8 Ways to Spend 8 Days

8 Ways to Spend 8 Days

8 ways to spend 8 days (or less)

The Best Cruises for Your Limited Schedule

Need a vacation but don’t have a lot of time? Avalon can help you see more of the world in a shorter span with these river cruises that are 8 days or fewer.

A Taste of the Rhine

5 Days From Mainz to Amsterdam

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Check out Cologne cathedral... and stop to enjoy a Kölsch afterward.

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Paris to Normandy

8 days from Paris to Paris

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Opt for the excursion to the charming port city of Honfleur.

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The Heart of Germany

6 days from Nuremberg to Mainz

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Take the day trip along part of the Romantic Road to Rothenburg.

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Active & Discovery on the Rhine

8 days from Mainz to Amsterdam

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Do as the locals do and take a bike for a spin around Amsterdam.

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A Taste of the Danube

4 days Budapest to Vienna

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Enjoy the cruise through the Wachau Valley on the Sky Deck with your favorite beverage.

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Christmastime in Alsace & Germany

5 Days from Basel to Mainz

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Go hungry to the Christmas market in Strasbourg! You won’t want to miss sampling the pastries.

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Canals, Vineyards & Castles

8 days from Amsterdam to Remich

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Don’t forget your camera on the walking tour through the picture-perfect town of Bernkastel.

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Danube Symphony

6 days from Passau to Budapest

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Discover the Hungarian Parliament building at night to see its golden glow.

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Why Cruise With Avalon?

If you want to see the world, cruise down its legendary rivers. If you want to see more of the world, look no further than Avalon Waterways. Our Suite Ships® feature one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM, with the widest opening windows in river cruising, the industry’s only Open-Air BalconySM, and beds facing the incredible views.

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