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Experience more than the average visitor when you travel to Europe with APT. Whether you choose to cruise the rivers, glide through landscapes by rail or coach, or hop between islands on a luxury small ship, you will be deeply immersed in art, culture, food and history. Whichever journey you seek, APT has you covered with expert tour and cruise directors providing the best experience possible.

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Best of Europe

Let Europe’s finest come to you on one of our impressive multi-country itineraries. Cruise the waterways. Wander the Christmas markets. Explore even more by land and rail.

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Choose your next European Holiday

The quaint town of Bacharach in the Rhine Valley River Cruise

Amsterdam → Budapest

Days 15
Locations 17
Countries 5

Europe Your Way

We understand that one type of holiday does not fit all, so we’ve created a range of travel styles. A selection of ways you can explore the world. Some cover the must-see sights. Some go more in-depth. And sometimes we mix two styles into the one journey. We often offer multiple travel styles in the one destination, ensuring your experience is perfectly aligned with why you want to go, your interests, and your fitness level.

All-Inclusive Luxury

From the moment you depart to the moment you return, everything you need is included in the trip price you pay. Which means you’re 100% free to make the most of every moment, without the hassle of wondering what it’s all going to cost.

View of City Palace Concert, Austria

Signature Experiences

These are the stand-out moments. Carefully designed to help you experience Europe in far greater depth, they offer more insight into Europe’s cultural fabric than regular sightseeing, and are not normally available to independent travellers.
Admire the elegance of the Wurzburg Residence on a European River Cruise through Germany

Freedom of Choice

We understand that different travellers like different things. That’s why we work with you to personalise your journey to suit your interests. Mix and match a wide selection of cultural, culinary, historical and active experiences.
Passengers on AmaPrima ship doing yoga on deck

A World of Wellness

Your wellbeing is our highest priority. From wellness hosts and first-class spa and fitness centres to plentiful outdoor spaces and exemplary health protocols, there is no shortage of services and facilities to ensure you can relax and get the very most out of your luxury journey.
Mountain view from the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

Luxury Stays

More than just places to sleep, our hotels are experiences in their own right. Rural estates within historic vineyards. Castles that have withstood the test of time. Onboard suites with every mod-con. We have it all on offer.
Onboard cuisine

Luxury Dining

By land, river or sea, the dining experiences on offer will not disappoint. Michelin-starred restaurants. Family-owned estates. Cooking classes. Meals in private homes. Plus, on our river and ocean ships, you can choose from multiple luxury dining options, all complemented by a fine selection of included beverages.
Passengers touring through Bergen's Quater, Norway

Luxury Service

An APT cruise or tour director is always present, while local experts join you along the way. We’ll make your bed, pour the drinks and cook up a feast. Nothing is ever too much trouble. Sit back and relax while we take care of all the details.

Best-in-Class Fleet

MS AmaReina passing Durnstein in Austria

River Cruise Ships

Weave your way through Europe's famous waterways including the Danube and the Rhone aboard our luxurious, award-winning river ships.
Exterior view of the Lady Eleganza

Lady Eleganza

Explore the delights of Croatia and Montenegro aboard the custom built MV Lady Eleganza yacht, with just 36 guests on board.
MS Estrela Douro River Ship

MS Estrela

Purpose-built to offer unparalleled comfort and style, the MS Estrela promises an unforgettable journey through Portugal's enchanting wine country.
View of Ponant L'Austral ship courtesy of Nathalie Michel


With opulent staterooms and suites, first-class dining and ultra-luxurious facilities, there’s no better way to explore the Mediterranean than aboard the elegant L’Austral.

Delight in every detail

Couple pushing their bikes in Bamburg, Germany

Your Journey to Europe

Travel in comfort and style with our preferred airline partners, Qatar Airways, Emirates and Singapore Airlines. APT offers flight-inclusive packages on select Europe River Cruises, with options to upgrade to Business Class. Save on your fare and let us take care of everything.
Passengers Butler Service on Amabella Ship Balcony

All-Inclusive Luxury

Return airport transfers, porterage and gratuities are included on your luxury journey so you can relax and make the most of your holiday, while select suites also boast butler service and complimentary laundry.
View of river and bridge, Germany

Know Before You Go

We are very excited to have you join us to sail the beautiful rivers of Europe very soon. Discover all you will want to know before departing on your European adventure.

Incredible Life Enriching Experiences

Vienna Christmas Market at night

Christmas Tours

No one does Christmas like Europe. Explore Europe on a festive river cruise. Wander Christmas markets, sample mulled wine and visit a Nutcracker workshop.
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Northern Lights

As you go looking for the northern lights, you'll be treated to unique experiences that showcase the very best of Lapland and the Arctic Circle region. It's hard to top watching the northern lights from your glass igloo in the frosted wilderness of Rovaniemi.

Be Inspired

OneTomorrow Charity

OneTomorrow, a not-for-profit initiative of the APT Travel group, supports five charities in Australia. Through guest and workplace giving programs, and a range of fundraising efforts, we aim to raise awareness for Rural Aid, Wunan Foundation, Royal Flying Doctor Service, TreeProject and Rainforest 4 Foundation.
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Book with Confidence

For 95 years, APT has cared for Australian travellers. We understand freedom and flexibility is important when making holiday plans. That's why when booking with us, we'll support you if plans change, and ensure your health and safety is our highest priority.

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All Taken Care Of

We make planning your travel experience as seamless as it can be. Our travel experts can look after all aspects of your journey. There’s 24/7 emergency support and we’ll keep you updated on any travel requirements. 
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Flexible Bookings

We know that now, more than ever, you want flexibility when making your holiday plans. If you’d like freedom to change your plans, our flexible booking policies allow you to cancel and move your holiday to another time.
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Safe Journeys

Your health – and that of your family, as well as our staff and crew – is APT’s highest priority. You can rely on our industry-leading health protocols to help ensure everyone’s health and wellbeing.