Along the Danube, the Danube Delta, the Balkan Peninsula and Budapest

Along the Danube, the Danube Delta, the Balkan Peninsula and Budapest

Starting at $2,836


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From Romania to Hungary via Serbia, youll be surprised and delighted by this cruise that will take you to the heart of Eastern Europe. You will discover cities with remarkable landscapes and elegant architecture such as Novi Sad, the capital of the province of Vojvodina regarded as the "Serbian Athens", whose cultural and artistic backgrounds will surprise you. Do not miss out on Ruse, one of the largest ports in Bulgaria and a true melting pot of Bulgarian and Romanian cultures. 

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Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

TULCEA (Romania)
Tulcea, the main port town on the Danube Delta is almost as old as Rome itself. After boarding our ship, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Enjoy dinner and a traditional folklore evening.

TULCEA - SULINA - CRISAN (Romania)
We'll cruise towards Sulina, located at the mouth of the Danube, all the way to Crisan. Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: The Danube Delta with its rich fauna and flora. DISCOVERY: The Danube Delta on a speed boat, a thrilling and original discovery.  We'll spend the afternoon cruising towards Oltenita.

OLTENITA (Romania)
Join us on an excursion for both packages: Full-day excursion in Bucharest, the Romanian capital. This city is an incredible mix of styles with its Orthodox churches, manor houses in Second Empire style, clumsy-looking Stalinist architecture of the Communist period and the Palace of the Parliament (exterior only). We'll return on board in Ruse.

RUSE (Bulgaria)
Join us on an excursion for both packages: Full-day excursion to Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi, including lunch at a restaurant. We'll return on board in Ruse. Enjoy dinner and an evening of traditional folk entertainment on board.

RUSE
Join us on an excursion for both packages: Tour of Ruse, a very attractive town thanks to the wide avenues, large squares and wonderful buildings which pay tribute to the national Renaissance architecture. The afternoon will be spent cruising.

THE IRON GATES
The entire day will be spent cruising on the Danube. Our ship will pass through the Iron Gates, the gorge on the Danube that forms part of the boundary between Serbia and Romania. It was called "The Cauldrons” by ancient sailors, since the water, held tightly between two steep cliffs, seemed to be boiling.

BELGRADE - NOVI SAD (Serbia)
Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of Belgrade whose rich cultural heritage will surprise you. DISCOVERY: Discover Belgrade by bike. You'll cycle along the history-filled streets with your guide who will explain the city's recent past from World War II to current times. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Discover the multi-ethnic city of Novi Sad, the industrial and financial center of the Serbian economy and a major cultural center. We'll visit the Krudesol Monastery and return on board in Novi Sad. We'll keep cruising towards Osijek.

OSIJEK - MOHACS (Hungary)
Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of Osijek. DISCOVERY: Discover Osijek by bike. The old part of the town, Tvr?a, was built at the beginning of the 18th century and is a dream to cycle through. It is the best-preserved, largest ensemble of Baroque buildings in Croatia. We'll spend the afternoon cruising towards Mohacs and through customs before sailing on to Budapest. Tonight's our gala dinner and evening. Our ship will cruise through the night.

BUDAPEST (Hungary)
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

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