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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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120 Avalon Waterways River Cruise Reviews

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bfamily9
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
We chose Avalon Waterways for this cruise as it was one of the very few that did not begin or end in Amsterdam. We had ... Read more
suite_thing
1 Review
Member Since 2009
62 Forum Posts
When you market your cruise as Paris to Normandy Beach Landings, you better be prepared to perform at the highest level ... Read more
SoCal Cruise Critic User
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
Overall • Very nice trip with few negatives. • Many interesting sites and photo ops • Avalon cruise ... Read more
gatineaugetaway
1 Review
Member Since 2011
171 Forum Posts
We did the cruise-only portion of the Paris to Monaco tour package. The ship was sold out months before departure from ... Read more
carolina husker
3 Reviews
Member Since 2012
Avalon Expression is a very nice and pretty new ship. Crew was very attentive and shore excursions were well organized ... Read more

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kismif65
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Was ABSOLUTELY impressed!! Avalon Artistry II was the best! This was our first river cruise and I can't really imagine ... Read more
jag33437
3 Reviews
Member Since 2006
137 Forum Posts
My husband and I have cruised on upscale larger ships and also took a Viking river cruise in China. We looked forward ... Read more
anglerted
6 Reviews
Member Since 2011
We are two friends traveling together every August on either an adventure travel experience or a river cruise. We have ... Read more
CaroleSS
1 Review
Member Since 2008
1,765 Forum Posts
We did a cruise that isn't too popular.....we did a land tour beginning in Munich, boarded the ship in Passau, sailing ... Read more
JoeLynn
1 Review
Member Since 2014
My wife and I recently completed a Danube River cruise aboard the Avalon PoetryII. This was our second river cruise ... Read more

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tassietravellers
1 Review
Member Since 2012
622 Forum Posts
The Grand France cruise is actually made up of 2 separate cruises, therefore 2 ships, 2 crews , just 25 of us did the ... Read more
yuntrips
1 Review
Member Since 2014
This was our first ever cruise experience and overall we loved it. If you've never tried river cruising you really ... Read more
geo212
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
Let me start out in the order of events during my families amazing time in Paris and northern France. I chose this ... Read more
KittenQ
1 Review
Member Since 2006
14 Forum Posts
Our trip started in Prague. It is a beautiful city, with lots to see and do, especially if you want to attend music ... Read more
marlene.girvan
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We sailed with Avalon "Scenery" for a river cruise through Burgundy and Provence, embarking on July 1, 2014-CANADA DAY. ... Read more

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laurettann
1 Review
Member Since 2010
12 Forum Posts
All my friends do Viking so I liked being different and felt that Avalon was a step up. The ship was new and very ... Read more
Memsahib27
1 Review
Member Since 2012
92 Forum Posts
We have done several river cruises - this the second with Avalon Waterways. It was the best. The weather wasn't so good ... Read more
310Wahls14
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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5/14
We are 77 and74 respectively and we are in pretty good physical shape. Our trip down the Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel ... Read more
Bluesky1212
1 Review
Member Since 2014
After 3 days in Prague we were supposed to board the ship at Nuremberg for a cruise to Budapest. However, at the last ... Read more
carolcosseboom
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Both my husband and I are disable. We can only walk short distances, very short. So we purchased two "Travelscoots" ... Read more

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kfbishop
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We did the Romantic Rhine Cruise, northbound (from Basel to Amsterdam), and there was nothing about this cruise we ... Read more
jkadventures
7 Reviews
Member Since 2010
29 Forum Posts
After forty-something ocean cruises, and a continuing disappointment of the direction our favorite lines were taking, ... Read more
Naval Aviator
7 Reviews
Member Since 2009
513 Forum Posts
While very experienced ocean cruisers this was my wife’s, mine and our traveling companion’s first river ... Read more
Meadbh
1 Review
Member Since 2014
3 Forum Posts
I recently completed a 12 day vacation with Avalon, consisting of two nights in Budapest at the Intercontinental Hotel, ... Read more
sshortliffe
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We thoroughly enjoyed our cruise from the moment we arrived in Paris to the time we got on our flight home in Nice. The ... Read more

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