Jewels of Europe with Paris

18 Day River Cruise from Paris to Budapest with Scenic

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

River Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Paris
River Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Budapest
Ship Type
Ship Type
River Ship
10
Cruise Departures

Cabin Pricing

Inside Cabin N/A
Oceanview Cabin From $11,510 pp
Balcony Cabin From $14,173 pp
Suite From $17,762 pp
* Port charges, taxes, and fees included.
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Scenic
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Cruise Itinerary

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1 Welcome to Paris
A world of wonder awaits you with a three night stay at one of our luxurious city central hotels, located in the heart of the Opera district.
2 Paris
Freechoice: Discover Paris on a guided tour, or marvel at the exhibits at the world-renowned Louvre. (B)
3 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)
4 Paris - Amsterdam
Travel by high-speed train to Amsterdam, where you’ll board your Scenic Space-Ship. Tonight, you’ll get to toast the journey ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. (B/D)
5 Amsterdam
Explore wonderful Amsterdam, with its wealth of canals, museums and bicycles. Freechoice: Hop aboard one of our e-bikes and take a guided bicycle tour outside the city, or join a flavours of Holland walking tour and taste some Dutch favourites such as herring, cheese and poffertjes. Alternatively, take the opportunity to experience an iconic canal cruise and see the city from a different angle, or step outside of Amsterdam and visit the villages of Alkmaar & Schermerhorn, home to authentic windmills dating back to the 16th century. (B/L/D)
6 Cologne - Marksburg
Freechoice: Take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral, or explore the city’s past and present, from Roman times to its Jewish heritage, during a guided tour. Alternatively, if you are feeling more active, cycle to Cologne from the charming medieval village of Zons. Enrich Delight in the medieval ambience of Marksburg Castle, which has remained virtually unchanged since the middle ages. Partake in a magnificent medieval feast, with an abundance of fine fare and free flowing local wine. (B/L/D)
7 Rhine Gorge - Rüdesheim
Enjoy the unrivalled views 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 spectacular views of the river. (B/L/D)
8 Miltenberg
Freechoice: Meet a monk at a local monastery for a tour and insight into regional beer production, or meet a winemaker for a taste of his fine wines. Alternatively, meet a Baron and Baroness and learn about aristocratic life, or opt to visit a local Schnapps producer or a farming family and taste some of their home made products. (B/L/D)
9 Würzburg
Freechoice: Traverse the famous Romantic Road to Rothenburg where you’ll tour the charming walled city, home to many beautiful half timbered houses. Alternatively, visit Würzburg’s Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine in the underground cellars. (B/L/D)
10 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)
11 Nuremberg
Enjoy this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century. Freechoice: Explore Nuremberg by foot on a guided walking tour, or visit moving WWII sites and learn about this dark era in the city’s history. Alternatively, stay on board for a beer tasting experience. (B/L/D)
12 Regensburg
There is much to explore in the 2,000-year-old town of Regensburg, situated at the confluence of three rivers. Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg, or hop on board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey and sample beer from one of the world’s oldest monastic breweries. Alternatively, join a local guide for a cycle to the Walhalla monument, or take an active walking tour to Thurn und Taxis Palace. (B/L/D)
13 Salzburg
Freechoice: Enjoy a guided tour of the Baroque Old Town of Salzburg, learn about one of its most famous residents, Mozart, and be mesmerized by the city’s history and architecture. Alternatively, you may choose to join a walking tour focusing on sights from the classic movie ‘The Sound of Music’ including the beautiful Mirabell Gardens. Enrich Based on the timeless movie of the same name, the exclusive ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ will wow you with its stage sets. Enjoy a delicious Austrian lunch before an afternoon humming along to some of the catchy classics. (B/L/D)
14 Melk - Dürnstein
Freechoice: Experience Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey on a guided tour, or if you are feeling more active, embark on an enjoyable guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages in the region. Alternatively, visit the fairytale castle of Burg Aggstein. Built in the 12th century, the castle ruins offers spectacular views across the Danube. (B/L/D)
15 Vienna
Acquaint yourself with this opulent city by taking a fascinating 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 classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. Even in elegant Vienna, Palais Liechtenstein is one of the grandest of all venues. (B/L/D)
16 Vienna
Freechoice: Take a tour of the Slovakian capital Bratislava, or visit Schönbrunn Palace and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, discover Viennese coffee culture during a guided tour. Or, those feeling more active can explore a different side of Vienna on a cycling tour to Danube Island. (B/L/D)
17 Budapest
Today we find ourselves in Budapest, the capital of Hungary and one of Europe’s oldest and prettiest cities. Freechoice: Make the most of a guided tour of Budapest including a piano concert, or relax and unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa. Choose to experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock, or join a local guide for a walking tour focused on the past and present of Budapest. Alternatively, if you’re feeling more active, you may choose to join a hike to Buda Hill. (B/L/D)
18 Budapest
Depart after breakfast, taking with you a lifetime of wonderful memories. 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. (B)

Scenic Ships

Ship Class
Ship Style
River Ship
Rivers
Rivers Explored
Europe
Passengers
Passengers
159
Crew
Crew
59
Year Launched
Launched
2009
Year Refurbished
Refurbished
2019
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Scenic All Inclusive
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Scenic Freechoice
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Scenic Wellness
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Trip Starts Trip Ends ShipRiver View
Friday 23 Apr 2021 Monday 10 May 2021 Scenic Crystal River View 11,510
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Sunday 02 May 2021 Wednesday 19 May 2021 Scenic Jade River View 11,898
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Sunday 16 May 2021 Wednesday 02 Jun 2021 Scenic Jewel River View 12,189
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Friday 21 May 2021 Monday 07 Jun 2021 Scenic Jasper River View 12,189
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Friday 11 Jun 2021 Monday 28 Jun 2021 Scenic Crystal River View 11,898
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Sunday 11 Jul 2021 Wednesday 28 Jul 2021 Scenic Jewel River View 11,801
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Sunday 18 Jul 2021 Wednesday 04 Aug 2021 Scenic Pearl River View 11,801
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Sunday 15 Aug 2021 Wednesday 01 Sep 2021 Scenic Pearl River View 11,801
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Sunday 05 Sep 2021 Wednesday 22 Sep 2021 Scenic Jewel River View 12,189
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Sunday 03 Oct 2021 Wednesday 20 Oct 2021 Scenic Jewel River View 11,753
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