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Europe - River Cruise Avalon Expression Europe - River Cruise Reviews

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Rhine River + Avalon made for a great vacation!
"We chose this cruise for our honeymoon and I was quite pleased with my husband's choice to take this amazing trip. It was nice to come back to the same room every evening as we progressed thru various cities...."Read More
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djwoodman

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We arrived at the Zurich airport after visiting friends in Zurich and the connection was perfect. We were sent to the bus to await the rest of the guests arriving that morning. The bus was clean and very comfortable (wish plane seats were that comfortable). Once we arrived at the ship, we were escorted to the lounge where there were refreshments and a comfortable place to just relax. We ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Great Cruise -- Beautiful Scenery

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REJ894

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We had previously taken a cruise with Avalon of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers. We loved travelling through the Rhine gorge, so we took the Basel to Amsterdam cruise. This not only gave use a portion of the Rhine and cities in Switzerland, France and Germany we hade not visited before, but also took us again through the beautiful Rhine gorge with its magnificent scenery. We were not ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Rhine River + Avalon made for a great vacation!

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe - River Cruise

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katie0873

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

We chose this cruise for our honeymoon and I was quite pleased with my husband's choice to take this amazing trip. It was nice to come back to the same room every evening as we progressed thru various cities. Members of the crew were always friendly and helpful! All meals were fantastic. I enjoyed the tour guides that we had along the way - friendly as well as passionate about their local area's ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Romantic Rhine

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River ride

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We had been on the Danube with Avalon for the Christmas markets. We enjoyed our time on this cruise so much we decided to do another. We were not disappointed at all. The people, the food, the excursions were all we had hoped for. We ate so well and had wonderful conversations with the entire staff. The excursions were very nice as our guides were well informed and shared this information with our ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Enjoyed a different change of pace.

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Kings06

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

This was our first river cruise. AVALON was one of three recommended by our travel agent that had openings. We came into this with an open mind. Have done many (10) ocean cruises. We loved the intimacy of a smaller group of fellow passengers. Missed entertainment at night. They did have some local singers, and a little musical ensemble come in twice. It was adequate. One suggestion would ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


First-time river cruisers/long-time ocean cruisers

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Europeantraveler1

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We recently returned from our Avalon river cruise from Amsterdam to Basel on the Expression. All four of us are seniors ranging in age from 65-74. Our group wanted to try a short river cruise in order to determine if we would try another, perhaps longer, river cruise. Here are our pros and cons: Pros The cabin (up on the topmost level) was large enough and the bed was very ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


2019 Avalon River Cruise

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omawillson

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We took the Avalon Danube River Cruise last year and enjoyed it so much, we decided to take a second Avalon River Cruise. While we enjoyed the Rhine Cruise, we felt the on shore excursions were better on the Danube than the Rhine It seemed there were less attractions/activities on the Rhine vs Danube, which was disappointing Service crew were often stingy with wine service and bread and ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Fun on the Rhine

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lhearog

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Recommendation of Travel Agent and research we did. Everything about the Avalon experience was great. No complaints ... except wanting a bit warmer weather. Food was very good. All members of the crew were very polite and fun to be around. The cruise director, Bart, was particularly good, funny and easy to work with. Good wines and beer and plenty of it ... if you desire. Good variety ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Rhine Cruise

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vdough1352

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Our travel agent had been suggesting a river cruise for a while. We are not cruise ship people so hesitated to book this trip. We were happy we decided to go.The river cruise was wonderful. Nothing like what I think of when thinking of a cruise. The small ship size and the attentive service was wonderful. Our biggest complaint was when we arrived at the ship. We could not find any information on ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Royal Suite with French Balcony


Beautiful ship, lovely river

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HAP83

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

Embarkation was easy, and our room was lovely. The shore excursions were more scripted than I usually care for, but for travelers who want to spend less time figuring it out on their own it would be perfect. The service onboard was great. The crew were hilarious, and made you feel like you were with friends even though they were new. They were friendly and helpful. The food onboard was ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


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