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Welcome to Holand. Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding.
Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.
You may choose to join a Guided Optional Culinary Walk through Amsterdam to sample savory and sweet Dutch specialties. During tulip season, you may take a Guided Optional Excursion to the gardens at Keukenhof—with more than seven million tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths as well as other bulbs planted each year. Outside of tulip season, consider joining a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses. Spend free time exploring the colorful streets, bridges, and
canals of Amsterdam—with its many cafés and art galleries.
Overnight docking in Amsterdam. Meals included: Dinner
You may like to join a Guided Optional Excursion to Muiderslot Castle, or a Guided Optional Biking Excursion to the Dutch countryside.
Evening/overnight cruise to Cologne. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Start the day with a Morning Stretch with your Avalon Adventure Host.
Don’t miss the chance to enjoy free time over a glass of Kölsch pale lager—locally brewed for over 100 years! This evening, enjoy live entertainment on board your ship.
Overnight cruise to Rudesheim. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
This morning cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge and see the famous rock of The Lorelei.
Later, local musicians will join us on board for live entertainment.
Evening/overnight cruise to Main river village. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Start the day with a Morning Stretch with your Avalon Adventure Host.
Spend free time riding a bike through the beautiful villages on the Main River shores.
Evening/overnight cruise to Wurzburg. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Enjoy the city on your own, or visit a local winery.
Overnight docking in Wurzburg. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to the beautiful town of Rothenburg. See the local sights and enjoy the fairytale atmosphere that has inspired artists. Join your Ship in Volkach and get ready for your afternoon activity
Afternoon/overnight cruise to Bamberg. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Enjoy a live entertainment performance while sailing this evening. Afternoon/overnight cruise to Roth. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Afternoon/overnight cruise to Regensburg. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to visit the Benedictine Monastery in Weltenburg.
Spend a free afternoon exploring Regensburg on foot or by bike through its charming streets. This evening, enjoy live entertainment after dinner.
Evening/overnight cruise to Passau. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
You may join a full-day Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg, the city of Mozart, or a full-day Guided Optional Excursion to the picturesque Bohemian town of Ceský Krumlov. Sail to Linz this afternoon, or join your ship after your selected full-day excursion.
This evening, feel free to explore Linz on your own.
Overnight cruise to Melk. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Enjoy a coffee or cocktail on the Sky Deck as you sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley to wonderful Vienna this afternoon.
Consider joining a Guided Optional Excursion to attend a Royal Waltz Concert in an elegant hall this evening.
Overnight docking in Vienna. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Join a Guided Optional Excursion to Schönbrunn Palace— the Habsburg family summer home for 300 years, or choose a Guided Optional Excursion to fascinating Bratislava, capital of Slovakia.
You may also take a tram to Austria’s Prater amusement park or to one of the many museums nearby. Later, relax onboard with live entertainment as you sail to Budapest.
Evening/overnight cruise to Budapest. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The afternoon is free to enjoy Budapest on your own. Be sure to savour a piece of cream cake in the world-famous Gerbeaud Café. Consider a scenic hike in the hills above the Danube.
Overnight docking in Budapest. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Included meals: B = Breakfast. L = Lunch. D = Dinner
A reverse cruise option is also available from Budapest to Amsterdam
Day 1, Budapest (Embarkation); Day 2, Budapest; Day 3, Bratislava; Day 4, Vienna; Day 5, Dürnstein–Wachau Valley–Melk; Day 6, Passau; Day 7, Regensburg; Day 8, Roth. Excursion to Nuremberg; Day 9, Bamberg; Day 10, Würzburg; Day 11, Main River Village; Day 12, Rüdesheim– Rhine Gorge; Day 13, Cologne; Day 14, Amsterdam; Day 15, Amsterdam (Disembarkation), your cruise ends this morning.
