Avalon Waterways

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Recommended Avalon River Cruises

Europe Avalon Waterways Cruises

Immerse yourself in old-world charm with all the comforts and amenities of a five-star cruise ship with Avalon Waterways River Cruises. Journeying the rivers and waterways weaving through historic destinations such as Cote d’Azur and Strasbourg, you’ll have the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in local culture. Experience the unmatched splendor of the historic Kölner Dom cathedral in Cologne. Or, if your cruise happens to take you to Amsterdam, be sure to sample the local cuisine at Meneer Pannekoek, offering traditional Dutch pancakes very much like crêpes. Other luxurious destinations include Avignon, France, Basel, Switzerland and many more!

  • Avalon View

    5 Night A Taste of the Danube with Vienna - Westbound

    Avalon View - New Ship!

    Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
    Ports of Call:
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Durnstein, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    Sailing Dates:
    • September 2022
    • November 2022
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    oceanview from
    $1,332
    $266pernight
    balcony from
    $1,911
    $382pernight
    suite from
    $1,889
    $378pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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  • Avalon View

    7 Night A Taste of the Danube with Budapest & Vienna - Westbound

    Avalon View - New Ship!

    Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
    Ports of Call:
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Melk, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    Sailing Dates:
    • September 2022
    • October 2022
    • May 2023
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    oceanview from
    $1,821
    $260pernight
    balcony from
    $2,400
    $343pernight
    suite from
    $2,378
    $340pernight
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    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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  • Avalon Tranquility II
    4.6 rating out of 5  (3 reviews)

    7 Night A Taste of the Danube with Budapest & Vienna - Westbound

    Avalon Tranquility II

    Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
    Ports of Call:
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Melk, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    Sailing Dates:
    • October 2022
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    oceanview from
    $1,921
    $274pernight
    balcony from
    $2,478
    $354pernight
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    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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    4.6 rating out of 5  (3 reviews)
  • Avalon Illumination
    3.4 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)

    7 Night A Taste of the Danube with Budapest & Vienna - Westbound

    Avalon Illumination

    Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
    Ports of Call:
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Melk, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    Sailing Dates:
    • July 2022
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    oceanview from
    $2,101
    $300pernight
    balcony from
    $2,658
    $380pernight
    suite from
    $2,658
    $380pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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    3.4 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)
  • Avalon Envision
    5 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)

    7 Night A Taste of the Danube with Budapest & Vienna - Westbound

    Avalon Envision - New Ship!

    Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
    Ports of Call:
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Melk, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    Sailing Dates:
    • July 2022
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    oceanview from
    $2,121
    $303pernight
    balcony from
    $2,678
    $383pernight
    suite from
    $2,678
    $383pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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    5 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)
  • Avalon Envision
    5 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)

    6 Night Danube Symphony with Budapest - Westbound

    Avalon Envision - New Ship!

    Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
    Ports of Call:
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Vienna, Austria
    • Krems, Austria
    • Ybbs An Der Donau, Austria
    • Mauthausen, Austria
    • Linz, Austria
    • Deggendorf, Germany
    Sailing Dates:
    • July 2022
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    oceanview from
    $2,148
    $358pernight
    balcony from
    $3,076
    $513pernight
    suite from
    $3,076
    $513pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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    5 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)
  • Avalon Imagery II
    4.7 rating out of 5  (7 reviews)

    6 Night A Taste of the Rhine with Frankfurt - Northbound

    Avalon Imagery II

    Departing from: Frankfurt, Germany
    Ports of Call:
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Koblenz, Germany
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Sailing Dates:
    • July 2022
    • August 2022
    • September 2022
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    oceanview from
    $2,150
    $358pernight
    balcony from
    $2,893
    $482pernight
    suite from
    $2,893
    $482pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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    4.7 rating out of 5  (7 reviews)
  • Avalon Imagery II
    4.7 rating out of 5  (7 reviews)

    7 Night Tulip Time in Holland & Belgium

    Avalon Imagery II

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Arnhem, Netherlands
    • Maastricht, Netherlands
    • Namur, Belgium
    • Liege, Belgium
    • Antwerp, Belgium
    • Brussels, Belgium
    Sailing Dates:
    • March 2023
    • April 2023
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    oceanview from
    $2,195
    $314pernight
    balcony from
    $3,644
    $521pernight
    suite from
    $3,494
    $499pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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    4.7 rating out of 5  (7 reviews)
  • Avalon Vista
    4.7 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)

    7 Night Romantic Rhine - Southbound

    Avalon Vista

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Mainz, Germany
    • Strasbourg, France
    • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany
    • Basel, Switzerland
    Sailing Dates:
    • May 2022
    • June 2022
    • July 2022
    • August 2022
    • September 2022
    • October 2022
    • March 2023
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
    • June 2023
    • July 2023
    • August 2023
    • September 2023
    • October 2023
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    oceanview from
    $2,245
    $321pernight
    balcony from
    $3,694
    $528pernight
    suite from
    $3,544
    $506pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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    4.7 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)
  • Avalon Expression
    5 rating out of 5  (1 reviews)

    7 Night Romantic Rhine - Southbound

    Avalon Expression

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Mainz, Germany
    • Strasbourg, France
    • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany
    • Basel, Switzerland
    Sailing Dates:
    • June 2022
    • July 2022
    • August 2022
    • September 2022
    • October 2022
    • March 2023
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
    • June 2023
    • July 2023
    • August 2023
    • September 2023
    • October 2023
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    oceanview from
    $2,644
    $378pernight
    balcony from
    $3,794
    $542pernight
    suite from
    $3,694
    $528pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Exclusive: Free Pre-Paid Gratuities for 2
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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    5 rating out of 5  (1 reviews)
  • Avalon Vista
    4.7 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)

