Glacier Express & Rhine Falls

The Glacier Express is truly a must-see. It’s a train like no other. Its comfortable carriages, with their large bay windows, allow you to contemplate the magnificently rich and varied panoramas of the Swiss Alps. A unique journey into the heart of an incredible and preserved nature reserve, a few magical hours of pure visual pleasure!

This 4-night river cruise takes you through the beautiful countryside and towns of France, Switzerland, and Germany and includes a trip on the incredible Glacier Express train through the alps as well as excursions to the Automobile Museum in Mulhouse, the largest car museum in the world, and the picturesque garden island of Mainau on Lake Constance.

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DESTINATION Glacier Express & Rhine Falls
FROM Strasbourg
DATE 11 June 2019
DURATION 4 Nights
PRICE From €1,699 pp

The Glacier Express is truly a must-see. It’s a train like no other. Its comfortable carriages, with their large bay windows, allow you to contemplate the magnificently rich and varied panoramas of the Swiss Alps. A unique journey into the heart of an incredible and preserved nature reserve, a few magical hours of pure visual pleasure!

Flight Times:

OUTBOUND Dublin 10.05 Basel 13.15
RETURN Basel 18.25 Dublin 22.25 via Amsterdam

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Strasbourg, France:

Following your flight from Dublin you will be transferred to the quay to meet the ship. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. Tonight, join us for a river boat excursion to discover the charming European capital by night. After our tour, we’ll return on board and cruise towards Breisach through the night.

Day 2: Breisach, Germany – Mulhouse, France – Basel, Switzerland:

We’ll reach Breisach in the morning. Join us for an excursion to the Automobile Museum in Mulhouse, the largest car museum in the world. We’ll spend this afternoon cruising to Basel. Tonight’s our gala dinner and evening. We’ll reach Basel during the evening.

Day 3: Basel, Switzerland – The Glacier Express:

Today’s excursion is on board the “Glacier Express”. We’ll board the most famous train in the world for a panoramic journey through the Alps, from Andermatt to Tiefencastel. You’ll discover the breathtaking beauty of Swiss landscapes through this unique and unforgettable moment. We’ll return to Basel where our ship is moored.

Day 4: Basel – Schaffhausen – Lake Constance – Mainau Island:

Join us for an excursion to the Rhine Falls and Lake Constance. The Rhine Falls are among the most spectacular sites to visit in Switzerland. We’ll then continue on to Lake Constance, and arrive in time to eat lunch on Mainau Island. There’s so much to admire and discover in Mainau, one of the most famous tourist spots in Germany: park and gardens, nature and botany using all your senses. Afterwards, we’ll return to Basel and cruise towards Strasbourg through the night.

Day 5: Strasbourg, France:

Enjoy buffet breakfast on board as we cruise to Strasbourg, reaching it at the end of the morning. Enjoy one last lunch on board before disembarking at 2:00 pm to be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Dublin.

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

4 Nights accommodation aboard your 4 Anchor (4 Star) river cruiser MS Boheme or MS Monet, operated by Croisieurope. (See ship info tab for more information on your river cruiser)

River Cruiser

CroisiEurope has a fleet of 26 Prestige boats with cabins, which ply the most beautiful rivers in Europe. Spacious and light, they offer a welcoming and refined setting. Accommodation capacity varies from 100 to 180 passengers depending on the boat’s design. At the cutting edge of technology, their facilities offer comfort and safety.

Carefully maintained and partially renovated each year, the CroisiEurope fleet is largely made up of recently built vessels, less than five years old, all with Veritas certification.

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Dates & Prices

Date Price Stateroom
11 June 2019 €1,699 Main Deck Book Now
11 June 2019 €1,849 Upper Deck Book Now

Single Supplement €450

Price Inclusions

  •  Return flights from Dublin to Basel and transfer to Strasbourg
  •  4 nights accommodation aboard the 4* MS Monet or MS Boheme based on 2 sharing
  •  Superb French Cuisine ~ All Meals onboard are included on a full board basis from dinner on the 1st day to breakfast on the last day
  •  Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages, including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, soft drinks specialty coffees and tea
  •  Gala dinner
  •  Journey on board the Glacier Express train from Andermatt to Tiefencastel and lunch (drinks not included)
  •  Guided tour of the Automobile Museum in Mulhouse
  •  Entrance fee to, and lunch on, Mainau Island
  •  One check-in bag of 15kgs per cabin

Booking remarks

  • Optional insurance €29 (conditions apply)
  • Single Supplement €450
  • A non-refundable, non-transferable booking deposit of €200 per person is required at time of booking
  • Holidays & offers are subject to availability at time of booking
  • These prices are guidelines only and are subject to change and availability. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking.

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