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Avalon Waterways Europe Cruise Reviews

Panorama cabin view
Forward outside  bar area. Light lunches served here as well.
Bran (Dracula) Castle in Transylvania
Old town Novi Sad
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From amazing crew to amazing views!

Review for Avalon Impression to Europe - River Cruise

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maddaboutcruising
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

When thinking through how to summarize the amazing week I just experienced on my Avalon cruise I figured I would share some of the highlights that made this cruise memorable! The Avalon crew knew me by name! The meals, where you could experience local favorites while trying the included wine and beer for lunch and dinner. The stateroom is filled with your closest friends and new companions you met ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Fantastic!

Review for Avalon Envision to Europe - River Cruise

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1BSTCHEF
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We always wanted to be on a river cruise and we finally did! After lots of research we decided on Avalon. It was a wise choice! Fantastic people, from the Cruise Director Maria Pascual to all the crew. I'm a Personal Chef and I can tell you the cuisine and the service was first class (fantastic breakfasts). I talked to your executive Chef every day and I even got to meet the Corporate Chef while ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Stunning boat with excellent facilities and crew.

Review for Avalon View to Europe - All

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Poetry in motion
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

The cruise was our second river cruise and booked last minute. We chose the Danube eastbound. This river cruise seemed an interesting option due to the variety of visits and activities on offer. Avalon also offered customers the option of making their own travel arrangements to get to the boat which was useful for the many thousands of us with vouchers. The app provided up to date information. ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Delightful Educational Experience

Review for Avalon Passion to Europe - River Cruise

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rmlesnick
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Having traveled to over 100 countries for business and leisure, chose this cruise to experience a part of the world previously not explored. Overall experience was excellent. Avalon commitment to high quality was evident in all parts of the vacation - from pre/post information and care, to choice of hotels, local guides and upkeep, services and dining on the ship. Visits were good to ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Superlative in every aspect

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - All

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hughc59
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Having visited Germany frequently over the years for both business and pleasure, it had always been a wish of mine to cruise the Rhine and this year my wife and I eventually got the opportunity to do so. A bit of research and price comparisons showed Avalon to be the front runner for us in quite a crowded market, and what a perfect choice it turned out to be! Every aspect of the cruise - ship, ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Excellent experience - especially for families & those with mobility issues

Review for Avalon Vista to Europe - All

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TLSLP1
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We initially chose Avalon primarily because it was one of the few highly rated river cruise lines that allowed children. We traveled with a family of 10, which included one person with mobility issues (uses wheelchair but can walk short distances) and one teen. Our trip was the "Romantic Rhine" (northbound). Rooms: We booked 4 of the basic staterooms & one of the panorama suites. The open-air ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

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Almost Back to Normal

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - All

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coyboy1971
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose the Rhine for the opportunity to see the castles of the middle Rhine gorge and the Lorelei, and it did not disappoint. That was among the best scenic cruising days I've ever experienced. The ship is spotless and feels new. Many new crew members in the dining room, so service was a bit slow and uneven, but this is to be expected as rosters are rebuilt. Food ranged from spectacular ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Royal Suite with French Balcony


Highly recommended

Review for Avalon Vista to Europe - River Cruise

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BernardU
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was a southbound Rhine cruise from Amsterdam to Basel. It was our first river cruise, chosen because it would be a new experience, but also because of the ports of call, which looked very interesting. The ship was great; very clean, cabins roomy, modern and to a high spec., excellent air conditioning. All of the crew/staff that we encountered were very friendly and helpful. The food ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


What a wonderful first time river cruise experience

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - All

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REJS
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

My partner and I saw the advert in the newspaper and were attracted by the price, which was a lot lower than normal. We contacted the agent and booked. The only complaint I have is that we had to fly from Heathrow Airport which added £146 to our travel costs. Gatwick would have been a pleasure by comparison. The cruise itself was an absolute pleasure. The ship (Avalon Visionary) is beautiful, the ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Beautiful Boat, Excellent Cruise Director, But Dining Challenges

Review for Avalon Illumination to Europe - All

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SailawayDC
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Finally we can travel again and we got to take our cancelled 2020 cruise with Avalon, down the Danube. Overall we were very satisfied with the beautiful boat and cabins. Housekeeping was also excellent, keeping the room clean. Also the bar service was very good and included beer and wine. The cruise director was top notch and kept us well informed and handled all problems very effectively. Most of ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


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