Avalon Waterways Redefines River Cruising with Active & Discovery Excursions

By Ivan PetrenkoMay 1, 2024 16:30 PMNews
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River cruise among the mountains. Source: pixabay

In a bid to revolutionize the river cruising experience, Avalon Waterways introduces its Active & Discovery cruises, promising travelers more than just scenic views. These cruises aim to engage guests in immersive activities, ranging from biking and kayaking to wine tastings and cooking classes, along the world's most renowned rivers.

Each Active & Discovery Cruise offers an average of 22 included excursions tailored to guests' interests. From exploring historic landmarks to indulging in local cuisine, these excursions provide an in-depth exploration of each destination.

Since their inception on the Danube in 2017, Active & Discovery cruises have expanded to include major European waterways. In 2025, Avalon Waterways is set to offer seven Active & Discovery itineraries across Europe.

Priced from $3,149, these vacations include more excursions at no extra cost compared to traditional river cruise itineraries, making them an attractive option for travelers seeking diverse experiences. With an emphasis on active participation, Avalon cruise departures now offer guests a choice of Active, Classic, and Discovery excursions, catering to different interests and preferences.

"We're not just offering sightseeing; we're providing opportunities for guests to fully engage with their surroundings," says Hoffee. "Our goal is to offer more options than ever before for guests to move and be moved on all Avalon cruise departures."

From hiking to exclusive museum visits, Avalon Waterways invites travelers to not only see the world but to experience it in a meaningful way. With an array of activities designed to stimulate the senses and ignite curiosity, Avalon cruises promise a unique and enriching travel experience for adventurers of all ages.

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