Avalon Luminary

Avalon Luminary Review and Specifications

Specifications of Avalon Luminary

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Review of Avalon Luminary

The Avalon Luminary boat cruises Moselle, Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers departing from Amsterdam, Vienna, Prague, Bucharest, Nurnberg, Istanbul and Budapest. The ship also offers flight-inclusive Black Sea river cruises with departures from Amsterdam, Vienna and Istanbul.

Avalon Luminary cruise ship

Avalon Luminary cruise ship is one of the best ways to experience the fascinating culture and extensive history of the oldest cities in Europe along its most magnificent rivers. Launched in 2010, the Luminary ship has a maximum capacity of just 138 guests. Unpack only once and spend your time enjoying European river routes.Avalon Luminary cruise ship The Avalon ship Luminary provides highly personalized experience, contemporary décor, spacious staterooms and suites, popular onboard amenities, like the large Sky Deck featuring the Sky Bistro and a whirlpool, bar and lounge serving premium spirits, free Wi-Fi throughout and complimentary Internet Corner, fitness center with modern equipment and hair salon.

Avalon Luminary ship

Year built 2010 MMSI number Callsign code Flag State (registered in) 211507510 DD6381 Germany
Passenger capacity Crew capacity Gross tonnage weight LOA length 138 39 5,000 tons 360 ft (110 m) Ship builder Owner Operator Christened by Den Breejen BV (Holland) Group Voyagers Inc Avalon Waterways Kristi Jones
  • Passenger decks: 4 (out of 4)
  • Cabin grades number: 5
  • Total number of cabins: 65 (of which 28 Avalon Suite, 30 French Balcony, 11 with non-opening windows).
  • Restaurants: Luminary (dining room)
  • Lounges & Bars: Lounge & Bar (observation, with an outside viewing deck), Club Lounge, Library/Internet Corner, Luminary Atrium Lobby, Hair Salon, Fitness, Sun Deck (Sky Lounge, Whirlpool, shaded seating, game area).
  • Avalon Luminary cruise deals are inclusive of Wi-Fi Internet, room-service, all Rhine cruise tours and excursions (by certified local tour guides), motorcoach transfers, live evening entertainment (local performers), daily enrichment lectures, Afternoon Tea, Night Fare, Luminary cruise ship tour ("behind-the-scenes"), food and wine tastings, 24-hour premium coffee/tea/hot chocolate, replenished daily bottled water.
  • The Avalon Luminary boat is in the same vessel class with the Avalon river cruise ships Affinity and Felicity, and also with Creativity and Scenery. On each of them, almost half of all staterooms are "French Balcony" categories, and over 1/3 are Suites (French Balcony plus a large panoramic window).

Avalon Luminary cabins

Staterooms 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.
  • Suites - 4x "Avalon Suites" (JR) - deck 3, size 258 ft2 / 24 m2.
  • Deluxe Staterooms (category, number) - P (x24, deck 3), A (x18, deck 2), B (x12, deck 2), E (x11, deck 1) - sizes 172 ft2 / 16 m2.
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Avalon Luminary 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 Luminary cruises, Avalon Waterways offers USA flights-inclusive deals with discount airfare and complimentary airport transfers. Avalon Luminary ship Follows the list of Avalon Luminary itineraries as themes officially announced by the Avalon Waterways line:

