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Magnificent Europe

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Trip Code: EUMCPB24
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Trip Highlights

Panoramic tour of Paris

Discover the best of the 'City of Light' as you explore the many iconic wonders of Paris on a guided tour

Vienna's Musical Legacy

Attend a private classical concert featuring members of the Mozart's Boys Choir at the City Palace in Vienna

Dine at Namedy Castle

Princess Heide von Hohenzollern will open the doors of her castle just for you. Enjoy dinner in the Hall of Mirrors

Your Vacation Includes

  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 12 locations
  • Complimentary beverages served on board*
  • Expert APT Tour and Cruise Directors
  • Butler, room service and complimentary laundry for select suites

Map & Itinerary

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Europe Map EUMCPB24 2019

Paris to Berlin

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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

ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Allow us to offer you a first-hand insight into the charmed world of imperial Europe

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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

From grand cities filled with glorious architecture to enchanting fairytale villages and spectacular valleys, this journey is set to be simply magnificent. Arrive in Paris, the City of Light. You will be met at the airport and then transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception tonight as anticipation builds for the trip ahead.

Stay: Three Nights, Paris, Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Indulge in a sumptuous lunch at Ore Restaurant in Versailles, owned by renowned chef Alain Ducasse.


Enjoy a wonderful sightseeing tour of Paris. Afterwards, discover the splendour behind Louis XIV’s transformation of the Palace of Versailles.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps join a culinary walking tour to sample a range of Paris’ fine food. Alternatively, tour Paris' icons in a special 2CV vintage car or soak up the Parisian atmosphere as you explore the Montmartre district and admire the Sacre-Cœur Basilica.


This evening, after your chosen activity, enjoy a meal and a memorable show at the Moulin Rouge. Delight in this iconic Parisian cabaret, captured in the famous paintings of Toulouse-Lautrec.

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Travel by coach through northern France and into Belgium. Arrive in Ghent and enjoy a light lunch while cruising along the city’s canals. Continue to Amsterdam and board your ship. After dinner on board, you may like to explore at your own pace.

Stay: 14 Nights, one of APT’s luxurious Concerto River Ships

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps admire Amsterdam's canals from a glass-top boat as you glide past 17th-century homes, churches and merchant houses. Or visit Zaanse Schans, a lovely village famous for its traditional Dutch houses, windmills and specialty produce. Otherwise, enjoy a relaxing morning sailing along the Rhine, while a local baker conducts a stroopwafel demonstration.


Spend today on your selected activity. In the evening, enjoy a Gala Welcome Dinner on board with your fellow travellers.

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ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Andernach, you are treated to an exclusive visit to Namedy Castle. This 14th-century residence is home to Princess Heide von Hohenzollern who has opened the doors of her castle just for you. Enjoy some free time to wander about the castle’s rooms, hidden nooks and grounds, then savour dinner in the ballroom, accompanied by a classical piano recital.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

In Cologne, take a tour through the historic city centre and sample local beers and snacks. Alternatively, embark on a bike ride to see City Hall and the remains from Roman times and the Middle Ages.


Enter Germany and cruise into Cologne, a city centred around the twin spires of its famous cathedral. Here, your day takes one of two paths on your chosen activity. Later, rejoin your ship in Bonn and cruise to Andernach where a special experience awaits.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

In Rüdesheim, tour Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Alternatively, board a scenic gondola for exceptional views over the Rhine Valley, or perhaps sample wines from the region during an onboard tasting.


Approach the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River today, where crumbling ruins cling to rocky cliffs and rolling hillsides are marked with perfectly planted vineyards. Your ship later docks at the town of Rüdesheim.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps enjoy a visit to a local winery, where you will enjoy learning about Rhine Valley wines, as well as sampling the region's delicious produce during a wine and cheese tasting. Alternatively, acquaint yourself with the German language during an interactive lesson on board your ship. Otherwise, hike through a picturesque forested area with views of the Franconian vineyards.


Witness the skilful art of glass-blowing on board as you cruise towards the pretty Franconian town of Miltenberg this morning. After the day’s activity, return to your ship for a delicious dinner.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

The immense architectural beauty of Würzburg is on show today as you walk to the Würzburg Residence, an 18th-century palace that once belonged to the Prince-Bishops of Würzburg. Inside, marvel at intricate tapestries, gilded stucco work and ceiling frescoes by Tiepolo. If you prefer, take a journey along the Romantic Road to the marvellous medieval town of Rothenburg where you’ll stop for a tour. Otherwise, visit a family-owned farm, where you'll tour the property before sitting down to morning tea as you learn about local farming life.


Seize the day with your preferred sightseeing activity.

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This morning your ship will arrive in World Heritage-listed Bamberg, one of the few German cities that wasn’t destroyed during World War II. Here, you will explore the Old Town with a guide to discover a range of historic churches and buildings, including the town hall on the River Regnitz. Following your tour, rejoin your ship to cruise onto the Main-Danube Canal. Having taken 32 years to construct, the canal links the North and Black seas and is recognised as a feat of modern engineering.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

A historic tour takes you to a selection of World War II sites, such as the Reich Party Rally Grounds. Alternatively, walk in the footsteps of Swedish King Gustavus-Adolphus, with a hike through the Schwarzach Valley.


