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7 Night
Cruise to Budapest

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

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

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8 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
Visiting:
Kalocsa, Osijek ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    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 Sun - Emerald Waterways

Pro: Modern design in public areas and cabins, enclosed indoor pool, included gratuities

Con: Perfunctory service; lackluster dining

Bottom Line: A good value with a contemporary feel, moderate inclusions and a casual, friendly atmosphere

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Emerald Sun Reviews

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4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value4.5

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14 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Amsterdam
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Amsterdam, Cologne ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Amsterdam
  • Day 2
    Amsterdam
  • Day 3
    Cologne
  • Day 4
    Rudesheim
  • Day 5
    Miltenberg
  • Day 6
    Wurzburg
  • Day 7
    Bamberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Kelheim
  • Day 10
    Passau
  • Day 11
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 12
    Vienna
  • Day 13
    Bratislava
  • Day 14
    Budapest
  • Day 15
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    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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14 Night
Cruise to Budapest

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

One of the line's newest Longship-class boats

Free shipwide wireless Internet

Try your hand at cuckoo clock-making, wooden shoe-carving or glassblowing

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Viking Embla Reviews

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

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14 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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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 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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14 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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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 Embla - Viking River Cruises

One of the line's newest Longship-class boats

Free shipwide wireless Internet

Try your hand at cuckoo clock-making, wooden shoe-carving or glassblowing

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Viking Embla Reviews

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

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14 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Vilshofen an der Donau
Visiting:
Vilshofen an der Donau, Linz ... see more
Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
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  • Day 1
    Vilshofen an der Donau
  • Day 2
    Vilshofen an der Donau
  • Day 3
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 4
    Weissenkirchen
  • Day 5
    Vienna
  • Day 6
    Bratislava
  • Day 7
    Budapest
  • Day 8
    Budapest
  • Day 9
    Mohacs
  • Day 10
    Vukovar
  • Day 11
    Belgrade
  • Day 12
    Cruising (Iron Gates)
  • Day 13
    Vidin
  • Day 14
    Ruse
  • Day 15
    Giurgiu
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AmaCerto - AmaWaterways

Includes heated swimming pool with swim-up bar

Fare includes wine with dinner, Internet, tours

Some cabins feature AMA's cool "twin balcony" setup

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AmaCerto Reviews

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

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15 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
Visiting:
Budapest, Vienna ... see more
Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Weissenkirchen
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wertheim
  • Day 12
    Frankfurt
  • Day 13
    Rheingau
  • Day 14
    Cologne
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
  • Day 16
    Amsterdam
Ship Details

River Duchess - Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Fresh regional cuisine

Dress is resort casual most of the time

Well-appointed cabins, including four suites

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River Duchess Reviews

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0.0/5

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24 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Amsterdam, Cologne ... see more
Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
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  • Day 1
    Amsterdam
  • Day 2
    Amsterdam
  • Day 3
    Cologne
  • Day 4
    Rudesheim
  • Day 5
    Frankfurt
  • Day 6
    Wertheim
  • Day 7
    Wurzburg
  • Day 8
    Kitzingen
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Nuremberg
  • Day 11
    Kelheim
  • Day 12
    Passau
  • Day 13
    Weissenkirchen
  • Day 14
    Vienna
  • Day 15
    Budapest
  • Day 16
    Budapest
  • Day 17
    Budapest
  • Day 18
    Vukovar
  • Day 19
    Belgrade
  • Day 20
    Golubac
  • Day 21
    Vidin
  • Day 22
    Ruse
  • Day 23
    Giurgiu
  • Day 24
    Bucharest
  • Day 25
    Bucharest
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River Duchess - Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Fresh regional cuisine

Dress is resort casual most of the time

Well-appointed cabins, including four suites

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River Duchess Reviews

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0.0/5

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8 Night
Cruise to Budapest

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Leaving:
Budapest
Visiting:
Kalocsa, Osijek ... see more
Cruise Line:
Scenic
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Kalocsa
  • Day 3
    Osijek
  • Day 4
    Belgrade
  • Day 5
    Cruising (Iron Gates)
  • Day 6
    Svistov
  • Day 7
    Silistra
  • Day 8
    Giurgiu
  • Day 9
    Bucharest
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Scenic Crystal - Scenic

Scenic is one of river cruising's most inclusive lines

Many cabins have innovative sunrooms that convert to balconies

All-day dining and in-cabin service unusual in river cruising

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Scenic Crystal Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value4.0

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14 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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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
Ship Details

Viking Lif - Viking River Cruises

Pros

Comfortable and welcoming public spaces, excellent service, and attentive staff

Cons

Vegetarian food selections nonexistent on many evening menus

Bottom Line

Well-designed ship caters to passenger needs; excellent shore excursions with local guides

Reviews

Viking Lif Reviews

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

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7 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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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
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Viking Tor - 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 Tor Reviews

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

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14 Night
Cruise to Budapest

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

Viking Vili - Viking River Cruises

Pros

Daily shore excursions and most drinks included in the fare

Cons

No single cabins

Bottom Line

An excellent river cruise experience on a stylish ship

Reviews

Viking Vili Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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7 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Passau
Visiting:
Passau, Linz ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Passau
  • Day 2
    Passau
  • Day 3
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Vienna
  • Day 6
    Bratislava
  • Day 7
    Budapest
  • Day 8
    Budapest
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Viking Vilhjalm - Viking River Cruises

