Pack Your Passion

Pack Your Passion

Avalon puts the “you” in “unique” with special interest themed river cruises that are suited to your pursuits.

Wherever you go, there you are! So don’t leave “you” out of your vacation. Pack your passions and cure your curiosities on your next river cruise vacation when you choose a themed cruise itinerary. These special departures from Avalon Waterways invite you to complement stories with stout, winding scenery with wine, palatial impressions with photography and fairytale villages with holiday festivities.

Holiday Joy and Jolly

Festive Time Cruises

Experience the holiday season the European way! Enjoy the jolly atmosphere on their festively decorated Suite Ship as you delight in the sights, smells, tastes and local traditions of Europe’s Christmas markets.

The World in Red & White

Wine Cruises

Whether you are a weekend-sipper or wannabe sommelier, it’s time to take a cruise where the river and Rieslings flow. On these wine cruises, vino-lovers of the world unite with the world’s most renowned winemakers on the rolling vineyards of Europe.

Adventure is Brewing

Beer Cruises

Pairing fascinating history with a beverage that goes just as far back in time, an Avalon beer cruise promises incredible scenery and visits to the greatest beer scenes in Europe.

Palate-Pleasing Fun

Culinary Cruises

From fondue to fromage, from croissants to crepes, France is home to food-lovers who love to share famous dishes and to dish over the stories behind authentic recipes.



Photography Cruises

Focus your sights on the beauty, history, people and natural wonders of Europe on a picture-perfect cruise for photography enthusiasts. Whether you’re an accomplished photographer or an aspiring shutterbug, you’ll develop your skills through France.

Tip-Toe Through Tulips

Garden & Nature Cruises

With seasonal blossoms ready to burst, the fields of Holland and Belgium erupt in a spectacle of epic proportions in the springtime. Nature lovers will relish this ultimate garden party on an Avalon Garden & Nature cruise.

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