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Luxury

Balkans Explorer

Budapest to Bucharest
8 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUBEC08
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Discover Eltz Manor in Vukovar

Damaged during the Croatian War of Independence, explore Eltz Manor in its now completely restored pre-war appearance.

Vibrant Belgrade

Take a fully guided tour through the vibrant Serbian city of Belgrade, rich in history and beauty.

The Iron Gates

Sail through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge, where the Danube narrows as it winds between Serbia and Romania.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in seven destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in three locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 20 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert cruise director
  • Transfers, port charges and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EUBEC08 2021
Budapest to Bucharest

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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

Arrive in Budapest and board your luxury river ship, the MS AmaMagna.

Stay: Seven Nights, MS AmaMagna

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  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

History buffs can venture to the ancient city of Pécs. Or perhaps travel to Hungary’s renowned wine region in Villány for a tasting at a local winery. Otherwise, get active on a guided bike ride along the Danube River to an ancient water mill.


You have the choice as to how you spend your day.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit Eltz Manor, a castle that houses the Vukovar City Museum. Wander through the complex then be treated to a glass of sparkling wine, accompanied by classical music.


Today, enjoy your Signature Experience. Later this afternoon, set sail to Novi Sad, Serbia’s second-largest city, where a guided exploration awaits. Set out with a local guide and discover how this city thrives on art and culture.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
View of fortress on top of a hill overlooking lake, Serbia

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps see the Belgrade Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Temple of St Sava. If you’re feeling more physical, embark on a kayak tour along the Danube. Or gourmet lovers can partake in a cooking class.


In Serbia’s capital, select your inclusion.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise through the Iron Gates and experience one of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders you will encounter on this cruise. Your ship will ribbon its way through the series of gorges between Serbia and Romania.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore Baba Vida Fortress in Vidin. Raised upon the remains of the ancient town of Bononia, the medieval castle dates back to the 10th century. Afterwards, venture to Belogradchik to uncover its ancient fortress on the northern slope of the Balkan mountains. You’ll also see the town’s unique rock formations.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
The Belogradchik Fortress perched on the north slopes of the Balkan Mountains near Belogradchik, Bulgaria.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps explore the incredible World Heritage-listed Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo. Alternatively, set out on a walking tour and discover Rousse, one of Bulgaria’s most elegant cities.


Choose from the sightseeing options on offer today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport in Bucharest for your flight home.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Ama Magna docked

All-Inclusive Ms AmaMagna

Enjoy a luxurious and carefree discovery of Europe on board the MS AmaMagna.

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A New Level of Luxury

Featuring some of the largest suites on Europe’s waterways, you'll enjoy spacious accommodation with incredible views.

Outstanding Onboard Dining

Highlighting exquisite local produce, there's always something new to savour on board your luxurious ship.

Our people are passionate about dreaming up once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our guests and making them possible