b'Day 1 - London to StrasbourgDay 6 - StrasbourgDay 10 - Cologne We meet in St Pancras International at ourOur vessel sails into the charming FrenchArriving in Cologne this morning, we venture dedicated departure office before boardingcity of Strasbourg today. You have two forth into this vibrant German city on a the Eurostar to Paris. Here we transfer to thechoices here: Your first option is a city tour walking tour. Tonight is an opportunity to high-speed TGV service for Strasbourg whereof Strasbourg, uncovering its charm and dress up in our finest as we enjoy a gala we spend one night. Overnight history. Your second choice sees you traveldinner with the captain. Overnight ship. Strasbourg.(D) along the Schwarzwaldhochstrasse into (B, L, D)the famous Black Forest, passing through Day 2 - Chur, Switzerlandstunning fairytale panoramas. OvernightDay 11 - Amsterdam & theAfter breakfast at our hotel we continue ourship. (B, L, D) Medemblik Steam Train journey toward Chur, Switzerlands oldestWe arrive in Amsterdam this morningtown, changing trains in Basel. Upon arrivalDay 7 - Speyer & Heidelbergwhere we have a choice of two excursions: at our hotel, there is time to settle in beforeWe arrive in Speyer this morning, wherethe first is a city tour of Amsterdam, one of joining the group for a welcome drink andtheres free time to explore. Later in thethe most popular of all the European cities. dinner. Overnight Chur. (B, D) afternoon, we have an excursion to theThe second option is an excursion to Hoorn delightful university town of Heidelbergwhere we board the splendid Medemblik Day 3 - The Glacier Express & Zermattwhere we are treated to a guided tour.Steam Train and enjoy a trip throughToday, we board the magnificent GlacierOvernight ship. (B, L, D) enchanting Dutch scenery.Express for a spectacular journey offeringIn 2022, a third option is available: a half-day unparalleled views of the most awe-inspiringDay 8 - Rdesheim & the Rhine Gorgeexcursion to the Floriade, the international mountain ranges in the world. OvernightWe sail into the classic German town ofhorticulture exhibition and garden festival, Zermatt. (B, D) Rdesheim am Rhein, where you can enjoywhich takes place once-a-decade. Overnight some free time before our ship departs forship. (B, L, D)Day 4 - Gornergrat Mountain RailroadKoblenz. This afternoon includes one of the Today, we venture forth on the Gornergrathighlights of the tour as we pass throughDay 12 - Return To London Mountain Railroad. This cog rail trip coversthe glorious Rhine Gorge, a UNESCO WorldAfter a buffet breakfast, we disembark the 1,469m in its ascent of the Gornergrat,Heritage site. Our lunch includes a wonderfulship and here your cruise concludes. Make arriving at its summit where you can enjoythemed buffet with several local dishes. Weyour way back to the railroad station with magical views of the surrounding sail this evening into the enchanting city ofyour Tour Manager to board your train back mountains. We return later to Zermatt for aKoblenz. Overnight ship. (B, L, D) to London St Pancras. A transfer to Schipol guided tour. Overnight Zermatt. (B) Airport is also available, should you wish to Day 9 - The Lower Rhine & conclude in Amsterdam. (B)Day 5 - Cruise Embarkationthe Drachensfelbahn Today, we travel from Zermatt to Basel byAfter an evening in Koblenz, we depart and rail, where youll be met by a companydiscover the marvelous Lower Rhine on a representative who will escort you to theguided tour. In the afternoon, we dock in ship This evening, we enjoy a welcomeKoenigswinter, where we embark on a cocktail before a delicious Swiss themed firstjourney on the Drachensfelbahn Railroad.meal. Overnight ship. (B, D) Overnight ship. (B, L, D)For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 57'