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.
SCENIC ENRICH 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.
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) visit the Vogtsbauernhof open air museum in the Black Forest and enjoy a tasting of the world famous Black Forest cake; or (2) visit Colmar in the stunning Alsace Wine Region; or (3) guided cycle from Breisach to Colmar.
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) guided walking tour of Strasbourg; or (2) visit the pretty village of Mittelbergheim, known as one of France’s most beautiful. SCENIC ENRICH dine within the splendid and renowned Rastatt Palace. Enjoy a tour of this remarkable Palace followed by an unforgettable concert in the magnificent hall of Rastatt.
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) take a guided tour of the romantic and picturesque cityscape of Heidelberg; 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).
Board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini-train for a fun trip to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum where you’ll discover the many unique attractions housed in each of the various rooms on your Included guided visit of this quirky museum. Be sure to have your camera ready this afternoon, as you cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge.
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) take a scenic journey to Luxembourg and enjoy a guided tour; or (2) enjoy a guided walking tour of Trier; or (3) immerse yourself in the thrilling atmosphere of an old town that is full of history and culture on your guided walking tour of Bernkastel. This afternoon enjoy time at leisure, why not explore the city at your own pace or alternatively, take a gentle bicycle ride along the banks of the Moselle River to the neighbouring city of Mulheim with Scenic Tailormade using your personal GPS device as your guide.
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.
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 member of the most ancient European towns network and also widely known as a city of history, culture, local folklore and education. A city full of attractions for all, enjoy an Included guided tour this morning. A scenic afternoon of sailing will carry us toward the delightful Dutch village of Veere.
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) visit the Delta Works followed by a guided visit through the Storm Surge Barrier; or (2) join a guided tour of Middelburg; or (3) a guided bike tour through the quaint streets of Veere and surrounding area. SCENIC FREE CHOICE Dining This evening sample delicious Dutch delicacies at your choice of three superb dining locations.
Welcome to Belgium! In Antwerp, choose from the following SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) Often referred to as the ‘Venice of the North’, enjoy your guided visit of Bruges; or (2) guided tour of Belgium’s second largest city, Antwerp; or (3) enjoy your self-guided discovery of Antwerp by bike.
What better way to absorb the beauty of this magnifi cent stretch of Europe’s waterways, as we sail the majestic Scheldt River from Belgium bound for the waters of the Amstel River in Amsterdam, than from the opulence of your Scenic ‘Space-Ship’? Enjoy the luxurious amenities and facilities on board, and let the scenery come to you as you enjoy a full day of sailing to the Dutch capital city of 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.