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Romantic Rhine & Moselle with Grand Alpine on Scenic Crystal 2021

Romantic Rhine & Moselle with Grand Alpine on Scenic Crystal 2021

Operator: Scenic
Ship: Scenic Crystal
Starts: Amsterdam, Netherlands on Mon, Aug 30, 2021
Ends: Vienna, Austria on Tue, Sep 28, 2021

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River Cruise Itinerary

  1. Day 1
    Amsterdam
    Mon, Aug 30, 2021

    Raise your glass to the marvellous cruise ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. 


    Meals: Dinner
  2. Day 2
    Veere
    Tue, Aug 31, 2021

    Freechoice: Choose a guided tour through Veere, or cycle through the town with a local guide. Alternatively, marvel at the modern wonder that is Holland’s Delta Works.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  3. Day 3
    Antwerp
    Wed, Sep 01, 2021

    Freechoice: Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges, or learn about the famous Flemish painter, Peter Paul Rubens in Antwerp. Alternatively, take a guided walking tour of Antwerp, or learn about the World War I battle of Passchendaele.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  4. Day 4
    Nijmegen
    Thu, Sep 02, 2021

    Freechoice: Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum, or visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum. Alternatively, take a bicycle tour through the city.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. Day 5
    Maastricht
    Fri, Sep 03, 2021

    Freechoice: Enjoy a guided tour of Maastricht, or visit Aachen and learn the tale of the city that borders three countries. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day 6
    Düsseldorf
    Sat, Sep 04, 2021

    Freechoice: Discover the charming town of Düsseldorf and taste the local Altbier, or join a guided cycling tour along the river. Alternatively, visit the Zollverein industrial site.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day 7
    Moselle Valley Cruising
    Sun, Sep 05, 2021

    Appreciate the allure of the Moselle Valley as you delight in a full day cruise. 


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day 8
    Cochem
    Mon, Sep 06, 2021

    Freechoice: Explore Cochem during a guided tour and visit the iconic Reichsburg Castle, or join a guided bicycle tour.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  9. Day 9
    Bernkastel
    Tue, Sep 07, 2021

    Freechoice: Journey to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a guided tour. Alternatively, take a guided walk through Trier, or take in beautiful Bernkastel.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  10. Day 10
    Koblenz
    Wed, Sep 08, 2021

    Freechoice: Take a guided tour of this historic city, or visit a local winery. Alternatively, take a guided cycling tour around the city that lies at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. 


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  11. Day 11
    Rüdesheim
    Thu, Sep 09, 2021

    Freechoice: Join an excursion to Mainz and visit the Gutenberg Museum. Or, stay in Rüdesheim and enjoy a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  12. Day 12
    Mannheim
    Fri, Sep 10, 2021

    Freechoice: Experience the Hockenheim Formula 1 race track with a museum visit and a tour of the circuit, or join a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit its Renaissance castle. Alternatively, join an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by some leisure time.

    Enrich
    Enjoy a private concert at the Baroque Palace of Rastatt, one of the most magnificent historic venues in the region. 


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  13. Day 13
    Kehl > Strasbourg
    Sat, Sep 11, 2021

    Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg and its impressive cathedral, or journey to Mittelbergheim. Alternatively, choose to see the picturesque city from a different perspective on a canal cruise.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  14. Day 14
    Breisach
    Sun, Sep 12, 2021

    Freechoice: Visit the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum in the heart of the Black Forest. Alternatively, enjoy a wine tasting in the Kaiserstuhl region, or take a guided bike ride from Breisach to Freiburg, stopping along the way for a tasting of delicious Black Forest cake.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  15. Day 15
    Basel > Zurich
    Mon, Sep 13, 2021

    Farewell your Scenic Space-Ship this morning and transfer to Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city. Start the next leg of your journey with an overnight stay at your luxurious hotel.


