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Avalon Waterways
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Avalon Waterways Ship Reviews

Avalon Creativity
Avalon Creativity
Ranked #1 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
94% Loved It
  • Cruise fare includes guided tours, wine with dinner
  • Sails Europe's rivers with 140 passengers
  • Dine on locally provisioned cuisine
  • Launched: July 2009; Passengers: 140
Avalon Felicity
Avalon Felicity
Ranked #2 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
93% Loved It
  • Debuted in March 2010, fourth in Scenery class
  • All outside cabins are spacious for river ship
  • Sails traditional itineraries along Europe's rivers
  • Launched: March 2010; Passengers: 138
Avalon Visionary
Avalon Visionary
Ranked #3 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
91% Loved It
  • Custom-built to sail the Rhine River
  • Most cabins transform into "open-air" balconies
  • Alternative dining: top-deck BBQ and bistro fare
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 128
Avalon Scenery
Avalon Scenery
Ranked #4 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
81% Loved It
  • Sails the smaller European rivers
  • Cabins have either windows or French balconies
  • Intimate ship carries just 138 passengers
  • Launched: April 2008; Passengers: 138
Avalon Affinity
Avalon Affinity
Ranked #5 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
77% Loved It
  • 138-passenger ship sails Europe's rivers
  • Fare includes tours and wine with dinner
  • Cabins have French balconies or picture windows
  • Launched: May 2009; Passengers: 138
Avalon Vista
Avalon Vista
Ranked #6 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
75% Loved It
  • Features top-deck whirlpool
  • Features "open-air" balcony cabins
  • Dine al fresco at the boat's bistro
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 166
Avalon Luminary
Avalon Luminary
Ranked #7 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
75% Loved It
  • Fifth river ship in Avalon Waterway's Scenery class
  • All-outside cabins are spacious for river ship
  • Sky Grill for outdoor dining
  • Launched: August 2010; Passengers: 138
Avalon Panorama
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Avalon Panorama
Ranked #8 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
75% Loved It
  • Features 66 200-square-foot panoramic suites
  • Luxury touches: live orchids & L'Occitane bath products
  • Wine with dinner and Wi-Fi included in fare
  • Launched: 2011; Passengers: 164
Avalon Poetry II
Avalon Poetry II
Ranked #9 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
75% Loved It
  • Most cabins transform into "open-air" balconies
  • Top-deck BBQ and bistro fare
  • Silent Drive System offers smoother ride
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 128
Avalon Illumination
Avalon Illumination
Ranked #10 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
67% Loved It
  • Custom-built to sail the Rhine River
  • Most cabins transform into "open-air" balconies
  • Alternative dining: top-deck BBQ and bistro fare
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 166
Avalon Expression
Avalon Expression
Ranked #11 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
67% Loved It
  • Sightseeing excursions led by local guides
  • Features 64 200-square-foot panoramic suites
  • Fare includes wine with dinner, tours and Wi-Fi
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers:
Avalon Tapestry II
Avalon Tapestry II
Ranked #12 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
100% Loved It
  • Spacious 200 square foot standard cabins
  • High levels of comfort and personal service
  • Panoramic windows are largest in industry
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 128
Avalon Angkor
Avalon Angkor
Ranked #13 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
100% Loved It
  • Features 16 172-square-foot suites
  • 24-hour self-service beverage station with free coffee, tea, soft drinks, local beer/spirits
  • Headsets for all guided shore excursions
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 32
Avalon Impression
Avalon Impression
Ranked #14 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
100% Loved It
  • Custom-built to sail the Rhine River
  • Most cabins transform into "open-air" balconies
  • Alternative dining: top-deck BBQ and bistro fare
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 166
Avalon Artistry II
Avalon Artistry II
Ranked #15 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
100% Loved It
  • Features 52 200-square-foot panoramic suites
  • Choice of excursions - Leisurely, Traditional or Essential Sightseeing options
  • Wine with dinner, bottled water and Wi-Fi included in fare
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers: 128
Avalon Myanmar
Avalon Myanmar
Ranked #16 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Large 245 square feet cabins
  • Cruise in areas not accessible to larger ships
  • Complimentary drinks -- including beer and local spirits
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 36
Avalon Siem Reap
Avalon Siem Reap
Ranked #17 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Large 245 square feet cabins
  • Cruise in areas not accessible to larger ships
  • Complimentary drinks -- including beer and local spirits
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 36
Avalon Tranquility II
Avalon Tranquility II
Ranked #18 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Spacious 200 square foot standard cabins
  • High levels of comfort and personal service
  • Panoramic windows are largest in industry
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 128
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Avalon Waterways Member Reviews

85% Loved It

The cruise was brilliant. Avalon's organisation was superb. We had a French balcony room that was very comfortable. The shower was very efficient and ... Read more
by manxnortonman2
This is the first review I've written on Cruise Critic but the 8th cruise I've taken on Avalon. I felt I needed to share just how professional, ... Read more
by KCBDenver
Not my first cruise (39), nor my first river cruise (4th)...I have not cruised with Avalon before, but hope to again. The boat, crew, rooms and food ... Read more
by cmccrite

This was our first cruise with Avalon and we were absolutely delighted with every aspect of our experience with them. The ship was tastefully ... Read more

by Carol Jay

I lived in Germany for 3 years when I was younger and have been dying to go back to the German Christmas markets ever since. A Christmas market ... Read more

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