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11 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Budapest to Bucharest 2024
Balkan Discovery with 2 Nights in TransylvaniaStarting from $3,598
River Cruise DescriptionSee the highlights of Eastern Europe on this Danube River cruise adventure through the Balkans! This vacation has something for everybody-relaxing time on your ship and stops in the most fascinating cities, with free time and guided sightseeing. On an excursion to Pécs, Hungary, you'll visit underground burial chambers with fascinating murals, now part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, is one of the oldest cities in Europe, where the Sava River meets the Danube. The lively pedestrian boulevard of Knez Mihailova is dotted with charming cafés and historical buildings. You'll also see St. Sava, the world's largest Orthodox Church. Cruise through the dramatic views of Iron Gates Gorge, marvel at Belogradchik's fascinating rock formations, and visit the fortress in Bulgaria's ancient capital of Veliko Târnovo. In Arbanassi, visit the Church of the Nativity, housing an impressive collection of frescoes. This timeless European vacation continues with a stay in Romania's vibrant capital of Bucharest, the "Paris of the East." A local expert will show you many of its historical treasures, such as the Arc de Triomphe. Travel to Transylvania to visit Bran Castle-of Dracula lore-the city of Brasov, and beautiful Peles Castle.
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|Departure Date||Ship||Priced From|
|Apr 12, 2024||Avalon View||$3,598||Call Us!|
|Apr 23, 2024||Avalon Impression||$3,698||Call Us!|
|May 19, 2024||Avalon Passion||$4,148||Call Us!|
|Jun 7, 2024||Avalon Impression||$4,148||Call Us!|
|Jun 30, 2024||Avalon Illumination||$3,898||Call Us!|
|Jul 16, 2024||Avalon Illumination||$3,898||Call Us!|
|Aug 12, 2024||Avalon Envision||$3,898||Call Us!|
|Aug 24, 2024||Avalon Passion||$3,998||Call Us!|
|Sep 17, 2024||Avalon View||$4,348||Call Us!|
|Oct 5, 2024||Avalon Passion||$3,998||Call Us!|
Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:
- Plus independent exploration options and use of Avalon's exclusive AvalonGO APP.
River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (EMBARKATION)Welcome to Hungary. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.Flights into Budapest must arrive by 2 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.
Day 2 MOHÁCS
Day 3 ILOK, CROATIA
Day 4 BELGRADE
Day 5 GOLUBAČ–DONJI MILANOVAC. EXCURSION TO LEPENSKI VIR–IRON GATES GORGE
Day 6 VIDIN, BULGARIA
Day 7 ROUSSE. VELIKO TÂRNOVO & ARBANASSI EXCURSION
Day 8 OLTENITA, ROMANIA (DISEMBARKATION)–BUCHARESTDisembark your Ship and transfer to Bucharest.
Day 9 BRASOV
Day 10 BRASOV–SINAIA–BUCHARESTThe “Paris of the East.”
Day 11 BUCHARESTYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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