At Avalon Waterways, we see river cruising differently. Beyond our wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows is a world waiting to be explored. Whether you want to enjoy a guided walking tour of one of Europe’s great cities, join a cooking class or paddle a canoe, our Avalon Choice selections of Classic, Discovery and Active excursions offer a wide range of possibilities. And when it’s time to rest and refuel, you can delight in the difference and comfort onboard. Leaving the rules behind, but not the luxury.
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Tulip Time Highlights
Make your visions of tulip season in Holland and Belgium come into view! Cruise from Brussels to Amsterdam for quintessential scenes of windmills, waterways, and rows of blooming colour. SAVE up to $2,300* per couple!
8 days from Brussels to Amsterdam
A Taste of the Rhine
Get the perfect view of Germany and Holland on the Rhine River with a sample of its charms from Mainz to Amsterdam. Sail through the stunning Rhine Gorge on your way to Rüdesheim—the Rhine Valley’s wonderful wine country. Hear the sounds of oom-pah-pah of a Mechanical Music Museum like no other! SAVE up to $1,600* per couple!
5 days from Mainz to Amsterdam
Active & Discovery on the Rhine
Explore the Rhine River from a unique perspective on your 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! Save up to $4,100* per couple!
8 Amsterdam to Mainz
Christmastime in Alsace and Germany
This Christmastime river cruise is a unique and unforgettable way to celebrate the season! Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Mainz, Germany, then sail up the Rhine River to Basel, Switzerland, passing beautiful views and quaint villages festively lit and decorated. Save up to $1,300* per couple!
5 days Mainz to Basel
Christmastime on the Danube
If you’ve dreamed of the beautiful, time-tested traditions of European Christmas markets, your dream can come true on a Christmas cruise from Switzerland to Austria. Experience the holiday season like never before, from the beauty of the Black Forest to the glistening lights of Strasbourg’s Christmas markets. Discover traditions and tastes that warm the heart. SAVE up to $2,500* per couple!
7 days from Nuremberg to Vienna
Christmastime from Vienna to Basel
Embark on special departures for the festive season in Europe’s most beautiful Christmas markets and festivities. Enjoy the jolly atmosphere on our decorated Suite Ships® as you delight in the sights, smells, and tastes of local Christmas traditions along your Danube River cruise. SAVE up to $4,000* per couple!
16 days Vienna to Basel