15 Day Magnificent Europe

From Amsterdam to Budapest, and in many exciting stops along the way, you’ll be immersed in the culture of Central Europe in a unique way on this timeless river cruise vacation.

Departure Date
August 12, 2022
Multiple Dates Available
Supplier
Other
Destination
Europe
Ship
Artistry II

Your river cruise begins in Amsterdam with stops in Cologne, Rhine Gorge (scenic cruising), Main River Village, Wurzburg, Volkach, Bamberg, Roth, Regensburg, Passau, Linz, Melk, Wachau Valley (scenic cruising), Vienna (overnight) & Budapest (overnight).

Highlights & Sightseeing

Europe - Amsterdam - Rotterdam - Canals

Take a stroll or a boat cruise down one of the iconic symbols of Amsterdam past windmills and 17th century mansions to parts of the downtown core.

Europe - Hungary - Budapest - Fisherman's Bastion

Built in the early 20th century in a neo-Gothic style, the seven towers were built for the panoramic view of of Margret Island across the Danube. It was named after the Guild of Fisherman, who were responsible for guarding this portion of the Danube during the Middle Ages.

Europe - Hungary - Budapest - Synagogue

The synagogue was built between 1854 and 1859 in the Moorish Revival style, and is one of the largest in the world outside of Isreal. The torah-ark and the internal frescoes made of colored and golden geometric shapes are the works of the famous Hungarian romantic architect Frigyes Feszl.

Europe - Austria - Vienna - Hofburg Palace

Hofburg Palace is a magnificent palatial complex that pays tribute to the power and influence of the Habsburg dynasty and served as the main winter palace for the rulers of the Austro-Hungarian Empire for hundreds of years.

Pricing & Inclusions

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What's Included?
  • Airfare from select CAD gateways!
  • Travel Credit - call for details

Throughout the Ship

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Panoramic windows
  • Elegant, contemporary design & décor
  • Friendly, English-speaking crew & Cruise Director
  • Sky Deck with whirlpool, shade awnings, game area and premium lounges
  • Covered Observation Lounge
  • Club Lounge with 24-hour self-serve beverage station with complimentary cappuccinos, lattes, tea, hot chocolate & premium coffees, as well as treats throughout the day

Dining

  • Avalon FlexDiningSM for more venue and seating options, including flexible seating times in our Panorama Dining Room
  • Avalon Fresh® healthy cuisine options at every meal
  • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with every lunch and dinner
  • Early and Late Riser breakfast options
  • Daily a la carte breakfast with full range of classic breakfast items, healthy Avalon Fresh® options and daily specials
  • Daily a la carte lunch including regional specialties, healthy Avalon Fresh® options and classic dishes*
  • Alternative light lunch at Sky Grill on the Sky Deck (weather permitting)
  • Daily Afternoon Tea featuring tea, coffee, sweet treats & sandwiches
  • Daily four-course a la carte dinner in the Panorama Dining Room with choice of appetizers, soups, salads, entrees and desserts. Includes selections of regional recipes, Western dishes and vegetarian options.
  • Enjoy a tasting menu with a view in the Panorama Bistro - a less formal "sit-down" atmosphere while lingering over several satisfying selections
  • Welcome & farewell cocktails with sparkling wine and canapés
  • Panorama Lounge featuring premium spirits and Avalon specialty cocktails, along with local entertainment special guests
  • Cocktails available on the Sky Deck
  • Fresh fruit available throughout the day

Health and Fitness

  • Bikes
  • Canoe, kayak and jogging excursions
  • Maps for hiking, biking and jogging routes
  • Fitness and wellness activities
  • Fitbits®
  • All through your Avalon Adventure Host

Suites & Staterooms

  • Comfort Collection BedsSM with choice of mattress firmness
  • Egyptian super-combed cotton linens
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Premium L'Occitane bath products
  • Large bathroom featuring shower with glass door
  • Flatscreen satellite TV with free movie channels
  • Individual climate control and in-room safe
  • USB Ports
  • And, much more

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Pricing
Cruise and Air
Vancouver Panorama Suite 10,839pp
Pricing is per person, in CAD and based on double occupancy. Additional terms & conditions apply.

Itinerary

Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception
Day 2 Amsterdam:
Canal cruise

Day 3 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour or Jewish Heritage walking tour or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 4 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or cable-car ride to the Niederwald Monument in Rüdesheim

Day 5 Main River Village: Guided walk

Day 6 Würzburg: Guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop's Residence

Day 7 Volkach: Choice of walking tour or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 8 Bamberg: Choice of guided tour, see the Old Town Hall or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 9 Roth. Excursion to Nuremberg: Choice of guided tour in Roth, or guided tour in Nuremberg, or hike with your Adventure Host, or guided tour in Nuremberg, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; onboard lecture

Day 10 Regensburg: Choice of guided tour or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 11 Passau-Linz: Guided tour in Passau; free time in Linz

Day 12 Melk-Wachau Valley-Vienna: Guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk or hike with your Adventure Host; scenic cruise through the Wachau Valley; free time in Vienna

Day 13 Vienna: Choice of guided tour or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 14 Budapest: Scenic cruising into Budapest; choice of guided tour, see Heroes' Square or hike with your Adventure Host

Day 15 Budapest (Disembarkation): Your vacation ends this morning

Itinerary information may change anytime without notice and may not be reflected on this page.

Travel Insurance & Manulife

For your protection, we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation and medical insurance through Manulife.

However, no representation or description of the protection made by CruisePlus Management Ltd to you, constitutes a binding assurance or promise about the protection. We (CruisePlus) are not an insurance company and we do not have the responsibility for ensuring adherence to the insurance terms & conditions, submission, payment or adjustment of claims.

We strongly suggest you read through the insurance information provided upon purchase and email us with any questions.

Covid-19 is considered a known event and exclusions apply for most, if not all policies.
Terms & Conditions

New bookings only. Fares are per person in the currency noted (CAD), based on double occupancy, are capacity controlled, subject to availability at the time of booking and may be withdrawn without notice. Optional supplier charges may apply and are not included. Amenities, if offered, are available for the first two in a stateroom only & based on double occupancy unless specifically stated otherwise. CruisePlus reserves the right to correct any human or electronic errors throughout the website at anytime.

Please note, this website may not reflect changes to offers in real time. Therefore, it is important you contact us in order to receive to a quote.

Offer Last Updated: Jul 23, 2021

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