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Avalon Waterways 2018-2019 



Avalon Waterways is a river cruise company owned by the Globus travel companies. Its young fleet of fifteen European river ships is aimed at Australian, New Zealand and North American guests in their 50s or older, as reflected by its cuisine, hotel-style twin beds (or queen), and English-speaking crew. Fares are all inclusive – meals, guides, activities, Internet access and tips – providing hotel comforts, as guests arrive at a new destination every day...read more

Avalon Affinity 2017-2018 Avalon Affinity
Passengers:138 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon Affinity (along with Imagery II, Tranquility II and Felicity) offer a 7-night itinerary each way between Amsterdam and Basel in Switzerland, from March to October. This is a very popular Rhine cruise. Se... More »
Avalon Artistry II 2017-2018 Avalon Artistry II
Passengers:128 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon Artistry II sails the Danube River from April to September, between Budapest and Vienna over three nights; also between Budapest and Degendorf over 7 nights. From Degendorf a coach links with Prague. Art... More »
Avalon Creativity 2017-2018 Avalon Creativity
Passengers:140 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon's Creativity, Artistry, Scenery and Imagery have been retired, replaced by newer vessels. The average age of the current fleet of 15 very similar ships is five years. ... More »
Avalon Expression 2017-2018 Avalon Expression
Passengers:166 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Avalon’s Expression, Impression, Illumination, Luminary, Panorama, Passion and Vista cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, Passau, Vienna, B... More »
Avalon Felicity 2017-2018 Avalon Felicity
Passengers:138 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon’s Felicity, Visionary and Artistry II cruise the Rhine River over 7 nights from early April to September, each way between Amsterdam and Basel (Switzerland) with a coach link to Zurich. See the castles o... More »
Avalon Illumination 2017-2018 Avalon Illumination
Passengers:166 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Avalon’s Expression, Impression, Illumination, Luminary, Panorama, Passion and Vista cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, Passau, Vienna, B... More »
Avalon Impression 2017-2018 Avalon Impression
Passengers:166 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Avalon’s Expression, Impression, Illumination, Luminary, Panorama, Passion and Vista cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, Passau, Vienna, B... More »
Avalon Luminary 2017-2018 Avalon Luminary
Passengers:138 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon’s Expression, Impression, Illumination, Luminary, Panorama, Passion and Vista cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, Passau, Vienna, B... More »
Avalon Panorama 2017-2018 Avalon Panorama
Passengers:166 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Avalon’s Expression, Impression, Illumination, Luminary, Panorama, Passion and Vista cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, Passau, Vienna, B... More »
Avalon Poetry II 2017-2018 Avalon Poetry II
Passengers:128 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon Poetry II provides a 7-night cruise on the Saône-Rhône river system in southern France, between Arles on the Mediterranean coast, and the town of St Jean de Losne that is 300 km from Paris. Fast rail add... More »
Avalon Scenery 2017-2018 Avalon Scenery
Passengers:138 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon's Creativity, Artistry, Scenery and Imagery have been retired, replaced by newer vessels. The average age of the current fleet of 15 very similar ships is five years. ... More »
Avalon Tapestry II 2017-2018 Avalon Tapestry II
Passengers:128 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon Tapestry II offers 7-night cruises on the Seine, from Paris downstream to Caudebec-en-Caux, 50 km from the English Channel. A coach tour extends 200 km to the beaches of Normandy. Guests embark and disem... More »
Avalon Tranquility II 2017-2018 Avalon Tranquility II
Passengers:128 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon Tranquility II (along with Affinity, Imagery II, and Felicity) offer a 7-night itinerary each way between Amsterdam and Basel in Switzerland, From March to October. This is a very popular Rhine cruise. S... More »
Avalon Visionary 2017-2018 Avalon Visionary
Passengers:166 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon’s Visionary, Felicity, Artistry II, Affinity, Imagery II and Tranquility II all cruise the Moselle and Rhine Rivers. From the Moselle port of Remich a train links to Paris. The end ports on the Rhine are... More »
Avalon Vista 2017-2018 Avalon Vista
Passengers:166 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Avalon’s Expression, Impression, Illumination, Luminary, Panorama, Passion and Vista cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, Passau, Vienna, B... More »
Avalon Waterways — Cruiseline Review Rating: 4.8 out of 5 based on 19 ratings.

Avalon Waterways 2017-2018

Avalon Waterways facts

Avg star rating: 4 stars
Avg ship capacity: 146
Avg passenger/space ratio:
Avg crew/passenger ratio: 0.27

What's included? ▼

  • Accommodation as booked
  • Land accommodation & travel as specified
  • Gratuities for crew & Cruise Director in Europe
  • Breakfast, lunch, four-course dinner
  • A local chef specialty dinner every cruise
  • Single sitting, open-seated dining
  • Soft-drinks, wine and beer at lunch & dinner
  • Self-serve coffee, hot/ice tea, hot chocolate, ice water
  • Five-course welcome dinner
  • Captain’s reception with sparkling wine & canapés
  • Afternoon tea, Night Fare
  • In-cabin continental breakfast at no charge
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Specialty lectures, workshops, classes & programs
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Guest Services for bookings etc.
  • Onboard newsletter
  • Nordic walking sticks
  • Shore excursions & meals as specified
  • Fully hosted shore excursions, wireless headsets
  • Internet access & Wi-Fi complimentary

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Bar expenses & snacks
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Phone/facsimile charges
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
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Happy Customers

Russell is a legend we have put a deposit on board with Princess for our next cruise and will definately contact Russell for his recommendations again which were all EXCELLENT!"

Reviewer: Michele B, VIC
Date: 14 September 2016
Rating: 10

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