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Avalon Waterways: Your guide to river cruising

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Frequently asked questions

Avalon specialises in river cruises, with itineraries in Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa, focusing on the Danube, Rhine, Seine, Mekong, and other major rivers.


Cruise durations vary, ranging from short four-day trips to longer journeys of up to two weeks or more.


Avalon offers a range of accommodation, from deluxe staterooms to suites, all designed with comfort and views in mind.


Entertainment focuses on cultural enrichment, including local performers, informative lectures, and cooking demonstrations.


Fares typically include accommodation, meals, select beverages, and many shore excursions, with additional options available.


Avalon is known for its Suite Ships, which feature larger-than-average staterooms with unique open-air balconies, and an emphasis on providing panoramic views.


While Avalon welcomes travellers of all ages, their cruises are primarily tailored toward adult guests and may not offer extensive facilities for children.


Guests can enjoy a variety of dining options, including regional cuisine, traditional fare, and vegetarian options, with an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients.


Most ships have fitness centres and offer onboard wellness activities such as yoga and Pilates, with some offering spa services.


You can book Avalon cruises by enquiring right here on our website, by visiting a store or speaking to a cruise expert on the phone.


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