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APT River Cruises

Explore Europe with APT’s luxury and premium river cruises. The luxury cruises include home to airport transfers, complimentary drinks and gratuities and butler service with selected cabin grades. Experience indulgent inclusions, a range of outstanding excursions and unique signature experienced designed exclusively for APT guests. Premium level cruises are outstanding value with included excursions, unique Insider Experiences and selected drinks included with meals.

APT’s award-winning fleet for the luxury cruises are elegant boutique-style river cruise ships carrying a maximum of 164 guests and feature expansive public areas, choice of dining options and large cabins. Many of the Aria Class ships feature French balconies, whilst the newer Concerto Class ships have innovatory ‘Twin Balconies’. All ships have a fitness centre, library and complimentary bicycles for on shore exploration.

  • APT Concerto class ship
  • Concerto Twin Balcony Cabin
  • Typical Dining Room
  • Chef's Table Restaurant
  • Concerto Bathroom
  • Aria French Balcony Cabin
  • Reception and Lift
  • Breakfast on Deck
  • Travelmarvel Jewel and Diamond

About APT River Cruises

Choose your Style

APT's luxury cruises are most popular with our guests as the represent the finest way to explore Europe. All included excursions provide the most immersive exploration with unique Signature Experiences and Freedom of Choice touring in most destinations. Enjoy home to airport transfers by private car and unlimited complimentary drinks throughout on most itineraries. Premium level cruises offer superior comfort at a price that represents outstanding value and include guided shore excursions with unique Insider Experiences

Luxury Cruises

To give you all-inclusive value and no hidden extras, APT's luxury cruises include:

  • Flights from 15 regional UK airports
  • Transfers between airport and ship
  • Transfers by private car between your home and airport within 75 miles
  • Shore excursions in small groups, often with a choice of tours
  • On board gratuities and all tips
  • Services of a Professional Cruise Director
  • Port charges
  • Full board accommodation in large modern cabins
  • Included wireless internet access from cabins plus a cabin Infotainment centre including computer and TV
  • Complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks at all times (selected drinks included with meals on Asia itineraries)
  • Complimentary bottled water, tea and coffee
  • Complimentary bicycles in Europe for onshore leisure
  • Wide variety of onboard entertainment

Premium Cruises

The perfect blend of activities and leisure, APT's premium cruises include:

  • Flights from a range of UK airports
  • Transfers between airport and ship
  • Shore excursions including entrance fees and tips
  • On board gratuities and tips
  • Port charges
  • Full board accommodation in large modern cabins
  • Complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks at lunch and dinner (selected drinks included on Asia itineraries)
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Included wireless internet access from ship public areas

Cruise Collection

All our APT Premium and APT Luxury River Cruises cruises are shown below. Tick the boxes to filter by month, areas, company and duration.

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  • Reflections of the Rhine and Main

    7 Nights - Amsterdam to Nuremburg

    Travelmarvel Diamond Choice of Ships

    A superb full-board premium cruise along the beautiful Rhine River from Amsterdam to Nuremburg, travelling through Rüdesheim, Wertheim and Würzburg. Includes flights from the UK, excursions and unique Insider Experiences 2018 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct 2019 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct Save up to 50% on 2019 departures!

    Cologne Fly Cruise Package
    From £1195pp
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  • Delightful Danube

    8 Nights - Nuremberg to Budapest

    Travelmarvel Diamond Choice of Ships

    Discover the quintessential medieval city of Regensburg, the charming towns of Melk and Durnstein and musical Vienna on this superb premium cruise along the Danube, with a hotel stay in historic Nuremberg, return flights from the UK and special Insider Experiences 2018 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Save up to 50% on 2019 departures!

    Nuremberg Fly Cruise Package
    From £1295pp
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  • Balkan Jewels

    7 Nights - Giurgiu to Budapest

    AmaBella Choice of Ships

    Sail along the mighty Danube through five contrasting countries and the spectacular Iron Gates on this superb all-inclusive voyage, with return flights from the UK, private home to airport transfers, unlimited complimentary drinks on board and exclusive Signature Experience 2019 - Apr, Jul, Aug, Sep Save £450pp!

    Veliko Tarnovo Fly Cruise Package
    From £1845pp
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  • Douro Discovery

    7 Nights - Porto and Back

    Douro Serenity Douro Serenity

    Sail through the famous port wine regions of the picuresque Douro Valley on this superb value premium cruise. Includes return flights from the UK, excursions and unique Insider Experiences 2018 - Jun, Jul, Aug 2019 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep Save £1000pp on 2019 departures!

    Douro vineyards Fly Cruise Package
    From £1895pp
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  • Rhine Treasures

    7 Nights - Amsterdam to Basel

    AmaDante Choice of Ships

    A luxury all-inclusive luxury cruise from Amsterdam to Basel through Holland, Germany and Switzerland. Includes return from the UK, private home to airport transfers, complimentary drinks on board, excursions and signature experiences 2018 - Jun, Jul 2019 - Mar, Apr, May, Jul Save £400pp on 2019 departures PLUS exclusive £50pp discount on all departures!

