One of the key characteristics of a luxury river cruise with Scenic that sets it apart from other river cruise lines is the fact there are several dining venues on their ships. All dining onboard is complementary and of the finest quality to ensure pleasure with every bite.
Multiple dining venues, including casual and fine dining are:
You can also enjoy in-suite dining with a room service menu available and delivered by your personal butler.
From cocktails to mocktails, speciality teas and coffees, regional wines, premium spirits, beers and even Champagne (at breakfast if you wish!), so many are complementary. For something very special, you can also enjoy a selection of rare, fine and vintage Champagnes, spirits and wines available to purchase.
These 5-star floating hotels boast some of the largest suites on the waterways. Comfort and elegance combine to create a truly unforgettable voyage, with luxurious appointments and amenities which include Apple TVs, L’Occitane toiletries, a mini bar refilled daily, slumber beds, a pillow menu and fleecy bathrobes and slippers.
Choose from the following cabin grades:
Balcony Suites feature a Scenic Sun Lounge to enjoy the scenery. They are located on the Diamond and Sapphire Decks
These suites have their very own Scenic Sun Lounge, plus a pillow menu and more. On the Diamond Deck, they are at the front of the ship. Junior Suites Include:
The largest of the suites, these have wraparound views, they include:
Scenic are aware that many of their guests would like to pursue their health and lifestyle goals whilst on their luxury river cruise. That’s why their Space-Ships offer access to a wellness area that includes massage services amongst other therapies and also beauty treatments.
There is the option to keep active too with a gym area with cardio and resistance equipment and there is a clearly marked walking track on the sun deck too. Classes might also be offered on certain sailings to help keep you even more active!
A selection of ships on certain rivers also offer salt therapy treatments in the Salt Lounge onboard. The health benefits of salt therapy are widely recognised and promote energy and relaxing. Negatively charges ions in the salt will improve healing by boosting the immune system, will help the respiratory system and can also improve skin conditions.
When dining, there is always a range of healthy options on offer to ensure you feel well-nourished too.
One of Scenic’s key advantages is their Scenic Enrich programme, offering magical and once-in-a-lifetime excursions. Read more about them below.
In terms of the other excursions, there is:
Scenic Freechoice – helping to immerse you fully in the history and heritage of Europe’s passageways, there is such a broad range available you can ensure you get the right excursion for you. Whether it is a relaxed pace you seek or want to cram in as much as possible, the Journey Designers have created ones to suit all tastes.
Scenic Tailormade – launched in 2019, this app connects guests to a journey of discovery with river commentary and guided tours to enhance your European cruise. It offers an audio guide system, riverview commentary (covering key points of interest from history to culture to nature, industry and life) and independent city tour. This includes maps and commentary, a point to point navigation system and an offline navigation system too.
In addition to the fitness and spa facilities, you will also enjoy cocktail parties with Scenic Sundowners, live entertainment, the freedom of e-bikes (electronically assisted bicycles), access to a Sun Deck and vitality pool too.
Scenic Enrich is an exclusive and all-inclusive programme that gives its guests unprecedented access to cultural highlights of your cruise voyage. Created by Journey Designers, each trip will provide an unforgettable experience allowing you to see private concerts in palatial Austrian venues or have an exclusive tour of a French château.
Wherever you are in Europe, you’ll be spoilt for choice by the incredible roster of excursions that awaits you. You’ll be immersed in the heritage, culture and folklore and have spectacular and unique encounters. The best part is they are all included in your cruise.
Scenic has a commitment to environmental well-being and sustainability to ensure preservation for future generations. They actively seek to discover new initiatives that will actively reduce the impact their ships and visitors have on the areas they visit and aim to reduce their carbon footprint any way they can. Their river ships are cleverly designed to ensure low resistance with optimised hull form and appendage design. This, combined with their structural design which is lighter weight enables ships to be more energy efficient. They also adopt a range of energy saving features throughout the interior to minimise impact such as: