Avalon Waterways River Cruises

Luxury River Cruises

Enjoy exotic destinations, spacious staterooms & gourmet dining

See below for a great selection of sailings. Other dates and itineraries available — call your Independent Vacation Specialist for details.
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    Current Avalon Waterways River Cruises Offers
  • Our Avalon Waterways Exclusive: Free Pre-Paid Gratuities for 2
  • 2021 Europe Sailings: Up to $5,600 in Savings
  • 2021 Europe Sailings: Free Panorama Suite Upgrade on Select Cruises
  • Solo Traveler Deal: Waived Single Supplement
  • Avalon Experience: Complimentary Shore Excursions
  • Avalon Experience: Complimentary Beverages
  • The offers above may be combinable with your Avalon Journeys Club benefits - ask our agents for details.
Recommended Sailings
Europe Avalon Waterways Cruises

Europe Avalon Waterways Cruises

Immerse yourself in old-world charm with all the comforts and amenities of a five-star cruise ship with Avalon Waterways River Cruises. Journeying the rivers and waterways weaving through historic destinations such as Cote d’Azur and Strasbourg, you’ll have the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in local culture. Experience the unmatched splendor of the historic Kölner Dom cathedral in Cologne. Or, if your cruise happens to take you to Amsterdam, be sure to sample the local cuisine at Meneer Pannekoek, offering traditional Dutch pancakes very much like crêpes. Other luxurious destinations include Avignon, France, Basel, Switzerland and many more!

  • Avalon Envision
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    5 Night A Taste of the Danube with Vienna - Eastbound

    Avalon Envision - New Ship!

    Departing from: Vienna, Austria
    Ports of Call:
    • Durnstein, Austria
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Budapest, Hungary
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2021
    • August 2021
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    $346pernight
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    $2,106
    $421pernight
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  • Avalon Envision
    5 rating out of 5  (2 reviews)

    7 Night A Taste of the Danube with Vienna & Budapest - Eastbound

    Avalon Envision - New Ship!

    Departing from: Vienna, Austria
    Ports of Call:
    • Durnstein, Austria
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Budapest, Hungary
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2021
    • August 2021
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    $2,220
    $317pernight
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    $2,595
    $371pernight
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  • Avalon Envision
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    7 Night A Taste of the Danube with Budapest & Vienna - Westbound

    Avalon Envision - New Ship!

    Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
    Ports of Call:
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Melk, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    Sailing Dates:
    • August 2021
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    $317pernight
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  • Avalon Impression
    4.2 rating out of 5  (5 reviews)

    7 Night Tulip Time

    Avalon Impression

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Antwerp, Belgium
    • Ghent, Belgium
    • Veere, Netherlands
    • Willemstad, Netherlands
    Sailing Dates:
    • March 2021
    • April 2021
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    $2,281
    $326pernight
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    $2,981
    $426pernight
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    4.2 rating out of 5  (5 reviews)
  • Avalon Imagery II
    4.7 rating out of 5  (7 reviews)

    7 Night Tulip Time in Holland & Belgium

    Avalon Imagery II

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Arnhem, Netherlands
    • Maastricht, Netherlands
    • Namur, Belgium
    • Liege, Belgium
    • Antwerp, Belgium
    • Brussels, Belgium
    Sailing Dates:
    • March 2021
    • April 2021
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    $2,380
    $340pernight
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    $419pernight
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    4.7 rating out of 5  (7 reviews)
  • Avalon View

    7 Night Danube Dreams - Eastbound

    Avalon View - New Ship!

    Departing from: Deggendorf, Germany
    Ports of Call:
    • Passau, Germany
    • Linz, Austria
    • Melk, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Budapest, Hungary
    Sailing Dates:
    • October 2021
    • November 2021
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    $2,331
    $333pernight
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    $3,081
    $440pernight
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  • Avalon View

    7 Night Danube Dreams - Eastbound

    Avalon View - New Ship!

    Departing from: Deggendorf, Germany
    Ports of Call:
    • Passau, Germany
    • Linz, Austria
    • Melk, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Budapest, Hungary
    Sailing Dates:
    • October 2021
    • November 2021
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    $2,331
    $333pernight
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    $440pernight
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  • Avalon Imagery II
    4.7 rating out of 5  (7 reviews)

    7 Night The Blue Danube Discovery

    Avalon Imagery II

    Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
    Ports of Call:
    • Vienna, Austria
    • Durnstein, Austria
    • Passau, Germany
    • Regensburg, Germany
    • Roth (Nuremberg), Germany
    • Nuremberg, Germany
    Sailing Dates:
    • November 2020
    • May 2021
    • July 2021
    • September 2021
    • October 2021
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    $2,631
    $376pernight
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    $483pernight
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    4.7 rating out of 5  (7 reviews)
  • Avalon Imagery II
    4.7 rating out of 5  (7 reviews)

    9 Night The Legendary Danube with Prague

    Avalon Imagery II

    Departing from: Prague, Czech Republic
    Ports of Call:
    • Roth (Nuremberg), Germany
    • Regensburg, Germany
    • Passau, Germany
    • Melk, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    • Budapest, Hungary
    Sailing Dates:
    • May 2021
    • June 2021
    • July 2021
    • August 2021
    • October 2021
    • December 2021
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    $3,110
    $346pernight
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    $429pernight
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South America Avalon Waterways Cruises

South America Avalon Waterways Cruises

  • Treasure of Galapagos

    7 Night Ecuador & Its Galapagos Islands

    Treasure of Galapagos

    Departing from: Quito, Ecuador
    Ports of Call:
    • Santiago Island, Galapagos
    • North Seymour, Galapagos
    • South Plaza (Isla Plaza Sur), Galapagos
    • Puerto Baquerizo, San Cristobal, Galapagos
    Sailing Dates:
    • March 2021
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    $5,233
    $748pernight
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  • Delfin III

