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Avalon Waterways

An Avalon incomparable river cruise experience includes one-of-a-kind Panorama Suites – with innovative Open-Air Balconies and beds facing the views – on the industry’s only Suite Ships. “Included” is one of our favorite words.  Spacious outside staterooms with plenty of room to relax – included.  Special touches like regional wines and beer at every onboard lunch and dinner – included.  Complimentary Wi-Fi – included.  The most shore excursions, led by Certified Local Guides – included.  VIP entrance into must-see sites – included. 

PLUS AVALON CHOICE - a different approach to river cruising that lets you personalize your trip and experience your cruise your way.

3 types of included excursions and onboard activities available on every 2019 Avalon Europe cruise:


A local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations and the “must see” sites.


Inspiring and interactive hands-on activities designed to speak to your interests - you spend your day immersing yourself in the destination’s unique culture, from cuisine, to art, to wine and more.


Embark on energetic excursions keeping you in motion and on the go — from a guided jogging tour, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.

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Europe in the Slow Lane

Europe in the Slow Lane

IT’S TULIP TIME in the Netherlands and consequently, the rivers in this region are often bustling highways. We are fo... learn more

We Can Still Dream

We Can Still Dream

One of the best things about Avalon’s river ships is that they are small and usually hold an average of no more tha... learn more

Avalon Waterways: So How is a River Cruise Different from an Ocean Cruise?

Avalon Waterways: So How is a River Cruise Different from an Ocean Cruise?

It’s no secret that river cruising is one of the most popular trends in travel. More and more Canadians are discoveri... learn more

A River Less Travelled with Avalon Waterways

A River Less Travelled with Avalon Waterways

Vanessa has returned from an Avalon Waterways trip sailing along the Moselle River, which runs through the Mosel Vall... learn more

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More in View. More to Do. Avalon Waterways®

If you want to see the world, cruise down its legendary rivers. If you want to see more of the world, look no further than Avalon Waterways. Our Suite Ships® feature one-of-a-kind Panorama Suites℠, with the widest opening windows in... read more