Danube Serenade With 2 Nights In Transylvania 202017 DAYS FROM ONLY $6197
atislava, Slovakia, to explore the quaint streets of Old Town and St. Martin’s Cathedral. Continue to Budapest—the “Pearl of the Danube,” followed by the historic Hungarian towns of Mohács and Pécs. Cruise through remarkable landscapes of the Balkan states of Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania. Visit the most preserved Croatian fortress in Osijek, and attend a performance by students of the Franjo Kuhac music school. In Serbia, take a guided tour of Belgrade, and visit Lepenski Vir to discover ancient archaeological finds and the amazing Danube Gorge before cruising through the narrow Iron Gates Gorge. You’ll cruise through Bulgaria with guided sightseeing in Vidin, Rousse, Veliko Târnovo, and Arbanassi. Marvel at Belogradchik’s remarkable rock formations; ancient stone cliff houses above the Yantra River; and Bucharest’s Royal Palace Square. Your cruise concludes in Bucharest. Continue your European vacation after your cruise with 2 nights in Brasov. Take a guided tour of the city by day, and a tour of Dracula’s Bran Castle by night. Visit Peles Castle in the Carpathian Mountains. Return to Bucharest for an overnight stay and sightseeing, including the Royal Palace Square and Romanian soldier remembrances. Legends and legendary views fill your Balkan adventure!
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Passau (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Linz: choice of guided walk, or guided hikeDay 3 Wachau Valley–Krems: scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; guided walkDay 4 Vienna: guided sightseeingDay 5 Bratislava: guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s CathedralDay 6 Budapest: guided sightseeingDay 7 Mohács. Excursion to Pécs: choice of guided tour in Pécs, visit the underground tombs, or sightseeing in Mohács, visit St. Nicolas watermill Day 8 Osijek: guided tour; concert performance Day 9 Belgrade: guided tour; lecture on board Day 10 Donji Milanovac–Iron Gates: visit Lepenski Vir archaeological site; scenic cruise through the dramatic Iron Gates gorgeDay 11 Vidin. Excursion to Belogradchik: guided tour in Vidin, excursion to Belogradchik, see the rock formationsDay 12 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, or jogging tour in RousseDay 13 Oltenita (Disembarkation)–Brasov: transfer to Sinaia, visit Peles CastleDay 14 Brasov: Brasov guided tour; visit Bran Castle Day 15 Brasov–Bucharest: transfer to Bucharest and guided tour Day 16 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.
- Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.