Cruise down the picturesque curving Ljubljana River with a glass of sparkling wine and enchanting music
Enjoy a gourmet lunch at Otocec Castle and enjoy free time to admire the picture-perfect surrounds
Immerse yourself in World Heritage-listed Plitvice Lakes National Park during and incredible guided tour
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Allow us to offer you a first-hand insight into the charmed world of imperial Europe
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest
Arrive and enjoy a Welcome Reception tonight.
Stay: Three Nights, Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
Enjoy a Welcome Lunch at a family-owned farm in the nearby village of Konavle. Meet the family that have lived in the region for more than 400 years, and learn about daily life on the farm.
Tour the main sights of Dubrovnik's Old Town and see its well-preserved Baroque, Renaissance and Gothic architecture. Alternatively, embark on a tour of the city's walls, which were completed in the 16th century.
Choose your sightseeing, then enjoy your Signature Experience.Daily :
Travel to Kotor and enjoy lunch at a local tavern in an enchanting setting. Later, visit the Maritime Museum of Montenegro, housed in a Baroque palace that was owned by the Grgurina family from the early 18th century.Daily :
Travel to Mostar and take a guided tour and learn about the city’s history. Tonight, sample authentic local flavours for dinner.
Stay: Two Nights: Mostar, Hotel MepasDaily :
Sarajevo was nearly destroyed during the war of the 1990s. A local expert who lived through the war will show you the poignant sights, including the Sarajevo War Tunnel.Daily :
Tonight, choose to dine at your hotel or at a local restaurant, the Adriatic Graso, which overlooks the ACI marina.
Travel to Split where a tour will take you to the Diocletian’s Palace, the Roman Square as well as Cardo and Decumanus streets.
Stay: Split, Hotel ParkDaily :
Enjoy the town of Trogir, before arriving at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Perhaps sample the local suckling pig for dinner.
Stay: Plitvice, Hotel JezeroDaily :
Discover the magic of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Tour the incredible turquoise lakes, before a relaxing cruise within the idyllic surrounds. Afterwards, continue to Ljubljana.
Stay: Two Nights, Ljubljana, Grand Hotel Union ExecutiveDaily :
Cruise down the Ljubljana River, accompanied by music and a glass of sparkling wine.
Tour of Ljubljana, including the Opera House and Ljubljana Castle.Daily :
En route to Zagreb, stop for a special lunch at Otočec Castle and admire the surrounds.
Journey to the Julian Alps and visit the glacial Lake Bled and see Bled Castle.
Stay: Two Nights, Esplanade Zagreb HotelDaily :
Tour Zagreb. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner.Daily :
Arrive in Budapest and board your ship.
Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River ShipDaily :
Perhaps embark on a city tour that offers a thrilling discovery. See the Fisherman’s Bastion, Heroes' Square and more. Should you be feeling energetic, hike to Castle Hill or for a more relaxed option, embark on a culinary tour of the Great Market Hall.
Choose your sightseeing in Budapest.Daily :
Tonight, your first superb 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 members of the Mozart Boys’ Choir, a full orchestra performing classical masterpieces by Mozart and Strauss and an operatic recital. This will be an unforgettable evening you will treasure forever.
Arrive in Vienna, Austria’s capital, home to striking architecture, a rich classical musical 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 St Stephen’s Cathedral.Daily :
Perhaps tour Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the imperial family. Wander through its lush, manicured gardens and marvel at sculptures representing deities and virtues. Alternatively, join an excursion to Bratislava, the diverse capital of nearby Slovakia. Its mixture of 18th-century rococo design and communist-era architecture make this a city of alluring contrasts. Another option is to enjoy a round of golf.
You have a choice of exciting activities to choose from on your second day in Vienna.Daily :
Roam Durnstein’s cobblestone lanes at your leisure and perhaps view the ruins of the castle where Richard the Lionheart, the King of England, was imprisoned in 1192. On select autumn departures, perhaps participate in some vineyard work at a local winery as part of the wine harvest season. Later, choose your sightseeing in Melk.
