2020: European Masterpiece with 2 Nights in Transylvania (Westbound) (WOFQ) - Artistry II

25 days Bucharest to Mainz

Spectacular views await on your Main and Danube River cruise. Before your cruise, spend three nights in Romania-an overnight stay in Bucharest and two nights in Transylvania. Enjoy sightseeing in historic Bucharest and visit Brasov for a tour of Bran Castle-of Dracula lore. Visit Peles Castle in the Carpathian Mountains.

Your cruise begins in Fetesti to explore the Black Sea's Danube Delta preserve. Cruise through the striking landscapes of the Balkans. Explore Rousse, Bulgaria's largest inland port, or spend a full day with a guided tour of the Bulgarian capital of Veliko Tarnovo. Visit Arbanassi, one of Bulgaria's oldest towns.

Guided sightseeing In Vidin is followed by a guided tour of Belogradchik, with its ancient rock formations on the Balkan Mountains. You'll sail through the majestic, narrow passage of the Iron Gates Gorge, followed by guided sightseeing in Vidin and an excursion to Belogradchik, with its ancient fortress and tremendous rock formations on the Balkan Mountains. In Serbia, take a guided tour of Belgrade, then see the most preserved Croatian fortress in Osijek. Attend a performance by young students of the Franjo Kuhac music school. Tour the historic town of Pecs before cruising to Budapest.

Explore Vienna's Habsburg Empire-including the Imperial Palace, Vienna Opera House, and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Visit delightful Durnstein and Melk in the Wachau Valley. Visit delightful Durnstein, and tour the Benedictine Abbey above Melk. Enjoy a guided city walk through the 'City of Three Rivers'-Passau-before sailing to Regensburg. See the timbered houses of Roth, or tour Nuremberg's historic sites, including Kaiserburg Castle or the Nuremberg Rally Grounds.

Take an excursion from Nuremberg to Munich to see the historic Nymphenburg Palace. In Bamberg, tour the city of seven hills, then enter Bavaria's largest wine-producing region to visit to Kitzingen and the quaint town of Volkach. Visit Wurzburg-the 'Pearl of the Romantic Road,' as well as a charming Main River village. Your cruise concludes in Mainz.

Call 1 (800) 658-0869 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14319328

Cruise Line
Avalon Waterways
25 Days
Cruise Ship
Artistry II

Click for more information on this ship.

Day 1Bucharest  
Day 2Bucharest  
Day 3Bucharest  
Day 4Fetesti  
Day 5St. Gheorghe  
Day 6Cernavoda  
Day 7Rousse  
Day 8Vidin  
Day 9Donji Milanovac  
Day 10Belgrade  
Day 11Osijek  
Day 12Mohacs  
Day 13Budapest  
Day 14Vienna  
Day 15Vienna  
Day 16Durnstein  
Day 17Passau  
Day 18Regensburg  
Day 19Roth  
Day 20Nuremberg  
Day 21Bamberg  
Day 22Volkach  
Day 23Wurzburg  
Day 24Main River Village  
Day 25Mainz  

Click Quote or call us to get additional information on your chosen travel date. Special offers or competitive pricing may be available!

DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/31/2020$11,596.00* (USD)Quote
10/20/2020$10,296.00* (USD)Quote
US$ Price Details

Gateway city for departures is Frankfurt.

Port Charges:

Gratuities to Local Guides & excursion drivers are included.

Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability).

Please call for single accommodation details and prices. Triples not available.

Extra nights per person in Bucharest:
in single room from $153 to $394, in twin room from $85 to $217

Extra nights per person in Frankfurt:
in single room from $311 to $429,in twin room from $197 to $256

All prices per person based on double occupancy. Cruise price based on Category E in a deluxe outside stateroom on Indigo Deck. See below for upgrade pricing.

