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Luxury

Rhine, Rhône and Moselle

21 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EURCRBP21
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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
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 13 locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 50 meals
  • 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 EURCRBP21 2019

Barcelona to Paris

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™ - Sightseeing

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Enjoy a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Three Nights, Barcelona, Hotel El Palace

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Immerse yourself in the universe of Antoni Gaudí. Take a tour of the Casa Batlló before it is open to the public, which is renowned as one of Gaudí's masterpieces.


After today exclusive experience, enjoy a special Welcome Dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Experience mountainous scenery aboard the Montserrat Classic Express 1890.

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Stop in Perpignan on the way to Arles, where you’ll step aboard your ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, Aria River Ship

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Tour the castle ruins in Les Baux-de-Provence then visit an olive mill. Alternatively, enjoy a hike in Camargue National Reserve to see wonderful birdlife, or visit a 'savon de Marseille' soap factory.


Following your chosen experience in Arles, join a guided tour. You also have the option to explore at leisure.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, travel to the Pont du Gard. Enjoy a guided tour and a tasting of local produce and wine, followed by a cocktail reception. Take in views of the ancient Roman aqueduct as you are entertained by local musicians.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Pay a visit to the Palace of the Popes, which served as a fortress, church and residence to the Popes that once governed the Christian world. Alternatively, play a round of golf on a course with stunning views.


Get to know Avignon on your chosen activity today.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Choose from a visit to a truffle farm. Alternatively, visit Garde-Adhémar and a family-owned nougat factory, or enjoy a French lesson on board your ship.


Personalise your time here thanks to a choice of activities.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, dine at the exquisite L’Abbaye de Collonges.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Hike up to Eden Park Garden, ride the Ardèche Steam Train, or enjoy an onboard chocolate demonstration. Continue cruising to Vienne.


There are a number of activities on offer here today.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

In the Beaujolais region, perhaps visit a local farm or join in a bike ride through some stunning scenery. Another option is a visit to Oingt and a local winery.


The beauty of the region comes to light on today’s activities.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Enjoy a tour of Lyon or perhaps embark on a culinary walk.


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

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

Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River Ship

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  • 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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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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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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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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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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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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Disembark your ship for the final time. Travel by coach through Belgium. Arrive in Ghent and enjoy a light lunch while cruising along the city’s canals, before arriving in Paris.

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

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Indulge in a sumptuous lunch at Ore Restaurant in Versailles, a contemporary French cafe owned by renowned chef, Alain Ducasse. Dine within this exquisite setting, offering reminders of the Sun King’s glory.


A local expert will take you on a tour through the beautiful city of Paris today. See the Avenue des Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe, plus see the iconic Eiffel Tower. Afterwards, discover the splendour behind Louis XIV’s transformation of the Palace of Versailles.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps join a culinary walking tour to sample a range of Paris’ fine food, Alternatively, tour Paris' icons in a special 2CV vintage car or soak up the Parisian atmosphere as you explore the Montmartre district and admire the beautiful Sacre-Cœur Basilica.


Today, explore Paris your way with a choice of sightseeing. In the evening, enjoy a meal and a memorable show at the Moulin Rouge. Delight in this iconic Parisian cabaret, captured in the famous paintings of Toulouse-Lautrec.

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After breakfast, you will be transferred 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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