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APT Balkan Gems Cruise

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Luxury Cruise

Start in Budapest and end in Giurgiu ! With the river cruise tour Balkan Gems, you have a 8 day tour package taking you from Budapest to Giurgiu and through Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Budapest and several other destinations in Eastern Europe. Balkan Gems includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals and more.

  • Vibrant Belgrade
    Take a fully guided tour through the vibrant Serbian city of Belgrade, rich in history and beauty.
  • The Iron Gates
    Sail through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge, where the Danube narrows as it winds between Serbia and Romania.
  • Private Concert At City Palace
    Attend a private classical concert featuring members of the Mozart’s Boys Choir at the City Palace in Vienna.
  • Home-to-airport transfers by private car
  • Return scheduled flights from the UK
  • Unique cultural experiences in up to 5 towns, villages and cities
  • Signature Experiences and Freedom of Choice Sightseeing Inclusions
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
  • Complimentary beverages served at your discretion while on board*
  • APT Cruise Director and expert local guides
  • Overseas transfers, port charges and tipping

Day 1: Arrive Budapest, Embark Ship

On arrival in Budapest, you will be met at the airport, then transferred to your luxurious river ship. After settling in to your suite, enjoy a delicious dinner. Later, set off on a twilight cruise through the city and be enchanted by the sparkling lights twinkling around you.

Day 2: Bratislava

Admire Bratislava on a guided tour.

Day 3: Vienna

Take a walking tour of Vienna today.

Day 4: Budapest

Enjoy a relaxing morning sailing to Budapest. Then on May to September departures, enjoy your Signature Experience.

Day 5: Mohács, Pécs

You have the choice as to how you spend your day. Back on board, savour dinner.

Day 6: Belgrade

In Serbia’s capital, choose your sightseeing.

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 8: Disembark Ship, Depart Giurgiu

Today your journey draws to a conclusion. Disembark your ship and be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

Leading the way in luxury and comfort, our Concerto River Ships represent a revolution in ship design. They are the grandest ships on Europe’s rivers and present a wealth of exclusive facilities and suites.

  • Some of the largest suites on Europe’s rivers, all with mini-bars.
  • Silver or Gold Butler Service to guests in select suites.
  • Up to seven different dining experiences are available on-board.
  • Heated swimming pool on Sun Deck and swim-up bars.


  • Chaîne des Rôtisseurs – one of the world’s most prestigious culinary organisations. Membership is by invitation only and is considered an achievement of world-class culinary acumen.
  •  Chef’s Table Restaurant – The renowned Chef’s Table Restaurant offers the ultimate fine dining experience on Europe’s waterways. Exclusive to APT’s luxurious river ships, this intimate and unique six-course degustation-style meal can be enjoyed at no extra charge.
  • Verde Fine Dining Restaurant – Providing the quintessential fine dining experience, your ship’s main restaurant, the Verde Fine Dining Restaurant,  serves freshly-prepared gourmet cuisine throughout the day.
  • Bella Cucina Restaurant – Indulge in delicious Italian-style fare at another stylish restaurant.
  • Casual Dining at River Bistro – From morning till midnight, casual light meals are on offer in the comfort of the new River Bistro, located in your ship’s Main Lounge.
  • Wine Room Private Dining – The Wine Room accommodates two private tables of up to six guests. It’s the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion.
  • Sun Deck Alfresco Lunch -Weather and river conditions permitting, on select days, you can choose to head to the Sun Deck to enjoy your alfresco lunch.

Depending on your itinerary, an exciting range of on-board entertainment awaits, whether it be an intriguing presentations on the regions you’re visiting, or listening to a pianist in the Observation Lounge

Unwind in sophisticated surrounds. Enjoy the ever changing scenery as you swim in the heated pool located on the Sun Deck. Relax in the stylish main lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows and an expansive bar the observation lounge which is the perfect indoor space from which to take in the approaching sights. Be entertained and watch lectures, presentations, demonstrations and performances, in the front lounge  which transforms into an ambient Showroom. Access the tea & coffee bar 24 hours a day as well as the on-board wellness centre.

  • Prague and the Czech Republic
  • Sinaia, Peles Castles, Brasov & Bran (Dracula) Castle, Romania

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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