Travel in luxury from Zurich to Amsterdam on this 12-day cruise. Take in the highlights of the Rhine & Switzerland including Lucerne, Montreux & Strasbourg.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.
Welcome to Zurich
Start your journey with an overnight stay.
Zurich > Lucerne > Bern
Switzerland’s largest city is full of treasures and you’ll discover them first hand on a walking tour. Later, explore Lucerne before arriving in the Swiss capital of Bern for an overnight stay.
Bern > Montreux
Ascend the Swiss Alps to the charming alpine village of Gstaad. This afternoon you’ll arrive at your hotel, located on the picturesque shores of Lake Geneva.
Delight in a panoramic train journey to Château-d’Œx. Upon arrival you’ll view traditional cheese-making at the Restaurant Le Chalet.
Montreux > Basel
Journey to neighbouring Vevey and learn about one of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists during a visit to the Chaplin’s World Museum. From there, it’s on to Basel to board your Scenic Space-Ship.
Kehl > Strasbourg
Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg and stroll through the Old Town with its half-timbered houses and distinctive Alsatian winstubs. Alternatively, journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer, or explore the Black Forest region during a visit to the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum.
Rastatt > Baden-Baden
Freechoice: Tour the ruins of the Roman baths that have made this city famous, or take an active hike around Hohenbaden Castle. Alternatively, visit the Mercedes-Benz factory, or enjoy a visit to a thermal spa.
Enjoy a private evening concert at a fine Baroque palace. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other and a chance to create memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime.
Freechoice: Join a local guide on a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit the Renaissance castle. Or, join a guided orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by free time.
Freechoice: Take a guided tour of Koblenz, straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers, or discover Cochem on a guided tour including a visit to Reichsburg Castle. Alternatively, visit a local winery and sample some of the fine wines of this region.
Freechoice: Enjoy a scenic ride on the oldest cog railway in Germany and discover splendid Drachenburg Castle, or stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Alternatively, stay on board for a beer tasting, or learn the history of one of the city’s most famous namesakes, Eau de Cologne on a guided tour.
Freechoice: Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, or cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. Alternatively, join a guided cycling tour, or discover charming Volendam and Edam.
After a hearty breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Amsterdam airport for your onward or homebound flight.
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.