Eastern Bloc With Magnificent Europe with APT

Eastern Bloc With Magnificent Europe with APT

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Eastern Bloc With Magnificent Europe with APT

Private Concert At City Palace – Attend a private classical concert featuring members of the Mozart’s Boys Choir at the City Palace in Vienna.

A Musical Celebration – Take in the musical talents of Frederic Chopin during a private concert performance of his famous work

Grand Empress Steam Train – Follow in the footsteps of Elisabeth of Bavaria, embark on an imperial train journey, then tour Gödöllő Palace.

Expired on Sunday October 4th, 2020

Expired on Sunday October 4th, 2020

DAY 1 Arrive Prague

Be met and transferred to your hotel before a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Two Nights, Alcron Hotel Prague

Your sightseeing begins at Prague Castle, which affords sensational views of the city. Then, stroll over Charles Bridge on the way to the Old Town Square to marvel at the city’s Astronomical Clock. A memorable Welcome Dinner awaits at the award-winning La Rotonde restaurant.

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

Venture into Germany and on to the Dresden Elbe Valley. Visit the Transparent Factory in the heart of the city, a building where innovation and stunning architecture meet, which also happens to be the showroom of renowned car manufacturer, Volkswagen. Continue to the country’s capital, Berlin in time for dinner.

Stay: Three Nights, The Regent Berlin

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

Embark on a fascinating tour of Berlin including a visit to the Checkpoint Charlie and Brandenburg Gate, as well as the Checkpoint Charlie Museum.

Daily : Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Perhaps visit Sammlung Boros, a former military bunker that has transformed into a museum that showcases the private Boros Collection of contemporary art. You’ll want to spend hours here with 3,000 square metres of exhibition space. Alternatively, delve into the Berlin’s thriving street art scene. Your local expert will offer a great insight into the unique city structure and sub cultures that influence artists today.

Today’s selection of activities offer a deeper discovery of Berlin. Afterwards, take an excursion to Potsdam, once the residence of Prussian kings. Here, you’ll enjoy a tour of the former summer palace of Frederick the Great, Sanssouci. The largest World Heritage-listed site in Germany, the palace of Sanssouci is surrounded by extensive gardens and parklands, which are a delight to explore.

Daily : Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Dining
In the evening, choose to dine at Marconi Restaurant within your hotel. Or, indulge in dinner at a Polish inn that features classic cuisine alongside live folk music.

Travel by coach to Poland and its lovely capital, Warsaw.

Stay: Two Nights, Warsaw, Hotel Bristol

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
Later, enjoy a musical celebration of locally-born composer Frédéric Chopin during a private concert performance of his famous work.

Gain a glimpse into the effect that war has had on the city of Warsaw and its people during a tour today. Visit the site of the Jewish Ghetto then head to Łazienki Park, where you’ll see Łazienki Palace.

Daily : Breakfast

Today in Auschwitz, visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum for a tour revealing the history of the concentration camp, as well as a walk through the grounds. Afterwards, travel to Kraków.

Stay: Two Nights, Sheraton Grand Kraków

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
Take in the sights of Kraków on a walking exploration, including its 13th-century square. Alternatively, learn to make authentic Polish food, such as pierogis and placki, with a local cook as you learn the secrets to this tasty cuisine.

Gain insight into over 700 years of history into the evolution of mining in Europe with a visit to the World Heritage-listed Wieliczka Salt Mine. Be amazed by the underground passageways that began operating in the 13th century. Later, choose your sightseeing.

Daily : Breakfast

Discover the dramatic alpine scenery of the High Tatras, before arriving at your historic hotel, engulfed within grand mountains and set on the shores of lake Štrbské Pleso. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner.

Stay: Tatra Mountains, Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras in a Lake View Room

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

Travel to Budapest and step aboard your river ship.

Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ship

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
After your Budapest city tour, follow in the footsteps of Elisabeth of Bavaria (Sisi) and embark on an imperial train journey. Enjoy a welcome reception at Budapest Station's Royal Waiting Room, then board your elegant steam train, which features carriages from the early 1900s. A traditional game lunch worthy of royalty is served, before disembarking for a guided tour of Gödöllő Palace, a favourite of Sisi. Operates on all departures between April and September.

