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    Magnificent Europe River Cruise including Flights
    15 Days
    From $6,895* per person, twin share
    Flights included & Save up to $1,000 per couple
    Explore Europe's riverfront cities and tours from the comfort of your luxury APT river ship as you cruise between Amsterdam and Budapest. With everything included - flights, transfers, gratuities, all meals, a choice of sightseeing options and all beverages onboard - this is a luxury holiday offering incredible value. Choose to cruise in either direction in either 2023 or 2024, but hurry, places sell out fast on these popular cruises.

    Cruising through The Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary, you'll discover the heart of Europe and the history behind a the picturesque and fascinating towns along the way. On a river cruise, your luxury hotel moves with you, so you don't have to worry about catching trains or flights, or packing your bags every time you move on. You'll meet new friends on your Concerto River Ship, with a maximum of 152 English-speaking passengers. Don't want to cruise for 15 days? Already cruised between Amsterdam and Budapest? Ask me about options on other river cruises.
    Highlights & Inclusions Prices:

    Highlights & Inclusions

    Prices:

    Highlights & Inclusions

    Highlights & Inclusions

    • Flights^ from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane or Perth
    • Early payment discount savings
    • 14 night River Cruise aboard an APT Concerto River Ship from Amsterdam to Budapest or v.v
    • Unforgettable experiences in 14 destinations
    • Freedom of Choice inclusions, to choose highlights or experiences that interest you
    • Butler, room service and laundry included in selected suites
    • Transfers, port charges and gratuities included in fare
    • A total of 41 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
    • Services of an expert cruise director
    • An exclusive visit to Vienna’s City Palace for a cocktails party and private classical concert
    • All other inclusions as per itinerary

     

    Prices:

    Prices:

    Featured rates shown below are based on the lead-in Category E Twin Window Suite. Please enquire for the upgrade cost to your preferred stateroom type. Featured rates and dates show Amsterdam to Budapest. This cruise also operates in reverse from Budapest to Amsterdam. Please enquire for dates and prices.

    • 10 May, 15 May 2023 – From AU$10,695
    • 24 May 2023 – From AU$10,895
    • 12 June 2023 – From AU$10,495
    • 21 June 2023 – From AU$10,595
    • 5 July, 10 July, 19 July 2023 – From AU$10,395
    • 2 August, 7 August , 16 August , 30 August 2023 – From AU$10,395
    • 4 September, 13 September, 27 September 2023 – From AU$10,795
    • 2 October 2023 – From AU$10,295
    • 11 October, 25 October 2023 – From AU$9,195
    • 30 October 2023 – From AU$8,895
    • 8 November 2023 – From AU$6,895
    • 6 December 2023 – From AU$9,495
    • 15 March 2024 – From AU$7,295
    • 29 March 2024 – From AU$7,695
    • 26 April, 28 April 2024 – From AU$9,895
    • 28 April 2024 – From AU$9,895
    • 10 May 2024 – From AU$10,495
    • 24 May, 26 May 2024 – From AU$10,595
    • 7 June 2024 – From AU$10,295
    • 21 June, 23 June 2023 – From AU$10,395
    • 5 July, 19 July, 21 July 2024 – From AU$10,195
    • 2 August, 16 August, 18 August, 30 August 2024 – From AU$10,195
    • 13 September, 15 September, 27 September 2024 – From AU$10,595
    • 11 October, 13 October, 25 October 2023 – From AU$8,895
    • 8 November 2024 – From AU$6,995
    • 24 November 2023 – From AU$9,095
    • 6 December 2024 – From AU$9,195
    Valid for travel
    Scheduled departures operate May 2023 - December 2023
    Offer expires
    31 Mar 2023 unless sold prior

    Itinerary

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    Day 1

    Arrive Amsterdam, Embark Ship

    Welcome to Amsterdam. We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your ship.

    Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ship

    Daily : Dinner

    Day 2

    Amsterdam

    FREEDOM OF CHOICE™: Perhaps cruise the canals on a glass-top boat or visit Zaanse Schans – known for its windmills and specialty produce.

    Spend today on your preferred activity. Tonight, enjoy a gala welcome dinner.

    Day 3

    Andernach, Koblenz

    SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE: On a visit to Namedy Castle, wander about the rooms and grounds, then enjoy a cocktail party in the ballroom.

    This morning will be spent cruising through Germany. Disembark in Andernach and enjoy a Signature Experience here. In Koblenz this evening, perhaps join your cruise director for an evening stroll.

    Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Day 4

    Koblenz, Rudesheim

    FREEDOM OF CHOICE™: You might like to take a gondola ride or visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.

    Cruise through the Rhine Gorge to Rudesheim and set out on your chosen activity.

    Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Day 5

    Miltenberg

    Step ashore in Miltenberg today and set out on a guided exploration before time at leisure.

    Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Day 6

    Wurzburg

    FREEDOM OF CHOICE™: Seize the day and walk to the 18th-century Wurzburg Residence. Alternatively, travel to Rothenburg. Or get to know the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, where a home-cooked morning tea is on the menu.

    Your day unfolds on your terms thanks to a choice of activities today.

    Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Day 7

    Bamberg

    Sail to Bamberg, where you’ll join a guided exploration with a local expert.

    Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Day 8

    Nuremberg

    FREEDOM OF CHOICE™: Perhaps journey through Nuremberg’s history with its Gothic churches and World War II sites. Or keep fit with a guided walk through the Schwarzach Valley.

    This morning gives you the chance to choose your sightseeing activity. This afternoon, continue cruising on the Main-Danube Canal. Having taken 32 years to construct, the canal links the North and Black seas.

    Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Day 9

    Regensburg

    FREEDOM OF CHOICE™: In Regensburg, explore its atmospheric World Heritage-listed city centre. With a history dating back to the Roman times, this incredible city was the first capital of Bavaria. Or, you might prefer to get active and take a guided bike ride to the Walhalla memorial. This neo-classical building sits above the Danube River and houses a hall of fame that honours notable politicians, artists, sovereigns and scientists from Germany’s past.

    Discover Regensburg on your choice of activities today.

    Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Day 10

    Passau, Linz

    FREEDOM OF CHOICE™: From Passau, head to Salzburg to visit some of the sites featured in The Sound of Music. Or set off into the Czech Republic, where Cesky Krumlov awaits. Either way, re-board your ship in Austria’s Linz. Alternatively, explore the town of Passau, followed by a relaxing day on board cruising to Linz.

    How you spend today is up to you with several options on offer.

    Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Day 11

    Melk, Durnstein

    FREEDOM OF CHOICE™: Cruise through the Wachau Valley to Durnstein, where you’ll roam its cobblestone lanes at your leisure. Or perhaps take a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Durnstein.

    Visit the statuary-adorned Melk Abbey. Then, it’s up to you how you get to the next port of call.

    Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Day 12

    Vienna

    SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE: After dinner, head to the princely family of Liechtenstein’s City Palace in the heart of Vienna, where we have arranged an exclusive cocktail party and private recital, just for you. A full orchestra will perform classical masterpieces by Mozart and Strauss. You will also be enchanted by an operatic recital and a performance by some members of the Mozart Boys’ Choir.

    FREEDOM OF CHOICE™: Perhaps take in the city’s many landmarks along the Ringstrasse, as well as St Stephen’s Cathedral. Later, visit the 1,441-room Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens . Otherwise, tick another country off your list and journey to Slovakia’s Bratislava.

    Arrive in Vienna and set out on the activity of your choice.

    Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Day 13

    Budapest

    Enjoy a relaxing day sailing to the delightful city of Budapest, the capital of Hungary, where the Danube River separates the hillside Buda district from the flat Pest district. Arrive in the late afternoon and enjoy time at leisure to explore.

    Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Day 14

    Budapest

    SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE: Follow in the footsteps of the Hapsburg Empire as you board the Grand Empress steam train, bound for Godollo. See inside some of the ornately adorned carriages from the early 1900s and savour lunch on board. Arrive at Godollo Railway Station, built for Elisabeth of Bavaria (Sisi) and Franz Joseph I. See the Royal Waiting Room at the station, which now houses an exhibition detailing the history of the region. You’ll then tour Godollo Palace, offered as a coronation gift when Franz Joseph I and Sisi were crowned King and Queen of Hungary. Later return to your ship in Budapest. Operates on departures between April and September.

    Enjoy a morning city tour of Budapest taking in its historic monuments before enjoying a special Signature Experience (April-September departures).

    Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Day 15

    Disembark Ship, Depart Budapest

    Sadly, the time has come to say goodbye and be transferred to the airport.

    Daily : Breakfast

    Share with a friend.

    * Conditions

    ^flights Included terms and conditions: Book by 31 March 2023. Offer valid when booking select itineraries departing year round in 2023 in all cabin categories. Offer includes airfare and taxes up to the value of $2,200 per person.  Offer is based on wholesale airfares in economy class with an airline of APT’s choosing depending on routing.  Flights are available from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane or Perth.  All offers are subject to availability of airline and booking class.  Once class is sold out, surcharges apply.  A non-refundable deposit of $3,000 per person is due within 7 days of booking.

    This cruise is offered, operated and managed by  APT tours, and all their terms and conditions apply. These may be viewed online at www.aptouring.com.au .

    Featured rates are based no lead-in category E suite costs. Upgrade to a higher category suite on request at an additional charge. All prices are subject to change and availability. Travel insurance is required. Please note that included flights are only included up to a set maximum value. Due to current flight costs, there may be an additional charge payable for the flights on your chosen dates. These will be advised at time of booking. Flight prices are subject to change until flight component is paid in full.

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