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9 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Budapest to Bucharest 2024
Balkan DiscoveryStarting from $2,898
River Cruise DescriptionExperience the extraordinary destinations of Eastern Europe on this Danube River cruise adventure through the Balkans. You'll cruise through the rich landscapes and cultural locales of Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania. Embark on your Avalon Suite Ship® in Budapest, the lively Hungarian capital, and cruise to Pécs, where you'll visit underground burial chambers with fascinating murals, now part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a fascinating guided tour of the Serbian capital of Belgrade, one of the oldest cities in Europe, where the Sava River meets the Danube. Cruise through the dramatic views of Iron Gates Gorge-a natural border between Serbia and Romania. Visit Bulgaria's Belogradchik, and see the fascinating rock formations sculpted by natural elements for over 200 million years. On an excursion to the ancient Bulgarian capital of Veliko Târnovo, you'll visit Arbanassi's Church of the Nativity, housing an impressive collection of frescoes. To round out this timeless Eastern European river cruise, you'll stay in Romania's vibrant capital of Bucharest, known as the "Paris of the East." A local expert will show you many of its historical treasures, such as the Arc de Triomphe, built in honor of WWI soldiers.
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|Departure Date||Ship||Priced From|
|Apr 12, 2024||Avalon View||$2,898||Call Us!|
|Apr 23, 2024||Avalon Impression||$2,998||Call Us!|
|May 19, 2024||Avalon Passion||$3,448||Call Us!|
|Jun 7, 2024||Avalon Impression||$3,448||Call Us!|
|Jun 30, 2024||Avalon Illumination||$3,198||Call Us!|
|Jul 16, 2024||Avalon Illumination||$3,198||Call Us!|
|Aug 12, 2024||Avalon Envision||$3,198||Call Us!|
|Aug 24, 2024||Avalon Passion||$3,298||Call Us!|
|Sep 17, 2024||Avalon View||$3,648||Call Us!|
|Oct 5, 2024||Avalon Passion||$3,298||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)–BUCHAREST
Day 9 BUCHARESTYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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