Avalon Impression

443 ft.
Danube, Rhine, Main,
Lek , Nieuwe Maas, The Scheldt
Country Region
Lower Austria

Ship Overview

To experience river cruising at its best is to book a trip on the Avalon Impression – one of the many delightful Suite Ships in the Avalon fleet. Get the best of the scenic views and gorgeous sunshine with two exclusive decks of Panorama Suite rooms. The wall-to-wall panoramic windows in these suites seamlessly merge the indoor spaces with the outdoors to give the entire space the atmosphere of an Open-Air Balcony®. At a generous 200 square feet, the Panorama Suites exceed the industry standard by an impressive 30%. For the discerning traveller this translates into the exhilarating experience of waking up every morning to a new riverside vista just a few feet away from them. Indulge your taste buds with the delicious fare at the Panorama Bistro or tuck into al fresco snacks and lunches on the expansive Sky Deck at the Sky Bistro. Other amenities such as the well-equipped fitness centre, Sky Deck whirlpool and premium lounge chairs can then decide the course of the rest of your day.

  • Stylish and luxurious design
  • State-of-the-art technology and engineering
  • Large outdoor deck
  • Wall-to-Wall windows with panoramic views
  • Elevator
  • Knowledgeable and courteous Cruise Director
  • Helpful crew, all of whom speak English
  • Entertainment, games and educational talks on board
  • Popular and contemporary movie screenings
  • English television channels with more than 100 free movies
  • Sky Deck with ultra-comfortable lounge chairs and sturdy awnings
  • Whirlpool, and games section at the Sky Deck
  • Good library
  • Free maps of destinations
  • Free use of the computers in public areas and complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Smoke-free interiors
  • Well equipped gym
  • Hair salon services
  • Continental breakfast & beverages available as room service (service fee applicable)
  • Panorama Bistro serving light lunches and snacks, specializing in wines and regional cuisines
  • Local artists, artisans and chef brought onboard at various destinations
  • Self-service complimentary beverages such as premium coffee, tea and hot chocolate
  • Fresh fruit at anytime of the day
  • Tour of the ship
  • Link-up with certified local guides for onshore excursions
  • All excursions in Europe explained with headsets
  • Three sightseeing options – Independent, Traditional or Leisurely
  • Biking in Amsterdam and Durnstein
  • Free use of bicycles in the port towns
  • Local experiences selection that includes culture, food and customs of ports of call
  • Nordic walking sticks can be requested
  • Onboard services to create personalized cruise experiences


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


  • Comfort Collection BedsSM
  • Comfortable European-style duvets and extra blankets
  • Finest quality sheets made of Egyptian super-combed cotton
  • Pillows designed for maximum comfort
  • Matters covers made of memory foam
  • Adjustable beds
  • Adequate storage under the beds
  • Easy access lamps on bedside tables
  • Bed-making services at night
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathing products from L'Occitane
  • Soft slippers and bathrobe
  • Big mirrors in the bathroom
  • Relaxing shower with a door made of glass
  • Vanity
  • Easy storage with 3-door closets and built-in shelves
  • Two windows
  • Work desk
  • Complimentary bottle of water
  • Decentralized climate control
  • Flat-screen television with satellite movie channels
  • Telephone with direct-dialing
  • Minibar with the usual favorites
  • Safe for valuables
  • Elegant and comfortable furnishings
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Deck Plans

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


  • Airy, bright and spacious dining room
  • Daily breakfast for early risers
  • Daily breakfast for late risers
  • Room service with an additional service fee for Continental breakfast and beverages
  • Lavish buffet breakfast with complimentary juices, sparkling wine and live egg station
  • Special breakfast buffet with low calorie, cholesterol and fat content and high fiber and energy content
  • Self-service hot beverage station with free premium coffees, tea and hot chocolate
  • Lunch buffet with carving and live pasta counters
  • Avalon’s Fresh and Healthy Cuisine with nutritious and simple recipes using locally available ingredients, from 2017
  • Al fresco dining at the Sky Bistro and cocktails on the Sky Deck
  • Afternoon Tea with beverages and treats
  • Special discounts and designated social hour in the Panorama Lounge
  • All meals feature the freshest seasonal ingredients available
  • Western and regional cuisine incorporated into all meals
  • Healthy ingredients
  • Welcome dinner
  • Set dinners with four-courses with a choice of appetizer, soup, salads and entrées, concluded with cheese or dessert
  • Captain's reception with a selection of sparkling wine & gourmet canapés
  • Complimentary service of wine, beer, or soft drinks at dinner time (also available during lunch from 2017 onward)
  • Upper league bar with premium spirits available
  • Night Fare at 10:30 pm
  • Healthy and light lunches and dinners at the Panorama Bistro
  • Delicious small portions of regional delicacies and their wine pairings at the Panorama Bistro
  • Special tastings of various destinations well known delicacies
  • Hot beverages such as tea or coffee after dinner
  • Sumptuous five-course farewell dinner

Avalon Impression Tours