AVALON WATERWAYS RIVER CRUISES...CRUISE EUROPE IN STYLE

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Not all cruises are created equal. When you select an Avalon Waterways River Cruise, you are making the decision to immerse yourself in the utmost indulgence in cruising. Avalon Waterways offers its signature Avalon ChoiceSM to all passengers, allowing you to design the perfect European river cruise experience based solely around your personal preferences. Uniquely crafted with luxurious details at every turn, Avalon Waterways provides the small-ship feel with all the posh and decadence of a five-star resort. Contemporary décor, wall-to-wall panorama windows and elegant finishes abound to lend a captivating and comforting air.

Let Avalon Waterways River Cruises be your home away from home. With expert detail, each cruise ship is designed with the utmost care, giving you every comfort you could hope for and more. With a fleet of suite ships, Avalon Waterways offers not only the signature Avalon Deluxe Staterooms, but also Panorama Suites and Royal Suites for those who want it all. Comfort comes standard with all staterooms, and each is artfully prepared with European-style duvets, Egyptian cotton sheets, full private showers, flatscreen televisions and more. Even better, more than 80% of staterooms include floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors and French balconies, while suites feature Open-Air Balconies with seating for 6.

Mealtime aboard Avalon Waterways is a part of the journey. With mouthwatering temptations certain to delight your palette, the chefs cater to your every craving. From the very first night when you dine on a five-course meal at the captain’s reception, you’ll discover that each meal is as tailored as the last. Dine under the pristine sky at the open-air bistro, or take advantage of cocktail hour at the Panorama Lounge. If traditional dining is more your cup of tea, enjoy the convenience of open seating in the dining room as you savor the elegant menus featuring local cuisine and delicacies.

Take the time to relax on the comfortable lounge chairs on the sky deck, or try your hand at the game area where you could play a life-sized game of chess. With complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout your Avalon Waterways cruise ship, convenience is at your fingertips 24/7. Immerse yourself in Avalon Waterways’ Culture & CruiseSM activities from wine and beer tastings, to demonstrations from local artists and even exciting entertainment from local performers.

Most European cruises extend between 7 and 14 nights, giving you the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the luxury and culture your Avalon Waterways River Cruise is will provide. Sail the waters of the Rhine, Main, Danube Rivers and more and soak in the culture of hotspots such as Prague and Vienna. Boasting the youngest and newest fleet of ships in Europe, Avalon Waterways is proud to include the brand new Avalon VistaSM and Avalon VisionarySM to its already impressive lineup of luxury ships. Take the time to indulge in cruise memories that will last a lifetime. With CruiseOne your dream holiday is just moments away!

Avalon Waterways River Cruises
Avalon Waterways Cruises

  • 2018 Early Booking Savings: Save up to $2,500 on Select Europe Sailings
    2018 Early Booking Savings: Save up to $2,500 on Select Europe Sailings
    Plan your Europe escape now with Avalon Waterways and sail away with up to $2,500 in savings per stateroom on select 2018 voyages.

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    Additional Terms & Conditions
    Book a select 2018 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive $1,250 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price. Offer available on select dates in 2018 and on select cruises ONLY. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between June 7 and August 29, 2017 for travel at select times in 2018. Not applicable to custom tours. Not applicable on TBA space. Combinable with the $299 Europe Fixed Air Promo (PRMYXA) and Journeys Club discount only. Applies to new 2018 bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. Offer applies to participating GFOB offices only. PRMW0554
  • Select 2018/2019 Sailings: Waived Single Supplement
    Select 2018/2019 Sailings: Waived Single Supplement
    Cruise solo and take advantage of this special discount at sea aboard this luxury line today.

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    Additional Terms & Conditions
    Book a select 2018/2019 Avalon Waterways Europe, Irrawaddy or Mekong river cruise in order to waive the single supplement fee. There is a limited number of staterooms available for this promotion per departure. Category B only. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between February 8 and August 29, 2017 for travel on select departures in 2018 and 2019. Applies to new bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Not combinable with any other offer other than Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only. SWPY
  • 2018 Europe Cruises: $299 Air from Select Cities
    2018 Europe Cruises: $299 Air from Select Cities
    Enjoy incredible destinations and incredible savings when you sail with Avalon Waterways . For a limited time, when you book a select 2018 Europe cruises, you'll enjoy $299 airfare from select cities. Hurry and take advantage of this offer!

