Rhine Highlights 2022 Scenic River Cruise
Anyone who doesn’t believe in the power of romance has never travelled down this stretch of the Rhine. A kaleidoscope of art, culture and gastronomic delights, Amsterdam is a city where fascination abounds. In Cologne, visit its iconic cathedral or learn about the city’s famous fragrance, Eau de Cologne. As the Rhine and Moselle rivers meet, sample local fine wines in Koblenz, before attending a Scenic Enrich concert in a Baroque palace. Spend your remaining days touring Baden-Baden’s Roman ruins and enjoying the fairytale setting of the Black Forest.
Fly to Amsterdam from one of up to 16 UK airports. You'll then be transferred to your Scenic Space-Ship. This evening, raise your glass to a fabulous cruise at this evening's welcome reception.
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, if you’re feeling more active, 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 cheese farm for a delicious tasting.
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 namesake, 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 of the European royals, or stay on board for a beer tasting sampling multiple different beers incuding the most famous and popular brew from the region, the pale ale called Kolcsh.
Freechoice: Take a guided tour of Koblenz, straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. Alternatively, discover Cochem – a true medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River. Cochem will make you feel as if you’re stepping straight into a fairytale and you’ll be able to explore this charming city on a guided tour including a visit to Reichsburg Castle. 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.
Freechoice: Join a local guide on a historic tour of Heidelberg, where you’ll visit Heidelberg’s Renaissance castle. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps, or join a guide for an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by free time at leisure to explore the sights of this beautiful city as you wish.
Enrich: Enjoy a private evening 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 chance to create memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime.
Arrive in charming Baden Baden, a spa town famous for its Roman baths.
Freechoice: Join your local guide on a tour of this picturesque town and 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 the global product, or relax and rejuvenate during a visit to a thermal spa.
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 and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer, or join a tour through the Black Forest, stopping along the way for a tasting of Black Forest Cake.
After breakfast, transfer to Basel airport for your return flight home.
|4 April 2022||£2,595|
|18 May 2022||£3,419|
|18 May 2022^||£3,295|
|25 May 2022||£3,295|
|6 June 2022^||£3,495|
|15 June 2022||£3,495|
|22 June 2022^||£3,619|
|6 July 2022||£3,395|
|27 July 2022||£3,395|
|8 August 2022^||£3,395|
|15 August 2022||£3,395|
|22 August 2022^||£3,395|
|7 September 2022||£3,395|
|14 September 2022||£3,395|
|14 September 2022^||£3,395|
|21 September 2022^||£3,395|
|5 October 2022^||£2,795|
|17 October 2022^||£2,719|
|26 October 2022^||£2,595|
- Extend your River Cruise with a 4 night stay in Switzerland. Ask the team more details
- Save up to £1,600 per couple, free VIP chauffeur transfers & free deposit protection
- Save an extra 10% on selected cabin grades when you pay in full 12 months before departure
- Return flights from a selection of up to 16 UK airports with a choice of airlines or travel via Eurostar on selected itineraries
- 7 nights on board a 5-star Scenic Space-Ship
- 20 superb meals: including 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
- All your drinks wherever, whenever whilst on board your cruise
- An on-board butler service for every guest
- Unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime events
- 10 flexible and exclusive excursion options
- Tipping, transfers, port charges and airport taxes worth £440 per couple
- Complimentary WiFi