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Luxury

Croatia & the Balkan Peninsula with Magnificent Europe

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

Trip Highlights

Feast at a Local Farm

Enjoy lunch at a local farm near Dubrokvnik that has been family-owned for over 400 years.

Grand Empress Steam Train

Follow the footsteps of Elisabeth of Bavaria on an imperial rail journey aboard the Grand Empress steam train (April to September).

Private concert at City Palace

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

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 26 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 11 locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 63 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert APT Tour and Cruise Directors
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • 13 nights luxury land accommodation
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities

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™ - Sightseeing

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

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 that have lived in the region for more than 400 years, and learn about daily life on the farm.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps spend the day 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 with your Freedom of Choice activity. Afterwards, enjoy lunch on your Signature Experience. The evening is free for you to check out the local dining scene independently.

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

Visit the Maritime Museum of Montenegro, then continue to your luxurious hotel, situated in an unrivalled waterfront position at Porto Montenegro’s super-yacht haven. 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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  • 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

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  • 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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  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Tonight, choose to dine at your hotel or at a local restaurant, the Adriatic Graso, which overlooks the marina.


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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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 Adriatic all the way to the Croatian inland mountains. Later, arrive at Plitvice and perhaps try the local suckling pig for dinner.

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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  • 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.

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Savour a wine tasting and lunch at one of Croatia’s top vineyards found along the famed Plešivica Wine Road.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Choose between a bike ride or a gentle walk through the region’s verdant hills and valleys.


Start your day with a drive along the Plešivica Wine Road with about 40 different wineries found along the trail. Arrive in the town of Jastrebarsko, a prominent wine region, where you can enjoy your Signature Experience. Back in Zagreb, enjoy a farewell dinner.

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  • Lunch
  • 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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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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

On all departures between April and September, enjoy an exclusive welcome reception 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.


Enjoy your final morning in Budapest. Later, sail towards Vienna.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

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  • Lunch
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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, at the regal City Palace in the heart of Vienna, we are putting on an exclusive cocktail party and private recital, just for you.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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 a ride a bike to Klosterneuburg Monastery.


Another day in this beautiful city presents new options.

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  • Lunch
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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps roam Dürnstein’s cobblestone lanes at your leisure or take a bike tour along the river to Melk.


Whether you’re on a bike or on the ship, enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Wachau Valley on the way to Melk, where you’ll explore Melk Abbey.

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  • Lunch
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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

From Linz, head to Salzburg to visit some of the incredible sights featured in Roger and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. Or set off on into the Czech Republic, where Český Krumlov awaits. Either way, you will re-board your ship in the German town of Passau. Otherwise, cruise to Passau and enjoy time to explore.


Choose from our selection of Freedom of Choice experiences today.

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  • Lunch
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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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


Choose your included sightseeing today.

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  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps embark on a journey through Nuremberg’s history, or keep fit with a hike through the Schwarzach Valley.


Continue cruising on the Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg. Today, you will set off on the activity of your choice.

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  • Lunch
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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.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Seize the day with a walk to the 18th-century palace, Würzburg Residence. Perhaps journey along Romantic Road to medieval Rothenburg. Or meet the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, where a home-cooked morning tea is on the menu.


The day unfolds as you please, thanks to a choice of activities.

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  • 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.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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


In Rüdesheim, choose your sightseeing. 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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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


Cruise to Andernach and enjoy your Signature Experience. The afternoon will be spent sailing onwards to The Netherlands.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps slow things down and cruise the canals on a glass-top boat. Or visit Zaanse Schans - known for its windmills and specialty produce.


Arrive in Amsterdam, your final port of call. Set out on your selected experience. Tonight, celebrate the days that have just gone by with the captain’s farewell dinner.

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Sadly, your journey comes to an end. We say goodbye, then transfer you to the airport.

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Travel & Accommodation

Incredible Cuisine

Savour the finest dining in amazing venues throughout your journey.

Luxurious accommodation

No matter which destination, you will stay in luxurious accommodation throughout your journey.

Delve deeper into Europe

With an average group size of 30 on your land journey you can be sure you'll enjoy an immersive experience of Europe.

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.