Holidays this year will mainly comprise of staycations for most Brits. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t look at some of the extraordinary adventures on offer for next year. In 2022, Scenic is set to embark on some amazing European river cruises, which are jam-packed full of visual delights, culture and luxury.
Amsterdam’s once-in-a-decade horticulture expo
Taking place only once every ten years, Amsterdam’s Floriade Expo showcases an encyclopaedia of exotic plants, innovative architecture and intriguing infrastructure. Guests travelling with Scenic will visit the display as part of the eight-day Windmills, Tulips & Belgian Delights river cruise or can choose to visit as a pre or post-cruise extension on selected Rhine departures.
Sailing from Amsterdam and taking in Dordrecht, Veere, Antwerp, Arnhem and Hoorn along the way, this river cruise highlights the best of springtime in the Netherlands. Visit the infamous colourful Keukenhof Gardens, enjoy a peaceful cycling tour through Arnhem and learn the secrets to making a traditional apple pie during a cooking class hosted by a local. Prices for the eight-day itinerary start from £2,145 per person departing 6 April 2022.
Witness the Wachau Valley decked in pastel
One of Austria’s most popular springtime destinations, the Wachau Valley, is filled with steep vine terraces, gardens and charming riverside villages. Visit in April when the Wachau celebrates apricot blossom season as the buds open, and the orchards are in bloom.
A long cycle along the river banks is the perfect way to take in the flourishing trees in the spring sunshine. A visit on Scenic’s eight-day Gems of the Danube river cruise departing 11 April 2022 with prices from £2,345 per person.
France’s spectacular Luberon region
Provence is France at its finest – vineyards, orchards, and flowering fields surround fascinating hill-top villages, teeming with outstanding local produce. On an excursion from Avignon, guests sailing with Scenic can drop into the villages of the Luberon region, including Gordes and Sénanque Abbey, travelling through spectacular landscapes along the way.
The journey comes as part of Scenic’s 11-day South of France river cruise, with prices starting from £3,445 per person departing 11 April 2022.
There are currently savings of up to £1,500 per couple on offer, which also comes with a complimentary chauffeured door-to-door transfer for all new 2022 European river cruise bookings. In addition to this, guests booking a Balcony Suite and above that pay for their cruise in full twelve months before departure will save an additional 10%.
For peace of mind, Scenic offers a Deposit Protection Plan and Flexible Booking Policy that allows changes up to 60 days before departure without any fees*.
All prices include return UK flights, transfers, the cruise as stated, all meals across a choice of onboard venues, premium branded beverages, a personal onboard butler and all shore excursions.
For more information, bookings and details of other available cruises, please visit www.scenic.co.uk.