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THE HIDDEN WONDERS OF EUROPE RIVER CRUISING

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of the delay, time of day and number of passengers affected. We cannot accept liability Majeure. “Force Majeure” means any event which we or the supplier of the service(s) for any delay which is due to any of the reasons set out in clause 25 (which includes in question could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid. Such events are likely to the behaviour of any passenger(s) on the flight who, for example, fails to check in or include (whether actual or threatened) war, terrorism, exceptionally high or low water levels, lock closures, fire, flooding, unusual weather conditions, loss of power, epidemics board on time). or pandemics, industrial disputes, slow-downs or other strike activities, riots or civil 51. If your flight is cancelled or delayed, your flight ticket is downgraded or boarding is disturbances, acts of government, government agencies or other authorities, inability denied by your airline, depending on the circumstances, the airline may be required to obtain any necessary licence or consent through no fault of ours and any other event to pay you compensation, refund the cost of your flight and/or provide you with or circumstances beyond the control of us or any supplier of any part of your tour. set accommodation and/or refreshments under EC Regulation No 261/2004 – the Denied out in clause 25 (which includes the behaviour of any passenger(s) on the flight who, for Boarding Regulations 2004. Where applicable, you must pursue the airline for the example, fails to check in or board on time). compensation or other payment due to you. All sums you receive or are entitled to receive from the airline concerned by virtue of these Regulations represent the full Risk and travel insurance 35. You acknowledge and accept that there are inherent risks associated with our tours amount of your entitlement to compensation or any other payment arising from such for example events of Force Majeure, hazards of travelling in undeveloped areas, travel cancellation, delay, downgrading or denied boarding. This includes any disappointment, distress, inconvenience or effect on any other arrangements. The fact a delay may by boat, train, automobile, aircraft or other means of transportation particularly in entitle you to cancel your flight does not automatically entitle you to cancel any other underdeveloped countries or more remote locations. arrangements even where those arrangements have been made in conjunction with 36. We strongly advise you to take out adequate and appropriate travel insurance to cover as a minimum cancellation by you, loss of luggage, early return following death of your flight. We have no liability to make any payment to you in relation to the Denied Boarding Regulations or in respect of any flight cancellation or delay, downgrading a relative and emergency repatriation in the event of accident or illness. of any flight ticket or denial of any boarding as the full amount of your entitlement to 37. Please read your policy details carefully and take them with you on your tour. It is any compensation or other payment (as dealt with above) is covered by the airline’s your responsibility to ensure that the insurance cover you purchase is suitable and obligations under the Denied Boarding Regulations. If for any reason, we make any adequate for your particular needs. payment to you or a third party which the airline is responsible for in accordance with Itinerary changes and travel advice the Denied Boarding Regulations, you must, when requested, assign to us the rights 38. During local or national holidays, certain facilities such as museums and you have or had to claim the payment in question from the airline. If the airline does not restaurants, sightseeing tours and shopping may be limited or not available. comply with these rules, you may complain to the CAA on 020 7453 6888 or by e-mail Alternatives will be offered if possible. to passengercomplaints@caa.co.uk or see www.caa.co.uk – Referring Your Complaint 39. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office may have issued information about your to the CAA. tour destination. You are advised to check this information on the internet at https:// Transfers www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice. 52. These are only available on the day your tour commences and the day your tour Smoking terminates at designated times. Transfers outside these times will be at your expense 40. Smoking(including e-cigarettes) is not permitted inside tourist coaches or indoors and arrangement. If you have purchased pre and post tour hotel accommodation on any ship and such other places as are prohibited by us or our suppliers from time through us, you will be provided with airport transfers to/from your hotel to the relevant to time. Smoking is not permitted on the balconies of our river cruise ships. We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure there are frequent stops on any coach trip and there gateway airport. If your airline booking is not made by us, you must ensure your flight details are provided to us (this can be entered by Tour Personaliser at www.scenic. are permitted areas outside decks on-board some cruise vessels which are available co.uk.) Please note: No refund will be given for unused transfers. Transfers cannot be for smoking, however we cannot guarantee these facilities will be available. routed to other pick-up points or destinations. Passengers who miss the pre-booked Baggage allowance transfer will be responsible for making their own way to/from the ship/rail station 41. You are entitled to carry one suitcase per person with the total sum of its length, or hotel at their own expense. Transfers must be booked and flights advised to us width and height not exceeding 76 x 53 x 28cm/30 x 21 x 11in (62 inches) and weight a minimum of 60 days prior to travel otherwise transfers cannot be guaranteed. 20kg (44 lbs). Personal and valuable items such as make-up, cameras, medication, Please note, heavy traffic in Moscow, Munich and St. Petersburg can result in long passport, money/ credit cards etc. should be carried in a travel bag or on your person. You must ensure that luggage meets the weight requirements as overweight or oversize transfer times. Hotel accommodation items will not be carried. Some carriers may impose a small surcharge per day for a 53. IMPORTANT: Unless otherwise expressly stated in the description of the tour in second suitcase per person. Excess baggage is always at your cost. question or expressly advised by us to you, overnight accommodation required to Young travellers meet tour and/or flight connections is not included in the tour price and is at your own 42. Travellers who are less than 21 years old on the departure date must be expense. For any accommodation included in the tour itinerary, we reserve the right to accompanied by and share a cabin/room with an adult aged 21 or over. Children under substitute hotel accommodation of a similar standard in the place of the advertised 12 years of age are not accepted. This is a condition of carriers and cruise operators 8 Day hotel. make no representations about the facilities, quality or size of any such hotel Nuremberg >We Budapest we use. rooms. Complaints and Damage Passports and visas 43. If a problem occurs during your tour, you must advise our representative 8 Day Amsterdam > Nuremberg 54. British (citizen) passport holders are recommended to have a valid passport with immediately so that steps can be taken to resolve the matter and you can continue at least 6 months validity from return date. If your passport has less than 6 months to enjoy the remainder of your tour. You must also advise the supplier concerned. validity from the return date, then a waiver form must be signed. It is your responsibility Any verbal notification must be put in writing and given to our representative/agent 15 Day Amsterdam to>ensure Budapest any visas required for countries to be visited on the tour have been obtained and the supplier as soon as possible. If we do not have or you cannot contact our prior to the tour departure date. Failure to obtain correct documentation will mean local representative or agent and any complaint or problem is not resolved to your you may be unable to participate in particular shore excursions and may be denied 8 Day satisfaction by the supplier, you must contact us in the UK using the contact details we boarding Amsterdam > Basel and/or entry into certain countries. Passport and visa entry requirements have provided you with during your holiday, giving us full details and a contact number. and costs are your sole responsibility. We cannot accept any liability if you are refused Until we know about a complaint or problem, we cannot begin to resolve it. Most entry onto transport or into any country due to failure on your part to carry correct 8 Day > any Budapest problems can be dealt with quickly. If you remain dissatisfied, any complaintNuremberg must be documentation. If failure to have any necessary travel or other documents results in made in writing to us giving full details within 30 days of the end of the tour. If you fail to fines, surcharges or other financial penalty being imposed on us, you will be responsible follow this simple procedure, your right to claim compensation you may otherwise have for reimbursing us accordingly. 11 Day Prague > Budapest been entitled to may be affected or even lost as a result. Only the lead name should 55. A full British passport presently takes approximately 4 to 6 weeks to obtain. If you write to us. are 16 or over and have not yet got a passport, you should apply for one at least six 44. When you book with us, you accept responsibility for any damage or loss caused by weeks before your departure from the UK. The UK Passport Service has to confirm an 15 Day Amsterdam > Basel you or any member of your party. Full payment for any such damage or loss (reasonably applicant’ s identity before issuing their first passport and will ask them to attend an estimated if not precisely known) must be made direct to the accommodation owner or interview in order to do this. If you are not a British citizen or hold a non British passport, manager or other supplier or to us as soon as possible. If the actual cost of the loss or 8 Day you must check passport and visa requirements with the Embassy or Consulate of the Amsterdam > Amsterdam damage exceeds the amount paid where estimated, you must pay the difference once country(ies) you are travelling through and to which you are intending to travel. Please known. If the actual cost is less than the amount paid, the difference will be refunded. note, all requirements may change and all clients must check the up to date position in You will also be responsible for meeting any claims subsequently made against us 9 Day good time before departure with the Embassy or consulate of the country(ies) you are Budapest > Bucharest and all costs incurred by us (including our own and the other party’s full legal costs) travelling through and to. as a result of your actions. You should ensure you have appropriate travel insurance to 56. It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of all recommended vaccinations protect you if this situation arises. and health precautions in good time before departure. Details are available from your Included in your fare GP surgery and from the National Travel Health Network and Centre www.nathnac.org. 45. All airfares / rail travel from the UK (unless specified at the time of booking, e.g. Information on health abroad is also available on www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Travelhealth. selected special offers), coach travel, all cruise travel, services of a Cruise Director (if At the time of publication of this brochure, we are not aware of any compulsory health applicable), airport transfers, port charges, meals, accommodation, sightseeing and requirements applicable to British citizens taking any of the holidays featured in this admissions and other services as expressly indicated in the itinerary, all gratuities and brochure. For holidays in the EU/EEA you should obtain an EHIC (European Health tipping on land tours and river cruises except as set out below. Insurance Card) prior to departure from www.ehic.org.uk. An EHIC is not a substitute NOT included in your fare for travel insurance. Vaccination and other health requirements/recommendations are 46. Gratuities and tips to any staff on cruise ships not operated by us (unless otherwise subject to change at any time for any destination. Please therefore check with a doctor 8 Day Tarascon expressly advised), meals not specified in the itinerary, drinks,Chalon-sur-Saône laundry, passport fees, or clinic>not less than six weeks prior to departure to ensure that you have met the expenses of a personal nature, travel between train stations and any other items which necessary requirements and have the applicable information. are not expressly included in the cost of your tour. Changes to flight schedules may 57. It is the lead name’s responsibility to ensure that all members of the party are in 13 Day Chalon-sur-Saône Tarascon require additional overnight accommodation at either commencement or completion of possession > of all necessary travel and health documents before departure. All costs tour which is at your own expense. For the avoidance of doubt hotel accommodation is incurred in obtaining such documentation must be paid by you. We regret we cannot not provided on an all inclusive basis. accept any liability if you are refused entry onto any transport or into any country due to 11 Day Paris > Paris Airfare conditions failure on your part to carry all required documentation. If failure to have any necessary 47. Air travel is based on a specific class and is subject to availability at time of booking. travel or other documents results in fines, surcharges or other financial penalty, costs If booking a promotional cruise, all inclusions and conditions may differ. Please check 11 Day or expenses being imposed on or incurred by us, you will be responsible for reimbursing Bordeaux > Bordeaux promotional booking conditions. Full details and conditions may be obtained from your us accordingly. travel consultant. Changes to original tickets will incur amendment or cancellation Financial security fees, are subject to availability and surcharges may apply. Please see clauses 21 and 22 58. We hold an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence issued by the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL above. Please note: all airfares are subject to routing restrictions. number 9294). When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from Flights us, you will receive an ATOL Certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where 48. We are not always in a position at the time of booking to confirm the flight timings you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go which will be used in connection with your flight. The flight timings shown in our wrong. We, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL Certificate, will provide you with the brochure, on our website and/or detailed on your confirmation invoice are for guidance services listed on the ATOL Certificate (or a suitable alternative). In some cases, where only and are subject to alteration and confirmation. Flight timings are outside our neither we nor the supplier are able to do so for reasons of insolvency, an alternative control. They are set by airlines and are subject to various factors including air traffic ATOL holder may provide you with the services you have bought or a suitable alternative control restrictions, weather conditions, potential technical problems and the ability (at no extra cost to you). You agree to accept that in those circumstances the alternative 8 Day Porto PortoATOL holder will perform those obligations and you agree to pay any money outstanding of passengers to check in on time. The actual times will be those shown on your > tickets which will be dispatched to you approximately two weeks before departure. Please to be paid by you under your contract to that alternative ATOL holder. However, you also note, flights may operate indirect.You must accordingly check your tickets very carefully agree that in some cases it will not be possible to appoint an alternative ATOL holder, in 11 Day >which Porto immediately on receipt to ensure you have the correct flight times. It is possiblePorto that case you will be entitled to make a claim under the ATOL scheme (or your credit flight times may be changed even after tickets have been dispatched - we will contact card issuer where applicable). If we, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL certificate, you as soon as possible if this occurs. are unable to provide the services listed (or a suitable alternative, through an alternative 14 Day Lisbon > Porto 49. In accordance with EU Directive (EC) No 2111/2005, we are required to bring to your ATOL holder or otherwise) for reasons of insolvency, the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust attention the existence of a “Community List” which contains details of air carriers may make a payment to (or confer a benefit on) you under the ATOL scheme. You agree that are subject to an operating ban within the European Union. The Community list is that in return for such a payment or benefit, you assign absolutely to those Trustees available for inspection at http://ec.europa.eu/transport/air-ban/list_en.htm. We are any claims which you have or may have arising out of or relating to the non-provision of also required to advise you of the carrier(s) (or, if the carrier(s) is not known, the likely the services, including any claim against us, the travel agent or your credit card issuer carrier(s)) that will operate your flight(s) at the time of booking. Where we are only able where applicable. You also agree that any such claims may be re-assigned to another to inform you of the likely carrier(s) at the time of booking, we shall inform you of the body, if that other body has paid sums you have claimed under the ATOL scheme. Please identity of the actual carrier(s) as soon as we become aware of this. Any change to the note: Not all holiday or travel services offered and sold by us will be protected by the operating carrier(s) after your booking has been confirmed will be notified to you as ATOL scheme *The air inclusive holidays and flights we arrange are ATOL protected soon as possible. If the carrier with whom you have a confirmed reservation becomes providing they are made available in the UK. For further information, visit the ATOL subject to an operating ban as above as a result of which we/ the carrier are unable to website at www.atol.org.uk. offer you a suitable alternative the provisions of clause 18 and 19 will apply. Any change 59. As a member of the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT in the identity of the carrier, flight timings, and/or aircraft type (if advised) will not entitle number 5248), Scenic has provided a bond to meet the requirements of the Package you to cancel or change to other arrangements without paying our normal charges Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992. In the event of except where specified in these conditions. insolvency, protection is provided for non-flight packages commencing in and returning 50. If you suffer a delay to your outbound travel arrangements, we will do our best to to the UK and other non-flight packages excluding pre arranged travel to and from your assist you make the start of your tour or, if this cannot be achieved, join it as soon as destination. Please note that packages booked outside the UK are only protected when possible any costs we incur in making any alternative arrangements in this situation purchased directly with Scenic. In the above circumstances, if you have not yet travelled will be your responsibility. In the event of a flight delay, the airline concerned may you may claim a refund, or if you have already travelled, you may claim repatriation to provide refreshments and/or other assistance depending on factors such as the length the starting point of your non-flight package.

The Scenic Experience Our all-inclusive approach

Norway

The ultimate luxury river cruise ships

Estonia

The most opulent suites A butler for every guest

Europe's finest food and drink

Sweden

DISCOVER

A cultural adventure like no other

Baltic Sea

Scotland

Lithuania

North Sea

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Ireland Wales

Amsterdam

England

Danube Discovery -

Netherlands

Hoorn

Rhine

Germany

Cologne

Freudenberg

Nuremberg

Rouen

Rhine, Moselle & Danube Rivers

Trier

France

The Rhine, Main and Danube rivers flow through the heart of continental Europe. Through the engineering miracle of their namesake canal and onward to the Danube and the onion domes of Eastern Europe.

Rhine Chalonsur-Saône

Dordogne

Atlantic Ocean

Culture, art and gastronomy combine along the beautiful Seine, Saône and Rhône rivers and the waterways of Bordeaux. Experience the joie de vive that is France in one of the most popular destinations.

Bordeaux

Sauternes

Rhône

Slovenia

Italy

Dutch Sights & Belgian Delights Black Sea Explorer -

Slovakia Vienna

Austria

Basel

Romantic Rhine & Moselle -

Danube Melk

Lyon

Garonne

Gems of the Danube with Prague -

Czech Republic

Budapest Hungary

Switzerland

Saint-Émilion

French Rivers

Gems of the Danube -

Regenburg Passau

Strasbourg

Saône

Gironde

Rhine Highlights -

Prague

Bamberg

Moselle

Honfleur

Jewels of Europe -

Koblenz

Belgium

Seine

Treasures of the Rhine -

Poland

Main-Danube Canal

Antwerp

Paris

The Douro is packed with wonders, from the archaeologically significant Côa Valley to viticultural attractions like Vega de Terron. It is a wonder how it has remained so relatively undiscovered.

Explore independently with Tailormade

Denmark

The rivers of Europe weave their way across the continent, connecting countries, cultures and traditions. There’s no finer way to unearth the diversity of the regions they pass through than on a Scenic Space-Ship. Unpack once and let the world come to you.

Portugal’s Douro River

Exceptional experiences

Latvia

Romania

Croatia

Lower Danube Belgrade

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Avignon

South of France -

Tarascon

Iron Gates

Gems of the Seine -

Giurgiu

Beautiful Bordeaux -

Serbia

Montenegro

Kosovo

Douro

Portugal

Idyllic Rhône -

Bucharest

Adriatic Sea

Porto

France River Cruises

Bulgaria

Black Sea

Delighful Douro -

Macedonia

Unforgettable Douro -

Salamanca

Albania

Spain

Portugal River Cruises & Tours Unforgettable Douro with Lisbon -

Greece

Turkey

Lisbon

Cruise & Tour Information

Mediterranean Sea

Deck plans and Suite inclusions Map not to scale

Tour participation 60. Additional to clause 1, you acknowledge that some of the cruise ships we use do have elevators and where there is an elevator onboard it may not access all decks. addition standard cabins and bathrooms have significant thresholds and cabin do which limit access and may not be wide enough to allow access by many wheelcha We may not be able to ensure that you are able to participate in some activities eith on board the ship or onshore at all ports of call if it is not safe for you or others to do You must be physically able to undertake any tour and must be self sufficient and/ must travel with a companion able to provide any assistance 12needed during the tou regret we cannot provide a companion to assist you throughout your tour. Clothing 14bring comfortable wal 61. We recommend casual and comfortable clothing. Please shoes for sightseeing. Dinner attire is smart casual – open-neck shirts, trousers an dresses. Coats and ties may be worn but are not required.16 The Captain’s Welcome a Farewell Dinners are dressy but not formal. For the winter months, we recommend a warm coat, gloves, water-resistant footwear and an umbrella. In set locations on 20 your cruise, there will be a 1kg per suite, allowance of complimentary laundry to be redeemed once. Additionally, laundry facilities are available on selected cruises enroute for a fee. Laundry facilities are available on selected24 cruises en-route for a fe Cruise cabins 62. The tour price is based on the cruise cabin category as indicated on each tour 28 cost. Please note th page. Upgrades to other cabin types are available at additional individual cabin number requests are a request only and cannot be guaranteed. Currency and credit cards 30 63. Most countries visited use the Euro, although some still have their own currenc For small purchases ashore or in small towns, local currency is advantageous. Man locations accept major credit cards. Cash machines are located 32 on shore at some stops. Prior to departure you should confirm that your card and PIN will work in you destination countries. All purchases onboard are charged to your shipboard accoun 34be paid in Euros, depen The onboard currency is the Euro. Shipboard accounts may on the route taken, or by credit card. Deck plan 40 64. The deck plans and cabin layouts/sizes are to be used as an indication only and subject to change. Noise, vibration and odour 65. While we take reasonable steps to minimise noise, vibrations and odours on the cruise ships, you acknowledge and accept that some noise, vibration and intermitt odours may be experienced on vessels and that we will not be liable to you in relatio such noise, vibration or odours. Docking position 66. During port stops, ships may dock side-by-side, obstructing views and requiring to pass through other ships to embark & disembark. 46 Cruise Director 67. An experienced English-speaking Cruise Director accompanies every cruise. Th are there to ensure your comfort, answer your questions and 50make your holiday rel and memorable. Cruise Directors are employed by us. All-inclusive beverages 54whilst you are on-board 68. (a) All standard beverages are included in the tour price Scenic ‘Space-Ship’. This includes wine, beer, soft drinks and standard spirits. It als includes daily replenishment of the cabin minibars. (b) Selected items such as high 58 spirits, including malt whiskey, selected French champagne and selected wines are not included and there will be an additional charge. (c) Responsible service of alcoh is practiced by all staff on-board. We reserve the right to refuse 62 anybody service if in the reasonable opinion of those severing you are or appear to be intoxicated and co put the comfort, quiet enjoyment, or safety of yourself of those around you at risk. ( 66 River cruise dining 69. Dining rooms are single, open-seating. Electricity and Wi-fi 70 70. On-board electricity is 220v - you will need a suitable plug adaptor to use your electrical items. All river cruise ships have hairdryers available. Not all river cruise s 74 have electrically assisted bicycles. 71. Some of our vessels have wi-fi internet access on-board. Even when available access to the internet may be limited or none existent during 78the course of your cru due to the demands from other users and/or the ships proximity to telecommunica services and network access. We also cannot guarantee that you will have any Wi-fi coverage in your room. River cruising medical services 72. Ships do not carry a doctor onboard and immediate medical attention cannot always be guaranteed. Medical services may be called at your own expense. We ca provide personal escorts for any medical visits. 73. The on-board language is English. All staff, crew and tour guides speak English all announcements and lectures will be made in English. Minibars and safes 86 74. Our river cruise ships have minibars and safes in all cabins. If you are staying on Scenic Space ship, the minibar is complimentary and restocked daily. Single accommodation 90 75. One dedicated single cabin is available on each Scenic Space ship excluding th Scenic Gem and Scenic Azure. A limited number of E, D and balcony suite category cabins are available at a single supplement rate for each94 cruise. Please contact us price information. Sightseeing tours 98 76. It is not possible for large coaches to be used for some city sightseeing. Many towns and cities will be visited by way of walking tours and accordingly, a reasonab level of fitness is required. For river cruising, clients should be able to climb ramps. coaches, ship embarkation/disembarkation (depending on river levels) and attract these may have a number of steep steps. Please note, Scenic FreeChoice inclusion are subject to change and maximum/minimum numbers. Scenic Tailormade are no available in Portugal. Scenic Tailormade cannot be guaranteed in all locations. Entr fees, gratuities and transportation whilst using Scenic Tailormade are not included your tour price. Scenic Enrich 106 77. It may not always be possible to offer every Scenic Enrich activity. Wherever pos suitable alternatives will be provided without liability to you. Royal Suites 110 78. Guests staying in Royal Suites in Europe will receive credit of €100 per person in their onboard account, which may be used in the wellness centre. This credit may n 114for cash. used for other onboard purchases and cannot be exchanged Pictures, images and data protection 79. All images in tour brochures represent typical scenes and descriptive detail for each tour. However, it is possible that the particular subject matter may not be seen or experienced on tour. Also, some pictures may have been digitally enhanced for reproduction purposes. 80. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 we are a data controller. Our privacy policy is available to view on our website www.scenic.co.uk and sets out ho we collect and use the personal information you provide us with. We will only proce personal data as set out in our privacy policy (as amended or added to) or otherwis 124to do in accordance w notified to or agreed by you or as we are otherwise permitted the Data Protection Act 1998. 81. The information contained in our brochure, on our website www.scenic.co.uk an in our other advertising material is believed correct to the best of our knowledge at time of printing or publication. However, errors may occasionally occur and informa may subsequently change. You must therefore ensure you check all details of your chosen holiday (including the price) with us or your travel agent at the time of booki Published September 2015.

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WELCOME Scenic set unprecedented standards in the world of luxury river cruising. Every single element of our unforgettable journeys has been meticulously crafted in the relentless pursuit of your life-changing experience, and that’s why we’re unrivalled on Europe’s waters. Our Space-Ships offer the largest and most lavish suites on the rivers. You’ll enjoy sumptuous fine dining in a range of stunning on board venues. We also treat you to unlimited complimentary branded drinks, while inspirational excursions and once-ina-lifetime events such as private concerts in opulent palaces offer rare insights into the culture of the destinations you’ll visit. And your very own private butler service only begins to hint at the vast collection of personal inclusions available during your time on board. This is more than a river cruise; it’s a journey you’ll never forget.

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“The ship was run superbly and a 5-star rating does not do it justice. We have never enjoyed such superb service and friendly companionship as on this river cruise.” Mr & Mrs Rance travelled on the Jewels of Europe river cruise

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WONDER Wonder is a personal connection. It’s about the heart and the mind, joy, surprise, curiosity and awe. On every Scenic cruise, we uncover moments of wonder so that your trip is elevated from a holiday into a journey of discovery. You may find your wonder at one of our once -in-a-lifetime events, where you’ll be taken to the grandest palaces to enjoy private classical concerts or indulge in an evening opulence in a majestic château. Wonder is the spectacular encounters that immerse you in the local culture and character of the region. Step outside the normal parameters and become enriched by the endless possibilities on offer. Celebrate the art of wonder with us, traverse the captivating rivers of Europe and become truly emotionally engaged. Never lose your sense of wonder.

Handcrafted by Scenic

Verona, Italy

Francesca Marcolini

A family name synonymous with the art of sculpting marble, Francesca Marcolini is the latest generation in a family of traditional stonemasons and artists. To watch the crafting of our unique marble for our Space-Ships visit: scenic.co.uk

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THE SCENIC EXPERIENCE We’ve been in the business for 29 years and we’re experts at what we do. We’re passionate about providing our guests with the very best of river cruise luxury. That’s what drives us, cruise after cruise, journey after journey. Scenic take what you’d expect from an all-inclusive river cruise to a whole new level. Even the luxuries you’d expect to pay extra for are readily available from the moment you step on board our state-of-the-art-fleet.

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You’ll enjoy unlimited complimentary premium branded drinks and dining in a range of on board venues, each one promising a delectable culinary experience at no extra cost. As you’d expect, our suites are amongst the largest on Europe’s rivers, over 84% of which feature our revolutionary Scenic Sun Lounge all-weather balcony. What’s more, our attentive crew and dedicated cruise directors are on hand to cater to your personal preferences throughout your cruise, while your own private butler is available to contact 24/7. Whenever you dock, you can look forward to a range of once-in-alifetime experiences, invites to exclusive events in opulent places and a flexible and inclusive touring programme that lets you tailor your days ashore to suit your taste. Our journey designers handcraft each and every itinerary. The best way to understand how much we include is to really experience it. With no hidden extras, unforgettable highlights and all the food and drink you could ever wish for, Scenic really are Europe’s most luxurious river cruise line.

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Cruise Director: Werney Beyer

Head Chef: Mario Hribernik

Journey Designer: Louise Hill

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Our suites are amongst the most spcaious featured on any European river crusie vessel. Technology and innovation meet to provide your Scenic Sun Lounge, giving you a private all weather balcony at the touch of a button.

We know it’s the personal touches that make your cruise special, and so do our butlers. From nightly turndown to laundry concierge service included for all guests, your butler is there to make your Scenic experience extra special.

From a Standard Suite to the Royal Panorama Suites, find the ultimate in all-inclusive luxury to suit you.

They won’t be happy unless you are.

Luxury, space, views, they’re all included.

Dining & Beverages We invite all guests to enjoy an extensive selection of complimentary beverages throughout the day, so you can relish your favourite tipple whenever the feeling takes you. Dining on board caters to a range of tastes. From the all-day River Cafe and elegant Crystal Dining, to fine dining in our speciality restaurants, our chefs take great pride in their seasonal produce and regionally inspired menus. What’s more Diamond Deck guests and those in a Royal or Junior Suite will enjoy degustation dining at Table La Rive.

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At Scenic, when we say all-inclusive, that’s what we mean. From your transfers and tips, your exclusive Enrich, Freechoice and Tailormade excursions and your mini-bar (and cheeky treats of course), you won’t have to worry about money at all. We’ve thought of everything, including bottled water onshore. The only thing we don’t cover is your postcards home. But then you’ll be too busy having the time of your life to write them. To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

These once-in-a-lifetime events and spectacular experiences have been handpicked and created for your exclusive pleasure. Enjoy private classical concerts in opulent palaces and immersive, multi-sensory moments that add a deeper, more fulfilling dimension to your river cruise.

Tailormade Exclusive Tailormade GPS guided tours mean you can explore even further afield. Whether it’s culture, architecture, art or simply heading off the beaten track, our unique Tailormade program is available in over 140 locations. We even make sure your chosen Tailormade tour starts and returns at your ship location so you know you’ll never get lost.

Freechoice There are a vast range of activities and sightseeing experiences for you to choose from, so you only see what you want to see, and do what you want to do, at a tempo that suits you. From history to culture, food to nature, there’s something for everyone.

Tailored To You Enjoy complete peace of mind when you journey with Scenic, because all of your travel is included in the price of your holiday. Complimentary no fly options, flexible flights with a range of airlines from a selection of UK airports and all internal transfers have all been taken care of. The little touches can make a big difference to your journey, which is why we spend so much time ensuring every little detail has been perfected.

Inclusions vary and are dependent on your cruise and destination. Our Tailormade GPS touring device and electrically-assisted bicycles are unavailable in Portugal. Entrance fees, gratuities and transportation whilst using Scenic Tailormade are not included. Portobellos restaurant is replaced with L’Amour on our French river cruises. This information is applicable from pages 12 to 41. For full terms and conditions please visit pages 134-135. *Transfer T&C’s apply, see pages 134-135.

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You’ll find that every aspect of your ship’s design has been considered at length. For example, our spacious Sun Deck features ample seating and a walking track, so you can unwind with a complimentary beverage and watch the never-ending views or keep active as the sights pass you by. Elsewhere around the ship, our Panorama Lounge is the perfect place to unwind and take in the endless scenery as you navigate the river with a complimentary drink in hand. If you’d prefer to relax with a light snack, our River Café is open all day. You can grab a healthy bite to eat or something sweet and make yourself comfortable on the Riverview Terrace as you make stately progress down the tranquil waterway. On board our Space-Ships you’ll have full access to a wellness centre, complete with massage services* and hair salon*, a gym, special on board entertainment, complimentary Wi-Fi internet, e-bikes and luxuriously appointed suites to retire to at the end of the day.

We strictly limit our guest and cabin numbers. Not out of pretension or pride, but because we know that our guests appreciate a real sense of space. Our crew-to-guest ratio of 1:3 is one of the best in Europe. This allows us to offer a more intimate and attentive service. It also helps us get to know you on a personal level. Your Cruise Director, as well as every member of our hospitable on board team, are on hand to ensure you make the most of every minute of your time on board.

Distinction in the detail From the Port Laurent marble from Morocco in the Panorama Lounge to the handpicked art lining the walls, our meticulous attention to detail is visible from the moment you step on board. Our ships’ modern design features contemporary, luxurious finishes, fine woods and soft, high quality fabrics – all carefully selected with your comfort in mind. For detailed deck plans, see pages 124-133.

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To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

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The most opulent suites Beautifully proportioned and finished with touches of elegance, our suites possess an air of decadence not found on other river cruise ships. It won’t take long for you to unwind in your own private oasis where you can enjoy breakfast, take in the unfurling landscape or sip a complimentary glass of wine as the sun begins to set.

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Our suites are larger than standard river cruise cabins, and each one offers elegant furnishings, a HDTV, individual climate control and a pillow menu, because the little touches make a big difference. There’s also a safe for your valuables, nightly turndown service, complimentary mini-bar and Wi-Fi internet. Your en-suite bathroom even comes complete with L’Occitane toiletries.

At a spacious 305 to 360 square feet, our Royal Suites surpass the expectations of even the most seasoned cruisers. Each one benefits from our Sun Lounge balcony system, more space and added butler inclusions. You’ll enjoy all the services of those staying in a Junior Suite, and more. From pre-dinner canapés to €100 on board credit to use in the wellness centre.

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All of our balcony suites feature our exclusive Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ system that transforms your balcony into an all-weather conservatory-style space at the gentle touch of a button. We don’t want you to miss a minute of the sublime scenery, so you’ll be able to admire the rolling landscapes from your first morning coffee to your last brandy nightcap.

Welcome to the ultimate in on board indulgence. These amazing suites are situated at the back of the ship, and each one boasts floor-to-ceiling windows offering wrap-around views of the landscapes. With a separate lounge area to your bedroom, you’ll easily forget that you’re on a river cruise and feel more like you’re travelling in a deluxe penthouse, with up to 475 square feet of space and all the inclusions of a Royal Suite guest including €100 on board credit to use in the wellness centre.

Junior Suites Our Junior Suites are between 240 and 250 square feet. Each one comes with an elegant en-suite and Scenic Sun Lounge. Room service includes morning tea and coffee delivered to your suite; drinks served on your balcony and a range of enhanced butler privileges. What’s more, you’ll receive an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for an exquisite tasting menu with wine pairing.

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“My husband had arranged an anniversary champagne breakfast to be delivered to our Royal Panorama Suite as a surprise. I’m not sure our butler Vlado had much to do with the divine views but the lovely flowers and breakfast spread were delivered with such care. What a special memory.” Mrs Nolan travelled on the Gems of the Danube river cruise

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A butler for every guest From the first warm greeting to remembering your personal preferences, our butlers are always on hand to give your cruise that polished edge. By offering a butler to every guest we offer an exceptional level of service that combines 5-star quality with a rare attention to detail.

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Each Scenic butler has been trained at the International Butler Academy to Scenic’s exacting standards by our Head Butler, Peter Wyss. With over 15 years’ experience of delivering uncompromising 5-star service, Peter exemplifies the finest standards we require from all of our butlers.

As well as having access to all of the butler benefits enjoyed by Sapphire Deck guests, if you choose to stay on the Diamond Deck or in a Junior Suite, you can request to have breakfast served in your suite – the perfect way to start any day on the water. What’s more, you will also be offered a complimentary clothes pressing service of two pieces a day.

Laundry concierge As part of our latest offering, you can now look forward to a laundry concierge service. This takes away the hassle of washing whilst on board. After all, you should be focusing on your journey, not your washing. See specific suite inclusions for laundry on pages 124-133.

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Royal and Royal Panorama Suites Guests in our ultimate suites are treated to the ultimate collection of butler inclusions, from private transfers on arrival and departure* to being welcomed on board with a bottle of decadent French champagne. And for extra indulgence, you’ll receive €200 per couple on board credit in the wellness centre. Your friendly butler will be happy to deliver everything from your morning newspaper to your favourite predinner canapés, turn down your sheets and run your bath. It’s his job to know what you want before you do.

* Terms and conditions apply not available in all locations.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

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Europe’s finest food and drink Diverse and delicious food experiences are one of the highlights of your Scenic cruise. From degustation fine dining to a hearty breakfast buffet, there’s a venue and menu to suit every occasion. And what would great food be without the right drink to go with it?

