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Avalon Waterways Avalon Tranquility II Cruise Reviews for River Cruises to Europe - River Cruise

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Fantastic Cruise
"Went on a Fall Rhine River cruise that started in Amsterdam and ended in Basel. It was a fantastic experience. Stopped at many interesting ports where we saw and experienced so much. You definitely aren't bored..."Read More
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davo2767
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Went on a Fall Rhine River cruise that started in Amsterdam and ended in Basel. It was a fantastic experience. Stopped at many interesting ports where we saw and experienced so much. You definitely aren't bored as there are so many stops and excursions planned. Wouldn't call this a relaxing vacation, as we were exhausted afterwards, but we didn't expect that either. We knew we would be ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


The soups, oh the soups...

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mikehamm620
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

What a great cruise. We went on the Rhine and Moselle cruise. Our first time on a river cruise and we thoroughly enjoyed every bit of it. We felt our cabin had plenty of space for us and our luggage. It was a very comfortable space. A minor nit was the toilet. The flush was really loud and could be startling in the middle of the night. As well, sometimes we had to press the flush button repeatedly ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Be Careful who you choose!! Great expectations DASHED!!

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Poppa Pete
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Long journey from New Zealand, with High expectations of Avalon from Travel Agents. Fresh Food didn't arrive before leaving Amsterdam so meals were often AVERAGE. we are not that fussy, but compared to other trips ....food was not up to standard. Our Ship was switched to Avalon Artistry 2, at the last minute...with no explanation why. Purchased top deck for better views, but told ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Nothing special

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Joanna Giblin
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We just felt processed the whole time. Very little done to make the experience on board fun or special. There was basically no entertainment except a single pianist who occasionally acted as a sort of DJ for those wanting to dance. Choice of only one lounge with a bar after dinner or your cabin, that was it. We got one guest singer who was really bad and a single rock 'n roll singer for one hour. ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Window


Review of our river cruise Passau to Vienna.

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cwaller
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted to kick the Christmas season off right since our travel agent indicated to us that Prague would be highly decorated for Christmas, we would see a lot of Christmas markets and Europe does Christmas does much better than the USA. However, Prague was not decorated much for Christmas and most of the Christmas markets had not opened yet. That was a disappointment. Some of the side ...
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Sail Date: November 2018


Beautiful suite and outstanding food and service

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jcmcg
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Honestly, I chose this cruise because of the Viking commercials. I knew the Rhine River cruise appealed to me but when it came down to choosing the cruise line I selected Avalon because of their panorama suites and their ships are newer. I have no regrets in going with Avalon. We flew in to Zurich a day ahead of schedule so that we would have some time to see a bit of Zurich. We were brave and ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


A Cruise to Remember

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Lakeland4d
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose Avalon because of the good recommendations from friends. We had never been on a river cruise, but had been on several Caribbean cruises. We chose this one because our German friends joined us for the trip and after we spent another week with them in Germany. Although we had been to some of the cities on the itinerary, we didn't mind going again. The guides for the tours were all ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Window


Switched to an identical boat with excellent crew, staff and great trip for us

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jpswimmer
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first river cruise. It was great! We had been to European cities several times in the past, always on our own (driving or taking trains, etc.) with few pre-planned tours, so we were a little anxious about a totally pre-planned, boat-based itinerary. We arrived 2 full days early to enjoy Amsterdam before cruise departure, and we recommend this to everyone, if just to adjust to the time ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Window


History and Education

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grosol
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

The excursion guides were excellent and provided a huge amount of historical information and fun tidbits about the places visited. Every guide provided explicit information for where to meet after we were on our own for free time. I would have liked a little more free time in each city in order to take in the sights and do a little more shopping. The other thing I will say is that it would be nice ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Excellent Family Cruise

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MarmeeD
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We were traveling with 3 adult children (in their 20's) and selected Avalon because of the general itinerary and the fact there was not a single supplement add-on for single rooms (which each of our kids had). On this itinerary, there were 3 nights where we could be "in town" to explore for dinner and bars (Amsterdam, Cologne and Rudesheim)- which as great. The shore excursions were good - though ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony

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