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Avalon Waterways
Avalon Visionary
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15 Avalon Waterways Avalon Visionary River Cruises Cruise Reviews

ckenneys avatar


1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

The trip of a lifetime!


This cruise had a great variety of large cities and small towns and 4 countries to visit. The High speed train ride to Paris was what clinched it for me. The cruise went like clockwork. Avalon took care of ...
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Sail Date April 2018

Barbmcgee avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Another great experience with Avalon!

We love Avalon Waterways, have had great experiences with their ships! Embarking and disembarking smooth as can be, love the way you can place your suitcase at end of cruise for early morning pickup and not midnight ...
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Sail Date September 2017

dstrait avatar


2 Reviews Written

Belgium and the Netherlands Cruise on Avalon Waterways

Service was very good. Food quality and variety very good. Complimentary wine selections with dinner better then on other cruise lines. Many of the service personal an people at the front desk remembered your name ...
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Sail Date September 2016

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Sparks, NV

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Rhine, Maine Danube cruise

after much research, we felt that the room size was larger on the Avalon Visionary boat and more to our liking... which it was. The room was immaculately clean and kept clean and tidy every day. The crew was ...
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Sail Date August 2016

Glowworm70 avatar


1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Last minute cruise change

As I was about to board the plane with my friend for Prague, I received an urgent call that our Central European Experience cruise was cancelled due to a cargo ship blocking the river. They didn't have an alternate ...
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Sail Date August 2015

david46 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great River Cruise On Avalon Visionary May 2015

This was our first river cruise. We started our cruise in Amsterdam on May 2 2015. We went to the Movenpick Hotel city center on Saturday to check in and take an optional "Flower time in Tulip Land" The Keukenhof ...
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Sail Date May 2015

kfbishop avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Why did we wait so long to do a river cruise?

We did the Romantic Rhine Cruise, northbound (from Basel to Amsterdam), and there was nothing about this cruise we didn't love. Our Panarama Suite was roomy and well-appointed. We especially liked the sliding glass ...
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Sail Date May 2014

tbarkers@sbcglobal.net avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

A haunting October trip down the Danube has us saying BOO

First, let me say that the crew of the Avalon Visionary were wonderful. They did everything in their power to make the trip a pleasure, but couldn't overcome the shortcomings of stateroom 202. The continuous sound ...
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Sail Date October 2013

dantobey avatar


4 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Avalon Waterways vs. Viking River Cruises.

Been on about 50 total cruises but only 2 Riverboat sailings. The first riverboat was 2 1/2 years ago on Viking's Pride, a 10 night Tulip Time sailing Amsterdam to Amsterdam. It was really only a 7 night sailing as ...
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Sail Date July 2013

PJames avatar


3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Danube River Cruise: Nuremberg to Budapest

The Avalon Visionary is a lovely ship boat. Our 200-level portside cabin was excellent. The "French Balcony" is fantastic. Staff and crew are extremely friendly and accommodating. When there was too much sun at ...
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Sail Date July 2013

swamp1sg avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not Very Christmasy Christmas Cruise

My husband and I have been on 3 previous European River cruises: The Seine on Viking, The Rhine on Uniworld, and the Danube on AMA. The cruises on Uniworld and AMA were both Christmas market cruises as this one on ...
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Sail Date December 2012

BHappy2Day avatar


3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Low Hassle, Low Drama, Very Relaxed, with Beautiful Tours

This was my first River Cruise, after about 15 ocean cruises. I went with my sister, both of us in our 50s. Usually we travel with our husbands and/or children, but this was our "practice" River Cruise, just to ...
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Sail Date September 2012

sunshine206 avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Rhine River in August on the Visionary

Arrived in Amsterdam on first day of cruise coming from Copenhagen where we had just completed an 11 day Baltic Sea cruise that day. With the long, expensive flights from the US, we decided to do the 2 cruises ...
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Sail Date August 2012

vickolator avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Avalon Visionary Romantic Rhine: June 2012

We travelled from Amsterdam to Basel on the Visionary from 6/24/ to 7/2/2012. The ship is new and we found that the upcharge for having a cabin with the highly touted panorama doors was worthwhile. The doors are ...
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Sail Date June 2012

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Ms Jer

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Visionary June 10, 2012

This was our first River Boat Cruise, so we really did not know what to expect. We have been "big ship" cruisers for 20 years. The staff, cruise director and captain of Visionary are exceptional. They are all ...
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Sail Date June 2012

Avalon Visionary Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.7
Fitness Recreation3.03.8
Value For Money4.04.4
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