The historic castle in Cochem is a popular landmark, and the vines grown on the hill on which the castle stands, give a clue to another of the town’s attractions, its wine festivals.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Middle Rhine is one of the river’s loveliest stretches, famed for fairytale castles and legends of the Lorelei.
This cruise also sails past the wooded hills and lush, terraced vineyards of the Moselle.
Continue along the Moselle to the captivating town of Bernkastel-Kues, arriving this afternoon.
Here, you may wish to spend some time strolling around the charming market square lined by traditional gabled houses.