- From: 09/03/2019
- For: 22 days
- Landing in: Bacharach, Germany
- Returning from: Paris, France
3 nightsTue. Sep 03-Fri. Sep 06
1 nightFri. Sep 06-Sat. Sep 07
1 nightSat. Sep 07-Sun. Sep 08
2 nightsSun. Sep 08-Tue. Sep 10
2 nightsTue. Sep 10-Thu. Sep 12
2 nightsThu. Sep 12-Sat. Sep 14
3 nightsSat. Sep 14-Tue. Sep 17
1 nightTue. Sep 17-Wed. Sep 18
1 nightWed. Sep 18-Thu. Sep 19
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1 nightThu. Sep 19-Fri. Sep 20
4 nightsFri. Sep 20-Tue. Sep 24
3 nightsTue. Sep 03 - Fri. Sep 06
Lying within the Rhine Gorge, Bacharach is known for its historic charm and wealth of medieval architecture.
Historic Center, Bacharach
The historic center features medieval castles, Gothic ruins, half-timbered houses, and remains of the original town walls.
Moselle Valley, Trier
Take a tour along this vineyard-filled valley, stopping in several castles, convents, and villages.
Rheintal, Rudesheim am Rhein
Take the opportunity to cruise down the Rhine, passing numerous towns and cities, surrounded bt great views.
Retaining its original Romanesque architecture with some Baroque motifs, this 12C castle offers a great glimpse into the past.
With ancient roots, this lively city is beautifully set among mountains as well as the Rhine and Moselle Rivers.
Furstenlager Park, Bensheim
Spend the day exploring this beautiful park, home to exotic flora, 18C structures, waterways, and monuments.
1 nightFri. Sep 06 - Sat. Sep 07
With an impressive cultural and economic history, some claim Trier as the oldest city in Germany, going back to the 16C BC.
Historic Center, Trier
From the market square, set out in any direction to explore, whether House of the Three Magi, the Black Gate, or the cathedral.
The remains of these 5C Roman baths are worth exploring for their vastness and intact basement area.
Porta Nigra, Trier
This massive 2C Roman gate is excellently preserved and close examination of the walls is enlightening.
This open-air theater, dating to the 1C, is a great Roman site to explore, from its cells below ground to its grassy slopes.
1 nightSat. Sep 07 - Sun. Sep 08
Travel back in time in this magical city, where visitors flock to admire its beautifully preserved medieval architecture.
Historic Center, Rothenburg
Explore the past throughout this atmospheric historic center, stopping at a cafe for Schneeballen.
Walk along the remarkably well preserved medieval ramparts which still feature several of their gates and towers.
Combine sightseeing and shopping on this lively street of mansions and boutiques.
St. James' Church, Rothenburg
When visiting this 14C church, don't miss the 16C "Holy Blood" altarpiece among the numerous other significant artifacts.
2 nightsSun. Sep 08 - Tue. Sep 10
Munich is a fabulous city, known for its rich history, culture, art, as well as modern amenities and great nightlife.
English Garden, Munich
Set in the heart of the city, this lovely public park imitates the style of English landscaping and gardens.
Botanical Gardens, Munich
This 21-ha park is a paradise of flora with more than 16,000 species from numerous habitats.
Historic Center, Munich
This historic center is a fabulous meeting place, particularly when the workday ends and the locals are out for an evening stroll.
Alte Pinakothek, Munich
Founded in the 16C, this museum is one of the oldest in the world and boasts a collection of European paintings from the 14CC-18C.
2 nightsTue. Sep 10 - Thu. Sep 12
With its narrow streets and golden domes, this unique city has a buzzing art scene, lively nightlife and heavenly food.
Hohensalzburg Castle, Salzburg
Situated on a hill overlooking the Salzach River, this large castle has many rooms to tour and a stupendous view of the Alps.
This terrace, perched high above the city, offers nice views of modern Salzburg, the ancient city center, and the evergreen Alps.
Hellbrunn Palace, Salzburg
Once the summer home of an archbishop, this Italian style villa features enchanting fountains and gorgeous gardens.
Mirabell Palace and Gardens, Salzburg
Commissioned by prince Wolf Dietrich, this palace is lavishly decorated with hand carved cherubs and French-style gardens.
2 nightsThu. Sep 12 - Sat. Sep 14
Tyrol's capital city has it all, from castles and a casino to winter sports, parks, historic churches, and plenty of museums.
Schloss Ambras, Innsbruck
Explore how Ferdinand II converted Ambras Castle into this sublime Renaissance Palace, adorned with rare medieval portraits.
