Avalon Vista

Avalon Vista Review and Specifications

Specifications of Avalon Vista

Flag state Switzerland
Builder Den Breejen BV (Holland)
Year built 2012
Owner Group Voyagers Inc
Length (LOA) 135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width) 11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage 2775 gt
Passengers 84 - 166
Crew 47
Decks 4
Cabins 84
Decks with cabins 3
Christened by Vanessa Lee

Review of Avalon Vista

The Avalon Vista boat cruises on Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers departing from Amsterdam, Prague, Vienna, Nurnberg, Budapest and Frankfurt am Main.

Avalon Vista cruise ship was launched in 2012, and added to the unique offering of Avalon Suite Ships. Vista's two decks of suites all feature Wall-to-Wall windows transforming the living space into an Open-Air Balcony. Enjoy the fresh breeze from your comfortable suite. With 200 sq.feet, all Analon Cruises Panorama Suites are 30% larger than the standard in industry.Avalon Vista cruise ship Avalon Waterways Vista ship onboard amenities include free Wi-Fi access and complimentary Internet Corner, expanded Fitness Center, spacious Sky Deck with delightful Sky Bistro, shade system, premium lounge chairs and a whirlpool.

Avalon Vista 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 Vista cruises, Avalon Waterways offers USA flights-inclusive deals with discount airfare and complimentary airport transfers.

RIver Cruise Itineraries

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

  • (7-nights cruising) "Magnificent Europe" are 15-days river cruises from Amsterdam to Budapest (Eastbound, code WAB), and the reverse from Budapest to Amsterdam (Westbound, code WBA).
  • (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). "Cruising-Only" deals are from Nuremberg to Budapest (code WNBO) and the reverse from Budapest to Nuremberg (code WBNO).
  • (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).
  • (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).
  • (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).
  • (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 2-night luxury Istanbul hotel package included in the fares.
  • The Avalon Vista ship also operates Holiday themed "Christmas Markets" river cruises from Frankfurt to Basel (Southbound, code WFZ), from Prague to Frankfurt (Westbound, code WNF, Nuremberg embarkation) and from Prague to Basel (Westbound, code WNZ, Nuremberg embarkation).

Avalon Vista wiki

  • Accident reports and news CruiseMinus.com
  • Cabin grades number: 6
  • Total number of cabins: 84 (of which 2 Royal Suite, 64 Vista Suite, 17 with non-opening windows).
  • Restaurants: Vista (dining room), Vista Bistro, Sky Bistro (al-fresco).
  • Lounges & Bars: Vista Lounge & Bar (observation, with an outside viewing deck), Club Lounge, Library/Internet Corner, Vista Atrium Lobby, Hair Salon, Fitness, Sun Deck (Sky Lounge & Bar, Sky Bistro, Whirlpool, shaded seating, deck games area).
  • Avalon Vista 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, Vista cruise ship tour ("behind-the-scenes"), food and wine tastings, 24-hour premium coffee/tea/hot chocolate, replenished daily bottled water.
  • The Avalon Vista boat is the 2nd vessel in the line's "Suite Ships" class. With this unique river cruise ship design are also the Avalon Waterways ships Artistry IIExpressionIlluminationImpressionPanoramaPoetry 2Tapestry 2Tranquility 2 and Visionary. 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 Vista 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.
  • 2x "Royal Suites" (cat RS) - deck 3, size 300 ft2 / 28 m2
  • Vista Suites - cat P (x31, deck 3), A (x24, deck 2), B (x9, deck 2) - size 200 ft2 / 18,6 m2.
  • Deluxe Staterooms - D cat (x10, deck 1), E cat (x7, deck 1) - sizes 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 Vista Itineraries 2017

