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Avalon Vista

Rivers
Danube , Rhine , Main
Country Region
Bavaria

Ship Overview

Avalon Waterways, Europe’s youngest fleet is being continuously updated with the latest and the best suite ships. Avalon Vista was added to the fleet in 2012. With 2 decks of suites offering panoramic views of the beautiful scenery with wall to wall windows, you will wake up every day to picture perfect sights, and even better, the open air balcony lets you enjoy the fresh, clean air of European countryside as you sail along. Comparable suite ships have 30% smaller rooms than Avalon’s Panorama Suites. Your enjoyment in a relaxed, luxurious environment is of utmost importance to Avalon. Amenities on the ship include an excellent Sky Bistro, a whirlpool, trendy shade system, premium lounge seating on the Sky Deck, availability of free Wi-Fi, free use of computers available in public areas and a well equipped fitness centre.

  • Shade awnings on a spacious Sky Deck
  • Comfortable lounge seating on the Sky Deck
  • Panoramic wall-to-wall windows
  • Elevator
  • Interiors that are non-smoking
  • A well equipped fitness centre
  • A friendly Cruise Director
  • Certified local guides for your sightseeing trips
  • A friendly crew who can speak English
  • Guided excursions on European shore with headsets
  • Viewing deck outside the suite
  • A modern, beautiful and elegant design
  • Choice of activities onboard including evening entertainment and lectures
  • Modern technology
  • Movie evenings
  • Free internet access with Wi-Fi
  • Hair salon offering manicures
  • Public computers in common areas for free use
  • Whirlpool on the Sky Deck
  • Beverages and continental breakfast served in-room at an additional service charge
  • Biking expeditions in beautiful Durnstein and Amsterdam
  • Walking sticks Nordic style
  • Options in sightseeing – Independent, Traditional or Leisurely
  • Ship tour of behind the scenes activity
  • Experiencing Avalon Choice cruising
  • Panorama Bistro offering excellent light meal options for lunch and dinner
  • Free use of bicycles around port town areas
  • Game area for relaxation on the Sky Deck
  • Regional wine and specialities at the Panorama Bistro
  • Experts offering you suggestions on personalising your trip to your convenience
  • Free movies and entertainment channels on flat screen TV
  • Experiencing local favourites through artisans, entertainers and expert chefs
  • Selection of fresh fruits daily
  • A well stocked reading library
  • Free coffee, hot chocolate and tea at the self service beverage station
  • Recommendations on local cuisine, culture and customs to enhance your experience

Reviews

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

  • Super-combed cotton linen from Egypt for extreme comfort
  • Relaxing Comfort Collection Beds
  • Alarm clock
  • Free water supplied in bottles
  • Slippers and soft bathrobes
  • Plenty of storage under the bed for luggage
  • Premium bath products from L’Occitane
  • Lamps for reading and bedside tables
  • Bed configuration options
  • Firm, comfortable pillows
  • Writing table
  • Vanity
  • Beautiful shower area with glass door
  • Free in-room Wi-Fi
  • Beautiful interior design
  • Safe for your valuables in-room
  • A mini bar that is well stocked
  • Phone with direct-dial facility
  • Movies and entertainment channels on flat screen television
  • Plenty of shelf storage for your stuff in a 3 door closet
  • Hair dryer
  • Prompt turn down service every night
  • Additional blankets available
  • Duvets, European-style
  • Mattress toppers with memory foam for ultimate comfort
  • A large bathroom mirror
  • Individual air-conditioning with climate control
  • Two windows offering you beautiful views of the European countryside

Deck Plans

Deck plan

Dining

  • A special dinner to welcome you
  • Captain's welcome with canapés and sparkling wine
  • Sample your destination’s favourite delicacies
  • Tea or coffee post dinner
  • Regional wine and tasty specialities at the Panorama Bistro
  • Light meal options for lunch and dinner at the Panorama Bistro
  • Healthy cuisine for the health conscious
  • Premium spirits to liven up your day at the Upscale Bar
  • Breakfast (continental) and beverages served in room (service charges additional)
  • Night fare served after 10.30 PM
  • Soft drinks, beer or wine served free with daily dinner (and with lunch from 2017)
  • Excellent choice of entrees, salads, soups, appetizers, cheese and desserts with a sumptuous dinner
  • Onboard meals offering delicious regional and western cuisine
  • Local ingredients sourced freshly used in cuisine to give you a seasonal flavour
  • Drink specials and social hour at the Panorama Lounge
  • Sweets, snacks, coffee and tea post lunch
  • Buffet breakfast with high energy, low fibre, low fat, low calorie and low cholesterol dishes
  • Enjoy Sky Deck views with cocktails
  • Sky Deck featuring Sky Bistro
  • Pasta and carving stations with a lavish lunch buffet
  • Free juices to energize your day
  • Egg station (made-to-order) and sparkling wine with an excellent breakfast buffet
  • Special breakfast for early and late risers
  • Open, spacious dining area
  • A huge 5 course spread for farewell dinner
  • Self service beverage kiosk for free premium coffee, tea and hot chocolate
  • Avalon Fresh, featuring fresh, delicious and nutritious dishes with local ingredients added to the cuisine in 2017

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