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The Switzerland - Heartland Untour tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

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5.0 | Excellent | 23 Reviews
7 Days
$ 178 per day
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Switzerland, Alps, Basel, Bern, Lucerne, Mt. Pilatus, Zurich
From
$ 1,249

Highlights

  • Discover Basel, Luzern, Zürich, Geneva
  • Visit Ballenberg Open-Air Museum
  • Explore Montreux, St. Gallen, Locarno and Lugano
  • Visit famous Rhine River
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The Switzerland - Oberland Untour tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

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5.0 | Excellent | 23 Reviews
7 Days
$ 183 per day
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Switzerland, Alps, Basel, Bern, Lucerne, Mt. Pilatus, Zurich
From
$ 1,279

Highlights

  • Have a change to hike Mount Pilatus.
  • Visit the cultured cities Bern, Thun, Brienz, Interlaken.
  • Have a great trip with famous rail journey.
  • Visit some of the finest museums in Switzerland.
  • Experience the nature by visiting Lake Brienz, Lake Thun, Lake Luzern etc.
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Rhine Holiday Markets tour

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
8 Days
$ 400 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: France, Basel, Cologne, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Paris, Prague, Rotterdam, Strasbourg
From
$ 3,399

Highlights

  • 3 countries
  • 6 days of excursions, including “Choice Is Yours” options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
  • Guided “Taste of Christmas” and “Gentle Walking” programs
  • 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all shore excursions
  • Use of Nordic walking sticks
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: “European Christmas Traditions, from the Nutcracker to the Tannenbaum”
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Cycling & Biking, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 25 Reviews
8 Days
$ 874 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Basel, Cologne, Koblenz, Strasbourg, Zurich
From
$ 6,995

Highlights

  • Explore Germany’s Black Forest
  • Visit splendid Kölner Dom cathedral
  • Enjoy an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery
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Rhine Holiday Markets tour

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
8 Days
$ 300 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: France, Germany, Switzerland, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Castle, Koblenz, Notre Dame Cathedral, Strasbourg
From
$ 2,399

Highlights

  • Explore Basel and its marvelous Christmas Market
  • Visit the magnificent Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Discover Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg
  • Enjoy Cruising through the romantic Rhine River
  • Visit Cologne and its famous Gothic cathedral
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Legendary Rhine & Moselle tour

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
13 Days
$ 461 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Cologne, Koblenz, Luxembourg, Strasbourg
From
$ 5,999

Highlights

  • Enjoy cruising through Moselle River and Rhine River
  • Visit UNESCO-designated Cologne Cathedral
  • Explore Trier, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Experience an opportunity to taste wonderful Rieslings at a famous wine estate
  • Discover the enchanting city of Colmar
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A Taste of Europe tour

Cultural

4.4 | Great | 100+ Reviews
9 Days
$ 277 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Amsterdam, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, London, Lucerne, Paris
From
$ 2,491

Highlights

  • You’ll visit the main cities—London, Amsterdam, Lucerne, and Paris—and you will also behold fascinating scenery and cruise scenic waterways.
  • Experience the wonder of the Rhine River with its scenic countryside, historical castles, and charming villages.
  • See the Lorelei rock and hear its mesmerizing legend about a distraught maiden who lured passing navigators to their death.
  • Enjoy a gorgeous canal cruise and learn to appreciate Amsterdam from the waterways.
  • Opportunity to venture out and try local cuisine. Sample a pint in a local British pub, savor French wines in the Parisian cafés, and taste local beers in Germany.
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Menaggio On Lake Como tour

Train & Rail Journeys

3.7 | Great | 18 Reviews
10 Days
$ 306 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Italy, Basel, Bellinzona, Lake Como, Milan
From
$ 3,062

Highlights

  • Scenic journey on the Bernina Express in panoramic carriages
  • Bellinzona & Lugano
  • Boat excursion to Varenna & Villa Balbienello, a filming location for ‘Casino Royale’
  • Milan, with a guided tour, including a visit to Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’
  • Villa Carlotta & Bellagio boat excursion
  • 7 nights in Menaggio, on the shores of stunning Lake Como
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Romance of the Rhine & Mosel

