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Travel Update: COVID-19
Luxury

Croatia & the Balkan Peninsula with Magnificent Europe

Dubrovnik to Amsterdam
28 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUMCRC28
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Luxury dining – a total of 63 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • 14 nights on a luxury river ship and 13 nights' luxury land accommodation
  • Expert tour and cruise directors
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Enjoy lunch at a 400-year-old family-owned farm near Dubrovnik
  • Savour a wine tasting and lunch at one of Croatia’s top vineyards found along the famed Plesivica Wine Road
  • Exclusive – Journey aboard the Grand Empress steam train to Budapest (April to September departures)
  • Exclusive – Visit Vienna’s City Palace for a cocktail party and private classical concert

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EUMCRC28 2021
Dubrovnik to Amsterdam

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

Welcome to the walled city of Dubrovnik. We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a welcome reception.

Stay: Two Nights, Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Travel to the Konavle Valley and enjoy a welcome lunch at a family-owned farm. Meet the family who have lived in the region for more than 400 years, and learn about daily life on the farm.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps spend the morning exploring the major sights of the Old Town and see its well-preserved baroque, Renaissance and Gothic architecture. Or you may prefer to embark on a tour of the city’s walls, completed in the 16th century.


Today you have a choice as to how you would like to experience Dubrovnik. The evening is free for you to check out the local dining scene independently.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
View from cliff tops looking towards a seaside town, Croatia

Today you will travel to Kotor and visit the Maritime Museum of Montenegro, then continue to your luxurious hotel. Here, you’ll have some time to soak up the atmosphere or head out and explore before dinner tonight.

Stay: Regent Porto Montenegro

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel to Mostar and learn about the city’s history on a tour. Here, delight in seeing Stari Most. This beautiful bridge was destroyed during the Croat–Bosniak War in 1993 and was re-built in 2004.

Stay: Two Nights, Mostar, Hotel Mepas

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Sarajevo was nearly destroyed during the war of the 1990s. A local expert who lived through the war will show you the poignant sights, including the Sarajevo War Tunnel. You'll also see Sarajevo's old town, including the Baščaršija, the city's old bazaar and historic city centre dating back to the 15th century when Isa-Beg Isaković founded the town. An array of diverse architecture is also on display at the Gazi Husref Bey's mosque complex.

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  • Breakfast

On your way to Split, stop to visit a traditional mill to sample some of the local produce, followed by lunch in this exquisite setting. Afterwards in Split, enjoy some leisure time.

Stay: Two nights, Split, Hotel Park

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Tonight, choose to dine at your hotel or at a local restaurant.


Embark on a guided discovery that takes you to the Diocletian’s Palace, the Roman Square as well as Cardo and Decumanus streets.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Explore what appears to be endless waterfalls and gorges that rush into the turquoise pools of Krka National Park. The park extends kilometres along the Krka River, running from the Croatian inland mountains all the way to the Adriatic. Later, arrive at Plitvice.

Stay: Plitvice, Hotel Lyra

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Aerial view over Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

Discover the magic of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Tour the incredible turquoise lakes, before a relaxing cruise within the idyllic surrounds. Afterwards, call in at the tiny village of Rastoke, known for its well-preserved mills, before arriving in Zagreb.

Stay: Three Nights, Esplanade Zagreb Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a guided city discovery of Zagreb, known for its vibrant culture intertwined within its Austro-Hungarian architecture. Tonight, you may like to try the local dining scene for dinner, or relax and unwind at your hotel.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Start your day with a drive along the Plesivica Wine Road with about 40 different wineries found along the trail.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Set out on a bike ride or a gentle walk through the region’s verdant hills and valleys.


Arrive in the town of Jastrebarsko, where you will have the choice of sightseeing activities. As this is a wine region, we couldn’t let you leave without a visit to one of the best local vineyards for a tasting. Back in Zagreb, enjoy a farewell dinner this evening.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Say farewell to Croatia as you travel from Zagreb to the Hungarian capital, Budapest.

Stay: Two nights, Budapest, Kempinski Hotel Corvinus

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  • Breakfast

Enjoy a morning city tour of Budapest taking in its historic monuments, including Fisherman’s Bastion and Heroes’ Square. The afternoon is at leisure to further explore. Tonight enjoy dinner in a local restaurant.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Embark your ship and get ready for an unforgettable river cruise. Get to know your fellow travellers at a welcome reception this evening.

Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ship

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
The ms Ama Reina sailing along the Danube River, Budapest at night

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

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After dinner, head to the princely 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 a performance by some members of the Mozart Boys’ Choir.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps pay a visit to the opulent Schönbrunn Palace, with its 1,441 rooms and perfectly manicured gardens. Or tick another country off your list and journey to Slovakia’s Bratislava. Otherwise, get active with a bike ride to Klosterneuburg Monastery, a beautiful 12th-century Augustinian monastery.


After your chosen activity this morning, we have arranged a special Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
People enjoying Vienna City palace concert

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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


Explore the beautiful town of Dürnstein before choosing your activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Head to Salzburg to visit some of the sites featured in The Sound of Music. Or set off into the Czech Republic, where Český Krumlov awaits. Both options conclude in Passau. Otherwise, cruise to Passau and enjoy time to explore at your leisure.


How your day unfolds is up to you with a number of activities on offer.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

In Regensburg, explore its atmospheric World Heritage-listed city centre or perhaps get active and take a guided bike ride to the Walhalla memorial.


Once again, enjoy the chance to personalise your day.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps journey through Nuremberg’s history with its Gothic churches and World War II sites. Or keep fit with a guided walk through the Schwarzach Valley.


Set out on your preferred activity.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

On arrival into Bamberg, join an exploration with a local expert to uncover everything World Heritage-listed Bamberg 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 one of three touring options today.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Step ashore in Miltenberg today and set out on a guided exploration. Wander through cobblestone streets and admire the town’s enchanting half-timbered houses before time at leisure to explore on your own.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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


In Rüdesheim, choose between two experiences. Later, cruise through the Rhine Valley to Koblenz. Here, perhaps join your cruise director for an evening stroll through the charming village.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


Cruise to Andernach for a Signature Experience. The afternoon will be spent sailing onwards to The Netherlands.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Ornate castle surrounded by gardens, Germany

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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


Arrive into Amsterdam and set out on your chosen activity. Tonight, enjoy the Captain’s farewell dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sadly, the time has come to say goodbye and be transferred to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

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