2017 SEASON
 

19 Day Romantic Rhine & Moselle with Switzerland

Scenic River Cruise starting in Amsterdam and finishing in Zurich

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Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 19 Day Romantic Rhine & Moselle with Switzerland. Everyone deserves to experience the magic of Europe's most romantic region at least once. If you haven't yet, perhaps this is the itinerary for you. You'll begin your journey in Amsterdam, with its maze of historic streets...read more

Overview

Operator: Scenic
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 19 Days
From: Amsterdam to Zurich
Tour Code: AMZU.1
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Holland, Belgium, Germany, France, Switzerland
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Day By Day

1

Welcome to Amsterdam

Toast the marvellous journey ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. (Please book flights to arrive no later than 5pm).
2

Antwerp

Freechoice: Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges or take a guided stroll through Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world.
3

Veere

Freechoice: Marvel at the modern wonder that is Holland’s Delta Works, and then visit the historic Storm Surge Barrier. Alternatively, discover charming Veere, either through a walking tour or a guided bike ride that will also take in the surrounding dykes. Freechoice Dining: Tonight savour delicious Dutch delicacies at your choice of three superb dining locations, each presenting fine cuisine originating from villages in this region of the Netherlands
4

Nijmegen

Freechoice: Take a guided city tour of Nijmegen, or learn more about the Battle of Arnhem at the Arnhem Airborne museum. Alternatively, enjoy a guided cycling tour through the city.
5

Maastricht

Explore Holland’s oldest fortified city, Maastricht and discover its magnificent buildings and historic cobblestone town centre.
6

Duisburg

Freechoice: Home to the largest inland harbour in the world, the city of Duisburg is just waiting to surprise and delight you. Alternatively, try something  a little different with a visit to the Zollverein industrial site.
7

Koblenz

You’ll be enchanted by the history and beauty of Koblenz, which straddles two of Europe’s most beautiful waterwaysSundowners: Board a cable car in Koblenz for a scenic journey over the Rhine River to the impressive Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. It’ll be a moment to remember, and a great opportunity to mingle with newfound friends against yet another spectacular backdrop, while toasting the day’s end.
8

Cochem

A medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River, Cochem will make you feel as if you’re stepping into a fairy tale. Explore this charming city on a tour that culminates in a visit to the iconic Reichsburg Castle.
9

Moselle Valley Cruising

Admire the beautiful Moselle Valley from the comfort of your Scenic Space-Ship as you relax on board during a full day of cruising. If you’re feeling energetic, take a guided bike ride to the pretty village of Bernkastel, where you can re-join the cruise.
10

Bernkastel

Freechoice: Travel to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and tour this exquisite city. Alternatively, take a guided walk through Trier, or get acquainted with beautiful Bernkastel.
11

Rhine Gorge - Rüdesheim

Succumb to charming Rüdesheim, where you’ll board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Afterwards, enjoy a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument.
12

Mannheim

Freechoice: Explore the historic university town of Heidelberg, with its fine Renaissance Castle, or experience the thrill of the Hockenheim Formula 1 track, with a museum visit and an insider tour of the circuit. Enrich: Enjoy a private tour of the Palace of Rastatt, a Baroque masterpiece and one of the most magnificent historic venues in the region, before enjoying an exclusive classical concert in its resplendent hall. It’ll be an enormously enriching evening of pomp and grandeur.
13

Strasbourg

Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg and discover La Petite France, or journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer. Alternatively, visit a local market with your on board chef.
14

Breisach

Freechoice: Discover the mystical Black Forest during a hike and cable car ride, or enjoy a visit to the French town of Colmar. Alternatively, take a guided bike ride from Breisach to Colmar.
15

Basel - Montreux

Disembark and transfer to Vevey, the place where milk chocolate was created, and home to Charlie Chaplin once he’d fled the United States. This afternoon you’ll get the chance to luxuriate at your glamorous waterfront hotel, located on the shores of picturesque Lake Geneva, where you’ll be enjoying a two night stay.
16

