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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 £1,670
2017 Spring Sale

Dutch Sights & Belgian Delights

8 days
Amsterdam > Amsterdam
Discover the beauty of the Netherlands and discover the history and culture of a lovely region on this 8 day cruise through the Netherlands and Belgium.
from £2,470 £2,190

Iconic Danube

8 days
Budapest > Munich
You will be amazed each and every day when visiting magnificent cities like Melk and Durnstein on this 8 day cruise from beautiful Budapest to Munich.
from £2,590
2017 Spring Sale

The Majestic East

8 days
Vienna > Belgrade
Begin in the magical city of Vienna and travel along the Danube to explore cities in Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia and Serbia
from £2,645 £1,645
2017 Spring Sale

Eastern Enlightenment

9 days
Belgrade > Bucharest
9 day cruise through the depths of Eastern Europe. Sail along the Danube to the tip of the Black Sea before staying for 1 night in Bucharest
from £2,645 £1,645

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 £2,745 £2,170
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 £3,245 £2,495
2017 Spring Sale

Gems of the Danube with Prague

11 days
Prague > Budapest
Stay for 3 days in wondrous Prague and visit many of the countless attractions found along the Danube River on this 7 day cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest
from £3,270 £2,790
2017 Spring Sale

Black Sea Explorer

9 days
Budapest > Bucharest
Journey through unspoilt lands, lush landscape and centuries of fascinating history as you discover Eastern Europe.
from £3,345 £2,595
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

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 £3,845
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 £3,880 £3,495
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

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 £3,945 £2,695

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 £4,495

Danube Delta Discovery

16 days
Bucharest > Vienna
This 16 day cruise along the Danube will take you from amazing Bucharest to charming Vienna, visiting wondrous places like Budapest and the Iron Gate.
from £4,495
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

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 £4,690 £4,440
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 £4,745 £4,160

South of France

13 days
Chalon-sur-Saone > Tarascon
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 £4,745

Unforgettable Douro with Lisbon & Madrid

17 days
Lisbon > Madrid
Revel in a sense of adventure across 17 days from Lisbon to Madrid. The flavour of this incomparable part of the world is sure to take your breath away.
from £5,325

Gems of the Seine & Beautiful Bordeaux

21 days
Paris > Bordeaux
Discover the best of France, including a 10 day cruise along the Seine that starts in Paris, combined with a 10 day cruise through the Bordeaux region.
from £9,930

Beautiful Bordeaux & Unforgettable Douro

21 days
Bordeaux > Porto
From elegant Bordeaux to sparkling Porto, travel in style on this 21 day experience. Endless visual and gastronomical delights await - a trip of a lifetime.
from £10,080

Breathtaking Bordeaux & Unforgettable Douro

22 days
Paris > Porto
Visit the most famous wine regions of Europe during a 10 day cruise through the beautiful Bordeaux region and 10 day cruise along the Douro River.
from £10,350

2017 France River Cruises

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 £2,745 £2,170
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 £3,245 £2,495
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
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 £3,880 £3,495
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

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 £3,945 £2,695