Luxembourg & The Beautiful Moselle - Sun 1st July 2018
- Duration: 6 Days
- Product code: PC0LQF
Surrounded by Belgium, France and Germany, the picturesque Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is one of Europe’s most picturesque countries. Our holiday is based in the beautiful Luxembourg Ardenne, surrounded by beautiful wooded valleys, rivers and vineyards. Our hotel is in the historic medieval town of Vianden, lovely to explore on foot and overlooked by a magnificent Castle - one of the largest fortified castles west of the River Rhine. With a remarkable history, Luxembourg has now become a financial powerhouse and offers the visitor much to explore. During our stay we visit the sophisticated Capital, with its mix of skyscrapers and ancient fortifications and pop over the border to visit one of Germany’s oldest cities, Trier.
After being collected from your local pick up point (6.30am approx.) we board the Eurotunnel and arrive in France early afternoon. We continue through France & Belgium in to Luxembourg, arriving early evening.
Morning at leisure to enjoy our lovely host town. Explore the medieval streets and head for the fairytale castle by chair lift for spectacular scenery. In the afternoon we make the short journey to the town of Clervaux - lovely to explore with a Castle full of history, magnificent Abbey and historic houses.
In the morning we head to Luxembourg City where we are joined by a local guide for a tour of the city exploring the ‘old town’ and the modern downtown. City highlights include the Grand Ducal Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and the amazing historic fortifications - a UNESCO classed world heritage site. Free time to explore and relax in one of the many pavement cafes before returning to Vianden.
Great excursion today as we enjoy lovely scenery on the way to picturesque Echternach where we are joined by a local guide for a tour through the stunning Mullerthal Valley - known as Little Switzerland, including the villages of Berdorf, Mullerthal and Beaufort. Afterwards we head to Trier - Germany’s oldest city. This beautiful town on the Moselle River has a number of UNESCO World Heritage sites to enjoy. We shall be joined by a guide for a 1 hour walking tour to see some of the best city sights including the famous Porta Nigra, one of the finest preserved Roman city gates in Europe, the Main Market, the Cathedral and the Church of Our Lady, the Roman Imperial Throne Room and Electoral Palace.
In the morning we shall be joined by a local guide for an excursion to discover the beautiful scenery of The Ardennes before returning to relax with free time in Vianden.
We head for the mid afternoon Eurotunnel with comfort breaks as required. Arriving back in the local area around 7.00/8.00pm.
Meal Plan - DINNER BED & BREAKFAST
Hotel Belle Vue
This modern 3 star hotel is well situated within an easy walk of the town centre and enjoys views of the castle from many of the rooms and the terrace. The staff are very friendly and English speaking.The extensive Buffet Breakfast is served in the brightly lit breakfast room and in the evening there is a 3 course evening meal. The menu is set - but if you wish to have something different the chef will offer an alternative. No problem! Don’t be shy!
Facilities in the hotel include a heated indoor swimming pool, a welcoming bar and a large sun terrace where you can enjoy a drink, unwind and discuss the day. The comfortable bedrooms all have en-suite bathroom with shower or bath, Flat screen TV and Free Wi-Fi.
Luxury Rooms available with Balcony from £50 per person