You’ve always forged your own path…with your own distinct perspective of looking at the world. Avalon Waterways presents a river cruise experience with your unique style in mind, offering expansive views and wider perspectives. With river cruisings only Open-Air Balcony, these wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows open wider than any other in the industry, forming a spacious seating area for six. Avalon Waterways provides River Cruises to Europe, Asia, Amazon, and Galapagos Islands.
Avalon has mastered the art of blending luxury with comfort, and now – blurring the line between outside and in. Not only are their Panorama Suites on their Suite Ships® 30% larger than the industry standard staterooms, but their wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling windows also open wider than any other Cruiseline. They have even turned their beds to face the window, giving you a bed with a view for the sweetest visions ever. You’ve never seen Europe like this.
What defines luxury? Is it the enjoyment of the good things in life, or is it simply having things just the way you prefer them? At Avalon Waterways, they navigate with both elegance and ease to deliver a “just right” experience – one that transports you at just the right pace, with just the right amenities, and just the right views. Along the legendary waterways of Europe, they balance enriching activities, with included excursions, mouthwatering cuisine, and unmatched service to offer the perfect degree of relaxed indulgence.
Contact us to discuss all cruises and get our unbiased experience and knowledge to help you determine which cruise fits your criteria and will meet or exceed your expectations. We do not charge any fees and are there to act as your advocate before, during, and after your river cruise.
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—Sharon and Geoff Millar
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Avalon Waterways river cruise itineraries
Avalon Waterways river cruises feature itineraries in Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa, and also feature themed itineraries including Active Discovery River Cruises, Wine Appreciation River Cruises, Culinary River Cruises, Beer River Cruises, Music & Jazz River Cruises, Art & Impressionist River Cruises, History River Cruises, Jewish Heritage River Cruise, Christmastime River Cruises, Golf River Cruises, Author River Cruise, Garden & Nature River Cruises, and Journeys Club River Cruise.
Below you can view a small sample of Avalon Waterways’ river cruise itineraries
Avalon Waterways river cruise top sellers
These cruises are by no means Avalon’s only river cruises but are their top sellers and will give you an idea of cost and itinerary.
A Taste of the Danube – Westbound
From the Gypsy violins of Budapest to the romantic sounds of Vienna, the “City of Music,” this Europe river cruise highlights the natural beauty of Austria’s Wachau Valley, and the fascinating capital cities of Hungary, Slovakia, and Austria.
- Cruise from: Budapest to Vienna
- Rivers: Danube River
- Length: 8 days
- Countries visited: Hungary, Slovakia, Austria
- Cost per person: from $1,424
Romantic Rhine – Southbound
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this exciting journey along the Rhine River, which begins in Switzerland and stops in France, Germany, and Holland!
- Cruise from: Amsterdam to Basel
- Rivers: Rhine River
- Length: 8 days
- Countries visited: Holland, Germany, France, Switzerland
- Cost per person: from $1,949
- Optional additional stays: 3 nights (pre-cruise) in Prague for $780; 3 nights (pre-cruise) in Munich for $1,320
Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River
On this unique and inspiring river cruise through Cambodia and Vietnam, you’ll be immersed in the cultures and ancient traditions as you sightsee and spend time with locals in interesting places along the mighty Mekong River.
- Cruise from: Siem Reap To Ho Chi Minh City
- Rivers: Mekong River
- Length: 8 days
- Countries visited: Vietnam, Cambodia
- Cost per person: from $2,079
Ecuador & Its Galápagos Islands
This exciting cruise vacation lets you sample the natural wonders of Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Quito and have your photo taken at the “Center of the World.” You’ll also explore one of the oldest streets in Quito to visit with local artists and taste some Ecuadorian chocolate at a chocolate factory. Before taking to the sea, a highlight of your trip will be a visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station to learn about conservation efforts for the giant tortoises. Then, embark on an exciting 4-night cruise among the various Galápagos Islands on the recently refurbished Treasure of Galápagos.
- Cruise from: Quito to Quito
- Waterways: Pacific Ocean
- Length: 8 days
- Countries visited: Ecuador
- Cost per person: from $4,029
From the Inca Empire to the Peruvian Amazon
From its amazing archaeological treasures and gastronomic delights to its scenic beauty and melting pot of cultures, Peru offers visitors a wide array of attractions—and on this tour, you’ll experience its highlights.
Next, fly to Iquitos, where you will embark on a journey to one of the world’s vastly unexplored regions—the mighty Amazon. Experience the Amazon wilderness where it originates in Peru—where biodiversity is at its greatest and the rainforest is untamed. Board one of the world’s most luxurious small ships—the Delfin III.
- Cruise from: Lima to Lima
- Rivers: Amazon River
- Length: 11 days
- Countries visited: Peru
- Cost per person: from $4,529