ROL Cruise customer experience rating 4.8/5 


Based on 4968 reviews

Wonderful service .

22 Apr 2019

I have always found the staff extremely helpful & polite .wonderful

Poor adivice selecting the cabin/balcony

22 Apr 2019

Dissappointed ROL expert consultant when advising which cabin/balcony to choose he did not warn me starboard side for this journey meant the cabin/balcony chosen was rarly in the sun ( north facing). m BIG upset.

Quick easy booking with the benefits of cruise miles.

22 Apr 2019

The young man who took my booking was helpful,polite, and very patient.He explained everything I needed to know in laymans terms.

Excellent Company

22 Apr 2019

Rang the telephone number to make the booking. The lady who answered was very professional, found the relevant cruise quickly, gave me full details and prices for the various flight options and explained very clearly all the information during the booking process. Paperwork received electronically the same afternoon.

Firs Class really looking forward to our holiday we have heard so much good

22 Apr 2019

Excellent information throughout the booking process really impressed thank you.

efficient and courteous service as expected.

22 Apr 2019

very helpful and friendly as before.Replied promptly.

Well done for all the help

22 Apr 2019

We wanted a change to the published itinerary and Karen was great in sorting it out for us. Changes and prices agreed all on the same day.

For Me ROL keeps me uptodate with Curises on sale for Solo Traverlers

22 Apr 2019

Yes it meet my needs I'm a solo traveler and I would like a window view not always possible when you have a budget you took time to find a good price for me

Great service

22 Apr 2019

Polite, efficient staff. Phones answered promptly, staff eager to give you the best possible deals. When they say " we'll find out and ring you back shortly" that's exactly what they do !

Gems of the Danube with Prague -Budapest to Prague

Cruise Code: 1301535 / Voyage Code: PNB050619.2

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Your ROL Cruise package


What's included

  • Scenic Freechoice – a choice of sightseeing activities throughout your journey
  • Scenic Enrich experiences – unforgettable and exclusive events
  • Scenic Sundowners – exclusive hosted cocktails in a stunning location (on selected sailings)
  • Fly from a selection of UK airports
  • All-inclusive luxury river cruising on board a 5 star Scenic Space-Ship
  • Butler service for all guests (excludes Russia)
  • Complimentary premium branded beverages all day, everyday (excludes Russia)
  • The freedom of e-bikes (excludes Asia, Russia and Portugal)
  • Expert local guides
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Up to six dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade GPS for self-guided touring (excludes Asia, Russia and Portugal)
  • Authentic local entertainment
  • Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Complimentary wi-fi (excludes Asia)
  • Overseas transfers
  • Brexit Travel Assurance - no price increase guarantee

Experience the Difference

  • Exclusive Cruise Miles rewards programme – saving you £££’s off future cruises

  • Award-Winning Cruise Agent with over 50 awards to date

  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice

  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service

  • Operating for over 24 years as a cruise only specialist

  • Brexit Protection Guarantee

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Overview


Perhaps it’s hardly surprising that one of Europe’s longest waterways has so many wonderful attractions along its banks. Even so, every aspect of this itinerary will surprise and delight you, starting with a three night hotel stay in Prague to help you prepare yourself for the wonder of your 5-star luxury river cruise. Explore Nuremberg, famous for so many landmark events in history; Vienna, with its remarkable array of elegant buildings; or Budapest, so often cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.

Your Itinerary


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  • Budapest, Hungary

    Day 1

    Budapest, Hungary

    05 Jun 2019

    Upon arrival, transfer to the port and embark your award-winning 5★ luxury Space-Ship for your seven night all-inclusive river cruise (D)

    Destination guide
  • Budapest, Hungary

    Day 2

    Budapest, Hungary

    06 Jun 2019

    Freechoice – Enjoy a guided tour of this city including a piano concert, or discover the Jewish heritage on a guided tour with an expert local guide. Alternatively, take a guided hike to Buda Hill or journey to the nearby riverside town in Pest County, Szentendre for a guided city tour (B,L,D)

    Destination guide
  • Vienna, Austria

    Day 3

    Vienna, Austria

    07 Jun 2019

    Enrich – Breathe in the luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Enjoy an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart (B,L,D)

