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Avalon Waterways Avalon Creativity Cruise Reviews for River Cruises to Europe - River Cruise

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Excellent Experience

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jpennington

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because we wanted small vessel, low to the water, and slow-moving. No big ships anymore! The service was outstanding and the crew somehow seemed to know everyone by first name after the first couple of days. We will definitely go on Avalon again soon! The food was outstanding at each meal and we really appreciated the included beer and wine with meals. The bar prices were ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


The best way to cruise.

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drewsive

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We wanted to see France and the Sienne River and experience it on a small boat. Didn’t like big cruise boats. Too crowded and too regimented. On a river cruise you can have dinner with other guests or by yourselves. It was nice having that choice. We got to seat with different people at each meal from all over the world. We enjoyed that very much and got to meet wonderful people. The included ...
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Sail Date: September 2017


Wonderful Cruise

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nonnigrampy2

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

I chose this cruise because I wanted to go to Normandy. All the stops were great and our guides were all so interesting. I learned so much about the area. We were so lucky to also have a beautiful weather week. Everyone on the ship was so helpful and friendly. This was my first trip alone and it more than met all my expectations. We were very lucky in Normandy because not only was the weather ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Perfect Way to See Normandy

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NatalieK

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because the itinerary offered options which were interesting for both of us. We also liked having the option to stay over in Paris on our own after disembarking the Creativity. This was our first foray into the river cruise vacation and I have to say that it exceeded our expectations. Our room (212) was adequate and offered plenty of storage space. The bathroom was ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


First River Cruise - Seine/France

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DD1956

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our first river cruise and we put alot of thought into where we wanted to travel. We spent an extra night in Paris and stayed at the Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower. The hotel was fine - room was small but clean and functional with a partial view of the Eiffel Tower from the balcony. Front desk staff spoke English and were very pleasant. Elevators were sketchy at best. I should note that ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Normandy Cruise

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lkemper

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We had an incredible week-long tour to celebrate a friend's birthday. We chose this cruise based on the itinerary and time spent in Paris. This was my second river cruise, although I've cruised on ocean cruise lines numerous times. I like the size of a river cruise boat, the ability to see something new every day and the ability to meet/see a number of the other passengers. The staff was ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Great trip

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Jmsw

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Loved our ship, Creativity. Our cabin was large - 172 sq ft as opposed to other river cruises where there was only 126 sq ft. Also, the bathroom was roomy and there was enough storage space for two people. And this was the lowest priced cabin! The food was delicious, and service was attentive. At every stop we had a choice of two included bus tours. My favorites were Giverny - I like ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Half-Height Windows


Spectacular river cruise experience

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vebria

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our first river cruise after completing over 20 ocean cruises in the past few years and we would do another in a heart beat. We were concerned that the smaller vessel would be too confined after the space and entertainment facilities on the larger cruise ships but we were not disappointed. The cabins were very well appointed with facilities beyond our expectations and the the public rooms ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


First Time in Europe!

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JackieMeowse

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

This was my first trip to Europe. If I were to travel again it would most definitely be with Avalon. The staff was fantastic, tour options were wonderful and I felts as though I was able to see so much in such a short time. The food was very well done, a lot of choices for dinner that spoke to my culinary pallet. Tony, our director was always there to help if we had any questions. The tour guides ...
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Sail Date: July 2017


French and English Vacation

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emclark

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We were very pleased with our cruise, cruise director and our special history lecturer. We actually picked this cruise because of the history theme and we were not disappointed. The staff met our every need including arrangement of a taxi for us to visit the Eiffel Tower. The guest lecturer, Nigel Stewart, was involved and excellent. All indications he appeared to be very knowledgeable of the ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


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