Romantic Rhine & Moselle

15 Days in Truly All-Inclusive Luxury Zurich > Amsterdam

from $7,995* pp

*Based on 25/10/2021 departure with $300pp Early Payment Discount applied

Plan your 2021 river cruise with confidence. Book now to secure Earlybird Offers with Economy Flights Included up to the value of $1,900 per person* on many of our most popular cruises. For extra peace of mind take advantage of our reduced deposit payment amount and complimentary Deposit Protection Plan^.

On this itinerary, there’s a fairytale moment waiting just beyond the next river bend. The castles that grace this region seem as if they were lifted straight from the silver screen – hardly surprising as it’s a region that’s long been favoured by Hollywood directors.

From Lorelei, the Rhine river siren said to lure sailors to their demise, to the legendary Black Forest, which still resonates with imaginative children’s tales. There are stories of romances galore to discover and delight in.


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Truly All-Inclusive Luxury

  • 5-Star Scenic Space-Ships with up to 163 guests
  • Spacious Balcony Suites with an innovative Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Butler service for every suite
  • Dine at your choice of up to five venues
  • Premium beverages all day, every day - not just at mealtimes
  • Complimentary full mini-bar restocked daily
  • Enjoy an exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
  • Personalise your trip with 35 included Scenic Freechoice activities
  • E-bikes to explore independently
  • Salt Therapy Lounge and fitness area
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration
  • Experienced Scenic Cruise Director to guide and assist
  • Expert local guides in each town
  • Return airport transfers
  • Tipping and gratuities included


The very essence of romance

Everyone deserves to experience the magic of Europe’s most romantic region at least once. If you haven’t yet, perhaps this is the itinerary for you.

You’ll begin your journey in Amsterdam, with its maze of historic streets and canals. From there your luxury allinclusive cruise will take you through beautiful stretches of the Rhine and Moselle.


Itinerary

Day 1 - Zurich > Basel
Raise your glass to the marvellous cruise ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Your journey into wonder is about to begin.
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 - Breisach
Freechoice: Visit the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum in the heart of the Black Forest. Alternatively, enjoy a wine tasting in the Kaiserstuhl region, or if you’re feeling more active, take a guided bike ride from Breisach to Freiburg stopping along the way for a tasting of delicious Black Forest cake.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 - Kehl > Strasbourg
Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace region in northeastern France, where you’ll discover the unique historic quarter and its impressive cathedral. Or, choose to see the picturesque city from a different perspective on board a canal cruise. Admire the stunning district known as Le Petite France and take in the sites such as the European Parliament and the Imperial quarter. Alternatively, journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer.
Enrich Enjoy a private concert at the Baroque Palace of Rastatt, one of the most magnificent historic venues in the region. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other, and a rare chance to collect memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

