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Save up to $1,500 per couple - Avalon Waterways

Save up to $1,500 per couple
Booking Period: Today - 10/31/2022
Travel Period: 01/01/2023 – 12/31/2023
Vacation Code: 2225

Active & Discovery River Cruises

Avalon Waterways has curated a collection of the most intriguing experiences to immerse yourself in – both on board and off. With the wind in your hair, whim in your heart and as many as 28 included excursions on your cruising itinerary, the compass is in the palm of your hand to choose any direction you desire.

Boasting the largest selection of Avalon Choice excursions, these Active & Discovery cruises welcome curiosity crusaders to dive deep into their destination in the most personally rewarding ways. From active adventures to immersive experiences, Active & Discovery cruises invite travelers to hike, bike, taste, trek, sip and sauté along every major river in Europe – ALL included in the price of their cruise. Plus, with the expertise of our travel agency on your side, you’ll enjoy the peace of mind knowing everything else is taken care of every step of the way.

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FOR THE MOVER: Active Excursions

Whether you enjoy sightseeing by kayak, on two wheels or on your own two feet, you’ll relish the energy of Avalon’s Active excursion collection. Biking, hiking and boating tours pack real get-up-and-go for those who like to do the same.

FOR THE SHAKER: Discovery Excursions

An awakening for the senses, Avalon’s Discovery excursions present heartwarming, brain-tingling, hands-on adventure. Pull up a chair to hear a Viennese waltz, roll up your sleeves to paint like Van Gogh, or grab an apron to whip up a local delicacy.

FOR THE DREAMER: Classic Excursions

Nothing beats the classics, especially when it comes to traveling back in time to bygone eras. Avalon’s Classic excursions present a colorful collection of guided walking tours through ancient fortresses, capitals and castles, telling timeless tales while putting you in the story.

 

Save up to $1,500 per couple on select 2023 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises.*

Plus, receive free prepaid gratuities on select Avalon Waterways Active & Discovery river cruises,**

only when you book through our agency.

 

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New! Active & Discovery on the Moselle

Departures April 23, 2023 – September 3, 2023
aboard Avalon Imagery II®

Remich, Germany; Trier, Germany; Bernkastel, Germany; Cochem, Germany; Koblenz, Germany;  Rüdesheim, Germany; Eltville, Germany; Frankfurt, Germany

Excursions include: Hike to a castle, take a beer or wine tour, visit a mustard mill and a guided tour of Frankenstein castle.

8 Days from $3,299 per person

Port expenses of $196 per person are additional.
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Active & Discovery on the Rhine (Southbound) 

Departures May 9, 2023 – September 12, 2023
aboard Avalon Expression® or Avalon Visionary®

Amsterdam, Holland; Nijmegen, Holland; Düsseldorf, Germany; Cologne, Germany; Koblenz, Germany; Rhine Gorge; Rüdesheim, Germany; Mainz, Germany; Frankfurt, Germany

Excursions include: A guided canal cruise, visit a chocolate museum, a guided culinary walk, a hike and a painting class.

8 Days from $3,599 per person

Port expenses of $196 per person are additional.

 

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Active & Discovery on the Rhône (Northbound)

Port-Saint-Louis, France; Arles, France; Avignon, France; Viviers, France; Tain l'Hermitage, France; Tournon, France; Lyon, France

Departures May 9, 2023 – September 12, 2023
aboard Avalon Expression® or Avalon Visionary®

Excursions include: Bike tours, a painting workshop, meet a local bullfighter, an underground wine tasting, visit a farmhouse to see how essential oils are created and a guided kayak trip.

8 Days from $3,899 per person

Port expenses of $196 per person are additional.
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Active & Discovery on the Seine (Northbound)

Paris, France; Conflans, France, Vernon-Les Andelys, France; Rouen, France; Caudebec Frances; Beaches of Normandy; Le Havre-Paris; France

Departures May 9, 2023 – September 12, 2023
aboard Avalon Tapestry II®

Excursions include: Explore by bike, take a walking food tour, experience a hike and enjoy a guided kayak excursion.

9 Days from $4,319 per person

Port expenses of $196 per person are additional.

 

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NEW! Active & Discovery on the Lower Danube

Departures July 14, 2023 – September 2, 2023
aboard Avalon PassionSM

Bucharest-Oltenita, Romania; Nikopol, Bulgaria; Vidin, Bulgaria;  Iron Gates; Donji Milanovac–Golubac, Serbia; Belgrade, Serbia; Novi Sad Ilok, Osjek, Serbia; Zagreb, Croatia

Excursions include: Hike to waterfalls, enjoy bike tours, food and wine tastings, and visit fortresses.

9 Days from $3,707 per person

Port expenses of $196 per person are additional.

 

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Terms & Conditions

*Book a select 2023 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive $750 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between now and October 31, 2022 for travel in 2023. Promotional discount will apply to Groups of 8 or more who provide their Group Block Deposit within the promotion’s booking dates and will apply to all individual members of the Group until the due date of the passenger names/non-refundable individual deposits. Not applicable on TBA space. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Offer combinable only with Welcome Back Credit. Applies to new 2023 bookings only and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Full cancellation penalties will apply. May be withdrawn at any time.

 **Book a select 2022 or 2023 Avalon Waterways Active & Discovery river cruise (excluding Oberammergau and Storyteller sailings) and get the standard prepaid cruise gratuities included for the full length of the cruise portion of the vacation. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between now and October 31, 2022 for travel commencing August 1, 2022 through December 31, 2023. Combinable with Welcome Back credits, Peace of Mind credits and applicable consumer brand promotions only. Cannot be combined with multiple agency/account specific promotions. Applies to new 2022 or 2023 bookings only. Offer reliant on space availability. Not applicable to groups or custom tours. Full cancellation penalties will apply.

Sailing dates and exclusive amenities, are current at time of printing and are subject to change without notice. Amenities apply to 1st and 2nd passenger only. Offers are subject to availability, at time of booking, and may be altered or withdrawn at any time without notice. Pricing and amenities will be confirmed at time of booking. Cancellations, refunds, and penalties are imposed by the cruise line. Amenities are specific to this cruise line and must be booked by one of our travel advisors. If space has been recalled or cancelled by the cruise line amenities cannot be applied. Contact our agency for additional information.

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