2024 Scenic European River Cruising

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EUROPEAN RIVER CRUISING 2024

Welcome

As a member of the Scenic Group, Mayflower Cruises & Tours proudly offers top-of-the-line river cruises onboard our parent brand’s luxurious Space-Ships. Enjoy the all-inclusive amenities of a Scenic river cruise and the added benefits of the Mayflower Way that you know and love.

In this book, learn about what makes a Scenic river cruise a truly all-inclusive experience. From the specialty programs available on each cruise like Scenic Enrich, Freechoice and Tailormade to included all-day beverage packages, butler and laundry services, e-bikes and gratuities. Each sailing on Scenic is the embodiment of pure luxury.

Plus, as a Mayflower traveler, enjoy home pickup and return service*, our new Loyalty Reward Program and more when you book a Scenic River Cruise with us in 2024!

Happy Travels, Nish Patel

President, Mayflower Cruises & Tours

*See page 5 for details

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3 CONTENTS ................................................ The Mayflower Experience 5 All-Inclusive Begins at Home 5 Our New Mayflower Rewards Program 7 Scenic All-Inclusive 9 The Scenic Experience 10 Scenic Enrich 10 Scenic Freechoice 11 Scenic Tailormade 11 Sail the iconic rivers of Europe in style 12 EUROPEAN RIVER CRUISING ................................................ Rhine Highlights 14 Charming Castles & Vineyards of the Rhine and Moselle 18 Windmills, Tulips & Belgian Delights 22 Gems of the Danube River and Prague 26 Jewels of Europe River Cruise 30 Splendor of the Seine River Cruise 34 Delightful Douro 38 Christmas Markets Cruise on the Romantic Rhine 42 Danube Christmas Markets 46 USEFUL INFORMATION ................................................ Suites & Deck Plans 50 Booking Conditions 58 A member of
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The Mayflower Experience

At Mayflower Cruises & Tours we understand you expect your holiday to include the most memorable attractions, touring opportunities and highlights, provided in comfort and to your satisfaction. In offering a variety of Scenic River Cruise itineraries, Mayflower has taken this to the next level.

River Cruises with Mayflower Cruises & Tours

In this book, you will find a detailed, day by day description of nine of Scenic’s best European River Cruise itineraries for 2024. We have done all we can to ensure you will receive great value for the cost of your next guided travel experience, and we invite you to join us as we explore Europe’s waterways in 2024 with Scenic.

Integrity in Each Experience

We are firm believers in the “seamless” experience. We want you to be ecstatic about the services you receive from the first day you contact us, throughout your holiday, and extending to your post-travel wrap-up.

All-Inclusive Begins at Home

A Scenic River Cruise is truly an all-inclusive experience and for Mayflower Cruises & Tours travelers that means your holiday begins at home! Individuals residing within a 75-mile radius of their gateway city will enjoy Free home pickup and return service. Some restrictions apply – for more details speak with a travel specialist.

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The Mayflower Experience

Travel with Confidence

The Mayflower Cruises & Tours staff is dedicated to providing our travelers with the ultimate travel experience. Our staff of industry veterans are working diligently to provide a seamless experience for each of our guests. We are continually educating ourselves on local health and safety regulations and communicating efficiently with our guests to ensure an enjoyable and safe journey. When you travel with Mayflower, you are not just a guest but a part of our family. Our dedicated staff works attentively to ensure every detail of your travel experience has been given their utmost attention, creating an unparalleled experience.

Handcrafted Journeys

It is our mission to provide life-enrichingexperiences on every Mayflower Cruises & Tours itinerary. To achieve this, we call on our 40+ years of experience providing exceptional guided travel experiences around the world and curating the best of each destination.

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OUR MAYFLOWER REWARDS PROGRAM

We are revamping our Loyalty Rewards Program for New and Devoted Mayflower Travelers. in 2024 we will no longer have Mayflower Money, but an even greater savings for every tour on which you embark.

Loyalty Rewards

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Earn travel credit for each tour you take with Mayflower Cruises & Tours to be used on your next adventure within one year of your return.

What’s New: Increased fixed amount of rewards based on your tour… No more $5.00 per day! Earn $150.00 for each River Cruise and Small Ship Adventure taken!

What’s Improved: No limit on how much you can earn. Plus, if you take multiple tours within a year you can apply all of your earned rewards to your next reservation*. So there is no cap on how much savings you can earn or apply!

Referral Rewards

Invite your friends to join the Mayflower Cruises & Tours travel family and earn! Refer as many of your friends, who are NEW to Mayflower, and earn up to $100 savings for each of those who make a reservation. After they book a tour five days or longer and make their deposit, you earn your savings.

First Time Travelers

For those who are new to Mayflower Cruises & Tours, you’ll receive a First-Time Travelers Savings! Earn $100.00 for each River Cruise, Small Ship Adventure or Yacht Cruise taken.

Solo Travelers – Guaranteed Share Program

Reduce your travel costs and enjoy the company of a roommate when you take advantage of Mayflower’s Guaranteed Share Traveler Program. You will be paired with another traveler of the same gender at the twin rate. Should a roommate not be available, you’ll enjoy accommodations in a single room and only pay the twin rate!

*Rewards are valid for 12 Months following the return date of your trip. For additional details see page 58.

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The Mayflower Experience

Distinct Destinations

Each of our guided holidays includes distinct destinations. Immerse yourself in the local culture during our included excursions. Then take your time to further explore your favorite sites during your free time.

Amazing Culinary Experiences

While touring with Mayflower Cruises & Tours you can expect to enjoy a combination of regional cuisines, as well as, traditional favorites during your included meals. Plus explore destinations and try local favorites at your leisure.

Convenient International Air Arrangements and Transfers

To make your holiday even more convenient, make your airline arrangements with Mayflower Cruises & Tours. The cost of the flights booked with us will include all taxes, fees and transfers.

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOUR HEALTH AND SAFETY

Mayflower Cruises & Tours is committed to our travelers’ safety. The teams at the Scenic Group and Mayflower are working closely with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and government health agencies to implement a full range of measures for the health and safety of our valued guests and staff. The Scenic Group and Mayflower will ensure compliance with the strict industry protocols. For further information on these policies, please visit mayflowercruisesandtours.com/assurance

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Scenic All-Inclusive ............................................

Our Scenic River Cruises offer a truly allinclusive luxury package. No hidden extras, just exceptional amenities, including:

⚬ 5-Star Scenic Space-Ships

⚬ Balcony suites including a Scenic Sun Lounge

⚬ Butler service for all guests

⚬ Up to five dining options – from casual to fine dining

⚬ Complimentary beverages all day, every day

⚬ Complimentary mini-bar, fully restocked daily

⚬ Wellness and fitness area featuring an innovative Salt Therapy Lounge*

⚬ Scenic Taliormade App for river commentary and independent exploration*

⚬ Authentic local entertainment

⚬ Laundry concierge service

⚬ Cruise Directors to guide and assist

⚬ Complimentary Wi-Fi

⚬ Roundtrip airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Cruises & Tours

⚬ Scenic ENRICH – unforgettable and exclusive once-in-a-lifetime experiences

⚬ Scenic Freechoice – a choice of wonderful activities throughout your journey

And of course all gratuities are included!

*Not available on all ships.

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The Scenic Experience

The innovative Scenic Space-Ships take luxury to a whole new level. From the spacious and magnificently appointed suites with the most comfortable Scenic Slumber Beds to retire to at the end of the day, to a selection of dining options, special onboard entertainment, complimentary Wi-Fi and use of e-bikes, you’ll enjoy the ultimate in all-inclusive indulgence, every moment of the day.

Scenic Enrich

Scenic Enrich encounters take you behind the scenes to enjoy private access and special moments not available to the ordinary traveler. Immerse yourself head-to-toe in culture, heritage and folklore of the countries you sail through. These handpicked and exclusive excursions are unique to the Scenic luxury river cruise offering, and are available at no charge. No matter where you choose to travel, a roster of enriching experiences awaits including:

⚬ Exploration of the private rooms of castles and châteaux

⚬ Exclusive concerts and performances

⚬ Special dining experiences, including mouth-watering feasts

⚬ Local cultural experiences

Scenic Enrich affords spectacular encounters far-removed from those enjoyed by the masses. These are once-in-a-lifetime events that are truly unforgettable.

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Scenic Freechoice

Available in most destinations on your journey, Scenic Freechoice excursions have been carefully selected by Scenic’s Journey Designers to introduce you to the wealth of cultural highlights along the banks of Europe’s waterways.

We know all of our guests are unique and appreciate that each of you may enjoy a different pace of touring. With Scenic Freechoice you have the opportunity to choose from Active, Moderate or Relaxed-paced itineraries that best suit your requirements and interests.

ACTIVE: Perfect for those hoping to explore further afield, either via a bicycle ride or brisk hike.

MODERATE: Excursions offered at a comfortable walking pace, perfect for discovering a beautiful city center.

RELAXED: A slower pace for exploring museums, galleries or taking a canal cruise

Marrying unforgettable cultural highlights with entertaining activities you’ll never forget, Scenic Freechoice provides the opportunity to explore many of Europe’s most treasured destinations and beautiful areas. Each Freechoice option has been selected for its diversity, affording you an extensive list of excursions in each destination.

Scenic Tailormade

See the culture and history of Europe your way with Scenic’s exclusive GPS guided Tailormade tours. Selfpaced, self-guided and created for all interests, this unique program is available in over 140 locations as your personal tour guide to everything from history and gastronomy to art and architecture.

ONBOARD: Relax onboard while treasuring the journey. Tailormade offers cruising commentary with over 720 points of interest explored with expert narration and explanation of the history, culture and landscape of the regions through which you sail. Choose what interests you most from the diverse selection of topics. Select where you want to listen as well. Anchor yourself on your Scenic Sun Lounge or enjoy the commentary on the Sun Deck or from the Panorama Lounge with a drink in hand and the absorbing commentary will bring to life every captivating view.

ASHORE: With over 240 tour options in over 140 European locations, our GPS locator effortlessly guides you through your own personal excursion. The insightful commentary is automatically activated for each point of interest so you can relax and go at your own pace; perhaps lingering at a view, knowing you won’t miss out on a thing. You’ll never get lost with the trustworthy interactive map and you can even choose to explore on two legs or two wheels with over 50 additional cycling options. Explore the scenic route with your own expertly curated bespoke tour with Scenic Tailormade.

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Sail the iconic rivers of Europe in style

Explore the rivers that shaped nations and visit cities that hold years of history on each and every cruise with Mayflower. River Cruising combines luxury and adventure, while you travel comfortably onboard your floating hotel. Our river cruise itineraries have been designed with our discerning, curious and life-loving travelers in mind and are filled with life-enriching experiences in each remarkable port of call. Partake in the exceptional amenities, intimate settings and superior service onboard your river cruise with Mayflower.

Portugal’s Douro River

With its banks strewn with World Heritage Sites, the Douro Valley presents delightful vistas of timeless villages, family run quintas and wine estates as you make your way around its hillside curves.

France’s Seine River

An inspiration to masters such as Monet and Matisse, the Seine is one of France’s natural treasures. Sail from Paris on the award-winning Scenic Gem to Normandy, visiting the many charming towns along the way.

Porto
PORTUGAL SPAIN
Salamanca Douro River
FRANCE
Honfleur Paris Rouen Vega Terrón Régua Pinhão Pocinho Seine River
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NETHERLANDS

Amsterdam

Antwerp

BELGIUM

Cologne

Rhine River

Koblenz

GERMANY

Main River

Cochem

Moselle River

Rastatt

Basel

Würzburg

Strasbourg

SWITZERLAND

Bamberg

Prague

Danube River Regensburg

Vienna

Bratislava

Budapest

Rhine, Main & Moselle Rivers

Explore magnificent castles, historic cities and lush vineyards on these amazing rivers. Feel as though you have stepped into a fairytale as you travel the scenic waterways from the Netherlands to Switzerland.

Danube River

Enjoy a journey on Europe’s second longest river, stretching from Germany’s Black Forest to the Black Sea. Take in the well-preserved palaces, ancient castles and cities that are positioned along the river banks.

CZECH REPUBLIC AUSTRIA SLOVAKIA HUNGARY
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FREE AIRFARE

Rhine Highlights

the Netherlands • Germany • France • Switzerland

9 DAYS • 20 MEALS

During a luxurious all-inclusive cruise, journey through sublime stretches of the Rhine, punctuated by timeless 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.

