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Avalon Waterways Vacations - Themed River Cruises - Active Discovery


Active Discovery Themed River Cruises

Everyone travels to see new things, but many travel to do new things as well. With the introduction of Avalon Waterways new Active Discovery cruises on the Danube and Rhine, there is something for travelers with varying interests and for all fitness levels. You can now hike, bike, and explore your way through the scenic and historic wonders of the world. On these interactive and energetic cruises, they give you opportunities to spend time with locals and learn about local traditions and the culture with hands-on activities and they pack in real get-up-and-go for those who like to do the same.

Of course Avalon travelers have the opportunity to get their hearts pumping on every cruise. They’ve equipped all of their ships with bicycles for those who wish to pedal their way through the villages and vineyards of Europe. Travelers can opt for guided bicycle excursions or set their own pace along the banks of legendary rivers, through aromatic orchards, and down vibrant city streets.

The following cruises and dates are Active Discovery Themed River Cruises from Avalon Waterways:


04/03/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound (WLBM)
04/03/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound (WLBP)
04/06/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound (WLB0)
04/06/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound (WLB)
04/28/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound (WBLM)
04/28/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound (WBLP)
04/28/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound (WBL)
04/29/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound (WBL0)
05/03/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound (WLBP)
05/03/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound (WLBM)
05/06/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound (WLB0)
05/06/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound (WLB)
05/11/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhine – Southbound (WAW)
05/14/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Northbound (WLYE)
05/14/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Northbound (WLY)
05/14/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Northbound (WLYE)
05/14/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Northbound (WLY)
05/18/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhine – Northbound (WWA)
05/19/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound (WYLE)
05/19/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound (WYLE)
05/21/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound (WYL)
05/21/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound (WYL)
05/27/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound (WBLM)
05/27/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound (WBL)
05/27/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound (WBLP)
05/28/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound (WBL0)
06/01/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound (WLBP)
06/01/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound (WLBM)
06/04/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound (WLB0)
06/04/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound (WLB)
06/08/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhine – Southbound (WAW)
06/15/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhine – Northbound (WWA)
06/24/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound (WBLM)
06/24/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound (WBL)
06/24/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound (WBLP)
06/25/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound (WBL0)
06/25/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Northbound (WLY)
06/25/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Northbound (WLY)
06/25/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Northbound (WLYE)
06/25/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Northbound (WLYE)
06/29/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound (WLBM)
06/29/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound (WLBP)
06/30/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound (WYLE)
06/30/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound (WYLE)
07/02/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound (WYL)
07/02/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound (WLB0)
07/02/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound (WYL)
07/02/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound (WLB)
07/06/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhine – Southbound (WAW)
07/13/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhine – Northbound (WWA)
07/22/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound (WBLM)
07/22/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound (WBL)
07/22/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound (WBLP)
07/23/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound (WBL0)
07/27/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound (WLBP)
07/27/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound (WLBM)
07/30/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound (WLB0)
07/30/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound (WLB)
08/03/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhine – Southbound (WAW)
08/06/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris & Journeys Club Celebration (WLYE)
08/06/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with Journeys Club Celebration (WLY)
08/06/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris & Journeys Club Celebration (WLYE)
08/06/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with Journeys Club Celebration (WLY)
08/10/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhine – Northbound (WWA)
08/11/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound (WYLE)
08/11/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound (WYLE)
08/13/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound (WYL)
08/13/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound (WYL)
08/19/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound (WBLM)
08/19/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound (WBL)
08/19/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound (WBLP)
08/20/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound (WBL0)
08/24/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound (WLBP)
08/24/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound (WLBM)
08/27/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound (WLB0)
08/27/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound (WLB)
08/31/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhine – Southbound (WAW)
09/02/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound (WBL)
09/02/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound (WBLP)
09/02/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound (WBLM)
09/03/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound (WBL0)
09/07/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhine – Northbound (WWA)
09/07/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound (WLBM)
09/07/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound (WLBP)
09/10/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound (WLB0)
09/10/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound (WLB)
09/17/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Northbound (WLYE)
09/17/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Northbound (WLY)
09/17/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Northbound (WLY)
09/17/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Northbound (WLYE)
09/22/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound (WYLE)
09/22/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound (WYLE)
09/24/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound (WYL)
09/24/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound (WYL)
09/28/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhine – Southbound (WAW)
09/30/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound (WBL)
09/30/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound (WBLP)
09/30/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound (WBLM)
10/01/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound (WBL0)
10/05/19 - Active Discovery on the Rhine – Northbound (WWA)
10/05/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound (WLBM)
10/05/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound (WLBP)
10/08/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound (WLB0)
10/08/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound (WLB)
10/14/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound (WBLP)
10/14/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound (WBL)
10/14/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound (WBLM)
10/15/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound (WBL0)
10/19/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound (WLBM)
10/19/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound (WLBP)
10/22/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound (WLB0)
10/22/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound (WLB)
10/28/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound (WBLP)
10/28/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound (WBL)
10/28/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound (WBLM)
10/29/19 - Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound (WBL0)

