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Luxury

Grand Voyage of Europe with Paris, Transylvania & Bucharest

29 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUGVCPB29
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 25 destinations
  • Luxury dining – a total of 76 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • Seven nights luxury land accommodation and 21 nights on a luxury river ship
  • Expert tour and cruise directors
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Indulge in lunch at Ore Restaurant in Versailles
  • Exclusive – Visit Vienna’s City Palace for a cocktail party and private classical concert
  • Exclusive – Journey aboard the Grand Empress steam train to Esztergom (April to September departures)

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EUGVCPB29 2021
Paris to Bucharest

Reverse Trip

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

Arrive in Paris, the city of light. We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception tonight.

Stay: Three Nights, Hotel du Collectionneur

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Indulge in lunch at Ore Restaurant in Versailles, created by renowned chef Alain Ducasse. Afterwards, discover the splendour behind Louis XIV’s transformation of the Palace of Versailles.


A local expert will take you on a discovery of the world’s most romantic city. See the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, the Arc de Triomphe, and of course, the Eiffel Tower.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps follow a trail of Paris’ fine food during a culinary walk. Alternatively, hop in a special 2CV vintage car and cruise around Paris’ famed icons, or soak up the Parisian atmosphere as you explore the Montmartre district and admire the Sacre-Cœur Basilica.


It might be difficult to choose your preferred experience today, but you can never make a bad choice when it comes to Paris. Tonight, enjoy a fabulous cabaret extravaganza at the Lido de Paris. You’ll be entertained by the Bluebell Girls and Lido Boys as they take you on a glittering journey filled with incredible set designs and dynamic dancing.

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Say Au Revoir to Paris and travel by coach through northern France and into Belgium. Arrive in Ghent and enjoy a light lunch while cruising along the city’s canals. Continue to Amsterdam and board your luxurious floating home for the next 15 days. You’ll have time to unpack, relax and get acquainted with your ship as the excitement builds for everything that’s about to come.

Stay: 21 Nights, a Concerto River Ship

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  • Lunch
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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps cruise the canals on a glass-top boat or visit Zaanse Schans – known for its windmills and specialty produce.


Spend today on your chosen activity. Tonight, celebrate with a gala welcome dinner.

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit Namedy Castle and enjoy a cocktail party in the ballroom.


Cruise to Andernach and enjoy a Signature Experience. Later, sail to Koblenz and step ashore for an evening stroll through the village.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Enjoy a gondola ride over the Rhine Valley or a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.


Cruise through the Rhine Gorge and dock in Rüdesheim where you can choose your activity.

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Head out on a guided tour of Miltenberg before time to explore at your leisure.

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Town set on the banks of a river, Germany

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Seize the day and walk to the 18th-century Würzburg Residence. Or travel to the fairytale town of Rothenburg. Maybe get to know the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm.


Choose how you’d like to spend your day.

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Relax on board as you sail to Bamberg. On arrival, join an exploration with a local expert to uncover everything World Heritage-listed Bamberg has to offer.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps discover Nuremberg’s history with its Gothic churches and World War II sites. Or keep fit with a guided walk through the Schwarzach Valley.


Decide how you’d like to spend your time in Nuremberg. This afternoon, continue cruising on the Main-Danube Canal.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Explore the World Heritage-listed city centre or perhaps set out on a bike ride to the Walhalla memorial.


In Regensburg, join your preferred activity.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Choose to explore Salzburg, Passau or Český Krumlov.


Select your activity today.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Cruise through the Wachau Valley to Dürnstein. Or choose to ride a bike from Melk to Dürnstein.


Visit Melk Abbey then decide how you’d like to get to your next port of call.

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  • Lunch
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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After dinner, head to the princely family of Liechtenstein’s City Palace, for an exclusive cocktail party and private recital.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps tour Vienna, visit Schönbrunn Palace, journey to Bratislava or get active with a bike ride.


Spend the day on your chosen activity and this evening on a Signature Experience.

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  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

On arrival in Esztergom, set out on a guided exploration to discover this picturesque town and its historic buildings. Afterwards, board the Grand Empress steam train and savour lunch on board. On arrival at Budapest Railway Station, see the Royal Waiting Room. Later, return to your ship. Operates on all departures from April to September.


Take in the views as you enjoy a relaxing morning sailing through Hungary.

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Enjoy a morning city tour of Budapest taking in its historic monuments, including Fisherman’s Bastion and Heroes’ Square.

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We have set aside a full day for you to explore more of this fascinating city.

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View of the Fishermans Bastion through an archway in Budapest, Hungary

Today, enjoy a culinary walk through Budapest’s Great Market Hall.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Explore the ancient city of Pécs, travel to Hungary’s wine region or enjoy a bike ride.


Set out on your preferred activity.

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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.


A Signature Experience has been arranged for you today.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Embark on a guided exploration of Belgrade, set out on a kayak tour along the Danube or partake in a cooking class.


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

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Spend today cruising through the incredible Iron Gates.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps explore the Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo or tour Rousse.


Disembark to enjoy your preferred activity.

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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

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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 continuing to Moieciu for lunch. This afternoon, delve deeper into Brașov’s history on a walking tour.

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

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