Heidelberg, Germany
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DAY 1 Depart the USA: Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

DAY 2 Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Welcome to Amsterdam, a fascinating 700-year-old city of picturesque canals, world-class museums, and cafés, where your journey into wonder begins. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your Scenic vessel. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. Meal: D

DAY 3 Amsterdam: The day begins with your choice of four Freechoice activities. Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, pausing along the way to sample the Dutch favorites. OR, cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. If you are feeling more active, join a guided cycling tour a guided cycling tour outside of the city, or be surrounded as art springs into live in the impressive digital art installation of Fabrique des Lumières. Located in a former 19th century gas works, you will see the works of the worlds most renowned artists projected onto the 55-foot high walls. Return to the ship for your first day sailing through the Dutch countryside, passing windmills, and sailing through locks towards the Rhine River. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 4 Cologne, Germany: Cruise along the Rhine River to Cologne. Founded by the Romans, the city is one of Germany’s oldest and famous for its magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Gothic cathedral. Your Freechoice activities include a visit to the house of Farina, the world’s oldest fragrance company, OR, learn about the rich heritage of the German motoring prestige at Motorworld.

Formally an aircraft hanger,

Exceptional Inclusions

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• 20 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners

• Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Cruises & Tours

• Visit four countries

• 5-star Scenic Space-Ship, featuring Scenic Sun Lounges

• First-class service by an English-speaking crew

• All gratuities included

• English-speaking Cruise Director

• Onboard Activity Manager will host onboard wellness activities, games, classes and evening entertainment

• Shore excursions with English-speaking local guides

• Your choice from a variety of Scenic Freechoice activities

• Visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites

• Personal listening device for excursions

• Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration

• Butler service for all guests

• Up to five onboard dining options, from casual to fine dining

• Complimentary beverages all day, every day

• Complimentary bottled water in your stateroom

• Complimentary WiFi onboard

• Complimentary use e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles

FRANCE Amsterdam Zurich Cologne Koblenz Cochem Mannheim
Baden-Baden Rastatt Kehl Basel GERMANY NETHERLAND S SWITZERLAND
Volendam & Edam Strasbourg
Mittelbergheim
Castle
Heidelberg
7 Rhine River
Black Forest
Drachenburg
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canals grace Amsterdam, the

Rhine Highlights

Formally an aircraft hanger, this space now houses an impressive showroom of classic, vintage and Formula 1 vehicles as well as the official private collection of original memorabilia of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher.

Meals: B, L, D

DAY 5 Koblenz: Cruise to the 2000-year-old town of Koblenz, situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers. Today’s Freechoice activities include a guided tour of Koblenz, the city straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers, or discover Cochem and the beautiful Moselle Valley on a guided tour including a visit to Reichsburg Castle that dates back to the Middle Ages. Alternatively, opt for something a little more active and Kayak along the river taking in the breath-takingscenery as you go. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 6 Mannheim (Heidelberg): Continue to the town of Mannheim, located at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar Rivers. From there, you can choose between two Freechoice activities for Heidelberg. 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 at leisure to explore the sights of this beautiful city as you wish. Alternatively, take a short drive through vine covered landscapes to the wine region of Bad Durkheim, where you will taste a selection of the exceptional wines on offer at the historic Fitz Ritter vineyard. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 7 Rastatt (Baden-Baden): Visit the spa town of Baden-Baden during a walking tour, taking in all the opulence of the town. The town is most famous for its casino and remains of the Roman baths, both which you will learn about from your local guide. Alternatively, relax and rejuvenate during a visit to a thermal spa. The bathing area consists of numerous baths where you can bathe at your leisure. OR visit Schloss Favorite, originally built as a hunting lodge and summer house, it now houses a large collection of Chinese Porcelain. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 8 Strasbourg, France: During today’s port call in Strasbourg, the capital of the Alsace region in France, you have two options of Freechoice activities. Visit Strasbourg and stroll through the Old Town with its half-timbered

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Visit the 2,000-year-old city of Cologne, Germany Reichsburg Castle stands guard over Cochem, Germany

houses and distinctive Alsatian winstubs. Alternatively, journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace region and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer. OR join a guided tour through the picturesque Black Forest, stopping along the way for a tasting of the famous Black Forest cake. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 9 Basel, Switzerland / Zurich / USA: It’s time to bid ‘auf wiedersehen’ to Europe and return home with memories of life-enriching experiences from your cruise along the Rhine River. After breakfast, disembark the ship and transfer to the Zurich Airport for your flight home. Flights must depart Zurich after 12:00pm. Meal: B

Itinerary is subject to change.

CRUISE AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
2 through 8 – Aboard a Scenic Space-Ship (pg. 52) 1 2 3 4 5 TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL EASY ENERGETIC Call for details on Free Airfare from your city to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, returning from Zurich, Switzerland. 17 Contact your local travel professional or call 800.323.7604 to make your reservation
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Half-timbered houses line the canals of Strasbourg, France
2024 Departure Dates MAY 14, 28 JUN 4 JUL 9 AUG 20, 27 OCT 15 Rhine Highlights PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN CAT SUITE DECK E Standard Suite Jewel $5,495 $5,495 $4,995 $4,995 $4,995 D Standard Suite Jewel $5,760 $5,760 $5,260 $5,260 $5,260 C Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,755 $6,755 $6,255 $6,255 $6,255 BA Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,755 $6,755 $6,255 $6,255 $6,255 BB Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,020 $7,020 $6,520 $6,520 $6,520 BD Deluxe Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,230 $7,230 $6,730 $6,730 $6,730 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,385 $7,385 $6,885 $6,885 $6,885 A Balcony Suite Diamond $7,020 $7,020 $6,520 $6,520 $6,520 PA Balcony Suite Diamond $7,020 $7,020 $6,520 $6,520 $6,520 PP Balcony Suite Diamond $7,175 $7,175 $6,675 $6,675 $6,675 PD Deluxe Balcony Suite Diamond $7,385 $7,385 $6,885 $6,885 $6,885 RJ Junior Balcony Suite Diamond $7,700 $7,700 $7,200 $7,200 $7,200 RR Royal Balcony Suite Diamond $8,750 $8,750 $8,250 $8,250 $8,250 RP Royal Panorama Suite Diamond $9,065 $9,065 $8,565 $8,565 $8,565 RO Royal Owner’s Suite Diamond $9,380 $9,380 $8,880 $8,880 $8,880
Koblenz at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Riversr

Charming Castles & Vineyards of the Rhine and Moselle

9 DAYS • 20 MEALS

From mighty castles to lush green vineyards, witness the picture-perfect scenery that graces the banks of the peaceful Moselle and mighty Rhine rivers. As you journey along the Rhine River and its lovely tributary, the Moselle, discover all the natural beauty this area has to offer. Around every bend in the river is a new delight and this itinerary gives you ample opportunities to discover the wonders of this region.

Castle, Cochem
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Reichsburg
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DAY 1 Depart the USA: Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Frankfurt, Germany.

DAY 2 Frankfurt, Germany – Mainz: Welcome to Germany. Upon arrival in Frankfurt, you will be transferred to Mainz for embarkation of your Scenic Space-Ship. As your journey begins, relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. Meal: D

DAY 3 Koblenz: Koblenz, a UNESCO World Heritage city, sits at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers, and has a fascinating past with over 2,000 years of history. Freechoice: Join a walking tour of Koblenz and explore the history of this impressive city. See Deutsches Eck, the German Corner, where the memorial to Kaiser Wilhelm I proudly stands.

Alternatively, choose to discover the city on one of our Scenic e-bikes. OR you may wish to explore the magnificent castle of Burg Eltz. This medieval castle, dating back over 850 years, has remained in the possession of the same family. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 4 Bernkastel: Freechoice: Take a walking tour through beautiful Bernkastel with its perfectly preserved half-timbered houses, located on the picturesque Moselle River. OR journey to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a guided tour.

Cochem

Luxembourg Trier

Bernkastel

Rüdesheim

Schloss Favorite Baden-Baden

Strasbourg

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg Colmar

Freiburg

Exceptional Inclusions

• 20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 7 dinners

• Airport transfers on tour dates when air is providedby Mayflower Cruises & Tours

• Accommodations aboard a 5-Star Scenic Space-Ship

• First-class service by an English-speaking crew

• English-speaking Cruise Director

• Activity Manager will host onboard wellness activities, games, classes and evening entertainment

• Shore excursions with English-speaking local guides

• Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities

• Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites

• Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration

• Butler service for all guests

• Up to five onboard dining options, from casual to fine dining

• Complimentary premium beverages onboard all day, every day

• Complimentary full minibar throughout your cruise

• Complimentary bottled water in your stateroom

• Complimentary WiFi onboard

• Complimentary e-bikes onboard for use ashore

• All gratuities included

FRANCE Frankfurt Zurich GERMANY SWITZERLAND 7 Rhine River Breisach Rastatt Mainz Basel Moselle River Koblenz
Burg Eltz
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Enjoy a walking tour through beautiful Bernkastel, Germany

Charming Castles & Vineyards of the Rhine and Moselle

Alternatively, explore the vineyard-covered slopes at a local winery. The Moselle Valley is considered one of the world’s premier locations for producing Riesling wine and today you have the opportunity to learn about the wine produced in the area before tasting this delicious regional favorite. Enrich: Tonight, you are in for a special treat with a private classical concert in the UNESCO listed Liebfrauenkirche located in the heart of the Roman city of Trier. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 5 Cochem: A medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River, Cochem will make you feel like you have stepped into a fairytale. Freechoice: Explore this charming town during a guided walking tour and visit the iconic Reichsburg Castle. OR if you’re feeling more active, join a bicycle tour to explore this beautiful region.

Meals: B, L, D

DAY 6 Rüdesheim: This morning, visit Rüdesheim, surrounded by lush green vineyards and lined with quaint alleyways filled with shops. Freechoice: Board the Winzerexpress mini train and wind through the

cobblestone streets of the town before a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Marvel at the display of over 150 musical instruments from the 18th and 19th centuries before taking a cable car ride for magnificent views over the vineyards. Once at the top, you see the historic Neiderwald Monument and have an amazing view of the river and town below. Alternatively, take a guided hike from Rüdesheim and enjoy breathtaking views of the Rhine River. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 7 Rastatt: Today you can choose from a diverse range of options, each truly unique yet equally fascinating. Freechoice: Visit Baden-Baden, the town is most famous for its casino and Roman baths, both of which you will learn about from your local guide. Alternatively, explore the charming city of Strasbourg. This active walking tour will showcase the highlights of the city including the magnificent Cathedral. OR visit Schloss Favorite, originally built as a hunting lodge and summer house and now houses a large collection of Chinese Porcelain.

Meals: B, L, D

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Enjoy a private classical concert in Liebfrauenkirche located in city of Trier Sail through the vineyard-covered slopes of the Moselle Valley

DAY 8 Breisach: Freechoice: Journey to Colmar in France and explore cobblestone streets lined with colorfully painted half-timbered houses. OR enjoy wine tasting at a vineyard in the Kaiserstuhl region. Alternatively, visit Freiburg, located on the edge of the Black Forest in Germany. This vibrant city is renowned for its Medieval Old Town. OR visit Château du HautKœnigsbourg, overlooking the Alsace plain, where it has borne witness to centuries of conflicts and change.

Discover the fully-furnished former living quarters of previous occupants as well as a collection of weaponry dating back to the Middle Ages. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 9 Basel, Switzerland / Zurich / USA After breakfast, it’s time to disembark and transfer to the Zurich airport for your flight home. Flights should depart Zurich after 12:00pm. Meal: B

Itinerary is subject to change.

CRUISE ACCOMMODATIONS Days 2 through 8 – Aboard a Scenic Space-Ship (pg. 52) 1 2 3 4 5 TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL EASY ENERGETIC Call for details on Free Airfare from your city to Frankfurt, Germany, returning from Zurich, Switzerland. 21 Contact your local travel professional or call 800.323.7604 to make your reservation
Visit Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, overlooking the Alsace plain
2024 Departure Dates APR 30 JUN 25 OCT 1 Charming Castles & Vineyards of the Rhine and Moselle PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN CAT SUITE DECK E Standard Suite Jewel $5,495 $5,495 $5,195 D Standard Suite Jewel $5,760 $5,760 $5,460 C Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,755 $6,755 $6,455 BA Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,755 $6,755 $6,455 BB Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,020 $7,020 $6,720 BD Deluxe Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,230 $7,230 $6,930 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,385 $7,385 $7,085 A Balcony Suite Diamond $7,020 $7,020 $6,720 PA Balcony Suite Diamond $7,020 $7,020 $6,720 PP Balcony Suite Diamond $7,175 $7,175 $6,875 PD Deluxe Balcony Suite Diamond $7,385 $7,385 $7,085 RJ Junior Balcony Suite Diamond $7,700 $7,700 $7,400 RR Royal Balcony Suite Diamond $8,750 $8,750 $8,450 RP Royal Panorama Suite Diamond $9,065 $9,065 $8,765 RO Royal Owner’s Suite Diamond $9,380 $9,380 $9,080
Explore the colorful town of Colmar, France

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Windmills, Tulips & Belgian Delights

9 DAYS • 20 MEALS Experience the epitome of the Dutch and Belgian countrysides as you cruise through these two wonderful countries during springtime. Picturesque villages, fields of flowers in full bloom and historic ports of call are yours to explore on this fantastic voyage.

