APT have kicked off their 2020 Europe river cruise season with their pre-release collection now available. The release of these journeys comes hand in hand with incredible Superdeals including fly free offers, companion fly free specials, and air credits. Plus, guests wanting to travel business class can upgrade their flights on select trips for just $1,995*.
Book your rendezvous with the waterways of Europe by 30 April 2019 to get the best deal on a voyage full of unforgettable moments and all-inclusive luxury. Offers are limited and will sell out, so don’t miss your chance to secure your special offer on one of APT’s incredible Europe river cruise itineraries. Need some inspiration? Awaken your inner traveller with these superb journeys.
Follow a classic route from Amsterdam to Budapest experiencing the extraordinary along the way. Signature Experiences add some extra touches, like a cocktail party in the ballroom of Namedy Castle, a private recital by a full orchestra in a Viennese Palace, and a ride on the Grand Empress steam train and a visit to Gödöll? Palace, if you’re visiting between May and September.
You’ll also get the chance to cruise the canals of Amsterdam on a glass-top boat, discover Bonn’s historic centre, take a gondola ride over the Rhine Valley, and hike through the forests overlooking Franconian vineyards. Icons will unfold before you, including sights featured in the Sound of Music in Salzburg, the impressive Melk Abbey, Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace, and the stunning monuments of Budapest. Plus, you can get a feel for the local life as you visit a family farm in Würzburg, test your talents in a Bavarian dance class, and perhaps learn some common phrases during an onboard language class. From the highlights to the immersive and the extra touches along the way, this itinerary has it all.
This round trip from Budapest showcases the best of the Balkans, travelling through seven countries highlighting the icons and hidden gems across Europe’s southeast. You’ll enjoy Signature Experiences including a folklore show in the Old Town of Bratislava, a private concert featuring members of the Mozart Boys’ Choir in the Liechtenstein’s City Palace in Vienna, and a visit to the Folk Art House and a paprika producer in Kalocsa.
Other highlights along the way include the beautiful monuments and twinkling lights of Budapest, cruising through the stunning Iron Gates and the breathtaking gorges between Serbia and Romania, a horse show in the rural landscapes of Hungary, and a visit to the historic fortresses of Vidin, Belogradchik, and Novi Sad. With history and scenery aplenty, this itinerary is definitely one to add to the list!
Immerse yourself in an in-depth journey through France, cruising both the Rhône and Seine rivers. With plenty of Freedom of Choice options to choose from, the hardest part will be deciding on your daily activities! You can visit an olive mill in Arles and tour the castle ruins in Les Baux-de-Provence, play a round of golf in Avignon, join a farmer truffle hunting during your time in Viviers, or visit a fresh food market in Lyon. Plus, your taste buds will be set alight with a special dinner Michelin-starred chef Paul Bocuse's L'Abbaye de Collonges restaurant.
Along the Seine you can explore the old fishing village of Caudebec-en-Caux or join a World War II excursion to the beaches of Normandy, visit the Somme Battlefields, see the ruins of Chateau-Gaillard, or try your hand at impressionist painting during an onboard art class. You’ll also enjoy dinner in Abbots Hall after the Palais Bénédictine closes its doors to the public, A Signature Experience to remember.
*Offers subject to availability and conditions apply.