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Avalon Illumination


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Detailed Ship Information: The Avalon Illumination features two full decks of Panorama Suites with Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony. Cruise along the legendary Rhine, Main, and... Read More

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3 Night - 2021: A Taste of the Danube (Westbound) (WBV) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Wachau Valley, Vienna
2021 Sails: May 2, Oct 25


3 Night - 2021: A Taste of the Danube (Eastbound) (WVB) - Illumination
Starting in Vienna with stops in Melk, Bratislava, Budapest
2021 Sails: May 5, Oct 28


5 Night - 2021: A Taste of the Danube with 2 Nights in Budapest (Westbound) (WBVQ) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Wachau Valley, Vienna
2021 Sails: Apr 30, Oct 23


5 Night - 2021: A Taste of the Danube with 2 Nights in Vienna (Westbound) (WBVE) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Wachau Valley, Vienna
2021 Sails: May 2, Oct 25


5 Night - 2021: A Taste of the Danube with 2 Nights in Vienna (Eastbound) (WVBQ) - Illumination
Starting in Vienna with stops in Melk, Bratislava, Budapest
2021 Sails: May 3, Oct 26


5 Night - 2021: A Taste of the Danube with 2 Nights in Budapest (Eastbound) (WVBE) - Illumination
Starting in Vienna with stops in Melk, Bratislava, Budapest
2021 Sails: May 5, Oct 28


5 Night - 2021: Danube Symphony (Westbound) (WBP) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, MAUTHAUSEN, Deggendorf
2021 Sails: May 22


5 Night - 2021: Danube Symphony (Eastbound) (WPB) - Illumination
Starting in Deggendorf with stops in Linz, Wachau Valley, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest
2021 Sails: May 27


6 Night - 2021: Danube Symphony with 1 Night in Budapest (Westbound) (WBPQ) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, MAUTHAUSEN, Deggendorf
2021 Sails: May 21


6 Night - 2021: Danube Symphony with 1 Night in Budapest (Eastbound) (WPBE) - Illumination
Starting in Deggendorf with stops in Linz, Krems, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest
2021 Sails: May 27


7 Night - 2020: Danube Dreams (Westbound) (WBD) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Linz, Passau, Deggendorf


7 Night - 2020: Danube Dreams (Eastbound) (WDB) - Illumination
Starting in Deggendorf with stops in SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Linz, Wachau Valley, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest


7 Night - 2021: Danube Dreams (Westbound) (WBD) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Linz, Passau, Deggendorf
2021 Sails: Apr 4, Apr 18, Jun 1, Aug 13, Aug 27


7 Night - 2021: Danube Dreams (Eastbound) (WDB) - Illumination
Starting in Deggendorf with stops in SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Linz, Wachau Valley, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest
2021 Sails: Apr 11, Apr 25, Jun 8, Aug 20, Sep 3


7 Night - 2021: A Taste of the Danube with 2 Nights in Budapest & 2 Nights in Vienna (Westbound) (WBVY) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Wachau Valley, Vienna
2021 Sails: Apr 30, Oct 23


7 Night - 2021: A Taste of the Danube with 2 Nights in Vienna & 2 Nights in Budapest (Eastbound) (WVBY) - Illumination
Starting in Vienna with stops in Melk, Bratislava, Budapest
2021 Sails: May 3, Oct 26


7 Night - 2021: Danube Symphony with 2 Nights in Munich (Westbound) (WBPE) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, MAUTHAUSEN, Deggendorf, Munich
2021 Sails: May 22


7 Night - 2021: Danube Symphony with 2 Nights in Munich (Eastbound) (WPBQ) - Illumination
Starting in Munich with stops in Deggendorf, MAUTHAUSEN, Krems, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest
2021 Sails: May 25


8 Night - 2020: Active & Discovery on the Danube (Eastbound) (WLBE) - Illumination
Starting in Linz with stops in SCHLOGEN OXBOW, MAUTHAUSEN, Spitz, Vienna, Visegrad, Budapest


8 Night - 2020: Active & Discovery on the Danube (Westbound) (WBLQ) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in DANUBE BEND, Visegrad, Vienna, Krems, Grein, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Linz


8 Night - 2021: Active & Discovery on the Danube (Westbound) (WBLQ) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in DANUBE BEND, Visegrad, Vienna, Krems, Grein, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Linz
2021 Sails: May 7


8 Night - 2021: Active & Discovery on the Danube (Eastbound) (WLBE) - Illumination
Starting in Linz with stops in SCHLOGEN OXBOW, MAUTHAUSEN, Spitz, Vienna, Visegrad, Budapest
2021 Sails: May 15


