Europe by Rail with the Glacier Express

12 days*
From 23750 SEK
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Overview
Europe is full of magnificent train rides, so why not come with us and hop aboard as many of them as you can? Over 12 days, you’ll go from Paris to Switzerland on the TGV, high speed train, while admiring picturesque scenery zooming by. Take in the alpine sights by way of the famous Glacier Express, and disembark in Germany to fill up on beer and bratwurst in Munich. With additional train rides to Salzburg, Vienna, and Budapest, this is your one-stop — okay, multiple-stop — shop for seeing Europe by rail.
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Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Paris to Budapest
  • Travel style: Rail
  • Physical rating: 2
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, avg 12.

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels/pensions (11 nts).
  • Transport: Trains, subway, walking.
  • Meals: 11 breakfasts
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

  • The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price. Allow USD470-615 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Paris
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Paris
Spend the day with free time to visit dozens of museums, patisserie shops, sidewalk cafés or grand boulevards. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Paris/Lausanne
Take a morning TGV train to Lausanne, Switzerland. Spend the afternoon in this charming town. Meals included: breakfast
Day 4 Lausanne/Zermatt
Board another train for the journey to Zermatt, a tiny village in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Enjoy the afternoon in the car-free centre or hiking in the nearby mountains. Meals included: breakfast
Day 5 Zermatt/Chur
Board the Glacier Express for a slow and stunning ride through the Alps. Pass meadows, rushing streams, bridges, villages and massive mountains as the train heads towards Chur. Arrive in the evening after a full day of soaking in the scenery. Meals included: breakfast
Day 6 Chur/Munich
Take a full day to reach Munich, in the heart of Bavaria. Arrive in time for an optional evening out at a local brewery with a few steins of beer and some typical German fare. Meals included: breakfast
Day 7 Munich
Explore the city or head further afield to visit Füssen and the famous Neuschwanstein Castle. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Munich/Salzburg
Travel to Salzburg, Austria. This charming city is brimming with history and character. Meals included: breakfast
Day 9 Salzburg
Make the most of a free day in Salzburg. Opt to visit the salt mines or take the famous Sound of Music tour. Meals included: breakfast
Day 10 Salzburg/Vienna
Continue by train to Vienna. Opt to visit the famous opera house, join a city tour or visit world-class museums. Stay overnight at a G Adventures for Good supported hotel that supports migrant workers. Meals included: breakfast
Day 11 Vienna/Budapest
Travel to Budapest, Hungary this morning by train. Upon arrival, enjoy a welcome drink at a G Adventures-supported social enterprise café and head out for an orientation walk. Opt to enjoy a night out in this charming city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 12 Budapest
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
Dates & Prices
All years
20 May 2020
31 May 2020
23750 SEK
7+ left
  • Departs from: Paris
  • Ends in Budapest
Price per person 23750 SEK
03 Jun 2020
14 Jun 2020
25370 SEK
7+ left
  • Departs from: Paris
  • Ends in Budapest
Price per person 25370 SEK
17 Jun 2020
28 Jun 2020
25370 SEK
7+ left
  • Departs from: Paris
  • Ends in Budapest
Price per person 25370 SEK
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Overview

Europe is full of magnificent train rides, so why not come with us and hop aboard as many of them as you can? Over 12 days, you’ll go from Paris to Switzerland on the TGV, high speed train, while admiring picturesque scenery zooming by. Take in the alpine sights by way of the famous Glacier Express, and disembark in Germany to fill up on beer and bratwurst in Munich. With additional train rides to Salzburg, Vienna, and Budapest, this is your one-stop — okay, multiple-stop — shop for seeing Europe by rail.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Paris to Budapest
  • Travel style: Rail
  • Physical rating: 2
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, avg 12.

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels/pensions (11 nts).
  • Transport: Trains, subway, walking.
  • Meals: 11 breakfasts
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.

Allow USD470-615 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Paris
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Paris
Spend the day with free time to visit dozens of museums, patisserie shops, sidewalk cafés or grand boulevards. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Paris/Lausanne
Take a morning TGV train to Lausanne, Switzerland. Spend the afternoon in this charming town. Meals included: breakfast
Day 4 Lausanne/Zermatt
Board another train for the journey to Zermatt, a tiny village in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Enjoy the afternoon in the car-free centre or hiking in the nearby mountains. Meals included: breakfast
Day 5 Zermatt/Chur
Board the Glacier Express for a slow and stunning ride through the Alps. Pass meadows, rushing streams, bridges, villages and massive mountains as the train heads towards Chur. Arrive in the evening after a full day of soaking in the scenery. Meals included: breakfast
Day 6 Chur/Munich
Take a full day to reach Munich, in the heart of Bavaria. Arrive in time for an optional evening out at a local brewery with a few steins of beer and some typical German fare. Meals included: breakfast
Day 7 Munich
Explore the city or head further afield to visit Füssen and the famous Neuschwanstein Castle. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Munich/Salzburg
Travel to Salzburg, Austria. This charming city is brimming with history and character. Meals included: breakfast
Day 9 Salzburg
Make the most of a free day in Salzburg. Opt to visit the salt mines or take the famous Sound of Music tour. Meals included: breakfast
Day 10 Salzburg/Vienna
Continue by train to Vienna. Opt to visit the famous opera house, join a city tour or visit world-class museums. Stay overnight at a G Adventures for Good supported hotel that supports migrant workers. Meals included: breakfast
Day 11 Vienna/Budapest
Travel to Budapest, Hungary this morning by train. Upon arrival, enjoy a welcome drink at a G Adventures-supported social enterprise café and head out for an orientation walk. Opt to enjoy a night out in this charming city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 12 Budapest
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Dates & Prices
All years
May 20
20 May 2020 31 May 2020
12 days
7+ left
23750 SEK
  • Departs from Paris
  • Ends in Budapest
Price per person 23750 SEK
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Jun 03
03 Jun 2020 14 Jun 2020
12 days
7+ left
25370 SEK
  • Departs from Paris
  • Ends in Budapest
Price per person 25370 SEK
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Jun 17
17 Jun 2020 28 Jun 2020
12 days
7+ left
25370 SEK
  • Departs from Paris
  • Ends in Budapest
Price per person 25370 SEK
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