Waltz through Europe on a 16 day river cruise from Vienna to Bucharest. Explore the beautiful old towns and immerse yourself in the history and culture.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.
Welcome to Vienna
Raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.
Freechoice: Tour the city of Vienna, or be guided through majestic Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, take in the sights as we cycle to Danube Island on a guided bicycle tour or learn about Vienna’s popular wine region whilst sampling some of its acclaimed sparkling wine.
Freechoice: Explore Bratislava with a local guide. Alternatively, discover Bratislava’s communist-era history or join a cycling tour.
Freechoice: Join a guided tour through one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, or if you’re feeling active, take a walking tour of the Buda side of the city. Alternatively, discover Budapest’s Jewish heritage with a local guide.Enrich
Immerse yourself in Budapest’s imperial past by attending an exclusive classical music concert at the majestic Gödöllõ Royal Palace.
Located on the Great Hungarian Plain, Kalocsa is one of the oldest towns in Hungary. Today you will have the opportunity to witness a traditional Puszta horse show. Be greeted by the horsemen of the Puszta region where this type of activity has been practised for centuries.
Freechoice: Discover Pécs, a city of art and history, or explore the village of Villány and learn about everyday life in Hungary while sampling some of the fine local wines. Alternatively, tour Zsolnay Porcelain Museum.
Freechoice: Explore Osijek on a guided city tour, or if you’re the more active type, you can take a blissful guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside.As a Scenic guest, you’ll be invited into the home of a local family for a traditional home-cooked meal
Discover one of the oldest capitals in Europe, Belgrade.Freechoice: Join an in-depth city tour including a visit to Tito’s Memorial or take an orientation tour of the city before time at leisure.
Freechoice: Enjoy a guided bicycle ride, or taste your way around the local market on our Shop with a chef tour. Or, join a walking tour of the city with a student. Alternatively, journey to Sremski Karlovci, where you can wander the town with our expert and marvel at the many Baroque elements.Enrich
Visit the largest orthodox temple in the Balkans, St. Sava and enjoy a choir performance in the Temple Crypt.
Donji Milanovac > Iron Gates
Visit one of the greatest and most significant archaeological sites in this region, Lepenski Vir Archaeological site and museum. Later, admire the scenery as you cruise the Iron Gates.
Freechoice: Enjoy a guided walking tour of Vidin. Alternatively, take a hike to the Belogradchik Fortress and discover the ruins of the ancient stronghold, or venture to a local winery for a tasting.
Vidin > Silistra
As you cruise the mighty Danube, relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas, and enjoy the scenery on your way to Silistra.
Freechoice: Discover Silistra Fort during an active walking tour or journey to a nearby local village where you’ll visit the primary school and discover wonderful insights into daily life in Bulgaria.
Saint George > Danube Delta
The World Heritage-listed Danube Delta is the best preserved of Europe’s deltas and hosts over 300 species of birds. Sail through the passage of Saint George and the magnificent Danube Delta to reach the Black Sea coast. Admire spectacular scenery during your small boat cruise to Mile 0, where the mighty Danube River meets the Black Sea.
Braila > Bucharest
This morning disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and travel to Bucharest, where you’ll enjoy an overnight stay.
Depart today after breakfast. It may be the end of your journey, but there are many memories to look forward to.