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Travel Update: COVID-19
Luxury

Magnificent Europe with Christmas & New Year’s Eve

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

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 14 destinations
  • Luxury dining – a total of 41 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • 14 nights on a luxury river ship
  • The services of an expert APT Cruise Director
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Exclusive – Visit Vienna’s City Palace for a cocktail party and private classical concert

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map 2021 EUMCRX15
Budapest 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

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

Daily :
  • 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.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Nutcrackers

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™

Today, perhaps take in the 1,441-room Schönbrunn Palace and its 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.


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

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

Visit the statuary-adorned Melk Abbey today, one of the finest Baroque buildings in the world. Later, enjoy a relaxing afternoon of sailing back on board your ship.

Daily :
  • 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 free time to explore at your leisure.


Awake to Christmas morning in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities and choose how you’d like to spend this special day. Back on board this evening, enjoy a festive Christmas Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Explore the atmospheric World Heritage-listed city centre or perhaps get active and take a guided bike ride to the Walhalla memorial.


In Regensburg, choose how you’d like to explore.

Daily :
  • 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 to check out some of the shops.

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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 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.


The choice is yours 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.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Enjoy a 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, where your ship will overnight. Tonight, bid farewell to 2021 in style with New Year’s Eve celebrations in full swing, courtesy of your onboard entertainers.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy a guided discovery of Koblenz this morning. 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 unwind.


Spend today on your chosen activity. Tonight, enjoy the Captain’s farewell dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Thank you to the wonderful staff on board the MS AmaVerde who went out of their way to help me when I dislocated my L-thumb & fractured my R-shoulder, making this a memorable trip.