Rivers built the world’s most extraordinary cities – not oceans. Imagine floating through the sites and lights of Paris, sailing by windmills and tulips on your way to Amsterdam, or docking in the very heart of eclectic Budapest. Avalon Waterway’s European river cruises will have you meandering by hilltop castles, Roman ruins, lush vineyards, and quaint medieval villages – as well as stopping in other iconic destinations, like Prague, Zurich, the Cote d’Azur or Burgundy Wine Country. Or, if you’re looking for an exotic flavor, take a look at our offerings along China’s ancient Yangtze, through South East Asia’s mystic Mekong or Irrawaddy, or to the natural wonders of the Galapagos Islands and the mighty Amazon.

Avalon Waterways would like to take you to the heart of the world —  discovering places, not ports.

You can book an Avalon Waterways cruise with one of our travel agents and have peace of mind that your voyage will be well thought out and planned. We will help you choose an Avalon Waterways cruise itinerary that will meet your vacation expectations!

Danube Dreams River Cruise with Bill Jartz of WBAY

Join Bill Jartz and his wife Mary as you cruise through beautiful Danube. Your European adventure begins with two nights in Prague, capital of the Czech Republic. Guided sightseeing shows you its best-known treasures. See the Astronomical Clock, Hradcany Castle, and St. Vitus Cathedral. Regensburg is one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities. Guided sightseeing will show you th...

Burgundy and Provence River Cruise with Little French Bakery

Join Susan Holding from Little French Bakery as you cruise through beautiful France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers. This France river cruise adventure begins in style with two overnights in Paris—one of the world’s most romantic and vibrant cities! The City of Light has Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum with its elegant glass pyramid contrasting its ancient a...

Christmastime in the Heart of Germany with Amy Hanten

Join Amy Hanten “The Cooking Mom” on this holiday European river cruise to remember! In Wiesbaden, board your Avalon Suite Ship® that is decorated and dressed up in festive Christmas colors, and embark on this festive Christmastime river cruise through the heart of Germany—ending with two nights in marvelous Prague, Czech Republic. Behind medieval walls and towered gates, enjoy a gui...

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