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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 90 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. 

What's Included

plane Return scheduled flights from the UK Return scheduled flights from the UK
overseas transfers Overseas transfers Overseas transfers
food All dining on-board All dining on-board
wine beer soft drinks House wine, local beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board House wine, local beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board
expert travel guides Complimentary range of guided tours and sightseeing excursions Complimentary range of guided tours and sightseeing excursions
wifi Internet access and Wi-Fi Internet access and Wi-Fi
on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment
man Overseas luggage porterage Overseas luggage porterage
gratuities Gratuities on-board Gratuities on-board
man Expert services of a Travelmarvel cruise director and local guides Expert services of a Travelmarvel cruise director and local guides
food Insider Experiences offering local insights and memorable meals Insider Experiences offering local insights and memorable meals
food All port charges and taxes All port charges and taxes

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

Amsterdam

15 Day Magnificent Europe - Budapest to Amsterdam

1 sailing date May 2020
14 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Amsterdam
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Phnom Penh

Siem reap to Ho Chi Minh

1 sailing date September 2019
14 Nights From London, United Kingdom to London
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Angkor Wat

Ho chi minh to Siem Reap

1 sailing date March 2020
14 Nights From London, United Kingdom to London
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APT Ships

APT offers a fleet which sails along European, Asian, Russian, South America and Russian river cruises, with many of their ships chartered from other lines to offer the best standard of luxury.

Europe

In Europe, the lines Concerto ships present a revolution in ship design with a wealth of facilites and suites. These all include ships from the river cruise line, AmaWaterways, including AmaSerena, AmaSonata, AmaPrima, AmaVenita, AmaBella, AmaVerde, AmaReina and AmaCerto.

Along the Danube and Rhine, enjoy a sailing aboard Travelmarvel's three ships - Jewel, Diamond and Sapphire. In Portugal, explore the Douro aboard AmaVida - another AmaWaterways' ship, as well as Saga's Douro Queen.

Asia

Asia river cruises with APT include a wide selection of ships such as RV AmaLotus and the RV La Marguerite, which sail along the Mekong through Vietnam and Cambodia. However, along the Irrawaddy, explore the depths of Asia aboard the RV Samatha or RV Princess Panwar.

For sailings along the Yangtze, the Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer - the smallest, most exclusive and most luxurious ship offering an exceptional level of comfort and intimacy. Or, you can take your pick from ships such as Victoria Anna, Victoria Selina or Victoria Lianna from Victoria Cruises.

Russia

Venture along the Volga River with APT's choice of Russia river cruise ships. The MS Excellence Katharina, MS Kronshtadt, MS Valentina and MS Rossia each journey through Russia to fascinating cities of Moscow and St Petersburg with ease.

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. 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.

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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