Day 1 | Highlights:
Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.
Day 2 | Amsterdam Highlights:
Cruise the canals of Amsterdam, or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans.
Day 3 | Cologne Highlights:
Discover Cologne on a guided city tour. Alternatively, stay on board your Scenic Space Ship and enjoy a taste experience lecture.
Day 4 | Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim Highlights:
Immerse yourself in historic Rüdesheim, then board the Winzerexpress mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.
Day 5 | Miltenberg Highlights:
Take a guided city tour and discover this Franconian town, established in the 15th century.
Day 6 | Würzburg Highlights:
Follow the Romantic Road to Rothenburg on a guided tour, or explore Würzburg on a guided city tour. Tonight perhaps attend Würzburg’s beautiful Christmas Mass.
Day 7 | Würzburg > Nuremberg Highlights:
Merry Christmas. Celebrate with newfound friends as you cruise towards Nuremberg.
Day 8 | Nuremberg Highlights:
Welcome to this fascinating Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century
Day 9 | Regensburg Highlights:
Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg, or visit the Thurn and Taxis Palace.
Day 10 | Passau > Salzburg Highlights:
Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. This exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg.
Day 11 | Melk > Dürnstein Highlights:
Be guided through Melk’s Benedictine Abbey, or cycle from Melk to Dürnstein. Alternatively, visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines.
Day 12 | Vienna Highlights:
Discover this elegant city on an enjoyable guided tour.
Day 13 | Vienna Highlights:
Tour Schönbrunn Palace or discover beautiful Bratislava. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and either tour the stables or see Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program. Alternatively, discover Vienna on a guided cycling tour.
Day 14 | Vienna > Budapest Highlights:
Happy New Year. Celebrate with newfound friends as you cruise towards Budapest.
Day 15 | Budapest Highlights:
Let an expert guide you through this city of contradictory delights, or unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa instead. Alternatively, brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.
Day 16 | Budapest Highlights:
Depart after breakfast. Budapest is the end of your cruise, but the beginning of a lifetime of wonderful memories.