Cruising the Rhine River and featuring the Glacier Express
Visit Switzerland, France, Germany, Netherlands
This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe features an incredible combination of river, rail, lake and mountain travel including five nights aboard the deluxe Amadeus Silver III. Journey through the western heart of the Continent through Switzerland, France, Germany and the Netherlands, cruising the fabled Rhine River. Specially arranged guided excursions feature five great UNESCO World Heritage sites—see the Jungfrau-Aletsch region of the Swiss Alps, walk through Berne’s Old Town, tour the Alsatian city of Strasbourg, cruise through the Rhine River Valley and see Cologne’s Gothic cathedral. Also visit Germany’s medieval Rüdesheim and 13th-century Heidelberg Castle. Spend two nights each in Lucerne and Zermatt, Switzerland; ride aboard three legendary railways—the Pilatus Railway, the world’s steepest cogwheel railway, the Gornergrat Bahn for breathtaking views of the Matterhorn and the Glacier Express from Andermatt to Zermatt—and enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Lucerne. This is the trip of a lifetime at an exceptional value!
Complement your journey with the two-night Amsterdam Post-Program Option.