Choose your sightseeing in Nuremberg. Back on board, sample some delicious freshly baked gingerbread while cruising the Main-Danube Canal.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

On a guided walking tour, see such sites as the iconic Old Town Hall and the World Heritage-listed city centre. Alternatively, learn the schuhplattler during a fun Bavarian dance lesson at a local beer haus. Another option is a gourmet walking tour. Gain an insight into the art of haute cuisine at the Michelin-starred restaurant Storstad, where you will enjoy a presentation and the chance to sample a variety of delights. Or perhaps hear an informative talk on board from a student of the University of Regensburg.


Tailor your holiday with a selection of sightseeing choices today.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Disembark in Passau and travel to Salzburg, where a city tour takes you to several sights from Rogers and Hammerstein’s classic film, The Sound of Music. Alternatively, embark on a full-day journey to Český Krumlov in the Czech Republic, renowned for its stunning 13th-century castle above the Vltava River, its old town square and quaint lanes teeming with ancient architecture. Both touring options will then conclude in Linz, where you will re-board your river ship. Otherwise, enjoy a walking tour of Passau, then cruise to Linz.


Select from a diverse range of sightseeing options today.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Join a guided tour of Melk Abbey, one of the world’s most famous monastic sites. Or join a local guide for a tour of the town. During autumn departures, perhaps participate in some vineyard work at a local winery as part of the wine harvest season. Another option is a guided bike ride along the banks of the Danube River from Melk to Dürnstein.


Cruise through the Wachau Valley wine region today. Disembark in Melk and select from a number of activities. Later, take the opportunity to roam -Dürnstein's cobblestone lanes at your leisure.

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ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, visit the family of Liechtenstein’s City Palace in the heart of Vienna. Attend an exclusive cocktail reception and a private concert featuring a full orchestra performing classical masterpieces by Mozart and Strauss, as well as an operatic recital. You will also be entertained by members of the Mozart Boys' Choir.


Arrive in Vienna, home to an array of striking architecture as well as a rich classical music culture and vibrant cafes. Take in many of the city’s most important landmarks during a tour along the Ringstrasse, Vienna’s famous ring boulevard officially opened by Emperor Franz Joseph I in 1865. You’ll also enjoy a guided walk to St Stephen’s Cathedral.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps tour Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the imperial family. Wander through its lush, manicured gardens and marvel at sculptures representing deities and virtues. Alternatively, visit Slovakia's Bratislava, or perhaps enjoy a round of golf.


Personalise your time in Vienna with a choice of touring options today.

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ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After your Budapest city tour, follow in the footsteps of Elisabeth of Bavaria (Sisi) and embark on an imperial train journey. Enjoy a welcome reception at Budapest Station's Royal Waiting Room, then board your elegant steam train, which features carriages from the early 1900s. A traditional game lunch worthy of royalty is served, before disembarking for a guided tour of Gödöllő Palace, a favourite of Sisi. Operates on all departures between April and September.


Enjoy a guided tour of Budapest. Back on board after dinner, see the city lights sparkle during a twilight cruise.

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Travel to Velké Bílovice for a light lunch in a Czech wine cellar, before arriving in Prague.

Stay: Three Nights, Prague, Radisson Blu Alcron Hotel

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Steeped in centuries of colourful history, Prague boasts a wealth of enchanting monuments and stunning gothic and Renaissance architecture. Your sightseeing begins at Prague Castle, where you will take in views of the city before strolling over Charles Bridge on the way to the Old Town Square. Here, marvel at one of the city’s greatest treasures, the Astronomical Clock. Tonight, a memorable Farewell Dinner awaits at the award-winning La Rotonde restaurant. Set in beautiful art deco style, dine in this exquisite setting.

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ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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.


The day is dedicated to an exceptional experience just outside of the city.

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Travel to Dresden, the capital and royal residence for the Kings of Saxony. Once known as the ‘Florence of the North’, the city boasted cultural splendour before being completely destroyed by the controversial Allied aerial bombing in World War II. The impact of the bombing and 40 years of East German socialist influence has considerably changed the face of the city. Enjoy a walking tour here, then continue to Berlin.

Stay: Three Nights, The Regent Berlin

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Explore Berlin on a guided tour today. Visit Brandenburg Gate and Alexanderplatz. See the Reichstag, Berlin’s parliamentary building, and the ruins of the infamous Berlin Wall. You’ll also visit Checkpoint Charlie, the former crossing point between East and West Germany. Afterwards, enjoy free time to further explore.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Sept back to a Bygone era and be greeted by a modern day lord of Berlin, as you enjoy a glass of sparkling in his home that is reminiscent of Berlin’s past. Alternatively, discover a different side to Berlin as you embark on a tour that showcases its thriving art scene. Your guide will offer great insight into the unique city structure and sub cultures that influence artists today.


After your selected sightseeing, take an excursion to Potsdam, once the residence of Prussian kings. Here, you’ll enjoy a tour of the former summer palace of Frederick the Great, Sanssouci. The largest World Heritage-listed site in Germany, the palace of Sanssouci is surrounded by extensive gardens and parklands, which are a delight to explore.

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Transfer to the airport.

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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 14 nights aboard an all-inclusive Concerto river ship

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A Stay To Cherish In Prague

The Radisson Blu Alcron Hotel combines 1930s Art Deco style with modern luxury, located near the iconic Charles Bridge

Luxury In The Heart Of Paris

The Hotel du Collectionneur Paris is just minutes from the Arc de Triomphe and the Avenue des Champs-Elysées

As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family