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Illumination river cruises 2022

Each of 23 ship within Avalon Waterways take care of just about everything, the Avalon Waterways' fleet features an intimate dining room, daily shore excursions and a small fitness center and hair salon. Avalon Waterways modern Suite Ships are equipped with Avalon's signature, wall-to-wall glass that retracts to create a true open-air balcony, transforming staterooms into a giant veranda. "Local Favorites" program includes activities such as food and wine tastings, demonstrations by local artisans, and local guides to give you an insider's perspective on each destination. Browse the best European river cruise itinerary onboard Illumination from Avalon Waterways.

Illumination Cruise Ship

Avalon Waterways

River cruising with Illumination from Avalon Waterways in 2022 offers a uniquely comfortable way to explore new destinations. Avalon's Illumination glide past imposing medieval castles, lush riverbank vineyards, and remarkable ancient wonders on your European river cruise. Illumination service is efficient and friendly, and the quality of food and wine is high and you can move easily from destination to destination without the hassle of packing and repacking.


Illumination River Cruise Schedule 2022

Experience the world from a new perspective along the riverbanks of the Danube, Dutch-Belgian Waterways, Rhine, Illumination from the Avalon Waterways provide best cruises with a great variety of itinerary departing from Amsterdam, Bucharest, Budapest, Deggendorf, Nuremberg, Vienna, specifically designed to help travelers explore and engage with destinations.
Cruise Name Cruise Line Cruise Ship Duration Date

Danube Dreams (Westbound) from Budapest

Avalon Illumination 8 day June 13, 2022
Ports of Call: Budapest, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Linz, Passau, Deggendorf.

Danube Dreams (Westbound) from Budapest

Avalon Illumination 8 day July 17, 2022
Ports of Call: Budapest, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Linz, Passau, Deggendorf.

Balkan Discovery from Budapest

Avalon Illumination 9 day September 11, 2022
Ports of Call: Budapest, Mohacs, Novi Sad, Belgrade, Donji Milanovac, Vidin, Veliko Tarnovo, Bucharest, Bucharest.

The Danube from the Black Sea to Budapest

Avalon Illumination 11 day September 17, 2022
Ports of Call: Bucharest, Bucharest, Gheorghe, Constanta, Ruse, Vidin, Iron Gates, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Mohacs, Budapest.

Magnificent Rivers of Europe from Budapest

Avalon Illumination 16 day September 27, 2022
Ports of Call: Budapest, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Passau, Regensburg, Roth, Bamberg, Volkach, Wurzburg, Main River, Rudesheim, Cologne, Amsterdam, Amsterdam.

Magnificent Europe from Amsterdam

Avalon Illumination 15 day October 12, 2022
Ports of Call: Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Cologne, Rudesheim, Main River, Wurzburg, Volkach, Bamberg, Roth, Regensburg, Passau, Melk, Vienna, Budapest, Budapest.

Danube Dreams (Westbound) from Budapest

Avalon Illumination 8 day October 26, 2022
Ports of Call: Budapest, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Linz, Passau, Deggendorf.

Danube Dreams (Eastbound) from Deggendorf

Avalon Illumination 8 day November 2, 2022
Ports of Call: Deggendorf, Passau, Linz, Melk, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Budapest.

Christmastime on the Danube (Westbound) from Vienna

Avalon Illumination 7 day November 26, 2022
Ports of Call: Vienna, Vienna, Melk, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Nuremberg.

Festive Season in the Heart of Germany Nuremberg

Avalon Illumination 7 day December 2, 2022
Ports of Call: Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau, Melk, Vienna, Vienna.

Christmastime on the Danube (Westbound) from Vienna

Avalon Illumination 7 day December 8, 2022
Ports of Call: Vienna, Vienna, Melk, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Nuremberg.

Festive Season in the Heart of Germany Nuremberg

Avalon Illumination 7 day December 14, 2022
Ports of Call: Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau, Melk, Vienna, Vienna.