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2022 Storyteller Series River Cruises | Avalon Waterways®

Explore Europe with Storytellers
These celebrity-hosted river cruises invite travel enthusiasts, like you, to meet legends in legendary landscapes, to sail past cliffside castles while uncovering cliff-hangers in the company of award-winning artists. And capture insider narratives outside the pages of novels, scripts and song lyrics.

Join Avalon Waterways® for a “once upon a river” experience through Europe’s vineyard-clad vistas and storybook settings..

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Sex & the City of Lights

Paris to Paris · July 19-27, 2022 · Avalon Tapestry II 

Cruise-only fares from CA$5,377 per person, double occupancy in a Deluxe Stateroom*

Highlights

  • 9-Night cruise through France on the Seine from Paris to Le havre and return.

  • Special guest on board: Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City, Lipstick Jungle, & more. Experience two, exclusive on-ship events with your celebrity host, plus you will have the opportunity to share the entire vacation experience with her.

  • Walk in the footsteps of Van Gogh and Monet, Napoleon, and Richard the Lionheart.

  • Remember the heroes of the Normandy Landing Beaches

  • Enjoy a guided walk through the sites of Paris’ rich history, or explore the city by bike or enjoy a walking food tour. 

  • Learn how to prepare a Chantilly cream.

  • Visit Rouen for a walking tour of the village where Joan of Arc was martyred.

*Port charges: $259 are included. Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included. Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability). All prices per person based on double occupancy. Cruise price based on Category E in a deluxe outside stateroom on Indigo Deck. To upgrade to a higher category, add per person: Category / Decks / Price: D / Indigo Deck / $249; B / Sapphire Deck / $1,399; A / Sapphire Deck / $1,449; P / Royal Deck / $1,599; Royal Suite / Royal Deck / $2,899*. See also terms & conditions.

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Wild & Whimsy on the Water

Budapest to Deggendorf · July 22-29, 2022 · Avalon Impression 

Cruise-only fares from CA$4,593 per person, double occupancy in a Deluxe Stateroom*

Highlights

  • 7-Night cruise through Hungry, Austria and Germany on the Danube River.

  • Special guest on board: Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild, Tiny Beautiful Things, & more; host of the podcasts Dear Sugar and Sugar Calling. Experience two, exclusive on-ship events with your celebrity host, plus you will have the opportunity to share the entire vacation experience with her.

  • Attend a Medieval Knights Tournament at a Visegrád castle.

  • View Gustav Klimt’s renowned “The Kiss” painting in Vienna.

  • Sip local vintages at an Austrian wine tasting,. 

  • Sample cheese and beer made by Trappist monks and explore their Abbey gardens.

  • Hike to Count Dracula’s prison tower.

*Gateway city for departures is Munich.Port charges:$259 are included. Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included.Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability). Please inquire for single accommodation details and prices. Triples not available. See also terms & conditions.

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Gone Girl!

Budapest to Deggendorf · Sep 15-22, 2022 · Avalon View 

Cruise-only fares from CA$5,088 per person, double occupancy in a Deluxe Stateroom*

Highlights

  • 7-Night cruise through Hungry, Austria and Germany on the Danube River.

  • Special guest on board: Gillian Flynn, author of Gone Girl, Sharp Objects, & more. Experience two, exclusive on-ship events with your celebrity host, plus you will have the opportunity to share the entire vacation experience with her.

  • Attend a Medieval Knights Tournament at a Visegrád castle.

  • View Gustav Klimt’s renowned “The Kiss” painting in Vienna.

  • Sip local vintages at an Austrian wine tasting,. 

  • Sample cheese and beer made by Trappist monks and explore their Abbey gardens.

  • Hike to Count Dracula’s prison tower.

*Gateway city for departures is Munich. Port charges:$259 are included. Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included.Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability). Please inquire for single accommodation details and prices. Triples not available. See also terms & conditions.

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Storybook Scenery, Sarcasm & Satire

Basel to Amsterdam · Sep 20-27, 2022 · Avalon Expression 

Cruise-only fares from CA$5,088 per person, double occupancy in a Deluxe Stateroom*

Highlights

  • 7-Night cruise through Switzerland, Germany, France and the Netherlands on the Rhine River. 

