Grand Voyage of Europe

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Our Price From 9,720 Per Person
Exclusive Savings 1,575 Per Person
 Trip Length
22 Days
 Trip Starts
Bucharest
 Trip Finishes
Amsterdam
22 Day Grand Voyage of Europe Itinerary (APT)
Countries Explored: Romania Bulgaria Serbia Croatia Hungary Slovakia Austria Czech Republic Germany Holland
Trip Operator:
Budget
Premium
Ship Type
River Ship
Trip Style
River Cruise
Trip Code
EUGVCR22

Overview

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 22 Day Grand Voyage of Europe. This grand 22 day European holiday commences in Bucharest. From here, cruise the Danube River, rounding off your journey in one of the continent's most beautiful cities, Amsterdam.

Itinerary

On arrival into Bucharest, transfer to your river ship. Stay 21 Nights: a Concerto River Ship (D)

In Veliko Tarnovo, a local expert will guide you through this medieval city. Uncover its rich history as you wander through the city's cobbled lanes and fortified walls. Its centrepiece is the spectacular restored Tsarevets Fortress, citadel of the Second Bulgarian Empire. (B/L/D)

Explore Baba Vida Fortress in Vidin. Raised upon the remains of the ancient town of Bononia, the medieval castle dates back to the 10th century. Afterwards, venture to Belogradchik to uncover its ancient fortress on the northern slope of the Balkan mountains. You'll also see the town's unique rock formations. (B/L/D)

Cruise through the Iron Gates and experience one of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders you will encounter on this cruise. (B/L/D)

Choose how you'd like to spend the day. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Get out and explore Novi Sad, Serbia's second-largest city. Otherwise, call in on a local farmstead for a real dose of Vojvodinian culture – featuring traditional breakfast, music and freshly-made doughnuts.

Spend the morning on a Signature Experience. Afterwards, a farm in Puszta is the perfect setting for a stellar horse show and authentic Hungarian lunch. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Uncover all things Hungarian today with a cultural cavalcade in Kalocsa. Local handicrafts are on show at the Folk Art House, then visit a paprika producer.

Today unfolds as you please. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • The active may like to hike to Gellert Hill, or perhaps enjoy a more relaxed culinary walk through Budapest's Great Market Hall. Alternatively, set out on an insightful tour of the Hospital in the Rock.

We have set aside a full day for you to explore more of this fascinating city. (B/L/D)

Start the day with a guided tour of Budapest. Later, sail towards Vienna. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • 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).

Take in Vienna's Ringstrasse, plus enjoy a visit to St Stephen's Cathedral. (B/L/D)

After your chosen activity this morning, we have arranged a special Signature Experience. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Perhaps pay a visit to the opulent Schonbrunn Palace, with its 1,441 rooms and perfectly manicured gardens. Or tick another country off your list and journey to Slovakia's Bratislava. Otherwise, get active with a bike ride to Klosterneuburg Monastery, a beautiful 12th-century Augustinian monastery.
Signature Experiences:
  • 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.

Explore the beautiful town of Durnstein before choosing your activity. (B/L/D)

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

How your day unfolds is up to you with a number of activities on offer. (B/L/D)

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.

Once again, enjoy the chance to personalise your day. (B/L/D)

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.

Set out on your preferred activity. (B/L/D)

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.

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. (B/L/D)

Choose one of three touring options today. (B/L/D)

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.

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. (B/L/D)

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. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Take gondola ride or a visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.

Cruise to Andernach for a Signature Experience. The afternoon will be spent sailing onwards to The Netherlands. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Visit Namedy Castle for a morning tea and piano recital in the ballroom.

Arrive into Amsterdam and set out on your chosen activity. Tonight, enjoy the Captain's farewell dinner. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Cruise the canals on a glass-top boat. Or visit Zaanse Schans. Otherwise, stay on board and relax and unwind.

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

Trip Inclusions

APT's Luxury Fleet
APT's Luxury Fleet

Partnering with AmaWaterways, APT operate their own innovative award-winning fleet of floating boutique hotels. Read more

All-inclusive. All taken care of.
All-inclusive. All taken care of.

From the moment you depart to the moment you return, everything you need is included in the trip price you pay. Read more

Luxury Service
Luxury Service

An APT cruise or tour director is always present, while local experts join you along the way. Sit back and relax while APT take care of all the details. Read more

Freedom of Choice
Freedom of Choice

Personalise your journey to suit your interest and mix and match a wide selection of cultural, culinary, historical and active experiences. Read more

Signature Experiences
Signature Experiences

These are the stand-out moments. Carefully designed to help you experience Europe in far greater depth and normally unavailable to independent travellers. Read more

Live Fully
Live Fully

With every detail taken care of behind the scenes, you’re 100% free to be whoever you want to be. Every day is yours to design. Read more

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Deck Plans

Ship Profile
 
Category E
Twin Window
 
Category D
Twin Window
Piano Deck (Level 1)
 
Category C
Panoramic Balcony
 
Category T
Panoramic & Outside Balcony
 
Category P
Panoramic & Outside Balcony
Cello Deck (Level 2)
 
Category B+
Panoramic Balcony
 
Category T+
Panoramic & Outside Balcony
 
Category P+
Panoramic & Outside Balcony
 
Royal Suite
Panoramic & Outside Balcony
Violin Deck (Level 3)
Sun Deck

Cabins

  • 160 sq ft - 14.9 sqm
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • In-room temperature control
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair
  • 160 sq ft - 14.9 sqm
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • In-room temperature control
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair
  • 170 sq ft - 15.8 sqm
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • In-room temperature control
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair
  • 210 sq ft - 19.5 sqm
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • In-room temperature control
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair
  • 235 sq ft - 21.8 sqm
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • In-room temperature control
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair
  • 300 sq ft - 27.9 sqm
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • In-room temperature control
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair

Availability

Earlybird Saving
Wednesday 22 Mar 2023
Wednesday 12 Apr 2023
Ship Name MS AmaReina
From: $11,295 $9,720
Save $1,575 Enquire
Monday 24 Apr 2023
Monday 15 May 2023
Ship Name MS AmaStella
From: $14,495
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Wednesday 22 Mar 2023
Wednesday 12 Apr 2023
Ship Name MS AmaReina
From: $18,795 $18,464
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Monday 24 Apr 2023
Monday 15 May 2023
Ship Name MS AmaStella
From: $24,395
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Key
Save $1500pp on selected departures. Available for a limited time or until sold out.
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Note
Your Global Journeys Travel Advisor will check the availability of your departure date when you enquire. Additional savings may apply. We guarantee the lowest price in Australia. T&C’s apply.

Cabin Upgrades Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person

Base Cabin  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Category D $ 400
Category C $ 3,400
Category B+ $ 3,600
Category T $ 3,800
Category T+ $ 4,000
Category P $ 4,200
Category P+ $ 4,500
Royal Suite $ 6,800

Base Cabin  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Category D $ 400
Category C $ 3,400
Category B+ $ 3,600
Category T $ 3,800
Category T+ $ 4,000
Category P $ 4,200
Category P+ $ 4,500
Owners Suite+ $ 7,200
Note
Upgrade prices shown are per person. Upgrade prices can vary depending on the departure date & the month of travel. Your Global Journeys Travel Advisor will confirm and include the upgrade price in your quote.
Note
Tour & cruises prices are per person. Prices shown have savings applied, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices and trip information are correct at the time at this point in time, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking and are subject to change by APT.

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