Explore the Great Rivers of Europe

When you step onto an Avalon European river cruise, your breath will be taken away by the magic that separates you from everyday life on dry land. You'll glide past imposing medieval castles, lush riverbank vineyards, and remarkable ancient wonders on your European river cruise. Every gentle bend of the river reveals another fascinating sight as your luxurious ship winds its way through scenic landscapes, delivering you right to where many of Europe's most celebrated cities were born.

Receive $2,500 per couple* off on air-inclusive sailings.** Plus an exclusive offer on Avalon vacations of six nights or more!*** Contact our personal vacation planners for more details!

Offer expires April 24, 2018.

Active Discovery on the Rhine- Northbound

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Active Discovery on the Rhine- Northbound

Aboard Felicity July 15, 2018 Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Itinerary: 
  • Frankfurt
  • Wiesbaden
  • Rüdesheim
  • Rhine Gorge
  • Boppard
  • Koblenz
  • Engers
  • Bonn
  • Cologne
  • Düsseldorf
  • Duisburg
  • Xanten
  • Amsterdam

A new and exciting way to river cruise and to actively discover well-known and off-the-beaten-path treasures along the Rhine. At each stop, you choose your activity—get some exercise with an active outing, discover a fascinating but perhaps lesser-known site, or do the more traditional sightseeing activity. The choice is yours!

 

Vacation Highlights: Explore the ancient city of Koblenz on a guided walk with an expert guide, visit the Chocolate Museum in Cologne, discover idyllic landscapes and forests on a guided hike in Duisburg plus more!

8 days from 
$2,149*
per person 
Other sailings to choose from. 

Paris to Normandy

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Paris to Normandy

Aboard Tranquility II October 26, 2018 Roundtrip Paris
Itinerary: 
  • Paris
  • Vernon
  • Les Andelys
  • Caudebec
  • Rouen
  • Conflans
  • Paris

This fabulous river cruise combines time in France’s unparalleled capital of Paris with beautiful scenery along the Seine River and the picturesque and historical region of Normandy.

 

Vacation Highlights: Visit Bizy Castle, choose between an included full-day excursion to the historic Normandy Landing Beaches or a "Taste of Normandy" for an in-depth look at this agricultural region, join a guided walk through historic Île St. Louis plus more!

8 days from 
$2,348*
per person 
Other sailings to choose from. 

Active Discovery on the Danube- Westbound 

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Active Discovery on the Danube- Westbound 

Aboard Impression June 23, 2018 Budapest to Linz
Itinerary: 
  • Budapest
  • Visegrád
  • Vienna
  • Remy
  • Wachau Valley
  • Strudengau
  • Grein
  • Mauthausen
  • Linz
  • Engelhartszell
  • Schlögen Oxbow
  • Linz

This exciting new 9-day vacation introduces you to the people and places along the Danube from Budapest to Linz in the most active, engaged and fun ways imaginable.

 

Vacation Highlights: Your choice of a guided bike tour or a jogging tour in Vienna, see the best of Budapest on a city sighting tour, visit the 9th-century St. Florian Monastery, attend a tasting of locally produced cheeses and beer brewed by Trappist monks plus more!

9 days from 
$2,789*
per person 
Other sailings to choose from. 
  • Full Terms and Conditions

    *Book a select 2018 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive $1,250 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price. Offer available on select dates in 2018 and on select cruises ONLY. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between June 7, 2017 and April 24, 2018 for travel at select times in 2018. Not applicable to custom tours. Not applicable on TBA space. Combinable with the $250 Air Inclusive Europe Promo (PRMW0610) and Journeys Club discount only. Applies to new 2018 bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; Contact our personal vacation planners details.  PRMW0554 **Book a select Air-Inclusive 2018 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive $250 off per person on the cruise/land price. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between January 3 and April 24, 2018 for travel on select departures in 2018. Not applicable to custom tours or on TBA space. Combinable with other promotions available on the select list of departures. Applies to new 2018 bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Air must be purchased through Avalon in conjunction with a Europe vacation. Cruise only packages may require additional overnight stays at passenger's expense. Air Credit will apply to the per person air price and is non-transferable. An additional $300 non-refundable deposit is required for air booked in conjunction with a land vacation. Once ticketed, airline reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket price; air tickets may not be eligible for frequent flyer mileage/point accrual; stopover costs are additional. Promotional discounts do not carry forward on changed air bookings however other promotions at time of change may be available. Once airfare is confirmed, with full air and land deposit received, air-inclusive price is guaranteed. We reserve the right to ticket passengers upon receipt of full land and air deposit. Additional airline fees for baggage may apply; visit www.iflybags.com for more details. Availability of promotional prices are limited and may be restricted to specific flights, class of service, travel dates or length of stay. Additional restrictions apply. Contact our personal vacation planners for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. ***Contact our personal vacation planners about a special offer on Avalon vacations of 6 nights or more. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.  CST#2017032-20.

Cruise and vacation rates are cruise only and land only respectively, priced per person in U.S. dollars, based on double occupancy and are capacity controlled (unless otherwise specified). Prices subject to availability and change without notice. Government taxes & fees are additional per guest. Other restrictions may apply. Cruise lines reserve the right to impose a fuel supplement for all guests should the NYMEX oil price exceed $65 U.S. per barrel, even if the fare has already been paid in full. Ships' Registry: The Bahamas, Bermuda, Ecuador, Gibraltar, Great Britain, Marshall Islands, Netherlands, Norway, Panama & USA.
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Partnerships for Success

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ARC

The Airlines Reporting Corporation is an airline-owned company offering travel products and services, ticket distribution and settlement through a variety of channels in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. ARC is the information hub of the $85 billion travel industry.

ARTA

Association of Retail Travel Agents - Designed to be the one-stop resource for professional travel retailers, ARTA has agent tools, columns and articles on selling travel and the travel business.

ASTA

American Society of Travel Agents is the world's largest association of travel professionals. Their 20,000-plus members include travel agents, tour operators, cruise lines, hotels, car rental companies, etc. They are the leading advocate for travel agents, the travel industry and the traveling public.

CLIA

Cruise Lines International Association - the official trade organization of the cruise industry, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) also works in partnership with nearly 17,000 affiliated travel agencies throughout North America to ensure the highest caliber of cruise sales expertise and service for cruise vacationers.

Virtuoso Travel Network

Virtuoso is a network of the best luxury travel agencies with more than 15,200 members worldwide. They represent the best of the best in travel, with an extensive portfolio of preferred partners. Members of the consortium have access to global connections and VIP status with various travel suppliers.

IATA

International Air Transport Association - Originally founded in 1919, IATA brings together approximately 265 airlines, including the world's largest. Flights by these airlines comprise more than 95 percent of all international scheduled air traffic.

IATAN

International Association of Travel Agents Network - IATAN's mission is to promote professionalism, administer meaningful and impartial business standards, and to provide cost-effective products, services and educational programs that benefit the travel industry.

NACTA

The National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA) is the foremost Travel Industry Association dedicated to providing the finest education, training, networking and representation in support of Career Travel Consultants.

PATH

The Professional Association of Travel Hosts, Inc. (PATH) is the only travel industry association with a membership comprised of the leading top U.S. Host Agencies. Members adhere to strictly enforced operating standards and business practices.

ASTA

American Society of Travel Agents - ASTA's Green Program consists of educational and promotional resources that enable travel agents and suppliers to increase their knowledge of travel's impact on the environment and highlight to consumers their commitment to keeping travel an environmentally friendly business.