Avalon Waterway's 80+ years of experience offers river cruises like no other. This innovative river cruise line aims to deliver a luxury, customized cruising experience as you sail comfortably along some of the most intriguing rivers in the world. With a bevy of incredible itineraries filled with a diverse selection of shore excursions at no extra cost, and a fleet of ships that have been crafted to offer the perfect vacation experience, Avalon Waterways presents a delightful option for your next river cruise vacation. In the following sections, you can learn about the destinations, experience and Avalon Waterways' fleet. Continue to the next section to learn about Avalon's destination offerings.
Avalon Waterways travels to some of the most incredible regions in the world, sailing rivers like the Yangtze (China), Seine (France), and recently the Mississippi (USA). Additional itineraries in Egypt, Southeast Asia and the Galapagos Islands allow you to explore some of the world's most fascinating destinations up-close and personal, with the assistance of a professional tour guide. Over 120 all-inclusive itineraries have been designed to meet the needs of luxury and budget-minded travelers, Boomers and young families looking to take in the sights, smells and sounds of some of the world's most beautiful destinations not accessible by traditional cruise ships. You can gain further insight about each destination by clicking a link below, or move on to the next section to learn about the Avalon Experience.
With larger, luxuriously appointed staterooms, locally inspired cuisine and more educational opportunities than any other line, Avalon will inspire, enlighten and engage all of your senses. Avalon's exclusive Panorama Suites await you with 360-degree views of the countryside as you travel through Europe. Enjoy unique regional touches that will surprise and delight you. Avalon Choice is 'Cruising, Customized to You', meaning you can select your cruising style: from enrichments to shore excursions and everything in between. Learn about Avalon's awards, stateroom, and dining experiences by clicking one of the links below, or view Avalon Waterways River Cruises' fleet in the next section.
Allow Avalon's young, robust and award-winning fleet of river cruising ships to take you on a journey you'll never forget. Innovative technology, regionally-inspired design and décor, and all the amenities you can ask for are a few of the highlights of cruising on an Avalon river ship. With above-average stateroom sizes, stunning views and plush and comfortable fittings, your vacation will be relaxing and serene. There are some marvelous dining options available, such as the Panorama Bistro, or the lighter Afternoon Tea. In addition, the culture of the area you are cruising in will be a part of many meals and entertainment activities onboard. Take a look at the list of river cruise ships below, separated by cruising region, or head over to our Avalon Waterways cruise specials page for some intriguing itineraries and cruise deals.