2018 SEASON
Apr 2018 - Oct 2018

18 Day Jewels of Europe with Prague

Scenic River Cruise starting in Amsterdam and finishing in Prague

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Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 18 Day Jewels of Europe with Prague. Magnificent cities and towns, from Amsterdam to Prague let the history and culture of Europe envelop you on this 18 day experience.

Overview

Operator: Scenic
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 18 Days
From: Amsterdam to Prague
Tour Code: CRPR.1
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Holland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic
Our Price From:
$ 9,792
Per Person ($AU)
Save This Month:
$ 621
Per Person ($AU)

Day By Day

1

Welcome to Amsterdam

Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.
2

Amsterdam

Explore wonderful Amsterdam – with its wealth of canals, museums and bicycles. Freechoice: Experience an iconic canal cruise or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans. And in the evening, please join the Captain for the official welcome dinner.
3

Cologne - Marksburg

Freechoice: Explore the Neanderthal museum or take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Enrich: Delight in the medieval ambience at Marksburg Castle, which has remained virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. You’ll get the opportunity to partake in a magnificent medieval feast, with an abundance of fine fare and quantities of free flowing local red wine.
4

Rhine Gorge - Rüdesheim

Enjoy the unrivalled views and fresh air of the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge. Then alight in Rüdesheim and board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum before enjoying a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument, for a spectacular bird’s eye view of the river.
5

Freudenberg - Tastes of ‘Oktoberfest’

Enrich: In Freudenberg you’ll get the chance to celebrate the Scenic version of ‘Oktoberfest’, Germany’s famously fun festival. It’s also a great opportunity to meet the locals, see some regional arts and crafts, and indulge in a Bavarian lunch with large servings of good humour and revelry.
6

Würzburg

Freechoice: Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine, or explore the famous Romantic Road – such an important trade route during the Middle Ages. Then take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg, a medieval gem that overlooks the Tauber River.
7

Bamberg

Immerse yourself in the World Heritage-listed old town of Bamberg, a alive with history. With your knowledgeable local guide, walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders did.
8

Nuremberg

Welcome to this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century. Freechoice: Visit moving WWII sites or choose something a little lighter – the ‘Tastes of Nuremberg’ – a tour of culinary delights that will let you indulge your passion for local bratwurst, beer and gingerbread. We won’t tell anyone if you loosen your belt a little.
9

Regensburg

Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg or hop on board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey.
10

Passau - Salzburg

Enrich: Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. Based on the timeless movie of the same name, this exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg and will wow you with its stage sets.
11

Melk - Dürnstein

Freechoice: Experience Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey on a guided tour. Alternatively, for the more active embark on an enjoyable guided bike ride along the river from Melk to one of the most enchanting villages in the region, Dürnstein. Sundowners: As the day ends, indulge in a delicious beverage as you take in a fine sunset at the breathtakingly beautiful Wachau Valley.
12

Vienna

Acquaint yourself with this opulent city by taking an enjoyable guided tour of its most famous sights, including the Ringstrasse. Enrich: Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.
13

Vienna

Freechoice: Take a guided tour of Bratislava or Schönbrunn Palace, and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School for either a tour of the stables or to see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program. Or why not taste your way around the local market on our ‘Shop with a Chef’ tour with your on board chef.
14

Budapest

Freechoice: Make the most of a guided tour of this city including a piano concert, or relax and unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa. Or you can choose to experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.
15

Budapest - Prague

Journey by coach to Prague, and spend three nights at one of our luxurious hotels.
16

Prague

Today explore Prague in all its gothic glory Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of Prague’s communist-era history. Alternatively, discover the Lobkowicz Palace.
17

Prague

Explore this magnificent city at your leisure.
18

Prague

Today you’ll be transferred to the airport for your onward flight. You’ll be taking many wonderful memories with you.

Day By Day

1

Welcome to Amsterdam

Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.
2

Amsterdam

Explore wonderful Amsterdam – with its wealth of canals, museums and bicycles. Freechoice: Experience an iconic canal cruise or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans. And in the evening, please join the Captain for the official welcome dinner.
3

Cologne - Marksburg

Freechoice: Explore the Neanderthal museum or take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Enrich: Delight in the medieval ambience at Marksburg Castle, which has remained virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. You’ll get the opportunity to partake in a magnificent medieval feast, with an abundance of fine fare and quantities of free flowing local red wine.
4

Rhine Gorge - Rüdesheim

Enjoy the unrivalled views and fresh air of the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge. Then alight in Rüdesheim and board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum before enjoying a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument, for a spectacular bird’s eye view of the river.
5

Freudenberg - Tastes of ‘Oktoberfest’

Enrich: In Freudenberg you’ll get the chance to celebrate the Scenic version of ‘Oktoberfest’, Germany’s famously fun festival. It’s also a great opportunity to meet the locals, see some regional arts and crafts, and indulge in a Bavarian lunch with large servings of good humour and revelry.
6

Würzburg

Freechoice: Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine, or explore the famous Romantic Road – such an important trade route during the Middle Ages. Then take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg, a medieval gem that overlooks the Tauber River.
7

Bamberg

Immerse yourself in the World Heritage-listed old town of Bamberg, a alive with history. With your knowledgeable local guide, walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders did.
8

Nuremberg

Welcome to this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century. Freechoice: Visit moving WWII sites or choose something a little lighter – the ‘Tastes of Nuremberg’ – a tour of culinary delights that will let you indulge your passion for local bratwurst, beer and gingerbread. We won’t tell anyone if you loosen your belt a little.
9

Regensburg

Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg or hop on board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey.
10

