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Great European Journey

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Embark on an exhilarating European adventure steeped in storied history, grand architecture, and breathtaking scenery on this fabulous, 12-day, 11-night itinerary featuring a deluxe river cruise and unforgettable mountain rail journeys. Discover the timeless beauty of the Rhine as you wind past storybook towns, terraced vineyards and forested hills crowned by castles. Marvel at the sweeping grandeur of the Alps on a panoramic train ride that traverse’s mountain terrain and affords gorgeous views. Highlights include three nights in Engelberg, Switzerland at a deluxe historic hotel, seven-night cruise from Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam, Netherlands, a train journey aboard Switzerland's Glacier Express, and visits to three UNESCO World Heritage sites - Strasbourg, Grand Île, France, and Upper Middle Rhine Valley and Cologne Cathedral, Germany. An optional 3-day, 2-night post-extension in Amsterdam is available.