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Avalon Tranquility II Cruise Review
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Enjoyable First Time River Cruise

Avalon Tranquility II Cruise Review by smernest1

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Sep 2018
  • Destination: Europe River
  • Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony

We were looking for something we had not done before and friends recommend a river cruise. We were thinking of going to Paris and London and this cruise gave us that option as a add on.So it was like going on two vacations at one time. Just worked out for us at the right time. Our cabin being at the back of the ship had the advantage of being next to the snack lounge but then again you had to walk the length of the ship to get to the main lounge for your meals. That was no big deal for us but could be for some older person . The food was good I thought and I tried alot of the choices. But I did notice alot of people ordering the optional choices which were more the standard foods like steak and salmon. On the last day of the cruise portion of our travels my wife fell at the windmills. We were taking by ambulance to the locaL hospital. From there we had to get taxi to a second hospital for treatment and from there a taxi back to the ship. It all worked out but what an experience. We were able to continue our travels and did complete our trip. But we were glad to get home and recover.


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Cabin Review

Outside Stateroom with French Balcony
Cabin A 327

The cabin was fine, We did get some fumes from the engine a few times. Also there was times we could smell when people were smoking at the back of the ship. But over all the cabin was clean and neat.


Port & Shore Excursion Reviews

Rudesheim

very amazed to see the music instrument museum

Cologne

this stop seem like a sales presentation for the diamond plant

Zaanse Schans Windmills

we enjoyed the windmills but unfortunately we had an accident near the end and had to be taken by ambulance to the local hospital

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