Christmas & New Year with Prague

Spend Christmas in Europe with an all-inclusive luxury cruise on the Rhine, Main & Danube Rivers. Highlights include Amsterdam, Prague, Vienna & Budapest.

18 Days
Amsterdam to Prague
From (USD)
$ 8,695
Dates & Pricing

2022 Amsterdam > Prague

Soak up the magic of Christmas

Europe becomes a completely different world during the festive season, where the aroma of glühwein and roasted chestnuts provide a fragrant ambiance
Santa Claus, Christmas trees, gift-giving – these have all been a part of the seasonal tradition in Europe for centuries. In town after town you’ll have the opportunity to experience these rituals with new eyes. As a special highlight, you may wish to join a Midnight Mass in Rüdesheim before celebrating Christmas on board.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
CTPR
Duration:
18 days
Departure City:
Amsterdam
Return City:
Prague

18 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Amsterdam

    Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. 

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Amsterdam

    Freechoice

    Cruise the canals of Amsterdam or visit the windmills of Schermerhorn & Alkmaar. Alternatively, explore the city on foot during a guided walking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Cologne

    Discover Cologne on a guided walking tour. Later, you may wish to make the most of your free time by strolling through the city’s myriad of Christmas markets. Be sure to look out for the largest Christmas tree in the Rhineland.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Rüdesheim

    Board the Winzerexpress mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Miltenberg

    Today discover the picture-perfect town of Miltenberg on a walking tour. Traverse the winding cobblestone streets, see charming half-timbered houses, some dating as far back as the 13th century, admire and revel in the fairytale town square as it comes to life with festive Christmas markets.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Würzburg

    Take a guided tour of Rothenburg with time to wander the famed Reiterlesmarkt. Alternatively, stay in Würzburg and tour the streets of this fabulously festive city.

    Tonight you may wish to partake in a Midnight Mass at a local church.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Sailing Day

    Merry Christmas! Celebrate with newfound friends on board your Scenic Space-Ship as you cruise towards Nuremberg.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Nuremberg

    Freechoice

    Visit moving WWII sites, or join a walking tour of the city. Alternatively, learn to make traditional German Gingerbread in a baking class.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Regensburg

    Join your local guide for a walking tour of Regensburg, a town dating back to the Stone Age. You will see many of its most famous and important sights such as the stone bridge, the Church of St James and its famous cathedral.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Salzburg

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Baroque Old Town of Salzburg, or join a walking tour focused on sights from the classic movie ‘The Sound of Music’.

    Enrich

    Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. Based on the timeless movie of the same name, this exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Melk > Dürnstein

    Freechoice

    Be guided through Melk’s Benedictine Abbey, or cycle from Melk to Dürnstein. Alternatively, enjoy a Schnapps tasting.

    Enrich

    Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Vienna

    Freechoice

    Tour magnificent Schönbrunn Palace or discover beautiful Bratislava. Alternatively, discover Vienna on a guided cycling tour or learn about the long history of Viennese coffee culture while sipping on a delicious brew accompanied by cake.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Vienna > Budapest

    Today you will enjoy a leisurely day of cruising the Danube River before arriving into Budapest where you will ring in the New Year in style. Stay on board your Scenic Space-Ship where your Cruise Director has a fun night planned or venture into the city centre and celebrate with the locals.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Budapest

    Freechoice

    Tour this city of contradictory delights, or relax at the city’s Thermal Baths and Spa. Alternatively, brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Budapest > Prague

    Journey by coach to Prague, and spend three nights.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  16. Day 16 - Prague

    Freechoice

    Join a walking tour of Prague’s communist-era history. Alternatively, learn about the 900 year old history of Strahov Monastery.

    Tonight, enjoy a delicious Czech dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Prague

    Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore this magnificent city on your own.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  18. Day 18 - Prague

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward journey, taking wonderful memories with you.

    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.

    Please note: Preview itinerary subject to change.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Truly all-inclusive highlights
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ship featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities and dining
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 46 meals – 17 breakfasts (B), 14 lunches (L) and 15 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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