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90 Avalon Waterways Avalon Tapestry II Cruise Reviews


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8grammy8

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our Dream Cruise - Seven Days on the Seine

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Our group of eight senior citizens arrived in Paris on the day before the cruise started. This gave us time to see a bit of the city, enjoy a relaxing dinner near our hotel, and get a little rest before we left on ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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ching808

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Positively wonderful trip!

Chose Avalon again because of the classy way they handled the low water situation on the Rhine when we went last year and were sure their professionalism and high quality would not disappoint...and they did not! We ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Renegade20

1 Review Written

Wonderful wecoming staff

I chose this cruise because Avalon waived the single supplement which saved me quite a bit of money. The cruise itself was fantastic. I liked my room which was plenty big enough for me and the bathroom was a nice ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Bluiiz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Avalon Tapestry II Fabulous!!

We chose this cruise initially because we were attracted to the itinerary which included Monet and Van Gogh homes and the Normandy beach Memorials. We chose Avalon because the rooms were spacious and bed faced out ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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DebbieMiller

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Beaches at Normandy

I would definitely recommend Avalon Cruise Seine River Cruise! I have always wanted to see the Beaches at Normandy & the American Cemetery, being there on the 4th of July made it even more special. That morning our ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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atlantis514

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Introduction to Avalon ( 1/2 of 'Grand France 75th Anniversary of D-Day WWII' )

-We were hoping to discover France's culture and French food, but only discovered Avalon's version. -Since we joined this Cruise from another Avalon cruise, there was no welcome aboard, only surprise from ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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MWill66

1 Review Written

First Cruise - Paris/Normandy/Paris

I picked an early (cheaper) date, but late enough to hopefully have good weather. Hit a home run. The extra day pre-cruise hotel was in a great location. All transfers went smoothly. The staff on the cruise was very ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Evitakitty

1 Review Written

Avalon Seine River Cruise with London add-on

Friends highly recommended Avalon Waterways. We arrived in Paris and were brought directly to our ship. After checking in we were able to walk to the Eiffel Tower for a few photos. The ship was very nice. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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BroadCruiser1969

1 Review Written

Paris to Normandy - First Timers

Being first timers overseas we missed a few bases. Paris arrival should have been a few days before our departure on the Tapestry II, but that's our fault.. Leaving the states late in the day, our flights and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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lbeaudry

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Paris to Normandy near perfection - cannot wait to travel with Avalon again

This was our first-ever river cruise. MUCH prefer the small ship experience to the big cruise ships. The Avalon Paris-Normandy trip itinerary was appealing, especially since my husband is a WWII buff. I really loved ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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cschneider12

1 Review Written

Very nice

We loved this cruise and it’s excursions but the pace was so grueling. If we’ve never been to an area we want to do the excursions but it was exhausting. It would be nice to have a couple of days built in where ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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dawn.buckworth

1 Review Written

Loved it!

Travel Agent recommended it. Staff was so friendly, especially the cruise director and captain, dining and cleaning staff, and they really made our trip special. Beds were very comfortable and bathroom nice and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Fred Zubrin

1 Review Written

Wonderful Seine River Cruise

This was our first river cruise, but we have been on 5 ocean cruises, and this was far more intimate and relaxing. We explored Paris for only one day before the cruise. Embarkation and disembarkation could NOT ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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silversage123

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful ship, great staff, delicious food

Avalon was recommended to me by a friend. I reviewed the destination choices, lengths of trips and cruises available and decided on the Paris to Normandy cruise. The trip exceeded all of my expectations from the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Bruce Gulley

1 Review Written

Outstanding cruise, food, wine, tours, and scenery

This is our first river cruise. We opted for Avalon to book our flights which included transfers and sure glad we did. We were met at the airport by our escort who loaded our luggage into his car a immediately drove ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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ctoddmem

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Suprisingly Enjoyable

We have always been independent travelers and so were surprised to enjoy the Tapestry so much. Jean-Loup, the cruise director, was tireless as he assured everything was handled beautifully. The housekeeping was ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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azsunsetlover

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise - Can't wait for another on Avalon!

We chose this cruise after comparing with other cruise lines. We specifically chose this itinerary and the inclusion of a special interest (culinary) was a delightful bonus. Everything could not have gone ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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tenbeers67

1 Review Written

Best Vacation Ever

My wife's #1 bucket list item was Paris. We chose this cruise because of the varied destinations. From the moment we landed in Paris until the day we left the ship we were treated to the finest experience we'd ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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ShermieLA

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Unpretentious Total Comfort

My wife andI have made many ocean and river cruises. Our latest trip on the Avalon Tapestry II has been the best ever. The route is Paris to Normandy with many charming and informative stops. The guides provided by ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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BadgerGal

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise on Avalon Tapestry II

Avalon Waterways was highly recommended by our travel agent and she was not wrong! We chose this itinerary as we wanted to visit the D-Day beaches but there was so much more to enjoy. We were met by an Avalon rep ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Autiojohn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First cruise is wonderful.

My travel agent recommended Avalon over the other companies. My wife and I were celebrating our 20th anniversary. The entire cruise experience was great. The food, accommodations, crew, tours, entertainment and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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sarahpatterson

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

An UNBELIEVABLY AMAZING EXPERIENCE! Mother-Daughter trip

I had moderate expectations for this cruise, and I must say, they were all blown out of the water! We were allowed to board any time on our embarkation day. A fabulous lunch was ready for us while we waited for ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Swid

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First River Cruise

I chose this as my first river cruise experience because of the dates, duration, itinerary and subject matter. This cruise highlighted the lives and work of various artists as well as the history of Normandy. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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MsPerky

1 Review Written

Dream Art and Impressionism Cruise

I chose this cruise mostly as a surprise for my boyfriend, who is an artist and loves history, in particular military history. He had never been to France. I had lived in Paris and traveled there a couple of times ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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MSYEMY

1 Review Written

Fabulous cruise on the river Seine

Avalon and our cruise Paris to Normandy surpassed all our expectations. Where to start...The food. I gained 10 pounds! The food was wonderfully presented, tasted great and was plentiful as was the wine. The ...
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Sail Date July 2018


Avalon Tapestry II Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.8
Dining3.04.8
Entertainment3.04.3
Public Rooms4.04.9
Fitness Recreation3.04.2
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.7
Service4.04.9
Value For Money4.04.7
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