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downtown Oct 24th, 2021 08:00 AM

Amsterdam>Basel River cruise with add on 2022
 
Hi friends, considering a 7 night Viking,AMA or Uniworld ruver cruise ,Amsterdam to Basel Sept/early Oct 2022 with add on,and as always the input here from fellow members is always invaluable .
My wife and I are looking to accomplish 2 bucket list items here European River cruise and a return to the scenic Swiss Alps.Some suggestions needed on Crusie line recommendations and more interested in an Basel ending add on to experience some 2-3? nights in the Swiss Alps enjoying her beauty but also open to a Amsterdam beginning add on to settle the jet lag pre cruise. Thank you in advance!

Don

neckervd Oct 24th, 2021 09:08 AM

Until oct 23rd 2022 everything will be open in the German speaking part of the Swiss Alps (school holidays): hotels, huts, mountain railways and gondolas. Areas in the Canton of Valais (Zermatt, Saas Fee, Riederalp, Crans-Montana) are usually sunnier and warmer than other alpine areas. A train ride from Basel to theses places lasts a bit more than 3 hrs (trains every 30 - 60 minutes).


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