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Scenic Tours

Rhine Highlights 2019 Cruise

7 NIGHTS
15 Jun 2020
Scenic Ruby cruises
Cruiseline
Scenic Tours
Ship
Scenic Ruby
Departs
Amsterdam
Returns
Basel
Departure Date
15 Jun 2020
Duration
7 nights
Riverview Balcony Suite
$870/day
$1,034/day
$1,116/day

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DAY DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVAL DEPARTURE
1 Mon 15 Jun 2020 Amsterdam, Netherlands
2 Tue 16 Jun 2020 Amsterdam, Netherlands
3 Wed 17 Jun 2020 Cologne, Germany
4 Thu 18 Jun 2020 Koblenz, Germany
5 Fri 19 Jun 2020 Baden-Baden, Germany
6 Sat 20 Jun 2020 Mannheim, Germany
7 Sun 21 Jun 2020 Strasbourg, France
8 Mon 22 Jun 2020 Basel, Switzerland

Be spoiled on the Scenic Ruby enjoying 7 unforgettable nights on the Rhine Highlights 2019 Cruise exploring Europe - Rivers. Your ship sails from Amsterdam and visits 7 ports in 4 countries before finishing at Basel. This 5 star voyage from Scenic Tours has 2 forward departures. You can join this cruise today for as little as $870 per person/day, twin share. Book today and save... Call now and talk to a cruise specialist!

Scenic Ruby Overview

Scenic Spaceships Ruby, Pearl, Crystal, Jewel, Jade, Jasper, Opal and Amber cruise the Rhine-Moselle-Main-Danube river system from March to November. As the ships are mostly identical they share itineraries. Generally the river cruise portion is of 7 or 14 nights, but extensions to major cities extend this up to 30 days. Options are: Cruise the entire length of the system from Amsterdam to near the Black Sea (and then on to Bucharest and Turkey); cruise just the Lower Danube, perhaps also including Vienna; cruise the Upper Danube with side trips to Munich, Budapest and Prague; cruise the Rhine and Moselle between Amsterdam and Switzerland; cruise the Rhine and Main to include Paris, Prague and Budapest; and in December visit the Christmas Markets between Paris and Prague. These itineraries include Europe’s grand cities and quaint medieval villages. During April and May, when the tulips are flowering, a 7-night cruise circles the canals of the Netherlands and Belgium. Scenic Tours combines cruises with land tours to all parts of Europe and the UK, as well as all the other rivers of the Continent.

Accommodation

All 16 classes of staterooms are larger than industry standard, with outside views. The upper two accommodation decks have private balconies. The lowest deck has panoramic viewing windows. Stateroom amenities include AC, flat-screen TV, infotainment system, free Internet access, desk with chair, a larger-than-queen-size bed, free mini-bar, hair dryer, personal safe, shower and complimentary bathroom toiletries. Balconies have teak wood decking, coffee table and chairs. During inclement weather enclose the balcony with hand control so you still enjoy the views. An elevator services the top two accommodation decks.

Food and Dining

Waterfront dining in the main restaurant Crystal Dining (with tables for 2, 4, 6 or 8) offers flexible seating and includes a buffet breakfast with champagne, a wide selection of salads or main courses for lunch, and a four-course à la carte meal in the evening. Menus change daily and include local specialties and complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks. Enjoy the seafood gala evening. The specialty restaurant Portobello’s (for 32) offers an intimate Italian experience. Danube deck suites access the chef’s six-course Table La Rive and degustation menu, a taste of our signature dishes in one sitting. On some days the Sun Deck becomes an al fresco Teppanyaki barbecue venue.

Entertainment

After-dinner entertainment may include traditional performances of dance and music, and informative lectures on local history, crafts, cuisine and culture inform guests about the passing region. There may be cooking classes, tastings, and culinary demonstrations. Local specialty artists come aboard to exhibit their skills. On-shore tours are port-intensive and conducted by expert guides communicating with your personal wireless headset. Take in castles, gala concerts, markets, villages and even private homes. Or, take your own independent tour using a GPS handset showing planned routes, either walking or by e-bike (with motor assisted pedalling). Listen to its voice commentary of 700 points of interest. Understandably, many places can only be seen by foot. You have a broad choice of included activities at each port of call.

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What's included?

  • Included flights to Europe for river cruises
  • All transfers on arrival & departure
  • Gratuities on cruise & land tours operated by Scenic
  • Land accommodation & travel as specified
  • All main meals on-board
  • Beer, wine, soft drinks with lunch and/or dinner
  • Specialty coffee, tea, bottled water, juices & snacks 24 hrs
  • Open/anytime seating & multi-venue dining
  • Captain’s welcome & farewell dinners
  • Cocktail or champagne reception
  • In-cabin dining at no charge (select cabins)
  • Stocked in-suite bar & refrigerator at no charge
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Specialty lectures, workshops, classes & programs
  • Cruise manager & all English speaking staff
  • Butler service (Danube deck)
  • Concierge service
  • Ironing/laundry service (select cabins)
  • Port maps and/or guide books
  • Shore excursions & meals as specified
  • Fully hosted shore excursions, wireless headsets
  • Use of bicycles ashore
  • Personal GPS device in each cabin for shore use
  • Internet access & Wi-Fi complimentary (all cabins)


What's excluded?

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Bar expenses & snacks
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • REMINDERS
  • Check passport valid for 6 months after end of voyage
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions
  • Check dress code, health requirements ahead
  • Special needs, dietary requests, arrange at booking
  • Smoking on board in designated areas only
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Don’t bring an aerial drone


What's onboard?

  • Scenic Tailormade app (guide, commentary, tour navigation, plus)
  • Cruise Director, onboard English
  • Sit-down balconies two decks
  • Balcony closes by remote control
  • Gift shop
  • Butler, valet service to all rooms
  • Minibar in cabin stocked daily
  • All-inclusive of tips, guided tours, meals, beverages, transfers, bottled water, picnics
  • DINING – 10 OPTIONS
  • Crystal Dining Room open seating
  • Portobello’s Italian (for 32)
  • Table La Rive (pre-book for 10, Danube Deck, degustation menu)
  • Diamond Deck in-suite b’fast
  • River Café buffet, snacks, all day
  • Beverages, mini bar, free all day
  • Sun deck High Tea, BBQ (some days)
  • Lounge & bar
  • Cabin service 24-h
  • Chef-prepared picnics, bottled water
  • Special diet requests on booking
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Evening local entertainment
  • Open air lounge
  • Observation lounge
  • Onshore special events included
  • Onboard commentary as you go
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Freechoice tours graded Active, Moderate, Relaxed
  • Sun deck, chairs, walking track
  • Wellness area (massage, hair, beauty)
  • e-bikes with GPS complimentary
  • Headsets, GPS device for self-guided tours in 140 ports
  • OTHER
  • Elevator, 2 decks
  • TV infotainment, Wi-Fi free in cabins
  • Laundry service (some pay)
  • Australian/International power
  • No medical services on board


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DEPARTURE DATES RIVERVIEW BALCONY SUITE
15 Jun 2020 (Mon) $6,090
$870 per day
$7,235
$1,034 per day
$7,815
$1,116 per day

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Be spoiled on the Scenic Ruby enjoying 7 unforgettable nights on the Rhine Highlights 2019 Cruise exploring Europe - Rivers. When: Ship: Scenic Ruby Category: Cruise Cabins from $6090 per person