Call Scenic 138 128

Romantic Rhine & Moselle

Discover the hidden gems of the Rhine and the Moselle on this 15 day cruise. From the small canals of Amsterdam to the majestic mountains of Zurich.

15 Day
From (AUD)
$ 9,340
  • 2017 Amsterdam > Basel

    Tour Code:

    AMBA

    Duration:

    15 Days

    Departure City:

    Amsterdam

    Return City:

    Basel

  • 15 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Welcome to Amsterdam
      Highlights:
      Welcome reception

      Toast the marvellous journey ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Please book flights to arrive no later than 5pm.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Antwerp
      Highlights:
      Excursion to Bruges
      Freechoice

      Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges or take a guided stroll through Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Veere
      Highlights:
      Delta Works
      Freechoice

      Marvel at the modern wonder that is Holland’s Delta Works, and then visit the historic Storm Surge Barrier. Alternatively, discover charming Veere, either through a walking tour or a guided bike ride that will also take in the surrounding dykes.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Arnhem
      Highlights:
      The Netherlands open air museum
      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.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Maastricht
      Highlights:
      Old town charm

      Explore Holland’s oldest fortified city, Maastricht and discover its magnificent buildings and historic cobblestone town centre.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Xanten
      Highlights:
      Zollverein industrial site
      Freechoice

      Discover the charming town of Xanten on a guided tour. Alternatively, visit the Zollverein industrial site, once the largest and most productive coal mine in Europe.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Koblenz
      Highlights:
      Scenic Sundowners

      You’ll be enchanted by the history and beauty of Koblenz, which straddles two of Europe’s most beautiful waterways.

      Sundowners

      Today you’ll have a great opportunity to mingle with newfound friends against yet another spectacular backdrop, whilst toasting the day’s end.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Cochem
      Highlights:
      Fairytale Cochem

      A medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River, Cochem will make you feel as if you’re stepping into a fairytale. Explore this charming city on a tour that culminates in a visit to the iconic Reichsburg Castle.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Moselle Valley Cruising
      Highlights:
      Moselle Valley cycling

      Admire the beautiful Moselle Valley from the comfort of your Scenic Space-Ship as you relax on board during a full day of cruising. If you’re feeling energetic, take a guided bike ride to the pretty village of Bernkastel, where you can rejoin the cruise.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Bernkastel
      Highlights:
      Moselle delights
      Freechoice

      Travel to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and tour this exquisite city. Alternatively, take a guided walk through Trier, or get acquainted with beautiful Bernkastel.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim
      Highlights:
      Rhine Gorge

      Succumb to charming Rüdesheim, where you’ll 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.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Mannheim
      Highlights:
      Concert at Rastatt Palace
      Freechoice

      Explore the historic university town of Heidelberg, with its fine Renaissance castle, or enjoy the Sweet Tastes of Heidelberg tour, where you’ll have an opportunity to sample some of the local chocolates and gummy bears. Alternatively, experience the thrill of the Hockenheim Formula 1 race track (available on selected dates, please enquire for details), with a museum visit and an insider tour of the circuit.

      Enrich

      Enjoy a private tour of the Palace of Rastatt, a Baroque masterpiece and one of the most magnificent historic venues in the region, before enjoying an exclusive classical concert in its resplendent hall. It’ll be an enormously enriching evening of pomp and grandeur.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Strasbourg
      Highlights:
      Alsace wine tasting
      Freechoice

      Visit Strasbourg and discover La Petite France, or journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer. Alternatively, visit a local market and Shop with a Chef.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Breisach
      Highlights:
      Cycle in the Black Forest
      Freechoice

      Be immersed in a truly magical experience during a visit to the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum in the heart of the Black Forest. Alternatively, if you’re feeling more active discover the Black Forest during a hike, or take a guided bike ride.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Basel > Zurich
      Highlights:
      Farewell

      After a delicious breakfast, prepare to head home. Your Scenic Representative will transfer you to the airport for your onward flight. It may be the end of your cruise, but it’s the beginning of a lifetime of fond memories. (Please schedule flights to depart after midday).

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    All-inclusive highlights
    • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
    • 1 exclusive Enrich experience
    • Your choice of 21 Freechoice activities
    • 1 Sundowners event
    • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade
    • 41 meals – 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 14 dinners