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Freechoice

Flexible excursion programme
Helping you to immerse fully in the culture and heritage of Europe’s ageless passageways, Scenic Freechoice offers a daily choice of fascinating visitor excursions — and all at no additional cost to you.
Available in each and every destination on your itinerary, our Freechoice excursions have been carefully selected by our expert Journey Designers to introduce you to the wealth of cultural highlights littering the banks of Europe’s waterways.

Recognising that each of our guests has different requirements from their river cruise, we’ve tailored our Freechoice options so there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed pace or you want to squeeze in as much as possible, Scenic Freechoice lets you enjoy a range of stimulating activities at a pace that suits you.

Distinct Discovery at Your Leisure Marrying unforgettable cultural highlights with entertaining activities you’ll never forget, Scenic Freechoice provides the opportunity to explore many of Europe’s most treasured destinations and beauty spots. Each Freechoice option was selected for its diversity, affording you an extensive list of excursions in each destination.

Distinct Discovery at Your Leisure

Marrying unforgettable cultural highlights with entertaining activities you’ll never forget, Scenic Freechoice provides the opportunity to explore many of Europe’s most treasured destinations and beauty spots. Each Freechoice option was selected for its diversity, affording you an extensive list of excursions in each destination. 

To help you decide which Freechoice option is right for you, we have divided our selection of Freechoice excursions into the following categories:

Active — Perfect for those hoping to explore further afield, either via a bicycle ride or brisk hike.

Moderate — Excursions offered at a comfortable walking pace, perfect for discovering a beautiful city centre.

Relaxed — A slower pace for exploring museums, galleries or taking in a canal cruise

 

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Scenic Freechoice

Europe

Scenic's Freechoice programme gives you the flexibility to personalise your days ashore by choosing the excursions and activities to suit your taste. Watch our video to find out more.

Featured cruises

2017 Europe River Cruises

Gems of the Danube

8 days
Budapest > Nuremberg
Along every bend in the Danube River you'll be amazed by the sights that greet you from historical Budapest to beautiful Nuremberg over 8 lovely days.
from £2,340 £2,270

Black Sea Explorer

9 days
Bucharest > Budapest
Journey through unspoilt lands, lush landscape and centuries of fascinating history as you discover Eastern Europe.
from £2,990
2017 Spring Sale

Rhine Highlights

8 days
Amsterdam > Basel
Starting out with a flourish in Amsterdam, and ending in Basel this is an itinerary that takes in the sweeping splendours of Europe.
from £3,170 £2,420
2017 Spring Sale

Idyllic Rhone

8 days
Lyon > Marseille
Be enchanted on this 8 day cruise along the Rhone river from Chalon-sur-Saone to Tarascon. Explore the very best of France, including Lyon, Vienne & Avignon.
from £3,520 £3,270

Idyllic Rhône

8 days
Chalon-sur-Saone > Tarascon
Enjoy 8 days of visual delight on this elegant experience throughout Burgundy and the Riviera. Try life the French way from Chalon-sur-Saone to Tarascon.
from £3,520
2017 Spring Sale

Gems of the Danube with Prague

11 days
Budapest > Prague
Take a 7 day cruise along the enchanting Danube from mighty Budapest to the Bavarian city Nuremberg before visiting Prague, the 'Paris of the East'.
from £3,545 £3,045
2017 Spring Sale

Bordeaux Affair

8 days
Bordeaux > Bordeaux
Learn wine tasting in one of the traditional vineyards or visit an authentic local food market on this 8 day cruise through the magical Bordeaux region.
from £3,645 £2,645
2017 Spring Sale

Romantic Rhine & Moselle

15 days
Basel > Amsterdam
The romance of Europe is alive and well on this 15 day cruise from Basel to Amsterdam exploring the beautiful Rhine and Moselle Rivers.
from £3,940 £2,940
Bordeaux Stay Pay

Beautiful Bordeaux

11 days
Bordeaux > Bordeaux
Learn how to taste wine from a sommelier during the visits to the wineries and vineyards on this romantic 11 day cruise through the Bordeaux region.
from £4,245 £2,645
2017 Spring Sale

Jewels of Europe

15 days
Budapest > Amsterdam
On this 15 day cruise along the Danube and Rhine rivers from Budapest to Amsterdam you will visit grand palaces, fairytale castles and beautiful villages
from £4,545 £3,545
2017 Spring Sale

Gems of the Seine

11 days
Paris > Paris
Travel along the river that runs through one of the most romantic cities in the world on this 11 day cruise from Paris to the coastal city Honfleur.
from £4,580 £3,580
2017 Spring Sale

Unforgettable Douro

11 days
Porto > Porto
Enjoy the beautiful vistas of vineyards and wineries on this 10 day cruise along the utterly beautiful Douro River from incredible Porto to Vega de Terron.
from £4,590 £3,690
2017 Spring Sale

South of France

13 days
Lyon > Marseille
On this 13 day cruise from Chalon-sur-Saône to Tarascon you will have the chance to feast on incredible cuisine and marvel at truly beautiful landscapes.
from £4,910 £4,160
2017 Spring Sale

Unforgettable Douro with Lisbon

14 days
Lisbon > Porto
Stay for three nights in lovely Lisbon before stepping on board a Scenic Space-Ship for a wondrous 14 day cruise along the magnificent Douro River.
from £5,240 £4,190
2017 Spring Sale

Christmas Wonderland

16 days
Amsterdam > Budapest
Discover the most beautiful Christmas villages and festivities Europe has to offer in the holiday season on this 16 day cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest.
from £5,590 £5,340

Christmas Markets

15 days
Budapest > Amsterdam
Spend 15 days on a magical river cruise exploring Europe’s most beautiful Christmas markets in cities including Cologne, Rüdesheim, Nuremberg, Vienna and Budapest.
from £6,840

2017 France River Cruises

2017 Spring Sale

Rhine Highlights

8 days
Basel > Amsterdam
Journey from the majestic Alps of Switzerland all the way to the famous and romantic canals of Amsterdam on this 8 day tour and cruise along the Rhine.
from £3,170 £2,420
2017 Spring Sale

Idyllic Rhone

8 days
Lyon > Marseille
Be enchanted on this 8 day cruise along the Rhone river from Chalon-sur-Saone to Tarascon. Explore the very best of France, including Lyon, Vienne & Avignon.
from £3,520 £3,270

Idyllic Rhône

8 days
Chalon-sur-Saone > Tarascon
Enjoy 8 days of visual delight on this elegant experience throughout Burgundy and the Riviera. Try life the French way from Chalon-sur-Saone to Tarascon.
from £3,520
2017 Spring Sale

Bordeaux Affair

8 days
Bordeaux > Bordeaux
Learn wine tasting in one of the traditional vineyards or visit an authentic local food market on this 8 day cruise through the magical Bordeaux region.
from £3,645 £2,645
2017 Spring Sale

Romantic Rhine & Moselle

15 days
Basel > Amsterdam
The romance of Europe is alive and well on this 15 day cruise from Basel to Amsterdam exploring the beautiful Rhine and Moselle Rivers.
from £3,940 £2,940
Bordeaux Stay Pay

Beautiful Bordeaux

11 days
Bordeaux > Bordeaux
Learn how to taste wine from a sommelier during the visits to the wineries and vineyards on this romantic 11 day cruise through the Bordeaux region.
from £4,245 £2,645