River Cruises

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.

Featured Travel Stories

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 questions on all our minds...

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Channel Your Inner Van Gogh on this Avalon Discovery Shore Excursion in Amsterdam
River or Ocean Cruises

Discover Amsterdam's Local Food Scene on this Avalon Waterways Shore Excursion

Netherlands - Everyone wants to try 'real' local food when they travel. But we don't always have a real local to point us in the right direction. That's... read more

River or Ocean Cruises

Christmas in July On A Holiday Do-Over River Cruise

Europe - If this year’s altered holiday celebrations left you wistful and nostalgic for full-bore Christmas festivities, there’s a river cruise that gives you a chance for... read more

Culture & History

2 Travel-Inspired Beverages to get you in the Holiday Spirit

- You may not be celebrating the holidays as usual this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create some new holiday entertaining traditions.While we wait... read more