Avalon Passion

Avalon Passion Review and Specifications

Specifications of Avalon Passion

Year built2016  /  Age : 3
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, Avalon View
Christened byJill Ellis

Current itinerary of Avalon Passion

Avalon Passion current cruise is 20 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Oltenita. Prices start from USD 6591 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 16 May, 2019 and ends on 05 Jun, 2019.

Date / TimePort
16 May    Departing from Amsterdam, Holland hotels
17 May    Amsterdam, Holland
18 May    Cologne, Koln, Germany
19 May    Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany
20 May    Main River, Germany
21 May    Wurzburg, Germany
22 May    Bamberg, Germany
23 May    Nuremberg, Germany
24 May    Regensburg, Germany
25 May    Passau, Germany
26 May    Melk, Austria
26 May    Wachau Valley, Austria
26 May    Durnstein, Austria
27 May    Vienna, Austria
28 May    Bratislava, Slovakia
29 May - 30 May    Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)
30 May    Budapest, Hungary
31 May    Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary
01 Jun    Belgrade, Serbia
02 Jun    Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
03 Jun    Cetate, Dolj, Romania
04 Jun    Nikopol, Bulgaria
05 Jun    Arriving in Oltenita, Romania hotels

Review of Avalon Passion

MS Avalon Passion boat cruises on the 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 riverboat features two decks of Panorama Suites, all with wall-to-wall windows, transforming the living space into an 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, minibar, safe, deluxe pillow menu, complimentary bottled water. Cabin occupancy - 2 guests in a 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 cruise tour 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

Passion is fleet's 11th riverboat from Avalon's "Suite Ship" class. Among 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 "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).

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

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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
2019 Apr 24 23 days, one-way from Fetesti to Amsterdam Fetesti $6898
2019 Apr 24 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $2768
2019 May 02 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $4268
2019 May 16 20 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Oltenita Amsterdam $6591
2019 Jun 05 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $3115
2019 Jun 13 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $2784
2019 Jun 20 15 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Oltenita Deggendorf $4875
2019 Jun 20 9 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf $2784
2019 Jun 27 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest $2461
2019 Jul 03 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $3115
2019 Jul 11 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $2515
2019 Jul 18 9 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf $2668
2019 Jul 25 9 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest $2692
2019 Aug 01 9 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg $2515
2019 Aug 08 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $2515
2019 Aug 15 9 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf $2515
2019 Aug 15 15 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Oltenita Deggendorf $4645
2019 Aug 22 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest $2461
2019 Aug 28 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $3115
2019 Sep 05 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $3015
2019 Sep 12 15 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Oltenita Deggendorf $5491
2019 Sep 12 9 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf $3015
2019 Sep 19 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest $2807
2019 Sep 25 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $3422
2019 Oct 03 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $2592
2019 Oct 10 15 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Oltenita Deggendorf $4568
2019 Oct 10 9 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf $2592
2019 Oct 17 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest $2307
2019 Oct 31 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $2130
2019 Nov 27 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg $1830
2019 Dec 03 15 days, one-way from Vienna to Basel Vienna $4288
2019 Dec 03 6 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna $1830
2019 Dec 09 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg $1830
2019 Dec 15 6 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna $1830