If you think cruising is for old people, think again! Avalon Waterways operates the most modern river cruise fleet in Europe and prides itself in delivering innovative ship designs and the highest quality features and services, suitable for guests of all ages, its unique fleet of Suite ships include Staterooms and Panorama Suites that are up to 30% larger than industry standard with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, French balconies and luxurious living spaces.
The advantages of taking an Avalon river cruise are endless, but here are some prime examples.
Wake up to the best city views within Europe, Southeast Asia or South America without the hassle of constantly packing your luggage, follow your passion and explore each port with what intrigues you the most with expertly-led discovery tours, and savour tantalising cuisine with multiple local dining options. One of the top selling cruises includes the 8 Days Romantic Rhine cruise that takes travellers on one of Europe’s most legendary river, the Rhine. The northbound cruise begins in Zurich, home of the Matterhorn and the majestic Alps. Transfer by motorcoach to Basel, where the cruise is docked and meet the crew that very evening for a welcome reception.
Enjoy guided sightseeing in Breisach Germany, Strasbourg France, Heidelberg Germany, Cologne Germany, and enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam where passengers disembark, if that does not seem enticing enough, you will also sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of river dotted every mile with castles, visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz and see the legendary Lorelei rock in Germany.
Aside from the remarkable river cruise itineraries, Avalon indulges in your passions. Be it food, wine, history, art or even maintaining an active lifestyle while on vacation, Avalon Special Interest Cruises will help you experience your destination from the perspective that interest you best.
Enjoy onboard presentations by subject experts, special activities on shore and more, at no additional cost. Bookings made on 2 and 16 December 2017 for the Romantic Rhine cruise will entitle you to the Festive Time cruise. Experience the holiday season the European way and enjoy the jolly atmosphere on your festively decorated ship as you delight in the sights, smells and tastes of local traditions. Visit Christmas markets in several ports of call where locals and visitors flock to the charming market stalls, adorned with beautiful lights.