Six Reasons to Cruise on APT River Cruises
A luxury river cruise with APT River Cruises is the most relaxing and stylish way to discover the world's great waterways. Enjoy ever-changing views, exceptional dining, unique excursions, fine wines and stylish surroundings aboard your luxury river ship.
APT River Cruises has been family owned since 1927, giving them a clear understanding of what makes the prefect holiday and how to ensure their guests have a life-enriching experience.
In 2016 APT River Cruises were honoured to receive the award for ‘Best River Cruises’ at the Telegraph Travel Awards for the second year in a row. They have also won numerous other awards including ‘Best River Cruise Line’ at the British Travel Awards and in the most recent edition of the ‘Berlitz River Cruising in Europe’ guide book, ships of APT River Cruises were awarded the guides Top Ten positions out of the 310 vessels evaluated.
APT offer a range of special tours, activities, private performances or tastings designed to give you an authentic insight into a destination – many of which wouldn’t be possible if you were travelling independently. Experience a cocktail reception at Grignan Castle, a private invitation to a Princesses’home at Namedy Castle, a train ride on the Majestic Imperator, or a private concert at Vienna’s City Palace.
Freedom Of Choice
On an APT River Cruise, you are not forced to take the designated tour, rather they offer you Freedom Of Choice , allowing you to personalise your European river cruise with a varied choice of activities – all at no extra charge. For example, head to Zaanse Schans in Amsterdam to discover windmills, enjoy a bicycle tour in Cochem, a culinary walk in Lyon or a practice session at the famed Spanish Riding School in Vienna.
Expert Local Guides
All the guides escorting the tours on APT Rover Cruises are locals, offering insights and stories about their lives. Meet locals in their homes, try traditional dishes that reveal an entirely different perspective of the destination, and revel in their local knowledge. And with APT River Cruises strong relationships in Europe, you will benefit from unrivalled access to the attractions you visit, allowing you to by-pass the queues and walk straight in. In several places you will enjoy after-hours access or embark on private tours not available to the public.
Your fare on APT River Cruises includes so much, offering excellent value for money
- Return flights from the UK aboard quality airlines, with selected regional departures at no extra cost
- Comprehensive range of enriching sightseeing experiences
- Gourmet dining: all meals are included during your cruise
- Wine, beer and soft drinks are typically included with lunch and dinner - plus on Luxury European and Mekong cruises, complimentary drinks are available all day, every day
- Arrival and departure transfers
- All taxes, port charges and all tipping
- Home-to-airport transfers by private car on all Luxury cruises
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