The below listed Avalon Vista 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
16 May 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
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17 May        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
18 May        Amsterdam, Holland
19 May        Cologne, Germany
20 May        Rhine Gorge, Germany
20 May        Rudesheim, Germany
21 May        Main River
21 May        Miltenberg, Germany
22 May        Wurzburg, Germany
23 May        Bamberg, Germany
24 May        Nuremberg, Germany
25 May        Regensburg, Germany
26 May        Passau, Germany
27 May        Melk, Austria
27 May        Wachau Valley, Austria
27 May        Durnstein, Austria
28 May        Vienna, Austria
29 May        Bratislava, Slovakia
30 May        Budapest, Hungary
31 May        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
30 May 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
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31 May        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
01 Jun        Danube River
01 Jun - 02 Jun        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
02 Jun        Vienna, Austria
03 Jun        Durnstein, Austria
03 Jun        Wachau Valley, Austria
03 Jun        Melk, Austria
04 Jun        Passau, Germany
05 Jun        Regensburg, Germany
06 Jun        Roth, Germany
07 Jun        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
06 June 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
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07 Jun        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
08 Jun        Nuremberg, Germany
09 Jun        Regensburg, Germany
10 Jun        Passau, Germany
11 Jun        Melk, Austria
11 Jun        Wachau Valley, Austria
11 Jun - 12 Jun        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
12 Jun        Vienna, Austria
13 Jun        Budapest, Hungary
14 Jun        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
27 June 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
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28 Jun        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
29 Jun        Amsterdam, Holland
30 Jun        Cologne, Germany
01 Jul        Rhine Gorge, Germany
01 Jul        Rudesheim, Germany
02 Jul        Main River
02 Jul        Miltenberg, Germany
03 Jul        Wurzburg, Germany
04 Jul        Bamberg, Germany
05 Jul        Nuremberg, Germany
06 Jul        Regensburg, Germany
07 Jul        Passau, Germany
08 Jul        Melk, Austria
08 Jul        Wachau Valley, Austria
08 Jul        Durnstein, Austria
09 Jul        Vienna, Austria
10 Jul        Bratislava, Slovakia
11 Jul        Budapest, Hungary
12 Jul        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
11 July 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
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12 Jul        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
13 Jul        Danube River
13 Jul - 14 Jul        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
14 Jul        Vienna, Austria
15 Jul        Durnstein, Austria
15 Jul        Wachau Valley, Austria
15 Jul        Melk, Austria
16 Jul        Passau, Germany
17 Jul        Regensburg, Germany
18 Jul        Roth, Germany
19 Jul        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
18 July 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
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19 Jul        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
20 Jul        Nuremberg, Germany
21 Jul        Regensburg, Germany
22 Jul        Passau, Germany
23 Jul        Melk, Austria
23 Jul        Wachau Valley, Austria
23 Jul - 24 Jul        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
24 Jul        Vienna, Austria
25 Jul        Budapest, Hungary
26 Jul        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
25 July 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
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26 Jul        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
27 Jul        Danube River
27 Jul - 28 Jul        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
28 Jul        Vienna, Austria
29 Jul        Durnstein, Austria
29 Jul        Wachau Valley, Austria
29 Jul        Melk, Austria
30 Jul        Passau, Germany
31 Jul        Regensburg, Germany
01 Aug        Roth, Germany
02 Aug        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
01 August 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
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02 Aug        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
03 Aug        Nuremberg, Germany
04 Aug        Regensburg, Germany
05 Aug        Passau, Germany
06 Aug        Melk, Austria
06 Aug        Wachau Valley, Austria
06 Aug - 07 Aug        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
07 Aug        Vienna, Austria
08 Aug        Budapest, Hungary
09 Aug        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
22 August 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
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23 Aug        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
24 Aug        Amsterdam, Holland
25 Aug        Cologne, Germany
26 Aug        Rhine Gorge, Germany
26 Aug        Rudesheim, Germany
27 Aug        Main River
27 Aug        Miltenberg, Germany
28 Aug        Wurzburg, Germany
29 Aug        Bamberg, Germany
30 Aug        Nuremberg, Germany
31 Aug        Regensburg, Germany
01 Sep        Passau, Germany
02 Sep        Melk, Austria
02 Sep        Wachau Valley, Austria
02 Sep        Durnstein, Austria
03 Sep        Vienna, Austria
04 Sep        Bratislava, Slovakia
05 Sep        Budapest, Hungary
06 Sep        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
05 September 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
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06 Sep        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
07 Sep        Danube River
07 Sep - 08 Sep        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
08 Sep        Vienna, Austria
09 Sep        Durnstein, Austria
09 Sep        Wachau Valley, Austria
09 Sep        Melk, Austria
10 Sep        Passau, Germany
11 Sep        Regensburg, Germany
12 Sep        Roth, Germany
13 Sep        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
12 September 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
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13 Sep        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
14 Sep        Nuremberg, Germany
15 Sep        Regensburg, Germany
16 Sep        Passau, Germany
17 Sep        Melk, Austria
17 Sep        Wachau Valley, Austria
17 Sep - 18 Sep        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
18 Sep        Vienna, Austria
19 Sep        Budapest, Hungary
20 Sep        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
19 September 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
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20 Sep        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
21 Sep        Danube River
21 Sep - 22 Sep        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
22 Sep        Vienna, Austria
23 Sep        Durnstein, Austria
23 Sep        Wachau Valley, Austria
23 Sep        Melk, Austria
24 Sep        Passau, Germany
25 Sep        Regensburg, Germany
26 Sep        Roth, Germany
27 Sep        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
17 October 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
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18 Oct        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
19 Oct        Amsterdam, Holland
20 Oct        Cologne, Germany
21 Oct        Rhine Gorge, Germany
21 Oct        Rudesheim, Germany
22 Oct        Main River
22 Oct        Miltenberg, Germany
23 Oct        Wurzburg, Germany
24 Oct        Bamberg, Germany
25 Oct        Nuremberg, Germany
26 Oct        Regensburg, Germany
27 Oct        Passau, Germany
28 Oct        Melk, Austria
28 Oct        Wachau Valley, Austria
28 Oct        Durnstein, Austria
29 Oct        Vienna, Austria
29 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Bratislava, Slovakia
30 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Budapest, Hungary
31 Oct        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
31 October 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
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01 Nov        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
02 Nov        Danube River
02 Nov - 03 Nov        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
03 Nov        Vienna, Austria
04 Nov        Durnstein, Austria
04 Nov        Wachau Valley, Austria
04 Nov        Melk, Austria
05 Nov        Passau, Germany
06 Nov        Regensburg, Germany
07 Nov        Roth, Germany
08 Nov        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany