Iconic Italy With Magnificent Europe – APT

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Iconic Italy With Magnificent Europe – APT

Cinque Terre

Take in the Italian Riviera, passing seaside villages and colourful houses which climb up the rugged mountainside.

Private Market In Florence

Enjoy your own private market and brunch at Florence’s Central Market and meet the local artisans.

Tuscan Gourmet Experience

Savour a traditional Tuscan lunch, sampling locally made olive oils, delicious antipasti and regional wines.

DAY 1 Arrive Rome

Arrive before midday and be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour, including pre-reserved tickets to the Colosseum. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Rome, Hotel Bernini Bristol

Daily : Dinner

Today is all about soaking up Rome’s iconic sites on a guided exploration. Afterwards, take a guided tour of the Vatican. You’ll also see the frescoes that only Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel can offer.

Daily : Breakfast


SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
This evening, we’ve prepared something special with a visit to a local mozzarella farm for a guided tour, which also is the perfect setting for dinner.

Travel to the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, then continue to Sorrento.

Stay: Two Nights, Hilton Sorrento Palace

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Choose between a guided tour of Sorrento, or explore the stunning Amalfi Coast.

Cruise to the Isle of Capri and board a funicular train to the hilltop for stunning views. Afterwards, board a cruise to explore the colours of the Blue Grotto (subject to weather), a dark cavern where the sea glows electric blue, the result of sunlight passing through an underwater cave.

Daily : Breakfast

Visit the Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, then journey on to Perugia.

Stay: Perugia, Hotel Brufani Palace

Daily : Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
Live the Italian good life as you sit down to a Tuscan light lunch of locally-made olive oils, fresh antipasti and regional wines.

Explore the walled town of San Gimignano. Continue to the birthplace of Renaissance, Florence, where you’ll have the evening at leisure to explore.

Stay: Two Nights, Florence, Sina Villa Medici Autograph Collection

Daily : Breakfast Lunch

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
Enjoy your own private market and brunch at Florence’s Central Market. Enjoy a glass of prosecco as you meet the local artisans who have prepared delicacies just for you.

Pay a visit to the wonderful Galleria dell'Accademia and see Michelangelo’s Statue of David. Afterwards, enjoy a guided tour of Florence.

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

Stop in Pisa to see the Leaning Tower, then embrace the chic coastal vibe of Portofino. Arrive in Rapallo, complete with a 16th-century castle sitting high above the sea.

Stay: Two Nights, Rapallo, Excelsior Palace Hotel

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

Today is entirely dedicated to exploring Italy’s Cinque Terre, consisting of five picture-perfect World Heritage-listed cliffside villages. Dating back to medieval times, the villages were constructed in such an intricate way, the steep terraced cliffs are incomparable in terms of their grandeur.

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
In Valpolicella, stop for a tour and a light lunch at Villa Serego Alighieri. Sample the rich, red Amarone wine that this historic vineyard is so highly renowned for producing.

Arrive in Venice and receive the movie star treatment as you are transferred by boat to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Venice, San Clemente Palace Kempinski

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Tour the icons of Venice, or perhaps embark on a culinary journey through the city.

It’s time for the quintessential Venetian experience as you take in an enchanting gondola ride before having the evening to wander the canal-lined streets.

Daily : Breakfast

Travel via the emerald city of Ljubljana to Zagreb, where you will enjoy a guided tour and a Farewell Dinner.

Stay: Esplanade Zagreb Hotel

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

Travel to Budapest, where you will be transferred to your river ship.

Stay: 14 Nights, A Concerto River Ship

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
Head to Budapest Station’s Royal Waiting Room, where you will follow in the footsteps of the Habsburg Empire. Enjoy an exclusive welcome reception before boarding the Grand Empress steam train. On board, you’ll be treated like royalty, with a game lunch served. You will see inside some ornately adorned carriages from the early 1900s. Gödöllő Palace, Elisabeth of Bavaria’s favourite residence, is your destination. You will be shown through this monument of Hungarian aristocracy and architecture. Operates on all departures between May and September.

