Avalon Artistry II

Avalon Artistry II Review and Specifications

Specifications of Avalon Artistry II

Flag state Germany
Builder Den Breejen BV (Holland)
Year built 2013
Owner Group Voyagers Inc
Length (LOA) 110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width) 11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage 2022 gt
Passengers 65 - 130
Crew 37
Decks 4
Cabins 65
Decks with cabins 3
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Review of Avalon Artistry II

The Avalon Artistry II boat cruises on Rhine River departing from Amsterdam, Vienna, Basel, Passau, Munich and Zurich.

Avalon Artistry II cruise ship was the next Avalon Waterways exciting Suite Ship introduced in 2013. She delivers her guests an intimate setting, providing two full of suites decks, featuring panoramic wall-to-wall windows which transform living space into extraordinary open-air balcony.Avalon Artistry II cruise ship Avalon Artistry II features 200 sq. feet panorama suites - larger with more than 30% than the standard in industry, giving passengers the opportunity to wake up each morning to the fresh breezes and enchanting scenery. Onboard amenities include Wi-Fi access and Internet Corner (complimentary), expanded Fitness Center, spacious Sky Deck and premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, shade system and delightful Sky Bistro.

Avalon Artistry 2 river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Avalon river cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Avalon Waterways cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On Avalon Artistry 2 cruises, Avalon Waterways offers USA flights-inclusive deals with discount airfare and complimentary airport transfers.

RIver Cruise Itineraries

Follows the list of Avalon Artistry 2 itineraries as themes officially announced by the Avalon Waterways line:

  • (3-nights cruising) "A Taste of the Danube" are 8-days river cruises from Vienna to Budapest (Eastbound, code WVB), and the reverse from Budapest to Vienna (Westbound, code WBV). "Cruising-Only" deals are from Budapest to Nuremberg (code WBVO, non-inclusive of Budapest hotel package).
  • (7-nights cruising) "Romantic Rhine" are 8-days river cruises from Zurich to Amsterdam (Northbound, code WZA), and the reverse from Amsterdam to Zurich (Southbound, code WAZ). "Cruising-Only" deals are from Amsterdam to Basel (code WAZ).
  • (5-nights cruising) "Austrian Highlights and Bavaria" are 9-days river cruises from Munich to Vienna (Eastbound, code WPV), and the reverse from Vienna to Munich/Passau (Westbound, code WVP). Departures from Vienna include disembarkation in Passau, then bus travel to Munich (luxury hotel package included /2-night stay). "Cruising-Only" deals are from Vienna to Passau (code WVPO) and from Passau to Vienna (code WPVO).
  • (12-nights cruising) "The Rhine and Moselle" are 13-days river cruises from Zurich to Amsterdam (Northbound, code WZRA), and the reverse from Amsterdam to Basel (Southbound, code WARZ).
  • (11-nights cruising) "The Upper Rhine to the City of Music" are 12-days river cruises from Zurich to Vienna (Eastbound, code WZV).
  • (9-nights cruising) "Highlights of Germany" are 13-days river cruises from Munich to Basel (Westbound, code WPZ). Departures from Munich include 2-night Munich luxury hotel package, and bus travel Munich to Passau for embarkation).
  • (7-nights cruising) "Canals, Vineyards and Paris" are 10-days river cruises from Paris to Amsterdam (Northbound, code WRA), and the reverse from Amsterdam to Paris (Southbound, code WAR). Departures from Amsterdam include disembarkation in Remich (on Day 8), followed by bus travel to Luxembourg or Metz, then high-speed train travel to Paris (luxury hotel package included / 1-night stay).