Passau - Salzburg

Enrich: Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. Based on the timeless movie of the same name, this exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg and will wow you with its stage sets.
11

Melk - Dürnstein

Freechoice: Experience Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey on a guided tour. Alternatively, for the more active embark on an enjoyable guided bike ride along the river from Melk to one of the most enchanting villages in the region, Dürnstein. Sundowners: As the day ends, indulge in a delicious beverage as you take in a fine sunset at the breathtakingly beautiful Wachau Valley.
12

Vienna

Acquaint yourself with this opulent city by taking an enjoyable guided tour of its most famous sights, including the Ringstrasse. Enrich: Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.
13

Vienna

Freechoice: Take a guided tour of Bratislava or Schönbrunn Palace, and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School for either a tour of the stables or to see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program. Or why not taste your way around the local market on our ‘Shop with a Chef’ tour with your on board chef.
14

Budapest

Freechoice: Make the most of a guided tour of this city including a piano concert, or relax and unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa. Or you can choose to experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.
15

Budapest - Prague

Journey by coach to Prague, and spend three nights at one of our luxurious hotels.
16

Prague

Today explore Prague in all its gothic glory Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of Prague’s communist-era history. Alternatively, discover the Lobkowicz Palace.
17

Prague

Explore this magnificent city at your leisure.
18

Prague

Today you’ll be transferred to the airport for your onward flight. You’ll be taking many wonderful memories with you.

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 and medieval banquet dinner at Marksburg Castle
  • Celebrate Scenic's version of the famously fun German festival of 'Oktoberfest'
  • Set in the stunning hills surrounding Salzburg, enjoy an exclusive production of the 'The Best of the Sound of Music and Salzburg Show'
  • Enjoy a private Viennese evening concert at the majestic Palais Liechtenstein

Scenic Sundowners

  • Enjoy an afternoon cocktail at your day’s end in the stunning Wachau Valley

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, 17 Breakfasts (B), 14 Lunches (L) and 15 Dinners (D)

Scenic Highlights

  • In Rüdesheim board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini train to visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum and ride the cable car to Niederwald Monument
  • Guided sightseeing in Bamberg
  • Be entertained by a Bavarian music group performance
  • Enjoy a Hungarian folk show followed by an evening cruise along the Danube in Budapest
  • Guided sightseeing in Prague
  • All tipping and gratuities

Trip Inclusions

Scenic Highlights

  • In Rüdesheim board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini train to visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum and ride the cable car to Niederwald Monument
  • Guided sightseeing in Bamberg
  • Be entertained by a Bavarian music group performance
  • Enjoy a Hungarian folk show followed by an evening cruise along the Danube in Budapest
  • Guided sightseeing in Prague
  • All tipping and gratuities

Scenic's 5-Star Ships

  • Innovators in design and technology for luxury river cruising vessels, your Scenic Space-Ship will be your gracious floating hotel as you cruise the waterways of Europe.
  • From the moment you step on board, you'll be spoilt for choice. From a wide selection of dining options right down to your pillow menu, you'll enjoy the ultimate in all-inclusive luxury, every moment of the day.
  • Enjoy full access to a Wellness area, complete with massage services and a hair salon, a gym, special on board entertainment, Wi-Fi internet, electric bicycles and of course luxuriously appointed suites to retire to at the end of the day.

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. 
  • All Scenic guests are unique so we appreciate that different people may want different levels of pace during your trip. Perhaps plan to follow a busy day with one at a more relaxed tempo or know you can truly unwind throughout.

Scenic Enrich

  • All-inclusive, exclusive, unique. Scenic's 'Enrich' encounters take you behind the scenes to enjoy moments inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. Enrich experiences will take you to the cultural heart of life that has been established over centuries around the waterways of Europe.
  • Scenic's Journey Designers have handpicked and created a range of diverse and thrilling moments that will become highlights of your cruise. From great seats of learning to traditional country ways of life, step into a truly memorable experience.
  • Enrich encounters will be indicated in the itinerary.

Trip Notes

  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.

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.
2018 SEASON
Apr 2018 - Oct 2018

Prices & Dates ($AU)

Earlybird Savings
Fly Free to Europe - selected departures. Fly from $995pp. Exclusive Savings with Global Journeys.
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Scenic Club
All past Scenic passengers receive exclusive services and benefits including credits, free transfers, & free nights.
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30 Apr 2018 $ 9,792 Request Quote
07 May 2018 $ 9,986 Request Quote
09 May 2018 $ 9,986 Request Quote
14 May 2018 $ 10,180 Request Quote
28 May 2018 $ 10,374 Request Quote
06 Jun 2018 $ 10,083 Request Quote
18 Jun 2018 $ 10,083 Request Quote
25 Jun 2018 $ 10,083 Request Quote
27 Jun 2018 $ 10,083 Request Quote
04 Jul 2018 $ 9,986 Request Quote
09 Jul 2018 $ 9,986 Request Quote
23 Jul 2018 $ 9,986 Request Quote
01 Aug 2018 $ 9,986 Request Quote
06 Aug 2018 $ 9,986 Request Quote
08 Aug 2018 $ 9,986 Request Quote
13 Aug 2018 $ 9,986 Request Quote
15 Aug 2018 $ 9,986 Request Quote
03 Sep 2018 $ 10,374 Request Quote
10 Sep 2018 $ 10,374 Request Quote
12 Sep 2018 $ 10,374 Request Quote
17 Sep 2018 $ 10,374 Request Quote
01 Oct 2018 $ 10,180 Request Quote
03 Oct 2018 $ 10,180 Request Quote
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