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Avalon Waterways Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Would definitely consider cruising the Danube with Avalon based on our great exp

Review for Avalon Panorama to Europe - All

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luipers1

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Our family decided that this was a very different way for us to spend the Christmas Holiday and we had never been on a river cruise before. We have been to Europe with Globus tours and were very happy with their services then and they lived up to our expectations again. The crew was absolutely wonderful. We have a family member with a gluten issue and the dining staff was at her side each night ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Christmas Markets on the Rhine

Review for Avalon Panorama to Europe - River Cruise

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MJMorgan3r

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We enjoyed the Avalon Romantic Rhine Cruise for our anniversary four year ago and tried the Christmas Market cruise on the Danube two years ago. We enjoyed both so much we did the Avalon Rhine Christmas Market cruise in December 2019. The ship itself is beautiful. The crew was very professional and nice. We reserve the same cabin category on each cruise so we know what we are getting and ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Avalon is excellent

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - River Cruise

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longandfosterjames

10+ Cruises

Age 2020s

The short cruise & itinerary fit our schedule. We’ve been on 35+ ocean cruises. This was our first river cruise. Very expensive. But it included everything, unlimited bottled water in room, fresh orchid in room, fruit delivery, free excursions at every port, free fleet of bikes to use at every port, hot tub on the top deck, panoramic view sliding glass doors in room, small gymnasium, unlimited ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Amsterdam-Basel - Avalon are functional, but AMA are fun!

Review for Avalon Panorama to Europe - All

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kentcouple65

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We had a wonderful time with Ama Waterways for my wife's 50th. birthday going from Budapest to Nuremberg, so thought we would try a river cruise again, this time with Avalon Waterways for her 60th. from Amsterdam to Basel. The best thing about this cruise was the food - when we travelled with AMA previously, the food was somewhat bland, but, other than the last night when presumably the chef ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Wonderful Trip, Made Better with a Few of Our Own Deviations from the Itinerary

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - River Cruise

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Annebar1

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We had a great time on our brief cruise of the Rhine for the Christmas in Alsace tour. To save money and time, we booked our own flights and we ended up adding a night before and after the cruise on our own. I'm glad we did because we had the opportunity to tour the Christmas markets of Zurich and Frankfurt as an extra bonus. The Visionary ship was nicely appointed and the crew was very ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Extraordinary on the Visionary

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - River Cruise

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Scott 65

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

This was our very first cruise and chose it because it was short (time wise) and the boat small (people wise). We would definitely sign up for another cruise as it is a great way to see multiple places that we probably wouldn’t see if traveling by land. Regarding this cruise in particular, Basel, Colmar, Strasbourg, Heidelberg & Speyer were absolutely beautiful! We are considering a Danube cruise ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Amazing

Review for Avalon Poetry II to Europe - River Cruise

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Daffy42

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Wanted to do a river cruise in Europe and found this one specializing in wine tasting. We had never gone on an Avalon or river cruise before. We absolutely loved it. Everything was taken care of. We felt pampered from start to finish. The staff on the ship were superb. The cabin was small but adequate since we spent so little time there. The food and wine were excellent. The activities ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Window


The nicest people and most interesting sites are on an Avalon cruise

Review for Avalon Poetry II to Europe - River Cruise

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KateYule

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

I have cruised on Avalon before and found them to be a wonderful and relaxing way to travel. I travel as a single. Their staff is very helpful in providing information on things to see and do on your own. You meet other nice travelers from all over the world. You see sites that you would never see unless you got off the beaten bath. Many UNESCO sites that would be missed if you sailed a larger ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Pleasant Avalon Cruise, But More Expensive Than Its Worth

Review for Avalon Panorama to Europe - River Cruise

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Forest Beach

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Our Avalon Rhine River cruise from Basel to Amsterdam was taken in late October 2019. The cruise was pleasant with no real negatives, but also without any exceptional experiences or excursions. The cruise is marketed as an 8 day cruise, but there are 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 7 dinners included, so its a 7 day cruise at best. The last 24 hours are spent docked in Amsterdam, so you are ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Best cruise ever!

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - River Cruise

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MSGran

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We had never been on a river cruise. Yes, we had done multiple ocean cruises in the Caribbean and even Alaska, but never a river cruise. So we thought we would splurge and do it! We booked airline arrangements through Avalon and planned for an extra day in case of airline problems - a good decision. We arrived in Zurich at 8:30pm and walked to the hotel at the airport where arrangements had ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


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