Avalon Waterways River Cruises

Luxury River Cruises

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Europe Avalon Waterways Cruises

Immerse yourself in old-world charm with all the comforts and amenities of a five-star cruise ship with Avalon Waterways River Cruises. Journeying the rivers and waterways weaving through historic destinations such as Cote d’Azur and Strasbourg, you’ll have the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in local culture. Experience the unmatched splendor of the historic Kölner Dom cathedral in Cologne. Or, if your cruise happens to take you to Amsterdam, be sure to sample the local cuisine at Meneer Pannekoek, offering traditional Dutch pancakes very much like crêpes. Other luxurious destinations include Avignon, France, Basel, Switzerland and many more!

  • Avalon Impression
    4.2 rating out of 5  (5 reviews)

    7 Night A Taste of the Danube with Budapest & Vienna - Westbound

    Avalon Impression

    Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
    Ports of Call:
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Melk, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    Sailing Dates:
    • August 2023
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,121
    $303pernight
    balcony from
    $2,866
    $409pernight
    suite from
    $2,678
    $383pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,121
    $303pernight
    4.2 rating out of 5  (5 reviews)
  • Avalon Envision
    5 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)

    7 Night Danube Dreams - Westbound

    Avalon Envision - New Ship!

    Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
    Ports of Call:
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Hainburg, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    • Durnstein, Austria
    • Ybbs An Der Donau, Austria
    • Linz, Austria
    • Passau, Germany
    • Deggendorf, Germany
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
    • June 2023
    • July 2023
    • August 2023
    • October 2023
    • April 2024
    • May 2024
    • June 2024
    • July 2024
    • August 2024
    • October 2024
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,159
    $308pernight
    balcony from
    $3,508
    $501pernight
    suite from
    $3,694
    $528pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,159
    $308pernight
    5 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)
  • Avalon Imagery II
    4.7 rating out of 5  (8 reviews)

    7 Night Tulip Time in Holland & Belgium

    Avalon Imagery II

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Arnhem, Netherlands
    • Maastricht, Netherlands
    • Namur, Belgium
    • Liege, Belgium
    • Antwerp, Belgium
    • Brussels, Belgium
    Sailing Dates:
    • March 2023
    • April 2023
    • April 2024
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,195
    $314pernight
    balcony from
    $3,944
    $563pernight
    suite from
    $3,494
    $499pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,195
    $314pernight
    4.7 rating out of 5  (8 reviews)
  • Avalon View

    7 Night A Taste of the Danube with Budapest & Vienna - Westbound

    Avalon View - New Ship!

    Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
    Ports of Call:
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Melk, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    Sailing Dates:
    • May 2023
    • April 2024
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,246
    $321pernight
    balcony from
    $2,836
    $405pernight
    suite from
    $2,803
    $400pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,246
    $321pernight
  • Avalon Panorama
    4.6 rating out of 5  (3 reviews)

    7 Night Tulip Time

    Avalon Panorama

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Antwerp, Belgium
    • Ghent, Belgium
    • Middelburg, Netherlands
    • Veere, Netherlands
    • Willemstad, Netherlands
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
    • March 2024
    • April 2024
    • May 2024
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,409
    $344pernight
    balcony from
    $3,758
    $537pernight
    suite from
    $3,944
    $563pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,409
    $344pernight
    4.6 rating out of 5  (3 reviews)
  • Avalon Vista
    4.7 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)

    7 Night Romantic Rhine - Northbound

    Avalon Vista

    Departing from: Basel, Switzerland
    Ports of Call:
    • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany
    • Strasbourg, France
    • Mainz, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Koblenz, Germany
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
    • June 2023
    • July 2023
    • August 2023
    • September 2023
    • October 2023
    • April 2024
    • May 2024
    • June 2024
    • July 2024
    • August 2024
    • September 2024
    • October 2024
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,445
    $349pernight
    balcony from
    $3,908
    $558pernight
    suite from
    $3,744
    $535pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,445
    $349pernight
    4.7 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)
  • Avalon Envision
    5 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)

    6 Night Christmastime on the Danube - Westbound

    Avalon Envision - New Ship!

