15 Day Jewels of Central Europe

Avalon River Cruise starting in Remich and finishing in Budapest

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Avalon's 15 Day Jewels of Central Europe. On this remarkable Europe river cruise holiday, you'll sail along the Moselle, Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers. Board your ship to cruise the wide, peaceful curves of the Moselle River Valley, famous for its picturesque scenery. First stop...read more
Overview
Operator: Avalon
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 15 Days
From: Remich to Budapest
Tour Code: WRB
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Hungary
Our Price From:
$ 7,488
Per Person ($AU)
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$ 686
Per Person ($AU)
Day By Day
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Remich, Luxembourg (Embark)
Welcome to Luxembourg! Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Luxembourg City must arrive by 3pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5pm. The day is yours to explore Remich-the Pearl of the Moselle-with panoramic views of surrounding forests and vineyards. Enjoy dinner on board and an evening cruise to Grevenmacher. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN GREVENMACHER. (D)
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Grevenmacher Excursion To Trier
Ancient Worlds, Old World Charm, and World-Class Wine. Active - Join your Avalon Adventure Host for an early Morning Run on the banks of the Moselle River in beautiful wine country. Classic - Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Trier-Germany's oldest city with ancient Roman remnants dated from 144-152AD. Starting from Porta Nigra walk through the city centre, OR: Classic - Join a history-focused Roman Trier Guided Tour to learn more about the history of Roman civilization in this Moselle River city, and visit the ruins of a 20,000-seat amphitheater, and imperial baths. This afternoon, take a Guided Optional Excursion to Luxembourg City-with its dramatic views, ancient ruins, and modern architecture in its deep gorge terrain. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board while cruising to Bernkastel. EVENING CRUISE TO BERNKASTEL (B/L/D)
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Bernkastel, Germany
Gracious German Vineyards of the Moselle Valley. Classic - Take a Guided Walking Tour of the charming wine village of Bernkastel-with its medieval marketplace and 17th-century half-timbered houses, OR: Active - Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a Guided Hike to nearby castle ruins. Spend some free time at your leisure this afternoon-with a hike to view the vast vineyard landscapes, a bike ride through the Renaissance-style village, or relax with a glass of German beer. Discovery - Join a Wine Tasting to experience the tradition of legendary German wine making. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RUDESHEIM (B/L/D)
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Rhine Gorge - Rudesheim
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country. Take your morning coffee up to the Sky Deck as you cruise through the magnificent Rhine Gorge. Discovery - Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience, OR; Active - Take an open-air cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument. Ride or walk back down through the vineyards. Discovery - Based on your departure date, enjoy either a Coffee Tasting or a Wine Tasting. Later, local musicians will join us on board for live entertainment. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE (B/L/D)
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Main River Village
Hidden Gems and Bavarian Beauty of a Main River Village. Classic - Join a Guided Walking Tour of a picturesque Bavarian village. Spend free time biking through the beautiful Bavarian villages on the Main River shores. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WURZBURG (B/L/D)
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Wurzburg
A Pearl, a Painting, and a Glass of Wine for the Perfect Afternoon. Classic - Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the "Pearl of the Romantic Road" with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop's Residenz-with the largest known ceiling fresco. Explore the city on your own or visit a local winery. Later, enjoy onboard entertainment. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG (B/L/D)
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Bamberg
One Thousand Years of History in the City of Seven Hills. Classic - Take a Guided Walking Tour of the former home to imperial dynasties, and see its Romanesque cathedral, Old Town Hall, and seven hills crowned with churches, OR; Enjoy free time this afternoon strolling through the city. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NUREMBERG (B/L/D)
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Nuremberg - Excursion To Munich
Modern Munich with Storybook Villages and Fairytale Castles. Classic - Take a full-day Guided Tour of the highlights of fascinating Munich. See Nymphenburg Palace-a former residence of German monarchs, along with the old and new Town Halls of Marienplatz. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NUREMBERG (B)
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Roth Excursion To Nuremberg
Living Heritage and History Lessons. Start the day with a Morning Stretch with the Avalon Adventure Host, and dock in Roth for a day of fascinating excursions. Classic - Choose a Guided Tour of Nuremberg's medieval architecture, gilded fountain, gothic cathedral, and Kaiserburg Castle, OR: Classic - Take a Guided Tour of the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds-used by the Third Reich. Discovery - Enjoy an Onboard Lecture about the Main-Danube Canal-linking these two rivers to make a vital connection enabling navigation between the North and Black seas. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REGENSBURG (B/L/D)
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Regensburg
