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Romantic Rhine & Moselle with Alpine Highlights 2020

22 days with Scenic  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 Vienna
Arrive in Vienna and transfer to your centrally located hotel, for an overnight stay. This evening, meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director over a welcome drink to celebrate the start of a wonderful journey.

Day 2 Vienna > Salzburg
Freechoice: This morning you have the opportunity to visit the Imperial Palace and its fabulous Imperial Silver Collection, housing over 7000 items from the Habsburg monarchy. Alternatively visit the Natural History Museum, with a collection of dinosaur skeletons and the world’s oldest and largest collection of meteorites.

This afternoon we continue to Salzburg where you’ll enjoy a two night stay. (Breakfast)

Day 3 Salzburg
Today spend the morning visiting one of the city’s famed salt mine where the ‘White gold’ has been mined since the Neolithic age. Learn of the importance this natural mineral has on the economy and float across the magnificent salt lake by boat. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 4 Oberammergau
Today we journey to the town of Oberammergau. In 1633 the residents of the town vowed that if they were spared from the bubonic plague sweeping the region, they would produce a play for all time depicting the life and death of Jesus. Today you will have the privilege of attending a performance of this epic play. (Breakfast)

Day 5 Munich
This morning, visit the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle and discover some of its fascinating back-story before continuing to Munich for a two night stay at one of the cities luxurious hotels. (Breakfast)

Day 6 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.

Tonight enjoy a sumptuous dinner of traditional German cuisine. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 7 Munich > Zurich
After breakfast, travel to Switzerland and its largest city, Zurich. Upon arrival take a guided city tour where you will see the Bahnhofstrasse and the Romanesque Cathedral, among other fascinating highlights. (Breakfast)

Day 8 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. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 9 Breisach
Freechoice: Be immersed in a truly magical experience as you step inside the setting of the Hansel and Gretel fairytale 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 magical Black Forest during a hike and cable car ride, or take a guided bike ride. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10 Kehl > 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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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. 

Day 11 Mannheim
Freechoice: Experience the thrill of the Hockenheim Formula 1 race track with a museum visit and an insider tour of the circuit, or 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, for a gentler pace, join a local guide for an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by some leisure time. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12 Rüdesheim > Rhine Gorge
Be charmed by 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 13 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 a guided tour, culminating in a visit to the iconic Reichsburg Castle. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14 Moselle Valley Cruising
Appreciate the allure of the Moselle Valley from the opulence of your Scenic Space-Ship as you delight in a full day cruise. This afternoon, if you’re feeling energetic, you may wish to join a 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)

Sundowners
Mingle with newfound friends against yet another spectacular backdrop.

Day 15 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 guided walk through Trier, or take in beautiful Bernkastel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 16 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. You also have the option of a guided cycling tour of this fascinating city. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 17 Xanten
Freechoice: Discover the charming town of Xanten on a guided tour, including a visit to the town’s famed archaeological park, showcasing the remains of 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 a World Heritage-listed Site. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 18 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. Alternatively, explore the city at your own pace with Scenic Tailormade. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 19 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. Or, if you’re feeling more energetic, take a guided bicycle tour to the neighbouring town of Nijmegen. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 20 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. Alternatively, marvel at the modern wonder that is Holland’s Delta Works, including a visit through the Storm Surge Barrier. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 21 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 22 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. (Breakfast)

Tour Map
All This Included
  • Black Forest
  • Enrich concert at Rastatt Palace
  • Heidelberg
  • Rhine Gorge
  • Reichsburg Castle
  • Moselle Valley cycling
  • Luxembourg excursion
  • City tour
  • Zollverein industrial site
  • Holland’s oldest fortified city
  • Arnhem WWII museum
  • Delta Works
  • Bruges city tour
  • Farewell
  • 50 meals including 21 Breakfasts, 13 Lunches and 16 Dinners
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Opal or Scenic Jasper
Notes
  • Pre-release itinerary 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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