Avalon Illumination

Avalon Illumination cruise ship
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Cruise line
Avalon Waterways

Current cruise:
14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
06 Jul, 2018 - 21 Jul, 2018

Avalon Illumination Review and Specifications

Specifications of Avalon Illumination

Year built2014  /  Age : 4
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderDen Breejen Shipyard (Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Holland)
ClassSuite Ship
OwnerMS Donau GmbH & Co KG Hamburg
OperatorAvalon Waterways
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage2775 gt
Passengers84 - 166
Crew47
Decks4
Cabins84
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsAvalon Envision, Avalon Expression, Avalon Impression, Avalon Passion
Christened byDeborah Hutton

Review of Avalon Illumination

MS Avalon Illumination boat cruises on Main, Danube and Rhine Rivers departing from Amsterdam, Vienna, Prague, Passau, Istanbul, Bucharest and Budapest. The ship also offers flight-inclusive Black Sea river cruises with departures from Amsterdam, Vienna and Istanbul.

Avalon Illumination cruise ship debuts in 2014 as a part of Avalon Suite Ships fleet. This beautiful vessel features two decks of Panorama Suites, all with panoramic Wall-to-Wall Windows which transform the space into Open-Air Balcony.

Avalon Illumination cruise ship

MS Avalon Illumination ship's Panorama Suites with their vast 200 sq.feet free space, are more than 30 per cent larger than industry's standard suites, affording guests the opportunity to wake up facing the beautiful passing scenery. Some of the various onboard amenities include the alternative dining option in Panorama Bistro, light al fresco lunch at the Sky Bistro, expanded Fitness Center, spacious Sky Deck with a whirlpool and premium loungers, complimentary Wi-Fi access.

Avalon Illumination river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Avalon river cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Avalon Waterways cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On Avalon Illumination cruises, Avalon Waterways offers USA flights-inclusive deals with discount airfare and complimentary airport transfers.

RIver Cruise Itineraries

Follows the list of Avalon Illumination itineraries as themes officially announced by the Avalon Waterways line:

  • (7-nights cruising) "Magnificent Europe" are 15-days river cruises from Amsterdam to Budapest (Eastbound, code WAB), and the reverse from Budapest to Amsterdam (Westbound, code WBA).
  • (7-nights cruising) “The Blue Danube Discovery” are 13-days river cruises from Budapest to Prague (Nuremberg disembarkation, Westbound, code WBN). The reverse route is themed “The Legendary Danube”: (7-days sailing) 11-days river cruises from Prague to Budapest (Eastbound, code WNB, Nuremberg embarkation)."Cruising-Only" deals are from Nuremberg to Budapest (code WNBO) and the reverse from Budapest to Nuremberg (code WBNO).
  • (7-nights cruising) "Capitals of Central Europe" are 10-days Danube river cruises from Prague to Budapest (Eastbound, code WPB), and the reverse from Budapest to Prague (Westbound, code WBP).Both itineraries include bus transfer Prague-Passau (embarkation/disembarkation) and visiting Bratislava."Cruising-Only" deals are from Passau to Budapest (code WPBO, non-inclusive of Prague hotel package).
  • (3-nights cruising) "A Taste of the Danube" are 8-days river cruises from Vienna to Budapest (Eastbound, code WVB), and the reverse from Budapest to Vienna (Westbound, code WBV). "Cruising-Only" deals are from Budapest to Nuremberg (code WBVO, non-inclusive of Budapest hotel package).
  • (13-nights cruising) "Grand Danube Cruise" are 18-days river cruises from Prague to Bucharest (Eastbound, code WNO), and the reverse from Bucharest to Prague (Westbound, code WON). Other booking options are with added Bucharest luxury hotel package (Westbound code WONE, Eastbound code WNOE) and the "Cruising-Only" deals from Nuremberg to Bucharest (code WONO).
  • (22-nights cruising) "North Sea–Black Sea Cruise" are 24-days river cruises from Amsterdam to Bucharest (Eastbound, code WA)), and the reverse from Bucharest to Amsterdam (Westbound, code WOA). The Eastbound route is also operated as 26-days cruise from Amsterdam to Istanbul (code WOAE), with a 2-night luxury Istanbul hotel package included in the Avalon deals.
  • (10-nights cruising) "Blue Danube to the Black Sea" are 14-days river cruises from Bucharest to Vienna (Westbound, code WOV), and the reverse from Vienna to Bucharest (Eastbound, code WVO). There are also 16-days deals on cruises from Istanbul to Vienna (Westbound code WOVE) and from Vienna to Istanbul (Eastbound code WVOE), with a 3-night Istanbul luxury hotel package included in the fares. "Cruising-Only" deals are without the Bucharest-Vienna hotel packages (code WOVO).
  • (6-nights cruising) "Balkan Discovery" are 10-days river cruises from Budapest to Bucharest (Eastbound, code WBO), and the reverse from Bucharest to Budapest (Eastbound, code WOB). Other booking options are with added Bucharest luxury hotel package (Westbound code WOBE, Eastbound code WBOE) and the "Cruising-Only" deals (code WOB0, non-inclusive of Bucharest-Budapest hotel packages).

