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Luxury

Balkan Jewels with Transylvania

Bucharest to Budapest
11 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUJCBB11
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Puszta Horse Show

Enjoy time in the Hungarian rural landscapes as you enjoy a traditional horse show and lunch.

Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo

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

The Iron Gates

Sail through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge, where the Danube narrows as it winds between Serbia and Romania.

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EUJCBB11 2020
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™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Join us for a welcome reception.

Stay: Bucharest, Radisson Blu Hotel

Travel to Brașov, stopping en route at the Slanic Salt Mine.

Stay: Two Nights, Brașov, Teleferic Grand Hotel

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Enter Bran Castle, then call in at Moeciu for lunch, before taking a horse and carriage ride. Back in Brașov, be shown around town.

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In Sinaia, visit Peleș Castle. Back in Bucharest, take a tour before boarding your ship in Giurgiu.

Stay: Seven Nights, a Concerto River Ship

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

In Veliko Târnovo, a local expert will guide you through the city’s rich history. Alternatively, should you want to get a little more active, a walk through the rock monasteries is the ideal way to explore the World Heritage-listed Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo.


Enjoy a choice of sightseeing in Veliko Târnovo.

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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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The day is yours to relax on board, sleep in and take it easy, or awake early and take in stunning views from the Sun Deck.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Wine lovers can head to a vineyard in Ilok, where a tasting allows you to appreciate the fertile soils that have been making wine since the 16th century. Otherwise in Vukovar, perhaps familiarise yourself with the poignant sites of the Yugoslavian Civil War.


Explore Novi Sad’s Petrovaradin Fortress and its catacombs, then select your sightseeing.

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View of fortress on top of a hill overlooking lake, Serbia

Signature Experience

Uncover all things Hungarian today with a cultural cavalcade in Kalocsa, set right on the Danube. Local handicrafts and porcelain are on show at the Folk Art House, then visit a producer of one of Hungary’s spiciest exports, paprika.


Enjoy your Signature Experience, then afterwards, a farm in Puszta is the perfect setting for a stellar horse show and authentic Hungarian lunch.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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


Today unfolds as you please. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner.

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Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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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.

Twin Balcony Suite.

Cruise in Luxury

No matter which suite you choose, each offers a balance of luxury and intimacy. Plus, you’ll always enjoy river views.

Virtual Tour

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