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Travel Update: COVID-19
Luxury

Balkan Jewels

Bucharest to Budapest
8 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUJC08
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Seven nights on a luxury river ship
  • Expert cruise director
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Discover all things Hungarian in the town of Kalocsa

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map 2021 EUJC08
Bucharest 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™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

On arrival, transfer to your river ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, a Concerto River Ship

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  • Dinner

In Veliko Târnovo, a local expert will guide you through this medieval city. Uncover its rich history as you wander through the city’s cobbled lanes and fortified walls. Its centrepiece is the spectacular restored Tsarevets Fortress, citadel of the Second Bulgarian Empire.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Hill top town with lush green trees, Bulgaria

Explore Baba Vida Fortress in Vidin. Raised upon the remains of the ancient town of Bononia, the medieval castle dates back to the 10th century. Afterwards, venture to Belogradchik to uncover its ancient fortress on the northern slope of the Balkan mountains. You’ll also see the town’s unique rock formations.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise through the Iron Gates and experience one of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders you will encounter on this cruise.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Get out and explore Novi Sad, Serbia’s second-largest city. Otherwise, call in on a local farmstead for a real dose of Vojvodinian culture – featuring traditional breakfast, music and freshly-made doughnuts.


Get out and explore Novi Sad or call in on a local farmstead.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
View of fortress on top of a hill overlooking lake, Serbia

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Uncover all things Hungarian today with a cultural cavalcade in Kalocsa. Local handicrafts are on show at the Folk Art House, then visit a paprika producer.


Spend the morning on a Signature Experience. Afterwards, a farm in Puszta is the perfect setting for a stellar horse show and authentic Hungarian lunch.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

The active may like to hike to Gellert Hill, or perhaps enjoy a more relaxed culinary walk through Budapest’s Great Market Hall. Alternatively, set out on an insightful tour of the Hospital in the Rock.


Today unfolds as you please. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Hungarian Parliament at sunset.

Say your farewells, disembark your ship and be transferred to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

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.