Rhine Highlights

Discover the Rhine Highlights on this 8 day all-inclusive river cruise from Basel to Amsterdam. Visit Kehl, Strasbourg, Mannheim and Cologne along the way.

8 Days
Basel to Amsterdam
From (USD)
$ 3,795
Dates & Pricing

2020 Basel > Amsterdam

The very essence of romance

Everyone deserves to experience the magic of Europe’s most romantic region at least once.
You’ll begin your journey in Switzerland, arguably one of the most picturesque countries in the world. From here your luxury all-inclusive cruise will take you through beautiful stretches of the Rhine, punctuated by timeless little towns that still exude the romance of days long past. Take in Strasbourg, explore Baden-Baden, delight in the charm of Cochem, visit Koblenz and venture to the port city of Amsterdam.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
AMBC
Duration:
8 days
Departure City:
Basel
Return City:
Amsterdam

8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Zurich > Basel

    A warm welcome awaits you from the crew of your Scenic Space-Ship. Your luxury cruise is about to begin and you’ll have the chance to raise your glass to the occasion at this evening’s welcome reception.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Kehl > Strasbourg

    Freechoice

    Visit Strasbourg, discover La Petite France 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

  3. Day 3 - Rastatt > Baden-Baden

    Arrive in charming Baden-Baden, a spa town famous for its Roman baths.

    Freechoice

    Join your local guide and 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.

    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

  4. Day 4 - Mannheim

    Freechoice

    Join a local guide on a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit the Renaissance castle. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. Or, join a guided orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by free time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Koblenz

    Take a guided tour of Koblenz, straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. Alternatively, discover Cochem, a true medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River. Explore this charming city 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 or take a guided cycling tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - 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 namesake, Eau de Cologne on a guided tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Amsterdam

    Freechoice

    Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, pausing along the way to sample the Dutch favourite, Herring. Or, cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. Alternatively, if you’re feeling more active, join a guided cycling tour or, discover charming Volendam, with its unusual raised homes and quaint wooden church, before heading to the equally charming village of Edam.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Amsterdam

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

All-inclusive highlights
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
  • Your choice of 20 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining 20 meals – 7 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • Butler service for all guests
  • 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
  • All tipping and gratuities

Pricing & Availability