Avalon Illumination wiki

  • Cabin grades number: 6
  • Total number of cabins: 84 (of which 2 Royal Suite, 66 Panorama Suite, 16 with non-opening windows).
  • Restaurants: Illumination (dining room), Panorama Bistro, Sky Bistro (al-fresco).
  • Lounges & Bars: Panorama Lounge & Bar (observation, with an outside viewing deck), Club Lounge, Library/Internet Corner, Illumination Atrium Lobby, Hair Salon, Fitness, Sun Deck (Sky Lounge & Bar, Sky Bistro, Whirlpool, shaded seating, deck games area).
  • Avalon Illumination cruise deals are inclusive of Wi-Fi Internet, room-service, all land tours and excursions (by certified local tour guides), port taxes, flights, motorcoach transfers, live evening entertainment (local performers), daily enrichment lectures, Illumination cruise ship tour ("behind-the-scenes"), food and wine tastings, 24-hour premium coffee/tea/hot chocolate, replenished daily bottled water.
  • The Avalon Illumination boat is the 7th vessel in Avalon Waterways "Suite Ship" class. Among the ship's best features are 2 full decks of Suite cabins (each with wall-to-wall sliding windows and French Balcony) and spacious and diverse public venues (each with full-length floor-ceiling windows).
  • Each Avalon Waterways "Suite Ship" is powered by two Caterpillar Marine diesel engines (model C32 ACERT, total power output 1420 kW / 1930 HP), plus an emergency diesel generator. The ship's propulsion is diesel-electric, with one azimuth thruster (at the bow) and a "Silent Drive System" (separating the ship's engines from passenger staterooms).
  • The Avalon cruise ship Illumination was launched in 2014 on June 3rd. It was christened in Vienna (Austria) by mrs Deborah Hutton, a famous Australian media personality - TV series hostess, magazine editor ("Darwin Life"), homewares designer ("Kmart Australia"), also former ambassador for "Qantas Airways" and "MYER" (department store chain).

Cabins Types, Sizes, Categories (high to low) 

  • Amenities in all types of staterooms - 2 twin beds converting to queen-sized, 3-door closets with shelves, private bathroom (glass-door shower, hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers), sofa, coffee table, flat TV, vanity/writing desk, private French balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding door), individual climate control, phone, mini bar, safe, deluxe pillow menu, complimentary bottled water. Cabin occupancy - 2 guests in room.
  • 2x "Royal Suites" (RS) - deck 3, size 300 ft2 / 28 m2
  • Panorama Suites - P (x33, deck 3), A (x23, deck 2), B (x9, deck 2) - size 200 ft2 / 18,6 m2.
  • Deluxe Staterooms (category, number) - D (x10, deck 1), E (6, deck 1) - size 172 ft2 / 16 m2).

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Avalon Illumination Itineraries 2018

The below listed Avalon Illumination cruise prices on 2018 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Avalon Waterways fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Amsterdam cruise port

29 June 201814 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $5835
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29 Jun      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
01 Jul     Amsterdam, Holland   
02 Jul     Cologne, Germany   
03 Jul     Rhine Gorge, Germany   
03 Jul     Rudesheim, Germany   
04 Jul     Main River, Germany   
04 Jul     Miltenberg, Germany   
05 Jul     Wurzburg, Germany   
06 Jul     Bamberg, Germany   
07 Jul     Nuremberg, Germany   
08 Jul     Regensburg, Germany   
09 Jul     Passau, Germany   
10 Jul     Melk, Austria   
10 Jul     Wachau Valley, Austria   
10 Jul     Durnstein, Austria   
11 Jul     Vienna, Austria   
12 Jul     Bratislava, Slovakia   
13 Jul     Budapest, Hungary   
14 Jul      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Amsterdam cruise port

