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Artistry II

The Avalon Artistry II delivers an intimate setting, along with two full decks of suites featuring Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, giving you the rare opportunity to wake each morning to the enchanting scenery and fresh breezes. Onboard amenities include an expanded fitness center a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, shade system, whirlpool, and the delightful open-air bistro.

    • 361

    • Length
    • 2013

    • Built Year
    • 37

    • Crew
    • 130

    • Pax Capacity
    • 2

    • Suites

Sailings

Sail Date Operator Ship Departs Returns Length Price
Apr 07, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamParis11$3,401
Apr 07, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam15$4,948
Apr 14, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam8$2,199
Apr 21, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam8$2,349
Apr 21, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamParis11$3,635
Apr 28, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam8$2,349
May 05, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamBasel13$4,399
May 15, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IILucerneAmsterdam10$3,787
May 15, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IILucerneLondon14$5,678
May 17, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBaselLondon12$4,640
May 17, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBaselLondon14$5,120
May 17, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBaselAmsterdam8$2,749
May 24, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamRemich8$2,699
May 24, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamParis10$3,598
May 29, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIParisAmsterdam10$3,598
May 31, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIRemichAmsterdam8$2,699
Jun 07, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamMilan14$4,901
Jun 07, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamLucerne10$3,787
Jun 07, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamLake Como12$4,321
Jun 07, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamBasel8$2,749
Jun 14, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBaselAmsterdam13$4,399
Jun 26, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamRemich8$2,699
Jun 26, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamParis10$3,598
Jul 01, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIParisAmsterdam10$3,548
Jul 03, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIRemichAmsterdam8$2,649
Jul 10, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamBasel13$4,299
Jul 22, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBaselAmsterdam13$4,299
Aug 03, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamBasel13$4,299
Aug 15, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBaselAmsterdam13$4,299
Aug 27, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamRemich8$2,749
Aug 27, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamParis10$3,648
Sep 01, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIParisAmsterdam10$3,748
Sep 03, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIRemichAmsterdam8$2,849
Sep 10, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamBasel13$4,499
Sep 22, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBaselAmsterdam13$4,399
Oct 18, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamBasel13$4,299
Oct 30, 2021Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBaselAmsterdam13$3,899
Mar 27, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam8$1,949
Apr 10, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam15$4,999
Apr 23, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest9$2,707
Apr 23, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest7$1,908
Apr 24, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest6$1,649
Apr 24, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest8$2,448
May 02, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest12$3,717
May 02, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest10$3,188
May 04, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest8$2,699
May 04, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest10$3,228
May 09, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIPraguePrague10$3,328
May 11, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IINurembergNuremberg8$2,799
May 16, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest8$2,142
May 16, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest6$1,713
May 18, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest4$1,224
May 18, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest6$1,653
May 19, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIViennaVienna6$1,653
May 19, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIViennaVienna8$2,142
May 21, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIViennaVienna4$1,224
May 21, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIViennaVienna6$1,713
May 21, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIPraguePrague23$8,645
May 24, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest20$7,756
May 24, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest16$5,849
Jun 15, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam15$5,599
Jun 26, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIPraguePrague23$8,239
Jun 29, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest20$7,350
Jun 29, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest16$5,549
Jul 14, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam15$5,149
Jul 25, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIPraguePrague23$8,239
Jul 28, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest20$7,350
Jul 28, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest16$5,549
Aug 12, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam15$5,249
Aug 25, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest9$3,057
Aug 25, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest7$2,258
Aug 26, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest6$1,999
Aug 26, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest8$2,798
Aug 29, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIMunichMunich9$2,907
Aug 29, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIMunichMunich8$2,648
Aug 31, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIMunichMunich6$1,849
Aug 31, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIMunichMunich7$2,108
Sep 02, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIPraguePrague23$8,726
Sep 05, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest20$7,837
Sep 05, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIBudapestBudapest16$5,949
Sep 26, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam11$3,757
Sep 26, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam9$2,858
Sep 27, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam8$2,499
Sep 27, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIAmsterdamAmsterdam10$3,398
Oct 09, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIFrankfurtFrankfurt7$2,013
Oct 11, 2022Avalon WaterwaysArtistry IIFrankfurtFrankfurt5$1,524