Active & Discovery on the Danube (Eastbound) (WLBE)


9 days Linz to Budapest
This exciting 9-day vacation introduces you to the people and places along your Danube River cruise from Linz to Budapest. Travel and explore in the most active, engaged and fun ways imaginable. With Active Discovery, the choice is always yours: whether you taste locally produced cheese and beer brewed by Trappist monks near Linz, or hike on the trails along the Danube for spectacular views; bike to an ancient border defense near Mauthausen or visit World War II’s largest concentration camp.

You can paddle a canoe or meet with a local produce grower in the Wachau Valley—the choice is up to you and your interests. Be introduced to a count in his castle; take a jogging tour around Vienna, or visit the city when it first awakes. Attend a medieval knights’ tournament in Visegrád and end your vacation with one night in magnificent Budapest—with the chance to learn some Hungarian as part of your stay.

You’ll feel at home away from home on your Avalon Suite Ship® with the attention to service, warmth, and exceptional dining options. Explore the Active Discovery cruise experience with new discoveries and active adventures around every corner.

Departures (Land)


Active & Discovery on the Danube (Westbound) (WBLQ)


9 days Budapest to Linz
Whether you’re an art lover, a foodie, a history buff, or an energetic adventurer, your Active Discovery cruise on the Danube River invites you to experience culture and cuisine in creative ways that are perfect for you. With Avalon Choice, you can select the experiences that are perfect for your interests and pace—from Active to Discovery to Classic. Avalon Choice gives you a choice of included excursions in each port.

Start by exploring Budapest your way—stroll its streets for classic sightseeing with a local guide or take a bike ride through town for a different perspective, or learn something new with a leisurely walking tour to discover a few local Hungarian phrases. Attend a Medieval Knights Tournament at a Visegrád castle, see Gustave Klimt’s renowned “Kiss” painting in Vienna. With Avalon Choice, each day is yours to spend your way. Whether you prefer browsing the art collection of the Habsburg Empire, sipping local vintages at an Austrian wine-tasting, or joining a canoe excursion, your Active Discovery cruise is packed with Avalon Choice inclu-sions for every pace in every place we go. Sample cheese and beer made by Trappist monks and explore their Abbey gardens; take a hike to Count Dracula’s prison tower; or tour Mauthausen Concentration Camp, one of WWII’s most notorious sites—selecting from an unmatched variety of included excursions to choose from each day.

Join us on this Active Discovery cruise and experience the Blue Danube your way. No matter how you choose to explore new locales—from paddling canoes to picnic views—Avalon Choice includes the excur-sions and activities to invite you to discover each destination your way. Your Active Discovery Danube River cruise can be as active or leisurely as you like!