06 July 201814 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $5073
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06 Jul      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
08 Jul     Amsterdam, Holland   
09 Jul     Cologne, Germany   
10 Jul     Rhine Gorge, Germany   
10 Jul     Rudesheim, Germany   
11 Jul     Main River, Germany   
11 Jul     Miltenberg, Germany   
12 Jul     Wurzburg, Germany   
13 Jul     Bamberg, Germany   
14 Jul     Nuremberg, Germany   
15 Jul     Regensburg, Germany   
16 Jul     Passau, Germany   
17 Jul     Melk, Austria   
17 Jul     Wachau Valley, Austria   
17 Jul     Durnstein, Austria   
18 Jul     Vienna, Austria   
19 Jul     Bratislava, Slovakia   
20 Jul     Budapest, Hungary   
21 Jul      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

13 July 201814 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $5206
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13 Jul      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
15 Jul     Budapest, Hungary   
16 Jul     Bratislava, Slovakia   
17 Jul     Vienna, Austria   
18 Jul     Durnstein, Austria   
18 Jul     Melk, Austria   
19 Jul     Passau, Germany   
20 Jul     Regensburg, Germany   
21 Jul     Nuremberg, Germany   
22 Jul     Bamberg, Germany   
23 Jul     Wurzburg, Germany   
24 Jul     Main River, Germany   
25 Jul     Rudesheim, Germany   
26 Jul     Cologne, Germany   
27 Jul - 28 Jul     Amsterdam, Holland(Overnight)   
28 Jul      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

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Amsterdam cruise port

27 July 201814 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $5284
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27 Jul      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
29 Jul     Amsterdam, Holland   
30 Jul     Cologne, Germany   
31 Jul     Rhine Gorge, Germany   
31 Jul     Rudesheim, Germany   
01 Aug     Main River, Germany   
01 Aug     Miltenberg, Germany   
02 Aug     Wurzburg, Germany   
03 Aug     Bamberg, Germany   
04 Aug     Nuremberg, Germany   
05 Aug     Regensburg, Germany   
06 Aug     Passau, Germany   
07 Aug     Melk, Austria   
07 Aug     Wachau Valley, Austria   
07 Aug     Durnstein, Austria   
08 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
09 Aug     Bratislava, Slovakia   
10 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
11 Aug      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

10 August 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $4258
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10 Aug      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
12 Aug     Danube River   
12 Aug - 13 Aug     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
13 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
14 Aug     Durnstein, Austria   
14 Aug     Wachau Valley, Austria   
14 Aug     Melk, Austria   
15 Aug     Passau, Germany   
16 Aug     Regensburg, Germany   
17 Aug     Roth, Germany   
18 Aug      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

17 August 201813 nights / 14 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Bucharest
Prices starting
from $7660
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17 Aug      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
19 Aug     Nuremberg, Germany   
20 Aug     Regensburg, Germany   
21 Aug     Passau, Germany   
22 Aug     Melk, Austria   
22 Aug     Wachau Valley, Austria   
22 Aug     Durnstein, Austria   
23 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
24 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
25 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
26 Aug     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
27 Aug     Belgrade, Serbia   
28 Aug     Donji Milanovac, Lepenski Vir, Serbia   
28 Aug     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
29 Aug     Vidin, Bulgaria   
30 Aug     Ruse, Bulgaria   
31 Aug     Oltenita, Romania   
31 Aug      Arriving in Bucharest, Romania(Transfer)   

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Nuremberg cruise port

17 August 201813 nights / 14 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Bucharest
Prices starting
from $7980
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17 Aug      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
19 Aug     Nuremberg, Germany   
20 Aug     Regensburg, Germany   
21 Aug     Passau, Germany   
22 Aug     Melk, Austria   
22 Aug     Wachau Valley, Austria   
22 Aug     Durnstein, Austria   
23 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
24 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
25 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
26 Aug     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
27 Aug     Belgrade, Serbia   
28 Aug     Donji Milanovac, Lepenski Vir, Serbia   
28 Aug     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
29 Aug     Vidin, Bulgaria   
30 Aug     Ruse, Bulgaria   
31 Aug     Oltenita, Romania   
31 Aug      Arriving in Bucharest, Romania(Transfer)   

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Nuremberg cruise port

17 August 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3952
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17 Aug      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
19 Aug     Nuremberg, Germany   
20 Aug     Regensburg, Germany   
21 Aug     Passau, Germany   
22 Aug     Melk, Austria   
22 Aug     Wachau Valley, Austria   
22 Aug - 23 Aug     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
23 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
24 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
25 Aug      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

