Enjoy time to wander Vienna's Christmas markets, teeming with delicious treats and hand-made treasures.
Attend a private classical concert featuring members of the Mozart's Boys Choir at the City Palace in Vienna.
Princess Heide von Hohenzollern opens the doors of her castle just for you. Enjoy a cocktail reception in the ballroom.
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These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
Welcome to Amsterdam. Upon arrival, we will collect you and transfer you to your river ship. As the jolly season draws in, Europe has already begun to dress up for the occasion.
Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River ShipDaily :
Perhaps slow things down and cruise the canals on a glass-top boat. Maybe visit Zaanse Schans – the quintessential Dutch village known for its windmills and specialty produce.
Spend the morning on your chosen activity. Tonight, get to know your fellow travellers and cruise director as you sit down to a gala welcome dinner.Daily :
On a visit to Namedy Castle, go beyond the gates and wander about the rooms and grounds, then enjoy a cocktail party in the ballroom, where a pianist sets the mood.
This morning will be spent cruising through Germany. Disembark in Andernach for your first Signature Experience. Later, head back on board and enjoy dinner as your ship sets sail for Koblenz. Here, perhaps join your cruise director for an evening stroll through the charming village.Daily :
Have your camera handy to capture some of the best scenery you’ll encounter as you cruise through the Rhine Gorge this morning. Step ashore in Rüdesheim and visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, which houses a collection of fine automated musical creations.Daily :
Step ashore in Miltenberg today and set out on a guided exploration. Wander through cobblestone streets and admire the town’s enchanting half-timbered houses before time at leisure to explore on your own.Daily :
Stroll to Würzburg Residence, travel along the Romantic Road to medieval Rothenburg and visit the Christmas Museum, or visit a family-owned farm.
Three options for discovery await you today.Daily :
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.Daily :
Delve into Nuremberg’s history on a World War II sites tour, or perhaps hike through the Schwarzach Valley.
Nuremberg is a joy to explore during the festive season. On arrival, set out on your preferred activity.Daily :
Wander through Regensburg’s tangle of old streets as you explore its World Heritage-listed city centre. More than 1,000 well-preserved monuments can be found all over the city, dating back to the Roman Empire.Daily :
Take in a traditional Krampus mask show, a Salzburg Christmas custom.
Travel to Salzburg, where a city tour takes you to several sights from Rogers and Hammerstein’s classic film, The Sound of Music. Afterwards, head to Linz to re-board your ship.Daily :
Today, enjoy an in-depth guided discovery of Melk Abbey. Later, cruise to Dürnstein and enjoy the freedom to roam its historic lanes at your leisure.Daily :
Tonight, visit the family of Liechtenstein’s City Palace and attend an exclusive cocktail reception and a private festive concert.
Today, enjoy a special festive guided tour of Vienna. Walk through the beautifully decorated city centre and enjoy a stop at the charming Christmas markets at City Hall. Here, sample spiced wine and gingerbread before free time to browse the market. Later, take in an enchanting Christmas recital in a local church.Daily :
Perhaps join an excursion to Bratislava, the diverse capital of nearby Slovakia. Its mixture of 18th-century rococo design and communist-era architecture make this a city of alluring contrasts. Another option is to embark on a horse and carriage ride through Vienna, taking in the city’s beautiful Christmas decorations. Alternatively, enjoy an onboard baking demonstration on how to make the perfect Christmas cookies.
A second day in Vienna presents a host of options for discovery.Daily :
Travel to Schönbrunn Palace for a guided tour before free time to explore the famous Christmas market right in front of the palace. Afterwards, see how traditional apple strudel is prepared at the Residenz Café.Daily :
Be transferred to the airport.Daily :
Highlighting the exquisite local produce, there’s always something new to savour in amazing onboard dining venues.
We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home