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Balkan Gems

From £1,995 pp

Discover remarkable landscapes, storied history and charming cultures as you traverse Eastern European countries such as Romania and Serbia on this invigorating adventure.

What’s Included:

  • Return scheduled flights from the UK (fight supplements may apply)
  • Home to airport transfers by private car*
  • Unique cultural experiences in up to 5 towns, villages and cities
  • Enriching Signature Experiences and Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
  • Complimentary beverages served at your discretion on board*
  • Butler service, room service, complimentary laundry service and champagne on arrival in select suites
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 7 Dinners
  • APT Cruise Director and expert local guides

 

Szechenyi baths, Budapest, Hungary
Bratislava With Uniworld
Day 1 - Arrive Budapest

Fly from the UK to Budapest and be transferred to your river ship. After dinner on board, set off on a twilight cruise through the city and be enchanted by the lights of the remarkable Hungarian capital.

Dinner

Day 2 - Bratislava

Admire Bratislava on a guided tour.

Later, attend a traditional folklore show in the Old Town. Perhaps learn a few Slovak dance moves, before sampling some delicious local specialties.

Day 2 - Bratislava

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Vienna

Arrive in Vienna and take in a number of the city’s most important landmarks as you enjoy a guided orientation tour.

After dinner, head to the princely family of Liechtenstein’s City Palace in the heart of Vienna.

Attend an exclusive Cocktail Reception and a private concert featuring members of the Mozart Boys’ Choir, as well as masterpieces by Mozart and Strauss.

Day 3 - Vienna

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Budapest

Enjoy a relaxing morning sailing to Budapest.

Enjoy a welcome reception at Budapest’s Royal Waiting Room, then board the Grand Empress steam train. Gödöllő Palace, a favourite residence of Elisabeth of Bavaria, is your destination.

You’ll be shown through this monument of Hungarian aristocracy and architecture.

Later, be treated like royalty with dinner served on board your train. Operates on all departures between May and September.

Day 4 - Budapest

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Mohács, Pécs

Enjoy your selected sightseeing tour in Mohács today.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE- Sightseeing

History buffs can venture to the ancient city of Pécs. Or perhaps travel to Hungary’s renowned wine region in Villány for a tasting at a local winery.

Maybe get active on a guided bike ride through the Danube Floodplain to the village of Kölked. Here, visit its museum dedicated to the white storks which nest and feed in the area.

Day 5 - Mohács, Pécs

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Belgrade

FREEDOM OF CHOIC – Sightseeing

Perhaps see the Belgrade Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Temple of St Sava. If you’re feeling more physical, embark on a kayak tour along the Danube.

Or gourmet lovers can partake in a cooking class.

Day 6 - Belgrade

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Iron Gates

Cruise through one of Europe’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders, the Iron Gates.

Here, the Danube narrows as it winds through a series of magnificent gorges between Serbia and Romania.

Day 7 - Iron Gates

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Giurgiu, Disembark Ship, Depart Bucharest

After a final breakfast on board, it is time to bid farewell as you disembark your luxurious river ship for the last time.

You will be transferred to Bucharest airport for your return flight to the UK.<

Breakfast

APT in partnership with AmaWaterways,  offer their own unique cruises on had picked 5* ships like the  AmaVenita where APT deliver on exceptional service and offer that added extra associated with the APT brand.

From Home to airport transfers by private car *, fully inclusive of trips and enriching Signature experiences and freedom of choice sightseeing, Butler service, room service, complimentary laundry and champagne on arrival in select suites .

Savour the flavour’s of Europe with the finest dining daily, your day will begin with a delicious buffet breakfast, lunch offers a wide selection of hot and cold dishes, your evening starts with an exquisite five course a la Carte dinner, if you need it a sumptious afternoon tea is also served daily along with complimentary beverages served at your discretion whilst on board.

 

*mileage restrictions apply

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Multiple outdoor decks offering unimpeded panoramic views
  • Sundecks with lounge chairs and retractable roof
  • Varied fine dining venues
  • Gold or Silver Butler service
  • Main Lounge with bar, piano and dance floor
  • Engaging Entertainment, including lectures, music recitals, singers
  • Wine Bar
  • Chef’s table, Al Fresco Dining, Room Service
  • APT Cruise Director and expert local guides
  • Heated pool with swim up bar and whirlpool
  • 24-hour speciality coffee and tea station
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the vessel
  • Fitness Room
  • Massage and Hair Salon*
  • Gift Shop and Fireside Library
  • Glass Elevator
  • Walking track
  • Laundry service*

Accommodation & Amenities

81 Spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms and Suites range in size from 160-300 sq. ft. or indulge even more in one of the 4 suites at 350 sq. ft. Most accommodations have twin balconies, both a French and outside balcony, so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

Suites feature added enhancements, including a larger sitting area with sofa and two chairs, and an stateroom amenities include Entertainment-On-Demand, featuring free high-speed Internet access, unlimited Wi-Fi, movies, music and English language TV stations; climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe. In the bathroom, enjoy multi-jet showerheads.

