Avalon Waterways 2017 Preview

In response to increased demand, Avalon Waterways has added new features, more active excursions, and expanded special interest theme cruises.

Fresh Vegetables
Avalon Fresh®

Avalon Fresh® In 2017, Avalon raises the gastronomic bar by teaming up with two of Europe’s rising culinary stars, the Wrenkh brothers. They have collaborated to create an inspiring collection of nourishing menu items so delectable you won’t believe they’re healthy. The emphasis is on fresh, local ingredients sourced from small farms and producers combined with a dash of novelty. You’ll feel fantastic all day long. There are even gluten-free options.

Maintaining you healthy lifestyle while on vacation is easy with a state-of-the-art Fitness Center, free bicycles available for use in select ports, and complimentary Nordic walking sticks to put an extra spring in your step. To relax at the end of an active day, try a little salus per aquam (health from water) soak in the Sky Deck’s rejuvenating whirlpool.

Active Discovery On The Danube. Avalon Waterways® has introduced a new itinerary focused on active-themed excursions. Bike, hike, or canoe along the Danube. Learn how to milk cows and mow grass with a scythe. Explore an ice cave, take an archery lesson, descend into an underground salt mine.

Archery
Take an Archery lesson

Ascend a mountain during a guided climb. Play nine holes of golf, learn some of the local language, prepare regional delicacies at a hands-on cooking class.
Golf
Play nine holes of golf.
Connect with the locals in every port. You choose the interactive activities that appeal to you most.


Your Passions. Food. Wine. History. Art. An active lifestyle. Whatever you’re enthusiastic about, Avalon Special Interest Cruises help you experience your destination from the point of view that interests you most~along with others who share your passion. Profit from onboard presentations by topic experts and exceptional activities on shore, all at no extra cost!

Beer Flights
Beer Tasting Theme Cruise

Sheet Music
Music Theme Cruise
2017 Special Interest Cruises include: Wine Appreciation, Culinary, Beer Tasting, Jazz, Music, Art and Impressionist, WWII History, Jewish Heritage and Festive time.

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  • Beer Tasting River Cruise

    Beer Tasting River CruiseJoin us on April 10, 2015, for an exclusive Beer Tasting Cruise, including special lectures and features at no additional cost. A visit to Belgium and Holland is enriched when it includes a discovery of the local beers! Experience onboard beer appreciation tastings, visit acclaimed breweries, and learn about European beer-brewing procedures during enthralling onboard lectures. Prost!

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    Belgium is a beer-enthusiast’s nirvana, with over 1,500 distinctive original beers, many with their own specially made beer glasses in which that beer, and only that beer, is to be served. The silhouette of each glass is made to augment the flavor of the beer for which it is designed. This stringent beer autonomy may seem like behavior usually reserved for wine snobbery, but Belgians do take their beer seriously – and with good reason. Belgium has taken pride in an incomparable reputation for its specialty beers since the Middle Ages. Connoisseurs prize Belgian beers for their diversity, true flavor and character.

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