2017 SEASON
Apr 2017 - Dec 2017
2018 SEASON
Mar 2018 - Dec 2018

15 Day Magnificent Europe - Amsterdam to Budapest

APT River Cruise starting in Amsterdam and finishing in Budapest

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Read 25 reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 15 Day Magnificent Europe - Amsterdam to Budapest. On APT's 15 Day Magnificent Europe cruise, glide from Amsterdam through five countries to Budapest. Stop to take in the iconic attractions and charming secrets of Europe's...read more

Overview

Operator: APT
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 15 Days
From: Amsterdam to Budapest
Tour Code: EUMC15
Visits: Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary
Our Price From:
$ 6,555
Per Person ($AU)
Save This Month:
$ 285
Per Person ($AU)

Day By Day

1

Arrive Amsterdam, Embark Ship

Be met on arrival and transferred to your ship before a Welcome Reception tonight. Stay 14 Nights: one of APT's luxurious Aria or Concerto river ships (D)
2

Amsterdam

Choose from two activities today. Perhaps cruise Amsterdam's canals aboard a glass-top boat or visit Zaanse Schans. Tonight, attend a Gala Wel­come Dinner. (B/L/D)
3

Cologne, Bonn, Andernach

Be joined by a local guide for a tour around the historic city of Cologne or travel to Bonn for a tour. Later, explore Namedy Castle, before sitting down to a lavish banquet held in the ballroom. (B/L/D)
4

Rüdesheim

Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or ride a gondola for panoramic views over the Rhine Valley. (B/L/D)
5

Miltenberg

Arrive in Miltenberg and stroll along the winding cobblestone lanes, explore quaint half-timbered shops, mingle with friendly residents and sample delicious local fare. (B/L/D)
6

Würzburg

The architectural beauty of Würzburg is on show today as you stroll through the city to Würzburg Residence. Or, travel along the Romantic Road to medieval Rothenburg for an enthralling tour. (B/L/D)
7

Bamberg

Explore Bamberg's World Heritage-listed Old Town with a guide to discover a range of historic churches and buildings. (B/L/D)
8

Nuremberg

Delve into Nuremberg's history on a city tour that includes a selection of World War II sites, including the Reich Party Rally Grounds. (B/L/D)
9

Regensburg

Walk the lovely streets of Regensburg with a local expert guide today. (B/L/D)
10

Passau, Salzburg, Linz

Take an exquisite rail journey aboard the Majestic Imperator to Salzburg today. On board your privately chartered train, relax amid luxurious surrounds and savour refreshments while you wind your way through graceful alpine countryside. (B/D)
11

Melk, Dürnstein

Tour Melk Abbey, one of the world's most famous monastic sites, or enjoy a walking tour through the town. Then, either ride a bicycle or cruise to Dürnstein. (B/L/D)
12

Vienna

Soak up the elegance of the city during a guided tour. See the exquisite Hofburg Palace, St Stephen's Cathedral and much more. After dinner, head to the City Palace and attend an exclusive Cocktail Reception and a private concert featuring members of the Mozart Boys' Choir. (B/L/D)
13

Vienna

Perhaps tour Schönbrunn Palace, join an excursion to Bratislava or visit the Spanish Riding School to see the Lipizzan horses. (B/L/D)
14

Budapest

Join a local guide for a tour of Budapest. Among many highlights, you'll see Heroes' Square and the superb Fisherman's Bastion. This evening, set off on a twilight cruise. (B/L/D)
15

Disembark Ship, Depart Budapest

Disembark and transfer to the airport. (B)

Day By Day

1

Arrive Amsterdam, Embark Ship

Be met on arrival and transferred to your ship before a Welcome Reception tonight. Stay 14 Nights: one of APT's luxurious Aria or Concerto river ships (D)
2

Amsterdam

Choose from two activities today. Perhaps cruise Amsterdam's canals aboard a glass-top boat or visit Zaanse Schans. Tonight, attend a Gala Wel­come Dinner. (B/L/D)
3

Cologne, Bonn, Andernach

Be joined by a local guide for a tour around the historic city of Cologne or travel to Bonn for a tour. Later, explore Namedy Castle, before sitting down to a lavish banquet held in the ballroom. (B/L/D)
4

Rüdesheim

Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or ride a gondola for panoramic views over the Rhine Valley. (B/L/D)
5

Miltenberg

Arrive in Miltenberg and stroll along the winding cobblestone lanes, explore quaint half-timbered shops, mingle with friendly residents and sample delicious local fare. (B/L/D)
6

Würzburg

The architectural beauty of Würzburg is on show today as you stroll through the city to Würzburg Residence. Or, travel along the Romantic Road to medieval Rothenburg for an enthralling tour. (B/L/D)
7

Bamberg

Explore Bamberg's World Heritage-listed Old Town with a guide to discover a range of historic churches and buildings. (B/L/D)
8

Nuremberg

Delve into Nuremberg's history on a city tour that includes a selection of World War II sites, including the Reich Party Rally Grounds. (B/L/D)
9

Regensburg

Walk the lovely streets of Regensburg with a local expert guide today. (B/L/D)
10

Passau, Salzburg, Linz

Take an exquisite rail journey aboard the Majestic Imperator to Salzburg today. On board your privately chartered train, relax amid luxurious surrounds and savour refreshments while you wind your way through graceful alpine countryside. (B/D)
11

