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Jewels of Europe River Cruise

(15 days, Amsterdam - Budapest, 2015)
The Jewels of Europe River Cruise explores Europe’s waterways as you cruise the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers from Amsterdam to Budapest on board a Scenic ‘Space-Ship'.

Amsterdam to Budapest
Uncover the treasures of the grand waterways of Europe on an unforgettable river cruise along the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, whose banks are graced by the incredible imperial cities of Amsterdam, Vienna and Budapest. A showcase of medieval castles, vistas of vine covered slopes, the breathtaking Rhine Gorge, and charming villages; this route includes historic Cologne, Würzburg on the ‘Romantic Road’; baroque Bamberg; Nuremberg, famous for its beer and bratwurst; Regensburg, the largest preserved medieval city centre in Germany; Passau, the ‘City of Three Rivers’; the beautiful Austrian cities of Melk and Linz; and the wine town of Dürnstein in the stunning Wachau Valley.

14 night river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest

Scenic ‘Space-Ship’

2015 Ultimate Features

  • Spacious full size balcony suites in 84% of all cabins*
  • Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’
  • Six dining venues: including River Café and Table La Rive
  • Relax in our three viewing areas

*does not include category E & D staterooms

2015 All-Inclusive Luxury

  • Complimentary beverages^ all day, everyday
  • Private butler service
  • All on shore excursions and activities
  • Scenic Riverview – interactive on board commentary
  • All meals included
  • In room dining
  • On board entertainment
  • Wellness Centre
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
  • Electronically assisted Bicycles
  • Nordic walking sticks
  • Experienced Cruise Director
  • Airport transfers
  • ALL TIPPING and GRATUITIES

^conditions apply

Included Scenic Enrich

  • Step back in time on a private tour and medieval banquet dinner at Marksburg Castle, a 12th century hilltop castle overlooking the Rhine River
  • Scenic Village Cultural Experience: interact with the locals and experience daily life in a German village, exclusive to Scenic Tours
  • Over a glass of Austrian sekt at the majestic Palais Liechtenstein, enjoy a private Viennese evening concert featuring the music of Strauss and Mozart. The Palace houses the Prince of Liechtenstein’s private art collection, one of the most important and biggest private art collections in the world

Included Scenic Free Choice

  • Enjoy a canal cruise in Amsterdam; or take an excursion to Zaanse Schans
  • Visit charming Düsseldorf; or enjoy a guided walking tour of Cologne
  • Take a walking tour of Würzburg including a private wine tasting; or journey down the Romantic Road to Rothenburg
  • Relive history on a dedicated WWII tour in Nuremberg; or sample some of Nuremberg’s delicious specialities
  • In Regensburg enjoy a guided walking tour including an organ recital; or take a guided bicycle tour to Walhalla Memorial, famous for its neo-classical white marble temple
  • From Passau take an excursion to Salzburg; or enjoy a visit to the medieval Czech town of Cesky Krumlov
  • In Melk, visit the Benedictine Abbey; or take a bike ride from Melk to Dürnstein
  • In Vienna tour Schönbrunn Palace; or visit the Spanish Riding School for a guided tour or to watch the horses exercise†; or journey by a train along what was once known as the great Austro-Hungarian empire route to Bratislava and see the key sights of Slovakia’s capital
  • Discover Budapest during a guided city tour; or relax at the Thermal Baths and Spa; or explore the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock

