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Magnificent Europe (Westbound) - Avalon Waterways
15 days

Magnificent Europe (Westbound)

From Budapest to Amsterdam
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
160
Age range:
8 to 99 year olds
Operated in:
English
From
$5,799
-4%
US $5,549
+ $364 Taxes
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Places You’ll See

  • Bratislava
    Bratislava
  • Vienna
    Vienna
  • Durnstein
    Durnstein
  • Wachau
    Wachau
  • Melk
    Melk
  • Passau
    Passau
  • Regensburg
    Regensburg
  • Rothenburg
    Rothenburg
  • Nuremberg
    Nuremberg
  • Wurzburg
    Wurzburg
  • Rudesheim
    Rudesheim
  • Rhine Gorge
    Rhine Gorge
  • Cologne
    Cologne
  • Amsterdam
    Amsterdam
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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
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
    Berth / Cabin

      Avalon Waterways Ships

      • Avalon Imagery II
        Avalon Imagery II
        One of 2016's two new additions to the youngest fleet on Europe's waterways, the Imagery II continues all of Avalon's outstan… Read more
        Built
        2016
        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
      • Avalon Impression
        Avalon Impression
        Part of Avalon's cutting-edge fleet of Suite Ships®, the Avalon Impression came onto the river cruising scene with a bang. This g… 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 Panorama
        Avalon Panorama
        A unique Suite Ship®, the Avalon Panorama features unmatched cabin views as the first of its kind in the industry with two full decks… Read more
        Built
        2011
        Guests
        84 - 166
        Crew
        47
        Length
        135 m / 443 ft
        Suites
        66
        Staterooms
        17
        Gross Tonnage
        2775 gt
        Beam
        12 m / 39 ft
        Cruising Speed
        12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
      • Avalon View
        Avalon View
        The Avalon View is the newest addition to the 2020 Avalon Suite Ship fleet. With the youngest fleet of ships on Europe's waterways, Avalon W… Read more
        Capacity
        Built
        2019
        Guests
        166
        Crew
        47
        Length
        443 ft / 135 m
        Width
        12m / 39 ft
        Suites
        67
        Staterooms
        16
        Registry
        Gross Tonnage
        2775 gt
        Electricity
        Beam
        Cruising Speed
        12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
        Generators
        Engines
        Draft

      Customer Reviews

      • Overall Rating
        Excellent
        5.0
      • Itinerary
        Good
        4.0
      • Guide
        Excellent
        5.0
      • Transport
        Excellent
        5.0
      • Accommodation
        Excellent
        5.0
      • Food
        Excellent
        5.0
      • 4.7
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      • Magnificent Europe (Westbound) reviewer 1
        October 18, 2019
        I thought the tour was very good. Unfortunately we had a mishap by our ship being hit by a freighter on the Rhine River. The ships personnel were great in their response as were the German emergency service people. Avalon took great care of my wife and... Show more
        Trip date: September 2019
      • DD
        October 20, 2018
        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... Show more
        Trip date: October 2018
      • L
        September 21, 2018
        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... Show more
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        Trip date: August 2018
      • JO
        September 02, 2018
        Tour was great, just needed more time in the ports to enjoy some of the great sights and explore more.
        Trip date: August 2018
      • Magnificent Europe (Westbound) reviewer 5
        June 14, 2018
        Would travel Avalon again.
        Trip date: June 2018
      • LH
        May 01, 2017
        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
        Trip date: April 2017
      • MC
        July 27, 2016
        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... Show more
        Trip date: July 2016
      • KB
        July 27, 2016
        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... Show more
        Trip date: May 2015
      • PJ
        July 27, 2016
        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.
        Trip date: July 2015
      • MN
        July 27, 2016
        Excellent staff and crew and great ports
        Trip date: June 2016

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      Frequently asked questions

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          If you have specific dietary requirements please contact our Travel Experts to see what options are available.

        • Do I need a visa for this tour?

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        • About the countries

          Currencies

          Ft
          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.

          Vaccines

          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.
        • Payment information
          • For any tour departing before 18 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 18 March 2020, 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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