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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
Visiting:
Budapest, Vienna ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Passau
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Nuremberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
Ship Details

Viking Idi - Viking River Cruises

Tours and most drinks included in price

Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising

Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube

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Viking Idi Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value3.0

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14 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wertheim
  • Day 12
    Koblenz
  • Day 13
    Cologne
  • Day 14
    Kinderdijk
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
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Viking Aegir - Viking River Cruises

Tours and most drinks included in price

Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising

Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube

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Viking Aegir Reviews

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4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value3.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Avalon Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Vienna
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Passau
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Nuremberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
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Avalon Artistry II - Avalon Waterways

Features 52 200-square-foot panoramic suites

Choice of excursions - Leisurely, Traditional or Essential Sightseeing options

Wine with dinner, bottled water and Wi-Fi included in fare

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Avalon Artistry II Reviews

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0.0/5

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Avalon Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Vienna
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Passau
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Nuremberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
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Avalon Tranquility II - Avalon Waterways

Spacious 200 square foot standard cabins

High levels of comfort and personal service

Panoramic windows are largest in industry

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Avalon Tranquility II Reviews

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0.0/5

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Passau
  • Day 8
    Munich
Ship Details

Emerald Destiny - Emerald Waterways

Star-Ship design features heated pool with retractable roof

Line offers inclusions at a reasonable fare

Bikes onboard as well as active excursions

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Emerald Destiny Reviews

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0.0/5

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Budapest, Bratislava ... see more
Cruise Line:
Crystal River Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 5
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 6
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 7
    Vienna
  • Day 8
    Vienna
Ship Details

Crystal Mozart - Crystal River Cruises

Pros

Beautiful interiors, high-end amenities and lots of choice for dining, tours and activities

Cons

Standard suites can feel cramped and some may be overwhelmed with all the tech options

Bottom Line

An ideal ship for exploring the Danube in style and comfort

Reviews

Crystal Mozart Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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14 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wertheim
  • Day 12
    Koblenz
  • Day 13
    Cologne
  • Day 14
    Kinderdijk
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
Ship Details

Viking Tir - Viking River Cruises

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Viking Tir Reviews

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0.0/5

Named for the Norse god of heroic glory, Tir (pronounced "tier"), this four-deck ship is schedu...

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Bratislava, Vienna ... see more
Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Bratislava
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 5
    Passau
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Nuremberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
Ship Details

AmaPrima - AmaWaterways

Terrific variety of fee-free shore excursions

Many cabins offer French and traditional verandahs

Warm and personable service

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AmaPrima Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Munich
Ship Details

Emerald Dawn - Emerald Waterways

Contemporary ship with a friendly vibe

Swimming pool that converts into a movie theater

Value for money fares

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Emerald Dawn Reviews

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0.0/5

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Budapest, Bratislava ... see more
Cruise Line:
Crystal River Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 4
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 6
    Weissenkirchen
  • Day 6
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 7
    Vienna
  • Day 8
    Vienna
Ship Details

Crystal Mozart - Crystal River Cruises

Pros

Beautiful interiors, high-end amenities and lots of choice for dining, tours and activities

Cons

Standard suites can feel cramped and some may be overwhelmed with all the tech options

Bottom Line

An ideal ship for exploring the Danube in style and comfort

Reviews

Crystal Mozart Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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17 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Scenic
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Salzburg
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wurzburg
  • Day 12
    Rudesheim
  • Day 13
    Cologne
  • Day 14
    Amsterdam
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
  • Day 16
    Paris
  • Day 17
    Paris
  • Day 18
    Paris
Ship Details

Scenic Jasper - Scenic

Pros

All-inclusive pricing covers everything from open bar to tipping

Cons

Trendy decor and high-tech gadgets won't appeal to everyone

Bottom line

Contemporary river cruising with no added extras

Reviews

Scenic Jasper Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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17 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Cruise Line:
Scenic
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Salzburg
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wurzburg
  • Day 12
    Rudesheim
  • Day 13
    Cologne
  • Day 14
    Amsterdam
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
  • Day 16
    Paris
  • Day 17
    Paris
  • Day 18
    Paris
Ship Details

Scenic Ruby - Scenic

Pros

Gratuities, booze, excursions and butlers all included in fare

Cons

Spotty Wi-Fi, slow room service with limited menu

Bottom Line

Unlimited free beverages, butlers and no tipping = relaxing way to see Europe

Reviews

Scenic Ruby Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
Visiting:
Budapest, Bratislava ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Munich
Ship Details

Emerald Destiny - Emerald Waterways

Star-Ship design features heated pool with retractable roof

Line offers inclusions at a reasonable fare

Bikes onboard as well as active excursions

Reviews

Emerald Destiny Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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0.0/5

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Crystal River Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Regensburg
Ship Details

Crystal Ravel - Crystal River Cruises

Launching in May 2018

Offers Rhine, Main and Danube river sailings

Spacious cabins with large bathrooms, walk-in closets and king-size beds

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Crystal Ravel Reviews

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0.0/5

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Weissenkirchen
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Vilshofen an der Donau
  • Day 8
    Vilshofen an der Donau
Ship Details

AmaLea - AmaWaterways

Pros

Active excursions, twin balconies and outdoor pool bar stand out from the crowd

Cons

Dining service could be more intuitive; ambitious menus sometimes lack execution

Bottom Line

Comfortable furnishings and excursion choice allows cruise customization more than most

