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Luxury

Rhine Treasures with Swiss Peaks

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Trip Code: EUECAZ12
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
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Trip Highlights

Journey to the top of Europe

Take an epic train journey to the top of Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe

Stop in the Moselle Valley

The cobbled town of Cochem in the heart of the Moselle Valley invites you to explore its castle, set high on a hill.

A view From The Top

Ride the world's steepest cogwheel railway to the top of Mt Pilatus for breathtaking vistas of the alpine scenery

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in 12 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 7 locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 27 meals
  • Complimentary beverages served on board your river ship*
  • Expert APT Tour and Cruise Directors
  • Return airport transfers, port charges and tipping
  • 4 nights luxury land accommodation

Map & Itinerary

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Europe Map EUECAZ12 2019

Amsterdam to Zurich

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Allow us to offer you a first-hand insight into the charmed world of imperial Europe

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

Be met on arrival and transfer to your luxurious river ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, An Aria River Ship

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  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Take a canal cruise, visit Zaanse Schans, or enjoy a stroopwafel presentation.


After your chosen activity, enjoy a Gala Welcome Dinner.

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ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Andernach, you are treated to an exclusive visit to Namedy Castle. This 14th-century residence is home to Princess Heide von Hohenzollern who has opened the doors of her castle just for you. Enjoy some free time to wander about the castle’s rooms, hidden nooks and grounds, then savour dinner in the ballroom, accompanied by a classical piano recital.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Enjoy a walking tour of the town, taking in beautiful sites such as the ancient Roman wall while enjoying local beers and snacks along the way. Alternatively, perhaps embark on a guided bike ride through the city.


Arrive in the Gothic city of Cologne, centred around the twin spires of its famous cathedral. Here, choose from a number of experiences on offer. Later, cruise to Andernach.

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Arrive in Cochem and set off on a walking tour or take a guided bike ride along the Moselle River. Back on board, relax and enjoy the scenery of the Moselle Valley.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Choose from a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, embark on a scenic gondola ride and take in breathtaking views, or sample local Rhine Valley wines on board your river ship.


Dock in Rüdesheim and set out on your chosen activity.

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  • Lunch
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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Choose between a guided city tour with a visit to Heidelberg Castle or a more active walk along the Philosopher's Path.


From Ludwigshafen, travel to Heidelberg. Here, you’ll enjoy a choice of sightseeing options.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Visit Triberg and the Black Forest Open-Air Museum. Or, travel to Colmar on the Alsatian Wine Route for a tour and tasting, or embark on a Breisach bike tour.


The beauty of the region comes to light on today’s selection of experiences. Which route will you take?

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Disembark your ship in Basel. Your transfer service means your baggage will be chauffeured from one hotel to the next throughout your journey. Travel first class by train to Jungfraujoch, situated 3,466 metres above sea level in the in the Bernese Alps. Afterwards, take the train back to Interlaken.

Stay: Interlaken, Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

This evening, choose your dining experience.


Take the GoldenPass train through glorious scenery to Lucerne and pass through beautiful Lake Brienz and the Hasli Valley, before ascending to the stunning Brünig Pass and arriving at Lucerne.

Stay: Two Nights, Lucerne, Hotel Schweizerhof

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a relaxing cruise on serene Lake Lucerne. Afterwards, ride the steep cogwheel train to Mt Pilatus for the most sensational views of Switzerland, then continue to absorb the stunning scenery as you descend on a scenic gondola ride.

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Travel to Zürich for an orientation tour, showcasing the city's best landmarks. This evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

Stay: Zürich Marriott Hotel

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Be transferred to the airport.

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Travel & Accommodation

External view of Aria river ship cruising.
All-Inclusive River Ships

Enjoy a luxurious and carefree discovery of Europe with 7 nights aboard an all-inclusive Aria river ship

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Cruise Lake Lucerne

Enjoy a scenic drive past alpine lakes before reaching Viztnau, where you will cruise across stunning Lake Lucerne.

Amazing Onboard Dining

Highlighting the exquisite local produce, there's always something new to savour in amazing onboard dining venues

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary