If you want to see the world, cruise down its legendary rivers. To see more of the world, look no further than Avalon Waterways®. Avalon ships feature one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM with the widest-opening windows in river cruising, the industry’s only Open-Air BalconySM and beds that face the incredible views.
Looking for more hands-on experiences? Avalon’s new Active & Discovery river cruises down the Danube, Rhine and Rhône rivers offer a deeper immersion in each destination. Explore the culture, sights and adventures waiting beyond the shore in the most active, engaged and fun ways imaginable. Learn some of the local language—and then go try it in a café or pub. Take a painting or cooking class. Catch the sights as you jog through a city or canoe down a river. Every port gives you a world of possibilities as you choose the dynamic, interactive activities that appeal to you most. It’s the Old World in a whole new way!
Your Active & Discovery river cruise can be as active or leisurely as you like. Choose from Active, Discovery and Classic shore excursions in each port. An Active & Discovery cruise is packed with Avalon Choice® inclusions for every pace in every place.
Book Your Avalon Waterways Active & Discovery River Cruise Today!
Call your cruise specialists at Bluegreen Travel Services at 855.645.2215 soon to book your Avalon Waterways sailing. Here are just a few of the itineraries available in 2019; 2020 Active & Discovery cruises are also available for booking now!
7-Night Active & Discovery on the Danube — Eastbound, Linz to Budapest
2019 DEPARTURES: July 2 & 30; August 27; September 10; October 8 & 22
Browse the Habsburg Empire’s art collection or sip local vintages at an Austrian wine tasting. Sample cheese and beer made by Trappist monks and explore their Abbey gardens. Choose an insider’s tour of Vienna or join a canoe excursion to see Austria’s waterways and shoreline. Hike to Count Dracula’s prison tower or visit Belvedere Palace in Vienna to see Klimt’s renowned “Kiss.” Attend a Medieval Knights Tournament at a Visegrád castle or explore Budapest your way: classic sightseeing with a local guide, biking through town on a guided ride or learning a few Hungarian phrases on a walking tour.
From $3,769(1)(2) per person, Cat. D/E Deluxe Stateroom
Westbound Active & Discovery cruises on the Danube also available. Extra nights in Linz or Budapest available for an additional charge; call for availability and pricing.
7-Night Active & Discovery on the Rhine — Southbound, Amsterdam to Mainz
2019 DEPARTURES: July 6; August 3 & 31; September 28
In Amsterdam, jog through the city, take a canal cruise or attend a painting class where you’ll learn to recreate the masterpieces of Dutch artists. Discover the U-Bahn subway line and architecture of Düsseldorf, or see the Old Town on a biking tour. Visit Cologne’s Chocolate Museum or take a guided walk past Cologne’s twin-steepled gothic cathedral. Explore caverns where basalt was mined in Mendig. Take a cable car ride in Koblenz up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area. Take a guided nature walk through Eltville’s idyllic forests and vineyards, or enjoy a wine tasting in the historic Old Town of Eltville am Rhein.
From $3,749(1)(2) per person, Cat. D/E Deluxe Stateroom
Northbound Active & Discovery cruises on the Rhine also available. Extra nights in Amsterdam or Frankfurt available for an additional charge; call for availability and pricing.
New Itinerary for 2019!
8-Night Active & Discovery on the Rhône — Northbound, Marseille to Lyon
2019 DEPARTURES: August 6; September 17
Paddle a canoe in Gorges de l’Ardècheor or hike in the Natural Reserve of Cirque d’Estre. Stroll Avignon’s papal palace or enjoy a wine tasting in an underground cave. Admire the scenery of the French countryside, join a culinary walk to discover Lyonnaise specialties or attend a cooking workshop in Lyon. Take a ghost tour in Viviers or a guided e-bike ride through the birthplace of rosé wine. Tour a chocolate factory, visit a museum of French perfumes or see a surprising side of local culture at a crocodile farm and botanical garden.
From $4,148(1)(2) per person, Cat. D/E Deluxe Stateroom
Southbound Active & Discovery cruises on the Rhône also available. Extra nights in Lyon or Marseille available for an additional charge; call for availability and pricing.
All Bluegreen owners can book cruises at bluegreenowner.com or by calling Bluegreen Travel Services at 855.645.2215. Traveler Plus members have the option of paying for any cruise with annual, biennial, borrowed and rented Points, a credit card, or any combination of these.*
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