Day 1 | Highlights: City of light
A world of wonder awaits you with a three night stay at one of our luxurious city central hotels.
Day 2 | Paris Highlights: Freechoice
Discover Paris on a guided tour or marvel at the exhibits at the world-renowned Louvre (not operating on all departure dates, replaced with a tour of Montmartre, enquire for details). Alternatively, let a local Parisian show you another side of the city.
Day 3 | Paris Highlights: 58 Tour Eiffel dinner
You have a free day so follow your own heart through Paris. Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day.
Day 4 | Paris > Amsterdam Highlights:
Travel to Amsterdam to board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship.
Day 5 | Amsterdam Highlights:
Cruise the canals of Amsterdam, or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans.
Day 6 | Cologne Highlights:
Explore the unique Neanderthal Museum or discover Cologne. Alternatively enjoy an on board cooking demonstration.
Day 7 | Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim Highlights:
Immerse yourself in historic Rüdesheim, then board the Winzerexpress mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.
Day 8 | Freudenberg > Tastes of ‘Oktoberfest’ Highlights:
In Freudenberg you’ll get the chance to celebrate the Scenic version of ‘Oktoberfest’, Germany’s famously fun festival.
Day 9 | Würzburg Highlights:
Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace or follow the Romantic Road to Rothenburg.
Day 10 | Bamberg Highlights:
Walk in the footsteps of the town’s medieval traders as an expert local guide gives you an insider tour of Bamberg. There is also time to wander through the Christmas markets and enjoy the festive atmosphere.
Day 11 | Nuremberg Highlights:
Visit moving WWII sites or choose something lighter – the Tastes of Nuremberg food tour, with its delicious local fare. Or perhaps take a cooking class. Later, relax and explore the city’s wonderful Christmas market.
Day 12 | Regensburg Highlights:
Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg or visit the charming Christmas markets.
Day 13 | Passau > Salzburg Highlights:
Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. Based on the timeless movie of the same name, this exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg.
Day 14 | Melk > Dürnstein Highlights:
Be guided through Melk’s Benedictine Abbey or cycle from Melk to Dürnstein.
Day 15 | Dürnstein > Vienna Highlights:
Merry Christmas. Celebrate with newfound friends as you cruise towards Vienna.
Day 16 | Vienna Highlights:
Discover this elegant city on an enjoyable guided tour.
Day 17 | Vienna Highlights:
Tour Schönbrunn Palace or discover beautiful Bratislava. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and either tour the stables or see Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program. Or join our Shop with a Chef activity.
Day 18 | Budapest Highlights:
Let an expert guide you through this city of contradictory delights, or unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa instead. Alternatively, brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.
Day 19 | Budapest > Prague Highlights:
Journey by coach to the city they call the ‘Paris of the East’, and spend three nights in Prague.
Day 20 | Prague Highlights: Salm Palace dinner
Today explore Prague in all its Gothic glory.
Day 21 | Prague Highlights: Charles Bridge
Explore this magnificent city at your leisure.
Day 22 | Prague Highlights: Farewell
After breakfast, farewell Prague taking many wonderful memories with you.