Cruising between Amsterdam and Budapest, the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers guide you to quaint towns and fascinating cities where unforgettable experiences await. Admire the scenery cruising through the Rhine Gorge to Rüdesheim, delve into the history of Nuremberg, discover the beauty of Salzburg, and embrace the rich culture and history of Vienna. You might also like to explore the history along the Western Front, or even peruse the region’s festive Christmas markets.
Grand Empress Steam Train
Exclusive Visit to Namedy Castle
Vienna's City Palace
Magnificent Europe Holidays
Discover Magnificent Europe
Enter Austria and spend time in the classical music capital of Vienna, visit the statuary-adorned Melk Abbey and wander the cobblestone lanes of Durnstein. You’ll also enjoy a visit to Vienna’s City Palace for a private concert featuring classics by Mozart and Strauss. View our Featured Trip.
Lose yourself within some of Europe’s oldest cities, including Ghent, Antwerp and Bruges, teeming with medieval and classical wonders. While in Belgium, delve into World War I history as you explore the battlefields, shrines and memorials that are found along the Western Front. View Featured Trip.
Prague offers a wealth of experiences. Take in city views at Prague Castle. Stroll over Charles Bridge to the Old Town Square. Spend the day at Chateau Jemniste on a private tour. What’s more, Czech Republic is also famous for producing some of the world’s best brews. View our Featured Trip.
Cruise along the Main and Rhine rivers on APT’s most popular river cruise. Explore Germany’s quaint villages. See Gothic churches and World War II sites in Nuremberg. Go beyond the gates to explore Namedy Castle in Andernach. View Featured Trip.
Discover Budapest, where striking architecture and magnificent monuments are dotted along the Danube. Journey aboard the Grand Empress steam train through Hungary’s enchanting scenery, and visit the smaller towns of Kalocsa and Mohacs. View our Featured Trip.
Explore The Netherlands, where cuisine, culture and art take centre stage. Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and visit Maastricht, renowned for its maze of tunnel caves, Roman history and historic architecture. View Featured Trip.
Venture into Poland to uncover the legacy of Frédéric Chopin, appreciate its Jewish heritage and experience World War II history. What’s more, Poland’s cuisine is all about comfort food: think pierogis, cabbage leaves filled with rice and meat, and apple strudel. View Featured Trip.
Travel in Style
There’s nothing more liberating than unpacking once. So you're free to join in the cultural, culinary and historical experiences designed exclusively for you. Free to go ashore and explore on your own. Free to relax on board and admire the ever-changing scenes.
Classic Land Journeys
By rail or road, these journeys visit the must-see-sights and some lesser-known gems in several countries. Limited to 40 guests, luxury accommodation awaits in central locations, as does dining in some of Europe's best setting.
Private Jet Air Tour
Spend less time in transit and more time exploring the four corners of Europe with APT's Private Jet journeys. Your dedicated crew ensures you travel in comfort, with the very best of service.
Concerto River Ships
The Western Front
Chateau Jemniste in Prague
A Magnificent Europe River Cruise Experience
APT guests Heidi and Kelley Fry take you inside their first river cruise, sharing what they learned, what they loved, their thoughts on the food and some advice for anyone wondering whether river cruising is for them.
A Travel Experience 95 Years in the Making
Chloe Davidson writes about her experiences on the 15-day Magnificent Europe river cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam. From the new friends and entertainment found onboard the river ship, to the spectacular destinations visited along the way.
Christmas in Vienna
Dreaming of a white Christmas? Tis the season to get festive at Vienna's Christmas markets, writes Brian Johnston.
A Day in Amsterdam
How to spend the perfect day in Amsterdam on your own – from cruising the canals to tracking down tulips. By Steve McKenna.
Explore Ghent in Belgium
Brian Johnston declares it’s not Belgium’s best-known city but Ghent is a marvel in its own right: a cultural hub with medieval roots and striking architecture. And it’s waiting to be discovered.