Holiday Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Cologne where we board our cruise ship for nine nights. 

Day 2 - The Romantic Road and Rothenburg ob der Tauber

We head into Germany and travel along the scenic ‘Romantic Road’, visiting the charming medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, before an overnight stay in Bavaria, central Germany. B,D

Day 3 - Passau

We head to Passau, picturesquely set where the Danube is joined by the Inn and Ilz Rivers. After some free time, we board our cruise ship, the MV Esmeralda, for our nine-night cruise. We cruise overnight from Passau to Regensburg. B,D

Day 4 - Regensburg

We cruise along the Danube towards Regensburg, arriving early afternoon. Regensburg is one of the largest and most well-preserved cities in Bavaria. Founded by the Romans, highlights include the Dom St. Peter and the Old Town Hall. Pretty squares offer an unspoilt view of the city’s architectural masterpieces. Why not join our optional city tour? We moor in Regensburg overnight. B,L,D

Day 5 - Kelheim

We continue along the Danube to Kelheim, where we have free time before cruising to Bachhausen, arriving later this evening. B,L,D

Day 6 -Nuremberg

We cruise along the Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg. This historic city offers a bustling market square, which provides the main hub of activity with its restaurants, shops and bars. To see more of the city, why not join our optional sightseeing tour? B,L,D

Day 7 - Bamberg

We cruise to Bamberg on the River Main, one of the true highlights of Bavaria, best represented in its stunning medieval architecture and halftimbered buildings. Explore the winding streets, the Imperial Cathedral, Old Town Hall, the Royal Neue Residence and Bamberg’s ‘Little Venice’ area. To see more of the city, join our optional sightseeing tour. We cruise overnight to Kitzingen. B,L,D

Day 8 - Wurzburg

We arrive in Kitzingen this morning for a brief stop. Later this afternoon we continue our cruise on to Wurzburg, where we moor overnight. The city is known as 'The Pearl of the Romantic Road' and is home to the 18th century Residenz Palace, the Romanesque St. Kilian Cathedral and the old Main Bridge. B,L,D

Day 9 - Wertheim

We cruise to Wertheim. Enjoy a relaxing day of sailing while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Main River.

Day 10 - Mainz and Rudesheim

Relax as we continue our cruise towards Mainz, arriving around lunchtime. After calling at Mainz, the ship continues its cruise to Rudesheim, or alternatively, why not join our optional excursion by coach to Heidelberg, before rejoining the ship at Rudesheim. B,L,D

Day 11 - Rhine Gorge and Cologne

A day of fantastic scenery as we cruise through the Rhine Gorge and past the legendary Loreley Rock. We continue past vineclad slopes and majestic fortresses, before reaching our final destination, Cologne, the capital of the Rhineland. Spend the afternoon exploring this fine city with its main focal point being the Dom Cathedral. B,L,D

Day 12

We disembark and return home. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Silver Service Departure Dates and Prices 2019 - tour code 12GRDV

To book, call Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote T55 plus tour code

September 23 

Prices are per person, based on two sharing a main deck cabin. No single room/cabins available. Extras - optional excursions; travel insurance essential, call for details. Cabin upgrades per person - promenade deck cabin £110.

*Sep 24 2018 departure operates in reverse and will differ slightly. Call for details.

Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & Conditions
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Leger Holidays
Scenic Cruise Cologne to Passau along the Danube, Main and Rhine

Cruise Holidays 12 Days

Prices from only £1469

This river cruise with Leger Holidays lets you experience the delights of three of Europe’s mighty rivers on this nine-night cruise. Witness the dramatic scenery as you cruise by steep vineyards, ancient fairytale castles, pretty wine towns and historic cities.

To book this Scenic Cruise from Cologne to Passau with Leger Holidays call them direct on 01709 786 554 and quote T55.

To book with Leger call them direct on 01709 786 554 or contact them by email. When booking quote code T55.

Your cruise ship

The MV Esmeralda offers a high level of comfort. It has a lift between the promenade deck and main deck and a stair lift between the promenade deck and the partially covered sun deck, where it is a pleasure to relax.

Cabins Accommodation is on two decks – main and promenade – and all of the functional, cosy cabins have picture windows, en-suite facilities, T.V., safety deposit box and twin beds.

Lounge/Bar The Esmeralda has an inviting lounge where morning coffee and afternoon tea is offered each day.

Restaurant Enjoy the Esmeralda’s tasty cuisine in the ship’s comfortable restaurant on the main deck.


  • 9 nights cruising with full board
  • 2 nights hotel with continental breakfast and 1 evening meal
  • Local joining points

Excursions and ports of call:

  • Passau
  • Regensburg
  • Nuremberg
  • Bamberg
  • Wurzburg
  • Rüdesheim
  • Rhine Gorge
  • Cologne

View Joining Points

Silver Service Luxury Coach

✓  Specially-designed reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than
executive coaches.
✓  Onboard climate control 
✓  Socialise and relax in the spacious rear lounge. 

✓ Servery on board offering a range of refreshments.
✓ Personal tables.
✓ Porterage at most hotels.
✓ The option to pay for your optional excursions using a GBP credit or debit card during your tour.

✓ Onboard entertainment system.
✓ With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs being played by your crew.

Travel Door to Door

If you are travelling on a coach holiday of 7 days or more you can take advantage of Leger's Door-to-Door service, where they pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back home at the end of your holiday - from just £40 per booking. 

Each door to door vehicle will carry no more than eight passengers, allowing luggage room and space and minimalisng the number of additiional stops before meeting the coach.


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