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Avalon Luminary

Rivers
Danube , Rhine , Main

Ship Overview

Experience the rich cultural tapestry of Europe’s historic riverside cities with a cruise aboard the Avalon Luminary. This 2010 vessel is designed to ferry 138 passengers across multiple countries whose chief cities are connected along Europe’s magnificent waterways. Revel in the opulence of the Avalon river cruise experience that offers ultra-modern suites and staterooms with an area of 172 square feet, stylish contemporary décor, and the very best in facilities and amenities including a large Sky Deck that has its own shaded lounge and bar, Sky Bistro, and whirlpool. Enjoy premium spirits from the lounge bar, and stay fit at the fully equipped fitness center. The Avalon Luminary offers well-appointed rooms, elevator access to all levels, and a full hair salon with manicure services. Enjoy the charm and historic splendor of Europe’s greatest cities from the comfort of your own private cruise ship amidst the finest comforts.

  • Nighttime entertainment, onboard lectures and activities
  • Whirlpool and games area on the Sky Deck
  • Friendly and Experienced Cruise Director
  • Shaded canopy on the Sky Deck
  • Panoramic window walls
  • Luxurious lounge chairs on the Sky Deck
  • Seasonal fruit available all day
  • Tour of the ship including behind-the-scenes areas
  • Inviting and elegant contemporary décor
  • Nordic walking sticks for hillside treks
  • Outdoor viewing deck for scenic vistas
  • Bike excursions in Durnstein and Amsterdam
  • Immersive Avalon Cruise experience
  • Fully equipped fitness center
  • Local certified guides to coordinate sightseeing tours
  • Bar and lounge serving premium alcoholic beverages and wines
  • Large self-service beverage area with complimentary tea, coffee and hot chocolate
  • Cultural and culinary experiences with entertainers, chefs, and artists from the region
  • State-of-the-art vessel engineering
  • Shipboard cruise assistance services for reservations, cruise customization, recommendations, and personalization
  • Well-stocked library with classic and contemporary titles
  • Friendly crew who speak fluent English
  • Non-smoking indoor area
  • Sky Deck outdoor recreation area
  • Easily accessible elevator service
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Free use of computers in public areas
  • Television with 100 channels of movie content in English
  • Hair salon with manicure services
  • Complimentary beverages and breakfast through room service (service charges applicable)
  • Excursions in Europe supported by individual headsets for passengers
  • Nighttime movie screenings
  • Check-out bicycles for use to experience a ride around port towns
  • Three sightseeing program options - traditional, leisurely or independent

Reviews

Staterooms / Suites

  • Avalon Deluxe Stateroom (Cat. E) - 172 sq. ft.
  • Avalon Deluxe Stateroom (Cat. A, B, P) - 172 sq. f
  • Avalon Suite - 258 sq. ft.

Features

  • Flat screen television with movie channels
  • Telephone with direct dialing
  • Comfort Collection BedsSM
  • Large glamour mirror in the bathroom
  • Firm and soft pillows
  • Contemporary décor and styling
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Bed linen made from super-combed Egyptian cotton
  • Slippers and Bathrobes
  • Roomy three-door closets with shelving
  • Personal climate control system
  • Extra blankets in each room
  • Workspace desk
  • Daily turn-down service
  • European Duvets
  • Hairdryer
  • Well-stocked minibar
  • Choice of customized bed layouts
  • Nightstands with reading lamps
  • Alarm clock
  • Twin windows
  • L'Occitane bath and beauty products
  • Glass door shower enclosure
  • Ample luggage storage under beds
  • Mattress toppers of memory foam for enhanced comfort
  • Vanity cabinet
  • Complimentary bottled water

Deck Plans

Deck plan

Dining

  • Sampling tastings of the regional specialties
  • Social hours and drinks at the Panorama Lounge
  • Wide range of regional & Western cuisine on the menu
  • Sky Bistro serving light lunch and dinner on the Sky Deck
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Full five-course farewell dinner
  • Self-serve beverage station with complimentary tea, hot chocolate & premium coffees
  • Full buffet breakfast with sparkling wine and made-to-order egg station
  • Spacious, open-seating dining room
  • Continental breakfast & beverages from room service (service fee applies)
  • Cocktails served on the Sky Deck at the lounge bar
  • Avalon Fresh healthy cuisine focusing on nutritious, delicious recipes with handpicked local ingredients (coming in 2017)
  • Complimentary beverages
  • Premium spirits served at the lounge bar
  • Healthy menu options
  • Lunches with complimentary soft drinks
  • Optional light lunch fare
  • After-dinner coffee and tea
  • Carving stations and pasta counters at the lunch buffet
  • High energy, low-fat healthy breakfast buffets with special low-carb diet options
  • Nighttime fare served at 10:30 pm
  • Daily late-riser breakfast
  • Afternoon Tea with tea, coffee, and sweet treats
  • Welcome dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer, or soft drinks with dinner (also with lunch on 2017 cruises)
  • Captain's reception with select sparkling wines & gourmet canapés
  • Daily early-riser breakfast
  • Four-course dinners with appetizers, soups, salads, entrées and desserts or cheese
  • Seasonal cuisine and healthy local ingredients

Avalon Luminary Tours