Explore the world as a traveller, not a tourist, on a trip packed with inclusions. VIP experiences and first-class, insider encounters.

Cosmos is for those that adore the explore without breaking the bank. Hassle-free and flexible, you dream it and we create it.

Get personal. This is experiential river cruising, your way. From Europe to the Galapagos and Asia, Avalon is relaxed luxury with choices as many, and individual as you.

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

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The Rhine and Rhône Rivers go hand-in hand like Avalon Waterways and relaxed luxury. Live it up on a stunning European river cruise in Germany. Drink in panoramic views while sailing through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, peppered with ancient castles perched precipitously on overhead cliffs. Meet Black Forest artisans, soak up the sophisticated melange of German and French culture in Strasbourg and be touched by the romance of Heidelberg. Say Guten Tag to Germany on our Rhine River Cruises.

Snapshot: Germany
Capital
Berlin
Currency
Euro
Official Language
German
Time Zone
UTC+1
Population
83 million
Drives on the
Right

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Cruises

11 days 3 Countries
GERMAN GRANDEUR
BASEL   MUNICH
Tour WZN
GERMAN GRANDEUR

Your picturesque river cruise begins on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. You’ll sail to Breisach, with your choice of a guided tour of charming Colmar, or an excursion to the Black Forest....

16 days 3 Countries
RHINE & RHONE REVEALED
AMSTERDAM   COTE D'AZUR
Tour WAL
RHINE & RHONE REVEALED

Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous Europe river cruise holiday along the Rhine, Saône, and Rhône Rivers. The views will be spectacular so be sure to pack your camera so you...

8 days Countries
ROMANTIC RHINE
AMSTERDAM   BASEL
Tour WAZ
ROMANTIC RHINE

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...

15 days Countries
MAGNIFICENT EUROPE
BUDAPEST   AMSTERDAM
Tour WBA
MAGNIFICENT EUROPE

From Budapest to Amsterdam, and many exciting stops along the way, you’ll be immersed in the culture of Central Europe in a unique way on this timeless river cruise holiday. Your river cruise...

10 days 3 Countries
CENTRAL EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE
REMICH   PRAGUE
Tour WRN
CENTRAL EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE

This river cruise through central Europe will take you from Remich to the gothic skyline of Prague on the Moselle, Rhine, and Main Rivers. Embark on your European river cruise in Luxembourg on the...

8 days 2 Countries
CHRISTMAS IN THE HEART OF GERMANY
FRANKFURT   PRAGUE
Tour WFN
CHRISTMAS IN THE HEART OF GERMANY

In Wiesbaden, board your ship decorated and dressed up in Christmas colors, and embark on this festive Christmastime river cruise through the heart of Germany—ending with two nights in marvelous...

Deals

2019 Exotics Cruising Offer
Save up to $4,000* per couple
2019 Europe Cruising offers
Save up to $4,600 per couple
2019 Europe Single Traveller Offer
No Single Supplement
2019 Asia Single Traveller Offer
No Single Supplement
2018 Europe Cruising offers
Save up to $3000 per couple

THE POSSIBILITIES ARE AS WIDE OPEN AS THE VIEWS.

From Europe to the Galapagos and Asia, cruise in relaxed luxury with Avalon Waterways with choices as unique as you. 

Glide away down the world’s most spectacular rivers, enjoying a unique vantage point from your own private oasis. Our floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows blur the line between where the world ends and your suite begins, allowing you to experience the world less seen from the comfort of your bed. This is experiential river cruising.

Rooms with a View
The window of opportunity to see and experience the world just got a whole lot wider. Beyond the widest views on the water is an open invitation to experience your destination in more ways, in exceptional ways, in your way.
Relaxed Luxury
Delight in the difference and comfort. Leaving the rules behind, but not the luxury. Our job is to bring you the world. Your job is to love it your way.
Unpack Once
An extraordinary place to call your own. A space to get into it, or away from it - to be with friends or retreat to where you can invite the view (but no one else) in.
Taste the World
Great food feeds your soul, fuels your passion, and shapes your memories. Taste decadent local delicacies, fresh regional wine and produce - Unrivalled foodie moments.