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Rhine Highlights with Bruges on Scenic Crystal

From Zurich, Switzerland to Brussels, Belgium
Length: 11 Days - Departs: Mon, Aug 09, 2021
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Departure
Aug 09, 2021
Arrival
Aug 19, 2021

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River Cruise Itinerary

  1. Day 1
    Zurich > Basel
    Mon, Aug 09, 2021

    A warm welcome awaits you from the crew of your Scenic Space-Ship in Basel. Your luxury cruise is about to begin and you’ll have the chance to raise your glass to the occasion at this evening’s welcome reception.


    Meals: Dinner
  2. Day 2
    Kehl > Strasbourg
    Tue, Aug 10, 2021

    Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg 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 explore the Black Forest region during a visit to the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  3. Day 3
    Rastatt > Baden-Baden
    Wed, Aug 11, 2021

    Freechoice: Tour the ruins of the Roman baths that have made this city famous, or take an active hike around Hohenbaden Castle. Alternatively, visit the Mercedes-Benz factory, or enjoy a visit to a thermal spa.

    Enrich
    Enjoy a private evening concert at a fine Baroque palace. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other and a chance to create memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime. 


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  4. Day 4
    Mannheim
    Thu, Aug 12, 2021

    Freechoice: Join a local guide on a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit the Renaissance castle. Or, join a guided orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by free time.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. Day 5
    Koblenz
    Fri, Aug 13, 2021

    Freechoice: Take a guided tour of Koblenz, straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers, or discover Cochem on a guided tour including a visit to Reichsburg Castle. Alternatively, visit a local winery and sample some of the fine wines of this region.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day 6
    Cologne
    Sat, Aug 14, 2021

    Freechoice: Enjoy a scenic ride on the oldest cog railway in Germany and discover splendid Drachenburg Castle, or stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Alternatively, stay on board for a beer tasting, or learn the history of one of the city’s most famous namesakes, Eau de Cologne on a guided tour.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day 7
    Amsterdam
    Sun, Aug 15, 2021

    Freechoice: Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, or cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. Alternatively, join a guided cycling tour, or discover charming Volendam and Edam.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day 8
    Amsterdam > Bruges
    Mon, Aug 16, 2021

    Depart Amsterdam after breakfast and travel to Bruges. Upon arrival, you will check into your hotel.


    Meals: Breakfast
  9. Day 9
    Bruges
    Tue, Aug 17, 2021

    Explore the beautifully preserved medieval centre with your local guide. Meander through the cobbled laneways that reveal charming town squares and enjoy a tasting of local Belgian beer while learning about the fascinating history of this ancient town.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  10. Day 10
    Bruges
    Wed, Aug 18, 2021

    Today enjoy this fabulous city at your leisure. 


    Meals: Breakfast
  11. Day 11
    Bruges
    Thu, Aug 19, 2021

    After breakfast, farewell beautiful Bruges as you’re transferred to Brussels airport, taking with you many wonderful memories.

    A group transfer will be provided to Brussels International Airport at 9am, please schedule your flights to depart after Midday. Any transfers outside this time will be at an additional cost.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.


    Meals: Breakfast

Countries Visited

Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany

Rivers Visited

Rhine

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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
3.8
Accommodations
3.6
Itinerary
4.1
Professional Staff
4.4
Repeat with Operator
3.6
Value for Money
3.3

Ratings based off 7 reviews - currently showing 2 reviews with comments only

Scenic River Cruise was fantastic. Service and food were both absolutely wonderful. Exceeded our expectations and will travel again with Scenic.

Scenic was more expensive than our other trips But quality was outstanding!

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