Enjoy your own private market and brunch at Florence's Central Market and meet the local artisans.
Journey to Montreux via the beautiful glass-domed GoldenPass rail, taking in panoramic views of your journey.
Stop in the Lavaux region for a delightful wine tasting experience, overlooking stunning Lake Geneva.
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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
Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest
Arrive before midday and be transferred to your hotel. This afternoon, enjoy a stroll through Rome, then tonight, get to know your fellow travellers during a welcome reception.
Stay: Two Nights, Rome, Hotel Bernini Bristol
Tour the Vatican, including St. Peter’s Basilica. Revel in the chance to stand before Michelangelo’s frescoes which sprawl across the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner.Daily :
Enjoy pre-reserved tickets to the Colosseum, then board your rail journey to Florence, where you’ll enjoy dinner this evening.
Stay: Two Nights, Florence, Sina Villa Medici, Autograph CollectionDaily :
Enjoy your own private market and exclusive brunch at Florence’s Central Market. Here, you’ll meet the artisans who have prepared some delicacies for your taste buds.
A local guide will show you around Florence, including a visit to the Galleria dell’Accademia to see Michelangelo’s Statue of David.Daily :
Farewell Florence and board your business class rail journey to Venice, where you will waste no time in navigating the canals by gondola before dinner this evening.
Stay: Two Nights, Venice, JW Marriott Venice Resort & SpaDaily :
Countess Lelia welcomes you at her 16th-century palazzo, Tiepolo Passi, overlooking the Grand Canal. As a member of the Italian Academy of the Cuisine, Countess Lelia will share with you her secrets of fine Venetian cuisine.
You have the choice of a walking exploration of Venice, or sample Italian treats on a culinary tour.
Discover Venice as you please, thanks to a choice of activities this morning. In the afternoon, a memorable experience has been arranged.Daily :
Take a rail journey to Milan, where you’ll embark on a guided city discovery.
Stay: Milan, Rosa Grand MilanoDaily :
This evening, you will be able to choose your preferred dining experience between a lively Swiss folklore restaurant for traditional cuisine, or your hotel’s restaurant.
Travel to Lucerne by train today.
Stay: Two Nights, Lucerne, Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern or similarDaily :
Cruise Lake Lucerne, then afterwards, ride the world’s steepest cogwheel train to Mt Pilatus, then descend by a scenic gondola.Daily :
Your glass-dome first-class journey aboard the GoldenPass takes you to Montreux, where you will enjoy an orientation tour on arrival.
Stay: Two Nights, Montreux, Grand Hôtel Suisse Majestic in a Lake View RoomDaily :
Enjoy a wine tasting in the Lavaux region while enjoying your prime position on the shores of Lake Geneva.
Journey to the famous Lavaux wine region.Daily :
Board a train to Geneva for a stop, then cross the border into France and arrive in Lyon, where you will enjoy dinner tonight.
Stay: Sofitel Lyon Bellecour HotelDaily :
Enjoy a guided city discovery of Lyon, then board your train to Paris.
Stay: Three Nights, Paris, Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de TriompheDaily :
Indulge in a sumptuous lunch at Ore Restaurant in Versailles, owned by renowned chef, Alain Ducasse. Afterwards, discover the splendour behind Louis XIV’s transformation of the Palace of Versailles.
Discover Paris with a guide today.Daily :
Perhaps take a culinary walking tour, enjoy a guided tour by vintage 2CV car or soak up the Parisian atmosphere as you explore the Montmartre district.
Choose your sightseeing today. Tonight, enjoy a meal and a memorable show at the Lido de Paris.Daily :
Travel by rail through northern France and into Belgium. Arrive in Amsterdam and board your river ship. After dinner on board, you may like to explore the city on your own terms.
Stay: 14 Nights, one of APT’s luxurious Concerto River ShipsDaily :
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. Or even sleep in and take the day as it comes. If you’re lucky enough to be on one of our spring departures, the tulips of Keukenhof Gardens are ready to greet you at every colourful turn.
Choose your sightseeing in Amsterdam. Tonight, celebrate with a gala welcome dinner.Daily :
Visit Namedy Castle. Go beyond the gates and wander about the rooms, hidden nooks and grounds, then enjoy a cocktail party in the ballroom, where a pianist sets the mood.
Take a discovery through the city. 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, and you will visit the house where he was born, which is now a museum. Alternatively, set off on a bike to explore.
This morning, awake to a new country, a new city, with unlimited possibilities for what the day could bring. After your sightseeing in Bonn, you’ll then travel to Andernach for your first Signature Experience.Daily :
A gondola ride over the Rhine Valley will give you the best perspective of the town. For something a little more quirky, Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum houses fine automated musical creations. Otherwise, a selection of fine Rhine Valley wines eagerly await your palate at an onboard tasting.
