Avalon Waterways Special Events - Themed Cruises, Special Interest Groups | The Cruise Web

Avalon Waterways Special Events

Avalon Waterways has teamed with a number of specialized experts to arrange for several sailings with a special focus, from wine themed cruises to cruises that focus on Jewish heritage. These are perfect for travelers looking to go in-depth on a subject.


Avalon Art River Cruise Paris Eiffel Tower
Art River Cruises
This themed cruise focuses on the Impressionism movement as you sail through Paris. During the cruise you’ll listen to an Impressionism expert, have the chance to visit Monet’s Giverny and have a special dinner excursion to Montmarte.


Avalon beer river cruise
Beer River Cruises
Onboard lectures, beer and food pairings and a visit to the German Hop Museum are all included in a beer themed cruise through Austria and Germany.


Avalon Christmas river cruise
Christmas River Cruises
Learn about the amazing tradition of Christmas Markets when you sail through Europe during the holiday season. On these Christmas river cruises you’ll see the towns and cities decked out and be able to pick up your own special handcrafted stocking stuffers.


Avalon golf river ruise
Golf River Cruises
Work on your swing while sailing the Danube. This cruise includes a golf expert onboard to lecture and three tee times arranged throughout the cruise.


Avalon culinary river cruise
Culinary River Cruises
While sailing in France you’ll be treated to a variety of activities, all with something to taste at the end. You’ll sit in on a pastry demonstration, visit a French farm and learn about wine and food pairing. Then you’ll experience a Ladies’ Lunch or Gentlemen’s Lunch in Paris.


Avalon Visionary history river cruise Linz main square
History River Cruises
Avalon offers a cruise focused on the history of WWI where you’ll visit many battlefields from the Great War and listen to several fascinating lectures. There is also a European History and Politics cruise where you will visit an exhibition on communism, the United Nations offices in Vienna and attend several onboard lectures.


Avalon Visionary Jewish heritage river cruise Germany
Jewish Heritage River Cruises
Visit Europe’s largest synagogue, take a walking tour of the Jewish hot spots in Vienna and speak with a holocaust survivor on this poignant cruise that delves into Jewish heritage in Europe.


Avalon Visionary music river cruise
Music River Cruises
Hear the melodies of Europe when you choose to take one of Avalon’s music themed river cruises. On this special sailing you’ll visit a violin maker, hear a concert at Budapest’s Opera House and attend a Royal Waltz concert in Salzburg.


Avalon jazz-river cruise
Jazz River Cruises
Each night you’ll hear the smooth sounds of jazz onboard a select few Avalon Waterways sailings. You’ll also cruise with a jazz expert who will give you new insights into this classic style of music.


Avalon president river cruise
President’s River Cruises
Sail with the President of Avalon Waterways. Onboard you’ll attend a special gala dinner and onshore there will be a special excursion planned.


Avalon wellness river cruise
Wellness River Cruises
Get your blood pumping with exercise classes in the morning and a healthy meal, then head to a lecture about healthy lifestyles. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the famous European spa town of Karlovy Vary and the Gellert Thermal Baths in Budapest.


Avalon wine river cruise
Wine River Cruises
Avalon Waterways offers several wine themed river cruises. Onboard you’ll learn about pairings. Onshore you’ll visit wineries where you’ll get to taste the fruit of the vine. Cheers!


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