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Avalon Waterways Avalon Passion River Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Best anniversary trip
"We were intrigued by the Christmas Markets and seeing multiple countries. This cruise did not dissapoint. Everything was top notch. The excursions were interesting, the lounges were cozy and provided games to..."Read More
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sjbjdeneau

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Review for Avalon Passion to Europe - River Cruise

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Virgonz

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Had always wanted to see Christmas Markets and seeing them via a cruise sounded idyllic - it was. From the time we boarded to disembarking we were looked after superbly. The Cruise Director (Valentin) was very efficient with a great sense of humor which made everything run very smoothly. All the staff were very friendly and determined to make our trip as enjoyable as possible. The excursions ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Well organized cruise with a wonderful staff and destinations

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AlamoanaAnnie

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

I had previously been on another river cruise with a different company and wanted to try Avalon Waterways to compare. Avalon far exceeded my expectations and I would highly recommend using them. We enjoyed the ship, our cabin, the food, amazing friendly staff (cruise director Valentin was the best, with his extensive knowledge and wicked humor, as was Melinda our cabin person who went above and ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Best anniversary trip

Review for Avalon Passion to Europe - River Cruise

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sjbjdeneau

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We were intrigued by the Christmas Markets and seeing multiple countries. This cruise did not dissapoint. Everything was top notch. The excursions were interesting, the lounges were cozy and provided games to onboard entertainment, food was good- lots of choices. We were kept informed of all activities on a daily basis. The staff was over the top friendly. The rooms were tidied twice a day. ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Well managed, great food and drink, good shore tours

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eatsoup

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

this was a make-up cruise from last year's low water cancellation town tour guide at St Gheorghe was worthless, just walked the dirt roads and said "this is the post office", "this is the school". She never told us that the town was a summer destination for city folks or anything else. it would have been nice to tour the Sturgeon caviar factory. of the 300+ species of birds in the ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Travelled to parts of Europe we had never seen before.

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Muckka

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This was not our first river cruise in Europe. We looked a cruise that hit the places we wanted to visit at the times we wanted to go. There were several options to choose from. We then looked for a smaller boat with fewer passengers and larger staterooms. Avalon fit the bill. The front and and back end of the tour included stays in 4 star hotels in Budapest and Bucharest, The hotels were ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Beautiful ship and cruise

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vlnovak

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we had never been to the previous communist countries.or cruise included a tour everyday that were very informative and interesting. The guides spoke excellent English. Our cabin was the lowest you could buy and it was very nice with a decent bathroom. We loved the dining experience. Breakfast and lunch were buffet with good choices of entree. Dinner was served off a ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Wonderful Trip for First Timers to Europe

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kwerb12

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I picked this August date so the weather would be warm enough to enjoy the Avalon window that opens 7 feet wide so we could really experience traveling the Danube. Target city Vienna. I figured that eastbound was less likely to end up grounded and require repacking and busses if the river was too low. The river height was perfect - not so low we grounded, not too high they needed to collapse the ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Fascinating Itinerary

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WorldTravelerFan

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise based on location, dates and then were intrigued by the special itinerary around the Hapsberg Empire. Everything met or exceeded our expectations. The stateroom was beautiful and spacious, and the bed was very comfortable. Our favorite part was the panoramic operable windows - we used this multiple times to enjoy our "cruising time." The food, and especially the wine, was ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Relaxing yet adventurous tour

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wendycwhite

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We choose this cruise line based upon square footage of staterooms and floor to ceiling windows. Also , we liked the smaller ship capacity. This was an excellent cruise from beginning to end. Staff from cruise director to housekeeping to wait staff were professional and courteous. There was always a variety of hot and cold foods served daily. Although the overall quality of the food was good, ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Great Cruise in all Respects

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Twgannon001

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

The size of the staterooms and the appointments were amazing. I think the service was the best thing about the cruise. At every category of service the level was very high. You even got to know and speak to the captain on occasion. Quality of the food and wines was outstanding. Almost all shore excursions were included and the buses and local guides were excellent. We docked next to several ...
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Sail Date: May 2019


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