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5 Reasons You Should Book an Avalon Waterways Cruise

Avalon Waterways has mastered the art of making you feel at home. It is not just felt in your room, but carried right through the ship from the moment you climb onboard right through to the Captain and Cruise Director. Their service is professional, approachable and informative with a style that is not stuffy but creates an atmosphere of relaxed luxury.

Step onboard as we share our 5 reasons you should book a river cruise with Avalon Waterways.


ROOM TO DREAM – Serious Space from Stem to Stern

Avalon Waterways has designed their Suite Ships with each guest in mind, from the bottom up they have taken into consideration comfort and space, giving you room to dream. Each Suite ship consists of 80% Panorama Suites, offering the widest views in river cruising.

What we love – with larger cabins onboard, it results in fewer guests on each sailing, allowing you to never feel crowded and makes for easy social distancing. 


CRUISES CAN BE CHOOSERS – Go Ahead Rock the Boat

Avalon knows that no two cruisers are the same, and understand that different experiences speak to different people. Whether you paint or paddle, each day on an Avalon cruise is and adventure of the mind, heart, or heart rate if you prefer.

What we love – guests are able to choose between Classic, Discovery or Active excursions.

Classic – With a local Guide get up close and personal with iconic places you’ve dreamed of seeing.

Discovery – Discover the world’s simple pleasures and grand artistry, from farmhouse kitchens to famous galleries.

Active – If you are up for an active adventure, you can choose to pedal, kayak or hike on your excursion. The adventure is up to you!


YOUR CRUISE. YOUR WAY – Freedom Included, Rules are Not

Freedom to enjoy your cruise your way is the philosophy when taking an Avalon Cruise. They understand that your cruise does not need to be like anyone else’s.

What we love – Each day you have the freedom to choose how your day will look. Some days you might like to stay on board and enjoy the Panorama Lounge to yourself with a book in hand, or sit on deck and watch city life go by. Or maybe you’d rather take one of the complimentary bicycles and cycle to the next port of call. We love that the choice is completely yours and you can decide on the day, no need to decide in advance!


FOR FOODIES AND EATIES – Savour the Local Flavours of the World

On an Avalon cruise, dining is part of the journey. Enjoy the flavours of the world as their talented chefs seek out the freshest, local ingredients in each port to bring you cuisine that true to that region. 

What we love – With their FlexDining approach, guests no longer have to adhere to set dining times or seating plans. Instead guests can choose the time that wish to dine as well as choose from the different dining venues. Enjoy an al fresco lunch at the Sky Grill and an elegant, four-course dinner in the glass-walled Panorama Dining room.


SET YOUR SPIRIT IN MOTION – Follow Your Adventure

Take a visit to the Adventure Centre, where you will meet your Avalon Adventure Host. The Adventure Hosts are there to guide you with your optional and free-time pursuits on board and on shore. They also hold the gear and maps and host daily onboard activities such as yoga. 

What we love – Whether you check out a bike for a scenic ride through town, or grab a Nordic walking stick for a hike through a hillside vineyard, Avalon gives you the ability to choose how active or not you wish to be.

With these 5 Reasons on hand to book a river cruise with Avalon Waterways, now it’s your turn to change your dream into a reality… choose between 80 cruises on 10 rivers through 20 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.

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