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Avalon Waterways Avalon Vista Cruise Reviews

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"It was our first river cruise, chosen because it would be a new experience, but also because of the ports of call, which looked very interesting.This was a southbound Rhine cruise from Amsterdam to Basel...."Read More
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Excellent experience - especially for families & those with mobility issues

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TLSLP1
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We initially chose Avalon primarily because it was one of the few highly rated river cruise lines that allowed children. We traveled with a family of 10, which included one person with mobility issues (uses wheelchair but can walk short distances) and one teen. Our trip was the "Romantic Rhine" (northbound). Rooms: We booked 4 of the basic staterooms & one of the panorama suites. The open-air ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

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Highly recommended

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BernardU
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was a southbound Rhine cruise from Amsterdam to Basel. It was our first river cruise, chosen because it would be a new experience, but also because of the ports of call, which looked very interesting. The ship was great; very clean, cabins roomy, modern and to a high spec., excellent air conditioning. All of the crew/staff that we encountered were very friendly and helpful. The food ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Bucket List

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Callyfrog
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

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 would enjoy. I was impressed on all counts. The stops along the river gave you a good sample of the area. The ship was amazing from well appointed, clean, comfortable rooms, amazing ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Great 60th anniversary

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Ricokat
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

It sounded like a great idea to Cruise the Rhine and we added 3 nights in Zurich to the end. Our room was excellent but the true stars were the staff. There was not one who didn’t go out of they’re way to provide us with a great experience. With only 168 guests we had a chance to meet just about all of them. The food was fantastic with a lot of choices. We had to skip some of the excursions as ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Special Diets & Excursions

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dpehan
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I eat Gluten Free for medical reasons and the Chef and his entire staff were very accommodating. This was very appreciated and I had a great dining experience. The dinner menu was marked with all the available gluten free items along with separate choices if these weren't to my liking. I had no trouble choosing from the menu each night. Breakfast and lunch offered enough choices that were ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Romantic Rhine Cruise

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Geoffcw1
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

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 and always clean, the cabin arrangement was great and you could wake up in the morning a watch the country-side go by. The staff was always looking to help, whether answering questions, ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Most amazing vacation in years

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streck
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This is the way to travel. Everything taken care of, great friendly and hard working staff. Amazing crew guiding the ship, excellent tour director and unbelievable chef. Food so good it could have been a foody cruise. Very good selection of stops and gorgeous scenery. The Vista is a beautiful and clean ship that was a pleasure to be aboard. We are sold on this as as a way to discover a ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


Romantic Rhine Southbound

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z39bounder
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

The ship it was built in 2012 and it still looked brand new, our cabin was spacious and well equipped. We arrived on 12 July 2019 and checked into the Movenpick Hotel, Amsterdam City Center, the next morning to Breakfast and finally closed up all our bags ready to board the Avalon Vista to get settled. We had breakfast and prep for our Amsterdam Canal Cruse plus a walking tour, every day there ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window

Traveled with disabled person


First River Cruise -- but probably not our last

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DianePrentice
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

As strange as it sounds, this cruise was actually a late addition to our European trip. We had booked an ocean cruise that started and ended in Amsterdam last year and, since the cost of the flight from Canada was significant, we allowed ourselves some extra time (two weeks plus) in Europe beforehand to see and do other things. We had previously considered a river cruise and the Rhine ...
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Sail Date: May 2019


Tulip Time Cruise

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tonyg11
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to visit Amsterdam and try a river cruise. The room on the ship were spacious,' comfortable and clean. The crew and staff were very helpful and friendly. The highlights were Keuknhof Gardens and spending a day in Bruges. The entertainment on the ship was good and the local guides for the excursions off the ship were excellent. The only negative was the food, sometimes it was cold and 2 ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


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