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Iconic Danube

Book a luxury all-inclusive river cruise before 20 December 2018 and save up to £1,000pp on Europe 2019 cruises.
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Iconic Danube

From £2,240 pp

The Danube River offers unbroken passage through the heart of Central Europe, helping to unveil the distinct cultures and heritage highlights of Germany, Austria and Hungary.

This 8-day journey between Passau and Budapest demands you take your time and savour every moment spent on this majestic river — enjoying captivating highlights like the Benedictine Abbey of Melk, the architectural wonders of Salzburg and the elegant café culture of Vienna.

Explore the baroque streets of Passau, visit the great ruinous keep of Burgruine Dürnstein, and relax in the iconic thermal baths of Budapest. There’s even the opportunity to dip your toes into the beautiful Czech Republic as you arrive in Linz, with a pleasurable excursion to the World Heritage-listed medieval city of Cesky Krumlov included as part of the tour.

What’s included On Board

  • Complimentary beverages all day, everyday
  • Six Dining venues, from casual to fine dining
  • 85% Balcony Suites, including a Scenic Sun Lounge
  •  Personalised butler service
  •  Laundry concierge
  •  Exclusive Scenic Tailormade GPS for self-guided touring and on board commentary
  • Authentic local entertainment
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
  • Gym & Wellness area
  • Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
  • Return airport transfers
  • All gratuities
  • Return flight from a selection of upto 14 UK airports

On Shore

  • Scenic  Enrich – An unforgettable and exclusive event
  • Scenic Freechoice – A Choice of flexible excursions and activites
  • Scenic Sundowners – An exclusive hosted event in a stunning location

 

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin cabin with a limited number of single cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement.

The price includes full board from dinner on your day of arrival until breakfast on your final day; if you choose to travel with us on any of the full day excursions by coach, a packed lunch will be provided. Anyone choosing to stay on the ship may of course have lunch in the restaurant; morning/afternoon tea and coffee; all visits and excursions as mentioned in the brochure, airport transfers, coach travel as mentioned, travel to and from port of embarkation and the services of a Scenic Travel Tour Manager.

Danube - Budapest Chain Bridge
Danube - Vienna Skyline with St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, Austria
Danube - Beautiful view of Salzburg skyline with Festung Hohensalzburg and Salzach river in summer, Salzburg, Salzburger Land, Austria
Day 1- Passau

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Munich.

Pick from one of up to 14 regional airports or travel direct from London, Manchester or Birmingham. You’ll then be transferred to your Scenic Space-Ship, which is docked in Passau

Dinner

Day 2 - Passau

Enjoy a full day in Passau, an enchanting Baroque city neighboured by the Austrian border.

Known as the ‘City of Three Rivers’, this once vital trading route sits at the confluence of three waterways, The Danube, the Inn and the Ilz.

After an unforgettable first night on board, you’ll start your day by embarking on a guided tour through the charming streets,  Passau was part of the Roman empire for more than 400 years and an independent prince bishopric for over 600 years, which means there’s plenty of historical significance to uncover, especially in the Italian influenced Old Town.

Day 2 - Passau

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Linz

Welcome to Linz, Austria’s third largest city, located just 30 miles for the Czech border.

Freechoice

Take a pleasurable excursion to the medieval Czech town of Cesky Krumlov and discover its World Heritage-listed old city, or journey on to explore beautiful Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart and the setting for the film, ‘The Sound of Music’.

Day 3 - Linz

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Melk & Dürnstein

As you travel deeper into Austria, you have many excisitng Freechoice excursions to look forward to along the banks of the Danube.  you will also have time to admire the beautiful views and endless scenery from the comfort of your stylish ship.

Freechoice

Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey, or if you want to try something more active, cycle along the river from Melk to one of the most enchanting villages in the region, Dürnstein.

Alternatively, visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines.

 Sundowners

As the day ends, unwind in pleasant company in the beautiful Wachau Valley.

Day 4 - Melk & Dürnstein

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Vienna

Welcome to Vienna, Austria’s imperial jewel.  you’ll soon discover a mesmerising city steeped in musical heritage, artistic and intellectual legacy, shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and father of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud.

The city is also known for its imperial palaces, including Schonbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence.

Freechoice

Tour the city of Vienna or Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks. The museum houses the world’s largest collection of Gustav Klimt’s paintings.

Day 5 - Vienna

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Bratislava

Journey to nearby Bratislava and take a guided tour of the small Slovakian capital.

With your knowledgeable local guide, you’ll discover the quaint gems of this historical 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. Martins catherdral, the former coronation church of Kings and queens of Hungary.

Day 6 - Bratislava

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Budapest

As you sail in on the waters of the Danube, Budapest’s magical city skyline appears from the waters edge.  With Buda on one side and Pest on the other, you’ll be spoilt for choice as you depart your ship for the region’s essential landmarks.

Freechoice

Make the most of a guided city tour, or discover the Jewish heritage on a guided tour.

Alternatively, journey to nearby Szentendre, and discover this charming town on a guided tour with an expert local guide.

