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!

Blue Danube Discovery River Cruise

Enjoy the best of the Danube! Before your cruise through Austria and Germany, explore the “Pearl of the Danube”—Budapest. Enjoy beautiful hotel accommodations with complimentary breakfast, an expert Local Guide, and courtesy hotel-to-ship transfer. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of Budapest, including the iconic Heroes’ Square.Beautiful views, marvelous food, and the...

Romantic Rhine River Cruise

One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this exciting journey along the Rhine River, which takes you across Germany—and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland! This magnificent river cruise begins in the ever popular, modern city of Amsterdam, Holland. The best way to see the treasures of this 700-year-old city is on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten lined ...

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...

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