ll call at lovely Triberg, as well as seeing sparkling Lake Titisee, the largest natural lake in the region, surrounded by low mountains. (B,D)

Day 7: Black Forest

Relax in our resort and enjoy the hotel’s leisure facilities today, or you may choose to join our optional excursion to see lovely Lake Constance. (B,D)

Day 8: Black Forest to France

Leaving Germany behind, we call at the lovely medieval town of Freiburg, before continuing northwards through France, for an overnight stay. (B,D)

Day 9: France to UK

We travel to Calais and make our onward journey home. (B)

By Air

Day 1 UK to Boppard

Fly to Frankfurt or Cologne-Bonn airport, where you will be met and transferred to Boppard for our three night stay. (D)

Days 2 to 6 Boppard and Black Forest

Enjoy our included excursions, taking in the riverside scenery, before going on to stay in the Black Forest region for three nights. (B,D)

Day 7 Black Forest to UK

Depart your hotel and transfer to Stuttgart airport for the return fl ight home. (B)

Departure dates & prices 2020 The Black Forest, Rhine & Moselle - 5% discount on all dates

Shearings brochure price in Black from £919

Travel 55 discount price in Red from  £874

Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535 and quote Travel 55 ref: S9990 + tour code EGDEASF or AGDEASF

The prices quoted here are based on Shearings lead in prices and will fluctuate as and when departure dates are taken up. For the latest up to date prices check with Shearings when you book. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code S9990 to receive your 5% discount. Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535.

Travelling by coach departure dates and prices.
June 27

August 22

October 10

Hol. Code: EGDEASF | Dep. Code: X
• 8 nights, breakfast, 7 dinners
• Home Connect Service where available†
• Personal audio guide
• Departs: Saturday

Single room supplement £175

May from Jun from Jul from Aug from Sep from Oct from
N/A £919 - £874 N/A £999 - £950 N/A £949 - £902
Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a standard room. B,D: breakfast & dinner.
Travelling by air departure dates and prices.
June 28
August 23
October 11

7 Days by Air: Hol. Code: AGDEASF
• 6 nights half board • Return flights & transfers
• Personal audio guide
• UK airport lounge pass
• Departs: Sunday

Single room supplement £105

May from Jun from Jul from Aug from Sep from Oct from
N/A £919 - £874 N/A £999 - £950 N/A £949 - £902
Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a standard room. B,D: breakfast & dinner. Air holiday prices are based on flights with British Airways from London Heathrow. Regional departures also available - supplements may apply.

All holidays subject to Shearings Terms and Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors on the website.

Shearings Holidays
The Black Forest, Rhine & Moselle

By coach or air – 5% Discount

2020 prices from only £874

Enjoy Germany’s iconic scenery as we explore the serene landscapes of the beautiful Black Forest, as well as taking in the stunning riverscapes along the majestic rivers Rhine and magical Moselle valleys.

To book this Black Forest, Rhine & Moselle tour with Shearings call them direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote the Travel 55 discount code S9990 to receive the 5% discount.

It’s never been more important to book with an operator you can trust. Your Shearings river cruise will be fully protected by our membership of ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents). Travel by coach and you’re also protected by the Bonded Coach Holidays protection scheme, and air holidays are protected by our ATOL licence.

Travel 55 offer you 5% discount on Shearings holidays and tours. To book, call Shearings direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote S9990 for the Travel 55 discount price. 

Holiday Highlights

  • See Cochem and Zell on the Moselle River
  • Visit dramatic Drachenburg castle, overlooking the Rhine
  • Discover historic Heidelberg
  • Take in the scenery of the famous Black Forest
  • Enjoy wine tasting in Boppard and an evening of traditional fayre in Oberwolfach

Rhine Valley

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Discover more with these optional excursions

  • Guided tour in Zell
  • Konstanz & Mainau Island
  • Heidelberg guided city tour

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