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A TRIP OF A LIFE TIME!!
"It was 4am in the morning. My travel champion was in my driveway right on time. We loaded up my luggage and we were on our way to GRR to catch our United flight for a trip of a life time. We had a 10 hour lay..."Read More
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Anniversary cruise

Review for Avalon Artistry II to Europe - River Cruise

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jimbob7

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

We wanted to include Paris and a river cruise for our 50th wedding anniversary. Avalon gave us a great deal on the air fare. I don't think we needed the travel insurance because our credit card would have covered most of it. Except for the struggle to get through the Paris airport, everything was fabulous. In Paris we took a bus tour, a walking tour, and walked around a bit. The Eiffel Tower ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Departure Port: Puerto Montt


"Lifetime Dream come True"

Review for Avalon Artistry II to Europe - River Cruise

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joanlee69

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

My husband researched much data before choosing your cruise. In a word, "Fantastic". Nico, the pianist, help Jim practice for the song he wanted to sing to the assembled group on Captain's night. George and his porter friend, made SWANs in celebration of our 50th Wedding Anniversary. Swans were double facing and made from towels, with glitter saying "59", laying on our bed. We loved it. ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Departure Port: Puerto Montt


Best cruise ever--everything was so beautiful -loved the accommodations and trip

Review for Avalon Artistry II to Europe - River Cruise

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El Raft

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Chose this because we wanted to have an itinerary that included both Paris and Amsterdam. Accommodations in Paris were wonderful and the ship itself was awesome. Cabins with Panorama view were the best --I am still telling people about it. Also liked the fact they told you the night before what to expect the next day on the itinerary. Food, excursions, all were top line and the service was ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Departure Port: Puerto Montt

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


A TRIP OF A LIFE TIME!!

Review for Avalon Artistry II to Europe - River Cruise

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dfishel

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

It was 4am in the morning. My travel champion was in my driveway right on time. We loaded up my luggage and we were on our way to GRR to catch our United flight for a trip of a life time. We had a 10 hour lay over in Chicago and a 9 hour flight from ORD to CDG. Upon arriving in Paris, an Avalon Rep. was standing by the baggage claim, holding an Avalon sign. We were directed to the area ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Departure Port: Puerto Montt

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony

12 Helpful Votes


Central Europeon Experience-Eastbound WRN 927

Review for Avalon Artistry II to Europe - River Cruise

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Janet and Phil Davis

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Love the smaller boat on River Cruise which you are able to meet the people that you would like to meet!! The food was good however would have like more of the native food of the region we where traveling in. I could of had the food we ate at home in local venues, The only thing that we did not like was our hotel in Prague (Andel's by Vienna House Prague). it was in the center of a shopping ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Departure Port: Puerto Montt

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony

1 Helpful Vote


Surprisingly Impressed

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Paddler60

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the two primary locations of Paris and Prague, two cities we had not visited previously. As our first river cruise, we were extremely impressed with the organization of the timeline. Everything exceeded our expectations from the service, the size of our cabin and the overall views from the ship. The crew was exceptional! They all made an effort to learn our ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Departure Port: Puerto Montt

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony

11 Helpful Votes


A great cruise on Avalon--our new favorite river cruise line

Review for Avalon Artistry II to Europe - River Cruise

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FuelScience

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Overall: I think that I'm the fourth person to review this sailing of the Artistry II. After sailing three times with Viking and once with Vantage, Avalon is our new favorite cruise line. We chose this cruise for the beautiful scenery along the Moselle and the starting and ending points (Paris and Amsterdam). We were with siblings, and it was their first river cruise, so we thought that this ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Departure Port: Puerto Montt

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony

22 Helpful Votes


Great River Cruise - Beautiful Mosel River Valley

Review for Avalon Artistry II to Europe - River Cruise

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jjmindoro@yahoo.com

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We choose this cruise because it was only 9 nights, it stayed in Western Europe (Paris to Amsterdam), and it is a smaller ship. Our tour guide, Hendrik Dadema, was great, He paid special attention to each individual and their wants and needs. He arranged separate site seeing tours for slower guests. The ship staff was great. The food was exceptional. We were glad that portions were small so we ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Departure Port: Puerto Montt

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony

2 Helpful Votes


Pleasing introduction to river cruising

Review for Avalon Artistry II to Europe - River Cruise

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gabaryza

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

I retired about a year ago. My wife and I decided to try a river cruise. Since this was our first such trip, we treated it somewhat as a learning experience. It could not have turned out any better. We met the tour director, Hendrik Dadema, in Paris where we assembled and he briefed us on what would happen. After 1-plus days in Paris we zipped to Luxembourg on a TGV and boarded. The welcome ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Departure Port: Puerto Montt

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony

4 Helpful Votes


A most excellent vacation experience

Review for Avalon Artistry II to Europe - River Cruise

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oz@woodcliffeit.com

2-5 Cruises

We chose Avalon because we preferred the cabin layout over other vendors. Price and tour itinerary and availability were also factors. There was some confusion in not being met at the airport and we had to call Avalon and wait around for a while but eventually we got picked up. It was wonderful to suddenly be in Paris on two summer's days. We did both the bus tour of Paris and Versailles ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Departure Port: Puerto Montt

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Window


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