    Meals: Breakfast
  16. Day 16
    Zurich > Bern
    Tue, Sep 14, 2021

    Repeatedly named the city with the best quality of life, Zurich is full of treasures and you’ll discover them first hand on a walking tour. This afternoon, transfer to the Swiss capital Bern and your centrally located hotel for your two night stay.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  17. Day 17
    Lucerne
    Wed, Sep 15, 2021

    Journey today to charming Lucerne, and enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town including the ornate Chapel Bridge, followed by a picturesque cruise on Lucerne’s lake to the village of Vitznau. Join the oldest cog wheel train in Switzerland for a breathtaking ascent of Mount Rigi.


    Meals: Breakfast
  18. Day 18
    Bern > Montreux
    Thu, Sep 16, 2021

    Enroute to Montreux stop at the charming village of Gruyères, then be treated to a tasting of Swiss chocolate. Upon arrival in Montreux check into your opulent hotel.


    Meals: Breakfast
  19. Day 19
    Montreux > Zermatt
    Fri, Sep 17, 2021

    Cruise on Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle and enjoy a guided tour, then board a cogwheel train to the Swiss Alps village of Zermatt. Then check into for your two night stay.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  20. Day 20
    Zermatt
    Sat, Sep 18, 2021

    Today ascend the Swiss Alps by rail to Gornergrat for magnificent views, including the Matterhorn.


    Meals: Breakfast
  21. Day 21
    Zermatt > Stresa
    Sun, Sep 19, 2021

    Today we cross the border and continue to the Italian city of Stresa. Upon arrival you will check in to your hotel where you’ll enjoy beautiful rooms overlooking the crystal blue waters of Lake Maggiore.


    Meals: Breakfast
  22. Day 22
    Stresa
    Mon, Sep 20, 2021

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


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  23. Day 23
    Stresa > Lugano
    Tue, Sep 21, 2021

    Today journey to Lugano, where you will stay two nights. Although in Switzerland, the city offers a unique Italian flair with the culture and language influenced by its nearest neighbour.


    Meals: Breakfast
  24. Day 24
    Lugano
    Wed, Sep 22, 2021

    Located on the shores of Lake Lugano surrounded by impressive mountains, the city is a sight to behold.

    Freechoice: Take a cable car ride to the peak of Mount Brè for spectacular views across the Lake and the surrounding alps, or taste the flavours of Lugano during a guided tour, sampling the delicious delicacies of the region along the way.


    Meals: Breakfast
  25. Day 25
    Lugano > St. Moritz
    Thu, Sep 23, 2021

    This morning, drive to Andermatt where you will board the Glacier Express for a spectacular rail journey through the stunning Swiss Alps, before arriving in the resort town of St. Moritz. Enjoy an overnight stay.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  26. Day 26
    St Moritz > Seefeld
    Fri, Sep 24, 2021

    Travel through towering peaks to Hohenschwangau to see the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle, which you’ll also visit. Then continue to your hotel in Seefeld, located on a picturesque plateau in the heart of the Tyrolean Alps.


    Meals: Breakfast
  27. Day 27
    Seefeld > Salzburg
    Sat, Sep 25, 2021

    Delight in the spectacular scenery as you venture into the Salzkammergut district, made famous by the movie ‘The Sound of Music’. This afternoon arrive at your hotel in Salzburg.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  28. Day 28
    Salzburg > Vienna
    Sun, Sep 26, 2021

    Continue your exploration of Austria and visit the lake side town of Hallstatt, before arriving in the grand capital, Vienna.


    Meals: Breakfast
  29. Day 29
    Vienna
    Mon, Sep 27, 2021

    Today your expert local guide will show you the city’s imperial glory during your guided city tour.

    Enrich
    Tonight, enjoy a concert of classical music at the Kursalon, a beautiful Italian Renaissance Palace,
    followed by dinner.


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  30. Day 30
    Vienna
    Tue, Sep 28, 2021

    Depart Vienna after breakfast, taking a lifetime of memories with you.

    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.


    Meals: Breakfast

Rivers Visited

Moselle, Rhine

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Ship Information

Scenic Crystal


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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.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
3.8
Accommodations
3.6
Itinerary
4.1
Professional Staff
4.4
Repeat with Operator
3.6
Value for Money
3.3

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