A world beyond.
Hassle-free planning, regional Tour Directors & Local Guides, Handpicked hotels and inclusions, seamless transportation, VIP access, and rare Local Favourites that go beyond the guidebook. 

 

Adventure is knocking.
Turn “never thought I would” into “glad I did” with a budget-friendly tour that includes all the essentials plus a great mix of included excursions and free time. 

 

You're a lone ranger but don't want to be completely alone. We'll help plan your itinerary and set you up with our friends. Less hassles, more amazing, that's Monograms.

Happiness flows.
Cruise on Suite Ships with the widest stateroom views from your window-facing bed. Relaxed luxury flows throughout the ship in every detail plus personalise with Classic, Active, and Discovery excursions.

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Interested in turning the page on the classic cruise? Transport yourself through time and tales with revered raconteurs on Avalon Waterways’ NEW Storyteller Series. Hosted by famous authors and artists such as Diana Gabaldon, Gillian Flynn, Candace Bushnell, Cheryl Strayed, Christopher Moore, Edwin McCain and Sister Hazel, we invite you to meet legends in legendary landscapes. To sail past cliffside castles while uncovering cliff-hangers and capture insider narratives outside the pages of novels, scripts and song lyrics. Add to the storytelling tapestry of your life when you join Avalon – and your favourite chart-topping troubadour – for a “once upon a river” experience through Europe’s vineyard-clad vistas and storybook settings.

Candace Bushnell, international bestselling author of the Sex in the City anthology

“One of the great pleasures of life is the setting, and what better backdrop to enjoy art, history, food and camaraderie than a river cruise on the Seine, a magical waterway that’s mesmerized and inspired since medieval times. This Avalon Active and Discovery Cruise will allow you to flow between the centuries without leaving the comforts of the present. Can’t wait to take this journey with you."

- Candace Bushnell

Gillian Flynn, international bestselling author of Gone Girl

"I grew up alongside a river in the middle of America and have always been mesmerized by not just their beauty but their symbolism: of movement, change and possibility. So I'm truly thrilled to be spending time on the Avalon Waterways' Active & Discovery cruise on the Danube River, in a part of the world I've not yet explored, learning and enjoying each day with true fellow travelers."

- Gillian Flynn

Cheryl Strayed, international bestselling author of Wild

“Travel has long been a source of inspiration and rejuvenation for me and I cannot imagine a better place to seek (and find) both of those things than on the legendary Danube River. I could not be more excited to sail from Budapest to Deggendorf on the Avalon Active & Discovery cruise and I’m especially thrilled to be doing it with group of like-minded travelers. Together we’ll explore, connect, relax, and revel in the wild beauty that every adventure brings.”

-Cheryl Strayed

Christopher Moore, international bestselling comic fantasy novelist

"Nothing fires the imagination like travel; and traveling on a river cruise allows you to enjoy art, culture, and history, with an ease that frees the imagination to fly to the greatest heights of invention. I can't wait to share the joy of discovery with fellow travelers."

-Christopher Moore

Edwin McCain, Billboard-topping singer-songwriter

"As a history lover I am very excited to be a part of this once in a lifetime experience.   My favorite shows I play are the most intimate ones.  This cruise is going to provide such a great setting.  Really looking forward to sharing an incredible trip with you all".

- Edwin McCain

Diana Gabaldon, international bestselling author of the Outlander novels

Diana Gabaldon is the author of the award-winning, No. 1New York Times bestselling OUTLANDER novels and is described by Salon magazine as “the smartest historical sci-fi adventure-romance story ever written by a science Ph.D. with a background in scripting ’Scrooge McDuck‘ comics.” In 2014, STARZ created a popular television series (also called “OUTLANDER”) based on Ms. Gabaldon’s books.

 


 

Sister Hazel, Award winning band

“We don’t get a lot of firsts this far into our career.  Playing our music to our fans on a Rhine River Cruise is an experience none of us would have imagined.  We’re grateful for the opportunity and excited for the experience!” 

- Jett Beres from Sister Hazel

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ACTIVE & DISCOVERY ON THE SEINE (CANDACE BUSHNELL)
PARIS   PARIS
9 days,1 Country
Tour: WPHPA
ACTIVE & DISCOVERY ON THE SEINE (CANDACE BUSHNELL)
Calling all Carries, Samanthas, Charlottes and Mirandas … You’re invited to sail the Seine River from Paris to Le Havre with stylish storyteller Candace Bushnell. To get commentary on the Lipstick...
ACTIVE & DISCOVERY ON THE RHINE (SISTER HAZEL)
FRANKFURT   AMSTERDAM
8 days,2 Countries
Tour: WWAS
ACTIVE & DISCOVERY ON THE RHINE (SISTER HAZEL)
This exclusive “All For You” Storyteller Series river cruise from Frankfurt to Amsterdam will gift 150 Hazelnuts, like you, a sail through time and tales as you wind, bend and meander your way through...
ACTIVE & DISCOVERY ON THE RHINE (EDWIN MCCAIN)
FRANKFURT   AMSTERDAM
8 days,2 Countries
Tour: WWAA
ACTIVE & DISCOVERY ON THE RHINE (EDWIN MCCAIN)
Can you imagine anything better than sailing the romantic Rhine River with “great American romantic”, Edwin McCain? You’re invited to take a trip with this tireless troubadour who’s known for leaving...
ACTIVE & DISCOVERY ON THE DANUBE (GILLIAN FLYNN)
BUDAPEST   DEGGENDORF
8 days,3 Countries
Tour: WBLT
ACTIVE & DISCOVERY ON THE DANUBE (GILLIAN FLYNN)
She’s known for her runaway hits – Gone Girl, Sharp Objects and Dark Places – and now, Gillian Flynn is inviting you to run away to the Danube River. To hear about her twisted narratives while you...
RHINE & RHONE REVEALED (CHRISTOPHER MOORE)
PORT ST LOUIS   AMSTERDAM
15 days,3 Countries
Tour: WLAA
RHINE & RHONE REVEALED (CHRISTOPHER MOORE)
The Rhine and Rhone isn’t just a river for poets, princes and painters … when you’re with Avalon Waterways, it’s a river for satirical scribes. If you’re looking for more Christopher Moore in your...
ROMANTIC RHINE (CHRISTOPHER MOORE)
BASEL   AMSTERDAM
8 days,4 Countries
Tour: WZAA
ROMANTIC RHINE (CHRISTOPHER MOORE)
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