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Luxury River Cruises

All the river cruise lines in our collection offer incredible service and onboard amenities, but our luxury 5 star river cruises take the experience of meandering along the rivers of Europe and Asia one step further. With luxurious and spacious cabins, gourmet meals and dining options, included shore excursions, onboard drinks, gratuities and in many cases the services of your own personal butler!

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15 Days Budapest to Amsterdam

Operator: Tauck

From 12,690

15 Days Amsterdam to Budapest

Operator: APT

From 7,930
Save 1,765

15 Days Budapest to Amsterdam

Operator: APT

From 7,865
Save 1,785

15 Days Amsterdam to Budapest

Operator: Scenic

From 5,765
Save 3,050

Discover Must do experiences and highlights on a Luxury River Cruise

Van Gogh to Yourself

Van Gogh to Yourself

Imagine viewing one of the world’s extraordinary collections without the crowds when you take a private tour of the Van Gogh Museum with an art historian.

Palatial Performances

Palatial Performances

Enjoy an exclusive cocktail reception and private concert, featuring a full orchestra performing Mozart and Strauss masterpieces, with an operatic recital in an unforgettable signature experience.

Passau’s Baroque Cathedral

Passau’s Baroque Cathedral

Be impressed by the baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral with its ornate interior and 17,000-pipe organ (Europe’s largest) when you are treated to a special concert.

A Toast to Angkor Wat

A Toast to Angkor Wat

Rise early to enjoy a special sunrise experience at Angkor Wat. Raise your bubbling glass in celebration of this spectacular World Heritage-listed monument as the sun casts its first golden rays of the new day.

Luxury River Cruise Life

Luxury River Cruise Life

Aboard your luxury cruise ship you will enjoy all-inclusive service, regionally inspired dining, exclusive sightseeing experiences, access to onboard spa facilities and be supported by the attentive service of tour directors, staff and your butler.

Recent Reviews What our clients are saying about their Luxury River Cruise

Balkan Jewels   , QLD, Australia, Apr 2024
Land content with the small group pre and post cruise met all expectations. The places visited and the experiences were memorable. The service provided by APT on the ship was outstanding.
Winter APT Europe river trip   , Qld, Australia, Mar 2024
From the time we arrived in Amsterdam , the APT Group looked after us like VIPs, our flight was delayed ,however APT team stayed back an hour to transfer us to the APT luxury ship, we where lucky enough to have a cabin upgrade on the ship, this was provided and appreciated and was good. We made new friends and many fond memories from the trip and would ...read more recommend APT. As Diamond Members we will again book with Global Journeys and travel with APT group on our next holiday.
Viking Victorious     , NSW, Australia, Mar 2024
My wife and I did a 15 day Grand European River Tour with Viking. They were fantastic and would highly recommend this river cruise. All the staff were wonderful and the food was fantastic. We travelled from Amsterdam to Budapest and went thru 68 lochs.
The scenery was spectacular. Our highlights were Vienna and Budapest. Will be traveling with Viking ...read more again.
Bucket list trip ticked off! Luxury river cruise met all expectations.     , NSW, Australia, Mar 2024
We had a perfect trip on APT luxury river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest then on to Prague. From the flight with Singapore airlines, the luxurious accommodation on board the AmaVenita, the delicious food at every meal, the caring service and staff, the meticulous transfers, the amazing signature tours and knowledgeable guides…. And much more, made ...read more this memorable and most enjoyable holiday. Thanks to Global for coordinating our trip as well. Look forward to planning the next one!

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APT's 2025 River Cruising Revolution: Introducing Solara and Ostara

24 January, 2024

APT's 2025 River Cruising Revolution: Introducing Solara and Ostara

Welcome to the future of luxury river cruising, where elegance and environmental consciousness sail hand in hand. APT, a name synonymous with unparalleled travel experiences, is set to elevate your river cruising dreams to new heights in 2025. As Australia's most outstanding global tour...

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