Enjoy panoramic vistas of the Swiss Alps from the windows of historic trains, then board a deluxe river ship for a five-night cruise through France, Germany, and Holland.

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 Historic Swiss train with the Matterhorn in the distance  <i>Amadeus Silver II</i> passing Cologne  Bikes along the canal, Amsterdam  Typical canal in Amsterdam  City of Cologne, showcasing the High Gothic cathedral   The idyllic Rhine River, near Kaub  Hilltop medieval castle overlooking the Rhine River near Oberwesel  The medieval town of Rüdesheim, located along the Rhine  The German university town of Heidelberg, along the Neckar River  The delightful Alsatian city of Strasbourg, France  Strasbourg, along the Rhine River  A view of historic Bern, Switzerland   The charming Swiss town of Lucerne with its famous bridge  Matterhorn peak in the Swiss Alps  View of Lake Lucerne, the town of Lucerne, and Mt. Pilatus in the distance  The <i>Gornergrat Bahn</i>, highest cog railway in Europe, with the Matterhorn  The <i>Glacier Express</i> traveling through a tunnel in the Alps  View of Mt. Pilatus and the <i>Pilatus Railway</i>, the world's steepest cogwheel railway

Great European Journey

A River Cruise and Train Trip from Holland to Switzerland Aboard Amadeus Silver III and Railways

11 days | Full tour details to be announced soon

Enjoy panoramic vistas of the Swiss Alps from the windows of historic trains, then board a deluxe river ship for a five-night cruise through France, Germany, and Holland.

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Tour Details

TOUR BROCHURE

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

This was our first experience with Smithsonian and our first river cruise. It was amazing, wonderful, and exceptional! You won't be disappointed. 

- Mary and Glen N.

A captivating experience with in-depth knowledge of the areas visited.

- Elizabeth D.

Great scenery, fun transport, lots to see and learn. Nice group of Smithsonian travelers with good chances to connect and make friends apart from the larger group

- Barbara B.

JOURNEYS DISPATCHES

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Dates & Prices

July 7, 2020 - July 17, 2020
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A NOTE ABOUT PRICING: Early Interest Reservations are being accepted for this program and you may secure your spot on this popular trip by making a deposit. Please note that the Estimated Starting Price per Traveler is based on the entry-level pricing category, with limited availability. Our staff will contact pre-registered travelers as soon as final details, including final pricing and any itinerary changes, are available (approximately 9-12 months prior to departure). At that time, you will have two (2) weeks to reconfirm your reservation, after which your deposit will become subject to cancellation penalties as outlined on our website. 


Estimated Starting Price
$3995
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Price Notes

Taxes are $240 per person and subject to change.

Guests will visit all the same sites on both departures, however, the June 17 departure will operate in the opposite direction starting in Zurich and ending in Amsterdam. ​

Tour extensions available at additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.

Prices are based on rates of exchange, airfare & fuel (where applicable), tariffs, taxes and other costs as of the tour publication date. We reserve the right to correct errors and to increase program prices to cover increased costs, tariffs, and taxes received after prices are published and to reflect currency fluctuations.