Jewels of Europe with Majestic Britain & Ireland

36 Days
Dublin to Budapest
From (AUD)
$ 23,085
Dates & Pricing

2021 Dublin > Budapest

The best of Britannia and Europe

This magnificent journey encompasses all the culture, history and tradition that has made the British Isles such an object of fascination to visitors.
From Ireland’s spectacular coastline to the rugged Scottish Highlands, there are few regions that have the power to captivate and delight. Immerse yourself in the pleasures of Ireland, Scotland’s proud history and England’s rich traditions. Combine all this with a cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest and you can look forward to a holiday that romances you with the best that Europe and Britain have on offer.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
BAIC
Duration:
36 days
Departure City:
Dublin
Return City:
Budapest

Selected Itinerary

36 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Dublin

    Start your journey with a two night stay in Dublin.

  2. Day 2 - Dublin

    Tour this fascinating city.

    Freechoice

    Tour Trinity College, access the Long Room and Book of Kells, or visit the Guinness Storehouse.

    Dine tonight at an Irish pub.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Dublin > Killarney

    Discover Blarney Castle then continue to Killarney for a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Ring of Kerry

    Experience the beauty of the  Ring of Kerry today. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  5. Day 5 - Killarney > Galway

    Explore Bunratty Folk Park, before driving along spectacular coastline to the Cliffs of Moher. Arrive in
    Galway for your overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Galway > Belfast

    Explore Galway during an orientation tour. En route to Northern Ireland visit the Monastery of Clonmacnoise. 
    Your two night stay is in Belfast.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Belfast

    Learn about Belfast’s troubled past during your guided tour.

    Freechoice

    Discover the story of the Titanic, or take a tour in one of Belfast’s historic black cabs.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  8. Day 8 - Belfast > Loch Lomond

    Today journey to Scotland via ferry and continue to Loch Lomond. This evening check into your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Loch Lomond

    Today explore the natural wild beauty of Trossachs National Park. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  10. Day 10 - Loch Lomond >Inverness

    Journey to mysterious Loch Ness and visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle before continuing to Inverness for a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Inverness

    Today discover Cawdor Castle. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Inverness > Aberdeen

    This morning travel through the Cairngorms National Park. Then tour the historic Glenfiddich Distillery. Stay overnight in Aberdeen.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Aberdeen >Edinburgh

    Enrich

    Enjoy morning tea and a display of the ancient art of falconry, known as the ‘sport of kings’.

    Arrive in Edinburgh and check into your hotel before a tour of one of the regions iconic castles.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Edinburgh

    During a city tour board the Royal Yacht Britannia and explore Edinburgh Castle.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  15. Day 15 - Edinburgh > York

    Journey to York by train, and learn about the city’s Roman and Viking heritage. Enjoy an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  16. Day 16 - York > Chester

    Join a walking tour of Chester, including a visit to it’s famous Cathedral, then arrive at your hotel for the night.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  17. Day 17 - Chester > Stratford

    Visit Stratford, the birthplace of Shakespeare. See the most popular sights including the famous Bard’s house. Overnight stay in Stratford.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  18. Day 18 - Stratford > Bath

    Drive through the beautiful Cotswold region. Then check into your hotel in Bath.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Bath

    Discover Bath on a walking tour then visit the Roman Baths, constructed in 70AD.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  20. Day 20 - Bath > London

    Discover mythical Stonehenge, then continue to Salisbury and visit its majestic cathedral. Your final destination is London, enjoy a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  21. Day 21 - London

    Take a tour of London and see the highlights including a visit to Westminster Abbey. This evening, dine at one of London’s most historic pubs.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - London > Amsterdam

    After breakfast, transfer to London airport for your included flight to Amsterdam where you will board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Amsterdam

    Explore wonderful Amsterdam – with its wealth of canals, museums and bicycles.

    Freechoice

    Hop aboard one of our e-bikes and take a guided bicycle tour outside the city or walk the streets of Amsterdam with a local guide and taste the Dutch favourite, herring. You also have the opportunity to experience an iconic canal cruise and see the city from a different angle or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans, with its windmills and open-air conservation area.

