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Dudzira avatar


1 Review Written

Don't bother


Travel at night and visit endless churches by day. Colour card holders being herded onto buses to the next Church became tedious and demeaning. Atrocious food.At times like seven flavours of toothpaste.Theme ...
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Sail Date April 2013

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Deafness of Avalon's Front Office

So long as one doesn't need to correspond with Avalon's US headquarters in Colorado, their cruises are magnificent. My wife and I have cruised with Avalon 3 times, the latest being their Grand France cruise this ...
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Sail Date June 2015

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carolina husker

7 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Wine cruise down the Saone and Rhone

Just returned from a very busy and enjoyable wine-themed cruise through the Burgundy, Beaujolais and Provence regions of Southeastern France. The trip included two days in Paris and one in Monte Carlo, which we ...
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Sail Date October 2015

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Very Good Experience, but A Few Misses

We took the cruise from Arles to Chalon Sur Saone on the Scenery after having been met at the Nice Airport by an Avalon-contracted shuttle service, as Avalon also booked our flights and arranged all airport ...
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Sail Date September 2015

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1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The Best Cruise Ever!!

We have been on several big line cruises. This was totally different. The ship was in excellent condition. The room had plenty of storage space. The food was wonderful. The wine was always flowing at dinner. ...
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Sail Date May 2015

Donnaim avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My first but definitely not my last

This was my first River cruise but it was such an excellent experience I will certainly do another one and go with Avalon. Firstly the location through the south of France was great with beautiful scenery and ...
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Sail Date April 2015

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1 Review Written

Nicely paced and thoughtfully presented

We did the cruise-only portion of the Paris to Monaco tour package. The ship was sold out months before departure from Chalon-sur-Saone on 02SEP14. Unlike many cruises on the Rhone River which start and return to ...
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Sail Date September 2014

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1 Review Written

Grand France, Avalon Scenery and Avalon Creativity

The Grand France cruise is actually made up of 2 separate cruises, therefore 2 ships, 2 crews , just 25 of us did the whole cruise so we had almost a whole new ship of passengers , so you get to meet a lot of people ...
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Sail Date June 2014

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Avalon did not disapoint

We sailed with Avalon "Scenery" for a river cruise through Burgundy and Provence, embarking on July 1, 2014-CANADA DAY. When booking the trip over a year ago, space was limited as river cruises are so popular. We ...
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Sail Date July 2014

Bellagio5151 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

You will enjoy this cruise

We spent 8 days cruising from near marseille up the Rhone river to the Saone river. Our trip started in Monte Carlo at the Fairmont hotel. I heartily recommend a couple of days cruising around Monte Carlo and ...
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Sail Date May 2014

sshortliffe avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent trip!!

We thoroughly enjoyed our cruise from the moment we arrived in Paris to the time we got on our flight home in Nice. The staff were spectacular. We were greater at the airport by a wonderful driver and then when we ...
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Sail Date April 2014

Mazeroski avatar


2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

A Wonderful Trip

My wife and I had a wonderful time on the Avalon Scenery cruise on the Soane and Rhone Rivers and would highly recommend it to anyone who would appreciate the lovely scenery, the medieval towns, the lush vineyards ...
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Sail Date October 2013

Mike8134 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Avalon Grand France: pleasant crusing marred by noisy dining rooms

We chose the Avalon "Grand France" cruise, which is a somewhat misleading term for a combination of two discrete cruises which are also sold separately. The first goes north on the Seine to Rouen on the Creativity, ...
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Sail Date June 2013

Abbott28 avatar


8 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

French River Avalon Scenery

We selected our cruise on Scenery because of the dates available suiting our timetable. We have previously travelled on Uniworld for a river cruise. The cruise was for 11 days 10 nights starting with a night in ...
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Sail Date August 2012

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Aussie Chic

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Cruise from Hell

The idea of taking a French river cruise was SO appealing. I had images of us floating lazily down the rivers of France, stopping at lovely old towns to wander around and take in the atmosphere and history, without ...
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Sail Date May 2012

honumaui avatar


3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Southern France

This cruise was the 2nd half of our Grand France trip. The 1st half was aboard the Creativity (Paris to Normandy). If you really want a complete taste of France we strongly recommend doing these back to back ...
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Sail Date May 2012

Guapacha avatar


5 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

The Scenery is fabulous, and the trip is even better

Avalon River Cruise on the Scenery, France: Burgundy & Provence, Paris & Chalon to Cote d'Azur, Port Charles & Monte Carlo, March 25-April 5, 2012. We highly and contentedly recommend a River Cruise as a way to ...
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Sail Date March 2012

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Burlington ON

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Avalon Scenery - Southern France

This was our first river cruise - not sure quite what to expect, but the experience FAR exceeded our expectations! Sliding peacefully along the Rhone, watching fishermen, grazing cows, herons, swans, and more ...
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Sail Date September 2011

lutzguy avatar


1 Review Written

Wonderful Trip, On a Wonderful Ship, The Avalon Scenery

We opted to book the Burgundy & Provence river cruise (26 July - 3 Aug) on the Avalon Scenery through a travel agency since we were on a separate trip to Paris the week before with a corporate group. ...
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Sail Date July 2011

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1 Review Written

The South of France and Paris

THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND PARIS ~ APRIL 12-24, 2010 Friends, I've just returned from two memorable weeks in France, one of my favorite countries, and Paris is definitely my favorite city in the ...
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Sail Date April 2010

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alexandra cruiser

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Avalon Scenery Paris to Nice river cruise

Just returned  from a 13 day vacation on Avalon Scenery with 7 nite cruise, 2  nites in Paris, and 1 in Nice. Started in Paris with 2 nite stay at Le Meridian in Montparnese area.Nice rooms and close to ...
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Sail Date June 2009

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