Included Scenic Highlights

  • Sail through the spectacular Rhine Gorge past the famous Lorelei Rock
  • In Rüdesheim board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini train to visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum and ride the cable car to Niederwald Monument
  • Witness a spectacular on board glass blowing demonstration
  • Guided sightseeing in Bamberg, one of Europe’s best preserved towns
  • Be entertained by a Bavarian music group performance
  • Visit Melk one of the world’s most famous monastic sites
  • Sail through the stunning Wachau Valley in Austria
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Vienna including the Ringstrasse
  • Enjoy a traditional Hungarian folklore performance on board your cruise
Day 1: Amsterdam (D)
Welcome to Amsterdam, a fascinating and compact city of picturesque canals. A Scenic Tours Representative will personally greet you and arrange a transfer* to your luxury Scenic Tours ‘Space-Ship’ where you will be warmly welcomed on board by our dedicated crew. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Reception with your fellow travellers.
Day 2: Amsterdam (FB,L,D)
This morning choose from one of the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) a sightseeing canal cruise; or (2) an excursion to the windmills of Zaanse Schans. Alternately, explore the city at your own pace on a bicycle with Scenic Tailormade using your personal GPS device. Back on board, relax and enjoy the Captain’s Welcome Dinner.
Day 3: Düsseldorf - Cologne - Marksburg (FB,L,HD)
Today cruise into Germany to historic Düsseldorf. Choose from one of the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) discover Düsseldorf on a guided walking tour; or (2) enjoy a walking tour of Cologne. Tonight’s SCENIC ENRICH highlights include a private medieval banquet in Marksburg Castle. Set high above the banks of the Rhine this 12th century castle is the only one in this region never to have been destroyed. Enjoy a private tour of the castle before stepping back in time for a medieval feast.
Day 4: Rhine Gorge - Rüdesheim (FB,L,D)
Be sure to have your camera ready today as we cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge, with its stunning vistas of castles perched above steep vine-covered slopes. We arrive at Rüdesheim and board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini train for an Included guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum before taking a cable car to the Niederwald Monument.
Day 5: Miltenberg - European Village Life (FB,L,D)
SCENIC ENRICH: Today you will be taken off the beaten track as an invited guest to experience European Village life just for a day – exclusive to Scenic Tours. Choose from a selection of SCENIC FREE CHOICE activities, from baking a traditional German cake to discovering private castles and family wineries.
Day 6: Würzburg (FB,L,D)
Today choose from one of the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) a guided walking tour of Würzburg including the Prince Bishop’s Residenz Palace and a wine tasting in its underground cellars; or (2) enjoy an excursion down the Romantic Road to Rothenburg.
Day 7: Bamberg (FB,L,D)
Relax on board this morning as we sail towards Bamberg. Bursting with character and charm, enjoy the sights of the city on your Included tour. Back on board, experience some of the region’s finest brews including Bamberg’s renowned Smoked Beer.
Day 8: Nuremberg (FB,L,D)
Today choose from one of the Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) see the infamous WWII sites followed by a visit to the Documentation Centre; or (2) ‘Tastes of Nuremberg’: enjoy a delicious sampling of Nuremberg’s famous bratwurst, beer and gingerbread.
Day 9: Regensburg (FB,L,D)
Regensburg is one of Germany’s finest preserved cities. Today you’ll be able to explore this unique town, which is home to the world’s oldest sausage kitchen. Choose from one of the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) a guided walking tour including an organ recital; or (2) a guided bicycle tour to the Walhalla Memorial. Alternatively, explore this charming town independently with Scenic Tailormade, with more than 25 points of interest including Thurn and Taxis Palace, the Imperial Hall and Regensburg Cathedral.
Day 10: Passau - Linz (FB,L,D)
Welcome to Passau, a beautiful baroque city that lies on the corner between Germany, Austria and Czech Republic. Your Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours give you a choice of two countries: (1) visit Salzburg, setting for ‘The Sound of Music’ and birthplace of Mozart; or (2) take an excursion to the medieval Czech town of Cesky Krumlov. Your Scenic Tailormade device is also available and gives you an opportunity to explore Passau at your leisure.
Day 11: Melk - Dürnstein - Vienna (FB,L,D)
This morning your ship docks in Melk, famous for its baroque Benedictine monastery. Here you can choose from one the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) visit the magnificent Benedictine Abbey; or (2) take a guided bike ride from Melk to Dürnstein.
Day 12: Vienna (FB,L,D)
To get acquainted with this beautiful city, enjoy an Included tour of the famous sights including the Ringstrasse. This afternoon explore Vienna at your own leisure. SCENIC ENRICH: Highlights include a glass of Austrian Sekt at the majestic Palais Liechtenstein followed by an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the music of Strauss and Mozart.
Day 13: Vienna (FB,L,D)
Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tour: (1) a guided tour of Schönbrunn Palace; or (2) board a local train and travel to Bratislava along what was once known as the great Austro-Hungarian empire route; upon arrival in Bratislava enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of this historic city; or (3) a visit to the world renowned Spanish Riding School for a guided tour or witness the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program (not available all departure dates).
Day 14: Budapest (FB,L,D)
Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tour: (1) discover the highlights of both Buda and Pest during a guided city tour; or (2) relax in the Thermal Baths and Spa; or (3) explore the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.
Day 15: Budapest (FB)
After breakfast it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark your cruise. Our Scenic Tours Representative will take* you to the airport.

