You will be met at Zurich Airport by your Scenic Tours Representative who will personally greet you and arrange your transfer to your luxury Scenic ‘Space-Ship’ in the Swiss town of Basel. Tonight enjoy a welcome reception with your fellow travellers. (Please ensure flights arrive before 1.30pm).
Straddling the Rhine, Basel’s old town is a maze of fine streets and squares. Discover the striking Town Hall Rathaus and the Marktplatz on your Included guided tour. This afternoon enjoy expansive panoramas as we cruise the mighty Rhine River from Basel.
SCENIC ENRICH: An exceptional cultural experience is entirely yours to enjoy today when you are taken off the beaten track and into a charming village of Switzerland where a warm welcome awaits you as an invited guest to experience Swiss village life just for a day, exclusive to Scenic Tours. Travel on an old-timer railway journey through marvellous surrounds and interact with the village locals as they invite you to step into their daily lives and have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of activities with them. Back on board your luxurious Scenic ‘Space-Ship’ this evening, join your Captain and new found friends for a welcome reception and dinner in the Crystal Dining Room.
Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) tour the majestic Black Forest where you’ll visit the amazing Vogtsbauernhof open air museum, and enjoy a Black Forest Cake tasting; or (2) visit Colmar in the stunning Alsace Wine Region of France, for a tasting in a local winery; or (3) join a guided bicycle ride from Breisach to Colmar. This afternoon following lunch on board why not take a stroll through Breisach city with Scenic Tailormade using your personal GPS device. An afternoon of leisurely sailing along the French and German border is a fitting end to a lovely days sightseeing.
Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) explore Strasbourg on your guided walking tour; or (2) visit the fabulously pretty French village of Mittelbergheim, including wine tasting. SCENIC ENRICH: dine within the splendid and renowned Rastatt Palace including a private concert and tour.
Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) a guided tour of Heidelberg including Heidelberg Castle and baroque style Old Town; or (2) visit the Hockenheim Formula 1 track* (*subject to availability due to race schedule). Enjoy a leisurely afternoon of cruising through this exquisite pocket of Germany’s south-west.
Board the ‘Winzerexpress’ to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum for your Included guided visit. This afternoon have your cameras ready as we cruise through the iconic Rhine Gorge before entering the picturesque Moselle Valley.
Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) travel to Luxembourg for a guided tour; or (2) a guided walking tour of Trier; or (3) join a guided walking tour of Bernkastel. This afternoon, why not explore Bernkastel at your leisure or cycle the banks of the Moselle River.
Resting on the banks of the Moselle River, explore the quaint beauty of this charming city on your Included guided tour of its main sights, culminating in your visit of the spectacular Reichsburg Castle. An afternoon of spectacular scenery awaits as you sail one of Europe’s most beautiful stretches of water from Germany through to the Netherlands.
The lively Dutch city of Nijmegen is considered to be the oldest city in the Netherlands and boasts the most pubs per square metre than any other town in the Netherlands. A place where seventeenth century houses now serve as charming trinket shops assures a lovely setting in which to enjoy your Included guided city tour.
Holland’s oldest fortified city, Maastricht is a popular city for both foreign visitors and the Dutch alike lending to its welcoming multicultural atmosphere. Maastricht’s treasures include some truly magnificent buildings and a spectacular historic cobble-stone town centre. Enjoy an Included guided tour this morning before time at leisure. Back on board a scenic afternoon of sailing will carry us toward the delightful Dutch village of Veere.
Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) visit the Delta Works and Storm Surge Barrier; or (2) a guided tour of Middelburg; or (3) enjoy a guided bicycle tour through Veere. SCENIC FREE CHOICE Dining: This evening sample delicious Dutch delicacies at your choice of three superb dining locations, each of which representing the fine cuisine and culture of the villages in this region of the Netherlands.
Welcome to Belgium! A delightful country renowned for its friendly culture and delicacies such as their fine Belgian beers; delectable waffles and tantalising chocolate. In Antwerp, choose from the following selection of Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) travel to the World Heritage City of Bruges; or (2) discover Antwerp on a guided walking tour; or (3) enjoy a self-guided bike tour through Antwerp.
Enjoy the luxurious amenities and facilities of your Scenic ‘Space-Ship’ as you enjoy a full day of sailing to Amsterdam. Why not step ashore following dinner on board this evening for a moonlit stroll with your Scenic Tailormade personal GPS device.
After breakfast this morning it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the cruise. A Scenic Tours Representative will assist with your transfer* to Amsterdam Airport for your onward or homebound flight.
*Check transfer entitlements with your travel agent. For guests who have already received documentation - refer to your booking summary.