Avalon Artistry II wiki

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  • Cabin grades number: 6
  • Total number of cabins: 65 (of which 2 Royal Suite, 51 Panorama Suite, 12 with non-opening windows).
  • Restaurants: Artistry (dining room), Panorama Bistro, Sky Bistro (al-fresco).
  • Lounges & Bars: Panorama Lounge & Bar (observation, with an outside viewing deck), Club Lounge, Library/Internet Corner, Artistry Atrium Lobby, Hair Salon, Fitness, Sun Deck (Sky Lounge & Bar, Sky Bistro, Whirlpool, shaded seating, deck games area).
  • Avalon Artistry II cruise deals are inclusive of Wi-Fi Internet, room-service, all land tours and excursions (by certified local tour guides), port taxes, flights, motorcoach transfers, live evening entertainment (local performers), daily enrichment lectures, Artistry 2 cruise ship tour ("behind-the-scenes"), food and wine tastings, 24-hour premium coffee/tea/hot chocolate, replenished daily bottled water.
  • The Avalon Artistry II boat is the 4th vessel in the line's "Suite Ships" class. With this unique river cruise ship design are also the Avalon Waterways ships ExpressionIlluminationImpressionPanoramaPoetry 2Tapestry 2Tranquility 2Visionary and Vista. The list of its best features includes: 2 full decks of spacious Suite accommodations (each with wall-to-wall sliding windows and French Balcony) and large and diverse public venues all with full panorama views.

Cabins Types, Sizes, Categories (high to low) 

  • Amenities in all types of staterooms - 2 twin beds converting to queen-sized, 3-door closets with shelves, private bathroom (glass-door shower, hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers), sofa, coffee table, flat TV, vanity/writing desk, private French balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding door), individual climate control, phone, mini bar, safe, deluxe pillow menu, complimentary bottled water. Cabin occupancy - 2 guests in room.
  • 2 Royal Suites (R) - deck 4, size 300 ft2 / 28 m2.
  • Panorama Suites - P (deck 4, x25), A (deck 3, x17) and B (deck 3, x8) - size 200 ft2 / 18,6 m2.
  • Deluxe Staterooms (category, number) - D (6), E (6) - size 172 ft2 / 16 m2).

