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Splendors of Switzerland By Rail

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Program #15879RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Switzerland’s rail network winds through 3,000 miles of meadows and mountains, making it the densest railroad system in the world. Travel classic routes through the Swiss Alps, ride the famed Glacier Express and experience the picturesque Swiss-Italian narrow gauge line. Hear German spoken in central Switzerland, Italian in Locarno and Romansh in St. Moritz as you compare the history and culture of these diverse areas.


Highlights

• Ascend Mount Rigi, the “Queen of the Mountains,” aboard Europe’s oldest cog railway.
• Take a field trip to an Alpine dairy farm to learn how Berner Alpkase cheese is made.
• Discover the architecturally stunning Zentrum Paul Klee museum.

Activity Notes

Walking / hiking up to three miles per day on uneven, hilly terrain. Elevations of 6,000 feet. Must carry your own luggage on and off trains.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Zurich; train to Lucerne, 3 nights; train and boat to Interlaken, 3 nights; train to Brig, 2 nights; train to Locarno, 3 nights; train to St. Moritz, 2 nights; train to Zurich, 1 night; departure.

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Aug 11 — Aug 26, 2015 $5195  
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Special Offer: This date includes a special celebration of Road Scholar's 40th Anniversary!

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14 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 14 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 14 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
21 Field trips

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