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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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106 Avalon Waterways River Cruise Reviews

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My sister and I chose to travel on Avalon Waterways Magnificent Europe tour starting from Budapest on 24 July 2013 and ... Read more
The Avalon Visionary is a lovely ship boat. Our 200-level portside cabin was excellent. The "French Balcony" is ... Read more
Last spring, my wife and I took a 15 day River Cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest to celebrate our 40th wedding ... Read more
Embarking on the Panorama at Budapest we had only cruised to Vienna when unprecedented floods made further progress on ... Read more
I am motivated to write this review since the cruise was so outstanding. We were a group of 5 couples who are old ... Read more

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Loved Every Minute! sailingmickey
09/13
This was our first river boat cruise. We chose Avalon because they were recommended by friends and we were not ... Read more
My husband and I have been on 3 previous European River cruises: The Seine on Viking, The Rhine on Uniworld, and the ... Read more
11/12
My wife and I had Cabin 220 on the Avalon Vista.This cruise is expensive & we were disappointed that our cabin noise ... Read more
11/12
I have read some not so complimentary member reviews about Avalon Affinity so I was concerned that I may not have ... Read more
10/12
Pre-Cruise and Embarcation: We started our Cruise on the Avalon Affinity with an overnight in Zurich, and stayed at the ... Read more

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This was my first River Cruise, after about 15 ocean cruises. I went with my sister, both of us in our 50s. Usually ... Read more
Rhein River Lux hjames2
09/12
Flew to Zuriich and 1 nite at Marriott. Very nice, downtown, 20 minutes from airport. 10 minutes to shopping and ... Read more
09/12
What can I say that "Lorri1962" hasn't already said? We had a wonderful time and met many really great people. Rather ... Read more
We selected our cruise on Scenery because of the dates available suiting our timetable. We have previously travelled on ... Read more
Arrived in Amsterdam on first day of cruise coming from Copenhagen where we had just completed an 11 day Baltic Sea ... Read more

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Pure Class gckeicher
09/12
After reading some of the reviews for Avalon River cruises, my husband and I just hoped we were not throwing money ... Read more
Just back from a Danube River Cruise on the new Avalon Vista, we are disappointed by the poor overall experience that ... Read more
08/12
We had a great direct flight from Atlanta to Zurich and then 10 minutes van ride to Avalon arranged hotel at Movenpick ... Read more
08/12
I can't say enough about the service on the Avalon Creativity. Every member of the crew had a "can do" attitude; went ... Read more
08/12
I received so much helpful information on Cruise Critic before we sailed that I want to share our recent experience on ... Read more

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Avalon Expectation jimgalahad
08/12
In the event it doesn't really matter what our expectations really were before setting out - whatever they may have ... Read more
08/12
Avalon Vista Cruise Report July 22 -Aug 5, 2012 Budapest to Amsterdam by Ken Montgomery - Irvine, California The ... Read more
We cruised from Amsterdam to Budapest on Avalon's Vista in July 2012 . We are new to cruising and were a bit ... Read more
14 Day River Cruise: Hungary-Holland PREAMBLE: After many a sea cruise, we finally did our first major River Cruise. ... Read more
We travelled from Amsterdam to Basel on the Visionary from 6/24/ to 7/2/2012. The ship is new and we found that the ... Read more

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