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Switzerland, the Heart of the Rhine & Moselle - 2024

14-night river cruise with Amsterdam, Nijmegen, Cologne, Cochem, Schweich, Bernkastel, Luxembourg, Trier, Koblenz, Mainz, Speyer, Strasbourg, Alsatian Wine Route, Basel
  • Switzerland, Rhine and Moselle River cruise with Amsterdam, Cologne, Schweich, Bernkastel, Mainz, Speyer, Strasbourg, Alsatian Wine Route and Basel
    SWITZERLAND, THE HEART OF THE RHINE & MOSELLE
  • Rolling green vineyards and a quaint village along the Alsatian Wine Route
    FULL-DAY TOUR OF THE ALSATIAN WINE ROUTE, INCLUDING A VISIT TO COLMAR AND THE UNTERLINDEN MUSEUM
  • A small boat on a Strasbourg canal, between colorful half-timbered houses
    WALKING TOUR OF STRASBOURG, FEATURING A CANAL BOAT RIDE
  • Vantage travelers enjoy wine and a meal at the Von Nell estate
    VISIT THE WEINGUT GEORG FRITZ VON NELL WINERY FOR A WONDERFUL LUNCH, TOUR, AND TASTING
  • Montreux Switzerland Optional Extension
    ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND
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Bruges, Belgium (Post-Extension)

FROM $999 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $250 PER DAY

A remarkably preserved medieval city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bruges is one of Europe’s most charming destinations. Experience its ancient cobbled streets and fairy-tale turrets for yourself, and learn about a fascinating history woven in textiles and lace. Picture-perfect market squares encircled by centuries-old guild houses and soaring towers, churches dripping with character and history . . . all reflected in the shimmering waters of Bruges' dreamy canals. You’ll be glad you came.

Your Price Includes:
  • 3 nights accommodations at the Hotel Dukes' Arches (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Bruges Old Town walking tour
  • Bruges canal cruise
  • Pub crawl
  • 1 UNESCO Site: Historic Center of Bruges
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
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Day 16:

Transfer to Bruges

Disembark your ship and head to Bruges this morning, one of the world’s most remarkably preserved medieval cities. After checking into your hotel, you'll join your City Host for a short orientation walk of the area around the hotel. Dinner tonight is on your own.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 17:

Embark on a walking tour of Bruges and cruise its legendary canals

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, and then set out on a walking tour of Bruges. Explore the Market Square and see the iconic Church of Our Lady from the outside — its tower is the second-largest brickwork tower in the world, and truly a sight to behold. You'll also embark a canal cruise so you can witness the graceful arched bridges and charming gardens from the tranquil waters. Your afternoon is at leisure to stroll Bruges’ charming streets and admire medieval-era homes once owned by wealthy textile merchants. Perhaps stop in a lace workshop to see the intricate — and speedy! — work performed by the city’s finest artisans. Dine on your own at one of Bruges' fine restaurants. Later tonight, join your City Host for a pub crawl to some of the city’s favorite spots, sampling Flemish red ales, and see why the nation’s beer culture has been recognized on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 18:

Discover the magic of Bruges on your own

After breakfast, enjoy a day at leisure to discover this magical city on your own. Visit a chocolate shop and treat yourself to some of Europe’s finest confections. Pop over to Market Square for a horse-drawn carriage ride and marvel at the Provincial Court with its colorful stepped gables. Take a boat tour through Bruges’ winding canals and discover secret gardens and medieval facades. Or hop onto a train for a short ride into Ghent, and take in its beautiful castles, intriguing architecture, and medieval structures. Your City Host can help you arrange various activities to help fill your day.

You’ll enjoy lunch and dinner on your own today. It’s a perfect opportunity to savor delicious regional cuisine available at the many love cafés and restaurants around the city.

