Romantic Rhine & Moselle with Grand Alpine

From Amsterdam to Basel, discover the Romantic Rhine & Moselle rivers before taking a 14 day Alpine journey from Zurich to Vienna - all in 5-star luxury.

28 Days
Amsterdam to Vienna
From (AUD)
$ 18,470
Dates & Pricing

2020 Amsterdam > Vienna

Landscapes that will take your breath away

You’ll find that the magnificent Swiss Alps will inspire and astound, the perfect accompaniment to a life-changing luxury European river cruise.
There’s something hauntingly beautiful about Europe’s snow-scattered mountains, whether you’re venturing through picture-perfect Switzerland, or traversing wild and wonderful Austria. From the gigantic and jagged Matterhorn to the arresting landscapes and plunging gorges that you’ll witness first-hand while travelling on Switzerland’s world-famous Glacier Express, you’ll find every aspect of your alpine adventure exhilarating.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
SSAB
Duration:
28 days
Departure City:
Amsterdam
Return City:
Vienna

Selected Itinerary

28 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Welcome to Amsterdam

    Toast the marvellous journey ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 5pm in Amsterdam.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Antwerp

    Freechoice

    Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges, or learn about the famous Flemish painter, Peter Paul Rubens in Antwerp and visit his former residence as well as the cathedral where a number of his more important works are housed. Alternatively, discover delightful Antwerp on a guided walking tour, followed by leisure time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - 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

  4. Day 4 - Arnhem

    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 the historic houses, farms and windmills, or join an active cycling tour to the town of Nijmegen.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Maastricht

    Holland’s oldest fortified city, Maastricht is a popular destination with a welcoming multicultural atmosphere.

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a guided tour of its magnificent buildings and historic cobblestone town centre. Or, visit Aachen and learn the tale of the city that borders three countries, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. Alternatively, explore Maastricht at your own pace with Scenic Tailormade.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Düsseldorf

    Düsseldorf is a vibrant city with a thriving art scene, where modern buildings appear in stark contrast to the old world charm of the Altstadt, the Old Town.

    Freechoice

    Discover the charming town of Düsseldorf on a guided walking tour and taste the local Altbier. Or, if you’re feeling more active, join a guided cycling tour. Alternatively, try something a little different with a visit to 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

  7. Day 7 - Koblenz

    Freechoice

    Take a guided city tour and be enchanted by the history and beauty of Koblenz, which straddles two of Europe’s most beautiful waterways. Alternatively, explore the city on two wheels on a guided cycling tour, or visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - 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

  9. Day 9 - Moselle Valley Cruising

    Admire the beautiful Moselle Valley from the comfort of your Scenic Space-Ship as you relax on board during a full day of cruising. This afternoon 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

  10. Day 10 - Bernkastel

    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

  11. Day 11 - Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim

    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

  12. Day 12 - Mannheim

    Freechoice

    Experience the thrill of the Hockenheim Formula 1 track with a museum visit and an insider tour of the circuit, or join an expert local guide on a historic tour of Heidelberg, where you’ll visit Heidelberg’s Renaissance castle. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. Alternatively, join a local guide for an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by leisure time.

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    Enjoy a private concert at the Baroque Palace of Rastatt. It’ll be an evening of grandeur and a rare chance to collect memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Kehl > Strasbourg

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Breisach

    Freechoice

    Be immersed in a truly magical experience as you step inside the setting of the Hansel and Gretel fairytale during your visit to the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum in the heart of the Black Forest. Alternatively, enjoy a wine tasting in the Kaiserstuhl region, or 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

  15. Day 15 - Basel > Zurich

    Farewell your Scenic Space-Ship this morning and transfer to Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city, where you’ll start the next leg of your journey with an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  16. Day 16 - Zurich > Montreux

    This morning, visit the elegant Bahnhofstrasse and see the Romanesque Cathedral. Then, leave Zurich behind and journey to Gruyères en route to Montreux, where you’ll enjoy your overnight Special Stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Montreux > Zermatt

    Cruise on Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle and enjoy a guided tour then board a cog-wheel train to the Swiss Alps village of Zermatt. Check into your hotel for your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Zermatt

    Freechoice

    Ascend the Swiss Alps by rail to Gornergrat for magnificent views, including the Matterhorn. Alternatively, take a guided hike through majestic mountain scenery.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  19. Day 19 - Zermatt > St. Moritz

    This morning, drive to Andermatt where you will board the Glacier Express for a spectacular rail journey through the stunning Swiss Alps, before arriving in St. Moritz for an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - St. Moritz > Bern

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    Enjoy conversation and cheese tasting with wine or home-made apple juice on your visit to a rural Swiss farm.

    End the day with a two night stay in Bern.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Bern > Lucerne > Bern

    This morning, join the oldest cog-wheel train in Switzerland for a breathtaking ascent of Mount Rigi, followed by a picturesque cruise on Lucerne’s lake from Vitznau to Lucerne. Later, enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town including the Chapel Bridge with free time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  22. Day 22 - Bern > Innsbruck

    Leave Switzerland, bound for Austria.

    Enrich

    Visit the Austrian town of Seefeld and enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, and treat yourself to the famous Austrian dessert, apple strudel.

    On arrival to Innsbruck, enjoy a tour of the city and visit the Bergisel Ski Jump tower for breathtaking views over Innsbruck, before arriving at your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Innsbruck > Munich

    Travel through towering peaks to Hohenschwangau to see the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle, which you’ll also visit. Later, follow the Romantic Road to Munich for a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  24. Day 24 - Munich

    Explore the streets of Munich on a walking tour, see the Marienplatz and the Town Hall with its world famous Glockenspiel. Tonight you will enjoy a sumptuous dinner featuring typical German cuisine at one of Munich’s oldest restaurants.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - Munich > Salzburg

    Visit the Eagle’s Nest, located in the Bavarian Alps, then continue to Salzburg where you’ll visit locations used during the filming of ‘The Sound of Music’, as well as Mozart’s birthplace and residence. Overnight stay in Salzburg.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  26. Day 26 - Salzburg > Vienna

    Delight in the spectacular scenery as you venture into the Salzkammergut district, made famous by ‘The Sound of Music’. Continuing on to Vienna, you will check into your hotel, your base for the next two nights.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  27. Day 27 - Vienna

    Your expert local guide will show you the city’s imperial glory during your guided tour.

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    Tonight, enjoy a concert of classical music at the Kursalon, a beautiful Italian Renaissance Palace, followed by dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  28. Day 28 - Vienna

    Depart Vienna after breakfast this morning. It may be the end of your journey, but it’s the beginning of a lifetime of fond memories.

    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 30 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 62 meals – 27 breakfasts (B), 13 lunches (L) and 22 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

Pricing & Availability