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The Great Journey Through Europe

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This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe features an incredible combination of river, rail, lake and mountain travel including five nights aboard the new deluxe AMADEUS IMPERIAL. Journey through the western center of the Continent through Switzerland, France, Germany and the Netherlands, cruising the fabled Rhine River. This program features five UNESCO World Heritage sites: Cologne’s Gothic cathedral; the Middle Rhine Valley; the Alsatian city of Strasbourg; Bern’s Old Town; and the Jungfrau-Aletsch region of the Swiss Alps. Visit medieval Rüdesheim in the heart of Germany’s wine country and the historical treasures of romantic Heidelberg. Spend two nights each in Lucerne and Zermatt, Switzerland; ride aboard three legendary railways—the Pilatus Railway, the world’s steepest cogwheel railway, the Gornergrat Bahn for breathtaking views of the Matterhorn and the Glacier Express from Andermatt to Zermatt—and enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Lucerne. This is the trip of a lifetime at an exceptional value. Complement your journey with the two-night Amsterdam Post-Program Option.