Departures (Land)


Active & Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights in Salzburg Area & 1 Night in Munich (Westbound) (WBLM)


12 days Budapest to Munich

Departures (Land)
04/28/2019 - (WBLM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound - $5,148.00
05/27/2019 - (WBLM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound - $5,348.00
06/24/2019 - (WBLM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound - $5,348.00
07/22/2019 - (WBLM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound - $5,248.00
08/19/2019 - (WBLM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound - $5,348.00
09/02/2019 - (WBLM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound - $5,548.00
09/30/2019 - (WBLM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound - $5,448.00
10/14/2019 - (WBLM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound - $5,248.00
10/28/2019 - (WBLM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 2 Nights Salzburg Area & 1 Night Munich – Westbound - $4,748.00


Active & Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) (WLBP)


12 days Prague to Budapest

Departures (Land)
04/03/2019 - (WLBP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound - $4,452.00
05/03/2019 - (WLBP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound - $4,902.00
06/01/2019 - (WLBP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound - $5,002.00
06/29/2019 - (WLBP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound - $4,902.00
07/27/2019 - (WLBP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound - $4,902.00
08/24/2019 - (WLBP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound - $5,002.00
09/07/2019 - (WLBP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound - $5,302.00
10/05/2019 - (WLBP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound - $5,002.00
10/19/2019 - (WLBP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Eastbound - $4,802.00


Active & Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights in Prague (Westbound) (WBLP)


12 days Budapest to Prague

Departures (Land)
04/28/2019 - (WBLP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound - $4,523.00
05/27/2019 - (WBLP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound - $4,723.00
06/24/2019 - (WBLP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound - $4,723.00
07/22/2019 - (WBLP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound - $4,623.00
08/19/2019 - (WBLP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound - $4,723.00
09/02/2019 - (WBLP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound - $4,923.00
09/30/2019 - (WBLP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound - $4,823.00
10/14/2019 - (WBLP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound - $4,623.00
10/28/2019 - (WBLP) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Prague – Westbound - $4,123.00


Active & Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights in Salzburg Area (Eastbound) (WLBM)


12 days Munich to Budapest

Departures (Land)
04/03/2019 - (WLBM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound - $4,705.00
05/03/2019 - (WLBM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound - $5,155.00
06/01/2019 - (WLBM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound - $5,255.00
06/29/2019 - (WLBM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound - $5,155.00
07/27/2019 - (WLBM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound - $5,155.00
08/24/2019 - (WLBM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound - $5,255.00
09/07/2019 - (WLBM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound - $5,555.00
10/05/2019 - (WLBM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound - $5,255.00
10/19/2019 - (WLBM) Active Discovery on the Danube with 3 Nights Salzburg area – Eastbound - $5,055.00


Active & Discovery on the Rhine (Northbound) (WWA)


8 days Mainz to Amsterdam
Explore the Rhine River from a unique perspective on Avalon Active Discovery river cruise. With Avalon Choice, you’ll enjoy a wide variety of included excursions to match your interests and pace. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or an art lover, you’ll find the inclusions that speak to you!

With Avalon Choice inclusions, you choose how to discover fascinating sites on your Rhine River cruise. Visit the Chocolate Museum in Cologne, take a guided culinary walk in Duisburg, and taste regional wines in Eltville. In Ko-blenz, take a cable car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area. Onboard, you’ll pass through the magnificent Rhine Gorge and enjoy specialty dishes while cruising.

Your Rhine River cruise ends in Amsterdam for a day of sightseeing. See the colorful corners of Amsterdam your way—from a canal cruise to a leisurely culinary walk in one of Amsterdam’s famous districts, or a guided jogging tour of the city—all at an easy pace! You might choose an included painting class, instead, to recreate the masterpieces of Dutch artists.

Join us for a Rhine River cruise like no other, with more included selections for every taste, passion, and pace. Ava-lon Choice on Active Discovery river cruises gives you the Active, Discovery, and Classic inclusions to see each desti-nation your way!

