We at the Globus family of brands are deeply saddened by the tragic events in Brussels. Read Full Statement »
Brussels Update - 3/22
While there were travellers in the city at the time of the incident, we can confirm that all customers are safe and secure and departed Brussels today as scheduled. We are working closely with our representatives in the city to ensure the safety and well-being of future travellers, and therefore guests on any of our brands scheduled to travel within the next month (through April 22, 2016) on any cruise or tour that includes Brussels may rebook to any future 2016 departure date, or 2017 if their 2016 itinerary is not available. If you have questions specifically related to upcoming departures, please call 866-397-6593 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will continue to closely monitor the situation and provide any updates, as necessary. Our thoughts are with all of those affected by these events, and we applaud the resiliency of the people of Brussels.
You’ve never been one to follow the herd. You’ve always forged your own path, your own way, with your own distinct perspective of looking at the world. Avalon Waterways presents a river cruise experience with your unique style in mind – offering expansive views and wider perspectives. A cruise where your vision leads the way, with nothing to follow but your heart.
When you travel for fresh perspectives, shouldn’t every experience feel the same? We think so. Avalon is committed to delivering local flavour – right down to the table. Using fresh and local ingredients, our chefs introduce you to regional delights as well as comfort you with Western favourites in a variety of tasteful settings. From breezy al fresco lunches at the Sky Bistro to elegant four-course dinners in the glass-walled dining room, you can savour fresh fare and the perspectives you crave day and night.
While Avalon cruises provide a selection of nutritious local delicacies and Western favourites at every meal, we’re raising the bar with the introduction of Avalon FreshSM. Created in conjunction with two of Europe’s rising culinary stars – the Wrenkh brothers – Avalon Fresh allows travellers to guiltlessly indulge in creative dishes that combine surprising flavours with a dash of innovation. With the philosophy of procuring the freshest ingredients from small farms and local producers, Avalon Fresh brings the passing landscape to your plate for an inspiring, fulfilling, and healthful dining experience.Learn More About Avalon Fresh
Everyone travels to see new things, but many travel to do new things as well. With the introduction of our new Active Discovery cruises on the Danube and Rhine, there is something for travellers with varying interests and for all fitness levels. You can now hike, bike, and explore your way through the scenic and historic wonders of the world. On these interactive and energetic cruises, we give you opportunities to spend time with locals and learn about local traditions and the culture with hands-on activities and we pack in real get-up-and-go for those who like to do the same.
Of course Avalon travellers have the opportunity to get their hearts pumping on every cruise. We’ve equipped all of our ships with bicycles for those who wish to pedal their way through the villages and vineyards of Europe. Travellers can opt for guided bicycle excursions or set their own pace along the banks of legendary rivers, through aromatic orchards, and down vibrant city streets.Learn More About Active Discovery Cruises Talk to an Expert About Active Discovery
A journey with Avalon Waterways® along the legendary rivers of Asia is an unforgettable fusion of distinctive sights, colorful cultures, and ancient traditions. Inspired by cruisers, our ships and itineraries stand out from the crowd. And because bigger isn't always better, we focus on intimate experiences with exceptional personalized service on our new Suite Ships® in Southeast Asia and our Small-Group Discoveries in China.
With a maximum of 36 and 20 passengers, respectively, we get you closer to the must-see sights and deliver a more enriching experience with Local FavoritesSM, designed to introduce you to the unique stories and people in each destination. An expert Cruise Director and carefully selected Certified Local Guides accompany you throughout your adventure, ensuring no detail is overlooked. So, come discover the magic of Asia-and the Avalon advantage.