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

3.4 | Average | 26 Reviews
16 Days
$ 206 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Antwerp, Brussels, Luxembourg, Strasbourg
From
$ 3,895

Highlights

  • Unpack just once and journey through five European countries—Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Switzerland
  • Cruise aboard our award-winning 140- to 164-passenger ships with a dedicated English-speaking crew
  • Experience this European itinerary, and uncover a local and American perspective in destinations like Speyer, where you’ll enjoy a Home-Hosted Kaffeeklatsch
  • Explore with an expert, local Program Director—a native or resident of Europe—who will be dedicated to your group of no more than 47 from the start to the end of your trip
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The Rhine and Moselle - Southbound 2018 tour

Small Ship Cruise

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5.0 | Excellent | 3 Reviews
13 Days
$ 415 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Strasbourg, Trier, Lucerne
From
$ 5,390

Highlights

  • Visit to Heidelberger Schloss
  • choice of bicycle excursions
  • wine tastings in Cochem
  • Amsterdam canal cruise & choice of visit with houseboat family
  • visit to the American War cemetery
  • dinner at historic Burg Satzvey
  • visit to Kroller-Muller Art Museum; 12 night cruise
  • all inclusive
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The Best of Switzerland with Romantic Rhine tour

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 380 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Basel, Cologne, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Lake Como, Lucerne, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, Zermatt, Zurich, Heidelberg Castle
From
$ 5,698

Highlights

  • Arrive in Zürich, welcome dinner
  • Orientation walk of the Old Town; taste Sprüngli chocolate pralines; visit the capital of Liechtenstein
  • Picture stop in Lake Como
  • A stop in Stresa at Lake Maggiore; mountain train to Zermatt
  • Drive through the Rhône Valley to Lake Geneva
  • Guided walking tour, stop at the Bear Park and enjoy a panoramic view from the Rose Garden; lunch at a working farm
  • Walking tour including the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge; Mount Pilatus excursion including a souvenir cap; farewell dinner
  • Onboard welcome reception
  • Visit a woodcarver’s workshop or visit a Black Forest open-air museum
  • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral
  • Guided visit of the castle, see the Great Vat in Heidelberg; visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
  • Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim and enjoy a special treat; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; guided walking tour in Koblenz
  • Choice of guided city walk or Jewish Heritage walk
  • Canal cruise

    Day 15 Amsterdam (Disembarkation):
  • This fabulous vacation beginning with an in-depth land tour of everything stunning Switzerland has to offer; then a river cruise along the legendary Rhine River—with stops in France, Germany, and Holland—awaits you!

    With its stunning mountains, fascinating old towns, and beautiful lakes, Switzerland offers something for everyone
  • On this tour, experience some of its most interesting cities with overnights in Zürich, St
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Rhine & Rhône Revealed - Northbound tour

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
16 Days
$ 379 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Arles, Avignon, Basel, Burgundy, Cologne, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Lyon, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, Vienne, Heidelberg Castle
From
$ 6,058

Highlights

  • Deluxe 14-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSM
  • Welcome to France
  • Onboard welcome reception; cruise into the Camargue region (daylight permitting)
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Roman Amphitheater
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Palace of the Popes
  • Guided walk, visit Old Town and the cathedral
  • Guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Vienne
  • Guided sightseeing, picture stop on Fourvière Hill; onboard lecture
  • Day at leisure; cheese tasting
  • Visit the Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune; transfer to Basel; onboard welcome reception
  • Visit a woodcarver’s workshop or visit a Black Forest open-air museum
  • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral
  • Guided visit of the castle, see the Great Vat in Heidelberg; visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
  • Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum and enjoy a special treat in Rüdesheim; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; guided walk in Koblenz
  • Choice of guided city walk or Jewish Heritage walk
  • Canal cruise
  • Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous European river cruise vacation along the Rhône, Saône, and Rhine Rivers
  • The views will be spectacular so be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey
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The Romantic Rhine: Amsterdam to Basel - Southbound 2018 tour