Departures (Land)
05/18/2019 - (WWA) Active Discovery on the Rhine – Northbound - $3,749.00
06/15/2019 - (WWA) Active Discovery on the Rhine – Northbound - $3,749.00
07/13/2019 - (WWA) Active Discovery on the Rhine – Northbound - $3,749.00
08/10/2019 - (WWA) Active Discovery on the Rhine – Northbound - $3,749.00
09/07/2019 - (WWA) Active Discovery on the Rhine – Northbound - $4,099.00
10/05/2019 - (WWA) Active Discovery on the Rhine – Northbound - $3,949.00


Active & Discovery on the Rhine (Southbound) (WAW)


8 days Amsterdam to Mainz
Explore the Rhine River from a unique perspective on Avalon Active Discovery river cruise. With Avalon Choice, you’ll enjoy a wide variety of included excursions to match your interests and pace. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or an art lover, you’ll find the inclusions that speak to you!

Your Rhine River cruise begins in Amsterdam for a day of sightseeing. See the colorful corners of Amsterdam your way from a canal cruise to a leisurely culinary walk in one of Amsterdam’s famous districts, or a guided jogging tour of the city all at an easy pace! You might choose an included painting class, instead, to recreate the masterpieces of Dutch artists. With Avalon Choice inclusions, you choose how to discover fascinating sites on your Rhine River cruise. Visit the Chocolate Museum in Cologne, take a guided culinary walk in Duisburg, and taste regional wines in Eltville. In Koblenz, take a cable car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area. Onboard, you’ll pass through the magnificent Rhine Gorge and enjoy specialty dishes while cruising.

Join us for a Rhine River cruise like no other, with more included selections for every taste, passion, and pace. Avalon Choice on Active Discovery river cruises gives you the Active, Discovery, and Classic inclusions to see each destination your way!

Departures (Land)
05/11/2019 - (WAW) Active Discovery on the Rhine – Southbound - $3,649.00
06/08/2019 - (WAW) Active Discovery on the Rhine – Southbound - $3,749.00
07/06/2019 - (WAW) Active Discovery on the Rhine – Southbound - $3,749.00
08/03/2019 - (WAW) Active Discovery on the Rhine – Southbound - $3,749.00
08/31/2019 - (WAW) Active Discovery on the Rhine – Southbound - $4,099.00
09/28/2019 - (WAW) Active Discovery on the Rhine – Southbound - $3,949.00


Active & Discovery on the Rhône – (Southbound) (WYL)


8 days Lyon to Port-Saint-Louis
Your Active Discovery cruise on the Rhône River begins in Lyon, the culinary capital of France! With Avalon Choice included excursions, you’ll find a variety of ways to explore each port you visit. Choose from Active, Classic, and Discovery included excursions that interest you—from casual and leisurely to cultural and active. Admire the lovely scenery of the French countryside, join a culinary walk to discover architecture and local specialties, or take a cooking class in Lyon. Embark on a canoe excursion or simply linger in a sidewalk café; stroll Avignon’s papal palace or attend a wine tasting in an underground cave. With so many included choices, you’ll find the perfect way to spend your day—from a ghost tour in Viviers to a guided bike ride through the birthplace of rosé wines; to a chocolate factory tour and a visit to a French museum of perfumes.

In addition to classic sightseeing and relaxed free time, you can visit an oyster farm, bike through Camargue Regional Nature Park to spot flamingos, or take a painting workshop in Arles—in the style of Van Gogh. You’ll have the classic sightseeing and relaxing activities in each destination, along with your choice of included arts, culture, and cuisine excursions. Our Active Discovery Rhône River cruise with Avalon Choice includes activities and excursions to experience the Rhône River at your pace in every place along the way. It’s a vacation in France made just for you.

Departures (Land)
05/21/2019 - (WYL) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound - $4,049.00
05/21/2019 - (WYL) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound - $4,049.00
07/02/2019 - (WYL) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound - $4,049.00
07/02/2019 - (WYL) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound - $4,049.00
08/13/2019 - (WYL) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound - $3,999.00
08/13/2019 - (WYL) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound - $3,999.00
09/24/2019 - (WYL) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound - $4,049.00
09/24/2019 - (WYL) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Southbound - $4,049.00


Active & Discovery on the Rhône (Northbound) (WLY)


8 days Port-Saint-Louis to Lyon
Your Active Discovery river cruise is full of Avalon Choice inclusions for each port you visit along the Rhône River. Choose the Active, Classic, and Discovery included excursions that speak to you—from casual and leisurely to cultural and active. In addition to classic sightseeing and relaxed free time, you can visit an oyster farm, bike through Camargue Regional Nature Park to spot flamingos, or take a painting workshop in Arles—in the style of Van Gogh. You’ll have the classic sightseeing and relaxing activities in each destination, along with your choice of included arts, culture, and cuisine excursions, for the French vacation you’ve dreamed of.

