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We took Avalon's Romantic Rhine in August. The...
We took Avalon's Romantic Rhine in August. The crowd was mostly older, but some were in their 40's and 50's. We took two 12 year olds, and there was a total of about 9 to 11 teens and pre-teens. They...
We are taking two almost 13-year olds in a few...
We are taking two almost 13-year olds in a few weeks on Avalon's Romantic Rhine. My son knows that it won't be like the mega ships we have taken. I don't think there will be a problem. Our boys are...
Thank you Harley Woman for all your information....
Thank you Harley Woman for all your information. Our trip is just a few weeks away, so already we are planning our time away. I appreciate the time you took to give me the info. Laura
That is OK Harley Woman. I don't blame you about...
That is OK Harley Woman. I don't blame you about not wanting to post your e-mail address online. If you could just answer my questions in this open forum, that would be great. I have the questions...
Thank you Harley Woman. I am so happy to hear...
Thank you Harley Woman. I am so happy to hear what you had to say. I appreciate your recommendations. Did you have time on your own in Amsterdam, or did the boat set sail immediately after the canal...
Hi JGR, Thank you for the info. I will call my...
Hi JGR, Thank you for the info. I will call my agent and purchase transportation to the airport. I had no idea how far away we would be from the Zurich. We are flying into Paris a few days early and...
We bought our own flight, so I don't think that...
We bought our own flight, so I don't think that our travel to the airport is included. I was going to worry about it when we got there. Do you know how far we will be from the airport in Zurich? I...
We are traveling on August 4. You will know who...
We are traveling on August 4. You will know who we are because probably we are the only people traveling with 12-year olds. I noticed that you made a post regarding an early return flight home. Our...
texastart
Thanks for the info. Do you think that the weather will be cool in early August? Is dinner open seating or at a set time?
Romantic Rhine/Avalon Tapestry
We are a party of 6-two families, each with a 12-year old son traveling in early August from Amsterdam to Basel. Both boys are well traveled, but this is our first river cruise. I know that there is...
We were on the Brilliance for the July 1 sailing...
We were on the Brilliance for the July 1 sailing this year, and towards the end we had a couple of rocky days. I wore a patch the entire time. I also get carsick, but I did not get carsick while...
We used Revelation Tours in July. We did not have...
We used Revelation Tours in July. We did not have Michel, but he send another guide who was excellent. Also, I am recommending him because he booked with me at the last minute when another guide...
In Villefranche we used Revelation Tours; in Rome...
In Villefranche we used Revelation Tours; in Rome we used Driverinrome, and both were very good. I would use them again. In Naples we used giovanni ([email protected]) and thought that he was...
Were were on the July 1 sailing. We used...
Were were on the July 1 sailing. We used Revelation Tours in Villefranche and were very happy with our guide and the company. They allowed me to book at the last minute when another company bailed on...
See Pisa. You will be glad you did. Then, every...
See Pisa. You will be glad you did. Then, every time that you see the famous image of the Leaning Tower, you will smile and remember the climb.
I was on the July1 Brilliance (Venice) and we had...
I was on the July1 Brilliance (Venice) and we had 3 formal nights. The formal nights were not limited to days at sea. The ship is beautiful and you are in for a wonderful trip. Have fun. Laura
Naples Guide
We used Giovanni Lerusce in Naples and had a wonderful day. He is a great driver, which is important when driving on those winding roads. He took us to places with such fantastic views, that it will...
I had reservations for this tour a couple of...
I had reservations for this tour a couple of weeks ago. When we went to the tour, there was a sign on the door saying that the employees were on strike and they were closed. I don't know if the...
I used them a couple of weeks ago. My original...
I used them a couple of weeks ago. My original tour was booked with Sylvie (another operator written about on this site), and she cancelled on me three days before our departure. I called Revelation...
I am just back from the Med. My passport shows me...
I am just back from the Med. My passport shows me with very dark brown hair. My new color is blonde. I have not received one comment. Laura
Hi John, Most of my photos inside of Saint Peters...
Hi John, Most of my photos inside of Saint Peters were also very dark and did not come out. Almost all my photos in Southern France were ruined. I have a new digital camera, and I am still learning,...
Hi Trish, We had a great week. In Corfu went...
Hi Trish,
We had a great week. In Corfu went spent the day at the beach (ship tour). It was relaxing. We ate there and relaxed. Matt and JoJo went parasailing. Rome was wonderful. We saw as much as...
Donna, The seatings were main: 6:30 and 7:00 and...
Donna, The seatings were main: 6:30 and 7:00 and late: 9:00 and 9:30.
Sarah, I can't say exactly where we docked, but...
Sarah, I can't say exactly where we docked, but we had to get off the ship, walk a short way, and then pay $10 for a round trip boat trip to San Marcos Square. We were there for 2 days. So figure...
Dining on the Brilliance
We (family of five with one 9 year old) were on the July 1 sailing of the Brilliance. Orginally we had 6:30 seating, but when we boarded we requested 7:00pm seating, and it was changed the next day....