Along the Danube, the Danube Delta, the Balkan Peninsula and Budapest (formula port/port, without transfer)

TBD_AIPP - 9 days from $2,711

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TULCEA - SULINA - CRISAN - OLTENITA - BUCHAREST - RUSE - THE IRON GATES - BELGRADE - NOVI SAD - OSIJEK - MOHACS - BUDAPEST

DAY 1: 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 an evening of traditional entertainment on board.

DAY 2: 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.

DAY 3: OLTENITA (Romania)

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: 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).
DISCOVERY: Follow in the footsteps of Dracula. We’ll stop off at some of the most mysterious sites involved in the legend and visit the city by foot to discover the unique architectural wonders it holds.
We’ll return on board in Ruse.

DAY 4: 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.

DAY 5: 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.

DAY 6: 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.

DAY 7: 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 Krusedol Monastery and return on board in Novi Sad. We'll keep cruising towards Osijek.

DAY 8: 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.

DAY 9: BUDAPEST (Hungary)

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

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. For the port-to-port package, boarding starts at 6:00 p.m. in Tulcea on day one and disembarkation will be at 9:00 a.m. on the final morning in Budapest. Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.
 
Transport

Port-to-port cruise, no transfers included.

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