Jewels of Europe
Over 15 days you’ll cruise the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers in all-inclusive luxury. From romantic Rothenburg and Amsterdam’s famous canals, to opulent Vienna and breathtaking Budapest, you will get a taste of the very best of Europe.
• 14 night luxury cruise on board Scenic Space-Ship
• All meals in up to 5 on board dining venues
• Complimentary beverages all day
• Scenic Enrich exclusive events
• Scenic Freechoice sightseeing activities
• Airport transfers
• Butler service
• Tipping and gratuities
06 Nov 2019
Other departures available between 13 Mar – 06 Nov 2019, seasonal surcharges may apply. Itinerary operates in reverse direction.
~Free Flights for ALL to Europe, ALL Year, on ALL Cruises (of 11 days or longer), in ALL Suites and on ALL Rivers
Early Payment Discount: $300* per person when paid in full by 31 Oct 2018
Included savings of up to $2,970* per person (or $5,940 per couple) – includes flights, Early Payment Discount and Helloworld Travel Exclusive Discount
Helloworld Travel Exclusive Offer:
Save up to $250* per person
Room Type: Category E Standard Suite
Room Configuration: Twin Share/Double
Balcony Suites NOW from $8,890* per person twin share
28 Jul 18,
unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
Day 1 - Welcome to Amsterdam (D)
Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.
Day 2 - Amsterdam (B, L, D)
Explore wonderful Amsterdam – with its wealth of canals, museums and bicycles.
Hop aboard one of our e-bikes and take a guided bicycle tour outside the city or walk the streets of Amsterdam with a local guide and taste the Dutch delicacy of herring. You also have the opportunity to experience an iconic canal cruise and see the city from a different angle or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans, with its windmills and open-air conservation area.
Alternatively, you can make the most of your free time by letting your Tailormade GPS device open your eyes to its many key attractions.
Day 3 - Cologne > Marksburg (B, L, D)
Take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral, or take a walking tour with a difference and learn about the Jewish history of the city. Alternatively, if you are feeling more active, choose to cycle through the historic streets of Cologne.
Delight in the medieval ambience of Marksburg Castle, which has remained virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. Partake in a magnificent medieval feast, with an abundance of fine fare and free-flowing local red wine. You can also look forward to being entertained in the grand tradition of Europe’s great royal houses, with minstrels and colourful court jesters, there for your exclusive pleasure.
Day 4 - Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim (B, L, D)
Enjoy the unrivalled 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.
Day 5 - Rüdesheim > Würzburg (B, L, D)
Take in the vistas of the Main River as you spend a full day relaxing on board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. Enjoy the passing scenery from the comfort of your suite or the panorama lounge and bar. Commentary from your Scenic Tailormade device will describe the captivating view unfolding before you in vivid detail. Or simply indulge in the on board amenities of your 5-star floating hotel.
Day 6 - Würzburg (B, L, D)
Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine. Or 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 that overlooks the Tauber River.
Day 7 - Bamberg (B, L, D)
Immerse yourself in the Old Town of Bamberg, a World Heritage-listed Site alive with history. With your knowledgeable local guide, walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders once did. During your leisure time you might like to savour the traditional smoked beer of the region.
Day 8 - Nuremberg (B, L, D)
Enjoy this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century.
Explore Nuremberg by foot on a guided walking tour or visit moving WWII sites. Alternatively, choose something a little lighter and learn new techniques at a gingerbread baking class.
Day 9 - Regensburg (B, L, D)
There is much to explore in the 2,000-year-old town of Regensburg, situated at the confluence of three rivers.
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, cycle to the Walhalla monument, a memorial dedicated to Germany’s elite, or take an active walking tour to Thurn und Taxis Palace.
Day 10 - Passau > Salzburg (B, L, D)
Based on the timeless movie of the same name, the exclusive ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg and will wow you with its stage sets. Enjoy an authentic Austrian lunch before an afternoon of humming along to some of the catchy classics.
Day 11 - Melk > Dürnstein (B, L, D)
Experience Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey on a guided tour. Alternatively, the more active can embark on an enjoyable guided bike ride along the river from Melk to one of the most enchanting villages in the region, Dürnstein. Or visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines.
As the day ends, enjoy the fine view over the breathtakingly beautiful Wachau Valley. Of course, we can’t take all the credit for this one. It’s nature who’ll provide the view, we’re just bringing the drinks.
Day 12 - Vienna (B, L, D)
Acquaint yourself with this opulent city by taking a fascinating guided tour of its most famous sights, including the Ringstrasse.
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. Even in elegant Vienna, Palais Liechtenstein is one of the grandest of all venues.
Day 13 - Vienna (B, L, D)
Take a guided tour of Bratislava or visit Schönbrunn Palace, and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School for either a tour of the stables or to see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program. Or you might wish to explore this majestic city on a guided cycling tour.
Day 14 - Budapest (B, L, D)
We find ourselves in Budapest, one of Europe’s oldest and prettiest cities.
Make the most of a guided tour of Budapest including a piano concert, or relax and unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa. Or, if you’re feeling more active, choose to experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock or take a hike to Buda Hill for breathtaking views over the Danube.
Day 15 - Budapest Highlights: Farewell (B)
Depart after breakfast, with a lifetime of wonderful memories.
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 06 June 2018 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Offer applicable for new bookings only. All savings are included in the advertised price. From price includes $300 per person Early Payment Discount where full payment is due by 31 Oct 2018 and $250 per person Helloworld Exclusive travel discount. ~Free economy flight offer is ex SYD/MEL/BNE/ADL/PER and based on an airline of Scenic’s choice. Airfares must be booked through Scenic and must be scheduled to meet the itinerary start and end cities and dates otherwise surcharges apply. First non-refundable $1,000pp deposit due within 7 days of booking, a second non-refundable deposit of $2,000pp is due by 31 Oct or 11 months prior to departure, whichever comes first. Quote code SNTRD781 to receive these offers. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Airline Conditions of Carriage, Scenic and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.