Included meals:

Breakfast & dinner

Day 19:

Fly home

Your memorable journey comes to a close today. Following breakfast, you'll be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

Included meals:

Breakfast
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Bruges, Belgium (Pre-Extension)

FROM $999 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $249 PER DAY

A remarkably preserved medieval city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bruges is one of Europe’s most charming destinations. Experience its ancient cobbled streets and fairy-tale turrets for yourself, and learn about a fascinating history woven in textiles and lace. Picture-perfect market squares encircled by centuries-old guild houses and soaring towers, churches dripping with character and history . . . all reflected in the shimmering waters of Bruges' dreamy canals. You’ll be glad you came.

Your Price Includes:
  • 3 nights accommodations at the Hotel Dukes' Arches (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Bruges city tour
  • Bruges' Old Town walking tour
  • Pub crawl
  • 1 UNESCO Site: Historic Center of Bruges
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
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DAY 1:

Board an overnight flight to Brussels, Belgium

Today you’ll board an overnight flight to Brussels.

DAY 2:

Bruges arrival

Upon arrival on Day 2, transfer to Bruges and check into your hotel before heading out on a short orientation walk with your City Host. If you purchased your airfare from Vantage, a Vantage representative will meet you and arrange transfer to your hotel. You’ll have a few hours to explore on your own before rejoining your fellow travelers for dinner at a local restaurant this evening.

Included meals:

Dinner

DAY 3:

Embark on a walking tour of Bruges and cruise its legendary canals

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, and then set out on a walking tour of Bruges. Explore the Market Square and see the iconic Church of Our Lady from the outside — its tower is the second-largest brickwork tower in the world, and truly a sight to behold. You'll also embark a canal cruise so you can witness the graceful arched bridges and charming gardens from the tranquil waters. Your afternoon is at leisure to stroll Bruges’ charming streets and admire medieval-era homes once owned by wealthy textile merchants. Perhaps stop in a lace workshop to see the intricate — and speedy! — work performed by the city’s finest artisans. Dine on your own at one of Bruges' fine restaurants. Later tonight, join your City Host for a pub crawl to some of the city’s favorite spots, sampling Flemish red ales, and see why the nation’s beer culture has been recognized on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Included meals:

Breakfast

DAY 4:

Discover the magic of Bruges on your own

After breakfast, enjoy a day at leisure to discover this magical city on your own. Visit a chocolate shop and treat yourself to some of Europe’s finest confections. Pop over to Market Square for a horse-drawn carriage ride and marvel at the Provincial Court with its colorful stepped gables. Take a boat tour through Bruges’ winding canals and discover secret gardens and medieval facades. Or hop onto a train for a short ride into Ghent, and take in its beautiful castles, intriguing architecture, and medieval structures. Your City Host can help you arrange various activities to help fill your day.

You’ll enjoy lunch and dinner on your own today. It’s a perfect opportunity to savor delicious regional cuisine available at the many love cafés and restaurants around the city.

Included meals:

Breakfast

DAY 5:

Join your base tour in Amsterdam

After an included breakfast at the hotel, you’ll transfer to Amsterdam, free-wheeling capital of the Netherlands. Upon arrival, embark your river ship and join Day 2 of the base tour.

Included meals:

Breakfast
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Montreux, Switzerland (Pre-Extension)

FROM $1,599 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $399 PER DAY

The 19th-century luminaries who once visited Montreux — Tolstoy, Nabokov, Flaubert, Dostoyevsky — were no doubt drawn by the pleasant climate, idyllic surroundings, and shimmering waters of Lake Geneva. This resort town remains an elegant escape, and you’ll experience its many charms on this extension. Enjoy a full-day tour of the Château de Chillon and Gruyère region — which includes some time at the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Witness the art of chocolate-making with a local chocolatier. And take time on your own to revel in the beauty of this lakeside gem.

Your Price Includes

  • 3 nights accommodations at the Moderate Deluxe Hotel Royal Plaza & Spa Montreux (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Walking tour of Bern
  • Full-day tour of Château de Chillon and Gruyère region
  • Visit to a chocolate factory in Gruyères
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and experienced local guides
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
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DAY 1:

Board an overnight flight to Geneva, Switzerland

Today you’ll board an overnight flight to Geneva.

