The Rhine, Main & Upper Danube

Explore the delights of the Rhine River, Main River & the Upper Danube River

Experience the hidden gems in the heart of Europe with Scenic’s all-inclusive, 5-star luxury European river cruise along the Rhine River, Main River and Upper Danube Rivers.

Steeped in history and culture, this European region has breathtaking grand palaces, charming fairytale-like castles and picturesque vineyards. On board your Scenic Space-Ship you'll journey past forested hillsides and delightful villages. River cruising from Amsterdam along the Rhine River, Main River and Upper Danube rivers you'll be transfixed with the ever-changing scenery through five countries including Germany, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Austria and Hungary. With exhilarating landscapes and varied cities to explore including Vienna, Budapest, Koblenz, Bratislava, Amsterdam and Antwerp, a Scenic European river cruise is truly the trip of a lifetime.

Between Koblenz and Rüdesheim lies the exquisite Middle Rhine Valley. The picturesque landscapes include steep vineyards that produce world-famous Riesling wines, medieval towns, ancient castles and charming villages. Passing through 16 locks, your 170km journey along the Rhine Main-Danube Canal has various water levels with some being 25 metres high. Travelling through the stunning scenery of the Wachau Valley and Rhine Gorge you'll be mesmerised with cities including Bamberg, Regensburg, Melk, Rothenburg, Miltenberg and Würzburg. From UNESCO World Heritage Sites through Romania, Hungary, Austria and Germany to magical Christmas markets and Bavarian food, every destination and guided tour is filled with picture-postcard moments.

With Gothic spires, Baroque architecture, cobblestone streets, ancient inns, historic cities and stunning vineyards your European river cruise on board Scenic’s luxury cruise ship is the most relaxing way to explore the Rhine River, Main River and Upper Danube River.

Your luxury trip of a lifetime with Scenic’s 5-star Scenic Space-Ship

When it comes to the best all-inclusive, luxury European river cruise, you can't go past Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours. We've forged a reputation for crafting unique river cruise itineraries that are truly all-inclusive. From airport transfers, onshore excursions and all tips and gratuities to complimentary beverages all day throughout your cruise. Your private balcony opens magically and transforms into our exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge where you can relax with a glass of wine and watch the scenery cruise by. With numerous onboard dining options to choose from, a Wellness Centre, gym and wi-fi, you only need to unpack your bags and embrace the all-inclusive luxury.

A sample of where Scenic Europe river cruises journey to 

Every Scenic European river cruise itinerary has been crafted to ensure you get exclusive access to local experiences, exquisite scenery and delicious culinary delights. With wine tasting, guided tours, walking tours and E-bikes, Scenic European river cruises are the best way to immerse yourself in the delights of Europe.

Our 11-day London, Amsterdam and Belgium all-inclusive luxury land and river cruise explores the best of London, The Netherlands and Belgium. Your Dutch journey includes old town halls, windmills and fields of tulips in Keukenhof with over 7 million bulbs. You'll be dazzled with the diamond capital of the world, Antwerp a port city on Belgium’s River Scheldt. This centuries-old city with thousands of diamond traders is renowned for its stunning architecture. Our 15-day Amsterdam to Budapest all-inclusive luxury European river cruise is the best way to immerse yourself in the delights of the Rhine River, Main River and romantic Danube river.

Scenic’s Danube River luxury cruises journey towards the Black Sea and the breathtaking Danube Delta. With spectacular natural beauty, birdlife and wildlife, this picture postcard Eastern Europe river cruise along the Danube River travels to Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Serbia and Passau in Lower Bavaria. From the delights of Belgrade and Belogradchik and its fortress in Hungary and Bulgaria's oldest towns on the Great Hungarian Plain to the fairy-tale-like mountains and forests. Our Danube River cruises are renowned for delivering picture postcard moments at every turn.

Our Rhine River and Moselle river European river cruises onboard Scenic's luxurious, 5-star Scenic Space-Ship are an ideal way to explore the delights of Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands. With walking tours and guided tours along the way at cities including Trier, Koblenz, Rüdesheim, Amsterdam and Luxembourg City, you'll delight in the old towns, historic cities and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 

As a tributary of the romantic Rhine River at Koblenz, a luxury all-inclusive river cruise along the Moselle River is a fabulous way to immerse yourself in the delights of Germany, Luxembourg and France. With plenty of wine tasting opportunities along the way including the iconic Riesling wines that are synonymous with the Moselle Valley.

The Rhine, Main & Upper Danube river cruises