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Luxury

Balkan Explorer with Vienna and Turkey

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

Trip Highlights

Gallipoli Peninsula

Discover ANZAC history and legend with a moving excursion to Gallipoli.

Belgrade City Tour

On a city tour watch as Belgrade's chaotic past, old-world charm and new-world masterpieces unfold before your eyes.

Cruise through the Iron Gates

Pass awe-inspiring natural wonders as you wind through the magnificent gorges of the Danube between Serbia and Romania.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 11 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in three locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 32 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert cruise director
  • Transfers, port charges and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EUBECVI14 2021
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™ - Sightseeing

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

Welcome to Vienna. We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel. This evening, a relaxed welcome reception awaits.

Stay: Two Nights, Vienna, Hotel Bristol

Set out on a guided exploration of Vienna today. Take in the Ringstrasse and visit St Stephen’s Cathedral. Tonight, come together for a gala welcome dinner.

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

Travel to Budapest and board your luxury river ship, the MS AmaMagna.

Stay: Seven Nights, MS AmaMagna

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • 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.

Daily :
  • 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.

Daily :
  • 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

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 travel to Bucharest Airport for your included flight to Istanbul.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Set out on a guided exploration of Istanbul today, including visits to the iconic Blue Mosque, the captivating Hagia Sophia museum and the bustling Grand Bazaar.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Fountain in front of a mosque, IStanbul

Travel to the Gallipoli Peninsula and visit the Anzac Cove, Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair memorial sites. Afterwards, take a ferry to Çanakkale.

Stay: Çanakkale, Kolin Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Return to Istanbul and visit the Topkapi Palace Museum, home to Ottoman sultans from the 15th century. Later, enjoy a farewell dinner together in a local restaurant.

Stay: Istanbul, Pera Palace Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Your journey comes to an end today with a transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • 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.

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