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Take the train to Cologne on the River Rhine and then continue to the German capital with this great four-night holiday. Spend two nights in Cologne with time to discover the city's famous cathedral and explore along the Rhine and then take the train through Germany to Berlin. Here you have two days to visit world-class museums, take in some shopping or learn more about European 20th century history before returning to the UK by train.

Highlights

  • Travel by comfortable, high speed trains through Germany
  • Explore the iconic Dom Cathedral overlooking Cologne
  • See the sights of Cologne from the water with a boat cruise along the River Rhine
  • Discover a wide range of restaurants serving international cuisine in Berlin
  • Learn of the fascinating history of the Berlin Wall and visit the only remaining sections still standing in the city

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Return Eurostar to Brussels and onward rail travel throughout your trip
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Cologne         
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Berlin    
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Disclaimer:

Prices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

DAY 1 - LONDON TO COLOGNE
Travel by Eurostar to Brussels and then speed through the French and German countryside aboard an ICE train to Cologne. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Settle into your hotel and then head out for your first evening in this historic Rhineland city. (Overnight in Cologne)

DAY 2 - COLOGNE
Cologne is a cosmopolitan city, with a sky line dominated by the twin spires of its famous Gothic Dom Cathedral. You can climb up inside one of the spires if you wish to take in spectacular views of the city.
Alternatively, take a cruise down the River Rhine or perhaps visit the Chocolate Museum where you can learn the history and process of chocolate making, enjoying a few samples along the way! (Overnight in Cologne) B

DAY 3 - COLOGNE TO BERLIN
Enjoy breakfast in the hotel and then spend another morning exploring Cologne. Make your way to the train station and take the high-speed German ICE train to Berlin. On arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Once settled, perhaps treat yourself to a meal at the revolving restaurant at the one of the newer landmarks of Berlin, the Alexanderplatz TV Tower. (Overnight in Berlin) B

DAY 4 - BERLIN
Enjoy a full day exploring the German capital, don't miss the chance to visit the oldest zoo in Germany, Berlin Zoo, dating back to 1844! There is a large aviary showcasing over 500 species of birds as well as an aquarium featuring over 9000 fish, reptiles and insects. At the heart of Berlin you will find the vibrant public square of Potsdamer Platz filled with fine examples of the city's modern architecture as well as shopping centres, cinemas, bars, a theatre and a casino. (Overnight in Berlin) B

DAY 5 - BERLIN TO LONDON
After breakfast this morning, check out of your hotel and travel by train from Berlin to Brussels via Cologne, before transferring onto the Eurostar back to London. If you prefer to catch a flight back to the UK, one of our Rail Consultants will be happy to provide you with additional information. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

NH Collection Koln Mediapark

Situated in the centre of Cologne, the NH Collection Koln MediaPark is a stylish and modern hotel with excellent transport links nearby. The hotel boasts 217 comfortable rooms, all with spacious bathrooms, rain showers, Nespresso machines and Wi-Fi internet access. Guests can relax in the sauna or steam room, or work up a sweat in the fitness area.

Hampton by Hilton Berlin City West

The Hampton by Hilton Berlin City West is a contemporary hotel with 214 bedrooms. The hotel has Wi-Fi access throughout and a modern gym. Drinks and light meals are available in the hotel's 24-hour snack area.

Intercity Hotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Right on the doorstep to the main train station, the IntercityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof is just a few short steps away from the city and everything it has to offer in terms of shopping and entertainment. Berlin's hotspots are easy to reach on foot: Federal Chancellery (approx. 6 minutes), Brandenburg Gate (approx. 20 minutes), Potsdamer Platz (approx. 30 minutes).

Steigenberger Hotel am Kanzleramt

Right outside of the main train station, in sight of the Federal Chancellery, you will find the Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt. Many places of interest are within walking distance, including the Platz der Republik (approx. 850 m) and the Brandenburg Gate (approx. 1.5 km).

NH Berlin Kurfurstendamm

Located in the old Bohemian quarter of town, the NH Berlin Kurfürstendamm hotel puts you steps from the city’s most popular shopping street. It also gives you easy access to some of Berlin’s biggest tourist attractions. The U-Bahn Uhlandstraße metro station and S-Bahn Savignyplatz station are only 200m away.

InterCityHotel Berlin Ostbahnhof

The IntercityHotel Ostbahnhof is conveniently located in Berlin next to the Ostbahnhof train station. The Spree River is within easy walking distance (approx. 5 min), and the Mercedes-Benz Arena is only about 9 minutes away. Using public transport, the Brandenburger Gate and Berlin Mitte can be easily reached in approx. 15 minutes.

Regent Berlin

The Regent Berlin is a luxury hotel with 195 elegant well-equipped bedrooms and suites, including Nespresso coffee machines. The Regent has a gourmet restaurant called Fischers Fritz, boasting two Michelin stars as well as the Regent Health Club, offering a gym, sauna and a range of beauty treatments. Wi-Fi internet access is also available in all rooms and public areas. The hotel is on Gendarmenmarkt square in the centre of Berlin, near Berlin's famous Friedrichstraße and Unter den Linden boulevard.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

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