Montreux

Enjoy a leisurely morning in Montreux, one of Switzerland’s most striking locations, before you cruise to Chillon Castle, across the beautiful waters of Lake Geneva. Not only will you be taken back by the sheer beauty of the setting, you’ll love the included tour.
17

Gstaad - Lucerne

Ascend the Swiss Alps to the breathtaking village of Gstaad, where you’ll enjoy your highlight lunch with unforgettable vistas. View the peaks of Mount Pilatus and Rigi, and then enjoy an orientation tour of Lucerne, followed by an overnight stay at one of our majestic hotels.
18

Lucerne - Zurich

Repeatedly named the city with the world’s highest quality of life, Zurich is Switzerland’s largest city and home to a host of treasures. Take a walking tour and discover them for yourself, then relax and enjoy the amenities at your luxury hotel.
19

Zurich

After breakfast you’ll be transferred to Zurich Airport for your onward or homebound flight with memories of a truly unforgettable trip.

Trip Inclusions

Scenic ‘Space-Ship’ Ultimate Inclusions

  • Your own butler
  • Laundry concierge
  • Complimentary beverages all day, everyday
  • Six dining venues, from casual to fine dining
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade GPS for self-guided touring and on board commentary
  • Balcony suites, including a Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Authentic local entertainment
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
  • Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
  • Return airport transfers, at your convenience

Scenic Enrich - Exclusive once in a lifetime experiences

  • Step back in time on a private tour at Rastatt Palace, the oldest Baroque Palace in the Upper Rhine Valley. Enjoy a guided tour, then a concert in the magnificent Grand Hall adorned with intricate frescoes depicting the ancestors of the original owners and lit by opulent chandeliers.

Scenic Sundowners

  • Enjoy an afternoon cocktail whilst taking in the stunning views of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers from the impressive Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Scenic Tailormade

  • Whether you want to be part of a group excursion one day or you're feeling adventurous the next, Scenic make it both easy to customise your Scenic experience.
  • With over 240 tour options in over 140 European locations, Scenic's GPS locator effortlessly guides you through your own personal excursion. The insightful commentary is automatically activated for each point of interest and you can even choose to explore on two legs or two wheels with over 50 additional cycling options. Explore the scenic route with your own expertly curated bespoke tour with Tailormade.

Scenic FreeChoice

  • Whether you want a relaxed pace or you want to fit in as much as possible, Freechoice offers a diverse range of sightseeing, activities and dining for you to choose from. And of course, they're all included.
  • We have divided our extensive list of Freechoice excursions into Active, Moderate and Relaxed pace so you can choose those which best suit your requirements and interests.

Dining Experiences

  • 46 superb meals including, 18 Breakfasts (B), 14 Lunches (L) and 14 Dinners (D)

Scenic Highlights

  • Sail down the stunning Moselle River and enjoy the Moselle Valley in all its glory
  • Seize the opportunity to take easy paced bicycle rides at your leisure through spectacular scenery and villages
  • Visit the ancient city of Koblenz, dating back over 2,000 years
  • Discover the medieval town of Cochem, over looked by the impressive Reichsburg Castle
  • Board a cable car to the Niederwald Monument and witness awe-inspiring views over the vine covered slopes of the Rhine valley
  • Journey through the wooded landscapes of the Black Forest
  • Explore the impressive city of Strasbourg, having changed between French and German control many times over its long history, Strasbourg is a unique mixture of French chic and German grandeur
  • Cruise across stunning Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle
  • All tipping and gratuities

Operator Details

Region: Europe
Type: River Cruise
Airport Transfers: Included in Price
Tips: All Included
Shore Excursions: All Included
Flights: Included in Earlybirds
Ship Style: Luxury
Balconies: French & Private Balcony
Free Onboard WiFi: Onboard
Drinks: Wine, Beer & Spirits Included
* Source: Scenic for river cruises in Europe. Some variances may occur on individual cruises and information is provided as a guide only. Refer to Trip Inclusions section for more details.
2017 SEASON
 

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