Start the day with a guided tour of Budapest. Later, sail towards 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
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.

Another day in this beautiful city presents new options.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Visit the statuary-adorned Melk Abbey, otherwise a local expert is on hand to show you around town.

Perhaps roam Dürnstein’s cobblestone lanes at your leisure or take a bike tour along the river to Melk. Whether you’re on a bike or on the ship, enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Wachau Valley on the way to Melk, where you’ll select your preferred activity.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
From Linz, head to Salzburg to visit some of the incredible sights featured in Roger and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. Or set off on into the Czech Republic, where Český Krumlov awaits. Either way, you will re-board your ship in the German town of Passau. Alternatively, relax on board for the entire day, then explore Passau.

Choose from our selection of Freedom of Choice experiences today.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
In Regensburg, explore its World Heritage-listed city centre. Or put on your dancing shoes for a Bavarian dance class at a local beer haus. Maybe take a culinary walk and visit the Michelin-starred Storstad.

Return to your ship after the morning’s activity. A student from the University of Regensburg will come aboard for a presentation.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Perhaps embark on a journey through Nuremberg’s history, or keep fit with a hike through the Schwarzach Valley.

Continue cruising on the Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg. This amazing city features a grand medieval castle, Gothic churches and poignant World War II sites, such as the Reich Party Rally Grounds. Today, you will set off on the activity of your choice. You will be rewarded with freshly baked gingerbread on your return.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

On arrival into Bamberg, join an exploration with a local expert to uncover everything World Heritage-listed Bamberg has to offer. Otherwise, take it easy and relax on board.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Seize the day with a walk to the 18th-century palace, Würzburg Residence. Perhaps journey along Romantic Road to medieval Rothenburg. Or meet the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, where a home-cooked morning tea is on the menu.

The day unfolds as you please, thanks to a choice of activities.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Pick up the pace and hike through a forested area overlooking spectacular Franconian vineyards. Or, go slow and head to a local cellar for a tipple or two. You can even stay on your ship and learn a little German.

Relax on board as you cruise into Miltenberg. Here, you’re free to do as you please or embark on a Freedom of Choice experience.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
Later in Andernach, go beyond the gates of Namedy Castle for an exclusive wander through the grounds, followed by a cocktail reception and a piano recital in the ballroom.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
A gondola ride over the Rhine Valley is a great way to give you a perspective of the town. If you’re up for something a little more quirky, discover Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Otherwise, a fine selection of Rhine Valley wines eagerly await your palate at an onboard tasting.

A little further up the Rhine, your ship is docked at Rüdesheim. Set out on one of three experiences here. Afterwards, cruise through the scenic Rhine Gorge.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Take a discovery through Cologne’s historic city centre and sample local German beers and snacks along the way. Or set off on a bike ride to explore Cologne’s historic sights.

Spend today in Cologne, enjoying a Freedom of Choice experience.

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

Welcome to Amsterdam, our final port of call. Set out on your selected experience. Tonight, celebrate the days that have just gone by with the captain’s farewell dinner.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Be transferred to the airport.

Daily : Breakfast

TRIP CODE: EUMCRI27

Fly Free Including Taxes * – Must book by 30 November 2019

Start Date End Date Double  Twin Single
31 May 2020 26 June 2020 From $19,290 From $19,290 N/A
28 June 2020 24 July 2020 From $19,390 From $19,390 N/A
23 August 2020 18 September 2020 From $19,840 From $19,840 N/A
20 September 2020 16 October 2020 From $19,490 From $19,490 N/A

*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.

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.

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.

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INCLUSIONS

  • Experiences in 30 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 12 locations
  • Luxury dining – a total of 62 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert tour and cruise directors
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • 12 nights luxury land accommodation
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities
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