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

Avalon Artistry II Itineraries 2017

The below listed Avalon Artistry II cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Avalon Waterways fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Itinerary ports
09 April 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Haarlem to Amsterdam
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10 Apr        Departing from Haarlem, Holland
11 Apr        Hoorn, Holland
11 Apr        Enkhuizen, Holland
12 Apr        Enkhuizen, Holland
13 Apr        Lelystad, Holland
13 Apr - 14 Apr        Kampen, Holland (Overnight)
14 Apr        Rhine River
14 Apr        Arnhem, Holland
15 Apr        Rotterdam, Holland
16 Apr        Amsterdam, Holland
17 Apr        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
16 April 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Namur
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17 Apr        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
18 Apr        Rotterdam, Holland
19 Apr        Ghent, Belgium
20 Apr        Ghent, Belgium
21 Apr        Antwerp, Belgium
22 Apr        Maastricht, Holland
23 Apr        Namur, Belgium
24 Apr        Arriving in Namur, Belgium
23 April 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Namur to Amsterdam
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24 Apr        Departing from Namur, Belgium
25 Apr        Namur, Belgium
26 Apr        Maastricht, Holland
27 Apr        Antwerp, Belgium
28 Apr        Ghent, Belgium
29 Apr        Ghent, Belgium
30 Apr        Rotterdam, Holland
01 May        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
21 May 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Namur
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22 May        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
23 May        Rotterdam, Holland
24 May        Ghent, Belgium
25 May        Ghent, Belgium
26 May        Antwerp, Belgium
27 May        Maastricht, Holland
28 May        Namur, Belgium
29 May        Arriving in Namur, Belgium
28 May 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Namur to Amsterdam
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29 May        Departing from Namur, Belgium
30 May        Namur, Belgium
31 May        Maastricht, Holland
01 Jun        Antwerp, Belgium
02 Jun        Ghent, Belgium
03 Jun        Ghent, Belgium
04 Jun        Rotterdam, Holland
05 Jun        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
15 June 3 nights / 4 days, one-way from Budapest to Vienna
Prices starting
from $1806
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16 Jun        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
17 Jun        Bratislava, Slovakia
18 Jun        Melk, Austria
19 Jun        Arriving in Vienna, Austria
17 June 3 nights / 4 days, one-way from Budapest to Vienna
Prices starting
from $1806
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18 Jun        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
19 Jun        Bratislava, Slovakia
20 Jun        Melk, Austria
21 Jun        Arriving in Vienna, Austria
20 June 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Vienna to Basel
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21 Jun        Departing from Vienna, Austria
22 Jun        Vienna, Austria
23 Jun        Durnstein, Austria
23 Jun        Wachau Valley, Austria
24 Jun        Passau, Germany
25 Jun        Regensburg, Germany
26 Jun        Nuremberg, Germany
27 Jun        Kitzingen, Germany
28 Jun        Wurzburg, Germany
29 Jun        Main River
29 Jun        Karlstadt am Main, Germany
30 Jun        Frankfurt am Main, Germany
01 Jul        Frankfurt am Main, Germany
02 Jul        Strasbourg, France
03 Jul        Arriving in Basel, Switzerland
10 July 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
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11 Jul        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
12 Jul        Nuremberg, Germany
13 Jul        Regensburg, Germany
14 Jul        Passau, Germany
15 Jul        Melk, Austria
15 Jul        Wachau Valley, Austria
15 Jul - 16 Jul        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
16 Jul        Vienna, Austria
17 Jul        Budapest, Hungary
18 Jul        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
28 July 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Remich
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29 Jul        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
30 Jul        Amsterdam, Holland
31 Jul        Dusseldorf, Germany
01 Aug        Rhine Gorge, Germany
01 Aug        Rudesheim, Germany
02 Aug        Cochem, Germany
03 Aug        Bernkastel-Kues, Germany
04 Aug        Remich, Luxembourg (Trier)
05 Aug        Arriving in Remich, Luxembourg
04 August 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Remich to Amsterdam
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05 Aug        Departing from Remich, Luxembourg
06 Aug        Luxembourg
06 Aug        Moselle River
07 Aug        Bernkastel-Kues, Germany
07 Aug        Zell-Mosel, Germany
08 Aug        Cochem, Germany
09 Aug        Rhine Gorge, Germany
09 Aug        Rudesheim, Germany
10 Aug        Cologne, Germany
11 Aug        Amsterdam, Holland
12 Aug        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
04 September 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Vienna to Basel
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05 Sep        Departing from Vienna, Austria
06 Sep        Vienna, Austria
07 Sep        Durnstein, Austria
07 Sep        Wachau Valley, Austria
08 Sep        Passau, Germany
09 Sep        Regensburg, Germany
10 Sep        Nuremberg, Germany
11 Sep        Kitzingen, Germany
12 Sep        Wurzburg, Germany
13 Sep        Main River
13 Sep        Karlstadt am Main, Germany
14 Sep        Frankfurt am Main, Germany
15 Sep        Frankfurt am Main, Germany
16 Sep        Strasbourg, France
17 Sep        Arriving in Basel, Switzerland
28 September 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Namur
Prices starting
from $1960
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29 Sep        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
30 Sep        Rotterdam, Holland
01 Oct        Ghent, Belgium
02 Oct        Ghent, Belgium
03 Oct        Antwerp, Belgium
04 Oct        Maastricht, Holland
05 Oct        Namur, Belgium
06 Oct        Arriving in Namur, Belgium
05 October 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Namur to Amsterdam
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06 Oct        Departing from Namur, Belgium
07 Oct        Namur, Belgium
08 Oct        Maastricht, Holland
09 Oct        Antwerp, Belgium
10 Oct        Ghent, Belgium
11 Oct        Ghent, Belgium
12 Oct        Rotterdam, Holland
13 Oct        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland