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2025 Scenic Switzerland by Train Plus Romantic Rhine River Cruise

2025 Scenic Switzerland by Train Plus Romantic Rhine River Cruise

Starting from Starting from: $10258 $9008 * / per person

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  • 15 Nights / 18 Days
  • Avalon Vista
  • Travel to Zurich, Switzerland & Return from Amsterdam, Holland
  • Escorted From Honolulu

Countries: Switzerland, Germany, France & Holland

Rivers: Rhine River

Tour Dates & Managers:

Tour # 1: May 28 – June 14, 2025 * Tour Managers: Erik & Lianne Wong
Tour # 2: July 9 – 26, 2025 * Tour Manager: Jackie Wehrfritz
Tour # 3: September 3 – 20, 2025 * Tour Manager: Geri Ichimura

FROM THE TOP OF EUROPE, “RIDE THE RAILS” THRU Switzerland’s breathtaking mountains, mountain resorts, charming old towns, & pristine lakes— Relax in 1st class Swiss trains. Overnight in Zurich, Lucerne, Lausanne, Zermatt, &
St. Moritz

Your RHINE RIVER CRUISE AWAITS … Sail thru Switzerland, Austria, Germany & to the World’s Largest Flower Market with Fondue, Beer and more Beer…!, and finally, Holland! Tour

Day 1 – WEDNESDAY – HONOLULU – Depart Honolulu.


Day 3 – FRIDAY – ARRIVE IN ZURICH, SWITZERLAND. Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore Zurich with the help of the CosmosGO app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers. (D)

Day 4 – SATURDAY – ZURICH–LUCERNE. Board the train for your journey from Zurich to Lucerne. Lucerne is one of Switzerland’s most idyllic medieval cities, surrounded by a beautiful lake and nestled amidst snowcapped Alps. The rest of the day is at leisure to discover the delights of this charming city such as the famous wooden bridge or the picturesque town centre. Alternatively, signup for an optional excursion. Today’s Distance: 37 mi/ 60 km (B)

Day 5 – SUNDAY – LUCERNE–INTERLAKEN–GOLDENPASS MOB ANORAMIC TRAIN TO MONTREUX–LAUSANNE. Depart Lucerne on the Lucerne-Interlaken Express. Cross Brunig Pass en route to Interlaken, and spend some time strolling through the quaint streets. From Interlaken, take the Golden Pass panoramic train for your unforgettable journey to Montreux, then continue to Lausanne. Today’s Distance: 155 mi/ 250 km (B)

Day 6 – MONDAY – LAUSANNE–MONTREUX–TÄSCH–ZERMATT. Depart for the delightful Swiss mountain resort of Zermatt. En route, stop to visit the town of Montreux, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva and surrounded by vineyards against the breathtaking backdrop of snow-covered Alps. Enjoy some free time or maybe join an optional guided excursion to Chillon Castle before continuing by train to Zermatt. Today’s Distance: 109 mi/ 175 km (B, D)

Day 7 – TUESDAY – ZERMATT. GORNERGRAT EXCURSION. An included excursion takes you to the famous Gornergrat, traveling on board Europe’s highest rack railway. The views of the Matterhorn from its summit are nothing short of spectacular. The rest of the day is at leisure in Zermatt—with a variety of interesting shops, cafés, bars, and picturesque streets to explore. (B)

Day 8 – WEDNESDAY – ZERMATT–GLACIER EXPRESS–ST. MORITZ. The train journey today aboard the spectacular Glacier Express is without a doubt one of the main highlights of the tour. Enjoy unforgettable views as you make your way through the unspoiled natural beauty of the Alps on the direct route from Zermatt to the world-famous mountain resort of St. Moritz. This picture-perfect town is more than just a holiday resort. It was also the birthplace of Alpine winter tourism (in 1864) and has twice hosted the Winter Olympics. Stretch your legs this evening, and admire the beautiful chalets decorated with colorful geraniums. Today’s Distance:174mi/280km (B,D)

Day 9 – THURSDAY – ST. MORITZ. BERNINA EXPRESS EXCURSION TO TIRANO, ITALY. Take the Bernina Express train (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) to Tirano and back for one of Europe’s most spectacular and breathtaking train rides. Travel across the lofty Bernina Pass via the Swiss Poschiavo area to Tirano in the Italian Valtellina, witnessing an array of beautiful mountain streams, glaciers, and alpine scenery along the way. Today’s Distance:75mi/120km (B)

Day 10 – FRIDAY – ST. MORITZ–ZURICH. Leave St .Moritz for the journey back to Zurich. Enjoy some time at leisure and take a stroll around the city center. Perhaps indulge in some chocolate tasting, or follow the course of the river Limmat until it reaches the banks of Lake Zurich. Today’s Distance:137mi/220km (B)

Day 11- SATURDAY – ZURICH. Your Switzerland Rail Adventure ends this morning in Zurich (B)

TO BASEL …Motorcoach transfer from Zurich to Basel.

WELCOME TO AVALON WATERWAYS – The Avalon Vista is Ready for Boarding. Embarkation completed by 5 pm. Time to explore the ship and enjoy your first night on board and dinner. EVENING CRUISE TO BREISACH (D)

Day 12 –SUNDAY – BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO BLACK FOREST: Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host. ACTIVE: Enjoy the view on a relaxing bike ride along the Rhine with your Adventure Host, OR: DISCOVERY: Join a full-day Guided Tour to the magical Black Forest to experience the Vogtsbauernohf open-air-museum, visit an authentic water mill, and see a traditional butter-making demonstration, OR: CLASSIC: Join a Guided Tour to explore Freiburg’s medieval city center; sheltered by the Black Forest amid vineyards and gardens of the Upper Rhine Valley. Choose an Optional Excursion: AM-Visit the charming village of Colmar, with its half-timbered medieval and early renaissance buildings. EVENING CRUISE TO STRASBOURG (B, L, D)

Day 13 – MONDAY – STRASBOURG, FRANCE: ACTIVE: Discover Strasbourg by bike with your Adventure Host, OR: CLASSIC: Join a City Sightseeing Tour, including Strasbourg’s Gothic, stained-glass cathedral with its celebrated ancient murals and astronomical clock, as well as the magical La Petite France District. OR Optional Excursion to the historic Maginot Line—the pre-WWII fortifications designed to protect the eastern border of France, or visit Alsace’s wine country today. Alternatively, take some free time in Strasbourg to visit a museum, or stroll across the city center. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAINZ (B, L, D)

Day 14 – TUESDAY- MAINZ, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO HEIDELBERG: ACTIVE: Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a Hike up Philosophers’ Way for an inspiring view of the city below, OR: CLASSIC: Enjoy a Guided Tour to Heidelberg Castle to see the ruins of the magnificent renaissance treasure towering above the city, and its famed Great Vat, the “World’s Largest Wine Barrel,” OR: CLASSIC: Enjoy a Guided City Walk in Mainz, including a visit to the Gutenberg Museum to see the captivating history of printing. Enjoy live entertainment on board your ship this evening. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN MAINZ (B, L, D)

Day 15 – WEDNESDAY – RÜDESHEIM–RHINE GORGE: ACTIVE: Enjoy a hike with your Avalon Adventure Host through the picturesque vineyards of Rüdesheim, OR: DISCOVERY: Take a Guided Tour of the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; enjoy a tasting of the authentic Rüdesheimer coffee. En route to Koblenz, sail through the Rhine Gorge (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Take in the breathtaking views of ancient castles perched on cliffs 400 feet above the water, and pass the legendary Rock of the Lorelei. KOBLENZ: Enjoy free time in Koblenz before a relaxing evening on board with dinner and live entertainment. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN KOBLENZ (B, L, D)

DAY 16 – THURSDAY – COLOGNE: Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities. ACTIVE: Enjoy a bike ride like the locals in Cologne with your Adventure Host, OR: DISCOVERY: Choose a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne’s important Jewish heritage sites, OR: CLASSIC: Take a Guided City Walk of Cologne—with its soaring twinsteepled gothic cathedral. Spend free time over a glass of Kölsch pale lager—locally brewed for over 100 years! AFTERNOON/ OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO AMSTERDAM (B, L, D)

DAY 17 – FRIDAY – AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND: ACTIVE Start your day joining your Adventure Host on an early morning walk in Amsterdam, OR: CLASSIC: Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam’s “Golden Age.” OR Take some free time to explore Amsterdam’s colorful streets and canal houses, galleries, and shops. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM (B, L, D)



SAVE Up To $1,250 Per Person & Pre-Paid Cruise Gratuities


From $10,258

Package includes: Round Trip Airfare from Honolulu, 8 nights Hotel Accommodations, 7 nights River Cruise, Meals and Sightseeing as indicated on Itinerary, All Transfers, Taxes & Fees

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