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River Cruising

The Rhine, Swiss Alps & Amsterdam

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$7,340 CAD
Journey Type
River Cruising
Time of Year
Apr - Jun, Aug - Sep
Cities & Landmarks
Amsterdam, Zürich, Basel, Köln, Rüdesheim, Colmar
Rhine Swiss Alps Amsterdam River Cruise
Lucerne, Switzerland

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Uniquely Tauck

EXPERIENCE WITH TAUCK

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Reception at the Unterlinden Museum in Colmar

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Dinner and entertainment at Schloss Ehreshoven, a German castle dating back to the 15th century

 

TAUCK VALUE INCLUDES

 

Tauck’s private shore excursions and distinctive inclusions valued at CAD $3,167

 

Two nights at the Hotel Bellevue Bern

 

Choice of bicycle excursion in Karlsruhe

 

A guided visit to Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum, plus a canal boat cruise or a walking & tasting tour of the Jordaan district

 

Visit to Jungfraujoch, high in the snow-clad Swiss Alps

 

Choice of visit to Caracella Spa in Baden-Baden

 

SEE WHAT YOUR JOURNEY INCLUDES

Activity

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Guests should be able to easily walk one to two miles, which may include climbing one or two flights of stairs and walking over uneven pavement, groomed hiking trails or cobblestones. Standing up to one hour or more may be required.

Pace

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Often robust – may include long days, active sightseeing, early starts, evening activities, significant travel times.

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Exclusively inclusive river cruising

Follow the romantic Rhine River on its winding journey through Central Europe, taking in the sights, history and culture of Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands and France, as your riverboat glides along the river.

Experience medieval winetowns, cathedrals, castles, museums, and river landscapes of the kind that inspired JMW Turner and Richard Wagner. Enjoy a two-night stay at a luxury hotel in Bern, with a choice of a city tour or a trip up to the Jungfraujoch in the Alps, and an idyll in Lucerne; sail from Basel with visits to Colmar, Baden-Baden, Rudesheim and Cologne... a Tauck Exclusive evening of dinner and music at Schloss Ehreshoven... a visit to the windmills of Kinderdijk, and exploration of Amsterdam including a canal boat tour along the city’s historic waterways. Read Less

Old World Europe awaits on a Rhine River cruise

Tauck Exclusive – Evening at Schloss Ehreshoven

Enjoy an elegant dinner and tour at Schloss Ehreshoven

Built in the 14th century and later expanded in the grand style of a Baroque manor house, Schloss Ehreshoven is surrounded by gracious 18th-century French gardens and a castle park. For nearly a century the castle has been the heart of a charitable foundation whose main mission includes providing a home for unmarried aristocratic ladies without means in their golden years. Frequently used as a location for movies and TV shows, the Schloss provides an elegant setting for Tauck's exclusive cocktail reception and dinner, hosted by a member of the family.

Bellevue Palace Bern

More than a century of history in the shadow of the Alps

The only grand hotel in the heart of Switzerland's capital, Bellevue Palace Bern a national institution – the official guest house of the Swiss government for over 150 years, in fact. Whether you arrive for a romantic weekend, an eventful holiday or an official visit, the hotel's stylish and discreetly luxurious rooms and suites leave nothing to be desired. All offer classically elegant furnishings combined with modern-day comforts, harmonious colors and stunning views. Thanks to our hospitality, you are sure to feel at home.

The officers and crew were totally outstanding professionals. We were treated like royalty. The Tour Directors were exceptionally knowledgeable, personable and great!

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The Tauck Experience

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Reviews (34)

The trip was expensive and we expected more. Food (fish) was returned due to bad smell. This caused dining room staff to become abrupt. Terrible noise in room kept me from sleeping. If this was my first experience with Tauck, it would be my last.. That being said, the sights were great. The the guides were informative and fun.

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The top of Europe, in Switzerland was fabulous!


Everything was first class and very enjoyable.

Most Memorable Moment:

The Top of Europe seeing all the snow and glaciers, and going to a dairy farm to see how cheese was made.


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