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

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Description
France- TULCEA - SULINA - CRISAN - OLTENITA - BUCHAREST (1) - RUSE - THE IRON GATES - BELGRADE - NOVI SAD - OSIJEK - MOHACS - BUDAPEST - France

DAY 1: France - CONSTANTA (Romania) - TULCEA

Special charter flight (2) from Paris to Constanta via Strasbourg. Transfer toward Tulcea, the largest town at the very gates of the Danube delta. Tulcea is the main port town of the Danube delta, almost as old as Rome itself. Boarding. Welcome cocktail and presentation of the crew. Dinner on board. Folk evening. Overnight.

DAY 2: TULCEA - SULINA - CRISAN (Romania)

Optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: the Danube delta, a very important nature reserve.
DISCOVERY: the Danube delta on a speed boat. Discoveries and sensations.
Afternoon afloat. Evening of entertainment.

DAY 3: OLTENITA (Romania)

Optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: guided visit to Bucharest, the Romanian capital. This city is an incredible mix of styles: Orthodox churches, manor houses in Second Empire style, the clumsy-looking Stalinist architecture of the Communist period and the Palace of the Parliament (exterior only).
DISCOVERY: visit on the footsteps of Dracula.

DAY 4: Ruse (Bulgaria)

Optional excursion common for both packages: full day in Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi.
Folk evening on board.

DAY 5: RUSE

Optional excursion common for both packages: visit of Ruse, a very attractive town, thanks to the wide avenues, large squares and wonderful buildings which pay tribute to the national Renaissance architecture. Afternoon cruising.

DAY 6: THE IRON GATES

Today is spent entirely on board as we continue our cruise. After our buffet breakfast and during the morning, we pass through the narrow pass of the Iron gates between the Carpathians and the Balkans.

DAY 7: BELGRADE - NOVI SAD (Serbia)

Optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: guided visit of Belgrade, a well-spaced out town.
DISCOVERY: Belgrade by bike.
Afternoon: optional excursion common for both packages: discover the multi-ethnic city of Novi Sad.

DAY 8: OSIJEK - MOHACS (Hungary)

Optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: guided visit of Osijek.
DISCOVERY: Osijek by bike.

DAY 9: BUDAPEST (Hungary) -France

Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark. Transfer (2) by coach to the Budapest Airport. Special charter flight (2) to Paris via Strasbourg. Arrival in the afternoon.

 

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
(1) Optional excursions.
(2) The special charter flight will be operated by an airline chosen by CroisiEurope for their safety, comfort and security. The name of the airline operating the flight will be published approximately eight months before departure. Flight schedules are not currently available. We would like to remind you that flight schedules are only guaranteed a few days prior to departure when flight times are confirmed. Moreover, these flights may give rise to an overnight stop on the outbound and/or inbound journeys. It is recommended therefore that you make provisions for potential additional expenses that may arise as a result (hotels, transfers, etc.).
Alcohol can damage your health. Please drink in moderation.
Transport

The special charter flight (2) from/ Paris with a stop in Strasbourg, with airport/port/airport transfers (2) is included.

More info

You can also book this cruise without transfers. Please see ref TBD_PP.