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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 Vista and Avalon Visionary pictures

Avalon Vista

The Vista's two full decks of suites feature Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony. Cruise along the legendary Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers, enjoying fresh breezes and enchanting...
Avalon Vista and Visionary in pictures

Avalon Vista & Visionary in pictures

Avalon Waterway's new luxury river ships, Vista and Visionary, have caused a sensation with their elegant interiors and modern features, and staterooms are filling up thick and fast for 2012. The smaller 52 suite Avalon Visionary will...
Vista Visionary Launch and Christening in Holland

Joint christening of Avalon Vista & Visionary

Avalon Waterways have christened two of the latest luxury vessels to join their Suite Class, Vista and Visionary, in a spectacular joint ceremony in Enkhuizen, Holland. The sun was shining down as both of the...
River Cruise Guide

The Ultimate River Cruise Guide

  River cruising is going through an unprecedented boom with luxurious new ships and exciting new destinations planned for 2012. With the likes of Viking and their groundbreaking long-ships, never before has there been so much choice, such...
River Cruising

How to get to Europe

Europe is comprehensively covered by all the big river cruise lines and many small ones. Whether you’re looking for a bargain break, a barge, a family adventure, the last word in luxury or an epic journey right across the continent...
Mekong River Cruises

River Cruising: The Mekong

South-east Asia’s main river is tipped as the hot destination for keen cruisers If there’s a river of the moment, it’s the Mekong. Numbers are still small, as the boats are generally boutique-style, but the...
Rio Carnival

What’s Hot in Cruising for 2012!

This year promises to be one of the most exciting ones yet in cruise. We pick the top 10 hottest events, the coolest cruises and the hippest destinations for 2012!   1.Rio Carnival It doesn’t get much...

Cruise International and Avalon collaborate with an exciting new offer

Cruise International is joining together with Avalon as part of an exciting and unique loyalty offer. This scheme, known as Journeys Club, is open to anyone who has previously enjoyed a luxury river cruise on...

Avalon Panorama

We asked Karen Woods, product manager at Avalon Waterways, to tell us what we will be able to expect from a cruise on board the Avalon Panorama What is special about the Avalon Panorama? The Avalon...

Avalon Creativity

We asked Karen Woods, product manager at Avalon Waterways, to tell us what to expect from a cruise on board the Avalon Creativity. River Cruise Passenger capacity: 140 Passenger Decks: 3 Total Cabins: 70 Cabins (Balcony): none Cabins (Outside): 70 Cabins...

Cruise International

Cruise International is the UK’s highest-selling newsstand travel magazine dedicated to cruise holidays. Packed with inspirational reviews, the hottest destination advice, celebrity interviews and the very latest ocean and river cruise news, it helps both new and experienced cruisers alike plan their next trip. With its high production values, stunning photography and outstanding editorial, Cruise International is first choice for Britain’s 1.75 million annual cruise holidaymakers.







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