Luxury river cruise line, Avalon Waterways has launched a range of fantastic savings on its river cruises sailing Europe’s spectacular rivers and waterways this summer and autumn.

Savings of up to £1,800pp are available on selected departures on the Danube, Rhine, Moselle, Rhône and Seine rivers, as well as the Dutch & Belgian Waterways.

The choice includes cruises from 8-24 days:

15 day ‘Magnificent Europe’ now priced from £2,249pp - SAVE £1,800pp on a departure on 25 July 2017. Avalon’s 14 night 'Magnificent Europe' is the perfect river cruise for those with time to see the iconic sights of Europe’s classic cities and historic towns. The 14 night cruise includes visits to Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg, the Main Danube Canal, Rudesheim, the Rhine Gorge, Cologne and Amsterdam.

8 day ‘Paris to Normandy’ now priced from £1099pp – SAVE £1,300pp on a departure on 21 July 2017. Sailing from Paris to take in the sights of picturesque Normandy and the poignant WWII landing beaches (full day excursion), the artist village of Auvers-sur-Oise, Claude Monet’s tranquil gardens at Giverny and historic Rouen. Sightseeing in Paris includes a visit to the Musee d’Orsay and Montmartre.

11 day ‘Burgundy & Provence’ * now priced from £1749pp – SAVE £1,300pp on a departure on 13 August. From the Cote d'Azur to Paris, highlights include guided sightseeing in Paris and Lyon, wine tasting in Beaune, visits to the medieval cities of Tournon and Viviers, the fortified city of Avignon and the capital of Provence - Arles.

8 day ‘Romantic Rhine’ now priced from £1,399pp – SAVE £840pp on a departure on 23 July 2017. Cruise highlights include Breisach, Strasbourg, Heidelberg, Mainz, Rudesheim, Rhine Gorge, Koblenz and Cologne.

All prices include return flights, overseas airport transfers, full board deluxe cruise accommodation with regional wines and beers served with lunch and dinner, guided excursions, on-board gratuities and all taxes. *The Burgundy & Provence cruise includes three nights hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis.

Avalon Waterways offers the reassurance of travelling with an established river cruise expert combined with exclusive and unique suites; the largest on Europe’s rivers to provide the best views of the passing landscape.

Avalon’s suite-styled staterooms sized at 200 square feet are 30% larger than industry standard, and feature wall-to-wall panoramic windows that open to transform the entire room into an open-air balcony, bringing the beautiful sights of Europe inside. With clever bed positioning to face the panoramic window, guests can enjoy the best views of the passing landscape. The staterooms feature full sized bathrooms with fluffy bathrobes, slippers and complimentary L’Occitaine toiletries.

For the full range of discounted Avalon river cruises please visit or ring 0800 668 1801 or follow us on Twitter @AvalonCruisesUK


Avalon ships and launch dates: Avalon Saigon (2018); Avalon Passion and Avalon Imagery II (2016); Avalon Tapestry II and Avalon Tranquility II, Avalon Siem Reap and Avalon Myanmar (2015) Avalon Impression, Avalon Poetry II and Avalon Illumination (2014); Avalon Artistry II & Avalon Expression (2013); Avalon Vista & Visionary (2012); Avalon Panorama (2011); Avalon Felicity (2010); Avalon Luminary (2010); Avalon Affinity (2009); Avalon Creativity (2009); Avalon Scenery (2008).

Avalon Waterways is part of the Globus family of brands, an international travel company with offices worldwide. Launched to the UK market in 2009, the luxury river cruise operator has quickly become one of the most recognised and fastest growing river cruise brands with a 98% customer satisfaction rating and boasting the youngest, quietest and most spacious fleet of ships currently on Europe’s rivers. Avalon Waterways features fifteen ‘Suite Ships’ providing ultimate worldwide river cruises with spacious and modern suites designed to enhance the cruising experience, state-of-the-art facilities, a la carte dining and the highest level of on-board service.

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