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Scenic has announced the launch of its highly anticipated 2025 ultra-luxury Europe  River Cruising brochure. This new collection introduces guests to a range of new included Scenic  Freechoice excursions and carefully crafted itineraries, that now feature the charming port of Krems  for unrivalled discovery in Europe. 

New Truly All-inclusive Scenic Freechoice Experiences 

At Scenic, innovation and creating remarkable guest experiences are at the core of what we do. This  ongoing commitment is reflected in recent accolades, including “Best for Shore Excursions” in the  2023 Cruise Passenger Awards. New for 2025, guests will enjoy: 

  • Gottweig Abbey: Visit the renovated Gottweig Abbey, founded in the 6th century.  Explore the abbey’s magnificent frescoes, including the largest Baroque Staircase in  Austria. 
  • Craft Beer and Chocolate Pairing: Be immersed in the flavours of Belgium by pairing  craft beer and chocolate, two of the country’s iconic delicacies. 
  • Dusseldorf’s Altbier: Discover the longstanding beer-producing tradition of  Dusseldorf as you visit well-known microbreweries and sample delicious Altbier, a  traditional top-fermented beer. 
  • E-bike cycle to Klosterneuburg Monastery: Embark on a cycling tour to the  Klosterneuburg Monastery, hidden amidst vineyards and lush nature a few kilometres  from Vienna. Take in the picturesque landscape along the Danube as you pedal your way  to this architectural gem. 

New Port: Krems 

The charming port of Krems, nestled along the Danube River in Austria has been introduced for 2025  on Jewels of Europe, Danube in Depth, Christmas Markets and Christmas and New Year itineraries.  Explore its rich history, medieval fortifications, and renowned wineries on included Scenic  Freechoice excursions.  


Receive Economy Flights Included, or up to $4,500pp* towards Business Class flights when with  Sapphire or Dimond Deck bookings on Europe river cruises of 11 nights or more. Or secure a special  introductory price with 9 nights for the price of 7^ on the Danube in Depth for a limited time. 


15-Day Jewels of Europe river cruise: Recommended for your first river cruise, experience the  Europe of your imagination, uncovering iconic landmarks, history, and culture. Explore Amsterdam’s  picturesque canals, enjoy Budapest’s historical thermal baths, and delve into Nuremberg’s WWII  history. Only with Scenic, relish an exclusive Scenic Enrich dinner and concert in Bonn’s 1792 La  Redoute hall, which has hosted important dignitaries like Queen Elizabeth II. Super Earlybird with  airfare offers from $7,895pp* cruising from March to November

10-Day Danube in Depth river cruise: Only with Scenic, enjoy more time to explore the wonders of  the Danube. Be immersed in local delights with three cooking classes and see the Rock Cut Beer  Cellars. Experience Passau’s charm day and night, visit World Heritage-listed Cesky Krumlov and  cycle from Germany to Austria. Marvel at renovated Gottweig Abbey overlooking the magnificent  Wachau Valley. Super Earlybird introductory offer from $4,695pp* with 9 nights for the price of 7.  Cruising from April to October. 

11-Day Beautiful Bordeaux river cruise: Only with Scenic, enjoy an immersive cruise in the idyllic  Bordeaux region, known for its culinary delights and awe-inspiring cycling routes through Médoc and  Sauternes. Enjoy after-hours access to Les Bassins de Lumières grand digital art installation, tastings  at prized Grand Cru Classé wine estates or the renowned Remy Martin Cognac estate, and more.  Super Earlybird prices with airfare offers from $7,395pp* cruising from April to October. 

11-Day Unforgettable Douro: Delve deeper into the Iberian Peninsula’s culture on a more immersive  cruise. From golfing in Porto to the famous Paiva walkways and kayaking on the Pinhão River, you’ll  experience more of this fascinating region. Enjoy an engaging port wine blending class, savour local  flavours in Salamanca and relish in an exclusive concert at the iconic São Francisco Church. Super  Earlyird prices start from $9,195pp* cruising from April to November. 

Scenic river cruises are truly all-inclusive, meaning guests can leave their wallet in a safe place and  relax, knowing everything is taken care of. Up to five dining experiences, all beverages, immersive  Scenic Freechoice excursions, exclusive Scenic Enrich events, transfers in Europe and tipping are all  included. 

For more information visit or refer to the Scenic 2025 Europe River Cruise brochure.  To book contact your local travel advisor or Scenic on 1300 492 847.

You can download the brochure here.