River Cruising

River cruising has quickly become one of the most popular ways of traveling. From the waterways of Europe to sailing down the Mekong River, pack and unpack once and watch the beautiful scenery pass by. Find exciting itineraries for all tastes and budgets. Sail some of the most enchanting rivers like the Douro, the Danube, Rhine and many others. Hop on and off the ship for included excursions as you dock right in the heart of many of the world’s most fascinating cities.

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River or Ocean Cruises

Channel Your Inner Van Gogh on this Avalon Discovery Shore Excursion in Amsterdam

Netherlands - What happens when you put three non-painters in a painting workshop? Can you really learn to paint like Van Gogh in an afternoon?  Those were the... read more

River or Ocean Cruises

4 Tips for Pre- and Post-Cruise Extensions

Your next cruise vacation shouldn’t just start and stop at the ship’s gangway. Make the most of your holiday by extending your cruise before you board... read more

River or Ocean Cruises

Video: The World's Largest Spring Flower Garden - in Full Bloom on a Tulip-Time River Cruise!

Netherlands - They call it 'The Garden of Europe', and it's open for only 8 short weeks every spring. The spectacular Keukenhof garden in the Netherlands is... read more