Ship Information


  • Maiden Voyage: 2013
  • Length: 361
  • Passenger Capacity: 130
  • Normal Crew Size: 37
  • Staterooms: 64
  • Suites: 2

Dining

Early Riser Coffee, 6 a.m. Start your day right with self-service coffee, hot water, croissants, cookies, and assorted finger foods. Breakfast Buffet, 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Enjoy a tempting selection of breads, cereals, fruits, cold cuts and cheeses, smoked salmon, pastries, yogurts, and juices. Hot items such as eggs, sausage, and bacon vary daily.

*Buffet breakfast items are conveniently color coded on all Avalon Waterways river cruise ships to indicate foods that are low calorie, low fat/low calorie, high fiber, low cholesterol, and high energy

Lunch Buffet, 12:30 p.m. Select from intriguing appetizers, hearty soups, hot dishes, homemade breads, cold cuts and cheeses, salads, and delectable desserts. Afternoon Tea, 4 p.m. Take a mid-day break with coffee or tea and cake or cookies served in the lounge or on the top deck. Dinner, 7:30 p.m. Dine elegantly with a sit-down meal served in a single sitting. The chef will delight you with gourmet selections and the perfect, complimentary wines (complimentary beer or soft drinks also available). Menus typically feature an appetizer, soup, entree, dessert, and coffee or tea. 

Note: Meal times may vary depending on cruise schedule.

Age Restrictions

Travelers who are less than 18 years old on the departure date must be accompanied by an adult throughout the duration of the vacation. We do not accept children less than 8 years old on any Avalon Waterways vacations. If a child will be traveling with adults other than the parents or with only one parent, it is recommended that a notarized letter be written by the parents or non-traveling parent granting authorization to travel, including the dates of travel.

Tipping

Gratuities on board and on land are not included in the cruise price. Tipping is a personal way to show your satisfaction for good service and is always appreciated. It is recommended that tips be paid in cash.

Cabins

Category E
Square Footage: 172

Category E

The Deluxe Stateroom includes comfortable amenities such as two windows, Comfort Collection Beds, egyptian super-combed cotton linens, soft & firm pillows, choice of bed configuration, bedside tables with reading lamps, L'Occitane bath products, easy under-bed luggage storage, alarm clock, bathrobes & slippers, complimentary bottled water, individual climate control, large mirror in bathroom, writing desk, memory foam mattress toppers, european-style duvets, extra blankets, nightly turn-down service, hairdryer, spacious 3-door closets with shelves for ample storage, flatscreen satellite TV with movie channel, direct-dial telephone, well-stocked minibar, in-room safe, complimentary Wi-Fi, full shower with glass door, and vanity. Located on Indigo Deck Forward.




Category D
Square Footage: 172

Category D

The Deluxe Stateroom includes comfortable amenities such as two windows, Comfort Collection Beds, egyptian super-combed cotton linens, soft & firm pillows, choice of bed configuration, bedside tables with reading lamps, L'Occitane bath products, easy under-bed luggage storage, alarm clock, bathrobes & slippers, complimentary bottled water, individual climate control, large mirror in bathroom, writing desk, memory foam mattress toppers, european-style duvets, extra blankets, nightly turn-down service, hairdryer, spacious 3-door closets with shelves for ample storage, flatscreen satellite TV with movie channel, direct-dial telephone, well-stocked minibar, in-room safe, complimentary Wi-Fi, full shower with glass door, and vanity. Located on Indigo Deck Aft.




Category B
Square Footage: 200

Category B

Panorama Suites feature wall-to-wall panoramic window with open-air balcony, comfort Collection Beds, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, soft & firm pillows, choice of bed configuration, bedside tables with reading lamps, hairdryer, spacious 3-door closets with shelves for ample storage, flatscreen satellite TV with movie channel, make-up mirror, bathrobes & slippers, complimentary bottled water, individual climate control, large mirror in bathroom, complimentary Wi-Fi, 6-person sitting area, writing desk, sofa, memory foam mattress toppers, European-style duvets, extra blankets, nightly turn-down service, hairdryer, L'Occitane bath products, easy under-bed luggage storage, alarm clock, direct-dial telephone, well-stocked minibar, in-room safe, marble countertops in bathroom, full shower with glass door, vanity, and coffee table. Located on Sapphire Deck Aft.