Private Butler Service, your on board butler offers included pressing of two garments per day, shoe shining, tea and coffee service, booking of on shore activities and excursions all part of the Silver butler service, added extras on Gold Butler service included pre dinning canapes, packing and un-packing service, bath drawing and valet service.

Royal Suite

300 ft² – Violin (Upper) Deck

  • Gold Butler service
  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Expansive bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower with multi-jet showerheads
  • Enhanced sitting area features a sofa and two chairs
  • Mini-bar fridge
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat P+ & P Staterooms

235 ft² -Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Gold Butler service in Cat.P+ staterooms, Silver Butler service in  Cat.P Staterooms
  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Expansive bathroom with a separate shower with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat. T+ & T Staterooms

210 ft² – Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Silver Butler Service in Cat. T+ Staterooms
  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat. B+ & C  Staterooms

170 ft² – Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Floor to Ceiling French Balcony
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

 

Cat. D & Cat. E Staterooms

160 ft² – Piano (Lower) Deck

  • Fixed window with river views
  • Bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

APT in partnership with AmaWaterways,  offer their own unique cruises on had picked 5* ships like the  AmaVerde where APT deliver on exceptional service and offer that added extra associated with the APT brand.

From Home to airport transfers by private car *, fully inclusive of trips and enriching Signature experiences and freedom of choice sightseeing, Butler service, room service, complimentary laundry and champagne on arrival in select suites .

Savour the flavour’s of Europe with the finest dining daily, your day will begin with a delicious buffet breakfast, lunch offers a wide selection of hot and cold dishes, your evening starts with an exquisite five course a la Carte dinner, if you need it a sumptious afternoon tea is also served daily along with complimentary beverages served at your discretion whilst on board.

*mileage restrictions apply

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Multiple outdoor decks offering unimpeded panoramic views
  • Sundecks with lounge chairs and retractable roof
  • Varied fine dining venues
  • Gold or Silver Butler service
  • Main Lounge with bar, piano and dance floor
  • Engaging Entertainment, including lectures, music recitals, singers
  • Wine Bar
  • Chef’s table, Al Fresco Dining, Room Service
  • APT Cruise Director and expert local guides
  • Heated pool with swim up bar and whirlpool
  • 24-hour speciality coffee and tea station
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the vessel
  • Fitness Room
  • Massage and Hair Salon*
  • Gift Shop and Fireside Library
  • Glass Elevator
  • Walking track
  • Laundry service*

Accommodation & Amenities

81 Spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms and Suites range in size from 160-300 sq. ft. or indulge even more in one of the 4 suites at 350 sq. ft. Most accommodations have twin balconies, both a French and outside balcony, so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

Suites feature added enhancements, including a larger sitting area with sofa and two chairs, and an stateroom amenities include Entertainment-On-Demand, featuring free high-speed Internet access, unlimited Wi-Fi, movies, music and English language TV stations; climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe. In the bathroom, enjoy multi-jet showerheads.

Private Butler Service, your on board butler offers included pressing of two garments per day, shoe shining, tea and coffee service, booking of on shore activities and excursions all part of the Silver butler service, added extras on Gold Butler service included pre dinning canapes, packing and un-packing service, bath drawing and valet service.

Owners Suite

350 ft² – Violin (Upper) Deck

  • Gold Butler service
  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Expansive bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower with multi-jet showerheads
  • Enhanced sitting area features a sofa and two chairs
  • Mini-bar fridge
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat P+ & P Staterooms

235 ft² -Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Gold Butler service in Cat.P+ staterooms, Silver Butler service in  Cat.P Staterooms
  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Expansive bathroom with a separate shower with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat. T+ & T Staterooms

210 ft² – Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Silver Butler Service in Cat. T+ Staterooms
  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat. B+ & C  Staterooms

170 ft² – Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Floor to Ceiling French Balcony
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat. D & Cat. E Staterooms

160 ft² – Piano (Lower) Deck

  • Fixed window with river views
  • Bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run
  • Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Single stateroom 140 sq.ft – Piano Deck

