Waiting for the boat in Rudesheim

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We arrived in Rudesheim around 12:15 and went right to the boat depot to buy our tickets for the ferry back up to Koblenz.  Our goal was the 14:30 ferry.  When we got to the KD-Ferry desk, we found out that the 14:30 was either not running or sold out, so we had to buy tickets for the 14:15 ferry.  24.75 EUR per adult for a 4 hour boat ride, definitely not a bad price...

Having four hours to kill, we wandered into the central square of the city to start some sightseeing.  There happens to be a little festival set up in the square with local wine tasting, a Bitburger beer tent, a Bratwurst tent, crepes, events for the kids, live music, etc.  We figured we'd start here and taste some of the local wine and grab a Brat for lunch and then look into some sightseeing before being at the boat for the 4PM boarding.  We left the square at 3:45 after around 8 bottles of wine!!!  Hey, the weather was perfect and the wine was very good!  At three bottles for 19.50 (for 6 people to split), how can you complain!!!

poohstanggt says:
Very different looking when it's daylight and OPEN! :D
Posted on: Jan 07, 2009
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Daryl, Dave, Jerry and Dave
Daryl, Dave, Jerry and Dave
Daryl guarding the wine bottles
Daryl guarding the wine bottles
The boat for the four hour tour
The boat for the four hour tour
Niederwald Monument
Niederwald Monument
Rudesheim am Rhein
photo by: novabelgica