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  • Suite class ships feature floor-to-ceiling, retractable windows
  • Locally sourced wines and shore excursion included in fare
  • Cruises great rivers in Europe and Asia
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33 Avalon Waterways First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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kevinruffcorn
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our first river cruise. We didn't know what to expect. Now after experiencing the cruise down the Rhine our ... Read more
worldtraveller99
1 Review
Member Since 2011
15 Forum Posts
This was our first river cruise. Surprisingly my husband & I were the only British people on the Xmas market river ... Read more
fredman1
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The boat was only a year old, it was wonderful, the crew was great, the food was 'ok', but I didn't really know what to ... Read more
wifemothernana
1 Review
Member Since 2015
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Because of low water levels on the Danube, our trip was not up to our expectations. Avalon handled the situation very ... Read more
pickme
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My husband and I recently experienced our first cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest. We loved it, our room was spacious ... Read more

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aggie.michie@bigpond.com
1 Review
Member Since 2015
A fantastic cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam. Avalon Expression was a magnificent, modern and spacious ship. Our ... Read more
Clobrun
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My wife and I took a River Cruise on the Danube River from Budapest to Prague. This was our very first cruise and our ... Read more
marg155
1 Review
Member Since 2015
A wonderful experience, despite low water levels making completion by boat a little uncertain - but we got through when ... Read more
deedee501
1 Review
Member Since 2015
After touring throughout Europe on coach tours, we, my wife and me, decided to celebrate our 50th. wedding anniversary ... Read more
eagletraveller
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The Avalon cruise along the Seine to Normandy on the near-new Tapestry II was our first cruise of any kind. At just ... Read more

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Maricopac
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our 11 day Avalon cruise started with three days on land in Prague. Very nice accomodations, great city tour. We met on ... Read more
BoilerGreg
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our family had a fantastic cruise down the Danube in late June / early July. The entire staff of the Avalon Panorama ... Read more
suejensenart@gmail.com
1 Review
Member Since 2015
First of all, Avalon does a fabulous job of catering to everyone. I just had seen the ads and was mentally prepared to ... Read more
Boattripper
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first river trip and we picked the Seine trip so we could travel along the river and spend a little time ... Read more
Glowworm70
1 Review
Member Since 2015
As I was about to board the plane with my friend for Prague, I received an urgent call that our Central European ... Read more

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mawalker@mweb.co.za
1 Review
Member Since 2015
No words can adequately describe the wonderful trip I had on The Avalon Siem Reap. I could not fault a single ... Read more
gsonier
1 Review
Member Since 2015
It was our first river cruise and we really enjoy the experience so much that we want to go back soon. First, it was ... Read more
Tony Martin
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The ship is immaculately maintained and luxuriously comfortable. The food was exquisite and the staff from the Cruise ... Read more
16paws
3 Reviews
Member Since 2009
9 Forum Posts
What an absolutely fabulous time! River cruises are not for the folks looking for on-board entertainment! One ... Read more
mayotte11
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first river cruise and it was way beyond our expectations! Our room had plenty of storage, french ... Read more

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Donnaim
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my first River cruise but it was such an excellent experience I will certainly do another one and go with ... Read more
Sue . Australia
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This being my first river cruise, I dont have anything to compare it with. This is a truly lovely boat, only being ... Read more
Sailoraz
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
6 Forum Posts
We have traveled extensively and a lot on a private yacht charter with just 10 of us and 7 crew. This was our first ... Read more
okaner
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We just got back from our Paris to Normandy cruise with Avalon and have nothing but positive to say. Embarkation: We ... Read more
Jezsab
1 Review
Member Since 2013
My sister and I chose to travel on Avalon Waterways Magnificent Europe tour starting from Budapest on 24 July 2013 and ... Read more

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