Enjoy a guided tour of Budapest. Re-board your ship and sail to Vienna.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

This afternoon, arrive in Vienna, Austria’s capital, home to striking architecture, a rich classical musical culture and vibrant cafes. Take in many of the city’s most important landmarks during a tour along the Ringstrasse, Vienna’s famous ring boulevard officially opened by Emperor Franz Joseph I in 1865. You’ll also enjoy a guided walk to St Stephen’s Cathedral.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
Tonight, at the regal City Palace in the heart of Vienna, we are putting on an exclusive cocktail party and private recital, just for you.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
Another day in this beautiful city presents new options to soak up the city. The 1,441-room Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens are a favourite. Or tick another country off your list and journey to Slovakia’s Bratislava. Otherwise, get active a ride a bike to Klosterneuburg Monastery.

Embrace the chance to personalise your time here in Vienna thanks to a choice of activities. In the evening, an exclusive experience takes place.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
Roam Dürnstein’s cobblestone lanes at your leisure and perhaps view the ruins of the castle where Richard the Lionheart, the King of England, was -imprisoned in 1192. Alternatively, choose to ride a bike along the banks of the Danube River from Dürnstein to Melk. Later, disembark your river ship in Melk for a guided tour of Melk Abbey, or join a local guide for a tour of the town. During autumn departures, perhaps participate in some vineyard work at a charming local winery as part of the wine harvest season.

Your ship arrives at Dürnstein, then later continues cruising to Melk. Enjoy a selection of activities in both locations.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
Disembark in Linz and travel to Salzburg, where a city tour takes you to several sights from Rogers and Hammerstein’s classic film, The Sound of Music. Alternatively, embark on a full-day journey to Český Krumlov in the Czech Republic. Discover its stunning 13th-century castle above the Vltava River, its old town square and quaint lanes teeming with ancient architecture.

From Linz, a number of activities are on offer today. Both touring options will then conclude in Passau, where you will re-board your river ship. Otherwise, remain on board and cruise to Passau, where you will enjoy a walking tour.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner


FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
On a guided walking tour taking in the city’s highlights, see such sites as the iconic Old Town Hall and the World Heritage-listed city centre. Or, learn the schuhplattler during a fun Bavarian dance lesson at a local beer haus. Another option is a gourmet walking tour, where you will discover culinary secrets of past centuries. Then, gain an insight into the art of haute cuisine at the Michelin-starred restaurant Storstad, where you will enjoy a presentation and the chance to sample a variety of delights. Or perhaps hear an informative talk on board from a student of the University of Regensburg.

Tailor your holiday with a selection of sightseeing choices today.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
A historic city tour takes you to a selection of World War II sites, such as the Reich Party Rally Grounds, the site of Hitler’s now infamous rallies held annually from 1927 to 1938. Discover medieval architecture, including the 900-year-old ramparts that surround the city. Alternatively, walk in the footsteps of Swedish King Gustavus-Adolphus, with a hike through the Schwarzach Valley.

Choose your sightseeing in Nuremberg. Back on board, sample some delicious freshly baked gingerbread while cruising the Main-Danube Canal.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

This morning your ship will arrive in the fascinating World Heritage-listed city of Bamberg, another of the few German cities that wasn’t destroyed during World War II. Explore the Old Town with a local expert to discover a range of historic churches and buildings, including the town hall on the River Regnitz.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
The immense architectural beauty of Würzburg is on show today as you walk to the Würzburg Residence, an 18th-century palace that once belonged to the Prince-Bishops of Würzburg. Inside, marvel at intricate tapestries, gilded stucco work and ceiling frescoes by Tiepolo. If you prefer, take a journey along the Romantic Road to the marvellous medieval town of Rothenburg where you’ll stop for a tour. Otherwise, visit a family-owned farm, where you'll tour the property before sitting down to morning tea as you learn about local farming life.

Seize the day with your preferred sightseeing activity.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
Perhaps enjoy a visit to a local winery, where you will enjoy learning about Rhine Valley wines, as well as sampling the region's delicious produce during a wine and cheese tasting. Alternatively, acquaint yourself with the German language during an interactive lesson on board your ship. Otherwise hike through a picturesque forested area with spectacular views of the Franconian vineyards.