  • Fixed window with river views
  • Bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run
  • Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
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DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Mar 18AmaReinaAmsterdam£1995SAVE £400Cabin Upgrades
Cat ELower Deck160 ft², Fixed Windows£1995  
Cat DLower Deck160 ft², Fixed Windows£2095  
Cat CMiddle Deck170 ft², French Balcony£2495  
Cat B+Upper Deck170 ft², French Balcony£2645  
Cat TMiddle Deck210 ft², Twin Balcony£2695  
Cat T+Upper Deck210 ft², Twin Balcony£2745  
Cat PMiddle Deck235 ft², Twin Balcony£2795  
Cat P+Upper Deck235 ft², Twin Balcony£2945  
Royal SuiteUpper Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£3645  
Apr 17AmaVerdeBudapest£2295SAVE £400Cabin Upgrades
Cat ELower Deck170 ft², Fixed Windows£2295  
Cat DLower Deck170 ft², Fixed Windows£2395  
Cat CMiddle Deck170 ft², French Balcony£2795  
Cat B+Upper Deck170 ft², French Balcony£2945  
Cat TMiddle Deck210 ft², Twin Balcony£2995  
Cat T+Upper Deck210 ft², Twin Balcony£3045  
Cat PMiddle Deck235 ft², Twin Balcony£2375  
Cat P+Upper Deck235 ft², Twin Balcony£3245  
Owner's SuiteUpper Deck255 ft², Twin Balcony£3695  
Owner's Suite+Upper Deck350 ft², Twin Balcony£4345  
Jul 24AmaVerdeAmsterdam£2895SAVE £400Cabin Upgrades
Cat ELower Deck170 ft², Fixed Windows£2895  
Cat DLower Deck170 ft², Fixed Windows£2995  
Cat CMiddle Deck170 ft², French Balcony£3395  
Cat B+Upper Deck170 ft², French Balcony£3545  
Cat TMiddle Deck210 ft², Twin Balcony£3595  
Cat T+Upper Deck210 ft², Twin Balcony£3645  
Cat PMiddle Deck235 ft², Twin Balcony£2975  
Cat P+Upper Deck235 ft², Twin Balcony£3845  
Owner's SuiteUpper Deck255 ft², Twin Balcony£4295  
Owner's Suite+Upper Deck350 ft², Twin Balcony£4945  
Aug 7AmaVerdeBudapest£2895SAVE £400Cabin Upgrades
Cat ELower Deck170 ft², Fixed Windows£2895  
Cat DLower Deck170 ft², Fixed Windows£2995  
Cat CMiddle Deck170 ft², French Balcony£3395  
Cat B+Upper Deck170 ft², French Balcony£3545  
Cat TMiddle Deck210 ft², Twin Balcony£3595  
Cat T+Upper Deck210 ft², Twin Balcony£3645  
Cat PMiddle Deck235 ft², Twin Balcony£2975  
Cat P+Upper Deck235 ft², Twin Balcony£3845  
Owner's SuiteUpper Deck255 ft², Twin Balcony£4295  
Owner's Suite+Upper Deck350 ft², Twin Balcony£4945  
Sep 18AmaVerdeAmsterdam£2895SAVE £400Cabin Upgrades
Cat ELower Deck170 ft², Fixed Windows£2895  
Cat DLower Deck170 ft², Fixed Windows£2995  
Cat CMiddle Deck170 ft², French Balcony£3395  
Cat B+Upper Deck170 ft², French Balcony£3545  
Cat TMiddle Deck210 ft², Twin Balcony£3595  
Cat T+Upper Deck210 ft², Twin Balcony£3645  
Cat PMiddle Deck235 ft², Twin Balcony£2975  
Cat P+Upper Deck235 ft², Twin Balcony£3845  
Owner's SuiteUpper Deck255 ft², Twin Balcony£4295  
Owner's Suite+Upper Deck350 ft², Twin Balcony£4945  
Oct 2AmaVerdeBudapest£2895SAVE £400Cabin Upgrades
Cat ELower Deck170 ft², Fixed Windows£2895  
Cat DLower Deck170 ft², Fixed Windows£2995  
Cat CMiddle Deck170 ft², French Balcony£3395  
Cat B+Upper Deck170 ft², French Balcony£3545  
Cat TMiddle Deck210 ft², Twin Balcony£3595  
Cat T+Upper Deck210 ft², Twin Balcony£3645  
Cat PMiddle Deck235 ft², Twin Balcony£2975  
Cat P+Upper Deck235 ft², Twin Balcony£3845  
Owner's SuiteUpper Deck255 ft², Twin Balcony£4295  
Owner's Suite+Upper Deck350 ft², Twin Balcony£4945  


Enquire now about this cruise & speak to one of our friendly river cruising team on 0800 471 4754.

Why Choose This Cruise?

APT’s included excursions go beyond the ordinary with small group tours exploring the culture and traditions of the places you visit as well as the main sights.  Real destination enrichment and deeper understanding is already included in  the cost of your cruise. A high standard of cuisine is guaranteed due to their membership of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs – a prestigious international culinary society.  Relaxed private dining on board is also available to book during your cruise.

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