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).
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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’?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.