Untours European Vacation Rentals - The Heartland-Rhine Sampler
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The Heartland-Rhine Sampler

Enjoy the sensational Alpine views and world-class hiking trails of the Swiss Heartland, and then roam the storybook villages of the Rhine Valley.
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the heartland-rhine sampler:
what's included?
  • One week each in personally selected apartments in the Swiss Heartland and German Rhineland.
  • Suggestions for your international flight from the U.S. to Zurich, return from Frankfurt, or we can purchase tickets on your behalf. (See our air policies.)
  • Airport transfer assistance upon arrival.
  • Orientation sessions with our local staff in each destination, to help you settle in and plan your time.
  • Local transportation in each place:
    Switzerland: 8-day Swiss Rail Pass valid on trains, buses, lake ships; free entry to over 400 museums in Switzerland.
    German Rhine: 7-day German rail pass, for unlimited travel on the German rail system and a 20% discount on KD German Rhine boats.
  • Transfer between destinations: Travel between locations by train, using rail passes, with assistance on either end.
  • Local info, Untouring the Rhineland, the Swiss Heartland Dreambook, and the Swiss Hiking and Biking Guide, all researched and written by Untours staff, full of insider tips and sightseeing suggestions.
  • Cultural events in each location, like a guided trip to a German wine museum, a wine tasting or a dinner; more fun in Switzerland, like a trip to a Swiss festival, a city tour, or a visit to a traditional alpine cheese maker’s hut.
  • A small stash of groceries upon your arrival in each apartment.
  • Pre-trip planning advice from our staff, available by phone or email up until you leave.
  • Ongoing telephone support from our on-site staff. Help available when you need it.