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Experience centuries of epic history, esteemed legend and regal enchantment as you traverse the cultural canvas of Europe. We've left no course uncharted in creating our exclusive range of unforgettable European journeys, including a wealth of attractions from mesmerising scenic beauty to astounding artistry and culinary wonders.

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Medieval villages dot along the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, while the French countryside brims with crumbling châteaux. Lush vineyards decorate the banks of Portugal’s Douro. Throughout gourmet delights await your taste buds.

  • As everyone has different tastes, we offer a choice of Luxury or Premium vacations
  • Enjoy the comfort of knowing you have everything provided for the perfect vacation - like overseas transfers, port charges, tipping and luggage porterage
  • Immerse yourself in local culture, history and cuisine on a wealth of included sightseeing excursions, led by expert local guides
  • A dedicated Cruise director accompanies you to ensure everything runs smoothly, so you can focus on making new discoveries
  • Bringing all the benefits of a premium hotel to the water, your river ship provides an unforgettable cruising experience
  • In a region renowned for its cuisine, you’ll be treated to dining experiences to rival those of Europe’s finest restaurants
  • Wine, beer and soft drink is included at lunch and dinner - and on select Luxury cruises, unlimited complimentary beverages are served

Travel Regions

Lush vineyards, charming villages and grand cities glide gently by as you cruise through the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Hungary.
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Surrender to the seductive landscapes of the French countryside. Uncover Provence’s treasures along the Rhône. Experience Bordeaux as you glide along the Dordogne and Garonne rivers, and see where painters garnered their inspiration along the Seine.
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In the world’s oldest wine region, sun-drenched scenery meets historic charm in Portugal. The stunning Douro is decorated with deep gorges, verdant vineyards and dotted with sleepy fishing villages along its banks.
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Nowhere is APT’s expertise more evident. You’ll cruise aboard a luxurious 5 star river ship, enjoy Signature Experiences, a host of unforgettable culinary experiences and exceptional service; and can personalise your vacation with Freedom of Choice.
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Offering comfort at a price that represents outstanding value, Premium cruises provide a balance of included sightseeing & leisure time. Enjoy quality dining aboard a four-star river ship - all delivered with APT’s trademark exceptional service. 
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Meals on board were as good, if not better, than anything served from a top restaurant, seconds were offered also, not that you needed them after the soup and entree.

Europe Special Deals

Save $2000 per couple*

Book and pay deposit on selected 2017 Europe Soft Expedition Small Ship Cruises by 31 March 2017 and save $2000 per couple.*

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