21 Day Magnificent Europe
1. Arrive Paris
From grand cities filled with glorious architecture to enchanting fairytale villages and spectacular valleys, this journey is set to be simply magnificent. Arrive in Paris, the City of Light. You will be met at the airport and then transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception tonight as anticipation builds for the trip ahead.
2. Paris, Versailles
Enjoy a wonderful sightseeing tour of Paris. Afterwards, discover the splendour behind Louis XIV’s transformation of the Palace of Versailles.
This evening, after your chosen activity, enjoy a meal and a memorable show at the Moulin Rouge. Delight in this iconic Parisian cabaret, captured in the famous paintings of Toulouse-Lautrec.
4. Paris, Ghent, Amsterdam, Embark Ship
Travel by coach through northern France and into Belgium. Arrive in Ghent and enjoy a light lunch while cruising along the city’s canals. Continue to Amsterdam and board your ship. After dinner on board, you may like to explore at your own pace.
Spend today on your selected activity. In the evening, enjoy a Gala Welcome Dinner on board with your fellow travellers.
6. Cologne, Bonn, Andernach
Enter Germany and cruise into Cologne, a city centred around the twin spires of its famous cathedral. Here, your day takes one of two paths on your chosen activity. Later, rejoin your ship in Bonn and cruise to Andernach where a special experience awaits.
Approach the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River today, where crumbling ruins cling to rocky cliffs and rolling hillsides are marked with perfectly planted vineyards. Your ship later docks at the town of Rüdesheim.
Witness the skilful art of glass-blowing on board as you cruise towards the pretty Franconian town of Miltenberg this morning. After the day’s activity, return to your ship for a delicious dinner.
Seize the day with your preferred sightseeing activity.
This morning your ship will arrive in World Heritage-listed Bamberg, one of the few German cities that wasn’t destroyed during World War II. Here, you will explore the Old Town with a guide to discover a range of historic churches and buildings, including the town hall on the River Regnitz. Following your tour, rejoin your ship to cruise onto the Main-Danube Canal. Having taken 32 years to construct, the canal links the North and Black seas and is recognised as a feat of modern engineering.
Choose your sightseeing in Nuremberg. Back on board, sample some delicious freshly baked gingerbread while cruising the Main-Danube Canal.
Tailor your holiday with a selection of sightseeing choices today.
13. Passau, Linz
Select from a diverse range of sightseeing options today.
14. Melk, Dürnstein
Cruise through the Wachau Valley wine region today. Disembark in Melk and select from a number of activities. Later, take the opportunity to roam Dürnstein's cobblestone lanes at your leisure.
Arrive in Vienna, home to an array of striking architecture as well as a rich classical music 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.
Personalise your time in Vienna with a choice of touring options today.
Enjoy a guided tour of Budapest. Back on board after dinner, see the city lights sparkle during a twilight cruise.
18. Budapest, Disembark Ship, Velké Bílovice, Prague
Travel to Velké Bílovice for a light lunch in a Czech wine cellar, before arriving in Prague.
Steeped in centuries of colourful history, Prague boasts a wealth of enchanting monuments and stunning gothic and Renaissance architecture. Your sightseeing begins at Prague Castle, where you will take in views of the city before strolling over Charles Bridge on the way to the Old Town Square. Here, marvel at one of the city’s greatest treasures, the Astronomical Clock. Tonight, a memorable Farewell Dinner awaits at the award-winning La Rotonde restaurant. Set in beautiful art deco style, dine in this exquisite setting.
The day is dedicated to an exceptional experience just outside of the city.
21. Depart Prague
Be transferred to the airport.