Avalon Artistry II

Avalon Artistry II current position

Avalon Artistry II current location is at Europe Inland (coordinates 51.49408 N / 6.70526 E) cruising at speed of 13.2 kn (24 kph/ 15 mph) en route to WIERINGERWERF. The AIS position was reported 3 minutes ago.

All Itineraries Current Position

Current itinerary of Avalon Artistry II

Avalon Artistry II current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest. Prices start from USD 999 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 05 Dec, 2021 and ends on 12 Dec, 2021.

Date / TimePort
05 Dec - 06 Dec    Departing from Nuremberg, Nurnberg, Germany Bavaria hotels
07 Dec    Regensburg, Germany Bavaria
08 Dec    Passau, Germany Bavaria
09 Dec    Melk, Austria
10 Dec    Vienna, Wien, Austria
11 Dec - 12 Dec    Arriving in Budapest, Hungary hotels

Specifications of Avalon Artistry II

Year built2013  /  Age: 8
Flag state Germany
BuilderScheepswerf Den Breejen Shipyard (Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Holland)
ClassSuite Ship
OwnerMS Main GmbH & Co KG Hamburg
OperatorAvalon Waterways
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 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

Avalon Artistry II Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2021 Dec 05 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg $999
2021 Dec 12 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest $999
2022 Mar 20 7 days, round-trip Tulip Time Cruise for Beer Enthusiasts Amsterdam $1500
2022 Mar 27 14 days, round-trip Springtime in Holland Belgium for Garden Nature Lovers Amsterdam $4089
2022 Mar 27 7 days, round-trip Tulip Time Cruise Amsterdam $1686
2022 Apr 03 7 days, round-trip Tulips of Northern Holland for Garden Nature Lovers Amsterdam $1683
2022 Apr 10 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $4023
2022 May 04 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest $2433
2022 May 11 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg $2907
2022 May 18 3 days, one-way from Budapest to Vienna Budapest $1000
2022 May 21 3 days, one-way from Vienna to Budapest Vienna $1000
2022 May 24 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $4513
2022 Jun 08 7 days, round-trip Active Discovery in Holland Belgium Amsterdam $2048
2022 Jun 15 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $4609
2022 Jun 29 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $4627
2022 Jul 14 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $4211
2022 Jul 28 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $4221
2022 Aug 12 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $4279
2022 Aug 26 5 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $1523
2022 Aug 31 5 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf $1596
2022 Sep 05 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $4581
2022 Sep 20 7 days, round-trip Active Discovery in Holland Belgium Amsterdam $2121
2022 Oct 11 4 days, one-way from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Frankfurt am Main $1299
2022 Oct 15 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Remich Amsterdam $1873
2023 Mar 26 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Brussels Amsterdam $1612
2023 Apr 09 14 days, round-trip Grand Tulip Cruise of Holland Belgium Amsterdam $4644
2023 Apr 09 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Brussels Amsterdam $2031
2023 Apr 16 7 days, one-way from Brussels to Amsterdam Brussels $2242
2023 Apr 23 7 days, round-trip Tulip Time Cruise Amsterdam $2031
2023 May 14 5 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $1699
2023 May 19 5 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf $1524
2023 May 24 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $4521
2023 Jun 08 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $4144
2023 Jun 22 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest $2323
2023 Jun 29 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg $2123
2023 Jul 06 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $4140
2023 Jul 21 7 days, round-trip Active Discovery in Holland Belgium Amsterdam $1875
2023 Jul 28 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Remich Amsterdam $1875
2023 Aug 04 7 days, one-way from Remich to Frankfurt am Main Remich $1875
2023 Aug 15 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2708
2023 Aug 25 10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $3029
2023 Sep 04 8 days, one-way from Breisach am Rhein to Nuremberg Breisach am Rhein $3767
2023 Sep 04 15 days, one-way from Basel to Budapest Basel $5289
2023 Sep 04 8 days, one-way from Basel to Nuremberg Basel $2376
2023 Sep 12 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg $2542
2023 Sep 19 5 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $1772
2023 Sep 24 5 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf $1597
2023 Sep 29 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest $2542
2023 Oct 06 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg $2269
2023 Oct 13 5 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $1451
2023 Oct 18 7 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf $2050
2023 Oct 25 3 days, one-way from Budapest to Vienna Budapest $681
2023 Dec 10 5 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Frankfurt am Main Nuremberg $1480
2023 Dec 10 9 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Basel Nuremberg $2701
2023 Dec 15 4 days, one-way from Frankfurt am Main to Basel Frankfurt am Main $1326

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 features 200 sq. feet 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).

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