Magical Regensburg-Bavaria's Medieval Miracle. Classic - Join a Guided City Walk and see the Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria-built in 179AD as the entrance to Castra Regina fortress. You might choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to visit the Benedictine Monastery in Weltenburg. Spend a free afternoon exploring Regensburg on foot or by bike through its charming streets. Discovery - Later, indulge in a Beer Tasting on board. This evening, enjoy live entertainment after dinner as you cruise toward Passau. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO PASSAU (B/L/D)
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Passau
Go for Baroque in Passau-Where the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers Meet. Classic - Join a Guided City Walk through Passau to learn more about this beautiful "City of Three Rivers." Alternatively, you may join a full-day Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg-the city of Mozart, or consider a Guided Optional Excursion to the picturesque Bohemian town of Cesky Krumlov. Sail to Linz this afternoon, or join your ship in Linz after your selected full-day excursion. LINZ, AUSTRIA: The Linzer Torte and a Legendary Love of Art and Music. Enjoy a free afternoon to linger in Linz. Take a bicycle from the ship and cyle along the Danube, or follow one of Linz's many nature trails for a bird's-eye view of the city and river below. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MELK (B/L/D)
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Melk - Wachau Valley
Striking Frescoes and Breathtaking Views of the Wachau Valley. Classic - Take a Guided Tour of Melk's magnificent Benedictine Abbey to marvel at its frescoed ceilings, statues, incredible library, and ornate pipe organ, OR: Active - Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a Guided Hike through Melk's beautiful countryside. Enjoy a coffee or cocktail on the Sky Deck as you sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley to Vienna. VIENNA: Vienna Waltzes and the Beautiful Blue Danube. This evening, you may choose to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert for an unforgettable evening of music in an elegant hall. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA (B/L/D)
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Vienna
Royal Collections, Amusing Attractions, and Culinary Confections. Classic - Venture into the Habsburg empire this morning on a Guided City Tour of Vienna's gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex-the winter residence of the Imperial Family, the historic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen's Cathedral. Join a Guided Optional Excursion to Schonbrunn Palace-a Habsburg Empire summer home for 300 years. This afternoon, enjoy free time to take a tram to visit Austria's Prater amusement park or one of the many museums nearby. You may also decide to borrow a bike from ship to explore the streets and squares of Vienna, or ride along the banks of the Danube at your leisure. Later, relax on board with live entertainment as you sail to Budapest. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST (B/L/D)
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Budapest, Hungary
The Pearl of the Danube in the Heart of Europe. Classic - Enjoy a Guided City Sightseeing, including the iconic Heroes' Square. Take free time to enjoy Budapest's famed thermal baths. You can also take a scenic hike in the hills above the Danube. Take time to explore the city's cafes, pubs, and nightlife at your leisure. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BUDAPEST (B/L/D)
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Budapest (Disembark)
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Avalon Inclusions
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River Cruise Inclusions
  • Spacious outside deluxe accommodations with enhanced soundproofing and Avalon's exclusive Comfort Collection Beds for a great night's sleep.
  • Large private bathroom featuring full shower with glass door, hairdryer & premium L'Occitane bath products.
  • MEALS: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on board daily indicated by breakfast (B), lunch (L), and dinner (D) on the itinerary, including daily four-course a la carte dinners with choice of appetisers, soups, salads, mains, desserts, and Avalon Fresh healthy cuisine options.
  • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with lunch and dinner are included daily on board your vessel.
  • Included sightseeing with headsets and expert local guides.
  • Complimentary bicycles available for use on shore.
  • Onboard local entertainment.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship.
  • A professional Cruise Director who delivers educational commentary as you travel through interesting landscapes, and who assists with requests and additional excursions.
  • An Avalon Adventure Host available as your guide for fitness activities and active excursions.
  • Friendly, English-speaking staff who deliver consummate personal service throughout your journey.
  • Gratuities to Cruise Director, Crew, Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included on Avalon portion only.
Included Meals
  • 14 Breakfasts
  • 12 Lunches
  • 13 Dinners
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.
Avalon
Avalon Reviews: (411)
River Cruises on Sale: 114
Gratuities: Gratuities Included
Airport Transfers: Available, Not Included
Balconies: French & Private Balcony
Shore Excursions: Included
Drinks: Wine & Beer Included with Meals
Destinations: Asia & Europe
Avalon Imagery II Deck Plans
Category E
Stateroom
Category D
Stateroom
Category B
Panorama Suite
Category A
Panorama Suite
Category P
Panorama Suite
Royal Suite
Ship Profile
Avalon Imagery II Cabin Types
* Images and floor plans are indicative of Avalon Ships. Cabin layout and decor may differ between ships.
Category E & D Stateroom
Category E & D Stateroom  Category E & D Stateroom  Category E & D Stateroom Layout  