To upgrade to a higher category, add per person:

Category / Decks / Price
D / Indigo Deck / $597
B / Sapphire Deck / $3,447
A / Sapphire Deck / $3,597
P / Royal Deck / $3,897
Royal Suite / Royal Deck / $6,597

Travel Terms & Conditions
The purchase of any travel services offered by Avalon Waterways, constitutes a contractual arrangement between you (the Traveler) and Avalon Waterways, and represents your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand the Terms & Conditions prior to booking. These Terms & Conditions cover Deposit & Final Payment information, Air-Inclusive Deposits & Final Payment, Revisions & Revision Fees, Air Arrangements, Participation, Travelers Who Need Special Assistance, Young Travelers, Smoking, Price Policy, Visas and Passports, Hotels & Accommodations, Baggage Allowance, Travel Documents, Not Included in the Land Price, Refunds, Service Inquires After the Vacation, Holidays, Safety, Photos & Pictures, Optional Excursions, and Responsibility.

Important Notes

  • Vacation departures, itineraries and prices are subject to change.
  • A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required for Avalon Waterways to reserve space for you. View Terms & Conditions for limited exceptions.
  • The following charges are not included in the land/cruise vacation price unless otherwise noted: airfare to and from the start of your vacation; intra-vacation air, unless specified in the itinerary; airline baggage fees including checked and/or excess baggage fees; Federal inspection fees for the Federal U.S. Customs and Immigrations; International Air Transportation tax; agricultural tax; other per person taxes imposed by government entities; airport taxes and fees, including the September 11th Security fee up to $11.20 per person, passenger facility charges up to $18 per person, Federal domestic flight segment fees up to $4.10 per segment, and U.S. and international arrival and departure and other government-imposed added by the airline and applicable at time of booking; port taxes; passports; visas and vaccinations; tips to your Cruise Director, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ship's crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted Avalon menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant or onboard your vessel (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); airport transfers on non-qualifying flights; optional excursions; additional activities and excursions purchased online; porterage at airports and train stations; Travel Protection; and all other items of a personal nature.
  • Additional airline-imposed fees for seat assignments may apply and are not included in your total package cost. Please refer to carrier websites for seat assignment policies and applicable pricing.

    Booking your Vacation with Air
    Our volume buying power saves you money. We may be able to provide you with flight arrangements from your gateway city. Avalon Waterways offers 2 air options: Flex Air and Instant Purchase Air. Early Airfare Price Guarantee locks in a price that is guaranteed not to increase. Air pricing and schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to last travel date in the itinerary. At that time the best air price will be utilized and a new invoice with the air cost and confirmed schedule will be sent. The identity of the carrier, which may include the carrier?s codeshare partner, will be assigned and disclosed at this time. If the guaranteed price is the lowest, the schedule with the lowest fare per contracted classes of service will be booked. Any voluntary change to the confirmed flights negates the guaranteed price and is subject to air pricing at the time of the change.

    Guaranteed air-inclusive prices - air is only available to passengers traveling from the United States and only available when booked in conjunction with a land vacation. An additional non-refundable air deposit of $300 per person is required for Flex Air booked in conjunction with any land vacation (i.e. air-inclusive vacation). Air can only be booked by Avalon in conjunction with a vacation package. Instant Purchase Air requires air payment in full at time of booking (i.e. air-inclusive vacation) plus a non-refundable per person service fee of $30 (North/Central America), $50 (Europe/Middle East) or $80 (all other international destinations). Once booked, Instant Purchase Air is non-refundable, and non-changeable. Some vacations may only offer one Air type option. However, once your airfare is confirmed and Avalon has received your full air and land deposit, your air-inclusive vacation price is guaranteed.

    Air-Inclusive Vacations - Applicable Taxes & Fees
    Air-inclusive vacations include government-imposed taxes and fees applicable at the time of booking and will be shown as a Total Amount. Additional airline fees for baggage may apply. At the time of booking your air-inclusive vacation online, carrier Websites will be provided to check baggage fees, or you can visit www.iflybags.com for up-to-date baggage pricing/restrictions. For return travel from some countries, international travelers are required to pay entry and/or exit fees at the airport. These fees will be collected by the local government and are payable by the traveler at time of travel. Your confirmation booking information will contain information about these fees.