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Luxury

Balkan Explorer with Vienna and Istanbul

Vienna to Istanbul
14 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUBECVI14
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Seven nights on a luxury river ship
  • Six nights' luxury land accommodation
  • Expert cruise director
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Visit Eltz Manor, a baroque castle set amongst vast parkland

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map 2021 EUBECVI14
Vienna to Istanbul

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™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome reception tonight.

Stay: Two Nights, Vienna, Hotel Bristol

Set out on a tour of Vienna. Tonight, come together for a gala welcome dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
View of Schonbrunn Palace and Fountain in evening, Austria

Travel to Budapest take a tour of the city’s sights. Later, board your river ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, MS AmaMagna

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Venture to the wine region of Villany or set out on a guided bike ride.


Travel to Pecs and choose your activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Today, 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.


After today’s Signature Experience, set sail to Novi Sad, where a guided exploration awaits.

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Enjoy a tour of Belgrade, embark on a kayak tour or partake in a cooking class.


Choose how you’d like to spend your time in Belgrade.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise through the Iron Gates today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore Baba Vida Fortress in Vidin then travel to Belogradchik and visit its fortress.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Enjoy a walking tour of Rousse or explore the Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo.


Select your experience here today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark your ship and fly to Istanbul.

Stay: Two Nights, Istanbul, Pera Palace Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today will be spent discovering Istanbul. Visit the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum and the underground Basilica Cistern. After lunch, explore the Grand Bazaar.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Exterior of the Blue Mosque with the Bosphorus Sea in the background in Istanbul, Turkey.

Travel to the Gallipoli Peninsula for a guided exploration of its war memorials. Arrive in Gelibolu for lunch at a local restaurant then continue to the national park area for a tour of the war memorials, including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair. Later, arrive in Canakkale.

Stay: Canakkale, Kolin Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Return to Istanbul today and visit the lavish 15th-century Topkapi Palace for a tour.

Stay: Istanbul, Pera Palace Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Be transferred to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

From the Australian Outback and Europe’s waterways to the icescapes of Antarctica and far beyond, we won’t just take you there, we’ll immerse you in the wonders of each and every place you visit