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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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ljshome
2 Reviews
Member Since 2008
58 Forum Posts
This was our first river cruise on any line. Before deciding, we researched many options and since we were a fairly ... Read more
minou57
1 Review
Member Since 2009
33 Forum Posts
We just did the European Splendor Itinerary over multi rivers and enjoyed it very much. We were in a Cat B mid ship and ... Read more
garymonli
1 Review
Member Since 2013
1 Forum Post
Returned from a river cruise on Avalon Waterways Artistry II. This ship is a little over a year old and is very well ... Read more
Kenster
1 Review
Member Since 2001
291 Forum Posts
We chose to do a Rhine River Cruise to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. It could not have been more perfect. Our ... 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

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tbarkers@sbcglobal.net
1 Review
Member Since 2013
First, let me say that the crew of the Avalon Visionary were wonderful. They did everything in their power to make the ... Read more
Chaucer6
1 Review
Member Since 2013
FAULTLESS ! This is the only word any reasonable person could use to describe our river cruise on the Avalon ... Read more
Mazeroski@hotmail.com
1 Review
Member Since 2013
My wife and I had a wonderful time on the Avalon Scenery cruise on the Soane and Rhone Rivers and would highly ... Read more
mincedwords
1 Review
Member Since 2009
3 Forum Posts
Just got back from an autumn cruise along the Danube from Budapest to Passau - what an unforgettable experience! As a ... Read more
kice50@gmail.com
1 Review
Member Since 2013
We didn't know what to expect for October 19-27 on the Danube but we lucked out and the fall colors were at their peak ... Read more

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zichau
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Given the fact that this was on the lower price end of the other cruise ships for a similar itinerary, it was TOP ... Read more
BGleen
5 Reviews
Member Since 2009
we are in our early sixties and my wife is retired and I am transitioning into retirement. This is our first river ... Read more
dantobey
3 Reviews
Member Since 2001
352 Forum Posts
Been on about 50 total cruises but only 2 Riverboat sailings. The first riverboat was 2 1/2 years ago on Viking's ... Read more
Liat
12 Reviews
Member Since 2003
1,321 Forum Posts
We know the French go on strike as a sort of national pastime, or when they get bored; but no one was prepared for a ... 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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PJames
3 Reviews
Member Since 2008
169 Forum Posts
The Avalon Visionary is a lovely ship boat. Our 200-level portside cabin was excellent. The "French Balcony" is ... Read more
Drdisk
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Last spring, my wife and I took a 15 day River Cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest to celebrate our 40th wedding ... Read more
Rottoguide
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Embarking on the Panorama at Budapest we had only cruised to Vienna when unprecedented floods made further progress on ... Read more
Rivercruise
1 Review
Member Since 2013
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
sailingmickey
1 Review
Member Since 2007
94 Forum Posts
This was our first river boat cruise. We chose Avalon because they were recommended by friends and we were not ... Read more

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swamp1sg
1 Review
Member Since 2009
165 Forum Posts
My husband and I have been on 3 previous European River cruises: The Seine on Viking, The Rhine on Uniworld, and the ... Read more
kangarooboy
6 Reviews
Member Since 2009
My wife and I had Cabin 220 on the Avalon Vista.This cruise is expensive & we were disappointed that our cabin noise ... Read more
njseas
1 Review
Member Since 2012
I have read some not so complimentary member reviews about Avalon Affinity so I was concerned that I may not have ... Read more
Marching Afar
1 Review
Member Since 2012
Pre-Cruise and Embarcation: We started our Cruise on the Avalon Affinity with an overnight in Zurich, and stayed at the ... Read more
BHappy2Day
1 Review
Member Since 2010
28 Forum Posts
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

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