Day 1 - London - Amsterdam
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to London Heathrow Airport for a direct, scheduled British Airways flight to Amsterdam. Upon arrival we embark Scenic Pearl (5T) or Scenic Jasper (5T). This evening enjoy a welcome dinner on board.
Day 2 - Amsterdam
Explore wonderful Amsterdam, with a huge diversity of sights to fill your day, including its wealth of canals, the innumerable bicycles, elegant streets, and major museums for art critics, historians and more.
Day 3 - Cologne - Marksburg
Stroll through Cologne and step inside the famous cathedral to see the gilded Shrine of the Three Magi, the focal point of many pilgrimages, or visit one of the city’s many museums. Alternatively enjoy a cooking demonstration on board your ship. There is also the opportunity to partake in a magnificent medieval feast at Marksburg Castle with fine fare and free-flowing local red wine, whilst being entertained by minstrels and colourful court jesters.
Day 4 - Rhine Gorge - Rüdesheim
Enjoy the unrivalled views of the UNESCO-listed Rhine Gorge. Then alight in Rüdesheim and board the Winzerexpress mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum, before enjoying a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument, for a spectacular bird’s eye view of the river.
Day 5 - Freudenberg
In the charming town of Freudenberg, you have the chance to celebrate the Scenic version of ‘Oktoberfest’, Germany’s famously fun festival. It is a great opportunity to meet the locals, see some regional arts and crafts, and indulge in a Bavarian lunch.
Day 6 - Würzburg
The Würzburg Residence was built at a time when prince-bishops had a passion for building, with creative ideas and a demand for splendour. Spend time visiting the palace before sampling some exquisite local wine, or choose to explore the famous Romantic Road and take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg.
Day 7 - Bamberg
Immerse yourself in the UNESCO-listed old town of Bamberg. With your local guide, walk the same narrow cobbled streets as medieval traders did, and view sights such as the Imperial Cathedral, romantic Rose Garden, medieval Old Court and Old Town Hall.
Day 8 - Nuremberg
Welcome to this ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century. Nuremberg was an important city for the Holy Roman Empire and the residence of many German kings, whose presence encouraged a wealth of architectural wonders. Spend time exploring the sights which inspired famous artists, or choose to explore the city’s role during and after WWII. Nuremberg became one of Adolf Hitler’s favourite cities, for the vast number of people who rallied here in his name. Following the war, Nuremberg became the site of the Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal, when former Nazis were tried in Courtroom 600.
Day 9 - Regensburg
Regensburg was a Roman settlement that became Bavaria’s first capital. Take a guided walk around this medieval town, or take a local ferry and sail through the beautiful Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey, home to of one of the world’s oldest monastic breweries and you can sample their award-winning dark ale on your visit.
Day 10 - Passau - Salzburg
Salzburg will forever be known as the birthplace of Mozart and the city backdrop for the film ‘The Sound of Music’. After an authentic Austrian lunch, join an excursion to the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’, performed in the rolling hills.
Day 11 - Melk - Dürnstein
Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey, originally a palace. Alternatively, embark on a guided bike ride along the river banks from Melk to Dürnstein. As the day ends, take in the fine views of the beautiful Wachau Valley while enjoying a sundowner.
Day 12 - Vienna
Acquaint yourself with this opulent city on a guided tour of its most famous sights. The list includes the Imperial Palace, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Natural History Museum, Parliament and the Vienna State Opera. Later today, enjoy an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.
Day 13 - Vienna
Take a trip to the beautiful, Baroque Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the imperial family. You may prefer to visit the Spanish Riding School and either tour the stables or see the world-renowned Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise. Or head to Slovakia for a tour of Bratislava. Alternatively, taste your way around the local market on a ‘Shop with a Chef’ tour with the onboard chef.
Day 14 - Budapest
On a guided tour of Budapest, explore the elegant boulevards, before sitting down for a piano concert. Almost 125 thermal springs surface across Budapest, and you may like to spend your day relaxing at the Thermal Baths and Spa. Or experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.
Day 15 Budapest - London
After breakfast we disembark our ship and transfer to Budapest Airport for a direct, scheduled British Airways flight to London Heathrow Airport, where you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle for the journey home.