Avalon Waterways River Cruises
Whether you'd like a romantic 4-day mini-break, an in-depth 23-day exploration, or something in between, Avalon Waterways incredible variety of river and small-ship cruises means you'll experience the very best of the world—your way.
Awaken each morning embraced by a new world...a place that takes you back in time, yet where you'll find yourself totally in the moment. Away from the hustle and bustle of busy highways, the waterways of Europe, Asia, Egypt and the Galapagos Islands thread through beautiful landscapes stopping at many ports allowing you to explore well-known cities as well as small towns and villages.
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Great Rivers of Europe
As Europe's second-longest river and a vital means of transportation for 2,000 years, the Danube is the only major European river to flow from west to east.
Flowing from the Swiss Alps to Holland's North Sea, the Rhine is perhaps most famous for its legendary Lorelei rock and the imposing medieval castles that line its banks.
Quaint, quiet, and quintessentially Germany, the Main winds leisurely through the country's most stunning areas, passing hilltop castles and storybook medieval villages alike.
Flowing through France, Luxembourg, and Germany, the Moselle River is known for the excellent wines produced along its banks as well as for its picturesque medieval castles.
The Seine rises just northwest of Dijon and flows in northwesterly through Paris before emptying into the English Channel at Le Havre. It's one of Europe's great...
An important inland trade and transportation route since Greek times, the Rhône River flows south to the Mediterranean, winding through the orchards and vineyards...
The Rivers of Asia
The most important river in the history, culture, and economy of China, the Yangtze is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world. At more than 3,900 miles...
From its source high up in the Tibetan Plateau the powerful Mekong River courses for over 3,000 miles through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, providing...
Coursing more than 1,300 miles through central Myanmar, the Irrawaddy and its surrounding valley form the historical, cultural, and economic heart of Myanmar...
Embark on a journey to one of the world's vastly unexplored regions, the mighty Amazon. Experience the Amazon wilderness where it originates in Peru. The Amazon...
Consisting of 13 large and hundreds of small islands in the Pacific Ocean off the western coast of South America, the Galápagos Islands, a region of Ecuador...
Avalon River Cruises Captivating Themes - Indulge Your Passions.
Discover each destination through its culture, history, or regional wines.
Whether you're passionate about music, art, history, food, or wine, you can experience the very essence of your destination on one of Avalon's exclusive theme cruises. Enhance your subject knowledge with expert onboard presentations. Mingle with others who share your passion. Avalon's limited-edition themed departures afford you these unique travel opportunities-and it's all at no additional cost!
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