Avalon Waterways: An Upscale Adventure Downriver

Ask any past guest and they'’ll tell you: Avalon Waterways equals luxury, uncompromising standards, and authentic explorations of river ports throughout Europe (and beyond).

The continent’'s youngest river fleet positively sparkles. Every Avalon vessel has been constructed with comfort in mind - passengers enjoy premium amenities, consummate personal service, and Europe’'s most spacious selection of staterooms, including 200-square-foot Panorama Suites and 300-square-foot Royal Suites boasting 360-degree views. Along the way, both onboard and ashore, you'’ll also enjoy multiple opportunities to gain a fuller appreciation for the places and cultures you'’ll encounter via demos/presentations conducted by local experts.

In addition to its growing collection of European cruises, Avalon Waterways offers river itineraries that sail deep into China, Egypt, and the Galapagos. The line'’s selection of revolutionary Suite Ships® is expanding, too: three such vessels (Avalon Illumination, Avalon Impression, and Avalon Poetry II) are now available for booking, and another two will debut in 2015.

For more information regarding our featured Avalon sailings and special offers, please click on any of the links below or contact a Personal Cruise Concierge at 800-711-4230 between the hours of 9am-9pm M-F, 9am-6pm Sat-Sun (EST).

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Avalon Waterways: An Upscale Adventure Downriver
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  • Select 2017 Europe River Cruises: Up to 40% Off
    Select 2017 Europe River Cruises: Up to 40% Off
    Now is your chance to get the most out of your cruise vacation. Sail on a Europe getaway in 2017 and receive up to 40% off your rates.

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    Additional Terms & Conditions
    Book a select 2017 Avalon Waterways France river cruise (WPP, WPL, WLP, WJL, WLJ) to receive 40% off per person on the Land/Cruise or Cruise only price including cabin upgrades. Applicable to cabin categories E, D, B, A & P; Does not apply to Suite/Royal Suites. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between December 7, 2016 and July 25, 2017 for travel on select departures in 2017. Discount based on core vacation, double occupancy and does not extend to additional nights, extensions, non-published date airport transfers, port charges, optional gratuities and any government-imposed taxes, fees, port charges and supplements. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. 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 and current air credit offer. Applies to new 2017 bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. Offer applies to participating GFOB offices only. DSCIL
  • 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 2017 Exotic Sailings: Save up to $5,000
    Select 2017 Exotic Sailings: Save up to $5,000
    Save up to $2,500 per person on your next exotic voyage with Avalon Waterways.

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    Additional Terms & Conditions
    Book a select 2017 Avalon Waterways Irrawaddy river cruise to receive $2,500 off per person on the cruise/land price. Offer available on select dates in 2017 and on select cruises ONLY. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between November 9, 2016 and July 25, 2017 for travel at select times in 2017. Not applicable to custom tours. Not applicable on TBA space. Combinable with Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit only. Applies to new 2017 bookings only and offer 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. PRMW0413
  • 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
  • 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 Cruises

5 / 5  (1 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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$2,067
$295/night
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$3,216
$459/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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$3,316
$474/night
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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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$2,057
$294/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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$2,057
$294/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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$2,067
$295/night
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$3,216
$459/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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$2,267
$324/night
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suite from
$3,416
$488/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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$2,717
$388/night
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suite from
$3,716
$531/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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$4,675
$334/night
balcony from
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$6,283
$449/night

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Featured Ship: Avalon Creativity
Discover enchanted towns and cities along the Saone and Rhone Rivers aboard the inviting the Avalon Creativity. This modern river cruise ship offers g... learn more
Ship Completed Date: Jan 1, 2009
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Explore Avalon Waterways 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

Terms & Conditions
Price is in U.S. dollars per person based on two people staying in the same stateroom. Price does not include airport and/or government taxes and fees, nor does pricing include fuel supplements. Prices do not include government taxes and fees, airfare, or a non-refundable $24.99 processing fee per booking. All offers are for selected dates only, are subject to availability, are limited and apply to new bookings only. Your exact price depends on the time of the actual booking. Additional restrictions may apply. All prices and dates may not be available at the time of booking. Passengers receiving special rates based on residency or age will be required to show a government-issued form of identification (passport, or birth certificate and driver's license) at the pier to validate state of residency or age prior to boarding the cruise ship.

Special requirements
If you or a guest is pregnant or traveling with an infant child, or if there is a need to communicate a request for special meals, medical conditions or physical challenges, we ask that you please call 800-711-4230. Cruise Specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We will do everything we can to meet your needs and answer all of your questions.

Minimum age requirements may apply.
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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.

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