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Luxury

Balkan Jewels

Giurgiu to Budapest
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Trip Code: EUJC08
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Trip Highlights

Cruise through the Iron Gates

Discover one of Europe’s most incredible wonders as you wind through a series of gorges between Serbia and Romania

Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo

Medieval history abounds in Veliko Tarnovo as you admire its fortified walls and cobblestone lanes

Personalise Your Journey

Design your day to your own interests thanks to our Freedom of Choice inclusions

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 6 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in four locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 20 meals
  • Complimentary beverages served on board*
  • Expert APT Cruise Director
  • Butler, room service and complimentary laundry for select suites

Map & Itinerary

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Giurgiu to Budapest

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

On arrival in Bucharest, you will be met at the airport, then transferred to your luxurious river ship docked in Giurgiu. After settling in to your suite, enjoy a delicious dinner.

Stay: Seven Nights, a Concerto River Ship

Daily :
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Travel to Veliko Târnovo for a guided tour that highlights the city’s rich history. Alternatively, should you be seeking a more active option, perhaps visit the World Heritage-listed Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo as you embark on a walk through the rock monasteries.


With your ship docked in Rouse today, set out on your preferred activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Spend an entire day on board to unwind as you take in the stunning scenery.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Embark on a city tour. Or, those feeling energetic may wish to visit the Petrovaradin Fortress and embark on a walk through its incredible catacombs.


Disembark in the Serbian city of Novi Sad, where you may select from two activities.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Today, perhaps visit the landmarks of the Yugoslavian Civil War in Vukovar. Alternatively, wine enthusiasts will delight in a visit to Ilok for a wine tour, where the fertile soil has been ideal for winemaking since the 16th century.


Select your activity today in Vukovar.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Immerse yourself in Hungarian culture today with a visit to Kalocsa, a historical town on the Danube River. See local handicrafts and porcelain at the Folk Art House, and visit a producer of paprika, a famous export.


Visit a farm in Puszta for a traditional horse show and lunch.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

See the Fisherman’s Bastion and Heroes' Square on a guided tour. Alternatively, the active may like to hike to Gellert Hill, or perhaps enjoy a more relaxed culinary walking tour through Budapest's Great Market Hall.


Today unfolds as you please, as you embark on your selected activity. This evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today your journey draws to a conclusion. Disembark your ship and be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Ama Reina cruising along Rhine river
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Enjoy a luxurious and carefree discovery of Europe with 7 nights aboard an all-inclusive Concerto river ship

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