Small Ship Cruise

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5.0 | Excellent | 3 Reviews
8 Days
$ 499 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Lucerne, Mt. Pilatus, Strasbourg, Cologne
From
$ 3,990

Highlights

  • Private dinner at Schloss Ehreshoven
  • choices of bicycle excursions in Strasbourg & Koblenz
  • cogwheel train up Mt. Pilatus
  • wine tasting in the Alsatian hills
  • choice of walking tour or spa visit in Baden-Baden
  • visits to historic cities along the Rhine
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12 Day Rhine River Cruise with Bruges & Paris 2018 Itinerary tour

Cultural

4.2 | Great | 18 Reviews
12 Days
$ 262 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Basel, Bruges, Cologne, Paris, Strasbourg
From
$ 2,849

Highlights

  • Walk the cobbled streets of tiny Breisach, a town that dates back over 4,000 years
  • Visit the Alsace capital of Strasbourg, designated a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Stroll the lanes filled with quaint wine taverns in the lively village of Rüdesheim
  • Discover 2000-year-old Koblenz, with its superb Romanesque architecture
  • View the mighty Lorelei Rock named for the siren "Lorelei" rising vertically from the waters
  • Sail on the legendary Rhine to Cologne, capital of the Rhineland
  • In Amsterdam, board a glass-top boat and cruise the winding canals
  • Tour Brussels and Bruges in Belgium, two of Europe's most beautiful cities
  • Discover Paris, the “City of Lights,” with its endless treasures
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Rhine & Rhône Revealed  Southbound tour

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
16 Days
$ 379 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: France, Germany, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Arles, Avignon, Basel, Burgundy, Cologne, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Lyon, Rudesheim, Strasbourg
From
$ 6,058

Highlights

  • Welcome reception; canal cruise on Day 2
  • Choice of guided city walk or Jewish Heritage walk
  • Guided sightseeing in Koblenz; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat
  • Guided walk, visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz; excursion to Heidelberg, guided visit of the castle, see the Great Vat
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral; onboard woodcarving demonstration
  • Visit a local woodcarver’s workshop or visit a Black Forest open-air museum
  • Transfer to Beaune, visit Hôtel-Dieu; onboard welcome reception
  • Leisurely cruising; onboard cheese tasting; free time in Mâcon
  • Guided sightseeing in Lyon, picture stop on Fourvière Hill
  • Day at leisure

    Day 12 Tournon/Tain l’Hermitage–Viviers:
  • Guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Viviers, visit the Old Town and the cathedral
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Palace of the Popes
  • Sail into the Camargue region (daylight permitting), guided sightseeing in Arles, visit the Roman Amphitheater
  • Evening in Côte d’Azur
  • Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous Europe river cruise vacation along the Rhine, Saône, and Rhône Rivers
  • The views will be spectacular so be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey
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Grand Christmastime Cruise from Vienna to Basel tour

Cultural

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
16 Days
$ 341 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland, Bamberg, Basel, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Munich, Nuremberg, Passau, Strasbourg, Vienna, Heidelberg Castle
From
$ 5,448

Highlights

  • Onboard welcome reception on Day 1; choice of guided sightseeing, or culinary tour at Christmas market on Day 2
  • Guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; guided walk in Grein, visit the historical theater
  • Guided walk; Christmas market
  • Guided walk; enjoy a snack at the Historische Wurstküche; Christmas market; onboard lecture; beer tasting
  • Onboard lecture, choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market
  • Guided sightseeing, see the Marienplatz
  • Day at leisure for visiting Christmas Market
  • Guided sightseeing, see the Old Town Hall; onboard lecture; Christmas market
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz; Christmas markets
  • Onboard culinary demonstration, guided walk
  • Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; enjoy a special treat
  • Guided visit of the castle; see the Great Vat, Christmas markets; time at leisure for Christmas markets in Speyer
  • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral; Christmas market
  • Excursion to the Black Forest; Christmas market
  • This European Christmastime river cruise will take you across Austria and Germany and along the Danube, Main, and Rhine Rivers
  • Enjoy guided sightseeing in several cities along the way and delight in the sights, smells, and tastes of centuries-old Christmas markets
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Castles on the Rhine: Family Riverboat Adventure - northbound 2018 tour

