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Avalon Waterways Avalon Illumination Cruise Reviews for River Cruises to Europe - River Cruise from Budapest

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1-10 of 18 Avalon Waterways Avalon Illumination Cruise Reviews for River Cruises to Europe - River Cruise from Budapest


Budapest to Amsterdam

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kcd1952

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose Avalon for our first river cruise because of the itinerary, the amenities offered during the cruise and the cabin layout. The ship was spacious and our cabin was very comfortable. I especially enjoyed the french balcony that allowed us to breath the fresh air and see the river sites clearly. We particularly enjoyed the breakfast and lunch buffets and afternoon tea was a treat. ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Europe!

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Ctboone

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We choose this cruise to be able to see as much as possible while in Europe. Everyone on the ship was very accommodating to all types of passengers. I think we all would agree that we were very fortunate to have an awesome cruise director, Danielle. But it doesn’t stop there, from housekeeping to dining room staff to bartenders I mean everyone was great. The ship is in tiptop shape and the rooms ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Wonderful experience; wonderful cruise

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suzbiggs

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We had a great time with Avalon in China in 2017. We wanted to see the Danube and thought Avalon would be good again. They did not disappoint. The service was magnificent, the food very good, the tours were great. We enjoyed every minute of it. We had plenty of time to explore Budapest and were able to store our luggage on board on embarkation day. The staff was so accommodating. One ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Outstanding service all the way

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heddablack

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We only had 7 nights of our 15 day cruise due to low water levels which was disappointing, however Avalon did everything possible to still make this a fantastic trip. Our cruise director was exceptional in every way. We did lose some free time as we had to bus between towns. Hotel accommodation was always very good. We also met some wonderful people in our early 60’s age group. Cleanliness and ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Low water. Making the most of a difficult situation!

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BarnardRG

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We had travelled with Avalon previously in 2015 and spent a lot of time convincing my sister and her husband to join us for the Budapest to Amsterdam cruise. This was to be the trip of a lifetime for my sister. As you read on you will feel our disappointment with the trip but please read to the end of my comments. On arrival in Budapest we met people who had travelled up from Amsterdam and ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


A wonderful experience

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jeffnhnl

10+ Cruises

Age 20s

We had a wonderful time! Great crew, very clean ship, and wonderful food. The crew was very attentive and helpful. The ship was in excellent condition. Food was very good to excellent. All in all, we had a wonderful time. Dining room could get loud and there are no tables for just 2 people. Thus you are forced to sit with others. The ship had bikes for passengers to use and the free tours ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Best Cuise Ever

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Suzq2art

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We wanted a river cruise that visited as many Christmas Markets as we could get. This was ideal for that purpose and also we loved the time of year. Perfect stops with local foods, shopping and so many wonderful sights. We'd do it again in a heartbeat. We have been on one other European river cruise line and this far exceeded those ships, due to fitness room, very wide-open main lounge and ...
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Sail Date: November 2017


First time cruising

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busyladie4

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

My travel agent suggested this cruise and I am so glad she did. My daughter and I went on this cruise and we both enjoyed it thoroughly. I would go again in a heartbeat. We spent two days in Budapest before the cruise and two days in Nuremberg after the cruise. I would recommend that to anyone. Both cities were fabulous. We especially enjoyed the hot baths in Budapest and the Christmas ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Great fall colors on Danube but no royal treatment for suites

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oliveoil1

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

After numerous ocean cruises, we decided it was time to try a European river cruise and friends suggested Avalon. Choose the Blue Danube Budapest-Prague itinerary for mid-Oct based on the sites, included pre and post-cruise hotels, the price of a Royal Suite and hopes for fall colors. Overall, we were delighted with the stay in Budapest and Prague, the included city tours and the awesome fall ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Royal Suite with French Balcony


Great First Cruise

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pilotandme

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We cruised from Budapest to Amsterdam. This was our first cruise and we enjoyed it immensely. The ship, the state room, the scenery, the shore excursions, the food, the staff, the service, etc. were wonderful. It was great being part of a small group where we could get to know our fellow travelers and where everyone spoke English. Our state room was spacious and we appreciated the additional ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


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