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Avalon Illumination
Avalon Illumination
Ship
Avalon Illumination
Overview

Part of Avalon''s cutting-edge fleet of Suite Ships, the Avalon Illumination came onto the river cruising scene with a bang. This gorgeous ship features two full decks of Panorama Suites with Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, affording you the incomparable opportunity to wake each morning facing the splendid passing scenery. Onboard amenities include an alternative light dining option in the Panorama Bistro, an expanded Fitness Center, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, and light al fresco lunches at the Sky Bistro on the Sky Deck.

Ship Amenities
  • Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows
  • Sky Deck with shade system & premium lounge chairs
  • Sky Deck with shade awnings
  • Expanded fitness center
  • Non-smoking interior
  • Elevator
  • Elegant, contemporary design throughout
  • Outside Viewing Deck
  • Headsets for all guided shore excursions in Europe
  • English-speaking crew
  • Sightseeing with a Certified Local Guide
  • Cruise Director
  • Onboard lectures, activities & nightly entertainment
  • Revolutionary engineering
  • Room service for Continental breakfast & beverages (service fee applies)
  • Sky Deck Whirlpool
  • Internet Corner
  • Hair salon (manicures available)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Access
  • Onboard movie nights
  • Biking excursions available in Amsterdam and Durnstein
  • Alternate light lunch and dinner in the Panorama Bistro
  • Behind-the-scenes ship tour
  • Choice of excursions - Leisurely, Traditional or Essential Sightseeing options
  • Use of Nordic walking sticks
  • Local Favorites onboard experiences with local chefs, entertainers, artisans & experts
  • Expanded "on-demand" in-room entertainment
  • Onboard assistance is available to recommend, reserve and further personalize your cruise
  • Panorama Bistro
  • Sky Deck Game Area
  • Self-serve beverage station with complimentary tea, hot chocolate & premium coffees
  • Fitness Center
  • Well-stocked library
  • Complimentary maps
  • Fresh fruit available throughout the day
  • Selection of Local Favorites to bring the customs, cultures, and tastes of your destination to life
Dining
  • Avalon Fresh healthy cuisine focusing on nutritious, delicious recipes with fresh, local ingredients (coming in 2017)
  • Self-serve beverage station with complimentary tea, hot chocolate & premium coffees
  • Captain's reception with sparkling wine and canapas
  • Welcome dinner
  • Five-course farewell dinner
  • Spacious, open-seating dining room
  • Daily early-riser breakfast
  • Daily late-riser breakfast
  • Full buffet breakfast with sparkling wine and made-to-order egg station
  • Complimentary juices with breakfast
  • Lunch buffet with carving and pasta stations
  • Sky Bistro on the Sky Deck
  • Breakfast buffets with foods that are low calorie, low fat, high fiber, low cholesterol, and high energy
  • Afternoon Tea featuring tea, coffee, and sweet treats
  • Social hour and drink specials in Panorama Lounge
  • Seasonal cuisine featuring the freshest local ingredients
  • Chef-inspired regional & Western recipes
  • Four-course dinners with choice of appetizers, soups, salads, entrees and desserts or cheese
  • Complimentary regional wines, beer, or soft drinks with dinner
  • Night fare served at 10:30 pm
  • Room service available featuring Continental breakfast and beverages
  • Upscale bar serving premium spirits
  • Healthy meal options
  • Alternate light lunch and dinner in the Panorama Bistro
  • Panorama Bistro
  • Tastings - sample the destination's famous delicacies
  • Coffee or tea after dinner
Ship Facts
  • Year built: 2014
  • Length: 443
  • Crew Members: 47
  • Staterooms: 16
  • Suites: 67
  • Categories
    Avalon Illumination

    Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.

    Panorama Suite
    Category Code(s)
    A
    B
    P
    Description
    Comfort Collection Beds, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, Soft & firm pillows, Choice of bed configuration, Bedside tables with reading lamps, L'Occitane bath products, Easy under-bed luggage storage, Alarm clock, Direct-dial telephone, Well-stocked minibar, In-room safe, Elegant, contemporary design, Marble countertops in bathroom, Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window with Open-Air Balcony, Full shower with glass door, Vanity, Coffee table, Luxurious mattress toppers, and European-style duvets.
    Avalon Deluxe Stateroom
    Category Code(s)
    D
    E
    Description
    Comfort Collection BedsSM, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, Soft & firm pillows, Choice of bed configuration, Bedside tables with reading lamps, L'Occitane bath products, Easy under-bed luggage storage, Alarm clock, Bathrobes & slippers, Complimentary bottled water, Individual climate control, Large mirror in bathroom, Two windows, Writing desk, Luxurious mattress toppers, European-style duvets, Extra blankets, Nightly turn-down service, Hairdryer, and Spacious 3-door closets with shelves.
    Royal Suite
    Category Code(s)
    S
    Description
    Comfort Collection BedsSM, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, Soft & firm pillows, Choice of bed configuration, Bedside tables with reading lamps, L'Occitane bath products, Easy under-bed luggage storage, Alarm clock, Direct-dial telephone, Well-stocked minibar, In-room safe, Elegant, contemporary design, Marble countertops in bathroom, Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window with Open-Air Balcony, Full shower with glass door, Vanity, Coffee table, Luxurious mattress toppers, and European-style duvets.

    Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.

    Decks
    Avalon Illumination
    Stateroom Legend
    • Stateroom Legend
    • A Panorama Suite
      B Panorama Suite
      D Avalon Deluxe Stateroom
      E Avalon Deluxe Stateroom
      P Panorama Suite
      S Royal Suite
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    Avalon Waterways River Cruises
    General
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