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Luxury

Magnificent Europe - Wine Series

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Trip Code: EUMC15W
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Trip Highlights

Schloss Schonborn

A founding member of Association of German Pradikat Wine Estates. Visit this grand estate for a tour and wine tasting

Dine at Namedy Castle

Princess Heide von Hohenzollern will open the doors of her castle just for you. Enjoy dinner in the Hall of Mirrors

Weingut and Heuriger Christ

Visit Weingut & Heuriger Christ and sample the one-of-a-kind Wiener Gemischter Satz wine, based on Viennese traditions

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 15 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 10 locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 40 meals
  • Complimentary beverages served on board*
  • Expert APT Cruise Director
  • Butler, room service and complimentary laundry for select suites

Map & Itinerary

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Europe Map EUMC15W 2018

Amsterdam to Budapest

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Allow us to offer you a first-hand insight into the charmed world of imperial Europe

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Be met on arrival and transfer to your ship.

Stay: 14 Nights: a Concerto River Ship

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps admire Amsterdam's canals from a glass-top boat as you glide past 17th-century homes, churches and merchant houses. Or visit Zaanse Schans, a lovely village famous for its traditional Dutch houses, windmills and specialty produce. Otherwise, enjoy a relaxing morning sailing down the Rhine, while a local baker conducts a 'stroopwafel’ demonstration. Alternatively, on select spring departures, take the opportunity to visit the stunning Keukenhof Gardens.


Choose your sightseeing in Amsterdam. Tonight, enjoy a Gala Welcome Dinner.

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ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Later, rejoin your ship in Bonn and cruise to Andernach for an exclusive visit to Namedy Castle. This 14th-century residence is home to Princess Heide von Hohenzollern who has opened the doors of her castle just for you. Enjoy some free time to wander about the castle’s rooms, hidden nooks and grounds, then savour dinner in the ballroom, accompanied by a classical piano recital.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Take a tour through the historic city centre, or sample local beers and snacks on a walking tour. Alternatively, embark on a bike ride to see City Hall and the remains from Roman times and the Middle Ages.


Enter Germany and cruise into Cologne, a city centred around the twin spires of its famous cathedral.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Visit Schloss Schonborn, a founding member of Association of German Pradikat Wine Estates. Here, you will visit the grand estate for a tour followed by a wine tasting. Alternatively, enjoy a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.


Choose your sightseeing.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ -Sightseeing

Perhaps sample local fare during a guided tour, take a German language lesson on board or embark on an active hike through a Franconian vineyard.


Today, a local wine expert will join you on board your ship for an informative lecture and tasting.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

The immense architectural beauty of Wurzburg is on show today as you walk to the Wurzburg Residence, an 18th-century palace that once belonged to the Prince-Bishops of Wurzburg. Inside, marvel at intricate tapestries, gilded stucco work and ceiling frescoes by Tiepolo. If you prefer, take a journey along the Romantic Road to the marvellous medieval town of Rothenburg where you’ll stop for a tour. Otherwise, visit a family-owned farm, where you'll tour the property before sitting down to morning tea as you learn about local farming life.


Choose your preferred sightseeing.

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This morning your ship will arrive in World Heritage-listed Bamberg, another of the few German cities that wasn’t destroyed during World War II. Here you will explore the Old Town with a guide to discover a range of historic churches and buildings, including the town hall on the River Regnitz. Following your tour, rejoin your ship to cruise onto the Main-Danube Canal. Having taken 32 years to construct, the canal links the North and Black seas and is recognised as a feat of modern engineering.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ -Sightseeing

A historic tour takes you to a selection of World War II sites, such as the Reich Party Rally Grounds, the site of Hitler’s infamous rallies. Discover medieval architecture, including the medieval ramparts that surround the city. Alternatively, walk in the footsteps of Swedish King Gustavus-Adolphus, with a hike through the Schwarzach Valley.


Choose your sightseeing, then back on board, sample some delicious freshly baked gingerbread while cruising the Main-Danube Canal.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ -Sightseeing

On a guided walking tour taking in the city’s highlights, see such sites as the iconic Old Town Hall and the World Heritage-listed city centre. Alternatively, learn how to polka during a fun Bavarian dance lesson. Another option is a gourmet walking tour, where you will discover culinary secrets of past centuries. Then, gain an insight into the art of haute cuisine at the Michelin-starred restaurant Storstad, where you will enjoy a presentation and the chance to sample a variety of delights. Or perhaps hear an informative talk on board from a student of the University of Regensburg.


Select your preferred activity.

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ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Today, an exquisite private rail journey aboard the Majestic Imperator reveals the legacy of the once powerful Habsburg Empire as you travel from Passau to Linz. On board your privately chartered train, relax amid luxurious surrounds and savour refreshments while you wind your way through graceful alpine countryside. Disembark in Salzburg where a city tour includes some of the sights from the classic film, The Sound of Music. Re-board the Majestic Imperator and be entertained by live music en route to Linz.


Enjoy a day on the incredible Majestic Imperator.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- SIghtseeing

On select autumn departures, be guided by one of Austria's leading wine experts on a grape harvest tour at a leading estate. Here, perhaps enjoy a spot of work in the vineyard, followed by a tasting. Or, disembark in Melk for a guided tour of Melk Abbey or join a local guide for a town tour. Then ride a bike along the banks of the Danube to Durnstein, or rejoin your ship and cruise to Durnstein instead.


Select your sightseeing activity. Later, enjoy an onboard wine seminar and tasting of white wines from the Lower Austrian Danube region.

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ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, your third Royal Signature Experience awaits at the princely family of Liechtenstein’s City Palace in the heart of Vienna. Attend an exclusive Cocktail Reception and a private concert featuring a full orchestra performing classical masterpieces by Mozart and Strauss, as well as an operatic recital. You will also be entertained by members of the Mozart Boys' Choir.


Today arrive in Vienna, Austria’s capital and home to an array of striking architecture as well as a rich classical music culture and vibrant cafes. Take in many of the city’s most important landmarks during a tour along the Ringstrasse, Vienna’s famous ring boulevard officially opened by Emperor Franz Joseph I in 1865. You’ll also enjoy a guided walk to the glorious St Stephen’s Cathedral.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Visit Weingut & Heuriger Christ and sample the one-of-a-kind Wiener Gemischter Satz wine, based on Viennese traditions. Otherwise, tour Schonbrunn Palace, join an excursion to Bratislava or watch the morning practice at the Spanish Riding School.


You have a choice of exciting activities to choose from on your second day in Vienna.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps embark on a city tour that offers the Fisherman’s Bastion, Heroes' Square and more. Should you be feeling energetic, perhaps hike to Castle Hill or for a more relaxed pace, embark on a culinary tour of the Great Market Hall.


Choose your sightseeing in Budapest. Later, sit down to the Captain's Farewell Dinner, then set off on a cruise through the city and be enchanted by the lights sparkling around you.

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Transfer to the airport.

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