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Jewels of Europe with Italian Serenade on Scenic Jade 2020

Jewels of Europe with Italian Serenade on Scenic Jade 2020

Operator: Scenic
Ship: Scenic Jade
Starts: Rome, Italy on Mon, Jun 15, 2020
Ends: Amsterdam, Netherlands on Mon, Jul 13, 2020

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Free roundtrip economy air on 8-10 day sailings or $1,000 per person savings + pay in full and save $300 per suite. 11+ day sailings receive free roundtrip economy air or $1,000 per person savings + pay in full and save $600 per suite. 11+ day sailings on Diamond Deck receive free premium air or $1,800 per person savings, door-to-door airport transfers and pay in full savings of $600 per suite. Pay in full savings must be made by February 29th. Upgrade to Business Class air from $1995 per person on select sailings. Plus as always, receive our AffordableTours.com 5% extra savings. Don't delay, reserve your luxury suite today.
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Free roundtrip economy air with a maximum value of $1,200 per person. Free roundtrip premium economy air with a maximum value of $2,000 per person available on diamond deck for 11+ day sailings. Scenic Savings $1,800pp in lieu of premium economy flights and $1,000pp in lieu of economy flights. Business Class air offered at $1,995pp. 50% Single Supplement available on select departures. Free private roundtrip transfers for Diamond Deck guests on Gems of the Danube, Rhine Highlights and 11+ day itineraries from home to airport valued at up to $450 per booking. Scenic will coordinate transfers 30 days prior to departure. No cash value or no refunds on unused portion. Pay in full by 2/28 and receive up to an additional $600 off per suite. Limited availability for single supplement savings and may be withdrawn at any time. Please ask about upgrading your economy airfare offer to premium economy or business class. Offers are based on number of cruise days, and exclude the land portion of the trip. All offers and fares are capacity controlled and Scenic reserves the right to change, cancel or withdraw them at any time. Availability is correct at the time of publishing but cannot be guaranteed. These offers are combinable with National Geographic offers, past passenger offers, referral offers, travel show & agent training vouchers. Not combinable with groups or any other offers. Offers applicable for legal residents of the 50 United States of America.


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Slovenia

Rivers Visited

Danube, Main, Rhine

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 (Mon, Jun 15, 2020): Rome

Welcome to Rome. Your Italian adventure begins at your hotel, with a walking tour of this ancient city. Your expert local guide will show you key landmarks like the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain.


Day 2 (Tue, Jun 16, 2020): Rome

You’ll start your exploration in the world’s smallest state, the Vatican City, where you’ll see such marvels as the Vatican Museum, the breathtaking Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica, the world’s largest church, which leads to the magnificent St. Peter’s Square. From there, you’ll continue to the Forum and the historic Colosseum.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 (Wed, Jun 17, 2020): Rome > Sorrento

This morning venture to the unique site of Pompeii, before continuing to Sorrento, where you’ll enjoy a luxurious two night stay.

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Feast on traditional Italian food at a home-hosted dinner. The only thing better than home-cooked Italian food is Italian hospitality, and you’ll enjoy healthy servings of both.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 (Thu, Jun 18, 2020): Sorrento

Freechoice: Relish the view as you take a funicular ride to Capri town. Alternatively, visit Positano, the Amalfi coast’s most picturesque and photogenic town.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5 (Fri, Jun 19, 2020): Sorrento > Perugia

Your first stop today is the medieval village of Assisi. Then, it’s only a short drive to Perugia to view the Fontana Maggoire and the monuments around the site of the Roman Forum. Tonight, you’ll get to enjoy your wonderful hotel, located in the historical heart of Perugia.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 (Sat, Jun 20, 2020): Perugia > Florence

Today, drive past tranquil Lake Trasimeno to Siena, a delightful medieval city, where you’ll enjoy a guided city tour.

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Visit a Tuscan farmhouse and discover local wine and oil production techniques. Later, enjoy a tasty rustic lunch featuring the region’s wine and produce.

Continue to San Gimignano for an orientation tour of the city, before heading to Florence for a two night stay.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 (Sun, Jun 21, 2020): Florence

Delight in a walking tour of this art lover’s paradise, including a visit to the Academy of Fine Arts to admire Michelangelo’s David.

Freechoice Dining: Savour delicious Italian cuisine at one of Florence’s superb local restaurants.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 (Mon, Jun 22, 2020): Florence > Pisa > Stresa

Travel to Pisa to enjoy a guided tour and see its famous tower. Then continue on to Stresa, where you’ll enjoy beautiful rooms overlooking Lake Maggiore.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 (Tue, Jun 23, 2020): Stresa

Cruise Lake Maggiore, the stunning lake that straddles Switzerland and Italy, pausing along the way to visit the splendid Isola Bella, ‘the beautiful Island’. Famous for its extravagant Baroque Palace and luscious gardens, explore the palace and its grounds before returning to Stresa.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 10 (Wed, Jun 24, 2020): Stresa > Venice

Your first stop today is Verona, where you’ll see Juliet’s Balcony and the main square, Piazza Bra. Continue to Venice – a truly unique city. Your opulent hotel where you will enjoy a two night stay you’ll cherish for a lifetime.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 11 (Thu, Jun 25, 2020): Venice

Marvel at the beauty of historic Venice during a guided walking tour, including the Basilica of San Marco and a romantic gondola ride along the famous canals.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 (Fri, Jun 26, 2020): Venice > Ljubljana

Journey to Slovenia, stopping at the Karst Caves, the most visited caves in Europe. This afternoon arrive in Ljubljana for your two night stay.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 13 (Sat, Jun 27, 2020): Ljubljana

Discover Ljubljana on a guided city tour.

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Step back in time on a traditional Pletna boat cruise to a beautiful island sitting in the middle of Lake Bled.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 14 (Sun, Jun 28, 2020): Ljubljana > Zagreb

Travel to Croatia’s capital, Zagreb and take a guided city tour, before enjoying a Special Stay.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 15 (Mon, Jun 29, 2020): Zagreb > Budapest

Journey to Budapest and board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 16 (Tue, Jun 30, 2020): Budapest

Freechoice: Make the most of Budapest with a guided tour, or relax and unwind at the local Thermal Baths and Spa. Alternatively, take a hike to Buda Hill or experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17 (Wed, Jul 01, 2020): Vienna

As you cruise the mighty Danube, relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails towards Vienna.

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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. With a special dedication to Beethoven as we celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18 (Thu, Jul 02, 2020): Vienna

Freechoice: Take a tour of Bratislava or Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, learn about Viennese coffee culture with a local expert, or explore Vienna on a cycling tour.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 19 (Fri, Jul 03, 2020): Dürnstein > Melk

Freechoice: Embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk, or be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, visit the fairytale castle Burg Aggstein and learn about its impressive history while enjoying the views over the Danube.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 20 (Sat, Jul 04, 2020): Passau > Salzburg

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Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. This exclusive performance is based on the timeless movie of the same name. Enjoy an authentic Austrian lunch before an afternoon of humming along to some of the catchy classics.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 21 (Sun, Jul 05, 2020): Regensburg

Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of the city or board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey. Or you could cycle to the Walhalla monument, or take an active walking tour to Thurn und Taxis Palace.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 22 (Mon, Jul 06, 2020): Nuremberg

Freechoice: Explore the city on foot or visit moving WWII sites, or stay on board for a beer tasting.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 23 (Tue, Jul 07, 2020): Bamberg

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


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 24 (Wed, Jul 08, 2020): Würzburg

Freechoice: Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine. Alternatively, 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 overlooking the Tauber River.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 25 (Thu, Jul 09, 2020): Miltenberg

Today is your opportunity to meet the locals of this quaint German town.

Freechoice: Visit a local monastery for a tour and insight into regional beer production or meet a winemaker and join him for a taste of his fine wines. Alternatively, join a Baron and Baroness and learn what it is like to be an aristocrat in the modern day, or opt to visit a local farming family and taste some of their home made produce, or you can enjoy a visit to a local producer for a Schnapps tasting.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 26 (Fri, Jul 10, 2020): Rüdesheim > Rhine Gorge > Marksburg Castle

Immerse yourself in charming Rüdesheim and board the Winzerexpress mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Then, enjoy a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument.

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Delight in the ambience at Marksburg Castle and enjoy a magnificent medieval feast.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 27 (Sat, Jul 11, 2020): Cologne

Freechoice: Take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the twin towers of the famous cathedral or learn of the city’s strong Jewish history. Alternatively, cycle around the picturesque city of Cologne or visit Bonn, and learn about Ludwig Van Beethoven’s connection with this city.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 28 (Sun, Jul 12, 2020): Amsterdam

Freechoice: Explore the city by bicycle or by foot. Alternatively, experience an iconic canal cruise or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 29 (Mon, Jul 13, 2020): Amsterdam

Depart after breakfast, taking wonderful memories with you.


Meals Included: Breakfast

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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.


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