Family Friendly

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5.0 | Excellent | 3 Reviews
8 Days
$ 561 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Koblenz, Lucerne, Strasbourg, Heidelberg Castle
From
$ 4,490

Highlights

  • Cogwheel Train Ride in the Swiss Alps; visit to the ruins of Heidelberg Castle; bicycling along the banks of the Rhine/Moselle; exclusive
  • private evening at Burg Satzvey (a moated castle); tour of Cologne Cathedral; Amsterdam Canal tour and van Gogh Museum
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The Rhine & Moselle  Northbound tour

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
13 Days
$ 354 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Amsterdam, Basel, Boppard, Cologne, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, Trier, Zurich, Heidelberg Castle
From
$ 4,599

Highlights

  • Onboard welcome reception
  • Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or guided tour in Colmar
  • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral
  • Guided visit of the castle, see the Great Vat
  • Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat; cruise through the Rhine Gorge
  • Choice of guided sightseeing, or visit Sayn Manor House
  • Guided walk; wine tasting
  • Choice of guided tour in Metz, or excursion to the Maginot Line area
  • Choices of guided tour, or “Roman Trier” tour, see the Porta Nigra
  • Free time in Beilstein; excursion to a medieval castle
  • Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour
  • Canal cruise
  • Embark on this exciting river cruise in Basel, Switzerland, and explore everything the Moselle and Rhine Rivers have to offer as you stop at interesting and unique cities in France and Germany—and end in lively Amsterdam, Holland


  • At the foot of Kaiserstuhl Mountain on the French-German border sits Breisach—known to be the gateway to Germany’s famous Black Forest, an area of unrivaled natural beauty
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Grand Christmastime Cruise from Zurich to Vienna tour

Cultural

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
16 Days
$ 341 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland, Bamberg, Basel, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Munich, Nuremberg, Passau, Strasbourg, Vienna, Heidelberg Castle
From
$ 5,448

Highlights

  • Onboard welcome reception
  • Excursion to the Black Forest; Christmas market
  • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral; Christmas market
  • Guided visit of the castle, see the Great Vat; Christmas markets
  • Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; enjoy a special treat
  • Guided walk; onboard cookie-baking demonstration; St. Nicholas legend
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz; Christmas market
  • Onboard lecture; guided sightseeing, see the Old Town Hall; Christmas market
  • Choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market
  • Guided sightseeing, see the Marienplatz
  • Day at leisure to visit Christmas market
  • Onboard lecture; guided walk; enjoy a snack at the Historische Wurstküche; Christmas market; beer tasting
  • Guided walk; Christmas market
  • : guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey; Austrian cookie tasting
  • Choice of guided sightseeing or culinary tour at Christmas market

    Day 16 Vienna:
  • This Christmastime river cruise will take you across Germany and Austria along the Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers
  • Enjoy guided sightseeing in several cities along the way and delight in the sights, smells, and tastes of centuries-old Christmas markets
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Christmastime From Prague to  Basel tour

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
12 Days
$ 297 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: Czech Republic, France, Germany, Switzerland, Bamberg, Basel, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Nuremberg, Prague, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, Heidelberg Castle
From
$ 3,569

Highlights

  • Guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradčany Castle grounds; Christmas market
  • Onboard welcome reception;
  • Choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market
  • Guided sightseeing, see the Old Town Hall; onboard lecture; Christmas market
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz; Christmas markets
  • Onboard culinary demonstration, guided walk
  • Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; enjoy a special treat

    Day 9 Heidelberg–Speyer:
  • Guided visit of the castle; see the Great Vat, Christmas markets; time at leisure for Christmas markets in Speyer
  • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral; Christmas market
  • Excursion to the Black Forest; Christmas market
  • Celebrate this magical time of year with a Christmastime river cruise vacation starting in the Czech Republic, on through the heart of Germany, and ending in Switzerland


  • Prague, the beautiful Czech capital, is set on the banks of the Vltava River and a Local Guide will be proud to show you the famous sights
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