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Kinderjijk, the Netherlands
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DAY 1 Depart the USA: Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

DAY 2 Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Let your journey of wonder commence. You will be warmly welcomed by your friendly crew as you embark on your Scenic SpaceShip. Tonight raise your glass at this evening’s welcome reception. Meal: D

DAY 3 Dordrecht: Freechoice: Join a knowledgeable local for a guided tour of Rotterdam. A dynamic, international city with a bold and passionately beating heart, Rotterdam is known as the architectural capital of the Netherlands. OR choose to explore beautiful Delft before dropping into the pottery factory and museum to discover more about the world famous Delft Blue Pottery.

Alternatively, discover picturesque Kinderdijk, famous for its historic windmills. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is most renowned for its collection of 19 authentic windmills. OR visit Gouda, a town synonymous with cheese. Explore the city’s small lanes, alleyways and tree-lined canals before your tour culminates with a visit to its local cheese market that dates back centuries.

Meals: B, L, D

DAY 4 Veere: Freechoice: Visit the Delta works, including the famous Storm Surge Barrier, an incredible feat of modern engineering, purpose-built to protect the flooding Delta Plain.

Exceptional Inclusions

• 20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners

• Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Cruises & Tours

• 5-Star Scenic Space-Ships with up to 163 guests

• Spacious Balcony Suites with an innovative Scenic Sun Lounge

• 1 Scenic Enrich experience awaits as you’ll be treated to a choir performance in the 17th-century Dutch reformed church of Oosterkerk – Exclusive to Scenic

• Personalize your trip with 20 included Scenic Freechoice activities

• Dine at your choice of up to five onboard venues, from casual to fine dining

• Complimentary premium beverages all day, every day – not just at meal times

• Butler service for every suite

• Complimentary full mini-bar restocked daily

• Innovative Salt Therapy Lounge and fitness area

• Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration

• The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles

• Scenic Cruise Director to guide and assist and expert local guides

• Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise

• All tipping and gratuities onboard and on shore

23 Contact your local travel professional or call 800.323.7604 to make your reservation Amsterdam Hoorn Arnhem Antwerp Veere Dordrecht 7 BELGIUM NETHERLAND S Keukenhof Gouda Delft Delta Works Rotterdam Kinderdijk English Channel Ghent
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Alternatively, you can choose to explore the charming village of Veere, located on a series of regional dykes, with a history extending back to the 15th century. OR for something more active, embark on an enjoyable guided cycling tour of Veere and its surroundings. This afternoon, enjoy a tasting of fresh, locally-caught oysters onboard.

Meals: B, L, D

DAY 5 Antwerp, Belgium: Freechoice: Let a local expert guide you through Ghent, one of Belgium’s most historic cities with a myriad of medieval buildings and charming canals. OR explore Antwerp, renowned as the diamond capital of the world. See sights such as the impressive Cathedral of Our Lady, the Medieval fortress and the main square lined with many ornately decorated buidings.

Meals: B, L, D

DAY 6 Arnhem, the Netherlands: Freechoice: Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum and learn about the Battle of Arnhem. The Arnhem 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.

Alternatively, tour Paleis Het Loo, a former Royal Palace that now houses a museum dedicated to the history of the Dutch Royal family. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 7 Hoorn: Freechoice: Visit the Veldzicht Hoeve Cheese Farm where you will meet the family that owns and runs it. During your tour, learn about their passion for energy neutral and sustainable dairy farming as well as how their delicious Beemster cheese is produced. OR discover Hoorn with a local guide and be immersed into the local life while tasting fine regional cheese and seafood.

Alternatively, discover the long held family secrets to making traditional apple pie with a cooking class hosted by a local, while learning about life in this region. OR you can choose to explore Hoorn by bike. Meals: B, L, D

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Antwerp, Belgium – the diamond capital of the world Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum

DAY 8 Amsterdam: During the visit to Keukenhof Gardens, discover why it’s called the “Garden of Europe” as you wander along the paths admiring gorgeous flowers at the peak of tulip season! Meals: B, L, D

DAY 9 Amsterdam / USA: After breakfast, disembark the vessel and depart for the airport with wonderful memories of your voyage through Holland and Belgium. Meal: B

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Gems of the Danube River with Prague

12 DAYS • 23 MEALS

Experience the majesty of the Danube River while cruising aboard your 5-star Scenic Space-Ship on a seven-night cruise. Sail from Budapest, Hungary, visiting historic ports of call in Austria and Germany. Enjoy escorted shore excursions with Englishspeaking guides, deluxe amenities and outstanding service onboard ship. Following your cruise along the Danube River, your holiday concludes with a three-night stay in the remarkable capital city of Prague, Czech Republic.

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DAY 1 Depart the USA: Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Budapest, Hungary.

DAY 2 Budapest, Hungary: Upon arrival in Budapest, you will be met at the airport and transferred to the ship. Relax as you become acquainted with the amenities of your home for the next seven nights. This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner onboard, complete with views of the city glittering under the night sky. Meal: D

DAY 3 Budapest: Freechoice: During a guided city tour that includes a piano concert, discover the two distinct sides of this Hungarian capital – the cobbled hills of Buda and the grand boulevards of Pest. Alternatively, explore Budapest through the lens of its Jewish history with a local guide. OR choose to hike the Buda Hills that rise beyond the city center. You may also choose to venture to the charming riverfront town of Szentendre, home to a thriving artist colony. OR discover the Ancestry of the Kitchen, learning how to make a traditional Hungarian dish during a cooking class hosted by a local. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 4 Vienna, Austria: Cruise the Danube toward Vienna, tracing the border of Hungary and Slovakia before crossing into Austria. Relax in the lounge as views of colorful waterfront towns and hilltop fortifications pass you by. This evening the ship arrives in Vienna. Enrich: Enjoy a private concert in the gilded halls of Palais Liechtenstein, featuring the music of celebrated Austrian composers Strauss and Mozart. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 5 Vienna or Bratislava, Slovakia: Freechoice: While in Vienna, you may choose from among several excursions. Stay in the city to visit Schönbrunn Palace, the baroque summer residence of the imperial family. OR opt to peruse the galleries of the Belvedere Museum, home to the world’s largest collection of Gustav Klimt paintings, including “The Kiss.”

Exceptional Inclusions

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• 23 Meals: 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners

• Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Cruises & Tours

• Visit four countries

• 5-star Scenic Space-Ship featuring Scenic Sun Lounges

• First-class service by an English-speaking crew

• English-speaking Cruise Director / Tour Director

• Onboard Activity Manager will host onboard wellness activities, games, classes and evening entertainment

• All gratuities included

• Shore excursions with English-speaking local guides

• Your choice of a variety of Scenic Freechoice activities

• Personal listening device for excursions during the cruise

• Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration

• 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience

• Up to five onboard dining options, from casual to fine dining

• Complimentary beverages all day, every day, during the cruise

• Complimentary bottled water in your stateroom

• Butler service for all guests throughout your cruise

• E-bikes (electronically assisted bicycles) available onboard for use ashore

• Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise

• Three nights hotel accommodations and touring in Prague, Czech Republic

27 Contact your local travel professional or call 800.323.7604 to make your reservation Prague Salzburg AUSTRI A 7 Nuremberg Regensburg Melk Dürnstein Vienna Budapest CZECH REPUBLIC HUNGARY SLOVAKIA G ERMANY 3 Danube River Bratislava Český Krumlov Szentendre Artstetten Castle Vilshofen Brandstatt
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Budapest’s magnificent Parliament building lights up the harbor

Gems of the Danube River with Prague

Alternatively explore a different side of Vienna on a guided cycling tour to Danube Island. You can also choose to visit Bratislava with a guided tour through the cobbled streets of the old town. See historic buildings, architectural treasures, and quaint alleyways lined with shops and restaurants. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 6 Dürnstein / Melk, Austria: Arrive in the quaint town of Dürnstein, “The Pearl of the Wachau Valley”, dominated by the magnificent Baroque Stiftskirche. Stroll through the town or hike to the hilltop ruins of Dürnstein Castle, where Richard the Lionheart was held prisoner. Sail through the lush Wachau Valley en-route to Melk. Freechoice: Guided e-bike ride from Dürnstein to Melk along the Danube. OR, visit the 18th-century Melk Abbey for a guided tour. Alternatively choose to meet the owners of the 13thcentury former home to the Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 7 Brandstatt, Germany - Vilshofen: Freechoice: Today, choose between excursions to two World Heritage sites. Explore picturesque Salzburg, Austria, birthplace of Mozart and famous as the backdrop for ‘The Sound of Music’. Stroll through the charming streets of the Old Town, pass Mozart’s birthplace, and see its historic sites. Alternatively, head to the UNESCO World Heritage town of Ceský Krumlov in the Czech Republic – a labyrinth of cobblestoned streets with medieval, baroque, and

Renaissance houses, lively cafés, and hidden squares. If you’d prefer a more leisurely option, stay onboard the ship for a cooking demonstration as you cruise from Brandstatt to Vilshofen. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 8 Regensburg: Freechoice: Join a guided walk around Regensburg and its UNESCO World Heritage City Center. OR take a ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to visit historic Weltenburg Abbey, where you can sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world. Alternatively, learn about Regensburg’s Jewish heritage that dates back over a thousand years. OR hop aboard an e-bike for a guided cycling tour along the River to the Walhalla Memorial, dedicated to notable Germans throughout the centuries.. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 9 Nuremberg / Prague, Czech Republic: It’s time to disembark the vessel and begin your land adventure. Explore this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century, on an orientation tour with your local expert guide. Learn about the infamous history Nuremberg is renowned for, and discover some of the important sights that shaped modern history, before journeying by coach to Prague, one of the truly magical cities of Europe. Complete your journey with a three-night stay at a city-center hotel. Meal: B

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Explore the picturesque city of Salzburg, Austria Dürnstein, Austria – The “Pearl of the Wachau Valley”

DAY 10 Prague: This morning, join your local guide on a fascinating walk through the city and view the famous Astronomical Clock in the heart of Old Town Square. The red-roofed Old Town is a charming maze of cobblestone lanes, medieval buildings, bustling squares and elaborate statues. Afterwards you might wish to venture across the world-famous Charles Bridge. This incredibly beautiful structure was commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV after the Judith Bridge was destroyed by floods. Meal: B

DAY 11 Prague: This morning choose from three Freechoice: Walk the city, tasting locally brewed Beer along the way. OR tour Prague Castle including St. Vitus Cathedral. Alternatively, visit the Terezin Memorial and the former Theresienstadt Ghetto that was established during World War II.

For the remainder of the day this magnificent city is yours to enjoy at leisure. Situated on the bank of the River Vltava in central Bohemia, the beautiful city of Prague is rich in history and home to some of the world’s most striking architectural wonders. Meal: B

DAY 12 Prague / USA: Bid a fond farewell to Europe as you transfer to the airport and return home with wonderful memories of life enriching experiences from your cruise along the Danube River and visit to Prague. Meal: B

Itinerary is subject to change.

