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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
Freechoice: Cruise the canals of Amsterdam, or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 3 Cologne
Freechoice: Discover Cologne on a guided city tour. Alternatively, stay on board your Scenic Space Ship and enjoy a taste experience lecture. (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 Miltenberg
Take a guided city tour and discover this Franconian town, established in the 15th century.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 6 Würzburg
Follow the Romantic Road to Rothenburg on a guided tour, or explore Würzburg on a guided city tour. 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
Welcome to this fascinating Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century

Freechoice: Visit moving WWII sites, or choose something lighter – take a gingerbread baking class.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 9 Regensburg
Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg, or visit the Thurn and Taxis Palace. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 10 Passau > Salzburg
Enrich
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. Alternatively, visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 12 Vienna
Discover this elegant city on an enjoyable guided tour.

Enrich
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
Freechoice: 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. Alternatively, discover Vienna on a guided cycling tour.

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
Freechoice: 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 the beginning 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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