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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
Visiting:
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Cruise Line:
Avalon Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Vienna
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Passau
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Nuremberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
Ship Details

Avalon Envision - Avalon Waterways

Pros

Emphasis on more space; lower draft to handle low/high river levels

Cons

No USB ports by the bed (coming in 2020)

Bottom Line

Ship continues the line's focus on views and interesting excursions

Reviews

Avalon Envision Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service4.5
Value5.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Passau
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Nuremberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
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Viking Atla - Viking River Cruises

Pros

Bright and airy lobby; cuisine pairs with ports of call; name recognition from staff

Cons

No spa or fitness facility; few amenities for active travelers

Bottom Line

Well-thought-out design that caters to its target audience

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Viking Atla Reviews

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4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value3.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Cruise Line:
Avalon Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Vienna
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Passau
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Nuremberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
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Avalon Tranquility II - Avalon Waterways

Spacious 200 square foot standard cabins

High levels of comfort and personal service

Panoramic windows are largest in industry

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Avalon Tranquility II Reviews

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Overall
0.0/5

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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    Budapest
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    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
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    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Passau
  • Day 8
    Passau
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Viking Ingvi - Viking River Cruises

Tours and most drinks included in price

Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising

Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube

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Viking Ingvi Reviews

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Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value3.0

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7 Night
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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Ybbs an der Donau
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Vilshofen an der Donau
  • Day 8
    Vilshofen an der Donau
Ship Details

AmaSonata - AmaWaterways

Pros

Included shore excursions cater to varying activity levels

Cons

Kinks in the ID card system

Bottom Line

A good choice for travelers seeking active pursuits on land and laid-back time onboard

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AmaSonata Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Ybbs an der Donau
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Vilshofen an der Donau
  • Day 8
    Vilshofen an der Donau
Ship Details

AmaViola - AmaWaterways

Pro: Excellent dining, first-class active excursion options and select family sailings

Con: Entertainment options are limited

Bottom Line: Immersive cruise on elegant -- yet comfortable -- modern river ship

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AmaViola Reviews

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Overall
5.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Avalon Waterways
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Vienna
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Passau
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Nuremberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
Ship Details

Avalon Visionary - Avalon Waterways

Pros

Panoramic sliding-glass doors that create "open-air balconies" and beds facing the river

Cons

All plugs are European only

Bottom Line

An intimate and comfortable ship, small enough to sail places others can't

Reviews

Avalon Visionary Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value4.0

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2019 Best River

14 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wertheim
  • Day 12
    Koblenz
  • Day 13
    Cologne
  • Day 14
    Kinderdijk
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
Ship Details

Viking Vidar - Viking River Cruises

Pros

Modern ship offers regional dishes, cabin choice and interesting free shore excursions

Cons

Lack of fitness room and spa facilities

Bottom Line

Crisp, comfortable and attractive Scandinavian appointments plus excellent service

Reviews

Viking Vidar Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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10 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Scenic
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Prague
  • Day 10
    Prague
  • Day 11
    Prague
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Scenic Amber - Scenic

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Scenic Amber Reviews

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0.0/5

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Ybbs an der Donau
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Vilshofen an der Donau
  • Day 8
    Vilshofen an der Donau
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AmaMagna - AmaWaterways

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AmaMagna Reviews

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0.0/5

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Passau
  • Day 8
    Passau
Ship Details

S.S. Maria Theresa - Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Pros

This ultra-luxurious and beautifully decorated vessel shows painstaking attention to detail

Cons

Fares reflect the high-end experience, but you get what you pay for

Bottom line

See Europe in style in a floating palace

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S.S. Maria Theresa Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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2019 Best River

7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Ybbs an der Donau
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Vilshofen an der Donau
  • Day 8
    Vilshofen an der Donau
Ship Details

AmaSerena - AmaWaterways

Pros

Excellent dining and a variety of cabin choices, including many with twin balconies

Cons

Problems with the Apple Infotainment system

Bottom Line

Upscale ship with spacious cabins, as well as shoreside options tailored to activity level

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AmaSerena Reviews

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Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Passau
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Nuremberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
Ship Details

Viking Egil - Viking River Cruises

Excellent food including regional dishes and "always available" options

Friendly, professional crew employed and trained by Viking

Shore excursions, drinks at meals included

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Viking Egil Reviews

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0.0/5

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7 Night
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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Passau
  • Day 8
    Passau
Ship Details

Viking Prestige - Viking River Cruises

Cruises Europe's Danube and Rhine Rivers

Shore tours at each port included in the cruise fare

Riverboat has six single occupancy cabins

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Viking Prestige Reviews

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Overall
4.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service3.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Ybbs an der Donau
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Vilshofen an der Donau
  • Day 8
    Vilshofen an der Donau
Ship Details

AmaLea - AmaWaterways

Pros

Active excursions, twin balconies and outdoor pool bar stand out from the crowd

Cons

Dining service could be more intuitive; ambitious menus sometimes lack execution

Bottom Line

Comfortable furnishings and excursion choice allows cruise customization more than most