A culinary voyage

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On a Scenic river cruise, you’ll discover the same exacting standards whenever and wherever you dine. Our chefs draw inspiration from the areas you travel through, so all of our food is seasonal and regional, as well as freshly prepared and delicious. Crystal Dining is the main restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Its open seating plan accommodates tables of two to eight, so you can enjoy dinner with new friends or an intimate meal with your travelling companion. You can start each day here with a buffet breakfast and cooked-to-order favourites. Enjoy generous lunches showcasing a range of cuisines. And in the evening, pick between seasonal and locally sourced dishes, as well as a la carte menus prepared by award-winning chefs. Portobellos and L'Amour are our fine dining speciality restaurants offering traditional cuisine with paired wines to a select group of just 30. Every guest will get to enjoy this authentic five-course dining experience at least once, with the intimate setting and floor-toceiling windows creating the perfect ambiance for an unforgettable evening on board. For casual and flexible dining throughout the day, you can enjoy light snacks, treats from the gelato bar and an array of healthy options from the River Café. There’s even the option to dine al-fresco on our Riverview Terrace.

Table La Rive’s six-course degustation menu with sommelier paired wines is reserved exclusively for Diamond Deck guests and those staying in Junior Suites. From Porcini Cappuccino with a complementary Riesling to marinated crayfish with mango, rocket and a delicious Burgenland Sauvignon Blanc, every element is carefully considered, expertly crafted and meticulously executed.

All your drinks included Handpicked wines, top-shelf spirits, the perfect cocktail, branded beers – all of your favourite drinks are included throughout your time on board. With access to unlimited complimentary beverages at any time of the day, you can enjoy your preferred tipple whenever the feeling takes you, from your first morning coffee to that last brandy nightcap*. There’s even a complimentary mini-bar in your suite, which your butler will restock daily.

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“Halibut cotto in ortaggi a radice e burro al limone in pergamena” Fillet of Halibut on Root Vegetable, Julienne with Lemon and Herb Butter, Braised in Parchment Paper

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“Involtini Traditionale, con risotto de vino bianco, verdure grigliate e Barolo Jus” Involtini Traditionale, served with white wine risotto, grilled vegetables and Barolo Jus

Sample Whiskies Johnnie Walker Black Label

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“Peperone dolce con ricotta e spinaci ripieno” Bell Pepper Roulade with Ricotta and Spinach Stuffing

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Classical concerts in the grandest palaces, magical dinners in historic castles, evenings of opulence in majestic châteaux and invitations to the homes of local families. These are just some of the authentic insights you can expect from our one-of-a-kind Enrich programme. Each of these truly unforgettable experiences has been handpicked and created by our team of Journey Designers to be amongst the highlights of your cruise. These are opportunities you simply don’t get on other river cruises. Soak up the luxury of Palais Liechtenstein with an exclusive, private performance showcasing music from Mozart and Strauss during an evening of indulgence. Attend an exclusive ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ in the most enchanting of locations. Enjoy a private tour of the ornate and opulent Rastatt Palace before attending a sublime classical performance with your fellow guests. These are just a handful of the unforgettable experiences you can look forward to, all at no extra cost.

If the amazing selection of on board dining options wasn’t enough, step ashore and you’re treated to an abundance of unique culinary experiences in the surrounding towns and cities. While other cruises drift past whole regions steeped in history and famed for their wine and food, we stop for a while to ensure you don’t miss out on the treasures that neighbour the river banks. From an exclusive gala dinner and classical recital at the prestigious Pope’s Palace of Avignon to a medieval feast behind the closed doors of Marksburg Castle, we cater to your appetite for adventure and authenticity.

A welcome like no other While many dinners are set in spectacular surroundings, some offer an insight into traditional, local life. Between the raised glasses of our unique Oktoberfest event in Freudenberg and a home-hosted meal in Croatia, our aim is to give you a real flavour of local specialties, culture and traditions that you won’t find anywhere else.

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Explore independently with Tailormade Scenic offers the ultimate in freedom and choice. Whether you want to be part of a group excursion one day or you’re feeling adventurous the next, we make it easy and exciting to customise your entire river cruise experience – both on board and ashore. Even if you’re travelling together you can enjoy totally different experiences, personalised to suit you.

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It’s remarkably liberating to have the option to take off and explore at your own pace, with the freedom to stop and start whenever you please. With Scenic Tailormade, we provide you with a GPS touring device complete with interactive map and commentary, so you can do just that. 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, and you’ll never get lost with our trustworthy interactive map. Best of all? You won’t miss a thing, because you can navigate the chosen route at your leisure. Stop and linger at a majestic view or take a few extra moments to really absorb the beauty of a landmark. It's a tour on your own terms.

Our Tailormade concept applies equally to our complimentary e-bikes, which are available from our Space-Ship at your request. These electricallyassisted bicycles feature special mounts for your Tailormade GPS device, making exploration hasslefree. You simply hop on and enjoy the ride, stopping off wherever you please.

The view from the river Tailormade also 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 travel. Choose what interests you most from a diverse collection of topics. Select where you want to listen as well. Anchor yourself on your Scenic Sun Lounge or enjoy the commentary on the Scenic Sun Deck with a complimentary drink in hand. Our absorbing commentary will bring the captivating views to life.

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Not to be confused with the so-called ‘optional’ tours that other operators charge extra for, Freechoice gives you the free reign to personalise your days ashore by choosing the excursions and activities that suit your taste. As you can imagine, our guests relish the versatility of our Freechoice programme. With the opportunity to pick your preferred experiences from a vast collection of cultural and educational excursions, you spend your days seeing the sights you want to see. For example, when you arrive in Budapest, you can pick between a relaxing visit to the city’s worldrenowned thermal baths, or you could choose to explore both sides of this majestic metropolis on a guided tour. From strolling the romantic streets of Rothenburg to navigating the home of Mozart, from shopping with a chef to exploring countless UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites, there’s a wealth of choice, and the best part is you can decide what you want to see on the day, with no need to pre-book.

All of our guests are unique so we appreciate that you may want to move at your own pace. Perhaps you’ll want to follow a busy day with one at a more relaxed tempo, or you may wish to truly unwind throughout. We’ve divided our extensive list of Freechoice excursions into active, moderate and relaxed pace, so you can choose those which best suit your requirements and interests. Active excursions are for those keen to explore further afield on a longer excursion, or perhaps an energetic bicycle ride. Moderate activities set a comfortable walking pace at which you can easily discover the beautiful city centres that surround you. Relaxed tours meander slowly at a manageable tempo, which is perfect for taking in the museums and castles. For more information on Scenic Freechoice, see pages 34-39

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Whether you want a relaxed pace or you want to fit in as much as possible, Scenic Freechoice offers a diverse range of sightseeing and activities for you to choose from. And of course, they’re all included. Tastes of Nuremberg Tour Nuremberg and sample some of the region’s specialities, such as Gingerbread, Bratwurst and its famous Beer.

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Regensburg Guided walking tour Take a guided walking tour of the city of Regensburg, located at the confluence of three rivers. See the Gothic Cathedral, the medieval Stone Bridge and the Porta Praetoria, the remains of the city’s ancient Roman walls.

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Amsterdam Canal Boat Cruise

Explore Amsterdam aboard a glass-top boat, and enjoy its maze of quaint canals lined with stately buildings and elaborately decorated residences.

Bratislava

Travel to Slovakia’s capital, Bratislava and enjoy a guided tour that includes its enchanting old city.

Shop with a Chef

Join your chef on a guided visit to a local food market, where you’ll have an opportunity to shop for, and taste, the best ingredients this region has to offer.

Weltenburg Abbey Board a local ferry and sail through the mighty Danube Gorge to the impressive Weltenburg Abbey, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour.

Windmills & Tulips – Excursion to Zaanse Schans

Thermal Baths

See the historic windmills and traditional green painted houses and take the opportunity to sample some locally produced Dutch cheese.

Budapest Hospital in the Rock

Explore the underground caves that were a former top secret nuclear bunker and emergency hospital.

Cesky Krumlov

Whether your interests lie in seeing great works of art and architecture, tasting regional specialities, visiting historic sites and monuments or learning about culture and traditions, you’ll always find a Freechoice excursion to suit you.

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Neanderthal Museum

Enjoy a full-day excursion to Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic. This World Heritage site on the Vltava River was once an important trade route.

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Located at the site where the first Neanderthal man was discovered, the museum takes you on a wondrous journey that explores the story of mankind.

Discover the highlights of both Buda and Pest on a guided tour, which includes the Matthias Church and Fisherman’s Bastion.

Melk– Dürnstein Melk Benedictine Abbey Tour Melk’s impressive Benedictine Abbey, which overlooks the town and was built between 1702 and 1736.

Guided bicycle tour to Dürnstein Join your guide on a bicycle tour along the Danube to the quaint village of Dürnstein.

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Set in the stunning Alsace region, and with postcard worthy views everywhere you turn, picturesque Colmar is a pleasure to behold. Make the most of it by enjoying an informative walking tour with a local guide.

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Moderate – A comfortable walking pace at which you can easily discover the beautiful city centres on our walking tours.

Take a guided tour of this World Heritage site, acclaimed for its baroque architecture and manicured gardens.

Guided tour of Würzburg & Bishop’s Residence

Romantic Road to Rothenburg

See picturesque towns and fairy tale castles as you travel down the Romantic Road to Rothenburg – an amazingly preserved medieval city.

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Journey through the town’s historic sites, which held great significance during the Nazi era. Take a self-guided tour of the WW2 Documentation centre.

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Be mesmerised by the ever changing colours of the Black Forest as you take a cable car journey followed by a guided hike through this stunning region of Germany.

Romantic Road to Rothenburg

Active – For those keen to explore further afield, for an energetic excursion or perhaps a cycle ride.

Relaxed – A slower pace to take in museums, castles, thermal baths or maybe a canal cruise.

Treat yourself to a visit to the Thermal Bath & Spa which will leave you feeling completely rejuvenated and relaxed.

Cologne Famous for its grand cathedral, Cologne is full of impressive sights and you’ll have the chance to enjoy them while exploring the city on foot.

All our guests are unique so we appreciate that different people may want different levels of pace during your trip. Perhaps plan to follow a busy day with one at a more relaxed tempo or know you can truly unwind throughout.

Passau Visit Salzburg, the setting of ‘The Sound of Music’ and birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Enjoy lunch at Salzburg’s oldest restaurant, which dates back to 803.

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Thermal Baths

Cycle from Germany to France Schönbrunn Palace

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For the more adventurous, join your guide and cycle from Breisach to the pretty village of Colmar where you’ll enjoy time at leisure.

Spanish riding school

Strasbourg

Located in the Hofburg Palace, either see the famous Lipizzaner stallions take their morning exercise to refine their skills or enjoy a guided tour behind the scenes.

Alsace Wine Region

Enjoy a guided tour through the French vineyards and beautiful medieval villages of the Alsace region.

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Guided walking tour of Strasbourg

Once home to Austria’s imperial family, Schönbrunn is one of Europe’s most beautiful baroque palaces. Take a guided tour of this majestic site and its gardens.

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Join your Chef on a guided visit to a local food market where you’ll have an opportunity to shop for, and taste, the best ingredients of this region.

Mannheim Guided tour of Heidelberg

Tour Heidelberg, home to Europe’s oldest University, including a visit to Heidelberg Castle and the Baroque style old town.

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This informative museum allows you to discover the history of the Battle of Arnhem through the eyes of the British parachutists as they made their way to Arnhem in September 1944.

Nijmegen cycling tour

Explore the lively town of Nijmegen on a leisurely cycling tour through the centre of town and its equally impressive outskirts.

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Mâcon Bresse Museum

Enjoy a guided walking tour of Hoorn and its charming inner harbour area. You’ll also have an opportunity to sample some of Hoorn’s delicious specialities such as local fish and cheese. Discover this striking city on two wheels with your local guide, see the historical city centre and the lively harbour once the departure point for the famed Dutch East India Company. Clogs are synonymous with the Dutch culture. Stay on board your Scenic Space-Ship and learn to paint your very own.

Speyer Technik Museum

Visit the Bresse Museum, holding the ethnographic collections of Bourg-en-Bresse, as well as several other interesting collections.

Beaujolais Wine Tasting

Meet a local Vintner and sample some of his best drops, accompanied by a tasting of local cheeses.

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Visit Hockenheim’s famous Formula 1 track where you’ll tour its museum and see the setting for over 30 Formula 1 races. Visit the unique Technik Museum in the charming riverside town of Speyer.

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Svistov Excursion to Veliko Tarnovo

Enjoy a full day excursion to Veliko Tarnovo, a town with a rich historical past. Then travel to the nearby leafy village of Arbanassi.

Visit the village of Cluny that was built around its great Benedictine Abbey, once the largest Christian building in the world.

Guided tour of Russe

Veere

Veere guided tour Bernkastel

Bernkastel Luxembourg

Travel to the small country of Luxembourg and its capital where you’ll have some free time to explore after enjoying a guided city tour.

With a history stretching back to the 15th century, Veere is as fascinating as it is charming. Discover many of the hundreds of heritage buildings on a guided tour.

Cycling tour of Veere

In typical Dutch fashion explore the streets of Veere on bike with a local guide showing you the sights.

Trier

Join your local guide and discover Bernkastel, set on the Moselle and famous for its medieval market square and its fine wine.

Duisburg city tour

Home to the largest inland harbour in the world, and one of Germany’s most important commercial and educational centres, Duisburg is a great place to explore. Take full advantage with a guided tour.

Zollverein Coal Mine

Tour the World Heritage-listed Zollverein industrial site, formerly the largest and most productive coal mine in Europe.

Silistra Fort

Silistra

Cycling tour of Lyon

Guided hike to Silistra Fort

Join your local guide for an active walk to the Silistra Fort, located on the borders of the modern town.

Local village experience

Journey to a nearby village and visit a local primary school and learn about everyday life in Bulgaria.

Excursion to Varna

Located on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast the city of Varna is an interesting city known for its Roman baths and Maritime history. Explore this city with your expert local guide.

Excursion to Bruges

Travel to the charming World Heritage City of Bruges. Be amazed by this fascinating little city, with its pretty canals, often referred to as the ‘Venice of the North’.

With its pretty town centre and canals, the beautiful city of Delft has played a significant part in Dutch history for its association with the Dutch Royal Family. Enjoy a guided tour of the charming city before a visit to the pottery factory and museum.

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The medieval village of Grignan is dominated by its impressive Castle and surrounded by lush lavender fields. Be immersed in its stunning and ancient surrounds as your guide walks you through.

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Cycle the streets of Lyon with your local guide. Discover the Botanical Gardens and the fabulous zoo contained therein while enjoying the ease and comfort of Scenic’s electronically assisted bicycles.

Medieval Pérouges

Visit the medieval walled village of Pérouges, perched atop a hill overlooking the Ain River.

Paul Bocuse Cooking Institute

Tour the culinary school owned by the famous chef. See the students perfecting the art of French cuisine before a cooking demonstration.

Uzès and Pont du Gard

Avignon Shop with a Chef

Join your Chef on a guided visit to a local food market and take the opportunity to shop for, and taste, the best this region has to offer.

Join your local guide on a walking tour through this beautiful city, exploring sights such as the impressive cathedral and the city’s old town.

Excursion to Delft

Nijmegen is the oldest town in The Netherlands and your expert local guide will lead you through this striking town, where historic buildings and modern architecture co-exist happily.

Lyon has long been reputed as the Gastronomic capital of France. Explore France’s third largest city with a local. Discover the Traboules of Vieux Lyon, passageways built in Lyon’s oldest district, and discover why French cuisine has become such a major part of the city’s culture.

Antwerp walking tour

Explore this fascinating city of modern architectural wonder with your expert local guide and discover the city’s lively culture and maritime history.

Nijmegen city tour

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Guided tour of Rotterdam

Nijmegen

Join your local guide on a leisurely cycle around the town of Osijek and its surrounding countryside.

Excursion to Bruges

Rotterdam

Arnhem Airborne museum

Cycling tour of Osijek

Travel to a small village outside of Osijek and soak up the splendid natural scenery. Relax by the small river canals and fish to your heart’s content surrounded by the traditional housing of this Croatian village.

Bernkastel

Duisburg

Discover Osijek on a walking tour as you learn about the history of this charming town.

Fishing in local village

Journey to Trier, one of Germany’s oldest cities, where you’ll stroll through history to sites dating back to Roman times.

Guided tour of Lyon

Walking tour of Osijek

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Breathe in the magical aroma of lavender at the popular Lavender Museum. Take a guided tour and discover how the plant is grown, harvested and produced.

Lyon

Osijek

In the Ardèche National Park take a guided canoe trip down the river to explore the natural beauty of this area.

Lavender Museum

Paul Bocuse Cooking Institute Walking tour of Osijek

Guided Canoeing in Ardèche National Park

Your senses will be overloaded with this newly built state-of-the-art museum. You’ll feel as if you’re in a real life cave as you tour the museum that was built as an exact replica of the famed prehistoric Chauvet cave.

Delta Works

See the impressive engineering feat that consists of a complex series of dams built to protect the Delta plains from flooding.

Viviers

Caverne du Pont-d’Arc Museum

Enjoy the morning relaxing on board your ship as you sail to Russe. Upon arrival enjoy a guided walking tour of the city.

Delta Works

Guided Canoeing in Ardèche National Park

Uzès and Pont du Gard

Explore the town of Uzès with a local guide and see one of France’s most popular attractions, Pont du Gard.

Bicycle Tour

Belgrade

Luberon Region

Guided city tour

Explore one of the oldest capital cities in Europe on a guided tour. You’ll see all the major sights and get the chance to visit Tito’s memorial.

Belgrade bicycle tour

Join your local guide on a leisurely cycle along the Danube River.

Walking with the Locals

See Belgrade through the eyes of the locals when you meet a native Belgradian who will take you around the city.

Shop with a Chef

Join your Chef on a guided visit to a local food market, where you’ll have an opportunity to shop for, and taste, the best ingredients of this region.

Travelling through a landscape adorned with vineyards, orchards, and flowering fields explore the beautiful towns of Gordes and l’Isle-surla-Sourge. Among Southern France’s prettiest attractions.

Guided cycle along the Rhône

Château de Savigny-les-Beaune

Tournon

Beaune Burgundy Wine Tasting

Côtes du Rhône Wine Tasting

Mustard Factory

Tain l’Hermitage

Visit the impressive Marche aux Vins cellars located in the heart of Beaune.

Enjoy a tour followed by wine tasting in the cellars of the magnificent Tournon Castle.

See how one of Dijon’s most famous exports is produced on a visit to a local mustard factory.

Enjoy a walking tour to the wine growing centre of Tain l’Hermitage, including a Valrhona chocolate tasting.

Château de Savigny-les-Beaune

Guided cycle along the Rhône

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Originally built in 1340 this impressive castle is set on a magnificent 12 hectare estate. Visit the unique privately owned museum housed in the château, dedicated to historic motorcycles, aircraft, tractors and fire engines.

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Cycle the picturesque banks of the Rhône River from Tournon to the village of Glun. Be in awe of the breath taking views of the Alps, and cycle through quaint riverside villages before returning to Tournon on the popular Via Rhôna cycle path.

Guided tour of Avignon

Your expert local guide will impart their knowledge during a guided tour of this beautiful city, discover the historic centre seeing the famous Pont d’Avignon and visit the imposing Popes Palace.


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Whether you want a relaxed pace or you want to fit in as much as possible, Scenic Freechoice offers a diverse range of sightseeing and activities for you to choose from. And of course, they’re all included. La Camargue

French Baking Secrets

Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Discover the wild beauty of the gypsy pilgrimage town of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, where the Rhône meets the Mediterranean Sea.

Parc Ornithologique wetlands

Discover the wonderfully wide variety of birds and wildlife at the Parc Ornithologique. See striking pink Flamingos, Herons, Storks and many more species of migratory and sedentary birds.

Salins and Aigues-Mortes

Tour the Salins of the Petite Camargue before travelling through the historic city walls of the medieval town of Aigues-Mortes.

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Be inspired as a local atelier shares their love of baking with you over a cooking demonstration and taste for yourself why the French are renowned for their baking prowess.

Somme Battlefields

See the area of the WWI Battle of the Somme, and visit key memorials such as those at VillersBretonneux.

Museum of Fine Arts

Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, in a region made famous by impressionist artists such as Monet, and view the meticulously presented exhibitions within.

Paris Travel to the famous Palace of Versailles for a guided tour of this remarkably beautiful former royal residence.

Parisienne Insight

Explore Paris on your walking tour with a local Parisienne for an insider’s perspective on life in Paris.

Shop with a Chef

Join your Chef on a guided visit to a local food market, where you’ll have an opportunity to shop for, and taste, the best ingredients from this region.

Cadillac Tour

Join your local guide for a walking tour of the highlights of Cadillac, originally established in the 13th Century.

Walking Tour to Loupiac Les Baux-de-Provence

Tarascon Les Baux-de-Provence

Visit the hill top village of Les Baux, one of France’s ‘Most Beautiful Villages’ and visit an Olive Farm and enjoy a tasting of its produce.

Saint-Remy-de-Provence

In an area that inspired some of Vincent van Gogh’s famed works. Visit the monastery where he was treated and explore this charming town.

Excursion to Arles

Join your local guide for a tour of Arles. Visit the Roman Arena and spend time in this remarkable town that has inspired many artists throughout the ages.

Tastes of Provence

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The region of Provence is renowned for its abundance of fine foods. Taste delectable locally produced olives and other regional delights including a visit to a local lavender farm.

Les Andelys Château Gaillard

Hike to King Richard the Lionheart’s Château Gaillard and enter this fabulous ruin overlooking the Seine River.

Lyons la Forêt

Journey to one of the ‘Most Beautiful Villages in France’, Lyons la Forêt, and enjoy a tour followed by cider tasting.

Honfleur Guided tour of Honfleur

Enjoy a walking tour of Honfleur and its charming inner harbour area, known for its beautiful old houses.

Deauville

Tour the playground of the rich and famous in Deauville, stroll the city’s beautiful seafront promenades, see the famous casino and relive the history and culture of this city with your knowledgeable local guide.

Normandy Beaches

Choose a full day excursion to the D-Day Landing Beaches including the key memorials and attractions of the area.

Caudebec-en-Caux Bolbec

Travel to the delightful hilltop village of Bolbec and tour the impeccable Textile Museum.

Excursion to Etretat

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Located on the Alabaster Coast and perched above limestone cliffs, the stunning town of Etretat is surrounded by natural rugged beauty. Explore the town with your local guide.

Visit the village of Giverny, including entry to Monet’s former residence and gardens.

Conflans

Joan of Arc

Enjoy a guided walking tour to discover the delights of Rouen, including the famous Joan of Arc sites and Rouen Cathedral.

Roquetaillade Castle

Initiated by Charlemagne, tour Roquetaillade Castle, with the family that now resides within its historic walls.

Saint Macaire

Discover the medieval village of Saint Macaire, with its 11th Century buildings and its many quaint alleyways.

Oyster Farm

Visit one of Arcachon’s most popular oyster farms for a tour and tasting.

Le Teich

Discover Le Teich bird sanctuary, with reputedly more than 250 species of birds.

Dune du Pilat

Climb Europe’s largest sand dune, for expansive panoramas over the Atlantic Ocean.

Bordeaux City tour

Discover Bordeaux and her many attractions on a guided walking tour.

Shop with a Chef

Join your Chef on a guided visit to a local food market, where you’ll have an opportunity to shop for, and taste, the best ingredients this region has to offer.

Auvers-sur-Oise

Pocinho

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Côa Valley Museum

Guimarães

Libourne Libourne city tour

Discover Libourne, which includes sights such as the quaint 16th century town-house and a gothic church that boasts a 71m stone spire.

Château Franc Mayne

Tour the exclusive estate of Château Franc Mayne followed by a tasting of their exquisite Grand Cru Classe wine.

Entre-Os-Rios

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Guimarães is credited for the emergence of the Portuguese national identity. Explore the city and discover its history on your visit to the imposing Ducal Palace.

Visit the beautiful palace constructed to Empress Elisabeth I and explore the lower park, known as the ‘Russian Versailles’.

Canoeing on the Sabor River

On a guided tour, discover the Grand Palace, the largest palace at Peterhof, and among the most beautiful.

Join your guide on a canoeing adventure on the Sabor River, a tributary of the mighty Douro River. Imbibe the sights and sounds of this picturesque terrain as you glide along the river.

Tastes of the Côa Valley

Take in the sights and tastes of this spectacular region of Portugal. Visit charming Casa Painova and learn to make delicious sugar-coated almonds and taste other regional produce. NEW

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Tour Blaye, including the well preserved historic centre contained within the walls of its Citadel.

Join your local guide on an exploration of the Lower Park, which features one of the world’s largest fountain systems, as well as the Upper garden, which was inspired and designed in a formal French style.

St. Isaac’s Cathedral

Visit magnificent St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the largest Russia Orthodox cathedral in St. Petersburg.

Yusupov Palace

Enjoy a guided tour of the 19th century Yusupov Palace, where Prince Yusupov murdered Rasputin, a controversial figure in Russian history.

Museum of the Armed Forces

Moscow Tretyakov Gallery Canning Factory

Porto

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Terres d’Oiseaux

Chantilly Castle

Peterhof Gardens including the Upper and Lower Parks and majestic Fountains

Immerse yourself in the spectacular countryside of this port wine growing region. Walk through the lush vineyards of Quinta Bonfim before delighting your senses with a delicious wine tasting.

Quinta Aveleda is an architectural jewel set in beautifully manicured gardens. Taste the exquisite sparkling wines grown and made on the property during your visit.

Blaye

Visit the fortified town of Cognac and sample its delicious Brandy on your visit to the property of Remy Martin.

Peterhof: Grand Palace and Lower Park

Quinta Aveleda

Tour the 12th Century riverside village of Bergerac before being invited onto a local farm for a tasting of their delicious foie gras.

Cognac

Peterhof: Catherine’s Block and Lower Park

Vineyard walk and wine tasting

Bergerac

Discover the diverse variety of wildlife on your visit to the Terres d’Oiseaux nature park.

St. Petersburg

Set overlooking the dramatic landscapes of the Côa Valley, this interactive museum is the perfect location to learn about the impressive archaeological gems discovered in this region.

Visit Quinta Bonfim, housed amongst the spectacular scenery of the rolling vine-covered slopes of Pinhão, and sample some of the delicious wines produced in house.

Visit the charming village of Auvers-sur-Oise, where Van Gogh painted his final masterpieces, including entry to Van Gogh’s room. Step inside the magnificent Chantilly Castle for a guided tour of this remarkable château, set amidst beautiful parklands.

Peterhof Gardens

Côa Valley

Quinta Bonfim

Bergerac

Perched above Porto and overlooking the spectacular Douro River, explore the aromatic flowered terraces of Cristal Gardens. The hilltop position reveals one of Porto’s most incredible views.

Arcachon

Pinhão

Explore the Normandy region famed for the production of Calvados, a delicious Apple Brandy. With spectacular landscapes around every corner it’s not just the Calvados that will impress you.

Giverny

Rouen

A well informed local guide will take you on a spectacular walk from Cadillac to the village of Loupiac. Enjoy stunning vistas over the Garonne and surrounding vineyards.

Cristal Gardens

Dune du Pilat

Normandy’s Calvados Route

Vernon

Somme Battlefields

Built in the first half of the 18th century the grounds of the Palace feature a cellar, chapel and impressive gardens. Tour this amazing property, depicted on the label of the internationally renowned rosé wine by the same name, with our expert local guide.

Palace of Versailles

Cadillac

Guided tour of Honfleur

Mateus Palace

Mateus Palace

Regua

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Excursion to Lamego

Steeped in history, Lamego is a city of delights and surprises, as you’ll discover on a guided tour of it’s promendes. Among the highlights is the striking Shrine of Our Lady of Remedies.

Visit the oldest remaining canning factory for Porto’s historic fishing industry. Having been owned and operated by the same family for over 100 years, discover the history and techniques of this important local industry.

Corking Factory

Learn the techniques of growing, harvesting and producing cork products and be amazed by the variety of items that can be made from the humble cork tree. Among Portugal’s list of greatest ecofriendly industries.

Visit the State Tretyakov gallery, a world famous museum housing a unique collection of Russian art.

Museum of the Armed Forces

See a vast collection of Russian military displays relating to the Soviet Union’s part in WWII. Please refer to specific itinerary pages for included Scenic Freechoice activities. Certain Scenic Freechoice options may require pre selection prior to travel. ▲Hockenheim Formula 1 Track is subject to availability due to race schedule. ^Black Forest excursion listed operates on the AMBA tour only. #Available option is based on the riding school’s schedule, it’s not a choice. It is not available on all dates and does not include performance ticket and limited numbers apply. Some options are seasonal and require minimum numbers to operate.


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Tailored To You Seamless travel is integral to your journey into wonder, and it all begins before you even step foot on board your luxurious Space-Ship. We’ve made getting to your destination – and travelling home – a hassle-free pleasure. You’ll arrive feeling completely relaxed and ready for the voyage of a lifetime thanks to our tailored travel arrangements. Getting there is easy, and it won’t cost you a penny extra.

Fly from your nearest airport

Prefer travelling by rail?

Thanks to our close partnerships with British Airways and a selection of other airlines, you can choose to fly from up to 15 UK airports. Simply select the airport that’s closest and you won’t pay a penny more for the convenience:

We take great pride in giving you the flexibility to travel in the way that suits you, without charging you any extra. So if you’d prefer to travel by Eurostar, you can look forward to a really relaxing journey ahead. A ‘No Fly’ return journey is available on:

• Aberdeen • Birmingham • Bristol • Cardiff • Durham Tees Valley • Edinburgh • Glasgow • Humberside • Leeds Bradford • London City • London Gatwick • London Heathrow • Manchester • Newcastle • Norwich

• Romantic Rhine and Moselle • Highlights of the Rhine • Dutch Sights and Belgian Delights • Enchanting Rhône • Gems of the Seine • Splendours of Southern France • Bordeaux River Cruise

On selected itineraries, you can fly direct from Heathrow or Gatwick with British Airways, or you have a choice of 13 regional airports flying with a selection of other airlines.

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“The scenery from the top deck was incredible, but sipping a glass of champagne at Scenic's exclusive Sundowner event was simply incomparable. It was the sort of moment you didn't want to end.” Mr and Mrs Hall travelled on the Rhine Highlights river cruise.

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EUROPE The rivers of Europe have not only shaped the beautiful undulating landscape — but also the histories of the diverse regions they travel through. Once vital trade routes now flow with people who have come simply to experience the magic of these majestic rivers. The banks are still lined with the magnificent architecture of times past but the cultures and traditions are very much alive today. To feel the magic for yourself, cruise the waterways of the Danube, Rhine, Main and Moselle through such diverse countries as the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Hungary.

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8 day luxury river cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest

During the Danube’s journey through lower Germany, central Austria and out into Hungary, some of Europe’s most distinctive cities unveil a treasure trove cultures and rich historical legacies. Travel from Nuremberg and take your time on the water as you cruise further east, visiting Linz, Melk, Vienna and Budapest, the crowning jewel of this inspiring voyage. Each destination offers a unique insight into the region, with charming old towns rubbing shoulders against majestic cityscapes.

Day 01 UK > Nuremberg

Scenic Highlights Day 03 Passau Most of Passau’s old buildings have survived until the present day, so you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring this picturesque and historic city. Make the most of your free time and visit Fortress Veste Oberhaus, the Old City Hall and St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Munich, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 12 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. You’ll then be transferred to your Scenic Space-Ship, which is docked in Nuremberg. Upon arrival you’ll have ample time to settle in to your suite before raising a glass to the journey ahead at a welcome reception. Meals: D

Day 02 Regensburg Located at the confluence of three rivers, Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval old town to the Bavarian Forest on its border. As you’ll soon find, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your first full day in Germany, and what you see is up to you. Freechoice: Join an insightful local guide for a casual walk around Regensburg to discover the traditional old town. You’ll see its Old Bridge, array of wealthy merchant houses and the Porta Praetori – a reminder of Regensburg’s Roman heritage. Alternatively, hop on a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to discover Weltenburg Abbey, a grand property set on the shore of the Danube River. As one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world, it’s only right you get to sample the abbey’s famous brew. You could also let your Tailormade GPS device guide you on a leisurely cycle to the Walhalla temple, modelled on the Parthenon in Athens and built at the request of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. Meals: B.L.D

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This journey along the Danube demands you take your time and savour the sights around you. Few waterways have carved such an important route through Europe, so it’s only right that you pay the river – and its historical treasures – the respect it deserves.

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This morning cruise into Passau, the beautiful Baroque city straddling Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. Freechoice: Wave goodbye to the river and say hello to the Czech Republic during a visit to the World Heritage-listed old city of Ceský Krumlov. Alternatively, take an excursion to magical Salzburg where a guided tour and some free time awaits. This fairy tale city, which was the birthplace of Mozart and setting for ‘The Sound of Music’, is dominated by the 11th century Fortress Hohensalzburg, a mighty landmark that crowns a fertile hilltop in the centre of the region.

Day 04 Melk > Dürnstein > Vienna As you travel deeper into Austria you have plenty of exciting Freechoice excursions to pick from. Freechoice: Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey was originally built as a palace, so its ornate and intricate interior is sure to surprise and beguile. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of this spectacular residence, which includes the property’s striking library and the abbey church. Alternatively, if you’re feeling particularly active, why not embark on a guided bicycle rise along the river from Melk to one of the region’s most enchanting villages, Dürnstein. We’ll even pack you a picnic so you can stop off and admire the views with a bite to eat. Sundowners^ As your day comes to an end you’ll be transported to Wachau Valley. Here you’re invited to take in the beautiful views of this stunning natural landscape with a complimentary cocktail in hand. It’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on your journey so far, or catch up with your fellow guests and share stories of your adventure. Meals: B.L.D

Scenic Freechoice Day 03 Salzburg Fall under the spell of Salzburg during an excursion to this storybook Austrian city. Between the mosaic of Baroque gems in the region’s Altstat to the remarkable clifftop fortress and the mountains beyond, there really is no place quite like it.

Day 05 Vienna Acquaint yourself with this opulent city by taking an enjoyable guided tour of its most famous sights, including the Ringstrasse. Enrich You are invited to indulge in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein during a special Scenic-only event. Enjoy a glass of Austrian Sekt on arrival, before attending a private Viennese concert in the heart of this grandiose residence. As the timeless melodies of Strauss and Mozart fill the air, it will dawn on you that this intimate celebration is one of the highlights of your cruise. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Vienna Welcome to Vienna, Austria’s imperial jewel. You’ll soon discover a mesmerising city steeping in musical heritage. Freechoice: Journey to nearby Bratislava and take a guided tour of the surprisingly small Slovakian capital. With your knowledgeable local guide, you’ll discover the quaint gems of this historic city situated on the banks of the mighty Danube River. Walk the cobblestone streets and see the former coronation square, Slova National Theatre, as

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Scenic Sundowner Day 04 Wachau Valley You’ll be invited to an exclusive location in Wachau Valley to enjoy a Sundowner cocktail event. Look out onto the stunning landscape of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and raise a toast with your fellow guests to the mighty Danube below.

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All-inclusive luxury exclusively with Scenic Vienna Parliament

Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 13 UK airports with a choice of airlines.

