FROM $10,190

Enchanted Europe River Cruise from Budapest to Basel

Board your Avalon Cruise in Budapest and sail Europe through Basel. This enchanting 15 night river cruise takes you down the Danube, Rhine, and Main Rivers through Hungary, Austria, Germany, France and Switzerland.
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Enchanted Europe River Cruise from Budapest to Basel

DEPARTURE DATE: June 20, 2023
Countries Visited: Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland
Departure Port:Basel, Switzerland


Your Danube River cruise begins with an evening cruise from Budapest to Vienna, followed by Dürnstein and Melk in Austria’s beautiful Wachau Valley. Cruise from Austria to Germany as you sail to Passau, then the Bavarian city of Regensburg to see the 12th-century Old Town Hall. Cruise to Nuremberg to choose from three guided excursions—a guided tour of Roth, a Nuremberg city sightseeing, or a tour of the notorious Nuremberg Rally Grounds of WWII. From Nuremberg, join a full-day excursion to Munich before sailing to Frankfurt for guided sightseeing. Cruise to Rüdesheim and through the magnificent Rhine Gorge. Your European river cruise stops in splendid Strasbourg, France, with its Gothic-style cathedral towering above its stained glass and murals, before cruising to Breisach, Germany—gateway to the magical Black Forest. Enjoy a day of storybook surroundings, sumptuous bakery specialties (such as Black Forest Cake), and a glimpse into generations of authentic Bavarian life. Your river cruise on the Danube, Rhine, and Main Rivers concludes in Basel, Switzerland.

Travel Dates & Pricing

June 20, 2023from $10,190 CAD (compared to $11,790)Per Person

What's Included

  • 15 night river cruise from Budapest to Basel
  • Pre paid gratuities
  • Included breakfast, lunch and dinner onboard
  • Regional wine and beer with lunch and dinner
  • Onboard enrichment activities
  • Onshore excursions with Local Guides
  • Special onboard entertainment
  • FlexDiningSM options to give you the freedom to choose when and where you dine on board
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary computer use in public areas of the ship
  • Complimentary bottled water available daily
  • 24-hour self-serve beverage station offering complimentary cappuccinos, lattes, hot chocolate, and a selection of teas; cookies available throughout the day
  • Taxes and port charges


1Tue Jun 20Budapest, Hungary
2Wed Jun 21Vienna, Austria
3Thu Jun 22Vienna, Austria
4Fri Jun 23Dürnstein-Wachau Valley-Melk, Austria
5Sat Jun 24Passau, Germany
6Sun Jun 25Regensburg:, Germany
7Mon Jun 26Roth, Germany - Excursion to Nuremberg:
8Tue Jun 27Nuremberg, Germany - Excursion to Munich
9Wed Jun 28Bamberg, Germany
10Thu Jun 29Würzburg, Germany
11Fri Jun 30Main River Village, Germany
12Sat Jul 1Frankfurt, Germany
13Sun Jul 2Boppard-Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim, Germany
14Mon Jul 3Strasbourg, France
15Tue Jul 4Breisach, Germany - Excursion to Black Forest
16Wed Jul 5Basel, Switzerland

As the newest addition to our fleet of Suite Ships, the Avalon View certainly lives up to its name! With the youngest fleet of ships offering the widest views on Europe’s waterways, The View continues our outstanding commitment to relaxed luxury. Passengers can choose from two full decks of award-winning Panorama Suites, featuring wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that transform your living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony. The 200-square-foot Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, with Avalon’s signature window-facing “Beds with a View.” Onboard amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi access, a state-of-the-art Fitness Center, an Adventure Center for bikes and active gear, and an Avalon Adventure Host to assist with active excursions and activities. Enjoy exceptional onboard cuisine, including Avalon Fresh menu options, premium coffee and spirits, and versatile FlexDining venues, including the casual Panorama Bistro, al fresco Sky Grill, or elegant glass-walled Dining Room. Library books, cards, and board games are favorites in the Club Lounge, and our Observation Lounge affords the perfect vantage point to watch the world go by. The expansive Sky Deck beckons with a whirlpool, premium lounge chairs, shade system, and deck games-against a backdrop of Europe’s most spectacular views!

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