Imagine a European holiday where you can find yourself waking up to a new destination nearly every day. A holiday where all the luxurious details (accommodation, dining, entertainment) are taken care of with the utmost care, and all you have to do is relax and enjoy your time among some of the world's most amazing landscapes. This is the reality of an APT river cruise through Europe, whisking passengers across some of the region's most beautiful locations via equally beautiful waterways.
Surely tempting, but APT's cruises are made all the better by the sheer selection available. There is a river cruise to suit your exact interests. Whether you're more of an aspiring oenophile or amateur gourmand, an aficionado of art and architecture or a connoisseur of world cultures, APT's range of cruises offer something to capture all interests and create once-in-a-lifetime memories.
For A Taste Of Europe
Those that prefer fine food and wine over all else will certainly hit their stride on one of APT's river cruises through the Bordeaux region. With cruises that focus on the wine and gourmet heritage of South Western France, it couldn't be easier to savour the flavours of this famed culinary heartland.
Depart on the 18 Day Wonders of Bordeaux and Rhone cruise to treat your tastebuds both onboard and on land. From sampling fine French fare at a Parisian restaurant and touring the world famous vineyards of Bordeaux, to delving into Lyon's culinary traditions courtesy of a gourmet feast at L'Abbaye de Collognes, your time overseas will be accentuated by the edible delights found throughout Europe.
To Delve Into The Culture
Europe encompasses no less than 50 countries, each one offering up a distinct culture shaped by its rich history and heritage. APT's Magnificent Europe selection pays homage to this varied cultural landscape, showcasing a variety of unique experiences in towns, villages and cities with the help of expert local guides.
Travelling from Budapest to Amsterdam, passengers are treated to a number of APT Exclusive experiences that focus on this rich European culture. This includes excursions such as a night at the Hungarian State Opera House complete with a private opera recital, and mingling with village locals in Miltenberg after a private rail journey aboard the luxurious Majestic Imperator.
To Discover The Art & Architecture
Going hand in hand with its rich and varied culture, Europe's architectural landscape is known the world over. From the stunning heritage buildings to renowned works of art, this is a veritable playground for those that appreciate the art and architecture of civilisations past and present.
Embark on a 15 Day Rhine and Moselle Discoveries river cruise and discover the unique offerings that pepper the trail from Basel to Amsterdam. This journey also offers the flexibility of APT's exclusive Freedom of Choice program, enabling you to hit the hotspots that best suit your interests. For example, dedicate your time in Strasbourg to a city tour, admiring the blend of German and French cultures and architectural influence, or journey to the historic spa town of Baden-Baden.
Creating a bespoke travel experience, your time is truly yours as you tour such highlights as the half-timbered homes of Berkastel, the pastoral beauty of Germany's Cochem Castle and the charm of Amsterdam on a guided bike tour.