15 Day Luxury Europe River Cruise

14 Night Luxury Europe River Cruise + FREE Flights

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Overview

Enjoy a luxurious and carefree discovery of Europe with 14 nights aboard an all-inclusive grand river ship. Embrace unforgettable sightseeing and superior accommodation with the highest level of service and relax knowing that all of the details are taken care of as soon as you board.

Marvel at remarkable countries steeped in legendary cultural history and discover scenically magical destinations at every turn. An amazing onboard culinary experience awaits you, highlighting the exquisite local produce, there’s always something new to savour in decadent onboard dining venues.

With a range of spacious suites to choose from each offering a balance of intimacy and luxury, this world-class cruise is sure to deliver holiday dreams

Highlights

  • Signature Experiences These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises designed just for you
  • Freedom Of Choice Sightseeing: Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories.
  • 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.
  • Grand Empress Steam Follow in the footsteps of Elisabeth of Bavaria, embark on an imperial train journey, then tour Gödöllő Palace. (select departures only)
  • Vienna's Musical Legacy Attend a private classical concert featuring members of the Mozart's Boys Choir at the City Palace in Vienna.

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Inclusions

  • Return economy class airfare including checked baggage
  • Airport transfers
  • 14 Nights onboard a luxurious River Ship
  • All-Inclusive sightseeing in up to 16 destinations
  • Choose from a variety of inclusions in 10 locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 41 meals
  • Complimentary beverages whilst onboard
  • Butler, room service and complimentary laundry for select suites
  • Expert Cruise Director

Itinerary

Day
1

Fly from Australia to Budapest

Start your journey as you depart Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne enroute to Budapest

Day
2

Budapest

Be met on arrival and transfer to your ship. After your first dinner on board, set off on a magical twilight cruise along the Danube River.

Meals: Dinner

Day
3

Budapest

Enjoy a guided tour of Budapest. Afterwards, re-board your ship and sail to Vienna.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

^Book between April and September and be treated to a Royal Signature Experience. Enjoy a welcome reception at Budapest Station's Royal Waiting Room, then board your elegant steam train, which features carriages from the early 1900s. A traditional game lunch worthy of royalty is served, before disembarking for a guided tour of Gödöllő Palace

Day
4

Vienna

This afternoon, arrive in Vienna, Austria’s capital, home to striking architecture, a rich classical musical culture and vibrant cafes. Take in many of the city’s most important landmarks during a tour along the Ringstrasse, Vienna’s famous ring boulevard officially opened by Emperor Franz Joseph I in 1865. You’ll also enjoy a guided walk to St Stephen’s Cathedral.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
5

Vienna

Embrace the chance to personalise your time here in Vienna thanks to a choice of activities. In the evening, an exclusive experience takes place.

Choose your sightseeing in Budapest: Perhaps tour Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the imperial family. Wander through its lush, manicured gardens and marvel at sculptures representing deities and virtues. Alternatively, visit Slovakia's Bratislava, or perhaps enjoy a round of golf..

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
6

Dürnstein, Melk

Your ship arrives at Dürnstein, then later continues cruising to Melk. Enjoy a selection of activities in both locations.

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. During autumn departures, perhaps participate in some vineyard work at a charming local winery as part of the wine harvest season.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
7

Linz, Passau

From Linz, a number of activities are on offer today. Both touring options will then conclude in Passau, where you will re-board your river ship. Otherwise, remain on board and cruise to Passau, where you will enjoy a walking tour.

Freedom of choice: Disembark in Linz and travel to Salzburg, where a city tour takes you to several sights from Rogers and Hammerstein’s classic film, The Sound of Music. Alternatively, embark on a full-day journey to Český Krumlov in the Czech Republic. Discover its stunning 13th-century castle above the Vltava River, its old town square and quaint lanes teeming with ancient architecture.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
8

Regensburg

Tailor your holiday with a selection of sightseeing choices today.

