• Experience a world beyond your expectations. Choose from our award-winning vacations on virtually every continent with local favorites and off-the-beaten-path experiences only Globus can share.

  • We know why you travel. You’d rather have an extra day exploring than a fancy chocolate on your pillow. Enjoy VIP inclusions and world-class experiences at budget-friendly prices.

  • Embrace your independent spirit with the freedom to discover the world without getting lost. Enjoy independent travel confidently with guided sightseeing, loads of free time, and a knowledgeable Monograms Local Host in each destination.

  • Happiness flows on an Avalon river cruise. From Asia to South America and Europe to the Nile, you’ll cruise in relaxed luxury with river cruising’s widest views of the world’s most beautiful landscapes.

CRUISE

AT-A-GLANCE


Day 1 Frankfurt (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Mainz–Rüdesheim–Bingen: Choice of visit to the Eberbach Monastery, Eltville guided tour with wine tasting, or nature walk in Eltville; bike with your Adventure Host; free time in Rüdesheim

Day 3 Rhine Gorge–Boppard–Koblenz–Engers: Cruise through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit to Marksburg Castle, or Koblenz walking tour and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress with a cable car ride, or Volcano Tour experience

Day 4 Bonn–Cologne: Free time in Bonn; choice of jogging tour, off the beaten track' sightseeing, a visit to the chocolate museum, or Cologne highlights walking tour

Day 5 Düsseldorf: Choice of guided city sightseeing, biking tour, or culinary tour

Day 6 Arnhem–Nijmegen: Choice of biking tour, guided sightseeing in Arnhem, or guided tour of Arnhem's Kröller-Müller Museum; free time in Nijmegen

Day 7 Amsterdam: Choice of painting class, or biking tour, or canal cruise

Day 8 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning
highlights

cities and locations


Avalon Choice

Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise.

Plus independent exploration options and use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP.

Classic

Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.

Discovery

We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests - from cooking classes, to painting workshops - to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.

Active

Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go - from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.