CandleRidgeTM Travel
-Frank Dougherty
-5713 Wheaton
Ft Worth, Tx
-James Cavender

ARC - IATAN accredited & bonded agency

Home Activities and Interests Our Blog Contact

Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways

Fly Free (plus save $1000 per couple) from select U.S. cities on select 2019 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises

New Cabin Design

With spectacular journeys along the famous waterways of Europe, Egypt, China and the Galápagos Islands, Avalon Waterways river and small ship cruising offer a comfortable and relaxing way to see the worlds. Named one of Travel & Leisure's Top-10 Small-Ship Cruise Lines (2007), Avalon's new generation of ships are equipped with state-of-the art technology and were built to create a warm and inviting ambiance and with the travelers' comfort and safety in mind.

Docking frequently to explore the charming cities and towns along the way, our experienced Local Guides will show you around and help you experience each destination like a local. Back on board, you'll find spacious staterooms with hotel-style beds, first-class dining with complementary wine at dinner, and remarkable amenities such as a fitness center, lounges and sun desks. As part of the award-winning, 80-year-old Globus family of brands, an Avalon River Cruise is sure to deliver on quality and leave you with a new perspective on the old world.


Avalon Waterways

Top 10 River Cruises

1. WAZ - Romantic Rhine

2. WCL - Flavors of Burgundy & Provence

3. WNB - The Legendary Danube

4. WLA - Grand Tour of Egypt

5. WBA - Magnificent Europe

6. WAL - Egyptian Splendor

7. WAA - Tulip Time

8. WBN - The Blue Danube Discovery

9. WAR - Windmills, Vineyards & Paris

10. WAT - The Rhine & Moselle


Popular River Cruises of Europe

Away from the hustle and bustle of busy highways, the rivers of Europe thread through beautiful landscapes. Experienced travelers agree that a river cruise is one of the most enjoyable and hassle-free ways to explore Europe's castles, cathedrals and picturesque villages.


Rhône River Cruises

Rhine River Cruises

Moselle River Cruises

Main River Cruises


Popular Food & Wine Tours


On a Food & Wine vacation, you'll enjoy plenty of hands-on experiences. Take a cooking lesson, Learn about the climate, soils, and grape varieties in France's celebrated Bordeaux region, Indulge your senses, tour factories, and that's just the beginning!


Culinary Tours

Free airport transfers for air-inclusive vacations or transfers on a land-only basis can be arranged

Please provide us with a few details about your trip needs and our travel experts will provide you with a travel quote and itinerary



Affinity Cruises
Artistry IICruises
Creativity Cruises
Imagery Cruises
Tranquility Cruises
Poetry II Cruises
Royal Lotus Cruises
Scenery Cruises
Tapestry Cruises

Galapagos Islands

La Pinta Cruises
M/V Santa Cruz Cruises

China and Mongolia

Victoria Anna Cruises
Victoria Jenna Cruises

2025: Grand France (Northbound) (WLP) - Poetry II and Tapestry II
From $7,298.00 (USD)

Destination: Europe
Ship: Poetry II
This river cruise vacation showcases France's charm, breathtaking views, and rich history.

2025: Burgundy & Provence with 2 Nights in Nice & 2 Nights in Paris (Northbound) (WLJY) - Poetry II
From $5,307.00 (USD)

Destination: Europe
Ship: Poetry II
Begin with two overnights in captivating Nice on the French Riviera, and relax along the remarkably blue water of the Mediterranean Sea.

2024: Romantic Rhine (Northbound) (WZA) - Panorama
From $3,599.00 (USD)

Destination: Europe
Ship: Panorama
One of Europe's most legendary rivers awaits you on this exciting journey along the Rhine River, which begins in Switzerland and visits Fra...

2025: Enchanted Europe (Eastbound) (WZB) - Imagery II
From $7,998.00 (USD)

Destination: Europe
Ship: Imagery II
Your breathtaking river cruise begins on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland.

2025: The Rhine & Moselle with 2 Nights in Lucerne (Southbound) (WHZ1) - Tranquility II
From $6,248.00 (USD)

Destination: Europe
Ship: Tranquility II
Your European river cruise vacation starts in marvelous Amsterdam where there is much to see!
Online Agency Travel Websites