Day 4 - Mannheim
Freechoice: Experience the thrill of the Hockenheim Formula 1 race track with a museum visit and an insider tour of the circuit, or join a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit its Renaissance castle. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. Alternatively, join an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by some leisure time.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Rüdesheim > Rhine Gorge:
Freechoice: Board the Winzerexpress mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Afterwards, enjoy a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument. Alternatively, join an excursion to Mainz and see the impressive sandstone cathedral, the tremendous Old Town and visit the Gutenberg Museum. Later, enjoy unrivalled views across the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - Cochem
A medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River, Cochem will make you feel as if you’re stepping directly off the ship and into a fairy tale.
Freechoice: Explore Cochem during a guided tour and visit the iconic Reichsburg Castle, or if you’re feeling more active, join a bicycle tour and explore the beautiful region.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Moselle Valley Cruising
Today sail along the curvaceous path of the Moselle River past quaint half timbered villages, vine covered slopes and hilltop castles that are perched proudly on their lookout over the river. Appreciate the allure of the Moselle Valley from the opulence of your Scenic Space-Ship as you delight in this full day cruise.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 - Bernkastel
Freechoice: Journey to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a guided tour, or take a guided walk through Trier, a city with an important Roman past. Alternatively, take in beautiful Bernkastel, with its perfectly preserved half timbered houses located on the picturesque Moselle river.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 - Koblenz
One of the oldest and prettiest towns along the Rhine, Koblenz is sure to impress.
Freechoice: On arrival to Koblenz take advantage of a guided tour of this historic city, lapped by the waters of two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers, or visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines. Alternatively, take a guided
cycling tour of this fascinating city.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 - Düsseldorf
Freechoice: Discover the charming town of Düsseldorf on a guided walking tour and taste the local Altbier, a dark beer traditional to this region, or join a guided cycling tour along the river, passing by Düsseldorf’s bustling modern harbour precinct. Alternatively, visit the Zollverein industrial site, once the largest and most productive coal mine in Europe, today a World Heritage-listed Site.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 - Maastricht
Freechoice: Enjoy a guided tour of Maastricht, or visit Aachen and learn the tale of the city that borders three countries, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial. Dedicated to the American soldiers who perished in this region during World War II. You will also get to visit the Eben Emael Fortress, which was built to protect the city from the German invasion during the second world war.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 - Nijmegen
Freechoice: Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum and learn about the Battle of Arnhem. The Airborne Experience allows you to follow in the footsteps of the British parachutists who made their way across dangerous terrain to Arnhem in September 1944. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum and discover historic houses, farms and windmills. The museum portrays the impression of daily life for the average Dutchman over the past few centuries. Or, if you’re feeling more energetic, take an active bicycle tour throughout the city.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 - Antwerp
Freechoice: Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges, or learn about the famous Flemish painter, Peter Paul Rubens in Antwerp. Alternatively, take a guided walking tour of Antwerp, followed by leisure time, or take the opportunity to visit the towns of Ypres & Passchendaele to learn about the World War I battle of Passchendaele. Visit the memorials dedicated to the 325,000 Allied troops who perished during this terrible battle.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14 - Veere
Freechoice: Choose a guided tour through the quaint streets of Veere, or cycle through the town with a local guide and admire the surrounding dykes. Alternatively, marvel at the modern wonder that is Holland’s Delta Works, including a visit through the Storm Surge Barrier.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15 - Amsterdam
After a delicious breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Amsterdam airport for your onward or homebound flight. It may be the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories. This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.
Meals Included: Breakfast

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Terms & Conditions: *Conditions apply. Prices and offers are based on per person, twin share in AUD, strictly limited, not combinable with other offers, and subject to availability. Valid for new bookings only until 30 September 2020. Flights Included offers is up to the value of $1,900 per person based on Economy Class with an airline of Scenic’s choosing. If the required airfare is greater than $1,900 per person for Economy Class, air surcharges will apply. #Fly Business class from $4,195 per person is available on selected departures on cruises of 11 days or longer and is strictly limited and not combinable with other offers. All flights offers are based on wholesale airfares in Business Class with Singapore Airlines in U class and are subject to availability of airline and booking class. Airline/Airport taxes up to $260 per person are included. Flights are subject to availability of appropriate airline class and once sold out surcharges will apply. Flights must be booked with Scenic. A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is due within 7 days of booking. In addition, payment for the full Business Class airfare is due by 30 September 2020 or 11 months prior to departure, whatever comes first. Offer does not apply in Portugal. All airfare deals are scheduled for travel to best suit the tour departure and conclusion dates on available scheduled flights. Any requests outside of the tour dates may incur seasonal surcharges as enforced by the airline. From price includes $300pp Early Payment Discount where full payment is due by 30 November 2020. Prices and offers based on AMBA251021.2 in a category E suite (no balcony). Balcony suite price based on a category C suite other upgrades available on request at an additional cost. A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is due within 7 days of booking. A second non-refundable deposit of $2,000pp is due by 30 September 2020. We reserve the right to ticket any flights upon receipt of the second deposit and any subsequent changes will incur change and/or cancellation fees. ^Receive complimentary Deposit Protection Plan on all cruises, excluding Russia. Valid for new bookings made before 30 September 2020. Valued at $125pp. Flyer version 2: prices and offers correct as of 25/06/20. For full terms and conditions visit scenic.com.au/terms. ABN 85 002 715 602. SNFY1913