8 Night - 2021: Danube Symphony with 1 Night in Budapest & 2 Nights in Munich (Westbound) (WBPY) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, MAUTHAUSEN, Deggendorf, Munich
2021 Sails: May 21


8 Night - 2021: Danube Symphony with 2 Nights in Munich & 1 Night in Budapest (Eastbound) (WPBY) - Illumination
Starting in Munich with stops in Deggendorf, MAUTHAUSEN, Krems, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest
2021 Sails: May 25


8 Night - 2021: Balkan Discovery (WBOB) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Mohacs, Ilok, Belgrade, IRON GATES GORGE, Vidin, Rousse, Bucharest
2021 Sails: Jun 15, Sep 10


9 Night - 2020: Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Prague (Westbound) (WBDE) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Linz, Passau, Prague


9 Night - 2020: Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) (WDBQ) - Illumination
Starting in Prague with stops in Deggendorf, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Linz, Wachau Valley, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest


9 Night - 2021: Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Prague (Westbound) (WBDE) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Linz, Passau, Prague
2021 Sails: Apr 4, Apr 18, Jun 1, Aug 13, Aug 27


9 Night - 2021: Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) (WDBQ) - Illumination
Starting in Prague with stops in Deggendorf, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Linz, Wachau Valley, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest
2021 Sails: Apr 9, Apr 23, Jun 6, Aug 18, Sep 1


9 Night - 2021: Balkan Discovery with 1 Night in Budapest (WBOQ) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Mohacs, Ilok, Belgrade, IRON GATES GORGE, Vidin, Rousse, Bucharest
2021 Sails: Jun 14, Sep 9


10 Night - 2021: Active & Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights in Prague (Westbound) (WBLP) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in DANUBE BEND, Visegrad, Vienna, Krems, Grein, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Prague
2021 Sails: May 7


10 Night - 2021: Active & Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) (WLBP) - Illumination
Starting in Prague with stops in Linz, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, MAUTHAUSEN, Spitz, Vienna, Visegrad, Budapest
2021 Sails: May 13


10 Night - 2021: Balkan Discovery with 2 Nights in Transylvania (WBOE) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Mohacs, Ilok, Belgrade, IRON GATES GORGE, Vidin, Rousse, Bucharest, Brasov
2021 Sails: Jun 15, Sep 10


10 Night - 2021: The Danube from the Black Sea to Budapest (WOBB) - Illumination
Starting in Bucharest with stops in St. Gheorghe, Harsova, Rousse, Vidin, IRON GATES GORGE, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Mohacs, Budapest
2021 Sails: Jun 21, Sep 16


11 Night - 2020: Active & Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights in Salzburg Area (Eastbound) (WLBM) - Illumination
Starting in Salzburg with stops in Linz, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, MAUTHAUSEN, Spitz, Vienna, Visegrad, Budapest


11 Night - 2020: Active & Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) (WLBP) - Illumination
Starting in Prague with stops in Linz, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, MAUTHAUSEN, Spitz, Vienna, Visegrad, Budapest


11 Night - 2020: Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Prague & 2 Nights in Berlin (Westbound) (WBDB) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Linz, Passau, Prague, Berlin


11 Night - 2020: Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Berlin & 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) (WDBB) - Illumination
Starting in Berlin with stops in Prague, Deggendorf, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Linz, Wachau Valley, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest


11 Night - 2020: Active & Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights in Salzburg Area & 1 Night in Munich (Westbound) (WBLM) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in DANUBE BEND, Visegrad, Vienna, Krems, Grein, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Salzburg, Munich


11 Night - 2020: Active & Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights in Prague (Westbound) (WBLP) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in DANUBE BEND, Visegrad, Vienna, Krems, Grein, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Prague


11 Night - 2021: Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Prague & 2 Nights in Berlin (Westbound) (WBDB) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Linz, Passau, Prague, Berlin
2021 Sails: Apr 4, Apr 18, Jun 1, Aug 13, Aug 27


11 Night - 2021: Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Berlin & 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) (WDBB) - Illumination
Starting in Berlin with stops in Prague, Deggendorf, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Linz, Wachau Valley, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest
2021 Sails: Apr 7, Apr 21, Jun 4, Aug 16, Aug 30


11 Night - 2021: Balkan Discovery with 1 Night in Budapest & 2 Nights in Transylvania (WBOY) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Mohacs, Ilok, Belgrade, IRON GATES GORGE, Vidin, Rousse, Bucharest, Brasov
2021 Sails: Jun 14, Sep 9


