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Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways

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

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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

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2022: The Blue Danube Discovery with 2 Nights in Prague (WBNE) - Impression
From $3,728.00 (USD)

Destination: Europe
Ship: Impression
This timeless European river cruise vacation begins in Budapest, Hungary, then sails along the Danube River with exciting stops in Austri...

2022: Colorful India & the Ganges River with Kathmandu (WDKE) - Ganges Voyager
From $7,329.00 (USD)

Destination: Asia/Far East
Ship: Ganges Voyager
Enter a world of color, culture, and cherished spiritual tradition of India and Nepal.

2022: From the Inca Empire to the Peruvian Amazon with the Nazca Lines & Galapagos Cruise (WAMY) - D
From $10,469.00 (USD)

Destination: South America
Ship: Delfin III
Experience the fascinating Nazca Lines, archaeological treasures, and gastronomic delights of Peru, with the untamed rainforest of...

2023: Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River with Hanoi, Ha Long Bay & Bangkok (Southbound
From $6,549.00 (USD)

Destination: Asia/Far East
Ship: Saigon
This inspiring Southeast Asia river cruise takes you to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand.

2022: Tulip Time Highlights (WXA) - Imagery II
From $2,799.00 (USD)

Destination: Europe
Ship: Imagery II
Make your visions of tulip season in Holland and Belgium come into view!
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