Avalon Waterways
Avalon Panorama

Your Switzerland guided vacation begins in Zurich, where you will start your Globus tour. You’ll enjoy a guided walk through Old Town, a visit to Emmental Valley to visit the Schaukaeserei Affoltern, and then travel to Interlaken for an excursion to the Jungfraujoch—Europe’s highest railway station. You’ll experience the Alpine Sensation, the Panorama 360° Experience, the Ice Palace, the Sphinx Observatory, and receive your Jungfrau Passport.

A scenic drive through charming mountains brings you to cozy Brienz, where you visit the Woodcarving Museum. Next, is the fascinating Open-Air useum of Ballenberg, before continuing to picture-book Lucerne, where you’ll take a walking tour, featuring the powerful Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge.

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Top Of Switzerland With Romantic Rhine 2019
Countries: France, Germany, Holland (Netherlands), New Zealand, Switzerland
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Zürich: welcome to Switzerland

Day 2 Zürich–Emmental–Interlaken: Zürich orientation walk; visit the Schaukaeserei Affoltern; travel to Interlaken

Day 3 Interlaken. Excursion to the Jungfrau: visit to the Jungfraujoch railway station

Day 4 Interlaken–Brienz–Ballenberg–Lucerne: visit the Woodcarving Museum in Brienz; visit the Open-Air Museum in Ballenberg; travel to Lucerne

Day 5 Lucerne: morning walking tour, see the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge

Day 6 Lucerne–Basel (Embarkation): travel to Basel; onboard welcome reception

Day 7 Breisach. Excursion to Black Forest: choice of excursion to Black Forest, or guided tour in Colmar

Day 8 Strasbourg: guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral

Day 9 Excursion to Heidelberg. Mainz: guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat; visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz

Day 10 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge–Koblenz: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat; scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; guided walk in Koblenz

Day 11 Cologne: choice of “Cologne Highlights” walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour

Day 12 Amsterdam: canal cruise

Day 13 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning



  • In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
  • Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
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