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Jewels of Europe with Grand Alpine on Scenic Pearl 2021

Jewels of Europe with Grand Alpine on Scenic Pearl 2021

Operator: Scenic
Ship: Scenic Pearl
Starts: Zurich, Switzerland on Wed, May 26, 2021
Ends: Amsterdam, Netherlands on Wed, Jun 23, 2021

Overview

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Book early and receive an additional savings of $700 per couple ($350 per person) plus receive Free Premium Economy Air on 8 to 10 day sailings, 50% per person deposits and when you reserve a suite on the Diamond Deck receive an additional $250 per person discount (Applicable on all 2021 sailings). Also, receive our AffordableTours.com 5% everyday savings. Not all dates or itineraries will qualify, please contact your travel consultant for applicable vacations.
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Offers are valid on 2021 Europe river cruises for new bookings made June 15 – August 31, 2020. Free roundtrip economy air with a maximum value of $1,400 per person for 8-10 day sailings. Free roundtrip premium economy air with a maximum value of $2,000 per person for 11+ day sailings. Savings in lieu of air: $1,200/pp for economy air, $1,800/pp for premium economy air. On select departures: Business Class air offered at $1,995/pp and 50% Single Supplement. Contact Scenic for details. Bonus offer of $250/pp savings applicable only to Diamond Deck guests. Pay in full within 14 days of booking and receive an additional $350 off per person, or pay in full by 8/31 and receive an additional $250 off per person. Full payment must be made by the specified dates to obtain the corresponding savings. Offers are based on number of cruise days and exclude the land portion of the trip. Please ask about upgrading your economy airfare offer to premium economy or business class. These offers are combinable with past passenger offers, referral offers, future travel vouchers, travel show & agent training vouchers. Not combinable with groups or any other offers. Early Payment Discount is not combinable with Future Travel Credits or other full payment offers.Air offers are only valid 61 or more days prior to departure. All flights will be booked on Scenic’s choice of airline and routing, and are subject to flight availability. Value of Deposit Protection Plan is $125/pp and is applicable if guest needs to cancel or change a cruise for whatever reason the plan allows them to reallocate their non-refundable deposit for use towards an alternative future sailing. Deposit Protection is non-refundable and non-transferable, and only covers the cruise. Air deposits are not included in the plan, and any third-party supplier fees such as hotels will be subtracted from your deposit amount. A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is required at the time of booking, with full payment required 90 days prior to departure. A secondary non-refundable deposit is required at the time of air ticketing. All prices are per person in U.S. dollars, twin share and include taxes and charges. Single Supplement price available upon request. Offers and fares are capacity controlled and Scenic reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares and promotions at any time. Availability is correct at the time of publishing but cannot be guaranteed. For the most up-to-date pricing, availability and offers, please call your Professional Travel Advisor or Scenic USA. Offers applicable for legal residents of the 50 United States of America & Washington D.C. For complete terms and conditions visit scenicusa.com


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Itinerary

Rivers Visited

Danube, Rhine

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 (Wed, May 26, 2021): Zurich

Welcome to Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city. Start the next leg of your journey with an overnight stay.


Day 2 (Thu, May 27, 2021): Zurich > 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. This afternoon transfer to the Swiss capital Bern and your centrally located hotel.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 (Fri, May 28, 2021): Bern > Lucerne > Bern

Journey to 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 Included: Breakfast

Day 4 (Sat, May 29, 2021): Bern > Montreux

This morning, journey to Gruyères en route to Montreux, where you’ll enjoy your overnight Special Stay.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5 (Sun, May 30, 2021): Montreux > Zermatt

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


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 (Mon, May 31, 2021): Zermatt

Freechoice: Ascend the Swiss Alps by rail to Gornergrat for magnificent views, including the Matterhorn. Alternatively, if your feeling more active, take a guided hike through majestic mountain scenery.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 7 (Tue, Jun 01, 2021): Zermatt > Stresa

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 Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 (Wed, Jun 02, 2021): Stresa

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 Included: Breakfast

Day 9 (Thu, Jun 03, 2021): Stresa > Lugano

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 Included: Breakfast

Day 10 (Fri, Jun 04, 2021): Lugano

Located on the shores of Lake Lugano surrounded by impressive mountains, the city is a sight to behold. Your local guide will escort you through the city’s lively squares, lakeside promenades and Old Town. Spend the rest of your day at leisure exploring the many highlights of this spectacular region.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 11 (Sat, Jun 05, 2021): Lugano > St. Moritz

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 St. Moritz for an overnight stay.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 (Sun, Jun 06, 2021): St Moritz > Seefeld

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


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 13 (Mon, Jun 07, 2021): Seefeld > Salzburg

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


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14 (Tue, Jun 08, 2021): Salzburg > Vienna

Today your exploration of Austria continues as you visit the lake side town of Hallstatt before ending the day in the capital, Vienna.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 15 (Wed, Jun 09, 2021): Vienna > Budapest

This morning after breakfast, travel to Budapest, one of the most majestic cities in the world. Upon arrival, board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship where you will be welcomed by your friendly crew.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 16 (Thu, Jun 10, 2021): 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 (Fri, Jun 11, 2021): 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 (Sat, Jun 12, 2021): 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 (Sun, Jun 13, 2021): 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 (Mon, Jun 14, 2021): 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 (Tue, Jun 15, 2021): 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 (Wed, Jun 16, 2021): 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 (Thu, Jun 17, 2021): 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 (Fri, Jun 18, 2021): 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 (Sat, Jun 19, 2021): 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, meet a Baron and Baroness and learn about modern royal life as they guide you through their castle, or opt to visit a local Schnapps producer and taste many of the flavours available. You also have the opportunity to meet a local farming family and taste some of their home made produce.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 26 (Sun, Jun 20, 2021): 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 (Mon, Jun 21, 2021): 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 to the charming village of Zons or visit Bonn, and learn about Ludwig Van Beethoven’s connection with this city.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 28 (Tue, Jun 22, 2021): 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 (Wed, Jun 23, 2021): Amsterdam

Depart after breakfast, taking wonderful memories with you.

Please note: Pre-release itinerary subject to change.


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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