European Luxury River Cruises

Avalon Artistry II

Avalon Artistry II’s innovative design includes

  • A completely new class of ship with a modern approach to technology and design for the ultimate river cruise experience
  • Revolutionary engineering
  • State-of-the-art navigational technologies
  • Elegant and contemporary décor including meticulous woodwork, hand-finished surfaces, and elegant polished metal and glass throughout
  • Impressively spacious public areas
  • Two full decks of suite accommodation sized at a generous 200 sq ft
  • Plush, comfortable furnishings and fabrics renowned for their quality, beauty and functionality
  • Designer lighting
  • Enhanced soundproofing
  • Panoramic windows in all public areas
  • Non-smoking interior

 

Stateroom Categories:
Royal Suite
Royal Deck
Category P
Panorama Suite – Royal Deck
Category A
Panorama Suite – Sapphire Deck Forward
Category B
Panorama Suite – Sapphire Deck Aft
Category D
Deluxe Stateroom – Indigo Deck Aft
Category E
Deluxe Stateroom – Indigo Deck Forward
Technical Data:
  • Built: 2013
    Length: 361 ft
    Crew members: 37
    Deluxe Staterooms: 12
    Panorama Suites: 50
    Royal Suites: 2

Avalon-Poetry-2-deck-plan

 

Amenities

One of the youngest river cruise fleets in Europe, Avalon Waterways river cruise ships are equipped with an unrivalled selection of contemporary amenities, as well as being incredibly spacious and modern. Ship amenities include:

  • Two full decks of suite accommodation
  • Wall-to-wall panoramic windows opening to create an Open-Air Balcony™ in every suite
  • Spacious Sky Deck with shade system, premium lounge chairs and whirlpool
  • Open-air bistro on Sky Deck
  • Outside viewing deck
  • Spacious, open-seating dining room including with elegant dining service and large panoramic windows
  • Alternate dining experience with regional specialties and lighter fare in the Panorama Bistro
  • Two lounges, one with bar serving premium spirits
  • Self service beverage station with complimentary tea, hot chocolate and premium coffees throughout the day
  • Fitness centre
  • Internet corner
  • Lift
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Hairdressing salon (manicures available)
  • Well-stocked library
  • Room service available featuring Continental breakfast and beverages

Your entertainment and excursions

  • Onboard lectures, activities and evening piano music
  • Captain’s reception with sparkling wine and canapés
  • Special welcome and farewell dinners
  • Sky Deck Game Area
  • Onboard movie nights
  • Expanded ‘on-demand’ in-room entertainment
  • Behind-the-scenes ship tour
  • Culture & Cruise onboard experiences with local chefs, entertainers, artisans and experts
  • Services of a professional Cruise Director
  • Choice of excursions – Leisurely, Traditional or Essential Sightseeing options
  • Individual audio systems for all guided shore excursions
  • Sightseeing with certified Local Guides and excursions as per the Included Highlights section of each itinerary
  • Headsets for all guided shore excursions
  • Complimentary maps and use of Nordic walking sticks

Royal Suite – Royal Deck

  • Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window measuring 11ft — 50% wider than the industry standard
  • Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window opens to transform the living space into a large Open-Air BalconySM
  • Open-Air BalconySM with 6-person seating area
  • Complimentary use of Apple iPad (Apple, Inc. does not endorse or sponsor this service. iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc.)
  • Comfort Collection BedsSM, featuring premium mattress covers, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens and European-style duvets
  • Choice of soft or firm pillows
  • Extra blankets
  • Choice of bed configuration – two twin beds, one queen-size bed or one king-size bed (Royal Suites only)
  • Nightly turn-down service
  • Bedside tables with reading lamps
  • Large private bathroom featuring full shower with glass door, hairdryer and premium L’Occitane bath amenities
  • Spacious 3-door wardrobes with shelves for ample storage
  • Easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Flatscreen satellite TV with movie channels
  • Alarm clock
  • Writing desk/vanity with mirror and comfortable chair
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Well-stocked minibar
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • In-room safe
  • Individual climate control
  • Continental breakfast and beverage room service available

 

AP2 suite plan

 

Panorama Suite – Royal Deck

Panorama Suite – Sapphire Deck Aft

Panorama Suite – Sapphire Deck Forward

 

 

  • Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window measuring 11ft — 50% wider than the industry standard
  • Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window opens to transform the living space into a large Open-Air BalconySM
  • Open-Air BalconySM with 6-person seating area
  • Comfort Collection BedsSM, featuring premium mattress covers, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens and European-style duvets
  • Choice of soft or firm pillows
  • Extra blankets
  • Choice of bed configuration – two twin beds, one queen-size bed
  • Nightly turn-down service
  • Bedside tables with reading lamps
  • Large private bathroom featuring full shower with glass door, hairdryer and premium L’Occitane bath amenities
  • Spacious 3-door wardrobes with shelves for ample storage
  • Easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Flatscreen satellite TV with movie channels
  • Alarm clock
  • Writing desk/vanity with mirror and comfortable chair
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Well-stocked minibar
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • In-room safe
  • Individual climate control
  • Continental breakfast and beverage room service available

 

AP cat A

Deluxe stateroom – Indigo Deck Forward
Deluxe Stateroom – Indigo Deck Aft
  • Comfort Collection Beds, featuring premium mattress covers, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens and European-style duvets
  • Choice of soft or firm pillows
  • Extra blankets
  • Choice of bed configuration – two twin beds, one queen-size bed
  • Nightly turn-down service
  • Bedside tables with reading lamps
  • Large private bathroom featuring full shower with glass door, hairdryer and premium L’Occitane bath amenities
  • Spacious 3-door wardrobes with shelves for ample storage
  • Easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Flatscreen satellite TV with movie channels
  • Alarm clock
  • Writing desk/vanity with mirror and comfortable chair
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Well-stocked minibar
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • In-room safe
  • Individual climate control
  • Continental breakfast and beverage room service available

 

AP cat D

 

 

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