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Christmas Market Cruises

There’s nothing like the sights and smells of the festive season. The lingering scent of aromatic glühwein in the frosty air, the twinkle of the fairy lights that hang romantically from each gingerbread-like stall, and the sizzle of bratwurst as it entices hungry Christmas shoppers.

New to Scenic for 2018, our Danube and Rhine Christmas market itineraries boast exclusive excursions and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, intertwined with visits to traditional Christmas markets, as they continue on centuries of tradition. Pick up souvenirs and try authentic festive treats on your choice of these festive journeys. 

Book your 2018 Christmas Markets cruise before 30 September 2017 and you can save up to £1,800 per couple*, plus choose one of our Scenic Choice exclusive privileges.

Danube Christmas Markets

Experience the wonder of the festive period like locals, during perusals of Austrian and German Christmas markets, picking up handmade souvenirs and tasting your way from stall to stall.

The Medieval history of these spectacular locations is  evident not only through architecture, but thriving traditions.Your trip down Europe's most iconic waterway takes you on a journey through time, during evocative tours of battle sites, tutorials in traditional baking, and cities of cultural significance, with a dusting of Christmas cheer.

Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 UK > Nuremberg
Highlights: Welcome reception
Day 2 Nuremberg
Highlights: Nuremberg Old Town
Day 3 Regensburg
Highlights: Christmas Market
Day 4 Passau > Linz
Highlights: Ceský Krumlov
Day 5 Melk > Dürnstein
Highlights: Melk Abbey
Day 6 Vienna
Highlights: Palais Liechtenstein
Day 7 Budapest
Highlights: Szentendre
Day 8 Budapest > UK

Departure dates and prices

  JEWEL DECK SAPPHIRE DECK DIAMOND DECK
CABIN > STANDARD
(E)
STANDARD
(D)
BALCONY SUITE
(C)
DELUXE BALCONY SUITE
(BD)
JUNIOR BALCONY SUITE
(BJ)
BALCONY SUITE
(A)
DELUXE BALCONY SUITE
(PD)
JUNIOR BALCONY SUITE
(RJ)
ROYAL BALCONY SUITE
(RR)
ROYAL PANORAMA SUITE
(RP)
Dec 02, 09*, 16 £1,570 £1,695 £2,215 £2,715 £3,015 £2,465 £2,865 £3,365 £4,065 £4,265

 

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Rhine Christmas Markets

Take a trip through time, from cosmopolitan  capitals, to Medieval marketplaces.

Beginning in Amsterdam, your journey through the festive splendour of Europe continues onwards to the home of the winter markets we have come to know and love. Peruse the gingerbread-like stalls of Cologne, Koblenz, Rüdesheim and Strasbourg, purchasing handmade  artefacts and being swept up in the majesty of the  intoxicating Glühwein, as magnificent castles act as the most fantastical of backdrops. 

Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 UK > Amsterdam
Highlights: Welcome reception
Day 2 Amsterdam
Highlights: Canal Boat Cruise
Day 3 Cologne
Highlights: Christmas Market
Day 4 Koblenz
Highlights: Reichsburg Castle
Day 5 Rüdesheim
Highlights: The famous Christmas market
Day 6 Mannheim
Highlights: Classical Concert
Day 7 Strasbourg
Highlights: Explore the Christkindlesmarkt
Day 8 Basel > UK

Departure dates and prices

  JEWEL DECK SAPPHIRE DECK DIAMOND DECK
CABIN > STANDARD
(E)
STANDARD
(D)
BALCONY SUITE
(C)
DELUXE BALCONY SUITE
(BD)
JUNIOR BALCONY SUITE
(BJ)
BALCONY SUITE
(A)
DELUXE BALCONY SUITE
(PD)
JUNIOR BALCONY SUITE
(RJ)
ROYAL BALCONY SUITE
(RR)
ROYAL PANORAMA SUITE
(RP)
Dec 05, 12* £1,670 £1,795 £2,315 £2,815 £3,115 £2,565 £2,965 £3,465 £4,165 £4,365

 

*Offers are valid for new 2018 bookings only made between 16 August and 30 September 2017. Savings of up to £1,800 per couple includes a £100 Early Payment Discount per person which you’ll receive if the balance is paid in full before 31 Oct 2017. ^2018 Europe river cruises only. ^Mileage restrictions apply. ≠Subject to availability - selected hotels only. ¥Subject to availability and routing. ˚Subject to availability on board. 

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