Large number of balcony cabins

Complimentary wine, beer and soda with lunch and dinner

Culture-rich daily excursions included in the fare

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Viking Vilhjalm Reviews

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0.0/5

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7 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Passau
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Passau, Linz ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Passau
  • Day 2
    Passau
  • Day 3
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Vienna
  • Day 6
    Bratislava
  • Day 7
    Budapest
  • Day 8
    Budapest
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Viking Sigyn - Viking River Cruises

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Viking Sigyn Reviews

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0.0/5

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14 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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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 Mimir - Viking River Cruises

Pros

Design is modern, sleek, clean; staff goes above and beyond

Cons

Food is standard and bland; few options for active passengers

Bottom Line

This Longship represents the best of Viking: quality accommodations, great service and value

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Viking Mimir Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining3.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Vilshofen an der Donau
Visiting:
Vilshofen an der Donau, Linz ... see more
Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
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Cruise Itinerary

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

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

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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5.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

Debuting in 2016, AmaViola is part of the AmaWaterways' European river fleet, which emphasizes ...

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7 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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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
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Viking Gullveig - Viking River Cruises

Pros

Indoor/outdoor dining area allows passengers to savor sunshine and panoramic views

Cons

Minimal onboard enrichment

Bottom Line

A sleek, comfortable ship with many balcony cabins

Reviews

Viking Gullveig Reviews

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

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7 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
Visiting:
Budapest, Bratislava ... see more
Cruise Line:
U River Cruises
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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
    Regensburg
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The A - U River Cruises

Pros

Late mornings, energetic excursions and enthusiastic nightlife

Cons

Busy days make lunches (not included) a hassle

Bottom Line

With a social atmosphere, The A provides flexible river cruising for a younger demographic -- and those who feel young.

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Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.0

One of the first ships in the U River Cruises (formerly U by Uniworld) cruise line, The A ...

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7 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Vilshofen an der Donau
Visiting:
Vilshofen an der Donau, Linz ... see more
Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
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  • Day 1
    Vilshofen an der Donau
  • Day 2
    Vilshofen an der Donau
  • Day 3
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 4
    Weissenkirchen
  • Day 5
    Weissenkirchen
  • Day 6
    Vienna
  • Day 7
    Budapest
  • Day 8
    Budapest
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AmaSonata - AmaWaterways

Pros

Included shore excursions cater to varying activity levels

Cons

Kinks in the ID card system

Bottom Line

A good choice for travelers seeking active pursuits on land and laid-back time onboard

Reviews

AmaSonata Reviews

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Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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14 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Amsterdam
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Amsterdam, Cologne ... see more
Cruise Line:
Scenic
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    Amsterdam
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    Amsterdam
  • Day 3
    Cologne
  • Day 4
    Rudesheim
  • Day 5
    Wurzburg
  • Day 6
    Wurzburg
  • Day 7
    Bamberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Regensburg
  • Day 10
    Salzburg
  • Day 11
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 12
    Vienna
  • Day 13
    Vienna
  • Day 14
    Budapest
  • Day 15
    Budapest
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Scenic Pearl - Scenic

Scenic is one of river cruising's most inclusive lines

Many cabins have innovative sunrooms that convert to balconies

All-day dining and in-cabin service unusual in river cruising

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Scenic Pearl Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value4.0

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10 Night
Cruise to Budapest

Leaving:
Prague
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Prague, Prague ... see more
Cruise Line:
Scenic
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  • Day 1
    Prague
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    Prague
  • Day 3
    Prague
  • Day 4
    Nuremberg
  • Day 5
    Nuremberg
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 8
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 9
    Vienna
  • Day 10
    Budapest
  • Day 11
    Budapest
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Scenic Amber - Scenic

Reviews

Scenic Amber Reviews

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Overall
0.0/5

Launching in 2016, Scenic Amber has capacity for 169 passengers and 51 crew. This all-suite riv...

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7 Night
Cruise to Budapest

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Leaving:
Budapest
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Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
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    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
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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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7 Night
Cruise to Budapest

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

Leaving:
Amsterdam
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Amsterdam, Cologne ... see more
Cruise Line:
Scenic
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    Amsterdam
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    Cologne
  • Day 4
    Rudesheim
  • Day 5
    Wurzburg
  • Day 6
    Wurzburg
  • Day 7
    Bamberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Regensburg
  • Day 10
    Salzburg
  • Day 11
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 12
    Vienna
  • Day 13
    Vienna
  • Day 14
    Budapest
  • Day 15
    Budapest
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Scenic Jewel - Scenic

Innovative "sun lounges" offer usable balconies in all weather

More choices in port: tours, independent exploration, electric bikes

Four dining venues, plus room service

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Scenic Jewel Reviews

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4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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Budapest Cruise Reviews

Viking Hermod
Camden lady
Sail Date: Jul 2018
We did the pre cruise two days in Budapest and these were very enjoyable. I loved Budapest and found it to be both beautiful and very easy to get around in. We did the hop on hop off and enjoyed many...Read More
crimlaw@ecentral.com
Sail Date: May 2018
We loved Budapest! We went on our own around town, and had a private guide for 2 days (Emily Tour Guide Hungary - see my review on TripAdvisor) before the cruise. The Illuminations cruise was phenomenal...Read More
outriggerclub
Sail Date: Nov 2018
Wow, who know this was such a good tourist town. Would love to go back. Went to the Budapest History Museum (sort of hare to find, behind the art museum.The history of the city is something else....Read More
Emerald Destiny
Just-a-mow
Sail Date: Jul 2018
Very good guide who was born in Budapest so we had excellent knowledge given to us...Read More
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