Best River Cruises - Avalon Waterways®
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Go Where Your Dreams Take You.

Escape on a romantic mini-break, take an extended exploration, or something in between, with Avalon Waterways, you get to choose the cruise that reveals the very best of Europe, Southeast Asia, China, the Galápagos Islands, the Peruvian Amazon, or Egypt.

Avalon makes it easy to find the perfect river cruise or small ship cruise - want to make sure you see a specific city, looking for a special interest cruise, or you know what river you want to cruise on - use our Cruise Selector to start planning your upcoming river cruise.


Take a Step Inside Faraway Places.

Awaken each morning embraced by a new world...a place that takes you back in time, yet where you'll find yourself totally in the moment. Away from the hustle and bustle of busy highways, the waterways of Europe, Asia, South America, and Egypt thread through beautiful landscapes stopping at many ports allowing you to explore well-known cities as well as small towns and villages. View river cruise & small ship cruise destinations below.

European Rivers

Asia Rivers

South America Waterways

Africa Rivers

Special Interest River Cruises - Indulge Your Passions.

Active. Food. Wine. History. Golf. Whatever you’re passionate about, Avalon Special Interest Cruises help you experience your destination from the perspective that interests you most-in the company of others who share your passion. Enjoy onboard presentations by subject experts, special activities, and more…at no additional cost.

Special Interest Cruises


Extend Your Cruise

All-in-one vacation packages by Monograms

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Once you've seen the best of Europe along its waterways, spend a little more time and discover its inland treasures! Monograms is independent travel without the hassles that typically come with “ordinary” independent travel. With Monograms, you never have to worry about whether or not your hotel will have your reservation, how to get from here to there, or where to go once you get to your destination-it's the perfect addition to your Avalon river cruise vacation!

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First-class escorted tours by Globus

Combine with a Globus Escorted Tour

Globus creates vacations with just the right balance of included features and free time, place you in great hotels, and tell the stories within every journey that bring your destination to life. Simply put, Globus is passionate in our belief that there's no better way to travel. So find your dream vacation and come along with us...your story awaits.


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