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APT - IMPERIAL EUROPE WITH BUDAPEST
BUDAPEST to AMSTERDAM


16 nights from $9,245 per person Twin Share


25 NOVEMBER 2020

Budapest to Amsterdam
River-cruise & tour
APT
TRIP CODE: EUICRBA17
CONCERTO River-Cruise Ship
Departure Dates: 25 November 2019

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APT - FLY FREE TO EUROPE
Fly Free Including Taxes
Book by 30 November 2019. 
Offer includes air taxes up to the value of $300 per person.  
Offer is based on wholesale airfares in economy class with Singapore Airlines (W class) 
or another airline of APT’s choosing depending on routing.  Flights are available from 
Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane or Perth.  All offers are subject to availability 
of airline and booking class.  Once class is sold out, surcharges apply
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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
> Sound Of Music Tour
Set off on a tour of Salzburg that will take you to several sights from the classic film, The Sound of Music.
> Vienna's Musical Legacy
Attend a private classical concert featuring members of the Mozart's Boys Choir at the City Palace in Vienna.
> Enchanting Christmas Markets
Enjoy time to wander Europe's Christmas markets, teeming with delicious treats and hand-made treasures.

INCLUSIONS
> All-inclusive sightseeing in 15 destinations 
> Freedom of Choice Sightseeing inclusions in nine locations 
> Finest dining - a total of 44 meals 
> Butler, room service and complimentary laundry for select suites 
> Expert APT Cruise Director



 

DAY 1
Arrive Budapest
Be met on arrival and transfer to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception.
Stay: Two Nights, Kempinski Budapest

DAY 2
Budapest
Join a local guide for a tour of Budapest. Among many highlights, you’ll see Heroes’ Square and the superb Fisherman’s Bastion.
Daily : Breakfast Dinner

DAY 3
Budapest, Bratislava, Embark Ship, Vienna
Travel to Slovakia’s capital, Bratislava, where you will stop for a walking tour where you will learn about the city’s time under Communist rule. Continue on to Vienna and board your luxury river ship.
Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ship
Daily : Breakfast Dinner

DAY 4
Vienna 
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
Tonight, visit the family of Liechtenstein’s City Palace and attend an exclusive cocktail reception and a private festive concert.
Today, enjoy a special festive guided tour of Vienna. Walk through the beautifully decorated city centre and enjoy a stop at the charming Christmas markets at City Hall. Here, sample spiced wine and gingerbread before free time to browse the market. Later, take in an enchanting Christmas recital in a local church.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 5
Vienna 
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Perhaps join an excursion to Bratislava, the diverse capital of nearby Slovakia. Its mixture of 18th-century rococo design and communist-era architecture make this a city of alluring contrasts. Another option is to embark on a horse and carriage ride through Vienna, taking in the city’s beautiful Christmas decorations. Alternatively, enjoy an onboard baking demonstration on how to make the perfect Christmas cookies.
A second day in Vienna presents a host of options for discovery.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 6
Vienna
Travel to Schönbrunn Palace for a guided tour before free time to explore the famous Christmas market right in front of the palace. Afterwards, see how traditional apple strudel is prepared at the Residenz Café.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 7
Dürnstein, Melk 
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Roam Dürnstein’s cobblestone lanes at your leisure and perhaps view the ruins of the castle where Richard the Lionheart, the King of England, was imprisoned in 1192. Alternatively, choose to ride a bike along the banks of the Danube River from Dürnstein to Melk. Later, disembark your river ship in Melk for a guided tour of Melk Abbey, or join a local guide for a tour of the town.
Your ship arrives at Dürnstein, then later continues cruising to Melk. Enjoy a selection of activities in both locations.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 8
Linz, Passau 
Signature Experience
Take in a traditional Krampus mask show, a local Christmas custom.
Travel to Salzburg, where a city tour takes you to several sights from Rogers and Hammerstein's classic film, The Sound of Music. Enjoy lunch here, before a signature experience. Afterwards, head to Linz to re-board your ship.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 9
Regensburg 
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Explore Regensburg’s World Heritage-listed city centre. Or put on your dancing shoes for a Bavarian dance class at a local beer haus. You can also take a gourmet walk with a visit to the Michelin-starred Storstad.
After this morning’s experience, a student from the University of Regensburg will join you on board for an informative presentation.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 10
Nuremberg 
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
A historic tour takes you to a selection of World War II sites, such as the Reich Party Rally Grounds. Alternatively, walk in the footsteps of Swedish King Gustavus-Adolphus, with a hike through the Schwarzach Valley.
Delve into Nuremberg’s history during today’s activity.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 11
Bamberg
Explore Bamberg’s Old Town. Afterwards, cruise onto the Main-Danube Canal.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 12
Würzburg 
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
The immense architectural beauty of Würzburg is on show today as you walk to the Würzburg Residence, an 18th-century palace that once belonged to the Prince-Bishops of Würzburg. Inside, marvel at intricate tapestries, gilded stucco work and ceiling frescoes by Tiepolo. If you prefer, take a journey along the Romantic Road to the marvellous medieval town of Rothenburg where you’ll stop for a tour. Otherwise, visit a family-owned farm, where you'll tour the property before sitting down to morning tea as you learn about local farming life.
Seize the day with your preferred sightseeing activity.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 13
Miltenberg 
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Sample local fare during a guided tour, take an onboard German language lesson or hike through a Franconian vineyard.
Spend the day in Miltenberg, where you may select from two activities.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 14
Rüdesheim
Approach the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River today, where crumbling ruins cling to rocky cliffs and rolling hillsides are marked with perfectly planted vineyards. Your ship later docks at the town of Rüdesheim.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 15
Bonn, Andernach  
Signature Experience
Go beyond the gates of Namedy Castle and wander about the rooms, hidden nooks and grounds, then enjoy a cocktail party in the ballroom.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Take a discovery through the city. 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, and you will visit the house where he was born, which is now a museum. Alternatively, set off on a bike to explore.
This morning, awake to a new country, a new city, with unlimited possibilities for what the day could bring. Take a walking discovery through the historic city centre. You’ll then travel to Andernach for your first Signature Experience.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 16
Amsterdam 
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.
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 17
Depart Amsterdam
Be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
Daily : Breakfast

prices per person Twin Share

Category E - $9,245        
Category D - $9,645       
Category C - $12,345
Category B+ - $12,545
Category T - $12,645       
Category T+ - $12,745     
Category P - $12,945        
Category P+ - $13,345
Owner's Suite - $14,745 

  
If you would like a package price on a different cabin category, check with with your consultant.

Prices are per person, in Australian dollars. Offers subject to availability. Amounts payable to third parties not included. Please check all prices, availability and other information with your travel consultant before booking. All prices are per person Twin Share unless stated otherwise.