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Avalon Waterways Ship Reviews

 
Ranked #1 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(5.3)


  • 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
Ranked #2 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(5.1)


  • 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
Ranked #3 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(5.0)


  • 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
Ranked #4 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(4.8)


  • 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
Ranked #5 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(4.6)


  • Most cabins transform into "open-air" balconies
  • Top-deck BBQ and bistro fare
  • Silent Drive System offers smoother ride
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 128
Ranked #6 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(4.6)


  • Sails the smaller European rivers
  • Cabins have either windows or French balconies
  • Intimate ship carries just 138 passengers
  • Launched: April 2008; Passengers: 138
Ranked #7 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(4.5)


  • 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
Ranked #8 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(4.4)


  • 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
Ranked #9 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(4.3)


  • 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
Ranked #10 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(4.3)


  • Features top-deck whirlpool
  • Features "open-air" balcony cabins
  • Dine al fresco at the boat's bistro
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 166
Ranked #11 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(4.3)


  • 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
Ranked #12 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(4.1)


  • 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
Ranked #13 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
(3.8)


  • 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:
Ranked #14 of 14 Avalon Waterways Ships
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  • 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
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Was ABSOLUTELY impressed!! Avalon Artistry II was the best! This was our first river cruise and I can't really imagine how it could have gone any better.

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Avalon Expression is a very nice and pretty new ship. Crew was very attentive and shore excursions were well organized and probably the best part of the trip. Some rain ...

by carolina husker

My husband and I have cruised on upscale larger ships and also took a Viking river cruise in China. We looked forward to a new travel experience in Europe.

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