Take a canoe excursion or linger in a corner cafés; stroll Avignon’s papal palace or attend a wine tasting in an underground cave. Admire the lovely scenery of the French countryside, or join a culinary walk to discover architecture and local specialties, or take a cooking class in Lyon. With so many included choices, you’ll find the perfect way to spend your day—from a ghost tour in Viviers to a guided bike ride through the birthplace of rosé wines; to a chocolate factory tour and a visit to a French museum of perfumes. Our Active Discovery Rhône River cruise with Avalon Choice includes activities and excursions to experience the Rhône River your way and at your pace.

Departures (Land)
05/14/2019 - (WLY) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Northbound - $3,949.00
05/14/2019 - (WLY) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Northbound - $3,949.00
06/25/2019 - (WLY) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Northbound - $4,049.00
06/25/2019 - (WLY) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Northbound - $4,049.00
08/06/2019 - (WLY) Active Discovery on the Rhône with Journeys Club Celebration - $3,949.00
08/06/2019 - (WLY) Active Discovery on the Rhône with Journeys Club Celebration - $3,949.00
09/17/2019 - (WLY) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Northbound - $4,149.00
09/17/2019 - (WLY) Active Discovery on the Rhône – Northbound - $4,149.00


Active & Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights in Paris – Southbound (WYLQ)


10 days Paris to Port-Saint-Louis
Treat yourself to a French prelude to your Active Discovery cruise on the Rhône River with two nights in the “City of Light”—Paris. Spend your first day in the romantic city with an unhurried stroll along the Champs-Élysées, or linger over wine and crepes in a Montparnasse literary café—once frequented by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Picasso. The following day, select included excursions such as a guided sightseeing tour of the must-see sites, or a guided biking tour through Paris’ highlights, including the Eiffel Tower and Place de la Concorde—with a peaceful rest along the Seine River.

From Paris, ride the high-speed train to begin in Lyon, the culinary capital of France! With Avalon Choice included excursions, you’ll find a variety of ways to explore each port you visit. Choose from Active, Classic, and Discovery included excursions that interest you—from casual and leisurely to cultural and active. Admire the lovely scenery of the French countryside, join a culinary walk to discover architecture and local specialties, or take a cooking class in Lyon. Embark on a canoe excursion or simply linger in a sidewalk café; stroll Avignon’s papal palace or attend a wine tasting in an underground cave. With so many Avalon Choice inclusions, you’ll find the perfect way to spend your day—from a ghost tour in Viviers to a guided bike ride through the birthplace of rosé wines; to a chocolate factory tour and a visit to a French museum of perfumes.

In addition to classic sightseeing and relaxed free time, you can visit an oyster farm, bike through Camargue Regional Nature Park to spot flamingos, or take a painting workshop in Arles—in the style of Van Gogh. You’ll have the classic sightseeing and relaxing activities in each destination, along with your choice of included arts, culture, and cuisine excursions. Our Active Discovery Rhône River cruise with Avalon Choice includes activities and excursions to experience the Rhône River at your pace in every place along the way. It’s a vacation in France made just for you.

Departures (Land)


Active & Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights in Paris (Northbound) (WLYE)


10 days Port-Saint-Louis to Paris
Your Active Discovery river cruise is full of Avalon Choice inclusions for each port you visit along the Rhône River. Choose the Active, Classic, and Discovery included excursions that speak to you—from casual and leisurely to cultural and active. In addition to classic sightseeing and relaxed free time, you can visit an oyster farm, bike through Camargue Regional Nature Park to spot flamingos, or take a painting workshop in Arles—in the style of Van Gogh. You’ll have the classic sightseeing and relaxing activities in each destination, along with your choice of included arts, culture, and cuisine excursions, for the French vacation you’ve dreamed of.

