A world beyond.
Hassle-free planning, regional Tour Directors & Local Guides, Handpicked hotels and inclusions, seamless transportation, VIP access, and rare Local Favourites that go beyond the guidebook. 

Adventure is knocking.
Turn “never thought I would” into “glad I did” with a budget-friendly tour that includes all the essentials plus a great mix of included excursions and free time. 

Cruising Elevated.
Cruise on Suite Ships with the widest stateroom views from your window-facing bed. Relaxed luxury flows throughout the ship in every detail plus personalise with Classic, Active, and Discovery excursions.

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Set sail down the world’s most legendary rivers with Avalon Waterways, embarking on your choice of over 70 cruises on 12 rivers through 22 countries. Discover charming towns and post-card perfect landscapes along Europe’s Rhine, Danube, Seine, Rhône, Saône, and Douro Rivers, to name a few. Discover ancient traditions and vibrant villages along the Mekong in Southeast Asia, the sacred Ganges in India, and the mysterious Nile in Egypt. Or sail away from the ordinary in South America. No matter which of the world’s rivers you choose to explore, you’ll experience intriguing ports of call, immersive excursion choices, masterfully crafted cuisine, and first-class service on every journey.

Explore Rivers

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Danube River

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Douro River

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Garonne & Dordogne Rivers

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Main River

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Moselle River

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Rhine River

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Rhone River

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Seine River

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Mekong River

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Amazon River

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The Galapagos Islands

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Nile River

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River Cruising Guide