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APT Balkan Jewels With Transylvania

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Luxury River Cruise 

Natural wonders, medieval towns and Transylvania’s Gothic architecture characterise this journey through the Balkans. Spend three nights in Transylvania then enjoy your seven-night cruise along the Danube.

  • Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo
    Medieval history abounds in Veliko Tarnovo as you admire its fortified walls and cobblestone lanes.
  • Puszta Horse Show
    Enjoy time in the Hungarian rural landscapes as you enjoy a traditional horse show and lunch.
  • The Iron Gates
    Sail through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge, where the Danube narrows as it winds between Serbia and Romania.
  • Experiences in 13 destinations
  • Return scheduled flights from the UK
  • Expert cruise and tour directors
  • Transfers, port charges and gratuities
  • Luxury dining – a total of 26 meals
  • Home-to-airport transfers by Private Car
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • APT’s Freedom of Choice Inclusions in three locations

Day 1: Arrive Bucharest

Upon arrival in Bucharest you will be transferred to the hotel where you will join us for a welcome reception.

Day 2: Bucharest, Brașov

Travel to Brașov, stopping en route at the Slanic Salt Mine.

Day 3: Brașov, Bran, Moeciu

Enter Bran Castle, then call in at Moeciu for lunch, before taking a horse and carriage ride. Back in Brașov, be shown around town.

Day 4: Brașov, Sinaia, Giurgiu, Embark Ship

In and around Sinaia

In Sinaia, visit Peleș Castle. Back in Bucharest, take a tour before boarding your ship in Giurgiu.

Day 5: Rousse, Veliko Tarnovo, Svishtov

In and around Svishtov

Enjoy a choice of sightseeing in Veliko Tarnovo.

Day 6: Vidin, Belogradchik

In and around Vidin, Belogradchik

Explore Baba Vida Fortress in Vidin. Raised upon the remains of the ancient town of Bononia, the medieval castle dates back to the 10th century. Afterwards, venture to Belogradchik to uncover its ancient fortress on the northern slope of the Balkan mountains. You’ll also see the town’s unique rock formations.

Day 7: Scenic Cruising

The day is yours to relax on board, sleep in and take it easy, or awake early and take in stunning views from the Sun Deck.

Day 8: Novi Sad, Ilok, Vukovar

In and around Vukovar, Ilok

Explore Novi Sad’s Petrovaradin Fortress and its catacombs, then select your sightseeing.

Day 9: Kalocsa, Puszta

Enjoy your Signature Experience, then afterwards, a farm in Puszta is the perfect setting for a stellar horse show and authentic Hungarian lunch.

Day 10: Budapest

In and around Budapest

Today unfolds as you please. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner.

Day 11: Budapest, Disembark Ship

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Upon arrival in Bucharest you will be transferred to the hotel where you will join us for a welcome reception.


The MS AmaVida is custom- designed and built specifically with Europe in mind.

  • Private Outside Balconies in 70% of staterooms on-board the MS AmaVida.
  • Exceptional Alfresco Dining and Restaurants, savour the taste of Portugal & Spain.
  • Relax at the Swimming Pool, Spa and expansive Sun Deck.
  • Enjoy music by charming local musicians.

Main Restaurant– All on-board meals included and prepared by internationally-trained chefs. Fine dining presents the epitome of elegance in the ships

Alfresco Dining- Absorb the sublime views and take in some fresh air as you dine alfresco on selected days.

The Lounge– Provides a causal dining option in a relaxed ambience.

On selected evenings, you’ll be entertained by charming local musicians and performers as you relax with a nightcap in the Main Lounge.



Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don’t include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment’s notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.

Please call us free on 0800 707 6229 for pricing and availability

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