24 August 20186 nights / 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest
Prices starting
from $3692
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24 Aug      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
26 Aug     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
27 Aug     Belgrade, Serbia   
28 Aug     Donji Milanovac, Lepenski Vir, Serbia   
28 Aug     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
29 Aug     Vidin, Bulgaria   
30 Aug     Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria   
30 Aug     Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria   
30 Aug     Ruse, Bulgaria   
31 Aug     Oltenita, Romania   
31 Aug      Arriving in Bucharest, Romania   

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Bucharest cruise port

30 August 20189 nights / 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest
Prices starting
from $4606
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30 Aug      Departing from Bucharest, Romania(Transfer)   
30 Aug      Departing from Fetesti, Romania   
01 Sep     Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania   
01 Sep     Danube Delta, Romania   
02 Sep     Cernavoda, Romania   
03 Sep     Ruse, Bulgaria   
03 Sep     Svishtov, Bulgaria   
04 Sep     Vidin, Bulgaria   
05 Sep     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
05 Sep     Donji Milanovac, Lepenski Vir, Serbia   
06 Sep     Belgrade, Serbia   
07 Sep     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
08 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
09 Sep      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

07 September 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $4940
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07 Sep      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
09 Sep     Danube River   
09 Sep - 10 Sep     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
10 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
11 Sep     Durnstein, Austria   
11 Sep     Wachau Valley, Austria   
11 Sep     Melk, Austria   
12 Sep     Passau, Germany   
13 Sep     Regensburg, Germany   
14 Sep     Roth, Germany   
15 Sep      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

14 September 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
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14 Sep      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
16 Sep     Nuremberg, Germany   
17 Sep     Regensburg, Germany   
18 Sep     Passau, Germany   
19 Sep     Melk, Austria   
19 Sep     Wachau Valley, Austria   
19 Sep - 20 Sep     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
20 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
21 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
22 Sep      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

21 September 201814 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $6464
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21 Sep      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
23 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
24 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
25 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
26 Sep     Durnstein, Austria   
26 Sep     Melk, Austria   
27 Sep     Passau, Germany   
28 Sep     Regensburg, Germany   
29 Sep     Nuremberg, Germany   
30 Sep     Bamberg, Germany   
01 Oct     Wurzburg, Germany   
02 Oct     Main River, Germany   
03 Oct     Rudesheim, Germany   
04 Oct     Cologne, Germany   
05 Oct - 06 Oct     Amsterdam, Holland(Overnight)   
06 Oct      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

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Budapest cruise port

02 October 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
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02 Oct      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
04 Oct     Danube River   
04 Oct - 05 Oct     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
05 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
06 Oct     Durnstein, Austria   
06 Oct     Wachau Valley, Austria   
06 Oct     Melk, Austria   
07 Oct     Passau, Germany   
08 Oct     Regensburg, Germany   
09 Oct     Roth, Germany   
10 Oct      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Amsterdam cruise port

05 October 201820 nights / 21 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Oltenita
Prices starting
from $9596
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05 Oct      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
07 Oct     Amsterdam, Holland   
08 Oct     Cologne, Germany   
09 Oct     Rudesheim, Germany   
10 Oct     Main River, Germany   
11 Oct     Wurzburg, Germany   
12 Oct     Bamberg, Germany   
13 Oct     Nuremberg, Germany   
14 Oct     Regensburg, Germany   
15 Oct     Passau, Germany   
16 Oct     Melk, Austria   
16 Oct     Wachau Valley, Austria   
16 Oct     Durnstein, Austria   
17 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
18 Oct     Bratislava, Slovakia   
19 Oct - 20 Oct     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
20 Oct     Budapest, Hungary   
21 Oct     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
22 Oct     Belgrade, Serbia   
23 Oct     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
24 Oct     Cetate, Dolj, Romania   
25 Oct     Nikopol, Bulgaria   
26 Oct      Arriving in Oltenita, Romania   

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Amsterdam cruise port

05 October 201814 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $6018
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05 Oct      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
07 Oct     Amsterdam, Holland   
08 Oct     Cologne, Germany   
09 Oct     Rhine Gorge, Germany   
09 Oct     Rudesheim, Germany   
10 Oct     Main River, Germany   
10 Oct     Miltenberg, Germany   
11 Oct     Wurzburg, Germany   
12 Oct     Bamberg, Germany   
13 Oct     Nuremberg, Germany   
14 Oct     Regensburg, Germany   
15 Oct     Passau, Germany   
16 Oct     Melk, Austria   
16 Oct     Wachau Valley, Austria   
16 Oct     Durnstein, Austria   
17 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
18 Oct     Bratislava, Slovakia   
19 Oct     Budapest, Hungary   
20 Oct      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Nuremberg cruise port