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    Additional Terms & Conditions
    Book a select 2018 Avalon Europe river cruise to qualify for $299/person round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from ATL, BOS, BWI, CLE, CLT, DFW, DTW, EWR, IAD, IAH, JFK, LAX, MIA, MCO, MSP, ORD, PHL, PIT. Other gateway cities available from $200 to $1,075/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). $299 air will be based on the lowest available priced itinerary at the time of air booking. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. Does not apply to intra-vacation air. Combinable with Journeys Club and $1250pp land promo (PRMW0554) only. Quotes available online or by calling a Travel Professional. Limited to new bookings for US originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under land and air deposit between April 5 and August 29, 2017 for travel on select cruise departures in 2018. Offer requires booking of Europe river cruise starting at $2449/person (based on WAZ80331/double occupancy) and extends to select departures in 2018. Pre-assigned seating is limited and may not be available on all desired travel dates. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air or Custom Tours. Individual members of groups can qualify, if booking is made and deposits applied within the promo window. Group air contracts are not available with this promotion. Groups of 10 or more passengers flying from the same US gateway will not be booked on same flights and could lose promotion if requesting to match flights. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to air reservations (including itineraries involving $299 round-trip trans-Atlantic air) subject to airfare differentials between originally booked airline fare and re-booked air itinerary. Airline baggage fees may apply; visit www.iflybags.com for details. Air schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to last travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Pre-assigned seating may not be available on all air segments. Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Additional restrictions apply.
  • Avalon Experience: Complimentary Shore Excursions
    Avalon Experience: Complimentary Shore Excursions
    We're pleased to offer guided tours and enriching experiences in every destination – all included in the cost of your cruise fare.
  • Avalon Experience: Complimentary Beverages
    Avalon Experience: Complimentary Beverages
    Whether you are looking to add a little romance to your evening, or you just want to relax after an exciting day, we're pleased to offer complimentary wine to accompany our gourmet meals.
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Europe Avalon Waterways Cruises
Europe Avalon Waterways River Cruises

Immerse yourself in old-world charm with all the comforts and amenities of a five-star cruise ship with Avalon Waterways River Cruises. Journeying the rivers and waterways weaving through historic destinations such as Cote d’Azur and Strasbourg, you’ll have the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in local culture. Experience the unmatched splendor of the historic Kölner Dom cathedral in Cologne. Or, if your cruise happens to take you to Amsterdam, be sure to sample the local cuisine at Meneer Pannekoek, offering traditional Dutch pancakes very much like crêpes. Other luxurious destinations include Avignon, France, Basel, Switzerland and many more!

 

4.6 / 5  (2 reviews)

Avalon Vista

Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
Ports of Call: Budapest, Hungary • Cruise Danube River • Vienna, Austria • Durnstein, Austria • Melk, Austria • Passau, Germany • Regensburg, Germany • Roth (Nuremberg), Germany • Nuremberg, Germany
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$3,217
$460/night
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$502/night
4.3 / 5  (3 reviews)

Avalon Luminary

Departing from: Vienna, Austria
Ports of Call: Vienna, Austria • Durnstein, Austria • Melk, Austria • Grein, Austria • Passau, Germany
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$1,869
$374/night
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$2,868
$574/night
5 / 5  (4 reviews)

Avalon Imagery IINew Ship!

Departing from: Basel, Switzerland
Ports of Call: Basel, Switzerland • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany • Strasbourg, France • Mainz (Heidelberg), Germany • Rudesheim, Germany • Cruise Rhine Gorge • Koblenz, Germany • Cologne, Germany • Amsterdam, Netherlands
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$1,767
$252/night
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$2,916
$417/night
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4.5 / 5  (2 reviews)

Avalon Impression

Departing from: Brussels, Belgium
Ports of Call: Brussels, Belgium • Antwerp (Brussels), Belgium • Ghent (Bruges), Belgium • Middleburg, Netherlands • Veere, Netherlands • Willemstad, Netherlands • Kinderdijk, Netherlands • Rotterdam, Netherlands • Amsterdam, Netherlands
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$1,767
$252/night
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$2,916
$417/night
4 / 5  (5 reviews)

Avalon Affinity

Departing from: Arles, France
Ports of Call: Arles, France • Avignon, France • Cruise Rhone River • Viviers, France • Tournon, France • Vienne, France • Lyon, France • Cruise Saone River • Saint•Jean•De•Losne, France
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$2,117
$302/night
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$4,266
$609/night
4.7 / 5  (3 reviews)

Avalon Creativity

Departing from: Paris, France
Ports of Call: Paris, France • Vernon, France • Les Andelys, France • Caudebec, France • Caudebec (Normandy Beaches), France • Rouen, France • Conflans Ste Honorine, France • Paris, France
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$2,667
$381/night
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$4,066
$581/night
5 / 5  (1 reviews)

Avalon Panorama

Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
Ports of Call: Budapest, Hungary • Cruise Danube River • Vienna, Austria • Durnstein, Austria • Melk, Austria • Passau, Germany • Regensburg, Germany • Roth (Nuremberg), Germany • Nuremberg, Germany
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$3,217
$460/night
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$4,266
$609/night
3.5 / 5  (2 reviews)

Avalon Artistry II

Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ports of Call: Amsterdam, Netherlands • Rotterdam, Netherlands • Ghent, Belgium • Antwerp, Belgium • Maastricht, Netherlands • Namur, Belgium
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$2,517
$360/night
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$3,666
$524/night
4.3 / 5  (3 reviews)

