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  • Cochem Castle
    Sitting on its hill 100 metres above the Moselle, Cochem Castle, owned by the town of Cochem since 1978, contains many fine examples of Renaissance and Baroque furniture collected by the Ravené family who restored the castle in the 19th-century.
  • Cologne's iconic cathedral
    One of Germany’s oldest cities, Cologne, the cultural centre of the Rhineland, has over 30 museums, hundreds of galleries, and a magnificent Gothic cathedral with huge twin spires, that was, from 1880-1884, the world’s tallest building.
  • Enjoy sunset over the Rhine
    Known as ‘the Romantic Rhine’, the Rhine Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is famous for its beautiful and quaint villages and more than 40 castles and fortresses from the Middle Ages.  
  • Schwarze Katze
    The picturesque town of Zell, a working wine-town with its famous Schwarze Katze (black cat) vineyards, is a place where you can truly savour the character of the Moselle region and its people.  
  • The Rhine's vineyards
    The Rhine gorge, with its own microclimate, and its steep slopes have long been terraced for agriculture and viticulture, its vineyards growing mainly white wine grapes, Riesling being the most grown variety.  
River cruise highlights
Cochem Castle
Cochem Castle

Sitting on its hill 100 metres above the Moselle, Cochem Castle, owned by the town of Cochem since 1978, contains many fine examples of Renaissance and Baroque furniture collected by the Ravené family who restored the castle in the 19th-century.

Romantic Rhineland

  • Travel insurance
  • Included travel by coach and Eurotunnel
  • Transfers
  • UK travel service
  • Full board
  • Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • And more

7 nights
from
£849
per person


Rex Rheni

three anchors

The spacious Rex Rheni is a well-appointed ship, reserved exclusively for Saga passengers. This means that you will spend your cruise in the company of like-minded travellers, and with a great choice of on-board facilities, you can enjoy your days cruising as much as your time ashore.

Factfile

Length: 90 metres
Breadth: 11.4 metres
Maiden voyage: 1979
Passenger capacity: 151
Officers and crew: 25
Passenger decks: 4
Lift: None
Approximate twin cabin size: 11.25 square metres

Please note: There are steep steps between decks, but one chair lift and one plateau lift are available between the Main, Sun and Promenade Decks. There is no lift to the Passenger Deck

About the ship

Rex Rheni’s amenities include a restaurant, small shop, partially-shaded sun deck, fitness cycle and table tennis. The large windows in the bar/lounge are ideal for viewing the beautiful landscapes you cruise through.

You can help yourself to buffet-style breakfasts, enjoy three-course lunches, and look forward to four-course dinners with a choice of appetizing main courses, all served in the restaurant at one leisurely sitting. The cuisine has received our Good Food award for seven years running and has one rosette. You can enjoy wine, beer or soft drinks with lunch and dinner, and complimentary tea and coffee are available throughout the day.

In the evenings you may wish to relax in the lounge, where live music is performed nightly and light-hearted games and quizzes take place on some evenings.

Cabins are spread over three decks. All are compact, comfortable and air conditioned with a seating area, storage space and ‘pullman’ beds. Facilities include a television, telephone to reception, reading lights, wardrobe, and shower room with wc. A safe is available for a small charge.

Communication
Wireless internet connection is available on the Rex Rheni (only in the lounge). Charges apply with available options per hour, day and week.

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