Category E & D Stateroom

  • Deluxe Stateroom (172 sq ft)
  • Twin Windows
  • Comfort Collection Bed with Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, woolen blankets & European style duvets
  • Private bathroom featuring full shower, hairdryer & premium L'Occitane bath amentities
  • Spacious three-door closets and easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Flatscreen satellite with movie channel
  • In-room safe, writing Desk/Vanity & direct-dial telephone
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Individual thermostat
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Complimentary bottled water
Prices & Dates
Travelling Solo Savings!
No single supplement on all 2018 Avalon Europe & Asia river cruises! All stateroom categories (excluding Suites) T&C's apply.
Welcome Back
Past Avalon Waterways clients booking now for travel in 2019 will have received their Welcome Back Credit (WBC) of $200 discount per person, per trip which will be applied to your booking. For travellers booking from 1st Jan 2019 you'll receive a Welcome Back Credit (WBC) to use on your next trip.
Past Client Loyalty Saving
Have you booked a trip with Global Journeys previously? Thanks! Save an additional $50 per person (up to $100 per booking) off the trip of your choice (over 6 days in length). This saving is open for a period of 4 years from the date of last booking you made with Global Journeys.
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Thursday
09 May 2019
Thursday
23 May 2019
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8,968

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407

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8,561

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Thursday
20 Jun 2019
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04 Jul 2019
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8,908

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404

per person

8,504

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Thursday
01 Aug 2019
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15 Aug 2019
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8,849

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401

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8,448

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Thursday
12 Sep 2019
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26 Sep 2019
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9,680

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443

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9,237

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Thursday
24 Oct 2019
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07 Nov 2019
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7,839

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351

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7,488

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Thursday
09 May 2019
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23 May 2019
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13,448

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12,817

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Thursday
20 Jun 2019
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04 Jul 2019
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13,355

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627

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12,728

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Thursday
01 Aug 2019
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15 Aug 2019
Avalon Imagery II

13,264

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622

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12,642

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Thursday
12 Sep 2019
Thursday
26 Sep 2019
Avalon Imagery II

14,552

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686

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24 Oct 2019
Thursday
07 Nov 2019
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11,698

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Book select Europe cruise departures by 19 February 2019 and save up to $4,600 per couple. Solo traveller savings available. Prices shown above include Global Journeys discount only. Enquire with us to have Avalon offers applied.
Note: Your Global Journeys consultant will check the availability of your departure date when you enquire. Additional savings may apply. We guarantee the lowest price in Australia. T&C’s apply.
Cabin Upgrades
Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.
Deluxe Stateroom E $ 0
Deluxe Stateroom D $ 498
Panorama Suite B $ 2,798
Panorama Suite A $ 2,918
Panorama Suite P $ 3,158
Royal Suite S $ 5,318

Note: Upgrade prices shown are per person. Your Global Journeys Cruise Consultant will confirm and include the upgrade price in your quote.
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Tour Notes
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