Category A
Square Footage: 200

Category A

Panorama Suites feature wall-to-wall panoramic window with open-air balcony, comfort Collection Beds, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, soft & firm pillows, choice of bed configuration, bedside tables with reading lamps, hairdryer, spacious 3-door closets with shelves for ample storage, flatscreen satellite TV with movie channel, make-up mirror, bathrobes & slippers, complimentary bottled water, individual climate control, large mirror in bathroom, complimentary Wi-Fi, 6-person sitting area, writing desk, sofa, memory foam mattress toppers, European-style duvets, extra blankets, nightly turn-down service, hairdryer, L'Occitane bath products, easy under-bed luggage storage, alarm clock, direct-dial telephone, well-stocked minibar, in-room safe, marble countertops in bathroom, full shower with glass door, vanity, and coffee table. Located on the Sapphire Deck Forward.




Category P
Square Footage: 200

Category P

Panorama Suites feature wall-to-wall panoramic window with open-air balcony, comfort Collection Beds, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, soft & firm pillows, choice of bed configuration, bedside tables with reading lamps, hairdryer, spacious 3-door closets with shelves for ample storage, flatscreen satellite TV with movie channel, make-up mirror, bathrobes & slippers, complimentary bottled water, individual climate control, large mirror in bathroom, complimentary Wi-Fi, 6-person sitting area, writing desk, sofa, memory foam mattress toppers, European-style duvets, extra blankets, nightly turn-down service, hairdryer, L'Occitane bath products, easy under-bed luggage storage, alarm clock, direct-dial telephone, well-stocked minibar, in-room safe, marble countertops in bathroom, full shower with glass door, vanity, and coffee table. Located on Royal Deck.




Category Royal Suite
Square Footage: 300

Category Royal Suite

Suites include Comfort Collection Beds, deluxe beds with memory foam mattress toppers, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, European-style duvets, Nightly turn-down service, bedside tables with reading lamps, Hair dryer, L'Occitane bath amenities, Spacious 3-door closets with shelves for ample storage, Easy under-bed luggage storage, Flatscreen satellite TV with movie channels, Alarm clock, Direct-dial telephone, Bathrobes & slippers, Well-stocked minibar, In-room safe Individual climate control, Marble countertops in bathroom, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Complimentary use of iPad mobile digital devices, Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window with Open-Air Balcony, Open-Air Balcony with full 6-person seating area, Full shower with glass door, Writing desk, Coffee table, and Double sinks. Located on Royal Deck.




Life on Board

Recreation

Dining Room

Every dining experience with Avalon is an opportunity to bring your destination to life. Creating every day's menu using fresh, quality ingredients. All prepared to perfection by culinary artisans. Located on the Sapphire Deck.

Recreation

Club Lounge

Comfortable chairs to sit and share stories, drink, and have other sorts of entertainment. Located on the Royal Deck.

Recreation

Internet Corner

If you need to check your email and keep in touch, there are computers available for your personal use. Located on the Royal Deck.

Recreation

Observation Lounge

Relax in the lounge with new friends while having a drink and watching the passing scenery. Located on the Royal Deck.

Recreation

Panorama Lounge

Relax and enjoy onboard movie nights, lectures and activities in the Panorama Lounge. Located on the Royal Deck.

Recreation

Fitness Center

The Fitness Center is equipped with state-of-the-art cardio equipment so you can stay on track with your daily workout. Located on the Indigo Deck.

Recreation

Hair Salon

While onboard, visit the hair salon where stylists offer a range of services to help you look your best throughout your vacation. Located on the Royal Deck.

Hygiene and Safety Protocols

Today's world has changed, but what remains certain is Avalon Waterways' commitment to guest safety, comfort and peace-of-mind while traveling with us. To that end, Avalon Waterways has established a worldwide Assurance program, with enhanced on-trip protocols and procedures, to ensure the health – and happiness – of guests throughout their travels with us.