  • (22-nights cruising) "North Sea–Black Sea Cruise" are 24-days river cruises from Amsterdam to Bucharest (Eastbound, code WA), and the reverse from Bucharest to Amsterdam (Westbound, code WOA). The Eastbound route is also operated as 26-days cruise from Amsterdam to Istanbul (code WOAE), with a 2-night luxury Istanbul hotel package included in the Avalon deals.
  • (13-nights cruising) "Grand Danube Cruise" are 18-days river cruises from Prague to Bucharest (Eastbound, code WNO), and the reverse from Bucharest to Prague (Westbound, code WON). Other booking options are with added Bucharest luxury hotel package (Westbound code WONE, Eastbound code WNOE) and the "Cruising-Only" deals from Nuremberg to Bucharest (code WONO).
  • (10-nights cruising) "Blue Danube to the Black Sea" are 14-days river cruises from Bucharest to Vienna (Westbound, code WOV), and the reverse from Vienna to Bucharest (Eastbound, code WVO). There are also 16-days deals on cruises from Istanbul to Vienna (Westbound code WOVE) and from Vienna to Istanbul (Eastbound code WVOE), with a 3-night Istanbul luxury hotel package included in the fares. "Cruising-Only" deals are without the Bucharest-Vienna hotel packages (code WOVO).
  • (7-nights cruising) "The Blue Danube Discovery" are 13-days river cruises from Budapest to Prague (Nuremberg disembarkation, Westbound, code WBN). The reverse route is themed "The Legendary Danube": (7-days sailing) 11-days river cruises from Prague to Budapest (Eastbound, code WNB, Nuremberg embarkation).
  • (6-nights cruising) "Balkan Discovery" are 10-days river cruises from Budapest to Bucharest (Eastbound, code WBO), and the reverse from Bucharest to Budapest (Eastbound, code WOB). Other booking options are with added Bucharest luxury hotel package (Westbound code WOBE, Eastbound code WBOE) and the "Cruising-Only" deals (code WOBO, non-inclusive of Bucharest-Budapest hotel packages).
  • (12-nights cruising) "European Splendor" are 13-days river cruises from Amsterdam to Vienna (Eastbound, code WAV), and the reverse from Vienna to Amsterdam (Westbound, code WVA).

Avalon Luminary Itineraries 2017

The below listed Avalon Luminary 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.

