Romantic Rhine & Moselle with Alpine Escapade

Marvel at the endless beauty of the Swiss Alps to Rhineland on a 26 day tour from Munich to Amsterdam. Cruise the Rhine & Moselle in a luxurious Space-Ship.

26 Days
Munich to Amsterdam
From (AUD)
$ 18,080
Dates & Pricing

2019 Munich > Amsterdam

From high drama to high romance

Start with the romantic castles and vineyards of Germany’s renowned Rhineland and then wind down to the dramatic snow-capped Swiss Alps.
Journey through mountainous Switzerland and Austria and take a trip on the region’s world-famous Glacier Express. After a beautiful introduction to Europe’s most dramatic alpine landscapes, there’s nothing quite like a little romance on a luxury cruise along the Rhine.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
SSAM
Duration:
26 days
Departure City:
Munich
Return City:
Amsterdam

Selected Itinerary

26 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Welcome to Munich

    Arrive in Munich and transfer to your centrally located hotel, where you’ll enjoy a two night stay. This evening, meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director over a welcome drink to celebrate the start of a wonderful journey.

  2. Day 2 - Munich

    Explore the Bavarian city of Munich with your expert local guide who’ll help you discover the wonder of this fine city, including the Marienplatz, Glockenspiel and Viktualienmarkt.

    Visit BMW World and Museum, which showcases a wide collection of cars (not available all departures, will be replaced with Transportation Museum), or discover the haunting history of the Dachau Concentration Camp through a guided tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Munich > Salzburg

    Visit the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle and discover some of its fascinating back-story before continuing to Salzburg for an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Salzburg > Innsbruck

    Enjoy a walking tour seeing locations used during the filming of ‘The Sound of Music’, as well as Mozart’s birthplace and residence. Continue to Innsbruck for an overnight stay. Enjoy a tour of its highlights before ascending the Bergisel Ski Jump tower for breathtaking views over the city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Innsbruck > Bern

    Immerse yourself in the spectacular alpine scenery of Seefeld as you enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride. Afterwards, savour delicious apple strudel, an eternal Austrian favourite.

    Depart for Switzerland and upon arrival in the capital, Bern, check into your hotel where you’ll enjoy a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Bern > Lucerne > Bern

    Journey to Lucerne and enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town, including the Chapel Bridge, followed by a picturesque cruise across Lucerne’s lake to the village of Vitznau. Here, you’ll join the oldest cogwheel train in Switzerland for a breathtaking ascent of Mount Rigi.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Bern > St. Moritz:

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

    This afternoon, arrive in the mountain resort town of St. Moritz where you’ll be treated to spectacular vistas from your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - St. Moritz > Zermatt

    Board the Glacier Express for an unforgettable ride through the Swiss Alps. Travel through breathtaking mountain terrain towards the alpine village of Andermatt. From here continue to Zermatt, where you’ll get to immerse yourself in the traditional atmosphere during your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Zermatt

    Ascend the Swiss Alps on board the most spectacular scenic rail journey to Switzerland’s highest open-air rail station, Gornergrat, for magnificent views of the Gornergrat Ridge, including the Matterhorn. Alternatively, embrace the alpine way of life on a guided hike through majestic mountain scenery.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  10. Day 10 - Zermatt > Montreux

    Board a cog-wheel train to the village of Täsch, then continue your coach journey towards Montreux, your base for your overnight Special Stay. Upon arrival, cruise on Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle, an architectural jewel in the most beautiful setting, and enjoy an included tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Montreux > Zurich

    Travel to Vevey, where milk chocolate was created, and Charlie Chaplin settled after fleeing the United States. Following your orientation tour, enjoy some free time. Later, travel to Zurich, the country’s largest city, where you’ll view the Bahnhofstrasse and Romanesque Cathedral, among other fascinating highlights. Later, check into your luxurious hotel for an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Zurich > Basel

    Journey by coach to Basel, and board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Breisach

    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, if you’re feeling more active, discover the magical Black Forest during a hike and cable car ride, or take a guided bike ride.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Kehl > Strasbourg

    Visit Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace region in northeastern France, where you’ll discover La Petite France, the unique historic quarter, and stroll through the Old Town with its half-timbered houses and distinctive Alsatian winstubs. Alternatively, journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer.

    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

  15. Day 15 - Mannheim

    Experience the thrill of the Hockenheim Formula 1 race 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, for a gentler pace, join a local guide for an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by some leisure time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Rüdesheim > Rhine Gorge

    Be charmed by 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 for a spectacular view of the river. Later, you can look forward to unrivalled views across the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge.

    Mingle with newfound friends against yet another spectacular backdrop.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - 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. Explore this charming city on a guided tour, culminating in a visit to the iconic Reichsburg Castle.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Moselle Valley Cruising

    Appreciate the allure of the Moselle Valley from the opulence of your Scenic Space-Ship as you delight in a full day cruise. This afternoon, if you’re feeling energetic, you may wish to join a guided bike ride to the pretty village of Bernkastel, where you’ll be welcomed back on board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Bernkastel

    Journey to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a guided tour, and enjoy some free time to discover the many delights of one of Europe’s smallest countries. Alternatively, take a guided walk through Trier, or take in beautiful Bernkastel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Koblenz

    On arrival in Koblenz take advantage of a guided tour of this historic city, lapped by the waters of two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. Or visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines. You also have the option of a guided cycling tour of this fascinating city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Xanten

    Discover the charming town of Xanten on a guided tour, including a visit to the town’s famed archaeological park, showcasing the remains of Roman settlement in the region. 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

  22. Day 22 - Maastricht

    Holland’s oldest fortified city, Maastricht is a popular destination with a welcoming multicultural atmosphere. Enjoy a guided tour of its magnificent buildings and historic cobblestone town centre. Alternatively, explore the city at your own pace with Scenic Tailormade.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Arnhem

    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. Or, if you’re feeling more energetic, take a guided bicycle tour to the neighbouring town of Nijmegen.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  24. Day 24 - Veere

    Choose a guided tour through the quaint streets of Veere, or cycle 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

  25. Day 25 - Antwerp

    Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges, or discover delightful Antwerp on a guided walking tour, followed by leisure time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  26. Day 26 - Amsterdam

    After a delicious breakfast, prepare to head home. It may be the end of your  cruise, 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
  • 3 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 28 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • 1 Scenic Sundowners event
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 59 meals – 25 breakfasts (B), 13 lunches (L) and 21 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