RiverCruise.com River Cruise Specialists
800-510-4002
Escorted Tours Escorted
Tours
Cruises Cruises
Hotels and Resorts Hotels &
Resorts
Africa Safaris  Africa 
Safaris

Romantic Rhine & Moselle and Grand Alpine 2020

28 days with Scenic  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome to Amsterdam
Toast the marvellous journey ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 5pm in Amsterdam.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2 Antwerp
Freechoice: Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges or take a guided stroll through Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 Veere
Freechoice: Marvel at the modern wonder that is Holland’s Delta Works and then visit the Storm Surge Barrier. Or discover charming Veere, either through a walking tour or a guided bike ride that will also take in the surrounding dykes.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 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 the historic houses, farms and windmills, or join an active cycling tour to the town of Nijmegen.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Maastricht
Explore Holland’s oldest fortified city Maastricht and discover its magnificent buildings and historic cobblestone town centre.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Xanten
Freechoice: Discover the charming town of Xanten on a guided tour, including a visit to the town’s famed archaeological park. 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.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Koblenz
Freechoice: Take a guided city tour and be enchanted by the history and beauty of Koblenz, which straddles two of Europe’s most beautiful waterways. Alternatively, explore the city on two wheels on a guided cycling tour, or visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Cochem
A medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River, Cochem will make you feel as if you’re stepping into a fairytale. Explore this charming city on a tour that culminates in a visit to the iconic Reichsburg Castle.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 Moselle Valley Cruising
Admire the beautiful Moselle Valley from the comfort of your Scenic Space-Ship as you relax on board during a full day of cruising. This afternoon if you’re feeling energetic, take a guided bike ride to the pretty village of Bernkastel, where you can rejoin the cruise.

Sundowners
Today you’ll have a great opportunity to mingle with newfound friends against yet another spectacular backdrop, while toasting the day’s end.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 Bernkastel
Freechoice: Travel to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and tour this exquisite city. Alternatively, take a guided walk through Trier, or get acquainted with beautiful Bernkastel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim
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.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 Mannheim
Freechoice: Experience the thrill of the Hockenheim Formula 1 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, join a local guide for an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by leisure time.

Enrich
Enjoy a private concert at the Baroque Palace of Rastatt. It’ll be an evening of grandeur and a rare chance to collect memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 Kehl > Strasbourg
Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg and discover La Petite France, or journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14 Breisach
Freechoice: Be immersed in a truly magical experience during a 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, or take a guided bike ride.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15 Basel > Zurich
Today transfer to Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city, where you’ll enjoy an overnight stay.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 16 Zurich > Montreux
This morning, visit the elegant Bahnhofstrasse and see the Romanesque Cathedral. Then, leave Zurich behind and journey to Gruyères en route to Montreux, where you’ll enjoy your overnight Special Stay.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 17 Montreux > Zermatt
Cruise on Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle and enjoy a guided tour. Board a cog-wheel train to the Swiss Alps village of Zermatt. Check into your hotel for your two night stay.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 18 Zermatt
Freechoice: Ascend the Swiss Alps by rail to Gornergrat, for magnificent views, including the Matterhorn. Alternatively take a guided hike through majestic mountain scenery.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 19 Zermatt > St. Moritz
This morning drive to Andermatt where you will board the Glacier Express for a spectacular rail journey through the stunning Swiss Alps, before arriving in St. Moritz.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 20 St. Moritz > Bern
Enrich
Enjoy conversation and cheese tasting with wine or home-made apple juice on your visit to a rural Swiss farm.

End the day with a two night stay in Bern.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 21 Bern > Lucerne > Bern
Journey to Lucerne, and enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town including the Chapel Bridge, followed by a picturesque cruise on Lucerne’s lake to the village of Vitznau. Join the oldest cog-wheel train in Switzerland for a breathtaking ascent of Mount Rigi.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 22 Bern > Innsbruck
Leave Switzerland bound for Austria.

Enrich
Visit the Austrian town of Seefeld and enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, and treat yourself to the famous Austrian dessert, apple strudel.

On arrival to Innsbruck, enjoy a tour of the city and visit the Bergisel Ski Jump tower for breathtaking views over Innsbruck before arriving at your hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 23 Innsbruck > Munich
Travel through towering peaks to Hohenschwangau to see the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle, which you’ll also visit. Later follow the Romantic Road to Munich for a two night stay.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 24 Munich
Explore the streets of Munich on a walking tour.

Freechoice: Visit BMW World and Museum. Alternatively, discover the haunting history of the Dachau Concentration Camp on a guided tour.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 25 Munich > Salzburg
Visit the Eagle’s Nest, located in the Bavarian Alps, then continue to Salzburg where you’ll visit locations used during the filming of ‘The Sound of Music’, as well as Mozart’s birthplace and residence. Tonight, stay in Salzburg.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 26 Salzburg > Vienna
Delight in the spectacular scenery as you venture into the Salzkammergut district, made famous by ‘The Sound of Music’. Continuing on to Vienna you will check into your hotel, your base for the next two nights.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 27 Vienna
Your expert local guide will show you the city’s imperial glory during your guided tour. Then visit the Silver collection in the Hofburg Museum.

Enrich
Tonight, enjoy a concert of classical music at the Kursalon, a beautiful Italian Renaissance Palace, followed by dinner.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 28 Vienna
Depart after breakfast. Vienna may be the end of your journey but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.

Please note: Pre release itinerary subject to change.

Meals included: Breakfast

Tour Map
All This Included
From Amsterdam to Basel, discover the Romantic Rhine & Moselle rivers before taking a 14 day Alpine journey from Zurich to Vienna - all in 5-star luxury.
  • 63 meals including 27 Breakfasts, 13 Lunches and 23 Dinners
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Jewel, Scenic Opal, Scenic Jasper, Scenic Pearl, or Scenic Crystal
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.



  800-510-4002
OR Click to inquire
Open Mon-Fri 7am to 10pm, Sat 8am-8pm, Sun 9am to 8pm, CST
River Cruise a division of Vacations To Go