11 Night - 2021: The Danube from the Black Sea to Budapest with 1 Night in Budapest (WOBE) - Illumination
Starting in Bucharest with stops in St. Gheorghe, Harsova, Rousse, Vidin, IRON GATES GORGE, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Mohacs, Budapest
2021 Sails: Jun 21, Sep 16


12 Night - 2021: The Danube from the Black Sea to Budapest with 2 Nights in Transylvania (WOBQ) - Illumination
Starting in Bucharest with stops in Brasov, Cernavoda, St. Gheorghe, Harsova, Rousse, Vidin, IRON GATES GORGE, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Mohacs, Budapest
2021 Sails: Jun 19, Sep 14


13 Night - 2021: The Danube from the Black Sea to Budapest with 2 Nights in Transylvania & 1 Night in Budapest (WOBY) - Illumination
Starting in Bucharest with stops in Brasov, Cernavoda, St. Gheorghe, Harsova, Rousse, Vidin, IRON GATES GORGE, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Mohacs, Budapest
2021 Sails: Jun 19, Sep 14


14 Night - 2021: Magnificent Europe (WAB) - Illumination
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Cologne, Rudesheim, Main River Village, Wurzburg, Volkach, Bamberg, Roth, Regensburg, Passau, Wachau Valley, Vienna, Budapest
2021 Sails: Jul 30, Oct 11


15 Night - 2021: Magnificent Rivers of Europe (WBA) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Passau, Regensburg, Roth, Bamberg, Volkach, Wurzburg, Main River Village, Rhine Gorge, Cologne, Amsterdam
2021 Sails: Jul 1, Sep 26


19 Night - 2021: Magnificent Rivers of Europe with 2 Nights in Paris & 2 Nights in London (WBA1) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Passau, Regensburg, Roth, Bamberg, Volkach, Wurzburg, Main River Village, Rhine Gorge, Cologne, Amsterdam, Paris, London
2021 Sails: Jul 1, Sep 26


25 Night - 2021: From the Black Sea to the North Sea (WOAB) - Illumination
Starting in Bucharest with stops in St. Gheorghe, Harsova, Rousse, Vidin, IRON GATES GORGE, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Mohacs, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Passau, Regensburg, Roth, Bamberg, Volkach, Wurzburg, Main River Village, Rhine Gorge, Cologne, Amsterdam
2021 Sails: Jun 21, Sep 16


27 Night - 2021: From the Black Sea to the North Sea with 2 Nights in Transylvania (WOAQ) - Illumination
Starting in Bucharest with stops in Brasov, Cernavoda, St. Gheorghe, Harsova, Rousse, Vidin, IRON GATES GORGE, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Mohacs, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Passau, Regensburg, Roth, Bamberg, Volkach, Wurzburg, Main River Village, Rhine Gorge, Cologne, Amsterdam
2021 Sails: Jun 19, Sep 14


About Avalon Illumination

The Avalon Illumination features two full decks of Panorama Suites with Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony. Cruise along the legendary Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers, enjoying fresh breezes and enchanting scenery from the comfort of your suite. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, affording you the incomparable opportunity to wake each morning facing the splendid passing scenery. Onboard amenities include an alternative dining option in the Panorama Bistro, an expanded fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, and light al fresco lunches at the open-air bistro.

Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows
Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs
Sky Deck with shade awnings
Wi-Fi access
Expanded fitness center
Non-smoking interior
Elevator
Elegant, contemporary design throughout
Outside Viewing Deck
Headsets for all guided shore excursions in Europe
English-speaking crew
Sightseeing with a Certified Local Guide
Cruise Director
Onboard lectures, activities & nightly entertainment
Revolutionary engineering
Room service available featuring Continental breakfast and beverages
Sky Deck Whirlpool
Internet Corner
Hair salon (manicures available)
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Relax and enjoy onboard movie nights
Complimentary use of iPad mobile digital devices
Biking excursions available in Amsterdam and Durnstein
Alternate dining experience with local specialties and lighter fare in the Panorama Bistro
Behind-the-scenes ship tour
Choice of excursions - Leisurely, Traditional or Essential Sightseeing options
Complimentary maps and use of Nordic walking sticks
Culture & Cruise onboard experiences with local chefs, entertainers, artisans and experts
Expanded "on-demand" in-room entertainment
Guest Services is available to recommend, reserve and further personalize your cruise
Panorama Bistro
Sky Deck Game Area


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