    Departing from: Vienna, Austria
    Ports of Call:
    • Melk, Austria
    • Passau, Germany
    • Regensburg, Germany
    • Nuremberg, Germany
    Sailing Dates:
    • December 2023
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,467
    $411pernight
    balcony from
    $3,896
    $649pernight
    suite from
    $3,581
    $597pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,467
    $411pernight
    5 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)
  • Avalon Impression
    4.2 rating out of 5  (5 reviews)

    7 Night Tulip Time

    Avalon Impression

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Antwerp, Belgium
    • Ghent, Belgium
    • Middelburg, Netherlands
    • Veere, Netherlands
    • Willemstad, Netherlands
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,495
    $356pernight
    balcony from
    $4,144
    $592pernight
    suite from
    $3,794
    $542pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,495
    $356pernight
    4.2 rating out of 5  (5 reviews)
  • Avalon Vista
    4.7 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)

    7 Night Romantic Rhine - Southbound

    Avalon Vista

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Mainz, Germany
    • Strasbourg, France
    • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany
    • Basel, Switzerland
    Sailing Dates:
    • March 2023
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
    • June 2023
    • July 2023
    • August 2023
    • September 2023
    • October 2023
    • April 2024
    • May 2024
    • July 2024
    • August 2024
    • September 2024
    • October 2024
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,509
    $358pernight
    balcony from
    $3,858
    $551pernight
    suite from
    $4,344
    $621pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,509
    $358pernight
    4.7 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)
  • Avalon Expression
    5 rating out of 5  (1 reviews)

    7 Night Romantic Rhine - Southbound

    Avalon Expression

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Mainz, Germany
    • Strasbourg, France
    • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany
    • Basel, Switzerland
    Sailing Dates:
    • March 2023
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
    • June 2023
    • July 2023
    • August 2023
    • September 2023
    • October 2023
    • April 2024
    • May 2024
    • June 2024
    • July 2024
    • September 2024
    • October 2024
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,709
    $387pernight
    balcony from
    $4,058
    $580pernight
    suite from
    $3,694
    $528pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,709
    $387pernight
    5 rating out of 5  (1 reviews)
  • Avalon Illumination
    3.4 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)

    7 Night Active Discovery on the Lower Danube

    Avalon Illumination

    Departing from: Bucharest, Romania
    Ports of Call:
    • Oltenita (Bucharest), Romania
    • Nikopol, Bulgaria
    • Vidin, Bulgaria
    • Cruise The Iron Gates
    • Donji Milanovac, Serbia
    • Golubac, Serbia
    • Novi Sad, Serbia
    • Ilok (Vukovar), Croatia
    • Belgrade, Serbia
    Sailing Dates:
    • July 2024
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,528
    $361pernight
    balcony from
    $3,685
    $526pernight
    suite from
    $4,756
    $679pernight
     
    riverview from
    $2,528
    $361pernight
    3.4 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)
  • Avalon Expression
    5 rating out of 5  (1 reviews)

    7 Night Romantic Rhine - Northbound

    Avalon Expression

    Departing from: Basel, Switzerland
    Ports of Call:
    • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany
    • Strasbourg, France
    • Mainz, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Koblenz, Germany
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
    • June 2023
    • July 2023
    • August 2023
    • October 2023
    • April 2024
    • May 2024
    • June 2024
    • July 2024
    • September 2024
    • October 2024
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,609
    $373pernight
    balcony from
    $3,958
    $565pernight
    suite from
    $3,844
    $549pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,609
    $373pernight
    5 rating out of 5  (1 reviews)
  • Avalon Poetry II
    4.4 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)

    7 Night Burgundy & Provence - Southbound

    Avalon Poetry II

    Departing from: Chalon-Sur-Saone, France
    Ports of Call:
    • Tournus, France
    • Lyon, France
    • Viviers, France
    • Avignon, France
    • Arles, France
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
    • June 2023
    • July 2023
    • August 2023
    • September 2023
    • October 2023
    • April 2024
    • May 2024
    • June 2024
    • July 2024
    • August 2024
    • September 2024
    • October 2024
    • November 2024
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,559
    $366pernight
    balcony from
    $3,908
    $558pernight
    suite from
    $4,144
    $592pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,559
    $366pernight
    4.4 rating out of 5  (4 reviews)
  • Avalon Imagery II
    4.7 rating out of 5  (8 reviews)

