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Avalon Waterways Avalon Illumination Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Avalon Waterways
Avalon Illumination
Departure Port

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Very Good


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Romantic Cruises


Senior Cruises


River Cruises


Group and Theme Cruises


Luxury Cruises


7 Avalon Waterways Avalon Illumination Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Paddyo1993 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Trip of a Lifetime


Our cruise down the Danube in December was truly a trip of a lifetime. The entire staff aboard the Avalon Illumination were amazing. We received first class treatment in a very relaxed, friendly and professional ...
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Sail Date December 2018

HardwareHounds2028 avatar


1 Review Written

Well planned excursions with flexibility for going out on your own.

This cruise was the Legendary Danube Author Cruise, featuring Diana Gabaldon. Our Cruise director Robert was outstanding. Tours in Prague led by Helenna were excellent. The waiter/waitress staff were very ...
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Sail Date June 2018

Narf4653 avatar


1 Review Written


Wanted to see the tulips and the surrounding areas in Holland We started in Amsterdam and had a marvelous time. The cruise did offer some wonderful off board excursions that were well done, our guides, for the ...
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Sail Date April 2018

William_R_Barker avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our First River Cruise - And It Was a Beer Cruise!

Our travel agent found the deal of the century for us. We had been contemplating taking a European River Cruise - Germany, perhaps a Christmas Market Cruise - for several years and finally I went to the travel ...
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Sail Date November 2016

suzbiggs avatar


1 Review Written

Wonderful experience; wonderful cruise

We had a great time with Avalon in China in 2017. We wanted to see the Danube and thought Avalon would be good again. They did not disappoint. The service was magnificent, the food very good, the tours were ...
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Sail Date September 2018

egardiner90 avatar


1 Review Written

Outlander Danube Cruise

I chose this cruise because Diana Gabaldon was going to be featured. I’d been interested in a River Cruise but with the added bonus of my favorite author meant I had to go on this trip. It truly was an ...
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Sail Date June 2018

heddablack avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outstanding service all the way

We only had 7 nights of our 15 day cruise due to low water levels which was disappointing, however Avalon did everything possible to still make this a fantastic trip. Our cruise director was exceptional in every ...
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Sail Date July 2018

Avalon Illumination Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.7
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Value For Money5.04.3
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