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Romantic Rhine and Moselle River Cruise from Switzerland

(15 days, Zurich - Amsterdam, 2015)
Romantic Rhine & Moselle River Cruise
This 14 night cruise on board a Scenic 'Space-Ship' takes you from Basel to Amsterdam, including a memorable steam-train journey and a full day Swiss Village experience.

Basel to Amsterdam
The Rhine River flows from the eastern Swiss Alps to the North Sea coast of the Netherlands and the Moselle, which flows through France, Luxembourg and Germany, is a left tributary of the Rhine, joining it at Koblenz. This tour of incredible beauty begins in the Swiss city of Zurich before transferring to beautiful Basel for the cruise bound for the canal city of Amsterdam. The incredible places to be discovered on this route include Germany's Black Forest, Heidelberg, Rüdesheim, Bernkastel and Cochem; the French city of Strasbourg in Alsace; the Dutch cities of Middelburg, Nijmegen and Maastricht; plus Antwerp, Ghent and Bruges in Belgium. 

All-inclusive luxury

Scenic ‘Space-Ship’
Ultimate Inclusions

  • Complimentary beverages all day, everyday^
  • Private butler service for all guests
  • Scenic Riverview – interactive on board commentary
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
  • Electronically assisted Bicycles
  • Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’
  • Six dining venues, including River Café and Table La Rive
  • Return airport transfers

^conditions apply

Scenic Enrich

  • Exclusive once in a lifetime experiences
  • Step back in time on a private tour and dinner at Rastatt Palace, the oldest Baroque Palace in the Upper Rhine Valley. Enjoy dinner, then a concert in the magnificent Grand Hall adorned with intricate frescoes depicting the ancestors of the original owners and lit by opulent chandeliers.

Scenic Sundowners

  • Enjoy an afternoon cocktail whilst taking in the stunning views of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers from the impressive Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Scenic Tailormade

  • 25 options to choose from in 14 locations

Scenic Free Choice

  • 18 included options to choose from in 14 locations

Dining Experiences

  • 41 superb meals including, 14 Breakfasts (B), 13 Lunches (L) and 14 Dinners (D)

Scenic Highlights

  • Seize the opportunity to take easy paced bicycle rides at your leisure through spectacular scenery and villages
  • Board an historic steam train for an unforgettable journey through the wooded landscapes of the Black Forest
  • Explore the impressive city of Strasbourg, having changed between French and German control many times over its long history, Strasbourg is a unique mixture of French chic and German grandeur
  • Sail down the stunning Moselle River and enjoy the Moselle Valley in all its glory
  • Visit the ancient city of Koblenz, dating back over 2,000 years
  • Enjoy traditional German musicians performing on board your Scenic ‘Space-Ship’
  • Discover the medieval town of Cochem, over looked by the impressive Reichsburg Castle
  • Board a cable car to the Niederwald Monument and witness awe-inspiring views over the vine covered slopes of the Rhine valley
  • ALL TIPPING and GRATUITIES
Day 1: Zurich - Basel (D)
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).
Day 2: Breisach (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) experience the charm of yesteryear when you visit the beautiful Black Forest aboard an historic steam -train journey through its wooded landscapes; or (2) visit Colmar in the Alsace Wine Region of France; or (3) enjoy a guided cycle from Breisach to Colmar.
Day 3: Strasbourg (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) a guided walking tour of Strasbourg; or (2) wine tasting in Mittelbergheim in the Alsace; or (3) ‘Shop with a Chef’ on a tour and tasting at a local market. SCENIC ENRICH Enjoy a tour of the Baroque Palace of Rastatt, and a memorable dining experience with a classical concert in the magnificent hall of Rastatt
Day 4: Mannheim (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) a tour of Heidelberg, including the magnificent Castle; or (2) visit the Hockenheim Formula 1 track including entrance to the museum and an insider tour of the circuit (subject to availability due to race schedule). Enjoy a leisurely afternoon of cruising onto Rüdesheim.
Day 5: Rüdesheim (B,L,D)
Board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini-train to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum for a guided visit of this fabulous museum before a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument. Be sure to have your camera ready this afternoon, as you cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge.
Day 6: Cochem (B,L,D)
A medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River, Cochem will make you feel as if you are stepping directly off the ship and into a fairy tale. Explore this charming city on your guided tour, culminating in your visit of the iconic Reichsburg Castle. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 7: Moselle Valley Cruising (B,L,D)
Appreciate the true allure of the Moselle Valley from the opulence of your Scenic ‘Space-Ship’, as you enjoy a full day cruise including an on board Moselle wine dégustation event. For the more energetic, why not join a picturesque guided bike ride to the pretty village of Bernkastel, where you’ll be welcomed back aboard your Scenic ‘Space-Ship’?
Day 8: Bernkastel (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) Luxembourg tour and free time; or (2) a walking tour of Trier; or (3) a walking tour of Bernkastel. This afternoon enjoy time at leisure in Bernkastel.
Day 9: Koblenz (B,L,D)
On arrival in Koblenz enjoy a guided tour of this historic city that is lapped by the waters of two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. SCENIC SUNDOWNERS Board a cable car in Koblenz for the scenic journey over the Rhine River to the impressive Ehrenbreitstein Fortress where you’ll enjoy an exclusive cocktail reception.
Day 10: Duisburg (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) home to the largest inland harbour in the world, enjoy a guided tour of the atmospheric city of Duisburg; or (2) formerly the largest and most productive coal mine in Europe, tour the World Heritage listed Zollverein Coal Mine and museum.
Day 11: Maastricht (B,L,D)
Holland’s oldest fortified city, Maastricht is a popular city for both foreign visitors and the Dutch alike lending to its welcoming multicultural atmosphere. Enjoy a guided tour of Maastricht’s treasures including magnificent buildings and an historic cobble-stone town centre containing acclaimed fine dining restaurants and excellent shopping.
Day 12: Nijmegen (B,L,D)
Soak up the scenery from the Sun Deck this morning, or enjoy an on board cooking demonstration by the chef as we cruise to Nijmegen. A place where seventeenth century houses now serve as charming trinket shops assures a lovely setting in which to enjoy your included city tour of Nijmegen.
Day 13: Veere (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) visit the Delta Works followed by a guided visit through the Storm Surge Barrier; or (2) a guided tour through the quaint streets of Veere; or (3) a guided bike tour of Veere and the surrounding dykes. 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.
Day 14: Antwerp (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) tour the charming World Heritage city of Bruges; or (2) a guided walking tour of the delightful city of Antwerp followed by time at leisure. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon of cruising to Amsterdam.
Day 15: Amsterdam (B)

