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.
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 their wide collection of cars or discover the haunting history of the Dachau Concentration Camp through a guided tour. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 3 Munich > Salzburg
This morning, visit the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle and discover some of its fascinating back-story before continuing to Salzburg for a stay at your luxurious hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 4 Salzburg > Innsbruck
Today, enjoy a walking tour that includes locations used during the filming of ‘The Sound of Music’, as well as Mozart’s birthplace and residence. Then, continue on to Innsbruck for a wonderful tour of its highlights before you ascend the Bergisel Ski Jump tower for breathtaking views over the city. Tonight, you can look forward to a stay in Innsbruck. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 5 Innsbruck > Lucerne
Immerse yourself in the spectacular scenery of Seefeld as you enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride. Afterwards, savour delicious apple strudel, an eternal Austrian favourite.
Depart Austria for Switzerland, travelling via the tiny tax haven of Liechtenstein. Upon arrival into Lucerne, check in to the hotel where you’ll enjoy a two night stay. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 6 Lucerne
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. (Breakfast)
Day 7 Lucerne > St. Moritz
Enjoy conversation and cheese tasting with wine or home-made apple juice on your visit to a rural Swiss farm. It’s a splendid opportunity to discover a little more about local life in this idyllic part of the world.
This afternoon, arrive in the mountain resort town of St. Moritz where you’ll be treated to spectacular vistas from your luxury hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
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 Zermatt, where you’ll get to immerse yourself in the traditional atmosphere on your two night stay. (Breakfast, Dinner)
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. (Breakfast)
Day 10 Zermatt > Montreux
Board a cog-wheel train to the village of Täsch. Continue your coach journey towards Montreux. Upon arrival in Montreux cruise across Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle, an architectural jewel in the most beautiful setting, and enjoy an included tour. Return to Montreux, your base for your overnight Special Stay. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 11 Montreux > Zurich
As you leave Montreux behind, 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, before travelling 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. (Breakfast)
Day 12 Zurich > Basel
This morning journey by coach to Basel, and board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 13 Breisach
Be immersed in a truly magical experience as you step inside the setting of the Hansel and Gretel fable 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 Black Forest during a hike and cable car ride, or take a guided bike ride.
Tonight, you’ll get to join the Captain for your official welcome dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 14 Strasbourg
Visit Strasbourg, 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. Or why not taste your way around the local market with your on board chef with our Shop with a Chef activity.
Enjoy a private classical concert in the Baroque Palace of Rastatt. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other, and a rare chance to collect memories that you'll cherish for a lifetime. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 15 Mannheim
Explore the historic university town of Heidelberg, with its fine Renaissance castle, or enjoy Sweet Tastes of Heidelberg, where you’ll have an opportunity to sample some of the local chocolates, bon bons and gummy bears. Alternatively, experience the thrill of the Hockenheim Formula 1 race track, with a museum visit and an insider tour of the circuit. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 16 Rüdesheim > Rhine Gorge
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 for a spectacular view of the river. Later, you can look forward to unrivalled views across the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
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 your guided tour, culminating in your visit of the iconic Reichsburg Castle. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 18 Moselle Valley Cruising
Appreciate the true allure of the Moselle Valley from the opulence of your Scenic Space-Ship, as you delight in a full day cruise. Or, if you’re feeling energetic, join a guided bike ride to the pretty village of Bernkastel, where you’ll be welcomed back on board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 19 Bernkastel
Journey to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a guided tour. Alternatively, take a relaxing guided walk through Trier, or take in beautiful Bernkastel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
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.
Today you’ll have a great opportunity to mingle with newfound friends against yet another spectacular backdrop, whilst toasting the day’s end. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 21 Xanten
Discover the charming town of Xanten on a guided 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 it's a World Heritage-listed Site. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 23 Arnhem
Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum and learn about the Battle of Arnhem. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum. The museum portrays the impression of daily life for the average Dutchman over the past few centuries. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 24 Veere
Marvel at the modern wonder that is Holland’s Delta Works, including a guided visit through the Storm Surge Barrier. Alternatively, choose a guided tour through the quaint streets of Veere, or cycle the town and view the surrounding dykes. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 25 Antwerp
Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges or discover delightful Antwerp on a guided walking tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 26 Amsterdam
Depart after breakfast, Amsterdam is the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories. Please schedule flights to depart after midday. (Breakfast)