Frankfurt, a central German city on the river Main, is a major financial hub that’s home to the European Central Bank. It’s the birthplace of famed writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, whose former home is now the Goethe House Museum. Like much of the city, it was damaged during World War II and later rebuilt. The reconstructed Altstadt (Old Town) is the site of Römerberg, a square that hosts an annual Christmas market.
Cologne (Köln) offers a mother lode of a1ractions, led by its famous cathedral whose filigree twin spires dominate the skyline. The city’s museum landscape is especially strong when it comes to art but also has something in store for fans of chocolate, sports and even Roman history. Cologne’s people are known for their liberalism and joie de vivre; it’s easy to have a good time with the min the beer halls of the Altstadt or during Carnival.
Black Forest- The Black Forest is a mountainous region in southwest Germany, bordering France. Known for its dense, evergreen forests and picturesque villages, it is oƒten associated with the Brothers Grimm fairy tales. It’s renowned for its spas and the cuckoo clocks produced in the region since the 1700s. The region’s largest town, Freiburg, is filled with Gothic buildings and surrounded by vineyards
Zurich- One of the richest and most sophisticated cities in the world, Zurich is not only a global financial center, but also one of Europe’s most important crossroads when it comes to transportation and travel. Its historical center has been preserved almost to the millimeter, although a trendy, avant-garde feel to the place makes Zurich one of the most a1ractive cities in the world to live and play.
Interlaken- It’s not unusual for a town to be on a River, Lake or An Ocean. But for It sit between two lakes may will be unique. Interlaken-between lake thin and lake brienz-can boast such a privileged position and there’s more. Interlaken is also in the heart of the mangnificient Jungfrau region mountain World and affords views of the World famous Icy Icons, The Eiger, Monch& Jungfrau.
Paris- France’s capital, is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. Its 19th-century cityscape is crisscrossed by wide boulevards and the River Seine. Beyond such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, the city is known for its cafe culture and designer boutiques along the Ruedu Faubourg Saint-Honoré.
Belgium’s fascinating capital, and the administrative capital of the EU, Brussels is historic yet hip, bureaucratic yet bizarre, self confident yet unshowy, and multicultural to its roots. All this plays out in a cityscape that swings from majestic to quirky to run down and back again.
Amsterdam is one of the greatest small cities in the world. From Amsterdam canals to world- famous Amsterdam museums and historical Amsterdam sights, it is one of the most romantic and beautiful cities in Europe. Canal cruises are a popular way to see the city from the perspective of its canals. It has all the advantages of a big city: rich culture, lively Amsterdam nightlife, international restaurants, good transport - but is quiet, and largely thanks to its extensive canals, has a little road traffic. In this city your destination is never faraway, but get a bike for an authentic local experience.
Departure Dates 2019
|17 January||14 February|
|14 March||16, 23, 25, 30 April|
|02, 04, 09, 11, 13, 18, 20, 22, 27, 29, 31 May||05, 07, 09, 14, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27, 29 June|
|02, 04, 06, 10, 12, 15 19, 24, 28 July||02, 11, 16, 20, 25, 29 August|
|03, 07, 16, 25 September||04, 13, 22, 31 October|
|09, 18, 27 November||06, 15, 24 December|