One of the many joys of travel is the feeling of freedom that comes with it. On an Avalon river cruise, we expand that autonomy with Avalon Choice®, a unique concept that allows you to personalize every element of your cruise. Al fresco lunch or overflowing buffet? Ancient village by foot or bicycle?  You decide what and where to eat on board, how you wish to explore the destination, and even the style and pace at which to experience many of the included port excursions – at no extra cost.

We Can Still Dream.

Who says you can’t rise when you like, dine when you please, and explore as you wish? On an Avalon cruise, unforgiving schedules, inflexible itineraries, and strict dinner bells are tossed overboard, leaving you the freedom to do exactly as you please, when you please. Oodles of included excursions are on every cruise, from in-depth sightseeing to local discoveries and active pursuits…whatever floats your boat. Sail with us and one thing is certain – your stay is your way.

You can select included excursion and onboard activity options based on what interests them most, so they can experience their cruise as they prefer… at their own pace. The 3 types of included excursions available on every Avalon Europe cruise:


A local expert is ready to guide your clients through the history and heritage of local destinations and the “must see” sites.


Inspiring and interactive hands-on activities designed to speak to your clients’ interests – you spend their day immersing yourself in the destination’s unique culture.


Embark on energetic excursions keeping them in motion and on the go — from a guided jogging tour, to biking, paddling, and hiking their way through scenic locales.