Avalon Artistry II

Avalon Artistry II current position

Avalon Artistry II current location is at Europe Inland (coordinates 51.90271 N / 5.63767 E) cruising en route to DODEWAARD. The AIS position was reported 5 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of Avalon Artistry II

Avalon Artistry II current cruise is 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages. Prices start from USD 2267 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 25 Mar, 2025 and ends on 01 Apr, 2025.

Date / TimePort
25 Mar    Departing from Bordeaux, France hotels
26 Mar    Cadillac, France
27 Mar - 28 Mar    Blaye, Cussac-Fort-Medoc, France
29 Mar    Libourne, France
30 Mar - 01 Apr    Arriving in Bordeaux, France hotels

Specifications of Avalon Artistry II

Year of build2013  /  Age: 11
Flag state Germany
BuilderScheepswerf Den Breejen Shipyard (Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Holland)
ClassSuite Ship
Speed12 kn / 22 km/h / 14 mph
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage2022 gt
Passengers65 - 130
Crew37
Decks4
Cabins65
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsAvalon Imagery 2, Avalon Poetry 2, Avalon Tapestry 2, Avalon Tranquility 2, Avalon Visionary
Christened byMarilen Sandejas-Yaptangco
OwnerMS Main GmbH & Co KG Hamburg
OperatorAvalon Waterways

Avalon Artistry II Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2025 Mar 25 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2267
2025 Apr 01 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2518
2025 Apr 08 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2518
2025 Apr 15 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2594
2025 Apr 22 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2870
2025 Apr 29 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2946
2025 May 06 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3022
2025 May 13 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3197
2025 May 20 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3197
2025 May 27 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3022
2025 Jun 03 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3022
2025 Jun 10 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3022
2025 Jun 17 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3022
2025 Jun 24 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2822
2025 Jul 01 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2746
2025 Jul 08 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2746
2025 Jul 15 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2746
2025 Jul 22 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2746
2025 Jul 29 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2746
2025 Aug 05 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2746
2025 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2746
2025 Aug 19 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2822
2025 Aug 26 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3022
2025 Sep 02 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3097
2025 Sep 09 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3272
2025 Sep 16 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3272
2025 Sep 23 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3097
2025 Sep 30 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $3022
2025 Oct 07 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2946
2025 Oct 14 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2870
2025 Oct 21 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2594
2025 Oct 28 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2518
2025 Nov 04 7 days, round-trip Bonjour Bordeaux Chateaux, Wineries Charming Villages Bordeaux $2267

Avalon Artistry II Review

Review of Avalon Artistry II

MS 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. 

Avalon Artistry 2 cruise ship

Cabins

Avalon Artistry II has 65 staterooms, including 200 ft2 panorama suites - larger with more than 30% than the standard in the industry, giving passengers the opportunity to wake up each morning to the fresh breezes and enchanting scenery. She delivers her guests an intimate setting, providing two full of suites decks, featuring panoramic wall-to-wall windows which transform living space into an extraordinary open-air balcony. Avalon Artistry II has a total number of 65 cabins (of which 2 Royal Suite, 51 Panorama Suite, 12 with non-opening windows) in 6 grades.

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, minibar, safe, deluxe pillow menu, complimentary bottled water. Cabin occupancy - 2 guests in a 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).

Onboard facilities

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 II restaurants include Artistry (dining room), Panorama Bistro, Sky Bistro (al-fresco). Avalon Artistry 2 also has 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.

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 cruise tour 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" is 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 - user reviews and comments

Avalon Artistry II Wiki

  • The Avalon Artistry II boat is the 4th vessel in Avalon Waterways "Suite Ship" class. Among the ship's best features are 2 full decks of Suite cabins (each with wall-to-wall sliding windows and French Balcony) and spacious and diverse public venues (each with full-length floor-ceiling windows).
  • Each Avalon Waterways "Suite Ship" is powered by two Caterpillar Marine diesel engines (model C32 ACERT, total power output 1420 kW / 1930 HP), plus an emergency diesel generator. The ship's propulsion is diesel-electric, with one azimuth thruster (at the bow) and a "Silent Drive System" (separating the ship's engines from passenger staterooms).
  • The Avalon cruise ship Artistry II was launched in 2013 on April 12. It was christened in Middelburg (Holland) by Mrs. Marilen Sandejas-Yaptangco - president and CEO of "Baron Travel Corporation" (one of the largest Philippine luxury travel companies providing Philippine tour packages and travel services /founded 1967).

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.