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Jewels of Europe with Grand Alpine on Scenic Opal 2022

From Zurich, Switzerland to Amsterdam, Netherlands
Length: 29 Days - Departs: Mon, Apr 25, 2022
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Departure
Apr 25, 2022
Arrival
May 23, 2022

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For a limited time only, choose selected 2022 Europe River Cruises and secure a Super Earlybird offer when you book on a Sapphire & Diamond suites only, excluding the Single Balcony Suite (Category BS), and pay in full 12 months prior to departure. You'll receive a bonus savings of 10% off your cruise fare plus reduced roundtrip airfare to Europe. As always, you'll also receive our AffordableTours.com 5% extra savings.
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Save 10% per person discount plus receive Roundtrip Airfare to Europe. $495/pp roundtrip economy air for 5 day sailing & Douro itineraries. Free roundtrip economy air with a maximum value of $1,400 per person for 8+ day sailings. All flights will be booked on Scenic’s choice of airline and routing, and are subject to flight availability. Early payment savings offer is valid for new bookings on sailings departing in 2022. 10% Savings is applicable if full payment is received at least 12 months prior to departure. If payment has not been received, the savings offer will be removed from the booking without recourse. Savings are based on cruise content and cabin upgrade only, excluding port charges, air and any other additional items. Super Earlybird offers are available on Sapphire & Diamond suites only, excluding the Single Balcony Suite (Category BS). Super Earlybird offers are for new bookings only and not available for bookings using a Future Travel Credit (FTC) Voucher. Excludes Russia. Full payment is due 12 months prior to departure for Super Earlybird offers to apply. Offers are inventory controlled and may be extended, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice.

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Offers are valid on 2022 Europe river cruises for new bookings made June 1, 2021 - August 31, 2022. $495/pp or economy air for 8 day Rhine Highlights, 11 Day Black Sea Explorer and 11 day Unforgettable Douro cruises. $695/pp or economy air for 5 day Taste of Imperial Europe and 8 Day Delightful Douro cruises. Free roundtrip economy air with a maximum value of $1,200 per person for all other cruises. Savings in lieu of air: $750/pp for $495 air, $1,000/pp for economy air. Combination itineraries receive Free roundtrip economy air + $1,000/pp savings or $2000/pp savings in lieu of flights. Offers are subject to availability and not available on all departures and suites. Offers are based on number of cruise days and exclude the land portion of the trip. Please ask about upgrading your economy airfare offer to premium economy or business class. Air offers are combinable with group, past passenger offers, referral offers, future travel vouchers, travel show & agent training vouchers. Not combinable with any other offers. All flights will be booked on Scenic's choice of airline and routing, and are subject to flight availability. A secondary non-refundable deposit is required at the time of air ticketing.


River Cruise Itinerary

  1. Day 1
    Zurich
    Mon, Apr 25, 2022

    Welcome to Zurich where you will enjoy an overnight stay.

  2. Day 2
    Zurich > Bern
    Tue, Apr 26, 2022

    Zurich is full of treasures, discover them first hand on a walking tour. This afternoon, transfer to the Swiss capital Bern for your two night stay.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  3. Day 3
    Bern > Lucerne > Bern
    Wed, Apr 27, 2022

    Journey today to charming Lucerne, and enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town including the ornate Chapel Bridge, followed by a picturesque cruise on Lucerne’s lake to the village of Vitznau. Join the oldest cog wheel train in Switzerland for a breathtaking ascent of Mount Rigi.


    Meals: Breakfast
  4. Day 4
    Bern > Montreux
    Thu, Apr 28, 2022

    Enroute to Montreux stop at the charming village of Gruyères, then be treated to a tasting of Swiss chocolate. Check into your hotel before a dinner accompanied by a introduction and performance of the traditional Alphorn.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  5. Day 5
    Montreux > Zermatt
    Fri, Apr 29, 2022

    Cruise on Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle and enjoy a guided tour, then travel to Täsch where you will board a cogwheel train to the village of Zermatt. Check into your hotel for your two night stay.


    Meals: Breakfast
  6. Day 6
    Zermatt
    Sat, Apr 30, 2022

    Today ascend the Swiss Alps by rail to Gornergrat for magnificent views, including the Matterhorn.


    Meals: Breakfast
  7. Day 7
    Zermatt > Stresa
    Sun, May 01, 2022

    Cross the border and continue to the Italian city of Stresa. Upon arrival you will check in to your hotel where you’ll enjoy beautiful rooms overlooking the crystal blue waters of Lake Maggiore.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  8. Day 8
    Stresa > Lugano
    Mon, May 02, 2022

    Cruise Lake Maggiore, the stunning lake that straddles Switzerland and Italy. Pause along the way to visit the splendid Isola Bella, ‘the beautiful island’. Explore its baroque palace and luscious gardens, before continuing to Lugano and your two night stay.


