Venture into the fabled Black Forest, for a day of enchanted sights straight from a fairytale.
Redefine “joy ride” with a stunningly scenic ox cart ride through the countryside.
Seek serenity strolling the halls of the Palace of the Popes, the former seat of western Christianity.
Nothing pairs better with a guided walk of Regensburg than an authentically local cold brew, or several.
Day 6: Lyon
Day 2: Vinh Long—Cu Lao Gieng
Day 5: Melk—Wachau Valley—Vienna
Day 6: Wat Hanchey—Angkor Ban
Pay respects to the heroes of D-Day by retracing their steps along the landing shores of Normandy.
Danube River Cruises
The Galápagos Islands are a living museum of natural history. Explore these amazing islands in style onboard Avalon’s nine-cabin yacht, Treasure of Galápagos, complete with enriching wildlife encounters lead by an expert Cruise Director and experienced Naturalists. Experience this wonder firsthand on the 7-Day Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands, the itinerary for which you’ll find on the map.
The mighty Mekong runs through some of Southeast Asia’s most engaging countries, including Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam. From the comfort of your ship and during immersive shore excursions, you’ll explore local markets, temple complexes, wild jungles and fishing villages. You’ll experience the best this river has to offer on the 7-Day Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River—check out the itinerary on the map.
Day 2: Arles
Delve into the many facets of Strasbourg’s magic by perusing the La Petite France district and discovering the gothic cathedral.
Day 5: Mainz - Heidelberg
Europe’s second-largest river takes you to scenic riverside villages, engaging cities and medieval fortresses, filled with inspiring scenery along the way. Budapest, Nuremburg, Melk and Vienna—Europe’s most charming cities are on the Danube, making your cruise truly magical. Check out the itinerary for the 7-Day Legendary Danube on the map.
Rhone River Cruises
Day 5: Rouen
Kick off your exploration of the Galápagos Islands with an introductory delve at Charles Darwin Research Station.
Explore Skara Brae, a 5,000-year-old Neolithic village on the Orkney Islands
See the Glenfinnan Viaduct made famous in the Harry Potter films
Day 4: Galápagos Islands—Santiago
& Bartolomé Islands
Stay the night in Oban, a lively port town and gateway to the Hebridean islands
Day 2: Quito
Originating in the Swiss Alps, the Rhone steadily flows through some of Switzerland’s and France’s most idyllic locations: Lake Geneva, Provence and Lyon. Art lovers especially love this river, from which they can visit Auvers-sur-Oise, home to Vincent van Gogh, or stroll through the Museé des Beaux Arts. More highlights await you on the 7-Day Burgundy & Provence Seven Night Cruise only.
After a good hike through the cactus-clad, iguana-thriving island, cool off with snorkeling along the coast.
Your head, heart and stomach will be in the clouds after visiting a local market and several religious sites on Sam Mountain.
Become charmed by the City of Lights with a walking tour through the heart of Paris.
Enjoy an evening with Highland dancers and bagpipers in Edinburgh. *optional experience; not included in tour.
Day 2: Vernon
Day 2: Nuremburg
To behold Paris from the Seine is a genuine delight. The iconic river rises near Dijon and flows through the City of Light before emptying into the English Channel at Le Havre. It simply is one of Europe's most historic rivers, which you’ll discover in-depth on a 7-Day Paris to Normandy: check out the itinerary on the map.
Dine on decadent morsels of gourmet cheese whilst admiring the sleepy commune from the riverbank.
Cruise the city’s iconic canals, at a leisurely pace perfect for stopping to smell the tulips.
Come face-to-face with the life and stories of Hungary’s historical titans at Heroes’ Square.
Day 2: Amsterdam
Day 7: Breisach
Witness the beauty of Arles the way Van Gogh did, then try your hand at painting it yourself.
Explore the itinerary
Enjoy the great outdoors, and the sweeping view of the Old Town’s red-tiled rooftops sprawled out below Heidelberg Castle, with a hike up Philosopher’s Way.
Day 4: Caudebec
Day 7: Konpong Louang—Kampong Tralach
Ride one of the world’s oldest funicular railway lines up Fourvière Hill for timeless views of an eternally dreamy French town.
Cleanse yourself of evils and worries with a traditional water blessing by local monks.
Day 6: Galápagos Islands—South Plaza
& San Cristobal Islands
Discover an authentic day-in-the-life of Vinh Long locale by observing how rice paper, rice wine and traditional candy are made.
Walk in the ancient footsteps of monks on a tour of the historic Benedictine Abbey in Melk.
Day 3: Avignon
Day 3: Quito—Baltra—Galápagos Islands
Seine River Cruises
Day 7: Breisach
Enjoy a guided walk through the regal grounds of Bizy Castle, and make believe you’re royalty.
Day 7: Paris
The city of Nuremberg sprawls out like a living museum, composed entirely of remnants and relics of the past—perfect for quasi-time-traveling.
Mekong River Cruises
Day 7: Budapest
Day 6: Strasbourg
Immerse yourself in the middle of the world, with visits to Quito’s points of interest: San Francisco Monastery, a chocolate factory and the Equatorial Monument.
Day 5: Chau Doc—Long Khanh A
Explore the stars and the heavens while in Rouen, with visits to the fabled Astronomical Clock and the cathedral.
Day 3: Regensburg
Admire the breathtaking scenery as you drive along the North Coast 500 route
Travel alongside Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles
Revel in traveling boulders, only to realize they’re actually Galápagos tortoises.