Avalon Visionary

Departing from: Remich, Luxembourg
Ports of Call: Remich, Luxembourg • Trier, Germany • Bernkastel, Germany • Cochem, Germany • Rudesheim, Germany • Dusseldorf, Germany • Amsterdam, Netherlands
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$2,457
$351/night
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$3,756
$537/night
5 / 5  (1 reviews)

Avalon Expression

Departing from: Nuremberg, Germany
Ports of Call: Nuremberg, Germany • Roth (Nuremberg), Germany • Regensburg, Germany • Passau, Germany • Melk, Austria • Vienna, Austria • Budapest, Hungary
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$609/night
3.5 / 5  (2 reviews)

Avalon Artistry II

Departing from: Basel, Switzerland
Ports of Call: Basel, Switzerland • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany • Strasbourg, France • Speyer (Heidelberg), Germany • Rudesheim, Germany • Cruise Rhine Gorge • Koblenz, Germany • Bernkastel, Germany • Thionville, France • Remich, Luxembourg • Grevenmacher (Trier), Luxembourg • Beilstein, Germany • Treis•Karden, Germany • Cologne, Germany • Amsterdam, Netherlands
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$3,587
$299/night
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$5,557
$463/night
4 / 5  (2 reviews)

Avalon Poetry II

Departing from: Arles, France
Ports of Call: Arles, France • Avignon, France • Cruise Rhone River • Viviers, France • Tournon, France • Vienne, France • Lyon, France • Cruise Saone River • Saint•Jean•De•Losne, France • Disembark Avalon Vessel At Saint•Jean•De•Losne • Motorcoach Transfer Saint•Jean•De•Losne To Beaune • Motorcoach Transfer Beaune To Dijon • Train Transfer Dijon To Paris • Board Avalon Vessel At Paris • Vernon, France • Les Andelys, France • Caudebec, France • Caudebec (Normandy Beaches), France • Rouen, France • Conflans Ste Honorine, France • Paris, France
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$6,532
$467/night
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$9,233
$660/night
5 / 5  (2 reviews)

Avalon PassionNew Ship!

Departing from: Fetesti, Romania
Ports of Call: Fetesti, Romania • Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania • Cernavoda, Romania • Ruse (Russe, Rousse), Bulgaria • Vidin, Bulgaria • Cruise The Iron Gates • Donji Milanovac, Serbia • Belgrade, Serbia • Mohacs (Pecs), Hungary • Budapest, Hungary • Cruise Danube River • Vienna, Austria • Durnstein, Austria • Melk, Austria • Passau, Germany • Regensburg, Germany • Roth (Nuremberg), Germany • Nuremberg, Germany
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About Avalon Waterways River Cruises
Featured Ship: Avalon Affinity
Sail along the fascinating water ways of Europe aboard the intimate and inviting Avalon Affinity. This modern river-cruise ship has all the creature c... learn more
Ship Completed Date: Jan 1, 2009
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Explore Avalon Waterways River Cruise Ships:
Avalon Affinity
Avalon Artistry II
Avalon Creativity
Avalon Expression
Avalon Felicity
Avalon Illumination
Avalon Imagery II – New Ship!
Avalon Impression
Avalon Luminary
Avalon Myanmar
Avalon Panorama
Avalon Passion – New Ship!
Avalon Poetry II
Avalon Saigon
Avalon Siem Reap
Avalon Tapestry II
Avalon Tranquility II
Avalon Visionary
Avalon Vista
Century Legend
Delfin III
Isabela II
MS Sonesta St. George
Treasure of Galapagos
Terms & Conditions
Prices are shown in U. S. Dollars. Prices are per person, cruise only, based on double occupancy, specified stateroom category, in USD, include non-commissionable fares and are subject to availability. Governmental departure taxes and fees are additional. Certain restrictions may apply. Prices and promotional offers apply to new individual bookings and vary by departure date and city, sailing, ship, and stateroom category and are subject to availability, may change without notice, are capacity controlled, may not be combinable with other offers, and may be changed or withdrawn at any time. All reservations must be made in U.S. dollars and restrictions may apply for non-U.S. residents. Cancellation penalties, blackout dates, and other restrictions may also apply. Best Price Guarantee restrictions and instructions apply; see our Best Price Guarantee Policy. Ships Registry: Greece, Norway, Bahamas, Liberia, Panama, Marshall Islands, Great Britain, Bermuda, Wallis & Fatun, Malta, the Netherlands and Italy.
Free upgrade!

Book an eligible stateroom on any qualifying sailing and receive a free upgrade! In some cases, you'll be upgraded to a more desirable location aboard your ship. In other instances, you'll be upgraded to a stateroom with extra space and/or a better view. It's also possible that you might receive all of these benefits. Select your sailing date to see which upgrades are available.