Avalon Luminary was launched in 2010. The 361-foot river vessel cruises the Danube and Rhine rivers and the waterways between Brussels and Amsterdam. English is the main language on board. Luminary has three decks and carries 138 guests and 39 crew.

[fa type=”bed”] Accommodation

There are 65 staterooms and four suites on Avalon Luminary. Avalon Suites are 258 square feet and have larger shower rooms and lounge areas. Deluxe Staterooms are 172 square feet and have windows or French balconies. All rooms have air-conditioning, private bathroom with shower, satellite television, telephone, radio, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers, ample storage, desk, personal safe and mini-bar.

[fa type=”cutlery”] Food

The spacious, open-seating dining room serves a full buffet breakfast with sparkling wine and a made-to-order egg station, a lunch buffet with carving and pasta stations and four-course dinners featuring local ingredients. Healthy meal options are available and complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks are offered with dinner and lunch. The Sky Bistro offers al fresco dining with carved meats, fresh salads and soups. The Panorama Lounge has a bar and floor-to-ceiling windows.

[fa type=”ticket”] Activities

The Sky Deck has lounge chairs, shade awnings, a whirlpool and a games area. There is an onboard fitness centre and a hair salon, which also offers manicures. Nightly onboard entertainment includes lectures and movie nights, and cabins have English-speaking TV channels and free movies. There is free Wi-Fi access, a computer area and a well-stocked library. Bicycles and Nordic walking sticks are available for guests to use.

[fa type=”group”] Families

Avalon Waterways does not accept children under eight years of age and there are no special arrangements or activities for children on its ships.


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