- Tour Highlights
- Price & Dates
From 20 Jun 2024 till 06 Sep 2024
- ~ 6 nights luxurious accommodations in category booked on Avalon Cruise
- ~ All meals on board including sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, and soft drinks at lunch and dinner
- ~ Daily sightseeing with headsets and expert local guides
- ~ Onboard entertainment
- ~ Wi-Fi throughout the ship
- ~ International air ticket
- ~ SafetyNet protection
- ~ Airport transfer
Happiness flows with Avalon Waterways. Cruise on Suite Ships with the widest stateroom views from your window-facing bed. Relaxed luxury flows throughout the ship in every detail plus personalize with Classic, Active, and Discovery excursions. Cruise Critic named Avalon’s staterooms the best in the business, and yes, we’re blushing a bit. But it’s only because we’ve taken such pride in bringing you river cruising’s only Open-Air BalconySM stateroom design, featuring beds with a view. Rest easy (literally) as you enjoy bigger views, more space and 24/7 access to open-air cruising. With Avalon, the award-winning views are as wide open as the possibilities.
- Day 1
- Day 2
- Day 3
- Day 4
- Day 5
- Day 6
- Day 7
- Day 8
- Day 9
ARRIVE ZAGREB, CROATIA
Welcome to Croatia! The day is yours to relax and enjoy Zagreb. Spend some free time exploring this fascinating city on your own to discover its Austro-Hungarian architecture. Do not miss pedestrian-friendly Tkalciceva Street, lined with outdoor cafes.
ZAGREB - OSIJEK (EMBARKATION)
CLASSIC - Take a Guided Tour of the Croatian capital city of Zagreb and discover its rich history dating from the Roman times to the present day. After enjoying a local lunch, travel to Osijek to board your Avalon Suite Ship this afternoon. Enjoy a dinner on board. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE BELGRADE
ACTIVE - Get a real taste of Serbia on this guided bike tour focusing on the history of Belgrade, from WWII to today, OR:
DISCOVERY - Discover Serbia culture through its food. Enjoy a walk into town while tasting different specialties of the region and learn more about its history and past. OR:
CLASSIC - Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Belgrade-where the Danube and Sava Rivers converge-and see the city's many fascinating sights, including Saint Sava, one of the world's largest Orthodox churches. Spend free time in Belgrade exploring Knez Mihailova Street-Belgrade's central pedestrian thoroughfare with many lively cafes, shops, and cultural spots.
DISCOVERY - Before dinner, attend an onboard Lecture to learn about the rich history, destinations, and culture of the Balkan states. This evening, you might like to join an Optional Excursion for an authentic Bohemian Dinner in the Quarter of Skadarlija. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO GOLUBAC
GOLUBAC - DONJI MILANOVAC. EXCURSION TO LEPENSKI VIR - IRON GATES GORGE
CLASSIC - Visit the Fortress of Golubac, one of the best-preserved medieval fortresses in Europe. You'll hear about its tumultuous history as a border control defense in the Middle Ages, and a source of conflict between Serbia, the Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire. Enjoy a brief sailing to Donji Milanovac.
ACTIVE - Enjoy this scenic hike through Djerdap National Park and stop along the way to taste some local specialties before returning to your Avalon ship. OR:
DISCOVERY - Join a Guided Tour to Lepenski Vir-an important Mesolithic archaeological site chronicling prehistoric cultures, settlements, and art. Marvel at the ancient discoveries and artifacts, as well as the unique views the site affords of the Danube Gorge. OR:
CLASSIC - Join a guided tour of Donji Milanovac and learn the basics of the Cyrillic Serbian alphabet inside the local primary school. Meet locals and get to know the art of crocheting while learning about the history of this little Serbian town. Sail through the spectacular and narrow Iron Gates Gorge-a natural border between Serbia and Romania. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VIDIN
ACTIVE - Enjoy a different way of exploring Vidin. Lead by your expert local guide cycle through the pretty roads of this lovely Bulgarian town and learn about its history. OR:
DISCOVERY - Get to learn everything about the production technologies of the Bulgarian wines and enjoy a tasting of the various labels produced by a local well- known winery. All accompanied by local snacks and symphonic music. OR:
CLASSIC - Join Guided Sightseeing in Vidin, followed by a Guided Tour of Belogradchik. Marvel at the remarkable rock formations on the western slopes of the Balkan Mountains, sculpted by 200 million years of natural elements. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO ROUSSE
ROUSSE. VELIKO TARNOVO & ARBANASSI EXCURSION
ACTIVE - Join your expert local guide on this spectacular hike to Ivanovo Rock Church. Marvel at the monolithic churches, chapels and monasteries built inside the mountains will surprise you with their fascinating and unique style. OR:
DISCOVERY - Join a full-day Guided Tour to the former Bulgarian capital of Veliko Tarnovo-with its ancient stone houses clinging to the cliffs above the Yantra River. Discover one of the oldest towns in Bulgaria (circa 4300 BC), as well as the Bulgarian Revival architecture in the 15th-century town of Arbanassi, OR:
CLASSIC - Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Bulgaria's largest inland port and visit its impressive Holy Trinity Church. EVENING/ OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO CONSTANTA
Enjoy a leisurely sailing morning.
ACTIVE - Bike your way through nature heading to a local well known winery. Upon arrival meet your fellow Travellers and enjoy together a visit of the estate and discover all the different aromas from their many wines. OR:
DISCOVERY - Enjoy a visit to a modern local winery and learn everything about the Romania wines. Afterwards, enjoy a wine tasting to discover all different aromas; OR:
CLASSIC - Join a Guided Tour to Constanta, the most important commercial centre in Romania, situated on the Black Sea. Visit the Natural History and Archeological Museum to discover the history of early Romanian cultures. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO CERNAVODA
CERNAVODA (DISEMBARKATION) - BUCHAREST
Disembark your ship this morning and travel to Bucharest.
ACTIVE - Take a guided natural walk in the Vacaresti Nature Park. Also known as Urban Delta, this wetland is home to more than 150 different species of birds and small mammals. Enjoy this green get away and learn more about this special green area located only 4km away from the centre of Romania's capital, Bucharest. OR:
DISCOVERY - Discover the joie de vivre of Romanian cuisine - a tasty hodge-podge of Balkan, Ottoman, French, and Russian influences. OR:
CLASSIC - Take a Guided Tour of the Romanian capital city of Bucharest with its tree-lined boulevards and Arc de Triomphe-honouring WWI Romanian soldiers. See the Royal Palace Square-the scene of the city's 1989 riots to overthrow the communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. Spend some free time exploring this fascinating city on your own to discover its trendy shops, cafes, museums, beautiful homes, and churches along Victory Avenue.
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning
~ Baba Vida Fortress
~ Veliko Tarnovo
|Tour Promo (Price shown after discount included port charges & gratuities.) Price subject to exchange rate fluctuation)||Depature Dates||Deluxe Stateroom cabin (Indigo level 1) Per Person (From)||Panorama Suite cabin (Sapphire Level 2) Per Person (From)||Panorama Suite cabin (Royal Level 3) Per Person (From)|
|Buy 1 Free 1||20 Jun - 27 Jun 2024||RM 10,810||RM 13,410||RM 13,720|
|Buy 1 Free 1||06 Sep - 13 sep 2024||RM 10,640||RM 13,650||RM 13,960|
|[2024-SAVE U$1,000]||06 Sep 2024||RM 15,330||RM 21,165||RM 21,770|