Rhine Highlights with Switzerland & Bruges

15 Days
Zurich to Brussels
From (CAD)
$ 8,685
Dates & Pricing

2021 Zurich > Brussels

The heart of Europe and Switzerland

Switzerland has always existed slightly apart from the rest of Europe, fiercely cherishing its independence and neutrality.
You’ll get the opportunity to discover this beautiful land starting in Zurich. But that’s just the beginning. Your all-inclusive cruise will take you through the heart of Germany and into the port city of Amsterdam. Finish your unforgettable adventure in the historic Flemish city, Bruges.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
AMSB
Duration:
15 days
Departure City:
Zurich
Return City:
Brussels

Selected Itinerary

15 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Zurich

    Start your journey in Zurich with an overnight stay at your luxurious hotel.

  2. Day 2 - Zurich > Lucerne > 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. Later explore Lucerne, overlooked by the magnificent Swiss Alps, before arriving in the Swiss capital of Bern and your centrally located hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Bern > Montreux

    Ascend the Swiss Alps to the charming alpine village of Gstaad. This afternoon you’ll arrive at your luxurious hotel, located on the shores of the picturesque Lake Geneva, where you will enjoy a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Montreux

    Enrich

    Today, delight in a panoramic train journey to Château-d’Œx. Upon arrival you’ll view traditional cheese-making at the Restaurant Le Chalet. The restaurant makes its own cheese, and in your private demonstration, the cheesemaker will transform milk into hard cheese right in front of your eyes.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Montreux > Basel

    Journey to neighbouring Vevey, home to Charlie Chaplin once he’d fled the United States. Learn about one of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists during a visit to the Chaplin’s World Museum. From there, it’s on to Basel where a warm welcome awaits you from the crew of your Scenic Space-Ship. Your luxury cruise is about to begin and you’ll have the chance to raise your glass to the occasion at the evening’s welcome reception.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Kehl > Strasbourg

    Freechoice

    Visit Strasbourg, discover La Petite France and stroll through the Old Town with its half-timbered houses and distinctive Alsatian winstubs. Alternatively, journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer. Or, explore the Black Forest region during a visit to the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Rastatt > Baden-Baden

    Arrive in charming Baden-Baden, a spa town famous for its Roman baths.

    Freechoice

    Join your local guide and tour the ruins of the Roman baths that have made this city famous, or take an active hike around Hohenbaden Castle. Alternatively, visit the Mercedes-Benz factory.

    Enrich

    Enjoy a private evening concert at a fine Baroque palace. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other and a chance to create memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Mannheim

    Freechoice

    Join a local guide on a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit the Renaissance castle. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. Or, join a guided orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by free time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Koblenz

    Take a guided tour of Koblenz, straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. Alternatively, discover Cochem, a true medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River. Explore this charming city on a guided tour including a visit to Reichsburg Castle. Alternatively, visit a local winery and sample some of the fine wines of this region or take a guided cycling tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Cologne

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a scenic ride on the oldest cog railway in Germany and discover splendid Drachenburg Castle, or stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Alternatively, stay on board for a beer tasting, or learn the history of one of the city’s most famous namesake, Eau de Cologne on a guided tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Amsterdam

    Freechoice

    Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, pausing along the way to sample the Dutch favourite, Herring. Or, cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. Alternatively, if you’re feeling more active, join a guided cycling tour or, discover charming Volendam, with its unusual raised homes and quaint wooden church, before heading to the equally charming village of Edam.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Amsterdam > Bruges

    Depart Amsterdam after breakfast and travel to Bruges, the historic Flemish city that was founded in the 9th century by the Vikings. Upon arrival, you will check into your wonderfully located hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Bruges

    This morning you will have the pleasure of exploring the beautifully preserved medieval centre with your local guide. Meander through the cobbled laneways that reveal charming town squares, see sights such as the Belfry of Bruges, the medieval bell tower, and enjoy a tasting of local Belgian beer while learning about the fascinating history of this ancient town.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Bruges

    Enjoy this fabulous city at your leisure. Perhaps wander along the romantic canals crossing some of the 80 plus bridges of the city, some dating back to medieval times. If you’re feeling active, climb the 366 steps of the Belfry Tower for sweeping views across the city or indulge in some of the local specialities such as the famed Belgian waffles and chocolates.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  15. Day 15 - Bruges

    After breakfast, farewell beautiful Bruges, taking with you many wonderful memories.

    A group transfer will be provided to Brussels International Airport at 9am, please schedule your flights to depart after Midday. Any transfers outside this time will be at an additional cost.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Truly all-inclusive highlights
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 20 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 30 meals – 14 breakfasts (B), 7 lunches (L) and 9 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary premium beverages all day throughout your cruise
  • Butler service for all guests throughout your cruise
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade available throughout your cruise
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
  • Cruise Director to guide and assist
  • Expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • All tipping and gratuities

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