Departure
Itinerary ports
02 April 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Haarlem to Amsterdam
03 Apr        Departing from Haarlem, Holland
04 Apr        Hoorn, Holland
04 Apr        Enkhuizen, Holland
05 Apr        Enkhuizen, Holland
06 Apr        Lelystad, Holland
06 Apr - 07 Apr        Kampen, Holland (Overnight)
07 Apr        Rhine River
07 Apr        Arnhem, Holland
08 Apr        Rotterdam, Holland
09 Apr        Amsterdam, Holland
10 Apr        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
23 April 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Haarlem to Amsterdam
24 Apr        Departing from Haarlem, Holland
25 Apr        Hoorn, Holland
25 Apr        Enkhuizen, Holland
26 Apr        Enkhuizen, Holland
27 Apr        Lelystad, Holland
27 Apr - 28 Apr        Kampen, Holland (Overnight)
28 Apr        Rhine River
28 Apr        Arnhem, Holland
29 Apr        Rotterdam, Holland
30 Apr        Amsterdam, Holland
01 May        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
30 April 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Namur
Prices starting
from $1846
01 May        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
02 May        Rotterdam, Holland
03 May        Ghent, Belgium
04 May        Ghent, Belgium
05 May        Antwerp, Belgium
06 May        Maastricht, Holland
07 May        Namur,Belgium
08 May        Arriving in Namur,Belgium
30 April 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Haarlem to Amsterdam
01 May        Departing from Haarlem, Holland
02 May        Hoorn, Holland
02 May        Enkhuizen, Holland
03 May        Enkhuizen, Holland
04 May        Lelystad, Holland
04 May - 05 May        Kampen, Holland (Overnight)
05 May        Rhine River
05 May        Arnhem, Holland
06 May        Rotterdam, Holland
07 May        Amsterdam, Holland
08 May        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
07 May 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Namur to Amsterdam
08 May        Departing from Namur,Belgium
09 May        Namur,Belgium
10 May        Maastricht, Holland
11 May        Antwerp, Belgium
12 May        Ghent, Belgium
13 May        Ghent, Belgium
14 May        Rotterdam, Holland
15 May        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
14 May 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Haarlem to Amsterdam
15 May        Departing from Haarlem, Holland
16 May        Hoorn, Holland
16 May        Enkhuizen, Holland
17 May        Enkhuizen, Holland
18 May        Lelystad, Holland
18 May - 19 May        Kampen, Holland (Overnight)
19 May        Rhine River
19 May        Arnhem, Holland
20 May        Rotterdam, Holland
21 May        Amsterdam, Holland
22 May        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
21 May 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Namur
Prices starting
from $1840
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
08 July 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Linz to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3060
09 Jul        Departing from Linz, Austria
10 Jul        Danube River
10 Jul        Linz, Austria
11 Jul        Danube River
11 Jul        Danube River
12 Jul        Wachau Valley, Austria
12 Jul - 13 Jul        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
13 Jul - 14 Jul        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
14 Jul        Vienna, Austria
15 Jul        Visegrad,Hungary
16 Jul        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
30 July 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
31 Jul        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
01 Aug        Danube River
01 Aug - 02 Aug        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
02 Aug        Vienna, Austria
03 Aug        Durnstein, Austria
03 Aug        Wachau Valley, Austria
03 Aug        Melk, Austria
04 Aug        Passau, Germany
05 Aug        Regensburg, Germany
06 Aug        Roth, Germany
07 Aug        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
06 August 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
07 Aug        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
08 Aug        Nuremberg, Germany
09 Aug        Regensburg, Germany
10 Aug        Passau, Germany
11 Aug        Melk, Austria
11 Aug        Wachau Valley, Austria
11 Aug - 12 Aug        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
12 Aug        Vienna, Austria
13 Aug        Budapest, Hungary
14 Aug        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
27 August 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
28 Aug        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
29 Aug        Danube River
29 Aug - 30 Aug        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
30 Aug        Vienna, Austria
31 Aug        Durnstein, Austria
31 Aug        Wachau Valley, Austria
31 Aug        Melk, Austria
01 Sep        Passau, Germany
02 Sep        Regensburg, Germany
03 Sep        Roth, Germany
04 Sep        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
03 September 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
04 Sep        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
05 Sep        Nuremberg, Germany
06 Sep        Regensburg, Germany
07 Sep        Passau, Germany
08 Sep        Melk, Austria
08 Sep        Wachau Valley, Austria
08 Sep - 09 Sep        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
09 Sep        Vienna, Austria
10 Sep        Budapest, Hungary
11 Sep        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
17 September 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Linz to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3292
18 Sep        Departing from Linz, Austria
19 Sep        Danube River
19 Sep        Linz, Austria
20 Sep        Danube River
20 Sep        Danube River
21 Sep        Wachau Valley, Austria
21 Sep - 22 Sep        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
22 Sep - 23 Sep        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
23 Sep        Vienna, Austria
24 Sep        Visegrad,Hungary
25 Sep        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
22 September 3 nights / 4 days, one-way from Budapest to Vienna
Prices starting
from $1965
23 Sep        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
24 Sep        Bratislava, Slovakia
25 Sep        Melk, Austria
26 Sep        Arriving in Vienna, Austria
24 September 3 nights / 4 days, one-way from Budapest to Vienna
Prices starting
from $1965
25 Sep        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
26 Sep        Bratislava, Slovakia
27 Sep        Melk, Austria
28 Sep        Arriving in Vienna, Austria
16 October 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Linz to Budapest
Prices starting
from $2990
17 Oct        Departing from Linz, Austria
18 Oct        Danube River
18 Oct        Linz, Austria
19 Oct        Danube River
19 Oct        Danube River
20 Oct        Wachau Valley, Austria
20 Oct - 21 Oct        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
21 Oct - 22 Oct        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
22 Oct        Vienna, Austria
23 Oct        Visegrad,Hungary
24 Oct        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
21 October 3 nights / 4 days, one-way from Budapest to Vienna
Prices starting
from $1744
22 Oct        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
23 Oct        Bratislava, Slovakia
24 Oct        Melk, Austria
25 Oct        Arriving in Vienna, Austria
23 October 3 nights / 4 days, one-way from Budapest to Vienna
Prices starting
from $1744
24 Oct        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
25 Oct        Bratislava, Slovakia
26 Oct        Melk, Austria
27 Oct        Arriving in Vienna, Austria