    Alternatively, you can make the most of your free time by letting Scenic Tailormade open your eyes to Amsterdam’s many key attractions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  24. Day 24 - Cologne > Marksburg

    Freechoice

    Take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral, or explore the city’s Jewish history.  Alternatively, if you are feeling more active, cycle to Cologne from the charming medieval village of Zons or learn about Beethoven during a walking tour in the city of Bonn, the location of the composer’s birth 250 years ago.

    Enrich

    Delight in the medieval ambience of Marksburg Castle, which has remained virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. Partake in a magnificent medieval feast, with an abundance of fine fare and free-flowing local red wine. You can also look forward to being entertained in the grand tradition of Europe’s great royal houses, with minstrels and colourful court jesters, there for your exclusive pleasure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim

    Enjoy the unrivalled views of the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge. Then alight in Rüdesheim and board the Winzerexpress mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum before enjoying a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument for spectacular views of the river.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  26. Day 26 - Miltenberg

    Today a unique experience awaits you. Meet the locals of the quaint German town of Miltenberg.

    Freechoice

    Meet the monks in a local monastery for a tour and insight into regional beer production or meet a local winemaker and join him for a taste of his fine wines. Alternatively, join a Baron and Baroness and learn what it is like to be a royal in the modern day, or opt to visit a local Schnapps producer and taste the many flavours available. You also have the opportunity to meet a local farming family and taste some of their homemade produce.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  27. Day 27 - Würzburg

    Freechoice

    Explore the famous Romantic Road, an important trade route during the Middle Ages, then take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg, a medieval gem that overlooks the Tauber river. Or stay in Würzburg and visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  28. Day 28 - Bamberg

    Immerse yourself in the Old Town of Bamberg, a World Heritage-listed Site alive with history. With your knowledgeable local guide, walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders once did. This afternoon sample a variety of delicious German sausage on board.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  29. Day 29 - Nuremberg

    Enjoy this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century.

    Freechoice

    Explore Nuremberg by foot on a guided walking tour or visit moving WWII sites. Alternatively, stay on board for a beer tasting experience.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  30. Day 30 - Regensburg

    There is much to explore in the 2,000-year-old town of Regensburg, situated at the confluence of three rivers.

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg or hop on board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey, and sample beer from one of the world’s oldest monastic breweries. Alternatively, cycle to the Walhalla monument, a memorial dedicated to Germany’s elite, or take an active walking tour to Thurn und Taxis Palace.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  31. Day 31 - Passau > Salzburg

    Enrich

    Based on the timeless movie of the same name, the exclusive ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ will wow you with its stage sets. Enjoy an authentic Austrian lunch before an afternoon of humming along to some of the catchy classics.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  32. Day 32 - Melk > Dürnstein

    Freechoice

    Experience Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey on a guided tour. Or, the more active can embark on an enjoyable guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages in the region. Alternatively, visit the fairytale castle of Burg Aggstein. Built in the 12th century, the castle ruins offers spectacular views across the Danube.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  33. Day 33 - Vienna

    Acquaint yourself with this opulent city by taking a fascinating guided tour of its most famous sights, including the Ringstrasse.

    Enrich

    Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. With a special dedication to Beethoven, we celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth as we pay tribute to his talent and world-renowned compositions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  34. Day 34 - Vienna

    Freechoice

    Take a guided tour of Bratislava or visit Schönbrunn Palace, and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, learn about the Viennese coffee culture during a guided tour. Or explore a different side of Vienna on a cycling tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  35. Day 35 - Budapest

    We find ourselves in Budapest, one of Europe’s oldest and prettiest cities.

    Freechoice

    Make the most of a guided tour of Budapest including a piano concert, or relax and unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa. Or, choose to experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock or take a hike to Buda Hill for breathtaking views over the Danube.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  36. Day 36 - Budapest

    Depart after breakfast, with a lifetime of wonderful memories.

    Please note: Pre-release itinerary subject to change.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

All-inclusive highlights
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 4 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 37 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 71 meals – 35 breakfasts (B), 13 lunches (L) and 23 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary beverages all day throughout your cruise
  • Butler service for all guests throughout your cruise
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade available throughout your cruise
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
  • Cruise Director and Tour Director to guide and assist
  • Expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • All tipping and gratuities

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