European river cruise

APT - Iconic Italy with Magnificent Europe and Paris

30 Day Iconic Italy with Magnificent Europe and Paris

Iconic Italy with Magnificent Europe and Paris

Days: 30

From: Rome to Paris

Countries Visited: Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France

Code: eumcri30

Code_ERC: eumcri30

( Brochure Price: $ 21,540 pp )

Our Price: $20,463 pp

Fly Business Class for $3,995


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.

2. Rome
Visit some of Rome’s iconic sites. Afterwards, take a guided tour of the Vatican. You'll also see Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel.

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

4. Sorrento, Isle of Capri
Cruise to the Isle of Capri and board a funicular train to the hilltop for stunning views. Afterwards, board a cruise to explore the Blue Grotto (subject to weather).

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

6. Perugia, San Gimignano, Florence
Explore the walled town of San Gimignano. Continue to Florence.

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

8. Florence, Pisa, Portofino, Rapallo
Make a stop in Pisa to see the iconic Leaning Tower, then head to the chic coastal village of Portofino, before arriving in Rapallo.

9. Rapallo, Cinque Terre
Today is entirely dedicated to exploring Italy's most dramatic and beautiful scenery with a visit to the Cinque Terre, consisting of five picture-perfect World Heritage-listed cliffside villages.

10. Rapallo, Valpolicella, Venice
Arrive in Venice and transfer by boat to your hotel.

11. Venice
After your chosen activity today, take in an enchanting gondola ride before indulging in a traditional Venetian meal for dinner.

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

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

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

15. Vienna
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.

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

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

18. Linz, Passau
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.

19. Regensburg
Tailor your holiday with a selection of sightseeing choices today.

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

21. Bamberg
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.

22. Würzburg
Seize the day with your preferred sightseeing activity.

23. Miltenberg
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.

24. Rüdesheim, Andernach
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.

25. Cologne
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.

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

27. Amsterdam, Disembark Ship, Ghent, Paris
Disembark your ship for the final time. Travel by coach through Belgium. Arrive in Ghent and enjoy a light lunch while cruising along the city’s canals, before arriving in Paris.

28. Paris, Versailles
A local expert will take you on a tour through the beautiful city of Paris today. See the Avenue des Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe, plus see the iconic Eiffel Tower. Afterwards, discover the splendour behind Louis XIV’s transformation of the Palace of Versailles.

29. Paris
Today, explore Paris your way with a choice of sightseeing. In the evening, 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.

30. Depart Paris
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

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Cruise Highlights

Private market in Florence, Enjoy your own private market and brunch at Florence's Central Market and meet the local artisans. Cinque Terre, Take in the Italian Riviera, passing seaside villages and colourful houses which climb up the rugged mountainside. Tuscan gourmet experience, Savour a traditional Tuscan lunch, sampling locally made olive oils, delicious antipasti and regional wines.