After breakfast this morning it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark your Scenic ‘Space-Ship’. A Scenic Tours Representative will assist with your transfer* to Amsterdam Airport. (Please schedule flights to depart after midday).

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

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Apr 2015
15
15 Apr 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite AUD $13,090
Royal Suite AUD $12,090 - $12,490
Single Balcony AUD $11,690
Junior Suite AUD $10,590 - $11,190
Balcony Suite AUD $9,690 - $10,390
Outside Stateroom AUD $8,190
29
29 Apr 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite AUD $13,290
Royal Suite AUD $12,290 - $12,690
Single Balcony AUD $11,890
Junior Suite AUD $10,790 - $11,390
Balcony Suite AUD $9,890 - $10,540
Outside Stateroom AUD $7,895 - $8,390
from AUD $7,895 (Outside Stateroom)
May 2015
4
04 May 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite AUD $13,390
Royal Suite AUD $12,390 - $12,790
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Suite AUD $10,890 - $11,490
Deluxe Balcony Suite AUD $10,790 - $11,290
Balcony Suite AUD $10,390 - $10,640
Outside Stateroom AUD $7,995 - $8,490
27
27 May 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Deluxe Balcony Suite AUD $11,490 - $21,480
Royal Panorama Suite AUD $14,190
Royal Balcony Suite AUD $13,190
Single Balcony Suite AUD $12,190
Junior Balcony Suite AUD $11,040 - $11,690
Balcony Suite AUD $10,190 - $10,840
Standard Stateroom AUD $8,690
from AUD $7,995 (Outside Stateroom)
Jun 2015
24
24 Jun 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Royal Balcony Suite AUD $13,190
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Balcony Suite AUD $11,040
Deluxe Balcony Suite AUD $10,990 - $11,490
Balcony Suite AUD $10,190 - $10,840
Standard Stateroom AUD $8,195 - $8,690
from AUD $8,195 (Standard Stateroom)
Jul 2015
27
27 Jul 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Royal Suite AUD $12,990
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Suite AUD $11,090 - $11,690
Deluxe Balcony Suite AUD $10,990 - $11,490
Balcony Suite AUD $10,190 - $10,840
Outside Stateroom AUD $8,195 - $8,690
from AUD $8,195 (Outside Stateroom)
Aug 2015
24
24 Aug 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite AUD $13,590
Royal Suite AUD $12,590 - $12,990
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Suite AUD $11,090 - $11,690
Deluxe Balcony Suite AUD $10,990 - $11,490
Balcony Suite AUD $10,190 - $10,840
Outside Stateroom AUD $8,690
from AUD $8,690 (Outside Stateroom)
Sep 2015
21
21 Sep 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Royal Suite AUD $12,590 - $12,990
Single Balcony Suite AUD $12,190
Junior Suite AUD $11,690
Deluxe Balcony Suite AUD $10,990 - $11,490
Balcony Suite AUD $10,190 - $10,840
Outside Stateroom AUD $8,195 - $8,690
from AUD $8,195 (Outside Stateroom)
Oct 2015
19
19 Oct 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite AUD $13,590
Royal Suite AUD $12,590 - $12,990
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Suite AUD $11,090 - $11,690
Deluxe Balcony Suite AUD $10,990 - $11,490
Balcony Suite AUD $10,590 - $10,840
Outside Stateroom AUD $8,195 - $8,690
from AUD $8,195 (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.
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Duration
15 Days
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Dates
15 Apr 2015
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29 Apr 2015
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04 May 2015
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27 May 2015
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24 Jun 2015
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27 Jul 2015
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24 Aug 2015
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21 Sep 2015
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19 Oct 2015
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