Take a canoe excursion or linger in a corner cafés; stroll Avignon’s papal palace or attend a wine tasting in an underground cave. Admire the lovely scenery of the French countryside, or join a culinary walk to discover architecture and local specialties, or take a cooking class in Lyon. With so many included choices, you’ll find the perfect way to spend your day—from a ghost tour in Viviers to a guided bike ride through the birthplace of rosé wines; to a chocolate factory tour and a visit to a French museum of perfumes.

What better way to celebrate a fantastic French river cruise on the Rhône than by boarding a high-speed train for the “City of Light?” You’ll spend two nights in Paris to explore the romantic city your way. Spend your first day at leisure to stroll the iconic Champs-Élysées or wandering through the legendary artists’ streets of Montmartre, with a selection of included excursions the following day. Select a guided sightseeing tour of the must-see sites, or take a guided biking tour through Paris’ highlights, including the Eiffel Tower and Place de la Concorde—with a peaceful rest along the Seine River. Our Active Discovery Rhône River cruise and Paris vacation include activities and excursions to experience the Rhône River and the “City of Light” your way and at your pace!

Departures (Land)
05/14/2019 - (WLYE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Northbound - $4,748.00
05/14/2019 - (WLYE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Northbound - $4,748.00
06/25/2019 - (WLYE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Northbound - $4,848.00
06/25/2019 - (WLYE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Northbound - $4,848.00
08/06/2019 - (WLYE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris & Journeys Club Celebration - $4,748.00
08/06/2019 - (WLYE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris & Journeys Club Celebration - $4,748.00
09/17/2019 - (WLYE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Northbound - $4,948.00
09/17/2019 - (WLYE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Northbound - $4,948.00


Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound (WLB0)


8 days Linz to Budapest
Your Avalon Suite Ship is ready for boarding in lovely Linz, Austria, with a myriad of possibilities to discover the Danube on your way to Budapest. Whether you’re an art lover, a foodie, a history buff, or an energetic adventurer, your Active Discovery cruise on the Danube River invites you to experience culture and cuisine in creative ways that are perfect for you. With Avalon Choice, you can select the experiences that are perfect for your interests and pace—from Active to Discovery to Classic. Avalon Choice gives you a choice of in-cluded excursions in each port—from Linz to Budapest.

Whether you prefer browsing the art collection of the Habsburg Empire, sipping local vintages at an Austrian wine-tasting, or joining a canoe excursion, your Active Discovery cruise is packed with Avalon Choice inclu-sions for every pace in every place we go. Sample cheese and beer made by Trappist monks and explore their Abbey gardens. With Avalon Choice included excursions, you can choose an insider’s tour of Vienna, or decide to join a canoe excursion—your Active Discovery river cruise has something for every pace in every place we go. From a wine tasting in Krems to a hike to Count Dracula’s prison tower, you’ll find the perfect outing you’ll prefer. One day, visit Belvedere Palace in Vienna to see Klimt’s renowned “Kiss,” and another day you may attend a Medieval Knights Tournament at a Visegrád castle. With Active Discovery river cruis-es, the choice is always yours.

Your Active Discovery Danube River cruise can be as active or leisurely as you like! Join us on this Active Discovery river cruise and experience the Danube your way. No matter how you choose to explore new lo-cales—from paddling canoes to picnic views—Avalon Choice includes the excursions and activities to let you enjoy each destination your way.

Departures (Land)
04/06/2019 - (WLB0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound - $3,199.00
05/06/2019 - (WLB0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound - $3,649.00
06/04/2019 - (WLB0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound - $3,749.00
07/02/2019 - (WLB0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound - $3,649.00
07/30/2019 - (WLB0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound - $3,649.00
08/27/2019 - (WLB0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound - $3,749.00
09/10/2019 - (WLB0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound - $4,049.00
10/08/2019 - (WLB0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound - $3,749.00
10/22/2019 - (WLB0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound - $3,549.00


Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound (WBL0)


8 days Budapest to Linz
Whether you’re an art lover, a foodie, a history buff, or an energetic adventurer, your Active Discovery cruise on the Danube River invites you to experience culture and cuisine in creative ways that are perfect for you. With Avalon Choice, you can select the experiences that are perfect for your interests and pace—from Active to Discovery to Classic. Avalon Choice gives you a choice of included excursions in each port as you sail from Budapest to Linz.

