European river cruise

APT - Croatia and Balkan Peninsula with Magnificent Europe

26 Day Croatia and Balkan Peninsula with Magnificent Europe

Croatia and Balkan Peninsula with Magnificent Europe

Days: 26

From: Dubrovnik to Amsterdam

Countries Visited: Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia Herzegovina, Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, Netherlands

Code: eumcrc26

Code_ERC: eumcrc26

( Brochure Price: $ 16,490 pp )

Our Price: $15,666 pp


1. Arrive Dubrovnik
Arrive and enjoy a Welcome Reception this evening.

2. Dubrovnik
Behind the ancient city walls of Dubrovnik awaits an unimaginable array of sights and sounds. For a unique view, set out on your chosen activity.

3. Dubrovnik, Konavle Valley, Kotor, Porto Montenegro
Visit the Maritime Museum of Montenegro. Continue to your luxurious hotel, situated in an unrivalled waterfront position. Here, enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

4. Porto Montenegro, Mostar
Travel to Mostar and learn about the city’s history on a tour. Here, delight in seeing the iconic Stari Most (Old Bridge), originally built between 1557 and 1566.

5. Mostar, Sarajevo
Sarajevo was nearly destroyed during the war of the 1990s. A local expert who lived through the war will show you the poignant sights, including the Sarajevo War Tunnel. You'll also see Sarajevo's old town, including the Baščaršija, the city's old bazaar and historic city centre dating back to the 15th century when Isa-Beg Isaković founded the town. An array of diverse architecture is also on display at the Gazi Husref Bey's mosque complex.

6. Mostar, Split
Travel to Split where a tour will take you to the Diocletian’s Palace, the Roman Square as well as Cardo and Decumanus streets.

7. Split, Trogir, Plitvice
Enjoy the town of Trogir, before arriving at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Perhaps sample the local suckling pig for dinner.

8. Plitvice, Ljubljana
Discover the magic of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Tour the incredible turquoise lakes, before a relaxing cruise within the idyllic surrounds. Afterwards, continue to Ljubljana.

9. Ljubljana
Tour Ljubljana, including walking through the magnificent grounds of Ljubljana Castle.

10. Ljubljana, Lake Bled, Otočec, Zagreb
Journey to the Julian Alps and visit the glacial Lake Bled and Bled Castle.

11. Zagreb
Enjoy a guided city tour of Zagreb, known for its vibrant culture intertwined within its Austro-Hungarian architecture. This evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

12. Zagreb, Budapest, Embark Ship
Arrive in Budapest, where your river ship awaits.

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

14. 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.

15. 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.

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

17. 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.

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

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

20. 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.

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

22. 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.

23. 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.

24. 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.

25. 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.

26. Disembark Ship, Depart Amsterdam
Be transferred to the airport.

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Cruise Highlights

Feast at a Local Farm, Enjoy lunch at a local farm near Dubrokvnik that has been family-owned for over 400 years. Cruise the Ljubljana River, Cruise down the picturesque curving Ljubljana River with a glass of sparkling wine and enchanting music. Discover Plitvice Lakes, Immerse yourself in World Heritage-listed Plitvice Lakes National Park during and incredible guided tour.