CRUISE AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS Days 2 through 8 – Aboard a Scenic Space-Ship (pg. 52) Days 9 through 11 – Hotel Emblem, Prague, Czech Republic 1 2 3 4 5 TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL EASY ENERGETIC Call for details on Free Airfare from your city to Budapest, Hungary, returning from Prague, Czech Republic. 29 Contact your local travel professional or call 800.323.7604 to make your reservation
Historic towers dominate Old Town Square, Prague, Czech Republic
2024 Departure Dates MAY 22 JUN 9, 19 JUL 3, 31 AUG 28 SEP 11, 25 OCT 17 OCT 19 Gems of Danube with Prague PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN CAT SUITE DECK E Standard Suite Jewel $6,455 $6,455 $6,055 $6,055 $6,455 $6,055 $5,855 D Standard Suite Jewel $6,720 $6,720 $6,320 $6,320 $6,720 $6,320 $6,120 C Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,715 $7,715 $7,315 $7,315 $7,715 $7,315 $7,115 BA Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,715 $7,715 $7,315 $7,315 $7,715 $7,315 $7,115 BB Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,980 $7,980 $7,580 $7,580 $7,980 $7,580 $7,380 BD Deluxe Balcony Suite Sapphire $8,190 $8,190 $7,790 $7,790 $8,190 $7,790 $7,590 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Sapphire $8,345 $8,345 $7,945 $7,945 $8,345 $7,945 $7,745 A Balcony Suite Diamond $7,980 $7,980 $7,580 $7,580 $7,980 $7,580 $7,380 PA Balcony Suite Diamond $7,980 $7,980 $7,580 $7,580 $7,980 $7,580 $7,380 PP Balcony Suite Diamond $8,135 $8,135 $7,735 $7,735 $8,135 $7,735 $7,535 PD Deluxe Balcony Suite Diamond $8,345 $8,345 $7,945 $7,945 $8,345 $7,945 $7,745 RJ Junior Balcony Suite Diamond $8,660 $8,660 $8,260 $8,260 $8,660 $8,260 $8,060 RR Royal Balcony Suite Diamond $9,710 $9,710 $9,310 $9,310 $9,710 $9,310 $9,110 RP Royal Panorama Suite Diamond $10,025 $10,025 $9,625 $9,625 $10,025 $9,625 $9,425 RO Royal Owner’s Suite Diamond $10,340 $10,340 $9,940 $9,940 $10,340 $9,940 $9,740
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage center of Ceský Krumlov

Jewels of Europe River Cruise

Hungary • Austria • Germany • the Netherlands

16 DAYS • 41 MEALS

Natural beauty, medieval towns and historic cities await your discovery as you cruise through four countries on this amazing voyage through Europe. Sail along the Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers aboard a luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. Experience the best of Europe with visits to remarkable ports of call in Hungary, Austria, Germany, and the Netherlands. Enjoy escorted shore excursions in some of Europe’s most romantic and historic cities including Budapest, Vienna, Bamberg, Cologne and so much more.

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DAY 1 Depart the USA: Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Budapest, Hungary.

DAY 2 Budapest, Hungary: Welcome to Budapest, one of Europe’s oldest and prettiest cities. You will be met at the airport by a representative of Mayflower Cruises and Tours and transferred to your Scenic vessel. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. Meal: D

DAY 3 Budapest: Begin the day with your choice of Freechoice activities: a guided tour of the city; relax and unwind at the local thermal baths and spa; a guided tour focused on the past and present of Budapest or experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock. If you’re feeling more active, take a hike to Buda Hill. The vessel sets sail for Vienna this afternoon. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 4 Vienna, Austria: Relax onboard as the vessel cruises along the Danube to Vienna, passing idyllic scenery along the way. Your introduction to this classical city begins with an Enrich activity: breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. Even in elegant Vienna, Palais Liechtenstein is one of the grandest venues. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 5 Vienna: Today’s Freechoice activities in the city are: visit Schönbrunn Palace and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. OR discover the city center with its histroy, elegance and diverse architecture. OR explore Vienna on a cycling tour to Danube Island. Alternatively, discover the capital of Slovakia on an excursion to Bratislava. Meals: B, L, D

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• 41 Meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 14 dinners

• Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Cruises & Tours

• Visit four countries

• 5-star Scenic Space-ship, featuring Scenic Sun Lounges

• First-class service by an English-speaking crew

• Onboard Activity Manager will host onboard wellness activities, games, classes and evening entertainment

• All gratuities included

• Shore excursions with English-speaking local guides

• Choose from a variety of Scenic Freechoice activities

• Special Scenic Enrich activities

• Visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites

• Personal listening device for excursions

• Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration

• Butler service for all guests

• Up to five onboard dining options, from casual to fine dining

• Complimentary beverages onboard, all day, every day

• Complimentary bottled water in your stateroom

• Complimentary WiFi onboard

• Freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles

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14 Amsterdam NETHERLAND S Rhine River G ERMANY AUSTRI A HUNGARY SLOVAKIA Cologne Rüdesheim Würzburg Bamberg Nuremberg Regensburg Melk Dürnstein Vienna Budapest Rothenburg Salzburg Danube River Main Canal Bratislava Miltenberg Schermerhorn & Alkmaar Burg Aggstein Passau Brandstatt Wertheim CZECH REPUBLIC Český Krumlov
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DAY 6 Dürnstein / Melk: Early this morning, arrive in the charming town of Dürnstein. Enjoy free time to stroll along the main street, or hike to the hilltop castle ruins where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned. Sail through the Wachau Valley to Melk, home to an imposing 900-yearold Benedictine Abbey featuring Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture. Freechoice: a guided visit through Melk Abbey; visit the fairytale castle of Burg Aggstein. OR the more active guests can choose to join the e-bike ride from Dürnstein to Melk. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 7 Brandstatt, Germany / Passau: Freechoice: Today, choose between excursions to two World Heritage sites. Explore picturesque Salzburg, Austria, birthplace of Mozart and famous as the backdrop for ‘The Sound of Music’. Stroll through the charming streets of the Old Town, pass Mozart’s birthplace, and see its historic sites. Alternatively, head to the UNESCO World Heritage town of Ceský Krumlov in the Czech Republic – a labyrinth of cobblestoned streets with medieval, baroque, and Renaissance houses, lively cafés, and hidden squares.

Meals: B, L, D

DAY 8 Regensburg: As one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities, Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences. Your Freechoice activities are: enjoy a walking tour of the city; hop onboard a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey. OR join an active

walking tour to Thurn und Taxis Palace. You can also take a guided bike tour to the Walhalla Monument. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 9 Nuremberg: There are three Freechoice activities in Nuremberg: discover the Old Town on an orientation tour by foot; visit moving WWII sites and learn about this dark era in the city’s history. OR, if feeling active, explore the cobblestone streets surrounding the Imperial Castle and admire the city walls that remain since medieval times. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 10 Bamberg: Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the Old Town of Bamberg, one of Europe’s largest intact medieval town centers, and a UNESCO World Heritage city, alive with history. Freechoice: along with your local guide, walk the same cobbled streets of the old town as medieval traders once did. OR, journey by coach to Coburg, whose impressive castle overlooks the city and is considered one of the largest and best-preserved forts in Germany. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 11 Würzburg: Set amongst sloping, vineyard-covered hills, Würzburg is known as the “Pearl of the Romantic Road”. Your Freechoice activities include: a visit to the Bishops’ Residenz, one of Germany’s largest and most ornate baroque palaces and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you sample some exquisite local wine. OR, explore the famous Romantic Road, an important trade

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Melk, Austria - Benedictine Abbey TIimber frame houses line the streets of Rothenburg

route during the Middle-Ages, followed by a visit to the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg, a medieval gem overlooking the Tauber River. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 12 Wertheim - Miltenberg: Today is about getting to know local culture. The Freechoice options are: an orientation tour of Wertheim and visit to a local winery. OR journey to Gamburg for a guided tour of the caslte and meet the Baron and Baroness. Alternatively, visit a local farm in Miltenberg and meet the family who operates it, OR visit a local schnapps distiller to learn about making the product and a tasting. OR, if you’re active, join the e-bike ride between Wertheim and Miltenberg. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 13 Rüdesheim / Rhine Gorge: Alight in Rüdesheim and for your Freechoice tours: Board the Winzerexpress mini-train that takes you to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Visit this unique museum then board a cable car to ride to the Niederwald Monument for spectacular views of the river below. OR join a local guide for a hike through the vineyards that cover the slopes of the Rhine River, then relax as you make your way back to the town center by cable car. Alternatively, take an e-bike ride through spectacular landscapes to Schloss Johannisberg. This afternoon may be a highlight as you witness the unrivalled views of the World Heritage Rhine Gorge and cruise past the infamous Lorelei Rock. Keep your camera ready to capture the stunning vistas of castles perched atop steep vine-covered slopes in this section of

the river. Enrich: this evening, attend a lavish dinner and classical concert in the magnificent La Redoute recital hall in Bonn. The hall has hosted dignitaries including Queen Elizabeth and U.S. Presidents. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 14 Cologne: Cruise along the Rhine River to Cologne, famous for its UNESCO World Heritage Cathedral. Your Freechoice activities include: taking a stroll through Cologne to get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. OR step inside the cathedral and let your local guide astound you with its history. Alternatively, explore the city’s past and present during a guided tour, OR, for the more active guests, join a guided cycling tour. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 15 Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Your Freechoice activities in this historic city are: experience an iconic canal cruise; explore on foot during a flavors of Holland walking tour and taste some Dutch favorites such as herring, cheese and poffertjes; discover the city by bicycle. OR journey outside of Amsterdam and visit the villages of Alkmaar & Schermerhorn, home to many authentic windmills dating back to the 16th century. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 16 Amsterdam / USA: After breakfast, it’s time to say goodbye to the Captain and crew as you disembark the ship for your transfer to Schiphol Airport. Meal: B

Itinerary is subject to change.

CRUISE AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS Days 2 through 15 – Aboard a Scenic Space-Ship (pg. 52) 1 2 3 4 5 TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL EASY ENERGETIC Call for details on Free Airfare from your city to Budapest, Hungary, returning from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 33 Contact your local travel professional or call 800.323.7604 to make your reservation 2024 Departure Dates APR 30 MAY 12 JUN 11, 23 AUG 13, 20 SEP 1, 29 OCT 1 Jewels of Europe River Cruise PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN CAT SUITE DECK E Standard Suite Jewel $9,395 $9,395 $9,395 $8,895 $9,395 $8,895 D Standard Suite Jewel $9,920 $9,920 $9,920 $9,420 $9,920 $9,420 C Balcony Suite Sapphire $11,915 $11,915 $11,915 $11,415 $11,915 $11,415 BA Balcony Suite Sapphire $11,915 $11,915 $11,915 $11,415 $11,915 $11,415 BB Balcony Suite Sapphire $12,335 $12,335 $12,335 $11,835 $12,335 $11,835 BD Deluxe Balcony Suite Sapphire $12,860 $12,860 $12,860 $12,360 $12,860 $12,360 BJ Junion Balcony Suite Sapphire $13,175 $13,175 $13,175 $12,675 $13,175 $12,675 A Balcony Suite Diamond $12,335 $12,335 $12,335 $11,835 $12,335 $11,835 PA Balcony Suite Diamond $12,335 $12,335 $12,335 $11,835 $12,335 $11,835 PP Balcony Suite Diamond $12,650 $12,650 $12,650 $12,150 $12,650 $12,150 PD Deluxe Balcony Suite Diamond $13,175 $13,175 $13,175 $12,675 $13,175 $12,675 RJ Junior Balcony Suite Diamond $13,805 $13,805 $13,805 $13,305 $13,805 $13,305 RR Royal Balcony Suite Diamond $15,905 $15,905 $15,905 $15,405 $15,905 $15,405 RP Royal Panorama Suite Diamond $16,535 $16,535 $16,535 $16,035 $16,535 $16,035 RO Royal Owner’s Suite Diamond $17,165 $17,165 $17,165 $16,665 $17,165 $16,665 Call for rates and availability of other categories.

Splendor of the Seine River Cruise

featuring two-nights in Paris

11 DAYS • 22 MEALS The Seine River flows through the center of Paris and is the main artery of the ‘City of Light’. Spend two nights in Paris before boarding a luxurious Scenic SpaceShip. Cruise down one of Europe’s most enchanting rivers through storybook landscapes of vineyards, historic abbeys, Norman castles, tranquil orchards and medieval towns. Enjoy escorted shore excursions in some of France’s most beautiful cities including Rouen, Honfleur, Vernon and pay tribute to our war heroes at the Normandy-American Cemetery.

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DAY 1 Depart the USA: Depart the USA on your over night flight to Paris, France.

DAY 2 Paris, France: Your journey begins in Paris, the ‘City of Light’. Upon arrival, you will be met by a representative of Mayflower Cruises & Tours and assisted with the transfer to your hotel. The day is free to explore on your own or simply relax.

