Jewels of Europe with Paris

18 Day River Cruise from Budapest to Paris with Scenic

Begin your journey in Budapest and cruise through to Paris onboard the Scenic Opal and enjoy exclusive savings and cruise inclusions with Scenic and Global Journeys.

River Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Budapest
River Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Paris
Ship Type
Ship Type
River Ship
1
Cruise Departures

Cabin Pricing

Inside Cabin N/A
Oceanview Cabin SOLD OUT
Balcony Cabin From $15,385 pp
Suite From $16,549 pp
* Port charges, taxes, and fees included.
Cruise Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
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Cruise Itinerary

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1 Welcome to Budapest
Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. (D)
2 Budapest
Freechoice: Make the most of Budapest with a guided tour, or relax and unwind at the local Thermal Baths and Spa. Alternatively, take a hike to Buda Hill or experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock. (B/L/D)
3 Vienna
As you cruise the mighty Danube, relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails towards Vienna. Enrich: Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. With a special dedication to Beethoven as we celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth. (B/L/D)
4 Vienna
Freechoice: Take a tour of Bratislava or Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, learn about Viennese coffee culture with a local expert, or explore Vienna on a cycling tour. (B/L/D)
5 Dürnstein - Melk
Freechoice: Embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk, or be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, visit the fairytale castle Burg Aggstein and learn about its impressive history while enjoying the views over the Danube. (B/L/D)
6 Passau - Salzburg
Enrich: Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. This exclusive performance is based on the timeless movie of the same name. Enjoy an authentic Austrian lunch before an afternoon of humming along to some of the catchy classics. (B/L/D)
7 Regensburg
Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of the city or board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey. Or you could cycle to the Walhalla monument, or take an active walking tour to Thurn und Taxis Palace. (B/L/D)
8 Nuremberg
Freechoice: Explore the city on foot or visit moving WWII sites, or stay on board for a beer tasting. (B/L/D)
9 Bamberg
Immerse yourself in the World Heritage-listed Old Town of Bamberg and walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders once did. (B/L/D)
10 Würzburg
Freechoice: Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine. Alternatively, explore the famous Romantic Road, an important trade route during the Middle Ages, then take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg, a medieval gem overlooking the Tauber River. (B/L/D)
11 Miltenberg
Today is your opportunity to meet the locals of this quaint German town. Freechoice: Visit a local monastery for a tour and insight into regional beer production or meet a winemaker and join him for a taste of his fine wines. Alternatively, meet a Baron and Baroness and learn about modern royal life as they guide you through their castle, or opt to visit a local Schnapps producer and taste many of the flavours available. You also have the opportunity to meet a local farming family and taste some of their home made produce. (B/L/D)
12 Rüdesheim - Rhine Gorge - Marksburg Castle
Immerse yourself in charming Rüdesheim and board the Winzerexpress mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Then, enjoy a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument. Enrich: Delight in the ambience at Marksburg Castle and enjoy a magnificent medieval feast. (B/L/D)
13 Cologne
Freechoice: Take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the twin towers of the famous cathedral or learn of the city’s strong Jewish history. Alternatively, cycle to the charming village of Zons or visit Bonn, and learn about Ludwig Van Beethoven’s connection with this city. (B/L/D)
14 Amsterdam
Freechoice: Explore the city by bicycle or by foot. Alternatively, experience an iconic canal cruise or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans. (B/L/D)
15 Amsterdam - Paris
Travel by high-speed train to Paris, and spend three nights at one of our luxurious hotels. (B)
16 Paris
Freechoice: Discover Paris on a guided tour or marvel at the exhibits at the world-renowned Louvre. (B)
17 Paris
You have a free day today so follow your heart through Paris. Your Tour Director is on hand to help you plan. Freechoice Dining: Tonight, savour delicious cuisine at the Brasserie on the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower. Alternatively, take in dinner and a show at the world-famous Lido. (B/D)
18 Paris
After breakfast, farewell Paris, taking the many wonderful memories you have made with you. (B)

Scenic Opal

Ship Class
Ship Style
River Ship
Rivers
Rivers Explored
Europe
Passengers
Passengers
163
Crew
Crew
59
Year Launched
Launched
2015
Year Refurbished
Refurbished
N/A
Scenic All Inclusive
Scenic All Inclusive
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Scenic Freechoice
Scenic Freechoice
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Scenic Enrich
Scenic Enrich
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The Nth Degree
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Scenic Wellness
Scenic Wellness
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Scenic Tailormade
Scenic Tailormade
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Cruise Starts Cruise Ends River View
Wednesday 12 Aug 2020 Saturday 29 Aug 2020 Sold Out
Wednesday 12 Aug 2020 Saturday 29 Aug 2020 Sold Out
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