21 Days Paris to Prague & Jewels of Europe River Cruise
Fares From: $10,595 per person twin share
Day 1: Paris
You will be met at Charles De Gaulle airport by your Scenic Tours Representative before being transferred* to your centrally located hotel. Enjoy a welcome drink this evening with your fellow travellers and Tour Director.
Three Night Special Stay: Paris
Day 2: Paris (FB)
Paris, the capital of France, is situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region. Today choose from one of the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) take a guided sightseeing tour of all the major sights of Paris; or (2) visit the world’s largest museum, the Louvre; or (3) enjoy a walking tour with a local Parisian.
Day 3: Paris (FB,HD)
Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your free day where the city awaits with countless sights. Tonight choose to dine at one of the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE Dining locations: (1) the world famous Lido; or (2) ascend the Eiffel Tower and dine at the restaurant 58 Tour Eiffel.
Day 4: Paris – Amsterdam (FB,D)
Today travel by train to Amsterdam, a fascinating and compact city of picturesque canals. A warm welcome awaits you from your crew as you board your luxury Scenic Tours ‘Space-Ship’ and settle into your cabin. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Reception with your fellow travellers.
Day 5: Amsterdam (FB,L,D)
This morning choose from one of the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) a sightseeing canal cruise; or (2) an excursion to the windmills of Zaanse Schans. Alternately, explore the city at your own pace on a bicycle with Scenic Tailormade using your personal GPS device. Back on board, relax and enjoy the Captain’s Welcome Dinner.
Day 6: Cologne – Marksburg (FB,L,HD)
Today cruise into Germany to historic Düsseldorf. Choose from one of the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) discover Düsseldorf on a guided walking tour; or (2) enjoy a walking tour of Cologne. Tonight’s SCENIC ENRICH highlights include a private medieval banquet in Marksburg Castle. Set high above the banks of the Rhine this 12th century castle is the only one in this region never to have been destroyed. Enjoy a private tour of the castle before stepping back in time for a medieval feast.
Day 7: Rhine Gorge – Rüdesheim (FB,L,D)
Be sure to have your camera ready today as we cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge, with its stunning vistas of castles perched above steep vine-covered slopes. We arrive at Rüdesheim and board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini train for an Included guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum before taking a cable car to the Niederwald Monument.
Day 8: Miltenberg – European Village Life (FB,L,D)
SCENIC ENRICH: Today you will be taken off the beaten track as an invited guest to experience European Village life just for a day – exclusive to Scenic Tours. Choose from a selection of SCENIC FREE CHOICE activities, from baking a traditional German cake to discovering private castles and family wineries.
Day 9: Würzburg (FB,L,D)
Today choose from one of the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) a guided walking tour of Würzburg including the Prince Bishop’s Residenz Palace and a wine tasting in its underground cellars; or (2) enjoy an excursion down the Romantic Road to Rothenburg.
Day 10: Bamberg (FB,L,D)
Relax on board this morning as we sail towards Bamberg. Bursting with character and charm, enjoy the sights of the city on your Included tour. Back on board, experience some of the region’s finest brews including Bamberg’s renowned Smoked Beer.
Day 11: Nuremberg (FB,L,D)
Today choose from one of the Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) see the infamous WWII sites followed by a visit to the Documentation Centre; or (2) ‘Tastes of Nuremberg’: enjoy a delicious sampling of Nuremberg’s famous bratwurst, beer and gingerbread.
Day 12: Regensburg (FB,L,D)
Regensburg is one of Germany’s finest preserved cities. Today you’ll be able to explore this unique town, which is home to the world’s oldest sausage kitchen. Choose from one of the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) a guided walking tour including an organ recital; or (2) a guided bicycle tour to the Walhalla Memorial. Alternatively, explore this charming town independently with Scenic Tailormade, with more than 25 points of interest including Thurn and Taxis Palace, the Imperial Hall and Regensburg Cathedral.
Day 13: Passau – Linz (FB,L,D)
Welcome to Passau, a beautiful baroque city that lies on the corner between Germany, Austria and Czech Republic. Your Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours give you a choice of two countries: (1) visit Salzburg, setting for ‘The Sound of Music’ and birthplace of Mozart; or (2) take an excursion to the medieval Czech town of Cesky Krumlov. Your Scenic Tailormade device is also available and gives you an opportunity to explore Passau at your leisure.
Day 14: Melk – Dürnstein – Vienna (FB,L,D)
This morning your ship docks in Melk, famous for its baroque Benedictine monastery. Here you can choose from one the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) visit the magnificent Benedictine Abbey; or (2) take a guided bike ride from Melk to Dürnstein.