DAY 3 Paris: After breakfast, enjoy an included panoramic tour of this capital city. See such famous sites and landmarks as the Louvre, Opéra Garnier, Place Vendôme, the trendy district of Le Marais on the Right Bank, Place de la Concorde, Champs-Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Bastille, the Trocadéro and the pièce de rèsistance…the Eiffel Tower. After your orientation to the city, the remainder of the day is at leisure to pursue independent interests. Meal: B

DAY 4 Embark the MS Scenic Gem: In the early afternoon, depart the hotel and embark the MS Scenic Gem, home for the next seven nights. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to unpack, discover the amenities onboard or take a leisurely stroll along the Seine. This evening, the ship departs Paris and a delicious welcome dinner awaits. Meals: B, D

DAY 5 Conflans Sainte Honorine / Auvers sur Oise: This morning arrive in the charming medieval town of Conflans. In port, your Freechoice options are: discover the charms of Auvers-sur-Oise and see Vincent van Gogh’s room, OR visit the magnificent Chantilly Castle for a guided tour of the remarkable château set amidst beautiful parklands.

Exceptional Inclusions

• 22 Meals: 9 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners

• Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Cruises & Tours

• Free home pickup and return service on tour dates, when air is provided by Mayflower Cruises & Tours

• Two-night hotel stay and touring in Paris, France

• Seven-night cruise aboard the Scenic Gem

• First-class service by an English-speaking crew

• Shore excursions with English-speaking local guides

• Personal listening device for onboard excursions

• All meals included onboard with a variety of international cuisine

• Complimentary beverages onboard ship, all day, every day

• Complimentary WiFi onboard

• Complimentary mini-bar in all suites –restocked daily

• Butler service for all guests

• All gratuities included

• Complimentary e-bikes onboard for use ashore

• Variety of onboard evening entertainment

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This afternoon, enjoy the amenities of the vessel as you sail to Rouen. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 6 Rouen: The ship arrives in the quaint, historic capital of Normandy and one of the most prosperous cities of medieval Europe. Freechoice: Join a local guide on a walking tour to see the historic Rouen Cathedral and the famous sites of Joan of Arc, including Place du Vieux-Marche with a monument indicating where she was burned at the stake. Walk the winding medieval streets and admire the city’s half-timbered houses. OR, learn about the Viking Warlord Rollo ‘The Walker’. Alternatively, join a guided cycling tour along the Seine to the beautiful 19th-century botanical gardens that boast a number of rare and exotic plants. This afternoon set sail for the picturesque village of Honfleur. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 7 Honfleur / Normandy: Today’s Freechoice options are: Visit Normandy and its beaches or enjoy quaint Honfleur. On an excursion to Normandy, see the now peaceful province which is very different than it was on June 6, 1944. Learn about the U. S. Contribution to the battle at Utah Beach and Memorial. At the Normandy American Cemetery, see thousands of white crosses

marking the graves of our military heroes. Alternatively, take the opportunity to explore postcard-perfect Honfleur with its colorful fishing boats and historic houses. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 8 Honfleur – Caudebec-en-Caux: Enjoy a choice of two Freechoice excursions today. Travel to Fécamp, situated in spectacular surroundings amidst the tallest cliffs of Normandy. The city’s natural setting contrasts perfectly with its architectural centerpiece, the Benedictine Palace. OR, choose to travel through picturesque landscapes that were once dotted with over 100 abbeys. Along the way, visit some of the abbeys of this magnificent region that are still operating today. Alternatively, discover the Roman past of the town of Lillebonne, where it is said William the Conqueror was in his castle when he decided to invade England. OR board an e-bike and cycle through peaceful countryside, past historic bridges and traditional houses. Back on board your Cruise Director will organize a special treat for you, with a tasting of Calvados, a locally produced Apple Brandy. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 9 Vernon: Your Freechoice activities include an excursion to Giverny to visit Monet’s former residence and

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See the amazing astronomical clock in Rouen Visit the picturesque village of Honfluer

gardens. You will be amazed by the beauty of the landscape as you stroll along the paths and wander through the gardens that provided Monet with inspiration for his paintings. OR, if you’re feeling more adventurous, explore by bike with a self-guided cycling tour to Giverny. As a special Scenic Enrich treat, experience the opulence and grandeur of yesteryear while attending a classical concert performed by the region’s most reputable musicians at the Château de La Roche-Guyon. The memories are sure to last a lifetime! Meals: B, L, D

DAY 10 Paris: Arriving back in Paris, your Freechoice activities are: shop with a Chef at a local food market

and enjoy exquisite tastings, OR, walk through the trendy Marais District with a resident expert and hear tales that only the locals know. Alternatively, you may choose to explore beyond the city limits and tour the 17th-century estate of Château Vaux-le-Vicomte, featured in the James Bond movie Moonraker. Enjoy time to explore Paris at leisure in the afternoon. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 11 Paris / USA: Bid ‘au revoir’ to France and return home with memories of wonderful experiences aboard the MS Scenic Gem along the Seine River. Meal: B

Itinerary and vessel subject to change.

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Days 2 and 3 – Crowne Plaza Republique or similar,

departures:

Hilton, Paris, France Days 4 through 10 – Aboard the MS Scenic Gem

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See Monet’s former residence and gardens in Giverny
2024 Departure Dates APR 25 MAY 2 SEP 4, 21* Splendor of the Seine River Cruise PER PERSON TWIN SINGLE ROOM ADD PER PERSON TWIN SINGLE ROOM ADD PER PERSON TWIN SINGLE ROOM ADD CAT STATEROOM / SUITE DECK E Standard Suite Jewel $5,899 + $4,425 $6,225 + $4,669 $6,009 + $4,505 D Standard Suite Jewel $6,009 + $4,505 $6,339 + $4,755 $6,119 + $4,589 C Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,999 + $5,249 $7,329 + $5,499 $7,109 + $5,335 BA Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,109 + $5,335 $7,439 + $5,579 $7,219 + $5,415 B Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,165 + $5,375 $7,495 + $5,619 $7,275 + $5,455 BD Deluxe Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,275 + $5,455 $7,605 + $5,705 $7,385 + $5,539 PA Balcony Suite Diamond $7,219 + $5,415 $7,549 + $5,669 $7,329 + $5,499 P Balcony Suite Diamond $7,439 + $5,579 $7,765 + $5,825 $7,549 + $5,665 PD Deluxe Balcony Suite Diamond $7,659 N/A $7,975 N/A $7,765 N/A R Royal Balcony Suite Diamond $8,545 N/A $8,875 N/A $8,655 N/A RP Royal One-Bedroom Suite Diamond $9,919 N/A $10,249 N/A $10,029 N/A
Pay tribute to our war heroes at the Normandy-American Cemetery

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Delightful Douro

9 DAYS • 20 MEALS

The soul of Portugal, from windswept seaside meanderings to the astonishing beauty of the Douro Valley, this is a journey of contemplation and elegance. In Porto, board the luxurious Scenic Azure, which will transport you through the hidden gem that is the Douro Valley. Your days will be spent immersed in the proud history and culture of a unique land that still retains many of its centuries-old traditions.

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Valley, Portugal
Douro
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DAY 1 Depart the USA: Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Porto, Portugal.

DAY 2 Porto, Portugal: Welcome to Porto! You’ll be met at the airport by a representative of Mayflower Cruises and Tours and transferred to the Scenic Azure, home for your 7-night cruise of the idyllic Douro Valley. Meal: D

DAY 3 Porto – Regua: Relax in the sunshine on the Sun Deck as you enjoy the scenery of the Douro rolling by as your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship meanders its way to Regua where you’ll have the chance to explore the Douro Museum at your leisure. Learn about the culture, history and identity of the people living in this wine-growing region of the Douro Valley. Meals: B, L, D

Exceptional Inclusions

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• 20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 7 dinners

• Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Cruises & Tours

• Accommodations aboard a 5-Star Scenic Space-Ship

• First-class service by an English-speaking crew

• English-speaking Cruise Director

• Activity Manager will host onboard wellness activities, games, classes and evening entertainment

• Shore excursions with English-speaking local guides

• Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities

• Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites

• Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration

• Butler service for all guests

• Up to five onboard dining options, from casual to fine dining

• Complimentary premium beverages onboard all day, every day

• Complimentary full minibar throughout your cruise

• Complimentary bottled water in your stateroom

• Complimentary WiFi onboard

• Complimentary e-bikes onboard for use ashore

• All gratuities included

39 Contact your local travel professional or call 800.323.7604 to make your reservation Douro River 7 Porto Régu a Pinhão Pocinh o Ve ga Te rron S PAIN Mateus Palace P ORTUGAL Guimarães Quinta da Aveleda Lamego Côa Valley Salamanca Freixo de Espada à Cinta Provesende
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See the picturesque city of Porto

Delightful Douro

DAY 4 Regua – Vega de Terron: Freechoice: Journey to the elegant town of Lamego, with its many fine Baroque structures such as the Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios and the Lamego Museum. OR enjoy a guided visit of Mateus Palace, the historic icon depicted on the labels of Portugal’s famous Mateus rosé wine. Alternatively, you may choose to go kayaking along the Pinhão River.

Enjoy a full afternoon cruising the Vinhateiro wine region as you continue onward towards Spain. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Vinhateiro has a history of wine production that stretches back 2,000 years.

Meals: B, L, D

DAY 5 Vega de Terron: Freechoice: Cross the border to Spain for a full-day excursion while you take your time absorbing the architectural splendor of Salamanca, a city as visually striking as it is historically intriguing.

Alternatively, you may choose to visit the Portuguese village, Freixo de Espada à Cinta for a guided tour and visit to their silk museum. Freixo de Espada à Cinta is the only municipality where silk is still processed entirely by hand. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 6 Pocinho – Pinhão: Freechoice: Visit the awardwinning Côa Valley Museum and enjoy a pre-historic workshop. Alternatively, join the ‘Tastes of the Côa Valley’ excursion for a sweet Almond workshop. Learn how the nuts are harvested and used in desserts and pastries. Enjoy a tasting of almonds, olives and fruit products. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 7 Pinhão – Porto: Visit the remarkable village of Provesende, showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. Wander the atmospheric streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – an experience exclusive to Scenic guests.

Enrich: The beauty of São Francisco Church is sure to impress. The façade is a mixture of Gothic and Baroque

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Visit the Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios in Lamego Explore the architectural splendor of Salamanca

architecture, while the interior glows with intricate wood carvings covered in gold. Witness a spectacular private classical music concert in these wondrous surroundings. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 8 Porto: Discover the historic treasures of Porto or the city of Guimarães. Freechoice: Join a guided tour of Porto including a visit to the iconic Palacio da Bolsa. OR, depart on a guided visit to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Guimarães, the seat of the first King of Portugal and

dominated by the impressive Ducal Palace, which dates back to medieval times. Alternatively, you may choose a tasting at the fairytale property of Quinta da Aveleda. Located in the famous Vino Verde region and a renowned regional sparkling wine producer, the incredible gardens alone make the excursion worthwhile. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 9 Porto / USA: After breakfast, transfer to the Porto airport for your onward or homebound flight, taking wonderful memories with you. Meal: B

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a tasting at Quinta da Aveleda
2024 Departure Dates MAY 31 JUL 7 SEP 6 OCT 13 Delightful Douro PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN PER PERSON TWIN CAT SUITE DECK E Standard Suite Jewel $5,795 $5,495 $5,795 $5,295 D Standard Suite Jewel $6,245 $5,945 $6,245 $5,745 C1 Riverview Suite Sapphire $6,795 $6,495 $6,795 $6,295 C Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,110 $6,810 $7,110 $6,610 BB Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,320 $7,020 $7,320 $6,820 B Balcony Suite Sapphire $7,475 $7,175 $7,475 $6,975 BJ Junior Suite Sapphire $7,790 $7,490 $7,790 $7,290 PA Balcony Suite Diamond $7,475 $7,175 $7,475 $6,975 P Balcony Suite Diamond $7,895 $7,595 $7,895 $7,395 RJ Junior Suite Diamond $8,315 $8,015 $8,315 $7,815 RP Royal One-Bedroom Diamond $9,680 $9,380 $9,680 $9,180
Visit the beautiful São Francisco Church

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Christmas Markets Cruise on the Romantic Rhine

9 DAYS • 20 MEALS Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Romantic Rhine during this holiday season. Travel onboard a deluxe Scenic Space-Ship, exploring the wonderful Christmas Markets of Germany and France. Admire joyful decorations and twinkling lights along the streets and squares of the remarkable port cities of Cologne, Heidelberg, Strasbourg and the resort town of Baden-Baden while absorbing the local, festive atmosphere at this magical time of year.