Day 7 - Budapest

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Budapest - Return Home

After breakfast, transfer to Budapest airport for your return flight home.

Travel direct to London, Manchester or Birmingham or one of up to 14 UK regional airports.

Breakfast

Part of the next generation of space ships added to the Scenic fleet in 2016 with a capacity of just 169 guests in 72 suites and 13 staterooms, with 53 crew, the Scenic Amber accommodates excellent levels of service.  The Scenic Amber features multiple dining venues, elegant suites and a vitality pool on the Sun Deck.

Depending on the class of suite or stateroom you opt for, you’ll enjoy a wealth of luxurious features, including Scenic Sun Lounges, 32-inch HD TVs and a state-of-the-art bathroom complete with revolutionary massage shower and wet room.  All balcony suites feature Scenic’s exclusive ‘Sun Lounge’ system which transforms your balcony into an all-weather conservatory style space.

From the Panorama Lounge Bar and the spacious Sun Deck with vitality pool, to the well appointed fitness and wellness suite, you’ll enjoy luxury wherever you stray aboard this elegant river cruise ship.

Scenic Amber Vitality Pool

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Riverview Terrace
  • Vitality Pool
  • Sun Deck
  • Walking Track
  • Portobellos Restaurant
  • River Cafe
  • Table La Rive Private Dining (Diamond deck guests only)
  • Lounge & Bar
  • Gift Shop
  • Lift
  • Complimentary use of E-bikes
  • Complimentary Wi-fi
  • Gym and Wellness Area
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hairdresser *
  • Complimentary Nordic walking sticks

Accommodation & Amenities

85 elegantly appointed Staterooms and Suites range in size from 160-475 ft².  Most accommodations have a open air balcony.  Try one of the 2 Royal Panorama Suites, situated at the rear of the ship at 475 sq ft² in size.  An outdoor balcony, complete with open-air system, allows you to enjoy the views of your surroundings whatever the weather so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

All Suites feature added enhancements such as a larger sitting area with two chairs.  All staterooms include amenities such ensuite bathroom with shower, Infotainment, free high-speed Internet access, climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe, fridge and complimentary bottled water replenished daily.

Offering a roster of distinct dining venues, including Crystal Dining, Riverview Terrace, Portobellos, Table La Rive and the Panorama Lounge Bar, guests will be spoilt for choice when choosing where to dine aboard a Scenic space ship. Couple this with the option to take breakfast, lunch or dinner from the privacy of your suite, and your dining preferences will be all perfectly accommodated aboard these majestic Space-Ships.

Scenic offer levels of service which are differentiated by the level of stateroom or suite booked.  Please see the individual room type description for details.

Royal Suites

Royal Panorama Suite 475 ft² – Diamond (Upper) Deck (pictured)

Royal Balcony Suite 360 ft² – Diamond (Upper) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with upgraded bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

EXCLUSIVE TO ROYAL SUITE GUESTS: unlimited complimentary laundry service, daily delivery of afternoon canapes, complimentary bottle of Laurent Perrier Brut (750ml), morning delivery of newspapers, in-suite beverage and meal service, packing and unpacking of suitcases, 200 Euros on board credit, exclusive invitation to Table La Rive, priority dining reservations.  Private airport chauffeur service in Europe – restrictions apply.

Scenic Royal Panorama Suite
Scenic Space Ship Junior Suite

Junior Balcony Suites

250 ft² – Diamond (Upper) and Sapphire (Middle) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

EXCLUSIVE TO JUNIOR BALCONY SUITE GUESTS: complimentary daily pressing of two pieces of clothing, daily delivery of afternoon canapes, in-suite beverage and meal service, exclusive invitation to Table La Rive.

Balcony Suites

Deluxe Balcony Suite 225 ft² – Diamond (Upper) and Sapphire (Middle) Deck (pictured)

Balcony Suite 205 ft² – Diamond (Upper) and Sapphire (Middle) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

EXCLUSIVE TO DIAMOND DECK SUITE GUESTS: complimentary daily pressing of two pieces of clothing, exclusive invitation to Table La Rive.

Scenic Jasper Deluxe Balcony Suite
Scenic Crystal Stateroom

Standard Suites

160 ft² – Jewel (Lower) Deck

  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service
Scenic Amber Deck Plan

Why Choose This Cruise?

Scenic sit at the top of the luxury river cruise market.  A luxurious mix of contemporary, luxurious ships with top level touring and inclusions which add up to a relaxing, high level river cruise holiday.

DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Mar 27Scenic CrystalBudapest£1445SAVE £850Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£1445  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£2095  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£2740  
Middle DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside Balcony£3040  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£2390  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£3040  
Upper DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside Balcony£3540  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£3640  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite325 ft², Outside Balcony£3840  
Apr 3Scenic CrystalPassau£1695SAVE £600Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£1695  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£2345  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£2990  
Middle DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside Balcony£3290  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£2640  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£3290  
Upper DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside Balcony£3790  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£3890  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite325 ft², Outside Balcony£4090  


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