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Rhine Cruise to Switzerland with Glacier Express Extension

Rhine Cruise to Switzerland with Glacier Express Extension

11 days from only $3,878pp

Spring promotion | Save up to $1000 per cabin

Selected departures up to October 2020 & May to October 2021

Experience more with so much included

  • Seven nights on board in your choice of luxury cabin or suite, with river views 
  • Stay three nights at a hotel in world-famous Zermatt, home to the iconic Matterhorn and a perfect base for exploring the breathtaking Alpine scenery
  • Seven visits and tours during the cruise including guided tours of Strasbourg, Koblenz, Rüdesheim and Speyer, a drive through the Black Forest to Titisee, a full-day excursion to Lucerne and the Bernese Oberland, and a visit to Breisach
  • Live classical quartet recital on board 
  • Visit historic Chur, spectacularly located at the heart of this magical Aplpine landscape
  • Experience the legendary Glacier Express, Europe’s most scenic rail journey
  • All meals on board from dinner on your day of arrival through to breakfast on your day of departure (except one lunch), including welcome cocktails, a welcome dinner and the Captain’s Dinner 
  • Five-star service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides 
  • Complimentary on-board tea and coffee 
  • Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi
  • Services of a Riviera River Cruises cruise director and concierge 

 

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At a Glance
7 nights on board a 5-star ship
3 nights in hotel accommodation
10 visits & tours
Travel on the legendary Glacier Express
Full board cruise, B&B hotels
Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi
Expert Cruise Director & Concierge
All port charges & taxes
 

Overview

Journey into the very heart of this spectacular Alpine landscape on the legendary Glacier Express, enjoy iconically Swiss Zermatt in the shadow of the mighty Matterhorn and the Mediterranean ambience of historic Chur.

Welcome aboard the first class river cruise ship, your luxury, floating hotel for the next seven nights. From the exceptional full-board cuisine to the luxurious cabins and suites you will very soon relax as we journey south to magnificent Switzerland.

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

River cruise

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin cabin with a limited number of single cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement. The price includes: 

  • Full board from dinner on your day of arrival until breakfast on your final day; if you choose to travel with us on any of the full day excursions by coach, a packed lunch will be provided. Anyone choosing to stay on the ship may of course have lunch in the restaurant
  • Morning/afternoon tea and coffee
  • All visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Coach travel as mentioned
  • The services of a Riviera River Cruises cruise director and concierge

Extension

The price of this extension is per person based on two people sharing a twin room. Single rooms are subject to availability at the relevant supplement. The price includes:

  • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at Hotel Stern in Chur and Hotel Simi in Zermatt
  • Train transfer from Basel to Chur,
  • Standard class journey on Glacier Express
  • Porterage of one piece of luggage per person
  • The services of a Riviera tour manager

Please note that in Switzerland beds are often one bed base with two mattresses and individual bed linen.

Our Drinks Package


 

7 night drinks package available from $159 per person

Tea, coffee and water will be served complimentary throughout your cruise, but should you wish to indulge in a glass of wine or a beer with your lunch or dinner, we would recommend adding our drinks package to your booking.

Simply relax and when it’s time to dine in the restaurant, take your pick from a range of: draught beer; non-alcoholic beer; soft drinks; juices; red, white and rosé house wines; and wine recommendations from the menu by the glass.

If you choose not to purchase a drinks package, there is a vast selection of drinks on board each ship available for individual purchase. To see an example bar list please click here.

To purchase the drinks package please contact us.

Please note that drinks packages must be purchased by all guests occupying the same cabin or suite, and do not include drinks from the bar. The bar menu is an example, with brands and prices varying across ships and itineraries.

Useful Information

Accommodation

In Switzerland, beds are often one bed base with two mattresses and individual bed linen.

Fact File

  • Currencies: Euro, Swiss Francs
  • Deposit: $400 per person
  • Languages: German, Swiss
  • Countries: Germany, Switzerland

Wi-Fi

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the ship for the duration of your cruise. Please note that speeds may vary.

Mobility

We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your vacation with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the vacation due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to contact us to discuss these concerns. 

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