After a wonderful morning in Speyer and a coach trip to Worms we cruised to Rudesheim, arriving at 17:00.
We continued sailing down the Rhine and, while most were still asleep, we arrived in the town of Speyer at 06:00.
We arrived in Kehl just before 08:00 on the Saturday morning to find the coaches waiting to transport us across the Rhine to the city of Strasbourg.
We arrived at Breisach am Rhein, the full name of the town, at 07:00. Our inclusive excursion today, which departed at 08:30, was not a walking one, but we were taken into the Black Forest to visit a glasswork factory and a Cuckoo Clock making factory.
We began the day with a leisurely breakfast and checked out at 10:30. We were really pleased that we had made the effort, two days ago, to confirm how to travel to St Johann Dock 1 where the boat was to be docked for the day. There was no rush…
On our first morning in Basel, we woke rather late, but breakfast was served until 11:00 so we didn’t miss out. Before going to breakfast, though, we called at Reception to arrange breakfasts for the week and a very nice young man on duty gave us discounts as Senior Citizens…
So, two decisions had been made, we would go to Europe as we had the Schengen Visa and that we would be cruising. Now it was time to decide and act on how and when.
On leaving the train yesterday evening we once again got a strong icy blast as we had in Hamburg.
Today I tell you about the final day of our first coach tour. Thanks to our bus driver it was really special
We started with a coach tour from Munich to Oberammegau, on to Salzburg and then back through various parts of Bavaria to finish in Koblenz. On the 2nd last day we continued a cruise down the Rhine from Rüdesheim to Koblenz. Instead of writing all about these few hours of…