Avalon Waterways Cruises
View of Avalon Panorama Suite from Avalon Waterways®
Avalon Waterways brings an entirely new concept in river cruising. As a leader in deluxe river cruises, Avalon Waterways bring you the luxury of choice — something you'll only find with Avalon ChoiceSM cruising. With 18 ships in her fleet, Avalon Waterways cruises sail to all the major rivers of Europe, Asia, Egypt and the Galapagos with trips lasting from 3 nights to 24 days. Their ships are intimate and inviting. On board guests receive unsurpassed and personal service.
With Culture & CruiseSM Avalon Waterways brings onshore culture onboard to you. Guests can take part in special experiences that enrich their trip with local chefs, musicians, artisans and experts. Avalon Waterways designed their onboard entertainment to feature endless options. Day and night you'll be provided with a plethora of ways to have fun and be enlightened. Take in a performance by local musicians. Play a game in the lounge. Enjoy a behind-the scenes ship tour. Relax on the Sky Deck. Be pampered in the hair salon. Unwind with a movie. Or try out one of Avalon Waterways' many new venues for dining or lounging.
Today, Avalon continues to be the youngest fleet sailing on the rivers of Europe. In 2013 they will introduce two new Panorama Suite Ships — The Avalon ExpressionSM and the Avalon Artistry II®. These new ships will set the new standard for river cruising.
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In addition to the European rivers, Avalon Waterways is one of the few deluxe river cruise lines offering itineraries throughout Asia, Egypt and the Galapagos. These unique itineraries provide guests the opportunity to explore these destinations in-depth, learning about the different cultures, histories and insights that make these itineraries so interesting.
From the moment a guest boards an Avalon Waterways ship they are warmly greeted by a friendly and professional English-speaking staff. Avalon's intimate ships provide a personalized level of service that has earned them numerous awards including Cruise Critics' 2010 Best River Cruise Line Award.
Avalon Waterways' staterooms feature staterooms that are 15% larger than most other river cruise ships. Their staterooms feature large picture windows, most which open up to become virtual balconies providing incredible views and fresh air without compromising room space and include deluxe features and amenities.
Taking an Avalon Waterways river cruise allows guests to truly immerse themselves in the destination and culture of the area in which they are traveling. All aspects of an Avalon Waterways cruise focus on the complete experience including expert lecturers, experienced guides, regional cuisine and unique excursions designed to provide unique insights and views that their guests are seeking.