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Experience Europe On A Scenic River Cruise

02 Feb 2018

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Enrich your life with Scenic and experience an once-in-a-lifetime European river cruise that will create priceless moments that go way beyond the ordinary. Right from the moment that the white-gloved hand of your personal butler welcomes you aboard, each day of your cruise will produce a collection of treasured memories of secluded and beautiful locations in Europe.

So, make sure to forge magical memories with itinerary options such as a gourmet dinner in a castle, followed by a classical concert in Austria’s music capital Salzburg. Or why not experience the real Europe and dine with a local family, or engage in a discussion of the intricacies of winemaking with a master winemaker at their family vineyard? Or enjoy coffee and cake under the famous glass dome of the renovated Reichstag Building in Berlin?

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Scenic Royal Owners Suite Scenic Diamond MP
Luxury is synonymous with the Scenic river cruise experience

Scenic Freechoice – Explore at your own pace

These types of experiences are all part of Scenic Freechoice, which is a huge range of hand-selected activities for you to choose from and to enjoy as you wish. Want to take a wander through some cobblestoned laneways in a Croatian town, or take a quick visit to a fortress on the Rhine? It's completely up to you to do at your pace and in your own time.

Whatever your choice to see these spectacular parts of Europe, you can either be escorted with the comprehensive expertise of local guides or head off on your own personal tour with your Scenic Tailor-made GPS.

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Scenic Enrich Palais Liechtenstein, Private Concert Austria
Enrich experiences, such as a private classic concert in Austria's Palais Liechtenstein, will surprise and delight Scenic guests

In order to create these experiences, Scenic will take you down some of the world's most famous waterways, like the Danube, the Seine and the Rhine, to enable you to access and discover a vast array of hidden parts of Europe.

So, not only will your senses explode with the incredible sights and sounds of the European locations you visit, you will also be wowed the instant your butler welcomes you on board your Scenic ship. The door of your gorgeous suite opens up a world of absolute luxury, of superb 5-star accommodation and dining plus unlimited top-shelf beverages and impeccable service.

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Scenic Butler Royal Suite Scenic Diamond
Scenic butler service is just one of the onboard luxury perks

A 5-star floating hotel

A cruise with Scenic is the ultimate indulgence of a lifetime. Each day you are sure to discover a new little luxury that will surprise and delight you, like the pillow menu and L’Occitane amenities, which are all complimentary and part of your cruise.

Also on board, guests have full access to a wellness area, massage services, hair salon, gym, special onboard entertainment, Wi-Fi internet, and e-bikes. The e-bikes (electronically assisted bicycles) provide freedom to get out and about at many locations during the cruise. So you can see even more of Europe up close and gently cycle around without breaking a sweat.

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Scenic Jasper deck
The upper deck on Scenic Jasper is the ideal location to witness the timeless architecture of Europe's waterways

Small ships – large design

From the bubbling vitality pool to the luxuriously appointed suites that are the largest of any river-cruising vessel, every aspect of the ship’s design has been carefully thought out with a focus on guest comfort. Features like the Riverview Terrace at the front of the Sun Deck, which is lowered most days to allow guests access even when passing under low bridges. The all-weather private balconies can be opened at the touch of a button to ensure you won’t miss a minute of the picture-postcard scenery.

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Scenic Amsterdam
A city of canals, experience Amsterdam the Scenic way – from the water

The people you meet on a Scenic cruise

Scenic recognises that the people you meet on your cruise are a very important part of this treasured experience and they know that it’s the fine details and the outstanding service that really make your trip memorable. Offering a butler to every guest is part of Scenic’s commitment to provide exceptional service that combines 5-star quality with personal attention to detail. So no matter whether it is a nightly turndown or a laundry concierge service that you are seeking (which are included for all guests), your butler is there to make your Scenic experience extra special.

At the end of a delightful day of sightseeing and discovery, Scenic has thought of everything and created Scenic Sundowners. These are specially arranged and exclusive cocktail events for guests to cap off a wonderful day’s exploration with a glass of wine, perhaps grown from vineyards that lie beyond the river’s edge, in the company of newfound friends – and enjoy the perfect end to a perfect day.

 

Tara Young

The experience of travel changes a person. I see my job as highlighting what amazing travel opportunities there are to broaden your knowledge of that great big world beyond your doorstep and what you may learn about yourself on the way.