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Experience the beauty of the Rhine River on the ms AmaBella in Europe with APT.
Sit back and enjoy the European countryside glide by on your five-star river cruise of Europe with APT.
Drift through Passau aboard your five-star luxury hotel when your APT river cruise of Europe takes you to Germany.

Leave your cares & concerns behind as you cruise Europe's waterways. APT offers luxury river cruising along the Rhine, Main, Danube, Moselle, Seine, Douro & Rhône River - as part of your all-inclusive journey.

Visit Europe's iconic sights as they glide by on your European river cruise with APT.Travelling through Europe on one of APT's luxury River Ships has become an overwhelmingly popular holiday choice for discerning travellers. And it's easy to see why - the incredible history and landscapes, the innovative stylish accommodation on board, and the obvious convenience of cruising - just some of the benefits that keep our guests returning to travel with APT year after year.

APT's Europe River Cruises 

On an APT cruise you'll enjoy delicious gourmet cuisine, attentive personalised service, nightly on board entertainment, and a Cruise and Tour Director to ensure this all adds up to an unforgettable experience. Choose from a range of great cruises and destinations.

Highest Rated Europe River Ships

APT was recently named in the 'Berlitz: River Cruising In Europe travel guide' as the only the European river cruise operator to receive a 4-Star Plus rating for its river ships - the highest level awarded. Setting  apart from the competition, according to the guide’s author, is the ‘well appointed and very comfortable’ cabins, ‘warm interior décor’, ‘fine furnishings and plenty of space’ and ‘impressive tasty food and good wines’.

Choose Your River Ship - Concerto and Aria Class

Whether Concerto or Aria, you can expect the highest standards from both our classes of river ship. Choose the class that best suits you, knowing the exceptional on board experience, from the abundance of space to the luxurious appointments, won't vary at all. Find out about Aria and Concerto Class river ships here.

What's Included at no Extra Cost

An APT European river cruise is about providing you with choice, variety and value. That's why we include Signature Experiences, Freedom of Choice Touring, Dine Around Dinners and small group Shore Excursions in your all inclusive trip. Find out what's included in APT's all inclusive cruising here.  

Luxury Hotel Experiences 

Stay in the heart of Europe's most magnificent cities, in Europe's most magnificent hotels. Our Grand City Stay hotels are an experience in themselves. Choose to extend your stay and explore further from one of these world-class properties. Find out about our Grand City Stay hotels here.

Christmas Cruise

Sleepy villages blanketed by snow, twinkling decorative lights, and vibrant festive markets – Christmas in Europe is a magical experience. Make your dreams of a white Christmas come true with an APT river cruise in Europe. Find out about our European Christmas Cruises here.

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APT Europe River Cruises can be combined with Land Journeys, so you experience the most of Turkey, Switzerland, France, the Czech Republic and the Black Sea. You can also choose to extend your stay and spend extra time exploring Europe's famous cities at the start or end of your journey.

If you have a special interest, we may just have a journey that suits. Join one of our European Cruises and travel with the like-minded who enjoy an appreciation of European finest wines or travel Vietnam and taste the flavours of this tantalising region with menus created by celebrity chef, Luke Nguyen. Enjoy cooking classes and explosions of flavours on this APT Special Interest Journey.

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