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Danube Discovery with Alpine Highlights & Oberammergau on Scenic Pearl

From Nuremberg, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland
Length: 15 Days - Departs: Wed, Aug 31, 2022
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Departure
Aug 31, 2022
Arrival
Sep 14, 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.

All offers are inventory controlled and may be extended, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice. Scenic reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares and promotions at any time. For the most up-to-date pricing, availability and offers, please call your Professional Travel Advisor. Offers applicable for legal residents of the 50 United States of America & Washington D.C. For complete terms and conditions visit Scenicusa.com.


River Cruise Itinerary

  1. Day 1
    Nuremberg
    Wed, Aug 31, 2022

    Your journey into wonder begins today. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.
    Please note your arrival flight must arrive into Nuremberg no later than 2pm or into Munich no later than 1pm.


    Meals: Dinner
  2. Day 2
    Regensburg
    Thu, Sep 01, 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
  3. Day 3
    Salzburg
    Fri, Sep 02, 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
  4. Day 4
    Melk > Dürnstein
    Sat, Sep 03, 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
  5. Day 5
    Vienna
    Sun, Sep 04, 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
  6. Day 6
    Vienna
    Mon, Sep 05, 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
  7. Day 7
    Budapest
    Tue, Sep 06, 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
  8. Day 8
    Budapest > Vienna
    Wed, Sep 07, 2022

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


    Meals: Breakfast
  9. Day 9
    Vienna > Salzburg
    Thu, Sep 08, 2022

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

    Then continue to Salzburg for a two night stay.


    Meals: Breakfast
  10. Day 10
    Salzburg
    Fri, Sep 09, 2022

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


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  11. Day 11
    Oberammergau
    Sat, Sep 10, 2022

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


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  12. Day 12
    Munich
    Sun, Sep 11, 2022

    Visit Neuschwanstein Castle before continuing to Munich.


    Meals: Breakfast
  13. Day 13
    Munich
    Mon, Sep 12, 2022

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


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  14. Day 14
    Munich > Zurich
    Tue, Sep 13, 2022

    After breakfast, travel to Zurich for a city tour.


    Meals: Breakfast
  15. Day 15
    Zurich
    Wed, Sep 14, 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. As such, the journey may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.


    Meals: Breakfast

Countries Visited

Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Germany

Rivers Visited

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.

Scenic Tours Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.4
Accommodations
4.4
Itinerary
4.5
Professional Staff
4.8
Repeat with Operator
4.3
Value for Money
4.1

Ratings based off 60 reviews about Scenic Tours - currently showing 15 reviews with comments only

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

Everything about this trip with Scenic was made easy from the moment we got off the plane. All transfers were taken care of and simple. Once onboard the quality of service was exceptional and the food was amazing.

Scenic provided an exceptional trip via staff, meals, and experiences. Our tour guide was extraordinary and handled even the slight setback of low water with ease and grace. I would recommend them to anyone interested in river travel.

People didn't really dress for dinner. Men in jeans were allowed in the dining room at night for dinner. That did not happen at another Scenic Cruise we were on. Very disappointed about this. We belong to a private Country Club and men will be turned away at the entrance for this dressing in jeans. Scenic is lowering their standards by doing this. We won't travel Scenic again because of the lower dress codes. Not a top of the line company if this is allowed.

Scenic delivered an Above & Beyond Experience that we will cherish forever. The ENTIRE ship personnel was the epitome of what customer service should be!

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

The ship was luxurious. The staff were professional and attentive. We would definitely travel with Scenic again.

Scenic River Cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest was a wonderful experience. The ship's staff and amenities afforded us a very comfortable experience. The food sometimes challenged us to try new and regional dishes, which we really enjoyed. But alternate choices were always available, as well. The other passengers were friendly and we made many new acquaintances on our trip. Best part...? All inclusive! We may have made a small tip here and there, but nothing was expected during excursions, tours, dining, bar or hospitality services. Great entertainment on various occasions.

Scenic were exceptional.They have to be the best operators of river cruises.Every aspect of the trip with them was of a very high standard.The cabins (suites) were large and very comfortable (we had the lowest level,so I can imagine what the higher levels would have been like!). All the meals served were excellent with plenty of variety and imagination.Every member of staff we encountered was helpful and smiley.The excursions were excellent with high level guiding .Overall a very good experience.and I would highly recommend them.

The tour description matched the tour exactly.

Wonderful Trip at the right price

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.

Scenic did a great job. It was all inclusive so we had no bill at the end, including tips. The trip was 14 days down the Danube, Main, and Rhine. The food, service, and excursions were all very good and included. The only note I would make is that you stopped at so many towns that you did not have enough time to really explore them. But overall, it was a very good trip!

The Scenic Jewel Amsterdam to Budapest cruise certainly exceeded our expectations. The Scenic Jewel staff could not have been better. We were certainly pampered the entire cruise and the staff could not do enough to insure the trip was a success. We did not have one staff person who was only average--everyone was exceptional. Our cruise director kept everything humming right along and he and the captian went above and beyond to solve a water level issue.

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

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