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Avalon Waterways Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Avalon Waterways
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Romantic Cruises

206

River Cruises

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Senior Cruises

121

Family Cruises

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Group and Theme Cruises

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206 Avalon Waterways Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


Cjenningsrn avatar

Cjenningsrn

2 Reviews Written

Best way to see France.

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We chose this cruise based largely on the ports of call offered. We loved the convienance of unpacking just once. The ship is lovely, the staff are very welcoming, and truly work extremely hard to anticipate your ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Annebar1 avatar

Annebar1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

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

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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djwoodman

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Avalon Romantic Rhine Review

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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vlnovak

1 Review Written

Beautiful ship and cruise

We chose this cruise because we had never been to the previous communist countries.or cruise included a tour everyday that were very informative and interesting. The guides spoke excellent English. Our cabin was the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Callyfrog

1 Review Written

Bucket List

It was a chance to see several places within a short amount of time in places I have always wanted to visit. Also, I wanted a short (7days) trip to try out river cruising to see if it was a travel method that I ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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trek_doc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

8 days to travel 300 miles!

Firstly a disclaimer this is our first river cruise although we have done a number of cruises on small ships Azamara, Oceana. We embarked in Arle and then went downstream 1 hour to the Camarge. The active ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Europeantraveler1

3 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

First-time river cruisers/long-time ocean cruisers

We recently returned from our Avalon river cruise from Amsterdam to Basel on the Expression. All four of us are seniors ranging in age from 65-74. Our group wanted to try a short river cruise in order to ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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omawillson

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

2019 Avalon River Cruise

We took the Avalon Danube River Cruise last year and enjoyed it so much, we decided to take a second Avalon River Cruise. While we enjoyed the Rhine Cruise, we felt the on shore excursions were better on the Danube ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Slce123

2 Reviews Written

Trip of a Lifetime

Jewish Heritage Cruise was way above our expectations. Two excursions included everyday. Way more than was advertised. Lecturers/Speakers on board were excellent. Chef and Cruise Director modified things to meet ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Ctboone

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Europe!

We choose this cruise to be able to see as much as possible while in Europe. Everyone on the ship was very accommodating to all types of passengers. I think we all would agree that we were very fortunate to have an ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Geoffcw1

1 Review Written

Romantic Rhine Cruise

Arrived in Amsterdam a day early to walk around and adjust to the time change. That worked well, but not enough time to do Amsterdam justice. The cruise far exceeded our expectations. The cabin was comfortable ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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connielam

1 Review Written

Spectacular

We sailed on the Impression, but our Journey started several days earlier with an extension in Salzburg. Tamas was our guide on the ship, and was also our guide in Salzburg. I cannot say enough about how ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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CTJr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great cruise, but not enough to be solely repeat customer

We chose a river cruise as it would be a first for us and I had gotten seasick on the one and only time we went on an ocean cruise. We chose the Rhine river cruise due to the start/end cities and length of cruise. ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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WorldTravelerFan

1 Review Written

Fascinating Itinerary

We chose this cruise based on location, dates and then were intrigued by the special itinerary around the Hapsberg Empire. Everything met or exceeded our expectations. The stateroom was beautiful and spacious, and ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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ksloanbrown

1 Review Written

Top notch

We have taken several ocean liner type cruises, so we didn't know how this would differ. Now, I can say EVERYTHING was wonderful and went so smoothly. The transfers to / from airport, the availability of ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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harvsupra

1 Review Written

Avalon Waterways -The most relaxing way to see towns in Europe

Avalon river cruise is absolutely the way to go. Avalon is a first class river cruise line at very reasonable prices. The ship is beautiful, with glass french door walls that open to give you a view of the river, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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gerryv85234

1 Review Written

Busy Trip with Lots to See

Bucket list trip to see Budapest & Prague for my wife & I, we have taken 4 ocean liner cruises but this was our first river cruise. We arrived in Budapest the day before the cruise started & we arranged for Avalon ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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hiplbl

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great time great cruise line

Friends took this cruise last year and raved! They went above and beyond adding freebies when high water caused us to miss 2 ports. Avalon did not miss a beat. They offered a free concert and choice of excursions. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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sammamishcruiser50

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Stick with Ocean Cruising - Unless you like spending time on buses

We had high expectations for our first (and LAST) river cruise last summer to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. We had no idea that there were issues with low water levels until we landed in Prague. Most ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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71Bruin

9 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Another wonderful experience on Avalon!

We are avid ocean cruisers and this was our second River Cruise, both on Avalon. The overall experience was fantastic again, with the condition of the ship, the service and the food meeting our expectations. As it ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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MRosario

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Trip!

The main purpose of this trip was to see the tulips at the Keukenhof. We wanted to try a river cruise since big cruises are not as appealing to us. Usually, river cruises are marketed for older people. We are in our ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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gretchenayala

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Legendary Danube May 2019

Going Places Travel agent Judy Bakanec suggested it. We did this for our 50th wedding anniversary coming up in June. We liked having the AvalonGo app to keep us up to date on any changes to flights and schedules. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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lhearog

1 Review Written

Fun on the Rhine

Recommendation of Travel Agent and research we did. Everything about the Avalon experience was great. No complaints ... except wanting a bit warmer weather. Food was very good. All members of the crew were ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Conpet

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding Cruise!

We had a wonderful time on our Avalon cruise to Eastern Europe. Starting in Prague the arrival was smooth being greeted by the Avalon staff then transferred to the Prague Hilton where there is a dedicated Avalon ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Psychbabs

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Fantastic trip on the Danube, Main and Rhein!

This cruise was magical on the Avalon Panorama, thanks to the wonderful, attentive crew, especially our tour director, István. Passengers were mostly Americans and Australians/New Zealanders in their 60s or later. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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