Romantic Rhine & Moselle with Grand Alpine

Romantic Rhine & Moselle with Grand Alpine

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From Amsterdam to Basel, discover the Romantic Rhine & Moselle rivers before taking a 16 day Alpine journey from Zurich to Vienna - all in 5-star luxury.
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Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Amsterdam
Raise your glass to the marvellous cruise ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. 

Veere
Freechoice: Choose a guided tour through Veere, or cycle through the town with a local guide. Alternatively, marvel at the modern wonder that is Holland’s Delta Works.

Antwerp
Freechoice: Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges, or learn about the famous Flemish painter, Peter Paul Rubens in Antwerp. Alternatively, take a guided walking tour of Antwerp, or learn about the World War I battle of Passchendaele.

Nijmegen
Freechoice: Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum, or visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum. Alternatively, take a bicycle tour through the city.

Maastricht
Freechoice: Enjoy a guided tour of Maastricht, or visit Aachen and learn the tale of the city that borders three countries. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial.

Düsseldorf
Freechoice: Discover the charming town of Düsseldorf and taste the local Altbier, or join a guided cycling tour along the river. Alternatively, visit the Zollverein industrial site.

Moselle Valley Cruising
Appreciate the allure of the Moselle Valley as you delight in a full day cruise. 

Cochem
Freechoice: Explore Cochem during a guided tour and visit the iconic Reichsburg Castle, or join a guided bicycle tour.

Bernkastel
Freechoice: Journey to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a guided tour. Alternatively, take a guided walk through Trier, or take in beautiful Bernkastel.

Koblenz
Freechoice: Take a guided tour of this historic city, or visit a local winery. Alternatively, take a guided cycling tour around the city that lies at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. 

Rüdesheim
Freechoice: Join an excursion to Mainz and visit the Gutenberg Museum. Or, stay in Rüdesheim and enjoy a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.

Mannheim
Freechoice: Experience the Hockenheim Formula 1 race track with a museum visit and a tour of the circuit, or join a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit its Renaissance castle. Alternatively, join an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by some leisure time. Enrich Enjoy a private concert at the Baroque Palace of Rastatt, one of the most magnificent historic venues in the region. 

Kehl > Strasbourg
Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg and its impressive cathedral, or journey to Mittelbergheim. Alternatively, choose to see the picturesque city from a different perspective on a canal cruise.

Breisach
Freechoice: Visit the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum in the heart of the Black Forest. Alternatively, enjoy a wine tasting in the Kaiserstuhl region, or take a guided bike ride from Breisach to Freiburg, stopping along the way for a tasting of delicious Black Forest cake.

Basel > Zurich
Farewell your Scenic Space-Ship this morning and transfer to Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city. Start the next leg of your journey with an overnight stay at your luxurious hotel.

Zurich > Bern
Repeatedly named the city with the best quality of life, Zurich is full of treasures and you’ll discover them first hand on a walking tour. This afternoon, transfer to the Swiss capital Bern and your centrally located hotel for your two night stay.

Lucerne
Journey today to charming Lucerne, and enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town including the ornate Chapel Bridge, followed by a picturesque cruise on Lucerne’s lake to the village of Vitznau. Join the oldest cog wheel train in Switzerland for a breathtaking ascent of Mount Rigi.

Bern > Montreux
Enroute to Montreux stop at the charming village of Gruyères, then be treated to a tasting of Swiss chocolate. Upon arrival in Montreux check into your opulent hotel.

Montreux > Zermatt
Cruise on Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle and enjoy a guided tour, then board a cogwheel train to the Swiss Alps village of Zermatt. Then check into for your two night stay.

Zermatt
Today ascend the Swiss Alps by rail to Gornergrat for magnificent views, including the Matterhorn.

Zermatt > Stresa
Today we cross the border and continue to the Italian city of Stresa. Upon arrival you will check in to your hotel where you’ll enjoy beautiful rooms overlooking the crystal blue waters of Lake Maggiore.

Stresa
Cruise Lake Maggiore, the stunning lake that straddles Switzerland and Italy. Pause along the way to visit the splendid Isola Bella, ‘the beautiful island’. Famous for its baroque palace and luscious gardens, explore the palace and its grounds before returning to Stresa.

Stresa > Lugano
Today journey to Lugano, where you will stay two nights. Although in Switzerland, the city offers a unique Italian flair with the culture and language influenced by its nearest neighbour.

Lugano
Located on the shores of Lake Lugano surrounded by impressive mountains, the city is a sight to behold. Freechoice: Take a cable car ride to the peak of Mount Brè for spectacular views across the Lake and the surrounding alps, or taste the flavours of Lugano during a guided tour, sampling the delicious delicacies of the region along the way.

Lugano > St. Moritz
This morning, drive to Andermatt where you will board the Glacier Express for a spectacular rail journey through the stunning Swiss Alps, before arriving in the resort town of St. Moritz. Enjoy an overnight stay.

St Moritz > Seefeld
Travel through towering peaks to Hohenschwangau to see the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle, which you’ll also visit. Then continue to your hotel in Seefeld, located on a picturesque plateau in the heart of the Tyrolean Alps.

Seefeld > Salzburg
Delight in the spectacular scenery as you venture into the Salzkammergut district, made famous by the movie ‘The Sound of Music’. This afternoon arrive at your hotel in Salzburg.

Salzburg > Vienna
Continue your exploration of Austria and visit the lake side town of Hallstatt, before arriving in the grand capital, Vienna.

Vienna
Today your expert local guide will show you the city’s imperial glory during your guided city tour. Enrich Tonight, enjoy a concert of classical music at the Kursalon, a beautiful Italian Renaissance Palace, followed by dinner.

Vienna
Depart Vienna after breakfast, taking a lifetime of memories with you. This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.

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