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Heidelberg and dinner on the Rhine River

Experience the old-world charm of Germany's romantic Heidelberg and the Rhine river, as you spend a day touring this delightful combination of rich history and natural beauty. Head out early and make your way to Heidelberg. Rising from the banks of the River Neckar, with its rusty stone buildings and lush green landscape, Heidelberg truly lives up to its reputation of being one of the most beautiful German cities. Explore the majestic, hilltop castle with its stately presence and captivating ruins. Take in the expansive courtyard and terrace while admiring one of the largest wine barrels in the world, the 'Heidelberg Tun'. Walk through the medieval town centre and marvel at the Old Bridge, and its fantastic reflection in the river's waters. Appreciate the splendour of the Karlstor and the Church of the Holy Spirit, and the impressive Renaissance facade of the House of the Knights. Meander through the city's small lanes lined with half-timbered houses, before leaving Heidelberg behind, as you continue to the pristine nature of the Rhine River Valley. Immerse yourself in the serenity of your surroundings with quaint vineyards and villages and mighty medieval castles. Hop aboard a Rhine steamer and travel along the famous river panorama up to Kaub, where you'll swirl and sip some local wine. Enjoy a delicious dinner in a lovely riverfront restaurant, where you can continue to bask in the beauty around you, before making your return. A wondrous day filled with medieval allure and brimming with bountiful nature, this trip to Heidelberg and the Rhine is certain to delight. Experience the old-world charm of Germany's romantic Heidelberg and the Rhine river, as you spend a day touring this delightful combination of rich history and natural beauty. Head out early and make your way to Heidelberg. Rising from the banks of the River Neckar, with its rusty stone buildings and lush green landscape, Heidelberg truly lives up to its reputation of being one of the Meeting/ pick-up point: Wiesenhuettenstr. 39, 60329 Frankfurt (close to central station/opposite Hotel Savoy). Duration: Approx. 11 hours. Start/opening time: 9.30am. End/closing time: 8.30pm (return at approx. 9pm). Languages: English and German. Additionally, Depending on travelbus equipment and availability, we voluntarily offer earphone service in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish. Others: Tour only operates between 1st April and 1st November.