15 Day Christmas & New Year

Europe transforms during the festive season, where the aroma of glühwein and roasted chestnuts provide a fragrant ambiance. Santa Claus, Christmas trees, gift-giving – these have all been a part of the seasonal tradition in Europe for centuries. In town after town you’ll have the opportunity to experience these rituals with wonder in your eyes. As a special highlight, you may wish to join a Midnight Mass in Würzburg before celebrating Christmas on board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship and New Year in Vienna.

Price Includes
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships with only up to 163 guests 
  • Spacious Balcony Suites with an innovative Scenic Sun Lounge 
  • 2 Scenic Enrich experiences including the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’
    and an enchanting private classical evening concert at Palais Liechtenstein – all Exclusive to Scenic 
  • Personalise your trip with 20 included Scenic Freechoice activities 
  • Dine at your choice of up to five on board venues, from casual to fine dining 
  • 41 meals – 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 14 dinners
  • Complimentary premium beverages all day, every day^ – not just at meal times 
  • Butler service for every suite 
  • Complimentary full mini-bar restocked daily 
  • Innovative Salt Therapy Lounge and fitness area 
  • Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration 
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles 
  • Scenic Cruise Director to guide and assist & expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise 
  • Return airport transfers 
  • All tipping and gratuities on board and onshore

Fly Business Class in 2022 for $4,250*pp when booking a Sapphire or Diamond Deck Suite

ITINERARY 

Day 1
Amsterdam
Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.

Day 2
Amsterdam 
Freechoice: Explore Amsterdam during a guided walking tour, or take the opportunity to experience an iconic canal cruise through the famous waterways of the city. Alternatively, step outside of Amsterdam and visit the villages of Alkmaar & Schermerhorn, home to many authentic windmills dating back to the 16th century.

Day 3
Cologne 
Discover Cologne on a guided walking tour. Later, you may wish to make the most of your time by strolling through the city’s myriad of Christmas markets. Be sure to look out for the largest Christmas tree in the Rhineland.

Day 4
Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim 
The morning enjoy fabulous views as you cruise the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge. Then immerse yourself in charming Rüdesheim, one of the prettiest towns of the region. Traverse the cobble stoned Old Town lined with timber framed archtiecture or venture up to the Niederwald Monument that offers impressive views across the Rhine River and its surrounding vineyards. This afternoon we set sail for the glorious city of Würzburg.

Day 5
Sailing Day
Merry Christmas! Celebrate with newfound friends on board your Scenic Space-Ship

Day 6
Würzburg 
Freechoice: Journey along 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. Alternatively, stay in Würzburg and tour the streets of the fabulously festive city.

Day 7
Bamberg 
Immerse yourself in the World Heritage-listed Old Town of Bamberg and walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders once did.

Day 8
Nuremberg
Enjoy this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century.  Freechoice: Explore the city on foot on a guided walking tour tasting some of the city’s regional beer as you go or visit moving WWII sites and learn about this dark era in the city’s history. Alternatively, learn how to make traditional German Gingerbread during a baking class.

Day 9
Regensburg 
Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg, known as the best-preserved medieval city in Germany.

Day 10
Salzburg 
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.

Day 11
Melk > Dürnstein > Vienna
Freechoice: Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey or embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages in the region. Alternatively, enjoy a delicious Schnapps tasting.This evening we cruise into Austria’s mighty capital where you have the opportunity to celebrate in style as you ring in the New Year in the fabulously fun city of Vienna.

Day 12
Vienna 
Freechoice: Tour magnificent Schonbrunn Palace or discover the neighbouring city of Bratislava. Alternatively, join a guided cycling tour towards Danube Island.Enrich
Be enthralled by a private classical evening concert at an enchanting location in the heart of Vienna.

Day 13
Budapest 
Enjoy a leisurely day sailing along the delightful Danube River to Budapest.. After you arrive this afternoon you will have free time to explore the city at your leisure.

Day 14
Budapest 
Freechoice: Tour this city of contradictory delights, or relax at the city’s Thermal Baths and Spa. Alternatively, brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.

Day 15
Budapest 
Depart after a wonderful farewell breakfast. Budapest is the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of wonderful memories.

Tour code – CHAA

Balcony Suite in 2022 from $11,795*pp

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Travel Dates

21 December 2022 

Offer Ends

30 Jun 22,

 

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*Conditions apply. Offer ends 30 June 2022, unless sold out prior. Availability is limited. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge.  Airfare not included. All savings are included in the advertised price. 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. Scenic and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.

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*Helloworld Bonus offer $100pp valid on Scenic 2022/2023 International Europe River Cruises. Discount is not included in advertised price. Valid on deposited bookings from 29 April – 30 June 2022. Discount is per person, per booking. Offers can be combined with Super Earlybirds, Scenic Club Members Welcome Home Vouchers, Members Introduce a Friend vouchers and Future Travel Credits. Not combineable with Expo offers, Information Session offers, Scenic Club Member offers published in Wonder Magazine and other mailings. Advertised price is inclusive of the Super Earlybird Saving. Super Earlybird offers are for new bookings only until 30 May 2022, unless sold out prior, and not available for bookings using a Future Travel Credit (FTC) Voucher. Fly Business Class for $4,250pp is subject to availability ex SYD/MEL/BNE/ADL/PER and based on Business Class Singapore Airlines in U class. If that airline and/or class is not available a surcharge may apply. Business Class Offer is available when booking selected Sapphire and Diamond Deck suites on selected departures only. Airline/airport taxes of up to $265pp are included but may vary depending on gateway cities travelled. Any additional taxes are at guest’s expense. Airfares must be booked through Scenic. All airfare deals are scheduled for travel to best suit the tour departure and conclusion dates on available scheduled flights. Any requests outside of the tour dates may incur seasonal surcharges as enforced by the airline. We reserve the right to ticket any flights upon receipt of deposit and any subsequent changes will incur change and/or cancellation fees. A non-refundable deposit of $1,000pp and Business Class fare are due within 7 days of booking. From prices and offers are based on CHAA211222.1 in a Cat C Balcony Suite. Prices correct as of 11 April 2022 and please note a fuel surcharge may be applicable at time of full payment. ^All beverages are included except for a very small number of fine and vintage wines, Champagnes and spirits.