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15 Days | Christmas Markets River Cruise
Eastbound Only


Day 1 | Amsterdam, Holland. Welcome to Amsterdam. A Scenic Tours Representative will transfer* you to your Scenic ‘Space-Ship’. (D)

Day 2 | Amsterdam. SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) enjoy a sightseeing canal cruise; or (2) an excursion to the windmills of Zaanse Schans. (B,L,D)

Day 3 | Düsseldorf, Germany. Cologne. SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) enjoy a walking tour of Düsseldorf; or (2) a walking tour of Cologne. (B,L,D)

Day 4 | Rhine Gorge. Rüdesheim. Cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge, with its stunning vistas before boarding the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. (B,L,D)

Day 5 | Miltenberg. European Village Life. SCENIC ENRICH Today you will be taken off of the beaten track as an invited guest to experience European village life just for a day – exclusive to Scenic Tours. (B,L,D)

Day 6 | Würzburg. This morning cruise through Bavaria to Würzburg. SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) a guided walking tour of Würzburg; or (2) follow the Romantic Road to Rothenburg. Rothenberg is home to the annual “Reiterlesmarkt,” the Rothenburg Christmas Market. (B,L,D)

Day 7 | Bamberg. Today enjoy the sights of the city on your guided tour. There is time at leisure to wander through the Christmas markets. (B,L,D)

Day 8 | Nuremberg. SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) see the WWII sites followed by a visit to the Documentation Centre; or (2) ‘Tastes of Nuremberg’; Spend the rest of your afternoon at leisure, perhaps visiting Nuremberg’s Christmas market. (B,L,D)

Day 9 | Regensburg. SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) a guided walking tour of Regensburg including an organ recital; or (2) a guided visit to Weltenburg Abbey. (B,L,D)

Day 10 | Passau. Linz, Austria. SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) a visit to Salzburg; or (2) take an excursion to Cesky Krumlov. (B,L,D)

Day 11 | Melk. Dürnstein. Vienna. SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) visit Melk’s Benedictine Abbey; or (2) a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein. (B,L,D)

Day 12 | Vienna. Take a guided tour of the famous sights including the Ringstrasse. Afterwards enjoy time at leisure. SCENIC ENRICH Tonight’s highlights include a glass of Austrian Sekt at the majestic Palais Liechtenstein, followed by an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the music of Strauss and Mozart. (B,L,D)

Day 13 | Vienna. SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) a guided tour of Schönbrunn Palace; or (2) witness the world famous Lipizzaner Stallions refining and perfecting their skills during their routine morning exercise program, or a guided tour of the oldest Classical Dressage riding school in the world (not available all departure dates); or (3) visit a local food market with a Chef. This afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure, and soak up the wonderful Christmas atmosphere. (B,L,D)

Day 14 | Budapest, Hungary. SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) take a guided city tour; or (2) relax in the Thermal Baths and Spa; or (3) explore the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock – Nuclear Bunker Museum. (B,L,D)

Day 15 | Budapest. After breakfast our Scenic tours Representative will take* you to the airport for your onward or homebound flight. (B)

NOTE: Itinerary is subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date information, please refer to the itinerary schedule you receive with your final documents.

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