Day 1 | Highlights:
Toast the marvellous journey ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Please book flights to arrive no later than 5pm.
Day 2 | Antwerp Highlights:
Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges or take a guided stroll through Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world.
Day 3 | Veere Highlights:
Marvel at the modern wonder that is Holland’s Delta Works, then visit the historic Storm Surge Barrier. Alternatively, discover charming Veere, either through a walking tour or a guided bike ride that will also take in the surrounding dykes.
Day 4 | Arnhem Highlights:
Explore the Arnhem Airborne museum and learn about the Battle of Arnhem. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum.
Day 5 | Maastricht Highlights:
Explore Holland’s oldest fortified city, Maastricht and discover its magnificent buildings and historic cobblestone town centre.
Day 6 | Xanten: Highlights:
Discover the charming town of Xanten on a guided tour. Alternatively, visit the Zollverein industrial site, once the largest and most productive coal mine in Europe.
Day 7 | Koblenz: Highlights:
You’ll be enchanted by the history and beauty of Koblenz.
Day 8 | Cochem Highlights:
A medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River, Cochem will make you feel as if you’re stepping into a fairytale. Explore this charming city on a tour that culminates in a visit to the iconic Reichsburg Castle.
Day 9 | Moselle Valley Cruising Highlights:
Admire the beautiful Moselle Valley from the comfort of your Scenic Space-Ship as you relax on board during a full day of cruising.
Day 10 | Bernkastel Highlights:
Travel to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and tour this exquisite city. Alternatively, take a guided walk through Trier, or get acquainted with beautiful Bernkastel.
Day 11 | Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim Highlights:
Succumb to charming Rüdesheim, where you’ll board the Winzerexpress mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Afterwards, enjoy a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument.
Day 12 | Mannheim Highlights:
Explore the historic university town of Heidelberg, or enjoy the Sweet Tastes of Heidelberg tour. Alternatively, experience the thrill of the Hockenheim Formula 1 race track, with a museum visit and an insider tour of the circuit.
Day 13 | Strasbourg Highlights:
Visit Strasbourg and discover La Petite France, or journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer. Alternatively, visit a local market and Shop with a Chef.
Day 14 | Breisach Highlights:
Explore the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum in the heart of the Black Forest. Alternatively, if you’re feeling more active discover the Black Forest during a hike, or take a guided bike ride.
Day 15 | Basel > Montreux Highlights:
Disembark and transfer to Vevey, home to Charlie Chaplin once he’d fled the United States. Enter the world of Charlie Chaplin as you meet one of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists during a visit to the Chaplin’s World Museum. This afternoon you’ll get the chance to luxuriate at your hotel in Montreux, where you’ll be enjoying a two night stay.
Day 16 | Montreux Highlights:
Take a panoramic train journey to Château-d’Œx. Upon arrival you’ll view traditional cheese-making in rustic ambience at the Restaurant Le Chalet. At the end of the demonstration you’ll have an opportunity to taste the freshly made cheese.
Day 17 | Montreux > Lucerne Highlights:
Journey to Lucerne for your overnight stay in Lucerne.
Day 18 | Lucerne > Zurich Highlights:
Take a walking tour and discover Zurich, then relax and enjoy the amenities in your luxury hotel.
Day 19 | Zurich Highlights:
After breakfast you’ll be transferred to Zurich Airport for your onward or homebound flight with memories of a truly unforgettable trip.