Europe’s most luxurious ships • 7 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways • Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites • 84% with spacious private balcony and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’

Unforgettable experiences every day

An unsurpassed standard of service

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences that range from the grand Palais Liechtenstein to the Spanish Riding School

• An on-board butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included

• 13 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 6 ports • Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held device on foot or complimentary bikes

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference Melk Abbey

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All fabulous dining experiences included

• You’ll enjoy cocktails in a spectacular setting overlooking the stunning Wachau Valley with your Scenic Sundowner experience

• 20 superb meals: including 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners well as St. Martin´s Cathedral, the former coronation church of the Kings and Queens of Hungary. If you’d prefer, you can choose to join a local guide on a tour of Schönbrunn Palace, a grandiose residence that showcases the Habsburg Empire’s extravagant tastes. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and either see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program or take a tour of the stables. Alternatively, taste your way around the local market on our ‘Shop with a Chef’ tour with your on board chef. Meals: B.L.D

All your drinks wherever, whenever whilst on-board your cruise - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

• An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; Portobellos Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

No hidden extras whatsoever • Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £440 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi * All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

Day 07 Budapest

Scenic Freechoice Day 05 Schönbrunn Palace During your visit to Vienna you won’t want to miss out on an excursion to Schönbrunn Palace. This 1,441-room Baroque residence is one of the most important architectural, cultural and historical monuments in the country.

As you sail in on the waters of the Danube, Budapest’s magical city skyline appears from the water’s edge. With Buda on one side and Pest on the other, you’ll be spoilt for choice as you depart your Space-Ship bound for the region’s essential landmarks. Freechoice: Take advantage of a guided tour of this city of contradictory delights. You’ll see highlights such as Heroes’ Square and Matthias Church, as well as the medieval town on castle hill before enjoying a splendid piano concert. Alternatively, unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa, famous for their naturally heated springs and their healing properties. Or, you can choose to brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock, a relic of WWII and the 1956 uprising located in the dark caverns beneath Buda Castle. This is a must for history and war buffs. Later, take advantage of some free time to meander the exquisite streets and explore the city’s famous ‘ruin bars’. Make the most of your final night on board and marvel at the twinkling city from the comfort of your ship or private balcony. Meals: B.L.D

Day 08 Budapest > UK After breakfast, transfer to Budapest airport for your return flight home. Travel direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 12 UK regional airports. Meals: B

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£2,895 £3,020 £3,540 £3,590 £3,740 £3,790 £3,870 £4,140 £3,790 £3,870 £3,940 £3,990 £4,040 £4,240 £4,890 £4,990 £5,190 £4,990 £5,490

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£2,895 £3,020 £3,540 £3,590 £3,740 £3,790 £3,870 £4,140 £3,790 £3,870 £3,940 £3,990 £4,040 £4,240 £4,890 £4,990 £5,190 £4,990 £5,490

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£2,795 £2,920 £3,440 £3,490 £3,640 £3,690 £3,770 £4,040 £3,690 £3,770 £3,840 £3,890 £3,940 £4,140 £4,790 £4,890 £5,090 £4,890 £5,390 £2,795 £2,920 £3,440 £3,490 £3,640 £3,690 £3,770 £4,040 £3,690 £3,770 £3,840 £3,890 £3,940 £4,140 £4,790 £4,890 £5,090 £4,890 £5,390

September 12*, 17*, 19*, 28

£2,895 £3,020 £3,540 £3,590 £3,740 £3,790 £3,870 £4,140 £3,790 £3,870 £3,940 £3,990 £4,040 £4,240 £4,890 £4,990 £5,190 £4,990 £5,490

October 26, 31

£2,645 £2,770 £3,290 £3,340 £3,490 £3,540 £3,620 £3,890 £3,540 £3,620 £3,690 £3,740 £3,790 £3,990 £4,640 £4,740 £4,940 £4,740 £5,240

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details.

Scenic Highlight Day 07 Budapest Cruising in to Budapest is one of the real delights of any European river cruise. As the city rises from the riverside, years of history unfold in front of your very eyes, with Buda on one side of you and Pest on the other. Welcome to the Pearl of the Danube.

Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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Treasures of the Rhine 8 day luxury river cruise from Amsterdam to Nuremberg All along the picturesque Rhine are ancient reminders of the past. Grand castles crown hilltops and unspoilt vistas blanket the endless horizon, just like they’ve done for centuries. Today, those magnificent palaces and fortresses still stand. So many villages along these great rivers have lived a charmed life and remain as beautiful and engaging as ever. Along these old trade routes you’ll encounter all the very best that Europe has to offer - incredible culinary traditions and an absorbing mix of some of the world’s most influential cultures.

Day 01 UK > Amsterdam

Scenic Enrich Day 03 Marksburg Castle When the visitors of Marksburg Castle have left for the day, you’ll be invited into a private room of this medieval landmark to indulge in a time-honoured feast. With free-flowing red wine, fine fare and entertainment on offer, this unique banquet is sure to be one of the most unforgettable highlights of your journey.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Amsterdam, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 13 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Brussels and on to Amsterdam. You’ll then be transferred to your Scenic Space-Ship. Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise a glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. Meals: D

Day 02 Amsterdam Welcome to your first full day in Amsterdam, the quirky Dutch capital known for its artistic heritage, narrow houses and accessible canal system. The plentiful museums found in this picturesque metropolis house the works of Van Gogh and Rembrandt, while intriguing bars and laidback cafes filled with people-watchers and conversation line the cobbled walkways. Freechoice: Sit back and relax on a cruise through the city’s network of idyllic canals. Alternatively, experience some quintessential Dutch charm during a visit to iconic Zaanse Schans. Here you’ll enjoy time to wander the streets and explore the traditional wooden buildings before tasting some locally produced cheeses. Your excursion also includes a visit to a working windmill and a clog making demonstration. If you’d prefer, you can explore the heart of the city on a walking or cycling tour with your unique Tailormade GPS device. When the evening arrives, you’re invited to join the Captain for the official welcome dinner on board your Space-Ship. Meals: B.L.D

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Day 03 Cologne > Marksburg Before continuing your cruise to Marksburg, you’ll spend the morning exploring Cologne with a selection of Freechoice activities. As Germany’s fourth largest city,Spain you’ll soon discover a fusion of old and new, contemporary and traditional. Freechoice: Get your history fix and explore the nearby Neanderthal Museum, which features exhibits focused on human evolution. Alternatively, why not take to the city streets and get up close to the famous filigree twin towers of Cologne’s famous gothic cathedral. Known locally as the Kölner Dom, this show-stopping landmark is Germany’s largest cathedral and is a must-see during any visit to Cologne, the country’s third largest city. Enrich Tonight you are invited to a private medieval feast in Marksburg Castle, an ancient landmark that has remained virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. You’ll dine on fine and traditional fare, enjoy free-flowing, local red wine, and marvel at the colourful jesters as they provide entertainment fit for a king. The setting is spectacular and the experience promises to be one that will stay with you for a lifetime. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04 Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim Be sure to have your camera ready, because today you cruise through the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge. Navigating this 65km-long stretch of water is an idyllic pleasure. Vineyards scatter the horizon like confetti, castles perched on hilltops offer insights into the region’s rich, historical past, and the unspoilt horizons never seem to end as you make stately progress towards south. Upon arrival in Rüdesheim you’ll board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum before taking a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument. While the monument itself is a sight to behold, the views of the Rhine below prove to be just as unforgettable. Meals: B.L.D

Scenic Highlights Day 04 Rhine Gorge Cruise the most picturesque stretch of Germany’s UNESCO-listed Rhine Gorge, an idyllic 65km-long section of river that boats grandiose vistas, a scattering of castles and gorgeous hillsides – as far as the eye can see.

Day 05 Freudenberg >Tastes of ‘Oktoberfest’ Today you’re welcomed to Freudenberg, a traditional town in the Siegen-Wittgenstein district of Germany. Enrich In Freudenberg you’ll get the chance to celebrate the Scenic version of ‘Oktoberfest’, Germany’s famously fun festival. You can look forward to joyous oom-pah-pah music, bright festive blue flags, and an abundance of fine German beer. It’s also a great opportunity to meet the locals, see some regional arts and crafts, and indulge in a Bavarian lunch with large servings of good humour and revelry. What’s more, this exclusive event is only open to you and your fellow guests, so you are guaranteed an intimate and unique experience. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Würzburg This morning cruise through Bavaria to Würzburg, the capital of Lower Franconia. It is said to be one of the most charming Baroque cities in the country and became famous as the centre of Franconian wine production.

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Scenic Enrich Day 05 ‘Tastes of Oktoberfest’ Experience our own unique version of Oktoberfest during a day in Freudenberg, a picturesque town in the SiegenWittgenstein district. Raise your glass to fine Bavarian beer and knee-slapping entertainment with large servings of good humour and revelry.

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All-inclusive luxury exclusively with Scenic 'Winzerexpress', Rüdeshein

Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

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• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 14 UK airports with a choice of airlines

• Prefer not to fly? Travel one way with Standard Premier Eurostar and first class rail via Brussels/Paris is available

Europe’s most luxurious ships

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 7 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences including a classical concert and cocktail event in a Baroque palace

• Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites • 84% with spacious private balcony and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’

• 16 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 4 ports • Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held GPS device, on foot or complimentary bike

An unsurpassed standard of service • A personal butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included Rothenburg

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• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference

Freechoice: Würzburg is best explored on foot, which is why your walking tour through market square and visit to see the late-Gothic Church of St. Mary offers such a great introduction to the region. You’ll also encounter the Prince Bishop’s Residenz Palace, an eye-opening experience followed by a private wine tasting underneath the Residenz in the Palace’s wine cellar. Alternatively, embark on a journey down the famous Romantic Road, which was once an important trade route during the Middle Ages. Then take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg and see the traditional Germany of your imagination come to life. Meals: B.L.D

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

• Relax with a cocktail in hand during your Scenic Sundowner experience in one of Cologne’s most picturesque locations

All fabulous dining experiences included

No hidden extras whatsoever

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

• Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £440 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi

• An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; Portobellos Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

* All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

Day 07 Bamberg Scenic Freechoice Day 06 Prince Bishop's Residenz Palace As part of your Freechoice itinerary, you can choose to visit the Prince Bishop's Residenz Palace in Würzburg. After embarking on a tour of this spectacular property, you’ll be invited to enjoy a private wine tasting event, deep in the property’s cellars.

Enjoy a relaxing morning on board as you sail towards Bamberg, one of Europe’s largest intact medieval centres. Upon arrival you’ll immerse yourself in the region’s beautiful old town, a historically entrancing World Heritage Site filled with traditional half-timbered houses. With your knowledgeable local guide, walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders once did and learn all about the region’s past. You’ll then have some free time to meander the city streets at leisure. This region of Germany is famed for its smoked beer, so why not visit a local tavern and sample the famous beverage? The choice, as always, is up to you. Meals: B.L.D

Day 08 Nuremberg > UK You’ll enjoy a hearty breakfast on board before being transferred to Munich airport for your return flight home. Travel direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 13 UK regional airports. Although Nuremberg marks the end of your river cruise, you can look forward to a lifetime of wonderful memories. Meals: B

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May 11, 30

£2,695 £2,820 £3,340 £3,390 £3,540 £3,590 £3,670 £3,940 £3,590 £3,670 £3,740 £3,790 £3,840 £4,040 £4,690 £4,790 £4,990 £4,790 £5,290

June 1*, 8, 15, 15*, 20*, 22*, 27, 29*

£2,695 £2,820 £3,340 £3,390 £3,540 £3,590 £3,670 £3,940 £3,590 £3,670 £3,740 £3,790 £3,840 £4,040 £4,690 £4,790 £4,990 £4,790 £5,290

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£2,595 £2,720 £3,240 £3,290 £3,440 £3,490 £3,570 £3,840 £3,490 £3,570 £3,640 £3,690 £3,740 £3,940 £4,590 £4,690 £4,890 £4,690 £5,190

August 3*, 3, 10*, 17*, 17, 24*

£2,595 £2,720 £3,240 £3,290 £3,440 £3,490 £3,570 £3,840 £3,490 £3,570 £3,640 £3,690 £3,740 £3,940 £4,590 £4,690 £4,890 £4,690 £5,190

September 7*

£2,195 £2,320 £2,840 £2,890 £3,040 £3,090 £3,170 £3,440 £3,090 £3,170 £3,240 £3,290 £3,340 £3,540 £4,190 £4,290 £4,490 £4,290 £4,790

September 21*, 28* October 19, 19*,

24*, 24, 26*

November 9*, 14*

Scenic Highlight Day 07 Bamberg Explore the Baroque and medieval architecture of charming UNESCO-listed Bamberg during a guided tour. From the town’s famous smoked beer to the Old Town Hall; you’ll discover some many unique charms during your time in this Bavarian gem.

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£2,695 £2,820 £3,340 £3,390 £3,540 £3,590 £3,670 £3,940 £3,590 £3,670 £3,740 £3,790 £3,840 £4,040 £4,690 £4,790 £4,990 £4,790 £5,290 £2,445 £2,570 £3,090 £3,140 £3,290 £3,340 £3,420 £3,690 £3,340 £3,420 £3,490 £3,540 £3,590 £3,790 £4,440 £4,540 £4,740 £4,540 £5,040 £2,245 £2,370 £2,890 £2,940 £3,090 £3,140 £3,220 £3,490 £3,140 £3,220 £3,290 £3,340 £3,390 £3,590 £4,240 £4,340 £4,540 £4,340 £4,840

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability * Cruise Operates in reverse Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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look forward to being entertained in the grand traditionSpain of Europe’s great royal houses, with minstrels and colourful court jesters, there for your exclusive pleasure. Meals: B.L.D

15 day luxury river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest Navigate ancient trade routes along the Rhine, Main and Danube during our ultimate Europe river cruise. Visit historical towns and cities, immerse yourself in local cultures and encounter some of the most beautiful scenery Europe has to offer. Restored castles still stand watch from their position atop dramatic hilltops, just as they did in the days of feudal knights and land barons. However today, the sites of ancient battles and medieval skirmishes have been replaced by a tranquil countryside and thriving towns and villages. Elsewhere, romantic ruins echo with a timeless beauty and Gothic spires rise out of the picturesque communities nestled along the river banks. This is a journey that will take you through the Europe of your imagination, full of wonder, recalling eye-opening tales, cobbled streets and childhood fairy tales.

Day 01 UK > Amsterdam

Scenic Enrich Day 03 Marksburg Castle On a hilltop high above the German town of Braubach is the towering spectacle of Marksburg Castle. This 12th century castle is the only one in the region never to have been destroyed and has been lived in for over 700 years. Here you’ll take a private tour of the spectacular castle, learning all about its history, before sitting down to enjoy dinner in this amazing setting with your fellow travellers.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Amsterdam, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 13 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Brussels and on to Amsterdam. You’ll then be transferred to your Scenic Space-Ship. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. Meals: D

Day 02 Amsterdam Freechoice: Experience an iconic canal cruise or enjoy a bit of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans, with its windmills and open-air conservation area. Alternatively, you can make the most of your free time by walking or cycling the city, and letting your Tailormade GPS device open your eyes to its many key attractions. And in the evening, please join the Captain for the official welcome dinner. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Cologne > Marksburg Freechoice: Explore the Neanderthal museum or take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Enrich Delight in the medieval ambience at Marksburg Castle, which has remained virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. You’ll get the opportunity to partake in a magnificent medieval feast, with an abundance of fine fare and quantities of free flowing local red wine. You can also

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Day 04 Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim Enjoy the unrivalled views and fresh air of the spectacular Rhine Gorge, a World Heritage Site. Then alight in Rüdesheim and board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum before enjoying a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument, for a spectacular bird’s eye view of the river. Meals: B.L.D

Day 05 Freudenberg >Tastes of ‘Oktoberfest’ Enrich In Freudenberg you’ll get the chance to celebrate the Scenic version of ‘Oktoberfest’, Germany’s famously fun festival. Look forward to joyous oom- pah-pah music, bright festive blue flags, and an abundance of fine beer. It’s also a great opportunity to meet the locals, see some regional arts and crafts, and indulge in a Bavarian lunch with large servings of good humour and revelry. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Würzburg Freechoice: Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine, or explore the famous Romantic Road – such an important trade route during the Middle Ages. Then take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg, a medieval gem that overlooks the Tauber River. Meals: B.L.D

Scenic Enrich Day 05 ‘Tastes of Oktoberfest’ Experience our own unique version of Oktoberfest during a day in Freudenberg, a picturesque town in the SiegenWittgenstein district. Raise your glass to fine Bavarian beer and knee-slapping entertainment with large servings of good humour and revelry.

Day 07 Bamberg Immerse yourself in the old town of Bamberg, a World Heritage Site alive with history. With your knowledgeable local guide, walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders did. During your leisure time you might like to savour the traditional smoked beer of the region. Meals: B.L.D

Day 08 Nuremberg Freechoice: Visit moving WWII sites or choose something a little lighter – the ‘Tastes of Nuremberg’ – a tour of culinary delights that will let you indulge your passion for local bratwurst, beer and gingerbread. We won’t tell anyone if you loosen your belt a little. Meals: B.L.D

Day 09 Regensburg From its medieval town, the bordering Bavarian Forest and the confluence of three rivers, Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences. Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg or hop on board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey where you can sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world. You could also take a leisurely cycle to the Walhalla monument with your Tailormade GPS device. Meals: B.L.D

Day 10 Passau > Salzburg Enrich Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and

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Scenic Enrich Day 10 Best of the Sound of Music and Salzburg Show. You’ll be awash with nostalgia during our exclusive ‘Best of the Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’, which brings the famous songs of the hit movie to life on a unique stage with the rolling Austrian hillsides in the background. Authentic, local cuisine will accompany this show-stopping performance.

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All-inclusive luxury exclusively with Scenic Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 14 UK airports with a choice of airlines

• Prefer not to fly? Travel via Standard Premier Eurostar and first class rail is available one way and won’t cost a penny extra

Europe’s most luxurious ships

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 14 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways • Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites

Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences that range from the grand Palais Liechtenstein to authentic village life

• 84% with spacious private balcony and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’

• 19 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 9 ports • Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held GPS device, on foot or complimentary bike

An unsurpassed standard of service • A personal butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included

Magical moments

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference

• You’ll enjoy cocktails in a spectacular setting overlooking the stunning Wachau Valley with your Scenic Sundowner experience

All fabulous dining experiences included

No hidden extras whatsoever

• 41 superb meals: including 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, and 14 dinners Amsterdam canal cruise

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place. Based on the timeless movie of the same name, this exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg and will wow you with its stage sets. Enjoy an authentic Austrian lunch before an afternoon of humming along to some catchy classics. Meals: B.L.D

Scenic Enrich Day 12 Palais Liechtenstein Vienna is known as the ‘City of Music’ and its famous Palais Liechtenstein provides the perfect backdrop for this exclusive scenic event. Attend a private ballet and Viennese concert featuring the music of Strauss and Mozart.

Day 12 Vienna Acquaint yourself with this opulent city by taking an enjoyable guided tour of its most famous sights, including the Ringstrasse. 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, and you’ll have ample opportunity to explore it. Meals: B.L.D

Day 13 Vienna Freechoice: Take a guided tour of Bratislava or Schönbrunn Palace and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School for either a tour of the stables or to see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program. Alternatively, why not taste your way around the local market on our ‘Shop with a Chef’ tour with your on board chef. Meals: B.L.D

Day 14 Budapest

Scenic FreeChoice Day 13 ‘Shop with a Chef’, Vienna Take advantage of the expertise of your on-board chef as you take a trip to a food market and enjoy sampling his recommendations of the region’s finest produce or purchasing some fantastic foods to take home with you.

It's like Budapest was made to inspire those on the river. Few experiences will compare to cruising on the Danube and cruising in the heart of this romantic metropolis. Freechoice: Make the most of a guided tour of this city, which includes a piano concert. Or take some time to yourself and relax at the Thermal Baths and Spa. Alternatively you can choose to experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock. Meals: B.L.D

Day 15 Budapest > UK After breakfast, transfer to Budapest airport for your return flight home. Travel direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 13 UK regional airports. Meals: B

^ Sundowners are weather permitting.

• Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £850 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi

• An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; Portobellos Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

* All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

• Onshore dining experience in magnificent Marksburg Castle

Day 11 Melk > Dürnstein > Vienna Freechoice: Experience Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey on a guided tour. Alternatively, for the more active embark on an enjoyable guided bike ride along the river from Melk to one of the most enchanting villages in the region, Dürnstein – at your own pace, of course. We’ll even pack you a picnic. Sundowners^ As the day ends, you’ll get to take in a fine sunset at the breathtakingly beautiful Wachau Valley. You’ll be in very fine company, and can expect a wonderful ending to a magnificent day. Of course, we don’t take all the credit for this one. It’s nature who’ll provide the view; we’re just bringing the drinks. Meals: B.L.D

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

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June 1*, 8*, 13*, 15*, £4,495 £4,690 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,890 £5,990 £6,390 £5,890 £5,990 £6,090 £6,190 £6,290 £6,490 £7,690 £7,740 £7,990 £7,740 £8,490 20*, 22*, 27*, 29* July 4, 06, 13, 20, 27 £4,495 £4,690 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,890 £5,990 £6,390 £5,890 £5,990 £6,090 £6,190 £6,290 £6,490 £7,690 £7,740 £7,990 £7,740 £8,490 July 6*, 13*, 18*, 20*, 27*

£4,495 £4,690 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,890 £5,990 £6,390 £5,890 £5,990 £6,090 £6,190 £6,290 £6,490 £7,690 £7,740 £7,990 £7,740 £8,490

August 1, 3, 10, 17, £4,495 £4,690 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,890 £5,990 £6,390 £5,890 £5,990 £6,090 £6,190 £6,290 £6,490 £7,690 £7,740 £7,990 £7,740 £8,490 24, 29, 31 August 3*, 10*, 15*, £4,495 £4,690 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,890 £5,990 £6,390 £5,890 £5,990 £6,090 £6,190 £6,290 £6,490 £7,690 £7,740 £7,990 £7,740 £8,490 17*, 24*, 31*

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£4,495 £4,690 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,890 £5,990 £6,390 £5,890 £5,990 £6,090 £6,190 £6,290 £6,490 £7,690 £7,740 £7,990 £7,740 £8,490 £4,495 £4,690 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,890 £5,990 £6,390 £5,890 £5,990 £6,090 £6,190 £6,290 £6,490 £7,690 £7,740 £7,990 £7,740 £8,490 £4,495 £4,690 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,890 £5,990 £6,390 £5,890 £5,990 £6,090 £6,190 £6,290 £6,490 £7,690 £7,740 £7,990 £7,740 £8,490

October 5*, 10*, 12*, 17*, 19*

£4,495 £4,690 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,890 £5,990 £6,390 £5,890 £5,990 £6,090 £6,190 £6,290 £6,490 £7,690 £7,740 £7,990 £7,740 £8,490

November 2*, 07*

£3,245 £3,440 £4,240 £4,340 £4,540 £4,640 £4,740 £5,140 £4,640 £4,740 £4,840 £4,940 £5,040 £5,240 £6,440 £6,490 £6,740 £6,490 £7,240

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability

* Cruise Operates in reverse

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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8 day luxury river cruise from Amsterdam to Basel Starting out with a flourish in Amsterdam and ending in Basel, this is an itinerary that takes in the sweeping splendours of Europe, while unveiling the best of what Germany has to offer. Discover the canals of Amsterdam, where meandering waterways bypass buildings that haven’t changed since Holland’s great voyages of discovery centuries ago. Marvel the highlights of the legendary Rhine during your cruising through the World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge. Visit Rudesheim and explore Cologne, with its towering cathedral. Take in Koblenz, explore Heidelberg Castle and venture on to charming Strasbourg, where the fairy-tale Europe of your imagination will come to life during a visit to the city’s old town.

Day 01 UK > Amsterdam

Scenic FreeChoice Day 02 Amsterdam canal boat cruise From the comfort of a glass topped boat you will cruise through Amsterdam’s picture-book canals past the city’s most spectacular spots. As the historic centre glides past, you can admire the elegant merchant’s residences, churches, 17th century warehouses and the narrow houses for which Amsterdam is so well known. Your cruise takes you to the old harbour, the beating heart of the city, and later, make a stop at the floating flower market.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Amsterdam, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 13 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Brussels and on to Amsterdam. Your journey into wonder begins in this fascinating and compact harbour city. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. Meals: D

Day 02 Amsterdam From its quirky cafes to abundant museums, Amsterdam is a cosmopolitan hub of intrigue. Freechoice: With 165 canals that stretch over 100km, Amsterdam’s magnificent waterways have made the city world famous and you’ll have ample opportunity to explore them on a glass-top canal boat cruise. Alternatively, discover charming Volendam, with its unusual raised homes and quaint wooden church before heading to the equally charming village of Edam, famous for its round cheese. When the evening arrives, you’re invited to join the Captain on board for a delicious welcome dinner. This is the perfect opportunity to get to know your fellow guests and enjoy a few complimentary beverages. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Cologne Freechoice: Today you can choose to visit Schloss Burg castle, a decorative hilltop landmark which dates back to the 12th century. Alternatively, why not take to the city

streets and get up close to the famous filigree twin towers of Cologne’s famous gothic cathedral. Known locally as the Kölner Dom, this architectural gem is Germany’s largest cathedral and a must-see during any visit to Cologne, the country’s third largest city. Sundowners^ This afternoon you’re invited to enjoy a few delicious drinks on board your Space-Ship are you gently cruise the picturesque Rhine. This is the ideal opportunity to savour the idyllic beauty of Germany’s most celebrate waterway, while enjoying the Spain company of your fellow guests. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04 Koblenz Koblenz is a city teeming with historical influence and importance. From the traditional Old Town to the Fort Ehrenbreistein, you’ll find there’s plenty to discover when you scratch the surface. Freechoice: Take advantage of a guided tour of this historic city and marvel at the Deutsche Eck, a unique place where the rivers Moselle and Rhine confluent. Alternatively, discover Cochem – a true medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River. Cochem will make you feel as if you’re stepping straight into a fairy tale and you’ll be able to take a guided tour that culminates in a visit to the iconic Reichsburg Castle. Or maybe you’d prefer to embark on a leisurely cycle using your personal Tailormade GPS device and electronically assisted bicycle. Glide through the fascinating city of Koblenz and pass intriguing palaces and churches, museums and monuments. Meals: B.L.D

Scenic FreeChoice Day 03 Cologne city tour Cologne is a city where history, art and culture mix with characteristic Rhineland charm. Its skyline is dominated by the two enormous spires of its famous Gothic cathedral, which is the largest of its type in Northern Europe.

Day 05 Rüdesheim Today you will succumb to the charm of Rüdesheim. After arriving you’ll board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, an intriguing place of interest and a must-see if you’re passing through the region. Later, you can look forward to unrivalled views across the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge as you board a cable car bound for the Niederwald monument. Afterwards, you can look forward to some free time on board as you sail towards Mannheim and your journey continues. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Mannheim Mannheim lies at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar River. Unusually, the city has been built in grids, just like you would expect to find during a visit to North America. The streets are easy to navigate and there’s myriad landmarks to visit during your time ashore. Freechoice: Take your time on a historical tour of Heidelberg, a fine university town which boasts a beautiful Renaissance Castle and idyllic streets peppered with ambient cafes. Alternatively, visit the unique Technik Museum in the charming riverside town of Speyer, where you’ll see wondrous technological exhibits not found anywhere else. From military aircraft to original locomotives, fans of innovation and transportation will be spoilt at the Technik Museum. ^ Sundowners are weather permitting.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

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Cruise Highlight Day 04 Rhine Gorge Have your camera ready as you cruise through this beautiful World Heritage Site with its castles, historic towns, vineyards, and long history of human involvement with its dramatic and varied natural landscape.

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Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 14 UK airports with a choice of airlines

• Prefer not to fly? Return travel with Standard Premier Eurostar and first class rail via Brussels/Paris is available

Europe’s most luxurious ships

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 7 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences including a classical concert and cocktail event in a Baroque palace

• Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites • 84% with spacious private balcony and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’

• 10 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 4 ports • Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held GPS device, on foot or complimentary bike

An unsurpassed standard of service • A personal butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included Cable car, Rüdesheim

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Day 07 Strasbourg

Scenic FreeChoice Day 07 Alsace wine region Narrow roads wind between vineyards from one picturesque village to the next. Learn about the famous wines of this region in the best possible way, with a tasting in the farmhouse of one of the vineyard owners.

Magical moments

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference

Enrich Your unforgettable evening begins with a private tour of the Baroque Palace of Rastatt, one of the most magnificent historic venues of the region. Later, you’ll be ushered into the resplendent hall to attend a private classical music concert with your fellow Scenic guests. This cherished event is sure to be one of the highlights of your entire journey, enjoyed only by a select few. Meals: B.L.D Strasbourg walks a fine line between France and Germany, traditional and cosmopolitan. The area’s large student population helps to move the region forward with youthful exuberance, while the city pays homage to its rich heritage, with the half-timbered houses of the region’s old town nestling cosy winstubs, just like they’ Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg, where you’ll discover La Petite France, the famous grand cathedral and stroll through the old town, or journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer. Alternatively, you can taste your way around the local market with your on board chef through our ‘Shop with a Chef’ offering. Or you can opt to tour the beautiful Black Forest and take in the spectacular scenery on a guided hike and enjoy a delicious tasting of the acclaimed Black Forest Cake. Alternatively, explore Strasbourg on two wheels using your Tailormade GPS device. Starting in Kehl on the German side of the river cycle to Strasbourg’s European district and see the Council of Europe, the European Court of Human Rights and the European Parliament. Meals: B.L.D

Day 08 Basel > UK After a hearty breakfast on board, it’s time to wave goodbye to the comfort of your SpaceShip before transferring to the airport or train station for your return journey home. Fly direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 13 UK regional airports. Alternatively, travel by first class rail from Basel to Paris. Change stations in Paris and travel Standard Premier aboard Eurostar to St.Pancras International. Meals: B

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

• Relax with a cocktail in hand during your Scenic Sundowner experience in one of Cologne’s most picturesque locations

All fabulous dining experiences included

No hidden extras whatsoever

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

• Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £440 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi

• An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; Portobellos Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

* All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

For details of our latest offers please visit www.scenic.co.uk Jewel Deck 2016 Departure Dates

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May 23*

£2,995 £3,120 £3,640 £3,690 £3,840 £3,890 £3,970 £4,240 £3,890 £3,970 £4,040 £4,090 £4,140 £4,340 £4,990 £5,090 £5,290 £5,090 £5,590

June 6, 13*

£2,995 £3,120 £3,640 £3,690 £3,840 £3,890 £3,970 £4,240 £3,890 £3,970 £4,040 £4,090 £4,140 £4,340 £4,990 £5,090 £5,290 £5,090 £5,590

July 25*

£2,995 £3,120 £3,640 £3,690 £3,840 £3,890 £3,970 £4,240 £3,890 £3,970 £4,040 £4,090 £4,140 £4,340 £4,990 £5,090 £5,290 £5,090 £5,590

August 8, 15*, 22, 29* NEW DATES

£2,895 £3,020 £3,540 £3,590 £3,740 £3,790 £3,870 £4,140 £3,790 £3,870 £3,940 £3,990 £4,040 £4,240 £4,890 £4,990 £5,190 £4,990 £5,490

September 14, 19*, 21*

£2,995 £3,120 £3,640 £3,690 £3,840 £3,890 £3,970 £4,240 £3,890 £3,970 £4,040 £4,090 £4,140 £4,340 £4,990 £5,090 £5,290 £5,090 £5,590

October 10*, 12*

£2,895 £3,020 £3,540 £3,590 £3,740 £3,790 £3,870 £4,140 £3,790 £3,870 £3,940 £3,990 £4,040 £4,240 £4,890 £4,990 £5,190 £4,990 £5,490

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details.

Scenic FreeChoice Day 07 Black Forest Visit the beautiful Black Forest aboard an historic steam train for an unforgettable journey through its wooded landscapes including a tasting of the regions famous Black Forest gâteau.

Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability * Cruise Operates in reverse

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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Salzburg Austria

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The picturesque village of Dürnstein

Gems of the Danube

Sailing commences in the 11th century Bavarian city of Nuremberg, a place where contemporary and classic influences line the diverse streets. You’ll then head to Regensburg for a unique beer tasting event, later crossing the border into Austria. Before arriving in Linz you’ll leave the river for the day and explore the nearby Czech town of Ceský Kurmlov or Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart. As you journey further east, enchanting nights spent in Vienna and Budapest showcase imperial and romantic cityscapes, a heritage of home-grown cultures and ample opportunity to explore two of the Danube’s crowning jewels.

Day 01 UK > Nuremberg Scenic FreeChoice Day 04 Ceský Krumlov Visit the medieval gem of Ceský Krumlov, a lively town with a unique atmosphere surrounded by unspoilt countryside. Enjoy a walking tour followed by lunch in a local restaurant before exploring this charming region at your leisure. This World Heritage Site is built around a stunning 13th century Renaissance castle and is a ‘must-see’ for visitors to the Czech Republic.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Munich, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 12 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. You’ll then be transferred to your Scenic Space-Ship, which is docked in Nuremberg. Upon arrival you’ll have ample time to settle in to your suite before raising a glass to the journey ahead at a welcome reception. Meals: D

Day 02 Nuremberg Your first full day in the Bavarian city of Nuremberg is filled with sightseeing opportunities. Freechoice: You can choose to visit some of the city’s famous WWII sites, a tour which concludes with a self-guided exploration of the interesting documentation centre. If you’d prefer something a little lighter, our ‘Tastes of Nuremberg’ excursion is a culinary quest through the city, which features local delicacies like bratwurst, beer and gingerbread. As the evening arrives, you are invited to join your ship’s Captain for a special welcome dinner. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Regensburg Located at the confluence of three rivers, Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval old town to the Bavarian Forest on its border. Freechoice: Join an insightful local guide for a casual walk around Regensburg to discover

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Day 04 Passau > Linz This morning cruise into Passau, the beautiful Baroque city straddling Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. Freechoice: Wave goodbye to the river and say hello to the Czech Republic during a visit to the World Heritage-listed old city of Ceský Krumlov. Alternatively, take an excursion to magical Salzburg where a guided tour and some free time awaits. This fairy tale city, which was the birthplace of Mozart and setting for ‘The Sound of Music’, is dominated by the 11th century Fortress Hohensalzburg, a mighty landmark that crowns a fertile hilltop in the centre of the region. Meals: B.L.D

Day 05 Melk > Dürnstein > Vienna As you travel deeper into Austria you have plenty of exciting Freechoice excursions to pick from. Freechoice: Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey was originally built as a palace, so its ornate and intricate interior is sure to surprise and beguile. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of this spectacular residence, which includes the property’s striking library and the abbey church. Alternatively, if you’re feeling particularly active, why not embark on a guided bicycle rise along the river from Melk to one of the region’s most enchanting villages, Dürnstein. We’ll even pack you a picnic so you can stop off and admire the views with a bite to eat. Sundowners^ As your day comes to an end you’ll be transported to Wachau Valley. Here you’re invited to take in the beautiful views of this stunning natural landscape with a complimentary cocktail in hand. It’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on your journey so far, or catch up with your fellow guests and share stories of your adventure. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Vienna Welcome to Vienna, Austria’s imperial jewel. You’ll soon discover a mesmerising city steeped in musical heritage. Freechoice: Journey to nearby Bratislava and take a guided tour of the surprisingly small Slovakian capital. With your knowledgeable local guide, you’ll discover the quaint gems of this historic city situated on the banks of the mighty Danube River. Walk the cobblestone streets and see the former coronation square, Slova National Theatre, as well as St. Martin´s Cathedral, the former coronation church of the Kings and Queens ^ Sundowners are weather permitting.

