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Luxury

Balkan Gems with Transylvania & Bucharest

Budapest to Bucharest
12 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUGCBB12
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

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.

Discover Eltz Manor in Vukovar

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

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 11 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in three locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 28 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages on board cruise
  • Expert cruise and tour directors
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Transfers, port charges and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EUGCBB12 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 into Budapest and be transferred to your river ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, a Concerto River Ship

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  • Dinner

Enjoy a morning city tour of Budapest before time at leisure to explore further.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
View of the Fishermans Bastion through an archway in Budapest, Hungary

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps venture to the ancient city of Pécs or travel to Hungary’s renowned wine region in Villány for a tasting at a local winery. Otherwise, get active on a guided bike ride.


The choice is yours in Mohács today.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At Eltz Manor, wander through the complex then be treated to a glass of sparkling wine, accompanied by classical music.


Today is all about your Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

You might like to explore Belgrade, embark on a kayak tour along the Danube, or partake in a cooking class.


Today, select your preferred sightseeing inclusion.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Fortress with entry via a timber bridge, Serbia

Cruise through the Iron Gates and experience this awe-inspiring natural wonder.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

You might choose to 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 your inclusion today.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark your ship and travel to the Slănic mine, Europe’s largest salt mine. Descend 208 metres underground to discover some of the 14 rooms, as well as the Salt Museum. The pure air inside the mine is known for its respiratory healing effects. Later, continue to your hotel in Poiana Brașov, an alpine resort nestled in the Postăvaru Mountains.

Stay: Two Nights, Poiana Brașov, Telerific Grand Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

This morning will be spent exploring Bran Castle, also known as ‘Dracula’s Castle’. Perched atop a rocky hill overlooking the town of Bran, the castle’s striking orange turrets tower above a thick forest of trees in Romania’s Carpathian Mountains. Wander through its many rooms and admire the 19th-century antiques before returning to Brașov for lunch. This afternoon, delve deeper into Brașov’s history on a walking tour.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Stone castle perched on a hill overlooking the surrounding valleys with lush green forest

A visit to Peleș Castle awaits today, nestled at the foot of the Bucegi Mountains in the town of Sinaia. This neo-Renaissance masterpiece was commissioned by Romania’s first king, Carol I, and took 40 years to build. Enjoy free time for lunch in Sinaia then travel to Bucharest.

Stay: Two Nights, Bucharest, Radisson Blu Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Set out on a guided exploration of Bucharest’s Old City this morning. The area has recently undergone a decade of refurbishments, transforming the city’s historic core into a vibrant, walkable quarter. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before a visit to the Palace of the Parliament. Started in 1984, and still unfinished, this enormous building was constructed under the command of former dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu and has over 3,000 rooms.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Your journey comes to an end today with a transfer 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 mixing food using wooden spoon in a bowl standing near a work bench

Chef's Table Restaurant

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

Virtual Tour

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.