Arrive in Budapest where your Avalon Suite Ship is ready for boarding. You’ll cruise the blue Danube to discover Hungary and Austria with a wide variety of included excursions to choose from. With Avalon Choice, each day is yours to spend your way. Select a Medieval Knights Tournament at a Visegrád castle, see Gustave Klimt’s renowned “Kiss” painting in Vienna, or join a canoe excursion for a different view of the Danube. Whether you prefer browsing the art collection of the Habsburg Empire or sipping local vintages at an Austrian wine-tasting, your Active Discovery cruise is packed with Avalon Choice inclusions for every pace in every place we go. Sample cheese and beer made by Trappist monks and explore their Abbey gardens; take a hike to Count Dracula’s prison tower; or tour Mauthausen Concentration Camp, one of WWII’s most notorious sites—selecting from an unmatched variety of included excursions to choose from each day.

Join us on this Active Discovery cruise and experience the Blue Danube your way. No matter how you choose to explore new locales—from paddling canoes to picnic views—Avalon Choice includes the excursions and activities to invite you to discover each destination your way. Your Active Discovery Danube River cruise can be as active or leisurely as you like!

Departures (Land)
04/29/2019 - (WBL0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound - $3,549.00
05/28/2019 - (WBL0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound - $3,749.00
06/25/2019 - (WBL0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound - $3,749.00
07/23/2019 - (WBL0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound - $3,649.00
08/20/2019 - (WBL0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound - $3,749.00
09/03/2019 - (WBL0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound - $3,949.00
10/01/2019 - (WBL0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound - $3,849.00
10/15/2019 - (WBL0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound - $3,649.00
10/29/2019 - (WBL0) Active Discovery on the Danube – Cruise Only Westbound - $3,149.00


Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound (WLB)


9 days Linz to Budapest
This exciting 9-day vacation introduces you to the people and places along your Danube River cruise from Linz to Budapest. Travel and explore in the most active, engaged and fun ways imaginable. With Active Discovery, the choice is always yours: whether you taste locally produced cheese and beer brewed by Trappist monks near Linz, or hike on the trails along the Danube for spectacular views; bike to an ancient border defense near Mauthausen or visit World War II’s largest concentration camp.

You can paddle a canoe or meet with a local produce grower in the Wachau Valley—the choice is up to you and your interests. Be introduced to a count in his castle; take a jogging tour around Vienna, or visit the city when it first awakes. Attend a medieval knights’ tournament in Visegrád and end your vacation with one night in magnificent Budapest—with the chance to learn some Hungarian as part of your stay.

You’ll feel at home away from home on your Avalon Suite Ship® with the attention to service, warmth, and exceptional dining options. Explore the Active Discovery cruise experience with new discoveries and active adventures around every corner.

Departures (Land)
04/06/2019 - (WLB) Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound - $3,419.00
05/06/2019 - (WLB) Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound - $3,869.00
06/04/2019 - (WLB) Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound - $3,969.00
07/02/2019 - (WLB) Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound - $3,869.00
07/30/2019 - (WLB) Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound - $3,869.00
08/27/2019 - (WLB) Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound - $3,969.00
09/10/2019 - (WLB) Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound - $4,269.00
10/08/2019 - (WLB) Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound - $3,969.00
10/22/2019 - (WLB) Active Discovery on the Danube – Eastbound - $3,769.00


Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound (WBL)


9 days Budapest to Linz
Whether you’re an art lover, a foodie, a history buff, or an energetic adventurer, your Active Discovery cruise on the Danube River invites you to experience culture and cuisine in creative ways that are perfect for you. With Avalon Choice, you can select the experiences that are perfect for your interests and pace—from Active to Discovery to Classic. Avalon Choice gives you a choice of included excursions in each port.