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the traditional old town. You’ll see its Old Bridge, an array of wealthy merchant houses and the Porta Praetori – a reminder of Regensburg’s Roman heritage. Alternatively, hop on a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to discover Weltenburg Abbey, a grand property set on the shore of the Danube River. As one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world, it’s only right you get to sample the abbey’s famous brew. You could also let your Tailormade GPS device guide you on a leisurely cycle to the Walhalla temple, modelled on the Parthenon in Athens and built at the request of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. Meals: B.L.D

8 day luxury river cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest Waltz your way down the Danube and encounter a tapestry of tradition in the towns and cities that call the riverbanks home. Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and Hungary all feature on this river cruise rite of passage.

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Scenic Sundowner Day 05 Wachau Valley Enjoy a relaxing evening as you watch the sun go down with a cocktail in hand looking out onto the beautiful scenery of the Wachau Valley – a listed World Heritage Site due to its architectural and agricultural history.

Scenic FreeChoice Day 06 Spanish Riding School Nowhere else in the world do horses perform in such elegant or classical surroundings as the stunning Spanish Riding School in Vienna’s Hofburg Palace. Founded in the Renaissance era, it is the world’s oldest classical dressage school.

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Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 13 UK airports with a choice of airlines

Europe’s most luxurious ships • 7 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways • Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites • 84% with spacious private balcony and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’

Unforgettable experiences every day

An unsurpassed standard of service

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences that range from the grand Palais Liechtenstein to the Spanish Riding School

• An on-board butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included

• 15 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 6 ports • Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held device on foot or complimentary bikes

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference Regensburg

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Magical moments

All fabulous dining experiences included

• You’ll enjoy cocktails in a spectacular setting overlooking the stunning Wachau Valley with your Scenic Sundowner experience

• 20 superb meals: including 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners

Scenic Enrich Day 06 Palais Liechtenstein Vienna is known as the ‘City of Music’ and its famous Palais Liechtenstein provides the perfect backdrop for an exclusive Scenic event. Attend a private Viennese ballet and concert featuring the music of Strauss and Mozart.

of Hungary. If you’d prefer, you can choose to join a local guide on a tour of Schönbrunn Palace, a grandiose residence that showcases the Habsburg Empire’s extravagant tastes. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and either see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program or take a tour of the stables. Alternatively, taste your way around the local market on our ‘Shop with a Chef’ tour with your on board chef. Enrich You are invited to indulge in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein during a special Scenic-only event. Enjoy a glass of Austrian Sekt on arrival, before attending a private Viennese concert in the heart of this grandiose residence. As the timeless melodies of Strauss and Mozart fill the air, it will dawn on you that this intimate celebration is one of the highlights of your cruise. Meals: B.L.D

• An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; Portobellos Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

Day 08 Budapest > UK After breakfast, transfer to Budapest airport for your return flight home. Travel direct to London Heathrow or one of 12 UK regional airports. Meals: B

No hidden extras whatsoever • Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £440 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi * All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

For details of our latest offers please visit www.scenic.co.uk

Day 07 Budapest As you sail in on the waters of the Danube, Budapest’s magical city skyline appears from the water’s edge. With Buda on one side and Pest on the other, you’ll be spoilt for choice as you depart your Space-Ship bound for the region’s essential landmarks. Freechoice: Take advantage of a guided tour of this city of contradictory delights. You’ll see highlights such as Heroes’ Square and Matthias Church, as well as the medieval town on castle hill before enjoying a splendid piano concert. Alternatively, unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa, famous for their naturally heated springs and their healing properties. Or, you can choose to brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock, a relic of WWII and the 1956 uprising located in the dark caverns beneath Buda Castle. This is a must for history and war buffs. Later, take advantage of some free time to meander the exquisite streets and explore the city’s famous ‘ruin bars’. Make the most of your final night on board and marvel at the twinkling city from the comfort of your ship or private balcony. Meals: B.L.D

All your drinks wherever, whenever whilst on-board your cruise - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

Jewel Deck 2016 Departure Dates

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Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

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Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Deluxe Balcony

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Royal Suite

Royal Suite

Royal Pano

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BA

BB

B

BD

BJ

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PA

PP

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PD

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May 2*, 9, 16*, 23, 30

£2,995 £3,120 £3,640 £3,690 £3,840 £3,890 £3,970 £4,240 £3,890 £3,970 £4,040 £4,090 £4,140 £4,340 £4,990 £5,090 £5,290 £5,090 £5,590

June 6 , 13*, 20

£2,995 £3,120 £3,640 £3,690 £3,840 £3,890 £3,970 £4,240 £3,890 £3,970 £4,040 £4,090 £4,140 £4,340 £4,990 £5,090 £5,290 £5,090 £5,590

July 11, 18, 25*

£2,895 £3,020 £3,540 £3,590 £3,740 £3,790 £3,870 £4,140 £3,790 £3,870 £3,940 £3,990 £4,040 £4,240 £4,890 £4,990 £5,190 £4,990 £5,490

August 1, 8*, 15,

22*, 29

£2,895 £3,020 £3,540 £3,590 £3,740 £3,790 £3,870 £4,140 £3,790 £3,870 £3,940 £3,990 £4,040 £4,240 £4,890 £4,990 £5,190 £4,990 £5,490

September 14*, 21, 28*

£2,995 £3,120 £3,640 £3,690 £3,840 £3,890 £3,970 £4,240 £3,890 £3,970 £4,040 £4,090 £4,140 £4,340 £4,990 £5,090 £5,290 £5,090 £5,590

October 3*, 5, 10

£2,645 £2,770 £3,290 £3,340 £3,490 £3,540 £3,620 £3,890 £3,540 £3,620 £3,690 £3,740 £3,790 £3,990 £4,640 £4,740 £4,940 £4,740 £5,240

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability

Scenic FreeChoice Day 07 Budapest city tour Budapest is a beautiful, romantic city separated by the River Danube. Discover the highlights of this magical metropolis as you visit both Buda and Pest. See Matthias Church, Fisherman’s Bastion and the medieval town of Castle Hill.

* Cruise Operates in reverse

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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Nuremberg Regensburg

Passau

France

Cesky Krumlov Dürnstein

Linz

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Salzburg

Gems of the Danube with Prague 11 day luxury river cruise & tour from Prague to Budapest Before you reach the Danube and embark on a seven-night cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest, why not make the most of your journey and extend your stay with a three-night jaunt in Prague, one of Europe’s most magical cities. Even so, every aspect of this itinerary will surprise and delight you, whether it’s Vienna, with its remarkable array of elegant buildings; Budapest, so often cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe; or Nuremberg, famous for so many landmark events in history. You can look forward to enjoying all this from the deck of a Scenic Space-Ship, with a 3-night hotel stay in Prague to help you prepare yourself for the wonder of your 5-star luxury river cruise.

Day 01 UK > Prague

Scenic Highlight Day 02 Prague Discover Prague, a city with a history that stretches back more than a Millennium. Boasting a spectacular show of Bohemian art and striking architecture that encompasses an array of eras – from Baroque to Nouveau – the city offers fascinating sights at every turn. As you take to its maze of cobbled lanes and explore its hidden courtyards, you’ll stumble across ancient chapels, quaint cafés and picturesque gardens.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Prague, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 13 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. You’ll then be transferred to the Prague Marriot Hotel to start your journey with a three night stay in this magical city.

Day 02 Prague This morning join your knowledgeable local guide on a fascinating walk through the city and view the famous Astronomical Clock. Afterwards you might wish to venture across the worldfamous Charles Bridge. This incredibly beautiful structure was commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV after the Judith Bridge was destroyed by floods. Meals: B

Day 03 Prague Stroll this magnificent city at your 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. There’s no need to fret or plan ahead – your Tour Director is on hand to take care of everything. Meals: B

Day 04 Prague > Nuremberg Today you’ll journey by coach to fascinating Nuremberg in Bavaria, which dates back to the 11th century. Board your Scenic Space-Ship and your cruise begins here - you’ll get to toast the occasion at this evening’s welcome reception. Meals: B.D

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

Vltava River, Prague

Slovakia

Bratislava

Vienna

Budapest

Hungary

Austria

Switzerland

Atlantic Ocean

Danube

Italy

Slovenia

Day 05 Nuremberg Your first full day in the Bavarian city of Nuremberg is filled with sightseeing opportunities. Freechoice: You can choose to visit some of the city’s famous WWII sites, a tour which concludes with a self-guided exploration of the interesting documentation centre. If you’d prefer something a little lighter, our ‘Tastes of Nuremberg’ excursion is a culinary quest through the city, which features local delicacies like bratwurst, beer and gingerbread. As the evening arrives, you are invited to join your ship’s Captain for a special welcome dinner. Meals: B.L.D

SpainDay 06 Regensburg

Located at the confluence of three rivers, Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval old town to the Bavarian Forest on its border. Freechoice: Join an insightful local guide for a casual walk around Regensburg to discover the traditional old town. You’ll see its Old Bridge, array of wealthy merchant houses and the Porta Praetori – a reminder of Regensburg’s Roman heritage. Alternatively, hop on a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to discover Weltenburg Abbey, a grand property set on the shore of the Danube River. As one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world, it’s only right you get to sample the abbey’s famous brew. You could also let your Tailormade GPS device guide you on a leisurely cycle to the Walhalla temple, modelled on the Parthenon in Athens and built at the request of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. Meals: B.L.D

Scenic FreeChoice Day 08 Melk Benedictine Abbey The abbey is a huge celebration of Baroque architecture which stands proudly atop a granite bluff. The centrepiece of the stunning abbey is its large frescoed church with symmetrical spires and high octagonal dome.

Day 07 Passau > Linz This morning cruise into Passau, the beautiful Baroque city straddling Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. Freechoice: Wave goodbye to the river and say hello to the Czech Republic during a visit to the World Heritage-listed old city of Ceský Krumlov. Alternatively, take an excursion to magical Salzburg where a guided tour and some free time awaits. This fairy tale city, which was the birthplace of Mozart and setting for ‘The Sound of Music’, is dominated by the 11th century Fortress Hohensalzburg, a mighty landmark that crowns a fertile hilltop in the centre of the region. Meals: B.L.D

Day 08 Melk > Dürnstein > Vienna As you travel deeper into Austria you have plenty of exciting Freechoice excursions to pick from. Freechoice: Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey was originally built as a palace, so its ornate and intricate interior is sure to surprise and beguile. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of this spectacular residence, which includes the property’s striking library and the abbey church. Alternatively, if you’re feeling particularly active, why not embark on a guided bicycle rise along the river from Melk to one of the region’s most enchanting villages, Dürnstein. We’ll even pack you a picnic so you can stop off and admire the views with a bite to eat.

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777

Scenic FreeChoice Day 09 ‘Shop with a Chef’, Vienna The easiest way to taste and purchase the finest ingredients is with the helping hand of an expert – so why not take a trip to a local food market with your ship’s chef to find the region’s hidden gems?

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All-inclusive luxury exclusively with Scenic Dürnstein

Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited on-board complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 14 UK airports with a choice of airlines

Europe’s most luxurious ships • 7 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways and 3 nights at the Prague Marriott • Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 84% with spacious private balcony and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences that range from the grand Palais Liechtenstein to the Spanish Riding School

An unsurpassed standard of service

• 15 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 6 ports • Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held device on foot or complimentary bikes

• An on-board butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included Salzburg

Cesky Krumlov

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference

Magical moments • You’ll enjoy cocktails in a spectacular setting overlooking the stunning Wachau Valley with your Scenic Sundowner experience

All fabulous dining experiences included Sundowners^ As your day comes to an end you’ll be transported to Wachau Valley. Here you’re invited to take in the beautiful views of this stunning natural landscape with a complimentary cocktail in hand. It’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on your journey so far, or catch up with your fellow guests and share stories of your adventure. Meals: B.L.D

Day 09 Vienna

Scenic Enrich Day 09 Palais Liechtenstein Vienna is known as the ‘City of Music’ and its famous Palais Liechtenstein provides the perfect backdrop for an exclusive Scenic event. Attend a private Viennese ballet and concert featuring the music of Strauss and Mozart.

Welcome to Vienna, Austria’s imperial jewel. You’ll soon discover a mesmerising city steeped in musical heritage. Freechoice: Journey to nearby Bratislava and take a guided tour of the surprisingly small Slovakian capital. With your knowledgeable local guide, you’ll discover the quaint gems of this historic city situated on the banks of the mighty Danube River. Walk the cobblestone streets and see the former coronation square, Slova National Theatre, as well as St. Martin´s Cathedral, the former coronation church of the Kings and Queens of Hungary. If you’d prefer, you can choose to join a local guide on a tour of Schönbrunn Palace, a grandiose residence that showcases the Habsburg Empire’s extravagant tastes. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and either see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program or take a tour of the stables. Alternatively, taste your way around the local market on our ‘Shop with a Chef’ tour with your on board chef. Enrich You are invited to indulge in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein during a special Scenic-only event. Enjoy a glass of Austrian Sekt on arrival, before attending a private Viennese concert in the heart of this grandiose residence. As the timeless melodies of Strauss and Mozart fill the air, it will dawn on you that this intimate celebration is one of the highlights of your cruise. Meals: B.L.D

Day 10 Budapest

Scenic FreeChoice Day 10 Thermal Baths & Spa Budapest is a land of thermal springs, and the city remains the only capital in the world that is rich in thermal waters with healing qualities. Budapest is also one of the few places where you can experience traditional Turkish baths dating back to 16th and 17th centuries, so come and unwind.

As you sail in on the waters of the Danube, Budapest’s magical city skyline appears from the water’s edge. With Buda on one side and Pest on the other, you’ll be spoilt for choice as you depart your Space-Ship bound for the region’s essential landmarks. Freechoice: Take advantage of a guided tour of this city of contradictory delights. You’ll see highlights such as Heroes’ Square and Matthias Church, as well as the medieval town on castle hill before enjoying a splendid piano concert. Alternatively, unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa, famous for their naturally heated springs and their healing properties. Or, you can choose to brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock, a relic of WWII and the 1956 uprising located in the dark caverns beneath Buda Castle. This is a must for history and war buffs. Later, take advantage of some free time to meander the exquisite streets and explore the city’s famous ‘ruin bars’. Make the most of your final night on board and marvel at the twinkling city from the comfort of your ship or private balcony. Meals: B.L.D

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever whilst on-board your cruise - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

• 20 meals on-board: including 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners • 3 breakfasts included during your 3 night stay at the Prague Marriott

No hidden extras whatsoever • Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £440 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi

• An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; Portobellos Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

* All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits. Please note, the Prague extension is not all-inclusive.

For details of our latest offers please visit www.scenic.co.uk Jewel Deck 2016 Departure Dates

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D

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Diamond Deck

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Deluxe Balcony

Junior Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Deluxe Balcony

Junior Suite

Royal Suite

Royal Suite

Royal Suite

Royal Pano

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BA

BB

B

BD

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PA

PP

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PD

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May 2*, 6, 16*,20, 30

£3,495 £3,620 £4,140 £4,190 £4,340 £4,390 £4,470 £4,740 £4,390 £4,470 £4,540 £4,590 £4,640 £4,840 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,590 £6,090

June 3, 13*, 17

£3,495 £3,620 £4,140 £4,190 £4,340 £4,390 £4,470 £4,740 £4,390 £4,470 £4,540 £4,590 £4,640 £4,840 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,590 £6,090

July 11, 15, 25*, 29

£3,395 £3,520 £4,040 £4,090 £4,240 £4,290 £4,370 £4,640 £4,290 £4,370 £4,440 £4,490 £4,540 £4,740 £5,390 £5,490 £5,690 £5,490 £5,990

August 8*, 12,

22*, 26

£3,395 £3,520 £4,040 £4,090 £4,240 £4,290 £4,370 £4,640 £4,290 £4,370 £4,440 £4,490 £4,540 £4,740 £5,390 £5,490 £5,690 £5,490 £5,990

September 14*, 18, 28*

£3,595 £3,720 £4,240 £4,290 £4,440 £4,490 £4,570 £4,840 £4,490 £4,570 £4,640 £4,690 £4,740 £4,940 £5,590 £5,690 £5,890 £5,690 £6,190

October 2, 3*, 7

£3,145 £3,270 £3,790 £3,840 £3,990 £4,040 £4,120 £4,390 £4,040 £4,120 £4,190 £4,240 £4,290 £4,490 £5,140 £5,240 £5,440 £5,240 £5,740

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability * Cruise Operates in reverse

Day 11 Budapest > UK After breakfast, transfer to Budapest airport for your return flight home. Travel direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 12 UK regional airports. Meals: B

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

^ Sundowners are weather permitting.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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Amsterdam

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Arnhem

Zollverein

Veere Bruges

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Maastricht

Duisburg

Antwerp Cochem

Rhine

Koblenz Rüdesheim Mannheim

Belgium

Moselle Luxembourg

Bernkastel Trier

Strasbourg Mittelbergheim Colmar

France

No fly option available

Half-timbered houses of Strabourg

Romantic Rhine & Moselle 15 day luxury river cruise from Amsterdam to Basel Let two of Europe’s most idyllic waterways captivate your imagination and transport you through the ages. With each tranquil mile, the Rhine and Moselle offer up natural and manmade wonders.

Germany

Nijmegen

Delta Works

Breisach

Heidelberg Hockenheim

14

Rastatt

Kehl Black Forest

Basel

Austria

Switzerland

Slovenia

Atlantic Ocean

Day 04 Nijmegen Soak up the scenery from the Sun Deck during a morning of sailing, or enjoy an on board cooking demonstration by the chef as we cruise to Nijmegen. Freechoice: Take a guided city tour of Nijmegen, one of the three oldest cities in the Netherlands. For an educational fix, choose to explore the Arnhem Airborne museum and learn about the Battle of Arnhem. The Airborne experience allows you to follow in the footsteps of the British parachutists who made their way acrossSpain dangerous terrain to Arnhem in September 1944. If you’re feeling particularly active, enjoy a guided cycling tour through Nijmegen with your Tailormade GPS device. Meals: B.L.D

Italy

Day 05 Maastricht In fact, on this itinerary, there’s probably a fairy tale moment lying in wait for you just beyond the next river bend. The castles that grace this region sometimes seem as if they were lifted straight from the silver screen, and that’s hardly surprising as it’s a region that’s long been favoured by Hollywood directors. From Lorelei, the Rhine river siren said to lure sailors to their demise, to the legendary Black Forest, which still resonates with imaginative children’s tales, there are stories and romances galore to discover, and delight in. You may even compose a few new ones of your own.

Day 01 UK > Amsterdam

Scenic FreeChoice Day 02 Bruges Enjoy exploring the fascinating and charming World Heritage City of Bruges. Often referred to as the ‘Venice of the North’ it is filled with picturesque buildings, quaint cobbled stone streets and pretty winding canals. Be amazed by this fascinating little city as you wander the maze of side streets, treat yourself to a Belgian Beer, sample a delectable waffle or pick up a souvenir from one of the many lovely shops.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Amsterdam, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 13 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Brussels and on to Amsterdam. Raise your glass to the marvellous cruise ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Your journey into wonder is about to begin. Meals: D

Day 02 Antwerp Freechoice: Take an excursion to the World Heritage-listed city of Burges, a charming pocket of Belgium famous for great beer and delicious chocolates. Alternatively, discover picturesque Antwerp on a guided walking tour, followed by some free time to explore on your own terms. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Veere Freechoice: Marvel at the modern wonder that is Holland’s Delta Works, which includes a guided visit through the Storm Surge Barrier. Alternatively, choose an escorted tour or cycle ride through the quaint streets of Veere. You’ll find this is such a liberating way to explore a new and unchartered city. Freechoice Dining: This evening, savour delicious Dutch delicacies at your choice of three superb dining locations, each presenting fine cuisine from villages in this region of the Netherlands. Meals: B.L.D

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

Holland’s oldest fortified city; Maastricht is a popular destination with a welcoming multicultural atmosphere. Enjoy a guided tour of its magnificent buildings and historic cobblestone town centre. If you choose, explore the city at your own pace with Scenic Tailormade, your own personal GPS device, which also provides expert insights on the city’s many historic points of interests. This afternoon, set sail for Duisburg. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Duisburg Freechoice: Home to the largest inland harbour in the world, the city of Duisburg is just waiting to surprise and delight you during an insightful guided tour. Alternatively, try something a little different with a visit to the Zollverein industrial site, once the largest and most productive coal mine in Europe. Meals: B.L.D

Scenic Sundowner Day 07 Eherenbreitstein Fortress Experience the most spectacular views with a drink in your hand during your Scenic Sundowner. Once at the top of the towering Eherenbreitstein Fortress you’ll look out onto views of the Rhine and Koblenz while sipping on a cocktail.

Day 07 Koblenz On arrival in Koblenz take advantage of a guided tour of this historic city, lapped by the waters of two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. Sundowners^ Board a cable car in Koblenz for a scenic journey over the Rhine River to the impressive Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. It’ll be a moment to remember, and a great opportunity to mingle with newfound friends against yet another spectacular backdrop, while toasting the day’s end. Meals: B.L.D

Day 08 Cochem A medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River, Cochem will make you feel as if you are stepping directly off the ship and into a fairy tale. Explore this charming city on your guided tour, culminating in a visit of the iconic Reichsburg Castle. The afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure. Meals: B.L.D

Day 09 Moselle Valley Cruising Appreciate the true allure of the Moselle Valley from the opulence of your Scenic SpaceShip and delight in a full day cruising. Or if you’re feeling energetic, join a picturesque guided bike ride to the pretty village of Bernkastel where you’ll be welcomed back aboard your luxury Scenic Space-Ship. Meals: B.L.D ^ Sundowners are weather permitting.

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777

Scenic Highlight Day 07 Koblenz Explore the 2,000 year old town of Koblenz, a friendly town with a relaxed atmosphere that’s apparent from the moment you arrive. Here you’ll discover an abundance of cultural monuments, historic buildings and river promenades.


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Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 14 UK airports with a choice of airlines

• Prefer not to fly? Return travel via Standard Premier Eurostar and first class rail is also available and won’t cost a penny extra

Europe’s most luxurious ships

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 14 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways • Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences including authentic Swiss Village Life

• 84% with spacious private balcony and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’

• 18 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 7 ports • Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held GPS device, on foot or complimentary bike

An unsurpassed standard of service • A personal butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included Private concert, Rastatt Palace

Day 10 Bernkastel Freechoice: Journey to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a guided tour and enjoy some free time to discover the many delights of one of Europe’s smallest countries. Alternatively, take a relaxing guided walk through Trier, Germany’s oldest city. If you’d prefer, why not visit Bernkastel, a well-known winegrowing centre on the Middle Moselle in the BernkastelWittlich district in Rhineland-Palatinate. Meals: B.L.D

Day 11 Rüdesheim > Rhine Gorge

Scenic Enrich Day 12 Rastatt Palace Join us for an exclusive evening within Rastatt Palace and enjoy a guided tour through the magnificent chambers followed by a superb classical concert and elegant dinner in one of the most beautiful and opulent ballrooms.

Cut a gentle path through the dramatic Rhine Gorge and admire the enchanting landscape that blankets this World Heritage Site from on board your Space-Ship. Later, succumb to charming Rüdesheim, where you’ll board the ‘Winzerexpress’ mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Afterwards, enjoy a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument for a spectacular bird’s eye view of the river. Meals: B.L.D Freechoice: Explore the historic university town of Heidelberg, with its fine Renaissance Castle, or experience the thrill of the Hockenheim Formula 1 track, with a museum visit and an insider tour of the circuit. Enrich Enjoy a private tour of the Baroque Palace of Rastatt, one of the most magnificent historic venues in the region, before experiencing a sublime classical concert in its resplendent hall. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other, and a rare chance to collect memories that you may cherish for a lifetime. Meals: B.L.D

* All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

• Onshore dining experience in the magnificent Rastatt Palace and a choice of Scenic FreeChoice dining options in Veere

For details of our latest offers please visit www.scenic.co.uk Jewel Deck 2016 Departure Dates

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Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

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Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Deluxe Balcony

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April 6, 25*

£4,045 £4,240 £5,040 £5,140 £5,340 £5,440 £5,540 £5,940 £5,440 £5,540 £5,640 £5,740 £5,840 £6,040 £7,240 £7,290 £7,540 £7,290 £8,040

May 4, 9, 18*

£4,495 £4,690 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,890 £5,990 £6,390 £5,890 £5,990 £6,090 £6,190 £6,290 £6,490 £7,690 £7,740 £7,990 £7,740 £8,490

June 20

£4,495 £4,690 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,890 £5,990 £6,390 £5,890 £5,990 £6,090 £6,190 £6,290 £6,490 £7,690 £7,740 £7,990 £7,740 £8,490

July 4*, 11, 18

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Day 15 Basel > UK

• Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £850 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi

• An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; Portobellos Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

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After breakfast, transfer to the airport or train station for your return journey home. Fly direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 13 UK regional airports. Alternatively, travel by first class rail from Basel to Paris. Change stations in Paris and travel Standard Premier aboard Eurostar to St.Pancras International. Meals: B

No hidden extras whatsoever

• 41 superb meals: including 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 14 dinners

Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg, where you’ll discover La Petite France and stroll through the old town, with its half-timbered houses and distinctive Alsatian winstubs, or journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer. Alternatively, taste your way around the local market with your on board chef through our ‘Shop with a Chef’ offering. Meals: B.L.D Freechoice: Discover the mystical Black Forest during a hike and cable car ride, or enjoy a visit to the fairy-tale French town of Colmar. Alternatively, if you’re feeling more active, take a guided bike ride from Breisach to Colmar. Meals: B.L.D

• Enjoy a cocktail reception with captivating views overlooking Koblenz with your Scenic Sundowner experience

All fabulous dining experiences included

Day 12 Mannheim

Day 13 Strasbourg

Scenic FreeChoice Day 14 Black Forest Experience the charm of a bygone era when you visit the beautiful Black Forest aboard an historic steam train for an unforgettable journey through its wooded landscapes including a tasting of the region’s famous Black Forest gâteau.

Magical moments

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference

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All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

September 5, 12*,

£4,495 £4,690 £5,490 £5,590 £5,790 £5,890 £5,990 £6,390 £5,890 £5,990 £6,090 £6,190 £6,290 £6,490 £7,690 £7,740 £7,990 £7,740 £8,490 £3,745 £3,940 £4,740 £4,840 £5,040 £5,140 £5,240 £5,640 £5,140 £5,240 £5,340 £5,410 £5,540 £5,740 £6,940 £6,990 £7,240 £6,990 £7,740

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability * Cruise Operates in reverse

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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Dutch Sights & Belgian Delights 8 day luxury river cruise in the Netherlands and Belgium There’s something irrepressibly joyful about Europe in springtime, and nowhere more so than beautiful Holland, where fields of tulips seem to personify the mood of young and old alike.

Day 03 Antwerp This morning’s touring offers the choice of two famous Belgian cities to explore. Where you visit is up to you. Freechoice: Let a local expert guide you through Bruges, the charming World Heritagelisted city with a hive of picturesque canals and cobblestone streets. Alternatively, explore Antwerp, Belgium’s second city, renowned as the diamond capital of the world and located on the banks of the River Scheldt. The city offers an abundance of world class restaurants, striking architecture and is home to some of Belgium’s finest fashion designers, not to mention myriad bars and beer cafes serving fantastic local brews. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04 Veere You’ll have ample opportunity to join in the fun, with an itinerary that takes in the very best that the Netherlands has to offer. Breathe in the palpable sense of optimism, and enjoy the camaraderie and hospitality of locals at Hoorn, where you’ll be treated to a uniquely Dutch dinner. From sleepy towns like Edam and Volendam, where you’ll get to sample world-renowned cheeses of the same name, to thriving modern centres like Rotterdam, the home of Delft Blue Pottery, the proud history of this land is evident everywhere. From its famous windmills and canals to its timeless bridges and unique architectural styles – there’s no better time to discover it all for yourself than during the eternal spring.

Day 01 UK > Amsterdam Scenic FreeChoice Day 02 Zannse Schans On your trip to Zannse Schans you’ll experience everything that Amsterdam is famous for! You’ll get to see a traditional working windmill before learning how Amsterdam’s authentic footwear is made during a clog making presentation. And if that wasn’t enough, you’ll get to sample some of the country’s best cheeses and see how they’re made.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Amsterdam, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 13 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Brussels and on to Amsterdam. Welcome to Amsterdam. Let the wonder commence. Raise your glass to a fabulous cruise at this evening’s welcome reception. Meals: D

Day 02 Amsterdam Traverse the streets of Amsterdam and uncover a city like no other. Freechoice: Windmills, cheese and clogs are synonymous with traditional Dutch culture, and today you’ll have the chance to venture to vibrant Zaanse Schans to encounter them first hand as you journey through the reclaimed landscapes of Beemster. Wander streets with traditional wooden buildings, and get a taste for this unique pocket of the Netherlands by sampling some of its locally produced cheeses. You’ll also visit a working windmill and enjoy a clog making demonstration. Alternatively, you can choose to cruise through Amsterdam’s remarkable network of canals and see why thousands visit this fine city. Finally, enjoy a little downtime in Amsterdam before taking a picturesque cruise on to the city of Antwerp. Meals: B.L.D

An early morning arrival into Veere allows you to make the most of your day in this Western pocket of Europe. Freechoice: Visit the Delta Works including the famous Storm Surge Barrier; an incredible feat of modern engineering that was purpose built to protect the flooding Delta plain. Or you can choose to explore the charming village of Veere, located on a series of regional dykes, with a history that extends all the way back to the 15th century. Alternatively, for the more active embark on a guided cycling tour of Veere. In the evening, you’ll get to view the many delightful waterfront villages on the banks of the River Scheldt as we cruise on to Rotterdam, the ‘second Dutch city’. Meals: B.L.D

Day 05 Rotterdam > Kinderdijk Welcome to Rotterdam. This hip-and-happening Dutch city was bombed flat during WWII, so you won’t find a medieval centre here. Instead, the city’s post-war, post-modern ethos has made it one of the most exciting and progressive places to visit in mainland Europe. Freechoice: Join your knowledgeable local guide on a tour of Rotterdam – a dynamic, international city with a bold and passionately beating heart, multicultural society and multi-ethnic population. Or if you’d prefer, you could choose to explore beautiful Delft before dropping in at the pottery factory and museum to discover more about worldfamous Delft Blue Pottery. Sundowners^ The historic and iconic windmills of Kinderdijk epitomise rural Netherlands. As the evening approaches, you’re invited to take in this idyllic region with a cocktail in hand. There’s no better way to enjoy the sunset as you mingle with your fellow guests at an exclusive riverside location, with the warm hues of the approaching night casting the landscape into silhouette. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Volendam > Edam > Hoorn Travel from the sleepy fishing village of Volendam, with its unusual raised homes and its quaint wooden church, and head to Edam, famous for its round cheese. You’ll simply love this city of beautiful town squares, old-style bridges and cheese warehouses. Then, relax ^ Sundowners are weather permitting.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

Scenic FreeChoice Day 03 Antwerp Experience Belgium’s golden age in historic Antwerp. The old city, built around the country’s most impressive cathedral, is tucked away in cobbled lanes and back streets and is as beautiful and intimate as it was centuries ago.

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777

Cruise Highlight Day 06 Volendam & Edam Volendam is home to wonderful architecture made up of wooden houses built on stilts and is home to many Dutch artists and writers. In Edam there’s a chance to explore the pretty town and sample its famous local cheese.

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Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 14 UK airports with a choice of airlines

• Prefer not to fly? Return travel via Standard Premier Eurostar and first class rail is available and won’t cost a penny extra

Europe’s most luxurious ships

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 7 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways

• 8 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 4 ports

• Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites

• Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held GPS device, on foot or complimentary bike

• 84% with spacious private balcony and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’

An unsurpassed standard of service

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• A personal butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included Keukenhof Gardens

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Scenic Enrich Day 06 Hoorn Immerse yourself in the true culture of the Netherlands as you enjoy dinner with a local family in Hoorn and enjoy a showcase of local entertainment, created especially for Scenic guests.

• Relax with a cocktail in hand during your Scenic Sundowner experience as the sun goes down in picturesque Kinderdijk

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference

over lunch as you take a pleasurable cruise to the harbour city of Hoorn. Freechoice: Walk Hoorn with a guide and be inculcated into authentic Dutch life with fine cheese and fish tastings at a series of local haunts. Alternatively you can choose to take out one of our e-bikes, as it’s a great village to cycle through. Or if you’d prefer, stay on board and relax while you enjoy a clog painting presentation. Enrich A special experience awaits you in the evening. You’ll get the chance to commune with the hospitable locals of this quiet pocket of north-eastern Holland. Not only is there much friendly conversation in store, you can anticipate a truly sumptuous dinner, in the local style, with accompanying entertainment. What a fabulous way to celebrate your time in this charming region and learn about life from those who call these streets home. Meals: B.L.D

Day 08 Amsterdam > UK After your final breakfast on board, Scenic have arranged for your transfer to the airport or train station for your journey home. Fly direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 13 UK regional airports. Alternatively, travel by first class rail from Amsterdam to Brussels and then Standard Premier aboard Eurostar to St.Pancras International. Meals: B

No hidden extras whatsoever • Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £440 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi

All fabulous dining experiences included • 20 superb meals: including 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners • An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; Portobellos Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

Day 07 Keukenhof Gardens Enjoy a visit to Keukenhof Gardens, which have delighted visitors for over 60 years. You’ll literally get to see and smell millions of flowering tulips and delight in intricate flower displays and expansively sculpted surrounds. Also known as the Garden of Europe, Keukenhof Gardens is the world’s second largest flower garden and explodes with colour against a backdrop of neatly manicured lawns, meandering waterways and impeccably designed landscapes. Upon your return to Amsterdam, you’ll get to enjoy some free time to cap off a day of wonderful exploration. Meals: B.L.D

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

* All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

For details of our latest offers please visit www.scenic.co.uk Jewel Deck 2016 Departure Dates

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For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability

Cruise Highlight Day 07 Keukenhof Gardens The world famous Keukenhof Gardens, also known as “the Garden of Europe”, is one of the most spectacular destinations in the Netherlands. Enjoy wonderful insights with your expert guide and explore further at your leisure.