19 October 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3922
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19 Oct      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
21 Oct     Nuremberg, Germany   
22 Oct     Regensburg, Germany   
23 Oct     Passau, Germany   
24 Oct     Melk, Austria   
24 Oct     Wachau Valley, Austria   
24 Oct - 25 Oct     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
25 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
26 Oct     Budapest, Hungary   
27 Oct      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

19 October 20186 nights / 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest
Prices starting
from $3560
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19 Oct      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
21 Oct     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
22 Oct     Belgrade, Serbia   
23 Oct     Donji Milanovac, Lepenski Vir, Serbia   
23 Oct     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
24 Oct     Vidin, Bulgaria   
25 Oct     Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria   
25 Oct     Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria   
25 Oct     Ruse, Bulgaria   
26 Oct     Oltenita, Romania   
26 Oct      Arriving in Bucharest, Romania   

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Budapest cruise port

19 October 20186 nights / 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest
Prices starting
from $4635
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19 Oct      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
21 Oct     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
22 Oct     Belgrade, Serbia   
23 Oct     Donji Milanovac, Lepenski Vir, Serbia   
23 Oct     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
24 Oct     Vidin, Bulgaria   
25 Oct     Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria   
25 Oct     Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria   
25 Oct     Ruse, Bulgaria   
26 Oct     Oltenita, Romania   
26 Oct      Arriving in Bucharest, Romania   

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Bucharest cruise port

25 October 20189 nights / 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest
Prices starting
from $4107
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25 Oct      Departing from Bucharest, Romania(Transfer)   
25 Oct      Departing from Fetesti, Romania   
27 Oct     Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania   
27 Oct     Danube Delta, Romania   
28 Oct     Cernavoda, Romania   
29 Oct     Ruse, Bulgaria   
29 Oct     Svishtov, Bulgaria   
30 Oct     Vidin, Bulgaria   
31 Oct     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
31 Oct     Donji Milanovac, Lepenski Vir, Serbia   
01 Nov     Belgrade, Serbia   
02 Nov     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
03 Nov     Budapest, Hungary   
04 Nov      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Nuremberg cruise port

23 November 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
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23 Nov      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
25 Nov     Nuremberg, Germany   
26 Nov     Regensburg, Germany   
27 Nov     Passau, Germany   
28 Nov     Melk, Austria   
28 Nov     Wachau Valley, Austria   
28 Nov - 29 Nov     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
29 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
30 Nov     Budapest, Hungary   
01 Dec      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

30 November 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
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30 Nov      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
02 Dec     Danube River   
02 Dec - 03 Dec     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
03 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
04 Dec     Durnstein, Austria   
04 Dec     Wachau Valley, Austria   
04 Dec     Melk, Austria   
05 Dec     Passau, Germany   
06 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
07 Dec     Roth, Germany   
08 Dec      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

07 December 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
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07 Dec      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
09 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
10 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
11 Dec     Passau, Germany   
12 Dec     Melk, Austria   
12 Dec     Wachau Valley, Austria   
12 Dec - 13 Dec     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
13 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
14 Dec     Budapest, Hungary   
15 Dec      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

14 December 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
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14 Dec      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
16 Dec     Danube River   
16 Dec - 17 Dec     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
17 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
18 Dec     Durnstein, Austria   
18 Dec     Wachau Valley, Austria   
18 Dec     Melk, Austria   
19 Dec     Passau, Germany   
20 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
21 Dec     Roth, Germany   
22 Dec      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Avalon Illumination Itineraries 2019

The below listed Avalon Illumination cruise prices on 2019 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Avalon Waterways fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Vienna cruise port

15 April 20193 nights / 4 days, one-way from Vienna to Budapest
Prices starting
from $2088
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15 Apr      Departing from Vienna, Austria   
17 Apr     Melk, Austria   
17 Apr     Wachau Valley, Austria   
17 Apr     Durnstein, Austria   
18 Apr     Bratislava, Slovakia   
19 Apr      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

