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View from Panoramic Suite, courtesy Ralph Grizzle



        The “Just Right” Way to River Cruise








          valon Waterways has set itself apart with its
          accommodations: Eighty percent of staterooms in their     RESERVE SELECT EUROPE VOYAGES BY AUG 29, 2017,
                                                                    FOR THESE OFFERS:
        ASuite Ships® are 200-square-feet Panorama Suites – a full
        30 percent larger than the average stateroom. They’ve also   • Save up to $2,500 per cabin, select sailings,
                                                                     combined with $299 per person airfare
        introduced Active Discovery cruises with excursions that get
        you up close to Europe’s people and places in active, engaged   • OR Save up to $1,500 per cabin, select sailings
        and fun ways. Ralph Grizzle, Cruise Specialists Roving      • OR $299 per person airfare
        Reporter and Avid Cruiser, recently sampled the Avalon      Fares reflect reduced rates
        lifestyle during a voyage on the Rhine and Moselle Rivers.

        “Avalon’s new Active Discovery program serves up a new    OUR RECOMMENDATIONS
        style of river cruising, targeted at boomers, like me, and
        younger cruisers,” explains Ralph. “I enjoyed the emphasis   8-Day Active Discovery on the Rhine
        on immersion and activity. On an excursion in Cologne,    Amsterdam to Wiesbaden
        I explored the city with a group on bicycles for a couple of   Avalon Felicity® | May 27, Jul 8, Aug 5 & Sep 16, 2018
        hours. In Amsterdam, I participated in a local workshop   Fares From $2,399 pp. (Cat D, E, 7/8)
        where I learned to paint still-life.”
                                                                  9-Day Active Discovery on the Danube
        The Avid Cruiser is also a big fan of Avalon’s Panoramic   Budapest to Linz
        Suite with its open-air balcony, noting, “I found myself   Avalon Luminary® | Jun 9 & 23, Jul 7, Sep 1 & 15, 2018
        staying in my room more than I have done on other river   Fares From $2,439 pp. (Cat D, E, 7/7)
        cruises. Villages along the river were so perfectly framed that
        I often grabbed my iPhone to photograph or film them.”    14-Day Golden Myanmar &
                                                                  the Alluring Irrawaddy

        Avalon Waterways wants solo travelers to feel welcome. We   Roundtrip Yangon
                                                                                SM
        can tell you more about select 2018 voyages on which the   Avalon Myanmar  | Sep 9 & 29, Oct 19, Nov 8 & 28,
        single supplement is waived.                              Dec 18, 2018; Jan 7 & 27, Feb 16, Mar 8, Apr 17, 2019
                                                                  Fares From $4,449 pp. (4/17)


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