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Rhine & Moselle rivers school trip, Germany

The river Rhine and Moselle Valley offers students something for everyone - romantic castles, Gothic churches, chocolate factories and the chance to visit Phantasialand. Take your students on a school trip to Rhine and Moselle for an unforgettable tour of history, language, culture and fun, or bring your choir for a music tour performing in beautiful German churches.

  • Key stage 2 – 16+
  • Year round

An exciting contrasting mix of rural areas and cities at the Rhine & Moselle Valley

The river Rhine lends its name to one of the most popular regions of Germany, renowned for its historic castles, Gothic churches and vineyards nestled on top of steep valleys. The Moselle Valley offers more of the same but in an even more tranquil environment. The region provides a superb selection of excursions and visits for your school trip and your group is certain to be immersed in a different culture. 

There is an exciting opportunity to show your students a real mix of the rural Rhine and Moselle regions and the buzzing cities of Cologne, Koblenz and the quaint traditional town of Boppard, unparalleled in history and charm. Or bring your school choir to perform in stunning venues across the region on our popular music tour.

Whatever your agenda, don't hesitate to get a no-obligation quote for your group today.

We can tailor your itinerary to your unique learning requirements, please contact us for a bespoke quote.

This is just a sample of what we can offer, contact one of our specialist German team to organise a bespoke tour for your group.

Day 1

  • Depart school
  • Arrive in Rhineland

Day 2

  • Cologne visit
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Cologne Chocolate Museum
  • German Sports and Olympic Museum
  • River cruise

Day 3

  • Boppard town visit
  • Ferry to Rudesheim
  • Rheinstein Castle
  • Siegfried's Mechanical Museum
  • Niederwald Chairlift
  • St. Rochuskapelle

Day 4

  • Full day at Phantasialand

Day 5

  • Depart
  • Arrive back at school
Phantasialand
Phantasialand
Boppard
Boppard
Cologne Cathedral Dom
Cologne Cathedral
Sports and Olympic museum
German Sports and Olympic Museum
Cologne chocolate museum
Cologne Chocolate Museum
Rhine Chairlift
Niederwald Chairlift
Rheinstein Castle
Rheinstein Castle
Rhine river cruise
River cruise
siegfrieds mechanical museum
Siegfried's Mechanical Museum
St Rochuskapelle
St. Rochuskapelle
Phantasialand

Phantasialand

This theme park is a popular choice with teachers because there is something to suit every student. There are six different themed areas with rides and attractions to suit all ages and sure to keep your group entertained.

Boppard

Boppard

Boppard is a beautiful traditional town that lies in the Rhine Gorge. The best way to see the town is by hopping on the mini-train for a 30-minute tour past the remains of Boppard's fortifying walls dating back to the Roman era and the Middle Ages, past the Romanesque and Gothic Parish Church of St. Severus and the Carmelite Church, and many other historic places of interest.

Cologne Cathedral Dom

Cologne Cathedral

The Cologne Cathedral is a World Heritage Site and is renowned as a symbol of German Catholicism. You can go inside for free, it is also possible to visit the tower and the treasury for a small fee.

Sports and Olympic museum

German Sports and Olympic Museum

Learn about the interesting history of German sports at Cologne's Sports and Olympic Museum. A particularly interesting exhibit details the controversies around Berlin's 1936 Olympic games. There's even a football pitch on the rooftop!

Cologne chocolate museum

Cologne Chocolate Museum

School kids and chocolate? A match made in heaven! Have your very own Charlie Bucket moment and take a guided tour through Cologne's chocolate museum, you'll even be able to taste the chocolate fountain.

Rhine Chairlift

Niederwald Chairlift

For those not afraid of heights, this chairlift is a must-try. Great for a spot of sightseeing, you will ascend over the forests of Niederwald and get a panoramic view of the Rhine valley and its river.

Rheinstein Castle

Rheinstein Castle

Take a self-guided of the castle, it's grounds and gardens. The castle's turret overlooks the river and is a fantastic vantage point!

Rhine river cruise

River cruise

There's no better way to experience the rivers than to cruise along them. We can arrange a boat cruise from the Rhine, Moselle or Cologne to best suit your itinerary. Cruises typically last 60 - 75 minutes.

siegfrieds mechanical museum

Siegfried's Mechanical Museum

This quirky little museum contains over 350 examples of mechanised musical instruments. It's something a bit different and could certainly only be found in Germany!

St Rochuskapelle

St. Rochuskapelle

When visiting this chapel, you can walk in the surrounding vineyards that overlook the Niederwalddenkmal monument and the river Rhine.

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