• 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 Paris (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Paris: Choice of guided sightseeing or food tour or guided bike tour in the park

Day 3 Conflans: Choice of excursion to Auvers-sur-Oise, or excursion to Napoleon and Josephine’s Château de Malmaison, or demonstration of crem chantilly in the Château Chantilly, or guided Maisons-Laffite e-biking tour

Day 4 Vernon–Les Andelys: In Vernon choice of excursions to Giverny, or food walking tour, or guided bike tour; onboard crêpes and pastry demonstration; in Les Andelys choice of guided tour, or hike to Château Gaillard or excursion to Lyons-la-Forêt

Day 5 Rouen: Choice of guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit to the cathedral, or guided kayak tour; time at leisure

Day 6 Caudebec. Excursions to Normandy: Choice of full day excursions to Normandy landing beaches, or “A Taste of Normandy” excursion or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 7 Le Havre: Choice of Le Havre sightseeing, or visit to the Palais Bénédictine in Fécamp or guided bike tour

Day 8 Le Havre (Disembarkation)–Paris: Transfer to Paris; time at leisure

Day 9 Paris: Your vacation 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.