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Rhine Highlights with Switzerland on Scenic Opal 2020

Rhine Highlights with Switzerland on Scenic Opal 2020

Operator: Scenic
Ship: Scenic Opal
Starts: Zurich, Switzerland on Sat, May 09, 2020
Ends: Amsterdam, Netherlands on Wed, May 20, 2020

Overview

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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 Limited availability for single supplement savings and may be withdrawn at any time.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

France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland

Rivers Visited

Rhine

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 (Sat, May 09, 2020): Zurich

Start your journey in Zurich with an overnight stay at your luxurious hotel.


Day 2 (Sun, May 10, 2020): Zurich > Lucerne > Bern

Repeatedly named the city with the best quality of life, Switzerland’s largest city is full of treasures and you’ll discover them first hand on a walking tour. Later explore Lucerne, overlooked by the magnificent Swiss Alps, before arriving in the Swiss capital of Bern and your centrally located hotel.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 (Mon, May 11, 2020): Bern > Montreux

Ascend the Swiss Alps to the charming alpine village of Gstaad. This afternoon you’ll arrive at your luxurious hotel, located on the shores of the picturesque Lake Geneva, where you will enjoy a two night stay.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 (Tue, May 12, 2020): Montreux

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Today, delight in a panoramic train journey to Château-d’Œx. Upon arrival you’ll view traditional cheese-making at the Restaurant Le Chalet. The restaurant makes its own cheese, and in your private demonstration, the cheesemaker will transform milk into hard cheese right in front of your eyes.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 (Wed, May 13, 2020): Montreux > Basel

Journey to neighbouring Vevey, home to Charlie Chaplin once he’d fled the United States. 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 where a warm welcome awaits you from the crew of your Scenic Space-Ship. Your luxury cruise is about to begin and you’ll have the chance to raise your glass to the occasion at the evening’s welcome reception.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 (Thu, May 14, 2020): Kehl > Strasbourg

Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg, discover La Petite France 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.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 (Fri, May 15, 2020): Rastatt > Baden-Baden

Arrive in charming Baden-Baden, a spa town famous for its Roman baths.

Freechoice: Join your local guide and 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.

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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.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 (Sat, May 16, 2020): Mannheim

Freechoice: Join a local guide on a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit the Renaissance castle. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. Or, join a guided orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by free time.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 (Sun, May 17, 2020): Koblenz

Take a guided tour of Koblenz, straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. Alternatively, discover Cochem, a true medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River. Explore this charming city 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 or take a guided cycling tour.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 (Mon, May 18, 2020): Cologne

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 namesake, Eau de Cologne on a guided tour.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 (Tue, May 19, 2020): Amsterdam

Freechoice: Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, pausing along the way to sample the Dutch favourite, Herring. Or, cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. Alternatively, if you’re feeling more active, join a guided cycling tour or, discover charming Volendam, with its unusual raised homes and quaint wooden church, before heading to the equally charming village of Edam.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 (Wed, May 20, 2020): Amsterdam

After a hearty breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Amsterdam airport for your onward or homebound flight.


Meals Included: Breakfast

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Ship Information

Scenic Opal


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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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