Avalon Waterways is part of the Globus family of brands and has more than 80 years experience in organising itineraries and guiding vacations around the world. Avalon are considered experts in travel and offer unsurpassed elegance on their river through their unique getaways on state-of-the-art ships. When devising river cruising opportunities they were determined to create a different kind of river cruise experience - one that would embrace and celebrate style and sophistication. Channelling their Swiss heritage, Avalon focus on detail and are the only river cruise operator to be personally involved in their ship’s design. This ensures that their customers receive only best workmanship and appointments for a comfortable cruising experience. In doing so, Avalon have set a new standard in river cruising
These cruises are not recommended for young children as there are no facilities or programs for children on Avalon Holidays.
Avalon cruises not only offer travellers the chance to immerse themselves in each destination they visit, they also allow guests the opportunity to enjoy local cuisines - many menus are inspired by locally-sourced ingredients and devised by some of Europe's most highly skilled chefs. Dinner is generally an elegant affair with a sit-down meal served in a single sitting. The chef delights guests with a delicious gourmet selection. Dinner menus typically feature an appetizer, soup, entrée, dessert, and coffee or tea.