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

Explore the romantic traditions of the Rhine's charming villages, castles and vineyards, then experience the traditional festivals, museums with world-class collections, gorgeous lakes, snow-capped mountains, hiking and good wine and food of the Swiss Heartland.
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the rhine-heartland sampler:
what's included?
  • One week each in personally selected apartments the German Rhineland and Swiss Heartland.
  • Suggestions for your international flight from the U.S. to Frankfurt, return from Zurich, 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:
    German Rhine: A 2nd class 7day rail pass (7 non-consecutive days within one month),for unlimited travel on the German rail system and a 20% discount on KD German Rhine boats.
    Switzerland: 8-day Swiss Saver Rail Pass valid on trains, buses, lake ships; free entry to over 400 museums in Switzerland.
  • Transfer between destinations: Travel between locations by train, using rail passes, with assistance on your Swiss arrival.
  • 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.