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Luxury

Rhine, Rhône and Moselle

21 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EURCPB21
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Trip Highlights

Cocktails at the Pont du Gard

At the Pont du Gard aqueduct, a cocktail reception has been arranged, complete with live music by local musicians.

Dine at Namedy Castle

Princess Heide von Hohenzollern will open the doors of her castle just for you. Enjoy dinner in the Hall of Mirrors

French Cuisine At Its Finest

Dine at L’Abbaye de Collonges, a famous restaurant owned by acclaimed Michelin-starred French chef Paul Bocuse

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 18 destinations
  • Finest dining - a total of 50 meals
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 13 locations
  • Complimentary beverages served on board*
  • Expert APT Tour and Cruise Directors
  • Room service and complimentary laundry for select suites

Map & Itinerary

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Europe Map EURCPB21 2019

Paris to Barcelona

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

ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Allow us to offer you a first-hand insight into the charmed world of imperial Europe

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Be transferred to your hotel. Later this evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Three Nights, Paris, Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Indulge in a sumptuous lunch at Ore Restaurant in Versailles, owned by renowned chef Alain Ducasse.


Enjoy a wonderful sightseeing tour of Paris. Afterwards, discover the splendour behind Louis XIV’s transformation of the Palace of Versailles.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps join a culinary walking tour to sample some of Paris' finest delicacies. Alternatively, tour Paris' icons in a special 2CV vintage car or perhaps soak up the Montmartre district.


After your chosen activity, experience dinner and a show at the world-famous Moulin Rouge.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel by coach to Ghent and enjoy a light lunch while cruising along the city’s canals. Continue to Amsterdam and board your luxurious river ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River Ship

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Take a canal cruise, visit Zaanse Schans, or enjoy a stroopwafel presentation.


Spend the day on your chosen activity. In the evening, come together for a Gala Welcome Dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Later in Andernach, visit Namedy Castle for dinner and a classical piano recital. This wonderful 14th-century residence is home to Princess Heide von Hohenzollern, who has opened her home just for you.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

In Cologne, take a tour through the historic city centre and sample local beers and snacks. Alternatively, embark on a bike ride to see City Hall and the remains from Roman times and the Middle Ages.


Choose your sightseeing in Cologne.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Arrive in Cochem and set off on a walking tour or take a guided bike ride along the Moselle River.


Back on board, after your selected activity in Cochem, relax and enjoy the scenery of the Moselle Valley.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Choose from a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, embark on a scenic gondola ride and take in breathtaking views, or sample local Rhine Valley wines on board your river ship.


The day in beautiful Rüdesheim evolves on your own terms, thanks to a choice of activities.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Choose between a guided city tour with a visit to Heidelberg Castle or a more active walk along the Philosopher's Path.


From Ludwigshafen, travel to Heidelberg and choose from two included activities.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Visit Triberg and the Black Forest Open-Air Museum, travel to Colmar on the Alsatian Wine Route for a tour and tasting, or embark on a Breisach bike tour.


From Breisach, tailor your day to your own tastes.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark in Basel and journey via Lake Geneva to Lyon to board your next ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River Ship

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After the day’s activity, enjoy a superb dinner experience at L’Abbaye de Collonges, founded by French chef, the late Paul Bocuse.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Today, perhaps choose to tour Lyon then visit a silk workshop. Otherwise, tempt your taste buds with a culinary tour.


Explore Lyon with a wonderful selection of activities for you to choose from.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

In the Beaujolais region, perhaps visit a local farm for a tour and tasting or join in a bike ride. Otherwise, visit Oingt and a local winery.


The beauty of the Beaujolais region is revealed on today’s excursions.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™- Sightseeing

Hike through Eden Park Garden, ride the Ardèche Steam Train, or enjoy an onboard chocolate demonstration.


Your ship arrives today in Tournon. Step ashore and set out on your experience. Later, re-join your ship and cruise onwards to Viviers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™- Sightseeing

Enjoy a truffle farm experience then visit Grignan Castle. Alternatively, visit Garde-Adhémar and a family-owned nougat factory, or take an onboard French lesson.


Once again, it’s up to you to decide how your day pans out. There are a number of memorable activities from which to choose from.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, visit the Pont du Gard for a tour and local produce tasting, followed by a cocktail reception accompanied by local musicians.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™- Sightseeing

Visit the Palace of the Popes, or play some golf.


In Avignon, set out in one of two directions.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- SIghtseeing

Tour Les Baux-de-Provence then visit an olive mill. Alternatively, enjoy a hike in Camargue National Reserve, or visit a 'savon de Marseille' soap factory.


The city of Arles and its surrounds is illuminated on your preferred activity. Later, join a tour of Arles or explore at your own pace.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

From Arles, continue your journey to Barcelona, with a stop in Perpignan along the way.

Stay: Three Nights, Barcelona, Hotel El Palace

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy the quintessential Antoni Gaudí experience with a private tour of Casa Batlló before it is open to the public.


Set out on a guided tour of beautiful Barcelona. This evening, savour a Farewell Dinner.

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  • Dinner

Hark back to 19th-century rail travel as you board the Montserrat Classic Express.

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Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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Travel & Accommodation

Full side view of Aria River ship exterior, cruising.
All-Inclusive River Ships

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

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Luxury In The Heart Of Paris

The Hotel du Collectionneur Paris is just minutes from the Arc de Triomphe and the Avenue des Champs-Elysées

Dinner plate of lamb and seasonal vegetables
Amazing Onboard Dining

Highlighting the exquisite local produce, there's always something new to savour in amazing onboard dining venues

Virtual Tour

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