The Danube From The Black Sea To Budapest – Cruise Only Westbound 2019
Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Serbia
Avalon Illumination
This deluxe river cruise through Eastern Europe stops in fascinating cities in Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Hungary—and offers exciting inland excursions.

Join your river cruise vacation in Bucharest with a transfer to Fetesti where your journey along the Danube River begins. Sail to the mouth of the Danube, where it flows into the Black Sea, and cruise through the serene Danube Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There’s guided sightseeing in Constanta and Bulgaria’s ancient capital of Veliko Târnovo. Visit the Ethnographical Museum and Church of the Nativity in Arbanassi, and take pictures of Belogradchik’s eclectic group of rock formations and the spectacular scenery of the Irn Gates.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Bucharest—Fetesti (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 St. Gheorghe:
excursion to Danube Delta: km 0 celebration

Day 3 Cernavoda. Excursion to Constanta:
guided sightseeing, visit the National History and Archaeological Museum

Day 4 Rousse. Excursion to Veliko Târnovo & Arbanassi:
guided sightseeing, visit Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Târnovo, and the Ethnographic Museum and the Church of the Nativityin Arbanassi; or guided sightseeing of Rousse

Day 5 Vidin—Belogradchik:
guided sightseeing to Vidin’s fortress; excursion to Belogradchik, see the rock formations

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

Day 7 Belgrade:
guided sightseeing; lecture on board

Day 8 Mohács. Excursion to Pécs:
guided tour and organ concert in Pécs

Day 9 Budapest (Disembarkation):
your vacation ends this morning

  • In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
  • 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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