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Avalon Waterways Avalon Poetry II Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Wine tasting in Chateau
Departure port of Burgundy-Provence trip
Pretty city of Beune, France - heart of wine tasting
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The nicest people and most interesting sites are on an Avalon cruise
"I have cruised on Avalon before and found them to be a wonderful and relaxing way to travel. I travel as a single. Their staff is very helpful in providing information on things to see and do on your own. You meet..."Read More
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The nicest people and most interesting sites are on an Avalon cruise

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KateYule
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I have cruised on Avalon before and found them to be a wonderful and relaxing way to travel. I travel as a single. Their staff is very helpful in providing information on things to see and do on your own. You meet other nice travelers from all over the world. You see sites that you would never see unless you got off the beaten bath. Many UNESCO sites that would be missed if you sailed a larger ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Stimulating yet relaxing on the Rhone and Saone

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EVAKK
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

On the Rhone and the Saone in France. No big noisy cities, just quaint towns and villages, interesting experiences, and pastoral views. Avalon's ships have the most spacious staterooms with plenty of storage and deluxe bathrooms. The crew and cruise director were all outstanding - so friendly and helpful. A very relaxing atmosphere. Love the excursions where you actually DO something - visit ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


The enchanting cruise up the Rhone!!

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Louise Kenitzer
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

I chose this cruise because of the interactive events, Bike Riding, hiking, wine tasting in a cave, wine tasting and hiking, wine tasting and bike riding, helicopter ride over the South of France visiting the enchanting port cities along the Rhone River. Also because of the ship size there was an intimate # of guests on the cruise. I met some really incredible people I know call ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


More than a cruise, a life time memory

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LoriandArt
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We met two other couples in Monaco and traveled together after meeting on a previous sail throughout Tahiti. We selected Avalon because of the stops, the amenities and the reviews of other cruisers. We were not disappointed. We were thrilled with the itinerary, the excursions and the surprise entertainment. We felt Tony, our cruise director, really made an effort to get to know us and extended ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Burgundy & Provence for Wine Lovers

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ccozart
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We thoroughly enjoyed this cruise. It is our 4th with Avalon and they did not disappoint. The ship was well appointed and our cabin was roomy enough for the two of us. Food choices were many and we took advantage of ordering many items we had never eaten before, such as escargots! The crew did a good job and at times appeared to be a new crew with regard to time working together, but no ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Jazz Cruise

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Uncle G
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our second cruise on the Rhone/Seine with Avalon. A great experience, great food and all on board were very accommodating. This was a Jazz themed cruise so we had plenty of different musicians on board. Including the Gypsy Kings one night. Every day we were in a different port and given a well planned tour at each stop. In addition there were optional tours to some very interesting ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Overall great experience

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catsfree16
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The price was great and we had never been on a river cruise. The food was great and the wine was plentiful. The shore excursions were informative and just long enough. The jazz groups each stop were great. The staff was wonderful. Very attentive and personable. Our cruise director did a great job of keeping us informed and, when the train to Paris was on strike, arranged bus transportation. ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Great Avalon River Cruise

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Psychbabs
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose Avalon based on experiences from other friends and relatives. They all rave about how good Avalon cruises are- and we agree! The port stops were excellent. We even had a special organ recital at a beautiful cathedral in France. The tour guides are so good. They use the portable audio sets and ear buds which work perfectly. Guides were excellent from the local area and really know the ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Great Customer Service

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garry15478
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Great staff and knowledgeable... - Very well thought out ship of space and still be "simple elegant" style - Cruise director "Tony" was awesome - Food was well matched to the region along with wines - each of the offered activities where well planned and informative Very enjoyable trip, great opportunists to see the region with out lots of travel time moving from hotel to ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Second Cruise with Avalon

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myron123
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We were so impressed with our first cruise on the Rhine with Avalon, the service and the ships were superb. We always wanted to visit the South of France and this was an opportunity to do so in luxury. The Poetry II was a newer ship and the staterooms were a little larger and the bathroom was beautiful. The outside wall is literally glass from ceiling to floor. The glass doors open as well. ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


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