From Hungary to Romania via Serbia, you'll be surprised and delighted by this cruise that will take you to the heart of Eastern Europe. You will discover cities with remarkable landscapes and elegant architecture such as Novi Sad, the capital of the province of Vojvodina regarded as the "Serbian Athens", whose cultural and artistic backgrounds will surprise you. Do not miss out on Ruse, one of the largest ports in Bulgaria and a true melting pot of Bulgarian and Romanian cultures.
THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE
- All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
- Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
- Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
- Headsets are included for excursions
- Official welcome from the captain and crew
- Onboard activities
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees included
- Prepaid Classic Sightseeing package
- A comprehensive cruise along the Danube, taking in its history, fascinating culture and sublime landscapes
- Rich cultural and architectural heritage in the Serbian towns of Belgrade and Novi Sad
- Authentic Bulgaria with Veliko Tarnovo and the charming town of Ruse
- Bucharest, the surprising Romanian capital
- The Danube Delta, the largest and best preserved of all European deltas
Day 1: Budapest (Hungary)
Passengers are welcome to board our ship. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight we'll enjoy dinner and start sailing towards Mohacs through the night.
Day 2: Mohahs (Hungary) - Osijek (Croatia)
We'll sail towards Osijek in the early morning. To help get your blood moving, join us for an aerobics class and onboard entertainment. This afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of Osijek. DISCOVERY: Osijek by bike. Afterwards, we'll continue cruising towards Novi Sad. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.
Day 3: Novi Sad (Serbia) - Belgrade (Serbia)
Join us for an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Novi Sad, the industrial and financial center of the Serbian economy and a major cultural center. We'll then drive to Sremski Karlovci for a visit. Afterwards, our ship will cruise to Belgrade. Join us this afternoon for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of Belgrade. DISCOVERY: Belgrade by bike. Enjoy an evening of dancing on board. Our ship will cruise through the night.
Day 4: The Iron Gates
The whole day will be spent cruising. Our ship will pass through the Iron Gates, the gorge on the Danube that forms part of the boundary between Serbia and Romania. We'll cruise throughout the night.
Day 5: Ruse (Bulgaria)
We'll arrive in Ruse in the early morning and spend the day on an excursion for both packages: Discover Veliko Tarnovo, famously known as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, and Arbanassi (lunch included).
Day 6: Ruse - Oltenita (Romania)
This morning, join us on an excursion for both packages: Discover Ruse with its wide avenues, large squares and gorgeous monuments bearing testament to national Renaissance architecture. We'll then begin to cruise to Giurgiu. Join us this afternoon on an excursion for both packages: Bucharest and a visit to the Village Museum showcasing traditional Romanian village life. We'll then cruise to Cernavoda/Fetesti. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening. We'll cruise throughout the night.
Day 7: Cernavoda / Fetesti (Romania) - Sulina (Romania)
After our arrival in Cernavoda/Fetesti, we'll leave on a full-day excursion to Constanta (lunch included.) The oldest continuously inhabited city in Romania, it was founded in 600 BC. We'll discover its diverse architectural styles, most evident in the Orthodox cathedral (interiors) and the Grand Mosque (exteriors). We'll enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Afterwards, we'll cruise to Murfatlar, where Romania produces its best wines and have a tasting in a wine cellar*. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.
Day 8: Sulina (Romania) - Crisan (Romania) - Tulcea (Romania)
We'll arrive in Sulina, at the mouth of the Danube River, heading on to Crisan. Join us for the optional excursions proposed: CLASSIC: The Danube Delta, its fauna and flora. DISCOVERY: The Danube Delta on a speed boat. We'll return on board and cruise towards Tulcea, reaching it in the early evening. Enjoy dinner and an evening of traditional Romanian entertainment on board.
Day 9: Oltenita (Romania)
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
- Your cruise with all meals from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day
- Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists)
- Accommodation in double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
- Onboard entertainment
- The assistance of our onboard host/hostess
- Welcome cocktail
- Gala evening
- Traditional entertainment in Tulcea
- All port fees
- Prepaid classic sightseeing package.
- Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- Personal expenses.
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