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Upon arrival, transfer to your luxury river ship for your 14 night cruise. Start your first night in style with an illuminations cruise framed by the twinkling lights of Budapest’s famed monuments (D)
Enjoy a guided tour of Budapest before your Signature Experience
Follow in the footsteps of Elisabeth of Bavaria (Sisi) and embark on an imperial train journey. At the Budapest station Royal waiting room, enjoy an exclusive welcome reception. Board your elegant Grand Empress steam train, where you’ll be treated like royalty, with a game lunch served. You will see inside some ornately adorned carriages from the early 1900s. Gödöllo˝ Palac , Elisabeth of Bavaria’s favourite residence, is your destination. You will be shown through this monument of Hungarian aristocracy and architecture (May – Sept only) (B,L,D)
Take in the city’s many landmarks along the Ringstrasse, including St Stephen’s Cathedral (B,L,D)
★Freedom of Choice★ Explore the 1,441-room Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens. Alternatively, journey to Slovakia’s Bratislava. Or, enjoy a bike ride to Klosterneuburg Monastery
★Signature Experience★ Tonight, another Signature Experience awaits at the princely family of Liechtenstein’s City Palace in the heart of Vienna. Attend an exclusive Cocktail Reception and a private concert featuring members of the Mozart Boys’ Choir, a full orchestra performing classical masterpieces by Strauss and Mozart, and an operatic recital of some of the world’s most famous arias (B,L,D)
Explore Dürnstein 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
★Freedom of Choice★ Embark on a guided tour of Melk Abbey or join a local guide for a tour of the town (B,L,D)
★Freedom of Choice★ From Linz, head to Salzburg to visit some of the sights featured in Roger and Hammerstein’s classic film, The Sound of Music. Alternatively, embark on a full day journey to the Czech Republic, where Ceský Krumlov awaits. Both touring options will then conclude in the German town of Passau (B,L,D)
★Freedom of Choice★ Enjoy a guided walking tour taking in the city’s highlights. Alternatively, enjoy a Bavarian dance lesson at a local beer haus. Another option is a gourmet walking tour, where you will discover culinary secrets of past centuries and visit Michelin-starred restaurant Storstad (B,L,D)
Continue cruising on the Main-Danube Canal today
★Freedom of Choice★ A historic tour takes you to a selection of World War II sites and gothic churhes. Alternatively, join a hike through the Schwarzach Valley (B,L,D)
On arrival, join an exploration to uncover the delights of World Heritage listed Bamberg (B,L,D)
★Freedom of Choice★ The immense architectural beauty of Würzburg is on display today as you stroll through this fascinating city to the 18th century Würzburg Residence. Alternatively, embark on a journey along the Romantic Road to Rothenberg. Upon arrival, perhaps get to know the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, with a home-cooked morning tea (B,L,D)
★Freedom of Choice★ Acquaint yourself with the German language during an interactive lesson on board your ship. Otherwise be guided through a picturesque Franconian vineyard as you learn about the specialty wines of the region during a hike, or head to a local cellar for a tipple or two (B,L,D)
★Freedom of Choice★ A gondola ride over the Rhine valley will give you a mesmerising perspective of the town. Tour Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or sample wines from the Rhine Valley during an on board tasting
★Signature Experience★ Tonight travel to Andernach for an exclusive visit to Namedy Castle. This 14th century residence is home to Princess Heide von Hohenzollern who has opened the doors of her castle just for you. Afterwards, enjoy some free time to wander about the castle’s rooms, hidden nooks and grounds, then enjoy a cocktail party in the ballroom, accompanied by a classical piano recital (B,L,D)
★Freedom of Choice★ Discover Cologne’s historic city centre and sample local German beers and snacks along the way. Or, set off on a bike ride to explore Cologne’s historic sights (B,L,D)
★Freedom of Choice★ Embark on a canal cruise and admire the city from a glasstop boat. Or, visit Zaanse Schans, a lovely village famous for its traditional Dutch Windmills. Tonight, enjoy a Captains Farewell Dinner (B,L,D)
After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to London (regional flights may be available on request) (B)
2020 Magnificent Europe River Cruise Launch
* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.
Twin Window Suites are among the largest entry-level suite categories on Europe's rivers. Featuring twin windows, they offer the comfort, size, amenities and sophistication of Panoramic Balcony Suites.
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Featured in almost all of our suites, our Panoramic Balcony Suites feature floor-to-ceiling glass doors that slide open. This transforms your indoor seating area into an enclosed balcony, offering fresh air and unimpeded views of Europe’s waterways.
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Twin Balcony Suites feature both a Panoramic Balcony and an Outside Balcony. With enhanced floor space, the style and design of these exclusive suites cannot be equaled.
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Leading the way in luxury and comfort, Concerto River Ships represent a revolution in ship design. They are the grandest ships on Europe’s rivers and present a wealth of exclusive facilities and suites. Concerto River Ships are the only ships in Europe that present Twin Balcony Suites, featuring a large Outside Balcony and a Panoramic Balcony. The high staff-to-guest ratio onboard means you will experience incredible standards of service from APT.Ship info Deck plans
Terms and conditions: Booking conditions of APT Group and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new bookings only. Savings are based on two adults sharing. Regional and premium class flights will incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Drink inclusions are subject to the cruise lines t&c's. Tours are subject to change, are non-transferable and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Please note, walking tours are weather dependent. Chauffeur transfers are based on two adults sharing, mileage is tiered depending on grade booked and applicable up to 100 miles each way. Additional miles can be purchased at a supplement. Please ask for more details. Please note, itinerary is subject to change due to water levels and other uncontrollable factors. Meals are included as stated B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner. 5 star refers to the cruise element only. Please note ship names are subject to change. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE
Case of Six Fine Wines is based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only when booking an Ocean View cabin or above by 8.30pm 27th November 2019.View cruise line T&C's