*Check transfer entitlements with your travel agent. For guests who have already received documentation - refer to your booking summary.

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Mar 2015
2
02 Mar 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Suite $8,945 - $9,145
Royal Panorama Suite $8,945
Junior Suite Fully Booked
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Deluxe Balcony Suite $7,390 - $7,990
Balcony Suite $6,790 - $7,390
Outside Stateroom $5,295 - $5,655
9
09 Mar 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Suite $9,145
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Junior Suite $7,745 - $8,255
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Deluxe Balcony Suite $7,390 - $7,990
Balcony Suite $6,990 - $7,390
Outside Stateroom $5,655
from $5,295 (Outside Stateroom)
May 2015
11
11 May 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Royal Suite Fully Booked
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite Fully Booked
Deluxe Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Outside Stateroom Fully Booked
13
13 May 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,940
Royal Suite $10,595 - $10,740
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,395 - $9,905
Balcony Suite $8,640 - $9,140
Outside Stateroom $6,745 - $7,105
18
18 May 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Royal Suite Fully Booked
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Suite Fully Booked
Deluxe Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Outside Stateroom Fully Booked
20
20 May 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,990
Royal Suite $10,645 - $10,790
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,445 - $9,955
Balcony Suite $8,490 - $9,190
Outside Stateroom $6,795 - $7,155
25
25 May 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Royal Suite Fully Booked
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,445 - $9,955
Deluxe Balcony Suite $9,090 - $9,790
Balcony Suite $8,490 - $9,090
Outside Stateroom $7,155
from $6,745 (Outside Stateroom)
Jun 2015
1
01 Jun 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Royal Balcony Suite $10,990
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Balcony Suite $9,445 - $9,955
Deluxe Balcony Suite $9,090 - $9,790
Balcony Suite $8,490 - $9,090
Standard Stateroom $7,155
10
10 Jun 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,990
Royal Suite $10,645 - $10,790
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,445 - $9,955
Balcony Suite $8,690 - $9,190
Outside Stateroom $7,155
15
15 Jun 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,990
Royal Suite $10,645
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,445 - $9,955
Deluxe Balcony Suite $9,090 - $9,790
Balcony Suite $8,490 - $9,090
Outside Stateroom $6,795 - $7,155
22
22 Jun 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,990
Royal Suite $10,645 - $10,790
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,445 - $9,955
Deluxe Balcony Suite $9,090 - $9,790
Balcony Suite $8,490 - $9,090
Outside Stateroom $6,795 - $7,155
29
29 Jun 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $11,390
Royal Balcony Suite $10,990
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Balcony Suite $9,390 - $9,445
Deluxe Balcony Suite $9,090 - $9,790
Balcony Suite $8,490 - $9,090
Standard Stateroom $7,155
from $6,795 (Outside Stateroom)
Jul 2015
1
01 Jul 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,840
Royal Suite $10,495 - $10,640
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,295 - $9,805
Balcony Suite $8,340 - $9,040
Outside Stateroom $6,645 - $7,005
6
06 Jul 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Royal Suite $10,495 - $10,640
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,295 - $9,805
Deluxe Balcony Suite $8,940 - $9,640
Balcony Suite $8,340 - $8,940
Outside Stateroom $7,005
8
08 Jul 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Royal Balcony Suite $10,840
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Balcony Suite $9,240 - $9,805
Deluxe Balcony Suite $8,940 - $9,640
Balcony Suite $8,340 - $8,940
Standard Stateroom $7,005
15
15 Jul 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Royal Suite $10,495 - $10,640
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,295 - $9,805
Balcony Suite $8,340 - $9,040
Outside Stateroom $6,645 - $7,005
20
20 Jul 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,840
Royal Suite $10,495 - $10,640
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,295 - $9,805
Deluxe Balcony Suite $8,940 - $9,640
Balcony Suite $8,540 - $8,940