    Cochem Fly Cruise Package
    From £1945pp
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  • European Gems

    14 Nights - Amsterdam to Budapest

    Travelmarvel Diamond Choice of Ships

    Explore the heart of Germany and Austria on this superb-value premium itinerary. Includes flights from the UK and shore excursions 2018 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Dec 2019 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

    Chain Bridge, Budapest Fly Cruise Package
    From £2197pp
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  • Russian Treasures

    11 Nights - St Petersburg to Moscow

    Rossia Rossia

    Explore the magnificent cities of St Petersburg, Yaroslavl and Moscow on this premium river cruise with visits to Kizhi Island and the tiny island village of Mandrogi. Includes return flights from the UK and unique Insider Experiences. 2019 - May, Jul, Aug, Sep Save £1000pp!

    Moscow Fly Cruise Package
    From £2395pp
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  • Magnificent Europe

    14 Nights - Amsterdam to Budapest

    AmaBella Choice of Ships

    An all-inclusive, luxury cruise through five magnificent countries along the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, with exclusive signature experiences, guided excursions, home pick-up service and travel from the UK 2018 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec 2019 - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Save up to £2300pp on 2019 departures PLUS exclusive £50pp discount!

    Cologne Fly Cruise Package
    From £2545pp
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  • Rhone Treasures

    7 Nights - Lyon to Arles

    AmaCello AmaCello

    This all-inclusive, luxury cruise visits the wine-producing Beaujolais region and colourful Provence in Southern France. Includes return flights from the UK, unlimited complimentary drinks on board and signature experiences 2018 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep 2019 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep Save £400pp on 2019 departures PLUS exclusive £50pp discount on all departures!

    Lyon Fly Cruise Package
    From £2845pp
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  • Jewels of Russia

    10 Nights - St Petersburg to Moscow

    Kronshtadt Kronshtadt

    Set sail on an enchanting journey of discovery along the Russian waterways on this premium river cruise, with a 3-night stop in opulent St Petersburg, a 2-night stop in historic Moscow, and visits to Kizhi Island and the Golden Ring city of Yaroslavl. Includes return flights from the UK and unique Insider Experiences. 2018 - Jul, Aug

    Peterhof Palace, St Petersburg Fly Cruise Package
    From £2895pp
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  • Grand Bordeaux

    7 Nights - Bordeaux and Back

    AmaDolce AmaDolce

    An all-inclusive luxury cruise through the heart of Bordeaux with visits to magnificent chateaux and wine tastings. Includes flights from the UK, unlimited complimentary drinks on board plus excursions and Signature Experiences 2018 - Jul, Aug, Sep 2019 - Jul, Aug, Sep Save £700pp on 2019 departures PLUS exclusive £50pp discount on all departures!

    St Emilion Fly Cruise Package
    From £2945pp
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  • Romantic Seine

    7 Nights - Paris and Back

    AmaLyra AmaLyra

    Explore Monet's famous gardens at Giverny, visit the poignant Normandy Landing Beaches and enjoy an overnight stop in medieval Rouen on this all-inclusive, luxury River Seine cruise, with return flights from the UK, home-to-airport transfers and complimentary drinks on board 2018 - Jul, Aug, Sep 2019 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep Save up to £500pp on 2019 departures PLUS exclusive £50pp discount on all departures!

    Eiffel Tower, Paris Fly Cruise Package
    From £3095pp
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  • Essential Vietnam and Cambodia

    13 Nights - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City

    La Marguerite La Marguerite

    Excellent value premium river cruise holiday including 7-nights on the Mekong and hotel stays in Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap for Angkor Wat. Includes excursions and flights from the UK 2018 - Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr FREE Premium Economy flights - save up to £1900 per couple!

    Angkor Wat Temple Fly Cruise Package
    From £3295pp
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  • Russian Waterways

    12 Nights - St Petersburg to Moscow

    Valentina Valentina

    Explore the Russian Waterways from St Petersburg to Moscow visiting the magnificent Golden Ring cities of Uglich and Yaroslavl and Kizhi Island on board a luxury ship. Includes return flights from the UK, private home-to-airport transfers, overnight hotel stays in St Petersburg and Moscow, complimentary drinks on board, Freedom of Choice Touring and Signature Experiences 2019 - May, Sep Save £750pp on 2019 departures PLUS exclusive £50pp discount on all departures!

    St Basil's Cathedral, Russia Fly Cruise Package
    From £4345pp
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  • Discover Vietnam and Cambodia

    17 Nights - Hanoi to Siem Reap

    La Marguerite La Marguerite

    Superb value premium holiday combining a 2-night stay on a junk in Ha Long Bay, 7-nights on the magnificent Mekong and hotel stays in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh city and Siem Reap. Includes excursions and flights from the UK 2018 - Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr FREE Premium Economy flights - save up to £1900 per couple!

