Rhine Highlights

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River View
$4,336
Balcony
$5,821
Suite
$8,296
* Port charges, taxes and fees included
 Cruise Length
8 Days
 Cruise Starts
Basel
 Cruise Finishes
Amsterdam
8 Day Rhine Highlights Itinerary (Scenic)
Countries Explored: Switzerland France Germany Holland
Cruise Line:
River Ship
Departures
Passengers
159
Crew
59
Launched
2009
Refurbished
2019
Cruise Code
AMBS-2

Overview

Everyone deserves to experience the magic of Europe’s most romantic region at least once. You’ll get the opportunity to discover this beautiful land, starting in Basel. From here your luxury all-inclusive cruise will take you through beautiful stretches of the Rhine, punctuated by timeless little towns that still exude the romance of days long past. Take in Strasbourg, explore Baden-Baden, delight in the charm of Cochem, visit Koblenz and venture to the port city of Amsterdam.

Itinerary

A warm welcome awaits you from the crew of your Scenic Space-Ship. Your luxury cruise is about to begin and you’ll have the chance to raise your glass to the occasion at this evenings welcome reception. Please book your flight to arrive into Basel prior to 03:00 PM. (D)

Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg and stroll through the Old Town with its half-timbered houses and distinctive Alsatian winstubs. Alternatively, journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace region and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer, or join a guided tour through the picturesque Black Forest, stopping along the way for a tasting of the famous Black Forest cake. (B/L/D)

Arrive in charming Baden-Baden, a spa town famous for its Roman baths. Freechoice: Tour the ruins of the Roman baths that have made this city famous, or take an active hike to Hohenbaden Castle and be rewarded with wonderful views overlooking the town. Alternatively, visit the Mercedes-Benz factory and be transported into the world of this luxury car brand, learning about the history and prestige of this global product, or relax and rejuvenate during a visit to a thermal spa.

Enrich: Enjoy a private concert at the Baroque Palace of Rastatt, one of the most magnificent historic venues in the region. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other, and a rare chance to collect memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: Join a local guide on a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit the Renaissance castle. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps, or join a guided orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by free time at leisure to explore the sights of this beautiful city as you wish. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: Take a guided tour of Koblenz, the city straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers, or discover Cochem and the beautiful Moselle Valley on a guided tour including a visit to Reichsburg Castle that dates back to the Middle Ages. Alternatively, visit a local winery and sample some of the fine wines of this region. Learn about the wine making process while being surrounded by picture postcard scenery. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: Enjoy a scenic ride on the oldest cog railway in Germany and discover splendid Drachenburg Castle, or stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous Cathedral.

Alternatively, learn the history of one of the city’s most famous namesakes, Eau de Cologne on a guided tour. Visit the house of Farina, the world’s oldest fragrance company and discover what makes it so unique and why it was the scent of choice for many European royals, or stay on board for a beer tasting sampling a variety of beers including the most famous and popular brew from the region, the pale ale called Kolsch. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, pausing along the way to sample Dutch favourites, or cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. Amsterdam has over 100 kilometres of canals and today you will see some of the prettiest sights of the city such as elegant merchant’s houses, churches and historic warehouses.

Alternatively, join a guided cycling tour outside of the city, or discover charming Volendam and Edam. The quaint fishing village of Volendam is home to many wooden houses and a beautiful harbour, explore the charm of the village before a short drive to the nearby town of Edam, where you will visit a local farm for a delicious cheese tasting. (B/L/D)

After a hearty breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Amsterdam airport for your onward or homebound flight. This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions. (B)

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Ship Scenic Opal
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Ship Scenic Pearl
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Ship Scenic Crystal
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Tour & cruises prices are per person. Prices shown have savings applied, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices and trip information are correct at the time at this point in time, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking and are subject to change by Scenic.

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