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Luxury

Oberammergau Passion Play with Magnificent Europe

Munich to Amsterdam
21 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUMCRO21
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Oberrammergau Passion Play

Take your seat at the Passion Play Theatre for a a stellar five-hour-performance of the story of Jesus of Nazareth.

Neuschwanstein Castle

Experience the magic of this fairytale castle before it is open to the public, built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria.

Discover the Black Forest

From France, cross the border into Germany to explore the stunning scenery of Black Forest region.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 20 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 11 locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 51 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert tour and cruise directors
  • 6 nights luxury land accommodation
  • Transfers, port charges and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EUMCRO21 2020
Munich 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

Welcome to Munich, the picturesque Bavarian capital. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. This evening you will meet your travelling companions during a special dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Munich, Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski

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  • Dinner
View of Mountain over rooftops, Germany

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

A guide will lead you on a culinary tour, providing a delicious way to familiarise yourself with the local fare. Another option is to discover the BMW Museum and see its themed exhibits. Alternatively, visit the Dachau Concentration Camp, offering a sobering insight into the location that served as a model for all Nazi concentration camps.


Enjoy a guided discovery of Munich, then select your preferred sightseeing.

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  • Breakfast

Travel to Oberammergau, where you will have the rest of the day at leisure to either relax at your hotel, or use your APT Concierge app and explore the town.

Stay: Two Nights, Oberammergau region hotel as assigned

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Experience the magic of Neuschwanstein Castle before it is open to the general public. Built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, the castle was to honour composer, Richard Wagner. Along with its majestic setting in the Bavarian Alps, it comes as no surprise that Walt Disney used this castle as the inspiration to create his Magic Kingdom.


This morning, enjoy your Signature Experience. Later today, the time has come to take your seat at the Passion Play Theatre. In a stellar five-hour-performance, almost half of Oberammergau’s population are involved in bringing to life the story of Jesus of Nazareth on the impressive open-air stage. Afterwards, return to your hotel.

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  • Dinner
Neuschwanstein castle with autumn colours and mountain backdrop, Germany

Stop at the cerulean waters of beautiful Lake Chiemsee. Then head to the summit of Eagle’s Nest, originally built as a teahouse for Adolf Hitler’s 50th birthday. Absorb sublime alpine vistas, then continue to Berchtesgaden.

Stay: Two Nights, Kempinski Berchtesgaden

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In the Salzkammergut Lake District, cruise Lake Wolfgangsee, then experience an authentic Austrian coffee house as you delight in coffee and cake at the famous Cafe Zauner. Return to Berchtesgaden for a farewell dinner at a traditional restaurant.

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Transfer to Budapest, where you’ll board your river ship. Tonight, experience an illuminations cruise as Budapest’s monuments sparkle.

Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ship

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Afterwards, head to Budapest Station’s Royal Waiting Room, where you will follow in the footsteps of the Habsburg Empire. Enjoy an exclusive welcome reception before boarding the Grand Empress steam train. On board, you’ll be treated like royalty, with a game lunch served. You will see inside some ornately adorned carriages from the early 1900s. Gödöllő Palace, Elisabeth of Bavaria’s favourite residence, is your destination. You will be shown through this monument of Hungarian aristocracy and architecture. Operates on all departures between May and September.


Start the day with a guided tour of Budapest. After your Signature Experience, 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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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 to soak up the city. Tonight, enjoy your Signature Experience.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

From Melk, visit the statuary-adorned Melk Abbey, otherwise a local expert is on hand to show you around town.


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 choose your sightseeing.

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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 Česky Krumlov awaits. Either way, you will re-board your ship in the German town of Passau. Alternatively, relax on board for the entire day, then explore Passau.


Choose your sightseeing today.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

In Regensburg, explore its World Heritage-listed city centre. Or put on your dancing shoes for a Bavarian dance class at a local beer haus. Maybe take a culinary walk and visit the Michelin-starred Storstad.


Choose your sightseeing. Later, a student from the University of Regensburg will come aboard for a presentation.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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


Continue cruising onto the Main-Danube Canal today. Nuremberg is teeming with medieval castles, Gothic churches and poignant World War II sites, such as the Reich Party Rally Grounds. Here, choose your sightseeing. You will be rewarded with freshly baked gingerbread on your return.

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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 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.


Choose your preferred sightseeing.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Pick up the pace and hike through a forested area overlooking spectacular Franconian vineyards. Or, go slow and head to a local cellar for a tipple or two. You can even stay on your ship and learn a little German.


Relax on board as you cruise into Miltenberg. Here, you’re free to do as you please.

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Go beyond the gates of Namedy Castle for an exclusive wander through the grounds, followed by a cocktail reception and a piano recital in the ballroom.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

A gondola ride over the Rhine Valley is a great way to give you a perspective of the town. If you’re up for something a little more quirky, discover Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Otherwise, a fine selection of Rhine Valley wines eagerly await your palate at an onboard tasting.


A little further up the Rhine, your ship is docked at Rüdesheim. After your preferred sightseeing inclusion, cruise through the scenic Rhine Gorge. Later in Andernach, enjoy your Signature Experience.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Take a discovery through Cologne’s historic city centre and sample local German beers and snacks along the way. Or set off on a bike ride to explore Cologne’s historic sights.


Select your inclusion that best suits you.

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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. If you’re lucky to be on one of our spring departures, the tulips of Keukenhof Gardens are ready to greet you at every turn. Otherwise, stay on board and relax and unwind.


Choose your sightseeing today. 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

Ama Reina cruising along Rhine river

All-Inclusive River Ships

Enjoy a luxurious and carefree discovery of Europe with 14 nights aboard an all-inclusive Concerto river ship.

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Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden

Situated in the Bavarian Alps, this luxurious hotel has one of the most enviable locations.

Luxury in Munich

The Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski is centrally located in the heart of this incredible city.

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