18 April 20197 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $3518
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18 Apr      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
20 Apr     Danube River   
20 Apr - 21 Apr     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
21 Apr     Vienna, Austria   
22 Apr     Durnstein, Austria   
22 Apr     Wachau Valley, Austria   
22 Apr     Melk, Austria   
23 Apr     Passau, Germany   
24 Apr     Regensburg, Germany   
25 Apr - 26 Apr     Nuremberg, Germany(Overnight)   
26 Apr      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

25 April 20197 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3310
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25 Apr      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
27 Apr     Roth, Germany   
28 Apr     Regensburg, Germany   
29 Apr     Passau, Germany   
29 Apr     Linz, Austria   
30 Apr     Melk, Austria   
30 Apr     Wachau Valley, Austria   
01 May     Vienna, Austria   
02 May - 03 May     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
03 May      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

02 May 20197 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $4152
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02 May      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
04 May     Danube River   
04 May - 05 May     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
05 May     Vienna, Austria   
06 May     Durnstein, Austria   
06 May     Wachau Valley, Austria   
06 May     Melk, Austria   
07 May     Passau, Germany   
08 May     Regensburg, Germany   
09 May - 10 May     Nuremberg, Germany(Overnight)   
10 May      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

09 May 20197 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3888
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09 May      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
11 May     Roth, Germany   
12 May     Regensburg, Germany   
13 May     Passau, Germany   
13 May     Linz, Austria   
14 May     Melk, Austria   
14 May     Wachau Valley, Austria   
15 May     Vienna, Austria   
16 May - 17 May     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
17 May      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

16 May 20197 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $4383
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16 May      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
18 May     Danube River   
18 May - 19 May     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
19 May     Vienna, Austria   
20 May     Durnstein, Austria   
20 May     Wachau Valley, Austria   
20 May     Melk, Austria   
21 May     Passau, Germany   
22 May     Regensburg, Germany   
23 May - 24 May     Nuremberg, Germany(Overnight)   
24 May      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

23 May 20197 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3888
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23 May      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
25 May     Roth, Germany   
26 May     Regensburg, Germany   
27 May     Passau, Germany   
27 May     Linz, Austria   
28 May     Melk, Austria   
28 May     Wachau Valley, Austria   
29 May     Vienna, Austria   
30 May - 31 May     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
31 May      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

30 May 201914 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $6402
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30 May      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
01 Jun     Budapest, Hungary   
02 Jun     Bratislava, Slovakia   
03 Jun     Vienna, Austria   
04 Jun     Durnstein, Austria   
04 Jun     Melk, Austria   
05 Jun     Passau, Germany   
06 Jun     Regensburg, Germany   
07 Jun     Roth, Germany   
07 Jun     Nuremberg, Germany   
08 Jun     Bamberg, Germany   
09 Jun     Wurzburg, Germany   
10 Jun     Main River, Germany   
11 Jun     Rudesheim, Germany   
12 Jun     Cologne, Germany   
13 Jun - 14 Jun     Amsterdam, Holland(Overnight)   
14 Jun      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

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Budapest cruise port

27 June 201914 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $6402
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27 Jun      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
29 Jun     Budapest, Hungary   
30 Jun     Bratislava, Slovakia   
01 Jul     Vienna, Austria   
02 Jul     Durnstein, Austria   
02 Jul     Melk, Austria   
03 Jul     Passau, Germany   
04 Jul     Regensburg, Germany   
05 Jul     Roth, Germany   
05 Jul     Nuremberg, Germany   
06 Jul     Bamberg, Germany   
07 Jul     Wurzburg, Germany   
08 Jul     Main River, Germany   
09 Jul     Rudesheim, Germany   
10 Jul     Cologne, Germany   
11 Jul - 12 Jul     Amsterdam, Holland(Overnight)   
12 Jul      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

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Amsterdam cruise port

11 July 201920 nights / 21 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Oltenita
Prices starting
from $9368
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11 Jul      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
13 Jul     Amsterdam, Holland   
14 Jul     Cologne, Germany   
15 Jul     Rudesheim, Germany   
16 Jul     Main River, Germany   
17 Jul     Wurzburg, Germany   
18 Jul     Bamberg, Germany   
19 Jul     Nuremberg, Germany   
20 Jul     Regensburg, Germany   
21 Jul     Passau, Germany   
22 Jul     Melk, Austria   
22 Jul     Wachau Valley, Austria   
22 Jul     Durnstein, Austria   
23 Jul     Vienna, Austria   
24 Jul     Bratislava, Slovakia   
25 Jul - 26 Jul     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
26 Jul     Budapest, Hungary   
27 Jul     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
28 Jul     Belgrade, Serbia   
29 Jul     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
30 Jul     Cetate, Dolj, Romania   
31 Jul     Nikopol, Bulgaria   
01 Aug      Arriving in Oltenita, Romania   

