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Scenic adds art and motoring experiences to 2022 river cruise itineraries

Passengers will have after-hours access to Motorworld, Cologne
Passengers on board Scenic’s 11-day 'Beautiful Bordeaux' or 11-day 'Flavours of Bordeaux Culinary Cruise' will have after-hours access to Bordeaux’s Les Bassins de Lumières, a former submarine base turned centre of digital art.

Departing April and May 2022, respectively, the cruises will allow passengers to experience sensory light and sound displays in what is touted as the largest immersive exhibition of its kind in the world. 

Motorworld, Cologne 

Scenic’s 15-day 'Jewels of Europe' cruise, sailing November next year, will include a German motoring heritage experience featuring the private collection of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher at Motorworld, Cologne. 

Passengers will receive a welcome drink, canapés and be offered the chance to ride one of the race simulators. An after-hours guided tour of Motorworld will also take place.  

An on-board glassblower demonstration, painting classes for passengers sailing the Rhône and a lecture from a tulip grower in the Netherlands are additional highlights.


Cabaret nights, cooking lessons, wine tastings and lectures will be available on some cruises, coordinated by a new on-board enrichment manager. 

Health & safety 

Passengers must be fully vaccinated at least two weeks before departure.