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Christmas Wonderland with Paris

19 days with Scenic  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome to Paris
A world of wonder awaits you with a three night stay at one of our luxurious city central hotels.

Day 2 Paris
Freechoice: Discover Paris on a guided tour or marvel at the exhibits at the world-renowned Louvre (not operating on all departure dates, replaced with a tour of Montmartre, enquire for details). Alternatively, let a local Parisian show you another side of the city. (Breakfast)

Day 3 Paris
You have a free day so follow your own heart through Paris. Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day.

Freechoice Dining: Tonight savour delicious cuisine at the restaurant 58 Tour Eiffel before a short sightseeing cruise on the Seine River. Alternatively take in dinner and a show at the world-famous Lido. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 4 Paris > Amsterdam
Travel to Amsterdam to board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 5 Amsterdam
Freechoice: Cruise the canals of Amsterdam, or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Cologne
Freechoice: Explore the unique Neanderthal Museum or discover Cologne. Alternatively enjoy an on board cooking demonstration. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 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 8 Freudenberg > Tastes of ‘Oktoberfest’
Enrich
In Freudenberg you’ll get the chance to celebrate the Scenic version of ‘Oktoberfest’, Germany’s famously fun festival. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 Würzburg
Freechoice: Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace or follow the Romantic Road to Rothenburg. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10 Bamberg
Walk in the footsteps of the town’s medieval traders as an expert local guide gives you an insider tour of Bamberg. There is also time to wander through the Christmas markets and enjoy the festive atmosphere. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11 Nuremberg
Freechoice: 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. Later, relax and explore the city’s wonderful Christmas market. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12 Regensburg
Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg or visit the charming Christmas markets. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13 Passau > Salzburg
Enrich
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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14 Melk > Dürnstein
Freechoice: Be guided through Melk’s Benedictine Abbey or cycle from Melk to Dürnstein.

Tonight perhaps attend Dürnstein’s beautiful Christmas Mass. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 15 Dürnstein > Vienna
Merry Christmas. Celebrate with newfound friends as you cruise towards Vienna. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 16 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 17 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. Or join our Shop with a Chef activity. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 18 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 19 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
Celebrate Christmas in style, starting with enchanting Paris for 3 days then step on board a luxury15 day river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest.
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ship featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 3 exclusive Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Freechoice activities and dining
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade
  • City of light
  • Freechoice activities
  • 58 Tour Eiffel dinner
  • 48 meals including 18 Breakfasts, 14 Lunches and 16 Dinners
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Amber
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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