It all starts with Avalon Waterways' Global Health & Safety Team, dedicated to ensuring that cleanliness of all operations exceeds today’s travel standards—from start to finish. The following areas address Avalon Waterways' commitment to providing a safe and clean environment for guests.

WELCOME ABOARD

New embarkation procedures to offer guests a safe start to their journey, including:

  • Social distancing throughout embarkation
  • Mandatory health screening, including touch-free temperature-check, for all guests and crew
  • Luggage disinfection prior to onboarding (with crew wearing gloves and masks)

FRESH AIR, INSIDE AND OUT:

In addition to Avalon Waterways' Open-Air staterooms, the air in the ships is not circulated between staterooms; only within an individual stateroom and mixed with fresh, outside air.

BLENDING CULTURAL PROXIMITY WITH SOCIAL DISTANCE:

New social distancing guidelines for guests throughout their Avalon cruise include:

  • Reducing ship capacity as required for more space on board per guest
  • Introducing more dining venues for more dining space per person
  • Crew wearing masks for the duration of the cruise during any guest interaction
  • Providing masks for guests to wear during any event where social proximity could become an issue, including disembarkation for excursions and safety drills
  • Adjusting ratio of guides and coaches for excursions, as required

NEW TECHNOLOGY TO ENSURE CLEANLINESS:

  • Electrostatic disinfecting systems
  • UV disinfecting systems

TOUCHING HEARTS, NOT HANDS:

Reducing risk with hands-free service, including:

  • More hand-sanitizing stations throughout the ship
  • Required use of hand-sanitizing stations when leaving the ship, returning to the ship and entering dining venues as well as entering each public/common space
  • Self-serve stations, including buffets, drinks, specialty coffees and snacks have been replaced with crew service
  • All buffets (breakfast and lunch) replaced by a full range of á la carte menu choices
  • Hourly (or more frequent) disinfection of all public areas

COMMITMENT TO THE CLEANEST SHIPS:

Enhanced cleaning procedures throughout each ship, including these additional steps that go above-and-beyond Avalon’s already strict procedures:

  • Deep disinfection of each stateroom between cruises, including:
    • Use of disinfectants and cleaning materials that meet the highest standards
    • Soft goods in each stateroom (mattress, sofa, window coverings, chairs, etc.) disinfected between cruises
  • Disinfection of all dining areas between meals
  • Disinfection of all shared items like umbrellas, bicycles and other Adventure Center items
  • Disinfection of all goods prior to loading on the ship
  • Ongoing crew training in protective equipment use and hygiene

FOCUS ON CREW HEALTH:

Ensuring a healthy crew, including:

  • Medical certificate required prior to start of contract
  • Daily temperature checks
  • Social distancing in crew living quarters
  • Regular health screenings

Artistry II Customer Reviews

Ratings based off 49 reviews about Artistry II - currently showing 5 reviews with comments only
CD
Christopher

Great crew and cruise director. Boat appears nearly a new boat due to constant attention they give. Mosul was special and made the cruise.

JB
Janet

The staff was excellent in accomodating my 88 year old mother who took her Rollator on-board The Gentle Walks worked well.

EH
Eileen

Great trip , loved all the discounts , and room upgrade. Allyson always answered my questions promptly.

LK
Linda

Due to positioning issues, we were changed to a sister ship, Affinity II. The layout was excellent with several large public areas either inside or protected from the weather; those areas inside had wonderful panorama windows. The Cat A cabin was a good size, comfortable with an excellent bathroom layout and great shower. We ran into low water conditions on the Rhine and therefore had to do part of the cruise via land. Avalon handled this as best as possible and kept our inconvenience to a minimum. Their rearrangements were less disruptive than other river cruisers we bumped in to. The only negatives are the noise level in the dining room and the cabins on the port side sometimes had diesel fumes (many of us experienced this); the starboard cabins did not have this problem (only reason for not giving a top score for cabin)

JE
James

The ship and staff were great. There was concern about low river levels, but they handled the situation very well. As a result, we had not problems and stayed on schedule throughout the cruise. This was a new cruise combining the Rhine and Moselle rivers, and it was one of the best we've had. We now have had 5 cruises with Avalon.



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