DAY 2:

Montreux arrival

Upon arrival in Geneva on Day 2, transfer to Montreux and check into your hotel. If you purchased your airfare from Vantage, a Vantage representative will meet you and arrange transfer to your hotel. You’ll have a few hours to explore on your own before rejoining your fellow travelers for dinner in the hotel this evening.

Included meals:

Dinner

DAY 3:

Explore Château de Chillon and Gruyère region, including a chocolate factory visit

Today’s full-day tour introduces you to the singular Château de Chillon and the Gruyère region. The château, perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking picturesque Lake Geneva, evokes visions of fairytales and intrigue. You’ll learn the full story of this fabled fortress, including its famous dungeons, during your visit. You’ll also explore the scenic Gruyère region, including the UNESCO-listed Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, an astonishing 2,000 acres of tidy 11th-century vineyards stretching for some 18 miles along Lake Geneva’s shore. No visit to Switzerland is complete without sampling the works of the local chocolate factory, which you will have the sweet pleasure of doing.

Cultural Connection:

  • Visit a local chocolate factory

Included meals:

Breakfast

DAY 4:

Enjoy a day at leisure in Montreux

Enjoy the day at your leisure in Montreaux. Wander Montreux’s quaint Old Town to the Gorges du Chauderon. The clearly marked trails will lead you to where the La Baye de Montreux river flows to Lake Geneva. Or, simply walk along the lakefront promenade to soak in the area's breathtaking views.

Included meals:

Breakfast

DAY 5:

Join your base tour in Basel

After an included breakfast at the hotel, you’ll transfer to Basel, Switzerland’s city of medieval charms and sophisticated art galleries. Upon arrival, embark your river ship and join Day 2 of the base tour

Included meals:

Breakfast
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Montreux, Switzerland (Post-Extension)

FROM $1,599 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $400 PER DAY

The 19th-century luminaries who once visited Montreux — Tolstoy, Nabokov, Flaubert, Dostoyevsky — were no doubt drawn by the pleasant climate, idyllic surroundings, and shimmering waters of Lake Geneva. This resort town remains an elegant escape, and you’ll experience its many charms on this extension. Enjoy a full-day tour of the Château de Chillon and Gruyère region — which includes some time at the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Witness the art of chocolate-making with a local chocolatier. And take time on your own to revel in the beauty of this lakeside gem.

Your Price Includes

  • 3 nights accommodations at the Moderate Deluxe Hotel Royal Plaza & Spa Montreux (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Walking tour of Bern
  • Full-day tour of Château de Chillon and Gruyère region
  • Visit to a chocolate factory in Gruyères
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and experienced local guides
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
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DAY 16:

Transfer from ship to Montreux, stopping in Bern en route

From Basel, enjoy a scenic transfer to Montreux, stopping in Bern for a brief walk in the delightful Swiss capital. Lunch will be on your own here. Arrive at your hotel in the afternoon and relax as you take in your beautiful surroundings.

DAY 17:

Explore Château de Chillon and Gruyère region, including a chocolate factory visit

Today’s full-day tour introduces you to the singular Château de Chillon and the Gruyère region. The château, perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking picturesque Lake Geneva, evokes visions of fairytales and intrigue. You’ll learn the full story of this fabled fortress, including its famous dungeons, during your visit. You’ll also explore the scenic Gruyère region, including the UNESCO-listed Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, an astonishing 2,000 acres of tidy 11th-century vineyards stretching for some 18 miles along Lake Geneva’s shore. No visit to Switzerland is complete without sampling the works of the local chocolate factory, which you will have the sweet pleasure of doing.

Cultural Connection:

  • Visit a local chocolate factory

Included meals:

Breakfast

DAY 18:

Enjoy a day at leisure in Montreux

Enjoy the day at your leisure in Montreaux. Wander Montreux’s quaint Old Town to the Gorges du Chauderon. The clearly marked trails will lead you to where the La Baye de Montreux river flows to Lake Geneva. Or, simply walk along the lakefront promenade to soak in the area's breathtaking views.

Included meals:

Breakfast & dinner

DAY 19:

Return home

Today you’ll transfer to Geneva’s airport for your return flight home.

Included meals:

Breakfast

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