Scenic has unveiled their full luxury river cruise collection on Europe’s rivers for 2023 and early-bird bookings can save travelers literally thousands of dollars on flights nad cruises.
The offers include a range of new itineraries and experiences, including a new Rhine River itinerary uncovering castles and vineyards, an extension taking in Ljubljana and Zagreb and a visit to the family home of renowned French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
With international borders re-opening and travel requirements easing, demand for small ship river cruising is on the rise and Scenic is encouraging Australians to book now as availability for 2023 suites and offers is limited.
Guests booking before 30 September 2022 can secure exclusive flight offers including Fly Business for $3,995pp, Fly First Class for $11,995pp and Economy Flights included.
Guests who pay 12 months in advance can also secure a Super Earlybird saving of $1,000pp on their suite.
With 37-years of expertise in crafting memorable and enriching itineraries on every continent, Scenic are launching a new eight-day Charming Castles & Vineyards of the Rhine & Moselle river cruise, sailing from Frankfurt to Basel and visiting Koblenz, Bernkastel, Cochem, Rudesheim, Rastatt and Breisach.
Highlights include a visit to the majestic Rüdesheim castle overlooking the lush Moselle valley, a tour of the fairytale city of Cochem and an exclusive private classical concert set within the UNESCO World Heritage listed Liebfrauenkirche, located in the heart of Switzerland’s Roman city of Trier.
Prices for the eight-day river cruise start from $5,245pp departing 26 April 2023 (reverse direction).
New Ljubljana & Zagreb extension
Explore Slovenia and Croatia from the comfort of 5-star hotels with the new four-night extension, offering a picturesque glimpse into these fascinating countries.
Benefit from the services of an expert Scenic Tour Director, leading a guided tour in Bled including a Pletna boat ride on the extraordinary lake and guided city tours of Ljubljana and Zagreb with entrance to Plitvice National Park. Available as an extension to Jewels of Europe, Gems of the Danube, Black Sea Explorer and Danube Delta Discovery river cruise itineraries.
Prices for the 19-day Jewels of Europe with Ljubljana and Zagreb start from $11,125pp departing 14 October 2023.
New immersive experiences
For 2023, Scenic’s expert Journey Designers have further enhanced the extensive range of Scenic Freechoice excursions, included in the 5-star luxury Europe river cruises with 12 new experiences to enjoy in 2023. Join a local guide for a hike through the vineyards that cover the slopes of the Rhine River in Rüdesheim on the 15-day Jewels of Europe itinerary.
Visit the family home of renowned French artist Henri de Toulouse Lautrec to discover rooms of the Château Malromé estate on the 11-day Beautiful Bordeaux itinerary. Paddle along the Gardon River towards the impressive and well-preserved Pont du Gard – the aqueduct that dates to Roman times on the 11-day South of France itinerary.
Wander the lavish rooms and gardens of Paleis Het Loo in Arnhem, showcasing the rich history of the Dutch royal family during the Romantic Rhine & Moselle or Windmills, Tulips and Belgian Delights itineraries.
A Scenic river cruise is truly all-inclusive and in a class of its own. All dining experiences, top tier beverages and once-in-a-lifetime immersive excursions are all included in the cost.
For more information or to book, call 138 128, visit scenic.com.au, or contact your local travel advisor.