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Luxury

Iconic Italy with Magnificent Europe

Rome to Amsterdam
27 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUMCRI27
  • 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 12 nights' luxury land accommodation
  • Expert tour and cruise directors
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Savour dinner at a local mozzarella producer near Sorrento
  • In Valpolicella, enjoy a tour and light lunch at Villa Serego Alighieri
  • Enjoy a dinner cruise on board a traditional Venetian galleon

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map 2021 EUMCRI27
Rome 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

Arrive in Rome before noon and enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour, including special pre-reserved tickets to the Colosseum so you can skip the queues. Tonight, savour a welcome dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Rome, Hotel Bernini Bristol

Daily :
  • Dinner

Today is all about soaking up Rome’s iconic sites on a guided exploration. Afterwards, take a guided tour of the Vatican. You’ll also see the frescoes that only Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel can offer.

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  • Breakfast
Aerial view of the interior of the Colosseum, Rome, Italy

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit a local mozzarella producer for a guided tour, which also is the perfect setting for dinner.


Travel to the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, then continue to Sorrento. This evening, we’ve prepared something special.

Stay: Two Nights, Hilton Sorrento Palace in an Ocean View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Choose between a tour of Sorrento, or explore the stunning Amalfi Coast.


Cruise to the Isle of Capri and board a funicular train to the hilltop for stunning views. Afterwards, board a cruise to explore the colours of the Blue Grotto (subject to weather), a dark cavern where the sea glows electric blue, the result of sunlight passing through an underwater cave. Later, choose your preferred sightseeing activity.

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  • Breakfast

Visit the Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, the mother church of the Roman Catholic Order of Friars Minor, then journey on to Perugia.

Stay: Perugia, Hotel Brufani Palace

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  • Breakfast

Explore the walled town of San Gimignano. Afterwards, live the Italian good life as you sit down to a Tuscan light lunch of locally made olive oils, fresh antipasti and regional wines. Continue to the birthplace of Renaissance, Florence, where you’ll have the evening at leisure to explore.

Stay: Two Nights, Florence, Sina Villa Medici Autograph Collection

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Explore the Galleria dell’Accademia and see Michelangelo’s Statue of David before setting out on a tour of Florence. Later, enjoy free time to explore.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Stop in Pisa to see the Leaning Tower, then embrace the chic coastal vibe of Portofino. Arrive in Rapallo, complete with a 16th-century castle sitting high above the sea.

Stay: Two Nights, Rapallo, Grand Hotel Bristol Resort and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today is entirely dedicated to exploring Italy’s Cinque Terre, consisting of five picture-perfect World Heritage-listed cliffside villages. Dating back to medieval times, the villages were constructed in such an intricate way, the steep terraced cliffs are incomparable in terms of their grandeur.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Valpolicella, stop for a tour and a light lunch at Villa Serego Alighieri. Sample the rich, red Amarone wine that this historic vineyard is so highly renowned for producing.


After a Signature Experience, arrive in Venice and receive the movie star treatment as you are transferred by boat to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Venice, San Clemente Palace Kempinski

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, board a traditional Venetian galleon and enjoy a delicious dinner as you cruise through the lagoon. Absorb the breathtaking views of the waterfront and the city of Venice by night.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Tour the icons of Venice, or perhaps embark on a culinary journey through the city.


Choose your preferred sightseeing activity today.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel via the emerald city of Ljubljana to Zagreb, where you will enjoy a guided tour and a farewell dinner.

Stay: Stay, Esplanade Zagreb Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel to Budapest, and board your river ship.

Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ship

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  • Breakfast
  • 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

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

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  • 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

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.

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  • 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
The cityscape and river views of Regensburg, Germany

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 this World Heritage-listed city has to offer. Otherwise, take it easy and relax on board.

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  • 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

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
Row of houses overlooking a canal at dusk, Amsterdam

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

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  • Breakfast

The Ama Verda was a beautiful ship. Our accommodation was great, the facilities on board were comfortable and easily met our needs...