CRUISETOUR

From The Danube Delta to Prague With 2 Nights Transylvania (21 Days)

Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
Bucharest, Romania to Prague, Czech Republic
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ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
Bucharest, Romania

Welcome to Bucharest—the "Paris of the East".

DAY 2
Bucharest, Romania
Bran Castle, Brașov, Romania
Brașov, Romania

Depart Bucharest for Bran Castle of Dracula lore. Take a Guided Tour of the 1377 legendary home of the famed Romanian vampire. Continue to Brașov for the night. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 3
Brașov, Romania
Sinaia, Romania
Bucharest, Romania

Join a morning Guided Sightseeing Tour of Brașov, followed by an afternoon drive into the Carpathians to Sinaia to visit Peleş Castle. (Breakfast, Lunch)

DAY 4
Bucharest, Romania
Fetesti, Romania

Beautiful Boulevards and Bold History. Travel to Fetești to board your Avalon Suite Ship® this afternoon. (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 5
Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

From the Black Forest to the Black Sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 6
Cernavoda, Romania
Constanta, Romania
Cernavoda, Romania

Romanian Commerce and Cultural Legacies on the Black Sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 7
Rousse, Bulgaria
Svistov, Bulgaria

Fortresses and Fountains in Bulgaria's "Little Vienna". Sail to Svistov. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 8
Vidin, Bulgaria

Rocks and Ruins—Things of Beauty in Bulgaria. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 9
Iron Gate, Romania
Donji Milanovac, Romania
Lepenski Vir, Romania
Donji Milanovac, Romania

Ancient Art, Archaeological Artifacts, and Gauntlet of the Iron Gates. Before lunch onboard, you'll sail through the spectacular and narrow Iron Gates Gorge—a natural border between Serbia and Romania. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 10
Belgrade, Serbia

Fortresses and Folklore of Serbia Past and Present. You may choose to spend remaining free time in Belgrade exploring Knez Mihailova Street—Belgrade's central pedestrian thoroughfare with many lively cafés, shops, and cultural spots. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 11
Mohács, Hungary

Archaeological Tombs and Turkish Architecture. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 12
Budapest, Hungary

Welcome to Budapest—Hungary's Captivating Capital. With a free day to explore, take time to take photographs on the Royal Palace grounds in this treasure trove of historical architecture. Try Budapest's famous thermal bath spas, then dine in a garden or rooftop eatery. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 13
Budapest, Hungary

The Pearl of the Danube in the Heart of Europe. Take in the beauty of Budapest while enjoying a free afternoon exploring such famous sights as the Chain Bridge. Get to know the city's cafés and pubs, or take a hike through the hills above the Danube. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 14
Bratislava, Slovakia

Classic and Contemporary—from Cathedrals and Castle Walls to Art Gallery Halls. Enjoy some free time to take Nordic walking sticks from the ship and hike to Bratislava Castle. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 15
Vienna, Austria

Strauss, Schnitzel, Strudel, and Sachertorte. You may decide to take a Guided Optional Excursion to Schönbrunn Palace—the former imperial summer home of the Habsburg monarchy. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 16
Dürnstein, Austria
Melk, Austria

Fairytale Castles, Kings, and Cobblestones. Later, stretch out on the Sky Deck as you sail through the Wachau Valley past vineyards, castles, and charming villages on your way to Melk. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 17
Linz, Austria

Fall in Love with Linz—Legendary Art, Music, and the Linzertorte! Consider a full-day Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg, the city of Mozart, or to visit the picturesque Bohemian town of Český Krumlov. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 18
Schlögener Schlinge, Austria
Passau, Germany

Go for Baroque in Passau—Where the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers Meet. This morning, cruise through the Schlögen Oxbow, a particularly beautiful horseshoe-shaped bend of the river. (Breakfast)

DAY 19
Deggendorf, Germany
Regensburg, Germany
Prague, Czech Republic

Magical Regensburg—Bavaria's Medieval Miracle. Take free time to enjoy a hearty lunch and a local beer, then step back in time through historic lanes and squares of today's modern and vibrant Regensburg. (Breakfast)

DAY 20
Prague, Czech Republic

Explore the City of 100 Spires. Later, you may join a Guided Optional Excursion to reveal the secrets of Prague along Charles Bridge and Malá Strana. (Breakfast)

DAY 21
Prague, Czech Republic

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

From The Danube Delta to Prague With 2 Nights Transylvania map

What's Included

Included

  • Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows

    Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs

    Sky Deck with shade awnings

    Expanded Fitness Center

    Non-smoking interior

    Elevator

    Elegant, contemporary design

    Outside viewing deck

    Headsets for all guided shore excursions in Europe

    Friendly, English-speaking crew

    Sightseeing with Certified Local Guides

    Cruise Director

    Onboard lectures, activities & nightly entertainment

    Revolutionary engineering

    Room service for Continental breakfast & beverages (service fee applies)

    Sky Deck whirlpool

    Internet Corner

    Hair salon (manicures available)

    Complimentary Wi-Fi access

    Onboard movie nights

    Biking excursions available in Amsterdam and Durnstein

    Alternate light lunch and dinner in the Panorama Bistro

    Behind-the-scenes ship tour

    Choice of Leisurely, Traditional or Independent sightseeing options

    Use of Nordic walking sticks

    Local Favorites onboard experiences with local chefs, entertainers, artisans & experts

    English-speaking TV channels with over 100 free movie options

    Onboard assistance is available to recommend, reserve and further personalize your cruise

    Panorama Bistro

    Sky Deck game area

    Self-serve beverage station with complimentary tea, hot chocolate & premium coffees

    Well-stocked library

    Complimentary maps

    Fresh fruit available throughout the day

    Selection of Local Favorites to bring the customs, cultures, and tastes of your destination to life

Not Included

  • Airfare

    gratuities

About Us

When designing its new ships, Avalon Waterways started with the traveler instead of the ship. This is a river cruise company that invites innovation, imagination and a relentless desire to create a smart use of space be its guide. The result? More space. Bigger views. More comfort … All thanks to one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM on the industry’s only Suite Ships®. The Suite Ships of Avalon are revolutionizing the river cruise industry. For instance, on these signature vessels, Avalon brings an unprecedented level of thoughtfulness and attention to detail to every aspect of the Panorama Suites, providing travelers an oasis to escape to, not escape from. Even better? Avalon doesn’t offer travelers just a few Panorama Suites on each ship. Instead, 80 percent of the guest rooms on Suite Ships are Panorama Suite (they’re 30 percent larger than the average river cruise room). In designing its ships, Avalon has refused to see space as a barrier. That fact couldn’t be truer when looking at the company’s inspired indoor/outdoor space. For instance, Avalon’s Open-Air Balconies®, a completely new concept, make full use of the intended balcony experience – in any weather condition, in any season – without compromising room space. How? Giant wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows with a 7-foot opening. Avalon has considered every detail of the cruise experience. But perhaps it’s what the company hasn’t done that makes it so unique. It hasn’t filled ships to capacity with people. In fact, because the river cruise line made its rooms so spacious, there’s more room for less people. Simply put, Avalon Waterways is built differently

Insider Tip

Step aboard Europe's youngest fleet and you'll find yourself surrounded by the most expansive views, innovative technologies and inspired designs.

Terms & Conditions

Cruise-only fares are per person, based on double occupancy in US dollars, unless otherwise noted. Pricing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Cruise-only fares are per person, based on double occupancy in US dollars, unless otherwise noted. Pricing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

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