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

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Bucharest

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9 day luxury river cruise & tour from Budapest to Bucharest For much of the 20th century the wonders of Eastern Europe were concealed behind a thick veil of secrecy. Fortunately, those once mystery-laden lands are now open to all on our Black Sea Explorer cruise. If you have a lingering sense of curiosity and wonder, you’re free to explore them in unabashed luxury. Cruise on board a Scenic Space-Ship down the Danube, and from there you can journey all the way to the picturesque Black Sea. Begin your adventure in Budapest, held by many to be the most fetching city in Europe, then journey through a handful of unspoilt lands, where lush landscapes are punctuated periodically by towns and cities that still look as they might have over a hundred years ago. You’ll sail further east towards the depths of the Danube before departing your ship and checking into a Bucharest hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 01 UK > Budapest Scenic Enrich Day 03 Croatian family life Gain a real flavour of local specialities, culture and traditions that you wouldn’t get anywhere else, as you’re invited into the home of a local family. Your exclusive and unique home-hosted meal in villages around Osijek is a real favourite; tasting local cooking and learning a great deal about everyday life in Croatia.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Budapest, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 13 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. Your journey into wonder begins in Budapest, one of the most enchanting cities at the banks of the Danube. At this evening’s welcome reception, you’re invited to raise your glass to the journey ahead. Meals: D

Day 02 Kalocsa Enjoy cruising to the Baroque provincial town of Kalocsa, which lies at the periphery of the great Hungarian plain and is renowned for its decorative embroidery and paprika production. Today you’ll get to attend a traditional horse show and trace the origins of paprika during your visit to the region’s famous Spice Museum. By the time evening arrives, you’re invited to attend the Captain’s welcome dinner on board your Star-Ship. This is the ideal opportunity to get to know your fellow guests and swap stories of your first full day. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Osijek You’ll enjoy options galore during your time in the Croatian city of Osijek. The region itself is a modestly-sized city, picturesquely positioned on the river Drava. Although the city was bombed in the wars that followed the break-up of the old Yugoslavia in 1991, much of its baroque heart survived intact.

Silistra

Russe Veliko Tarnovo Arbanassi

Varna

Bulgaria

Black Sea

Svistov

Iron Gate

Freechoice: Explore the art nouveau and baroque architecture of Osijek on a guided city tour with a local expert, or try your hand at fishing in a local village stream. This leisurely activity gives you the chance to unwind and experience a side of Croatia that many travellers won’t be privy to. Or, if you’re the more active type, you could opt for a guided bike ride through the idyllic Osijek’s countryside. Enrich As a special Scenic guest, you’ll be invited into the home of a local family for a traditional home-cooked meal and the chance to discover what everyday life is like in Croatia. With great food and wonderful company, this will be both a magnificent meal and a rare opportunity for one-on-one contact with people who understand the local way of life intimately. You definitely won’t find this in a local guide book. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04 Belgrade The Sava and Danube rivers meet in the city of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. As colourless communist blocks rub shoulders with art nouveau masterpieces, you’re invited to explore this intriguing region of stark contrasts and see how Belgrade is hurtling towards a better, brighter future. Freechoice: Enjoy a guided city tour of Belgrade, one of the oldest capital cities in Europe. Alternatively, you can opt to embark on a guided bicycle ride along the Danube, or taste your way around a local market on our ‘Shop with a Chef’ tour. If you’d prefer, you could also explore with a local resident and learn about the region from someone who calls Belgrade home. During some free time you can make the most of the accessible streets and embark on a guided walking or cycle tour with your Tailormade GPS device for company. Sundowners^ Raise a toast to the end of a wonderful day in Belgrade during an exclusive Sundowner event at the historic Kalemegdan Fortress. Soak up incredible views of the conjoining of the Danube and Sava rivers below, while complimentary beverages are served for your enjoyment. Tonight, be immersed in the local culture during a traditional Serbian folklore show on board your Scenic Space-Ship. Meals: B.L.D

Cruise Highlight Day 05 Iron Gate Cruise the 96 kilometres along the striking Iron Gate Gorge, formed by the mighty River Danube. Gliding between the Balkan and Carpathian Mountains you’ll discover some of the most breath-taking scenery on the Danube.

Day 05 Iron Gate Relax on board and admire the scenery as you cruise the spectacular Iron Gate, a narrow gorge carved by the Danube between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains. This natural border between Serbia and Romania looks more like the gateway to Tolkien’s world, with stark cliff edges towering above ancient stone ruins. You’ll even spot some Roman relics during your time sailing this mythical stretch of water. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Svistov > Russe As you continue your journey further east, another day of choice presents itself. Freechoice: Journey from Svistov to the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo, a town with a rich historical past. You’ll also venture to the nearby leafy village of Arbanassi, which features on the World Heritage cultural list. Alternatively, you can stay on-board your Scenic Space-Ship ^ Sundowners are weather permitting.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

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Scenic FreeChoice Day 06 Arbanassi Arbanassi is one of the most picturesque old settlements in Bulgaria. This World Heritage Site is known for its rich history and large number of historical monuments, including various monasteries and churches.

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Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited on-board complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 14 UK airports with a choice of airlines

Europe’s most luxurious ships • 7 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways and 1 night at the Marriott Bucharest • Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 84% with spacious private balcony and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences including authentic Croatian family life

An unsurpassed standard of service

• 11 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 4 ports • Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held GPS device, on foot or complimentary bike

• An on-board butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included

The Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest

Arcul de Triumf, Bucharest

and enjoy sailing towards the Bulgarian town of Russe for a guided tour. It’s the fifth biggest city in Bulgaria and home to a grand square enlivened by cafés and Austro-Hungarian influenced architecture. The city’s past is abundantly displayed in several museums, and in its ruined Roman fortress, which overlooks the Danube. Meals: B.L.D

Day 07 Silistra

Cruise Highlight Day 08 Bucharest Taking a stroll around Romania’s capital city is a history lesson in itself. Discover French inspired palaces, 21st century office blocks and remains of medieval churches and courts. A short walk around this city blurs time.

Silistra is a port city located on the southern bank of the lower Danube. During your visit you may be surprised at the abundance of historical landmarks found here, which includes an Ottoman Fort and a Roman Tomb. Freechoice: Explore Silistra Fort during an active walking tour and learn all about the ancient legacy of this landmark destination, or take an excursion to nearby Varna, the largest city on the Black Sea coast and a popular seaside resort for locals and travellers alike. Alternatively, Scenic have arranged for you to visit a local village and primary school to learn about life in Bulgaria. Meals: B.L.D

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference

Day 09 Bucharest > UK After breakfast, transfer to Bucharest airport for your return flight home. Travel direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 13 UK regional airports. Meals: B.

Magical moments

All fabulous dining experiences included

• Enjoy a cocktail at the historic Kalemegdan Fortress with your Scenic Sundowner experience

• 20 meals on-board: including 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners

No hidden extras whatsoever

• 1 breakfasts and 1 lunch included during Bucharest stay

• Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £440 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi

• An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; Portobellos Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

* All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits. Please note, the Bucharest extension is not all-inclusive.

• Onshore dining experience in a Croatian family home

For details of our latest offers please visit www.scenic.co.uk

Day 08 Giurgiu > Bucharest This morning you’ll disembark your cruise ship and travel to the Romanian capital of Bucharest. The city displays a perplexing mismatch of eras – grey housing blocks from Ceausescu’s brutal rebuilding phase, French-influenced palaces with Baroque clamshaped canopies, the ruins of medieval churches and courts, and 21st century office buildings. Even a short walk is a revealing history lesson. Here you’ll enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, including a visit to the Ceausescu’s imposing Palace of the Parliament, the largest building in Europe. Afterwards, check-in for your overnight stay at the luxury Athenee Palace Hilton hotel. Meals: B.L.D

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever whilst on-board your cruise (drinks not included in Bucharest) - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

Jewel Deck 2016 Departure Dates

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Balcony Suite

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£3,295 £3,420 £3,940 £3,990 £4,140 £4,270 £4,540 £4,190 £4,270 £4,340 £4,440 £4,640 £5,290 £5,390 £5,590 £5,390 £5,890 £3,295 £3,420 £3,940 £3,990 £4,140 £4,270 £4,540 £4,190 £4,270 £4,340 £4,440 £4,640 £5,290 £5,390 £5,590 £5,390 £5,890

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability * Cruise Operates in reverse

Hotel Stay Day 08 Marriott Bucharest For a fantastic way to end your holiday you’ll enjoy an overnight stay at the Marriott Bucharest – a hotel the oozes elegance and luxury; the perfect place to relax and spend your final night.

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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“I didn't expect the Moselle Valley to be as beautiful as it was, but cruising through that stretch of water was one of the highlights of our journey” Mr and Mrs Weaver travelled on the Romantic Rhine and Moselle river cruise

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FRANCE Ever since the Romans arrived people have been coming to France, and staying. — France is the world’s top tourist destination and has indelibly printed itself into the world’s consciousness. You simply have to experience this beautiful country at least once in your life. Cruising the waterways of the Seine, Saône and Rhône, and Bordeaux region, visiting the châteaux of the Loire, tasting world renowned wines, seeing the City of Lights, smelling the lavender scented air of Provence, and feeling the sand of the Riviera between your toes. In France, beauty is everywhere, and its reverence for art, history and gastronomy makes every day a unique experience.

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Mediterranean Sea

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Palais-des-papes, Avignon

Idyllic Rhône 8 day luxury river cruise from Chalon-sur-Saône to Tarascon Many millions of words have been written about France, a country that’s inspired more stories than virtually any in the world. Now it’s time to create your own unforgettable tale. It has featured in the works of towering French talents like Hugo, Flaubert and Voltaire as well as émigrés like Hemingway, Dickens, and Orwell. Of course, that’s hardly surprising, for there’s just so much to say about this fascinating place. Be transported down the delightful Rhône River, with stops at numerous quaint villages and splendid historical cities. You’ll also enjoy passages through the incredible wine regions of Burgundy and Beaujolais, before wrapping up the trip of a lifetime in the former Roman town of Tarascon.

Day 01 UK > Chalon-sur-Saône

Scenic Freechoice Day 02 Cluny The monastery of Cluny was once the greatest power in Europe, controlling over 10,000 monks from Poland to Scotland. Today, the pastoral region surrounding the town is favoured by artists and artisans who seek out the gentle and unhurried pace of the France of yesteryear.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Chalon-sur-Saône, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 5 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow to Lyon. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord. Your onward journey will be from Paris Gare de Lyon to Chalon-sur-Saône, where you’ll board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship and embark on the journey of a lifetime. Meals: D

Day 02 Mâcon > Lyon Freechoice: Travel from Mâcon to the ‘Golden Stone’ region of Beaujolais and sample the area’s world-famous wines. Alternatively, why not embark on an excursion to Cluny, a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department of the region of Burgundy. You’ll get to visit the region’s famous Benedictine Abbey, a former monastery built in the Romanesque style, with three churches constructed in succession from the 10th to the early 12th centuries. Later, spend an afternoon at leisure in Mâcon before boarding your Space-Ship and cruising to Lyon. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Lyon Awake today in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France, famed for its immense contribution to the culinary world. This city echoes with over 2,000 years of historical influence, with remnants of Roman rule still visible at the city’s amphitheatre in Fourvière.

Freechoice: Discover the city’s hidden traboules and secret passageways that date back to the 4th century, and visit the Notre Dame Basilica, which offers fabulous views across Lyon. If you’d prefer, why not walk the cobblestone paths of yesteryear in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges and uncover a completely different side to France, idyllic and cut off from the hum of the modern world. Alternatively, join a guided cycle to Lyon’s Botanical Gardens and Zoo. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04 Vienne > Tournon Enjoy a morning walking tour of Vienne, an old Roman city with plenty of ancient landmarks to visit, including St. Romaine-en-Gal, Theatre Romain and Cathedral SaintMaurice. The most impressive roman monument in Vienne is the 'Temple d'Auguste et de Livie' in the original city forum, built during the period 20 to 10 BC and converted into a church during the Middle Ages. Sundowners^ Today you’ll spend your afternoon at a private cocktail event located on the terrace of the Castle of Tournon, where you’ll be invited to soak up picturesque views of the placid Rhône below. Local guitarists will perform an acoustic set for your exclusive benefit, while you take your time to admire the beautiful location and swap stories with your fellow guests. Meals: B.L.D

Day 05 Viviers > Avignon

Scenic Highlight Day 04 Vienne Situated between the banks of the Rhône and the hills, Vienne is the gateway to Lyon’s countryside and home to a rich heritage of Roman architecture including the Temple of Augustus and Livia, built in 1BC.

This morning, take advantage of an included walking tour of Viviers. This delightful region a small walled city situated on the right bank of the Rhône - boasts ancient homes and an unusual cathedral, which dates back to Roman rule. Navigate the warren of narrow streets and visit the heart of the old town where you’ll find a particularly impressive 16th century Renaissance building called the House of the Chevaliers. Later, enjoy the panoramic vistas from the Sun Deck as you cruise into Avignon, a city in south eastern France’s Provence region. From 1309 to 1377, Avignon was the seat of the Catholic popes, and remained under papal rule until becoming part of France in 1791. When the evening arrives, you’re invited to settle back enjoy one of the region’s most entertaining French Chansons vocalists performing live for your pleasure. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Avignon The city of Avignon is filled with history and architectural splendour. The region itself is surrounded by medieval stone ramparts, and contains the show-stopping Palais des Papes and remains of the Saint-Bénezet bridge. A large student population had propelled the 800-year-old cobbled walkways into the modern day, with an array of inviting boutiques and bistros occupying the welcoming sidewalks. Freechoice: Today you can choose to partake in an in-depth tour of Avignon’s architectural jewel, the majestic Pope's Palace. Alternatively, join an excursion to Uzès and visit Pont du Gard, a magnificent ancient Roman aqueduct. Or if you’d prefer to stay a little closer to ^ Sundowners are weather permitting

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Scenic FreeChoice Day 06 Uzès and Pont du Gard Visit the charming medieval city of Uzès and explore the maze of small streets and shaded squares. Later, visit Pont du Gard (Roman aqueduct) a World Heritage Site that has stood over the river for over 2,000 years.

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Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 6 UK airports with a choice of airlines

• Prefer not to fly? Return travel with Standard Premier Eurostar and first class rail via Paris / Lille is available

France’s most luxurious ships

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 7 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways • Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences that include an unforgettable evening at the estate of Château du Saint Trys in Beaujolais

• 83% with spacious private balcony

• 10 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 4 ports • Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held GPS device, on foot or complimentary bike

An unsurpassed standard of service • A personal butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included Tree lined avenue, Provence

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• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference

this special city, you can disembark your ship to ‘Shop with a Chef’ at a local food market. The afternoon is yours to do as you please. Enrich Be treated to a truly unforgettable experience at the prestigious Popes’ Palace in Avignon. After the doors close to the general public, virtuoso musicians will showcase their skills by performing Mozart, Strauss, Vivaldi and Beethoven in the elegant Grand Tinel Room for your exclusive enjoyment. Only a select few will ever get to bask in the inspiring opulence of this unique setting. The melodies of the evening will live with you long after this momentous event has finished. Meals: B.L.D

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

All fabulous dining experiences included • 20 superb meals: including 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners • An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; L'Amour Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

Magical moments • Enjoy a cocktail at the Castle of Tournon overlooking the Rhône with your Scenic Sundowner experience

No hidden extras whatsoever • Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £440 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi * All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

Day 07 Tarascon Scenic FreeChoice Day 06 ‘Shop with a Chef’ Enjoy picking out the finest produce from a local French food market when your ship’s chef joins you on a guided tour. You’ll have the chance to sample some of the delicacies too.

Relax on board as we cruise onto the Provençal town of Tarascon, a stone-built commune situated at the extreme west of the Bouches-du-Rhône department of France in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Freechoice: Visit Les Baux, and drop into a local olive farm to sample the produce and see what day-to-day life is like, or visit Saint-Rémy and Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery. Alternatively, pay a visit to the Arles Arena in this once thriving Roman city and let your imagination carry you through the ages. Look up for too long and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to the streets of Rome. Meals: B.L.D

Day 08 Tarascon > UK After your final breakfast on board, you’ll transfer to Marseille airport for your return journey home. Fly direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 5 UK regional airports. Alternatively, travel by first class rail from Avignon to Lille and then Standard Premier aboard Eurostar to St.Pancras International. Meals: B

For details of our latest offers please visit www.scenic.co.uk Jewel Deck 2016 Departure Dates

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£3,345 £3,470 £3,990 £4,040 £4,190 £4,240 £4,590 £4,240 £4,320 £4,390 £4,440 £4,690 £5,340 £5,440 £5,440

June 20, 27*

£3,345 £3,470 £3,990 £4,040 £4,190 £4,240 £4,590 £4,240 £4,320 £4,390 £4,440 £4,690 £5,340 £5,440 £5,440

July 18, 25*

£3,245 £3,370 £3,890 £3,940 £4,090 £4,140 £4,490 £4,140 £4,220 £4,290 £4,340 £4,590 £5,240 £5,340 £5,340

August 22, 29*

£3,245 £3,370 £3,890 £3,940 £4,090 £4,140 £4,490 £4,140 £4,220 £4,290 £4,340 £4,590 £5,240 £5,340 £5,340

September 12, 19* £3,345 £3,470 £3,990 £4,040 £4,190 £4,240 £4,590 £4,240 £4,320 £4,390 £4,440 £4,690 £5,340 £5,440 £5,440

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability

Scenic FreeChoice Day 07 Les Baux Steeped in history, the ruined stone village of Les Baux de Provence combines medieval and Renaissance heritage and was voted the most beautiful village of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region by the French.

* Cruise Operates in reverse

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Saône River to Mâcon. And if you’re more adventurous at heart, enjoy a guided cycle tour from Tournus to Mâcon where your ship will be waiting. Meals: B.L.D

13 day luxury river cruise from Chalon-sur-Saône to Tarascon There are no overnight sailings on this itinerary – there’s no need. With so many beautiful sites in such marvellous proximity, exploring is a leisurely pleasure.

Day 04 Mâcon You’re sure to love Mâcon. Delve into its history and enjoy the surrounding picturesque farming region, renowned for its five wine appellations and gastronomy. Freechoice: Retrace the traditional life of the region on your visit to the Bresse Museum, or treat yourself to a wine tasting in the Beaujolais region. Alternatively, visit Cluny, a village built around the great Benedictine Abbey. Meals: B.L.D

Day 05 Lyon This cruise gives you the perfect opportunity to step out and explore whatever incredible destination your 5-star floating hotel happens to be docked in. You’ll find yourself right there, in the centre of the action, in one of Europe’s most beautiful regions, with nightly opportunities to stretch your legs and explore. A gourmet splurge in Lyon, the food capital of France, or an evening of fabulous entertainment in Tarascon – the possibilities are endless, and the choice is yours. Combine that with highlights such as a steam train excursion from Tournon, and a visit to the beautiful Camargue, and the temptations of succumbing to the South of France become even more alluring.

Day 01 UK > Chalon-sur-Saône Scenic FreeChoice Day 05 Paul Bocuse Institute In a city known as the capital of French gastronomy, with an impressive 15 Michelin-starred restaurants, one name stands out from all the rest Paul Bocuse. You have an opportunity to tour the culinary school owned by the world renowned chef and holder of three Michelin stars, famous for his innovative cuisine. Watch students creating dishes before enjoying a mesmerising cooking demonstration by one of the institute’s chefs.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Chalon-sur-Saône, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 5 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow to Lyon. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord. Your onward journey will be from Paris Gare de Lyon to Chalon-sur-Saône. Raise your glass to the marvelous cruise ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Your journey into wonder is about to begin as you cruise into the heart of the beautiful South of France. Meals: D

Day 02 Chalon-sur-Saône > Tournus This morning, explore Beaune and visit Les Hospices de Beaune. Freechoice: Burgundy’s historic Marché aux Vins Cellars is a great choice for wine tasting, or you could choose to sample the delicious offerings at one of the region’s renowned mustard factories. Alternatively, visit the estate of Château de Savigny-les-Beaune to see the impressive collection of motorcycles, race cars and fighter planes. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Tournus > Mâcon Experience the magnificent Château de Cormatin, boasting beautiful gardens and water features. Savour French truffles in nearby villages before returning to Tournus, where you’ll

Today you’ll awake in wonderful Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France! Freechoice: Discover Lyon’s intriguing history by traversing its hidden traboules – secret passageways that date back to the 4th century. Then visit the Notre Dame Basilica, which offers a fabulous vantage point for views across Lyon. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths of yesteryear in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges. Or, if you wish, visit the exclusive culinary school of Paul Bocuse and perfect the art of French cuisine before sampling some of the delicious fare. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Tournon Experience the charm of yesteryear aboard an historic steam train. Cross picturesque terrain, travel through stone tunnels and over forested mountains perched high above valley streams and, on your return to Tournon, end the perfect day with a tour of the town. Sundowners^ Overlooking the Rhône, Tournon Castle is a must-see for visitors, both for its historic interest and its breathtakingly beautiful outlook. Enjoy an afternoon cocktail on the terrace of the castle accompanied by local musicians. You’ll find it a great soundtrack to a truly awe-inspiring backdrop. Meals: B.L.D

Day 07 Tournon > Viviers Freechoice: Enjoy a different kind of wine tasting in the spectacular wine cave within Tournon Castle, or take advantage of a guided walk of Tain l’Hermitage, which includes an organised tasting at Valrhona Chocolates. You could also enjoy a group bike ride along the Rhône and delight in the neighbouring villages. In the afternoon, simply relax on board and enjoy your cruise to Viviers. Meals: B.L.D

Day 08 Viviers > Châteauneuf-du-Pape Enjoy a walking tour of Viviers, and experience an organ recital in the town’s cathedral. Freechoice: Explore the Ardèche National Park and immerse yourself in the Caverne du Pont-d’Arc Museum, or visit the aromatic Lavender Museum. If you’re in an adventurous mood, you can canoe through one of Europe’s largest natural canyons, or drop into the beautiful provincial town of Grignan. Meals: B.L.D ^ Sundowners are weather permitting

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Scenic Sundowner Day 06 Tournon For the perfect end to your day, you’ll take a seat out on the terrace of the historic Castle of Tournon and enjoy a cocktail as you watch the sun go down over the glistening Rhône river.

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Scenic Enrich Day 10 Pope's Palace The impressive Pope's Palace is the biggest Gothic palace in Europe, and you will enjoy a behind the scenes tour of this breath-taking residence, followed by a private and exclusive gala dinner and concert.

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Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 6 UK airports with a choice of airlines

• Prefer not to fly? Return travel with Standard Premier Eurostar and first class rail via Paris / Lille is available

France’s most luxurious ships

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 12 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways • Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites

• An array of spectacular experiences ranging from a visit to La Camargue National Park to an evening at Palais-des-Papes

• 83% with spacious private balcony

• 22 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 8 ports • Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held GPS device, on foot or complimentary bike

An unsurpassed standard of service • A personal butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included Palais-des-papes, Avignon

Basilica of Notre-Dame, Lyon

Magical moments

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference

• Enjoy a cocktail at the Castle of Tournon overlooking the Rhône with your Scenic Sundowner experience

All fabulous dining experiences included Day 09 Châteauneuf-du-Pape > Avignon Today explore Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Enjoy sampling the local wine at a charming Côtes du Rhône vineyard on your included tour. Take in the impressive panorama as you cruise by the Pont d’Avignon to the famous city of Avignon. Then enjoy a walking tour that includes a visit to the city’s architectural jewel, the Pope’s Palace. Meals: B.L.D

Day 10 Avignon

Scenic FreeChoice Day 11 La Camargue National Park Keep your cameras at the ready as you traverse the ‘wild west’ of France and venture into La Camargue National Park, with wild flamingos found in the Parc Ornithologique, and wild horses and bulls in the marshlands.

Freechoice: Drop in to the villages of the Luberon region, including Gordes and l’Isle-surla-Sourge, or take an excursion to Uzès and Pont du Gard. Alternatively, ‘Shop with a Chef’ at a local food market and treat yourself to some of the unique tastes of the region. This afternoon, explore Avignon at leisure. Enrich Be treated to a truly unforgettable experience at the prestigious Pope’s Palace of Avignon, among the most visited sites in France. After the doors close to the general public, you’ll be invited for an exclusive gala dinner and classical concert in the grandiose Grand Tinel room. Meals: B.L.D

Day 11 La Camargue Today, discover the spectacular La Camargue National Park. Freechoice: Take in the wild beauty of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, or if you’re an avid bird watcher visit the 60 hectare Parc Ornithologique. You can also enjoy a visit to the Salins of the Petite Camargue and the village of Aigues-Mortes. If you wish, relax on the Sun Deck, or take in a live music performance by a gypsy band from the Camargue region while cruising roundtrip from Tarascon towards the Mediterranean Sea. Meals: B.L.D

Day 12 Tarascon The town of Tarascon exudes a distinctly medieval character and is dominated by its impressive riverside castle. Freechoice: Explore the artistic heritage of Arles, and see the striking Arles Arena, or stop in at the hilltop village of Les Baux. Alternatively, pay a visit to Saint-Rémy and Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery where Van Gogh was held, or delight in the Tastes of Provence on your visit to an olive and lavender farm.Meals: B.L.D

Day 13 Tarascon > UK Scenic FreeChoice Day 12 Saint-Rémy Visit the picturesque village of SaintRémy, made famous by Van Gogh, including St. Paul de Mausole Monastery, where he was held for a year. Many of the places painted by the artist can be rediscovered in this pretty village.

After breakfast, transfer to Marseille airport or for your return journey home. Fly direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 5 UK regional airports. Alternatively, travel by first class rail from Avignon to Lille and then Standard Premier aboard Eurostar to St.Pancras International. Meals: B

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

No hidden extras whatsoever

• 35 superb meals: including 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, and 12 dinners

• Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £740 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi

• An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; L'Amour Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

* All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

• Onshore dining experience in the magnificent Palais-des-Papes

For details of our latest offers please visit www.scenic.co.uk Jewel Deck 2016 Departure Dates

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April 18, 25

£4,345 £4,510 £5,190 £5,280 £5,440 £5,530 £5,940 £5,530 £5,610 £5,690 £5,780 £6,040 £7,040 £7,110 £7,130

May 2, 9, 23, 30

£4,745 £4,910 £5,590 £5,680 £5,840 £5,930 £6,340 £5,930 £6,010 £6,090 £6,180 £6,440 £7,440 £7,510 £7,530

June 6, 13, 27

£4,745 £4,910 £5,590 £5,680 £5,840 £5,930 £6,340 £5,930 £6,010 £6,090 £6,180 £6,440 £7,440 £7,510 £7,530

July 4, 11, 25

£4,745 £4,910 £5,590 £5,680 £5,840 £5,930 £6,340 £5,930 £6,010 £6,090 £6,180 £6,440 £7,440 £7,510 £7,530

August 1, 8, 15, 29

£4,745 £4,910 £5,590 £5,680 £5,840 £5,930 £6,340 £5,930 £6,010 £6,090 £6,180 £6,440 £7,440 £7,510 £7,530

September 5, 19, 26

£4,745 £4,910 £5,590 £5,680 £5,840 £5,930 £6,340 £5,930 £6,010 £6,090 £6,180 £6,440 £7,440 £7,510 £7,530

October 3, 10

£4,695 £4,860 £5,540 £5,630 £5,790 £5,880 £6,290 £5,880 £5,960 £6,040 £6,130 £6,390 £7,390 £7,460 £7,480

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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Gems of the Seine 11 day luxury river cruise from Paris to Paris The Seine isn’t the largest river in Europe, or even France, but it may be the most renowned – and for good reason. This splendid waterway cuts through the heart of Paris, before winding its way along some of the most celebrated sites in Northern France. There are few superlatives that do justice to beautiful Paris, as you’ll have ample opportunity to discover first hand. Beyond Paris, you can look forward to a serene cruise downriver to Honfleur, by the open waters of the English Channel, and pausing at the most arresting landmarks along the way. Les Andelys, Rouen, Caudebec-en-Caux – all the key points in this itinerary showcase fine historic settings and beautiful environs. However, we’ve saved some highlights – evocative Vernon and charming Conflans – for the return trip, including one last unforgettable fling in Paris.

Day 01 UK > Paris

Scenic Freechoice Day 02 Lyons la Forêt Like many of the towns in Normandy, Lyons la Forêt boasts a medley of half-timbered houses and red brick residences, many of which are draped in colourful flowers. Absorb the beauty of the region, stroll the covered market and get a taste of what life is like in an authentic French village.

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Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Paris, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 5 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow to Paris. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord. Enjoy a welcome reception and dinner aboard the luxurious Scenic Gem. Later, cruise out with the beautiful city of Paris as a backdrop. What a magical start to your cruise.Meals: D

Day 02 Les Andelys Enjoy the opulent amenities of your floating hotel as she glides her way peacefully through the Isle-de-France region to Les Andelys. Freechoice: Hike to King Richard the Lionheart’s Château Gaillard, or journey to Lyons la Forêt, one of ‘the most beautiful villages of France’, and sample cider, the regions specialty, at the charming Le Pressoir d’Or estate. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Les Andelys > Rouen This morning we awake in Rouen. Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of Rouen that takes in the famous sites of Joan of Arc and the historic Rouen Cathedral. Or, if you’d prefer, enjoy a cooking demonstration and tasting and learn exactly why French baking and patisseries are so world renowned. This

region is also the gateway to the historic Western Front, and you’re able to gain fascinating insights into the Somme battlefields with on board lectures from a local expert. It’s a great opportunity as you’ll be visiting the sites tomorrow. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04 Rouen Freechoice: Experience what the Somme battlefields might have been like for those caught up in this horrific World War I battle, which claimed the lives of more than 150,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers. This full-day excursion commemorates the 100 years since, and includes a visit to the Australian National Memorial and Victoria School in Villers-Bretonneux. Alternatively, marvel at the superb collection of Impressionistic paintings, including masterpieces by Renoir and Monet, at the Museum of Fine Arts, which was founded by Napoleon Bonaparte. Meals: B.L.D

Day 05 Rouen > Honfleur Freechoice: Later, take the opportunity to explore Honfleur, which will delight you with its quaint architecture, its relaxed coastal atmosphere and the many colourful fishing boats bobbing up and down on its waters. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the beautiful la Cote Fleurie region on France’s northern beaches, and discover dashing Deauville, playground of the rich and famous. Sundowners^ The estate of Manoir d’Appreval welcomes Scenic guests exclusively for a unique cocktail event showcasing their prestigious apple spirits in a setting you’ll remember fondly for many years to come. Celebrate your visit to the picturesque Calvados region with a beverage of the same name, and let your eyes drink in the surrounding beauty. Later, back on board, kick up your heels on the dance-floor as a fabulous local swing band belts out the best of the 1920’s in the Panorama Lounge. Meals: B.L.D

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Day 06 Honfleur

Freechoice: Walk the historic Normandy beaches and allow your imagination to replay the D-Day landings where they took place. At the Landing Museum at Arromanches, you’ll be struck by the sombre ambience surrounding the 9,387 graves of the Normandy Cemetery. While there, take a moment to visualise the scene, and reflect on the momentous impact of that day, as you look out from your lofty hilltop position above Omaha Beach. Alternatively, explore Normandy’s famous Calvados Route, and delight in the many charming villages that dot the landscape. It’s also a great opportunity to sample the varietals of the region’s famous exports. Meals: B.L.D

Day 07 Honfleur > Caudebec-en-Caux Freechoice: With steep limestone cliffs that plunge dramatically to the emerald waters of the English Channel below, the beauty of the Alabaster Coast will leave you breathless. Sitting proudly atop this dramatic seascape is the town of Etretat, where you’ll have the opportunity to visit a goat farm and taste goat’s milk chocolates. Alternatively, travel to the ^ Sundowners are a seasonal highlight and are included for sailings from 1 April to 30 September 2016.

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Scenic FreeChoice Day 04 French Baking & Patisserie InstituteToday our guests are given the fantastic opportunity to step inside an acclaimed French Baking and Patisserie Institute where they can enjoy a fabulous cooking demonstration followed by a tasting.

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Scenic FreeChoice Day 07 Normandy beaches Choose a full day excursion to the D-Day landing beaches. See the battlegrounds and military cemeteries of the single biggest invasion force ever assembled.


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Unlimited complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 6 UK airports with a choice of airlines

• Prefer not to fly? Return travel via Standard Premier Eurostar is available and won’t cost a penny extra

France’s most luxurious ships

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 10 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences including a classical concert at the Château-de-Champlâtreux

• Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites • 90% with spacious private balcony and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’

• 22 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 9 ports • Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held GPS device, on foot or complimentary bike

An unsurpassed standard of service • A personal butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included Château Gaillard

Honfleur

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• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference

hilltop village of Bolbec and view the fabrics at the fascinating Textile Museum. If you wish, explore Caudebec-en-Caux with your Scenic Tailormade GPS device, or to take a leisurely cycle along its picturesque riverbank. Enrich Be treated to a truly unforgettable experience in Fécamp this evening. Situated in spectacular surrounds, the city’s natural setting contrasts perfectly with its architectural centrepiece, the Benedictine Palace. Experience the opulence and grandeur of yesteryear when you dine exclusively within Abbots Hall while enjoying a live classical concert performed by the region’s most reputable musicians. Meals: B.L.D

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

• Enjoy a cocktail in the picturesque pocket of France’s Normandy region with your Scenic Sundowner experience

All fabulous dining experiences included • 29 superb meals: including 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners • An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; L'Amour Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

No hidden extras whatsoever • Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £550 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi * All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

Day 08 Caudebec-en-Caux > Vernon Scenic Enrich Day 07 Benedictine Palace You’re invited to attend an exclusive classical concert and dining experience in Fécamp’s grandiose Benedictine Abbey. Sit down to a delicious dinner in the privacy of Abbots Hall and let the timeless classical melodies soundtrack this unforgettable evening amidst canvas of Renaissance and Gothic architecture.

As you enjoy a relaxing morning cruising the Seine, you’ll come to understand why this region of France inspired so many artists during the Impressionist movement. Freechoice: Visit Giverny and gain entry to Monet’s former residence and gardens. If you’re feeling more adventurous you can do it by bike, with a self-guided cycle tour that starts at Vernon. Meals: B.L.D

Day 09 Vernon > Conflans > Paris This morning we cruise to the charming medieval town of Conflans, with its distinctive barge houses docked within easy reach of the quaint main square. Freechoice: Discover the charms of Auvers-sur-Oise and get to see Vincent van Gogh’s room, or step inside the magnificent Chantilly Castle for a guided tour of this remarkable château, set amidst beautiful parklands. After a leisurely afternoon of cruising, the evening will see us gliding into Paris, the city of love itself, and you’ll have the chance to view the beautiful illuminated skyline, and the soaring Eiffel Tower. Meals: B.L.D

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£4,245 £4,510 £5,190 £5,280 £5,530 £5,940 £5,610 £5,690 £5,780 £6,040 £7,110 £7,130

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£4,445 £4,910 £5,590 £5,680 £5,930 £6,340 £6,010 £6,090 £6,180 £6,440 £7,510 £7,530

June 5, 25

£4,445 £4,910 £5,590 £5,680 £5,930 £6,340 £6,010 £6,090 £6,180 £6,440 £7,510 £7,530

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July 5, 15, 25

£4,445 £4,910 £5,590 £5,680 £5,930 £6,340 £6,010 £6,090 £6,180 £6,440 £7,510 £7,530

Today you have the thrilling choice of either spending your time exploring France’s most celebrated city, or discovering the neighbouring town of Versailles. Freechoice: ‘Shop with a Chef’ when you visit one of Paris’s local food markets, and enjoy exquisite tastings, or walk the city with a resident expert and hear tales that only the locals know. Alternatively, you may wish to explore beyond Paris and tour Marie Antoinette’s sumptuous and historically poignant Versailles Palace. Meals: B.L.D

August 4, 14, 24

£4,445 £4,910 £5,590 £5,680 £5,930 £6,340 £6,010 £6,090 £6,180 £6,440 £7,510 £7,530

Day 11 Paris > UK Scenic FreeChoice Day 09 Giverny Visit the world famous village of Giverny in the Seine Valley, where the painter Claude Monet lived for 43 years. Explore his former residence and see the gardens which inspired his paintings.

