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Christmas markets delight

Christmas Markets Delight

2025 Zurich > Amsterdam

Rhine Christmas Markets

Admire festive decorations and twinkling lights along streets and squares – even your Scenic Space-Ship will be decked out in all the Christmas finery.

Delight in the charms of a European Christmas as you cruise along the Rhine. Visit charming Strasbourg, take in the spa resort town of Baden-Baden and Heidelberg Castle. Marvel at the World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge, explore Colognes Christmas markets and discover the canals of Amsterdam. Throughout your journey, you will be enchanted by the magical traditions of Christmas, including the fragrant aroma of gluhwein, roasted chestnuts and bustling markets bursting with festive excitement.

8 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Zurich > Basel
  • Day 2 - Kehl > Strasbourg
  • Day 3 - Rastatt > Baden-Baden
  • Day 4 - Mannheim
  • Day 5 - Koblenz
  • Day 6 - Cologne
  • Day 7 - Amsterdam
  • Day 8 - Amsterdam

Journey inclusions

The Scenic Difference
  • Soak up the festive atmosphere in Europe during visits to the Christmas Markets along the Rhine River
  • Explore the fairy-tale village of Cochem, set on the banks of the Moselle River
  • Discover Heidelberg Castle sitting above the wonderful city of Heidelberg
  • Discover the renowned wine region of Bad Durkheim
  • Tour the Roman city of Baden-Baden, famous for its Roman Baths
  • Delight in the charming Alsace region on the border of France and Germany
  • Tailor your journey with a variety of Scenic Freechoice including Active, Your way excursions, Moments, Masters & Music activities and Interactive Encounters
Truly all-inclusive ultra-luxury cruising
  • 5-Star Scenic Space-Ships with up to 163 guests
  • Your choice of spacious Standard Suite, or a Balcony Suite with an innovative Scenic Sun Lounge
  • 1 Scenic Enrich experience with a private classical evening concert at the spectacular Schwetzingen Palace – Exclusive to Scenic
  • Personalise your trip with 10 included Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Enjoy a choice of up to five on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • 20 meals – 7 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary premium beverages all day, every day* – not just at meal times
  • Butler service for every suite
  • Complimentary full mini-bar restocked daily
  • Innovative Salt Therapy Lounge and fitness area
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electrically assisted bicycles
  • Scenic Cruise Director to guide and assist & expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • Return airport transfers^
  • All tipping and gratuities on board and on shore

Pricing & Availability

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