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14 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Bucharest to Budapest 2024
The Danube from the Black Sea to Budapest with 2 Nights in Transylvania & 1 Night in BudapestStarting from $4,477
River Cruise DescriptionBegin your exciting vacation with a visit to Peles Castle in Sinaia, considered one of the most beautiful in Europe. Continue with an excursion to Transylvania to enjoy guided sightseeing of Brasov and a visit to the Bran Castle of Dracula lore, believed to be the home of Romanian vampires. In Bucharest, Romania, known for its wide, tree-lined boulevards and historical treasures, enjoy guided sightseeing and see the Arc de Triomphe-built in honor of WWI soldiers-and the historical Royal Palace Square. Your Danube River cruise will take you through the serene view of the Danube Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There's guided sightseeing in Constanta and Bulgaria's ancient capital of Veliko Tarnovo. Visit the Ethnographical Museum and Church of the Nativity in Arbanassi, and take pictures of Belogradchik's rock formations and the spectacular scenery of the Iron Gates. Visit Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, and one of the oldest cities in Europe. Continue your cultural discoveries on an excursion to Pécs, Hungary, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are countless memorable moments on this fascinating river cruise through Eastern Europe, culminating in the unique energy of Budapest. A local expert introduces you to the must-see sights, such as Heroes' Square.
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|Departure Date||Ship||Priced From|
|Apr 16, 2024||Avalon View||$4,477||Call Us!|
|Apr 27, 2024||Avalon Impression||$4,927||Call Us!|
|May 23, 2024||Avalon Passion||$5,477||Call Us!|
|Jun 23, 2024||Avalon Impression||$5,227||Call Us!|
|Jul 4, 2024||Avalon Illumination||$5,027||Call Us!|
|Aug 1, 2024||Avalon Illumination||$6,027||Call Us!|
|Aug 16, 2024||Avalon Envision||$5,127||Call Us!|
|Sep 9, 2024||Avalon Passion||$5,577||Call Us!|
|Sep 21, 2024||Avalon View||$5,577||Call Us!|
|Oct 9, 2024||Avalon Passion||$5,377||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 BUCHAREST, ROMANIAWelcome to Bucharest—The “Paris of the East” The day is yours to relax and enjoy Bucharest. Spend some free time exploring this fascinating city on your own to discover its trendy shops, cafés, museums, beautiful homes, and churches along Victory Avenue.
Day 2 BUCHAREST–SINAIA–BRASOVDrive into the Carpathians to Sinaia to visit Peles Castle. On the way, enjoy a local lunch. This afternoon continue to Brasov for the night.
Day 3 BRASOVJoin a morning Guided Sightseeing Tour of Brasov followed by free time. In the evening enjoy a tour of Bran Castle of Dracula lore followed by dinner.
Day 4 BRASOV–BUCHAREST–FETESTI (EMBARKATION)Join a Guided Excursion in Bucharest, see the Royal Palace Square—the scene of the city 's 1989 riots to overthrow the communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. Join your Avalon Suite Ship® this afternoon, for embarkation in Fetesti.
Day 5 ST. GHEORGHE. EXCURSION TO THE DANUBE DELTA
Day 6 HÂRȘOVA. EXCURSION TO CONSTANTA
Day 7 ROUSSE, BULGARIA. VELIKO TÂRNOVO & ARBANASSI EXCURSIONFortresses and Fountains in “Little Vienna”
Day 8 VIDIN
Day 9 DONJI MILANOVAC, SERBIA–IRON GATES GORGE. EXCURSION TO LEPENSKI VIR
Day 10 BELGRADE
Day 11 NOVI SAD
Day 12 MOHÁCS, HUNGARY. EXCURSION TO PÉCS
Day 13 BUDAPEST (DISEMBARKATION)
Day 14 BUDAPESTYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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