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After breakfast, transfer to Paris airport or train station for your return journey home. Fly direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 5 UK regional airports. Alternatively, travel Standard Premier from Paris Gare du Nord aboard Eurostar to St.Pancras International.

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£4,445 £4,910 £5,590 £5,680 £5,930 £6,340 £6,010 £6,090 £6,180 £6,440 £7,510 £7,530 £3,745 £4,860 £5,540 £5,630 £5,880 £6,290 £5,960 £6,040 £6,130 £6,390 £7,460 £7,480

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability

Meals: B

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

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Beautiful Bordeaux 11 day luxury river cruise from Bordeaux to Bordeaux The name Bordeaux has always evoked impressions of quiet sensual pleasure, where the civilised and the natural coexist in easy harmony, and wine lovers are free to engage their favourite pastime. In fact, the reality of Bordeaux is not that different from the romantic impression most people have of it. Extraordinary landscapes, delicious fare, prepared with a finesse so characteristic of the French, winemaking that has been refined to an art, and a wealth of historical riches, from elegant châteaux to churches that have been around for longer than most of the new world. Visit Grand Cru Class wine estates, explore the Cognac region and sample its famous brandy, and sample fresh oysters from the waters of Arcachon Bay. You’ll find that beautiful Bordeaux is everything you imagined it to be, and more.

Day 01 UK > Bordeaux

Scenic FreeChoice Day 03 Roquetaillade Castle First built in 778, Roquetaillade Castle started out as a mound of wood. As construction evolved, so did the castle and so, stone towers, walls and other defensive structures were built to protect Lord Charlemagne. In 1306, a second fortress was built with six towers and a dungeon. At the time, the construction was revolutionary as it combined military art, the need to defend themselves and the comfort of a home within the castle.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Bordeaux, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 5 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Gatwick. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Paris and on to Bordeaux. Raise your glass to the marvellous cruise ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Your journey into wonder is about to begin as you cruise through France’s south-western region. Meals: D

Day 02 Bordeaux > Cadillac Enjoy a relaxing morning aboard as you cruise south along the Garonne River to the historic port of Cadillac. Freechoice: Enjoy a guided walking tour of Cadillac, a traditionally tranquil riverside commune established in the 13th Century. Alternatively, take a walk to the neighbouring village of Loupiac, an intimate retreat surrounded by rich greenery, which offers majestic vistas over the Garonne River. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Cadillac Venture into the Sauternes region for a tasting of the prestigious Château Guiraud dessert wines. Alternatively, why not cycle through the rolling vineyards of Sauternes to the Grand Cru Class estate of Château Myrat? Later, you have a choice of Freechoice excursions to entertain you during your first full day in Cadillac.

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Freechoice: Founded by Charlemagne, Roquetaillade Castle remains one of the region’s most impressive historic sites and, if you choose to do so, you can tour the ancient landmark with the family who now call the castle home. Alternatively, discover the medieval village of Saint Macaire, where 11th Century buildings now house modern shops linked by a network of charming alleyways. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04 Saint-Émilion Enjoy a pleasant morning cruise on the Dordogne River to the beautiful 13th century commune of Libourne. You’ll spend the afternoon in the nearby town of Saint-Émilion, an absolute visual feast and the jewel of this ancient wine growing region. You’ll also get to explore the underground catacombs of the Monolithic Church. Sundowners^ Celebrate the two thousand-year history of wine by enjoying a glass at the exclusive estate of Château Soutard. The vines glow red and gold at sunset, and with a glass of the estate’s Grand Cru Class vintage in hand, it really is hard to imagine a more elegant way to enjoy this beautiful region. Meals: B.L.D

Day 05 Libourne > Blaye Awake this morning in the charming town of Libourne, the wine-making capital of northern Gironde. Freechoice: Enjoy a guided tour of Libourne and explore its quaint 16th century townhouses and gothic church. Alternatively, explore the exclusive estate of Château Franc Mayne and taste its Grand Cru Class wine, or visit the famous city of Bergerac and enjoy foie gras tasting at a charming local farm. This afternoon, soak up the riverside panoramas of the Poitou Charente region while cruising along the Dordogne River towards Blaye. This is the ideal opportunity to make the most of your ship’s facilities and bask in the natural beauty of France. Meals: B.L.D

Scenic Enrich Day 07 Château Giscours Experience the finest France has to offer as you enjoy an exclusive evening at the grand residence of Château Giscours. Here you’ll sit down to a delicious dinner before being the audience for a spectacular classical music production.

Day 06 Cognac Today, explore the unique northern shores of the Gironde Estuary. Freechoice: Discover the Terres d’Oiseaux nature park, a tranquil region that is home to over 100 species of migratory and sedentary birds. Alternatively, spend a full day exploring the fortified town of Cognac, a famous region renowned for its production of fine brandy. Afterwards, you’re invited to enjoy a special tasting at the acclaimed property of Rémy Martin. When evening arrives, unwind with a fabulous performance in the Panorama Lounge on board. Our local performers have been handpicked exclusively for your entertainment. Meals: B.L.D

Day 07 Blaye > Pauillac Today you’re invited to discover more of the Blaye region, a coastal region established to protect beautiful Bordeaux from invasion. ^ Sundowners are a seasonal highlight and are included for sailings from 1 April to 30 September 2016.

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Scenic FreeChoice Day 09 Oyster Farm Oysters have been enjoyed by the French since Roman times, and in 1849, the first oyster farm was created. On your tour you’ll discover exactly how oysters are farmed before they make it to traditional road-side stalls and restaurants.

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Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 6 UK airports with a choice of airlines

• Prefer not to fly? Return travel with Standard Premier Eurostar and first class rail via Paris / Lille is available

France’s most luxurious ships

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 10 nights in the most spacious ships on Europe’s waterways • Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all our suites

• An array of spectacular experiences including wine tasting at the exclusive estates of Château Gruaud-Larose & Château Lagrange

• 83% with spacious private balcony

• 17 Scenic FreeChoice options - flexible touring in 7 ports • Scenic Tailormade - numerous opportunities to explore via a hand-held GPS device, on foot or complimentary bike

An unsurpassed standard of service • A personal butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade - and yes, it’s all included Four course dining

The beautiful city of Bordeaux

Magical moments

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best crew-to-passenger ratio, you’ll notice the difference

• Enjoy a cocktail as you look out on to the spectacular landscapes of Saint Émilion with your Scenic Sundowner experience

All fabulous dining experiences included Freechoice: Stroll through the charming World Heritage-listed Citadel of Blaye and explore its impenetrable surroundings, or join a 30km roundtrip cycle along the Captain’s Road, which is so named in honour of Captain Pat Fitzgerald of the British Army who retook the riverside village of Bourg from the German forces in WWI. Our journey continues through beautiful riverside villages before our return to the ship, where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the Sun Deck as we cruise past beautiful uninhabited islands towards Pauillac. Enrich The spectacular Médoc countryside boasts many fine aristocratic châteaux but none more opulent than Château Giscours. You’ll be escorted to the Giscours estate to enjoy unforgettable four-course dining with Grand Cru Class wines and live musicians performing classical masterpieces for your enjoyment. A truly wondrous evening! Meals: B.L.D Scenic FreeChoice Day 10 Bordeaux Take a guided tour of Bordeaux, home to more than 350 classified buildings and buildings listed as Historic Monuments, including 3 religious World Heritage buildings which are part of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela.

No hidden extras whatsoever

• 29 superb meals: including 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, and 11 dinners

• Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes worth £550 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board WiFi

• An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; L'Amour Restaurant, the Crystal Dining Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace, and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

* All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

• Onshore dining experience in the opulent Château Giscours

Day 08 Médoc > Bordeaux Travel the scenic Médoc wine route today and discover why this region is viewed as the world’s leading red wine producer. Afterwards, sample the region’s finest at the Château Gruaud-Larose, or take a bike to Château Lagrange, featured on Napoleon III’s 1855 Classification. In the afternoon, cruise to Bordeaux and, in the evening, sit back and enjoy a lively local jazz band. Meals: B.L.D

Day 09 Arcachon Situated on the northern tip of Europe’s longest coastal beach, Arcachon is the jewel of France’s western coastline. Discover its culinary delights over lunch in a local restaurant before exploring the beachside area at your own pace. Freechoice: Taste Arcachon’s renowned oysters, or explore Le Teich bird sanctuary, home to over 250 bird species. Alternatively, climb Europe’s largest sand dune and drink in the expansive panoramas. Meals: B.L.D

Day 10 Bordeaux Today, discover the idyllic boulevards and buildings of the World Heritage-listed city of Bordeaux. Freechoice: Enjoy a guided tour of Bordeaux and her many attractions, or ‘Shop with a Chef’ at a local food market. This evening, enjoy an afternoon at leisure in Bordeaux before the Captain’s farewell dinner on board. Meals: B.L.D Scenic FreeChoice Day 10 ‘Shop with a Chef’ Join your ship’s chef on a visit to a local food market where you’ll be introduced to some of the region’s finest produce to sample or buy – the perfect opportunity to purchase some authentic ingredients to take home.

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever - cocktails at the bar, gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost*

Day 11 Bordeaux > UK After breakfast, transfer to Bordeaux airport for your return journey home. Fly direct to London Gatwick or one of up to 5 UK regional airports. Alternatively, travel by first class rail from Bordeaux to Paris and then Standard Premier aboard Eurostar to St.Pancras International. Meals: B

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Apr 26

£4,145 £4,280 £4,840 £4,930 £5,040 £5,140 £5,490 £5,140 £5,210 £5,270 £5,340 £5,590 £6,410 £6,440 £6,440

May 6, 16, 26

£4,345 £4,480 £5,040 £5,130 £5,240 £5,340 £5,690 £5,340 £5,410 £5,470 £5,540 £5,790 £6,610 £6,640 £6,640

Jun 5, 15, 25

£4,345 £4,480 £5,040 £5,130 £5,240 £5,340 £5,690 £5,340 £5,410 £5,470 £5,540 £5,790 £6,610 £6,640 £6,640

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£4,445 £4,580 £5,140 £5,230 £5,340 £5,440 £5,790 £5,440 £5,510 £5,570 £5,640 £5,890 £6,710 £6,740 £6,740

Oct 3

£3,945 £4,080 £4,640 £4,730 £4,840 £4,940 £5,290 £4,940 £5,010 £5,070 £5,140 £5,390 £6,210 £6,240 £6,240

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

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“We couldn't believe that a private concert and gala dinner in the spectacular Pope's Palace of Avignon was included as part of our cruise. The venue was magical and the evening is one we'll never forget” Mr and Mrs Cooper travelled on the South of France river cruise

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PORTUGAL Once a great, conquering seafaring nation, Portugal has a history and culture as proud and as intrepid as any in Europe. — Today, large tracts of it remain unchanged, almost like a land out of time, where beautiful traditions survive the ravages of progress. From rolling vineyards to grand historic structures, magic waterscapes to endlessly engaging vistas, Portugal’s lazy charm tends to seep into your consciousness slowly, seducing you without you realising it. However, by the time you’ve fully explored the Douro’s wondrous valleys and friendly village communities, you’ll find yourself thoroughly and hopelessly in love.

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8 day luxury river cruise from Porto to Porto The rustic grandeur of Portugal once formed a mighty seafaring kingdom that conquered and helped to colonise the known world, from America to the Far East. Now it offers an insight into the past, it’s unspoilt land unchanged after centuries. Today, some of that grandeur is still evident in the fine palaces and splendid manors that litter the fertile landscape. However, there’s also a humility and pastoral simplicity that belies the magnificence of days past. From their welcoming salt-of-the-earth demeanor to their relaxed love of the good life, fine wine and fresh food, it’s the people that make this land so memorable and charming. As you make leisurely progress down the Douro, you’ll soon become accustomed to the pace of local life, and visiting the charming villages and stunning cities that neighbor the river’s banks turns into a never-ending pleasure.

Day 01 UK > Porto

Scenic Freechoice Day 03 Lamego Lamego is a Baroque town nestled on the slopes of the Douro Valley. The old 18th century Episcopal palace now houses the town’s museum that contains, amongst other treasures, important work by the Portuguese master Vasco Fernandes.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Porto, all of which are included at no supplement. Fly from one of up to 5 UK airports – please call for details. On arrival into Porto Airport you’ll be met and transferred to the luxurious Scenic Azure where a warm welcome awaits you from your crew. Tonight you’ll enjoy a celebratory welcome reception on board. Meals: D

Day 02 Porto > Régua Make yourself comfortable and enjoy the plentiful amenities and luxuries at your disposal as you begin cruising towards Régua. Savour the views from your own private balcony, bask in the panoramic scenery of the Sun Deck or partake in a traditional tile painting class in the Horizon Bar & Lounge. Sundowners^ After the doors close to the general public, you’re invited to enjoy the expansive views of Régua’s surrounding vineyards at an exclusive cocktail event hosted on the beautifully manicured terrace of the Douro Museum. Sample the local flavours of the region and savour a range of port wine varietals in the most wondrous setting. Be sure to try the delicious Port Tonic, a sublimely refreshing white port. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Régua > Vega de Terron Freechoice: Tour the Baroque-style town of Lamego, a unique destination nestled among the terraced slopes of the Douro valley port wine-growing region. Alternatively, enjoy a guided visit of Mateus Palace, the historic icon depicted on the labels of Portugal’s famous Mateus

rosé wine. You’ll get to meander the property’s lush gardens after exploring the Baroquestyle residence, which was completed in 1743. Later, enjoy an afternoon cruising the Douro Valley’s Vinhateiro wine growing region. Classified a UNESCO World Heritage site, Vinhateiro has a history of wine production that stretches back for 2,000 years. In fact, its impeccable port wines have been world-famous since at least the 18th Century. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04 Salamanca Take your time absorbing the sheer architectural splendour of Salamanca, a city known for its ornate sandstone architecture and for the Universidad de Salamanca, said to be the third oldest university in Europe. During your time in Spain, it’s only right we treat you to a tapas-style lunch, which will be accompanied by a Flamenco dance performance. Of course, you will also enjoy some free time to explore this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City at your leisure. The city’s historic centre has important Romanesque, Gothic, Moorish, Renaissance and Baroque monuments. The Plaza Mayor, with its galleries and arcades, is particularly impressive. Meals: B.L.D

Day 05 Pocinho > Pinhão This morning, why not take breakfast on the Riverview Terrace as you embark on a leisurely cruise to nearby Pocinho. Freechoice: Visit the award-winning Côa Valley Museum and enjoy a pre-historic workshop, which will uncover the secrets behind the famous prehistoric rock carvings found in Côa Valley. If you’re feeling more adventurous, take a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River. Alternatively, you could join the ‘Tastes of the Côa Valley’ excursion and visit Casa Painova for a sweet almond workshop and a tasting of their almond, olive and fruit products. This afternoon, enjoy your picturesque cruise to Pinhão, a scenic gem encircled by terrace hillsides that produce some of the world’s finest port. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Pinhão > Porto Today you’ll visit the remarkable village of Provesende, resplendently showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. Wander the trainquil streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – including their local bakery, and the bar with its wonderfully eclectic collection of regional wares. This is a specially choreographed experience only open to Scenic guests. You’ll also visit the church for a special recital, and enjoy wine tasting at the restored manor house of Morgadio da Calçada. What better way to immerse yourself into the local culture. Enrich Enjoy a decadent fine dining experience accompanied by a traditional Fado music performance at the fabulous Burmester Cellars this evening. You can look forward to an evening at what is arguably Porto’s most historic wine cave, situated at the foot of the iconic Dom Luis I pedestrian bridge – a truly unforgettable experience, once again exclusive to Scenic guests. Meals: B.L.D

^ Sundowners are weather permitting

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Scenic Highlight Day 03 Vinhateiro Cruise through the Douro Valley wine region and experience a cultural landscape of outstanding beauty. A 2,000-year-old tradition of viticulture has carved and impressive influence on these rich and fertile hillsides, which endless unfold from beyond the comfort of your ship.

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777

Scenic Freechoice Day 05 Côa Valley The engraved rock carvings of Côa Valley are dated from 22,000 to 10,000 years BC. You can uncover the secrets behind these Palaeolithic archaeological sites during a tour and prehistoric workshop at the award-winning Côa Valley Museum.


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Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited on-board complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 5 UK airports with a choice of airlines.

Portugal’s most luxurious ship • 7 nights in the most spacious ship on the Douro’s waterways • Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all suites

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 87% with spacious, private balconies and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • The Scenic Azure is the only custom built ship to sail the Douro

Lamego

Salamanca

Today, discover the unique treasures of Porto, which includes a visit to Palacio da Bolsa. This 19th century palace in the Neoclassical style is located in the Infante D. Henrique Square in the historical centre of Porto, designated World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Freechoice: Guimarães is dominated by the impressive Ducal Palace, which dates back to medieval times. It’s the ideal place to kick-start your guided tour through the region. You’ll soon learn all about this classical city in northern Portugal, which was once the first seat of the king. Alternatively, you could choose to indulge in a tasting at the fairy tale-like property of Quinta Aveleda, a renowned regional sparkling wine producer. The incredible gardens alone make the excursion worthwhile. Scenic Highlight Day 06 Provesende Today you will experience one of north Portugal’s best kept secrets, Provesende. This charming little village offers an insight into the Portugal of your imagination, with cobbled walkways weaving a tapestry between stone houses and a handful of historic sites.

• Take a dip in the vitality pool located on the Sun Deck

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences including an unforgettable fine dining experience accompanied by a music performance at a venue within Porto’s historical centre

An unsurpassed standard of service

• At least 7 Scenic FreeChoice options – flexible touring in 4 ports

• A personal butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade – and yes, it’s all included

Magical moments • Enjoy a cocktail over the expansive views of Régua’s surrounding vineyards with a Scenic Sundowner experience^

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best staff-to-guest ratio at almost 2:1, you’ll notice the difference with our intimate level of service

Day 07 Porto

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever – from cocktails at the bar to gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost.*

No hidden extras whatsoever

All fabulous dining experiences included

• Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes with £440 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board Wi-Fi

• 20 superb meals including; 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners •

An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; Portobellos Restaurant, the Crystal Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace an d an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

* All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

Day 08 Porto > UK After breakfast, transfer to Porto airport for your return journey home. Fly to one of up to 5 UK airports – please call for details. Meals: B

For details of our latest offers please visit www.scenic.co.uk Jewel Deck 2016 Departure Dates

Standard Standard

E October 13, 20

D

Sapphire Deck

Diamond Deck

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Junior Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Junior Suite

Royal Suite

C

BB

B

BJ

PA

P

RJ

RP

£2,745 £2,845 £3,195 £3,270 £3,445 £3,770 £3,545 £3,645 £3,870 £4,545

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability

Scenic Highlight Day 07 Porto Porto, or Oporto as it’s known locally, is a charismatic metropolis located on the banks of the Douro. Follow the urban wine trail through a labyrinth of walkways and discover why this stunning city, which boasts myriad architectural styles, is an essential port of call during any visit to Portugal.

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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Aveleda

Entreos-Rios Afurada

Mateus Palace

Douro

Regua

Provesende Pinhão Pocinho

10 Ucanha Varosa Valley

Spain

Lamego

Côa Valley

Salamanca

Vega de Terron

Tarouca

Porto

Unforgettable Douro 11 day luxury river cruise from Porto to Porto Portugal’s Douro River winds its way through towns that have somehow managed to preserve their distinctive culture, and way of life, while the world all around them has succumbed to change. From elegant Lamego to Regua and Vega de Terron you’ll find that people still ply the trades people always have in the historic pockets of the Douro Valley. The vineyards that grace the banks of the Douro are worked the way vineyards in the region always have been. The wines they produce, from the many highly loved varieties of port, to their fine unfortified reds and whites, are as rich and plentiful as ever. The fare is as honest and as delicious as it was in days of yore. And, most refreshing of all, the communities are every bit as friendly, and as welcoming.

Day 01 UK > Porto

Scenic Freechoice Day 03 Quinta Aveleda Since 1870, Aveleda winery has been managed and cared for by the same family. To this day the largest exporter and producer of Vinho Verde is still ran by the Guedes. You’ll be welcomed to their home for a tasting and some free time to explore the vine-covered gardens, which look like they’re plucked straight from a fairy tale.

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Porto, all of which are included at no supplement. Fly from one of up to 5 UK airports – please call for details. On arrival into Porto Airport you’ll be met and transferred to the luxurious Scenic Azure where a warm welcome awaits you from your crew. Tonight you’ll enjoy a celebratory welcome reception on board. Meals: D

Day 02 Porto > Entre-os-Rios Today you will discover the historic treasures of beautiful Porto, which includes a visit to Palacio da Bolsa, a 19th century palace in the Neoclassical style. Then enjoy a relaxing afternoon of cruising as your luxury Scenic Space-Ship meanders its way to Entre-osRios. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Entre-os-Rios Freechoice: Guimarães is dominated by the impressive Ducal Palace, which dates back to medieval times. It’s the ideal place to kick-start your guided tour through the region. You’ll soon learn all about this classical city in northern Portugal, which was once the first seat of the king. Alternatively, you could choose to indulge in a tasting at the fairy tale-like property of Quinta Aveleda, a renowned regional sparkling wine producer. The incredible gardens alone make the excursion worthwhile. This afternoon, enjoy a blissful cruise to Régua.

Sundowners^ After the doors close to the general public, you’ll get to soak in the expansive views of Régua’s surrounding vineyards at an exclusive cocktail event hosted on the beautifully manicured terrace of the Douro Museum. Sample the local flavours of the region and savour a range of port wine varietals in the most wondrous setting - and be sure to try the Port Tonic. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04 Régua Freechoice: Tour the Baroque-style town of Lamego, a unique destination nestled among the terraced slopes of the Douro valley port wine-growing region. Alternatively, enjoy a guided visit of Mateus Palace, the historic icon depicted on the labels of Portugal’s famous Mateus rosé wine. This afternoon, you’ll discover the captivating Varosa Valley and visit the charming village of Tarouca, where you’ll get to explore the restored Monastery of Saint John of Tarouca. En route walk the fortified bridge of Ucanha, Portugal’s first toll bridge, spanning the crystal clear waters of the Varosa River. Meals: B.L.D

Day 05 Régua > Vega de Terron Today, enjoy a full day cruising the Douro Valley’s Vinhateiro wine growing region. Classified a World Heritage site, Vinhateiro has a history of wine production that stretches back for 2000 years. In fact, its impeccable port wines have been world-famous since at least the 18th Century. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Salamanca Take your time absorbing the sheer architectural splendour of Salamanca, a city known for its ornate sandstone architecture and for the Universidad de Salamanca, said to be the third oldest university in Europe. During your time in Spain, it’s only right we treat you to a tapas-style lunch, which will be accompanied by a Flamenco dance performance. Of course, you will also enjoy some free time to explore this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City at your leisure. Meals: B.L.D

Day 07 Pocinho > Pinhão This morning, why not take breakfast on the Riverview Terrace as you embark on a leisurely cruise to nearby Pocinho for our Côa Valley discovery. Freechoice: Visit the award-winning Côa Valley Museum and enjoy a pre-historic workshop, which will uncover the secrets behind the famous prehistoric rock carvings found in Côa Valley. If you’re feeling more adventurous, take a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River. Alternatively, you could join the ‘Tastes of the Côa Valley’ excursion and visit Casa Painova for a sweet almond workshop and a tasting of their almond, olive and fruit products. This afternoon, enjoy your picturesque cruise to Pinhão. Meals: B.L.D

^ Sundowners are weather permitting

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

Scenic Sundowner Day 03 Douro Museum When the Douro Museum closes its doors to the public, you’ll be invited to enjoy port wine varietals on the manicured garden terrace. You’ll discover this is a fine place to soak up views of the river in Régua and enjoy a complimentary beverage to accompany the idyllic sunset.

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777

Scenic Freechoice Day 07 Sabor River If you’re feeling adventurous, we give you the chance to canoe along the Sabor River. Unlike the Douro, which has six dams on the Portuguese side and seven in Spain, the Sabor has never been subjected to human influence.

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Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited on-board complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 5 UK airports with a choice of airlines.

Portugal’s most luxurious ship • 10 nights in the most spacious ship on the Douro’s waterways • Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all suites

Unforgettable experiences every day

• 87% with spacious, private balconies and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • The Scenic Azure is the only custom built ship to sail the Douro

Tapas style lunch

Douro Valley

Day 08 Pinhão

Scenic Enrich Day 09 Burmester Cellars The new Burmester Museum and Wine Cellar is built in a privileged place overlooking the Douro River, besides the historic bridge D. Luis I. Tonight this spectacular setting will play host to an unforgettable fine dining experience with local wines and Fado music.

Today you’ll visit the remarkable village of Provesende, resplendently showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. Wander the trainquil streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – including their local bakery, and the bar with its wonderfully eclectic collection of regional wares. This is a specially choreographed experience only open to Scenic guests. You’ll also visit the church for a special recital, and enjoy wine tasting at the restored manor house of Morgadio da Calçada. What better way to immerse yourself into the local culture. Freechoice: Top off a truly unforgettable day with a visit to the estate of Quinta Bonfim for a tasting of their famous export. If you’re feeling energetic, you could also choose a walk through the hillside vineyard for a unique tasting amidst the vines. Meals: B.L.D

• Take a dip in the vitality pool located on the Sun Deck

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences including an unforgettable fine dining experience accompanied by a music performance at a venue within Porto’s historical centre

An unsurpassed standard of service

• At least 7 Scenic FreeChoice options – flexible touring in 4 ports

• A personal butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade – and yes, it’s all included

Magical moments • Enjoy a cocktail over the expansive views of Régua’s surrounding vineyards with a Scenic Sundowner experience^

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best staff-to-guest ratio at almost 2:1, you’ll notice the difference with our intimate level of service

No hidden extras whatsoever

All fabulous dining experiences included

• Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes with £550 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board Wi-Fi

• 29 superb meals including; 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 10 dinners •

An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; Portobellos Restaurant, the Crystal Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace an d an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

* All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits.

Day 09 Pinhão > Porto Having spent the previous eight days discovering the treasures of the Douro, Varosa and Côa Valleys, today you will enjoy an exclusive Douro Valley Wine Review, as well as on board activities, including a cork jewellery workshop. If you’d prefer, you could also unwind on board, take in the endless scenery from the Sun Deck and enjoy a complimentary glass of something sweet as you cruise in to Porto. Enrich Enjoy a decadent fine dining experience accompanied by a traditional Fado music performance at the fabulous Burmester Cellars this evening. You can look forward to an evening at what is arguably Porto’s most historic wine cave, situated at the foot of the iconic Dom Luis I pedestrian bridge – a truly unforgettable experience, once again exclusive to Scenic guests. Meals: B.L.D

Day 10 Porto

Scenic Freechoice Day 10 Palácio de Cristal The tranquil gardens of Palácio de Cristal occupy an area of eight hectares in Porto’s centre. You can choose to spend your final full day exploring these picturesque parklands, where beautiful peacocks and wild birds wander beneath shady trees.

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever – from cocktails at the bar to gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost.*

Acquaint yourself with the local fishing industry by meeting the fishermen of Afurada village as they return to port with the day’s catch. Hear their tales of the sea in a local taberna where they’ll prepare their catch over an open fire for the freshest tasting, to be enjoyed with a chilled glass of wine – a true insight into Portuguese hospitality. Freechoice: Visit the oldest remaining Canning Factory in Porto for an insight into their 100-year-old family business. Or visit a local corking factory. Alternatively, walk the fragrant terraces of Palacio de Crista. Like the original Crystal Palace, the Porto version did not survive, although it lasted longer than its counterpart, until 1956, when it was replaced by the current construction. Today a huge domed pavilion, the Pavilhao Rosa Mota, stands on the site, surrounded by the leafy vegetation of the expansive Crystal Palace gardens.

For details of our latest offers please visit www.scenic.co.uk Jewel Deck 2016 Departure Dates

Standard Standard

E

D

Sapphire Deck

Diamond Deck

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Junior Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Junior Suite

Royal Suite

C

BB

B

BJ

PA

P

RJ

RP

July 15, 25

£3,245 £3,390 £3,840 £3,990 £4,240 £4,595 £4,340 £4,440 £4,695 £5,740

August 4, 14, 24

£4,045 £4,190 £4,640 £4,790 £5,040 £5,395 £5,140 £5,240 £5,495 £6,540

September 3

£4,045 £4,190 £4,640 £4,790 £5,040 £5,395 £5,140 £5,240 £5,495 £6,540

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details. Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability

Meals: B.L.D

Day 11 Porto > UK After breakfast, transfer to Porto airport for your return journey home. Fly to one of up to 5 UK airports – please call for details. Meals: B

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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Aveleda

Entreos-Rios Afurada

Freechoice

1 Number of nights

Cruise start/finish

Pinhão Pocinho

Regua

10 Ucanha Varosa Valley

Lamego

Côa Valley

Salamanca

Vega de Terron

Tarouca

Portugal Coimbra

3 Lisbon

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Unforgettable Douro with Lisbon 14 day luxury river cruise & tour from Lisbon to Porto The Age of Discovery first began in the 15th century in Lisbon. Naturally, it’s also the perfect place to begin your own journey of discovery down the Douro.

Scenic Freechoice Day 02 Sintra Take an excursion to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed centre of Sintra, a pastelhued Portuguese town set amidst the pine covered hills of the Serra de Sintra. The exquisite palaces, extravagant residences and decorative gardens were originally constructed by Portugese nobility who favoured the cooler climate.

Day 05 Porto > Entre-os-Rios Today you will discover the historic treasures of beautiful Porto, which includes a visit to Palacio da Bolsa, a 19th century palace in the Neoclassical style. Then enjoy a relaxing afternoon of cruising as your luxury Scenic Space-Ship meanders its way to Entre-osRios. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06 Entre-os-Rios

Start with the city’s Monument to the Explorers before discovering its fantastic shoreline and many fashionable boulevards. From Lisbon, you’ll set off for wonderful Porto, the country’s second largest city, and gateway to the beautiful Douro Valley. You can look forward to splendid days cruising this truly timeless waterway, visiting the vineyards and tracking the region’s fascinating history. Parts of this wonderful region have remained unchanged for centuries. Surely it’s about time you discovered it for yourself.

Freechoice: Guimarães is dominated by the impressive Ducal Palace, which dates back to medieval times. It’s the ideal place to kick-start your guided tour through the region. You’ll soon learn all about this classical city in northern Portugal, which was once the first seat of the king. Alternatively, you could choose to indulge in a tasting at the fairy tale-like property of Quinta Aveleda, a renowned regional sparkling wine producer. The incredible gardens alone make the excursion worthwhile. This afternoon, enjoy a blissful cruise to Régua. Sundowners^ After the doors close to the general public, you’ll get to soak in the expansive views of Régua’s surrounding vineyards at an exclusive cocktail event hosted on the beautifully manicured terrace of the Douro Museum. Sample the local flavours of the region and savour a range of port wine varietals in the most wondrous setting - and be sure to try the Port Tonic. Meals: B.L.D

Day 01 UK > Lisbon

Day 07 Régua

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Lisbon, all of which are included at no supplement. Fly from one of up to 5 UK airports – please call for details. Bem-vindo! On your arrival at Lisbon Airport you’ll be escorted to the centrally located Sheraton Lisbon. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner with your Tour Director and fellow guests. A truly wonderful experience awaits you. Meals: D

Day 02 Lisbon This morning, take part in a guided exploration of Portugal’s wonderful capital. Freechoice: Journey to Lisbon’s seaside suburbs of Cascais and Estoril and enjoy a picturesque and informative tour. Alternatively, climb to the hilltop town of Sintra and visit the impressive Sintra Palace. Meals: B

Day 03 Lisbon Today is yours to enjoy at leisure so take advantage of everything that lovely Lisbon has to offer. This evening you’ll get to experience Portuguese cuisine at its finest. Meals: B.D

Day 04 Lisbon > Porto Our scenic journey via Portugal’s medieval capital, Coimbra, will see you travelling to Porto where you’ll board the luxurious Scenic Azure for your cruise of the idyllic Douro Valley. Meals: B.D

Day 08 Régua > Vega de Terron

Day 09 Salamanca Take your time absorbing the sheer architectural splendour of Salamanca, a city known for its ornate sandstone architecture and for the Universidad de Salamanca, said to be the third oldest university in Europe. During your time in Spain, it’s only right we treat you to a tapas-style lunch, which will be accompanied by a Flamenco dance performance. Of course, you will also enjoy some free time to explore this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City at your leisure. Meals: B.L.D ^ Sundowners are weather permitting

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

Scenic Freechoice Day 07 Mateus Palace The Mateus Palace is an 18th century masterpiece set in picturesque Villa Real. Both the house and the well-manicured gardens are renowned for their beauty, as well as being depicted on the bottle of the region’s famous Mateus Rose wine.

Freechoice: Tour the Baroque-style town of Lamego, a unique destination nestled among the terraced slopes of the Douro valley port wine-growing region. Alternatively, enjoy a guided visit of Mateus Palace, the historic icon depicted on the labels of Portugal’s famous Mateus rosé wine. This afternoon, you’ll discover the captivating Varosa Valley and visit the charming village of Tarouca, where you’ll get to explore the restored Monastery of Saint John of Tarouca. En route walk the fortified bridge of Ucanha, Portugal’s first toll bridge, spanning the crystal clear waters of the Varosa River. Meals: B.L.D Today, enjoy a full day cruising the Douro Valley’s Vinhateiro wine growing region. Classified a World Heritage site, Vinhateiro has a history of wine production that stretches back for 2000 years. In fact, its impeccable port wines have been world-famous since at least the 18th Century. Meals: B.L.D

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777

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Scenic Highlights Day 09 Salamanca Salamanca is a UNESCO World Heritage Site situated in north-western Spain. The many plazas dotted throughout this sandstone metropolis offer the perfect place to sample local tapas before an afternoon spend strolling the enchanting streets.


