Day 1: SUNDAY
Meet in Frankfurt and transfer to 'La Nouvelle Etoile,' moored in Remich. After a welcome reception and time to settle into your comfortable cabin, enjoy a gourmet dinner on board. (D)
Day 2: MONDAY
Visit Luxembourg's 1,000-year-old capital city with its cobbled streets and imposing fortress walls. Set between the deep gorges of the Alzette and Pétrusse Rivers, it is one of Europe's most scenic capitals and has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1994. (B L D)
Day 3: TUESDAY
Cruise to Trier, quite possibly Germany's oldest town. The remarkable collection of Roman ruins here is another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the magnificent Cathedral of St. Peter, 13th-century Church of Our Lady and the old city gate of Port Nigra – or browse in the town's many shops. (B L D)
Day 4: WEDNESDAY
Continue cruising along the Moselle to Zell, a famous wine town that is one of the most beautiful on the river. After a visit to the family-run cellars of Franz Josef Weis for a tasting, there is time to explore the town. (B L D)
Day 5: THURSDAY
Moor in Cochem, situated along one of the most romantic parts of the Moselle Valley. Enjoy an excursion to Castle Burg Eltz, known as the "queen of German castles," having survived virtually intact since the Middle Ages. (B L D)
Day 6: FRIDAY
A final cruise to Koblenz at the confluence of the Moselle and Rhine Rivers. An ancient city, Koblenz has a history dating back 2,000 years. Stroll its charming lanes and squares, perhaps stopping at one of its popular wine taverns. Return to the barge for a festive dinner this evening to celebrate the cruise week. (B L D)
Day 7: SATURDAY
After breakfast, the program concludes with transfer to a central Frankfurt location. (B)
During autumn's harvest, 'La Nouvelle Etoile' cruises a river route in the Moselle region of Germany. Taste Riesling and Eiswein at the family vineyard of Franz-Josef Weis, see Luxembourg's ancient fortifications and stroll through Trier, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and possibly Germany's oldest town.
All meals as indicated by the itinerary (BLD), and all alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages while onboard.
Sightseeing as indicated by the itinerary.
All onboard accommodations while on tour.
Arrival and departure transers.
Fully-guided sightseeing as noted in the itinerary.
Bottled water supplied during Sightseeing.
Handling of two pieces of baggage per person for international fights.
Services of a professional guide.
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