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Budapest cruise port

25 July 20196 nights / 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest
Prices starting
from $3692
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25 Jul      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
27 Jul     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
28 Jul     Belgrade, Serbia   
29 Jul     Donji Milanovac, Lepenski Vir, Serbia   
29 Jul     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
30 Jul     Vidin, Bulgaria   
31 Jul     Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria   
31 Jul     Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria   
31 Jul     Ruse, Bulgaria   
01 Aug     Oltenita, Romania   
01 Aug      Arriving in Bucharest, Romania   

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Fetesti cruise port

31 July 201922 nights / 23 days, one-way from Fetesti to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $10347
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31 Jul      Departing from Fetesti, Romania   
02 Aug     Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania   
03 Aug     Cernavoda, Romania   
04 Aug     Ruse, Bulgaria   
05 Aug     Vidin, Bulgaria   
06 Aug     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
07 Aug     Belgrade, Serbia   
08 Aug     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
09 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
10 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
11 Aug     Bratislava, Slovakia   
12 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
13 Aug     Durnstein, Austria   
13 Aug     Wachau Valley, Austria   
13 Aug     Melk, Austria   
14 Aug     Passau, Germany   
15 Aug     Regensburg, Germany   
16 Aug     Roth, Germany   
16 Aug     Nuremberg, Germany   
17 Aug     Bamberg, Germany   
18 Aug     Wurzburg, Germany   
19 Aug     Main River, Germany   
20 Aug     Rudesheim, Germany   
21 Aug     Cologne, Germany   
22 Aug - 23 Aug     Amsterdam, Holland(Overnight)   
23 Aug      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

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Bucharest cruise port

31 July 20199 nights / 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest
Prices starting
from $4672
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31 Jul      Departing from Bucharest, Romania(Transfer)   
31 Jul      Departing from Fetesti, Romania   
02 Aug     Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania   
02 Aug     Danube Delta, Romania   
03 Aug     Cernavoda, Romania   
04 Aug     Ruse, Bulgaria   
04 Aug     Svishtov, Bulgaria   
05 Aug     Vidin, Bulgaria   
06 Aug     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
06 Aug     Donji Milanovac, Lepenski Vir, Serbia   
07 Aug     Belgrade, Serbia   
08 Aug     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
09 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
10 Aug      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

08 August 201914 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $5883
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08 Aug      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
10 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
11 Aug     Bratislava, Slovakia   
12 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
13 Aug     Durnstein, Austria   
13 Aug     Melk, Austria   
14 Aug     Passau, Germany   
15 Aug     Regensburg, Germany   
16 Aug     Roth, Germany   
16 Aug     Nuremberg, Germany   
17 Aug     Bamberg, Germany   
18 Aug     Wurzburg, Germany   
19 Aug     Main River, Germany   
20 Aug     Rudesheim, Germany   
21 Aug     Cologne, Germany   
22 Aug - 23 Aug     Amsterdam, Holland(Overnight)   
23 Aug      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

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Amsterdam cruise port

22 August 201920 nights / 21 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Oltenita
Prices starting
from $9712
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22 Aug      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
24 Aug     Amsterdam, Holland   
25 Aug     Cologne, Germany   
26 Aug     Rudesheim, Germany   
27 Aug     Main River, Germany   
28 Aug     Wurzburg, Germany   
29 Aug     Bamberg, Germany   
30 Aug     Nuremberg, Germany   
31 Aug     Regensburg, Germany   
01 Sep     Passau, Germany   
02 Sep     Melk, Austria   
02 Sep     Wachau Valley, Austria   
02 Sep     Durnstein, Austria   
03 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
04 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
05 Sep - 06 Sep     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
06 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
07 Sep     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
08 Sep     Belgrade, Serbia   
09 Sep     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
10 Sep     Cetate, Dolj, Romania   
11 Sep     Nikopol, Bulgaria   
12 Sep      Arriving in Oltenita, Romania   

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Budapest cruise port

05 September 20196 nights / 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest
Prices starting
from $4210
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05 Sep      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
07 Sep     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
08 Sep     Belgrade, Serbia   
09 Sep     Donji Milanovac, Lepenski Vir, Serbia   
09 Sep     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
10 Sep     Vidin, Bulgaria   
11 Sep     Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria   
11 Sep     Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria   
11 Sep     Ruse, Bulgaria   
12 Sep     Oltenita, Romania   
12 Sep      Arriving in Bucharest, Romania   

