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Avalon Expression
Avalon Expression
Ship
Avalon Expression
Overview

The Avalon Expression sets sail in 2013, adding to our unique offering of Suite Ships. The Expression''s two full decks of suites feature Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony. Cruise along the legendary Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers, enjoying fresh breezes and enchanting scenery from the comfort of your suite. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30 percent larger than the industry standard, affording you the incomparable opportunity to wake each morning facing the splendid passing scenery. Onboard amenities include an expanded fitness center, Internet corner, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, shade system, whirlpool, and the delightful open-air bistro.

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 throughtout
  • Outside Viewing Deck
  • Headsets for all guided shore excursions in Europe
  • English-speaking crew
  • Sightseeing with a Certified Local Guidee
  • 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
  • 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 canapes
  • 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
  • Breakfast buffets with foods that are low calorie, low fat, high fiber, low cholesterol, and high energy
  • Sky Bistro on the Sky Deck
  • Lunch buffet with carving and pasta stations
  • Cocktails with a view on the Sky Deck
  • 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
  • Built: 2013
  • Length: 443 ft.
  • Crew Members: 47
  • Staterooms: 16
  • Suites: 67
Categories
Avalon Expression

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 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.
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 Beds, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, 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 Expression
Stateroom Legend
  • Stateroom Legend
  • A Panorama Suite
    B Panorama Suite
    D Deluxe Stateroom
    E Deluxe Stateroom
    P Panorama Suite
    S Royal Suite
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Indigo Deck
Vendor
Avalon Waterways River Cruises
General
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