Reviews
Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value4.5

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14 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Budapest, Vienna ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wertheim
  • Day 12
    Koblenz
  • Day 13
    Cologne
  • Day 14
    Kinderdijk
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
Ship Details

Viking Baldur - Viking River Cruises

Tours and most drinks included in price

Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising

Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube

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Viking Baldur Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value3.0

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10 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Scenic
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Prague
  • Day 10
    Prague
  • Day 11
    Prague
Ship Details

Scenic Ruby - Scenic

Pros

Gratuities, booze, excursions and butlers all included in fare

Cons

Spotty Wi-Fi, slow room service with limited menu

Bottom Line

Unlimited free beverages, butlers and no tipping = relaxing way to see Europe

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Scenic Ruby Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Crystal River Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Regensburg
Ship Details

Crystal Mahler - Crystal River Cruises

Pros

Excellent dining, cabins and service makes ship feel like luxury hotel

Cons

Shore excursions can be iffy, with specifics hard to find; little enrichment

Bottom Line

Ideal for couples or groups that want a luxury river cruise that's more like a private tour

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Crystal Mahler Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.5

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9 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Spitz
  • Day 5
    Engelhartszell
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Prague
  • Day 10
    Prague
Ship Details

S.S. Beatrice - Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Pros

2018 makeover elevated ship to a higher level of luxury with additional venues

Cons

Some excursions involve long drives and large groups

Bottom Line

Superb service, dining, decor and activities ensure a highly pleasing experience

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S.S. Beatrice Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
Visiting:
Budapest, Bratislava ... see more
Cruise Line:
Crystal River Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Vienna
  • Day 6
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 6
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 7
    Passau
  • Day 8
    Regensburg
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Crystal Mahler - Crystal River Cruises

Pros

Excellent dining, cabins and service makes ship feel like luxury hotel

Cons

Shore excursions can be iffy, with specifics hard to find; little enrichment

Bottom Line

Ideal for couples or groups that want a luxury river cruise that's more like a private tour

Reviews

Crystal Mahler Reviews

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Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.5

Launched in 2017 as one of the first of Crystal River's "Rhine Class" vessels, Crystal Mahler d...

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14 Night
Cruise from Budapest

Leaving:
Budapest
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Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Volkach
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wertheim
  • Day 12
    Rudesheim
  • Day 13
    Cologne
  • Day 14
    Amsterdam
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
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AmaPrima - AmaWaterways

Terrific variety of fee-free shore excursions

Many cabins offer French and traditional verandahs

Warm and personable service

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AmaPrima Reviews

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Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

AmaWaterways has carved out a niche for itself in the river cruise arena with its emphasis on w...

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14 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Bamberg
  • Day 10
    Wurzburg
  • Day 11
    Wertheim
  • Day 12
    Koblenz
  • Day 13
    Cologne
  • Day 14
    Kinderdijk
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
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Viking Magni - Viking River Cruises

Tours and most drinks included in price

Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising

Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube

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Viking Magni Reviews

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4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value3.0

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10 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Scenic
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    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Emmersdorf
  • Day 6
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Prague
  • Day 10
    Prague
  • Day 11
    Prague
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Scenic Jade - Scenic

Scenic is one of river cruising's most inclusive lines

Many cabins have innovative sunrooms that convert to balconies

All-day dining and in-cabin service unusual in river cruising

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Scenic Jade Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value3.5

Scenic Jade offers the intellectually curious passenger a fine sampler of excursions along more...

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7 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Viking River Cruises
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    Budapest
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    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Vienna
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Passau
  • Day 6
    Regensburg
  • Day 7
    Nuremberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
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Viking Var - Viking River Cruises

Pros

Comfortable, well-equipped ship with a design that takes advantage of scenery

Cons

Short visits in some ports, no pool or bikes

Bottom Line

Viking is a pro on European rivers and provides a pleasant experience for all passengers.

Reviews

Viking Var Reviews

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4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value3.0

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10 Night
Cruise from Budapest

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Budapest
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Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Prague
  • Day 9
    Prague
  • Day 10
    Prague
  • Day 11
    Cruising
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Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

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Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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Budapest Cruise Reviews

Monarch Empress
SmartRealtor
Sail Date: Jul 2018
Poland(Warsaw, Krakow) so we joined this tour of Poland followed by a cruise of the Danube from Budapest, Bratislava, Melk, Durnstein, Vienna, Regensdorf and on to Munich to catch our flight home to San...Read More
Viking Egil
sherrider
Sail Date: May 2018
My husband and I have wanted to do a river cruise for some time. He is from Budapest so we went on the pre-cruise to have time to visit relatives and explore that wonderful city. Viking was amazing...Read More
Viking Vilhjalm
denhearn
Sail Date: May 2018
The staff was very helpful. The food was excellent! Just a wonderful trip. We started in Budapest. We had a few nights in a Hotel and then a couple of days on the shop (in Port). So we saw a lot...Read More
Emerald Sun
Martin Cindy
Sail Date: Dec 2018
We loved the 7 day Christmas Markets cruise from Budapest to Nurenberg! The Emerald Waterways cruise line was a wonderful choice. The food was excellent! Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks are included at each...Read More
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