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The 2023 5★ Gems Of The Danube River Cruise

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Complimentary Private UK Chauffeur Service*

All Shore Excursions Included*

Complimentary Drinks & Included Gratuities*

Super Early Bird Savings*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 7 nights
  • Departs 19 Oct 2023
  • Sails from Budapest, Hungary
  • Ship Scenic Amber
  • Flights and transfersNo
  • Cruise code ‍1918855
  • Voyage code ‍MBU

Your Itinerary

Private Chauffeur transfer

Private UK Chauffeur from your home address to the airport Thu 19 Oct 2023

Private Chauffeur transfer

Your COMPLIMENTARY Private UK Chauffeur will transfer you to the airport in style

Fly from London

Fly from London Thu 19 Oct 2023

Fly from London

(regional airports may be available on request)

Austria, Danube river cruises

Budapest, Hungary Thu 19 Oct 2023

Austria, Danube river cruises

Danube river cruises

Vienna

Vienna, Austria Sat 21 Oct 2023

Vienna

Austria’s capital city is a hub of musical and artistic talent, being home to Mozart, Strauss and Beethoven in the past

Durnstein

Durnstein Mon 23 Oct 2023

Durnstein

Durnstein is a small picturesque town beside the Danube with a rather English claim to historical fame

Melk

Melk, Austria Mon 23 Oct 2023

Melk

The little riverside town of Melk has a historic centre of sixteenth and seventeenth century buildings

Linz

Linz Tue 24 Oct 2023

Linz

The historically baroque old town in Linz sits right beneath an even older castle

Passau

Passau Tue 24 Oct 2023

Passau

Sandwiched between two countries, Passau is home to ornate architecture, ancient churches and a river made famous by historical floods, explore more.

Regensburg

Regensburg, Germany Wed 25 Oct 2023

Regensburg

The university town of Regensburg’s well-preserved medieval structures include a twelfth century stone bridge with sixteen arches and a thirteenth century twin-spired cathedral.

Nuremberg

Nuremberg, Germany Thu 26 Oct 2023

Nuremberg

The medieval city of Nuremberg is well known for its breweries, beer gardens and Christmas markets

Munich, Germany

Munich Thu 26 Oct 2023

Munich, Germany

Munich, Bavaria’s capital, is home to centuries-old buildings and numerous museums. The city is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration and its beer halls, including the famed Hofbräuhaus, founded in 1589. In the Altstadt (Old Town), central Marienplatz square contains landmarks such as Neo-Gothic Neues Rathaus (town hall), with a popular glockenspiel show that chimes and reenacts stories from the 16th century.

Fly to London

Transfer to the airport for your flight to London Thu 26 Oct 2023

Fly to London

(regional airports may be available on request)

Arrive in London

Arrive in London Thu 26 Oct 2023

Arrive in London
Private Chauffeur transfer

Private UK Chauffeur from the airport to your home address Thu 26 Oct 2023

Private Chauffeur transfer

Your COMPLIMENTARY Private UK Chauffeur will be awaiting your arrival to transfer you home in style

What's included *

  • Super Early Bird Savings - Pay in FULL 12 Months prior to departure to receive these fares
  • FREE Private UK Chauffeur Service for ALL bookings up to 75 miles each way
  • FREE premium branded beverages all day, every day
  • Butler service for all guests
  • Room service for all suites
  • Fully re-stocked mini-bar daily, including snacks
  • Late night menu for night owls
  • Bottled water for all onshore excursions
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Multiple dining options from casual to fine dining
  • Laundry concierge
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade GPS for self-guided touring
  • Authentic local entertainment
  • The freedom of e-bikes
  • Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Expert local guides
  • FREE Wi-Fi internet
  • Scenic Enrich – unforgettable and exclusive once-in-a-lifetime events
  • Scenic Freechoice – a choice of wonderful excursions and activities
  • Return economy flights from a choice of up to 16 regional airports (other regional flights may be available on request)
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8pm 10th July 2022 and receive a FREE Pimm's Gift Set

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Private Balcony Suite

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Located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks these stylishly decorated suites feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge and offer private bathrooms with a luxurious vanity basin and shower.

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A Diamond Deck

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Standard Suite

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Our Jewel Deck Suites provide a lovely introduction to river cruising. Comfortable and luxurious with the finest in amenities.

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Royal Balcony Suite

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These Suites located on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury with more space, impeccable service, thoughtful touches, an outdoor balcony, lounge area and an oversized bathroom.

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Royal Panorama Suite

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These Suites located on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury with more space, impeccable service, thoughtful touches, an outdoor balcony, lounge area and an oversized bathroom.

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Junior Balcony Suite

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These spacious Suites, located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks, have a private full-length balcony complete with a Scenic Sun Lounge and elegant en-suite bathrooms featuring a large vanity basin and shower.

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Balcony Suite

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Located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks these stylishly decorated suites feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge and offer private bathrooms with a luxurious vanity basin and shower.

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Deluxe Balcony Suite

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Located in prime locations at the front of the ship on both the Sapphire and Diamond Decks, they offer all the features of our private Balcony Suites with our ingenious Scenic Sun Lounge, but with even more space to relax.

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Single Balcony Suite

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Located on the Sapphire deck this suite is perfect for the solo traveller. Enjoy fantastic views from your full size balcony complete with Scenic Sun Lounge. This cabin also includes an elegant bathroon with a luxurious vanity basin and shower.

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Royal Owner's Suite

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These Suites on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury with more space (315ft²), impeccable service, thoughtful touches, an outdoor balcony, lounge area and an oversized bathroom.

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The Ship - Scenic Amber

  • Occupancy169
  • Tonnage2,721 tons
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Built in 2015 and 2016 to join our European fleet the Scenic Jasper, Opal and Amber are the latest generation of Space-Ships, complete with vitality pool, sun deck and a range of exclusive dining venues. 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 soak up the rays at the Sun Deck swimming pool or retreat to the wellness center, which is equipped with a fitness area, 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. The newest members of the Scenic Space-Ship dynasty; Scenic Jasper, Opal and Amber afford ground-breaking levels of comfort, safety and luxury for the 169 guests they’re capable of transporting on Europe’s celebrated passageways. Representing the pinnacle in luxury river cruising, Scenic Jasper, Opal and Amber are among the most spacious and technologically advanced vessels in Europe. Spread over four lavish decks, including the Sun Deck, Diamond Deck, Sapphire Deck and Jewel Deck; guests will relish every moment spent cruising Europe’s waterways aboard these majestic vessels. Each of these sister vessels have been fastidiously designed and crafted with your enjoyment and comfort in mind, so you’re guaranteed an unforgettable voyage. Boasting a roster of pioneering technologies designed to maximize the guest experience, as well as all of the lavish extras which have come to define our fleet of luxury 5-star Space-Ships; Scenic Jasper, Opal and Amber represent the precedent of luxury river cruising on Europe’s esteemed waterways.

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  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.9/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating over 25 years as a cruise-only specialist
  • Insurance Guidance - ROL Cruise will assist you with obtaining insurance cover, including Covid-cover.
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Scenic River Cruises FAQs

Do Scenic river cruises have a flexible cancellation policy?

Yes, Scenic cruises do have a flexible cancellation policy. Scenic is allowing you to either defer your travel plans or transfer to an alternative Scenic sailing up to 60 days prior to departure for your 2022, 2023, or 2024 travel plans. 

Scenic cruises cancellation fees will be waived and you will receive a refund of monies paid in form of a Future Cruise Credit to use on a future Scenic river cruise.

This policy is applicable across all Scenic’s European and Southeast Asia river cruises (excludes Russia sailings).

Please note third party cancellation fees may apply. Further Cruise lines terms & conditions will apply.


Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel aboard a Scenic river cruise ship?

Yes, you will need to have both of your COVID-19 vaccinations with the last administered date at least 14 days prior to departure. Guests sailing on a 2021 departure will also be required to take a negative PCR test 72-hours prior to departing the UK. 


Are drinks included on a Scenic River cruise?

There are designated complimentary tea and coffee making facilities throughout the ship. Complimentary alcoholic premium wine, beer and spirits are available all day every day as well as complimentary premium soft drinks.

Each suite has a complimentary mini bar with alcohol, soft drinks and snacks re-stocked daily with your preferences.


Is there internet available onboard?

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available onboard but cannot be guaranteed.


Do I need to pay for gratuities on board?

All tipping and gratuities are included in your cruise fare.


Can I smoke on board a Scenic River Ship?

Smoking is permitted in designated outside areas, it is NOT permitted in the Suites or any inside areas.


Do Scenic cater to dietary needs, food intolerances and diets?

Scenic can cater for most dietary needs and intolerances but these are request only and advance notice will need to be given.


Are there multiple dining options onboard?

There is a buffet style breakfast and lunch available onboard. In the evening there is an array of à la carte dining options from casual to fine dining made with local produce.


Is there a dress code onboard Scenic?

The dress code is comfortable and casual onboard, with dinner attire being smart casual, dresses, shirt and trousers.


What clothing should I pack?

It is recommended that you pack a comfortable pair of walking shoes, waterproof jacket, hat and gloves so you can be prepared for any weather. If you are travelling in summertime do not forget your sunscreen.


What is the currency onboard?

The currency onboard for most destinations is the Euro. There are a few countries that have retained their own currency: Switzerland, Eastern European States and the Scandinavian nations.


What language do the staff speak onboard?

All the staff onboard speak English, and the announcements are also in English.


What is the luggage allowance for Scenic?

Each guest is entitled to one suitcase width and height not exceeding 76 x 53 x 28cm (30 x 21 x 11in) with the weight not exceeding 20kg


Are shore excursions and tours included?

The majority of excursions and tours are included in your cruise, however there are some optional tours that incur a supplement.


Are there any Scenic River itineraries that are no-fly?

Yes, some itineraries are also available as a no-fly option with trains departing from London St. Pancras station.

Romantic Rhine & Moselle, Rhine Highlights and Dutch Sights & Belgian Delights travel to Brussels via train and transfer to Amsterdam.

Idyllic Rhône, Normandy & Gems of the Seine, South of France, Bordeaux Affair and Beautiful Bordeaux travel to Paris and transfer to the ship.

All trains generally depart early morning and may include a change of stations or train, transfers between stations are included. Should guests decide not to go with rail once the timings are released flight supplements will apply at an additional cost.


Last Updated: 14/06/2022

* Terms & Conditions

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Booking conditions of Scenic Tours UK Limited (ATOL 11681) and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Preview itineraries are subject to change and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruises may operate altered from that stated. Porterage is not included on your flight. Regional and Premium Class flights may incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Unlimited drinks are subject to the cruise lines T&Cs. Savings are based on two adults sharing. Tours are subject to change and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Chauffeur transfers are based on two adults sharing and up to 75 miles each way. Additional miles can be purchased at a supplement. Super Early Bird savings are available when you pay in FULL at least 12 months prior to departure. 5★ relates to the cruise element only. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

Pimm's Gift Set is for Ocean View cabins or above, based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only when booked by 8pm 10th July 2022.

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