Celebrate Christmas the RTT way! Experience the joy of Rhineland Christmas
Markets with local specialties, music and festivities to round out the day.
RTT has a direct bus, with late morning departure.
point of origin in the KMC, travel directly to the Rhine River area and
visit the first Christmas market of the day – a beautiful little celebration
at the foot of the Mainz Cathedral. Next, visit Ruedesheim on the Rhine. It
may be the small town with the big name, but Ruedesheim is the best known
town along the Rhine, where you can walk through the world-famous “Drosselgass”,
taste wines at various wine cellars, and visit a number of interesting
museums. And its Christmas Market of the Nations has a distinct
Experience the magic of
Christmas lights glittering along the riverbanks. The international
Christmas Market is a gem in the winter crown of Ruedesheim! At their more
than 100 vendors, guests find many of the large and small gifts they have
been looking for.
After strolling through the Christmas Market and experiencing the local
charm of Ruedesheim, stop into a restaurant to enjoy local wines, beers and
good winter fare. Then enjoy popular German Christmas music in various
venues to tingle your senses and jingle your feet! The city along the Rhine
makes your Noel night an adventure with a life-size Nativity display in the
Market Square. Families will find plenty to entertain children with
carousels, pony rides, a petting zoo and the small train. Ruedesheim’s
Kristkind may also visit with surprises for the children. St. Thomas Night
festivities close out the evening.
Approximate return to points of origin at 8:30 p.m..