Authentic Experiences for a Better Vacation.
On board, our Local FavoritesSM give you an enriching glimpse into your destination's culture and traditions. Enjoy a wide range of activities, like food and wine tastings, demonstrations by local artisans, talks by experts about the areas through which you're traveling, and lively performances by local entertainers.
Examples of Local FavoritesSM on your Avalon river cruise
- Attend an onboard performance of Bulgarian Folk Dances
- Enjoy a local treat of sausage, sauerkraut & beer
- Discover what makes French fromage so special at a French cheese tasting
- Attend a tasting of authentic German beers
- Attend a tasting of the region's famed Moselle wines
- Visit the captivating Lepenski Vir Archaeological site
- Attend an onboard performance on Slovakian & international music
- Learn from a local expert about D-Day
- Attend an informative tasting & presentation on Wachau Valley wines
- Attend an onboard "Les Guitares de Camargue" musical presentation
- Learn about Holland's typical flowers when you visit a tulip farm