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Luxury

Balkan Jewels – Bucharest to Budapest

Bucharest to Budapest
12 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUJCBB12
  • 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.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 13 destinations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 28 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages on board cruise
  • Expert cruise and tour directors
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Transfers, port charges and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EUJCBB12 2021
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

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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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

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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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

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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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Bran Castle in a forest at dusk in Romania

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 your ship in Giurgiu.

Stay: Seven Nights, a Concerto River Ship

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

In Veliko Târnovo, a local expert will guide you through this medieval city.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore Baba Vida Fortress in Vidin. Afterwards, travel to Belogradchik to uncover its ancient fortress, located on the northern slope of the Balkan mountains.

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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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Sheer mountains and the waters of the Danube River in Romania

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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


Choose your inclusion then this afternoon, explore Novi Sad at your leisure.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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. Afterwards, a farm in Puszta is the perfect setting for a stellar horse show and authentic Hungarian lunch.


Today is all about your Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Large ornate bridge across wide river in major city, Hungary

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

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  • Breakfast

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

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