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THE RHINE AND HER TRIBUTARIES Düsseldorf Cologne Winningen Cochem Königswinter Boppard GERMANY Mainz Mannheim To find out more visit saga.co.uk/rhine Moselle Alken Rhine Breisach Basel SWITZERLAND Through the Land of the Lorelei aboard Rex Rheni hhh ­ see pages 127-132 for details Journey along the Middle Rhine where fairy-tale castles stand next to terraced vineyards and crumbling fortresses 8 nights from £1299^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £54 if not required§ 23 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 8 dinners Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner l Pictured above: Beautiful Cochem Castle © German National Tourist Board; Visit Basel; St Martin's Cathedral in Mainz l l l l l l l Captain's dinner and drinks reception Complimentary Wi-Fi on board Saga Cruise Host Saga Cruise Assistant on board Entertainment and activities on the ship Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ UK travel service Return flights and transfers. Highlights... The chance to visit the spectacular Bernese Oberland in Switzerland An optional excursion to the wine-growing region of the Alsace Exploring pretty Boppard in the legendary Lorelei Valley Cologne's majestic cathedral l l l Saga Exclusive VIP Travel Service INCLUDED when you book between December 27, 2018-January 31, 2019 Day 1: UK to Basel. Fly to Basel and embark Rex Rheni. Enjoy a welcome drink and remain moored here overnight. Day 2: Basel to Kehl. Spend the day exploring Basel, located at the meeting point of Switzerland, Germany and France, or join an optional full-day tour to the Bernese Oberland to see picturesque Grindelwald, Interlaken and the Eiger and Monch Mountains. Depart this evening for Kehl. Day 3: Kehl to Mannheim. Arrive in Kehl this morning, it's set opposite the French city of Strasbourg on the banks of the Rhine and linked to it by the Pont de l'Europe footbridge. Enjoy a day exploring the city independently. Depart late this afternoon for Mannheim. Day 4: Mannheim to Mainz. From Mannheim, perhaps join an optional excursion to the university town of Heidelberg. Alternatively, stay on board and cruise to historic Mainz, an ancient city with a charming old quarter of half-timbered houses. You have time to go ashore and explore Mainz this afternoon and evening, as the ship moors here overnight. Day 5: Mainz to Boppard to Alken. Boppard has a magical setting in the valley of the mythical Lorelei. While here, you have the opportunity to stroll along the 19th-century promenade. Arrive in Alken late this afternoon. Day 6: Alken to Cochem to Winningen. Today you cruise the Moselle to Cochem, with its picturesque castle perched high above the river. You can visit the castle and sample the wines of a local cellar on an optional excursion before sailing to Winningen, arriving late tonight. Day 7: Winningen to Königswinter. Enjoy the morning in the pretty village of Winningen. Before lunch, set sail for Königswinter and perhaps join an optional trip to the Ahr Valley en route. Day 8: Königswinter to Cologne. An optional excursion explores Bonn or you may wish to take Germany's oldest rack and pinion train to the ruins of Drachenfels Castle. Later this morning, you cruise to Cologne for an afternoon in this vibrant city. Day 9: Cologne to UK. Disembark your ship and travel to Düsseldorf for your return flight home. SAVE up to £200^ per person on selected cabin grades and departures when you book by January 31, 2019 Prices from: Jun 13, 2019 Jul 4 Passenger Deck 1529 1329 1499 1299 Main Deck 1859 1759 1829 1729 Promenade Deck 1959 1859 1929 1829 Passenger Deck for sole occupancy 1649 1549 1619 1519 Main Deck for sole occupancy 1859 1829 Promenade Deck for sole occupancy 1959 1909 1929 1879 Cruise code RH121 Through the Land of the Lorelei. 8 nights. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing, include savings as advertised and are subject to availability. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction applies of £54 if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 135 for details. For the latest prices and offers visit saga.co.uk/holidays. TRAVEL OPTIONS: Prices based on flights from Heathrow to Basel, returning from Düsseldorf with the scheduled services of British Airways. To take advantage of our flight upgrade deals (subject to availability and extra charges may apply), please call for details. Some of the highlights may only be seen on optional excursions at an additional cost, or by exploring independently. 30 To book, please visit your Travel Agent