    Meals: Breakfast
  9. Day 9
    Lugano
    Tue, May 03, 2022

    Although in Switzerland, the city offers a unique Italian flair with the culture and language influenced by its nearest neighbour.

    Freechoice: Take a cable car ride to the peak of Mount Brè for spectacular views across the Lake and the surrounding alps, or taste the flavours of Lugano during a walking tour.


    Meals: Breakfast
  10. Day 10
    Lugano > St. Moritz
    Wed, May 04, 2022

    This morning, drive to Andermatt where you will board the Glacier Express for a spectacular rail journey through the stunning Swiss Alps. Enjoy an overnight stay in St. Moritz.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  11. Day 11
    St Moritz > Seefeld
    Thu, May 05, 2022

    Travel through towering peaks to Hohenschwangau to see the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle. Then continue to Seefeld, located on a picturesque plateau in the heart of the Tyrolean Alps.


    Meals: Breakfast
  12. Day 12
    Seefeld > Salzburg
    Fri, May 06, 2022

    Delight in the spectacular scenery as you venture into the district, made famous by ‘The Sound of Music’. This afternoon arrive at your hotel in Salzburg.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  13. Day 13
    Salzburg > Vienna
    Sat, May 07, 2022

    Continue your exploration of Austria and visit the city of Linz for a guided tour before arriving in the grand capital, Vienna for a two night stay.


    Meals: Breakfast
  14. Day 14
    Vienna
    Sun, May 08, 2022

    Today your expert local guide will show you the city’s imperial glory.

    Enrich
    Enjoy a concert of classical music at the Kursalon, a beautiful Italian Renaissance Palace, followed by dinner.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  15. Day 15
    Vienna > Budapest
    Mon, May 09, 2022

    This morning after breakfast, travel to Budapest, one of the most majestic cities in the world. Upon arrival, board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship where you will be welcomed by your friendly crew.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  16. Day 16
    Budapest
    Tue, May 10, 2022

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


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  17. Day 17
    Vienna
    Wed, May 11, 2022

    While cruising, relax in one of the on board lounges and viewing areas and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails towards Vienna.

    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
  18. Day 18
    Vienna
    Thu, May 12, 2022

    Freechoice: Take a tour of the Slovakian capital Bratislava, or visit Schönbrunn Palace and witness the opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, learn about Viennese coffee culture with a local expert during a tour, or explore Vienna on a cycling tour to Danube Island.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  19. Day 19
    Dürnstein > Melk
    Fri, May 13, 2022

    Freechoice: Embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages in the region, to Melk, or be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, visit the fairytale castle, Burg Aggstein. Built in the 12th century, the castle ruins offer spectacular views across the Danube.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  20. Day 20
    Salzburg
    Sat, May 14, 2022

    Freechoice: Enjoy a guided tour of the Baroque Old Town of Salzburg and learn about one of its most famous residents, Mozart, and be mesmerised by the city’s history and architecture. Alternatively, 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 an authentic Austrian lunch before an afternoon humming along to some of the catchy classics.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  21. Day 21
    Regensburg
    Sun, May 15, 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 the city, or 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, cycle to the Walhalla monument, or take an active walking tour to Thurn und Taxis Palace.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  22. Day 22
    Nuremberg
    Mon, May 16, 2022

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

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


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  23. Day 23
    Bamberg
    Tue, May 17, 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 citys regional specialities on a city walk.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  24. Day 24
    Würzburg
    Wed, May 18, 2022

    Freechoice: Visit Würzburg’s Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine in the underground cellars, 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
  25. Day 25
    Miltenberg
    Thu, May 19, 2022

    Freechoice: Meet a Monk in 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
  26. Day 26
    Rüdesheim > Rhine Gorge
    Fri, May 20, 2022

    Immerse yourself in charming Rüdesheim and board the Winzerexpress mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Then enjoy a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument for spectacular views of the river. The afternoon set sail and enjoy fabulous views of the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge.

    Enrich
    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
  27. Day 27
    Cologne
    Sat, May 21, 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, join a guided cycling tour.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  28. Day 28
    Amsterdam
    Sun, May 22, 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 of 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 many authentic windmills dating back to the 16th century.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  29. Day 29
    Amsterdam
    Mon, May 23, 2022

    Depart after a wonderful farewell breakfast. Amsterdam is the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of wonderful memories.

    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

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
4.2
Accommodations
4
Itinerary
5
Professional Staff
5
Repeat with Operator
3
Value for Money
4

Ratings based off 2 reviews - currently showing 1 reviews with comments only

Scenic Tours delivers a flawless river cruise experience. They truly take care of everything - all at one price. The ships are beautiful and the staff is cheerful and accommodating. The cabins are incredible feats of design that make use of every inch of space. We were gone for two weeks and never felt cramped. The food is diverse and wonderful and the excursions are very interesting and well-planned.

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    Scenic Opal
    Starts
    Zurich
    Ends
    Amsterdam
    Days
    29
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