Outside Stateroom $6,645 - $7,005
29
29 Jul 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,840
Royal Suite $10,495 - $10,640
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,805
Balcony Suite $8,340 - $9,040
Outside Stateroom $6,645 - $7,005
from $6,645 (Outside Stateroom)
Aug 2015
3
03 Aug 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,840
Royal Suite $10,495
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,295 - $9,805
Deluxe Balcony Suite $8,940 - $9,640
Balcony Suite $8,340 - $8,940
Outside Stateroom $7,005
5
05 Aug 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $11,240
Royal Balcony Suite $10,840
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Balcony Suite $9,240 - $9,805
Deluxe Balcony Suite $8,940 - $9,640
Balcony Suite $8,340 - $8,940
Standard Stateroom $6,645 - $7,005
26
26 Aug 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,990
Royal Suite $10,645 - $10,790
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,445 - $9,955
Balcony Suite $8,490 - $9,190
Outside Stateroom $7,155
from $6,645 (Standard Stateroom)
Sep 2015
9
09 Sep 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Royal Suite $10,645 - $10,790
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,445 - $9,955
Balcony Suite $8,490 - $9,190
Outside Stateroom $7,155
23
23 Sep 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,990
Royal Suite $10,645 - $10,790
Single Balcony Fully Booked
Junior Suite $9,445 - $9,955
Balcony Suite $8,490 - $9,190
Outside Stateroom $7,155
28
28 Sep 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,990
Royal Suite $10,645 - $10,790
Single Balcony $10,290
Junior Suite $9,445 - $9,955
Deluxe Balcony Suite $9,090 - $9,790
Balcony Suite $8,490 - $9,090
Outside Stateroom $6,795 - $7,155
30
30 Sep 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $11,390
Royal Balcony Suite $10,990
Single Balcony Suite $10,290
Junior Balcony Suite $9,390 - $9,955
Deluxe Balcony Suite $9,090 - $9,790
Balcony Suite $8,490 - $9,090
Standard Stateroom $6,795 - $7,155
from $6,795 (Outside Stateroom)
Oct 2015
7
07 Oct 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Suite $10,245 - $10,445
Royal Panorama Suite $10,245
Junior Suite $9,045 - $9,555
Single Balcony $9,290
Balcony Suite $8,090 - $8,790
Outside Stateroom $6,595 - $6,955
26
26 Oct 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Suite $10,245 - $10,445
Royal Panorama Suite $10,245
Junior Suite $9,045 - $9,555
Single Balcony $9,290
Deluxe Balcony Suite $8,690 - $9,290
Balcony Suite $8,090 - $8,690
Outside Stateroom $6,595 - $6,955
28
28 Oct 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $10,445
Royal Balcony Suite $10,245
Junior Balcony Suite $9,045 - $9,555
Single Balcony Suite $9,290
Deluxe Balcony Suite $8,690 - $9,290
Balcony Suite $8,090 - $8,690
Standard Stateroom $6,595 - $6,955
from $6,595 (Outside Stateroom)
Nov 2015
9
09 Nov 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Suite $9,845 - $10,045
Royal Panorama Suite $9,845
Junior Suite $8,645 - $9,155
Single Balcony $8,890
Deluxe Balcony Suite $8,290 - $8,890
Balcony Suite $7,690 - $8,290
Outside Stateroom $6,195 - $6,555
from $6,195 (Outside Stateroom)
Prices include port and sundry charges. Itinerary and departure dates subject to change. Please inquire for full details. All prices are in CAD and based on per passenger twin share. Refer to the terms and conditions.
Prices include port and sundry charges. Itinerary and departure dates subject to change. Please inquire for full details. All prices are in USD and based on per passenger twin share. Refer to the terms and conditions.
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At a glance

Duration
15 Days
From
$5,295
per person twin share
Dates
02 Mar 2015
Available
09 Mar 2015
Available
11 May 2015
Fully Booked
13 May 2015
Available
18 May 2015
Fully Booked
20 May 2015
Available
25 May 2015
Available
01 Jun 2015
Available
10 Jun 2015
Available
15 Jun 2015
Available
22 Jun 2015
Available
29 Jun 2015
Available
01 Jul 2015
Available
06 Jul 2015
Available
08 Jul 2015
Available
15 Jul 2015
Available
20 Jul 2015
Available
29 Jul 2015
Available
03 Aug 2015
Available
05 Aug 2015
Available
26 Aug 2015
Available
09 Sep 2015
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23 Sep 2015
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28 Sep 2015
Available
30 Sep 2015
Available
07 Oct 2015
Available
26 Oct 2015
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28 Oct 2015
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09 Nov 2015
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