Avalon Waterways Telling Stories

Avalon Waterways has unveiled its new, celebrity-hosted Storyteller Series of cruises for 2021 and 2022 and welcoming on board authors and musicians who include:

  • Diana Gabaldon, international bestselling author of the Outlander novels
  • Candace Bushnell, international bestselling author of the Sex in the City anthology
  • Cheryl Strayed, international bestselling author of Wild
  • Gillian Flynn, international bestselling author of Gone Girl
  • Christopher Moore, international bestselling comic fantasy novelist
  • Edwin McCain, Billboard-topping singer-songwriter

Pam Hoffee, managing director of Avalon Waterways, observed: “Our new, exclusive Storyteller Series invites travellers to enhance the storytelling tapestry of their lives by embarking on incredible, ‘once upon a river’ vacations.”

Hoffee continued: “Through this special series of sailings, Avalon guests get to spend a week in Europe with their favourite storytellers. They’re invited to meet legends in legendary landscapes.”

Avalon Waterways’ Storyteller Series is being offered on its itineraries on the Rhine, Danube and Seine Rivers.

Said Hoffee: “Our special Storyteller Series departures invite travellers to enjoy an intimate experience on board Avalon’s signature Suite Ships, featuring the industry’s only Panorama Suites and Open-Air Balconies.”

She pointed out that: “On each sailing, with no more than 160 fellow travellers, fans of our celebrity hosts will be privy to special gatherings – from book-signings to concerts and Q&A sessions – not to mention, off-the-cuff opportunities to interact with their host, while on ship or in port.”

Storyteller Series itineraries include:

  • Through The Stones is a week-long Romantic Rhine cruise with Outlander author, Diana Gabaldon that departs Oct. 30, 2021.
  • Sex & The City of Lights sails the Seine from Paris to Le Havre with author Candace Bushnel, departing July 19, 2022.
  • Wild & Whimsey on the Water sails the Danube from Budapest to Deggendorf with Cheryl Strayed, departing July 22, 2022.
  • Gone Girl also sets sail on the Danube from Budapest to Prague with author Gillian Flynn, departing Sept. 14, 2022.
  • Storybook Scenery, Satire & Sarcasm departs on Sept. 20, 2022, sailing the Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam with Christopher Moore on board.
  • I’ll Be … Romancing the Rhine with Edwin McCain departs on May 3, 2022 on a Rhine cruise.

Sail on over to www.avalonwaterways.ca for more.