This extraordinary 13-day “Grand Tour” of Europe features seven nights aboard one of the vessels of the prestigious Amadeus Fleet. Travel through The Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland, cruising the most scenic sections of the Rhine and Mosel rivers. Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites in Amsterdam, Cologne and Strasbourg. Spend two nights each in Zermatt and Lucerne, ride aboard three legendary railways—the Gonergrat Bahn, for breathtaking views of the Matterhorn; the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Lucerne; and the Pilatus Railway, the world’s steepest cogwheel railway—and enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Lucerne.
Dates: June 13 – June 25, 2012
Total Duration: 12 days
Cost: From $6,995
Activity level: Moderately Active
Faculty: Adam Tooze, History
Vehicle: Amadeus Princess
Tour Operator: Thomas P. Gohagan & Co.