Avalon Tranquility II

Avalon Tranquility II Review and Specifications

Specifications of Avalon Tranquility II

Year built2015  /  Age : 3
BuilderDen Breejen Shipyard (Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Holland)
ClassSuite Ship
OwnerPremicon 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 Poetry 2, Avalon Tapestry 2, Avalon Visionary
Christened byJann Arden

Current itinerary of Avalon Tranquility II

Avalon Tranquility II current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam. The itinerary starts on 15 Sep, 2018 and ends on 22 Sep, 2018.

Date / TimePort
15 Sep      Departing from Basel, Zurich, Switzerland   
16 Sep     Breisach am Rhein, Germany   
17 Sep     Strasbourg, France   
18 Sep     Mainz, Germany   
18 Sep     Mannheim, Germany   
19 Sep     Rudesheim, Germany   
19 Sep     Rhine Gorge, Germany   
19 Sep     Koblenz, Germany   
20 Sep     Cologne, Germany   
21 Sep - 22 Sep     Amsterdam, Holland(Overnight)   
22 Sep      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

Review of Avalon Tranquility II

MS Avalon Tranquility II boat cruises on Rhine River in Germany, Holland and Switzerland. There are also combined itineraries with a second ship cruising in France.

Avalon Tranquility II cruise ship will help you get the best from your next European vacation. She offers sailings along one of the most famous rivers in Europe - Rhine, featuring the Avalon lines' new spacious suites and top amenities. As one of the "Suite Ships", Tranquility 2 provides a splendid and relaxing atmosphere. See the most amazing landscapes from the Sky Deck, or have a drink in the lounge and watch the quaint villages and beautiful scenery passing by.

Avalon Tranquility 2 cruise ship

Cabins

Avalon Tranquility 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, mini bar, safe, deluxe pillow menu, complimentary bottled water.
  • 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.
  • Cabin occupancy - 2 guests in room.

Shipboard facilities

MS Avalon Tranquility 2 has some ground-breaking features as the dining room, casual bistro and lounge located in the front of ship for unimpeded views. Tranquility 2 navigational bridge is behind passengers section, thus creating ship's spacious layout. The Silent Drive System helps separate the engines from guests for more enjoyable and quieter voyage.

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

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

Avalon Tranquility 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 cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On Avalon Tranquility 2 cruises, Avalon Waterways offers USA flights-inclusive deals with discount airfare and complimentary airport transfers.

RIver Cruise Itineraries

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

  • (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).
  • (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). These are "back-to-back" river travel vacation deals combining the Tranquility's Saone and Rhone cruise with the "Romantic Rhine" itinerary route operated by the new Avalon Tranquility 2 ship. These Avalon Waterways deals feature as disembarkation/embarkation ports Basel, Chalon and Arles, with included motorcoach transfer Basel-Beaune or the reverse.

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  • The Avalon Tranquility 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).
  • The ship's godmother is Mrs Jann Arden - a Canadian singer and songwriter.

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Avalon Tranquility II Itineraries

The below listed Avalon Tranquility II 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 26 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Jun 02 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4088
2018 Jun 09 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Jun 16 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4035
2018 Jun 23 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Jun 30 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3212
2018 Jul 07 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Jul 14 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3212
2018 Jul 21 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Jul 28 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3212
2018 Aug 04 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Aug 11 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3903
2018 Aug 18 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Aug 25 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4035
2018 Sep 01 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Sep 08 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4128
2018 Sep 15 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Sep 22 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4128
2018 Sep 29 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Oct 06 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3852
2018 Oct 13 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Oct 20 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3718
2018 Oct 27 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Nov 24 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2018 Dec 01 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2018 Dec 08 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2018 Dec 15 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2019 Mar 29 7 days, round-trip Tulip of Northern Holland Amsterdam$2668
2019 Apr 05 7 days, round-trip Tulip of Northern Holland Amsterdam$2538
2019 Apr 12 7 days, round-trip Tulip Time Amsterdam$3312
2019 Apr 19 7 days, round-trip Tulip of Northern Holland Amsterdam$2883
2019 May 10 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest
2019 May 17 7 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf$3888
2019 May 24 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$6345
2019 Jun 21 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$6345
2019 Jul 19 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$6345
2019 Aug 16 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest
2019 Aug 23 7 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf$3772
2019 Aug 30 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$6114
2019 Sep 27 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$6402
2019 Oct 25 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$5422