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Avalon Panorama: Passage through Central Europe
There’s both serenity and a measure of adventure when cruising Central Europe’s famed waterways aboard Avalon Panorama. Sailing the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, Avalon Panorama can glide by centuries-old castles and beautiful landscapes in the afternoon, then make an overnight port call at one of Europe’s overlooked gems. Whether tastes favor exploring charming historic neighborhoods and world-class museums, or indulging in fine cuisine or a city’s vibrant nightlife, Avalon Panorama offers even seasoned travelers new opportunity to discover old and new Europe.
One of the line’s newer ships, Avalon Panorama is fitted with onboard amenities that promise sailing in comfort. Cruisers can soak in the rays and take in the view from a lounge chair or whirlpool on the Sky Deck. Or wake each morning to the scenery passing by their suite’s wall-to-wall panoramic windows (the ship’s suites are spacious — at 200 square feet, Avalon says, they’re more than 30 percent larger than industry standard). Dining options range from light al fresco lunches at the Sky Bistro to multi-course dinners.
Where Avalon Panorama sails
Avalon Panorama sails Central Europe’s Rhine, Danube and Main rivers. Cruises range from 11 to 22 days, and destinations and port calls include Amsterdam, Budapest, Munich, Prague and Vienna. The 21-day cruise embarking from Budapest concludes with overnights in Paris and London (via high-speed train from Amsterdam).
Dining is part of the journey on Avalon Panorama. Whether you’re sitting for a buffet lunch or multi-course dining in the Sky Deck Bistro, you can choose between enticing regional cuisine and Western dishes. Meals are prepared by expert chefs with fresh, quality ingredients direct from the market.
- Sky Deck whirlpool
- Onboard lectures, activities & nightly entertainment
- Onboard movie nights
- Hair salon (manicures available)
- Sky Deck game area
- Tastings: Sample the destinations' famous delicacies.
- Afternoon Tea featuring tea, coffee, and sweet treats
- Sightseeing with certified local guides
- Biking excursions
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Top highlights on this ship
- Wall-to-wall panoramic windows
- Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs
- Panorama Bistro
- Expanded fitness center
- Complimentary wi-fi
- Upscale bar serving premium spirits