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Avalon Waterways Itineraries

Avalon, offering cruises of four to 24 nights, covers most of Europe's great rivers, including the Rhine, flowing from the Swiss Alps through Germany and Belgium and into Holland's North Sea; the Moselle through France, Luxembourg and Germany; and the Danube through Hungary, Austria, Slovakia, Romania and Serbia to the Black Sea. Others include the Seine from Paris to Normandy, and the Rhone between Lyon and Arles. Land extensions are available on all cruises.

Seasonally, the line features "tulip time" trips through Holland and Belgium in spring, and Christmas Markets voyages on the Rhine and Danube in winter.

Avalon is a big believer in special-interest theme cruises; among the most popular are those covering topics like art, music, food and wine.

Farther afield, China trips on the Yangtze include land stays in Shanghai, Xian and Beijing. Galapagos cruises include stays in Quito and visits to the Charles Darwin Research Station. Egyptian itineraries offer a choice of 10- or 12-night cruises with stays in Cairo and Aswan.
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Amsterdam -> Amsterdam -> Rotterdam -> Ghent -> Antwerp -> Maastrict -> Namur -> Namur
80% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Amsterdam -> Amsterdam -> Rotterdam -> Ghent -> Antwerp -> Maastrict -> Namur -> Namur
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This was our third river cruise with Avalon Waterways. We wanted to see the lower part of the Danube and explore countries that we had not visited ... Read more
by 1americanrev
We sailed on the Avalon Tranquility II from Amsterdam on Saturday June 4, 2016. By we, I mean my wife and two sons, ages 27 and 25. We wondered ... Read more
by JordanF
I chose this ship originally for the itinerary -- mainly Normandy and Giverney. The Seine River caused a few problems from all the rain it was ... Read more
My adult daughter (27) and I just returned from an amazing week cruising the Rhine. Unfortunately, there was record-breaking flooding in Europe, so ... Read more
by TravelAgentW
This was our first river cruise and thoroughly enjoyed it. We coached to Arles from Cannes where our tour gathered and under the direction of our ... Read more
by flynnsky
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