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16 Day Christmas Wonderland 2018

16 days with Scenic  Rating: Deluxe

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River Cruise Itinerary
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
Cruise the canals of Amsterdam, or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 3 Cologne
Explore the unique Neanderthal Museum or discover Cologne. Alternatively enjoy an on board cooking demonstration. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 4 Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim
Immerse yourself in historic Rüdesheim, then board the Winzerexpress mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. (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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 6 Würzburg
Follow the Romantic Road to Rothenburg on a guided tour, or explore charming Würzburg on your own. Tonight perhaps attend Würzburg’s beautiful Christmas Mass. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 7 Würzburg > Nuremberg
Merry Christmas. Celebrate with newfound friends as you cruise towards Nuremberg. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 8 Nuremberg
Visit moving WWII sites or choose something lighter – the Tastes of Nuremberg food tour, with its delicious local fare. Or perhaps take a cooking class. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 9 Regensburg
Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg or visit the Thurn and Taxis Palace. (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. This exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 11 Melk > Dürnstein
Be guided through Melk’s Benedictine Abbey or cycle from Melk to Dürnstein. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 12 Vienna
Discover this elegant city on an enjoyable guided tour.
 
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
Tour Schönbrunn Palace or discover beautiful Bratislava. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and either tour the stables or see Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program. Or join our Shop with a Chef activity.
 
Enjoy your afternoon on board or explore Vienna at your leisure, before celebrating the arrival of the New Year. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 14 Vienna > Budapest
Happy New Year.  Celebrate with newfound friends as you cruise towards Budapest. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 15 Budapest
Let an expert guide you through this city of contradictory delights, or unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa instead. Alternatively, brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 16 Budapest
Depart after breakfast, Budapest is the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories. (Breakfast)
Tour Map
All This Included
Breathe in the magic of Christmas on a 16 day river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest. Enjoy the Christmas markets, delicacies and decorations of Europe.
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ship featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 3 exclusive Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Freechoice activities
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade
  • 44 meals – 15 breakfasts, 14 lunches and 15 dinners
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Opal
Notes
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.



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