    7 Night Romantic Rhine - Northbound

    Avalon Vista

    Departing from: Basel, Switzerland
    Ports of Call:
    • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany
    • Strasbourg, France
    • Mainz, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Koblenz, Germany
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Sailing Dates:
    • June 2022
    • July 2022
    • August 2022
    • September 2022
    • October 2022
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
    • June 2023
    • July 2023
    • August 2023
    • September 2023
    • October 2023
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    oceanview from
    $2,445
    $349pernight
    balcony from
    $3,844
    $549pernight
    suite from
    $3,744
    $535pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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    4.7 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)
  • Avalon Impression
    4.2 rating out of 5  (5 reviews)

    7 Night Tulip Time

    Avalon Impression

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Antwerp, Belgium
    • Ghent, Belgium
    • Middelburg, Netherlands
    • Veere, Netherlands
    • Willemstad, Netherlands
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
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    oceanview from
    $2,495
    $356pernight
    balcony from
    $3,844
    $549pernight
    suite from
    $3,794
    $542pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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    4.2 rating out of 5  (5 reviews)
  • Avalon Impression
    4.2 rating out of 5  (5 reviews)

    7 Night Festive Season in the Heart of Germany with Prague - Westbound

    Avalon Impression

    Departing from: Prague, Czech Republic
    Ports of Call:
    • Nuremberg, Germany
    • Bamberg, Germany
    • Wurzburg, Germany
    • Main River Village, Germany
    • Frankfurt, Germany
    Sailing Dates:
    • December 2023
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    oceanview from
    $2,608
    $373pernight
    balcony from
    $3,536
    $505pernight
    suite from
    $4,393
    $628pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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    4.2 rating out of 5  (5 reviews)
  • Avalon Expression
    5 rating out of 5  (1 reviews)

    8 Night Romantic Rhine with Amsterdam - Southbound

    Avalon Expression

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Mainz, Germany
    • Strasbourg, France
    • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany
    • Basel, Switzerland
    Sailing Dates:
    • July 2022
    • August 2022
    • September 2022
    • October 2022
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    oceanview from
    $3,204
    $401pernight
    balcony from
    $4,553
    $569pernight
    suite from
    $4,503
    $563pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
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    5 rating out of 5  (1 reviews)

Exotic Avalon Waterways Cruises

  • Ganges Voyager

    12 Night Colorful India & the Ganges River

    Ganges Voyager

    Departing from: Delhi
    Ports of Call:
    • Agra (Taj Mahal), India
    • Jaipur
    • Kolkata (Calcutta), India
    • Kalna (Ambika Kalna), India
    • Matiari, India
    • Murshidabad, India
    • Mayapur, India
    • Kolkata (Calcutta), India
    Sailing Dates:
    • October 2022
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    $6,312
    $526pernight
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Avalon Waterways River Cruises...Cruise Europe in Style

Book Your Luxury Cruise with Avalon Waterways River Cruises & Frontier Cruises

Not all cruises are created equal. When you select an Avalon Waterways River Cruise, you are making the decision to immerse yourself in the utmost indulgence in cruising. Avalon Waterways offers its signature Avalon ChoiceSM to all passengers, allowing you to design the perfect European river cruise experience based solely around your personal preferences. Uniquely crafted with luxurious details at every turn, Avalon Waterways provides the small-ship feel with all the posh and decadence of a five-star resort. Contemporary décor, wall-to-wall panorama windows and elegant finishes abound to lend a captivating and comforting air.

Let Avalon Waterways River Cruises be your home away from home. With expert detail, each cruise ship is designed with the utmost care, giving you every comfort you could hope for and more. With a fleet of suite ships, Avalon Waterways offers not only the signature Avalon Deluxe Staterooms, but also Panorama Suites and Royal Suites for those who want it all. Comfort comes standard with all staterooms, and each is artfully prepared with European-style duvets, Egyptian cotton sheets, full private showers, flatscreen televisions and more. Even better, more than 80% of staterooms include floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors and French balconies, while suites feature Open-Air Balconies with seating for 6.

Mealtime aboard Avalon Waterways is a part of the journey. With mouthwatering temptations certain to delight your palette, the chefs cater to your every craving. From the very first night when you dine on a five-course meal at the captain’s reception, you’ll discover that each meal is as tailored as the last. Dine under the pristine sky at the open-air bistro, or take advantage of cocktail hour at the Panorama Lounge. If traditional dining is more your cup of tea, enjoy the convenience of open seating in the dining room as you savor the elegant menus featuring local cuisine and delicacies.

Take the time to relax on the comfortable lounge chairs on the sky deck, or try your hand at the game area where you could play a life-sized game of chess. With complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout your Avalon Waterways cruise ship, convenience is at your fingertips 24/7. Immerse yourself in Avalon Waterways’ Culture & CruiseSM activities from wine and beer tastings, to demonstrations from local artists and even exciting entertainment from local performers.

Most European cruises extend between 7 and 14 nights, giving you the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the luxury and culture your Avalon Waterways River Cruise is will provide. Sail the waters of the Rhine, Main, Danube Rivers and more and soak in the culture of hotspots such as Prague and Vienna. Boasting the youngest and newest fleet of ships in Europe, Avalon Waterways is proud to include the brand new Avalon VistaSM and Avalon VisionarySM to its already impressive lineup of luxury ships. Take the time to indulge in cruise memories that will last a lifetime. With Frontier Cruises your dream holiday is just moments away!

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