Have your camera handy to capture some of the best scenery you’ll encounter as you cruise through the Rhine Gorge. Dock in Rüdesheim, where you will then choose your sightseeing.Daily :
Pick up the pace and hike through a forested area overlooking Franconian vineyards. Or, go slow and head to a local cellar for a tipple or two. You can even stay on your ship and learn a little German.
Seize the day with your choice of sightseeing.Daily :
Enjoy a walk to the 18th-century Würzburg Residence. Or traverse the Romantic Road to Rothenburg. Maybe get to know the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, with a home-cooked morning tea on the menu.
The day is yours to design with our Freedom of Choice sightseeing inclusions.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 :
Perhaps journey through Nuremberg’s history with its Gothic churches and World War II sites. Or keep fit with a hike through the Schwarzach Valley.
Select the sightseeing inclusion that best suits you. You will be rewarded with freshly baked gingerbread on your return. This afternoon, cruise onto the Main-Danube Canal. Having taken 32 years to construct, the canal links the North and Black seas.Daily :
In Regensburg, explore its World Heritage-listed city centre. Or put on your dancing shoes for a Bavarian dance class at a local beer haus. Maybe take a culinary walk and visit the Michelin-starred Storstad.
After your sightseeing inclusion, a student from the University of Regensburg will come aboard for a presentation.Daily :
From Passau, head to Salzburg to visit some of the sights featured in Roger and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. Or set off into the Czech Republic, where Česky Krumlov awaits. Either way, re-board your ship in Austria’s Linz. Alternatively, explore the town of Passau, followed by a relaxing day on board cruising to Linz.
Choose from our fabulous Freedom of Choice inclusions today.Daily :
Visit the statuary-adorned Melk Abbey. Otherwise a local expert is on hand to show you around town.
A choice of sightseeing greets you in Melk. It’s then onto more remarkable scenery as you cruise through the Wachau Valley to Dürnstein, where you’ll roam its cobblestone lanes at your leisure. Or perhaps take a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein.Daily :
After dinner, head to the Family of Liechtenstein’s City Palace in the heart of Vienna, where we have arranged an exclusive cocktail party and private recital, just for you. A full orchestra will perform classical masterpieces by Mozart and Strauss. You will also be enchanted by an operatic recital and some members of the Mozart Boys’ Choir.
Perhaps take in the city’s many landmarks along the Ringstrasse, including St Stephen’s Cathedral. The 1,441-room Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens are a favourite. Or tick another country off your list and journey to Slovakia’s Bratislava. Otherwise, get active with a bike ride to Klosterneuburg Monastery.
Today you will enjoy your Freedom of Choice inclusion. Tonight, your Signature Experience awaits.Daily :
This afternoon, follow in the footsteps of the Habsburg Empire. Enjoy a welcome reception at Budapest’s Royal Waiting Room, then board the Grand Empress steam train. You will see inside some ornately adorned carriages from the early 1900s. Gödöllő Palace, Elisabeth of Bavaria’s favourite residence, is your destination. You will be shown through this monument of Hungarian aristocracy and architecture. Later, be treated like royalty with dinner served on your train, before returning to your ship. Operates on all departures between May and September.
Enjoy a relaxing morning sailing to Budapest. Afterwards, enjoy your Signature Experience on May to September departures.Daily :
Enjoy a morning city tour of Budapest taking in its historic monuments, followed by the afternoon at leisure to further explore. Finish the day in style with an illuminations cruise through the twinkling lights of Budapest.Daily :
Travel to Velké Bílovice and stop for a light lunch in a traditional wine cellar. Afterwards, continue to Prague, where you will have the evening to explore on your terms.
Stay: Three Nights, Alcron Hotel PragueDaily :
The capital of the Czech Republic lures you with its millennia-long history. Begin your guided discovery at Prague Castle, where you’ll pause to take in views of the city. Take a leisurely stroll over Charles Bridge on the way to the Old Town Square, where you’ll see the 600-year-old Astronomical Clock. Tonight, dinner awaits at the award-winning art deco-style La Rotonde restaurant.Daily :
Descendants of the Czech Republic’s oldest aristocratic family welcome you to their 18th-century baroque home, Chateau Jemniště. Explore the estate and enjoy a special lunch then watch on in awe as birds of prey free-fly during a falconry display.
Today is set aside for a special experience, just outside of the city. The evening is then yours to relax or further explore.Daily :
Be transferred to the airport.Daily :
Set in the heart of Florence, the Sina Villa Medici offers an oasis of verdant gardens and art galleries.
To complement your cruises, enjoy a total of three nights in Paris at the Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe.
At this luxurious retreat, be prepared to capture breathtaking mountain views of the Bernese Oberland.
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.