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We traveled eastward on the Danube River from near Nuremberg to Budapest. Totally enjoyed ourselves! Cities we visited were so interesting, and the ship tours were terrific! We loved sailing into Budapest, which the tour director prepared us for by telling us all to be on top of the ship at 8 a.m. for an experience we'd never forget. And it was just that! We were taking photos on all sides of the ship as quickly as we could. What a city! Also enjoyed the entertainment the ship brought on board. There was a beer tasting as well as musical entertainment that was first class. There was one singer who was absolutely fabulous. We also enjoyed the night concert at the music hall in Vienna, and the view of the city lights in Budapest. Crew was extremely friendly and attentive. Room on this ship are spacious and very nicely appointed. Bathrooms are wonderful! Love the bed facing the sliding glass door.

What an experience!

Avalon Illumination Cruise Review by Budapest1

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: May 2018
  • Destination: Europe River
  • Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony
We traveled eastward on the Danube River from near Nuremberg to Budapest. Totally enjoyed ourselves! Cities we visited were so interesting, and the ship tours were terrific! We loved sailing into Budapest, which the tour director prepared us for by telling us all to be on top of the ship at 8 a.m. for an experience we'd never forget. And it was just that! We were taking photos on all sides of the ship as quickly as we could. What a city!

Also enjoyed the entertainment the ship brought on board. There was a beer tasting as well as musical entertainment that was first class. There was one singer who was absolutely fabulous.

We also enjoyed the night concert at the music hall in Vienna, and the view of the city lights in Budapest.

Crew was extremely friendly and attentive.

Room on this ship are spacious and very nicely appointed. Bathrooms are wonderful! Love the bed facing the sliding glass door.
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Panorama Suite with French Balcony
Cabin A
Very nice. Spacious. Very clean. Only criticism is that you need more or better pillows.
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