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Paris to Europe Avalon Waterways Avalon Creativity Cruise Reviews

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Excellent Experience

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jpennington
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because we wanted small vessel, low to the water, and slow-moving. No big ships anymore! The service was outstanding and the crew somehow seemed to know everyone by first name after the first couple of days. We will definitely go on Avalon again soon! The food was outstanding at each meal and we really appreciated the included beer and wine with meals. The bar prices were ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Perfect Way to See Normandy

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NatalieK
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because the itinerary offered options which were interesting for both of us. We also liked having the option to stay over in Paris on our own after disembarking the Creativity. This was our first foray into the river cruise vacation and I have to say that it exceeded our expectations. Our room (212) was adequate and offered plenty of storage space. The bathroom was ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


First River Cruise - Seine/France

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DD1956
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first river cruise and we put alot of thought into where we wanted to travel. We spent an extra night in Paris and stayed at the Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower. The hotel was fine - room was small but clean and functional with a partial view of the Eiffel Tower from the balcony. Front desk staff spoke English and were very pleasant. Elevators were sketchy at best. I should note that ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Great trip

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Jmsw
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Loved our ship, Creativity. Our cabin was large - 172 sq ft as opposed to other river cruises where there was only 126 sq ft. Also, the bathroom was roomy and there was enough storage space for two people. And this was the lowest priced cabin! The food was delicious, and service was attentive. At every stop we had a choice of two included bus tours. My favorites were Giverny - I like ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Half-Height Windows


Get used to the word NO

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Chrissy220463
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This is my third cruise with Avalon and I'm still on the creativity. My first was amazing, second the passion I put up with quite a few no's and can't help you. Like Missing out on food, they pack up 10 minutes early. Staff taking plates away before you finished. Getting only a half glass of wine in 2 hours, constantly asking for a drink or top up. This cruise takes the cake. No no and more no's. ...
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Sail Date: July 2017


Favorite Cruise

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Trogcat
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we hadn't ever been to Europe and we had a strong desire to see France and especially Omaha Beach. I chose Avalon because of a recommendation of a travel agent and we booked in January while they were offering free airfare. Purchasing the cruise by phone was easy and we were allowed to choose cabin and pay a deposit and the balance could even be paid on multiple credit ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


First river cruise and certainly not the last

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jeanhindson
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first river cruise and doing quite a few ocean cruises we were not disappointed. Saying that it didn't start off well, the VIP chauffeur service didn't arrive at the time arranged, after a few phone calls a car came to pick us up, this was from the local taxi company, anything but VIP executive car, the same thing occurred on our return journey. Anyway after arriving at CDG airport ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Cruising Avalon...just right again

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foodpolice
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were on the Avalon Creativity October/16 Paris to Normandy Landing cruise. The ship was built in 2009 & has a maximum capacity of 138 passengers. It has 3 decks of staterooms, with a sky deck on 4. The lounge/bar, reception, cruise director’s desk & public computer areas are on the entrance deck, between decks 2 & 3 at the front end of the ship. The dining room is also at the front end ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Half-Height Windows


All around wonderful

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Barbara.landino
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to see the Normandy Beaches. That was a high point but all the stops along the Seine had their own appeal. Actually, travelling along the Seine during the day was a relaxing experience. I did some exercises on the top deck as the boat moved along. We enjoyed climbing to Richard's fortress in little LesAndelys. Rouen was fabulous. We had an entire day there. Honfleur was delightful. One ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Amazing

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Ginnyfen
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Taking a river cruise in Europe was on my bucket list and the time was finally right. We weren't sure which cruise to choose, but we were so glad we ended up on Avalon Paris to the beaches of Normandy. We arrived in Paris the day before but were so tired we really didn't explore as much as we hoped. We did find a great little pizza shop with good cold beer. We were told the ship was one of the ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


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