Start by exploring Budapest your way—stroll its streets for classic sightseeing with a local guide or take a bike ride through town for a different perspective, or learn something new with a leisurely walking tour to discover a few local Hungarian phrases. Attend a Medieval Knights Tournament at a Visegrád castle, see Gustave Klimt’s renowned “Kiss” painting in Vienna. With Avalon Choice, each day is yours to spend your way. Whether you prefer browsing the art collection of the Habsburg Empire, sipping local vintages at an Austrian wine-tasting, or joining a canoe excursion, your Active Discovery cruise is packed with Avalon Choice inclu-sions for every pace in every place we go. Sample cheese and beer made by Trappist monks and explore their Abbey gardens; take a hike to Count Dracula’s prison tower; or tour Mauthausen Concentration Camp, one of WWII’s most notorious sites—selecting from an unmatched variety of included excursions to choose from each day.

Join us on this Active Discovery cruise and experience the Blue Danube your way. No matter how you choose to explore new locales—from paddling canoes to picnic views—Avalon Choice includes the excur-sions and activities to invite you to discover each destination your way. Your Active Discovery Danube River cruise can be as active or leisurely as you like!

Departures (Land)
04/28/2019 - (WBL) Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound - $3,769.00
05/27/2019 - (WBL) Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound - $3,969.00
06/24/2019 - (WBL) Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound - $3,969.00
07/22/2019 - (WBL) Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound - $3,869.00
08/19/2019 - (WBL) Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound - $3,969.00
09/02/2019 - (WBL) Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound - $4,169.00
09/30/2019 - (WBL) Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound - $4,069.00
10/14/2019 - (WBL) Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound - $3,869.00
10/28/2019 - (WBL) Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound - $3,369.00


Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound (WYLE)


10 days Paris to Arles
Treat yourself to a French prelude to your Active Discovery cruise on the Rhône River with two nights in the “City of Light”—Paris. Spend your first day in the romantic city with an unhurried stroll along the Champs-Élysées, or linger over wine and crepes in a Montparnasse literary café—once frequented by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Picasso. The following day, select included excursions such as a guided sightseeing tour of the must-see sites, or a guided biking tour through Paris’ highlights, including the Eiffel Tower and Place de la Concorde—with a peaceful rest along the Seine River.

From Paris, ride the high-speed train to begin in Lyon, the culinary capital of France! With Avalon Choice included excursions, you’ll find a variety of ways to explore each port you visit. Choose from Active, Classic, and Discovery included excursions that interest you—from casual and leisurely to cultural and active. Admire the lovely scenery of the French countryside, join a culinary walk to discover architecture and local specialties, or take a cooking class in Lyon. Embark on a canoe excursion or simply linger in a sidewalk café; stroll Avignon’s papal palace or attend a wine tasting in an underground cave. With so many Avalon Choice inclusions, you’ll find the perfect way to spend your day—from a ghost tour in Viviers to a guided bike ride through the birthplace of rosé wines; to a chocolate factory tour and a visit to a French museum of perfumes.

In addition to classic sightseeing and relaxed free time, you can visit an oyster farm, bike through Camargue Regional Nature Park to spot flamingos, or take a painting workshop in Arles—in the style of Van Gogh. You’ll have the classic sightseeing and relaxing activities in each destination, along with your choice of included arts, culture, and cuisine excursions. Our Active Discovery Rhône River cruise with Avalon Choice includes activities and excursions to experience the Rhône River at your pace in every place along the way. It’s a vacation in France made just for you.

Departures (Land)
05/19/2019 - (WYLE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound - $4,848.00
05/19/2019 - (WYLE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound - $4,848.00
06/30/2019 - (WYLE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound - $4,848.00
06/30/2019 - (WYLE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound - $4,848.00
08/11/2019 - (WYLE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound - $4,798.00
08/11/2019 - (WYLE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound - $4,798.00
09/22/2019 - (WYLE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound - $4,848.00
09/22/2019 - (WYLE) Active Discovery on the Rhône with 2 Nights Paris – Southbound - $4,848.00

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