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  • Vienna, Austria

    Day 4

    Vienna, Austria

    08 Jun 2019

    Freechoice – Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava or tour Schönbrunn Palace and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, enjoy a guided cycling tour or visit the Belvedere Museum including the work of international artists such as Vincent Van Gogh. The museum houses the world’s largest collection of Gustav Klimt’s paintings, including the famous golden Art Nouveau icons ‘The Kiss and Judith’ (B,L,D)

    Destination guide
  • Dürnstein – Melk, Austria

    Day 5

    Dürnstein – Melk, Austria

    09 Jun 2019

    Freechoice – Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th Century Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk. Or, visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines Sundowners – As the day ends, you’ll get to take in the fine scenery at the breathtakingly beautiful Wachau Valley (B,L,D)

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  • Linz, Austria – Passau, Germany

    Day 6

    Linz, Austria – Passau, Germany

    10 Jun 2019

    Freechoice – Visit the medieval Czech town of Cesky Krumlov or journey to Salzburg and explore the birthplace of Mozart, and the city backdrop for ‘The Sound of Music’ Film (B,L,D)

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  • Regensburg, Germany

    Day 7

    Regensburg, Germany

    11 Jun 2019

    Freechoice – Join a local guide for a walk around Regensburg. Or, take a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey. Explore the abbey and sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world. Alternatively, take a leisurely cycle on your own to the Walhalla Monument with your tailormade GPS device (B,L,D)

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  • Nuremberg, Germany – Prague, Czech Republic

    Day 8

    Nuremberg, Germany – Prague, Czech Republic

    12 Jun 2019

    Disembark in Nuremburg and explore this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city on an orientation tour with your local expert guide, before journeying by coach to Prague. Enjoy a three night luxury hotel stay in Prague (B)

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  • Prague, Czech Republic

    Day 9

    Prague, Czech Republic

    13 Jun 2019

    Join a local guide on a fascinating walk through the city and view the famous Astronomical Clock. Later venture across the worldfamous Charles Bridge (B)

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  • Prague, Czech Republic

    Day 10

    Prague, Czech Republic

    14 Jun 2019

    Stroll this magnificent city at your leisure (B)

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  • Prague, Czech Republic

    Day 11

    Prague, Czech Republic

    15 Jun 2019

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight to London (regional flights may be available on request) (B)

    Destination guide

The Ship


Scenic Crystal, Jewel and Jade were the sixth, seventh, and eighth ships to join our fleet of luxury Space-Ships respectively. All three river cruise ships feature our signature Scenic Sun Lounges, as well as newly designed cabins and suites. Every Scenic European river cruise begins aboard one of our boutique vessels or custom-built Space-Ships, so named for their spacious guest cabins, dining, and entertaining areas. Each of these four-deck Scenic Space-Ships includes numerous dining and sightseeing areas, as well as a lounge and bar area that offers panoramic views. Additionally, guests can retreat to the wellness center, which is equipped with a beauty salon, and massage rooms. These ships are noteworthy for their luxury suites, which are outfitted with sun lounges, 32-inch high-definition TVs, and complimentary wireless internet access. With four sumptuous decks boasting a selection of private suites and public lounge and dining venues, every aspect of Scenic Crystal, Jade and Jewel has been carefully considered to be easily navigable and wonderfully luxurious. We set the benchmark for the standard of suites on board, the most spacious on any European vessel. From a Standard Suite to the Royal Panorama Suites, guests will find the ultimate in all-inclusive luxury. Luxury, space, views, they’re all included. Luxury focused innovation and design mean Scenic is a class leader delivering the ultimate in European river cruising on our state-of-the-art Space-Ships. With the largest suites on the rivers, a staff-to-guest ratio of 1:3, a wellness area and gym, Wi-Fi internet, e-bikes to explore, all included in the price you pay, you’ll never want for anything else. Introduced to the Scenic dynasty in 2012; Scenic Crystal, Jewel and Jade set a new benchmark in luxury travel upon entering service in Europe. Since then, they’ve been attentively upgraded to bring them in line with newer members of the fleet, offering enhanced comfort, luxury and technological innovation without forgoing the charm that made our ships so popular with previous guests.

Scenic Crystal


Launched: January 2012 | Occupancy: 169 passengers

Tonnage: 2,721 tons | Length: 442 ft (134.72 m)

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* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.


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* Terms and Conditions


Scenic guarantee no price increase or surcharges on our advertised Scenic cruises or tour prices when booked before 29th March 2019. Scenic reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time.

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