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Avalon Waterways

Avalon Waterways specialise in river cruises of Europe. Taking in the sights of all the great European rivers, the cruises glides through scenic landscapes, past imposing medieval castles, lush riverbank vineyards, and remarkable ancient wonders of Europe's most celebrated cities.


Avalon Waterways Danube cruise review

From an early morning jog around Vienna to cycling along the banks of the Wachau Valley, an Avalon Waterways Danube cruise is the ideal opportunity to get active, discovers Sara Macefield. Eyeing the stack of...

Avalon Waterways Rhône cruise review

Floella Benjamin embarks on an Avalon Waterways Rhône cruise and discovers some new skills. Our ship is floating along the water like a swan on our Avalon Waterways Rhône cruise; we’re sailing past castles and countryside, absorbing...

Avalon Waterways Rhine cruise review

Intriguing history, music and plenty of fine food – a river cruise is an idyllic way to explore the Netherlands, Germany and France, discovers Victoria Gavin It’s a balmy afternoon in Amsterdam and I’m relaxing...

Cruise Review: New Ship Avalon Expression

Natalie Milner reviews Avalon Waterway’s newest Suite Ship – and takes a cruise along the Rhîne The latest addition to Avalon Waterways’ fleet, Avalon Expression, joins their collection of sleek Suite Ships and offers cruises...

Avalon Expression: River Cruise Ship Features

The latest addition to Avalon Waterways’ fleet, Avalon Expression, is a sleek Suite Ship with itineraries along the Rhîne, Main and Danube rivers. Here we take you through the new cruise ship's features Avalon Expression has...

Cruise Review: Dutch Waterways

Deborah Stone discovers the enchanting waterways of Holland I wake up and look out of the French windows to see the sun glancing off the sea. It’s going to be a wonderful day… Hang on...

Avalon announce 2014 cruises to Europe, Asia, Africa and America

Avalon Waterways has launched its 2014 European cruises and new Asia, Africa & the Americas voyages on the Mississippi, Mekong, Yangtze and the Nile as well as trips around the Galapagos and along the...

Avalon Expression christened in Germany

Avalon Expression has been christened in Koblenz, Germany. The Suite Ship is the newest in Avalon Waterways' Panoramic class river ship and is sleek and modern throughout. There are two full decks of suites with...

Cruising with the Oscars

The 85th Academy Awards take place this Sunday in Hollywood, and the nominations for this year's Best Films bring some incredible destinations into sharp focus. If you've been inspired to visit one of the...

Riverboat Queen

Something I’m definitely planning to do this year is take a river cruise – there are so many incredible itineraries available. One of the experiences I’d love to try is a cruise along the Mississippi...

Cruise International

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