Balkan Discovery With 1 Night In Budapest 2020
Countries:
Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Serbia
Embark:
Disembark:
Ship:
Avalon Artistry II
Begin your Balkan river cruise your way with a night in Budapest before your cruise. Enjoy superior hotel accommodations with complimentary breakfast, an expert Local Guide, and courtesy hotel-to-ship transfer. Relax or explore on your arrival in Budapest, with the next day filled with sightseeing in the “Pearl of the Danube,” followed by embarkation on your Avalon Suite Ship®.

Expect outstanding views on your Danube River cruise from Hungary to Romania! Begin in the Hungarian capital of Budapest, and tour the historic towns of Mohács and Pécs. Sail through rich cultures and remarkable landscapes of the Balkan States of Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania.

Visit the mot preserved Croatian fortress in Osijek, and attend a performance by young students of the Franjo Kuhac music school.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Budapest: welcome to Hungary

Day 2 Budapest (Embarkation): guided tour; onboard welcome reception

Day 3 Mohács. Excursion to Pécs: choice of guided tour in Pécs, visit the underground tombs; or sightseeing in Mohács, visit St. Nicolas watermill

Day 4 Osijek: guided tour

Day 5 Belgrade: guided tour; lecture on board

Day 6 Donji Milanovac–Iron Gates: visit Lepenski Vir archaeological site; cruise through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge

Day 7 Vidin. Excursion to—Belogradchik: guided tour in Vidin; excursion to Belogradchik, see the rock formations

Day 8 Excursion to Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi—Rousse: choice of full day guided sightseeing, visit Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Târnovo and the Ethnographical Museum and Church of the Nativity in Arbanassi; or guided sightseeing of Rousse, or jogging tour in Rousse

Day 9 Oltenita (Disembarkation)—Bucharest: guided sightseeing in Bucharest

Day 10 Bucharest: your vacation ends this morning



  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
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