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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- 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.
- Use of an Untours cell phone while on location in each destination.
- 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.