    10 Night From the Inca Empire to the Peruvian Amazon

    Delfin III

    Departing from: Callao (Lima), Peru
    Ports of Call:
    • Sacred Valley Of The Incas, Peru
    • Machu Picchu, Peru
    • Cusco, Peru
    • Iquitos, Peru
    Sailing Dates:
    • March 2021
    • April 2021
    • May 2021
    • June 2021
    • July 2021
    • October 2021
    • November 2021
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    $527pernight
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  • Treasure of Galapagos

    14 Night Discover the Galapagos & Peru

    Treasure of Galapagos

    Departing from: Callao (Lima), Peru
    Ports of Call:
    • Sacred Valley Of The Incas, Peru
    • Machu Picchu, Peru
    • Cusco, Peru
    • Quito, Ecuador
    • Espanola Island, Galapagos
    • Floreana Island, Galapagos Islands
    • Santa Fe Island, Galapagos
    • South Plaza (Isla Plaza Sur), Galapagos
    • Quito, Ecuador
    Sailing Dates:
    • January 2021
    • February 2021
    • March 2021
    • May 2021
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    $583pernight
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Exotic Avalon Waterways Cruises

Exotic Avalon Waterways Cruises

  • Avalon Saigon

    7 Night Mekong Discovery - Southbound

    Avalon Saigon

    Departing from: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Ports of Call:
    • Angkor Ban, Cambodia
    • Kampong Tralach, Cambodia
    • Chau Doc, Vietnam
    • Cu Lao Gien, Vietnam
    • Vinh Long, Vietnam
    • Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam
    Sailing Dates:
    • January 2021
    • February 2021
    • March 2021
    • April 2021
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    $3,349
    $478pernight
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  • Avalon Saigon

    7 Night Mekong Discovery - Northbound

    Avalon Saigon

    Departing from: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam
    Ports of Call:
    • Vinh Long, Vietnam
    • Chau Doc, Vietnam
    • Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    • Angkor Ban, Cambodia
    • Kampong Tralach, Cambodia
    • Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Sailing Dates:
    • December 2020
    • January 2021
    • February 2021
    • March 2021
    • April 2021
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    $510pernight
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  • Avalon Saigon

    17 Night The Heart of Cambodia & Vietnam - Southbound

    Avalon Saigon

    Departing from: Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Ports of Call:
    • Kampong Tralach, Cambodia
    • Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    • Angkor Ban, Cambodia
    • Chau Doc, Vietnam
    • Cu Lao Gien, Vietnam
    • Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam
    • Hanoi, Vietnam
    • Ha Long City (Hong Gai, Hanoi), Vietnam
    • Hanoi, Vietnam
    Sailing Dates:
    • January 2021
    • February 2021
    • March 2021
    • April 2021
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    $342pernight
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Avalon Waterways River Cruises...Cruise Europe in Style

Book Your Luxury Cruise with Avalon Waterways River Cruises & Dream Vacations

Not all cruises are created equal. When you select an Avalon Waterways River Cruise, you are making the decision to immerse yourself in the utmost indulgence in cruising. Avalon Waterways offers its signature Avalon ChoiceSM to all passengers, allowing you to design the perfect European river cruise experience based solely around your personal preferences. Uniquely crafted with luxurious details at every turn, Avalon Waterways provides the small-ship feel with all the posh and decadence of a five-star resort. Contemporary décor, wall-to-wall panorama windows and elegant finishes abound to lend a captivating and comforting air.

Let Avalon Waterways River Cruises be your home away from home. With expert detail, each cruise ship is designed with the utmost care, giving you every comfort you could hope for and more. With a fleet of suite ships, Avalon Waterways offers not only the signature Avalon Deluxe Staterooms, but also Panorama Suites and Royal Suites for those who want it all. Comfort comes standard with all staterooms, and each is artfully prepared with European-style duvets, Egyptian cotton sheets, full private showers, flatscreen televisions and more. Even better, more than 80% of staterooms include floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors and French balconies, while suites feature Open-Air Balconies with seating for 6.

Mealtime aboard Avalon Waterways is a part of the journey. With mouthwatering temptations certain to delight your palette, the chefs cater to your every craving. From the very first night when you dine on a five-course meal at the captain’s reception, you’ll discover that each meal is as tailored as the last. Dine under the pristine sky at the open-air bistro, or take advantage of cocktail hour at the Panorama Lounge. If traditional dining is more your cup of tea, enjoy the convenience of open seating in the dining room as you savor the elegant menus featuring local cuisine and delicacies.

Take the time to relax on the comfortable lounge chairs on the sky deck, or try your hand at the game area where you could play a life-sized game of chess. With complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout your Avalon Waterways cruise ship, convenience is at your fingertips 24/7. Immerse yourself in Avalon Waterways’ Culture & CruiseSM activities from wine and beer tastings, to demonstrations from local artists and even exciting entertainment from local performers.

Most European cruises extend between 7 and 14 nights, giving you the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the luxury and culture your Avalon Waterways River Cruise is will provide. Sail the waters of the Rhine, Main, Danube Rivers and more and soak in the culture of hotspots such as Prague and Vienna. Boasting the youngest and newest fleet of ships in Europe, Avalon Waterways is proud to include the brand new Avalon VistaSM and Avalon VisionarySM to its already impressive lineup of luxury ships. Take the time to indulge in cruise memories that will last a lifetime. With Dream Vacations your dream holiday is just moments away!