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Avalon Waterways Prague Cruise Reviews

Avalon Waterways
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47 Avalon Waterways Prague Cruise Reviews


TimmJ avatar

TimmJ

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Prague to Budapest

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This wasn't our first river cruise. We did the Rhine last year. Both vacations were amazing, but the Rhine wasn't as popular/crowded (fewer ships). The Danube was high due to recent rainfall and bridge ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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wraeja

1 Review Written

12 Wonderful Days

First the Danube River Cruise with Avalon Exceeded our expectations. The crew and accommodations were first class and professional making us feel at home and welcome. The shore excursion's were not only ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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GRBob

1 Review Written

Maybe our best vacation ever!?

We were interested in trying a river cruise because several of our friends had enjoyed them. Our travel agent recommended Avalon--highly!! And this particular tour included a number of places we had not visited on ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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plruffo

1 Review Written

October cruise from Prague to Budapest

This was our first river cruise and based on our experience, certainly not the last. Despite record low river levels at both ends of our trip that required more motorcoach time, Avalon went above and beyond to make ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Stella&Stanley

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outstanding

I chose this cruise for its itinerary in central Europe. The scenery was outstanding. The Danube was very low during our cruise, however, the Avalon ship being newer with less draft had no problems sailing while ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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sammamishcruiser50

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Don't book a river cruise - very expensive mistake

While most people were notified before they left home, we were not, that our cruise would not be sailing as planned. I had no idea the river levels were too low in places until I arrived in Prague for the land ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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KStreich1954

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Different but Interesting

I initially was approached by my 89-year-old mother, who wanted to take one last trip before she would be unable. I offered to be her traveling companion, not realizing where she intended to travel. I had only been ...
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Sail Date October 2017


Robins21 avatar

Robins21

1 Review Written

Christmas Markets on the Danube

This was our first river cruise. We have been on multiple ocean cruises and have heard great things about river cruising. We chose this cruise as Christmas is my favorite time of year and I love decorating at home. ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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MJMorgan3r

2 Reviews Written

Christmas Market on the Danube

We wanted to do a Christmas Market cruise and chose the one on the Danube so that we could visit Vienna. We had a great time. Prior to embarking we spent time in Prague exploring the city. Our ship was decorated ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Retirement Cruiser

1 Review Written

Our Retirement Trip!

I am our churches Pilgrimage Trip Planner. We have done many religious trips through Globus and have loved them. With a few of us retiring at the same time, we decided to take a river cruise with Avalon and had ...
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Sail Date October 2017


Bill W avatar

Bill W

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First river cruise a definite hit!

3 day pre-cruise stay in Prague (included) was great - 2 day post-cruise stay in Budapest (extra) was fine but expensive. Everything was well organized, seemed very good value for cost. Nice range of ports (towns) ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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dbr463

1 Review Written

Great first time cruise

I was with my siblings and mom, five of us total. We spent the three extra days in Prague and had a great time exploring. Each day we found new area and less touristy areas to explore. Our cruise director, ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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oldwo

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Simply Could do Better

Cruised with Avalon in 2015 and had some reservations. Pre Cruise was allocated Andel Hotel in Prague not the Hilton as stated in the brochure. Firstly the Chauffeur was 30 minutes late picking us up which could ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Barbmcgee

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


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Laurie Wig

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Incredible Trip

I looked at all of the lines!! Compared prices, itineraries, features, etc. Avalon was a little cheaper, we got free air & discount.... and I chose them because of their room design. I was excited about the way the ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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gitlaw

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Itinerary and Tour Guides

We sailed on the 2 night Prague, 7 nights Nuremberg to Luxembourg, 2 night Paris itinerary at the end of September. The ship itself is very comfortable and we had a cabin on the highest deck, which I recommend ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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DomEdna

1 Review Written

Almost perfect vacation.

From a previous European river cruise, I learned there is no place not worth seeing here thus we couldn't wait to take another. We booked this less than 2 months after returning from our last one. The main reason we ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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nucsdoc

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise, Terrible Room

In General we liked this cruise and crew. Very through and professional. Not Quite up to Viking but much less expensive. Our only complaint was the location of our cabin, which was quite nice. It was, however, ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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schan

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

We were the youngest

We are 55 and found ourselves one of the youngest travellers on the cruise. First experience with river cruise and we enjoyed it. The excursions included in the package are only about 2-3 hours maximum, so you ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Irv458

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Call it a Taste of River Cruising

5 nights on the boat I would categorize this as a taste of Cruising on the River. This is our 3rd Avalon Cruise and we decided to try a specialized tour at Christmas time and we enjoyed it. Started out in Prague and ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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SandyPS

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Winter Christmas Market Cruise

I have been on several of Avalon river boat cruises, a return customer because I find the sevice and activities to be exceptionally great. After breakfast, I turned to pass the waiter my dishes, and he scolded me, ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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lsdiamond1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Christmas on the Danube

This was my first river cruise, but it won't be the last. The experience was wonderful. The crew could not have been more welcoming, friendly or helpful and the excursions were fun and informational. Our tour ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Aingersva

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Very Relaxing Cruise!

We selected Avalon because it offered a cruise through the Christmas Markets along the Danube. The ship was beautiful, our stateroom was spacious and lovely. The breakfast and lunch buffets offered many delicious ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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bevzone

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Better than i expected; loved it!

my sister-in-law was going and it sounded really great - so i decided to go. i never was in that part of the country and thought it looked beautiful so i felt it would be a good time to explore- i am not a person ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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knightgown

1 Review Written

Fantastic people working, great food, great scenery

We wanted to visit Eastern Europe as we heard the scenery was beautiful. We were not disappointed. We felt Avalon Waterways did a great job in every aspect of the trip. It was an opera cruise, and we were not ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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