Rhine Highlights with Switzerland

Travel in luxury from Zurich to Amsterdam on this 12-day cruise. Take in the highlights of the Rhine & Switzerland including Lucerne, Montreux & Strasbourg.

12 Days
Zurich to Amsterdam
From (CAD)
$ 7,810
Dates & Pricing

2021 Zurich > Amsterdam

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.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
AMSW
Duration:
12 days
Departure City:
Zurich
Return City:
Amsterdam

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Welcome to Zurich

    Start your journey with an overnight stay.

  2. Day 2 - Zurich > Lucerne > Bern

    Switzerland’s largest city is full of treasures and you’ll discover them first hand on a walking tour. Later, explore Lucerne before arriving in the Swiss capital of Bern for an overnight stay.

    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 hotel, located on the picturesque shores of Lake Geneva.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Montreux

    Enrich

    Delight in a panoramic train journey to Château-d’Œx. Upon arrival you’ll view traditional cheese-making at the Restaurant Le Chalet.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  5. Day 5 - Montreux > Basel

    Journey to neighbouring Vevey and 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 to board your Scenic Space-Ship. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Kehl > Strasbourg

    Freechoice

    Visit Strasbourg 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

    Freechoice

    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, or enjoy a visit to a thermal spa.

    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. Or, join a guided orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by free time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Koblenz

    Freechoice

    Take a guided tour of Koblenz, straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers, or discover Cochem 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.

    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 namesakes, Eau de Cologne on a guided tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Amsterdam

    Freechoice

    Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, or cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. Alternatively, join a guided cycling tour, or discover charming Volendam and Edam.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Amsterdam

    After a hearty breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Amsterdam airport for your onward or homebound flight.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.

    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
  • 26 meals – 11 breakfasts (B), 7 lunches (L) and 8 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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