Avalon Tranquility II Cruise Review by welshwater
- Sail Date: September 2017
- Destination: Europe River
- Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Window
The food on board is plentiful - buffet breakfast and lunch and then 4-course dinner - usually with regional specialities. The wine served at meals was of a high standard. There is also the opportunity for 16 guests each evening to try a bistro dinner served in the front of the lounge so you can maximise your river viewing. The menu is a taster menu, geared around fine dining bites so quite different from the main dining room.
Afternoon tea and cake was a nice touch - even though the calories were not needed!
Entertainment is mainly piano based in the lounge but there was an accordion player brought on board on one occasion at lunchtime and an excellent string trio on another evening.
There is a good balance of organised tours and free time to do your own thing if you wish and we appreciated that - we like some down time to explore ashore.
There is not one thing I could fault (other than perhaps some damp weather) and we would love to return!
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