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Switzerland was gorgeous! Our favorite spot!
German day for lunch on the ship!
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Best vacation ever!

Review for Avalon Affinity to Europe - River Cruise

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RitaV
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My husband and I took the Rhine River Cruise although we didn’t cruise much. The Rhine water levels were low. We weren’t sure if we should even go. We decided to make the best of it and go! We had the best time!! The people we met were wonderful, the food was good, the tours were awesome. The day was planned perfectly. Our cruise director, Maria was so sweet, she did an wonderful job getting us ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


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Boz51
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise for a more relaxed pace and scenic panorama view of the surroundings. The were some major changes made to accommodate an unforeseen natural impact. There was not enough rain in Europe to fill the river systems. The Rhine River was almost dry. As disappointing as this was the most important and reinforcing part of this company's customer service was the changes and ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Spectacular week

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pwsprad
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We chose this particular cruise because the cities (ports of call) on the Rhine appealed to us. We read positive reviews about Avalon and took a chance. I can't say enough good things about our experience. We had a spectacular week. The staff is awesome; from the cruise director to the wait staff and the housekeeping and the deck/nautical crew and the on-board entertainer. Everyone is VERY ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Most memorable trip

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MidgeLevine
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I love cruises as it gives you a taste of several areas without having to drive yourself around and only unpack your suitcase once. I have also been on many ocean cruises so the river cruise was much more intimate. This made it much easier to learn the staff by name and easier for them to treat us special as well. I was really surprised at how easy embarkation and disembarkation went. I was ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Adventuring through Europe with our moms!

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lynnvlamb
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I wanted to do a river cruise through Europe with our 81 and 90 year old mothers. We wanted to have time together doing something new and interesting for us all. The highlights for us were the really lovely dinners, the gorgeous day we spent sailing through the Rhine gorge, and the incredible staff - both on the ship and on the excursions. We met people from different countries and ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Half-Height Windows


Another Great Cruise

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Partydude
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was out 2nd cruise with Avalon. The first was on the Senn River to Normandy. The crew and dinning staff were always fantastic. The excursions were always planned well with almost perfect guides. The food on board was awesome and perfect. What i might suggest is a rating on excursions that require a lot of walking. We took the Maggot Line excursion, and while we were fine, there were a ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


We felt taken care of with style from start to finish!!

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kknapp16
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

It was our first time trying a river cruise and we were concerned before we went as my wife and I typically travel on our own. The idea of being a part of a group made us a little apprehensive. After experiencing the ease of Avalon's trip we no longer would hesitate to do it again The dining room was a evening highlight where we ate with many nice people over the course of the journey. The ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Will never cruise on the ocean again...Avalon has spoiled us

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woodfive
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We arrived a day early and had time to explore Amsterdam on our own which was enhanced by the guided walking tour as part of the itinerary. On arrival at the ship we were greeted by friendly staff and directed to our cabin (206) which we found to be small but quite comfortable and with an exceptional view just a few feet above the water. There was plenty of room for all our stuff and storage ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Sailed down the Rhine

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Jbf853
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Wanted to cruise on a river for the first time. Small number of passengers. Day tours. Got to see a Paris before and Zürich afterwards. Loved the peacefulness. Wanted a cabin with a bed that faced the river. Crew was great. Cruise director was great. Would like to see something done about the noise in the dining room. So loud at evening meal that we could barely hear the other people at our table. ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Suite with French Balcony


Wonderful first river cruise

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Jebdenise
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

What a wonderful way to travel!! Avelon Waterways met all my expectations and then exceeded them. Every member of the crew was friendly and helpful and went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable and content. We ran into low water levels on the Reine that required us to exchange boats so we could continue our travels toward Amsterdam. This could have been a major irritation but it was ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


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