Ski Jump, Innsbruck
A monument to Olympic ski-jumping competitions, this modern structure by maverick architect Zaha Hadid offers spectacular views.
Experience the natural beauty of Austria's indigenous creatures and admire spectacular panoramic views of Innsbruck.
Discover the jewel of Innsbruck and marvel at the Renaissance palace of Empress Maria Theresa with its beautiful Baroque facade.
3 nightsSat. Sep 14 - Tue. Sep 17
Visited by JRR Tolkien and William Wordsworth, this valley town oozes charm and is home to stunning nature including dozens of waterfalls.
Historic Center, Lauterbrunnen
Stroll through this beautiful valley town, enjoying the authentic Swiss charm and admiring the towing Alps surrounding.
Dramatically set against the peaks of Jungfraujoch, this astronomical observatory afford breathtaking views of the surroundings.
An Alpine mountain reaching the altitude of 4,545m, offering a challenge to experienced mountaineers and breathtaking nature.
Nestled among the beautiful Alps, this quaint little village is a popular destination for hikers and nature-lovers since the 18C.
A popular town flanked by two lakes and mountains, perfect for all manner of outdoor activities, from hiking to swimming and skiing.
At 3,883m, this formidable mountain offers magnificent views and great challenge for skiers and mountaineers.
1 nightTue. Sep 17 - Wed. Sep 18
Sprawling along the bank of Lake Geneva, this vibrant city is full of culture, arts, history, restaurants, and nightlife.
Historic Center, Lausanne
Shop your way through the little markets that line Lausanne’s medieval historic center.
A lovely Gothic construction, this 13C cathedral boasts a wealth of ornamentation, including a collection of historic sculptures.
A promenade on the shore of Lake Geneva, popular with skaters and the perfect spot for a relaxing afternoon or a stroll.
Olympic Museum, Lausanne
Dedicated to the Olympic games and sports in general, this museum houses over 10,000 artifacts and features a sculpture garden.
1 nightWed. Sep 18 - Thu. Sep 19
Formerly the capital of Burgundy, this town has retained its passion and tradition of art and wine.
The Burgundy Cote, Beaune
This legendary landscape for wine lovers is also one of the world's greatest wine-growing regions.
Town Center, Beaune
The historic center of Beaune is charming and colorful. Take a few hours and explore it to get a feel of the local life.
Collegiale Notre Dame, Beaune
This Burgundian Romanesque structure features a series of tapestries and paintings from "The Life of the Virgin Mary".
Hotel-Dieu de Beaune
Built in the 15C, this almhouse is a wonderful example of historic architecture, now housing many artifacts and art pieces.
0 nightsThu. Sep 19
With numerous well-preserved monuments to explore, this town also offers music, relaxation, and a lively atmosphere.
1 nightThu. Sep 19 - Fri. Sep 20
This town, home to da Vinci in his later years, still shows an Italian Renaissance influences with its royal castle and gardens.
Historic Center, Amboise
Take time to immerse yourself in the local atmosphere of Amboise by strolling through its historic center.
This castle is among the first royal residences in France that was built in the Italianate architectural style.
Clos Luce Castle, Amboise
Leonardo da Vinci's presence lives on at this chateau where he worked and died, some of his fabulous inventions still remain as a museum.
The Clock Tower, Amboise
This 15C tower is located on a bustling pedestrian street lined with shops and cafes.
4 nightsFri. Sep 20 - Tue. Sep 24
The City of Lights boasts fascinating architecture, rich culture, and amazing cuisine, making it one of the best destinations in the world.
Place des Vosges, Paris
With its antique shops, art galleries, squares, and great restaurants, the Place des Vosges is an incarnation of charm.
Luxembourg Gardens, Paris
These French gardens are some of the most lovely and romantic in all of Paris.
The Marais, Paris
Stroll through the narrow streets and discover the restaurants and boutiques in the Marais quarter.
Bois de Vincennes, Paris
At more than 900 ha, this is a welcome greenspace in Paris, including its lakes, fountains, zoo, and more.
The town of Versailles is the symbol of the French monarchy, and considered as the apogee of classical arts in France.
This small town is dominated by its massive castle and amazing forest, and is a popular weekend destination for Parisians.
Champs Elysees, Paris
This avenue is the most vivid place in Paris, with excellent restaurants, theaters, and luxury boutiques at every turn.
The Louvre, Paris
As the most renowned art gallery in the world, with the Mona Lisa as its crown jewel, the Louvre could take a week or more to visit in depth.