Romantic Rhine & Moselle

Resort:Romantic Rhine & Moselle
Operator: Scenic
Destination: Belgium
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The romance of Europe is alive and well on this 15 day cruise from Basel to Amsterdam exploring the beautiful Rhine and Moselle Rivers.


Day 1: UK > Basel

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Basel. Pick from one of up to 14 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. If you prefer not to fly, why not travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St Pancras International to Brussels and then onto Basel on first class rail. Youll then be transferred to your Scenic Space-Ship.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: Breisach

Be immersed in a truly magical experience as you step inside the setting of the Hansel and Gretel fable during your visit to the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum in the heart of the Black Forest. Alternatively, if youre feeling more active discover the Black Forest during a hike and cable car ride, or take a guided bike ride.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 3: Strasbourg

Visit Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace region in northeastern France, where youll discover La Petite France, the unique historic quarter, 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 why not taste your way around the local market with your on board chef with our Shop with a Chef activity.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 4: Mannheim

Explore the historic university town of Heidelberg, with its fine Renaissance castle, or enjoy Sweet Tastes of Heidelberg, where youll have an opportunity to sample some of the local chocolates and gummy bears. Alternatively, experience the thrill of the Hockenheim Formula 1 race track (available on selected dates, please enquire for details), with a museum visit and an insider tour of the circuit.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 5: Rdesheim > Rhine Gorge

Succumb to charming Rdesheim, where youll board the Winzerexpress mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfrieds Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Afterwards, enjoy a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument for a spectacular view of the river. Later, you can look forward to unrivalled views across the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 6: Cochem

A medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River, Cochem will make you feel as if youre stepping directly off the ship and into a fairy tale. Explore this charming city on your guided tour, culminating in your visit of the iconic Reichsburg Castle.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 7: Moselle Valley Cruising

Appreciate the true allure of the Moselle Valley from the opulence of your Scenic Space-Ship, as you delight in a full day cruise. Or if youre feeling energetic, join a picturesque guided bike ride to the pretty village of Bernkastel, where youll be welcomed back on board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 8: Bernkastel

Journey to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a guided tour, and enjoy some free time to discover the many delights of one of Europes smallest countries. Alternatively, take a relaxing guided walk through Trier, or take in beautiful Bernkastel.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 9: Koblenz

On arrival in Koblenz take advantage of a guided tour of this historic city, lapped by the waters of two of Europes most beautiful rivers.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 10: Xanten

Discover the charming town of Xanten on a guided tour. Alternatively, try something a little different with a visit to the Zollverein industrial site, once the largest and most productive coal mine in Europe, today it’s a World Heritage-listed Site.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 11: Maastricht

Hollands oldest fortified city, Maastricht is a popular destination with a welcoming multicultural atmosphere. Enjoy a guided tour of its magnificent buildings and historic cobblestone town centre, where you can indulge in some fine dining and excellent shopping. Alternatively, explore the city at your own pace with Scenic Tailormade, your own personal GPS device which also provides expert insights on the citys many historic points of interests.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 12: Arnhem

Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum and learn about the Battle of Arnhem. The Airborne Experience allows you to follow in the footsteps of the British parachutists who made their way across dangerous terrain to Arnhem in September 1944. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum and discover historic houses, farms and windmills. The museum portrays the impression of daily life for the average Dutchman over the past few centuries.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 13: Veere

Marvel at the modern wonder that is Hollands Delta Works, including a guided visit through the Storm Surge Barrier. Alternatively, choose a guided tour through the quaint streets of Veere, or cycle the town and view the surrounding dykes.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 14: Antwerp

Be seduced by beautiful World Heritage-listed Bruges or discover delightful Antwerp on a guided walking tour, followed by some leisure time.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 15: Amsterdam > UK

After breakfast, transfer to Amsterdam airport for your return flight home. Travel direct to London or one of up to 14 UK regional airports. Alternatively, travel by first class rail to Paris and then Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar to St Pancras International

Meals included: Breakfast

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