Day 15: Vienna (FB,L,D)
To get acquainted with this beautiful city, enjoy an Included tour of the famous sights including the Ringstrasse. This afternoon explore Vienna at your own leisure. SCENIC ENRICH: Highlights include a glass of Austrian Sekt at the majestic Palais Liechtenstein followed by an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the music of Strauss and Mozart. The Palais is also known as the Garden Palace and it reveals fascinating insights into 400 years of artistic patronage and is where the Prince of Liechtenstein showcases his privately owned art collection.
Day 16: Vienna (FB,L,D)
Today choose your Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tour: (1) a guided tour of Schönbrunn Palace; or (2) an excursion to the Slovakian capital of Bratislava; or (3) a visit to the world renowned Spanish Riding School for a guided tour or witness the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program (not available for all departure dates).
Day 17: Budapest (FB,L,D)
Choose from one of the following Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) discover the highlights of both Buda and Pest during a guided city tour; or (2) relax in the Thermal Baths and Spa; or (3) explore the labyrinths of the Cave Hospital.
Day 18: Budapest – Prague (FB,L)
After breakfast this morning journey by coach to Prague, one of the truly magical cities of Europe. Situated on the banks of the River Vltava in central Bohemia, the beautiful city of Prague is rich in history and is home to some of the world’s most pristine and varied collections of architecture.
Three Night Stay: Prague
Day 19: Prague (FB,HD)
Today join your local guide on your Included sightseeing tour through the old town. Start your tour at the top of the towering Prague Castle district before making your way down the cobbled stone streets to such sights as the cathedral of St Vitus. After your Included visit of the cathedral walk across the Castle courtyards to the Little Quarter over the Charles Bridge. One of the most familiar sights in Prague, the Charles Bridge was commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV after the Judith Bridge was destroyed by floods. This afternoon choose from one of the following SCENIC FREE CHOICE tours: (1) discover the history of the controlling years of communism on a walking tour, with an Included visit to a traditional beer house; or (2) enjoy a visit to a 13th century Gothic-style synagogue. This evening be enthralled by a typical Czech highlight dinner at one of its former Palaces.
Day 20: Prague (FB)
Enjoy exploring this magnificent city at your leisure where your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day.
Day 21: Prague (FB)
After breakfast this morning you will be transferred* by your Scenic Tours Representative to Prague International Airport for your onward or homebound flight.
DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES
Tour Code: PACP
|12th September||Scenic Crystal/Scenic Jewel departure|
|Outside Stateroom||$11,495 – $11,990|
|Balcony Suite||$13,290 – $13,940|
|Deluxe Balcony Suite||$14,090 – $14,490|
|Royal Panorama Suite||$15,690|
|Category||Other Scenic Ships Scenic||Crystal/Jewel|
|D (Moselle Deck – Std Stateroom)||$495||$495|
|C (Rhine Deck – Balcony Suite)||$1,795||$1,795|
|BA (Rhine Deck – Balcony Suite)||$2,145||$2,145|
|BB (Rhine Deck – Balcony Suite)||$2,245||$2,245|
|B (Rhine Deck – Balcony Suite)||$2,345||N/A|
|BD (Rhine Deck – Deluxe Balcony Suite)||N/A||$2,595|
|BJ (Rhine Deck – Junior Suite)||$2,695||$2,695|
|A (Danube Deck – Balcony Suite)||$2,195||$2,195|
|PA (Danube Deck – Balcony Suite)||$2,395||$2,395|
|PP (Danube Deck- Balcony Suite)||$2,445||$2,445|
|P (Danube Deck – Balcony Suite)||$2,495||N/A|
|PD (Danube Deck – Deluxe Balcony Suite)||N/A||$2,995|
|RS (Danube Deck – Royal Panorama Suite)*||$4,195||$4,195|
|RJ (Danube Deck – Junior Suite)||$3,295||$3,295|
|RA (Danube Deck – Royal Suite)||$4,195||$4,195|
|R (Danube Deck – Royal Suite)||$4,595||$4,595|
Included Value per Couple
• Up to $350 with airport transfers included
• Up to $780 with all tips and gratuities included
• Enquire for savings on groups of 10 or more
• Up to $620 Scenic FreeChoice Inclusions
All prices are per person, twin share in AUD. Tour and cruise price based on Category E staterooms. Single supplement price on application. Certain Scenic Freechoice options may require pre selection prior to travel. ❖Excludes top shelf spirits, French Champagne and selected wines. *Hockenheim Formula 1 Track subject to availability due to race schedule. Tour Maps: any map or other route depictions are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon
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