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. 


Cruising Elevated.
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.

135 metres
Deluxe Staterooms
Panorama Suitesâ„ 
Royal Suites

Part of Avalon's award-winning fleet of Suite Ships, the Avalon Expression features two full decks of Panorama Suites with wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that transform the living space into river cruising's only Open-Air Balcony. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, affording you the incomparable opportunity to wake each morning to splendid passing scenery from your window-facing bed. Stretch out on your Comfort Collection bed and cruise with the world at your feet. Onboard amenities include an alternative light dining option in the Panorama Bistro, a Fitness Center, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, and light al fresco lunches at the Sky Bistro on the Sky Deck. Express yourself while cruising your way on the Avalon Expression!

Included Amenities

Included Amenities

Europe Suite Fleet
  • Europe Suite Fleet
  • Suites & Staterooms
  • Dining
  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship 
  • Panoramic windows throughout the ship 
  • Elegant, contemporary design & decor 
  • Friendly, English-speaking crew & Cruise Director 
  • Sky Deck with whirlpool, shade awnings, game area and premium lounges 
  • Covered Observation Lounge 
  • Club Lounge with 24-hour self-serve beverage station with complimentary cappuccinos, lattes, tea, hot chocolate and premium coffees, as well as treats throughout the day 
  • Elevator 
  • Non-smoking interior and staterooms 
  • Open–Air Balconies and Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows in all Panorama SuitesSM 
  • Comfort Collection BedsSM with choice of mattress firmness 
  • Egyptian super-combed cotton linens 
  • Soft & firm pillows
  • Nightly turn-down service
  • Bedside tables with reading lamps
  • Individual climate control and in-room safe 
  • Full-size closet and mirror 
  • Additional under-bed luggage storage 
  • Flatscreen satellite TV with wide selection of free movie channels and English-speaking TV 
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Complimentary filtered water
  • Well-stocked mini bar 
  • USB Ports
  • Bathrobes & slippers 
  • Premium L'Occitane® bath products & hairdryer 
  • Large bathroom featuring shower with glass door 
  • Chef-prepared onboard meals with regional cuisine and familiar favourites 
  • Seasonal cuisine featuring the freshest local ingredients 
  • Avalon Fresh® healthy cuisine options at every meal 
  • Spacious, open-seating Panorama Dining Room 
  • Daily breakfast buffet with full range of classic breakfast items, healthy Avalon Fresh® options and daily a la carte specials 
  • Complimentary room service for Continental breakfast, lunch, and dinner 
  • Daily lunch buffet featuring regional specialties, classic dishes, healthy Avalon Fresh® options and rotating chef’s features including carving & pasta stations. Alternatively, you may dine al fresco at our Sky Grill on the Sky Deck (weather and itinerary permitting) or enjoy a light lunch in the Panorama Lounge. 
  • Afternoon Tea featuring tea, coffee, and sweet treats 
  • Four-course dinners with choice of appetisers, soups, salads, entrées and desserts or cheese 
  • Linger over several selections from the Panorama Bistro's tasting menu for a less formal "sit-down" atmosphere 
  • Complimentary wine, beer, or soft drinks with lunch and dinner 
  • Avalon FlexDining® flexible dining times with menu & venue options  
  • Vegetarian options at every meal, as well as vegan, low calorie, low fat, high fiber, low cholesterol, high energy and allergy-free selections 
  • Panorama Lounge & Bar with premium spirits, cosy seating, panoramic windows & dance floor 
  • Welcome & farewell cocktails with sparkling wine & canapés 
  • Included Happy Hour every evening featuring house beer, wine, cocktails and a drink of the day 
  • Cocktails with a view on the Sky Deck 
  • Specialty coffees, espresso drinks and beWell Essence flavoured and infused water available throughout each day 
  • Active shore excursions, both included and optional 
  • Fitness Center 
  • Avalon Adventure Center 
  • Your place for active gear* and activities through your Avalon Adventure HostSM, including: 
  • Bikes 
  • Maps for hiking, biking and jogging routes 
  • Canoe and kayak excursions 
  • Fitbits® 
  • Walking sticks 
  • Binoculars 
  • Daypacks 
  • Yoga mats 
  • Fitness bands 
  • *Personal-use bikes and watercraft not available on Avalon AlegriaSM 

Staterooms and Suites

Deluxe Stateroom

At 172 square feet, our Deluxe Staterooms are still 20% larger than the industry standard and come with all the amenities of a standard Panorama Suite, including robes, slippers and a minibar – plus the quickest commute to the Panorama Dining Room! 

Categories E & D 

Image is from the Avalon Envision, a sister suite ship. Actual layout may vary slightly. Please refer to the Photo Gallery below for suite images.

Staterooms and Suites

Panorama Suite

At 200 square feet, Avalon’s Panorama Suites are 30% larger and 100% dreamier than the average industry stateroom, featuring a unique design that maximises space, magnifies the view, and enhances your river cruising experience.   

Categories A, B & P 

Image is from the Avalon View, a sister suite ship. Actual layout may vary slightly. Please refer to the Photo Gallery below for suite images.

Staterooms and Suites

Royal Suite

Our Royal Suite creates 300 square feet of phenomenal, fit for anyone who prefers more space, more light and more special touches. These crown jewels double the fun with a separate sitting area, two Open-Air Balconies, two televisions, and an extra spacious bathroom.   

Category S 

Image is from the Avalon View, a sister suite ship. Actual layout may vary slightly. Please refer to the Photo Gallery below for suite images.

Deck Plan

Sky Deck Royal Deck Sapphire Deck Indigo Deck