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Luxury

Rhine Treasures with Swiss Peaks

15 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUECRPZ15
  • Classic Journey
  • Luxury River Cruise
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

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.

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.

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in 15 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in eight locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 33 meals
  • Complimentary beverages served on board your river ship*
  • Expert APT Tour and Cruise Directors
  • Return airport transfers, port charges and tipping
  • Seven nights luxury land accommodation

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EUECRZP15 2019

Zürich to Paris

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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

Be transferred to your hotel and take an orientation tour of Zurich, showcasing the city's best landmarks. Later this evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Zürich Marriott Hotel

Daily :
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

This evening, choose your dining experience.


Travel to Lucerne and embark on a walking tour.

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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  • Breakfast

Take the GoldenPass train through glorious scenery to Interlaken, travelling through the stunning Brünig Pass and past beautiful Lake Brienz and the Hasli Valley.

Stay: Interlaken, Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel and Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel first class by train to Jungfraujoch, situated 3,466 metres above sea level in the Bernese Alps. Afterwards, continue by train to Basel and board your luxurious river ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, An Aria River Ship

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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


From Breisach, tailor your day to your own tastes.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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 and choose from two included activities.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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.


The day in beautiful Rüdesheim evolves on your own terms, thanks to a choice of activities.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Arrive in Cochem and set off on a walking tour or take a guided bike ride along the Moselle River.


Back on board, after your selected activity in Cochem, relax and enjoy the scenery of the Moselle Valley.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

In Cologne, take a tour through the historic city centre and sample local beers and snacks. Alternatively, embark on a bike ride to see City Hall and the remains from Roman times and the Middle Ages.


Choose your sightseeing in Cologne.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Dining

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


Spend the day on your chosen activity. In the evening, come together for a Farewell Dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark your ship and travel by coach through Belgium. Arrive in Ghent and enjoy a light lunch while cruising along the city’s canals, before arriving in Paris.

Stay: Three Nights, Paris, Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Indulge in a sumptuous lunch at Ore Restaurant in Versailles.


Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Paris, then discover the splendour of the Palace of Versailles.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps join a culinary walking or tour Paris' icons in a special 2CV vintage car or perhaps soak up the Montmartre district.


Spend today on your chosen activity. Tonight, experience dinner and a show at the world-famous Moulin Rouge.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

River Ship cruising past a village, Austria
All-Inclusive River Ships

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

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Luxurious accommodation

In the heart of Lucerne the grand Schweizerhof Hotel blends seamlessly with the charming city

Cruise Lake Lucerne

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

Our people are passionate about dreaming up once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our guests and making them possible