The Enchanting Rhine

Begin in the legendary city of Amsterdam, with its myriad canals and distinctive architecture. Visit the majestic Gothic cathedral in Cologne, the German university town of Heidelberg and medieval Strasbourg. Conclude your journey amidst Switzerland's snow-capped vistas, with a scenic lake cruise and souvenir shopping in two cosmopolitan cities, Lucerne and Zurich. 
  • Day
  • Destination
  • Activity
  • 1
  • Amsterdam
  • Embarkation
    Welcome Dinner
  • 2
  • Amsterdam
  • City tour & canal cruise
  • 3
  • Cologne
  • City tour & cathedral visit
  • 4
  • Rhine Gorge
    Rüdesheim
  • Cruise past Rhine castles
    Wine tasting or Gondola Ride
    Siegfried's Music Museum
  • 5
  • Speyer
  • Heidelberg excursion
    OR Speyer excursion
  • 6
  • Strasbourg
  • City tour
  • 7
  • Breisach
  • Riquewihr walking tour
    OR Breisach & Freiburg excursion
  • 8
  • Basel
  • Disembarkation
    City tour
    Transfer to Lucerne
  • 9
  • Lucerne
  • Walking tour
    OR optional tour to Swiss Mountain (seasonal)
  • 10
  • Lucerne
  • Lake cruise
    Transfer to Zürich
  • 11
  • Zürich
  • City tour
    Optional excursion to Rhine Falls
  • 12
  • Zürich
  • Return flight home