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These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
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 BristolDaily :
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.Daily :
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 RoomDaily :
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.Daily :
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 PalaceDaily :
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 CollectionDaily :
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.Daily :
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 SpaDaily :
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.Daily :
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, Hotel DanieliDaily :
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.
Tour the icons of Venice, or perhaps embark on a culinary journey through the city.
Choose your preferred sightseeing activity today.Daily :
Travel via the emerald city of Ljubljana to Zagreb, where you will enjoy a guided tour and a farewell dinner.
Stay: Esplanade Zagreb HotelDaily :
Travel to Budapest, and board your river ship.
Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River ShipDaily :
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 :
Take in Vienna’s Ringstrasse, plus enjoy a visit to St Stephen’s Cathedral.Daily :
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.
Perhaps pay a visit to the opulent Schonbrunn 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 :
Choose to ride a bike through the Wachau Valley or cruise to Melk for a tour of Melk Abbey.
Explore the beautiful town of Durnstein before choosing your activity.Daily :
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 offerDaily :
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.Daily :
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.Daily :
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 :
Embark on a walk to Wurzburg 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.Daily :
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.Daily :
Take gondola ride or a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.
In Rudesheim, 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.Daily :
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 :
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.Daily :
Sadly, the time has come to say goodbye and be transferred to the airport.Daily :
The Ama Verda was a beautiful ship. Our accommodation was great, the facilities on board were comfortable and easily met our needs...