European Gems - Budapest to Amsterdam

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All Sightseeing Excursions Included*

Early Booking Savings*

Free Drinks & Included Gratuities*

Brand New Ship - Maiden Season On Selected Dates*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 14 nights
  • Departs 01 Jun 2020
  • Sails from Budapest, Hungary
  • Ship Travelmarvel Sapphire
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1442054‍
  • Voyage code ‍EUTCR15F‍

Your Itinerary

Fly from London to Budapest, Hungary Mon 01 Jun 2020

Austria, Danube river cruises

Budapest, Hungary Mon 01 Jun 2020

Austria, Danube river cruises

Upon arrival, transfer to your 4★ river ship to begin your 14 night journey to Amsterdam. This evening, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception where you’ll get to know your fellow travellers and meet your crew. Later, set off on a twilight cruise through the Hungarian city (D)

Austria, Danube river cruises

Budapest, Hungary Tue 02 Jun 2020

Austria, Danube river cruises

After breakfast, enjoy a guided tour of Budapest. Highlights include Matthias Church, the Fisherman’s Bastion, Heroes’ Square and the spectacular Hungarian Parliament Building. This evening, enjoy a delightful Gala Dinner as you cruise towards Vienna (B, L, D)

Vienna

Vienna, Austria Wed 03 Jun 2020

Vienna

Embrace the splendour of the former Habsburg empire and the sheer elegance of the Austrian capital as you drive around the famed Ringstrasse. You’ll learn about some of the city’s most famous buildings including the Vienna State Opera and the Museum of Fine Arts. On arriving in the city centre, join a walking tour (B, L, D)

★Insider Experience - This afternoon, pay a visit to the famous Naschmarkt. Browse the fresh produce stalls and sample some local delicacies, including Kaiserschmarrn and Palatschinken

Vienna

Vienna, Austria Thu 04 Jun 2020

Vienna

Spend today exploring at your leisure (B, L, D)

Durnstein

Dürnstein – Melk, Austria Fri 05 Jun 2020

Durnstein

Cruise to the quaint town of Dürnstein. Afterwards, dock in the surprisingly picturesque city of Melk and join a local guide for a tour through magnificent Melk Abbey, an active Benedictine monastery since 1089 (B, L, D)

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Passau, Germany Sat 06 Jun 2020

itinerary summary image

After breakfast, travel to the idyllic city of Passau. Choose to either take part in a walking tour of Passau or grab a bike and set out for the morning to explore yourself (B, L, D)

★Insider Experience - Back on board, sample flavoursome local beer and Bavarian snacks, accompanied by traditional folk music, song and dance

Regensburg

Regensburg, Germany Sun 07 Jun 2020

Regensburg

Enjoy a guided tour of Regensburg which tells of the medieval city’s journey through the ages. See such sites as the iconic Old Town Hall, the World Heritage-listed city centre, and the remains of the Romanesque fortress walls, including one of the country’s most ancient stone buildings, the Porta Pretoria. You’ll also see the impressive 12th century Stone Bridge that arches gracefully across the water (B, L, D)

Nuremberg

Nuremberg, Germany Mon 08 Jun 2020

Nuremberg

Cruise the Main-Danube Canal, crossing Europe’s Continental Divide. Continue to Nuremberg, the site of Hitler’s infamous rallies, held annually from 1927 to 1938. This evening, enjoy an exquisite dinner prepared by your expert chef (B, L, D)

Bamberg

Bamberg, Germany Tue 09 Jun 2020

Bamberg

In Bamberg, enjoy a guided tour, including highlights such as the Old Town Hall and the Bamberg Cathedral. A visit to one of the historic taverns is the best place to get a taste for the local Bavarian culture (B, L, D)

gardens of the wurzberg residenz in wurzberg

Würzburg, Germany Wed 10 Jun 2020

gardens of the wurzberg residenz in wurzberg

Verdant rolling hills and rich vineyards sit on the fringe of pretty Würzburg, with the winding Main River a prominent feature of this stunning city. The architectural beauty that further defines Würzburg is on show today as you see the gardens of the Würzburg Residence. Here, a walk through Würzburg Court Garden is a delight (B, L, D)

Miltenberg Bavaria Germany

Miltenberg, Germany Thu 11 Jun 2020

Miltenberg Bavaria Germany

Arrive at the beautifully evocative town of Miltenberg. Here, enjoy an Insider Experience before returning to your ship to enjoy time at leisure. As the sun sets, watch the glittering lights of medieval towns slip past as you sit down to dinner and cruise through the night (B, L, D)

★Insider Experience - Be welcomed into the homes of friendly Miltenberg locals for coffee and cake

Rudesheim, Germany

Rüdesheim, Germany – Cruising Rhine Gorge Fri 12 Jun 2020

Rudesheim, Germany

Your ship docks in Rüdesheim this morning. Here, the Winzerexpress mini-train will take you through town to the fascinating Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Rejoin your ship for a true highlight of your holiday – the awe-inspiring wonder of the Rhine Gorge, considered by many to be the most beautiful section of the Rhine River. Later this afternoon, return to Cologne and enjoy time at leisure (B, L, D)

Rhine River

Cologne – Brühl, Germany Sat 13 Jun 2020

Rhine River

As you cruise into the riverside city of Cologne, head to the Sun Deck and watch as the magnificent twin spires of its famous cathedral, the Kolner Dom, appear on the horizon. Disembark your ship and take a short drive to the town of Brühl (B, L, D)

★Insider Experience - Visit World Heritagelisted Augustusburg Castle. On a tour of the 18th century castle, learn enthralling stories of its infamous former resident and marvel at the ornate staircase, with marble and stucco work by Balthasar Neumann

Canal at sunset, Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands Sun 14 Jun 2020

Canal at sunset, Amsterdam

Today, board a glass-top boat and glide past the city’s waterside facades. Back on land, enjoy a guided walking tour of Amsterdam’s colourful neighbourhoods before time at leisure.

Tonight, enjoy a Captain’s Farewell Dinner as your journey draws to a close (B, L, D)

Canal at sunset, Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands (Disembark the ship) Mon 15 Jun 2020

Canal at sunset, Amsterdam

Transfer to the airport for your flight to London (B)

Arrive in London Mon 15 Jun 2020

What's included *

  • Early booking savings - incredible prices
  • Return scheduled flights from London (regional flights may be available on request) and overseas transfers
  • 14 nights cruising on board a APT Travelmarvel 4 star river ship
  • FREE house wine, local beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board
  • Daily bottled water, tea & coffee
  • INCLUDED gratuities
  • On selected dates, sail aboard the brand new contemporary class ship, during her maiden season
  • Expert services of a Cruise Director
  • Friendly, English-speaking local guides on all excursions
  • All delicious on board meals, freshly prepared by an expert chef to reflect regional flavours
  • Comprehensive range of guided tours and sightseeing excursions
  • Insider Experiences offering unique special stays, local insights and memorable meals (on select sailings)
  • All port charges, taxes and tipping
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8.30pm 22nd July 2019 and receive a FREE M&S Gift Card worth up to £150

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Booking conditions of APT Group and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. This tour is operated by Travelmarvel, part of the APT group. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single suites, may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Regional flights will incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Tours are subject to change, are non-transferable and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Savings are based on two adults sharing. Itinerary is subject to change due to water levels. Some images used are for illustrative purposes. Drink inclusions are with lunch and dinner and are subject to the cruise lines t&c's. Meals are included as stated B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner. 4 star refers to the cruise element only. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE

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