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the Netherlands • Germany • France • Switzerland Cologne, Germany
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DAY 1 Depart the USA: Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

DAY 2 Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Welcome to Amsterdam! Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by a representative of Mayflower Cruises and Tours and transferred to your Scenic Space-Ship. Relax and raise your glass in a toast to the marvelous cruise ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. Meal: D

DAY 3 Amsterdam: The day begins with your choice of Freechoice activities. Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, pausing along the way to sample Dutch festive treats. OR, cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. If you’re feeling more active, take a small ferry to the outskirts of town for a biking tour. Amsterdam is known as the bicycle capital of the world, with more bikes than cars and over 20,000 miles of cycle paths. Your local guide will be on hand to offer information about everyday life of the Dutch people, many of whom you will see getting around on two wheels.

Afterwards, you may wish to visit one of the many Christmas markets in the city. Perhaps sample delicious Dutch treats such as Oliebollen and Poffertjes, peruse the stalls for some traditional gifts, or simply wander the streets taking in the magic of Amsterdam at this special time of the year. Meals: B, L, D

Exceptional Inclusions

• 20 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 7 dinners

• Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Cruises & Tours

• Seven-night cruise

• First-class service by an English-speaking crew

• English-speaking Cruise Director onboard

• Onboard Activity Manager will host onboard wellness activities, games, classes and evening entertainment

• Shore excursions with English-speaking local guides

• Personal listening device for excursions

• Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration

• All meals included with a variety of international cuisine

• Complimentary beverages, all day, every day

• Complimentary WiFi onboard

• Complimentary mini-bar in all suites

• Butler service for all guests

• All gratuities included

43 Contact your local travel professional or call 800.323.7604 to make your reservation FRANCE Amsterdam Zurich Cologne Koblenz Cochem Mannheim Strasbourg Kehl Basel GERMANY NETHERLAND S SWITZERLAND 7 Rhine River Rastatt Baden-Baden
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Holiday decorations in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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Christmas Markets Cruise on the Romantic Rhine

DAY 4 Cologne, Germany: Christmas markets transform picturesque Cologne into a winter wonderland over the holiday season. Upon arrival, stroll through the city on a guided walking tour and get upclose to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy free time and visit the cathedral Christmas markets in the Domplatz, in the shadows of the historic cathedral. This square is also home to the largest Christmas tree in the Rhineland. Decorated mugs hold steaming hot Glühwein and local vendors sell handmade sweets and local delicacies. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 5 Koblenz: Relax onboard as the ship makes her way to Koblenz. After a morning arrival, there is a choice of two Freechoice activities. Explore Koblenz on a walking tour with a local guide and see this historic city which straddles two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. In the historic part of the city, six areas offer more than 100 glittering, festive, cottage-style stands and Lebkuchenherzen (traditional gingerbread hearts) to create a magical European Christmas experience. OR, travel by coach to Cochem and discover a true medieval gem resting on the banks of the Mosel River. Feel as if you’ve stepped straight into a fairytale during the guided tour through town, culminating with a visit to the iconic 19th-century Reichsburg Castle.

This afternoon, sail through the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Rhine Gorge. Pass countless medieval castles and

vineyards lining the shores of this section of the river, with photo opportunities around every bend, See the infamous Lorelei Statue and hear about her legend. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 6 Mannheim: Awaken this morning in the town of Mannheim, departure point for the day’s activities. Your Freechoice activities include a visit to Heidelberg, with two options: visiting the ruins of the famous Renaissance castle and a walking tour. OR a guided walk through the quaint Old Town on an orientation tour. Alternatively, take a short drive through vine-covered landscapes to the wine region of Bad Durkheim, where you will taste a selection of the exceptional wines on offer at the historic Fitz Ritter vineyard.

During your free time, don’t miss out on shopping for unique treasures at the Christmas Market in Heidelberg! The Old Town radiates with Christmas spirit from its decorated wooden stalls to the aromas of spices from local specialties and the merriment of the season. Enrich: Enjoy a private evening concert at the magnificent Schwetzingen Palace. With a history that dates back to 1350, the palace is a stunning architectural masterpiece. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other, and a chance to create memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime Meals: B, L, D

DAY 7 Rastatt (Baden-Baden): Famous for its Roman baths, Baden-Baden is a charming town on the edge of the Black Forest. Today’s Freechoice activities, from

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Visit the cathedral Christmas markets in the Domplatz of Cologne Shop for unique treasures at the Christmas Market in Heidelberg

the port of Rastatt, are: Join a guided walking tour of this picturesque town and learn of its rich heritage, afterwards you will have free time to visit the delightful Christmas Markets that occupy the Lichtentaler Allee. OR relax with a visit to a rejuvenating thermal spa. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 8 Kehl (docking site for Strasbourg, France): A local guide leads you on a walking tour through this picturesque town. Stroll through the charming Old Quarter, “La Petit France”, admire the half-timbered houses and marvel at the gothic cathedral in the city

center. Enjoy free time to visit the stalls of Strasbourg’s Christkindelsmärkt, one of the largest in Europe, before returning to the ship. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 9 Basel, Switzerland – Zurich / USA: It’s time to bid farewell to the Captain and crew and depart for Zurich airport as you say goodbye to Europe and return home with lifelong memories of your Christmas Markets cruise along the Rhine River. Flights should depart Zurich after 12:00pm. Meal: B

Itinerary and vessel are subject to change.

CRUISE ACCOMMODATIONS Days 2 through 8 – Aboard a Scenic Space-Ship (pg. 52) 1 2 3 4 5 TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL EASY ENERGETIC Call for details on Free Airfare from your city to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, returning from Zurich, Switzerland. 45 Contact your local travel professional or call 800.323.7604 to make your reservation
2024 Departure Date DEC 4 Christmas Markets Cruise on the Romantic Rhine PER PERSON TWIN CAT SUITE DECK E Standard Suite Jewel $4,995 D Standard Suite Jewel $5,260 C Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,255 BA Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,255 BB Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,520 BD Deluxe Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,730 BJ Junion Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,885 A Balcony Suite Diamond $6,520 PA Balcony Suite Diamond $6,520 PP Balcony Suite Diamond $6,675 PD Deluxe Balcony Suite Diamond $6,885 RJ Junior Balcony Suite Diamond $7,200 RR Royal Balcony Suite Diamond $8,250 RP Royal Panorama Suite Diamond $8,565 RO Royal Owner’s Suite Diamond $8,880
Explore the festive Christmas Markets in Strasbourg, France Shop for handmade holiday ornaments and crafts

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Danube Christmas Markets

9 DAYS • 20 MEALS Get into the holiday spirit with a relaxing cruise on the Danube, Europe’s most popular river, during the holiday season. Explore the wonderful Christmas Markets of four countries with ports of call in the enchanting cities of Budapest, Vienna, Dürnstein, Passau and Regensburg, each specially decorated for the season. Roam the markets of each port in search of special handmade ornaments and crafts to bring home and cherish at holiday time for years to come.

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Christmas Market in Vienna, Austria
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DAY 1 Depart the USA: Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Budapest, Hungary.

DAY 2 Budapest, Hungary: Welcome to Budapest! You will be met and transferred from the airport to your Scenic Space-Ship. All flights should arrive by 5:00 p.m. After boarding, enjoy some time at your leisure to explore Budapest and its Christmas Market independently. This evening onboard, raise your glass to the days ahead at the Welcome Reception. Meal: D

DAY 3 Budapest: Freechoice: Explore the city in depth during a visit to Buda and Pest. OR, journey to the riverside town of Szentendre known for its museums, galleries, and artists, for a guided tour and time to shop at the Christmas markets. Alternatively, if you are feeling more active, hike to Buda Hill. Meals: B, L, D

Exceptional Inclusions

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• 20 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners

• Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Cruises and Tours

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• Seven-night cruise aboard a Scenic Space-Ship

• First-class service by an English-speaking crew

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• Onboard Activity Manager will host onboard wellness activities, games, classes and evening entertainment

• One exclusive Scenic Enrich experience

• Shore excursions using audio devices

• Expert local guides

• Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration

• Visit Christmas Markets in charming and historic ports

• All meals included onboard with a variety of international cuisine

• A variety of onboard dining options from casual to fine dining

• Complimentary beverages onboard ship, all day, every day

• Complimentary mini-bar in all suites

• Butler service for all guests

• Variety of onboard entertainment

• Complimentary WiFi onboard

• All gratuities included

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Amazing hand-crafted items await your selection

Danube Christmas Markets

DAY 4 Vienna, Austria: As you cruise the mighty Danube, relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas, and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails toward the majestic city of Vienna. Enrich: Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. Even in Elegant Vienna, Palais Liechtenstein is one of the grandest of all venues.

Meals: B, L, D

DAY 5 Vienna: Freechoice: This morning, begin the day with a guided tour of Schönbrunn Palace. Witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire and delight in the festive ambience at the market stalls that grace the palace courtyard. Alternatively, visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning baroque landmarks. OR discover a different side of Vienna on a guided bicycle tour. Later, explore the magical Viennese Christmas markets at your leisure. An age-old tradition, the forerunners of the present-day events date back to the Middle Ages when in 1298, Albrecht I granted Vienna’s citizens the privilege of holding a December Market or ‘Krippenmarkt’. Nowadays, many official advent markets sell a vast array of seasonal gifts and mouth-watering treats. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 6 Dürnstein – Melk: Awaken this morning in the charming town of Dürnstein. In your free time, stroll through the town, or hike up the to the castle ruins where Richard the Lionheart was held prisoner. The ship departs for Melk, cruising through the scenic Wachau Valley. Freechoice: Embark on an enjoyable bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk. Alternatively, enjoy a guided tour of Melk’s 18th-century Benedictine abbey, one of the world’s most magnificent baroque buildings. OR, remain onboard to learn about Schnapps is produced and sample the local flavors. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 7 Brandstatt, Germany / Vilshofen: Freechoice: Choose between a visit to Salzburg, Austria or the Czech town of Ceský Krumlov – both designated World Heritage Sites. Stroll the storybook streets of Salzburg’s Old Town, host to one of the continent’s oldest Christmas markets, set in a picturesque square in front of the Salzburg Cathedral and beneath the city’s iconic medieval castle. Or, tour Ceský Krumlov’s historic center, a labyrinth of cobblestoned streets lined with medieval, baroque and renaissance houses. At the end of either tour, rejoin the ship in Vilshofen. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 8 Regensburg: Boasting a staggering 2,000-year history, Regensburg has one of Germany’s best- preserved

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Christmas market on Budapest’s main square Enjoy a private Viennese concert at Palais Liechtenstein

medieval town centers, with more than 900 of its Romanesque and Gothic buildings listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Within its narrow alleyways, the city lays claim to having the highest concentration of bars in the country.

Set on the confluence of three rivers in Bavaria, Regensburg is a delight to explore on a walking tour. Your expert local guide will show you the old stone bridge, the Church of St James, and the Porta Praetoria all while

sharing the customs and traditions of the region during the festive period. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 9 Nuremberg / Munich / USA: After breakfast, bid farewell to your Captain and crew as you disembark the ship and transfer to the Munich Airport for your flight home. Flights must depart after 2:00 PM. Meal: B Itinerary is subject to change.

CRUISE ACCOMMODATIONS Days 2 through 8 – Aboard a Scenic Space-Ship (pg. 52) 1 2 3 4 5 TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL EASY ENERGETIC Call for details on Free Airfare from your city to Budapest, Hungary, returning from Munich, Germany. 49 Contact your local travel professional or call 800.323.7604 to make your reservation
Enjoy the Christmas Market in Salzburg, Germany
2024 Departure Dates DEC 11 Danube Christmas Markets PER PERSON TWIN CAT SUITE DECK E Standard Suite Jewel $4,995 D Standard Suite Jewel $5,260 C Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,255 BA Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,255 BB Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,520 BD Deluxe Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,730 BJ Junion Balcony Suite Sapphire $6,885 A Balcony Suite Diamond $6,520 PA Balcony Suite Diamond $6,520 PP Balcony Suite Diamond $6,675 PD Deluxe Balcony Suite Diamond $6,885 RJ Junior Balcony Suite Diamond $7,200 RR Royal Balcony Suite Diamond $8,250
Vienna adorned with holiday lights

SUITES & DECK PLANS

On the following pages, you will find the deck plans, suite layouts, and ship amenities to assist in selecting your accommodations for the cruise.

Diamond Deck

Sapphire Deck

Jewel Deck

Balcony Suites with Scenic Sun Lounges

Watch the world glide by from your private Scenic Sun Lounge.

Standard Suites

Standard Suites are on Jewel Deck and have a large picture window.

