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Romantic Rhine & Moselle with Scenic

A Fairytale Moment Awaits
Standard Suite from $7,725
  • 73043
  • River
  • 30 Sep 22
  • Basel
  • Amsterdam
  • Europe
  • From 24 Apr 23 to 25 Sep 23
  • 08May23, 09Oct23
  • 14 nights
  • Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
  • Multiple Cruiseships 6 stars
  • Fly-Cruise

  • Basel, Breisach, Strasbourg, Mannheim, Rhine Gorge, Cochem, Bernkastel, Moselle Valley, Koblenz, Dusseldorf, Maastricht, Nijmegen, Antwerp, Veere, Amsterdam

Romance is alive and well on the Rhine… Anyone who doesn’t believe in the power of romance has never travelled along the Rhine or its idyllic tributary, the Moselle. In fact, on this itinerary, there’s probably a fairytale moment waiting just beyond the next river bend.

The castles that grace this region sometimes 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. You may even compose a few new ones of your own.

Fly Business Class from $3,995pp* – Conditions Apply. Please read our Terms & Conditions. Book by 30th September 2022, unless sold out prior, to take advantage of this 2023 Early Bird Offer.

 

Highlights

  • Add on Business Class Fares From $3,995pp*
  • 5-Star Scenic Space-Ships with up to 163 guests
  • Spacious Balcony Suites with an innovative Scenic Sun Lounge
  • 1 Scenic Enrich experience with a private classical concert at the spectacular Baroque Palace of Rastatt – Exclusive to Scenic
  • Personalise your trip with 37 included Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Dine at your choice of up to five on board venues, from casual to fine dining
  • 41 meals – 14 breakfasts (B), 13 lunches (L) and 14 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary premium beverages all day, every day? – not just at meal times
  • Butler service for every suite
  • Complimentary full mini-bar restocked daily
  • Innovative Salt Therapy Lounge and fitness area
  • Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electrically assisted bicycles
  • Scenic Cruise Director to guide and assist & expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • Return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities on board and on shore

Important Terms

  • * Rates quoted are in Australian dollars.
  • Fly Business Class from $3,995pp* must be booked in conjunction with this Scenic River Cruise. Condition only applies to Diamond or Sapphire Deck Suites on selected Scenic Space-ship cruises of 11 days or longer.
  • In addition to the non- refundable deposit of $1,000 per person, due within 7 days of booking, the full Business class air fare is to be paid by 30th September 2022 or 11 months prior to departure, whichever comes first. Offer available until sold out or withdrawn. Strictly limited suites available on set departures and subject to availability.
  • Prices shown are fully inclusive of taxes unless otherwise stated.
  • Advertised price includes any bonus nights, special offers or discounts listed in the inclusions.
  • Surcharges may apply due to demand, Christmas & New Year's Eve, school or public holidays, trade shows, special events & other unforeseen circumstances.
  • Prices may be based on Dynamic Rates and as such, may fluctuate at anytime without notice, due to matters outside our control, such as adverse currency fluctuations, fuel surcharges, taxes and airfare increases, or at the property's discretion.
 
Cabin Name
Price per person twin share from
 
Standard Suite
$7,725
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Balcony Suite
$11,225
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Deluxe Balcony Suite
$11,975
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Junior Balcony Suite
$12,125
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Royal Balcony Suite
$15,125
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Royal Panoram Suite
$16,225
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Royal Onwer's Suite
$17,425
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*Rates are based on per person for two adults sharing. For solo travellers or single person occupancy rates, or other cabin types not listed, please contact our Travel Specialists for a quote.

 

 

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.

Please book your flight to arrive into Zurich prior to 01:30 PM.

Meals Included: Dinner

 

Day 2

Breisach

(Freechoice)

Journey into the picturesque Black Forest region for a guided tour and tasting of the iconic Black Forest cake. 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

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 region 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.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 4
Mannheim

(Freechoice)

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, or join an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by some leisure time. Alternatively, experience the thrill of the Hockenheim Formula 1 race track with a museum visit and an insider tour of the circuit.

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
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 8
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 9
Koblenz

(Freechoice)

On arrival to Koblenz take advantage of a guided tour of this historic city, 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, or visit Marksburg Castle for a guided tour. Perched high above the river, this is the only castle on the Middle Rhine that has avoided destruction.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 10
Düsseldorf

(Freechoice)

Discover Düsseldorf on a walking tour, or join a cycling tour along the river, passing by Düsseldorf’s bustling modern harbour precinct. Alternatively, learn about the city’s beer producing traditions as you visit some local Microbreweries, you will also get to taste the local Altbier, a dark beer traditional to this region, or visit the Zollverein industrial site, once the largest and most productive coal mine
in Europe.

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. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial. Dedicated to the American soldiers who perished in this region during World War II.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 12
Nijmegen

(Freechoice)

Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum and learn about the Battle of Arnhem, or take a tour of Palais Het Loo, a former Royal palace that now houses a museum. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum and discover historic houses, farms and windmills. Or if you’re feeling energetic, take an active bicycle tour throughout the city.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 13
Antwerp

(Freechoice)

Take a walking tour through the capital of the Flemish region, Antwerp, known for its diamond trade and spectacular architecture or be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges. Alternatively, 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 Allied troops who perished during this terrible battle.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 14
Veere

(Freechoice)

Choose a guided tour through the 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.

Please book your flight to depart out of Amsterdam after 12:00 PM.

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. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours

From humble beginnings to world-renowned Luxury Cruise and Tour operator, in 2016 Scenic celebrated 30 years as a leader in its field. The Scenic team has worked tirelessly to earn a world-class reputation for creating and delivering the ultimate cruising and touring itineraries for travellers who seek wondrous experiences and exceptional 5-star service.

Founded in Newcastle by Glen Moroney, the company started in 1986 with coach tours operating throughout Australia.

Over the years, Scenic has continued to grow and set a new standard for ocean cruising with Scenic Eclipse being equipped with two on board helicopters and a seven-seat submarine, taking guests to places previously thought inaccessible. With an on board Discovery Team, a range of shore excursions and unparalleled luxury and service, the World’s First Discovery Yachts truly eclipse all expectations.

The proudly Australian founded company Scenic has offices across the globe, two sister companies, Evergreen Tours and Emerald Waterways and after more than three decades of successful operation, is looking towards an exciting future.

Scenic is a member of CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association), IATA (International Air Transport Association), CATO (Council of Australian Tour Operators), and is ATAP Accredited (Australian Tourism Accreditation Program) which validates its strength, capabilities and international presence. Scenic is also an Inbound Tour Member of the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand. Scenic has been the recipient of national and international accolades from the industry and its partners, as well as recognised within the industry for its exemplary product and operations.

After more than three decades in the business, Scenic is still as passionate about travel and committed to guest satisfaction as it was in 1986. Scenic goes to the Nth degree to ensure its guests have the holiday of a lifetime.


 
 

Call a Luxury Cruise Specialist on 1300 308 081 and Quote #73043

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