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.

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.

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.

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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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8 days 4 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 river...

16 days 5 Countries
MAGNIFICENT RIVERS OF EUROPE
BUDAPEST   AMSTERDAM
Tour: WBA
MAGNIFICENT RIVERS OF 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...

15 days 4 Countries
RHINE & RHONE REVEALED
AMSTERDAM   PORT ST LOUIS
Tour: WAL
RHINE & RHONE REVEALED

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

6 days 2 Countries
THE FESTIVE SEASON IN THE HEART OF GERMANY
FRANKFURT   NUREMBERG
Tour: WFN
THE FESTIVE SEASON IN THE HEART OF GERMANY

Explore the heart of Germany on this European river cruise from Frankfurt to Nuremberg. You’ll visit a Main River village with a guided walk through a quintessential Bavarian village. Sail to...

8 days 1 Country
CENTRAL EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE
REMICH   NUREMBERG
Tour: WRN
CENTRAL EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE

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

9 days 1 Country
GERMAN GRANDEUR
BASEL   NUREMBERG
Tour: WZN
GERMAN GRANDEUR

Your picturesque European river cruise begins on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. You’ll sail to Breisach—with your choice of a visit to Badische Winzerkeller, or an excursion to the Black...

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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.