From grand palaces and fairytale castles, this region of Europe is steeped in rich history of the ancient trade routes. Pass through charming villages, idyllic vineyards and forested hillsides as you cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest along the Rhine, Main and Upper Danube rivers.
This journey along some of Europe’s greatest rivers cruises through five countries including the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Sovakia and Hungary. Savour the fascinating landscapes and diverse cities of Amsterdam, Antwerp, Vienna and Budapest. Embrace the wine-growing districts of Rheinhessen, Rheingau and the Wachau Valley, with culinary highlights like the Wiener Schnitzel and spicy Hungarian goulash just the tip of several gastronomic traditions waiting to be explored.
The Middle Rhine Valley between Koblenz and Rüdesheim will be amongst your highlights of your cruise. Admire the charming landscapes brimming with ruined castles, quaint villages, rugged fortresses and steep vineyards.
Europe’s waterways are distinctive with varying water levels, and your 170km journey along the Main-Danube Canal will pass through 16 locks, some as high as 25 metres. Watch your Captain expertly manoeuvre your Scenic Space-Ship through the narrow canals and be greeted by the next iconic part of your journey.