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Rail-and-sail journey cruises through Rhine Gorge on way to Swiss Alps

Rail-and-sail journey cruises through Rhine Gorge on way to Swiss Alps
The Glacier Express train takes guests into the Swiss Alps on a new extension for Riviera River Cruises’ Rhine Cruise to Switzerland. (Riviera River Cruises)

Take your Rhine River cruise to new heights next year by adding a train trip on the Glacier Express.that will take you to the Swiss Alps. The 10-night Riviera River Cruises’ sail-and-rail tour departs Cologne, Germany, passing through the Rhine Gorge on the way to Basel, Switzerland. The river boat visits Strasbourg, France, Rudesheim, Germany, and the Black Forest and continues to Lucerne, Switzerland, and the Bernese Oberland. Passengers then switch to a train to visit Zermatt and Zurich and ride the famed Glacier Express into the Alps. 

Dates: Departures April to October  

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Price: From $3,648 per person, double occupancy. Includes a seven-night river cruise with accommodations, meals, 10 tours and visits, and train travel with three nights in hotels with breakfasts. International airfare not included.

Info: Riviera River Cruises, (888) 838-8820, lat.ms/rhinecruisetoswitzerland 

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