Melk, Dürnstein

Tour Melk Abbey, one of the world's most famous monastic sites, or enjoy a walking tour through the town. Then, either ride a bicycle or cruise to Dürnstein. (B/L/D)
12

Vienna

Soak up the elegance of the city during a guided tour. See the exquisite Hofburg Palace, St Stephen's Cathedral and much more. After dinner, head to the City Palace and attend an exclusive Cocktail Reception and a private concert featuring members of the Mozart Boys' Choir. (B/L/D)
13

Vienna

Perhaps tour Schönbrunn Palace, join an excursion to Bratislava or visit the Spanish Riding School to see the Lipizzan horses. (B/L/D)
14

Budapest

Join a local guide for a tour of Budapest. Among many highlights, you'll see Heroes' Square and the superb Fisherman's Bastion. This evening, set off on a twilight cruise. (B/L/D)
15

Disembark Ship, Depart Budapest

Disembark and transfer to the airport. (B)

Trip Inclusions

Trip Highlights

  • Explore Namedy Castle, before a lavish banquet
  • Sample the local fare during a special village experience in Miltenberg
  • Soak in the spirit of the Habsburg Empire with a rail journey aboard the Majestic Imperator
  • Visit Vienna's City Palace for a Cocktail Reception and a private concert

Included Experiences

  • Unique experiences in up to 16 destinations   
  • Expert APT Cruise Director
  • Complimentary beverages served on board
  • Transfers, port charges and tipping

Fine Dining

  • A total of 40 included meals
  • Butler, room service and champagne on arrival for select suites

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur
  • Prices include port charges, gratuities and sundries
  • Prices are for cruise only. Flights not included

Trip Inclusions

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  • Itinerary and inclusions are based on the 2017 season and are subject to change.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore Namedy Castle, before a lavish banquet
  • Sample the local fare during a special village experience in Miltenberg
  • Soak in the spirit of the Habsburg Empire with a rail journey aboard the Majestic Imperator
  • Visit Vienna's City Palace for a Cocktail Reception and a private concert

Included Experiences

  • Unique experiences in up to 16 destinations   
  • Expert APT Cruise Director
  • Complimentary beverages served on board
  • Transfers, port charges and tipping

Fine Dining

  • A total of 40 included meals
  • Butler, room service and champagne on arrival for select suites

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur
  • Prices include port charges, gratuities and sundries
  • Prices are for cruise only. Flights not included

Operator Details

Region: Europe
Type: River Cruise
Airport Transfers: Included in Price
Tips: All Included
Shore Excursions: All Included
Flights: Included in Earlybirds
Ship Style: Luxury
Balconies: Private Balcony
Free Onboard WiFi: Onboard
Drinks: Wine, Beer & Spirits Included with Meals
* Source: APT for river cruises in Europe. Some variances may occur on individual cruises and information is provided as a guide only. Refer to Trip Inclusions section for more details.

Reviews (25)

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Australia
Trip Date: 18/11/2016

“Excellent trip”

I never thought I would enjoy a river cruise after having done 3 ocean cruises, but I was wrong. APT gave us a holiday that could not be faulted. Every person from the Captain down to the dishwashers made us feel like old friends. Service was impeccable, food was fabulous, choice of included excursions was good but you did not have to do all if you did not want to. Nothing was a problem for the staff and crew. I believe APT's ships were the best on the rivers. Ours was the last trip for the season and the entertainment APT put on for the last couple of nights was very enjoyable. I cannot speak highly enough of APT. Thank you, job well done. Thanks also to Michelle for organising this for us.

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Australia
Trip Date: 24/09/2016

“Luxury Holiday”

Wonderful holiday with a superb operator. Can't speak highly enough of APT. The ship was very comfortable, food very good and the staff were exceptional, particularly the Cruise Director, Rachel, the dining room staff and the hotel staff. The only problem I can possibly speak of is that I think I am now addicted to this life and it could cost us a lot of money in the future.

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Australia
Trip Date: 30/07/2016

“A most enloyable trip, holiday and event”

The ship was well appointed and laid out. The Wi-Fi was faultless and much appreciated. Sophie loves her Facebook. The crew always went out of their way to be pleasant and to enhance our experience. They were professional, positive and to have a happy and health work culture and environment with excellent leadership and management. The food, drink and entertainment were first class. The scenery m towns, buildings and excursions and guides were great. And we had good weather, almost the same as our Brisbane winter, with only one rainy day, from memory.

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Australia
Trip Date: 26/05/2016

“Once again above expectations!”

We found the AmaStella was first class and the staff were superb. The tours and excursions were also first rate - the dinner at Namedy Castle, the private concert in Vienna, the Imperator train to Salzberg, the palaces and the villages - all picture-postcard perfect. The on-board entertainment was wonderful - the gypsy violins in Budapest were a great grand finale! Once again APT were superbly organised and professional. The whole experience was seamless. We would completely recommend it.

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2017 SEASON
Apr 2017 - Dec 2017
2018 SEASON
Mar 2018 - Dec 2018

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01 Apr 2017 $ 7,035 Sold Out
02 Apr 2017 $ 7,035 Sold Out
15 Apr 2017 $ 7,230 Sold Out
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29 Apr 2017 $ 7,325 Sold Out
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13 May 2017 $ 7,710 Sold Out
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