Wellness Area

Unwind or stay fit in the wellness area with massages**, gym and Salt Therapy Lounge (selected Space-Ships).

Panorama Lounge & Bar

Take a seat in the heart of the ship and enjoy a drink with friends old and new. Choose from fine regional wines and beers, spirits, cocktails, mocktails and specialty teas and coffees.

Crystal Dining

Scenic Diamond used as example. Please note not all ships are equipped with all amenities or follow the same deck plan. This layout is a general indication only and may vary in some locations. In the event of a deviation some services and inclusions may not be provided in line with these depictions. *Not available on all ships. **Additional cost. #Scenic Tailormade features vary in Portugal.

Our spacious main dining room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with open seating .

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Sun Deck & Riverview Terrace

The Sun Deck and Riverview Terrace are the perfect spots for 360-degree views, exercising on the walking track or relaxing in the Vitality Pool (selected Space-Ships).

Scenic Tailormade

You’ll never miss a moment with your Scenic Tailormade App#. Included Wi-Fi means you can access riverview commentary and know what significant landmarks you’re passing.

Panorama Deck

Take in the views from the Panorama Deck. This is also a great spot to get an up-close view when passing through a lock.

Portobellos/L’Amour

Open to just 32 guests each evening, you will receive an invite to dine at Portobellos/L’Amour at least once during your cruise. The five-course menu features regional specialties paired with local wines.

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Scenic Space-Ship Suite inclusions

Diamond Deck

Royal Suites

From 360ft2 to 520ft2

Our opulent collection of Royal Suites are spacious and some even feature wrap-around views. Our one-bedroom Royal Owner’s Suites take river cruising to a completely new standard.

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Suite features and services:

• Luxury Scenic slumber bed

• Scenic Sun Lounge

• Marble bathrooms

• Pillow menu

• Complimentary mini bar

• Mac-mini infotainment system

• Complimentary movies on demand

• In suite safe

• Hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone

• International power sockets

• Upgraded bathroom amenities

• Luxury bathrobe and slippers

• Nordic walking sticks

Butler service:

• Unlimited complimentary laundry service

• Shoeshine and valet service

• Early morning tea/coffee service

• Beverage and meal service in your private suite

• Daily delivery of personalized savory and sweet canapés or fruit

• Morning delivery of newspapers

• Packing and unpacking your luggage

Onboard dining:

• Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive

• Priority reservations at selected dining venues

Exclusive to Royal Suites:

• Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne (750ml)

• €200 per suite onboard credit for use in the Wellness Center

• Private arrival and departure transfers in Europe*

Diamond Deck

Junior Suites 250ft2

Located towards the front of the ship, these elegant suites feature their own Scenic Sun Lounge, pillow menu and more.

Suite features and services:

• Luxury Scenic slumber bed

• Scenic Sun Lounge

• Marble bathrooms

• Pillow menu

• Complimentary mini bar

• Mac-mini infotainment system

• Complimentary movies on demand

• In suite safe

• Hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone

• International power sockets

• Luxurious bathroom amenities

• Luxury bathrobe and slippers

• Nordic walking sticks

Butler service:

• Complimentary laundry concierge service once per cruise

• Complimentary daily pressing for two pieces of clothing

• Shoeshine and valet service

• Early morning tea/coffee service

• In-suite breakfast service

• Beverage service in your private suite

• Daily delivery of personalized savory and sweet canapés or fruit

Onboard dining:

• Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive

• Priority reservations at selected dining venues

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*Subject to availability and in select locations. Royal Suite deck plan based on One Bedroom Owners Suite. SCENIC SUN LOUNGE

Diamond Deck

Balcony Suites

From 205ft2 to 225ft2

Located on the Diamond Deck, your suite includes additional services that will add to the luxury of your time onboard.

Suite features and services:

• Luxury Scenic slumber bed

• Scenic Sun Lounge

• Marble bathrooms

• Pillow menu

• Complimentary mini bar

• Mac-mini infotainment system

• Complimentary movies on demand

• In suite safe

• Hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone

• International power sockets

• Luxurious bathroom amenities

• Luxury bathrobe and slippers

• Nordic walking sticks

Butler service:

• Complimentary laundry concierge service once per cruise

• Shoeshine and valet service

• Early morning tea/coffee service

Exclusive to Diamond Deck:

• Complimentary daily pressing for two pieces of clothing

• In-suite breakfast service

• Beverage service in your private suite

• Exclusive invitation to Table La Rive on cruises of 10 nights or longer

• Priority reservations at selected dining venues

Sapphire Deck

Balcony Suites

From 205ft2 to 225ft2

Choose from our Balcony Suites to our larger Deluxe Balcony Suites which provide even more room to relax.

Suite features and services:

• Luxury Scenic slumber bed

• Scenic Sun Lounge

• Marble bathrooms

• Pillow menu

• Complimentary mini bar

• Mac-mini infotainment system

• Complimentary movies on demand

• In suite safe

• Hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone

• International power sockets

• Luxurious bathroom amenities

• Luxury bathrobe and slippers

• Nordic walking sticks

Butler service:

• Complimentary laundry concierge service once per cruise

• Shoeshine and valet service

• Early morning tea/coffee service

• Beverage service in your private suite

Jewel Deck

Standard Suite

From 160ft2 to 172ft2

Our Jewel Deck Suites provide a lovely introduction to river cruising. Comfortable and luxurious with the finest in amenities.

Suite features and services:

• Luxury Scenic slumber bed

• Marble bathrooms

• Pillow menu

• Complimentary mini bar

• Mac-mini infotainment system

• Complimentary movies on demand

• In suite safe

• Hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone

• International power sockets

• Luxurious bathroom amenities

• Luxury bathrobe and slippers

• Nordic walking sticks

Butler service:

• Complimentary laundry concierge service once per cruise

• Shoeshine and valet service

• Early morning tea/coffee service

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Your time onboard our Scenic Space-Ships will be one of complete indulgence and luxury. Every level of suite offers up a host of inclusions to ensure your river cruise is all the more special.
Scenic Jasper used as example, please note not all ships follow the same plan. The deckplan and suite layout images are an indication only and may vary.

Scenic Jasper, Amber & Opal

CAT RO CAT RR
Rebuilt: 2019 Suites: 82 Length: 443 ft. Crew: 59 Passengers: 163 The deck plan and cabin layout images are an indication only and may vary. Sun Deck SUN DECK DIAMOND DECK SAPPHIRE DECK JEWEL DECK Royal Panorama Suite 475ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge CAT RP Junior Suite 250ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge CAT BJ CAT RJ Deluxe Balcony Suite 225ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge CAT PD CAT BD Riverview Terrace Wheelhouse Sun Deck Walking Track Panorama Deck Portobellos Restaurant River Café Lounge & Bar Gift Shop Reception Elevator Crystal Dining Table La Rive Galley Wellness Area Fitness Center Vitality Pool Salt Therapy Lounge 17 18 10 9 8 7 4 12 15 14 13 11 6 5 3 2 1 16 Balcony Suite 205ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge PA PP C BA CAT A BB Standard Suite 160ft2 CAT E CAT D Royal Owner’s Suite 520ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge Royal Balcony Suite 360ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge For availability details and our latest offers visit mayflowercruisesandtours.com 54

Scenic Crystal, Jewel & Jade

Rebuilt: 2019 Suites: 82 Length: 443 ft. Crew: 59 Passengers: 163

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SUN DECK DIAMOND DECK SAPPHIRE DECK JEWEL DECK Riverview Terrace Wheelhouse Sun Deck Walking Track Panorama Deck Portobellos Restaurant River Café Lounge & Bar Gift Shop Reception Elevator Crystal Dining Table La Rive Galley Wellness Area Fitness Center Salt Therapy Lounge 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 The deck plan and cabin layout images are an indication only and may vary. Scenic Crystal Table La Rive Standard Suite 160ft2 CAT E CAT D Junior Balcony Suite 250ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge CAT BJ CAT RJ Balcony Suite 205ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge PA PP C BA CAT A BB Deluxe Balcony Suite 225ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge CAT PD CAT BD Royal Panorama Suite 325ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge CAT RS Royal Balcony Suite 315ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge CAT R

Scenic Gem

Built: 2014 Suites: 63 Length: 361 ft. Crew: 48 Passengers: 126

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SUN DECK DIAMOND DECK SAPPHIRE DECK JEWEL DECK Royal One-Bedroom Suite 455ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge Royal Balcony Suite 305ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge Deluxe Balcony Suite 225ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge Balcony Suite 205ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge Standard Suite 160ft2 P C BA B CAT RP CAT R CAT PD CAT BD CAT PA CAT E CAT D Riverview Terrace Wheelhouse Sun Deck Walking Track Panorama Deck L’Amour Restaurant River Café Panorama Lounge & Bar Gift Shop Reception Elevator Crystal Dining Table La Rive Gallery Wellness Area Fitness Center 10 9 8 7 4 12 15 14 13 11 6 5 3 2 1 16
Scenic Gem Lounge and bar The deck plan and cabin layout images are an indication only and may vary.

Scenic Azure

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Built: 2016 Suites: 48 Length: 262 ft. Crew: 43 Passengers: 96 SUN DECK Royal One-Bedroom Suite 420ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge Junior Suite 247ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge Balcony Suite 215ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge Riverview Suite 183ft2 Including Scenic Sun Lounge Standard Suite 172ft2 CAT RP CAT E CAT D Scenic Azure Vitality Pool
deck plan and cabin layout images are an indication only and may vary. Sun Deck Vitality Pool Wheelhouse Riverview Terrace Walking Track Panorama Deck Portobellos River Café Panorama Lounge & Bar Gift Shop Reception Elevator Wellness Area Fitness Centre Table d’Or Crystal Dining Galley 17 10 9 8 7 4 12 15 14 13 11 6 5 3 2 1 16 CAT C1 P C BB B CAT PA CAT RJ CAT BJ SAPPHIRE DECK JEWEL DECK DIAMOND DECK
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Booking Conditions

How to Make a Reservation: Phone, fax or visit our website - or call your travel professional. Please provide the full first and last names of travelers as it appears on passport and include address, phone number, tour name and departure date. Space will be held until deposit is received which is due within five business days after making your reservation.

Travel Agents Contact

Mayflower Cruises & Tours

650 Warrenville Rd

Suite 500

Lisle, IL 60532

(630) 435-8500 ext. 1 in Illinois

(800) 323-7604 ext. 1

(630) 960-3575 fax

www.mayflowercruisesandtours.com info@mayflowercruisesandtours.com

Reservation Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Central Standard Time

Payments: All deposits and final payments can be made by check or credit card. We accept the following credit cards: Visa, Mastercard and Discover.

Prices Subject to Change: We reserve the right to vary itineraries and prices and substitute facilities, hotels or events of equal or better quality if necessary.

Guaranteed Share Program for Single Travelers: If you are traveling alone and would like a roommate for cost savings, let us know at the time of booking your reservation. Travelers must be non-smokers and cannot use a medical sleeping device to be eligible. Participants will be paired with another traveler of the same gender at the twin rate. If no roommate is available, you will get a single room at the twin rate. Guaranteed share reservations are available until the final payment period of a tour.

Roommate Cancellation: If you are booked as a “twin” and your roommate cancels their reservation, and you cannot find another roommate, you may either travel as a guaranteed share (see above) or travel as a single and pay the single supplement.

Health and Walking on Tour: Some sites visited have limited motorcoach access and may involve considerable walking, stairs or inclines. Travelers should be in reasonably good health. Some programs include destinations in higher elevations that may have varying effects on individual travelers. Tour Managers and Coach Drivers cannot lift or assist travelers into transportation vehicles.

Mayflower Cruises & Tours requires that persons requiring assistance be accompanied by a companion who is capable of and totally responsible for providing the assistance.

Revision Fees: A fee of $25 per person per transaction will be charged for any changes, revisions or alterations made to your reservation after confirmation.

Luggage Handling: The tour cost includes porterage for one average size suitcase. A charge of $5.00 per hotel will be collected by the Tour Manager for each additional piece of luggage that you bring.

Travel Documents: Your travel documents will be in your possession approximately 14 days prior to departure. Documents include tour itinerary, departure and arrival information and times, hotel and ship information, clothing suggestions, baggage tags, plus any helpful hints.

