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Luxury

Festive Christmas Markets with Magnificent Europe

22 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUMCRBAX22
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Striezelmarkt

Take some time to browse Germany’s oldest Christmas market.

Nutcracker Workshop

Visit an enchanting Nutcracker workshop and perhaps try your hand at making their famous wooden Christmas toys.

Historic Chateau Jemniste

Explore this grand estate on a private tour, enjoy lunch then watch birds of prey free-fly during a falconry display.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 24 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 12 locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 54 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert cruise and tour directors
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Eight nights luxury land accommodation
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities

Itinerary

Berlin to Amsterdam

Reverse Trip

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

Your journey begins with a transfer to your hotel, where you will get to know everyone at a welcome reception later this evening.

Stay: Three Nights, The Regent Berlin

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In the evening before your welcome dinner, get into the festive spirit as you sample one of the local German Christmas traditions Feuerzangenbowle - a traditional alcoholic drink where rum-soaked sugarloaf is set on fire and drips into mulled wine.


Explore Berlin on a guided exploration. This afternoon, explore the Christmas markets.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps visit Sammlung Boros, a former military bunker that has transformed into a museum that showcases the private Boros Collection of contemporary art. You’ll want to spend hours here with 3,000 square metres of exhibition space. Alternatively, delve into the Berlin’s thriving street art scene. Your local expert will offer a great insight into the unique city structure and sub cultures that influence artists today.


Journey to Potsdam, once the residence of Prussian kings. Here, you’ll enjoy a discovery of the former summer palace of Frederick the Great, Sanssouci. Return to Berlin and choose your activity. The evening is yours at leisure to relax at your hotel or get out and explore.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Visit Albrechtsburg Castle, which rises majestically above the Elbe River Valley. Built in 1471, it is considered Germany’s oldest castle. Alternatively, visit the world-famous Meissen Porcelain Factory, showcasing its heritage of fine porcelain art. Later, arrive in Dresden.


Choose your sightseeing. Later, arrive in Dresden.

Stay: Dresden, Taschenbergpalais Kempinski

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit an enchanting Nutcracker workshop and perhaps try your hand at making their famous wooden Christmas toys.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Visit the Volkswagen factory, or take some time to browse Germany’s oldest Christmas market, Striezelmarkt.


Choose your sightseeing then enjoy your Signature Experience. Afterwards, maybe visit the Christmas Museum. Later, arrive in Prague.

Stay: Three Nights, Alcron Hotel Prague

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Take a tour of Prague and visit its charming Old Town. Tonight, enjoy dinner at the award-winning La Rotonde.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit Chateau Jemniště. Explore the estate on a private guided tour, enjoy a special lunch then watch on in awe as birds of prey free-fly during a falconry display.


Head out of the city where a special experience awaits.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Travel to the historic town of Velké Bílovice, then continue to Budapest and board your luxury river ship. Tonight after dinner, enjoy a twilight cruise.

Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ship

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy a guided tour of Budapest and see the Fisherman’s Bastion and Heroes' Square. Tonight, enjoy a Gala Welcome Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Discover the beauty of Vienna today as you’re guided through the city.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In the evening, enjoy a private cocktail reception and performance at Vienna's City Palace.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

See Schönbrunn Palace or join a Bratislava tour.


After your chosen activity, perhaps explore the Christmas markets.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- SIghtseeing

In Melk, tour the magnificent abbey or explore the town with a local expert.


Explore Dürnstein then cruise to Melk, where you may choose your activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Travel to Salzburg and enjoy a city tour. Alternatively, embark on a full-day journey to Český Krumlov. Both touring options conclude in Passau. Otherwise, cruise to Passau for a walking tour.


Choose how your day unfolds on your chosen experience today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ -Sightseeing

Explore the World Heritage-listed city centre of Regensberg. 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.


Choose from an array of sightseeing options in Regensburg.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ -Sightseeing

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.


Choose your sightseeing in Nuremberg.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore Bamberg’s World Heritage-listed Old Town with a guide to discover a range of historic churches and buildings.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Walk to Würzburg Residence, travel along the Romantic Road to medieval Rothenburg, or visit a family-owned farm.


Seize the day with your preferred sightseeing activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ -Sightseeing

Enjoy a wine tasting at a local cellar, take a German language lesson on board or enjoy a guided hike.


The beautiful city of Miltenberg is yours to explore. Set out on the activity that interests you the most.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit Namedy Castle for a cocktail reception and piano recital in the ballroom.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Take a gondola ride, visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or enjoy an onboard wine tasting.


In Rüdesheim, choose between three experiences. Later, cruise to Andernach.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy a guided tour of Cologne and sample some local snacks along the way.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Enjoy a canal cruise, visit Zaanse Schans, or enjoy an onboard baking presentation.


Arrive at your final port of call, where a choice of experiences awaits.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Timeless Luxury in Berlin

One of the finest hotels in the world, Regent Berlin is the epitome of elegant refinement and impeccable service.

Your Dresden Hotel

Built in the 18th century by August the Strong, the Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski will be a stay to cherish.

Double bed and 2 arm chairs in the stateroom

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

From the Australian Outback and Europe’s waterways to the icescapes of Antarctica and far beyond, we won’t just take you there, we’ll immerse you in the wonders of each and every place you visit