Day 1 Zurich > Basel
Raise your glass to the marvellous cruise ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Your journey into wonder is about to begin. Please ensure your flight arrives before 13:00 in Zurich and 15:00 in Basel. (Dinner)
Day 2 Strasbourg
Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg, where you’ll discover La Petite France 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 you can opt to visit the Black Forest region, and enjoy a guided hike through its majestic vineyards. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3 Mannheim
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 local guide for an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by leisure time.
Enjoy a private evening concert at a fine Baroque palace. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other, and a chance to create memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 4 Rüdesheim > Koblenz
Arrive 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. Marvel at the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge, before arriving in lovely Koblenz. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 5 Koblenz
Freechoice: Take advantage of a guided tour of this historic city, which straddles 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 its fine wines. Or if you are feeling more active you might wish to take a guided cycling tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 6 Cologne
Freechoice: Enjoy a scenic ride on the oldest cog railway of Germany and discover splendid Drachenburg Castle, or stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Either way, it’s a great day to see and discover. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 7 Amsterdam
Freechoice: Cruise through the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. Alternatively, discover charming Volendam, with its unusual raised homes and quaint wooden church before heading to the equally charming village of Edam, famous for its round cheese. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 8 Amsterdam
After a hearty breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Amsterdam Airport for your onward or homebound flight. You’ll be taking a lifetime of wonderful memories back with you. (Breakfast)
Please note: Pre-release itinerary subject to change.
Discover the cities along the Rhine with guided tours, museum visits and an exclusive tour of a Baroque palace on a river cruise between Basel & Amsterdam.
5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
1 exclusive Enrich experience
Your choice of 12 Freechoice activities
Exclusive Scenic Tailormade
20 meals including 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 7 Dinners
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Ruby, Scenic Opal, Scenic Jasper, or Scenic Pearl
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.