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Avalon Illumination

Built
2014
Crew
47
Length
443 ft.
Suites
67
Staterooms
16
Rivers
Danube, Rhine, Main,
Sava

Ship Overview

The Avalon Illumination is one of the jewels among the Suite Ships of the state-of-the-art Avalon fleet. The exquisitely beautiful Panorama Suites extend along two decks and feature remarkable wall-to-wall windows that invite the outdoors to the living space. When compared to industry standards, the Panorama Suites are up to 30% larger giving you a luxurious amount of room to enjoy the breathtaking scenery outside. You’ll be pampered with a wide array of world-class amenities which include a well-stocked fitness centre, free Wi-Fi access, a large Sky Deck where you can relax on comfortable lounge chairs and enjoy scrumptious cuisine at the Sky Bistro and Panorama Bistro. 

  • Modern, spacious design with wall-to-wall windows
  • Experienced cruise director, certified local guides and English speaking staff
  • Ample on-board entertainment with ship tours lectures and exciting movie nights
  • Whirlpool at the Sky Deck which also features a game area, shade awnings and premium quality lounge chairs
  • Fully-equipped fitness centre
  • Smoke-free interiors
  • Extensive outdoor viewing deck
  • Air salon services
  • Free Wi-Fi and computer-use at public locations
  • Panorama Bistro that offers great cuisine for light lunches and dinners
  • TV channels in English with over one hundred complementary movie selections
  • Wide selection of books for rent at the library
  • Elevator service
  • Range of exciting sightseeing options to suit individual interests
  • Headsets available on European guided shore excursions
  • Nordic walking sticks available
  • Free bicycles available for port town sightseeing
  • Biking excursions that help you explore the beauty of Durnstein and Amsterdam
  • Experience regional flavours with local experts, chefs and entertainers
  • Daily spread of fresh fruit
  • Free maps so you can get around easily
  • Complimentary hot chocolate, coffee and tea at self-serve stations
  • Prompt room service if you want to enjoy continental breakfast in the privacy of your room (service fee will apply)
  • Taste speciality wines of the region at the Panorama Bistro

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Staterooms / Suites

  • Avalon Deluxe Stateroom (Cat. D, E) - 172 sq. ft.
  • Panorama Suite (Cat. A, B, P) - 200 sq. ft.
  • Royal Suite - 300 sq. ft.

Features

  • Comfort Collection BedsSM
  • Egyptian super-combed linens made of comfortable cotton
  • Relaxingly soft yet firm pillows
  • Customized configuration for beds
  • Reading lamps on bedside tables
  • Luxurious bath products from L'Occitane
  • Out-of-way, under-bed storage for luggage
  • Table for writing purposes
  • Double windows
  • Large bathroom mirror
  • Climate control options
  • Daily stock of bottled water
  • Individual slippers and comfortable bathrobes
  • Alarm clock
  • Additional blankets
  • European-style duvets
  • Memory-foam m
  • Turn-down service at night
  • Hairdryer
  • Spacious storage available in the three-door closet
  • Variety of movie channels on flat screen TV
  • Minibar stocked with popular items
  • Safe
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room direct-dial telephone
  • Glass door leading to a full shower
  • Free bottled water

Deck Plans

Sky Deck
Sky Deck
Royal Deck
Royal Deck
Sapphire Deck
Sapphire Deck
Indigo Deck
Indigo Deck
Deck Plan
Deck Plan
Categories
Categories

Dining

  • Nutritious, fresh and delicious seasonal cuisine featuring both local and Western flavours and ingredients (starting in 2017)
  • A fully stocked self-serve station for beverages including premium coffee, hot chocolate and tea
  • Enjoy sparkling aromatic wine and canapés at the Captain’s reception
  • Dinner to welcome everyone onboard
  • Farewell dinner of five courses
  • Dining room with ample open-seating options
  • Early or late breakfast service options
  • Extensive buffet spread for breakfast with eggs made-to-order, juices and wine
  • Breakfast dishes offer lots of healthy choices whether it is low cholesterol, low fat, high fibre or high energy
  • Dedicated pasta station at the lunch buffet
  • Enjoy the panoramic view with a cocktail on the Sky Deck
  • Relax with sweet treats, or tea and coffee in the afternoons
  • Panorama Lounge drink specials and social hour
  • Great variety of dishes at the four-course dinner
  • Dinner is served with complimentary soft drinks, beer or wine (this includes lunches as well from 2017)
  • Order premium spirits at the upscale bar
  • Order a quick bite at the Panorama Bistro for lunch or dinner
  • Continental breakfast available through room service at an additional service charge
  • Taste speciality wines of the region at the Panorama Bistro
  • Post-dinner tea or coffee

Avalon Illumination Tours