Our new-for-2018 journey along the River Rhine explores five countries and features a seven-night cruise from Switzerland to the Netherlands aboard ms Grace or ms Inspire plus three nights in the historic Italian fashion capital of Milan plus a visit to glamorous Lake Como. Highlights include: Milan – three nights at Hotel Principe di Savoia, a historic landmark in the heart of the city. Lake Como – a private boat ride on Lake Como with views of the beautiful villas beside the lake, a visit to romantic Isola Comacina for lunch at a famed trattoria, and a visit to Bellagio. Basel or Zurich – your choice of Swiss city walking tours in either Old Town Basel, a cultural mecca, or fashionable lakeside Zurich within sight of the snowcapped Alps. Riquewihr – a walking tour of this tiny Alsatian wine village where French and German cultures blend to create a distinctive atmosphere, featured on the list of “The Most Beautiful Villages in France.” Heidelberg – a guided visit to legendary Heidelberg Castle, perched high above Old Town, where the views are as enthralling as the feeling of 600 years of history all around you. Rüdesheim – experience Siegfried’s Mechanisches Musikkabinett, a museum of mechanical musical instruments in a centuries-old castle. Linz am Rhein – stroll through this picturesque town lined with colourful half-timbered houses. Dusseldorf – spend an afternoon exploring this riverside center of art and fashion. Amsterdam – a day in the city includes lunch aboard a private canal boat cruise. Tauck Exclusive experiences include a special evening at Schloss Johannisberg, a vineyard estate in the Rheingau wine region. Join the list and be the first to receive complete details and dates!