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Travel Update: COVID-19
Luxury

Magnificent Europe with Paris

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Trip Code: EUMCRBP18
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 17 destinations
  • Luxury dining – a total of 47 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • Three nights’ luxury land accommodation and 14 nights on a luxury river ship with expert tour and cruise directors
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Journey aboard the Grand Empress steam train to Budapest (April to September departures)
  • Visit Vienna’s City Palace for a cocktail party and private classical concert
  • Go beyond the gates to explore Namedy Castle and enjoy morning tea
  • Encounter French elegance at the Palace of Versailles with lunch at Ore Restaurant

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EUMCRBP18 2021
Budapest to Paris

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™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

We’ll meet you on arrival and take you to your ship. Get to know your fellow travellers at a welcome reception this evening.

Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ships

Daily :
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a welcome reception at Budapest Railway Station’s Royal Waiting Room before boarding the Grand Empress steam train. Take in the scenery as you journey along the Danube River to Esztergom, enjoying lunch on board along the way. Afterwards, set out on a guided exploration of picturesque Esztergom, a royal seat from the late 10th to the mid-13th centuries. Later, re-board your ship and sail to Vienna. (April to September departures).


Start the day with a tour of Budapest.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Suspension bridge spanning the River Danube with Buda Castle in the background on the hill, illuminated during the night

Take in Vienna’s Ringstrasse, plus enjoy a visit to St Stephen’s Cathedral.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, at the regal City Palace, enjoy an exclusive cocktail party and private recital.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Visit Schönbrunn Palace, see Bratislava, or take a guided bike ride.


Spend the morning on your chosen activity, and this evening enjoying a special Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Choose to ride a bike through the Wachau Valley or cruise to Melk for a tour of Melk Abbey.


Explore Dürnstein, then decide how you will reach the next port of call.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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


Choose how your journey unfolds today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Explore Regensburg’s city centre or get active on a guided bike ride.


Select your preferred experience today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Delve into Nuremberg’s history on a World War II sites tour, or perhaps take a guided walk through the Schwarzach Valley.


Learn about the local history or explore nature. The choice is yours today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Brown and white half timbered home built on the waters edge with arched bridge

On arrival into Bamberg, join an exploration with a local expert to uncover everything this World Heritage-listed city has to offer. Otherwise, take it easy and relax on board.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Embark on a walk to Würzburg Residence. Perhaps travel to the fairytale town of Rothenburg. Or meet the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, where a home-baked morning tea is on the menu.


Choose how you’ll spend your day.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Step ashore in Miltenberg today and set out on a guided walking tour. Afterwards, enjoy time at leisure to explore on your own.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Choose between a gondola ride or a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.


In Rüdesheim, there are two touring options available. Later, cruise through the Rhine Valley to Koblenz. Here, perhaps join your cruise director for an evening stroll through the charming village.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit Namedy Castle for a morning tea and piano recital in the ballroom.


Cruise to Andernach. The afternoon will be spent sailing onwards to The Netherlands.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Cruise the canals on a glass-top boat. Or visit Zaanse Schans. Otherwise, stay on board and relax and unwind.


How will you spend your day in Amsterdam? It’s up to you. Tonight, enjoy the Captain’s farewell dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to the Belgian town of Ghent, one of the best-kept secrets in Europe. Here, board a cruise to explore its maze of canals, then enjoy a light lunch. Continue to Paris.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Indulge in lunch at Ore Restaurant in Versailles, created by renowned chef Alain Ducasse, then see the splendour behind Louis XIV’s transformation of the Palace of Versailles.


A local expert will take you on a discovery of Paris. See the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Eiffel Tower.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps follow a trail of Paris’ fine food during a culinary walk. Alternatively, hop in a special 2CV vintage car and cruise around Paris’ famed icons, or soak up the Parisian atmosphere as you explore the Montmartre district and admire the Sacre-Cœur Basilica.


Spend the day on your chosen activity. Tonight, enjoy dinner and a cabaret show at the Lido de Paris.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Alexandre the third bridge in Paris early evening with street lamps on

Your journey draws to a conclusion today with a transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

The crew were great in every way... There was a birthday & an anniversary whilst we were on board & the crew came out marching in unison, waving sparklers, clapping & singing - WONDERFUL WONDERFUL!