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Luxury

Balkan Gems

Budapest to Bucharest
11 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUGCBB11
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Private concert at City Palace

Attend a private classical concert featuring members of the Mozart's Boys Choir at the City Palace in Vienna.

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 10 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in four locations
  • Expert cruise director
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Luxury dining - a total of 26 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages on board cruise
  • Transfers, port charges and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EUGCBB11 2020
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

Welcome to Budapest, the historic Hungarian capital. Once you’ve arrived at the airport, we’ll whisk you away to your luxury river ship, docked on the Danube River. Later, there’s nothing like cruising through Budapest once the sun sets, as its monuments put on a twinkling show around you.

Stay: Seven Nights, a Concerto River Ship

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  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head to the Old Town to take in a folklore show, where you can maybe try a few Slovak dance moves and sample some local delights.


You will be shown the best of Bratislava on a guided discovery. Then it’s time for your Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After dinner, we have planned a special event exclusively for you. Head to the princely family of Liechtenstein’s City Palace in the heart of Vienna, where a cocktail party and private concert await, featuring members of the Mozart Boys’ Choir, as well as masterpieces by Mozart and Strauss.


Explore the streets of Vienna as you are guided through its esteemed history. Tonight, visit the City Palace for your Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a welcome reception at Budapest’s Royal Waiting Room, then board the Grand Empress steam train. Gödöllő Palace, a favourite residence of Elisabeth of Bavaria, is your destination. You’ll be shown through this monument of Hungarian aristocracy and architecture. Later, be treated like royalty with dinner served on board your train. Operates on all departures between May and September.


Enjoy a relaxing morning sailing to Budapest. Then on May to September departures, enjoy your Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • 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. Maybe get active on a guided bike ride through the Danube Floodplain to the village of Kölked. Here, visit its museum dedicated to the white storks which nest and feed in the area.


You have the choice as to how you spend your day. Back on board, savour dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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, choose your sightseeing.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Aerial view of Belgrade city centre at sunset, Serbia

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.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to Brașov, stopping en route at the Slanic Salt Mine.

Stay: Two Nights, Brașov, Teleferic Grand Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Visit Bran Castle, the likely inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula’s Castle. Call in at Moeciu for lunch, before taking a horse and carriage ride. Return to Brașov, where a local expert will show you around.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

See Peleș Castle before a farewell dinner.

Stay: Bucharest, Radisson Blu Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Be transferred to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Ama Reina cruising along Rhine river

All-Inclusive River Ships

Enjoy a luxurious and carefree discovery of Europe with 7 nights aboard an all-inclusive Concerto river ship.

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Amazing Onboard Dining

Highlighting the exquisite local produce, there's always something new to savour in amazing onboard dining venues.

Chef's Table Restaurant

Watch as a private chef prepares a special degustation-style menu for you at this intimate on board restaurant.

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