Intimate Cruising With AvalonPart of the Globus family of brands, Avalon Waterways is backed by more than 80 years of experience in planning itineraries and guiding vacations around the world. And as experts in travel, Avalon continues to raise the bar when it comes to small-ship and river cruising by creating truly unique getaways—on one of the youngest fleets on the waterways today! Each year, Avalon adds new vessels that deliver the accommodations and amenities desired by today's traveler. These modern, contemporary-designed ships feature elegant polished metal and glass throughout, revolutionary engineering, state-of-the-art technology, and personalized service of the highest caliber. Once you settle into your spacious stateroom, you are home for the duration of your journey. With no need for daily unpacking, you can devote your time to exploring the scenic highlights of each port, dining elegantly in a relaxing environment, and meeting new friends in an intimate setting. Enjoy your travel time with remarkable onboard activities and amenities, and relax while an attentive crew pampers you and your ship glides gently through the legendary waterways of Europe, China, Egypt, or the Galápagos Islands. Experience the heart of each destination with Avalon Waterways--From here, it's another world.