Christmas & New Year with Paris & Prague

The Christmas markets along the Danube are an incredible sight. Experience them with a 21 day luxury cruise from Paris to Prague.

21 Days
Paris to Prague
From (CAD)
$ 12,296
Dates & Pricing

2022 Paris > Prague

Soak up the magic of Christmas

Europe becomes a completely different world during the festive season, where the aroma of glühwein and roasted chestnuts provide a fragrant ambiance.
Santa Claus, Christmas trees, gift-giving – these have all been a part of the seasonal tradition in Europe for centuries. In town after town you’ll have the opportunity to experience these rituals with new eyes. As a special highlight, you may wish to join a Midnight Mass in Würzburg before celebrating Christmas on board.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
CTPP
Duration:
21 days
Departure City:
Paris
Return City:
Prague

21 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Paris

    A world of wonder awaits you with a three night stay at one of our city central hotels. Experience the beauty of Paris over the next three days. Stroll the historic streets and bridges and uncover the secrets of the city that hide around every corner. Perhaps wander the famous food market, Marché Raspail, on the Left Bank of the beautiful Seine River or on the Right Bank, visit the Montmartre district and walk the same streets as many of the worlds most famous artists once did.

  2. Day 2 - Paris

    Freechoice

    Discover Paris on a guided tour, or marvel at the exhibits at the world-renowned Louvre.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Paris

    You have a free day today so follow your heart through Paris. Your Tour Director is on hand to help you plan.

    Freechoice Dining

    Tonight, savour delicious cuisine at the Brasserie on the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower. Alternatively, take in dinner and a show at the world-famous Lido.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Paris > Amsterdam

    Travel by high speed train to Amsterdam, where you'll board your Scenic Space-Ship. Tonight, you'll get to toast the journey ahead at this evening's welcome reception.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Amsterdam

    Freechoice

    Explore Amsterdam during a guided walking tour, or take the opportunity to experience an iconic canal cruise through the famous waterways of the city. Alternatively, step outside of Amsterdam and visit the villages of Alkmaar & Schermerhorn, home to many authentic windmills dating back to the 16th century.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Cologne

    Discover Cologne on a guided walking tour. Later, you may wish to make the most of your time by strolling through the city’s myriad of Christmas markets. Be sure to look out for the largest Christmas tree in the Rhineland.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim

    The morning enjoy fabulous views as you cruise the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge.

    Then immerse yourself in charming Rüdesheim, one of the prettiest towns of the region. Traverse the cobble stoned Old Town lined with timber framed archtiecture or venture up to the Niederwald Monument that offers impressive views across the Rhine River and its surrounding vineyards.

    This afternoon we set sail for the glorious city of Würzburg.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Sailing Day

    Merry Christmas! Celebrate with newfound friends on board your Scenic Space-Ship

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Würzburg

    Freechoice

    Journey along 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. Alternatively, stay in Würzburg and tour the streets of the fabulously festive city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - 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

  11. Day 11 - Nuremberg

    Enjoy this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century.

    Freechoice

    Explore the city on foot on a guided walking tour tasting some of the city’s regional beer as you go or visit moving WWII sites and learn about this dark era in the city’s history. Alternatively, learn how to make traditional German Gingerbread during a baking class.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Regensburg

    Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg, known as the best-preserved medieval city in Germany.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Salzburg

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Baroque Old Town of Salzburg and learn about one of its most famous residents, Mozart, and be mesmerised by the city’s history and architecture. Alternatively, choose to join a walking tour focusing on sights from the classic movie ‘The Sound of Music’.

    Enrich

    Based on the timeless movie of the same name, the exclusive ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ will wow you with its stage sets. Enjoy an authentic Austrian lunch before an afternoon humming along to some of the catchy classics.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Melk > Dürnstein > Vienna

    Freechoice

    Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey or embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages in the region. Alternatively, enjoy a delicious Schnapps tasting.

    This evening we cruise into Austria’s mighty capital where you have the opportunity to celebrate in style as you ring in the New Year in the fabulously fun city of Vienna.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Vienna

    Freechoice

    Tour magnificent Schonbrunn Palace or discover the neighbouring city of Bratislava. Alternatively, join a guided cycling tour towards Danube Island.

    Enrich

    Be enthralled by a private classical evening concert at an enchanting location in the heart of Vienna

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Budapest

    Enjoy a leisurely day sailing along the delightful Danube River to Budapest.. After you arrive this afternoon you will have free time to explore the city at your leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Budapest

    Freechoice

    Tour this city of contradictory delights, or relax at the city’s Thermal Baths and Spa. Alternatively, brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Budapest > Prague

    Journey by coach to Prague, and spend three nights at the city central hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  19. Day 19 - Prague

    Join your expert local guide to explore Prague in all its Gothic glory including the Old Town, the famous Astronomical Clock and Charles Bridge, commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV.

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a walking tour of Prague, tasting locally produced beer along the way. Alternatively, learn about the 900 year history of Strahov Monastery and delight in its many wonders including the Treasury and art gallery.

    Tonight, relish a delicious Czech dinner. Lobkowicz Palace is located in the heart of the castle district and is the location for your highlight dinner, accompanied by live music.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Prague

    Stroll this magnificent city at your leisure. Situated on the banks of the River Vltava in central Bohemia, Prague is rich in history and home to some of the world’s most striking architectural wonders. Your Tour Director is on hand to help you plan.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  21. Day 21 - Prague

    After breakfast, farewell Prague, taking the many wonderful memories you have made with you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Truly all-inclusive luxury
  • 5-Star Scenic Space-Ships with up to 163 guests
  • Spacious Balcony Suites with an innovative Scenic Sun Lounge
  • 2 Scenic Enrich experiences including the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ and an enchanting private classical evening concert at Palais Liechtenstein – all Exclusive to Scenic
  • Personalise your trip with 20 included Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Dine at your choice of up to five on board venues, from casual to fine dining
  • 41 meals – 14 breakfasts (B), 13 lunches (L) and 14 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary premium beverages all day, every day? – not just at meal times
  • Butler service for every suite
  • Complimentary full mini-bar restocked daily
  • Innovative Salt Therapy Lounge and fitness area
  • Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
  • Scenic Cruise Director to guide and assist & expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • Return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities on board and on shore
  • Inclusion

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