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Avalon Waterways Europe - River Cruise Reviews

Pulling out of Paris to start our trip.
Just checked in to the Tapestry II
Youll miss this in Strasbourg if you leave with the last cruise bus!
Cabin 321
Cruiser Rating
4.7
Very Good
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A relaxing, stress-free way to enjoy the German Christmas Markets

Review for Avalon Imagery II to Europe - River Cruise

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VT2019cruiser
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

From the moment we were met at the Prague airport by an Avalon representative who brought us to the hotel to meet our amazing cruise director, then from the moment we boarded our ship, to when the time came to disembark for our return home (again with representatives escorting us to our departure area), we experienced nothing but First Class Service - all the way - by all of the Avalon employees, ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


First time cruisers

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


Christmas Markets on the Rhine

Review for Avalon Panorama to Europe - River Cruise

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MJMorgan3r
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We enjoyed the Avalon Romantic Rhine Cruise for our anniversary four year ago and tried the Christmas Market cruise on the Danube two years ago. We enjoyed both so much we did the Avalon Rhine Christmas Market cruise in December 2019. The ship itself is beautiful. The crew was very professional and nice. We reserve the same cabin category on each cruise so we know what we are getting and ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Well organized cruise with a wonderful staff and destinations

Review for Avalon Passion to Europe - River Cruise

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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


EXCELLENT!

Review for Avalon Artistry II to Europe - River Cruise

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rnevrly
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Friends of ours asked if we would like to go on a river cruise with them. Having never been on one, and not a fan of being on a ship with thousands of people, I was a little hesitant. However, when I found how many we would be cruising with on this ship, I said yes....and I'm glad I did. The staff was amazing. The minute we arrived, even before stepping on the ship, the staff made us feel special. ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Wonderful Trip, Made Better with a Few of Our Own Deviations from the Itinerary

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - River Cruise

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Annebar1
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We had a great time on our brief cruise of the Rhine for the Christmas in Alsace tour. To save money and time, we booked our own flights and we ended up adding a night before and after the cruise on our own. I'm glad we did because we had the opportunity to tour the Christmas markets of Zurich and Frankfurt as an extra bonus. The Visionary ship was nicely appointed and the crew was very ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Extraordinary on the Visionary

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - River Cruise

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Scott 65
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This was our very first cruise and chose it because it was short (time wise) and the boat small (people wise). We would definitely sign up for another cruise as it is a great way to see multiple places that we probably wouldn’t see if traveling by land. Regarding this cruise in particular, Basel, Colmar, Strasbourg, Heidelberg & Speyer were absolutely beautiful! We are considering a Danube cruise ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Avalon is excellent

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - River Cruise

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longandfosterjames
10+ Cruises • Age 2020s

The short cruise & itinerary fit our schedule. We’ve been on 35+ ocean cruises. This was our first river cruise. Very expensive. But it included everything, unlimited bottled water in room, fresh orchid in room, fruit delivery, free excursions at every port, free fleet of bikes to use at every port, hot tub on the top deck, panoramic view sliding glass doors in room, small gymnasium, unlimited ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


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


Avalon Romantic Rhine Review

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe - River Cruise

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djwoodman
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We arrived at the Zurich airport after visiting friends in Zurich and the connection was perfect. We were sent to the bus to await the rest of the guests arriving that morning. The bus was clean and very comfortable (wish plane seats were that comfortable). Once we arrived at the ship, we were escorted to the lounge where there were refreshments and a comfortable place to just relax. We ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


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