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Luxury

Magnificent Europe

15 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUMCR15
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 14 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions
  • 14 nights on a luxury river ship
  • A total of 41 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert cruise director
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Transfers, port charges and gratuities
  • Journey aboard the Grand Empress steam train to Esztergom (April to September departures)

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map 2022-23 EUMCR15
Budapest to Amsterdam

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™

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

Enjoy a morning city tour of Budapest taking in its historic monuments, followed by the afternoon at leisure to further explore.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
The main tower of the famous Fisherman's Bastion from above with Parliament building and River Danube in Budapest, Hungary

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a welcome reception at Budapest Railway Station’s Royal Waiting Room before boarding the Grand Empress steam train. Take in the scenery as you journey along the Danube River to Esztergom, enjoying lunch on board along the way. Afterwards, set out on a guided exploration of picturesque Esztergom, a royal seat from the late 10th to the mid-13th centuries. Later, re-board your ship and sail to Vienna. (April to September departures). Departures in March and October through to December will have additional time in Vienna.


Start the day with a tour of the Budapest Citadel, then enjoy your Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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™

Perhaps take in the city’s many landmarks along the Ringstrasse, as well as St Stephen’s Cathedral. Later, visit the 1,441-room Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens. Otherwise, tick another country off your list and journey to Slovakia’s Bratislava.


After your chosen activity this morning, we have arranged a special Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Choose to ride a bike through the Wachau Valley or cruise to Melk for a tour of Melk Abbey.


Explore the beautiful town of Durnstein before choosing your activity.

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 Cesky Krumlov awaits. Both options conclude in Passau. Otherwise, cruise to Passau and enjoy time to explore at your leisure.


How your day unfolds is up to you with a number of activities on offer.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

In Regensburg, explore its atmospheric World Heritage-listed city centre or perhaps get active and take a guided bike ride to the Walhalla memorial.


Once again, enjoy the chance to personalise your day.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Arch bridge, waterfront buildings and cathedral in the background

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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


Set out on your preferred activity.

Daily :
  • 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.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Embark on a walk to Wurzburg Residence. Perhaps travel to the fairytale town of Rothenburg. Or meet the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, where a home-baked morning tea is on the menu.


Choose one of three touring options today.

Daily :
  • 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
Town set on the banks of a river, Germany

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Take 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. Here, perhaps join your cruise director for an evening stroll through the charming village.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


Cruise to Andernach for a Signature Experience. 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 relax and unwind.


Arrive into Amsterdam and set out 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

The standout feature among the many was Peter Whitehead...he was entertaining, helpful, energetic and full of fun. In other words he was a superman minus the cape.