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Rhine Cruise to Switzerland with Glacier Express Extension

Rhine Cruise to Switzerland with Glacier Express Extension

11 days from only $5,118pp

Experience more with so much included

  • Seven visits and tours including guided tours of Strasbourg, Koblenz, Rüdesheim and Speyer, a drive through the Black Forest to Titisee, a full-day excursion to Lucerne and the Bernese Oberland, and a visit to Breisach
  • Seven nights on board in your choice of luxury cabin or suite, with river views 
  • All meals on board from dinner on your day of arrival through to breakfast on your day of departure (except one lunch), including welcome cocktails, a welcome dinner and the Captain’s Dinner 
  • Live classical quartet recital on board 
  • Complimentary on-board tea and coffee 
  • Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi (connection speeds may vary) 
  • Three nights in an excellent, centrally located hotel with breakfast 
  • Explore Switzerland by train
  • Visit historic Chur, spectacularly located at the heart of this magical
  • Alpine landscape
  • Experience the legendary Glacier Express, Europe’s most scenic rail journey
  • Stay in world-famous Zermatt, home to the iconic Matterhorn and a
  • perfect base for exploring the breathtaking Alpine scenery
  • Five-star service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides 
  • Services of a Riviera Travel cruise director and concierge 
  • No surcharges guaranteed 

Selected departures from May to October 2020

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At a Glance
7 nights on board a 5-star ship
3 nights in hotel accommodation
10 visits & tours
Travel on the legendary Glacier Express
Full board cruise, B&B hotels
Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi (speeds may vary)
Expert Cruise Director & Concierge
All port charges & taxes
 

Overview

Journey into the very heart of this spectacular Alpine landscape on the legendary Glacier Express, enjoy iconically Swiss Zermatt in the shadow of the mighty Matterhorn and the Mediterranean ambience of historic Chur.

Welcome aboard the first class river cruise ship, your luxury, floating hotel for the next seven nights. From the exceptional full-board cuisine to the luxurious cabins and suites you will very soon relax as we journey south to magnificent Switzerland.

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

River cruise: Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin cabin with a limited number of single cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement. The price includes:

  • Full board from dinner on your day of arrival until breakfast on your final day; if you choose to travel with us on any of the full day excursions by coach, a packed lunch will be provided. Anyone choosing to stay on the ship may of course have lunch in the restaurant
  • Morning/afternoon tea and coffee
  • All visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Coach travel as mentioned
  • The services of a Riviera Travel cruise director and concierge

Please note that on board Wi-Fi speeds may vary.

Extension: The price of this extension is per person based on two people sharing a twin room. Single rooms are subject to availability at the relevant supplement. The price includes:

  • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at Hotel Stern in Chur and Hotel Simi in Zermatt
  • Train transfer from Basel to Chur
  • Standard class journey on Glacier Express
  • Porterage of one piece of luggage per person
  • The services of a Riviera tour manager

Please note that in Switzerland beds are often one bed base with two mattresses and individual bed linen.

Your Choice of Drinks


 

7 night drinks package available from $199 per person

While we include everything you might need in our prices, we never charge for something you might not. If you prefer to pre-order your drinks, you can purchase our drinks package which offers superb value and includes a selection of drinks during lunch and dinner.

Simply relax and when it’s time to dine in the restaurant, take your pick from a range of: draught beer; non-alcoholic beer; soft drinks; juices; red, white and rosé house wines; and wine recommendations from the menu by the glass.

If you choose not to purchase a drinks package, there is a vast selection of drinks on board each ship available for individual purchase. To see an example bar list please see our dining information.

Drinks packages must be purchased by all guests in the same cabin or suite, and do not include drinks from the bar. To book the drinks package please email the reservations team. 

Useful Information

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro, Swiss Francs
  • Deposit: $500 per person
  • Time zone: GMT+1
  • Country: Germany, Switzerland 

Visa Information

Visit https://smartraveller.gov.au for comprehensive travel advice. You will find current information on passport, visa and entry requirements for the country or countries to which you intend to travel, along with advice on money, local laws and customs.

Visit www.healthdirect.gov.au/travel-health-advice for travel health guidance, which includes information on travelling with medicine.

Mobility

We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your holiday with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the holiday due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to email us to discuss these concerns. General information on mobility in connection with our tours can be found here.

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