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26 Day Romantic Rhine & Moselle with Alpine Escapade 2018
(Munich to Amsterdam)

26 days with Scenic  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 Welcome to Munich
Arrive in Munich and transfer to your centrally located hotel, where you’ll enjoy a two night stay. This evening, meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director over a welcome drink to celebrate the start of a wonderful journey.
 
Day 2 Munich
Explore the Bavarian city of Munich with your expert local guide who’ll help you discover the wonder of this fine city, including the Marienplatz, Glockenspiel and Viktualienmarkt.

Freechoice: Visit BMW World and Museum, which showcases their wide collection of cars or discover the haunting history of the Dachau Concentration Camp through a guided tour.(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 3 Munich > Salzburg
This morning, visit the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle and discover some of its fascinating back-story before continuing to Salzburg for an overnight stay . (Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 4 Salzburg > Innsbruck
Today, enjoy a walking tour that includes locations used during the filming of ‘The Sound of Music’, as well as Mozart’s birthplace and residence. Then, continue on to Innsbruck for a wonderful tour of its highlights before you ascend the Bergisel Ski Jump tower for breathtaking views over the city. Tonight, you can look forward to your overnight stay.(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 5 Innsbruck > Bern
Enrich
Immerse yourself in the spectacular scenery of Seefeld as you enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride. Afterwards, savour delicious apple strudel, an eternal Austrian favourite.

Depart Austria for Switzerland, travelling via the tiny tax haven of Liechtenstein. Upon arrival into Bern, check in to your hotel where you’ll enjoy a two night stay.(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 6 Bern > Lucerne
Journey to Lucerne, and enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town, including the Chapel Bridge, followed by a picturesque cruise across Lucerne’s lake to the village of Vitznau. Here you’ll join the oldest cogwheel train in Switzerland for a breathtaking ascent of Mount Rigi. (Breakfast)
 
Day 7 Bern > St. Moritz
Enrich
Enjoy conversation and cheese tasting with wine or home-made apple juice on your visit to a rural Swiss farm. It’s a splendid opportunity to discover a little more about local life in this idyllic part of the world.

This afternoon, arrive in the mountain resort town of St. Moritz where you’ll be treated to spectacular vistas from your hotel.(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 8 St. Moritz > Zermatt
Board the Glacier Express for an unforgettable ride through the Swiss Alps. Travel through breathtaking mountain terrain towards the alpine village of Zermatt, where you’ll get to immerse yourself in the traditional atmosphere on your two night stay. (Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 9 Zermatt
Freechoice: Ascend the Swiss Alps on board the most spectacular scenic rail journey to Switzerland’s highest open-air rail station, Gornergrat, for magnificent views of the Gornergrat Ridge, including the Matterhorn. Alternatively, embrace the alpine way of life on a guided hike through majestic mountain scenery. (Breakfast)
 
Day 10 Zermatt > Montreux
Board a cog-wheel train to the village of Täsch. Continue your coach journey towards Montreux. Upon arrival, cruise across Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle, an architectural jewel in the most beautiful setting, and enjoy an included tour. Return to Montreux, your base for your overnight Special Stay. (Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 11 Montreux > Zurich
As you leave Montreux behind, travel to Vevey, where milk chocolate was created, and Charlie Chaplin settled after fleeing the United States. Following your orientation tour, enjoy some free time, before travelling to Zurich, the country’s largest city, where you’ll view the Bahnhofstrasse and Romanesque Cathedral, among other fascinating highlights. Later, check into your hotel for an overnight stay.(Breakfast)
 
Day 12 Zurich > Basel
This morning journey by coach to Basel, and board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship. (Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 13 Breisach
Freechoice: Be immersed in a truly magical experience as you step inside the setting of the Hansel and Gretel fable during your visit to the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum in the heart of the Black Forest. Alternatively, if you’re feeling more active discover the Black Forest during a hike and cable car ride, or take a guided bike ride. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 14 Strasbourg
Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace region in northeastern France, where you’ll discover La Petite France, the unique historic quarter, 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

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.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 15 Mannheim
Freechoice: Join an expert 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. Alternatively, join a local guide for an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by some leisure time.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 16 Rüdesheim > Rhine Gorge
Succumb to charming Rüdesheim, where you’ll board the Winzerexpress mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Afterwards, enjoy a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument for a spectacular view of the river. Later, you can look forward to unrivalled views across the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 17 Cochem
A medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River, Cochem will make you feel as if you’re stepping directly off the ship and into a fairy tale. Explore this charming city on your guided tour, culminating in your visit of the iconic Reichsburg Castle.  (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 18 Moselle Valley Cruising
Appreciate the true allure of the Moselle Valley from the opulence of your Scenic Space-Ship, as you delight in a full day cruise. Or if you’re feeling energetic, join a picturesque guided bike ride to the pretty village of Bernkastel, where you’ll be welcomed back on board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 19 Bernkastel
Freechoice: Journey to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a guided tour, and enjoy some free time to discover the many delights of one of Europe’s smallest countries. Alternatively, take a relaxing guided walk through Trier, or take in beautiful Bernkastel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 20 Koblenz
Freechoice: On arrival in Koblenz take advantage of a guided tour of this historic city, lapped by the waters of two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. Or visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines.  (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 21 Xanten
Discover the charming town of Xanten on a guided tour, including a visit to the town’s famed archaeological park, showcasing remains of the Roman settlement in the region. Alternatively, try something a little different with a visit to the Zollverein industrial site, once the largest and most productive coal mine in Europe, today it's a World Heritage-listed Site. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 22 Maastricht
Holland’s oldest fortified city, Maastricht is a popular destination with a welcoming multicultural atmosphere. Enjoy a guided tour of its magnificent buildings and historic cobblestone town centre, where you can indulge in some fine dining and excellent shopping. Alternatively, explore the city at your own pace with Scenic Tailormade, your own personal GPS device which also provides expert insights on the city’s many historic points of interests. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 23 Arnhem
Freechoice: Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum and learn about the Battle of Arnhem. The Airborne Experience allows you to follow in the footsteps of the British parachutists who made their way across dangerous terrain to Arnhem in September 1944. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum and discover historic houses, farms and windmills. The museum portrays the impression of daily life for the average Dutchman over the past few centuries.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 24 Veere
Freechoice: Choose a guided tour through the quaint streets of Veere, or cycle the town with a local guide and admire the surrounding dykes.

Sundowners
Today you’ll have a great opportunity to mingle with newfound friends against yet another spectacular backdrop, whilst toasting the day’s end.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 25 Antwerp
Freechoice: Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges, or discover delightful Antwerp on a guided walking tour, followed by leisure time.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 26 Amsterdam
After a delicious breakfast, prepare to head home. It may be the end of your cruise, but it’s the beginning of a lifetime of fond memories. Please schedule flights to depart after 11 am. (Breakfast)

Tour Map
All This Included
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 2 exclusive Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 21 Freechoice activities
  • 1 Sundowners event
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade
  • 60 meals – 26 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 21 dinners
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Jewel
Notes
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.



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