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Avalon Waterways 2017-2018 



Avalon Waterways’ young fleet of sixteen 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 and Avalon Poetry II provide a 10-night cruise on the Saône-Rhône river system (with fast rail and coach connections) between Paris and Côte d’Azur on the Mediterranean. Guests embark and disemb... More »
Avalon Artistry II 2017-2018 Avalon Artistry II
Passengers:128 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon Artistry II and Visionary sail the length of the Rhine-Moselle-Main-Danube river system from April to December. As they ply the Moselle River, they access the port of Remich that connects to Paris. So, f... More »
Avalon Creativity 2017-2018 Avalon Creativity
Passengers:140 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon Creativity and Avalon Tapestry II offer 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. Gu... More »
Avalon Expression 2017-2018 Avalon Expression
Passengers:166 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Avalon’s Luminary, Tranquility II, Passion, Panorama, Vista, Expression, Illumination and Impression cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, P... More »
Avalon Felicity 2017-2018 Avalon Felicity
Passengers:138 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon’s Felicity and Artistry II cruise the Rhine River over 7 nights from early April to early December, each way between Amsterdam and Basel (Switzerland) with a coach link to Zurich. See the castles on the ... More »
Avalon Illumination 2017-2018 Avalon Illumination
Passengers:166 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Avalon’s Luminary, Tranquility II, Passion, Panorama, Vista, Expression, Illumination and Impression cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, P... More »
Avalon Impression 2017-2018 Avalon Impression
Passengers:166 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Avalon’s Luminary, Tranquility II, Passion, Panorama, Vista, Expression, Illumination and Impression cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, P... More »
Avalon Luminary 2017-2018 Avalon Luminary
Passengers:138 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon’s Luminary, Tranquility II, Passion, Panorama, Vista, Expression, Illumination and Impression cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, P... More »
Avalon Panorama 2017-2018 Avalon Panorama
Passengers:166 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Avalon’s Luminary, Tranquility II, Passion, Panorama, Vista, Expression, Illumination and Impression cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, P... More »
Avalon Poetry II 2017-2018 Avalon Poetry II
Passengers:128 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon Affinity and Avalon Poetry II provide a 10-night cruise on the Saône-Rhône river system (with fast rail and coach connections) between Paris and Côte d’Azur on the Mediterranean. Guests embark and disemb... More »
Avalon Scenery 2017-2018 Avalon Scenery
Passengers:138 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon Scenery has been replaced by Avalon Passion and Avalon Imagery II. Avalon Passion, along with Luminary, Tranquility II, Panorama, Vista, Expression, Illumination and Impression, cruise the Rhine-Main-D... More »
Avalon Tapestry II 2017-2018 Avalon Tapestry II
Passengers:128 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon Creativity and Avalon Tapestry II offer 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. Gu... More »
Avalon Tranquility II 2017-2018 Avalon Tranquility II
Passengers:128 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon’s Luminary, Tranquility II, Passion, Panorama, Vista, Expression, Illumination and Impression cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, P... More »
Avalon Visionary 2017-2018 Avalon Visionary
Passengers:166 | Cabin sizes:16-24m²
Avalon Artistry II and Visionary sail the length of the Rhine-Moselle-Main-Danube river system from April to December. As they ply the Moselle River, they access the port of Remich that connects to Paris. So, f... More »
Avalon Vista 2017-2018 Avalon Vista
Passengers:166 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Avalon’s Luminary, Tranquility II, Passion, Panorama, Vista, Expression, Illumination and Impression cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube river system across Europe. Key ports on the system are: Amsterdam, Nuremberg, P... More »
Avalon Waterways — Cruiseline Review Rating: 4.7 out of 5 based on 14 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? ▼

  • Land accommodation & travel as specified
  • Gratuities for Cruise director, crew, local guides & excursion drivers
  • On-shore hotel taxes, service charges, luggage handling, maids, guides
  • Breakfast, lunch, four-course dinner
  • A local chef specialty dinner every cruise
  • Single sitting, open-seated dining
  • Soft-drinks at lunch, wine and beer at 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
  • Optional excursions in start/end cities (pre-book)
  • Drinks & Celebration packages (pre-order)
  • Room service menu items (unless specified)
  • Bar expenses & snacks
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry charges (unless self-serve)
  • Phone/facsimile charges
  • Phone/facsimile on some ships (pay)
  • Children under eight years (for Family Travel, under 5 years)
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
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Happy Customers

We were very happy with everything.Tammie was always available to talk to us about any concerns."

Reviewer: Geraldine J, NSW
Date: 23 July 2017
Rating: 10

Rating: 9.8/10 from 4511 reviews
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