Mayflower Loyalty Program, First Time Travelers and Referral

Rewards: Earn $150.00 travel credit for every River Cruise and Small Ship Adventure taken with Mayflower Cruises & Tours. No restrictions to the amount of credits an individual can acquire. Loyalty Credits can be applied to any reservation made within one

year of the return of the tour they were earned on. Multiple credits can be used on a single tour. Credits are nontransferable but can be combined with Referral Rewards and Mayflower promotional savings.*

First Time Travelers, earn $100.00 to be applied to their first reservation with Mayflower Cruises & Tours. FTTs cannot be combined with any Free Airfare promotional offer. With Mayflower’s Referral Rewards program you can earn hundreds of travel dollars when you refer a friend to us. Here is how it works – refer a friend that is NEW to Mayflower Cruises & Tours and you will earn up to a $100 travel savings when your friend makes a reservation and pays the deposit on a tour that is five days or longer. The savings is per friend. So if you bring a couple that is new to Mayflower – you will earn up to $100 x 2 = $200 travel savings. You can apply this savings on upcoming tours* you have with Mayflower Cruises & Tours. Your Friend also gets a First-Time Traveler savings of up to $100. *Some restrictions apply, call for details.

Smoke Free Environment: Although smoking is not allowed on the motorcoach, frequent rest/smoking stops are made.

Travelers with Special Needs: You must advise Mayflower at the time your booking is made of any disability requiring special attention. Mayflower will make reasonable efforts to accommodate the special needs of our travelers. Be aware that the Americans with Disabilities Act is applicable only within the United States and that accommodations for disabled travelers outside the United States may be more limited. If a traveler requires assistance, we require that he/she be accompanied by a companion who is capable of and totally responsible for providing the assistance. Neither Mayflower personnel, nor its suppliers, may lift or physically assist travelers. If a traveler thinks he/she might need assistance during a trip, he/she should call Mayflower to determine what assistance might reasonably be provided. If special arrangements are provided, and these arrangements add to the Tour Operator’s cost, the Tour Member will be responsible to pay the additional costs. Mayflower cannot provide special individual assistance to travelers with special needs for walking, dining or other routine activities.

Membership: Mayflower reserves the right to withhold tour membership, or to require any traveler to leave a tour at any time, when such action is determined by Mayflower to be in the best interests of the traveler or the tour group. Children must be at least six years of age and accompanied at all times by a guardian.

Force Majeure: Except where otherwise expressly stated in these terms and conditions we cannot accept liability or pay any compensation where the performance or prompt performance of our obligations under our contract with you is prevented or affected by or you otherwise suffer any damage, loss or expense of any nature as a result of Force Majeure . “Force Majeure” means any event which we or the supplier of the services in question could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid.

Responsibility: These tour programs are operated by Mayflower Cruises & Tours, Inc. 650 Warrenville Rd, Suite 500, Lisle, IL 60532. In common with other companies, Mayflower acts only as an agent for Tour Members in arranging room accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, admissions and restaurants. Mayflower reserves the right in its sole discretion to make changes in the itinerary and is not responsible for expenses, loss of time, money or other occurrence resulting from a change of tour scheduling made for Tour Members. Mayflower reserves the right to accept, decline or retain any person as a member of the tour, and is not responsible for any losses or damages of personal property, or for injuries, expenses or damages incurred by any Tour Member.

United States Tour Operators Association

$1 Million Travelers Assistance Program

Mayflower Cruises & Tours, Inc. shares the coverage available under the United States Tour Operators Association (“USTOA”)

$1 Million Travelers Assistance Program with affiliates of Mayflower Cruises & Tours who, as an Active Member of the USTOA is required to post $1 Million with USTOA to be used to reimburse, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program, the advance payments of Mayflower Cruises & Tours travelers in the unlikely event of Mayflower Cruises & Tours bankruptcy, insolvency or cessation of business. Further, you should understand that the $1 Million posted by Mayflower Cruises & Tours may be sufficient to provide only a partial recovery of the advance payments received by Mayflower Cruises & Tours. Complete details of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program and a list of affiliates may be obtained by writing to USTOA at 345 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1801, New York, NY 10001, or by email to information@ustoa.com or by visiting www.ustoa.com.

Tour Activity Level: Travelers should be in reasonably good health. Please consult your physician for pre-departure health advice.

1. This program has a leisurely pace with minimal activity such as climbing stairs, boarding the motorcoach and walking within the hotels and ships.

2. Average physical activity on this program requires the ability to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, sometimes over uneven surfaces.

3. A blend of longer and shorter touring days with walking tours. Expect more of the touring to be over uneven surfaces and involve more stairs.

4. Longer touring days with more walking tours mixed with some periods of standing. Expect more of the touring to be over uneven surfaces and involve stairs.

5. A more physical touring experience based on the destination. Involves longer walking tours, on uneven surfaces, may involve inclines, stair climbing, windy or wet conditions at sites and periods of standing. Expect some of the experiences to occur during the evening.

Airline Security Measures: The Transportation Security Administration requires that travelers provide their name exactly to their airline as it appears on their passport to be used while traveling, along with their date of birth and gender when making reservations to fly from the U.S. When making your flight reservations through Mayflower Cruises & Tours, you will be asked for this information by our staff. Due to airline security measures, your passport must match your airline ticket name and your tour reservation name or you may be denied aircraft boarding.

Passport & Visas: Each U.S. citizen must have a valid passport. Expiration date of passport should be at least six months after the return date of the tour. If you don’t have a passport, call our office and we’ll tell you how to apply for one. Some countries require visas for entry by U.S. citizens. We will send instructions for visa applications if a visa is required for your tour. Holders of non-U.S. passports should contact their nearest consulate and inquire about the necessary passport or visa documentation required for entry into the countries visited. Visa fees and cost of obtaining a visa are not included in the tour price and are the responsibility of the traveler.

Medical Requirements: Many countries have immunization requirements. Some countries require foreign visitors to have valid medical insurance on entry. Requirements vary by country and can change. Please check with your travel professional or call our office for details on which tours need these requirements. Specific instructions will be sent to you at 90 days prior to departure if your tour requires these conditions. Mayflower Cruises & Tours cannot be liable for delay or denial of entry due to missing documents.

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Itinerary Changes: There may be times when we may have to alter the scheduled itinerary, cruise vessels, hotels, shore excursions etc. due to weather conditions or conditions on the river in regards to water levels, locks, or other delays. Any changes in the itinerary due to these conditions will not result in eligibility for a refund. All itineraries are subject to change without prior notice and may need to be altered due to water level and other weather conditions.

Cruise: (a) Noise, Vibration and Odor: While We take reasonable steps to minimize noise, vibrations and odors on the cruise ships, You acknowledge and accept that some noise, vibration and intermittent odors may be experienced on vessels and that We will not be liable to You in relation to any such noise, vibration or odors.

(b) Docking Position: During port stops, ships may dock side-byside, obstructing views and requiring You to pass through other ships to embark and disembark.

DEPOSIT SCHEDULE – TOUR PRICE UP TO $5,000

Land/Cruise Tour with Air* Deposit Per Person Final Payment

• With TPP Coverage $899 90 Days

• Without TPP Coverage $400 90 Days

Land/Cruise Tour Only Deposit Per Person Final Payment

• With TPP Coverage $799 90 Days

• Without TPP Coverage $400 90 Days

DEPOSIT SCHEDULE – TOUR PRICE FROM $5,001 AND UP

Land/Cruise Tour with Air* Deposit Per Person Final Payment

• With TPP Coverage $969 90 Days

• Without TPP Coverage $400 90 Days

Land/Cruise Tour Only Deposit Per Person Final Payment

• With TPP Coverage $869 90 Days

• Without TPP Coverage $400 90 Days

Payment Information: Listed above is a schedule of deposit and final payment due dates. You will note that the first category includes an optional Travelers Protection Plan (TPP) which is to be paid within five business days after making your reservation. Please see “Travelers Protection Plan (TPP)” section in the next column for further explanation of this benefit.

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Payments for land, air and cruise arrangements (less the deposit amount) will be refunded when cancellations are received prior to the final payment due date noted above. Deposits are non-refundable unless the optional Travelers Protection Plan (TPP) is purchased at the time of booking. When the optional Traveler Protection Plan is purchased and it is necessary to cancel your reservation, you will be refunded all payments, including the deposit amount, less the TPP premium. All refunds will be processed by Trip Mate, Inc. Please go to www.tripmate.com/wpF431G for details on the coverage for the Traveler Protection Plan.

Should you choose not to purchase our TPP, the following per person cancellation charges will be assessed for all tours and optional excursion costs:

• 91 days or more prior to departure: Deposit Amount

• 90 days to day of departure: 100% of total tour

• No refund on unused portions of the tour

Exclusions for the Cancellation Fee Waiver: Mayflower Cruises & Tours reserves the right to alter its Refund and Cancellation Policy when a substantial amount of cancellation or postponement of travel is attributable to: conditions resulting from an act of God, natural or man-made disaster, fire, government action, civil disorder, war, hostilities between nations, or unavailability of transportation through no fault of Mayflower Cruises & Tours.

Tour Price Includes: All motorcoach transportation noted in the tour itinerary, round trip airport transfers on the tour departure and return dates (only) if air is purchased through Mayflower, services of the Tour Manager and driver, lodging, sightseeing, taxes, admissions, gratuities for bellmen and waiters for included meals, as well as Mayflower Money. Included meals are clearly noted in the touring description. Air transportation is available upon request, at additional cost for all tours.

What is Not Included on the Tour:The land price of your tour does not include airfare to the tour departure point; any inter/ intra-country air; airline luggage charges; items of a personal nature; meals not included on the itinerary; all airport skycaps, van or limo drivers. Transfers between airport and hotel are not included unless you purchase air from Mayflower and travel on tour dates. Baggage fees assessed by the airlines are not included in the air price if you purchased air from Mayflower Cruises & Tours.

Travelers Protection Plan

Our Travelers Protection Plan consists of Pre-Departure and PostDeparture Travel Insurance Benefits. The following details apply to World Holidays that include a river cruise.

Travel Insurance Benefits: The following benefits are offered and administered by Trip Mate, Inc. To help protect your travel investment in the event of Trip Cancellation or Trip Interruption, you have the option to purchase the Travel Protection Plan (TPP) with your trip deposit/payment. The TPP is not refundable after 10 days of purchase (in all states) and after 14 days (in Washington). Please click on the following link to review or download the full terms of the plan: www.tripmate.com/wpF431G.

Trip Cancellation: If you cancel your Trip due to a covered Injury, Sickness or Death - your own or that of a Traveling Companion or Family Member - or for Other Covered Reasons, as defined, you will be reimbursed up to the Trip Cost for the unused non-

refundable Prepaid expenses for Travel Arrangements provided by Mayflower Cruises & Tours.

Trip Interruption: If you interrupt your Trip due to a covered Injury, Sickness or Death - your own or that of a Traveling Companion or Family Member - or for Other Covered Reasons, as defined, you will be reimbursed up to the Trip Cost for the unused portion of the prepaid expenses for Travel Arrangements and/or the Additional Transportation Cost paid to return home or rejoin the Trip.

This plan also provides the benefits listed below, which are subject to the terms and conditions of the plan and may vary by state jurisdiction:

• $500 Missed Connection

• $2,400 Travel Delay (Up to $200 Per Day for up to 14 days)

• $500 Travel Delay (Up to $100 Per Day)

• $25,000 Medical Expense

• $50,000 Emergency Evacuation

• $25,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment

• $2,000 Baggage / Travel Documents

• $500 Baggage Delay (Up to $100 Per Day)

• 24 Hour Worldwide Assistance Service (non-insurance service provided by Generali Global Assistance)

Certain exclusions and limitations apply and are detailed in the Plan Document which will be enclosed with your deposit receipt and is also available to you, upon request, at any time prior to your purchase of the plan.

“Traveling Companion” means a person or persons whose names appear with Yours on the same Travel Arrangements and who, during Your Trip, will accompany You. A group or tour organizer, sponsor or leader is not a Traveling Companion as defined, unless sharing accommodations in the same room, cabin, condominium unit, apartment unit or other lodging with You.

Sickness or Injury must require care by a Physician and must commence while coverage is in force for you. This plan does not cover a loss that results from an illness, disease, or other condition (of you, an Immediate Family Member, Traveling Companion or Business Partner), event or circumstance which occurs at a time when this plan is not in force for you.

The insurance benefits of this plan are underwritten by United States Fire Insurance Company, Eatontown, NJ.

For complete details on the travel protection plan, refer to the Plan Document enclosed with your deposit receipt, which is also available to you online at www.tripmate.com/wpF431G.

Important! The Travel Protection Plan must be purchased at the time of initial payment and may not be purchased at a later date.

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