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Guided tour of Regensburg

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Guided tour of Regensburg

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Description

Regensburg saw its political and economic heyday in the 12th and 13th centuries when it was located at a crossroads between major trade routes and became a Free Imperial City in 1245 until other great Bavarian cities were preferred. This poorly industrialized city wasn't heavily targeted by allied bombings and has thus kept an almost intact medieval center.
Before our visit to Regensburg, our coach will take us to Walhalla, a huge Greek style marble temple overhanging the Danube. Ludwig I of Bavaria mandated the construction of this temple between 1830 and 1842 as a memorial dedicated to Germany's most influential worthies. Inside, we'll take a look at some 129 busts depicting German characters such as artists, military leaders and more.
In the company of our guide, we'll set off on a visit of Regensburg on foot. We'll discover the imposing stone-built "Porta Praetoria” - the northern gate to the Roman fortress - the Old Town Hall containing the rooms occupied by the Imperial diet from 1663 to 1806, the Gothic Cathedral and the Italian influenced homes of wealthy merchants from the Middle-Ages.
Return on board.

 

Duration : approx. 4:15

  • Good walking shoes are recommended as the streets in the old town are cobbled and it is necessary to walk on a mountain track to go to the Walhalla temple.
  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.
  • These excursions are not proposed for all the cruises and depend on the itinerary.
  • If the minimum of 25 participants is not reached, the excursion may be either cancelled or proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants (to be paid for on board).
  • The excursions on the first evening and the morning following boarding are only guaranteed for the passengers who have booked the excursion before the cruise.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

Rhineland ChristmasThe Wild Rhine (port-to-port cruise)

Next departure: 23/12/2018
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STRASBOURG - BREISACH - STRASBOURG

Join us for a magical cruise on the Upper Rhine where you can celebrate Christmas and discover new traditions. Be carried away by the warm and festive atmosphere of the famous Christmas markets in Strasbourg and Colmar. You can also attend the Christmas Mass in Breisach after an exciting Christmas eve dinner.

3 Days
START IN 2018
Departure 23/12/2018
Arrival 25/12/2018
Ship : MS Beethoven Anchors : 4
Departure 23/12/2018
Arrival 25/12/2018
Ship : MS Mona Lisa Anchors : 4

* Price based on double occupancy

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