Our goal is always to provide the ultimate cruising experience and our 25 years of creating, hosting and delivering incredible holidays is underpinned by the strength of our people, product, knowledge and service. We are unified by the love of travel and we come to work every day to make that an exceptional reality for our valued guests through continued innovation and first-class service.
2008 hailed the beginning of a new chapter for Scenic Cruises, with the launch of our exclusive Scenic ‘Space-Ships’ for Europe. Widely acknowledged as the finest on Europe’s waterways, our fleet of Scenic ‘Space-Ships’ have been designed to provide the best in passenger comfort, boasting unrivalled space, luxurious amenities and two full decks of Private Balcony Suites which feature full-size, private outdoor balconies adjoining the spacious internal cabins, a choice of dining and the option to enjoy private butler service. In July 2008 our first ships Scenic Sapphire and Scenic Emerald were launched and by March 2015 our tenth and eleventh vessels, the Opal and the Jasper will be unveiled in our fleet.
Scenic Cruises delivers the ultimate river cruising experience on our fleet of luxurious River Cruise ships. Every aspect of these magnificent vessels, from the elegant interiors to the faultless service, will surpass your expectations. Sail with us on the newest and most luxurious river ships in Europe.
Sailing with Scenic Cruises is the best way to soak up the ever-changing views along the Rhine, Maine and Danube rivers between the canal city of Amsterdam and beautiful Budapest, or along the Rhine and Moselle rivers between Amsterdam and the stunning Swiss city of Basel. Or cruise through the spectacular Iron Gate between Serbia and Romania and through the Black Sea, Baltic States and the unforgettable Gallipoli Peninsula.
Experience the Scenic Cruises signature of all-inclusive luxury with all of your meals, drinks, shore excursions, tipping and gratuities included in your booking price. Imagine sipping fine wines from your mini-bar – which is replenished daily – as you sit on your full-sized private balcony, or enjoying a nightcap in our beautiful Panorama Lounge, reflecting on the day’s experiences and sharing tales of your adventures with new-found friends.
Experiences are exclusive and special once-in-a-lifetime events. The Romantic Rhine river cruise has an extraordinary evening of music and cuisine at the enchanting Rastatt Palace in Germany’s Black Forest. On the Jewels of Europe river cruise you will experience a medieval feast at Marksburg Castle and the music of Mozart and Strauss at a private concert at Vienna’s majestic Palais Liechtenstein.
Enjoy incredible new Scenic FreeChoice inclusions in key destinations on every cruise at no extra cost. From cheese tasting in Edam, wine tasting in Alsace and Heidelberg’s Hockenheim Formula 1 track and museum, to Austria’s oldest underground salt mines which boast ‘white gold’ and Bucharest’s Snagov Lake with its famous island monastery, said to be the burial place of Count Dracula; there is truly a choice to suit everybody.
Our new and independent free choice tour enhanced by GPS-activated directions and commentary. A Scenic Tailormade app can be downloaded whilst on board for free to your apple iPhone or iPad, or you can take one of our pre-loaded devices. Complimentary electrical-assisted bicycles are also available which include special mounts to hold your personal GPS-guided tour system device. Discover extraordinary sights off the beaten track or follow well-trod paths at your own pace.
Spend your free time cycling through the European countryside and pretend that you are a local. Bikes are equipped with special mounts for your personal GPS-guided tour-system device and for those that would like to go further, our bicycles are electric-assist.*
One of the great joys of travel is experiencing the cuisine of other countries. On a Scenic Cruise you will be treated to the delights of Europe’s regional cuisine at our five dining venues. At the heart of on-board dining is our magnificent Crystal Dining Room, where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served. You will also have the chance to experience our exceptional Table La Rive, an exclusive six course degustation, or simply graze throughout the day at the River Café, with its assortment of cakes, coffee, wraps and delicious gelato.
*Not available in Russia