Western Europe: Mosel, Rhine, Black Forest, Alsace and Switzerland in 24 days

By Cubie - October 07, 2017

Index page for 24 days in Mosel, Rhine, Black Forest, Alsace and Switzerland.

Breakdown of travel days and links to accommodations.

Belgium: Antwerp
Day 1: Lazing my day away in Antwerp before ending the night in Gent

Belgium: Gent
Day 2: Walkabout Gent before attending K&M's wedding
Day 3: Slept my day away but woke up for lunch and dinner... food is important.

Luxembourg / Germany
Day 4: A walk in the Grund and spending the night in a castle on Mosel.

Germany: Mosel
Day 5: First day in Cochem and a day trip to Beilstein
Day 6: Cabbing to Burg Eltz and hiking back
Day 7: The story book like Bernkastel-Kues and ended with Traben-Trarbach

Germany: Rhine
Day 8: On a Rhine River cruise from Boppard to Bacharach
Day 9: Day trip to St Goar, Oberwesel and Koblenz

Germany: Heidelberg
Day 10: A 'stopover' at Heidelberg

Germany: Black Forest
Day 11: First stop in Black Forest - Gutach
Day 12: Charming towns in Black Forest - Alpirsbach, Schiltach and Triberg
Day 13: Another amazing town in Black Forest - Gengenbach
Day 14: Unfruitful commute to Baden-Baden and Germany's sunniest city, Freiburg
Day 15: The two lakes around Black Forest - Titisee and Schluchsee

France: Alsace
Day 16: Enjoying the beautiful Colmar
Day 17: Riquewihr, Hunawihr and Ribeauvillé on the Route des Vins d'Alsace
Day 18: Strasbourg on a Sunday

Day 19: Luzern in a day
Day 20: Classic Rigi Round Trip and travelling to Gimmelwald
Day 21: Jungfraujoch, the top of Europe
Day 22: Gimmelwald, Mürren and Lauterbrunnen plus Zermatt
[Note: Gimmelwald, Mürren and Lauterbrunnen were done across day 20 to day 22]
Day 23: Last day in Zürich plus Rheinfall

Side note: Hey Europe, thank you for being awesome. May we meet again soon. :)

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  1. Low countries, Mosel, Rhine, Alsace, Switzerland ... so which region did you enjoy the most?

    1. ah... such a hard question to answer as I really like what each places offered. If I really, really, really have to pick one, it would probably be Black Forest. ;)