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Luxury

Magnificent Europe with Christmas

15 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUMCRX15
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 14 destinations
  • 14 nights on a luxury river ship with the services of an expert APT Cruise Director 
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions
  • A total of 41 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • The services of an expert cruise director
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities
  • Visit Vienna’s City Palace for a cocktail party and private classical concert

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map 2022 EUMCRX15
Budapest to Amsterdam

Reverse Trip

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 Budapest! We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your luxurious floating home for the next 15 days. Unpack, relax and get acquainted with your ship.

Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ship

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  • Dinner

Start the day with a guided discovery of Budapest and delve into its most fascinating sights. You’ll also have the chance to get into the festive spirit with a visit to the city’s charming Christmas markets.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Nutcrackers

Take in Vienna’s Ringstrasse, plus enjoy a visit to St Stephen’s Cathedral. Afterwards, wander through the Christmas markets and perhaps pick up a souvenir or two. As the scent of mulled wine and gingerbread fills the wintry air, you’ll come to realise that the festive season in Europe is nothing short of magical.

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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 visit the 1,441-room Schonbrunn Palace and its gardens, including the traditional Christmas market in the Parade Court. Or tick another country off your list and journey to Slovakia’s Bratislava.


Spend this morning on your preferred activity and this evening on a Signature Experience.

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

Enjoy free time to explore Durnstein, before sailing through the picturesque Wachau Valley to Melk. Here, visit the statuary-adorned Melk Abbey, one of the finest Baroque buildings in the world.

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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. After your tour you will have free time for lunch, which you may choose to spend sampling the Christmas fare at the Salzburg Market. Or set off into the Czech Republic, where Cesky Krumlov awaits. During your free time, perhaps try traditional Christmas cookies, mulled wine or just enjoy the Christmas atmosphere of this medieval beauty.


Choose how you’d like to spend the day with a selection of experiences available.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Discover Regensburg today. Explore its atmospheric World Heritage-listed city centre. With a history dating back to the Roman times, this incredible city was the first capital of Bavaria. During free time, perhaps visit the Christmas Market.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Set out on a guided exploration to discover Nuremberg’s history, with its Gothic churches and World War II sites. Afterwards, enjoy free time at the Market Square, home to one of Germany’s oldest and most famous Christmas markets, the Christkindlmarkt.

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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. During your free time you may wish to peruse the Christmas Market in Maximiliansplatz. Otherwise, take it easy and relax on board.

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  • Lunch
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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Embark on a tour of Wurzburg Residence. Perhaps journey to Rothenburg. Or meet the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, where a home-baked morning tea is on the menu.


Choose from three exciting activities today. This afternoon, perhaps spend your free time enjoying the picturesque Christmas Market in Wurzburg's Old Town.

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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

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

On a visit to Namedy Castle, go beyond the gates and wander about the rooms, then enjoy a cocktail party in the ballroom, where a pianist sets the mood.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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


Dock in Rudesheim, where you’ll choose your activity, followed by free time to enjoy the festive atmosphere or perhaps sample a local Rudesheimer coffee in a cosy cafe. Later, enjoy a special Signature Experience.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy a guided discovery of Koblenz this morning. The afternoon will be spent sailing onwards to the Netherlands. Tonight, savour a special Captain’s farewell dinner.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Celebrate a magical Christmas Day as you explore Amsterdam on a glass-top boat. Later, enjoy a traditional Christmas feast on board your ship with all the trimmings.

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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

This holiday has to be the best value for money on the market... The huge amount of "extras" that were included in the cost were great money savers.