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Magnificent Europe – Westbound

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Magnificent Europe – Westbound - Avalon Waterways
Magnificent Europe – Westbound - Avalon Waterways
Excellent
21 reviews
Starts
Budapest
+14 Destinations
Danube
Ends
Amsterdam
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Highlights

Start in Budapest and end in Amsterdam ! With the river cruise tour Magnificent Europe – Westbound, you have a 15 day tour package taking you from Budapest to Amsterdam and through Budapest, Hungary and 15 other destinations in Europe. Magnificent Europe – Westbound includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
8 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
160
Travel style
River Cruise
Operator
Avalon Waterways

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (EMBARKATION)
  2. Day 2: BUDAPEST
  3. Day 3: BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
  4. Day 4: VIENNA, AUSTRIA
  5. Day 5: DÜRNSTEIN—WACHAU VALLEY
  6. Day 6: PASSAU, GERMANY
  7. Day 7: REGENSBURG
  8. Day 8: ROTH. EXCURSION TO NUREMBERG
  9. Day 9: BAMBERG
  10. Day 10: WÜRZBURG
  11. Day 11: MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
  12. Day 12: RÜDESHEIM—RHINE GORGE
  13. Day 13: COLOGNE
  14. Day 14: AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND
  15. Day 15: AMSTERDAM (DISEMBARKATION)

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

Avalon Waterways Ships

  • Avalon Artistry II
    Avalon Artistry II
    Cruise on Europe's most loved rivers with views that become part of your suite. The Avalon Artistry II delivers an intimate setting,… Read more
    Built
    2013
    Guests
    65 - 130
    Crew
    37
    Length
    110 m / 361 ft
    Width
    12
    Suites
    52
    Gross Tonnage
    2022 gt
    Beam
    12 m / 39 ft
    Cruising Speed
    12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
  • Avalon Illumination
    Avalon Illumination
    Part of Avalon's cutting-edge fleet of Suite Ships®, the Avalon Illumination came onto the river cruising scene with a bang. This… Read more
    Built
    2014
    Guests
    84 - 166
    Crew
    47
    Length
    135 m / 443 ft
    Suites
    67
    Staterooms
    16
    Gross Tonnage
    2775 gt
    Beam
    12 m / 39 ft
    Cruising Speed
    12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
  • Avalon Tranquillity II
    Avalon Tranquillity II
    Another exciting Suite Ship® graces the rivers of Europe in 2015. The intimate setting of the Avalon Tranquility II features two full… Read more
    Built
    2015
    Guests
    65 - 130
    Crew
    37
    Length
    110 m / 361 ft
    Suites
    52
    Staterooms
    12
    Gross Tonnage
    2022 gt
    Beam
    12 m / 39 ft
    Cruising Speed
    12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
  • Envision
    Envision
    The Avalon Envision is the newest addition to the 2019 Avalon Suite Ship fleet. With the youngest fleet of ships on Europe's waterway… Read more
    Built
    2018
    Guests
    83-166
    Crew
    47
    Length
    135 m / 443 ft
    Suites
    67
    Staterooms
    16
    Gross Tonnage
    2775 gt
    Beam
    12 m / 39 ft

21 Reviews

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  • DD
    Written on October 20, 2018
    3.0 - Average

    water levels were low - 2 days late to start then 3 hour coach tour to board boat then only 4 days of river cruising before being docked for 3 nights then to be told not enough water to continue. Options to disembark or continue on coach - disappointed you... Read more

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  • L
    Written on September 21, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    We just completed Magnificent Europe (Amsterdam-Budapest) August 30-September 14, 2018. We were originally booked on the PASSION but were told at the Amsterdam Airport that due to low water levels on the river we would be sailing on the ILLUMINATION... Read more

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  • JO
    Written on September 2, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Tour was great, just needed more time in the ports to enjoy some of the great sights and explore more.

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  • Magnificent Europe – Westbound reviewer 4
    Written on June 14, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Would travel Avalon again.

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  • LH
    Written on May 1, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The whole Avalon cruise was beyond my expectations. The cruise crew were exceptional. There is nothing I would complain about. We were looked after. We would definitely recommend Avalon Waterways as a 5 star cruise line

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  • MC
    Written on July 27, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Just finished the Romantic Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel and everything about the trip was superb! We cannot say enough and had the time of our lives. The Ship was new and beautiful, the crew and staff were very attentive and professional. The excursions... Read more

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  • KB
    Written on July 27, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    We did our first river cruise in May last year from Budapest to Amsterdam on the Impression. We had a fantastic time and could not fault it and have booked another cruise. This time from Prague to Bucharest on the Passion in June next year. And no doubt... Read more

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  • PJ
    Written on July 27, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Did Avalon cruise last July Amsterdam to Budapest. Avalon Cruises are the only way to go, Food,staff and excursions all first class would travel again with them.

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  • MN
    Written on July 27, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Excellent staff and crew and great ports

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  • CA
    Written on July 27, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent cruise. Beautiful food . Fantastic crew and Tour Director. Great excursions

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About the countries

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Currencies

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Forint
Hungary
Euro
Slovakia , Austria , Germany and Netherlands

Plugs & Adapters

Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany and Netherlands

Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Hungary and Slovakia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Hungary and Slovakia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Hungary, Slovakia, Austria and Germany. Ideally 6 months before travel.

Policies

Location
Budapest is the starting point and Amsterdam is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Avalon Waterways to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 23 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 23 November 2019, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Avalon Waterways. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 95 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,271 km.
  • Budapest (Hungary)
  • 161 km
  • Bratislava (Slovakia)
  • 55 km
  • Vienna (Austria)
  • 66 km
  • Durnstein (Austria)
  • 4 km
  • Wachau (Austria)
  • 20 km
  • Melk (Austria)
  • 147 km
  • Passau (Germany)
  • 110 km
  • Regensburg (Germany)
  • 78 km
  • Roth (Germany)
  • 23 km
  • Nuremberg (Germany)
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