    7 Night Canals Vineyards & Castles - Southbound

    Avalon Imagery II

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Cochem, Germany
    • Bernkastel, Germany
    • Remich, Luxembourg
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2023
    • May 2023
    • July 2023
    • August 2023
    • September 2023
    • August 2024
    • October 2024
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,645
    $378pernight
    balcony from
    $4,108
    $587pernight
    suite from
    $3,944
    $563pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,645
    $378pernight
    4.7 rating out of 5  (8 reviews)
  • Avalon Impression
    4.2 rating out of 5  (5 reviews)

    7 Night Festive Season in the Heart of Germany with Prague - Westbound

    Avalon Impression

    Departing from: Prague, Czech Republic
    Ports of Call:
    • Nuremberg, Germany
    • Bamberg, Germany
    • Wurzburg, Germany
    • Main River Village, Germany
    • Frankfurt, Germany
    Sailing Dates:
    • December 2023
    interior from
    Not Available
    oceanview from
    $2,914
    $416pernight
    balcony from
    $3,735
    $534pernight
    suite from
    $4,628
    $661pernight
    More Offers than the Cruise Line:
    • Includes - WiFi, Shore Excursions, Beverages and more
     
    riverview from
    $2,914
    $416pernight
    4.2 rating out of 5  (5 reviews)

Avalon Waterways River Cruises...Cruise Europe in Style

Book Your Luxury Cruise with Avalon Waterways River Cruises & Jessie Cadet - Cruises Inc

Not all cruises are created equal. When you select an Avalon Waterways River Cruise, you are making the decision to immerse yourself in the utmost indulgence in cruising. Avalon Waterways offers its signature Avalon ChoiceSM to all passengers, allowing you to design the perfect European river cruise experience based solely around your personal preferences. Uniquely crafted with luxurious details at every turn, Avalon Waterways provides the small-ship feel with all the posh and decadence of a five-star resort. Contemporary décor, wall-to-wall panorama windows and elegant finishes abound to lend a captivating and comforting air.

Let Avalon Waterways River Cruises be your home away from home. With expert detail, each cruise ship is designed with the utmost care, giving you every comfort you could hope for and more. With a fleet of suite ships, Avalon Waterways offers not only the signature Avalon Deluxe Staterooms, but also Panorama Suites and Royal Suites for those who want it all. Comfort comes standard with all staterooms, and each is artfully prepared with European-style duvets, Egyptian cotton sheets, full private showers, flatscreen televisions and more. Even better, more than 80% of staterooms include floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors and French balconies, while suites feature Open-Air Balconies with seating for 6.

Mealtime aboard Avalon Waterways is a part of the journey. With mouthwatering temptations certain to delight your palette, the chefs cater to your every craving. From the very first night when you dine on a five-course meal at the captain’s reception, you’ll discover that each meal is as tailored as the last. Dine under the pristine sky at the open-air bistro, or take advantage of cocktail hour at the Panorama Lounge. If traditional dining is more your cup of tea, enjoy the convenience of open seating in the dining room as you savor the elegant menus featuring local cuisine and delicacies.

Take the time to relax on the comfortable lounge chairs on the sky deck, or try your hand at the game area where you could play a life-sized game of chess. With complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout your Avalon Waterways cruise ship, convenience is at your fingertips 24/7. Immerse yourself in Avalon Waterways’ Culture & CruiseSM activities from wine and beer tastings, to demonstrations from local artists and even exciting entertainment from local performers.

Most European cruises extend between 7 and 14 nights, giving you the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the luxury and culture your Avalon Waterways River Cruise is will provide. Sail the waters of the Rhine, Main, Danube Rivers and more and soak in the culture of hotspots such as Prague and Vienna. Boasting the youngest and newest fleet of ships in Europe, Avalon Waterways is proud to include the brand new Avalon VistaSM and Avalon VisionarySM to its already impressive lineup of luxury ships. Take the time to indulge in cruise memories that will last a lifetime. With Jessie Cadet - Cruises Inc your dream holiday is just moments away!