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15 Day Voyage through the Balkans, APT Tour 2018

Price from AUD $8,195 per person twin share

Trip Code: EUVC15

INCLUSION

All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 11 destinations

APT’s Freedom of Choice Inclusions in seven locations

Finest dining – a total of 41 meals

Complimentary beverages served on board*

Expert APT Cruise Director

Butler, room service and complimentary laundry for select suites

ITINERARY

Day 1 Arrive Budapest, Embark Ship

On arrival in Budapest, be met at the airport and transfer to your luxurious river ship. After settling in, set off on a twilight cruise through the city this evening, and be enchanted by the sparkling lights around you.

Stay: 14 Nights: a Concerto River Ship

Daily: Dinner

Day 2 Bratislava

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Attend a traditional folklore show in the Old Town. Perhaps learn a few Slovak dance moves, before sampling some delicious local specialities.

Admire Bratislava on a guided tour.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 3 Vienna

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After dinner, head to 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, as well as masterpieces by Mozart and Strauss.

Take a walking tour of Vienna today.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 4 Budapest

During a guided tour of Budapest, visit the Hungarian Parliament. A magnificent example of Neo-Gothic architecture, the building is now over 100 years old and houses the old House of Lords and the Hungarian Crown Jewels.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 5 Mohacs, Pecs

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Visit the Buso Courtyard. Or perhaps take an excursion to Pecs and visit the Gyugyi Museum.

Visit the Buso Courtyard, which offers an insight into the Busojaras of Mohacs, and the craftwork associated with this event. Or perhaps take an excursion to Pecs and visit the Gyugyi Museum, which houses Laszlo Gyugyi’s private collection, including ceramics from the Golden Age of Zsolnay Factory.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 6 Belgrade

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing

On a tour of Serbia’s capital, see the Belgrade Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Temple of St Sava. Alternatively, you may like to explore the city by bike, or visit a brandy distillery for a tasting.

Choose your sightseeing.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 7 Iron Gates

Cruise through one of Europe’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders, the Iron Gates. Here the Danube narrows as it winds through a series of magnificent gorges between Serbia and Romania.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 8 Giurgiu, Bucharest

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing

Tour the Palace of the Parliament or perhaps enjoy a visit to the Village Museum.

Spend the day in Bucharest, Romania’s lovely capital. Take in the wide tree-lined boulevards and Belle Epoque buildings, then walk through the Old City centre to the Royal Court, Stavropoleos Church and the Lipscani district.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 9 Rousse, Veliko Tarnovo, Svishtov

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing

Travel to Veliko Tarnovo for a guided tour that highlights the city’s rich history. Alternatively, should you be seeking a more active option, perhaps visit the World Heritage-listed Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo as you embark on a walk through the rock monasteries.

Select your sightseeing.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 10 Cruising

Spend an entire day on board to unwind.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 11 Novi Sad

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Enjoy a tour of Novi Sad, or those feeling energetic may wish to hike to Petrovaradin Fortress, where views of the city and the Danube await.

Disembark in the Serbian city of Novi Sad.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 12 Vukovar

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing

Perhaps visit the landmarks of the Yugoslavian Civil War in Vukovar. Alternatively, wine enthusiasts will delight in a visit to Ilok for a wine tour, where the fertile soil has been ideal for winemaking since the 16th century.

Today, choose your sightseeing.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 13 Kalocsa, Puszta

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Immerse yourself in Hungarian culture today with a visit to Kalocsa, a historical town on the Danube River. See local handicrafts and porcelain at the Folk Art House, and visit a producer of paprika, a famous export.

Visit a farm in Puszta for a traditional horse show and lunch.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 14 Budapest

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing

See the Fisherman’s Bastion and Heroes’ Square on a guided tour. Alternatively, the active may like to hike to Castle Hill, or perhaps enjoy a more relaxed culinary walking tour through Budapest’s Great Market Hall.

Today unfolds as you please. This evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 15 Disembark Ship, Depart Budapest

Today your journey draws to a conclusion. Disembark your ship and be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

Daily: Breakfast

2018 DATES & PRICES

River Ship Twin Share Solo

Trav.

Twin

Window

Suites

Panoramic

Balcony

Suites

Twin

Balcony Suites

Twin

Window

Suite

Concerto E D C B+ T T+ P P+ Royal E
Apr. 14. $8,195 $8,495 $10,395 $10,595 $10,995 $11,195 $11,395 $11,795 $13,695 $11,845

PLEASE NOTE: Prices include transfers, port charges, gratuities and sundries. Solo traveller price based on Cat. E Twin Window Suite, please enquire for solo suite upgrade prices. See pages 270-271 for deck and suite plans. Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur.

For further detail on this or any other packages, please contact us on 1300 968 787

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