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The Great Journey Through Europe

July 10 to 21, 2024

Reichsburg Castle aerial panoramic view in Cochem in Moselle valley, Germany
  • Starting Price: $4,795 per person, double occupancy, air not included
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Travel type: River Cruise
  • Ship Information: Amadeus Queen
  • Tour Partner: Gohagan & Co.
  • Brochure: Brochure PDF
  • More information: NC State + Gohagan website
  • Reservations: To ask questions or make a reservation on the phone, call WolfTreks Travel Manager Kathy Hart at 919-515-0508. To book, use this WolfTreks reservation form.

Journey through Switzerland, France, Germany, and the Netherlands, cruising the Moselle and Rhine rivers on this 10-night program, which includes four nights in the Swiss Alps—featuring the Matterhorn and Mount Pilatus—and a six-night river cruise. Ride aboard three legendary railways—the Gornegrat Bahn for views of the Matterhorn; the Glacier Express from Andermatt to Zermatt; and the Pilatus Railway, the world’s steepest cogwheel railway. Also enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Lucerne. Enhance your “Grand Tour” with the Amsterdam Post-Program Option.

Program Highlights

  • 12-day, 10-night “Grand Tour” of Europe featuring an incredible combination of river, rail, lake, and mountain travel from Lucerne to Amsterdam
  • Enjoy four nights in the Swiss Alps—featuring the Matterhorn and Mount Pilatus, plus a six-night river cruise.
  • Retrace the “Grand Tour,” a traditional European holiday taken by aristocratic young ladies and gentlemen of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.
  • Reach Mount Pilatus’ 7,000-foot summit by panoramic gondola for a 360-degree vista.
  • Tour Switzerland’s capital city of Bern, including its beautifully preserved, UNESCO-inscribed Old Town.
  • Walk through the UNESCO World Heritage-designated La Petite France in Strasbourg.
  • Travel from Mannheim to Heidelberg, a highlight of the historical “Grand Tours.”
  • Cruise through the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Middle Rhine Valley to see Lorelei Rock.
  • Enjoy a walking tour of charming Cochem with a visit to the Imperial Reichsburg castle.
  • Explore Cologne’s Old Town and see the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Kölner Dom.

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