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All-inclusive luxury exclusively with Scenic Sabatini Gardens

Flexible travel arrangements to suit you

Unlimited on-board complimentary drinks

• You have the option of flying from a selection of up to 5 UK airports with a choice of airlines.

Portugal’s most luxurious ship • 10 nights in the most spacious ship on the Douro’s waterways and 3 nights stay at the Sofitel Lisbon • Understated elegance and luxury amenities in all suites

Unforgettable experiences

• 87% with spacious, private balconies and Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’

• An incredible array of spectacular experiences including an unforgettable fine dining experience accompanied by a music performance at a venue within Porto’s historical centre

• The Scenic Azure is the only custom built ship to sail the Douro • Take a dip in the vitality pool located on the Sun Deck

• At least 7 Scenic FreeChoice options – flexible touring in 5 ports

An unsurpassed standard of service Douro Valley, Pinhão

Freechoice: Visit the award-winning Côa Valley Museum and enjoy a pre-historic workshop, which will uncover the secrets behind the famous prehistoric rock carvings found in Côa Valley. If you’re feeling more adventurous, take a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River. Alternatively, you could join the ‘Tastes of the Côa Valley’ excursion and visit Casa Painova for a sweet almond workshop and a tasting of their almond, olive and fruit products. This afternoon, enjoy your picturesque cruise to Pinhão. Meals: B.L.D

Day 11 Pinhão Today you’ll visit the remarkable village of Provesende, resplendently showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. Wander the trainquil streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – including their local bakery, and the bar with its wonderfully eclectic collection of regional wares. This is a specially choreographed experience only open to Scenic guests. You’ll also visit the church for a special recital, and enjoy wine tasting at the restored manor house of Morgadio da Calçada. Freechoice: Top off a truly unforgettable day with a visit to the estate of Quinta Bonfim for a tasting of their famous export. If you’re feeling energetic, you could also choose a walk through the hillside vineyard for a unique tasting amidst the vines.Meals: B.L.D Having spent the previous eight days discovering the treasures of the Douro, Varosa and Côa Valleys, today you will enjoy an exclusive Douro Valley Wine Review, as well as on board activities, including a cork jewellery workshop. If you’d prefer, you could also unwind on board, take in the endless scenery from the Sun Deck and enjoy a complimentary glass of something sweet as you cruise in to Porto. Enrich Enjoy a decadent fine dining experience accompanied by a traditional Fado music performance at the fabulous Burmester Cellars this evening. You can look forward to an evening at what is arguably Porto’s most historic wine cave, situated at the foot of the iconic Dom Luis I pedestrian bridge – a truly unforgettable experience, once again exclusive to Scenic guests. Meals: B.L.D

No hidden extras whatsoever Tipping? We take care of all that. We also include port charges, transfers and airport taxes with £550 per couple, as well as complimentary on-board Wi-Fi

Fabulous dining experiences included • 29 superb on-board meals including; 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 10 dinners • 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners included during your 3 night stay at the Sofitel Lisbon •

* All drinks included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits. Please note, the Lisbon extension is not all-inclusive.

An irresistible selection of on-board dining venues available during your cruise; Portobellos Restaurant, the Crystal Restaurant, River Café, the Riverview Terrace and an exclusive invitation to Table La Rive for Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests

For details of our latest offers please visit www.scenic.co.uk

Day 12 Pinhão > Porto

Day 13 Porto Scenic Freechoice Day 12 Wine Review You’ve cruised through the Golden Valley, now it’s time to showcase your learnings during an on board wine review. Having tasted some of the region’s most sought after tipples, this is the perfect opportunity to round off your voyage with a special tasting event.

• Enjoy a cocktail over the expansive views of Régua’s surrounding vineyards with a Scenic Sundowner experience^

• With our dedicated and experienced Cruise Director and the best guest-to-staff ratio at almost 2:1, you’ll notice the difference with our intimate level of service

Day 10 Pocinho > Pinhão

Scenic Highlight Day 11 Pinhão There are many cosy and beautiful villages dotted around the fertile lands of Pinhão, an area famed for its production of port. You’ll step back in time and visit one of them during a visit, meeting the locals and gaining an insight into their daily lives.

Magical moments

• A personal butler service for every one of our guests, irrespective of cabin grade – and yes, it’s all included

Lisbon

All your on-board drinks wherever, whenever – from cocktails at the bar to gin and tonic on your balcony. Choose from outstanding regional and international wines, boutique beers, cocktails and spirits, freshly ground coffee and speciality loose leaf teas, plus your mini-bar is replenished every day at no extra cost.*

Jewel Deck 2016 Departure Dates

Standard Standard

E

D

Sapphire Deck

Diamond Deck

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Junior Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Junior Suite

Royal Suite

C

BB

B

BJ

PA

P

RJ

RP

July 22

£3,895 £4,040 £4,490 £4,640 £4,890 £5,245 £4,990 £5,090 £5,345 £6,390

August 1, 11, 21, 31

£4,695 £4,840 £5,290 £5,440 £5,690 £6,045 £5,790 £5,890 £6,145 £7,190

For detailed deck & cabin plan inclusions see pages 124-132. Please note different ships operate across different dates & not all ships have all category cabins available. Please call us for details.

Acquaint yourself with the local fishing industry by meeting the fishermen of Afurada village as they return to port with the day’s catch. Hear their tales of the sea in a local taberna where they’ll prepare their catch over an open fire for the freshest tasting, to be enjoyed with a chilled glass of wine. Freechoice: Visit the oldest remaining Canning Factory in Porto for an insight into their 100-year-old family business. Or visit a local corking factory. Alternatively, walk the fragrant terraces of Palacio de Crista, a construction based on the British Crystal Palace. Meals: B.L.D

Dates in red are sold out or have limited availability

Day 14 Porto > UK

Terms and Conditions: All prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are in Economy class. Full payment is required within 90 days of departure. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 134-135.

After breakfast, transfer to Porto airport for your return journey home. Fly to one of up to 5 UK airports – please call for details. Meals: B

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777


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“Finally, praise goes to the Scenic staff. All were great, from our Tour Director and Events Manager to the bar staff and maids. They went out of their way to make our holiday a success Mr and Mrs Knight travelled on the Gems of the Seine river cruise

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CRUISE & TOUR INFO On the following pages you’ll find further information about your Scenic experience, including: - a detailed deck plan of each of our Scenic Space-Ships and a comprehensive list of suite inclusions. If you wish to know anything else, feel free to contact us on 0800 566 8777 or visit scenic.co.uk and we will be happy to help. We’re confident that, once on board, you won’t want for anything, but rest assured – if you do, your Scenic crew will be on hand to assist, day or night

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Scenic’s state-of-the-art Space-Ships offer 5-star luxury; from a private butler for every guest, to every gourmet meal expertly created by our on board chefs.

Deckplans

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Crystal Dining

Diamond Deck

Sapphire Deck

Jewel Deck

Sun Deck

Wellness Centre

Vitality Pool

Riverview Terrace Panorama Lounge Bar

Portobellos

Panorama Deck

Diamond Deck

Sapphire Deck

Jewel Deck

Riverview Terrace & Sun Deck

Restaurants

Wellness & Fitness Areas

Featuring the pinnacle of our luxuriously appointed suites, the Royal One-Bedroom Suites and Royal Balcony Suites, the Diamond Deck also hosts Portobellos Restaurant and the River Café.

As well as our Deluxe Balcony Suites and standard Balcony Suites the Sapphire Deck is home to fine dining at Table La Rive and Crystal Dining.

A small selection of Standard Suites and the Wellness and Fitness Centre are located on the Jewel Deck.

Watch the unfolding tapestry of Europe’s beguiling landscape float by as you enjoy the scenery from the Riverview Terrace or enjoy High Tea on the Sun Deck*.

From the dégustation menu and wine matching of Table La Rive to the all day delights of the River Café, with so many dining options we guarantee that you’ll always find something to tempt your taste buds.

For a little extra pampering, head to our on board Wellness Area for a massage or treatment. The Fitness Centre and Walking Track will help you keep trim and allow for a little extra indulgence.

* When travelling through locks and under low bridges there may be periods when we need to close the Sun Deck for safety reasons.

Scenic Jasper used as example, please note not all ships follow the same plan. The deckplan and cabin layout images are an indication only and may vary.

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ENTRY BEDROOM BEDROOM

Built 2016 | Length 80 metres | Passengers 96 | Cabins 48 | Crew 36 | Crystal Dining

BATH ROOM

LOUNGE AREA LOUNGE AREA BALCONY

BALCONY

RJ

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920

309 307 305 303 301

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BEDROOM

220 218 489

920

2 PAX

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216 214 212 210 2 PAX

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208 206 204

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202

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BATH ROOM

BATH ROOM

BEDROOM BEDROOM

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BATH ROOM LOUNGE AREA

BALCONY

BALCONY

BATH ROOM

Jewel Deck 106 104

BATH ROOM

14

13

2 PAX

207 205 203

ENTRY

12

UP

221 219

4

LED tv

2 PAX

UP

LIFT

• 23m2 / 247ft2 • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’* • Spacious bathroom, shower over bath, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service - valet, shoeshine, two items pressed each day, drinks service, breakfast served in suite, daily delivery of fruit skewers, pre-dinner canapés and post-dinner petit fours • An invitation to Table La Rive • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

BEDROOM

ENTRY

BATH ROOM

BEDROOM

P

10

ENTRY

PA

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BB

BATH ROOM

BEDROOM ENTRY

BALCONY

2 PAX

BALCONY

2 PAX

BALCONY

489

310 308 306 304 302

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LED tv

HYDR

920

2 PAX

BALCONY

1

BJ

JUNIOR BALCONY SUITE

• 39m2 / 420ft2 • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Spacious bathroom with bath and shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet •  Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system •  Butler service - champagne on arrival, luggage packing/unpacking, shoeshine, unlimited laundry and pressing, morning newspaper of choice, drinks service, breakfast served in suite, daily delivery of fruit skewers, pre-dinner canapés and post dinner petit fours • An invitation to Table La Rive • €100pp credit for use in Wellness Centre • Private chauffeur service in selected locations • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

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Cabin Categories

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2 Vitality Pool

10 Elevator

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Royal One-Bedroom Suite

Sapphire Deck BJ

Junior Balcony Suite

Jewel Deck D

Standard Suite

3 Wheelhouse

11 Wellness Area

4 Riverview Terrace

12 Fitness Centre

RJ

Junior Balcony Suite

B

Balcony Suite

E

Standard Suite

5 Portobellos Restaurant

13 Table La Rive

P

Balcony Suite

BB

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6 River Café

14 Crystal Dining

PA

Balcony Suite

C

Balcony Suite

7 Panorama Lounge & Bar

15 Galley

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STANDARD SUITE

• 20m2 / 215ft2 • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Bathroom with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service (Sapphire Deck) - valet, shoeshine, drinks service, cocktails and morning coffee & tea • Butler service (Diamond Deck) - valet, shoeshine, two items pressed each day, drinks service, breakfast served in suite and an invitation to Table La Rive • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

• 16m2 / 172ft2 • Large picture window • Bathroom with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service - valet, shoeshine and drinks service • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

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ENTRY

BATH ROOM

BATH ROOM

BEDROOM BEDROOM

BATH ROOM

BALCONY

Sun Deck

Jewel Deck

Portobellos

Panorama Lounge Bar

125

BATH ROOM

ENTRY BEDROOM BEDROOM BALCONY

Vitality Pool

320 318 316 314 312

BATH ROOM

Riverview Terrace

RP

322

BATH ROOM

BALCONY

Diamond Deck

BATH ROOM ENTRY

BEDROOM BEDROOM

Sails: Douro

Sapphire Deck

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BATH ROOM

BATH ROOM

Built 2014 | Length 110 metres | Passengers 128 | Cabins 64 | Crew 44 | Gross Tonnage 2,200

BALCONY BEDROOM

ENTRY BEDROOM

Jewel Deck

Panorama Deck

Sun Deck

BALCONY

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L’Amour Restaurant

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Diamond Deck 328

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LOUNGE AREA

Deck Plan

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Sapphire Deck

2 Wheelhouse

10 Reception

RP

Royal One-Bedroom Suite

BD

3 Sun Deck

11 Elevator

4 Walking Track

12 Crystal Dining

R

Royal Balcony Suite

5 Panorama Deck

13 Table La Rive

RJ

6 L’Amour Restaurant

14 Galley

PD

7 River Café

15 Wellness Area

P

Balcony Suite

8 Panorama Lounge & Bar

16 Fitness Centre

PA

Balcony Suite

Jewel Deck

Deluxe Balcony Suite

D

Standard Suite

B

Balcony Suite

E

Standard Suite

Junior Balcony Suite

BA

Balcony Suite

Deluxe Balcony Suite

C

Balcony Suite

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• 28m2 / 305ft2 • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Spacious bathroom with bath and shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service - champagne on arrival, luggage packing/unpacking, shoeshine, unlimited laundry and pressing, morning newspaper of choice, drinks service, breakfast served in suite, daily delivery of fruit skewers, pre-dinner canapés and post dinner petit fours • An invitation to Table La Rive • €100pp credit for use in Wellness Centre • Private chauffeur service in selected locations • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

ENTRY BATH ROOM

PA

BATH ROOM

BEDROOM BEDROOM

BEDROOM

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BA

BEDROOM ENTRY

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BALCONY SUITE

STANDARD SUITE

• 19m2 / 205ft2 • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Bathroom with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service (Sapphire Deck) - valet, shoeshine, drinks service, cocktails and morning coffee & tea • Butler service (Diamond Deck) - valet, shoeshine, two items pressed each day, drinks service, breakfast served in suite and an invitation to Table La Rive • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

• 15m2 / 160ft2 • Large picture window • Bathroom with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service - valet, shoeshine and drinks service • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

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ENTRY

BEDROO

BEDROOM

BD

DELUXE BALCONY SUITE

This one

BATH ROOM

ENTRY

P

Cabin Categories 9 Gift Shop

BATHROOM BATH ROOM

LOUNGE AREA

This one

1 Riverview Terrace

BATHROOM BALCONY

BALCONY

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BALCONY

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BEDROOM

BEDROOM LOUNGE AREA

Sapphire Deck 212

BATH ROOM ENTRY

PD

This one

• Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Spacious bathroom with bath and shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet •  Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system •  Butler service - champagne on arrival, luggage packing/unpacking, shoeshine, unlimited laundry and pressing, morning newspaper of choice, drinks service, breakfast served in suite, daily delivery of fruit skewers, pre-dinner canapés and post dinner petit fours • An invitation to Table La Rive • €100pp credit for use in Wellness Centre • Private chauffeur service in selected locations • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

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LOUNGE AREA

ROYAL BALCONY SUITE

This one • 42m / 455ft

3

BATH ROOM BEDROOM ENTRY

R

ROYAL ONE BEDROOM SUITE

Sun Deck

BEDROOM

ENTRY

BATHROOM

BATHROOM

BEDROOM

BEDROOM

BALCONY

Panorama Lounge Bar

LOUNGE AREA ENTRY BEDROOM

LOUNGE AREA ENTRY

BALCONY

Riverview Terrace

BATH ROOM

BALCONY

LOUNGE AREA

Crystal Dining

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BALCONY

BALCONY

Sails: Seine

Diamond Deck

BATH ROOM

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• 21m2 / 225ft2 • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Bathroom with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service (Sapphire Deck) - valet, shoeshine, drinks service, cocktails and morning tea & coffee • Butler service (Diamond Deck) - valet, shoeshine, two items pressed each day, drinks service, breakfast served in suite and an invitation to Table La Rive • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

BALCONY

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Scenic Sapphire, Emerald, Diamond, Ruby & Pearl

Sun Deck

BEDROOM BEDROOM

BEDROOM ENTRY

BATH ROOM

BEDROOM

ENTRY

BATHROOM

BATH BEDROOM ROOM

BEDROOM

BALCONY

Panorama Deck

BEDROOM BATH ENTRY ROOM

LOUNGE AREA ENTRY ENTRY

BALCONY

Portobellos

LOUNGE AREA

BALCONY

BATH ROOM

BATH BEDROOM ROOM

ENTRY

BATHROOM BATH ENTRY ROOM

ENTRY BEDROOM

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BEDROOM

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BEDROOM

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Jewel Deck

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Cabin Categories

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Deck Plan

BALCONY

BEDROOM

ENTRY

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BATH ROOM

1 Riverview Terrace

10 Reception

Diamond Deck

2 Wheelhouse

11 Elevator

RS

Royal Panorama Suite

BJ

Junior Balcony Suite

D

Standard Suite

3 Sun Deck

12 Crystal Dining

4 Walking Track

13 Table La Rive

RA

Royal Balcony Suite

BS

Single Balcony Suite *

E

Standard Suite

5 Panorama Deck

14 Galley

RJ

Junior Balcony Suite

B

Balcony Suite

6 Portobellos Restaurant

15 Wellness Area

R

Royal Balcony Suite

BB

Balcony Suite

P

Balcony Suite

BA

Balcony Suite

PP

Balcony Suite

C

Balcony Suite

PA

Balcony Suite

A

Balcony Suite

7 River Café 8 Panorama Lounge & Bar 9 Gift Shop

Sapphire Deck

Jewel Deck

This one

PP C

This one

ENTRY

ENTRY

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B D

E

STANDARD SUITE

• 19m2 /BATHROOM 205ft2 • 15m2 / 160ft2 BATH BATH • Private balcony with Scenic ‘SunROOM Lounge’* • Large picture window ROOM • Bathroom with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, • Bathroom with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, ENTRY BATH BATH and slippers BEDROOM hair dryer, bathrobes hair dryer, bathrobes ENTRY and slippers ENTRY ROOM ROOM BEDROOM BEDROOM • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily BEDROOM • Complimentary WiFi internet BEDROOM • Complimentary WiFi internet ENTRY • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian ENTRY• Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with cotton linen and pillow menu Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service (Sapphire Deck) - valet, shoeshine, • Butler service - valet, shoeshine, drinks service drinks service, cocktails and morning tea & coffee and cocktails • Butler service (Diamond Deck) - valet, shoeshine, • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise two items pressed each day, drinks service, breakfast served in suite and an invitation to Table La Rive • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise BALCONY

BEDROOM LOUNGE AREA

PA BA

BEDROOM ENTRY

BALCONY

BALCONY SUITE

BALCONY

BATH ROOM

BALCONY

BALCONY

BATH ROOM

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115 111 109 107 105 103

BATH ROOM

BEDROOM

* Single Balcony Suite Dimensions - 12m2 /129ft2

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BALCONY

• 23m2 / 250ft2 BATHROOM • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’* BATHROOM • Spacious bathroom, shower over bath, BATH ROOM L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes ENTRY ENTRY and slippers BATH BEDROOM BEDROOM ROOM • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily BEDROOM • ENTRY Complimentary WiFi internet BEDROOM • Queen size Scenic ENTRY ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service - valet, shoeshine, two items pressed each day, drinks service, breakfast served in suite, daily delivery of fruit skewers, pre-dinner canapés and post-dinner petit fours • An invitation to Table La Rive • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise BALCONY

Sun Deck

BALCONY

BALCONY

BALCONY

BEDROOM

BJ

JUNIOR BALCONY SUITE BALCONY

2 BATH • 29m / 315ft2 • 30m / 325ft2 ROOM * * • Private • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ BATHROOMbalcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ BEDROOM BEDROOM BEDROOM • Spacious bathroom with bath BATH and shower, • Spacious bathroom with bath and shower, ROOM LOUNGE AREA toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes LOUNGE AREA L’Occitane ENTRY ENTRY ENTRY and slippers and slippers ENTRY BEDROOM • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily BEDROOM BEDROOM BEDROOM • Complimentary WiFi internet • Complimentary WiFi internet ENTRY ENTRY BATH BATHScenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian BATH • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with ROOM Egyptian • Queen size ROOM ROOM cotton linen and pillow menu cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service - champagne on arrival, luggage • Butler service - champagne on arrival, luggage packing /unpacking, shoeshine, unlimited packing/unpacking, shoeshine, unlimited laundry and pressing, morning newspaper of laundry and pressing,morning newspaper of choice, drinks service, breakfast served in suite, choice, drinks service, breakfast served in suite, daily delivery of fruit skewers, pre-dinner daily delivery of fruit skewers, pre-dinner canapés and post-dinner petit fours canapés and post-dinner petit fours • An invitation to Table La Rive • An invitation to Table La Rive • €100pp credit for use in Wellness Centre • €100pp credit for use in Wellness Centre • Private Chauffeur service in selected locations • Private Chauffeur service in selected locations • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

BALCONY

ENTRY

BATHBALCONY ROOM

BALCONY 2

BALCONY

LOUNGE AREA

RJ

ROYAL BALCONY SUITE

ROYAL PANORAMA SUITE BATH ROOM

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BAL

BALCONY

BALCONY

R

BEDROOM

BEDROOM

ENTRY

BALCONY

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BALCONY

ENTRY

BALCONY

Jewel Deck

LOUNGE AREA

Panorama Lounge Bar

Crystal Dining

BALCONY

BEDROOM

Riverview Terrace

BATHBALCONY ROOM

BATH ROOM BATHROOM

BALCONY

BALCONY

BALCONY

BATH ROOM

Sails: Rhone, Garonne, Rhine, Main & Danube

Sapphire Deck

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Rebuilt 2013 | Built 2008/2009/2011 | Length 135 metres | Passengers 167 | Cabins 84 | Crew 53 | Gross Tonnage 2,721

Diamond Deck

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Cabin Options

BATH ROOM

ENTRY BEDROO


BEDROOM

BE ENTRY

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Sun Deck

BEDROOM

BEDROOM BEDROOM

LOUNGE AREA

ENTRY

RP

3

18

4

2

1

Diamond Deck 336

334 332 330 328 326 324 322 320 318 316 314 312 310 308

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335 333 331 329 327 325 323 321 319 317 315 311 319 307

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ROYAL BALCONY SUITE

JUNIOR BALCONY SUITE

• 44m2 / 475ft2 • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Spacious bathroom with bath and shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service - champagne on arrival, luggage packing/unpacking, shoeshine, unlimited laundry and pressing, morning newspaper of choice, drinks service, breakfast served in suite, daily delivery of fruit skewers, pre-dinner BATH ROOM canapés and post-dinner petit fours • An invitation to Table La RiveBEDROOM ENTRY • €100pp credit for use in Wellness Centre • Private Chauffeur service in selected locations • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

• 33m2 / 360ft2 • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Spacious bathroom with bath and shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service - champagne on arrival, luggage packing/unpacking, shoeshine, unlimited laundry and pressing, morning newspaper of choice, drinks service, breakfast served in suite, daily deliveryBATH of fruit skewers, pre-dinner ROOM canapés and post-dinner petit fours • BEDROOM An invitation to Table La Rive ENTRY • €100pp credit for use in Wellness Centre • Private Chauffeur service in selected locations • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

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RJ & B1J: 21.5m2 / 235ft2 BJ: 22m2 / 240ft2 Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ Spacious bathroom with shower over bath, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily Complimentary WiFi internet Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu Telephone and safe for your valuables Individual climate control Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system Butler service - valet, shoeshine, two items laundered/pressed each day, drinks service, breakfast served in suite, daily delivery of fruit skewers, pre-dinner canapés and post-dinner petit fours An invitation to Table La Rive Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

Sapphire Deck

13

BATH ROOM

BATH ROOM

ENTRY

ENTRY

ENTRY

ENTRY

BEDROOM

15

16

LOUNGE AREA

BEDROOM

LOUNGE AREA ENTRY

BEDROOM

BATH ROOM BATH ROOM

BATH ROOM ENTRY

ENTRY

BEDROOM BEDROOM

BEDROOM

ENTRY

ENTRY

BD

PD

This one

1 Riverview Terrace

10 Reception

Diamond Deck

2 Wheelhouse

11 Elevator

RP

Royal Panorama Suite

Sapphire Deck BJ

Junior Balcony Suite

Jewel Deck D

Standard Suite

3 Sun Deck

12 Crystal Dining

4 Walking Track

13 Table La Rive

RR

Royal Balcony Suite

B1J

Junior Balcony Suite

E

Standard Suite

5 Panorama Deck

14 Galley

RJ

Junior Balcony Suite

BS

Single Balcony Suite *

6 Portobellos Restaurant

15 Massage

PD

Deluxe Balcony Suite

BD

Deluxe Balcony Suite

7 River Café

16 Hairdresser

PP

Balcony Suite

BB

Balcony Suite

8 Lounge & Bar

17 Fitness Centre

PA

Balcony Suite

BA

Balcony Suite

9 Gift Shop

18 Vitality Pool

A

Balcony Suite

C

Balcony Suite

BALCONY

BEDROOM

Cabin Categories

• 21m2 / 225ft2 Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Bathroom withBALCONY shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers BATH ROOM • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily ENTRY • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu BEDROOM • Telephone and safe for your valuables LOUNGE AREA ENTRY • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service (Sapphire Deck) - valet, shoeshine, drinks service, cocktails and morning tea & coffee • Butler service (Diamond Deck) - valet, shoeshine, two items pressed each day, drinks service, breakfast served in suite and an invitation to Table La Rive • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

BATH• ROOM

LOUNGE AREA

Deck Plan

BATH ROOM

ENTRY BEDROOM

PRIVATE DELUXE BALCONY SUITE

This one

BEDROOM

BEDROOM BALCONY

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112 110 108 106 104 102 100

BEDROOM

BATHROOM BATH ROOM

BATHROOM

BALCONY

LOUNGE AREA

LOUNGE AREA

Jewel Deck

14

BALCONY

This one

ENTRY

A

PA

PP

BA

C

PRIVATE BALCONY SUITE • 19m2 / 205ft2 • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ BATHROOM • Bathroom with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, BATH hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers ROOM • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily ENTRY • Complimentary WiFi internet ENTRY BEDROOM • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ withBEDROOM Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service (Sapphire Deck) - valet, shoeshine, drinks service, cocktails and morning tea & coffee • Butler service (Diamond Deck) - valet, shoeshine, two items pressed each day, drinks service, breakfast served in suite and an invitation to Table La Rive • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

* Single Balcony Suite Dimensions - 12m2 /129ft2

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BB

To speak to our friendly and expert team call 0800 566 8777

D

E

STANDARD SUITE • 15m2 / 160ft2 • Large picture window • Bathroom with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers BATH ROOM mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary • Complimentary WiFi internet ENTRY • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with BEDROOM Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service (Jewel Deck) - valet, shoeshine, drinks service and cocktails • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise BALCONY

201

BALCONY

203

BALCONY

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BATH ROOM

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12

BATH ROOM

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11

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BEDRO

BEDROOM

B1J

ROYAL PANORAMA SUITE

This one

BATH ROOM

BEDROOM

BEDROOM LOUNGE AREA ENTRY

RR

This one

Sun Deck

ENTRY

BATH BATH ROOM ROOM

BALCONY

Panorama Deck

ENTRY BEDROOM

BATHROOM BATH ROOM

BATHROOM

BALCONY

LOUNGE AREA

LOUNGE AREA ENTRY

BALCONY

Jewel Deck

Portobellos

BALCONY

Sapphire Deck

Panorama Lounge Bar

BATH ROOM

BALCONY

LOUNGE AREA ENTRY

Vitality Pool

BALCONY

BALCONY

BATH ROOM

BATH ROOM

BALCONY

Riverview Terrace

BALCONY

Crystal Dining

BALCONY

Sails: Rhine, Main & Danube

BATHROOM

BALCONY

BATH ROOM BALCONY

BALCONY

BATH ROOM

Built 2015/2016 | Length 135 metres | Passengers 169 | Cabins 85 | Crew 53 | Gross Tonnage 2,721

Diamond Deck

131


ENTRY

RS

R

ROYAL PANORAMA SUITE

This one

Sun Deck

3

4

2

1

Diamond Deck 336

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BATH ROOM

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RJ

This one This one

• 29m2 / 315ft2 • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Spacious bathroom with bath and shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service - champagne on arrival, luggage packing/unpacking, shoeshine, unlimited laundry and pressing, morning newspaper of BATH choice, drinksROOM service, breakfast served in suite, BEDROOM daily delivery of fruit skewers, pre-dinner canapés and post-dinner petit fours ENTRY • An invitation to Table La Rive • €100pp credit for use in Wellness Centre • Private Chauffeur service in selected locations • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

ENTRY

BJ

• 23m2 / 250ft2 • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Spacious bathroom with bath and shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service - valet, shoeshine, two items pressed each day, drinks service, breakfast served in suite, daily delivery of fruit skewers, pre-dinner canapés and post-dinner petit fours • An invitation to Table La Rive • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

Sapphire Deck

16

ENTRY

ENTRY BEDROOM

ENTRY

15

BD

ENTRY

ENTRY

BEDROOM BEDROOM

BEDROOM

BATH ROOM • 21m2

PD

BEDROOM

Cabin Categories

1 Riverview Terrace

10 Reception

Diamond Deck

Sapphire Deck

2 Wheelhouse

11 Elevator

RS

Royal Panorama Suite

BJ

Junior Balcony Suite

Jewel Deck D

Standard Suite

3 Sun Deck

12 Crystal Dining

4 Walking Track

13 Table La Rive

R

Royal Balcony Suite

BS

Single Balcony Suite *

E

Standard Suite

5 Panorama Deck

14 Galley

RA

Royal Balcony Suite

BD

Deluxe Balcony Suite

6 Portobellos Restaurant

15 Wellness Area

RJ

Junior Balcony Suite

BB

Balcony Suite

7 River Café

16 Fitness Centre

PD

Deluxe Balcony Suite

BA

Balcony Suite

8 Lounge & Bar

PP

Balcony Suite

C

Balcony Suite

9 Gift Shop

PA

Balcony Suite

A

Balcony Suite

BALCONY

Deck Plan

ENTRY

A

PA

PP

BA

C

2 / 225ft2 • 19m2 / 205ft BATHROOM BATH • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ LOUNGE ROOM AREA • Bathroom with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, • Bathroom with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers BATH ENTRY hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers ENTRY ENTRY ROOM • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily BEDROOM BEDROOM BEDROOM • Complimentary WiFi internet • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu cotton linen and pillow menu ENTRY • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service (Sapphire Deck) - valet, shoeshine, • Butler service (Sapphire Deck) - valet, shoeshine, drinks service, cocktails and morning tea & coffee drinks service, cocktails and morning tea & coffee • Butler service (Diamond Deck) - valet, • Butler service (Diamond Deck) - valet, shoeshine, two items pressed each day, drinks shoeshine, two items pressed each day, drinks service, breakfast served in suite and an service, breakfast served in suite and an invitation to Table La Rive invitation to Table La Rive • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

This one

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D

E

STANDARD SUITE

BALCONY SUITE

BALCONY

* Single Balcony Suite Dimensions - 12m2 /129ft2

To find out more visit scenic.co.uk or call your local travel agent

BB

BALCONY

LOUNGE AREA

BATH ROOM

ENTRY

BEDROOM

BALCONY

This one

ENTRY

BEDROOM

DELUXE BALCONY SUITE

This one

BATH ROOM

BATH ROOM

• 15m2 / 160ft2 • Large picture window BATH • Bathroom ROOM with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily ENTRY BEDROOM • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service (Jewel Deck) - valet, shoeshine, drinks service and cocktails • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise BALCONY

115 111 109 107 105 103

BALCONY

BALCONY

BEDROOM

112 110 108 106 104 102 100

BEDROOM

BEDROOM BEDROOM

BATH ROOM BEDROOM

BALCONY

ENTRY

ENTRY

ENTRY

BATH ROOM

BATH ROOM

BALCONY

LOUNGE AREA

LOUNGE AREA

BALCONY

237 235 233 231 229 227 225 223 221 219 217 215 211 209 207 205 LOUNGE 203 AREA 201

BATHROOM BATH ROOM

BATHROOM

14

LOUNGE AREA

BALCONY

13

12

Jewel Deck

BALCONY

BALCONY BATH ROOM

BATH 11ROOM

BALCONY

202

BALCONY

236 234 232 230 228 226 224 222 220 218 216 214 212 210 208 206 204

BATH ROOM

BEDROOM

JUNIOR BALCONY SUITE

ROYAL SUITE

• 30m2 / 325ft2 • Private balcony with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’ • Spacious bathroom with shower, L’Occitane toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers • Complimentary mini-bar, re-stocked daily • Complimentary WiFi internet • Queen size Scenic ‘Slumber Bed’ with Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu • Telephone and safe for your valuables • Individual climate control • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system • Butler service - champagne on arrival, luggage packing/unpacking, shoeshine, unlimited laundry and pressing,morning newspaper of choice, drinks service, breakfast served in suite, BATH daily delivery of fruit skewers, pre-dinner ROOM canapés and post-dinner petitBEDROOM fours • An invitation to Table La Rive ENTRY • €100pp credit for use in Wellness Centre • Private Chauffeur service in selected locations • Complimentary bag of laundered clothes per cruise

ENTRY BATH ROOM

BEDROOM

ENTRY

BATHROOM

BATH ROOM

BATH ENTRYROOM BEDROOM BEDROOM

BALCONY

Panorama Deck

BATHROOM LOUNGE AREA

ENTRY

BEDROOM

BALCONY

Portobellos

Sun Deck

BEDROOM

BALCONY

Crystal Dining Jewel Deck

LOUNGE AREA ENTRY

BEDROOM

BEDROOM

BEDROOM

Panorama Lounge Bar

LOUNGE AREA ENTRY

BATH ROOM

ENTRY

BALCONY

BATH LOUNGE ROOM AREA

BALCONY

LOUNGE AREA

Riverview Terrace

BALCONY

Sails: Rhine, Main & Danube

Sapphire Deck

BALCONY

BATH ROOM

LOUNGE AREA

Built 2012/2013/2014 | Length 135 metres | Passengers 169 | Cabins 85 | Crew 53 | Gross Tonnage 2,721

Diamond Deck

BATH ROOM BATHROOM

BEDROO

BALCONY

BALCONY

BATH ROOM

BALCONY

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Booking conditions excluding any insurance premiums, amendment fee or previously incurred cancellation Tour price charges which are all non-refundable in the event of your cancellation: Important: The following terms and conditions together with the general information 12. Please note, changes and errors occasionally occur. You must check the price of contained in our tour brochure form the basis of your contract with Scenic Tours (UK) your chosen holiday at the time of booking. We reserve the right to make changes to and Cancellation Fees Limited trading as Scenic. Please read them carefully as they set out our respective correct errors in advertised prices at any time before your holiday is confirmed. We will Period before your tour commences within which written notification of cancellation rights and obligations. By asking us to confirm your booking, we are entitled to assume advise you of any error of which we are aware and of the then applicable price at the is received by us that you have had the opportunity to read and have read these booking conditions and time of booking. Once the tour price has been confirmed at the time of booking, clause Cancellation period Fee per person agree to them. Except where otherwise stated, these booking conditions only apply to 13 below will apply. 91 days and over Loss of Deposit tour arrangements (including pre and post tour accommodation, activities and other 13. Once your tour price has been confirmed at the time of booking, then subject 90 days to 60 days 35% of tour price services) which you book with us in the UK and pay for before departure from the UK to the correction of errors, it will only be increased or decreased in the following 59 days to 30 days 50% of tour price Estonia and which we agree to make, provide or perform (as applicable) as part of our contract circumstances. A surcharge or refund (as applicable) will be payable, subject to the 29 days or less 100% of tour price with you. All references in these booking conditions to “holiday”, “booking”, “cruise”, conditions set out below, in the event of any change in our transportation costs or in NB Transferring to another date is treated as a cancellation and the cancellation fees “tour” or “arrangements” mean such tour arrangements unless otherwise stated. In dues, taxes, fuel or fees payable for services such as landing taxes or embarkation or above will apply. these booking conditions, “you” and “your” means all persons named on the booking disembarkation fees at ports or airports increase or decrease or in the exchange rates Depending on the reason for cancellation, you may be able to reclaim these cancellation (including anyone who is added or substituted at a later date) or any of them as the which have been used to calculate your tour price. Even in the circumstances set out charges (less any applicable excess) under the terms of your insurance policy. Claims context requires. “We”, “us” and “our” means Scenic Tours (UK) Limited trading as Scenic. in above, only if the amount of the increase in our costs exceeds 2% of your tour price must be made directly to the insurance company concerned. Bookings (excluding insurance premiums and any amendment fee) will we levy a surcharge. If Where any cancellation reduces the number of full paying party members below the 1. We welcome passengers with medical conditions or disabilities. If you or any any surcharge is greater than 10% of your tour price (excluding insurance premiums number on which the price, number of free places and/or any concessions agreed for member of your party has any medical condition or disability which may affect your and any amendment fee), you will be entitled to cancel your booking and receive a full your booking were based, we will recalculate these items and re-invoice you accordingly. tour or has any special requirements as a result of any medical condition or disability refund of all monies you have paid to us (except for any amendment fee) or alternatively Our liability (including any which affect the booking process), it is very important that you tell us of purchase another tour from us – see clause 18. You have 14 days from the issue date 24. We will ensure that the tour arrangements we have agreed to make, perform or the condition and of any medical or mobility equipment you will need in writing before printed on the surcharge invoice to tell us if you wish to cancel or purchase another provide as applicableLatvia as part of our contract with you are made, performed or provided you confirm your booking so that we can assist you in considering the suitability of tour where applicable. Otherwise, we are entitled to assume that you do not wish to with reasonable skill and care. This means that, subject to these terms and conditions, the arrangements and/or making the booking. You must also notify us of any changes do so and will pay the surcharge. Any surcharge must be paid with the balance of we will accept responsibility if, for example, you suffer death or personal injury or or deterioration in the disability or medical condition or development of any disability the tour price or within 14 days of the issue date printed on the surcharge invoice, your contracted tour arrangements are not provided as promised or prove deficient or medical condition after booking. We must reserve the right to decline a reservation whichever is the later. Please note that travel arrangements are not always purchased as a result of the failure of us, our employees, agents or suppliers to use reasonable Denmark of any person or, if full details are not given at the time of booking or the condition/ in local currency and some apparent changes have no impact on the tour price due to skill and care in making, performing or providing, as applicable, your contracted tour disability develops after booking, cancel when we become aware of these details, if we contractual and other protection inBaltic place. A refund Sea will only be payable if the decrease arrangements. Please note, it is your responsibility to show that reasonable skill and reasonably feel unable to properly accommodate their particular needs. In the event in our costs exceeds 2% as set out above. Where a refund is due, we will pay you the care has not been used if you wish to make a claim against us. In addition, we will Lithuania that you require assistance with embarking or disembarking as a result of your reduced full amount of the decrease in our costs. No surcharge will be levied within 30 days of only be responsible for what our employees, agents and suppliers do or do not do if mobility or disability, please advise us at the time of booking and in any event no later departure. No refund will be payable if any decrease in our costs occurs during this they were at the time acting within the course of their employment (for employees) or than 48 hours before the assistance is required. Please also note that assistance is not period either. carrying out work we had asked them to do (for agents and suppliers). always available when embarking or disembarking at all ports of call. Any passenger Tour features 25. We will not be responsible for any injury, illness, death, loss (including loss of affected by a disability or medical condition must ensure they have notified this to their 14. We make no representations about the features of any tour other than those enjoyment or possessions), damage, expense, cost or other sum or claim of any travel insurers and that their travel insurance will provide a suitable level of cover (see expressly set out in the tour brochure and these terms and conditions. description whatsoever which results from any of the following: clause 36 for more information about insurance). Brochure validity - the act(s) and/or omission(s) of the person(s) affected or any member(s) of their 2. The operation of all tours is conditional on us securing the minimum number of 15. The tour brochure and these terms and conditions are valid for the departure dates party or bookings required to operate the tour and to ensure an enjoyable group atmosphere. as stated in the tour brochure unless extra dates are added or otherwise expressly - the act(s) and/or omission(s) of a third party not connected with the provision of your Where sufficient numbers cannot be achieved, we reserve the right to cancel or change advised by us. tour & which were unforeseeable / unavoidable or a scheduled tour. Please also see clauses 18 and 19. We will notify you no less than 30 Variation or cancellation by us - Force Majeure as defined at clause 34 below. days prior to the departure date of the tour if we have to cancel or significantly change a 16. We start planning the tours we offer many months in advance. Occasionally, we have 26. We cannot accept responsibility for any services which do not form part of our tour due to lack of numbers. to make changes to and correct errors in the details of advertised tours both before and contract with you. This includes, for example, any additional services or facilities which 3. If you have any special requests (including dietary requirements) you must notify us after bookings have been confirmed and cancel confirmed bookings. any hotel or other supplier agrees to provide for you where the services or facilities in writing at the time of booking. Please note special requests cannot be guaranteed. 17. In the event of industrial action affecting air, rail, cruise or other tour related Netherlands are not advertised in our tour brochure as part of your tour and we have not agreed to Failure to meet any special request will not be a breach of contract by us. Confirmation transportation we will make every effort to contact the lead name and advise of Hoorn arrange them as part of our contract and any excursion or other services you purchase that a special request has been noted or passed on to the supplier of any service(s) alternative arrangements (if any). However, if contact is not made, you should phone during your tour. Where any such excursion or services are purchased through or with or the inclusion of the special request on your confirmation invoice or any other 0800 566 8777. our assistance, please note that we act only as booking agent. Your contract will be with documentation is not confirmation that the request will be met. Unless and until 18. Whilst we always endeavour to avoid changes and cancellations, we must reserve the operator or provider of the excursion or services in question. We have no liability in specifically confirmed, all special requests are subject to availability. For your own the right to do so. Due to the nature of our itineraries, which are dependent on the safe relation to the same. In addition, regardless of any wording used by us on our website, in protection, you should obtain confirmation in writing that a special request will be navigation of national and international waterways over which we have no control, it any of our brochures or elsewhere, we only promise to use reasonable skill and care as complied (where it is possible to give this) where it is important to you. We cannot is therefore not always possible for our vessels to sail or call at all ports as planned set out above and we do not have any greater or different liability to you. accept any conditional bookings, i.e. any booking which is specified to be conditional or foresee when this may occur. Unfortunately this is an inherent risk in sailing which 27. The promises we make to you about the services we have agreed to provide or Cologne on the fulfilment of a particular request. All such bookings will be treated as “standard” you must accept. The captains of all the vessels we use retain the ultimate right to arrange as part of our contract and the laws and regulations of the country in which Main-Danube Canal bookings subject to the above provisions on special requests. deviate from or change any particular itinerary where they believe it necessary to so, for your claim or complaint occurred will be used as the basis for deciding whether the tour Antwerp Payment example in the interests of the health and safety of passengers. Most changes made to arrangements in question had been properly provided. If the particular arrangements Koblenz 4. To make a booking, you must pay the applicable deposit of a minimum of £750 per a confirmed tour are minor. Examples of what we both agree to be minor changes are which gave rise to the claim or complaint complied with the then applicable local laws Belgium person or full payment if booking 90 days or less before the start of the holiday. If you changes of vessels to one of the same class for the whole or part of your tour, changes and regulations, the services will be treated as having been properly performed or make a provisional booking the deposit or full payment, as applicable, must be received Prague to vehicles used for transfers and excursions, changes to planned excursions, changes provided. This will be the case even if the arrangements did not comply with the laws Bamberg by us at the time of booking to ensure a place on the tour is held. We will automatically to hotel accommodation to that of an equivalent standard including the substitution and regulations of the UK which would have applied had those arrangements been assume that you do not wish to proceed with a booking if the applicable deposit or of accommodation to on-board our vessels or vice versa, changes to berthing or dock provided in the UK. The exception to this is where the claim or complaint concerns the Freudenberg full payment, as applicable, is not received by us and we will have no further liability location,Czech changes toRepublic sailing times, and the substitution and/or removal of ports of absence of a safety feature which might lead a reasonable tour participant to refuse to to you. Any accommodation, sightseeing or flights we book for you which are separate call, or the replacement of sailing with the use of motor coaches. Occasionally, we take the tour in question. Please note, however, our obligation is to exercise reasonable to those stated in your itinerary are not included in the deposit or tour price. An extra have to make a significant change to or cancel a confirmed tour and we must reserve skill and care as referred to in clause 24. We do not make any representation or payment will be required to cover the costs of these additional services, and these Trier the right to do so. A significant change is a change made before departure which, commitment that all services will comply with applicable local laws and regulations services will not be booked until both your holiday deposit and additional service costs taking account of the information you give us at the time of booking or which we can and failure to comply does not automatically mean we have not exercised reasonable are paid in full. reasonably be expected to know as a tour operator, we can reasonably expect to have skill and care. 5. Deposits are non-transferable and non-refundable except Regenburg as expressly set out in a significant effect on your tour. If we have to make a significant change or cancel, we 28. As set out in these booking conditions, we limit the maximum amount we may Strasbourg Slovakia Passau these terms and conditions. We therefore recommend that you take out adequate will tell you as soon as possible. If there is time to do so before departure, you will be have to pay you for any claims you may make against us. Where we are found liable insurance prior to booking. offered the choice of the following options:- (a) (for significant changes) accepting for loss of and/or damage to any luggage or personal possessions (including money), 6. The balance of the tour price (after deduction of the applicable deposit) must be the changed arrangements or (b) purchasing alternative arrangements from us, of a Melk the maximum amount we will have to pay you is £1000 per person affected unless a Vienna received by us no less than 90 days prior to the start of your tour. If we do not receive all similar standard to those booked if available. We will offer you at least one alternative different limitation applies to your claim under this clause or clause 29 below. For all payments due (including any surcharge where applicable) in full and on time, we are holiday of equivalent or higher standard for which you will not be asked to pay any other claims which do not involve death or personal injury, if we are found liable to you entitled to assume that you wish to cancel your booking. In this case, we will be entitled more than the price of the original holiday. If this holiday is in fact cheaper than the on any basis the maximum amount we will have to pay you is twice the price to keep all deposits paid or due at that date. If we do not cancel straight away because original one, we will refund the price difference. If you do not wish to accept the holiday m m m m you have promised to make payment, you must pay the cancellation charges shown in we specifically offer you, you may choose any of our other then available holidays. You w m m w Hungary Switzerland these terms and conditions depending on the date we reasonably treat your booking must pay the applicable price of any such holiday. This will mean your paying more if it m m m m w w w as cancelled. is more expensive or receiving a refund if it is cheaper or (c) cancelling or accepting the fi m 7. Except for flight inclusive bookings, all monies you pay to one of our authorised travel cancellation and receiving a full refund of all monies you have paid to us. Please note, W m m agents for your holiday with us will be held by the agent on your behalf until a contract the above options are not available where any change made is a minor one. A change of Slovenia m between us comes into existence. After that point, your agent will hold the monies on flight time of less than 12 hours, airline (except as specified in clauses 48-51 “Flights”), Croatia Lyonuntil they are paid to us. For flight inclusive bookings, all monies paid to our behalf type of aircraft (if advised) or destination airport will all be treated as minor changes. w EU m m m m any authorised travel agent of ours for your holiday with us will be held on behalf of 19. 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No P w CO C R compensation will be payable and the options set out in clause 18 will not be available Fee on Deposit Fee on all other payments P w w m m if we have to cancel as a result of your failure to comply with any requirement of these Credit Card 1.5% 1.5% w terms and conditions entitling us to cancel (suchMontenegro as paying on time) or where a change m mw m m m Your contract is a minor one. m mW m m w 9. Subject to availability we will confirm your booking by issuing our confirmation Adriatic Sea Kosovo 20. Very rarely, we may be forced by Force Majeure (see clause 34) to change or m w m invoice. This invoice will be sent to the lead name on the booking (“Lead Name”) or your Black Sea terminate your tour after departure but before the scheduled end of your time away. m C Travel Agent. Please check this invoice carefully as soon as you receive it. 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A binding contract between you and us comes into existence when we issue our Albania m A w may transfer their place to someone else (introduced by you) providing we are notified confirmation invoice. We both agree that English law (and no other) will apply to your m not less than 90 days before departure. Where a transfer to a person of your choice can contract and to any dispute, claim or other matter of any description which arises m w w m be made, all costs and charges incurred by us and/or incurred or imposed by any of between us (“claim”) (except as set out below). We both also agree that any claim m m m our suppliers as a result together with an amendment fee of £50 per person must be (and whether or not involving any personal injury) must be dealt with by the Courts of w m England and Wales only unless, in the case of court proceedings, you live in Scotland or paid before the transfer can be effected. Any overdue balance payment must also be w m m Northern Ireland. In this case, proceedings must either be brought in the courts of your received. For flight inclusive bookings, you must pay the charges levied by the airline m m concerned. As most airlines do not permit name changes after tickets have been issued home country or those of England and Wales. w w w for any reason, these charges are likely to be the full cost of the flight. If proceedings are brought in Scotland or Northern Ireland, you may choose to have w 22. If you wish to make any amendments to your confirmed booking you must notify us your contract and any claim or other matter of any description which arises between us governed by the law of Scotland/Northern Ireland as applicable (but if you do not so in writing as soon as possible. It may not always be possible to make such amendments. S M w m Where we can, an amendment fee of £50 per person per booking will be payable choose, English law will apply). w w m together with any costs incurred by ourselves and any costs or charges incurred or What are your on-tour obligations? S m m m m imposed by any of our suppliers. A change of tour dates will normally be treated as a 11. (a) You must follow the Tour Director’s instructions at all times. You acknowledge w cancellation of the original booking and rebooking in which case cancellation charges that failure to do so may result in restricted access to areas on tour, or if necessary will apply. Changes may result in the recalculation of the tour price where, for example, for your own safety and/or that of other passengers, withdrawal from the tour. (b) We C m expect all clients to have consideration for other people. If in our reasonable opinion, or the basis on which the price of the original tour was calculated has changed. m not to scale 23. You may cancel your booking by notice to us in writing and payment of the in the reasonable opinion of any other person in authority, you behave in such a way so Map applicable cancellation fee as shown below. Cancellation notifications are not effective M as to cause or be likely to cause danger, upset or distress to yourself or any third party until received by us in writing (if received by us on a weekend day or public holiday the E w w m w or damage to property we are entitled, without prior notice, to terminate the tour of the notification will be treated as having been received by us on the next working day). w m w m m person(s) concerned. We will not be liable to you for any loss, cost or damage resulting m w The following cancellation fees apply to each person(s) cancelling and where shown as from your withdrawal. 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Majeure. “Force Majeure” means any event which we or the supplier of the service(s) in question could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid. Such events are likely to include (whether actual or threatened) war, terrorism, exceptionally high or low water levels, lock closures, fire, flooding, unusual weather conditions, loss of power, epidemics or pandemics, industrial disputes, slow-downs or other strike activities, riots or civil disturbances, acts of government, government agencies or other authorities, inability to obtain any necessary licence or consent through no fault of ours and any other event or circumstances beyond the control of us or any supplier of any part of your tour. set out in clause 25 (which includes the behaviour of any passenger(s) on the flight who, for example, fails to check in or board on time). Risk and travel insurance 35. You acknowledge and accept that there are inherent risks associated with our tours for example events of Force Majeure, hazards of travelling in undeveloped areas, travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft or other means of transportation particularly in underdeveloped countries or more remote locations. 36. We strongly advise you to take out adequate and appropriate travel insurance to cover as a minimum cancellation by you, loss of luggage, early return following death of a relative and emergency repatriation in the event of accident or illness. 37. Please read your policy details carefully and take them with you on your tour. It is your responsibility to ensure that the insurance cover you purchase is suitable and adequate for your particular needs. Itinerary changes and travel advice 38. During local or national holidays, certain facilities such as museums and restaurants, sightseeing tours and shopping may be limited or not available. Alternatives will be offered if possible. 39. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office may have issued information about your tour destination. You are advised to check this information on the internet at https:// www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice. Smoking 40. Smoking(including e-cigarettes) is not permitted inside tourist coaches or indoors on any ship and such other places as are prohibited by us or our suppliers from time to time. Smoking is not permitted on the balconies of our river cruise ships. We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure there are frequent stops on any coach trip and there are permitted areas outside decks on-board some cruise vessels which are available for smoking, however we cannot guarantee these facilities will be available. Baggage allowance 41. You are entitled to carry one suitcase per person with the total sum of its length, width and height not exceeding 76 x 53 x 28cm/30 x 21 x 11in (62 inches) and weight 20kg (44 lbs). Personal and valuable items such as make-up, cameras, medication, passport, money/ credit cards etc. should be carried in a travel bag or on your person. You must ensure that luggage meets the weight requirements as overweight or oversize items will not be carried. Some carriers may impose a small surcharge per day for a second suitcase per person. Excess baggage is always at your cost. Young travellers 42. Travellers who are less than 21 years old on the departure date must be accompanied by and share a cabin/room with an adult aged 21 or over. Children under 12 years of age are not accepted. This is a condition of carriers and cruise operators we use. Complaints and Damage 43. If a problem occurs during your tour, you must advise our representative immediately so that steps can be taken to resolve the matter and you can continue to enjoy the remainder of your tour. You must also advise the supplier concerned. Any verbal notification must be put in writing and given to our representative/agent and the supplier as soon as possible. If we do not have or you cannot contact our local representative or agent and any complaint or problem is not resolved to your satisfaction by the supplier, you must contact us in the UK using the contact details we have provided you with during your holiday, giving us full details and a contact number. Until we know about a complaint or problem, we cannot begin to resolve it. Most problems can be dealt with quickly. If you remain dissatisfied, any complaint must be made in writing to us giving full details within 30 days of the end of the tour. If you fail to follow this simple procedure, your right to claim compensation you may otherwise have been entitled to may be affected or even lost as a result. Only the lead name should write to us. 44. When you book with us, you accept responsibility for any damage or loss caused by you or any member of your party. Full payment for any such damage or loss (reasonably estimated if not precisely known) must be made direct to the accommodation owner or manager or other supplier or to us as soon as possible. If the actual cost of the loss or damage exceeds the amount paid where estimated, you must pay the difference once known. If the actual cost is less than the amount paid, the difference will be refunded. You will also be responsible for meeting any claims subsequently made against us and all costs incurred by us (including our own and the other party’s full legal costs) as a result of your actions. You should ensure you have appropriate travel insurance to protect you if this situation arises. Included in your fare 45. All airfares / rail travel from the UK (unless specified at the time of booking, e.g. selected special offers), coach travel, all cruise travel, services of a Cruise Director (if applicable), airport transfers, port charges, meals, accommodation, sightseeing and admissions and other services as expressly indicated in the itinerary, all gratuities and tipping on land tours and river cruises except as set out below. NOT included in your fare 46. Gratuities and tips to any staff on cruise ships not operated by us (unless otherwise expressly advised), meals not specified in the itinerary, drinks, laundry, passport fees, expenses of a personal nature, travel between train stations and any other items which are not expressly included in the cost of your tour. Changes to flight schedules may require additional overnight accommodation at either commencement or completion of tour which is at your own expense. For the avoidance of doubt hotel accommodation is not provided on an all inclusive basis. Airfare conditions 47. Air travel is based on a specific class and is subject to availability at time of booking. If booking a promotional cruise, all inclusions and conditions may differ. Please check promotional booking conditions. Full details and conditions may be obtained from your travel consultant. Changes to original tickets will incur amendment or cancellation fees, are subject to availability and surcharges may apply. Please see clauses 21 and 22 above. Please note: all airfares are subject to routing restrictions. Flights 48. We are not always in a position at the time of booking to confirm the flight timings which will be used in connection with your flight. The flight timings shown in our brochure, on our website and/or detailed on your confirmation invoice are for guidance only and are subject to alteration and confirmation. Flight timings are outside our control. They are set by airlines and are subject to various factors including air traffic control restrictions, weather conditions, potential technical problems and the ability of passengers to check in on time. The actual times will be those shown on your tickets which will be dispatched to you approximately two weeks before departure. Please note, flights may operate indirect.You must accordingly check your tickets very carefully immediately on receipt to ensure you have the correct flight times. It is possible that flight times may be changed even after tickets have been dispatched - we will contact you as soon as possible if this occurs. 49. In accordance with EU Directive (EC) No 2111/2005, we are required to bring to your attention the existence of a “Community List” which contains details of air carriers that are subject to an operating ban within the European Union. The Community list is available for inspection at http://ec.europa.eu/transport/air-ban/list_en.htm. We are also required to advise you of the carrier(s) (or, if the carrier(s) is not known, the likely carrier(s)) that will operate your flight(s) at the time of booking. Where we are only able to inform you of the likely carrier(s) at the time of booking, we shall inform you of the identity of the actual carrier(s) as soon as we become aware of this. Any change to the operating carrier(s) after your booking has been confirmed will be notified to you as soon as possible. If the carrier with whom you have a confirmed reservation becomes subject to an operating ban as above as a result of which we/ the carrier are unable to offer you a suitable alternative the provisions of clause 18 and 19 will apply. Any change in the identity of the carrier, flight timings, and/or aircraft type (if advised) will not entitle you to cancel or change to other arrangements without paying our normal charges except where specified in these conditions. 50. If you suffer a delay to your outbound travel arrangements, we will do our best to assist you make the start of your tour or, if this cannot be achieved, join it as soon as possible any costs we incur in making any alternative arrangements in this situation will be your responsibility. In the event of a flight delay, the airline concerned may provide refreshments and/or other assistance depending on factors such as the length

of the delay, time of day and number of passengers affected. We cannot accept liability for any delay which is due to any of the reasons set out in clause 25 (which includes the behaviour of any passenger(s) on the flight who, for example, fails to check in or board on time). 51. If your flight is cancelled or delayed, your flight ticket is downgraded or boarding is denied by your airline, depending on the circumstances, the airline may be required to pay you compensation, refund the cost of your flight and/or provide you with accommodation and/or refreshments under EC Regulation No 261/2004 – the Denied Boarding Regulations 2004. Where applicable, you must pursue the airline for the compensation or other payment due to you. All sums you receive or are entitled to receive from the airline concerned by virtue of these Regulations represent the full amount of your entitlement to compensation or any other payment arising from such cancellation, delay, downgrading or denied boarding. This includes any disappointment, distress, inconvenience or effect on any other arrangements. The fact a delay may entitle you to cancel your flight does not automatically entitle you to cancel any other arrangements even where those arrangements have been made in conjunction with your flight. We have no liability to make any payment to you in relation to the Denied Boarding Regulations or in respect of any flight cancellation or delay, downgrading of any flight ticket or denial of any boarding as the full amount of your entitlement to any compensation or other payment (as dealt with above) is covered by the airline’s obligations under the Denied Boarding Regulations. If for any reason, we make any payment to you or a third party which the airline is responsible for in accordance with the Denied Boarding Regulations, you must, when requested, assign to us the rights you have or had to claim the payment in question from the airline. If the airline does not comply with these rules, you may complain to the CAA on 020 7453 6888 or by e-mail to passengercomplaints@caa.co.uk or see www.caa.co.uk – Referring Your Complaint to the CAA. Transfers 52. These are only available on the day your tour commences and the day your tour terminates at designated times. Transfers outside these times will be at your expense and arrangement. If you have purchased pre and post tour hotel accommodation through us, you will be provided with airport transfers to/from your hotel to the relevant gateway airport. If your airline booking is not made by us, you must ensure your flight details are provided to us (this can be entered by Tour Personaliser at www.scenic. co.uk.) Please note: No refund will be given for unused transfers. Transfers cannot be routed to other pick-up points or destinations. Passengers who miss the pre-booked transfer will be responsible for making their own way to/from the ship/rail station or hotel at their own expense. Transfers must be booked and flights advised to us a minimum of 60 days prior to travel otherwise transfers cannot be guaranteed. Please note, heavy traffic in Moscow, Munich and St. Petersburg can result in long transfer times. Hotel accommodation 53. IMPORTANT: Unless otherwise expressly stated in the description of the tour in question or expressly advised by us to you, overnight accommodation required to meet tour and/or flight connections is not included in the tour price and is at your own expense. For any accommodation included in the tour itinerary, we reserve the right to substitute hotel accommodation of a similar standard in the place of the advertised hotel. We make no representations about the facilities, quality or size of any such hotel rooms. Passports and visas 54. British (citizen) passport holders are recommended to have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity from return date. If your passport has less than 6 months validity from the return date, then a waiver form must be signed. It is your responsibility to ensure any visas required for countries to be visited on the tour have been obtained prior to the tour departure date. Failure to obtain correct documentation will mean you may be unable to participate in particular shore excursions and may be denied boarding and/or entry into certain countries. Passport and visa entry requirements and costs are your sole responsibility. We cannot accept any liability if you are refused entry onto any transport or into any country due to failure on your part to carry correct documentation. If failure to have any necessary travel or other documents results in fines, surcharges or other financial penalty being imposed on us, you will be responsible for reimbursing us accordingly. 55. A full British passport presently takes approximately 4 to 6 weeks to obtain. If you are 16 or over and have not yet got a passport, you should apply for one at least six weeks before your departure from the UK. The UK Passport Service has to confirm an applicant’s identity before issuing their first passport and will ask them to attend an interview in order to do this. If you are not a British citizen or hold a non British passport, you must check passport and visa requirements with the Embassy or Consulate of the country(ies) you are travelling through and to which you are intending to travel. Please note, all requirements may change and all clients must check the up to date position in good time before departure with the Embassy or consulate of the country(ies) you are travelling through and to. 56. It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of all recommended vaccinations and health precautions in good time before departure. Details are available from your GP surgery and from the National Travel Health Network and Centre www.nathnac.org. Information on health abroad is also available on www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Travelhealth. At the time of publication of this brochure, we are not aware of any compulsory health requirements applicable to British citizens taking any of the holidays featured in this brochure. For holidays in the EU/EEA you should obtain an EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) prior to departure from www.ehic.org.uk. An EHIC is not a substitute for travel insurance. Vaccination and other health requirements/recommendations are subject to change at any time for any destination. Please therefore check with a doctor or clinic not less than six weeks prior to departure to ensure that you have met the necessary requirements and have the applicable information. 57. It is the lead name’s responsibility to ensure that all members of the party are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents before departure. All costs incurred in obtaining such documentation must be paid by you. We regret we cannot accept any liability if you are refused entry onto any transport or into any country due to failure on your part to carry all required documentation. If failure to have any necessary travel or other documents results in fines, surcharges or other financial penalty, costs or expenses being imposed on or incurred by us, you will be responsible for reimbursing us accordingly. Financial security 58. We hold an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence issued by the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL number 9294). When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from us, you will receive an ATOL Certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong. We, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL Certificate, will provide you with the services listed on the ATOL Certificate (or a suitable alternative). In some cases, where neither we nor the supplier are able to do so for reasons of insolvency, an alternative ATOL holder may provide you with the services you have bought or a suitable alternative (at no extra cost to you). You agree to accept that in those circumstances the alternative ATOL holder will perform those obligations and you agree to pay any money outstanding to be paid by you under your contract to that alternative ATOL holder. However, you also agree that in some cases it will not be possible to appoint an alternative ATOL holder, in which case you will be entitled to make a claim under the ATOL scheme (or your credit card issuer where applicable). If we, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL certificate, are unable to provide the services listed (or a suitable alternative, through an alternative ATOL holder or otherwise) for reasons of insolvency, the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust may make a payment to (or confer a benefit on) you under the ATOL scheme. You agree that in return for such a payment or benefit, you assign absolutely to those Trustees any claims which you have or may have arising out of or relating to the non-provision of the services, including any claim against us, the travel agent or your credit card issuer where applicable. You also agree that any such claims may be re-assigned to another body, if that other body has paid sums you have claimed under the ATOL scheme. Please note: Not all holiday or travel services offered and sold by us will be protected by the ATOL scheme *The air inclusive holidays and flights we arrange are ATOL protected providing they are made available in the UK. For further information, visit the ATOL website at www.atol.org.uk. 59. As a member of the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT number 5248), Scenic has provided a bond to meet the requirements of the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992. In the event of insolvency, protection is provided for non-flight packages commencing in and returning to the UK and other non-flight packages excluding pre arranged travel to and from your destination. Please note that packages booked outside the UK are only protected when purchased directly with Scenic. In the above circumstances, if you have not yet travelled you may claim a refund, or if you have already travelled, you may claim repatriation to the starting point of your non-flight package.

Tour participation 60. Additional to clause 1, you acknowledge that some of the cruise ships we use do not have elevators and where there is an elevator onboard it may not access all decks. In addition standard cabins and bathrooms have significant thresholds and cabin doors which limit access and may not be wide enough to allow access by many wheelchairs. We may not be able to ensure that you are able to participate in some activities either on board the ship or onshore at all ports of call if it is not safe for you or others to do so. You must be physically able to undertake any tour and must be self sufficient and/or must travel with a companion able to provide any assistance needed during the tour, we regret we cannot provide a companion to assist you throughout your tour. Clothing 61. We recommend casual and comfortable clothing. Please bring comfortable walking shoes for sightseeing. Dinner attire is smart casual – open-neck shirts, trousers and dresses. Coats and ties may be worn but are not required. The Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Dinners are dressy but not formal. For the winter months, we recommend a warm coat, gloves, water-resistant footwear and an umbrella. In set locations on your cruise, there will be a 1kg per suite, allowance of complimentary laundry to be redeemed once. Additionally, laundry facilities are available on selected cruises enroute for a fee. Laundry facilities are available on selected cruises en-route for a fee. Cruise cabins 62. The tour price is based on the cruise cabin category as indicated on each tour page. Upgrades to other cabin types are available at additional cost. Please note that individual cabin number requests are a request only and cannot be guaranteed. Currency and credit cards 63. Most countries visited use the Euro, although some still have their own currency. For small purchases ashore or in small towns, local currency is advantageous. Many locations accept major credit cards. Cash machines are located on shore at some stops. Prior to departure you should confirm that your card and PIN will work in your destination countries. All purchases onboard are charged to your shipboard account. The onboard currency is the Euro. Shipboard accounts may be paid in Euros, depending on the route taken, or by credit card. Deck plan 64. The deck plans and cabin layouts/sizes are to be used as an indication only and are subject to change. Noise, vibration and odour 65. While we take reasonable steps to minimise noise, vibrations and odours on the cruise ships, you acknowledge and accept that some noise, vibration and intermittent odours may be experienced on vessels and that we will not be liable to you in relation to such noise, vibration or odours. Docking position 66. During port stops, ships may dock side-by-side, obstructing views and requiring you to pass through other ships to embark & disembark. Cruise Director 67. An experienced English-speaking Cruise Director accompanies every cruise. They are there to ensure your comfort, answer your questions and make your holiday relaxed and memorable. Cruise Directors are employed by us. All-inclusive beverages 68. (a) All standard beverages are included in the tour price whilst you are on-board a Scenic ‘Space-Ship’. This includes wine, beer, soft drinks and standard spirits. It also includes daily replenishment of the cabin minibars. (b) Selected items such as high end spirits, including malt whiskey, selected French champagne and selected wines are not included and there will be an additional charge. (c) Responsible service of alcohol is practiced by all staff on-board. We reserve the right to refuse anybody service if in the reasonable opinion of those severing you are or appear to be intoxicated and could put the comfort, quiet enjoyment, or safety of yourself of those around you at risk. (d) River cruise dining 69. Dining rooms are single, open-seating. Electricity and Wi-fi 70. On-board electricity is 220v - you will need a suitable plug adaptor to use your electrical items. All river cruise ships have hairdryers available. Not all river cruise ships have electrically assisted bicycles. 71. Some of our vessels have wi-fi internet access on-board. Even when available access to the internet may be limited or none existent during the course of your cruise due to the demands from other users and/or the ships proximity to telecommunication services and network access. We also cannot guarantee that you will have any Wi-fi coverage in your room. River cruising medical services 72. Ships do not carry a doctor onboard and immediate medical attention cannot always be guaranteed. Medical services may be called at your own expense. We cannot provide personal escorts for any medical visits. 73. The on-board language is English. All staff, crew and tour guides speak English and all announcements and lectures will be made in English. Minibars and safes 74. Our river cruise ships have minibars and safes in all cabins. If you are staying on a Scenic Space ship, the minibar is complimentary and restocked daily. Single accommodation 75. One dedicated single cabin is available on each Scenic Space ship excluding the Scenic Gem and Scenic Azure. A limited number of E, D and balcony suite category cabins are available at a single supplement rate for each cruise. Please contact us for price information. Sightseeing tours 76. It is not possible for large coaches to be used for some city sightseeing. Many towns and cities will be visited by way of walking tours and accordingly, a reasonable level of fitness is required. For river cruising, clients should be able to climb ramps. For coaches, ship embarkation/disembarkation (depending on river levels) and attractions, these may have a number of steep steps. Please note, Scenic FreeChoice inclusions are subject to change and maximum/minimum numbers. Scenic Tailormade are not available in Portugal. Scenic Tailormade cannot be guaranteed in all locations. Entrance fees, gratuities and transportation whilst using Scenic Tailormade are not included in your tour price. Scenic Enrich 77. It may not always be possible to offer every Scenic Enrich activity. Wherever possible, suitable alternatives will be provided without liability to you. Royal Suites 78. Guests staying in Royal Suites in Europe will receive credit of €100 per person in their onboard account, which may be used in the wellness centre. This credit may not be used for other onboard purchases and cannot be exchanged for cash. Pictures, images and data protection 79. All images in tour brochures represent typical scenes and descriptive detail for each tour. However, it is possible that the particular subject matter may not be seen or experienced on tour. Also, some pictures may have been digitally enhanced for reproduction purposes. 80. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 we are a data controller. Our privacy policy is available to view on our website www.scenic.co.uk and sets out how we collect and use the personal information you provide us with. We will only process personal data as set out in our privacy policy (as amended or added to) or otherwise notified to or agreed by you or as we are otherwise permitted to do in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. 81. The information contained in our brochure, on our website www.scenic.co.uk and in our other advertising material is believed correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of printing or publication. However, errors may occasionally occur and information may subsequently change. You must therefore ensure you check all details of your chosen holiday (including the price) with us or your travel agent at the time of booking. Published September 2015.


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