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Jewels of Europe with Alpine Highlights & Oberammergau on Scenic Jewel 2022

From Amsterdam, Netherlands to Zurich, Switzerland
Length: 22 Days - Departs: Wed, Jul 13, 2022
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Departure
Jul 13, 2022
Arrival
Aug 03, 2022

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Offers are available for new bookings only made between December 16 2021 – Jun3 30, 2022 on European River Cruises. A non-refundable initial deposit of $500 per person is required at the time of booking, with full payment required 90 days prior to departure.

European river cruises: Enjoy free or reduced airfare on your 2022 or 2023 departure. Free premium economy air available on 10+ night departures; Free economy air available on 7 – 9 night departures; $395 economy air available on 4 night departures. For guests who decide to book their own air, a $1500pp savings available in lieu of premium economy air, $1000pp savings in lieu of economy air and $750pp savings in lieu of $395 air. Premium economy air max ticket value is $2,200 per ticket including taxes and fees. Economy air max ticket value is $1200 per ticket on European river cruises including taxes and fees, and $1500 per ticket on Asia river cruises including taxes and fees.

7 – 9 night European river cruises are eligible for a $995 premium economy upgrade. Departure length is based on cruise nights only, excluding land extensions. Select departure dates may be excluded from these offers; see website for details. For guests that choose air offers, a secondary deposit is required. These offers are combinable with loyalty bonus offers, travel show vouchers, early payment savings and future travel vouchers. Combinable with groups. Taxes and port charges are included in the price.

Early Payment Savings: On 2022 departures, save $250pp when you pay in full at time of booking on 7+ night departures; $100pp on 4 night departures. On 2023 departures, save up to an additional 10% Savings on Sapphire and Diamond deck cabins when paying in full 12 months before departure. If full payment is not received by the date specified on this offer, these additional savings will be removed from your booking. These savings are applicable on the cruise + upgrade element only, excludes air fares, port charges, hotel stays and other additional items.

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River Cruise Itinerary

  1. Day 1
    Amsterdam
    Wed, Jul 13, 2022

    Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.


    Meals: Dinner
  2. Day 2
    Amsterdam
    Thu, Jul 14, 2022

    Explore wonderful Amsterdam, with its wealth of canals, museums and bicycles.

    Freechoice: Hop aboard one of our e-bikes and take a guided bicycle tour outside the city, or join a flavours of Holland walking tour and taste some Dutch favourites such as herring, cheese and poffertjes. Alternatively, take the opportunity to experience an iconic canal cruise, or step outside of Amsterdam and visit the villages of Alkmaar & Schermerhorn, home to authentic windmills dating back to the 16th century.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  3. Day 3
    Cologne
    Fri, Jul 15, 2022

    Freechoice: Take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral, or step inside the cathedral and let your local guide marvel you with its history. Alternatively, explore the city’s past and present, from Roman times to its Jewish heritage, during a guided tour, or if you are feeling more active, cycle to Cologne from the charming medieval village of Zons.

    Discover Germany’s motoring heritage with a special event held at Motorworld. Set amongst a large range of classic, vintage and Formula 1 vehicles, you will have the opportunity to engage in a range of fun filled activities.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  4. Day 4
    Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim
    Sat, Jul 16, 2022

    Enjoy views of the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge. Then alight in Rüdesheim and board the Winzerexpress mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, before enjoying a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument for spectacular views of the river.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. Day 5
    Miltenberg
    Sun, Jul 17, 2022

    Freechoice: Meet a monk at a local monastery for a tour and insight into regional beer production, or meet a winemaker for a taste of his fine wines. Alternatively, meet a Baron and Baroness and learn about aristocratic life, or opt to visit a local Schnapps producer or a farming family and taste some of their home made products.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day 6
    Würzburg
    Mon, Jul 18, 2022

    Freechoice: Visit Würzburg’s Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine in a nearby cellar before enjoying some free time at leisure, or visit the impressive estate of Schloss Weikersheim, a true Baroque and Renaissance delight. Alternatively, explore the famous Romantic Road, an important trade route during the Middle Ages, then take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg, a medieval gem overlooking the Tauber River.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day 7
    Bamberg
    Tue, Jul 19, 2022

    Freechoice: Take a guided tour of the Old Town of Bamberg and walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders once did. Alternatively, taste some of the city’s regional specialities on a city walk.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day 8
    Nuremberg
    Wed, Jul 20, 2022

    Enjoy this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century

    Freechoice: Explore Nuremberg by foot on a guided walking tour, or visit moving WWII sites and learn about this dark era in the city’s history. Alternatively, stay on board for a beer tasting experience.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  9. Day 9
    Regensburg
    Thu, Jul 21, 2022

    There is much to explore in the 2,000-year-old town of Regensburg, situated at the confluence of three rivers.

    Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg, or hop on board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey and sample beer from one of the world’s oldest monastic breweries. Alternatively, join a local guide for a cycle to the Walhalla monument, or take an active walking tour to Thurn und Taxis Palace.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  10. Day 10
    Salzburg
    Fri, Jul 22, 2022

    Freechoice: Enjoy a guided tour of the baroque Old Town of Salzburg, learn about one of its most famous residents, Mozart, and be mesmerized by the city’s history and architecture. Alternatively, you may choose to join a walking tour focusing on sights from the classic movie ‘The Sound of Music’.

    Enrich
    Based on the timeless movie of the same name, the exclusive ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ will wow you with its stage sets. Enjoy a delicious Austrian lunch before an afternoon humming along to some of the catchy classics.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  11. Day 11
    Melk > Dürnstein
    Sat, Jul 23, 2022

    Freechoice: Experience Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey on a guided tour, or if you are feeling more active, embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages in the region. Alternatively, visit the fairytale castle of Burg Aggstein. Built in the 12th century, the castle ruins offers spectacular views across the Danube.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  12. Day 12
    Vienna
    Sun, Jul 24, 2022

    Acquaint yourself with this opulent city by taking a fascinating guided tour of its most famous sights, including the Ringstrasse.

    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 classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. Even in elegant Vienna, Palais Liechtenstein is one of the grandest of all venues.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  13. Day 13
    Vienna
    Mon, Jul 25, 2022

    Freechoice: Take a tour of the Slovakian capital Bratislava, or visit Schönbrunn Palace and witness the opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, discover Viennese coffee culture during a tour, or for those feeling more active, explore a different side of Vienna on a cycle to Danube Island.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  14. Day 14
    Budapest
    Tue, Jul 26, 2022

    Today we find ourselves in Budapest, the capital of Hungary and one of Europe’s oldest and prettiest cities.

    Freechoice: Make the most of a guided tour of Budapest including a piano concert, or relax and unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa. Choose to experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock, or join a local guide for a walking tour focused on the past and present of Budapest. Alternatively, if you’re feeling more active, you may choose to join a hike to Buda Hill.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  15. Day 15
    Budapest > Vienna
    Wed, Jul 27, 2022

    On arrival to Vienna transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.


    Meals: Breakfast
  16. Day 16
    Vienna > Salzburg
    Thu, Jul 28, 2022

    Freechoice: Visit the Imperial Palace, or visit the Natural History Museum.

    Then continue to Salzburg for a two night stay.


    Meals: Breakfast
  17. Day 17
    Salzburg
    Fri, Jul 29, 2022

    Visit one of the regions famed salt mines where the ‘white gold’ has been mined since the Neolithic age.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  18. Day 18
    Oberammergau
    Sat, Jul 30, 2022

    Journey to Oberammergau where you will have the privilege of attending the epic passion play.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  19. Day 19
    Munich
    Sun, Jul 31, 2022

    Visit Neuschwanstein Castle before continuing to Munich.


    Meals: Breakfast
  20. Day 20
    Munich
    Mon, Aug 01, 2022

    Explore the Bavarian city of Munich with your expert local guide. Tonight, enjoy a sumptuous dinner of traditional German cuisine.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  21. Day 21
    Munich > Zurich
    Tue, Aug 02, 2022

    After breakfast, travel to Zurich for a city tour.


    Meals: Breakfast
  22. Day 22
    Zurich
    Wed, Aug 03, 2022

    After breakfast, transfer to Zurich airport for your onward or homebound flight.

    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. Please refer to our terms and conditions.


    Meals: Breakfast

Rivers Visited

Main, Rhine, Danube

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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
4.1
Accommodations
3.7
Itinerary
3.7
Professional Staff
4.7
Repeat with Operator
4.3
Value for Money
4

Ratings based off 6 reviews - currently showing 1 reviews with comments only

Scenic truly provided a lovely, well organized, well planned river cruise. We enjoyed every minute.

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