  • Special guest on board: Christopher Moore, author of Lamb, Noir, Shakespeare for Squirrels, & more. Experience two, exclusive on-ship events with your celebrity host, plus you will have the opportunity to share the entire vacation experience with him.

  • Stroll through the lovely La Petite France district with its quaint shops, delightful bistros, and peaceful waterfront promenade in Strasbourg.

  • Visit the ruins of Heidelberg Castle.

  • Sail to the charming wine town of Rüdesheim, and a visit to the unique Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. 

  • Marvel at the dramatic Rhine Gorge—the most beautiful view of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water.

  • Visit Cologne—a 2,000-year-old city known for its Gothic-style architecture and famous twin-spired cathedral.

  • See the treasures of  Amsterdam, a 700-year-old city on an included canal cruise lined with homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age.”

*Port charges:$259 are included. Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included on Avalon portion only. Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability).Please inquire for single accommodation price. Triples not available. See also terms & conditions.

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I’ll Be … Romancing the Rhine

Frankfurt to Amsterdam · May 03-10, 2022 · Avalon Expression 

Cruise-only fares from CA$4,593 per person, double occupancy in a Deluxe Stateroom*

Highlights

  • 7-Night cruise through Germany and the Netherlands on the Rhine River. 

  • Special guest on board: Edwin McCain, musical artist of Hearts Fall, Could Not Ask for More, & more songs. Experience two, exclusive on-ship events with your celebrity host, plus you will have the opportunity to share the entire vacation experience with him.

  • Stroll through the lovely La Petite France district with its quaint shops, delightful bistros, and peaceful waterfront promenade in Strasbourg.

  • Visit the Chocolate Museum in Cologne.

  • Take a guided culinary walk in Düsseldorf. 

  •  Taste regional wines in Eltville.

  • In Koblenz, take a cable-car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area.

  • See the treasures of  Amsterdam, a 700-year-old city on an included canal cruise lined with homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age.”

*Port charges:$259 are included. Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included on Avalon portion only. Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability).Please inquire for single accommodation price. Triples not available. See also terms & conditions.

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Enjoy One of These Unique River Cruises in 2022

But don’t delay too long! Some staterooms on these cruises are already sold out; and one storyteller cruise (with Diana Gabaldon, not listed) is completely sold out!

If you’d like to join Avalon Waterways® and their special guests in storyteller Europe in 2022,

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Terms & Conditions: * All fares quoted are in CAD, per person based on double occupancy and subject to availability at time of booking. Included in your fare: Port charges; and Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers. Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability). Please inquire for single accommodation price. Triples not available. Additional accommodations before or after your tour may be available. All prices per person based on double occupancy. Cruise price based on Category E in a deluxe outside stateroom on Indigo Deck. Vacation departures, itineraries and prices are subject to change.

Unless specifically noted in your trip itinerary, the following is not included in your reservation. Airfare to and from the start of your trip; intra-trip air, unless specified in the itinerary; airline baggage fees, including checked and/or excess baggage fees; Federal inspection fees for Canada Immigrations & Customs; International Air Transportation tax; agricultural tax; other per-person taxes imposed by government entities; airport taxes and fees, including the Air Traveller’s Security Charge up to $11.20 per person, participant facility charges up to $18 per person, Federal domestic flight segment fees up to $14.25 per segment, Canada and international arrival and departure and other government-imposed fees added by the airline and applicable at time of reservation; port taxes; passports; visas; vaccinations; gratuities to your Tour Director, Cruise Director, Local Host®, driver, Local Guides, and/or ship’s crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; minibar; entry/exit fees at airports; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant or on board your vessel (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); airport transfers (unless on qualifying flights); optional excursions; porterage at airports and train stations; Travel Insurance; and all other items of a personal nature.

Other restrictions apply. For more information, please contact your travel professional at this agency.

This agency reserves the right to correct any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in this publication at any time without notice.

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