Feel The Rhythm Of The River With APT

20 October 2016
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Seeing Europe on a river cruise provides a new way to explore some of the continent’s most picturesque destinations, and few do it better than APT. Europe’s vast and varied landscapes are the stuff of travel dreams, thanks to a swathe of countries providing different yet equally exciting experiences.

Exploring one, two or a few destinations taps into that sense of adventure, where no two days are alike and every corner brings new sights, smells and sounds. This is especially true if you’re discovering Europe on an APT river cruise.

 Life's easy with APT (image: APT)

This family-owned company is well versed in creating memorable journeys the world over. Customising exciting itineraries around the globe since 1920, APT knows a thing or two about putting together a holiday that surpasses expectations. River cruising is no exception. From fine dining and sightseeing to the height of personalised service, APT has considered (and included) every detail.

Looking forward to 2017, APT will continue to provide unique and inspiring journeys to passengers, with a passionate team working to enhance existing itineraries and create fresh and exciting journeys. This includes newly introduced Special Interest-themed itineraries.

 Life's easy with APT (image: APT)

Experience the difference for yourself as you explore Europe on the always popular 15-day Magnificent Europe river cruise. Travelling from Budapest to Amsterdam, APT has carefully considered all aspects of this journey to allow passengers the freedom, flexibility and choice to experience everything that each destination has to offer.

Whether you’re enjoying the view from the balcony of one of the ship’s comfortable suites or embarking on an innovative and exciting land excursion, memorable holiday highlights await.

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The romance of the Rhine River is immediately evident as you set sail from Amsterdam. From the bucolic beauty of small country villages to the staggering artistry of ancient cities, it’s all at your fingertips through exclusive Signature and Royal Signature experiences that allow you to create those once-in-a-lifetime moments.

Think along the lines of a private classical concert at Vienna’s City Palace featuring members of the Mozart Boys Choir, or an unforgettable day trip from Passau in Germany to Linz in Austria aboard the luxurious Majestic Imperator train.

 Discover the medieval villages and cities that line the River Rhine (image: APT)

Historic and picturesque ports such as Cologne, Bonn, Andernach, Rudesheim, Miltenberg, Bamberg and Nuremberg are all stops along the way – and that’s just in the first eight days. No matter which city or town you wake up in, you can rest assured that APT has taken care of all those little details for you. From world-class dining to butler service, these beautifully appointed river ships are all about passenger comfort and convenience.

Continuing your European journey along the Danube River, picturesque Salzburg, Linz, Vienna and Budapest provide a fitting end with onshore experiences that could have you cycling in Durnstein, wandering around historic St Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna or setting off on a Budapest twilight cruise to view the magnificent architecture and relive the incredible moments you’ve no doubt collected while seeing some of Europe’s most amazing destinations with APT.

Visit your local Flight Centre store or call 131 600 for more advice and the latest APT deals.

Carlie Tucker

Travelling is for discovering the unexpected. From fantastic meals in ramshackle joints to stumbling upon a best kept secret, I love those fortuitous travel moments that couldn't be planned if I tried.