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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