Reviews
Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value4.5

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2019 Best River

7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Ybbs an der Donau
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Vilshofen an der Donau
  • Day 8
    Vilshofen an der Donau
Ship Details

AmaSerena - AmaWaterways

Pros

Excellent dining and a variety of cabin choices, including many with twin balconies

Cons

Problems with the Apple Infotainment system

Bottom Line

Upscale ship with spacious cabins, as well as shoreside options tailored to activity level

Reviews

AmaSerena Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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14 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wertheim
  • Day 12
    Koblenz
  • Day 13
    Cologne
  • Day 14
    Kinderdijk
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
Ship Details

Viking Vali - Viking River Cruises

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Viking Vali Reviews

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0.0/5

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14 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Budapest, Vienna ... see more
Cruise Line:
Scenic
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Salzburg
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wurzburg
  • Day 12
    Rudesheim
  • Day 13
    Cologne
  • Day 14
    Amsterdam
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
Ship Details

Scenic Jasper - Scenic

Pros

All-inclusive pricing covers everything from open bar to tipping

Cons

Trendy decor and high-tech gadgets won't appeal to everyone

Bottom line

Contemporary river cruising with no added extras

Reviews

Scenic Jasper Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Vienna, Vienna ... see more
Cruise Line:
Avalon Waterways
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Vienna
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Passau
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Nuremberg
  • Day 8
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Avalon Imagery II - Avalon Waterways

Sightseeing excursions led by local guides

Beds in most rooms face the windows, not the wall

Fare includes wine with dinner, tours and Wi-Fi

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Avalon Imagery II Reviews

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14 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
Visiting:
Budapest, Vienna ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wertheim
  • Day 12
    Koblenz
  • Day 13
    Cologne
  • Day 14
    Kinderdijk
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
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Viking Modi - Viking River Cruises

Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube

Tours and most drinks included in price

Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising

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Viking Modi Reviews

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14 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
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    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wertheim
  • Day 12
    Rudesheim
  • Day 13
    Cologne
  • Day 14
    Amsterdam
  • Day 15
    Cruising
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Emerald Dawn - Emerald Waterways

Contemporary ship with a friendly vibe

Swimming pool that converts into a movie theater

Value for money fares

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Emerald Dawn Reviews

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8 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Kalocsa, Osijek ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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    Budapest
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    Kalocsa
  • Day 3
    Osijek
  • Day 4
    Belgrade
  • Day 5
    Iron Gate
  • Day 6
    Vidin
  • Day 7
    Rousse (Russe)
  • Day 8
    Bucharest
  • Day 9
    Cruising
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Emerald Sky - Emerald Waterways

Modern take on river cruising

Excellent onboard facilities, including a pool

Good choice for budget-conscious cruisers

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Emerald Sky Reviews

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4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Vienna, Vienna ... see more
Cruise Line:
Avalon Waterways
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    Vienna
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Passau
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Nuremberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
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Avalon Passion - Avalon Waterways

Pros

Waterview beds, French balconies running the room length and well-designed bathrooms

Cons

European plugs are annoying for North Americans; inclusions slightly weak for price point

Bottom Line

Healthy menus and a boutique feel equal a modern but comfortable take on river cruising

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Avalon Passion Reviews

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4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service4.0
Value4.0

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7 Night
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AmaWaterways
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  • Day 6
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  • Day 8
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AmaViola - AmaWaterways

Pro: Excellent dining, first-class active excursion options and select family sailings

Con: Entertainment options are limited

Bottom Line: Immersive cruise on elegant -- yet comfortable -- modern river ship

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AmaViola Reviews

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5.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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16 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Crystal River Cruises
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  • Day 2
    Cruising
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    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Vienna
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Passau
  • Day 8
    Regensburg
  • Day 9
    Regensburg
  • Day 10
    Nuremberg
  • Day 11
    Bamberg
  • Day 12
    Wurzburg
  • Day 13
    Miltenberg
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 14
    Koblenz
  • Day 15
    Cologne
  • Day 16
    Amsterdam
  • Day 17
    Amsterdam
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Crystal Mahler - Crystal River Cruises

Pros

Excellent dining, cabins and service makes ship feel like luxury hotel

Cons

Shore excursions can be iffy, with specifics hard to find; little enrichment

Bottom Line

Ideal for couples or groups that want a luxury river cruise that's more like a private tour

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Crystal Mahler Reviews

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5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
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Monarch Empress
SmartRealtor
Sail Date: Jul 2018
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 to San...Read More
Emerald Sun
Martin Cindy
Sail Date: Dec 2018
We loved the 7 day Christmas Markets cruise from Budapest to Nurenberg! The Emerald Waterways cruise line was a wonderful choice. The food was excellent! Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks are included at each...Read More
Viking Egil
sherrider
Sail Date: May 2018
My husband and I have wanted to do a river cruise for some time. He is from Budapest so we went on the pre-cruise to have time to visit relatives and explore that wonderful city. Viking was amazing...Read More
Viking Vilhjalm
denhearn
Sail Date: May 2018
The staff was very helpful. The food was excellent! Just a wonderful trip. We started in Budapest. We had a few nights in a Hotel and then a couple of days on the shop (in Port). So we saw a lot...Read More
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