Europe Savings with Avalon Waterways

Receive savings of up to $2,500 per couple + Reduced Airfare on select river cruises in 2021 and 2022

Book by Mar 01, 2021


Avalon offers unique Open-Air Balcony suite design that promises wide-open spaces, fresh air and fresher perspectives. In addition to these Open-Air staterooms, the air in the Suite Ships is not circulated between staterooms; only within an individual stateroom and mixed with fresh, outside air. Plus, they offer more excursions with fewer passengers. Avalon Waterways has the cure for your Cabin Fever. 



Europe Savings Offer: Save up to $2,500^ per couple on select 2021 & 2022 Avalon Europe river cruises

Europe Air Offer: Receive $499 Air* per person on select 2021 & 2022 Avalon Europe river cruises


A complimentary Peace of Mind Travel Planis attached to your booking. This allows you to move to any other 2021 or 2022 date, destination, itinerary or another brand. No penalties. 



Avalon's Global Health & Safety Team has established a worldwide Assurance program, with enhanced on-trip protocols and procedures, to ensure the health and happiness of their guests. 


Our Recommended Avalon Europe voyages

be sure to ask for other European itineraries


A Taste of the RhineJul 14, 2021 - Jul 18, 2021 (5 days)

Frankfurt to Amsterdam | Avalon Tranquility II | Deluxe Window stateroom (Cat. E)
CAD $2,036 Per Person Incl taxes
Includes: Savings of $1,300 per couple!

Discover extraordinary destinations in Germany and Holland on this Rhine River cruise to sample local charms and traditions from Frankfurt to Amsterdam. Sail through the stunning Rhine Gorge on your way to Rüdesheim—the Rhine Valley’s wonderful wine country. Hear the sounds of oom-pah-pah of a Mechanical Music Museum like no other! Explore the historic city of Cologne and see its grand Gothic cathedral topped by soaring twin steeples. You may otherwise choose to join a guided walking tour of Cologne’s important Jewish heritage sites. Be sure to enjoy a classic Kölsch lager to toast your Rhine River cruise! Next, you’ll arrive in colorful Amsterdam for a guided canal cruise through the city’s iconic waterways of the Golden Age.

Rhine & MoselleOct 30, 2021 - Nov 11, 2021 (13 days)

Basel to Amsterdam | Avalon Artistry II | Deluxe Window stateroom (Cat. E)
CAD $5,385 Per Person Incl taxes
Included: Savings of $2,500 per couple. Ask about reduced airfare of $499 per person from select cities.

Embark on this exciting river cruise in Basel, Switzerland, and explore everything the Moselle and Rhine Rivers have to offer. At the foot of Kaiserstuhl Mountain sits Breisach—known to be the gateway to Germany’s famous Black Forest. Continue your river cruise to Strasbourg, France, where a local expert will show you the red-sandstone gothic cathedral with ancient murals and fascinating astronomical clock. Visit the ruins of Heidelberg’s castle, then head for the charming Rhine Valley wine town of Rüdesheim. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge. Visit Koblenz, strategically located at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers, before coming to the charming wine village of Bernkastel! Go on a guided walk and taste some of the famed Moselle wines! Visit a medieval castle, then sail back into the Rhine and explore the magnificent city of Cologne, Germany. Your river cruise vacation ends in marvelous Amsterdam where there is much to see!

Romantic RhineOct 30, 2021 - Nov 06, 2021 (8 days)

Amsterdam to Basel | Avalon Vista | Deluxe Window stateroom (Cat. E)
CAD $3,395 Per Person Incl taxes
Included: Savings of $1,900 per couple. Ask about reduced airfare of $499 per person from select cities.

One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this exciting journey along the Rhine River! This cruise begins in the modern city of Amsterdam, the best way to see the treasures of this city is on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten, lined with homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age”. Cologne, Germany will be an exciting stop with its famous twin-spired cathedral and Old Town with many shops, cafés, and taverns. Pass through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. Cruise to the charming wine town of Rüdesheim and visit the unique Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Continue your cruise to Mainz for a guided walk and visit to the captivating Gutenberg Museum, or take an excursion to Heidelberg Castle. Before the end of your European river cruise vacation, stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to the unrivaled natural beauty of the Black Forest.

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. Avalon’s Suite Ships feature one-of-a-kind Panorama Suites, with the widest opening windows in river cruising, the industry’s only Open-Air Balcony, and beds facing the incredible views. Beyond the wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows is a world waiting to be explored—your way. Whether you want to enjoy a guided walking tour of one of Europe's great cities, join a cooking class or paddle a canoe, the Avalon Choice® selections of Classic, Discovery and Active excursions offer a wide range of possibilities. When you prefer to explore on your own, Avalon can help you with all the recommendations, information and gear you need with the new Adventure Center and AvalonGO Mobile App. And when it's time to refuel, your dining options on board are as wide open as your views, with the new FlexDining® choices.

Terms & Conditions

*Book a select 2021 or 2022 Avalon Europe river cruise to qualify for $499 per person round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from YYZ, YUL, YOW, YVR & YYC. Other gateway cities available from $100 to $150 per person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). $499 air will be based on the lowest available priced itinerary at the time of air booking. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. Does not apply to intra-vacation air. Offer combinable only with Welcome Back Credit, Peace of Mind Credit and select $650/$850 or $1,250 per person land promo. Limited to new bookings for Canada originating travellers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under land and air deposit between January 5, 2021 and March 1, 2021 for travel on select cruise departures in 2021. Pre-assigned seating is limited and may not be available on all flight segments. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air or Custom Tours. Groups of 8 or more do not qualify for this offer. Please call for Group options. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to air reservations (including itineraries involving $499 round-trip trans-Atlantic air) subject to airfare differentials between originally booked airline fare and re-booked air itinerary. Airline baggage fees may apply; visit www.iflybags.com for details. Air schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to last travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Pre-assigned seating may not be available on all air segments. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only. ^Book a select 2021 or 2022 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive $650/$850 or $1,250 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price. Booking must be made, under deposit, and discount applied between January 5 and March 1, 2021 for travel at select times in 2021 or 2022. Not applicable to custom tours. Not applicable on TBA space. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit within the promo window. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Combinable with $499 Airfare promotion, Welcome Back Credit (if applicable) and Peace of Mind Credit only. Applies to new 2021 and 2022 bookings only and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to participating GFOB offices only. 3The 2021 Peace of Mind Travel Plan allows for any 2021 booking made on Avalon Waterways, Cosmos, Globus or Monograms to be changed to a different brand, destination or to another 2021 or 2022 departure date. Notice of change in travel plans must be given before final payment; standard cancellation penalties will apply for full cancellation without rebooking or changes made after final payment. The penalty waiver applies to the land or cruise portion of the booking only; airfares and vacations booked air-inclusive may be subject to penalties and/or change fees from the airline††. Applicable price and eligible promotions for the new tour or cruise will apply; if new trip is less expensive, a future travel credit will be issued for the difference in price. Cannot be applied to charters, custom tours or TBA space. No cash value. Credit is fully transferable. Offer reliant on space availability. May be withdrawn at any time. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. ††See optional Travel Protection Plan coverage for details. 4Featured prices are per person, in Canadian dollars, land/cruise or cruise only, based on double occupancy, departure dates as indicated (the lowest price available to book), include all applicable taxes and port charges, and reflect applicable discounts. International airfare and travel insurance are additional TICO#1893755/50015835


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