With 15 years European river cruising expertise, APT brings you boutique ships with smaller groups on board and onshore. It's this personal experience that makes APT's river cruises the best in history.
About APT- River Cruising
Let APT river cruises take you away from the busy highways to the rivers of Europe where you will thread intimately through beautiful and historic landscapes. APT river cruises are quite possibly the most leisurely and convenient way to travel. Join us for a departure from the ordinary.
When travelling with APT you'll be served by true professionals. From the captain to the crew; the restaurant staff to the reception team; and the cruise director to the housekeepers - each memeber of staff on board is with you from start to finish, working hard to create the unforgettable holiday experience you expect.
APT is the APT Group's flagship company and has been family owned since it's auspicious conception in the 1920's. Its holidays are designed for the premium end of the market and offer quality, first-class experiences. Each holiday presents a mix of cultural activities, luxurious accommodation, world-class dining and more. On many of the company's holidays, APT's innovative Freedom Concept™ allows travellers to choose from a range of touring and dining options. Furthermore, all holidays are operated by a dedicated team of professionals, who ensure each holiday is as relaxed and enjoyable as possible. The discerning travellers who choose APT do so for the unparalleled holiday experience and for the security inherent in travelling with the region's leading tour operator.
APT has an absolute committment to global travel and to guaranteeing their valued passengers the very best in touring and cruising. Experience Europe in style and luxury as you cruise the rivers and take in the magnificent scenery.
Introducing APT's Fleet
Each fo the seven luxury ships in our fleet were custom-designed with our valued travellers in mind. What's more, our ownership allows us total control in delivering the standards that travellers have come to expect of APT.
Our ships are modern and spacious vessels. It was important to us that we create a design that allowed a huge amount of personal space on board. Reduced guest numbers also allow for an extrmemely high staff-to-guest ratio, which allows for the most attentive service possible and allows you to sit back, relax and enjoy.
The Sun Deck really does spoil you for recreational choice with 360 degree views, lounge chairs, a walking track, retractable roofing, giant chess and a whirlpool or swimming pool! And because the views extend ahead, behind and on both sides of the river, you can be certain you won't miss a single thing.
Depending on the river cruise you choose, these are just a taste of the experiences that can await when you travel with APT and they are all included in the price.
Italy, Croatia and Slovenia
Switzerland and Bavaria
France, Spain and Portungal
Egypt, Jordan and Israel
Russia and The Baltics
Freedom of Choice Touring
We understand that travellers have different interests. This is why we offer you a choice of touring experiences in select locations, ensuring your holiday is just that - your very own. And once again, it's all included in the cost of your holiday.
Choose Your Airline
Our reputation as the leaders in travel for Australia and New Zealand is well deserved because we don't just sell holidays, we organise the entire package. From discounted flights to value-packed deals and stopovers, APT have it covered, so that all you have to do is choose your next big adventure.
Some of our selected airlines for flights are:
Some of our stopover locations include:
Extend Your Stay
With APT your holiday is just that - your very own. We select Europe's finest hotels in keeping with the style our travellers expect. Choose to extend your stay and begin your European sojourn before the tour starts and/or end it with a stay at any of our selected luxury hotels in each of our fabulous European ports.
Deluxe Queen-size Bed
Fully Equipped and Stylish Ensuite
Computer and Complimentary Internet Access
Computer and Complimentary Inertnet Access
Fully Equipped and Stylish Ensuite Bathroom
Deluxe Queen-size Bed
On select evenings head up to the Sun Deck for unique outdoor dining with panoramic riverside views. River and weather conditions will determine when this amazing dining experience will be possible.Located on Sun Deck deck
In keeping with our commitment to choice, for a more casual meal dinner will also be served in the intimacy of the Rear Lounge.Located on Violin Deck deck
Providing the quintessential fine dining experience, enjoy gourmet cuisine in style in the ship's main restaurant. This fine dining establishment provides the sumptuous food, style and grace of a world-class establishment.
Each day fresh breads and pastries, fruit, salmon, yoghurts, cereal's and more - including bacon and eggs - make up a lavish buffet breakfast. Delicious cheeses, hot and cold meats and an array of regional specialities round out the meal.
Lunch presents a similarly mouth-watering buffet as well as soups, hot or cold appetisers and a range of dishes that are cooked to order. At lunch light snacks are also provided in the Main Lounge.
In the evenings dinners in our fine dining restaurant consist of a delectable four-course meal. You'll select from an enticing menu of fresh, regional cuisine prepared by Europe's finest chefs.
Wine flows freely at dinner no matter where you choose to dine. So you can appraise the flavours of wine from various local vineyards
In Dietfurt, Nuremberg or Regensburg
Bavarian performers will introduce you to local songs, dance, music and dress. As you cruise the Rhine, step back in time as the Duo Farfunkel enchant you with the harp and a range of other instruments from the midddle ages.
Hungarian folklore is brought to life by excellent gypsy violinists who will entertain you during dinner with their traditional and uplifting music.
For the entire cruise, a professional pianist is based in the Observation Lounge, quietly playing soothing music and some old favourites for your relaxation and cruising pleasure.