...New Ships, New Suite Ships, See the Sights the Way You Prefer; Indulge In Delectable Recipes By True Culinary Artisans; Make Your Cruise Exclusively Yours… These are the staples of Avalon Waterways, which was founded on the ideal that the only opinion that matters is yours. Avalon is owned by the Globus Family of Brands, that have been taking travelers around the world for over 80 years.
Avalon River Cruises has taken a radically different approach to designing their vessels beginning with the accommodations. Rather than redesigning existing vessels, instead Avalon designed their “Suite Ships” with smart use of space & panoramic views, making your experience more relaxing, more comfortable, & more enjoyable. Being the youngest award-winning fleet on European waterways means showing up the rest with larger staterooms, innovative technologies, inspired designs, and high-end features & services.
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TitleChristmastime in Alsace & GermanyVacation OverviewCelebrate the festive season in Central Europe with a magnificent 4-night cruise from Frankfurt to Basel! Stops include Speyer, Germany, for an excursion to Heidelberg, where you visit the red sa.. (click for more)
TitleEuropean Splendor - WestboundVacation OverviewThis magnificent vacation includes a deluxe cruise that reveals the best of Europe along the Danube, Main, and Rhine Rivers. See the sights with Certified Local Guides in Vienna, Grein, Dürnstein, Nu.. (click for more)
TitleA Taste of the Danube – Cruise Only WestboundVacation OverviewFall in love with the Danube—with its charming small towns, scenic beauty, and exciting cities—on this river cruise vacation. Board your ship in Budapest and discover Slovakia’s vibra.. (click for more)
TitleFascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River – SouthboundVacation OverviewImmerse yourself in fascinating cultures and ancient traditions as you embark on an inspiring journey through Cambodia and Vietnam. Along the way, learn more about the.. (click for more)
TitleChristmas in the Heart of Germany – Cruise OnlyVacation OverviewExperience the holiday season on this festive river cruise vacation from Nuremberg to Frankfurt. Enjoy guided city sightseeing in Nuremberg, Bamberg, and Würzburg where you visit th.. (click for more)
For 2014 Avalon added (3) “Suite Ships” to their fleet. Joining Avalon’s award winning Artistry II, Expression, Panorama, Visionary, & Vista are the stunning Avalon Illumination, Avalon Impression, & Avalon Poetry II. All three vessels will grace the waters of the Rhine, Main, & Danube rivers. Another great feature Avalon implemented is Avalon Choice, which gives you the freedom to customize your voyage, choose the pace of your included shore excursions, and decide where & when to eat on board.
In 2015 Avalon is adding two more suite ships - the Avalon Tranquility II and Tapestry II.
Avalon Inclusive. A word that you don't tend to associate with cruising. But that was before you discovered Avalon. A river cruise with Avalon means the end to extra costs and unexpected fees. With every Avalon cruise, your entire experience from ship to shore is included. From enriching excursions led by Certified Local Guides, to VIP access into the must-see sites. From sparkling wine with breakfast, to specialty coffees throughout the day, to regional beers and wines with dinner. From luxuriously spacious staterooms boasting floor-to-ceiling windows to free WiFi.
And with the Avalon Choice® program – the first of its kind in River Cruising – you will have the opportunity to choose what best suits your taste throughout the cruise, including sightseeing choices and dining.