Avalon Waterways

Avalon Waterways
  • Introduction
  • Ships

As part of the Globus family of brands, Avalon Waterways is backed by 80-plus years of travel expertise offering river cruising & small-ship cruising. Offering the newest, quietest, and most spacious river cruise and small-ship cruise ships, state-of-the-art resort-style amenities, and incomparable service, Avalon lets you cruise Europe, Egypt, China, and the Galápagos Islands in a world-class way. These river cruise & small-ship cruise ships allow see the world's most beautiful landscapes-even from the privacy of your luxuriously appointed stateroom featuring modern amenities. That's because on an Avalon river cruise ship all staterooms enjoy an outside location and are designed to enhance your river cruise experience.

Fellow Passengers – Avalon Waterways’ guests tend to be older, wealthier and more seasoned travelers. Although their guests are from all parts of the world, a typical guest is from an English-speaking country. Guests on their European cruises are predominantly North American and Australian, while the South American and China cruises also get a lot of travellers from the UK.

Avalon Waterways
 

Avalon Waterways - Destinations

With an Avalon Waterways cruise you'll get to thoroughly explore the towns, villages and exotic scenery along the way.

Europe: You will glide past imposing medieval castles, lush riverbank vineyards, colorful native wildlife, and remarkable ancient wonders. In Western Europe you will cruise along the Rhine, Moselle and Main Rivers through Holland, Belgium, France, Germany and discovering fascinating history. In Eastern Europe, you will Cruise along the Danube River to the Black Sea through Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria

China: The longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world at more than 3,915 miles (6,300 km), the Yangtze flows from the Tibetan Plateau in the west to the East China Sea. Travel through the impressive Three Gorges (Qutang, Wuxia, and Xiling) and view the immense dam, China's largest construction project since the Great Wall. Qutang is the shortest and most dramatic gorge, where you can nearly touch the perpendicular mountains that rise from the river banks like walls.

Egypt: Journey along the lifeline of Egyptian civilization, sightseeing ancient temples, tombs, local villages, and farms. Located in Africa's northeast, the Nile is the longest river in the world! Measuring 4,160 miles (6,955 km), the river flows north from Lake Victoria through Uganda, Sudan, and Egypt, passing rainforests, mountains, savannas, swamps, and desert landscapes before culminating in the fertile Nile Delta and draining into the Mediterranean Sea.

Galapagos Islands: Consisting of 13 large and hundreds of small islands in the Pacific Ocean off the western coast of South America, the Galápagos Islands are home to some of the world’s most fascinating animal life. Encounter giant tortoises, penguins, sea lions, lizards, and a whole host of diverse bird species. As you explore these remarkable volcanic isles firsthand, you’ll discover the wildlife that inspired Charles Darwin.

Century Paragon

Cruise in style and comfort on board one of the newest ships on the Yangtze, the Century Paragon. As you embark your contemporary, elegant ship, a friendly, English-speaking crew and stunning 7-story atrium lobby welcome you aboard. The Century Paragon is charting a new course for Yangtze River cruising

  • Maiden Voyage
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  • 2013
  • Passenger Capacity
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  • 388
  • Length
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  • 465ft
Century Paragon

Aria

The M/V Aria offers an extraordinary level of comfort for guests.Cruise along the Amazon enjoying views of the vast rainforest full of wildlife and natural beauty from the comfort of your air-conditioned suite. This luxury river cruise ship is the perfect size to sail along the Amazon River, providing an extremely comfortable indoor and outdoor lounge, outdoor Jacuzzi, exercise room, boutique, dining room, and sleeping accommodations.

  • Maiden Voyage
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  • 2011
  • Passenger Capacity
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  • 32
  • Length
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  • 147ft
Aria

Amazon Discovery

Amazon Discovery

Client Reviews For 'Avalon Waterways' cruises

Review of 8 Days Romantic Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel (WAZ) aboard Avalon Felcity

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Review Title : One of the excellent Trip I had in my life.
Review posted by : Mr Arun Liladhar Kapani
Review Posted on : 17-May-2012
Region : Europe- Mediterranean & Mainland
Cruiseliner : Avalon Waterways
Ship Name : Avalon Felcity
Sailing Name : 8 Days Romantic Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel (WAZ)
Departure Port : Amsterdam, Holland
Ports of Call : Amsterdam , Basel , Breisach , Cologne , France , Germany , Germany , Heidelberg , Holland , Koblenz , Mainz , Rhine Gorge , Rudesheim , Strasbourg , Switzerland
Date of Sailing : 22 Apr 2012