Romantic Rhine & Moselle with Grand Alpine

From Amsterdam to Basel, discover the Romantic Rhine & Moselle rivers before taking a 16 day Alpine journey from Zurich to Vienna - all in 5-star luxury.

30 Days
Amsterdam to Vienna
From (AUD)
$ 21,020
Dates & Pricing

2021 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:
30 days
Departure City:
Amsterdam
Return City:
Vienna

Selected Itinerary

30 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Amsterdam

    Raise your glass to the marvellous cruise ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. 

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Veere

    Freechoice

    Choose a guided tour through Veere, or cycle through the town with a local guide. Alternatively, marvel at the modern wonder that is Holland’s Delta Works.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Antwerp

    Freechoice

    Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges, or learn about the famous Flemish painter, Peter Paul Rubens in Antwerp. Alternatively, take a guided walking tour of Antwerp, or learn about the World War I battle of Passchendaele.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Nijmegen

    Freechoice

    Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum, or visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum. Alternatively, take a bicycle tour through the city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Maastricht

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a guided tour of Maastricht, or visit Aachen and learn the tale of the city that borders three countries. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Düsseldorf

    Freechoice

    Discover the charming town of Düsseldorf and taste the local Altbier, or join a guided cycling tour along the river. Alternatively, visit the Zollverein industrial site.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Moselle Valley Cruising

    Appreciate the allure of the Moselle Valley as you delight in a full day cruise. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Cochem

    Freechoice

    Explore Cochem during a guided tour and visit the iconic Reichsburg Castle, or join a guided bicycle tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Bernkastel

    Freechoice

    Journey to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a guided tour. Alternatively, take a guided walk through Trier, or take in beautiful Bernkastel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Koblenz

    Freechoice

    Take a guided tour of this historic city, or visit a local winery. Alternatively, take a guided cycling tour around the city that lies at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Rüdesheim

    Freechoice

    Join an excursion to Mainz and visit the Gutenberg Museum. Or, stay in Rüdesheim and enjoy a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Mannheim

    Freechoice

    Experience the Hockenheim Formula 1 race track with a museum visit and a tour of the circuit, or join a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit its Renaissance castle. Alternatively, join an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by some leisure time.

    Enrich

    Enjoy a private concert at the Baroque Palace of Rastatt, one of the most magnificent historic venues in the region. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Kehl > Strasbourg

    Freechoice

    Visit Strasbourg and its impressive cathedral, or journey to Mittelbergheim. Alternatively, choose to see the picturesque city from a different perspective on a canal cruise.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Breisach

    Freechoice

    Visit 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. Start the next leg of your journey with an overnight stay at your luxurious hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  16. Day 16 - Zurich > Bern

    Repeatedly named the city with the best quality of life, Zurich is full of treasures and you’ll discover them first hand on a walking tour. This afternoon, transfer to the Swiss capital Bern and your centrally located hotel for your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Lucerne

    Journey today to charming Lucerne, and enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town including the ornate Chapel Bridge, followed by a picturesque cruise on Lucerne’s lake to the village of Vitznau. Join the oldest cog wheel train in Switzerland for a breathtaking ascent of Mount Rigi.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  18. Day 18 - Bern > Montreux

    Enroute to Montreux stop at the charming village of Gruyères, then be treated to a tasting of Swiss chocolate. Upon arrival in Montreux check into your opulent hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  19. Day 19 - Montreux > Zermatt

    Cruise on Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle and enjoy a guided tour, then board a cogwheel train to the Swiss Alps village of Zermatt. Then check into for your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Zermatt

    Today ascend the Swiss Alps by rail to Gornergrat for magnificent views, including the Matterhorn.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  21. Day 21 - Zermatt > Stresa

    Today we cross the border and continue to the Italian city of Stresa. Upon arrival you will check in to your hotel where you’ll enjoy beautiful rooms overlooking the crystal blue waters of Lake Maggiore.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  22. Day 22 - Stresa

    Cruise Lake Maggiore, the stunning lake that straddles Switzerland and Italy. Pause along the way to visit the splendid Isola Bella, ‘the beautiful island’. Famous for its baroque palace and luscious gardens, explore the palace and its grounds before returning to Stresa.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Stresa > Lugano

    Today journey to Lugano, where you will stay two nights. Although in Switzerland, the city offers a unique Italian flair with the culture and language influenced by its nearest neighbour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  24. Day 24 - Lugano

    Located on the shores of Lake Lugano surrounded by impressive mountains, the city is a sight to behold.

    Freechoice

    Take a cable car ride to the peak of Mount Brè for spectacular views across the Lake and the surrounding alps, or taste the flavours of Lugano during a guided tour, sampling the delicious delicacies of the region along the way.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  25. Day 25 - Lugano > 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 the resort town of St. Moritz. Enjoy an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  26. Day 26 - St Moritz > Seefeld

    Travel through towering peaks to Hohenschwangau to see the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle, which you’ll also visit. Then continue to your hotel in Seefeld, located on a picturesque plateau in the heart of the Tyrolean Alps.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  27. Day 27 - Seefeld > Salzburg

    Delight in the spectacular scenery as you venture into the Salzkammergut district, made famous by the movie ‘The Sound of Music’. This afternoon arrive at your hotel in Salzburg.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  28. Day 28 - Salzburg > Vienna

    Continue your exploration of Austria and visit the lake side town of Hallstatt, before arriving in the grand capital, Vienna.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  29. Day 29 - Vienna

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

    Enrich

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  30. Day 30 - Vienna

    Depart Vienna after breakfast, taking a lifetime of memories with you.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Truly All-inclusive highlights
  • The comfort of small group sizes on your land journey with a maximum of just 24 guests
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 37 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 62 meals – 29 breakfasts (B), 13 lunches (L) and 20 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary premium 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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