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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 - A Taste of the Danube (Westbound) (WBV) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Wachau Valley, Vienna
2021 Sails: Nov 27

5 Night - 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: Nov 25

5 Night - 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: Nov 27

5 Night - Danube Symphony (Westbound) (WBP) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, MAUTHAUSEN, Deggendorf
2022 Sails: Apr 14

6 Night - Christmastime on the Danube (Eastbound) (WNV) - Illumination
Starting in Nuremberg with stops in Regensburg, Passau, Melk, Vienna
2021 Sails: Dec 6

6 Night - Danube Symphony with 1 Night in Budapest (Westbound) (WBPQ) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, MAUTHAUSEN, Deggendorf
2022 Sails: Apr 13

6 Night - Christmastime on the Danube (Westbound) (WVN) - Illumination
Starting in Vienna with stops in Melk-Grein, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg
2022 Sails: Nov 26, Dec 8

6 Night - Christmastime on the Danube (Eastbound) (WNV) - Illumination
Starting in Nuremberg with stops in Regensburg, Passau, Melk, Vienna
2022 Sails: Dec 2, Dec 14

7 Night - Danube Dreams (Eastbound) (WDB) - Illumination
Starting in Deggendorf with stops in SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Linz, Wachau Valley, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest
2021 Sails: Sep 29

7 Night - Danube Dreams (Westbound) (WBD) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Linz, Passau, Deggendorf
2021 Sails: Oct 6

7 Night - The Blue Danube Discovery (WBN) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Vienna, Durnstein, Passau, Regensburg, Roth, Nuremberg
2021 Sails: Oct 20

7 Night - 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: Nov 25

7 Night - Danube Symphony with 2 Nights in Munich (Westbound) (WBPE) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, MAUTHAUSEN, Munich
2022 Sails: Apr 14

7 Night - Danube Dreams (Eastbound) (WDB) - Illumination
Starting in Deggendorf with stops in SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Linz, Wachau Valley, Vienna, HAINBURG, Budapest
2022 Sails: Apr 19, May 3, Nov 2

7 Night - Danube Dreams (Westbound) (WBD) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Linz, Passau, Deggendorf
2022 Sails: Apr 26, May 10, Jun 13, Jul 17, Oct 26

8 Night - Christmastime on the Danube with 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) (WNVQ) - Illumination
Starting in Prague with stops in Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau, Melk, Vienna
2021 Sails: Dec 4

8 Night - 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, Munich
2022 Sails: Apr 13

8 Night - Balkan Discovery (WBOB) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Mohacs, Ilok, Belgrade, IRON GATES GORGE, Vidin, Rousse, Bucharest
2022 Sails: Sep 11

8 Night - Christmastime on the Danube with 2 Nights in Prague (Westbound) (WVNE) - Illumination
Starting in Vienna with stops in Melk-Grein, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Prague
2022 Sails: Nov 26, Dec 8

8 Night - Christmastime on the Danube with 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) (WNVQ) - Illumination
Starting in Prague with stops in Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau, Melk, Vienna
2022 Sails: Nov 30, Dec 12

9 Night - 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: Oct 6

9 Night - The Blue Danube Discovery with 2 Nights in Budapest (WBNQ) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Vienna, Durnstein, Passau, Regensburg, Roth, Nuremberg
2021 Sails: Oct 18

9 Night - The Blue Danube Discovery with 2 Nights in Prague (WBNE) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Vienna, Durnstein, Passau, Regensburg, Roth, Prague
2021 Sails: Oct 20

9 Night - Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) (WDBQ) - Illumination
Starting in Prague with stops in Deggendorf, SCHLOGEN OXBOW, Linz, Wachau Valley, Vienna, HAINBURG, Budapest
2022 Sails: Apr 17, May 1, Oct 31

9 Night - Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Prague (Westbound) (WBDE) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Linz, Passau, Prague
2022 Sails: Apr 26, May 10, Jun 13, Jul 17, Oct 26

9 Night - Balkan Discovery with 1 Night in Budapest (WBOQ) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Mohacs, Ilok, Belgrade, IRON GATES GORGE, Vidin, Rousse, Bucharest
2022 Sails: Sep 10

10 Night - 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
2022 Sails: Sep 11

10 Night - 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
2022 Sails: Sep 17

11 Night - 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: Oct 6

11 Night - The Blue Danube Discovery with 2 Nights in Budapest & 2 Nights in Prague (WBNY) - Illumination
Starting in Budapest with stops in Vienna, Durnstein, Passau, Regensburg, Roth, Prague
2021 Sails: Oct 18

11 Night - 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, Brasov, Bucharest
2022 Sails: Sep 10

11 Night - 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
2022 Sails: Sep 17

12 Night - 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
2022 Sails: Sep 15

13 Night - 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
2022 Sails: Sep 15

14 Night - 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
2022 Sails: Oct 12

15 Night - 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
2022 Sails: Sep 27

15 Night - Magnificent Europe with 1 Night in Amsterdam (WABQ) - Illumination
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Cologne, Rudesheim, Main River Village, Wurzburg, Volkach, Bamberg, Roth, Regensburg, Passau, Wachau Valley, Vienna, Budapest
2022 Sails: Oct 11

17 Night - Magnificent Europe with 3 Nights in Prague (WABE) - Illumination
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Cologne, Rudesheim, Main River Village, Wurzburg, Volkach, Bamberg, Roth, Regensburg, Passau, Wachau Valley, Vienna, Budapest, Prague
2022 Sails: Oct 12

18 Night - Magnificent Rivers of Europe with 3 Nights in Prague (WBAQ) - Illumination
Starting in Prague with stops in Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Passau, Regensburg, Roth, Bamberg, Volkach, Wurzburg, Main River Village, Rhine Gorge, Cologne, Amsterdam
2022 Sails: Sep 24

18 Night - Magnificent Europe with 1 Night in Amsterdam & 3 Nights in Prague (WABY) - Illumination
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Cologne, Rudesheim, Main River Village, Wurzburg, Volkach, Bamberg, Roth, Regensburg, Passau, Wachau Valley, Vienna, Budapest, Prague
2022 Sails: Oct 11

19 Night - 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
2022 Sails: Sep 27

22 Night - Magnificent Rivers of Europe with 3 Nights in Prague, 2 Nights in Paris & 2 Nights in London (WBA2) - Illumination
Starting in Prague with stops in Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Passau, Regensburg, Roth, Bamberg, Volkach, Wurzburg, Main River Village, Rhine Gorge, Cologne, Amsterdam, Paris, London
2022 Sails: Sep 24

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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