25 Nights from the Black Sea to the North Sea

This enchanting European river cruise from Bucharest to Amsterdam is truly an adventure.

Departure Date
September 13, 2023
Multiple Dates Available
Supplier
Avalon Waterways
Destination
Europe
Ship
Impression

Glide past quaint towns, beautiful views, and historic buildings along the Danube, Main, and Rhine Rivers—and onshore enjoy guided sightseeing and free time to explore.

Highlights & Sightseeing

Europe - Hungary - Budapest - Dohany Street 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.

Europe - Germany - Cologne - Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral is a Catholic UNESCO Heritage Site in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne and of the administration of the Archdiocese of Cologne. It is a renowned monument of German Catholicism and Gothic architecture.

Pricing & Inclusions

Our travel pricing almost always includes taxes, and where not, we make that very obvious. You will always know what you’re paying for when you book with CruisePlus. We value transparency in our marketing so that you are able to compare pricing apples to apples with our competition.
What's Included?

Your Cruise

  • 24-night river cruise
  • Taxes

CruisePlus Bonus

  • Travel credit - ask us for details!

Avalon Waterways Booking Bonus

  • Receive $499 airfare from select Canadian cities, PLUS save $3,200 per couple on select 2023 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises (included in price)
  • 1-night in a superior first-class Bucharest hotel
  • 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

Pricing
Panaroma Suite
Vancouver 20129pp

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Pricing is per person, in CAD and based on double occupancy. Additional terms & conditions apply.

Itinerary

Day 1 Bucharest: Welcome to Bucharest

Day 2 Bucharest–Cernavoda (Embarkation): Guided sightseeing in Bucharest; transfer to ship; onboard welcome reception

Day 3 St. Gheorghe: Excursion to Danube Delta; Km 0 celebration; onboard lecture

Day 4 Hârșova. Excursion to Constanta: Guided sightseeing, visit the National History and Archaeological Museum in Constanta

Day 5 Rousse. Excursion to Veliko Târnovo & Arbanassi: Choice of full-day excursion, visit to Tsarevets Fortress in Veliko Târnovo and to the Ethnographical Museum and Church of the Nativity in Arbanassi, or  guided sightseeing in Rousse, or walk in the park with your Adventure Host

Day 6 Vidin–Belogradchik: Choice of guided sightseeing to Vidin’s fortress, see the rock formations in Belogradchik or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 7 Iron Gates–Donji Milanovac–Golubač: Scenic cruise through the Iron Gates gorge; choice of visit Lepenski Vir archaeological site or bike with your Adventure Host; visit to Golubač fortress

Day 8 Belgrade: Choice of guided sightseeing or walk with your Adventure Host; onboard lecture

Day 9 Novi Sad–Ilok: Choice of Novi Sad guided tour or walk with your Adventure Host; Ilok guided tour

Day 10 Mohács. Excursion to Pécs: Guided tour and organ concert in Pécs

Day 11 Budapest: Choice of guided tour, see Heroes’ Square or hike with your Adventure Host

Day 12 Budapest: Day at leisure in Budapest

Day 13 Bratislava: Choice of guided tour, visit St. Martin’s Cathedral, or hike up to Bratislava Castle with your Adventure Host

Day 14 Vienna: Choice of guided tour or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 15 Dürnstein–Wachau Valley–Melk: Choice of guided tour or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein; scenic cruise through the Wachau Valley; choice of guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk or hike with your Adventure Host; onboard wine tasting

Day 16 Passau: Guided tour

Day 17 Regensburg: Choice of guided tour or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 18 Roth. Excursion to Nuremberg: Onboard lecture; choice of guided sightseeing of Roth, or guided sightseeing in Nuremberg, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour

Day 19 Bamberg: Choice of guided tour, see the Old Town Hall or bike with your Adventure Host; onboard lecture

Day 20 Volkach—Kitzingen: Choice of walking tour in Volkach or bike with your Adventure Host; free time in Kitzingen

Day 21 Würzburg: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 22 Main River Village: Guided walk

Day 23 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge: Choice of visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or hike in the vineyards with your Adventure Host; scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge

Day 24 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 25 Amsterdam: Choice of canal cruise or walk with your Adventure Host

Day 26 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): Your vacation ends this morning

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

Travel Insurance & Manulife

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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.

Hotel inventory is capacity controlled, and this offer may be pulled at any time without notice; Future Cruise Credits may not be combinable or be only partially combinable with advertised promotion; cruise line insurance may not be available to purchase on advertised offer.

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.

CruisePlus reserves the right to correct any human or electronic errors throughout the website at anytime. Before you book, be aware of Covid-19 restrictions and clearly understand insurance terms and conditions.

Offer Last Updated: Jul 04, 2022