Avalon Passion

Avalon Passion Review and Specifications

Specifications of Avalon Passion

Year built2016  /  Age : 2
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderDen Breejen Shipyard (Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Holland)
ClassSuite Ship
OwnerMS Donau GmbH & Co KG Hamburg
OperatorAvalon Waterways
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage2775 gt
Passengers84 - 166
Crew47
Decks4
Cabins84
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsAvalon Envision, Avalon Expression, Avalon Illumination, Avalon Impression
Christened byJill Ellis

Current itinerary of Avalon Passion

Avalon Passion current cruise is 15 days, one-way from Fetesti to Nuremberg. Prices start from USD 8722 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 20 Sep, 2018 and ends on 05 Oct, 2018.

Date / TimePort
20 Sep      Departing from Fetesti, Romania   
21 Sep     Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania   
22 Sep     Cernavoda, Romania   
23 Sep     Ruse, Bulgaria   
24 Sep     Vidin, Bulgaria   
25 Sep     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
26 Sep     Belgrade, Serbia   
27 Sep     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
28 Sep - 29 Sep     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
29 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
30 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
01 Oct     Durnstein, Austria   
01 Oct     Melk, Austria   
02 Oct     Passau, Germany   
03 Oct     Regensburg, Germany   
04 Oct     Roth, Bavaria, Germany   
04 Oct - 05 Oct     Nuremberg, Germany(Overnight)   
05 Oct      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

Review of Avalon Passion

MS Avalon Passion boat cruises on Danube, Main and Rhine. The ship also offers flight-inclusive Black Sea river cruises with departures from Amsterdam, Vienna and Istanbul.

Avalon Passion cruise ship

Cabins

Avalon Passion cruise ship is part of Avalon Waterways cutting-edge Suite Ships. This magnificent river boat features two decks of Panorama Suites, all with wall-to-wall windows, transforming the living space into open-air unique balcony. The Panorama Suites boast 200 sq. feet, which is more than 30% than the standard, and affords passengers incomparable opportunity to face each morning the splendid scenery.

Avalon Passion has a total number of 84 cabins (of which 2 Royal Suite, 66 Panorama Suite, 16 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, mini bar, safe, deluxe pillow menu, complimentary bottled water. Cabin occupancy - 2 guests in room.
  • 2x "Royal Suites" (RS) - deck 3, size 300 ft2 / 28 m2
  • Panorama Suites - P (x33, deck 3), A (x23, deck 2), B (x9, deck 2) - size 200 ft2 / 18,6 m2.
  • Deluxe Staterooms (category, number) - D (x10, deck 1), E (6, deck 1) - size 172 ft2 / 16 m2).

Shipboard facilities

MS Avalon Passion onboard amenities include the Panorama Bistro alternative dining, expanded fitness center, spacious Sky Deck with lounge chairs, complimentary Wi-Fi access, whirlpool and al fresco lunches at Passion's Sky Bistro.

Avalon Passion restaurants include: Passion (dining room), Panorama Bistro, Sky Bistro (al-fresco). Avalon Passion also has Panorama Lounge & Bar (observation, with an outside viewing deck), Club Lounge, Library/Internet Corner, Passion Atrium Lobby, Hair Salon, Fitness, Sun Deck (Sky Lounge & Bar, Sky Bistro, Whirlpool, shaded seating, deck games area).

Avalon Passion 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, Passion cruise ship tour ("behind-the-scenes"), food and wine tastings, 24-hour premium coffee/tea/hot chocolate, replenished daily bottled water.

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

Avalon Passion wiki

  • The Avalon Passion boat is the 11th 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 Passion's godmother is Mrs Jill Ellis - coach of the USA women's national soccer team. On April 13, 2016, in Linz (Austria) was held the ship's christening ceremony.

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.