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Nuremberg cruise port

07 September 20197 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3990
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07 Sep      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
09 Sep     Nuremberg, Germany   
10 Sep     Regensburg, Germany   
11 Sep     Passau, Germany   
12 Sep     Melk, Austria   
12 Sep     Wachau Valley, Austria   
12 Sep - 13 Sep     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
13 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
14 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
15 Sep      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Fetesti cruise port

11 September 201922 nights / 23 days, one-way from Fetesti to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $11502
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11 Sep      Departing from Fetesti, Romania   
13 Sep     Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania   
14 Sep     Cernavoda, Romania   
15 Sep     Ruse, Bulgaria   
16 Sep     Vidin, Bulgaria   
17 Sep     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
18 Sep     Belgrade, Serbia   
19 Sep     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
20 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
21 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
22 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
23 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
24 Sep     Durnstein, Austria   
24 Sep     Wachau Valley, Austria   
24 Sep     Melk, Austria   
25 Sep     Passau, Germany   
26 Sep     Regensburg, Germany   
27 Sep     Roth, Germany   
27 Sep     Nuremberg, Germany   
28 Sep     Bamberg, Germany   
29 Sep     Wurzburg, Germany   
30 Sep     Main River, Germany   
01 Oct     Rudesheim, Germany   
02 Oct     Cologne, Germany   
03 Oct - 04 Oct     Amsterdam, Holland(Overnight)   
04 Oct      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

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Bucharest cruise port

11 September 20199 nights / 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest
Prices starting
from $5133
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11 Sep      Departing from Bucharest, Romania(Transfer)   
11 Sep      Departing from Fetesti, Romania   
13 Sep     Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania   
13 Sep     Danube Delta, Romania   
14 Sep     Cernavoda, Romania   
15 Sep     Ruse, Bulgaria   
15 Sep     Svishtov, Bulgaria   
16 Sep     Vidin, Bulgaria   
17 Sep     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
17 Sep     Donji Milanovac, Lepenski Vir, Serbia   
18 Sep     Belgrade, Serbia   
19 Sep     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
20 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
21 Sep      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

19 September 201914 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $6748
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19 Sep      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
21 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
22 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
23 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
24 Sep     Durnstein, Austria   
24 Sep     Melk, Austria   
25 Sep     Passau, Germany   
26 Sep     Regensburg, Germany   
27 Sep     Roth, Germany   
27 Sep     Nuremberg, Germany   
28 Sep     Bamberg, Germany   
29 Sep     Wurzburg, Germany   
30 Sep     Main River, Germany   
01 Oct     Rudesheim, Germany   
02 Oct     Cologne, Germany   
03 Oct - 04 Oct     Amsterdam, Holland(Overnight)   
04 Oct      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

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Budapest cruise port

17 October 20197 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $4152
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17 Oct      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
19 Oct     Danube River   
19 Oct - 20 Oct     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
20 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
21 Oct     Durnstein, Austria   
21 Oct     Wachau Valley, Austria   
21 Oct     Melk, Austria   
22 Oct     Passau, Germany   
23 Oct     Regensburg, Germany   
24 Oct - 25 Oct     Nuremberg, Germany(Overnight)   
25 Oct      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

24 October 20197 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3426
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24 Oct      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
26 Oct     Roth, Germany   
27 Oct     Regensburg, Germany   
28 Oct     Passau, Germany   
28 Oct     Linz, Austria   
29 Oct     Melk, Austria   
29 Oct     Wachau Valley, Austria   
30 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
31 Oct - 01 Nov     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
01 Nov      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

31 October 20197 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $3692
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31 Oct      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
02 Nov     Danube River   
02 Nov - 03 Nov     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
03 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
04 Nov     Durnstein, Austria   
04 Nov     Wachau Valley, Austria   
04 Nov     Melk, Austria   
05 Nov     Passau, Germany   
06 Nov     Regensburg, Germany   
07 Nov - 08 Nov     Nuremberg, Germany(Overnight)   
08 Nov      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

07 November 20197 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $2792
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07 Nov      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
09 Nov     Roth, Germany   
10 Nov     Regensburg, Germany   
11 Nov     Passau, Germany   
11 Nov     Linz, Austria   
12 Nov     Melk, Austria   
12 Nov     Wachau Valley, Austria   
13 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
14 Nov - 15 Nov     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
15 Nov      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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