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Luxury

Northern Lights & Lapland

22 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUMCRFL22
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Husky Snowmobile Safari

Learn how to drive a snowmobile, with plenty of space to explore. Then enjoy a sleigh ride at a local husky farm.

See the Northern Lights

Subject to weather conditions, you may hopefully be able to see the spectacular Aurora Borealis that lights up the sky.

Visit a reindeer farm

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

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 16 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Sightseeing inclusions in nine locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 53 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages on board cruise
  • Expert cruise director
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Transfers, port charges and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EUMCRFL22 2021
Budapest to Helsinki

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 and take you to your ship. Get to know your fellow travellers at a welcome reception this evening.

Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ship

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  • Dinner

Start the day with a guided tour of Budapest. Later, sail towards Vienna.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Large ornate bridge across wide river in major city, Hungary

Take in Vienna’s Ringstrasse, plus enjoy a visit to St Stephen’s Cathedral.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

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 a ride a bike to Klosterneuburg Monastery.


Take in Vienna’s Ringstrasse, plus enjoy a visit to St Stephen’s Cathedral.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps roam Dürnstein’s cobblestone lanes at your leisure or take a bike tour along the river to Melk.


Whether you’re on a bike or on the ship, enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Wachau Valley on the way to Melk, where you’ll explore Melk Abbey.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

From Linz, head to Salzburg to visit some of the incredible sights featured in Roger and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. Or set off on into the Czech Republic, where Český Krumlov awaits. Either way, you will re-board your ship in the German town of Passau. Otherwise, cruise to Passau and enjoy time to explore.


Choose from our selection of Freedom of Choice experiences today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Explore Regensburg’s city centre or get active on a guided bike ride.


Choose your included sightseeing today.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
The cityscape and river views of Regensburg, Germany

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps embark on a journey through Nuremberg’s history, or keep fit with a hike through the Schwarzach Valley.


Continue cruising on the Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg. Today, you will set off on the activity of your choice.

Stay: 14 Nights, A Concerto River Ship

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

On arrival into Bamberg, join an exploration with a local expert to uncover everything World Heritage-listed Bamberg has to offer. Otherwise, take it easy and relax on board.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Seize the day with a walk to the 18th-century palace, Würzburg Residence. Perhaps journey along Romantic Road to medieval Rothenburg. Or meet the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, where a home-cooked morning tea is on the menu.


The day unfolds as you please, thanks to a choice of activities.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Step ashore in Miltenberg today and set out on a guided walking tour. Afterwards, enjoy time at leisure to explore on your own.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Choose between a gondola ride or a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.


In Rüdesheim, choose your sightseeing. Later, cruise through the Rhine Valley to Koblenz. Here, perhaps join your cruise director for an evening stroll through the charming village.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Rows of vines across the hillside with the town below along the river bank on a sunny day

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit Namedy Castle for a morning tea and piano recital in the ballroom.


Cruise to Andernach and enjoy your Signature Experience. The afternoon will be spent sailing onwards to The Netherlands.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps slow things down and cruise the canals on a glass-top boat. Or visit Zaanse Schans - known for its windmills and specialty produce.


Arrive in Amsterdam, your final port of call. Set out on your selected experience. Tonight, celebrate the days that have just gone by with the captain’s farewell dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark you ship and then transfer to the airport to take an included flight to Helsinki. You will be met on arrival in Helsinki and transfer you to your hotel. This evening, come together for a welcome reception.

Stay: Helsinki, Hotel Kämp

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  • Breakfast

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

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

Stay: Two Nights, Helsinki, Hotel Kämp

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

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  • Dinner

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

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Travel & Accommodation

Your Private Igloo

Stay in your very own private glass igloo under the stars at the Arctic Glass Igloos hotel in Rovaniemi.

Away from the tourist trail

Venture away from the regular tourist trail with after hours, behind-the-scenes or exclusive access in select locations.

Unique and authentic stays

Your hand-picked accommodation offers the perfect blend of luxurious, unique and authentic properties.

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.