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APT River Cruises

With a reputation for innovative and inspiring river cruise itineraries, APT is a popular choice for many travellers. As pioneers of essential and luxury river cruises, the line offers a great way to discover vibrant cities, charming towns and picturesque villages. APT also has more than 80 years’ experience in creating inspiring touring holidays and, to top it all off, enjoys a customer satisfaction rating of 98 per cent.

Offering a wide range of destinations and itineraries, APT provides river cruise holidays to suit every taste, requirement and budget. From the stunning scenery and mesmerising sights along the Rhine, Moselle and Main to the enchanting destinations on the banks of the Danube, an APT cruise is always a truly wonderful journey from start to finish.

Shore excursions led by knowledgeable local guides also offer a fascinating insight into each port of call, so you not only see a destination; you get to learn more about it too. Not only that, but when you choose to sail in either luxury or essential, almost everything is included. 

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Accommodation

APT offers a wide range of on-board accommodation across its fleet of ships, providing the perfect retreat as you sail from one fascinating port to another. Each ship may offer different accommodation, but all of the suites and staterooms available provide guests with the perfect living space from which to explore the rivers of the world.

The line’s luxurious Concerto Class ships boast particularly impressive on-board accommodation in the form of exclusive Twin Balcony Suites. These opulent suites feature a large outdoor balcony and a glass conservatory-style area from which guests can appreciate the passing scenery in true comfort.

Dining

When it comes to dining on-board, APT provides guests with the finest regional and international cuisine in a host of fabulous dining venues. Guests will be delighted with the range of delicious meals available to them and will surely savour the chance to appreciate the riverside scenery as they tuck into a gourmet dish.

APT’s European Aria Class ships offer an especially diverse range of dining experiences, featuring a total of five separate dining venues on-board. The marvellous Erlebnis Chef’s Table Restaurant offers an intimate and refined eatery where guests can choose tempting options from an excellent speciality menu and sample dishes prepared by a master chef as they enjoy wonderful river views.

Facilities

Not only do APT’s river cruise ships boast a superb array of dining venues, bars and lounges in which to enjoy a delicious meal and your favourite drink, the vessels also feature a wealth of fantastic facilities to help guests make the most of their time on-board.

On-board facilities include a relaxing fireside library at which to get lost in a good book, as well as a large sun deck and heated swimming pools – some of which even feature innovative swim-up bars.

APT Itineraries

Budapest

15 Day Magnificent Europe - Budapest to Amsterdam

31 sailing dates March 2019 to December 2019
14 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Amsterdam
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Phnom Penh

Vietnam & Cambodia

1 sailing date August 2019
14 Nights From London (Dover), United Kingdom to London (Dover)
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Nuremberg

21 Day Magnificent Europe Prague to London 2019

1 sailing date November 2019
29 Nights From Prague, to United Kingdom , London
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APT Ships

Each river cruise ship in APT’s impressive fleet offers an unforgettable cruise experience, accommodating a limited number of guests per voyage to allow each passenger the maximum amount of space and comfort on-board. The line’s vessels offer voyages along famous rivers across the world, from Europe and Russia to the USA, Africa and the Far East.

On a European river cruise, guests will travel aboard one of APT’s outstanding Aria Class ships. These fantastic vessels introduced all-weather Panoramic Balcony Suites to the rivers of Europe, offering some of the most luxurious accommodation in the industry.

The line’s boutique Aria Class ships carry just 148 guests, and with 46 staff on-board, everyone will receive attentive personalised service as they travel. Each of these ships also boasts up to five on-board dining venues including the exclusive Erlebnis Chef’s Table restaurant, at which guests can take in spectacular river views while they enjoy lovingly prepared cuisine from a speciality tasting menu created by a private chef. Other unique features aboard APT’s European river cruise ships include room service for select accommodations and a soothing heated whirlpool which can be found on the sun deck.

River cruisers planning a trip along the waterways of Russia will sail on-board MS Excellence Katharina, offering home comforts and unrivalled experiences while you journey between Moscow and St. Petersburg. Voyages along the Yangtze, on the other hand, take place aboard the stunning Sanctuary Yantgzi Explorer - the smallest, most exclusive and most luxurious ship offering an exceptional level of comfort and intimacy.

No matter where you plan to sail with APT, you can be assured that a stylish and intimate river cruise ship will take you there.

APT Awards

  • The Telegraph Travel Awards
    • Best Escorted Tour Operator 2017
    • Best River Cruise (runner-up) 2017
  • AFTA National Travel Industry Awards
    • Best River Cruise Operator 2017
  • Cruise Passenger Reader's Choice Awards
    • Best Overall River Cruise Line 2017
    • Best Adventure Cruise Line 2017
    • Best Small Ship Line 2017
  • The Telegraph Travel Awards
    • Best River Cruise 2016
    • Best Escorted Tour Operator (Runner-up) 2016
  • Berlitz River Cruising in Europe Awards
    • Highest Rated River Cruise Ships in Europe 2016
  • AFTA National Travel Industry Awards
    • Best River Cruise Operator 2016
    • Best Tour Operator (Domestic) 2016

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