Avalon Waterways’ Avalon Alegria Cruise Ship, 2024, 2025 and 2026 Avalon Alegria Cruises | The Cruise Web

Avalon Alegria Overview

Known as “The River of Gold,” explore the Douro River in Portugal in luxury onboard Avalon Alegria! In Portuguese, “Alegria” means happy – and you’ll certainly be happy (perhaps thrilled) with everything Avalon Alegria offers for river cruisers! Grab some boots from the Adventure Center for a hike through the stunning vineyards of the Douro Valley or grab binoculars and a glass of vino in the Observation Lounge of Avalon Alegria for panoramic views of the rolling hills along the Douro River. For more information on Portugal’s famed River of Gold and the intimate, luxurious Avalon Alegria, call our river cruising experts at 1-800-377-9383!

  • Passenger Capacity: 102 (double occupancy)
  • Year Built: 2024


Avalon Alegria Onboard Highlights


Main Dining Room on Avalon Alegria

Dining on Avalon Alegria

Dine how you like on Avalon Alegria, with a bistro-style eatery, the al fresco Sky Grill on the top deck or experience the elegance of the floor-to-ceiling windows of the Main Dining Room! Exceptional regional cuisine, Avalon favorites and the light, AvalonFresh menu are available at each venue!


Sky Deck pool on Avalon Alegria

Scenic Sky Deck

Nothing says relaxation like enjoying the swimming pool on the Sky Deck of Avalon Alegria with a glass of local wine, while admiring the rolling vineyards where Touriga grapes are grown.


Club Lounge

Club Lounge on Avalon Alegria

Relax in the Club Lounge on Avalon Alegria after a day of exploring towns along the Douro River! Enjoy an after-dinner coffee or a nightcap, while engaging in spirited conversation, a game of cards or your favorite board game with your fellow travelers.


Avalon Alegria reception desk

Luxury At First Sight

From the moment you step onboard Avalon Alegria, you’re surrounded by understated, relaxed luxury! As you enter the Atrium, floor to ceiling windows reveal the rolling hills of the Douro Valley, exciting travelers for the journey to come.



Avalon Alegria’s Panorama Suites


Spacious Panorama Suite on Avalon Alegria

Industry-Leading Suite Size

Boasting some of the largest suites sailing the Douro River, Avalon Alegria offers guests plenty of space to stretch out and enjoy the open-air balcony, created with stunning wall-to-wall windows for an incredible view of your destination.


View of Douro River Valley from Avalon Alegria suite window

Avalon Alegria’s Beds with a View

An exclusive Avalon experience, Beds with a View are exactly what they sound like! Wake up and roll up the blinds for exceptional views of the sun rising over the lush vineyards of the Douro Valley.


For more information on Avalon Alegria and everything the Douro River has to offer for cruisers, call our Avalon Waterways experts at 1-800-377-9383! Hurry! Some of our deals are so hot they can’t be published online.


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Avalon Alegria Cruise Destinations

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. 

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Avalon Alegria Departure Ports

You can embark on an amazing Avalon Waterways journey from the world’s capitals. Sail from Paris, Beijing, Bangkok and even Chicago. If you are ready to set off on an adventure of a lifetime contact The Cruise Web today.

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Avalon Alegria Deck Plans

Indigo Deck

Avalon Alegria Indigo Deck Deck Plan

Sapphire Deck

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Royal Deck

Avalon Alegria Royal Deck Deck Plan

Sky Deck

Avalon Alegria Sky Deck Deck Plan

Avalon Alegria Staterooms

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Avalon Alegria Inside Stateroom

Inside (Cat. D)

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Inside (Cat. E)

Avalon Alegria Suite Stateroom

Suite (Cat. A)

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Suite (Cat. B)

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