Save up to $1,000 per couple plus FREE AIR on select Avalon Europe river cruises!

European history is vast and complex. Its stories could fill the domes and cathedrals of capital cities across the continent. From royals to Romans and rocky wartime relationships, Europe’s history is filled with Shakespearean stories and a cunning cast of characters, shaping the destinations found along the shores through which we sail. Step off your Suite Ship and onto the world’s stage.

The world has changed but what remains certain is Avalon Waterways’ steadfast commitment to guest safety, comfort and peace-of-mind. To that end, the company has developed a new Avalon Assurance program, with help from its Global Health & Safety team, dedicated to ensuring that the cleanliness of all operations exceeds today’s standards from start-to-finish. Additionally, all 2021 and 2022 travel bookings automatically come with Avalon’s Peace of Mind Travel Plan*—free of charge. This plan gives guests the ability to move their booking to another destination, vacation, brand or simply a different 2021 or 2022 departure date, no questions asked. Plus, our agency can help you understand all cancellation policies, refund options and COVID-19 requirements while taking advantage of this great offer.


Paris to Normandy · The Arc of Joan

8 Days from $3,399 per person* – Various departure dates in 2021 and 2022
Take a walking tour of Rouen – the site of Saint Joan of Arc’s martyrdom – and witness the medieval quarter with its astounding 16th-century astronomical clock. Visit Paris, France; Vernon, France; Giverny, France; Les Andelys, France; Rouen, France; Caudebec, France; Normandy Beaches, France.

Active & Discovery on the Rhine · Checkmark Marksburg

8 Days from $3,599 per person* – Various departure dates in 2021 and 2022
On constant watch over the Rhine River Valley, Marksburg Castle welcomes you inside her 900-year-old, “if these walls could talk” stone structure for a private tour of miraculously unchanged interiors. Visit Frankfurt, Germany; Mainz, Germany; Eltville, Germany; Rüdesheim, Germany; Bingen, Germany; Boppard, Germany; Koblenz, Germany; Engers, Germany; Bonn, Germany; Cologne, Germany; Düsseldorf, Germany; Nijmegen, Holland; Arnhem, Holland; Amsterdam, Holland.

The Legendary Danube · Nuremberg & Nazis

8 Days from $3,399 per person* – Various departure dates in 2021 and 2022
Take a guided tour of the historic and sobering Nuremberg Rally Grounds used by the Third Reich. Nazi sites have been preserved so that Germany will never forget what happened and the world can focus on never again allowing it to happen. Visit Nuremberg, Germany; Roth, Germany; Regensburg; Germany; Passau, Germany; Linz, Austria; Melk, Austria; Vienna, Austria; Budapest, Hungary.

Danube Dreams · The Heart of Dürnstein

8 Days from $2,899 per person* – Various departure dates in 2021 and 2022
Join a guided walk and hear the legendary tale of King Richard the Lionheart who was imprisoned in the castle above Dürnstein during the Crusades. Visit Deggendorf, Germany; Passau, Germany; Linz, Austria; Ybbs, Austria; Melk; Dürnstein, Austria; Vienna, Austria; Hainburg, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary.

Terms & Conditions:

Listed fare is land only, based on double occupancy and doesn’t include promotion. Port charges of $196/person are additional. *Book a select 2021 or 2022 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive free round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from ATL, BOS, CHI (MDW, ORD) CHS, CLE, CLT, DEN, DFW, DTW, IAH, LAX, MCI, MIA, MCO, MSP, NYC (EWR, JFK, LGA), OKC, PDX, PHL, PHX, PIT, PHX, RDU, SAN, SEA, SFO, SLC, STL, TPA, WAS (BWI, DCA, IAD). Other gateway cities available from $200 to $1,075/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). Free air offer is based on lowest-priced economy class Flex airfare available for booking at time of reservation and scheduled to coincide with cruise itinerary; pre-assigned airline seats are limited and may not be available on all air segments. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. Quotes available online, calling Avalon Waterways or by calling a Travel Professional. Limited to new bookings for US originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under deposit between April 20, 2021 and June 21, 2021. A $550 non-refundable deposit is due at time of booking. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air. Groups of 8 passengers or more don’t qualify for this offer. Please call for Group promotion options. Offer is combinable with the Welcome Back Credit and Peace of Mind Credit and up to $500pp land promo. Promotional discounts do not carry forward on voluntarily changed air bookings; other promotions at time of change may be available. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to ticketed air reservations (including itineraries involving free round-trip trans-Atlantic air) also subject to airfare differentials between originally ticketed air itinerary and re-ticketed air itinerary. Additional airline baggage fees may apply; visit for details. Air schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to return travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only. CST#2017032-20.

* The Peace of Mind Travel Plan allows for any 2021 booking made on Avalon Waterways, Cosmos, Globus or Monograms to be changed to a different brand, destination or to another 2021 or 2022 departure date. Notice of change in travel plans must be given before final payment date; standard cancellation penalties will apply for full cancellation without rebooking or changes made after final payment date. The penalty waiver applies to the land or cruise portion of the booking only; airfares and vacations booked air-inclusive may be subject to penalties and/or change fees from the airline*. Applicable price and eligible promotions for the new tour or cruise will apply; if new trip is less expensive, a future travel credit will be issued for the difference in price. Cannot be applied to charters, custom tours, or TBA space. No cash value. Credit is fully transferable. Offer reliant on space availability. May be withdrawn at any time. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. *See optional Travel Protection Plan coverage for details.

**For 2022 bookings, travel dates can be moved to any other brand, destination or departure, 2021, 2022 or 2023 dates for the duration in which the COVID-19 pandemic is determined to still be affecting travel if your country of residence’s federal health agency has issued a warning to avoid non-essential travel, due to COVID-19, for your destination.