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Avalon Passion Itineraries

The below listed Avalon Passion cruise prices on 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.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2018 May 25 20 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Oltenita Amsterdam$9614
2018 May 25 20 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Oltenita Amsterdam$9932
2018 May 25 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam$5973
2018 Jun 08 6 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest$4005
2018 Jun 08 6 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest$4767
2018 Jun 14 15 days, one-way from Fetesti to Nuremberg Fetesti$8499
2018 Jun 14 9 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest$4893
2018 Jun 22 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$4230
2018 Jun 29 13 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Bucharest Nuremberg$6220
2018 Jun 29 13 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Bucharest Nuremberg$7818
2018 Jun 29 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$3790
2018 Jul 06 6 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest$2930
2018 Jul 12 15 days, one-way from Fetesti to Nuremberg Fetesti$8306
2018 Jul 12 9 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest
2018 Jul 20 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$4188
2018 Jul 27 13 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Bucharest Nuremberg$7406
2018 Jul 27 13 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Bucharest Nuremberg$7725
2018 Jul 27 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$3790
2018 Aug 03 6 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest$3530
2018 Aug 09 22 days, one-way from Fetesti to Amsterdam Fetesti$10467
2018 Aug 09 9 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest$4444
2018 Aug 17 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$6026
2018 Aug 31 20 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Oltenita Amsterdam$10026
2018 Aug 31 20 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Oltenita Amsterdam$10342
2018 Aug 31 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam$6202
2018 Sep 14 6 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest$4188
2018 Sep 20 15 days, one-way from Fetesti to Nuremberg Fetesti$8722
2018 Sep 20 9 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest$5078
2018 Sep 28 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$4664
2018 Oct 05 13 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Bucharest Nuremberg$8284
2018 Oct 05 13 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Bucharest Nuremberg$8604
2018 Oct 05 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$3790
2018 Oct 12 6 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest$3489
2018 Oct 18 15 days, one-way from Fetesti to Nuremberg Fetesti$7785
2018 Oct 18 9 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest$4220
2018 Oct 26 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$3912
2018 Dec 01 6 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna$2576
2018 Dec 13 6 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna$2576
2019 Apr 11 13 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Oltenita Deggendorf$6412
2019 Apr 11 7 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf$2618
2019 Apr 18 6 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest$3772
2019 Apr 24 22 days, one-way from Fetesti to Amsterdam Fetesti$10347
2019 Apr 24 9 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest$4152
2019 May 02 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$6402
2019 May 16 20 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Oltenita Amsterdam$9886
2019 May 30 6 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest$3980
2019 Jun 05 9 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest$4672
2019 Jun 13 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest$4176
2019 Jun 20 13 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Oltenita Deggendorf$7312
2019 Jun 20 7 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf$4176
2019 Jun 27 6 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest$3692
2019 Jul 03 9 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest$4672
2019 Jul 11 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest$3772
2019 Jul 18 7 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf$4002
2019 Jul 25 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$4038
2019 Aug 01 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$3772
2019 Aug 08 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest$3772
2019 Aug 15 13 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Oltenita Deggendorf$6968
2019 Aug 15 7 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf$3772
2019 Aug 22 6 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest$3692
2019 Aug 28 9 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest$4672
2019 Sep 05 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest$4522
2019 Sep 12 13 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Oltenita Deggendorf$8236
2019 Sep 12 7 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf$4522
2019 Sep 19 6 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest$4210
2019 Sep 25 9 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest$5133
2019 Oct 03 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest$3888
2019 Oct 10 13 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Oltenita Deggendorf$6852
2019 Oct 10 7 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf$3888
2019 Oct 17 6 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest$3460
2019 Oct 31 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest$3195
2019 Nov 27 6 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg$2745
2019 Nov 30 12 days, one-way from Basel to Vienna Basel
2019 Dec 03 15 days, one-way from Vienna to Basel Vienna$6432
2019 Dec 03 6 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna$2745
2019 Dec 04 11 days, one-way from Wiesbaden to Vienna Wiesbaden
2019 Dec 09 6 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg$2745
2019 Dec 15 6 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna$2745