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Rhine Christmas Markets (Amsterdam to Zurich)
8 days with Scenic  |  See Prices

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#T22292 Dec 5, '18 See Price
Day 1 Welcome 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. (Dinner)
 
Day 2 Amsterdam
Experience an iconic canal cruise. Alternatively, discover charming Volendam, with its unusual raised homes and quaint wooden church before visiting the equally charming village of Edam. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 3 Cologne
Stroll through Cologne on a guided city tour, and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Enjoy free time and perhaps visit Cologne Cathedral markets, home to the largest Christmas tree in Rhineland. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 4 Koblenz
One of Germany's oldest cities is turned into a Christmas paradise in the Advent season, ideal for romantic strolls around the city.
 
Take advantage of a guided tour of this historic city, which straddles two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. Six tranquil places in the old part of Koblenz with more than 100 glittering, festive, cottage-style stands – and Lebkuchenherzen, traditional gingerbread hearts, create a magical European Christmas experience. 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 take a guided tour that culminates in a visit to the iconic Reichsburg Castle. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 5 Rüdesheim
Succumb to charming Rüdesheim, where you’ll board the Winzerexpress mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Then, enjoy some free time and explore its famous Christmas market. Set in Rüdesheim’s old quarter, the Christmas market brings a noticeably festive feel to this romantic old town. Discover some of the 120 stands set up along Drosselgasse lane, a famous street, festively decorated with sparkling lights and decorations. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 6 Mannheim
Uncover the fascinating history of Heidelberg, including a visit to its fine Renaissance castle, or enjoy an orientation tour of Heidelberg's quaint old town, followed by some leisure time.
 
Enjoy a private evening concert at a fine Baroque palace. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other, and a chance to create memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 7 Strasbourg
Enjoy a guided tour of Strasbourg, where you’ll discover La Petite France and stroll through the Old Town, with its half-timbered houses and distinctive Alsatian winstubs. During your free time you might wish to explore stalls of Strasbourg's Christkindelsmärik, one of the largest Christmas markets in Europe. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 8 Basel > Zurich
After a hearty breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Zurich Airport for your onward or homebound flight. You’ll be taking a lifetime of wonderful memories back with you. Please schedule flights to depart after midday. (Breakfast)
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Opal
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 1 exclusive Enrich experience
  • Your choice of 12 Freechoice activities
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade
  • 20 Meals – 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
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