Luxury Europe River Cruise
No Solo Supplement

15 Day river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest (V/V)

From AU$7,395**
per person, solo

Traverse Europe with luxury operator APT

Combine the greatest highlights of western Europe on the Magnificent Europe holiday. Spend 14-nights on a luxury Concerto River Ship with complimentary beverages, a butler, room service and included laundry in select suites. As you cruise down the Rhine through the Main-Danube Canal to the Danube River, disembark in unmissable locations. Tour Namedy Castle in Andernach, board the Grand Empress steam train bound for Budapest ad attend an unforgettable City Palace concert in the heart of Vienna.


*No Solo Supplement on the following Europe river Cruises.  Please enquire for your preferred departure date. 
Departure Date Our Price Savings
12 April 2023  EUMC15 AU$8,695* AU$5,400*
28 June 2023 EUMC15 AU$10,695* AU$6,900*
16 August 2023 EUMC15 AU$8,998* AU$5,600*
24 July 2023 EUMCR15 AU$10,495* AU$6,750*
13 November 2023 EUMCR15 AU$7,395* AU$5,150*
More Departures from April 2023  to:
10 July 2023 7 August 2023 EUMC15
2 October 2023 30 October 2023 EUMC15
26 June 2023 2 August 2023 EUMCR15
21 August 2023 30 August 2023 EUMCR15
18 September 2023 27 September 2023 EUMCR15
16 October 2023 13 November 2023 EUMCR15
Bookings subject to availability. Valid for sale until 31 March 2023. Unless Sold Out Prior. Featured rates are based on Category E  & D Suites. Please enquire for upgraded suite rates. EUMC15 Amsterdam to Budapest – EUMCR15 Budapest to Amsterdam. Promotions are offered depending on the choice of Room configuration and Cabin Category.


  • Unforgettable experiences in 14 destinations
  • 14 nights on a luxury river ship
  • A selection of Freedom of Choice Inclusions, allowing you to curate your own perfect holiday
  • Signature experiences, once-in-a-lifetime moments that allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
  • A total of 41 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites only)
  • The services of an expert cruise director
  • Transfers, port charges and gratuities


This is Amsterdam to Budapest Itinerary (Please enquire for Budapest to Amsterdam itinerary)

Day 1: Arrive Amsterdam, Embark Ship
Welcome to Amsterdam! We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your luxurious floating home for the next 15 days. Unpack, relax and get acquainted with your ship.

Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ship

Day 2: Amsterdam
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Perhaps cruise the canals on a glass-top boat or visit Zaanse Schans – known for its windmills and speciality produce.
Spend today on your chosen activity. Tonight, celebrate with a gala welcome dinner.

Day 3: Andernach, Koblenz
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE – On a visit to Namedy Castle, go beyond the gates and wander about the rooms and grounds, then enjoy a cocktail party in the ballroom.

This morning will be spent cruising through Germany. Disembark in Andernach and enjoy a Signature Experience here. In Koblenz this evening, perhaps join your cruise director for an evening stroll.

Day 4: Koblenz, Rudesheim
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – You might like to take a gondola ride or visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.
Cruise through the Rhine Gorge to Rudesheim and set out on your chosen activity.

Day 5: Miltenberg
Step ashore in Miltenberg today and set out on a guided exploration before time at leisure

Day 6: Wurzburg
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Seize the day and walk to the 18th-century Wurzburg Residence. Alternatively, travel to Rothenburg. Or get to know the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, where a home-cooked morning tea is on the menu.
Your day unfolds on your terms thanks to a choice of activities today.

Day 7: Bamberg
Sail to Bamberg, where you’ll join a guided exploration with a local expert.

Day 8: Nuremberg
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. 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.

This morning gives you the chance to choose your sightseeing activity. This afternoon, continue cruising on the Main-Danube Canal. Having taken 32 years to construct, the canal links the North and Black seas.

Day 9: Regensburg
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – In Regensburg, explore its atmospheric World Heritage-listed city centre. With a history dating back to the Roman times, this incredible city was the first capital of Bavaria. Or, you might prefer to get active and take a guided bike ride to the Walhalla memorial. This neo-classical building sits above the Danube River and houses a hall of fame that honours notable politicians, artists, sovereigns and scientists from Germany’s past.
Discover Regensburg on your choice of activities today.

Day 10: Passau, Linz
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – From Passau, 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. Either way, re-board your ship in Austria’s Linz. Alternatively, explore the town of Passau, followed by a relaxing day on board cruising to Linz.
How you spend today is up to you with a number of options on offer.

Day 11: Melk, Durnstein
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Cruise through the Wachau Valley to Durnstein, where you’ll roam its cobblestone lanes at your leisure. Or perhaps take a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Durnstein.
Visit the statuary-adorned Melk Abbey. Then, it’s up to you how you get to the next port of call.

Day 12: Vienna
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE – 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.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Perhaps take in the city’s many landmarks along the Ringstrasse, as well as St Stephen’s Cathedral. The 1,441-room Schonbrunn Palace and its gardens are another option. Or tick another country off your list and journey to Slovakia’s Bratislava. Otherwise, get active with a bike ride to Klosterneuburg Monastery.
Arrive in Vienna and set out on the activity of your choice.

Day 13: Budapest
Enjoy a relaxing day sailing to the delightful city of Budapest, the capital of Hungary, where the Danube River separates the hillside Buda district from the flat Pest district. Arrive in the late afternoon and enjoy time at leisure to explore.

Day 14: Budapest
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ Follow in the footsteps of the Hapsburg Empire as you board the Grand Empress steam train, bound for Godollo. See inside some of the ornately adorned carriages from the early 1900s and savour lunch on board. Arrive at Godollo Railway Station, built for Elisabeth of Bavaria (Sisi) and Franz Joseph I. See the Royal Waiting Room at the station, which now houses an exhibition detailing the history of the region. You’ll then tour Godollo Palace, offered as a coronation gift when Franz Joseph I and Sisi were crowned King and Queen of Hungary. Later return to your ship in Budapest. Operates on departures between April and September.

Enjoy a morning city tour of Budapest taking in its historic monuments, including Fisherman’s Bastion and Heroes’ Square. The afternoon is at leisure to further explore.

Day 15: Disembark Ship, Depart Budapest
Sadly, the time has come to say goodbye and be transferred to the airport.

*Terms & Conditions:

  • Bookings subject to availability.
  • Prices are per person twin share, in Australian Dollars.
  • Pricing correct as of 30 January 2023 and may fluctuate due to changes in availability, surcharges, fees or taxes and currency fluctuation.
  • Standard Travel Club Terms and Conditions apply.
  • This tour is offered and managed by APT and their terms and conditions apply.
  • No airfares are included in the featured package, but assistance with booking can be provided.
  • Cancellation and change fees apply. Bookings are non-transferable.
  • Travel insurance is not included in the package. Please ensure you have valid Travel Insurance, or request a quotation.