Roam Durnstein’s cobblestone lanes at your leisure and perhaps view the ruins of the castle where Richard the Lionheart, the King of England, was imprisoned in 1192. On select autumn departures, perhaps participate in some vineyard work at a local winery as part of the wine harvest season. Later, choose your sightseeing in Melk.Daily :
Today, an exquisite private rail journey aboard the incredible Majestic Imperator reveals the legacy of the once powerful Habsburg Empire as you travel from Linz to Passau via Salzburg. Experience the romance of European rail travel on board your privately chartered train. Relax in luxury and savour refreshments while you wind your way through alpine countryside. Disembark in Salzburg, where a fascinating city tour includes some of the sights from the classic musical film, The Sound of Music. Re-board the exquisite Majestic Imperator and be entertained by live performers en route to Passau.
Spend the day on the Majestic Imperator and exploring Salzburg. Later, rejoin your luxurious river ship and later, enjoy a sumptuous dinner.Daily :
On a guided walking tour, 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 at a local beer haus. Another option is a gourmet walking tour, where you will 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.
Choose your sightseeing in Regensburg.Daily :
A historic tour takes you to a selection of World War II sites, such as the Reich Party Rally Grounds. Discover medieval architecture, including the 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 in Nuremberg. Back on board, sample some delicious freshly baked gingerbread while cruising the Main-Danube Canal.Daily :
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.Daily :
The immense architectural beauty of Würzburg is on show today as you walk to the Würzburg Residence, an 18th-century palace that once belonged to the Prince-Bishops of Würzburg. 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.
The immense architectural beauty of Wurzburg is on show today.Daily :
Perhaps stroll along Miltenberg’s winding cobblestone lanes, explore quaint half-timbered shops, mingle with friendly residents and sample some delicious local fare along the way. Alternatively, acquaint yourself with the German language during an interactive lesson on board your ship. Otherwise be guided through a picturesque Franconian vineyard as you learn about the specialty wines of the region during a hike.
Witness the skilful art of glass-blowing on board as you cruise towards the pretty Franconian town of Miltenberg this morning, then choose your sightseeing.Daily :
This evening, you will be treated to a special event of the regal kind as you arrive in the 2,000-year-old town of Andernach. Here, you will enjoy an exclusive visit to Namedy Castle, home to Princess Heide von Hohenzollern, who has kindly opened the doors of her castle just for you. Enjoy some free time to wander about the magnificent castle and breathtaking grounds at your leisure, then savour dinner in the ballroom, accompanied by a special classical piano recital.
Dock in Rüdesheim and perhaps tour Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Alternatively, board a scenic gondola for exceptional views over the Rhine Valley, or perhaps sample wines from the region during an onboard tasting.
Dock in Rudesheim and choose your sightseeing. Later, your ship’s Sun Deck offers the perfect vantage point from which to view the scenery of the Rhine Gorge as you cruise the Rhine’s most beautiful stretch.Daily :
Enjoy a walking tour of Cologne, taking in beautiful sites such as the ancient Roman wall. Alternatively, sample local beers and snacks during a walking tour, or perhaps embark on a guided bike ride and see the remains from Roman times and the Middle Ages.
Travel to the Gothic masterpiece of Cologne, a city centered around the twin spires of its famous cathedral.Daily :
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 wooden windmills, traditional Dutch houses and specialty produce. Enjoy some time to explore and a tasting of the region’s renowned cheeses. Alternatively, relax on board while a local baker will conduct a 'stroopwafel’ demonstration. Alternatively, on select spring departures, take the opportunity to visit Keukenhof Gardens.
Today, sail into the beautiful Dutch capital, Amsterdam, and choose your sightseeing. Enjoy a Captain’s Farewell Dinner.Daily :
Transfer to the airport.Daily :
Savour the finest dining in amazing venues throughout your journey
No matter which destination, you will stay in luxurious accommodation throughout your journey
With an average group size of 30 on your land journey you can be sure you'll enjoy an immersive experience of Europe
We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home