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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
94% 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
92% 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
83% 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 Luminary
Avalon Luminary
Ranked #5 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
83% 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 Affinity
Avalon Affinity
Ranked #6 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 Illumination
Avalon Illumination
Ranked #7 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
75% 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 Poetry II
Avalon Poetry II
Ranked #8 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 Vista
Avalon Vista
Ranked #9 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
71% Loved It
  • Features top-deck whirlpool
  • Features "open-air" balcony cabins
  • Dine al fresco at the boat's bistro
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 166
Avalon Panorama
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Avalon Panorama
Ranked #10 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
69% 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 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 Angkor
Avalon Angkor
Ranked #12 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 #13 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 #14 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 Tranquility II
Avalon Tranquility II
Ranked #15 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 Tapestry II
Avalon Tapestry II
Ranked #16 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 Myanmar
Avalon Myanmar
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 Siem Reap
Avalon Siem Reap
Ranked #18 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
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Avalon Waterways Member Reviews

86% Loved It

What an absolutely fabulous time! River cruises are not for the folks looking for on-board entertainment! One fantastic musician/singer ... Read more
by 16paws
My wife and I have always wanted to go to Europe and thought that a Rhine River cruise would get us a good sampling of the main countries of northern ... Read more
by lyoungjcmo
I did not know that Avalon is a part of Cosmos tours and ultimately Globus, an American Company. There were only 4 English People on the boat, the ... Read more
by victoria 6672
My husband and I travelled with my brother and his wife on a 7 night cruise from Paris to Normandy and back. We have done several cruises before, but ... Read more
by ThereSheGoesAgain
We’ve just returned from a 14 night River Cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam on the new Avalon Illumination. All other River Cruisers have to ... Read more
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