Avalon Waterways has more than 80 years travel experience and its fleet averages two years in age. Launched in May 2011 by Australian news anchor Lisa Wilkinson, Avalon Panorama is a unique ‘Suite Ship’- two full decks of suites and wall-to-wall panoramic windows transform the space into a large open-air balcony. Australian journalist Steve Liebmann, did his fifth Avalon cruise in 2010, the eight-day Paris to Normandy’s Landing Beaches itinerary.
An English speaking crew is welcoming and delivers personalised service while the Cruise Director is readily available to help you make the most of each day. Expert local guides deliver educational commentary and local entertainers bring the regions’ culture on board.
Open-seating dining provides a relaxed atmosphere and unimpeded views. Begin your mornings early or late. Or room service is available. Enjoy a buffet lunch inside or try the new open-air bistro. Dinnertime offers five-star service, the finest regional recipes and complimentary drinks.
Avalon Waterways has a dining room, lounge, lobby, Sky Deck, fitness centre and hair salon, wi-fi access and a complimentary premium beverage station.
Avalon Waterways offers 22 cruise itineraries available throughout Europe in 2011. Or, discover China, Egypt, and the Galapagos Islands.
Vessels: 9 throughout Europe
Star rating: N/A
Passengers: 138 – 170
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
Accommodation, All meals, Complimentary beverages, Entertainment, Port taxes, Gratuities, Shore excursions, Lectures/presentations.
Avalon Waterways is proud to announce Avalon Panorama, a visionary new ship inspired by Australian travellers. Avalon’s new Panorama will sail the popular 14-night Magnificent Europe itinerary between Amsterdam and Budapest throughout the 2011 season, ending the year with a series of Christmas cruises.
In 2012, Avalon Waterways will launch Avalon Vista and Avalon Visionary along the Danube and Rhine.