Special interest cruises -
Looking to enrich your adventures while you sail? A Beer Tasting cruise is available to help you delve deeper into what you’re passionate about. Call for itinerary modifications and inclusions.
Prices shown exclude flights and transfers, call Avalon to add flights
Avalon brochure price in black from £2694
Travel 55 discount price in red from £2506
Telephone Avalon on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55
|Cruise from Amsterda to Budapest : tour code WAB - cruise price without flights and transfers|
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Prices include daily excursions, full-board dining and gratuities but exclude flights. Book your flights with us and we'll also include overseas transfers and ATOL protection. All holidays subject to Avalon Waterways Holidays Terms & Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website
From Amsterdam to Budapest, and in many exciting stops along the way, you’ll be immersed in the culture of Central Europe in a unique way on this timeless river cruise vacation. Amsterdam is Holland’s lively capital—both historical and modern. This colorful city is loved for its vibrant mix of sophisticated architecture and classic squares and canals. See the treasures of this 700-year-old city from a unique perspective on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten. On to Germany for a guided city walk in Cologne—the stunning 2,000-year-old city known for its gothic architecture. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, offering the most beautiful view of the Rhine River, and stop in the charming wine town of Rüdesheim. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Würzburg, Volkach, Bamberg, Nuremberg, and Regensburg, and sail the Main Danube Canal which connects the Main and Danube Rivers. Your first stop in Austria is the lovely town of Melk. Visit its magnificent Benedictine Abbey, then sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley. Your local experts will also introduce you to two capital cities: Vienna, Austria, also known as “The City of Music” for inspiring the creative genius of Mozart, Beethoven, and Strauss; and lively Budapest, Hungary, with its unique energy and countless must-see sites. This truly is a magnificent European river cruise to remember!
There's a reverse course option for this cruise.
This stunning 15 day Magnificent Europe cruise comes with a 7% discount when you book direct with Avalon Waterways call 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55
Travel 55 in association with Avalon Waterways. To book a luxury cruise call direct on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55 you will then receive a 7% discount from the Avalon brochure price.
At Avalon, ‘included’ is one of our favourite words. Along with the widest suite views that river cruising has to offer, and the space to soak it up from your window-facing bed, our cruises come with the following:
From the full breakfast of your choice, with Bucks Fizz and a dedicated egg station, to lunch, afternoon snacks, afternoon tea, dinner and late-night supper, you will be fully catered for all day.
At each port of call, a local guide will show you around to give you a first-hand, behind-the-scenes look at each destination.
Complimentary paired wine
You'll enjoy sommelier-selected regional wines at lunch and dinner, or beer if you prefer.
All tips for crew and staff are included, so you don't have to budget extra for tipping or worry about how much to give.
Onboard every one of our Suite Ships you'll find the same exacting standards and attention to detail. They all feature our one-of-a-kind Panorama Suites, with the widest opening windows in river cruising, and beds facing the incredible views. This cruise operates on the following ships.
Part of Avalon's award-winning fleet of Suite Ships, the Avalon Artistry II features two full decks of Panorama Suites with wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that transform the living space into river cruising's only Open-Air Balcony. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, affording you the incomparable opportunity to wake each morning to splendid passing scenery from your window-facing bed. Stretch out on your Comfort Collection bed and cruise with the world at your feet. Onboard amenities include an alternative light dining option in the Panorama Bistro, a Fitness Center, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, and light al fresco lunches at the Sky Bistro on the Sky Deck. A true work of art in relaxed luxury on board and amazing adventures on shore
Avalon knows there is more than one way to explore new destinations.
In addition to included Active, Discovery, and Classic excursions and activities, they offer Guided Optional Excursions designed to personalize your experience even more. And they are there with plenty of free-time suggestions to help you get the most out of every adventure.
Cruise prices are shown without flights included in case you wish to book them separately, or aren't ready to return home when you disembark! Or we can book your flights for you from most UK airports, with overseas transfers and ATOL protection included. The choice is yours!