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The Rivers of Avalon 

Discover the world’s great rivers on an Avalon Waterways river cruise and uncover the true essence of each destination. From the sleepy hamlets of Germany to the special hideaways of Austria and Hungary to the soaring cliffs and castles of France to the captivating colors of Holland or the exotic ports of call in South America and Asia – Avalon brings the world – and dreams – to life. Cruise with the relaxed luxury of unmatched views, unparalleled service, and unforgettable experiences that elevate the mind, body, and spirit with enchantment and wonder. Choose from the dreamy Danube, the resplendent Rhine, the stunning Seine, and many more rivers that invite you to effortlessly discover the world your way. 


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    Saône River Cruises

    The Saône River-its name derived from the Gallic river goddess, Souconna-flows from northeastern France to join the Rhône River in Lyon. The Saône passes through the picturesque wine-making landscapes of Burgundy and Beaujolais.

    Seine River Cruises

    The Seine rises just northwest of Dijon and flows in northwesterly through Paris before emptying into the English Channel at Le Havre. It's one of Europe's great historic rivers and since the early Middle Ages has been considered the river of Paris.

    Why Cruise the Seine River?

    The Nile River

    Follow the lifeline of Egyptian civilization and exquisite customs of ancient temples, royal tombs, and local villages along longest river in the world. Unravel the mysteries and marvel at mammoth feats that defy explanation and drive the imagination.   

    Why Cruise the Nile River?

    The Mekong River

    From its source high up in the Tibetan Plateau, the powerful Mekong River courses for over 3,000 miles through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, providing a lifeline for millions of people. By the end of your journey along the Mekong, you will have a better understanding of life along this Mother of Water on a cruise through Cambodia and Vietnam.

    Why Cruise the Mekong River?

    The Galápagos Islands

    Consisting of 13 large and hundreds of small islands in the Pacific Ocean off the western coast of South America, the Galápagos Islands, a region of Ecuador, are home to some of the world's most fascinating animal life. From Quito, Ecuador, fly to Baltra Island, then board your luxury yacht and cruise from island to island, encountering species found nowhere else in the world like giant tortoises, penguins, sea lions, iguanas, and a whole host of diverse bird species. As you explore these remarkable volcanic isles firsthand, you'll discover the wildlife that inspired Charles Darwin.

    Why Cruise the Galápagos Islands?

    The Mighty Amazon River

    Embark on a journey to one of the world's vastly unexplored regions, the mighty Amazon. Experience the Amazon wilderness where it originates in Peru. The Amazon Basin covers an area larger than Western Europe, but it's in Peru's Amazon where biodiversity is at its greatest and the rainforest is untamed. Imagine venturing deep into the Amazon jungle in search of elusive wildlife, taking a swim with pink dolphins, and visiting native communities, all while returning to an air-conditioned suite, hot shower, and an over-sized plush bed. Cruises on the Amazon River run through Peru.

    Why Cruise the Amazon River?

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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.