Great Journey through Europe

Great Journey through Europe

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 II. Journey through the Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland, cruising the most scenic sections of the Rhine River. Spend two nights each in Zermatt and Lucerne; ride aboard three legendary railways—the Gornergrat Bahn for breathtaking views of the Matterhorn, the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Andermatt and the Pilatus Railway, the world’s steepest cogwheel railway—and enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Lucerne. This is the trip of a lifetime at an exceptional value! Amsterdam Pre-Program Option.

Trip Itinerary:

June 7 U.S./Geneva/Switzerland/Zermatt

Depart the U.S. for Geneva. Transfer through the subtropical Swiss lowlands to the soaring Alps, Switzerland's stunning archetype of snowcapped peaks, crystal-clear glacial lakes and densely wooded forests. Upon arrival at the chalet-style Hotel Alex, located in Zermatt beneath the pinnacle of the iconic Matterhorn, check in and dine in the hotel's handsome, traditional restaurant on Day 2.

June 8 U.S./Geneva/Switzerland/Zermatt

June 9 Zermatt

June 10 Zermatt/Andermatt/Lucerne

June 11 Lucerne

June 12 Lucerne/Berne/Basel

June 13 Strasbourg, France

June 14 Mannheim, Germany, for Heidelberg

June 15 Rüdesheim/Koblenz

June 16 Cologne

June 17 Amsterdam, the Netherlands/U.S.


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