    Ha Long Bay, Vietnam Fly Cruise Package
    From £4395pp
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  • Vietnam and Cambodia Highlights

    14 Nights - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap

    Amalotus Amalotus

    See the highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia on this 14-night cruise and land tour with hotel stays in Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap. Includes travel package from the UK, Freedom of Choice Touring and signature experiences 2018 - Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr FREE Business Class flights - save up to £1900 per couple!

    Floating market at Cai Be Fly Cruise Package
    From £4695pp
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  • Majestic Burma

    16 Nights - Yangon to Mandalay

    Princess Panhwar Princess Panhwar

    Explore Burma, a breathtaking land untouched by tourists for a generation, on this premium cruise on brand new ship Princess Panhwar up the mighty Irrawaddy from Yangon to Mandalay. Includes return flights from the UK and excursions 2018 - Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec 2019 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr FREE Premium Economy flights - save up to £2400 per couple!

    Burma Fly Cruise Package
    From £4745pp
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  • Wonders of Vietnam and Cambodia

    21 Nights - Hanoi to Siem Reap

    La Marguerite La Marguerite

    Explore iconic sights and discover hidden gems on this superb value premium holiday with hotel stays in Hanoi, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City and a 7-night cruise along the Mekong. Includes return flights from the UK, internal flights and excursions 2018 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec 2019 - Jan, Feb, Mar FREE Premium Economy flights - save up to £1900 per couple!

    Ha Long Bay Fly Cruise Package
    From £4945pp
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  • Colours of India

    16 Nights - Delhi to Kolkata

    Rajmahal Rajmahal

    Excellent value premium holiday combining hotel stays in the diverse cities of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Kolkata with a 7-night cruise exploring the Lower Ganges on board Rajmahal. Includes excursions and flights from the UK 2018 - Dec

    Taj Mahal, India Fly Cruise Package
    From £4995pp
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  • Alaska Cruise and Rockies Tour

    19 Nights - Calgary to Vancouver

    Volendam Volendam

    Combine a tour of Canada's dramatic Rocky Mountains with a 7-night cruise of Alaska' stunning Inside Passage on this premium 19-night cruise and land tour, with return flights from the UK 2018 - Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

    Banff National Park Fly Cruise Package
    From £4995pp
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  • Best of China

    13 Nights - Beijing to Shanghai

    Yangzi Explorer Yangzi Explorer

    This luxury holiday includes 4-nights on the mighty Yangtze and hotel stays in the spectacular cities of Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai. Includes travel package from the UK, drinks with meals on board and exclusive benefits including Freedom of Choice Touring and signature experiences 2018 - Aug, Sep, Oct Exclusive £50pp discount!

    Forbidden City, Beijing Fly Cruise Package
    From £5045pp
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  • Vietnam and Cambodia Discovery

    18 Nights - Hanoi to Siem Reap

    Amalotus Amalotus

    This luxury holiday includes stays in Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Ho Chi Minh City, the temple of Angkor Wat, and 7-nights on the Mekong river on board the luxurious AMALotus. Includes flights from the UK and excursions 2018 - Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec 2019 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr FREE Business Class flights - save £1500 per couple!

    Angkor Wat Fly Cruise Package
    From £5845pp
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  • Hidden Wonders of Myanmar

    16 Nights - Yangon to Mandalay

    Samatha Samatha

    Discover the ornate temples and pagodas of Burma on this unique, all-inclusive cruise along the magnificent Irrawaddy River on brand new ship, Samatha. Includes travel package from the UK, Freedom of Choice Touring and exclusive Signature Experiences 2018 - Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec 2019 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr FREE Business Class flights - save up to £1900 per couple!

    Burmese fisherman Fly Cruise Package
    From £5940pp
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  • Best of Vietnam and Cambodia

    22 Nights - Ho Chi Minh City and Back

    Amalotus Amalotus

    This superb holiday includes a 7-night cruise along the Mekong, hotel stays in Ho Chi Minh City, the ancient cities of Hoi An and Hue, Hanoi and Siem Reap, gateway to Angkor Wat, plus a three-day cruise on World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay. Includes flights from the UK and excursions 2018 - Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2019 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr FREE Business Class flights - save up to £1900 per couple!

    Old Town of Hoi An Fly Cruise Package
    From £6795pp
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  • Tulip Time

    7 Nights - Amsterdam and Back

    AmaVerde AmaVerde

    Discover the vibrant flowers of Keukenhof Gardens and explore the magnificent cities of Antwerp and Ghent at tulip time on this superb voyage from the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. Includes return flights from the UK, home to airport transfers and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner on board

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  • Majestic Danube

    7 Nights - Budapest to Vilshofen

    AmaBella AmaBella

    Immerse yourself in history and culture of the River Danube exploring charming Bratislava and the musical city of Vienna on this luxury, all-inclusive cruise. Includes travel package from the UK and guided excursions

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