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Little Details Win Big with Avalon Waterways

Avalon Waterways knows that little things make big impressions, and it shows with this river cruise line. Warm staff makes sure that guests are happy and comfortable. Wine, sourced from regional ports and selected by professional sommeliers, is included with dinner. In fact, all cuisine is from local destinations, crafted into mouth watering meals by fantastic chefs. Flexible dining times and healthy options let you stick to your own schedule and diet, too.

Avalon Waterways accommodations are spacious and comfortable, with Comfort Collection bedsSM, L'Occitane® amenities, and marble countertops in bathrooms. Panorama SuitesSM in Avalon’s Suite Ships® class offer the Open-Air BalconySM, unlike any other among river cruises. These suites, which are generally 30% larger than most, have floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall windows that open wider than any fleet in the river cruise industry. 

Enriching activities, live entertainment, and included shore excursions with different paces suited to your needs round out your perfect river cruise.

ShipRatingLaunchedPaxCrewPoolsBarsCasinoKids ProgramsCDC ScoreMinimum Price

Avalon Artistry II

2013

128

37

-

Yes

-

$2,120

Avalon Envision

2019

166

47

-

Yes

-

$1,249

Avalon Expression

2016

128

37

-

Yes

-

$2,399

Avalon Illumination

2014

166

47

-

Yes

-

$1,374

Avalon Imagery II

2014

128

37

-

Yes

-

$1,828

Avalon Impression

2014

166

47

-

Yes

-

$1,235

Avalon Panorama

2011

166

47

-

Yes

-

$2,199

Avalon Passion

2016

166

47

-

Yes

-

$1,799

Avalon Poetry II

2014

128

37

-

Yes

-

$2,349

Avalon Saigon

2018

336

24

-

Yes

-

$3,349

Avalon Tapestry II

2015

128

37

-

Yes

-

$2,449

Avalon Tranquility II

2015

128

37

-

Yes

-

$1,924

Avalon View

2020

166

47

-

Yes

-

$1,199

Avalon Visionary

2012

128

35

-

Yes

-

$1,021

Avalon Vista

2012

166

47

-

Yes

-

$2,299

Delfin III

2015

44

24

1

Yes

-

$5,606

Ganges Voyager

2015

56

30

-

Yes

-

$4,159

Treasure of Galápagos

2009

18

10

-

Yes

-

$5,391

Launched: 2013

Pax: 128

Crew: 37

Launched: 2019

Pax: 166

Crew: 47

Launched: 2016

Pax: 128

Crew: 37

Launched: 2014

Pax: 166

Crew: 47

Launched: 2014

Pax: 128

Crew: 37

Launched: 2014

Pax: 166

Crew: 47

Launched: 2011

Pax: 166

Crew: 47

Launched: 2016

Pax: 166

Crew: 47

Launched: 2014

Pax: 128

Crew: 37

Launched: 2018

Pax: 336

Crew: 24

Launched: 2015

Pax: 128

Crew: 37

Launched: 2015

Pax: 128

Crew: 37

Launched: 2020

Pax: 166

Crew: 47

Launched: 2012

Pax: 128

Crew: 35

Launched: 2012

Pax: 166

Crew: 47

Launched: 2015

Pax: 44

Crew: 24

Launched: 2015

Pax: 56

Crew: 30

Launched: 2009

Pax: 18

Crew: 10

Entertainment & Attractions

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Avalon Waterways ships are quieter in the entertainment department, allowing for a peaceful atmosphere. Attractions vary by ship and region, so check your preferred itinerary for details. However, most Avalon Waterways ships offer WiFi and in-room television, and some vessels have a DVD library. Other ships offer books, cards, and board games for playing in the library or in your stateroom, as well as flatscreen, satellite TV with over 100 free movie options and English-speaking channels.

Dining Options

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Avalon Waterways offers FlexDining®, which means that there are no strict meal times, and you can dine wherever and whenever you like. Whether you relish sleeping in or rising with the dawn, you can have a complimentary continental breakfast delivered to your stateroom. Take lunch to go for a fun onshore picnic, or indulge in fresh ingredients with views to match in the Panorama Dining Room — or al fresco, under the clouds at the Sky Bistro.

Regional dishes are prepared with care and ingredients from small farms, and each à la carte meal offers options so you’ll never get bored with the cuisine. Plus, a professional sommelier will pair your dinners with complimentary wines. Soft drinks are free with lunch, and sparkling wine and juices are gratis with breakfast. Daily afternoon tea and snacks are also included in your fare.

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Spa & Fitness

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Again, options vary by ship. Indulge tired muscles in the whirlpool on the Sun Deck after an onshore adventure. Borrow gear like Nordic walking sticks, bikes, watercraft, and maps for your breathtaking excursions. Other onboard amenities usually include a fitness center for your convenience.

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4 NIGHT WESTERN EUROPE Cruise

Departing From: Frankfurt

Duration: 4 nights

Ship: Avalon Visionary (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Frankfurt Germany (embarkation), Rhine Gorge, Strasbourg France, Breisach Germany Excursion To Black Forest, Basel Switzerland (disembarkation) (Itinerary Details)

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Departing From: Vienna

Duration: 5 nights

Ship: Avalon Impression (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Vienna Austria (embarkation), Melk, Bratislava Slovakia, Budapest Hungary (disembarkation), Budapest, Budapest (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Gourmet, Honeymoon, Luxury, River Cruises, Romantic, Senior

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Departing From: Budapest

Duration: 5 nights

Ship: Avalon Impression (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Budapest Hungary, Budapest, Budapest (embarkation), Bratislava Slovakia, Melk Austriawachau Valley, Vienna (disembarkation) (Itinerary Details)

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4 NIGHT WESTERN EUROPE Cruise

Departing From: Frankfurt

Duration: 4 nights

Ship: Avalon Imagery II (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Frankfurt Germany (embarkation), Rhine Gorge, Strasbourg France, Breisach Germany Excursion To Black Forest, Basel Switzerland (disembarkation) (Itinerary Details)

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Departing From: Budapest

Duration: 5 nights

Ship: Avalon View (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Budapest Hungary (embarkation), Bratislava Slovakia, Melk Austriawachau Valley, Vienna (disembarkation), Vienna, Vienna (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Gourmet, Honeymoon, Luxury, River Cruises, Romantic, Senior

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