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Travel Update: COVID-19
Luxury

Northern Lights and Lapland with Magnificent Europe

22 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUMCFL22
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 16 destinations
  • Luxury dining – a total of 54 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • Seven nights authentic land accommodation
  • 14 nights on a luxury river ship
  • Expert cruise director
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Visit a reindeer farm and test your racing skills with a sleigh ride, then feed the friendly reindeer
  • Exclusive – Visit Vienna’s City Palace for a cocktail party and private classical concert

Map & Itinerary

Europe EUMCFL22 map 2021
Helsinki to Budapest

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

We'll meet you on arrival in Helsinki and transfer you to your hotel. This evening, come together for a welcome reception.

Stay: Helsinki, Hotel Kämp

This morning after breakfast, board your included flight to Rovaniemi and travel out to your accommodation, where you will stay in a unique glass igloo for two nights.

Stay: Two Nights, Rovaniemi, Arctic Glass Igloos

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit a reindeer farm and test your racing skills with a sleigh ride, then participate in feeding the friendly reindeer.


Enjoy lunch in a traditional Sámi hut. This afternoon, visit the Arktikum, a science museum that provides an insight into the history of the region.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps embark on a snowshoe excursion along a series of forest trails. Alternatively, try a traditional Finnish sauna. Otherwise, partake in a snow sculpture class.


Today, choose from a collection of Freedom of Choice activities.

Stay: Two Nights, Rovaniemi, Arctic Light Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Drive yourself to a local husky farm aboard a snowmobile and enjoy a sleigh ride.


After lunch, ride your snowmobile back to town, where the rest of the day is at leisure.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Visit Santa Claus Village then transfer to Rovaniemi airport for your flight to Helsinki.

Stay: Two Nights, Helsinki, Hotel Kamp

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Set out on a guided tour of Helsinki’s best sites today. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Take an included flight to Amsterdam, then board your ship for your Magnificent Europe river cruise.

Stay: 14 Nights, A Concerto River Ship

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Welcome to Amsterdam! We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your luxurious floating home for the next 15 days. You’ll have time to unpack, relax and get acquainted with your ship, as the excitement builds for everything that’s about to come.

Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ship

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps slow things down and cruise the canals on a glass-top boat. Maybe visit Zaanse Schans – the quintessential Dutch village known for its windmills and specialty produce. If you’re lucky enough to be on one of our spring departures, the tulips of Keukenhof Gardens are ready to greet you at every colourful turn.


Choose your sightseeing in Amsterdam. Tonight, celebrate with a gala welcome dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Sunny view across the rooftops of a large city, Netherlands

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit Namedy Castle. Go beyond the gates and wander about the rooms and grounds, then enjoy a cocktail party in the ballroom, where a pianist sets the mood.


This morning will be spent cruising through Germany. Disembark in Andernach for your first Signature Experience. Later, head back on board and enjoy dinner as your ship sets sail for Koblenz. Here, perhaps join your cruise director for an evening stroll through the charming village.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

A gondola ride over the Rhine Valley will give you the best perspective of the town. For something a little more quirky, Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum houses a collection of fine automated musical creations.


Have your camera handy to capture some of the best scenery you’ll encounter as you cruise through the Rhine Gorge. Dock in Rüdesheim and choose your sightseeing.

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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™- Sightseeing

Enjoy a walk to the 18th-century Würzburg Residence. Or traverse the Romantic Road to Rothenburg. Maybe get to know the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, with a home-cooked morning tea on the menu.


The day is yours to design with our Freedom of Choice sightseeing inclusions.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Relax on board as you sail to Bamberg. On arrival, join an exploration with a local expert to uncover everything World Heritage-listed Bamberg has to offer.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
View of river and bridge, Germany

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps journey through Nuremberg’s history with its Gothic churches and World War II sites. Or keep fit with a hike through the Schwarzach Valley.


Select the sightseeing inclusion that best suits you. This afternoon, cruise onto the Main-Danube Canal. Having taken 32 years to construct, the canal links the North and Black seas.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

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


Select your inclusion today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

From Passau, head to Salzburg to visit some of the sights featured in Roger and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. Or set off into the Czech Republic, where Česky Krumlov awaits. Either way, re-board your ship in Austria’s Linz. Alternatively, explore the town of Passau, followed by a relaxing day on board cruising to Linz.


Choose from our fabulous Freedom of Choice inclusions today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Roam Dürnstein’s cobblestone lanes at your leisure. Or perhaps take a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein.


Visit the statuary-adorned Melk Abbey. It’s then onto more remarkable scenery as you cruise through the Wachau Valley to Dürnstein, where you’ll choose your sightseeing.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After dinner, head to the 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 some members of the Mozart Boys’ Choir.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps take in the city’s many landmarks along the Ringstrasse, including St Stephen’s Cathedral. 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 with a bike ride to Klosterneuburg Monastery.


Today you will enjoy your Freedom of Choice inclusion. Tonight, your Signature Experience awaits.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Esztergom, set out on a guided tour to discover this picturesque town and its historic buildings. Then, follow in the footsteps of the Habsburg Empire as you board the Grand Empress steam train, bound for Budapest. See inside some of the ornately adorned carriages from the early 1900s and be treated like royalty as you savour lunch on board. On arrival in Budapest, enjoy a glass of sparkling at Budapest’s Royal Waiting Room – a rather fitting way to end this opulent journey. Later, return to your ship. Operates on all departures between April and September.


Enjoy a relaxing morning sailing to Budapest. Afterwards, enjoy your Signature Experience on April to September departures.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

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  • Breakfast

Our people are passionate about dreaming up once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our guests and making them possible