Witness the skilful art of glass-blowing on board as you cruise towards the pretty Franconian town of Miltenberg this morning, where you may select an experience.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
This evening, you will be treated to a special event as you arrive in the 2,000-year-old town of Andernach. Here, you will enjoy an exclusive visit to Namedy Castle, home to Princess Heide von Hohenzollern, who has kindly opened the doors of her castle just for you. Enjoy time to wander about the castle and grounds at your leisure, then savour dinner in the ballroom, accompanied by a special classical piano recital.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
In Rüdesheim, perhaps tour Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Alternatively, board a scenic gondola for exceptional views over the Rhine Valley, or perhaps sample wines from the region during an onboard tasting.

Dock in Rüdesheim and set out on your chosen activity. Later, your ship’s Sun Deck offers the perfect vantage point from which to view the scenery of the Rhine Gorge as you cruise the Rhine’s most beautiful stretch. Onwards, at Andernach, disembark for an exclusive experience.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
Enjoy a walking tour of the town, taking in beautiful sites such as the ancient Roman wall while enjoying local beers and snacks along the way. Alternatively, perhaps embark on a guided bike ride through the city.

Arrive in the Gothic city of Cologne, centred around the twin spires of its famous cathedral. Here, choose from a number of experiences on offer.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
Perhaps slow things down and cruise the canals on a glass-top boat. Or visit Zaanse Schans – known for its windmills and specialty produce. If you’re lucky to be on one of our spring departures, the tulips of Keukenhof Gardens are ready to greet you at every turn. Otherwise, stay on board and relax and unwind

Today, sail into the beautiful Dutch capital, Amsterdam, and join your chosen experience. In the evening, come together for the Captain’s Farewell Dinner.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Be transferred to the airport.

Daily : Breakfast

Fly for $495 Including Taxes – Must booked by 30 November 2019*

Start End  Price
3 May 2020 27 May 2020 From $16,390
17 May 2020 10 June 2020 From $16,190
14 June 2020 8 June 2020 From $16,490
12 July 2020 5 August 2020 From $16,390
23 August 2020 16 September 2020 From $16,490
20 September 2020 14 October 2020 From $16,590
4 October 2020 28 October 2020 From $15,790

Fly Free Including Taxes: Book by 30 November 2019. Offer valid when booking select itineraries departing year round in 2020 in all cabin categories. Offer includes air taxes up to the value of $300 per person.  Offer is based on wholesale airfares in economy class with Singapore Airlines (W class) or another airline of APT’s choosing depending on routing.  Flights are available from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane or Perth.  All offers are subject to availability of airline and booking class.  Once class is sold out, surcharges apply.  A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 per person is due within 7 days of booking.  A second non-refundable deposit of $2,000 per person is due on 31 October 2019.  Final payment is due 100 days prior to the tours departure date.

General Information and Conditions: Offers are available for travellers departing from Australia. All pricing and save amounts are in Australian Dollars.   Information correct as at 3 May 2019 but may fluctuate due to changes in surcharges, taxes or currency.   A strictly limited number of offers are available on selected itineraries and departure dates in selected suites/staterooms/cabins/room categories.  Offers are subject to availability, not combinable unless specified, available on new bookings only and may be withdrawn at any time.

All Airfare Offers: Flights must be booked by APT. Should you choose to depart earlier than your scheduled tour/cruise departure, or make variations to airline routings, surcharges may apply.  Airline schedules are subject to change without notice and APT is not liable for any additional costs incurred due to airline schedule changes.  All air is ticketed upon receipt of the first deposit. Any changes made after ticketing may incur amendment and/or cancellation fees, in some cases, tickets are non-refundable. Air taxes vary for each departure point and routing of airline and are subject to change. Fuel surcharges are subject to change and an additional fuel surcharge may apply. Frequent flyer miles/points may not be awarded on all airfares.

For further information on this or any other packages please Call us on 1300 968 787 or email info@yourholidays.com.au

Expired on Sunday October 4th, 2020

INCLUSIONS

  • Experiences in 25 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 13 locations
  • Luxury dining – a total of 56 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert tour and cruise directors
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • 10 nights luxury land accommodation
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities

Expired on Sunday October 4th, 2020

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