Avalon Poetry II

Avalon Poetry II current position

Avalon Poetry II current location is at Europe Inland (coordinates 45.74183 N / 4.81386 E) cruising en route to LYON. The AIS position was reported 6 minutes ago.

All Itineraries Current Position

Current itinerary of Avalon Poetry II

Avalon Poetry II current cruise is 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam. Prices start from USD 4165 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 20 Oct, 2020 and ends on 03 Nov, 2020.

Date / TimePort
20 Oct    Departing from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone, France hotels
21 Oct    Arles, France
22 Oct    Avignon, France
23 Oct    Viviers-sur-Rhone, France
24 Oct    Tournon-sur-Rhone, Tain-l'Hermitage, France
25 Oct    Lyon, France
26 Oct    Saint-Jean-de-Losne, France
27 Oct    Batan Island, Basco, Philippines
28 Oct    Breisach am Rhein, Germany
29 Oct    Kehl-Strasbourg, Germany-France
30 Oct    Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
31 Oct    Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany
01 Nov    Cologne, Koln, Germany
02 Nov - 03 Nov    Arriving in Amsterdam, Netherlands hotels

Specifications of Avalon Poetry II

Year built2014  /  Age: 6
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderScheepswerf Den Breejen Shipyard (Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Holland)
ClassSuite Ship
OwnerIsiona River Equity AG
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 Artistry 2, Avalon Imagery 2, Avalon Tapestry 2, Avalon Tranquility 2, Avalon Visionary
Christened byKatherine Grainger
Avalon Waterways Coronavirus update

Avalon Poetry II Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2020 Sep 29 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Lyon $2198
2020 Oct 06 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6646
2020 Oct 06 13 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Arles Amsterdam $6845
2020 Oct 06 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $2579
2020 Oct 13 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $3247
2020 Oct 20 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $4165
2020 Oct 20 13 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Arles Amsterdam $5801
2020 Oct 20 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $2289
2020 Oct 27 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2722
2021 Mar 30 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5788
2021 Mar 30 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6827
2021 Mar 30 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $4711
2021 Apr 06 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2963
2021 Apr 13 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5303
2021 Apr 13 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6800
2021 Apr 13 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5045
2021 Apr 20 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2492
2021 Apr 27 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6130
2021 Apr 27 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7475
2021 Apr 27 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5484
2021 May 04 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2548
2021 May 11 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5968
2021 May 11 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7313
2021 May 11 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5472
2021 May 18 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2616
2021 May 25 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Lyon Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $2394
2021 Jun 01 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Lyon $2360
2021 Jun 08 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $4895
2021 Jun 08 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7570
2021 Jun 08 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $2582
2021 Jun 15 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $4839
2021 Jun 22 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6301
2021 Jun 22 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7051
2021 Jun 22 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $2582
2021 Jun 29 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $3583
2021 Jul 06 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Lyon Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $2360
2021 Jul 13 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Lyon $2885
2021 Jul 20 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6598
2021 Jul 20 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7205
2021 Jul 20 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5266
2021 Aug 03 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5330
2021 Aug 03 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7503
2021 Aug 03 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5044
2021 Aug 10 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2360
2021 Aug 17 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Lyon Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $2509
2021 Aug 24 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Lyon $2463
2021 Aug 31 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5638
2021 Aug 31 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $8039
2021 Aug 31 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $2463
2021 Sep 07 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2463
2021 Sep 14 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6767
2021 Sep 14 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7591
2021 Sep 14 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5609
2021 Sep 21 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2685
2021 Sep 28 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Lyon Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $3152
2021 Oct 05 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Lyon $2394
2021 Oct 12 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5261
2021 Oct 12 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7326
2021 Oct 12 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5250
2021 Oct 19 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2166
2021 Oct 26 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $4485
2021 Oct 26 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $3471
2021 Nov 02 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2741
2022 Apr 05 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $3106
2022 Apr 10 8 days, one-way from Marseille to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Marseille $3833
2022 Apr 11 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6501
2022 Apr 12 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $4977
2022 Apr 12 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6953
2022 Apr 12 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $3139
2022 Apr 19 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2972
2022 Apr 26 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Lyon Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $1864
2022 May 03 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Lyon $2151
2022 May 08 8 days, one-way from Marseille to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Marseille $4338
2022 May 09 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7140
2022 May 10 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5640
2022 May 10 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7616
2022 May 10 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $3519
2022 May 17 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2900
2022 May 24 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Lyon Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $2219
2022 May 31 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Lyon $2219
2022 Jun 05 8 days, one-way from Marseille to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Marseille $4402
2022 Jun 06 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7219
2022 Jun 07 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6682
2022 Jun 07 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7685
2022 Jun 07 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5719
2022 Jun 14 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2897
2022 Jun 19 8 days, one-way from Marseille to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Marseille $4402
2022 Jun 20 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7190
2022 Jun 21 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6653
2022 Jun 21 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7388
2022 Jun 21 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5171
2022 Jun 28 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2836
2022 Jul 03 8 days, one-way from Marseille to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Marseille $4516
2022 Jul 04 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7303
2022 Jul 05 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6971
2022 Jul 05 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7431
2022 Jul 05 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $3011
2022 Jul 12 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $4657
2022 Jul 19 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Lyon Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $3049
2022 Jul 26 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Lyon $2360
2022 Jul 31 8 days, one-way from Marseille to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Marseille $4515
2022 Aug 01 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7304
2022 Aug 02 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5683
2022 Aug 02 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7431
2022 Aug 02 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $4841
2022 Aug 09 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $4629
2022 Aug 14 8 days, one-way from Marseille to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Marseille $4515
2022 Aug 15 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7319
2022 Aug 16 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6668
2022 Aug 16 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7659
2022 Aug 16 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5492
2022 Aug 23 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $3868
2022 Aug 30 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Lyon Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $2288
2022 Sep 06 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Lyon $2288
2022 Sep 11 8 days, one-way from Marseille to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Marseille $4505
2022 Sep 12 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7513
2022 Sep 13 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6721
2022 Sep 13 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7856
2022 Sep 13 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $3000
2022 Sep 20 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2463
2022 Sep 25 8 days, one-way from Marseille to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Marseille $4503
2022 Sep 26 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7293
2022 Sep 27 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6047
2022 Sep 27 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7719
2022 Sep 27 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $3000
2022 Oct 04 7 days, one-way from Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Saint-Jean-de-Losne $2394
2022 Oct 09 8 days, one-way from Marseille to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Marseille $4161
2022 Oct 10 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Amsterdam Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $6945
2022 Oct 11 14 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $5623
2022 Oct 11 13 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Paris Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $7223
2022 Oct 11 7 days, one-way from Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Saint-Jean-de-Losne Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone $2657

