Welcome to Paris
A world of wonder awaits you with a three night stay A world of wonder awaits you with a three night stay.
Freechoice: Discover Paris on a guided tour, or marvel at the exhibits at the world-renowned Louvre.
You have a free day today so follow your heart through Paris.
Freechoice Dining: Tonight, savour delicious cuisine at the Brasserie on the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower. Alternatively, take in dinner and a show at the world-famous Lido.
Paris > Amsterdam
Travel by high-speed train to Amsterdam, where you’ll board your Scenic Space-Ship.
Freechoice: Cruise the canals of Amsterdam or visit the windmills of Schermerhorn & Alkmaar. Alternatively, explore the city on foot during a guided walking tour.
Discover Cologne on a guided walking tour. Later, you may wish to make the most of your free time by strolling through the city’s myriad of Christmas markets. Be sure to look out for the largest Christmas tree in the Rhineland.
Board the Winzerexpress mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.
Today discover the picture-perfect town of Miltenberg on a walking tour. Traverse the winding cobblestone streets, see charming half-timbered houses, some dating as far back as the 13th century, admire and revel in the fairytale town square as it comes to life with festive Christmas markets.
Take a guided tour of Rothenburg with time to wander the famed Reiterlesmarkt. Alternatively, stay in Würzburg and tour the streets of this fabulously festive city.
Tonight you may wish to partake in a Midnight Mass at a local church.
Merry Christmas! Celebrate with newfound friends on board your Scenic Space-Ship as you cruise towards Nuremberg.
Freechoice: Visit moving WWII sites, or join a walking tour of the city. Alternatively, learn to make traditional German Gingerbread in a baking class.
Join your local guide for a walking tour of Regensburg, a town dating back to the Stone Age. You will see many of its most famous and important sights such as the stone bridge, the Church of St James and its famous cathedral.
Freechoice: Enjoy a guided tour of the Baroque Old Town of Salzburg, or join a walking tour focused on sights from the classic movie ‘The Sound of Music’.
Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. Based on the timeless movie of the same name, this exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg.
Melk > Dürnstein
Freechoice: Be guided through Melk’s Benedictine Abbey, or cycle from Melk to Dürnstein. Alternatively, enjoy a Schnapps tasting.
Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.
Freechoice: Tour magnificent Schönbrunn Palace or discover beautiful Bratislava. Alternatively, discover Vienna on a guided cycling tour or learn about the long history of Viennese coffee culture while sipping on a delicious brew accompanied by cake.
Vienna > Budapest
Today you will enjoy a leisurely day of cruising the Danube River before arriving into Budapest where you will ring in the New Year in style. Stay on board your Scenic Space-Ship where your Cruise Director has a fun night planned or venture into the city centre and celebrate with the locals.
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.
Depart after breakfast, taking with you a lifetime 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.
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