Rhine Highlights with Switzerland

Travel in luxury from Zurich to Amsterdam on this 12-day cruise.Take in the highlights of the Rhine & Switzerland including Lucerne, Montreux & Strasbourg.

12 Days
Zurich to Amsterdam
From (USD)
$ 5,695
Dates & Pricing

2020 Zurich > Amsterdam

Tour Map
Tour Code:
AMSW
Duration:
12 days
Departure City:
Zurich
Return City:
Amsterdam

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Zurich

    Start your journey in Zurich with an overnight stay at your luxurious hotel.

  2. Day 2 - Zurich > Lucerne > Bern

    Repeatedly named the city with the best quality of life, Switzerland’s largest city is full of treasures and you’ll discover them first hand on a walking tour. Later explore Lucerne, overlooked by the magnificent Swiss Alps, before arriving in the Swiss capital of Bern and your centrally located hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Bern > Montreux

    Ascend the Swiss Alps to the charming alpine village of Gstaad. This afternoon you’ll arrive at your luxurious hotel, located on the shores of the picturesque Lake Geneva, where you will enjoy a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Montreux

    Today, delight in a panoramic train journey to Château-d’Œx. Upon arrival you’ll view traditional cheese-making at the Restaurant Le Chalet. The restaurant makes its own cheese, and in your private demonstration, the cheesemaker will transform milk into hard cheese right in front of your eyes.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Montreux > Basel

    Journey to neighbouring Vevey, home to Charlie Chaplin once he’d fled the United States. Learn about one of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists during a visit to the Chaplin’s World Museum. From there, it’s on to Basel where a warm welcome awaits you from the crew of your Scenic Space-Ship. Your luxury cruise is about to begin and you’ll have the chance to raise your glass to the occasion at the evening’s welcome reception.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Kehl > Strasbourg

    Visit Strasbourg, discover La Petite France and stroll through the Old Town with its half-timbered houses and distinctive Alsatian winstubs. Alternatively, journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer. Or, explore the Black Forest region during a visit to the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Rastatt > Baden-Baden

    Arrive in charming Baden-Baden, a spa town famous for its Roman baths.

    Join your local guide and tour the ruins of the Roman baths that have made this city famous, or take an active hike around Hohenbaden Castle. Alternatively, visit the Mercedes-Benz factory.

    Enjoy a private evening concert at a fine Baroque palace. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other and a chance to create memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Mannheim

    Join a local guide on a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit the Renaissance castle. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. Or, join a guided orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by free time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Koblenz

    Take a guided tour of Koblenz, straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. Alternatively, discover Cochem, a true medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River. Explore this charming city on a guided tour including a visit to Reichsburg Castle. Alternatively, visit a local winery and sample some of the fine wines of this region or take a guided cycling tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Cologne

    Enjoy a scenic ride on the oldest cog railway in Germany and discover splendid Drachenburg Castle, or stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Alternatively, stay on board for a beer tasting, or learn the history of one of the city’s most famous namesake, Eau de Cologne on a guided tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Amsterdam

    Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, pausing along the way to sample the Dutch favourite, Herring. Or, cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. Alternatively, if you’re feeling more active, join a guided cycling tour or, discover charming Volendam, with its unusual raised homes and quaint wooden church, before heading to the equally charming village of Edam.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Amsterdam

    After a hearty breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Amsterdam airport for your onward or homebound flight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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