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Budapest to Europe - River Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Europe River
Budapest

Traveler rating

Excellent

1,660

Very Good

287

Average

153

Poor

109

Terrible

50

Cruise type

287 Budapest to Europe - River Cruise Reviews


MD101112 avatar

MD101112

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

River cruise with teenagers - a great experience!

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We chose this cruise to spend a hassle-free week as a family, unpacking our bags once and experiencing 4 countries plus a taste of the Christmas markets. We also visited Prague and Munich on our own. We embarked in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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CurtVicki

1 Review Written

Visiting Germany nearly 30 years ago & re-visiting where we got married in 1990

We took this cruise based on places it would stop and time year. We flew into our departure city Budapest three days early to sightsee the city. We stayed at the Hilton on Castle Hill so we were well acquainted with ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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mikemonster

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overall an enjoyable week

I should start this review out with a word regarding my rating. It would have to be OUTSTANDING for me to give a 5, so in most cases my "4" should be considered very good. Now to our trip: " Melodies of the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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kcd1952

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Budapest to Amsterdam

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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HALfrances

1 Review Written

Thoughts...

Our ship was changed from Ruby to Jade - same layout, same design, same cabin. The cabin was spacious enough. Lots of storage. Having the balcony window move up and down allowed for fresh air and picture ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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suffolkcruiser60

1 Review Written

First time cruiser!

We chose it because we wanted to see the towns and cities on this particular Danube cruise. We had never done any kind of cruise before, and didn't really know what to expect. We found the cabin comfortable and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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mikekauffman

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

A Step Below Last Year

We recently cruised the Danube River on the Viking Hermod riverboat. This was our second river cruise with Viking, having cruised on the Rhine River in June of 2018. Overall, while we greatly enjoyed the trip, we ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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djbarnes

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Small ship, big price, big excursion groups, poorly organized

We've done ocean cruises for years and decided to try a river cruise because we always wanted to see the Danube. We chose Uniworld since it was a boutique line with good reviews. We did the 9 night Delightful ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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draindoctors

3 Reviews Written

105 Helpful Votes

Well organised, cheerful staff, good food

We have been ocean cruising for over thirty years, taking at least 2-3 cruises a year, but never been on a river cruise. Looking back over the whole trip I doubt I would do it again. The ship was nice, we had ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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migue40

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

First cruise river experience

My first river cruise experience was pretty good, They include wines and beers at dinner. The wines are not all of good quality but they are not bad. They include a happy hour an one hour before dinner, but the ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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jennmur

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing way to see Europe!

We chose this cruise to get a good overview of the countries along the upper Danube. We arrived in Budapest a day prior to embarkation, in order to have more time to explore the city. We stayed at the Marriott, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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gerryv85234

1 Review Written

Busy Trip with Lots to See

Bucket list trip to see Budapest & Prague for my wife & I, we have taken 4 ocean liner cruises but this was our first river cruise. We arrived in Budapest the day before the cruise started & we arranged for Avalon ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Mary Seas

9 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Aborted Danube Main Rhine cruise with limited cuisine and comfortable cabins

This review covers 7 days on the vantage river splendor from budapest to regensburg on the first part of our danube,main, rhine cruise. We did not complete the scheduled 14 day cruise we joined on june 7 , 2019 ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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tethyspg

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Copies of daily programs for 7 day cruise Budapest to Regensburg

Experience was good, all our prior cruises were on ocean going mega ships so the small ship was definitely a culture shock (but still enjoyable, just in different ways). The ship and room were very clean, staff ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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EatLobster

9 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Great service, nice ship, average food

Had been on Ama (wonderful), Uniworld (good) and wanted to try Scenic. Also wanted Danube cruise that went to Salzburg. The service was excellent, room kept very clean, and excursions good. Wine far better than ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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jwsfun

16 Reviews Written

138 Helpful Votes

Great Experience on the Danube

I'm going to break my review into some basic areas that really are the things most folks look for on river cruise. The Tours, Food, Accommodations, Ambiance and staff. Let me start with the easiest first...Staff. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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syanko

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Started on Viking Bragi-bused to Viking Ve. Water low time spent on busses

Danube Waltz - the cities we were going to with the rich history in each was the leading factor. Seeing the comfort of being on the ship and cruising down the river was total enticing. Unfortunately, we arrived ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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MStrickland

1 Review Written

Beautiful Blue Danube!

We booked aboard the Avalon Vista from Budapest to Nuremberg. We really had a wonderful trip. Due to low water levels our cruise had to be altered multiple times. Avalon handled these changes nearly seamlessly ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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SmartRealtor

10 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

This was our third Danube cruise and it suffered a little by comparison

We had not visited Poland(Warsaw, Krakow) so we joined this tour of Poland followed by a cruise of the Danube from Budapest, Bratislava, Melk, Durnstein, Vienna, Regensdorf and on to Munich to catch our flight home ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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craigs1214

5 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Cruise number :52 . Good product few tweaks needed

Cruise number 52 Riviera Cruises - MS Thomas Hardy 6th December - 11th December 2018 Cabin number : 218.- midship , Deck 2 - Balcony Cabin Total pax : 169 , Crew : 44: Decks :5 Cruise for 5 nights - ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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nj4huskers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Christmas Markets Cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest

Family Christmas cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest....what a wonderful way to experience the best Christmas Markets in all of Europe. A must for any family wanting to share and create Holiday memories. The ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Jcat2010

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Future Viking Cruises

Just finished Viking Romantic Danube cruise. First time this Viking ship sailed, without interruption, from Nuremberg to Budapest. Only, maybe, the second week that any Viking ship made the cruise end-to-end ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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RFiacco

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise loaded with beauty and history.

Avalon delivered a top notch vacation and attended to every detail to give us a most memorable and stress free vacation. The hotels in Budapest and Prague were superior. The cruise director, Sabine, worked ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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seattleGTfan

6 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Low river disruptions, but still a great time

We sailed in October 2018, when the Danube and Rhine were terribly low. Much of Europe was in a drought all summer, and the captain told us he's never seen the rivers this bad. It was affecting all of the cruise ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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labeggins

1 Review Written

Beautiful Ship, Wonderful Vistas

The Avalon Visionary is much nicer than other ships to which we had access due to the double and sometimes triple docking at ports along the way. The clean, Scandinavian aesthetics most evident in the salon were ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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