Viking picked us up at airport and brought us directly to ship; our bags were already in
our cabin. We were able to walk off ship and to spend time in the city. The next day, we
had a city bus tour and walk. In the afternoon, we took an optional tour to the Dohaney Synagogue and museum, which was excellent. We had lots of time and transportation was good. Departure sailing at night was spectacular.
Viking offered free tours and extended time for anyone who wished to stay. Extra buses were provided for those who stayed 2 hours longer. The city offers lots of shopping. Some of the directions for finding the buses were confusing to some. We had no problems.
We walked right off the ship in Koblenz. There had been a running marathon that morning and there were hundreds of young men and women who were celebrating "life!" There were booths of beer, sausages and music. We took the cable car up to the fortress and we were able to get a beautiful view of the river and our ship. We arrived late in the afternoon and wish we had more time to spend there.