Avalon Poetry II Review

Review of Avalon Poetry II

MS Avalon Poetry II boat cruises on Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers departing from homeports Amsterdam (Holland), Prague (Czech Republic), Budapest (Hungary), Nuremberg (Germany) and Remich (Luxembourg).

Avalon Poetry 2 cruise ship

Cabins

Avalon Poetry II has a total number of 65 cabins (of which 2 Royal Suite, 51 Panorama Suite, 12 with non-opening windows) in 6 grades. Just like her sister Suite Ships, Avalon Artistry II, Avalon Tapestry II, Avalon Tranquility II, and Avalon Visionary, the Avalon Poetry II provides two decks of suites with Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows.

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.
  • Suites - 2x "Royal Suites" (cat S, deck 3, size 300 ft2 / 28 m2), and the "Panorama Suites" - cat P (25x, deck 3), cat A (17x, deck 2) and cat B (8x, deck 2) - all with sizes of 200 ft2 / 18,6 m2.
  • Deluxe Staterooms (located on deck 1) - cat D (6x) and cat E (6x) - sizes 172 ft2 / 16 m2.

Shipboard facilities

MS Avalon Poetry 2 onboard amenities include the alternative dining in Panorama Bistro, free Wi-Fi access, and complimentary Internet Corner, expanded Fitness Center, spacious Sky Deck with a whirlpool, premium lounge chairs, and al fresco lunch at the Sky Bistro.

Avalon Poetry II restaurants include Poetry (dining room), Panorama Bistro, Sky Bistro (al-fresco). Avalon Poetry 2 also has Panorama Lounge & Bar (observation, with an outside viewing deck), Club Lounge, Library/Internet Corner, Poetry Atrium Lobby, Hair Salon, Fitness, Sun Deck (Sky Lounge & Bar, Sky Bistro, Whirlpool, shaded seating, deck games area).

Avalon Poetry 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, Poetry 2 cruise ship tour ("behind-the-scenes"), food and wine tastings, 24-hour premium coffee/tea/hot chocolate, replenished daily bottled water.

Avalon Poetry 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 Poetry 2 cruises, Avalon Waterways offers USA flights-inclusive deals with discount airfare and complimentary airport transfers.

River Cruise Itineraries

Follows the list of Avalon Poetry 2 itineraries as themes officially announced by the Avalon Waterways line:

  • (7-nights cruising) "Burgundy and Provence" are 11-days river cruises from Paris to Cote d’Azur (Southbound, code WCL), and the reverse from Cote d’Azur to Paris (Northbound, code WLC). This itinerary includes TGV train (high-speed train) travel Paris-Dijon, embarkation on the Poetry 2 ship in Chalon (transfer from Beaune) or Arles (transfer from Cote d’Azur), and also Burgundy wine cruise tours included in the Avalon Waterways Poetry 2 tickets prices.
  • (Two ships, 14-nights cruising) "Grand France" are 16-days Seine, Saone, and Rhone river cruises from Paris to Cote d’Azur (Southbound, code WPL), and the reverse from Cote d’Azur to Paris (Northbound, code WLP). These are "back-to-back" river travel vacation deals combining the Poetry's cruise on Saone and Rhone with the "Paris to Normandy's Landing Beaches" route operated by the Avalon Tapestry 2 ship. These Avalon Waterways deals offer embarkation and disembarkation in Paris, Chalon, and Arles, with included TGV train travel Paris-Dijon or the reverse Dijon-Paris.
  • (Two ships. 14-nights cruising) "Rhine and Rhone Revealed" are 16-days river cruises from Amsterdam to Cote d’Azur (Southbound, code WAL), and the reverse from Cote d’Azur to Amsterdam (Northbound, code WLA). This is another "back-to-back" cruise travel option combining the Poetry's Saone and Rhone cruise with the "Romantic Rhine" itinerary operated by the Avalon Tranquility 2 ship. These travel deals offer as disembarkation/embarkation ports Basel, Chalon, and Arles, with included motorcoach transfer Basel-Beaune, or the reverse.

Avalon Poetry II - user reviews and comments

Avalon Poetry II Wiki

  • The Avalon Poetry II boat is the 8th 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).
  • Avalon Poetry 2 was launched in 2014 on March 22. It was christened in Dordrecht (Holland) by Drs Katherine Grainger - a British rower, "London Olympic 2012" Gold medalist, also 6-time World Champion and honorary of the "Most Excellent Order of the British Empire" (CBE). The Poetry 2 boat was christened in a joint ceremony - together with the Impression boat.
  • On August 12, 2016, Katherine Grainger won a silver medal at 2016's Rio Olympic Games, making her the UK's most awarded Olympic player. Using the occasion, Avalon Waterways awarded her a free cruise.

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