Freedom of choice: On a guided walking tour taking in the city’s highlights, see such sites as the iconic Old Town Hall and the World Heritage-listed city centre. Or, learn the schuhplattler during a fun Bavarian dance lesson at a local beer haus. Another option is a gourmet walking tour, where you will discover culinary secrets of past centuries. Then, gain an insight into the art of haute cuisine at the Michelin-starred restaurant Storstad, where you will enjoy a presentation and the chance to sample a variety of delights. Or perhaps hear an informative talk on board from a student of the University of Regensburg.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
9

Nuremburg

Choose your sightseeing in Nuremberg. Back on board, sample some delicious freshly baked gingerbread while cruising the Main-Danube Canal.

Freedom of choice: A historic city tour takes you to a selection of World War II sites, such as the Reich Party Rally Grounds, the site of Hitler’s now infamous rallies held annually from 1927 to 1938. Discover medieval architecture, including the 900-year-old ramparts that surround the city. Alternatively, walk in the footsteps of Swedish King Gustavus-Adolphus, with a hike through the Schwarzach Valley.

Daily : Breakfast, Dinner

Day
10

Bamburg

This morning your ship will arrive in the fascinating World Heritage-listed city of Bamberg, another of the few German cities that wasn’t destroyed during World War II. Explore the Old Town with a local expert to discover a range of historic churches and buildings, including the town hall on the River Regnitz.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
11

Wurzburg

Seize the day with your preferred sightseeing activity.

Freedom of choice: 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.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
12

Bamberg

This morning your ship will arrive in the fascinating World Heritage-listed city of Bamberg, another of the few German cities that wasn’t destroyed during World War II. Here you will explore the Old Town with a local expert to discover a range of historic churches and buildings, including the town hall on the River Regnitz.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
13

Miltenburg

Perhaps stroll along the winding cobblestone lanes, explore quaint half-timbered shops, mingle with friendly residents and sample some delicious local fare along the way. Alternatively, acquaint yourself with the German language during an interactive lesson on board your ship, otherwise embark on a hike through a picturesque Franconian vineyard as you learn about the specialty wines of the region.

Witness the skilful art of glass-blowing on board as you cruise towards the pretty Franconian town of Miltenberg this morning, then choose your sightseeing.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
14

Rudesheim, Andernach

In Rüdesheim, perhaps tour Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Alternatively, board a scenic gondola for exceptional views over the Rhine Valley, or perhaps sample wines from the region during an onboard tasting.

Dock in Rüdesheim and set out on your chosen activity. Later, your ship’s Sun Deck offers the perfect vantage point from which to view the scenery of the Rhine Gorge as you cruise the Rhine’s most beautiful stretch. Onwards, at Andernach, disembark for an exclusive experience.

This evening, you will be treated to a special event as you arrive in the 2,000-year-old town of Andernach. Here, you will enjoy an exclusive visit to Namedy Castle, home to Princess Heide von Hohenzollern, who has kindly opened the doors of her castle just for you.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
15

Cologne

Enjoy a walking tour of the town, taking in beautiful sites such as the ancient Roman wall while enjoying local beers and snacks along the way. Alternatively, perhaps embark on a guided bike ride through the city.

Arrive in the Gothic city of Cologne, centred around the twin spires of its famous cathedral. Here, choose from a number of experiences on offer.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day
16

Amsterdam

Perhaps admire Amsterdam's canals from a glass-top boat as you glide past 17th-century homes, churches and merchant houses. Or visit Zaanse Schans, a lovely village famous for its wooden windmills, traditional Dutch houses and specialty produce. Enjoy some time to explore and a tasting of the region’s renowned cheeses. Alternatively, relax on board while a local baker will conduct a 'stroopwafel’ demonstration. Alternatively, on select spring departures, take the opportunity to visit Keukenhof Gardens.

Today, sail into the beautiful Dutch capital, Amsterdam, and choose your sightseeing. Enjoy a Captain’s Farewell Dinner.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
17

Amsterdam, Depart Ship

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Daily : Breakfast

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  • Book by 30 April 2019. Offer valid when booking select itineraries departing year round in 2020 in all cabin categories.
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  • 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.
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  • A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 per person is due within 7 days of booking.
  • A second non-refundable deposit of $2,000 per person is due on 31 October 2019.
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