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Greenland Garden Balkan River Cruise

Join Rod and Deb from Greenland Garden Centre to see the highlights of Eastern Europe on a Balkan river cruise adventure along the Danube River with a stop in Transylvania! September 8th – 22nd, 2022   


Greenland Garden Centre River Cruise Includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from Edmonton with KLM
  • 14-day river cruise & tour with sightseeing, outings and excursions with local guides
  • 2-night pre-cruise accommodation in Budapest with a meet & greet and breakfast
  • 7 nights’ accommodation onboard the luxurious Avalon Illumination
  • 2-night post-cruise accommodation in Brasov with breakfast
  • 2-night post-cruise accommodation in Bucharest with breakfast
  • Meals included onboard the ship: Daily breakfast; Daily lunch & 4-course a la carte dinner
  • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Private round-trip airport/cruise transfers and pre-paid gratuities onboard the ship
  • Complimentary parking at Edmonton International Airport Value Park
  • Escorted by Rod & Deb from Greenland Garden Centre

Exclusive Promotion: Book your Balkan Discovery river cruise by June 30 to save $950 per person off the listed rates!




Included Onboard Amenities:

Avalon Suite Fleet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship
  • Panoramic windows throughout the ship
  • Elegant, contemporary design & decor
  • Friendly, English-speaking crew & Cruise Director
  • Sky Deck with whirlpool, shade awnings, game area and premium lounges
  • Covered Observation Lounge
  • Club Lounge with 24-hour self-serve beverage station with complimentary cappuccinos, lattes, tea, hot chocolate & premium coffees, as well as treats throughout the day
  • Non-smoking interior

Fitness & Wellness

  • Fitness Center
  • Avalon Adventure Center
Your place for active gear and excursions, including
  • Bikes
  • Canoe, kayak and jogging excursions
  • Maps for hiking, biking and jogging routes
  • Fitness and wellness activities
  • FitBits®
  • Active shore excursions, both included and optional


  • FlexDining for more venue and seating options, including flexible seating times in our main Dining Room
  • Avalon Fresh healthy cuisine options at every meal
  • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with every lunch and dinner
  • Early and Late Riser breakfast options
  • Daily full buffet breakfast with made-to-order egg station, hot and cold menu items
  • Daily lunch buffet with pasta or carving stations
  • Alternative light lunch or Sky Grill on the Sky Deck (weather permitting)
  • Daily Afternoon Tea featuring tea, coffee, sweet treats & sandwiches
  • Daily four-course a la carte dinner in the main Dining Room with choice of appetizers, soups, salads, entrees and desserts. Includes selections of regional recipes, Western dishes and vegetarian options.
  • Alternative Panorama Bistro dinner, featuring regional specialties and small plates
  • Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions and dinners with sparkling wine and canapés
  • Panorama Lounge featuring premium spirits and Avalon specialty cocktails, along with local entertainment
  • Cocktails available on the Sky Deck
  • Fresh fruit available throughout the day



Tour prices are subject to change without notice. Prices are per person based on room occupancy and are non-refundable. Extended stays are available, please inquire with Newwest Travel. Upgrades to Business Class airfare on KLM are available. This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days and shorter days with more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up-stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected. Tour itinerary is subject to change. Past Globus Family of Brands travelers may qualify for an additional Welcome Back Credit, contact Newwest Travel for more information. Learn more about Globus’ Assurance program, with enhanced on-trip protocols and procedures, to ensure the health – and happiness – of our guests throughout their travels.

Category E Stateroom


Category D Stateroom


Category A Panorama Suite


Category P Panorama Suite


Prices are based on double occupancy. All taxes included