Rail: Europe by Rail with the Glacier Express (EEBR)

Countries Visited: Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Trip Style: Rail-The best way to fully experience the world is by travelling through it. Rail tours bring you closer to amazing places via iconic and scenic rail routes
Service Level: Standard
  • Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences
  • Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character
  • Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience
  • All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
    Trip Style: Rail-The best way to fully experience the world is by travelling through it. Rail tours bring you closer to amazing places via iconic and scenic rail routes
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 16, avg 12.
    Meals Included: 12 breakfasts, 1 lunch
    Accommodations: Hotels/pensions (12 nts).

    Highlights
    Travel across Europe by train, explore tiny villages and big capital cities, soak in gorgeous Alpine scenery from the window of the Glacier Express, sample cuisine in six different countries.

    Description
    Europe is full of magnificent train rides, so why not come with us and hop aboard as many of them as you can? Over 13 days, you'll go from London to Paris via the Eurostar and Paris to Switzerland on the TGV while admiring picturesque scenery zooming by. Take in the alpine sights by way of the famous Glacier Express, and disembark in Germany to fill up on beer and bratwurst in Munich. With additional train rides to Salzburg, Vienna, and Budapest, this is your one-stop - okay, multiple-stop - shop for seeing Europe by rail.
  • Call (800) 571-4510 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13252460

    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2017
    Duration
    13 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1LondonDay 1 London
    There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2ParisDay 2 London/Paris (1B)
    Board the famous Eurostar train for the journey through the Chunnel to Paris. Enjoy an orientation walk and free time to visit the Eiffel Tower, dozens of museums, Luxembourg Garden, wander the banks of the Seine or sip wine and eat cheese at a sidewalk cafE like a local. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (2.50 hour(s))
    Day 3ParisDay 3 Paris (1B)
    The Louvre, MusEe dOrsay and Rodin Museum are all worth a visit. Stop by Notre Dame or Sacre Coeur to add some spirituality to your day. Shop on the Champs-ElysEes or explore the Left Bank.
    Day 4LausanneDay 4 Paris/Lausanne (1B)
    Take a morning TGV train to Lausanne, Switzerland. Spend the afternoon in this charming town. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (4.00 hour(s))
    Day 5ZermattDay 5 Lausanne/Zermatt (1B)
    Board another train for the journey to Zermatt, a tiny village in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Enjoy the afternoon in the car-free centre or hiking in the nearby mountains. Transport: Train (3.00 hour(s))
    Day 6ChurDay 6 Zermatt/Chur (1B, 1L)
    Board the Glacier Express for a slow and stunning ride through the Alps. Pass meadows, rushing streams, bridges, villages and massive mountains as the train heads towards Chur. Arrive in the evening after a full day of soaking in the scenery. Transport: Board the Glacier Express and enjoy the stunning view out of the domed glass roof. Train (5.00-6.00 hours)
    Day 7MunichDay 7 Chur/Munich (1B)
    Take a full day to reach Munich, in the heart of Bavaria. Arrive in time for an optional evening out at a local brewery with a few steins of beer and some typical German fare. Transport: Train (5.00-8.00 hours)
    Day 8MunichDay 8 Munich (1B)
    Explore the city or head further afield to visit FUssen and the famous Neuschwanstein Castle.
    Day 9SalzburgDay 9 Munich/Salzburg (1B)
    Visit the concentration camp of Dachau, right outside the city centre. Learn of the atrocities of war and the triumph of the human spirit. Return to the city for a short train ride to Salzburg, Austria. This charming city is brimming with history and character. Known for the nearby salt mines, Mozart and the setting for The Sound of Music, Salzburg has plenty to pack into a day and a half. Included Activities: Dachau Concentration Camp Visit Transport: Train (1.50 hour(s))
    Day 10SalzburgDay 10 Salzburg (1B)
    Make the most of a free day in Salzburg. Opt to visit the salt mines or take the famous Sound of Music tour.
    Day 11ViennaDay 11 Salzburg/Vienna (1B)
    Continue by train to Vienna. Opt to visit the famous opera house, join a city tour or visit world-class museums. Transport: Train (3.00 hour(s))
    Day 12BudapestDay 12 Vienna/Budapest (1B)
    Journey by train to Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube. The city, split into Buda and Pest by the river, retains its eastern charm with Buda Castle and Turkish-style thermal baths. Depending on arrival time, opt to visit some city sights or soak in one of the famous baths. Transport: Train (4.00 hour(s))
    Day 13BudapestDay 13 Budapest (1B)
    We highly recommend booking extra time in this vibrant city.
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    06/05/2017$3,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 8; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    06/26/2017$3,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    07/17/2017$3,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 12; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    08/14/2017$3,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 10; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    08/21/2017$3,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 10; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    09/04/2017$3,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 13; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    10/09/2017$2,999.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 12; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    05/07/2018$2,999.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    05/21/2018$2,999.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    06/04/2018$3,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    06/25/2018$3,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    07/02/2018$3,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    07/16/2018$3,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    07/30/2018$3,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    08/13/2018$3,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    08/20/2018$3,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    09/03/2018$3,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    10/08/2018$2,999.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
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    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

    Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

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