Day 1 Welcome to Amsterdam
Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. (Dinner)
Day 2 Amsterdam
Explore wonderful Amsterdam – with its wealth of canals, museums and bicycles.
Experience an iconic canal cruise or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans
And in the evening, please join the Captain for the official welcome dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3 Cologne > Marksburg
Explore the Neanderthal Museum or take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Alternatively enjoy a cooking demonstration on board your Scenic Space-Ship.
Delight in the medieval ambience at Marksburg Castle, which has remained virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. You’ll get the opportunity to partake in a magnificent medieval feast, with an abundance of fine fare and quantities of free flowing local red wine. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 4 Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim
Enjoy the unrivalled views and fresh air 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 a spectacular bird’s eye view of the river. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 5 Freudenberg > Tastes of ‘Oktoberfest’
In Freudenberg you’ll get the chance to celebrate the Scenic version of ‘Oktoberfest’, Germany’s famously fun festival. It’s also a great opportunity to meet the locals, see some regional arts and crafts, and indulge in a Bavarian lunch with large servings of good humour and revelry. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 6 Würzburg
Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine, or explore the famous Romantic Road – such 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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 7 Bamberg
Immerse yourself in the World Heritage-listed old town of Bamberg, alive with history. With your knowledgeable local guide, walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders did. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 8 Nuremberg
Welcome to this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century.
Visit moving WWII sites or choose something a little lighter – the Tastes of Nuremberg’– a tour of culinary delights that will let you indulge your passion for local bratwurst, beer and gingerbread. Alternatively learn new techniques at a cooking class. We won’t tell anyone if you loosen your belt a little. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 9 Regensburg
Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg or hop on board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 10 Passau > Salzburg
Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. Based on the timeless movie of the same name, this exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg and will wow you with its stage sets. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 11 Melk > Dürnstein
Experience Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey on a guided tour. Alternatively, for the more active embark on an enjoyable guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein.
As the day ends, indulge in a delicious beverage as you take in a fine view of the breathtakingly beautiful Wachau Valley. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 12 Vienna
Acquaint yourself with this opulent city by taking an enjoyable guided tour of its most famous sights, including the Ringstrasse.
Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 13 Vienna
Take a guided tour of Bratislava or Schönbrunn Palace, and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School for either a tour of the stables or to see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program. Or why not taste your way around the local market on our Shop with a Chef tour with your on board chef. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 14 Budapest
Make the most of a guided tour of this city including a piano concert, or relax and unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa. Or you can choose to experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 15 Budapest > Prague
Journey by coach to Prague and spend three nights at one of our luxurious hotels. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 16 Prague
Today explore Prague in all its gothic glory on a guided tour with a knowledgeable local guide.
Engage in a walking tour of Prague, or explore the beautiful Sternberg Palace. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 17 Prague
Enjoy the chance to explore this magnificent city. (Breakfast)
Day 18 Prague
After breakfast, farewell Prague taking many wonderful memories with you. (Breakfast)
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Ruby, Scenic Jade, Scenic Opal, Scenic Jasper, Scenic Pearl or Scenic Crystal
Prague: To be determined
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